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Source Citations


Sarah Catlett

1Stubbs, William Carter, 1846-1924 (Main Author) & Stubbs, Elizabeth Saunders Blair, A history of two Virginia families transplanted from County Kent, England: Thomas Baytop 1638 & John Catlett 1622, Descendants of Col. John Catlett, the immigrant, and wife, Elizabeth Underwood, pg 13, FHL 929.273 B345s. "Abstract of Will of Mrs. Elizabeth Butler:

"To dau. Sarah, a chest of drawers and except further
"To dau. Sarah, two of my biggest stone rings, small pearl necklace, silver bodkin, new trunk and napkin press, a small Bible, a small Testament, a dram cup, my wedding ring and oval table.
"To my daus., (and To my sons John and Wm. Catlett) All of my plate, exceptin three spoons marked with names of owners, to be equally divided; all of my pewter, brass, linen and other household stuff, except what is given Francis Slaughter, with a bed to each son and Elizabeth, except two suits of damask, which I give to my two daus, are to be equally divided.
"To my two daus., delivery of former legacies at 17 years or marriage.
"Wearing clothes sent for last year, as profits of my tobacco, on arrival shall be locked up in my cask and kept for my two daus., to be divided between them, and the rest my Ex. may have for household uses.

"ITEM.—I appoint my husband, Amory Butler, sole Ex. and guardian of my children, and cousin (nephew), Capt. Thos. Hawkins, my bro., Edward Rowzie, and Mr. Dan'l Gaines overseers, provided if said Ex. does not educate and keep them well that Mr. Daniel Gaines shall be guardian of my children, my Ex. allowing sufficient maintenance according as my overseers and Ex. shall determine. If Mr. D. Gaines die, Cousin (nephew) Hawkins to take the children. If Ex. embezzles or forsake the country, my overseers shall call him to account and make him pay out of his own estate
or yield up my estate to Mr. Gaines." Image.

2Stubbs, William Carter, 1846-1924 (Main Author) & Stubbs, Elizabeth Saunders Blair, A history of two Virginia families transplanted from County Kent, England: Thomas Baytop 1638 & John Catlett 1622, pg 15. "(3) Sarah2 mar. 1682 Robt. Taliaferro, d. 1688, brother of Francis, and had one son, Robt." Image.

3Stubbs, William Carter, 1846-1924 (Main Author) & Stubbs, Elizabeth Saunders Blair, A history of two Virginia families transplanted from County Kent, England: Thomas Baytop 1638 & John Catlett 1622, pages 15-16. "Col. Catlett was killed by the Indians while defending the fort at Port Royal in 1670. Port Royal is on the Rappahannock river, in Caroline county, Va., opposite Port Conway. His children were:
(1) John,2 b. 1658, d. 1724.
(2) Elizabeth,2 b. 1663, d. 1710.
(3) Sarah,2 b. 1666, d. 1726.
(4) William,2 b. 1670, d. 1698.

(2) *Elizabeth,2 b. 1663, mar. Francis Taliaferro, d. 1710, son of Robt. Taliaferro, the immigrant, who settled in Gloucester co. in 1650, and his wife, Sarah Grymes, dau. of Rev. Charles Grymes. Issue: Francis, d. y.; John, of the "Mount"; Robt., d. s. p.; Wm., who mar. Ann. Walker, of Urbana; Richard; Elizabeth, mar. Thos. Stribling, and Agatha.
  On Sept. 5. 1687, Francis and Elizabeth Taliaferro made a deed to John Battaille for 300 acres of land, reciting that Col. John, in his last will and testament, did bequeath the said land, 300 acres, to his two daughters. (Essex Records.)
   This, together with the reference to his will in Mrs. Butler's will, shows that the immigrant, Col. John, made a will, though not found among Court Records.
  (3) Sarah2 mar. 1682 Robt. Taliaferro, d. 1688, brother of Francis, and had one son, Robt." Source Image. Citation Image.

4FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/87319773/sarah-taliaferro_short. "Sarah Catlett was born in Old Rappahannock County, VA.

Marriage of Sarah Catlett and Robert Taliaferro, II is proved by Deed, 1687, and Court Record, 25 March, 1692, Essex Co., VA. Wm. & Mary Quarterly, Vol. 20, p. 266 et seq..."Robert Taliaferro Junior and Francis Taliaferro, with their wives, Sarah and Elizabeth, sold 300 acres of land in Essex County in 1687 which was part of the land bequeathed to the said Sarah and Elizabeth by their father, John Catlett..." In 1688 both Francis and John Taliaferro gave bond for Mrs. Sarah Taliaferro, widow of their brother Robert.

Sarah (Catlett) Taliaferro and Robert Taliaferro, II were married in 1682, and had one son, Robert Taliaferro, III, who married first Margaret French, before 7-Aug-1711, and second Ann Pittman about 1724.

After the death of Robert Taliaferro, Sarah married Samuel Sallis. Later she married Samuel Short." Image.

5Virginia, Old Rappahannock County Deeds, wills, etc., 1656-1901; general indexes, 1656-1936, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9T3-PSR5. "6 June 1688 Sarah Taliferro gave bond for her administration of the estate of her deceased husband, Robert Taliaferro, with Francis and John Taliaferro as bondsmen." Order books (Rappahannock), v. 1-2, 1683-1692 (Vol. 2 is missing p. 1.). Image.

6Virginia, Essex (Old Rappahannock), Court Order books, 1692-1904; general indexes, 1684-1728, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1DZH. "10 June 1704 Administration of estate of Samuel Sallis granted to widow Sarah." Order books, v. 3 1703-1708. Image.


Sarah Catlett

1Stubbs, William Carter, 1846-1924 (Main Author) & Stubbs, Elizabeth Saunders Blair, A history of two Virginia families transplanted from County Kent, England: Thomas Baytop 1638 & John Catlett 1622, Descendants of Col. John Catlett, the immigrant, and wife, Elizabeth Underwood, pg 13, FHL 929.273 B345s. "Abstract of Will of Mrs. Elizabeth Butler:

"To dau. Sarah, a chest of drawers and except further
"To dau. Sarah, two of my biggest stone rings, small pearl necklace, silver bodkin, new trunk and napkin press, a small Bible, a small Testament, a dram cup, my wedding ring and oval table.
"To my daus., (and To my sons John and Wm. Catlett) All of my plate, exceptin three spoons marked with names of owners, to be equally divided; all of my pewter, brass, linen and other household stuff, except what is given Francis Slaughter, with a bed to each son and Elizabeth, except two suits of damask, which I give to my two daus, are to be equally divided.
"To my two daus., delivery of former legacies at 17 years or marriage.
"Wearing clothes sent for last year, as profits of my tobacco, on arrival shall be locked up in my cask and kept for my two daus., to be divided between them, and the rest my Ex. may have for household uses.

"ITEM.—I appoint my husband, Amory Butler, sole Ex. and guardian of my children, and cousin (nephew), Capt. Thos. Hawkins, my bro., Edward Rowzie, and Mr. Dan'l Gaines overseers, provided if said Ex. does not educate and keep them well that Mr. Daniel Gaines shall be guardian of my children, my Ex. allowing sufficient maintenance according as my overseers and Ex. shall determine. If Mr. D. Gaines die, Cousin (nephew) Hawkins to take the children. If Ex. embezzles or forsake the country, my overseers shall call him to account and make him pay out of his own estate
or yield up my estate to Mr. Gaines." Image.

2Stubbs, William Carter, 1846-1924 (Main Author) & Stubbs, Elizabeth Saunders Blair, A history of two Virginia families transplanted from County Kent, England: Thomas Baytop 1638 & John Catlett 1622, pg 15. "(3) Sarah2 mar. 1682 Robt. Taliaferro, d. 1688, brother of Francis, and had one son, Robt." Image.

3Stubbs, William Carter, 1846-1924 (Main Author) & Stubbs, Elizabeth Saunders Blair, A history of two Virginia families transplanted from County Kent, England: Thomas Baytop 1638 & John Catlett 1622, pages 15-16. "Col. Catlett was killed by the Indians while defending the fort at Port Royal in 1670. Port Royal is on the Rappahannock river, in Caroline county, Va., opposite Port Conway. His children were:
(1) John,2 b. 1658, d. 1724.
(2) Elizabeth,2 b. 1663, d. 1710.
(3) Sarah,2 b. 1666, d. 1726.
(4) William,2 b. 1670, d. 1698.

(2) *Elizabeth,2 b. 1663, mar. Francis Taliaferro, d. 1710, son of Robt. Taliaferro, the immigrant, who settled in Gloucester co. in 1650, and his wife, Sarah Grymes, dau. of Rev. Charles Grymes. Issue: Francis, d. y.; John, of the "Mount"; Robt., d. s. p.; Wm., who mar. Ann. Walker, of Urbana; Richard; Elizabeth, mar. Thos. Stribling, and Agatha.
  On Sept. 5. 1687, Francis and Elizabeth Taliaferro made a deed to John Battaille for 300 acres of land, reciting that Col. John, in his last will and testament, did bequeath the said land, 300 acres, to his two daughters. (Essex Records.)
   This, together with the reference to his will in Mrs. Butler's will, shows that the immigrant, Col. John, made a will, though not found among Court Records.
  (3) Sarah2 mar. 1682 Robt. Taliaferro, d. 1688, brother of Francis, and had one son, Robt." Source Image. Citation Image.

4FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/87319773/sarah-taliaferro_short. "Sarah Catlett was born in Old Rappahannock County, VA.

Marriage of Sarah Catlett and Robert Taliaferro, II is proved by Deed, 1687, and Court Record, 25 March, 1692, Essex Co., VA. Wm. & Mary Quarterly, Vol. 20, p. 266 et seq..."Robert Taliaferro Junior and Francis Taliaferro, with their wives, Sarah and Elizabeth, sold 300 acres of land in Essex County in 1687 which was part of the land bequeathed to the said Sarah and Elizabeth by their father, John Catlett..." In 1688 both Francis and John Taliaferro gave bond for Mrs. Sarah Taliaferro, widow of their brother Robert.

Sarah (Catlett) Taliaferro and Robert Taliaferro, II were married in 1682, and had one son, Robert Taliaferro, III, who married first Margaret French, before 7-Aug-1711, and second Ann Pittman about 1724.

After the death of Robert Taliaferro, Sarah married Samuel Sallis. Later she married Samuel Short." Image.

5Virginia, Old Rappahannock County Deeds, wills, etc., 1656-1901; general indexes, 1656-1936, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9T3-PSR5. "6 June 1688 Sarah Taliferro gave bond for her administration of the estate of her deceased husband, Robert Taliaferro, with Francis and John Taliaferro as bondsmen." Order books (Rappahannock), v. 1-2, 1683-1692 (Vol. 2 is missing p. 1.). Image.

6Virginia, Essex (Old Rappahannock), Court Order books, 1692-1904; general indexes, 1684-1728, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1DZH. "10 June 1704 Administration of estate of Samuel Sallis granted to widow Sarah." Order books, v. 3 1703-1708. Image.


Cameron Marvin Brooks

1Texas Department of Health, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, p.14435. "Name: Cameron Marvin Brooks
Death Date: 10 Mar 1956
Death County: Hunt
Certificate: 14435."

2FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=24224498. "Garden of Prayer (South and West of Sidewalks) in Memoryland Memorial Park Cemetery.

TEXAS F1 US NAVY WORLD WAR I." Image.


Coy Callie Cox

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=21733801. Image.


Billy W. Brooks

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=24224559. Image.


Bobby Pryor Brooks

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=28223712. Image.


R. Thurman Sutton

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=111018131. "Obituary extracted from the Wayne County Press, 6/27/1955:

Thomas Sutton died. Burial in Koontz cemetery. He was born August 6, 1902 to Vandoran and Cora Sutton. His mother died one year ago. His father died many years ago. He leaves one son Clifford of Fairfield, one brother Allen of Frankfort, Ind. and two sisters, Mrs. Elmer Bland and Mrs. Joe Gash both of Fairfield." Image.


Bernice Ellen Carpenter

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=114559981. "Bernice Ellen Carpenter was born to John and Lydia (Clark) Carpenter. She first married R Thurman Sutton, they had one son Clifford Ray Sutton 1926-1994, and after Thurman's death married Jessie Cline." Image.


Bernice Ellen Carpenter

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=114559981. "Bernice Ellen Carpenter was born to John and Lydia (Clark) Carpenter. She first married R Thurman Sutton, they had one son Clifford Ray Sutton 1926-1994, and after Thurman's death married Jessie Cline." Image.