Wood, James L.; Martha B. (Green) & Elder John R. Harris

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Martha Bledsoe Green

First Generation

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1. James Lewis WOOD. James was born in Dallas County, Arkansas, on 13 May 1867. James died in Dallas County, Arkansas, on 25 Jan 1952; he was 84. James was buried in Bucksnort Cemetery, Fordyce, Dallas County, Arkansas.

On 30 Dec 1886 when James was 19, he married Martha Bledsoe GREEN, daughter of Bailer S. GREEN (23 Sep 1831-26 Aug 1908) & Elvira BLEDSOE (24 OCT 1832/34-28 Jul 1915), in Dallas County, Arkansas. (E-144). Martha was born in Arkansas on 2 Jun 1868. Martha died in Dallas County, Arkansas, on 18 Feb 1948; she was 79. Martha was buried in Bucksnort Cemetery, Fordyce, Dallas County, Arkansas.

They had the following children:

          2            i.Quinnie (1888-1968)

          3           ii.Winnie (1888-1966)

          4          iii.Emily Eula “Peg” (1890-1967)

          5          iv.John B. (1893-)

          6           v.Tessie (1894-1983)

          7          vi.Ethel “Candy” (1896-1975)

          8         vii.Newman (1899-1961)

          9        viii.Newton William (1903-1992)

        10          ix.Joe (1908-1999)

        11           x.Viria

Second Generation

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Family of James Lewis WOOD (1) & Martha Bledsoe GREEN

2. Quinnie WOODS (James Lewis WOOD1). Quinnie was born in Arkansas on 3 Apr 1888. Quinnie died on 5 Dec 1968; she was 80. Quinnie was buried in Liberty Cemetery, Fordyce, Dallas County, Arkansas.

On 26 Feb 1908 when Quinnie was 19, she married Ed SCARBOROUGH, son of Joseph B. SCARBOROUGH (8 Mar 1833-25 Oct 1889) & Delilah Frances SIMPSON (12 Mar 1841-3 Jun 1891), in Dallas County, Arkansas. (J-79). Ed was born in Arkansas on 22 Jul 1882. Ed died on 31 Aug 1959; he was 77. Ed was buried in Liberty Cemetery, Fordyce, Dallas County, Arkansas.

They had the following children:

                        i.Loma Burton (Died as Child) (1909-1911)

                       ii.Judson M. (1912-1934)

                      iii.Lillian C. (1915-1990)

                      iv.Katheline (1920-)

3. Winnie WOOD (James Lewis 1). Winnie was born in Arkansas on 3 Apr 1888. Winnie died on 22 May 1966; she was 78. Winnie was buried in Liberty Cemetery, Fordyce, Dallas County, Arkansas.


Winnie married William “Lee” GILL, son of George Albert GILL (5 Sep 1861-20 Mar 1910) & Martha Ann Jane COCHRAN (9 Aug 1863-14 Nov 1914). William “Lee” was born in Arkansas on 22 Feb 1887. William “Lee” died on 10 Mar 1940; he was 53. William “Lee” was buried in Liberty Cemetery, Fordyce, Dallas County, Arkansas.

 

They had the following children:

                        i.Doyle Larkin (1908-1980)

                       ii.George (1912-)

                      iii.Pauline (Died as Child) (1914-1916)

                      iv.Elbert Ralph (1916-1993)

                       v.infant (Died as Infant) (1925-1925)

                      vi.Martha Lorene

                     vii.Woody

4. Emily Eula “Peg” WOOD (James Lewis 1). Emily was born in Dallas County, Arkansas, on 16 Nov 1890. Emily died in Houston, Harris County, Texas, on 28 Jun 1967; she was 76. Emily was buried in Liberty Cemetery, Fordyce, Dallas County, Arkansas.

On 26 Dec 1907 when Emily was 17, she married Oliver J. GILL, son of James Madison GILL (abt 1863-bef Jun 1900) & Mary E. SCARBOROUGH (Sep 1862-1928), in Dallas County, Arkansas. (J-36). Oliver was born in Arkansas on 25 Feb 1887. Oliver died on 17 Aug 1912; he was 25. Oliver was buried in Liberty Cemetery, Fordyce, Dallas County, Arkansas.

They had the following children:

                        i.Jeff (1909-<2003)

                       ii.Oliver “Jack” (1913-<2003)

On 12 Nov 1916 when Emily was 25, she married Collins Archer OAKLEY, son of Ruffin C. OAKLEY (21 Sep 1853-17 Apr 1928) & Alice S. ADAMS (13 Mar 1859-22 Dec 1889), in Dallas County, Arkansas. (L-318). Collins was born in Arkansas on 23 Nov 1884. Collins died on 28 Apr 1934; he was 49. Collins was buried in Liberty Cemetery, Fordyce, Dallas County, Arkansas.

They had the following children:

                        i.Gerald Collins (1918-2003)

                       ii.James R. “Jim” (1922-)

                      iii.Eva Drucilla (1925-)

Emily later married Dewy COYLE.

5. John B. WOOD (James Lewis 1). John was born in Arkansas in Sep 1893.

On 8 Sep 1912 John married Elma HEARN, in Dallas County, Arkansas. (K-220). Elma was born in 1894.

On 12 Dec 1915 John married Dean TAYLOR, daughter of Robert Fox TAYLOR Sr. (1 Feb 1863-29 Jun 1941) & Alice V. (1863-), in Dallas County, Arkansas. (L-206). Dean was born in Arkansas in 1897.

6. Tessie WOOD (James Lewis 1). Tessie was born in Dallas County, Arkansas, on 1 Dec 1894. Tessie died in Dallas County, Arkansas, on 12 Apr 1983; she was 88.

Tessie married Jason HUNEYCUTT. Jason was born on 15 Aug 1896. Jason died on 30 Apr 1955; he was 58. Jason was buried in Macedonia Cemetery, Dalark, Dallas County, Arkansas.

7. Ethel “Candy” WOOD (James Lewis 1). Ethel was born in Arkansas on 22 Dec 1896. Ethel died in Dallas County, Arkansas, on 31 Jan 1975; she was 78. Ethel was buried in Bucksnort Cemetery, Fordyce, Dallas County, Arkansas.

On 26 Dec 1917 when Ethel was 21, she married Edward Dedman HAWKINS, in Dallas County, Arkansas. (Book M, Page 44). Edward was born in Arkansas on 18 Jun 1897. Edward died in Dallas County, Arkansas, on 21 Jun 1946; he was 49. Edward was buried in Bucksnort Cemetery, Fordyce, Dallas County, Arkansas.

They had one child:

                        i.Vera (Died as Infant) (1928-1929)

8. Newman WOOD (James Lewis 1). Newman was born on 2 Apr 1899. Newman died on 27 Apr 1961; he was 62.

On 6 Jun 1926 when Newman was 27, he married Grace HARRISON, in Dallas County, Arkansas. (O-391). Grace was born in 1906.

9. Newton William WOOD (James Lewis 1). Newton was born in Dallas County, Arkansas, on 30 Dec 1903. Newton died in Shiloh, Ohio, on 29 Nov 1992; he was 88.

On 3 Dec 1927 when Newton William was 23, he married Florence Marie MARKEY, in Marion County, Ohio.

10. Joe WOOD (James Lewis 1). Joe was born on 16 Jan 1908. Joe died on 13 Oct 1999; he was 91.

Joe married Edna LAMBERT.

11. Viria WOOD (James Lewis 1).

On 23 Jun 1923 Viria married Horace Dillard MOSELEY, in Bradley County, Arkansas.

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