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Descendants of Charles Westerman

Generation No. 1

1.  CHARLES1 WESTERMAN was born 1750-1757, and died 1820 in Booneville, Bedford County, Tennessee.  He married ELEANOR CLIFFORD, daughter of MICHAEL CLIFFORD and MAIDEN PAINTER.

Notes for CHARLES WESTERMAN:

Charles Westerman, North Carolina, Revolutionary War obtained in 1968 by a Westerman descendant is a certified copy from the "State of North Carolina, Department of Archives and History" regarding payment of  22 pounds 1 schilling to Charles Westerman . being paid. The original document is in a manuscript there titled "Revolutionary Army Accounts" Volume VI, Page 41, Folio 3: Heading- Hillsborough Treasury Office, John Brevard Treas. Rowan County, Number: 54.

Places of Residence:  Lincoln County, Kentucky.  Fayette County, Kentucky.  Madison County, Kentucky.  Bedford County, Kentucky.

More About CHARLES WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: 1750-1757, Came into Virginia
Fact 2: 1766, Rowan County, North Carolina
Fact 3: 1784, Madison County, Kentucky
Fact 4: 1797, Lincoln (Pulaski) County, Kentucky
Fact 5: 1799, Charter member Flat Lick Church
Fact 6: 1799, Fayette County, Kentucky

Notes for ELEANOR CLIFFORD:

Was in Rowan County, North Carolina on Dutchman's Creek in the forks of Yadkin River.  Now is the town of Cana.

More About ELEANOR CLIFFORD:

Fact 1: Ireland
Fact 2: 1750, New Jersey
Fact 3: 1762, Frederick County, Maryland
Fact 4: 1775, Rowan County, North Carolina
Fact 5: Church Affiliation - Baptist

Children of CHARLES WESTERMAN and ELEANOR CLIFFORD are:

2.   i.    JOHN2 WESTERMAN, b. 1769-1775, Dutchman's Creek, Forks Yadkin River, Rowan County, North Carolina.

      ii.      MARGARET WESTERMAN, b. 1778, Rowan County, North Carolina; m. JAMES PRICE, June 25, 1798, Lincoln County, Kentucky.

3.   iii.      WILLIAM WESTERMAN, b. 1780-1784, Rowan County, North Carolina.

      iv.   ? WESTERMAN, b. 1785-1794.

      v.    ? WESTERMAN, b. 1786-1794.

4.   vi.      CHARLES WESTERMAN, b. 1789, Madison County, Kentucky; d. Obion County, Tennessee.

Generation No. 2

2.  JOHN2 WESTERMAN (CHARLES1) was born 1769-1775 in Dutchman's Creek, Forks Yadkin River, Rowan County, North Carolina.  He married LYDIA KNIGHT November 08, 1795 in Madison County, Kentucky, daughter of JOHN KNIGHT and ELIZABETH HARPER.

Notes for JOHN WESTERMAN:

Place of residence:  Rowan County, North Carolina.  Virginia before it was to later become Kentucky.  Fayette County, Madison County, Lincoln County Kentucky.  Bedford County, Perry County Tennessee.

More About JOHN WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Church Affiliation - Baptist
Fact 2: 1812, War of 1812, Military Record
Fact 3: 1812, Warren County, Tennessee
Fact 4: 1836, Tax list, Perry County, Tennessee

Children of JOHN WESTERMAN and LYDIA KNIGHT are:

5.   i.      CHARLES WESLEY3 WESTERMAN, b. October 18, 1796, Pulaski County, Kentucky; d. March 05, 1834, Lincoln County, Tennessee.

      ii.    ? WESTERMAN, b. 1800, Pulaski County, Kentucky.

      iii.      WILLIAM B. WESTERMAN, b. 1800, Kentucky; m. MARGARET TROLLINGER.

6.   iv.   JOHN WESTERMAN, b. 1800-1810, Pulaski County, Kentucky.

7.   v.      CLIFFORD D. WESTERMAN, b. October 01, 1803, Kentucky; d. September 12, 1870, Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas.

3.  WILLIAM2 WESTERMAN (CHARLES1) was born 1780-1784 in Rowan County, North Carolina.  He married (1) ELIZABETH EADS.  He married (2) ELIZABETH WILLIAMS September 05, 1824 in Mavry County, Tennessee.

More About WILLIAM WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: War of 1812 - Tennessee

Child of WILLIAM WESTERMAN and ELIZABETH EADS is:

      i.      WILLIAM STEPHEN3 WESTERMAN, b. 1813, Kentucky; d. December 1849, New Orleans, Louisiana.

4.  CHARLES2 WESTERMAN (CHARLES1) was born 1789 in Madison County, Kentucky, and died in Obion County, Tennessee.  He married MARY ?.

More About CHARLES WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: War of 1812 - Tennessee

Children of CHARLES WESTERMAN and MARY ? are:

      i.    JAMES3 WESTERMAN, b. 1823, Tennessee; m. MARY B. ?.

More About JAMES WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: 1850, Henderson County, Tennessee Census

8.   ii.    MARTIN WESTERMAN, b. 1827, Tennessee.

9.   iii.   JOHN WESTERMAN, b. 1829, Tennessee.

      iv.   ELIZA E. WESTERMAN, b. 1832, Tennessee; m. JAMES DENNISTON, May 10, 1856.

More About ELIZA E. WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: 1850, Henderson County, Tennessee Census
Fact 2: Unknown, Obion County, Tennessee Census

Generation No. 3

5.  CHARLES WESLEY3 WESTERMAN (JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born October 18, 1796 in Pulaski County, Kentucky, and died March 05, 1834 in Lincoln County, Tennessee.  He married MARY ESTHER GAGE September 17, 1818 in Lincoln County, Tennessee.

Notes for MARY ESTHER GAGE:

Buried:  Sulphur Bluff, Hopkins County, Texas.  Westerman Cemetery.

      Children of CHARLES WESTERMAN and MARY GAGE are:

      i.    MARY ANN4 WESTERMAN, b. March 04, 1821.

      ii.      WILSON WESTERMAN, b. June 24, 1822, Booneville, Lincoln County, Tennessee; d. December 16, 1864; m. MARGARET SMITH, February 27, 1850, Red River County, Texas.

10.  iii.   DANIEL SANDERS WESTERMAN, b. April 30, 1824, Booneville, Lincoln County, Tennessee; d. March 10, 1885, Sulpher Bluff, Hopkins County, Texas.

11.  iv.      SIAMBRA WESTERMAN, b. February 05, 1826, Booneville, Lincoln County, Tennessee; d. March 15, 1864, Sundy Valley, Llano County, Texas.

12.  v.    NUCUM BENNETT WESTERMAN, b. March 03, 1828, Booneville, Lincoln County, Tennessee; d. 1912, Franklin County, Texas.

13.  vi.   SIOTHA WESTERMAN, b. January 24, 1830, Booneville, Lincoln County, Tennessee; d. May 18, 1890, Franklin County, Texas.

      vii.  NANCY F. WESTERMAN, b. January 04, 1832.

      viii.      CHARLES WESLEY JR. WESTERMAN, b. April 18, 1834, Booneville, Lincoln County, Tennessee; d. February 10, 1908, Fairview, Wilson County, Texas; m. SARAH MARGARET STEPHENSON, 1852.

More About CHARLES WESLEY JR. WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: 1834, Lincoln County, Tennessee
Fact 2: Hopkins County, Texas
Fact 3: Llano County, Texas
Fact 4: 1908, Wilson County, Texas

6.  JOHN3 WESTERMAN (JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born 1800-1810 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.  He married ?.

More About JOHN WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Bedford County, Tennessee
Fact 2: Perry County which later became Decatur County, Tennessee
Fact 3: Maybe Pike County, Arkansas

Children of JOHN WESTERMAN and ? are:

      i.      CALVIN4 WESTERMAN, b. 1824; m. (1) ELNA ?; m. (2) SUSAN ?.

14.  ii.    JOHN WESTERMAN, b. 1825, Tennessee.

      iii.      RICHARD WESTERMAN, b. 1829; m. MARGARET J. ?.

15.  iv.      REBECCA ANN PARALEE WESTERMAN, b. May 18, 1830, Tennessee; d. March 13, 1898, Trenton, Dist 16, Gibson County, Tennessee.

      v.      PLEASANT M. WESTERMAN, b. 1835, Tennessee; m. MATILDA ?.

More About PLEASANT M. WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: 1860, Pike County, Arkansas Census living next door to his brother John

      vi.   WILEY WESTERMAN, b. 1837; m. ELIZABETH LARGENT, July 10, 1858.

16.  vii.      LEONARD WESTERMAN, b. September 1839, Tennessee; d. October 22, 1910, Bosque County, Texas.

7.  CLIFFORD D.3 WESTERMAN (JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born October 01, 1803 in Kentucky, and died September 12, 1870 in Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas.  He married FRANCES FUGATE February 14, 1827, daughter of MOSES FUGATE and NANCY P..

Notes for CLIFFORD D. WESTERMAN:

Middle name could be either Drake or Doke.

More About CLIFFORD D. WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: 1850, Counted in Pike County, Arkansas Census
Fact 2: 1866, Served on Grand Jury, April Turn County Court House
Fact 3: January 07, 1860, Civil War Lt. Colonel Confederate Army 38th Regiment
Fact 4: January 07, 1860, Pike County, Arkansas

Notes for FRANCES FUGATE:

Father and Mother were previously thought to be Townsend Fugate and Milly Cooper.

A will in Bedford County, TN, names Frances Fugate Westerman, wife of Clifford D., as an heir of Moses Fugate.  Oddly enough, Townsend Fugate and his wife Milly Cooper had a daughter named Frances about the same age and I guess that caused the mix-up.  In addition to that, all research shows Townsend Fugate as a neighbor to the Westerman's beginning in the late 1780's in Fayette Co., KY, the Madison co., KY, then Pulaski Co., KY, then Bedford Co. TN!

Children of CLIFFORD WESTERMAN and FRANCES FUGATE are:

17.  i.    JOHN WILSON4 WESTERMAN, b. November 05, 1827, Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee; d. May 27, 1885, Bryds Store, Brown County, Texas.

18.  ii.    SARAH JANE WESTERMAN, b. September 14, 1829, Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee; d. March 12, 1912, Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas.

19.  iii.   LYDIA L. WESTERMAN, b. August 20, 1831.

20.  iv.   MOSES FUGATE WESTERMAN, b. March 14, 1833, Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee; d. April 05, 1887, Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas.

      v.    JESSE S. WESTERMAN, b. May 03, 1835, Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee.

      vi.   NANCY ADLISIE WESTERMAN, b. June 29, 1836, Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee; d. April 21, 1889, Arkansas; m. JOSEPH NEWTON SR. GRISAM, May 13, 1855, Arkansas.

Marriage Notes for NANCY WESTERMAN and JOSEPH GRISAM:

Marriage is also listed as May 13, 1853

      vii.      CLIFFORD NEWTON WESTERMAN, b. September 20, 1838, Perry County, Tennessee; d. November 30, 1885, Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas; m. STACY UNKNOWN, Texas.

More About CLIFFORD NEWTON WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Buried in unmarked grave, Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas
Fact 2: 1874-1876, Coroner, Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas
Fact 3: 1882-1886, Coroner, Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas
Fact 4: Served in Company N, 19th Infantry, Arkansas

      viii.      WILLIAM P. WESTERMAN, b. January 29, 1841, Perry County, Tennessee.

More About WILLIAM P. WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Served in Company G, 4th Regiment, Private

21.  ix.      MARCUS LAFAYETTE WESTERMAN, b. April 14, 1843, Perry County, Tennessee; d. February 27, 1912, Bingen, Hempstead County, Arkansas.

      x.   FANNIE M. WESTERMAN, b. November 15, 1845, Perry County, Tennessee.

8.  MARTIN3 WESTERMAN (CHARLES2, CHARLES1) was born 1827 in Tennessee.  He married MARY ?. 

      Children of MARTIN WESTERMAN and MARY ? are:

      i.      WILLIAM4 WESTERMAN, b. 1841.

Notes for WILLIAM WESTERMAN:

This date must be in error because Martin would be only 14 when William was born

      ii.    JOHN WESTERMAN, b. 1848.

9.  JOHN3 WESTERMAN (CHARLES2, CHARLES1) was born 1829 in Tennessee.  He married NANCY J. UNKNOWN.

More About JOHN WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: 1850, Henderson County, Tennessee Census, living with his parents
Fact 2: 1860-1870, Obion County, Tennessee Census

      Children of JOHN WESTERMAN and NANCY UNKNOWN are:

      i.      WILLIAM A.4 WESTERMAN, b. 1849.

      ii.    JAMES WESTERMAN, b. 1852.

      iii.   ELIZA J. WESTERMAN, b. 1858.

 Generation No. 4

 10.  DANIEL SANDERS4 WESTERMAN (CHARLES WESLEY3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born April 30, 1824 in Booneville, Lincoln County, Tennessee, and died March 10, 1885 in Sulpher Bluff, Hopkins County, Texas.  He married (1) SARAH M. FREEMAN February 24, 1844 in Lincoln County, Tennessee.  He married (2) DELPHIA ANN DRAKE July 05, 1860 in Hopkins County, Texas, daughter of BENJAMIN DRAKE and JANE HOMESLEY.

Notes for DANIEL SANDERS WESTERMAN:

1880 Census;

Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

 Daniel S. WESTERMAN   Self   M   Male   W   56   TN   Farmer   TN   TN 
 Defey A. WESTERMAN   Wife   M   Female   W   40   AR   Keeps House   TN   AR 
 Jefferson B. WESTERMAN   Son   S   Male   W   18   TX   Works On Farm   TN   AR 
 Harriet J. WESTERMAN   Dau   S   Female   W   12   TX   At Home   TN   AR 
 Daniel B. WESTERMAN   Son   S   Male   W   10   TX   At Home   TN   AR 
 Deller A. WESTERMAN   Dau   S   Female   W   8   TX      TN   AR 
 Catharine M. WESTERMAN   Dau   S   Female   W   6   TX      TN   AR 
 Robert H. GAGE   Nephew   S   Male   W   12   TX   Works On Farm   AR   AR 
 Louis M. GAGE   Nephew   S   Male   W   10   TX   Works On Farm   AR   AR 

Source Information:

  Census Place Precinct 5, Hopkins, Texas
  Family History Library Film   1255311
  NA Film Number   T9-1311
  Page Number   191D

More About SARAH M. FREEMAN:

Fact 1: 1859, Buried in Westerman Cemetery

      Children of DANIEL WESTERMAN and SARAH FREEMAN are:

      i.      ESTHER SIAMBRA5 WESTERMAN, b. December 12, 1845, Lincoln County, Tennessee.

      ii.      WILLIAM WILSON WESTERMAN, b. December 01, 1854, Hopkins County, Texas; d. June 07, 1924.

       Children of DANIEL WESTERMAN and DELPHIA DRAKE are:

      iii.      JEFFERSON B.5 WESTERMAN, b. 1862, Texas.

      iv.      HARRIETT JOSEPHINE WESTERMAN, b. 1868, Sulphur Bluff, Hopkins County, Texas.

      v.    DANIEL BENNETT WESTERMAN, b. March 03, 1870, Sulphur Bluff, Hopkins County, Texas; d. July 06, 1952.

      vi.   DELLA ANGLEINE WESTERMAN, b. July 12, 1872, Sulpher Bluff, Hopkins County, Texas; d. August 03, 1956.

      vii.  M. KATHERINE KATE WESTERMAN, b. March 16, 1874, Sulpher Bluff, Hopkins County, Texas; d. November 16, 1964.

      viii.      CHARLES WESTERMAN, b. April 1883, Sulpher Bluff, Hopkins County, Texas; d. April 1883.

11.  SIAMBRA4 WESTERMAN (CHARLES WESLEY3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born February 05, 1826 in Booneville, Lincoln County, Tennessee, and died March 15, 1864 in Sundy Valley, Llano County, Texas.  She married DRURY JACKSON SMITH July 07, 1842 in Boonesville, Lincoln County, Tennessee.

 More About SIAMBRA WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Buried at Comanche Cemetery West, Blanco County, Texas

 More About DRURY JACKSON SMITH:

Fact 1: Buried at Comanche Cemetery West, Blanco County, Texas

       Children of SIAMBRA WESTERMAN and DRURY SMITH are:

      i.      CHARLES WESLEY5 SMITH, b. July 29, 1843, Booneville, Lincoln County, Tennessee; d. July 24, 1865, Near Fredericksburg, Texas.

 Notes for CHARLES WESLEY SMITH:

A Civil War veteran who was killed by Indians near Fredericksburg, TX

 22.  ii.    NANCY ANN SMITH, b. March 19, 1845, Booneville, Lincoln County, Tennessee; d. April 25, 1912, Kingsland, Texas.

      iii.   SIOTHA HARRIET SMITH, b. November 12, 1850, Red River County, Texas; d. March 22, 1869, Bell County, Texas; m. JOHN RUSSELL, January 21, 1867.

 More About SIOTHA HARRIET SMITH:

Fact 1: Buried at an abandoned cemetery in Bell County, Texas

More About JOHN RUSSELL:

Fact 1: Buried at an abandoned cemetery in Bell County, Texas

      iv.   JOHN WILLIAM SMITH, b. February 01, 1853, Sulpher Bluff, Hopkins County, Texas; d. June 13, 1870, Bell County, Texas.

Notes for JOHN WILLIAM SMITH:

Killed when thrown from a horse or mule.

More About JOHN WILLIAM SMITH:

Fact 1: Buried at an abandoned cemetery in Bell County, Texas

      v.    CAREY P. SMITH, b. May 31, 1855, Hopkins County, Texas; d. March 26, 1926, Click County, Texas; m. LULA IRENE TURBVILLE, December 16, 1883, Llano, Texas.

More About CAREY P. SMITH:

Fact 1: Buried at Honey Creek Cemetery, Llano County, Texas

More About LULA IRENE TURBVILLE:

Fact 1: Buried at Honey Creek Cemetery, Llano County, Texas

      vi.   MARY JOSEPHINE SMITH, b. June 08, 1858, Llano, Texas; d. April 06, 1915, Maxdale, Bell County, Texas; m. WILLIAM C. COWAN, July 24, 1884, Llano, Texas.

Notes for MARY JOSEPHINE SMITH:

1880 Census;

Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

 K. O. SMITH   Self   S   Male   W   25   TN   Farm Laborer   TN   TN 
 
Mary J. SMITH   Sister   S   Female   W   22   TX   Keeping House   TN   TN 
 
Henry SMITH   Brother   S   Male   W   18   TX   Farm Laborer   TN   TN 
 
William COWAN   Other   S   Male   W   26   AK   Farm Laborer   TN   --- 

Source Information:
Census Place Precinct 3, Llano, Texas
Family History Library Film   1255317
NA Film Number   T9-1317
Page Number   485D

More About MARY JOSEPHINE SMITH:

Fact 1: Buried at Maxdale Cemetery in Bell County, Texas

Notes for WILLIAM C. COWAN:

1880 Census;

Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

 K. O. SMITH   Self   S   Male   W   25   TN   Farm Laborer   TN   TN 
 
Mary J. SMITH   Sister   S   Female   W   22   TX   Keeping House   TN   TN 
 
Henry SMITH   Brother   S   Male   W   18   TX   Farm Laborer   TN   TN 
 
William COWAN   Other   S   Male   W   26   AK   Farm Laborer   TN   --- 

Source Information:
Census Place Precinct 3, Llano, Texas
Family History Library Film   1255317
NA Film Number   T9-1317
Page Number   485D

More About WILLIAM C. COWAN:

Fact 1: Buried at Maxdale Cemetery in Bell County, Texas

      vii.      REBECCA CAROLINE SMITH, b. February 24, 1860, Llano, Texas; d. September 27, 1924, Temple, Texas; m. DAVID CLARK BURKES, December 12, 1878, Llano, Texas.

More About REBECCA CAROLINE SMITH:

Fact 1: Buried Belton in Bell County, Texas

More About DAVID CLARK BURKES:

Fact 1: Buried Belton in Bell County, Texas

      viii.  HENRY MORGAN SMITH, b. January 14, 1864, Llano, Texas; d. June 13, 1940, Llano, Texas; m. MARY ELIZABETH KLICK, June 20, 1889, Llano, Texas.

More About HENRY MORGAN SMITH:

Fact 1: Buried at Llano Cemetery, Llano County, Texas

More About MARY ELIZABETH KLICK:

Fact 1: Buried at Llano Cemetery, Llano County, Texas

12.  NUCUM BENNETT4 WESTERMAN (CHARLES WESLEY3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born March 03, 1828 in Booneville, Lincoln County, Tennessee, and died 1912 in Franklin County, Texas.  He married FRANCES MARY ST. CLAIR July 30, 1846 in Lincoln County, Tennessee.

      Child of NUCUM WESTERMAN and FRANCES ST. CLAIR is:

23.  i.    NUCUM BENJAMIN5 WESTERMAN, b. 1868, Hopkins County, Texas.

13.  SIOTHA4 WESTERMAN (CHARLES WESLEY3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born January 24, 1830 in Booneville, Lincoln County, Tennessee, and died May 18, 1890 in Franklin County, Texas.  She married SPENCER NESBIT LAWS October 14, 1846 in Lincoln County, Tennessee.

Notes for SPENCER NESBIT LAWS:

1880 census ED 33 page A. 416. On that census Spencer is listed as 68 yrs. and a farmer; Siotha is listed as 50 and keeping house; children listed are Bennet F., James T.,  Felix D, . David A.,  and Allen J

Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

 Spencer N. LAWS   Self   M   Male   W   68   NC   Farmer   GA   NC 
 Siotha LAWS   Wife   M   Female   W   50   TN   Keeping House   ---   --- 
 Spencer N. LAWS   Son   S   Male   W   23   TN   Laborer   NC   TN 
 Bennett F. LAWS   Son   S   Male   W   20   TN   Laborer   NC   TN 
 James T. LAWS   Son   S   Male   W   18   TN   Laborer   NC   TN 
 Felix D. LAWS   Son   S   Male   W   15   TN   Laborer   NC   TN 
 David A. LAWS   Son   S   Male   W   12   TN   Laborer   NC   TN 
 Allen J. LAWS   Son   S   Male   W   9   TN      NC   TN 
 Sarah A. VAUGHN   Other   D   Female   W   26   AR   Domestic Servant   IL   TN 
 William T. STAMPS   Son   S   Male   W   2   TX      KS   AR 

Source Information:
Census Place Precinct 2, Franklin, Texas
Family History Library Film   1255304
NA Film Number   T9-1304
Page Number   416A

      Children of SIOTHA WESTERMAN and SPENCER LAWS are:

      i.      CYNTHIA5 LAWS, b. 1847.

      ii.    JOHN A. LAWS, b. October 1849.

      iii.      CHARLES WILLIAM LAWS, b. October 1852.

      iv.   ESTER ELIZABETH LAWS, b. August 22, 1854.

      v.      SPENCER NESBIT II LAWS, b. October 21, 1856.

      vi.      BENJAMIN FRANKLIN LAWS, b. July 04, 1860.

      vii.  JAMES THOMAS LAWS, b. February 10, 1862.

      viii.  FELIX DANIEL LEE LAWS, b. December 1864.

24.  ix.   DAVID ALLEN LAWS, b. June 10, 1867; d. February 24, 1934.

      x.   ALLEN JASON LAWS, b. August 23, 1870.

14.  JOHN4 WESTERMAN (JOHN3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born 1825 in Tennessee.  He married (1) ELIZABETH HARRIS.  He married (2) REBECCA FLOWERS, daughter of LEWIS FLOWERS.

More About JOHN WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: 1850, Lamar County, Texas, age 25
Fact 2: 1860, Pike County, Arkansas, age 30

Notes for ELIZABETH HARRIS:

Elizabeth was the daughter of George Harris and Julieanne Harmon

More About REBECCA FLOWERS:

Fact 1: 1860, Pike County, Arkansas Census

Marriage Notes for JOHN WESTERMAN and REBECCA FLOWERS:

No children were born to John Westerman and Rebecca Flowers.

      Children of JOHN WESTERMAN and ELIZABETH HARRIS are:

25.  i.    JOHN W.5 WESTERMAN, b. 1846, Tennessee.

26.  ii.    MIKE H. WESTERMAN, b. 1852, Texas.

      iii.   J. L. WESTERMAN, b. 1853.

27.  iv.   JESSIE MARCUS LAFAYETTE WESTERMAN, b. January 08, 1856, Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas; d. November 03, 1921, Hot Springs County, Arkansas.

      v.    M. J. WESTERMAN, b. 1857, Pike County, Arkansas.

15.  REBECCA ANN PARALEE4 WESTERMAN (JOHN3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born May 18, 1830 in Tennessee, and died March 13, 1898 in Trenton, Dist 16, Gibson County, Tennessee.  She married WILLIAM MARTIN HILL 1846.

More About REBECCA ANN PARALEE WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Buried in Oakland Cemetery

      Children of REBECCA WESTERMAN and WILLIAM HILL are:

      i.    JOHN HENRY5 HILL, b. September 25, 1847, Decatur County, Tennessee; d. February 27, 1914, Gibson County, Tennessee; m. MARTHA ADALINE WATSON, March 07, 1869, Decatur County, Tennessee.

      ii.      MELINDA ELIZABETH HILL, b. Abt. 1849, Decatur County, Tennessee; d. Abt. 1873, Decatur County, Tennessee; m. WILLIAM M. PENIX, September 16, 1871, Perry County, Tennessee.

      iii.   JAMES GILBERT HILL, b. July 12, 1852, Decatur County, Tennessee; d. January 24, 1913, Gibson County, Tennessee; m. (1) SARAH E. CARRINGTON, March 17, 1871, Perry County, Tennessee; m. (2) MARY FRANCIS COWAN, August 20, 1893, Decatur County, Tennessee.

      iv.   CALVIN DAVID E. HILL, b. December 26, 1853, Decatur County, Tennessee; d. September 09, 1918, Decatur County, Tennessee; m. MELISA JANE GIBSON.

      v.      GEORGE C. HILL, b. February 1857, Decatur County, Tennessee; d. 1940, Wateridge, Collin County, Texas; m. MARTHA T. LOWE, February 06, 1881, Decatur County, Tennessee.

      vi.      CHARLES W. HILL, b. Abt. 1858, Decatur County, Tennessee; d. 1929, Duval, Oklahoma; m. (1) ROXYANN HAYES, October 20, 1880, Perry County, Tennessee; m. (2) MARY E. FORD, December 15, 1901.

      vii.      MARGARET JANE HILL, b. January 11, 1862, Decatur County, Tennessee; d. November 23, 1942, Caruthersville, Pemiscot County, Missouri; m. WILLIAM M. GREENWAY, November 29, 1878, Perry County, Tennessee.

      viii.      THOMAS FRANKLIN HILL, b. October 18, 1865, Decatur County, Tennessee; d. March 13, 1913, Dallas, Texas; m. (1) ELMORA AVELE RAINY, March 03, 1887; m. (2) ROSA BELL HILL, December 10, 1892, Decatur County, Tennessee.

      ix.      SAMUEL LOUIS HILL, b. June 25, 1871, Perry County, Tennessee; d. May 08, 1944, Butler County, Missouri; m. ELMORA AVELE RAINY, July 17, 1894, Perry County, Tennessee.

16.  LEONARD4 WESTERMAN (JOHN3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born September 1839 in Tennessee, and died October 22, 1910 in Bosque County, Texas.  He married NANCY ROEVENIA ADKISON November 30, 1872 in Kaufmann County, Texas.

Notes for LEONARD WESTERMAN:

1850 Decatur Co., Tenn.census shows Leonard and Pleasant M. Westerman living with Robert and Malinda Castillo. The 1860 Desha Co.,AR census also shows Leonard living in the household of Robert & Malinda Castillo.

Records show that Leonard Westerman, Private, Company E, 26th Arkansas Infantry, C.S.A., enlisted May 2, 1862.  On the last roll of the company on file dated February 29, 1864, he is reported present.  No later record of him has been found.

March 25, 1907, Leonard Westerman was granted a Confederate pension for serving in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Comptroller's File No. 12278.

More About LEONARD WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Leonard enlisted in the Confederate Army  in Desha County, Arkansas
Fact 2: Buried Riverside Cemetery, Iredell, Bosque County, Texas

Notes for NANCY ROEVENIA ADKISON:

Filed for a Widow's Pension for Leonard Westerman's service in the Confederate Army during the Civil War.  File number 19768 was approved on Jan 13, 1911 and pension allowed from Dec 1, 1910 until her death.

More About NANCY ROEVENIA ADKISON:

Fact 1: Buried Riverside Cemetery, Iredell, Bosque County, Texas
Fact 2: Came to Texas in about 1866

      Children of LEONARD WESTERMAN and NANCY ADKISON are:

      i.    LYDIA ANN5 WESTERMAN, b. September 11, 1873, Kaufmann County, Texas; d. May 08, 1956, Holt Hospital, Meridian, Bosque County, Texas.

      ii.    ANNIS REBECCA WESTERMAN, b. July 16, 1875, Kaufmann County, Texas; d. September 01, 1939, Roaring Springs, Motley County, Texas.

      iii.   JOHN HENRY WESTERMAN, b. August 03, 1879; d. December 28, 1962, Graham,Young County, Texas.

      iv.      WILLIAM T. WESTERMAN, b. November 1884; m. L. E. AYERS.

      v.    JAMES CHARLES WESTERMAN, b. February 22, 1887, Iredell, Bosque County, Texas; d. April 07, 1974, Graham,Young County, Texas.

      vi.   MACK CALVIN WESTERMAN, b. February 22, 1887, Iredell, Bosque County, Texas; d. September 16, 1944, Graham,Young County, Texas.

      vii.  MATTIE O. WESTERMAN, b. July 1891.

17.  JOHN WILSON4 WESTERMAN (CLIFFORD D.3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born November 05, 1827 in Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee, and died May 27, 1885 in Bryds Store, Brown County, Texas.  He married (1) RHODA JANE HARRIS November 26, 1846.  He married (2) JOSEPHINE REEVES November 05, 1873 in Collin County, Texas.

Notes for JOHN WILSON WESTERMAN:

Burial reported as being on private property 6 miles east of Byrds Store, Brown County, Texas and as Mann Cemetery, Brown County, Texas.  Which cemetery did he actually get buried at ?

Has two headstones.  Uncertain where his actual body lies.  One headstone is located Buried on private property 6 miles east of Byrds Store, Brown County, Texas [in a place called Mann Cemetery.  The other headstone is in the Cross Plains City Cemetery, Callahan Co., Texas

Mann Cemetery, a small family cemetery is in the northern section of Brown County, Texas on land belonging to a Mr. Ingel, reports Mr. and Mrs. Gladney Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Herschel R. Weedon when they documented the headstones in 1971.  At the time they found 10 unmarked graves,  and identified 3 others, including J. W. Westerman. They report that his headstone read:  5 Nov 1827 - 27 May 1885.  A photo of this headstone was taken by Faye Westerman in 1998.  It is very well preserved and confirms  the accuracy of the Smiths and Weedons transcripts.  However, J. W. Westerman also has a second headstone in the Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Cemetery which is about 10-15 miles away.  It seems that the family must have moved several bodies from this unkempt cemetery on private property to the Cross Plains City Cemetery in order to ensure that their graves would be maintained.  It is said that C. C. Westerman's body was removed and buried in Cross Plains and this is probably what happened to J. W.  At any rate, he has a second headstone in Lot B of the Cross Plains City Cemetery in Callahan County, Texas

He was a carpenter in Thompson Twp, Pike County, Arkansas in the 1850's but was farming in 1880 at Byrds Store Precinct, Brown County, Texas.  He remained in Brown County until his death.   However, some of his grown children moved across the county line into Cross Plains, Callahan County, and raised their families.  Minnie Arvin Nessmith had always said "the Westerman's were reared in Brown and Callahan County."  One son was called "Till" Westerman according to Minnie.  This must have been a nickname for one of the boys, but more research is needed to determine which child was actually called "Till."

More About JOHN WILSON WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Buried on private property 6 miles east of Byrds Store, Brown County, Texas

Notes for RHODA JANE HARRIS:

Rhoda is a sister of Elizabeth Harris who married JOHN4 WESTERMAN (JOHN3, JOHN2, CHARLES1)

Marriage Notes for JOHN WESTERMAN and JOSEPHINE REEVES:

No children this marriage

      Children of JOHN WESTERMAN and RHODA HARRIS are:

28.  i.      ZACHARY TAYLOR5 WESTERMAN, b. April 08, 1848, Texas; d. May 18, 1932, Poss. Callahan County, Texas.

29.  ii.      GEORGE WASHINGTON WESTERMAN, b. May 05, 1850, Pike County, Arkansas; d. March 04, 1873, Collin County, Texas.

      iii.      MAHALA CATHERINE WESTERMAN, b. March 30, 1852, Pike County, Arkansas; d. August 26, 1856, Pike County, Arkansas.

30.  iv.      CLIFFORD CLAY WESTERMAN, b. February 12, 1854, Arkansas.

      v.    JOHN WILSON WESTERMAN, b. December 25, 1855, Arkansas; d. November 1939; m. LAURA ?, 1889.

More About JOHN WILSON WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Buried in Cross Plains Cemetery, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas
Fact 2: 1910, Farmer
Fact 3: 1920, Retired

      vi.      MILLARD FILMORE WESTERMAN, b. February 04, 1858, Arkansas; d. August 04, 1921.

31.  vii.      SAMUEL HOUSTON WESTERMAN, b. January 13, 1860, Arkansas; d. November 29, 1945, Brownwood, Brown County, Texas.

32.  viii.  MARY ELIZABETH JANE WESTERMAN, b. January 25, 1862, Lampasas County, Texas; d. November 30, 1907, Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas.

      ix.      ROBERT EDWARD LEE WESTERMAN, b. December 09, 1865, Texas.

33.  x.   JULIA ANN FRANCIS WESTERMAN, b. December 17, 1869, Texas; d. March 09, 1955, El Paso, Hudspeth County, Texas.

18.  SARAH JANE4 WESTERMAN (CLIFFORD D.3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born September 14, 1829 in Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee, and died March 12, 1912 in Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas.  She married THOMAS KIDD July 17, 1849 in Crittendon County, Arkansas, son of SAMUEL KIDD and REBECCA ?.

More About SARAH JANE WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Buried in College Hill Cemetery

Notes for THOMAS KIDD:

1880 Census;

Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

 Thomas KIDD   Self   M   Male   W   57   MD   Farmer   MD   MD 
 Sarah J. KIDD   Wife   M   Female   W   50   TN   Keeping House   TN   VA 
 Sarah A. KIDD   Dau   S   Female   W   27   TX   Keeping House   MD   TN 
 Patsey C. KIDD   Dau   S   Female   W   24   AR   Working On Farm   MD   TN 
 Jesse S. KIDD   Son   S   Male   W   18   AR   Working On Farm   MD   TN 
 Julia A. KIDD   Dau   S   Female   W   16   AR   Working On Farm   MD   TN 
 Richard Y. KIDD   Son   S   Male   W   14   AR   Working On Farm   MD   TN 
 William B. KIDD   Son   S   Male   W   12   AR   Working On Farm   MD   TN 

Source Information:
Census Place Muddy Fork, Pike, Arkansas
Family History Library Film   1254053
NA Film Number   T9-0053
Page Number   433C

More About THOMAS KIDD:

Fact 1: Company K, 19th Infantry, Arkansas
Fact 2: Raised by an Uncle

Marriage Notes for SARAH WESTERMAN and THOMAS KIDD:

Marriage also listed July 17, 1848

      Children of SARAH WESTERMAN and THOMAS KIDD are:

      i.    FANNIE L.5 KIDD, b. March 17, 1851, Texas; m. ISAAC T. FUGITT, February 02, 1872.

Notes for ISAAC T. FUGITT:

Bible Record:  Lists a Fanny Fugitt born July 02, 1808

      ii.    SARAH ADELINE KIDD, b. July 13, 1852, Texas; d. July 12, 1890.

      iii.      ROBERT T. KIDD, b. August 04, 1854, Arkansas; d. December 25, 1862, Arkansas.

      iv.      PATSEY CORNELIA KIDD, b. July 29, 1856, Arkansas.

      v.    MARY JANE KIDD, b. February 27, 1858, Arkansas; d. July 10, 1860.

      vi.      CLIFFORD LAFAYETTE KIDD, b. October 30, 1859, Arkansas; d. October 26, 1861, Arkansas.

      vii.  JESSIE STOCKSTILL KIDD, b. September 20, 1861, Arkansas; d. March 03, 1938.

      viii.  JULIA ANN KIDD, b. August 08, 1863, Arkansas; d. October 10, 1888.

      ix.      RICHARD YOUNG KIDD, b. 1866.

More About RICHARD YOUNG KIDD:

Fact 1: Moved to Oklahoma

      x.      WILLIAM BENJAMIN KIDD, b. April 24, 1868, Arkansas; d. December 23, 1948, Pike County, Arkansas.

More About WILLIAM BENJAMIN KIDD:

Fact 1: Buried in College Hill Cemetery

      xi.      MATILDA BELL KIDD, b. August 07, 1870; d. April 19, 1872.

19.  LYDIA L.4 WESTERMAN (CLIFFORD D.3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born August 20, 1831.  She married ASA T. DAVIS June 01, 1851 in Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas, son of UNKNOWN DAVIS and UNKNOWN UNKNOWN.

Notes for ASA T. DAVIS:

1880 Census;

Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

 Acy T. DAVIS   Self   M   Male   W   46   AR   Farmer   NC   NC 
 Lydia L. DAVIS   Wife   M   Female   W   48   TN   Keeping House   TN   VA 
 Amanda J. DAVIS   Dau   S   Female   W   27   AR   Keeping House   AR   TN 
 John E. DAVIS   Son   M   Male   W   26   AR   Farmer   AR   TN 
 Mary A. DAVIS   DauL   M   Female   W   24   AR   Keeping House   AR   TN 
 Emma E. DAVIS   GDau   S   Female   W   8M   AR      AR   AR 

Source Information:

Census Place Muddy Fork, Pike, Arkansas
Family History Library Film   1254053
NA Film Number   T9-0053
Page Number   433C

      Children of LYDIA WESTERMAN and ASA DAVIS are:

      i.      AMANDA J.5 DAVIS, b. 1853, Arkansas.

34.  ii.    JOHN E. DAVIS, b. 1854, Arkansas.

20.  MOSES FUGATE4 WESTERMAN (CLIFFORD D.3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born March 14, 1833 in Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee, and died April 05, 1887 in Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas.  He married (1) JANE DELANA HUDDLESTON December 13, 1854.  He married (2) ELIZABETH EVALINE BUCKLEY September 12, 1869 in Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas, daughter of WILLIAM BUCKLEY and NANCY KELLY.

Notes for MOSES FUGATE WESTERMAN:

Birthdate also listed as March 14, 1831
Bible Record:   Shows a E. E. Westerman born March 01, 1851. 

Civil War:  Captured at Independence, Missouri October 22, 1864.  Moses was a POW at Camp Morton, Indiana.  He was released on oath May 23, 1865.

1880 Census;

Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

 M. F. WESTERMAN   Self   M   Male   W   47   TN   Farmer   TN   TN 
 Eevaline E. WESTERMAN   Wife   M   Female   W   30   TN   Keeping House   TN   TN 
 Thomas WESTERMAN   Son   S   Male   W   14   AR   Works On Farm   TN   TN 
 Etta WESTERMAN   Dau   S   Female   W   11   AR      TN   TN 
 William WESTERMAN   Son   S   Male   W   8   AR      TN   TN 
 Franklin WESTERMAN   Son   S   Male   W   6   AR      TN   TN 
 Lee WESTERMAN   Son   S   Male   W   4   AR      TN   TN 
 Alice WESTERMAN   Dau   S   Female   W   2   AR      TN   TN 
  WESTERMAN   Son   S   Male   W   1M   AR      TN   TN 

Source Information:

Census Place Thompson, Pike, Arkansas
Family History Library Film   1254053
NA Film Number   T9-0053
Page Number   427D

      Children of MOSES WESTERMAN and JANE HUDDLESTON are:

      i.    L. S.5 WESTERMAN, b. November 12, 1854.

      ii.      GRANVILLE JEFFERSON WESTERMAN, b. November 01, 1855, Pike County, Arkansas; d. December 02, 1905, Salt Tank, Eastland County, Texas; m. NANCY JANE HARRIS, December 30, 1875, Arkansas.

More About GRANVILLE JEFFERSON WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Buried in Salt Tank Cemetery

      iii.   D. L. WESTERMAN, b. Abt. 1857, Arkansas; d. Unknown, Arkansas.

      iv.   J. E. WESTERMAN, b. May 1859.

      v.      THOMAS NEWTON WESTERMAN, b. April 17, 1865, Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas; d. July 28, 1948, Gainsville, Texas; m. ELVERA ELIZABETH SAWYER, January 12, 1890, Eastland County, Texas.

More About THOMAS NEWTON WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Buried in Fairview Cemetery

      vi.      MELISSA ETTA WESTERMAN, b. December 06, 1868, Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas; d. June 16, 1941, Pike County, Arkansas; m. WILLIAM MILFORD ALFORD, December 30, 1886, Pike County, Arkansas.

More About MELISSA ETTA WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Cherokee Indian
Fact 2: Buried at Liberty Cemetery, near New Hope, Arkansas

      Children of MOSES WESTERMAN and ELIZABETH BUCKLEY are:

      vii.      WILLIAM CLIFFORD5 WESTERMAN, b. September 22, 1871, Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas; d. August 05, 1909, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas; m. KITTIE BONNELL, December 22, 1892, Eastland County, Texas.

35.  viii.      FRANKLIN GEROME WESTERMAN, b. August 11, 1873, Pike County, Arkansas; d. October 11, 1947, Wilbarger County, Texas.

      ix.      FUGATE LEE WESTERMAN, b. January 18, 1876, Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas; d. January 15, 1959, Ackley, Dawson County, Texas; m. MARTHA ANN PARKS, September 08, 1897, Eastland County, Texas.

      x.   ALICE L. WESTERMAN, b. August 08, 1877, Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas; d. February 02, 1953, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas; m. L. N. FENTER, December 04, 1893, Pike County, Arkansas.

      xi.   ZOLLIE G. WESTERMAN, b. June 12, 1880, Arkansas; d. October 17, 1895, Arkansas.

      xii.  BABY WESTERMAN, b. August 31, 1885, Arkansas; d. January 11, 1886, Arkansas.

      xiii.      ROBERT ANDY WESTERMAN, b. September 07, 1885, Arkansas; d. October 22, 1890.

      xiv. W. F. WESTERMAN, b. March 13, 1887, Arkansas; d. June 17, 1887, Arkansas.

21.  MARCUS LAFAYETTE4 WESTERMAN (CLIFFORD D.3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born April 14, 1843 in Perry County, Tennessee, and died February 27, 1912 in Bingen, Hempstead County, Arkansas.  He married (1) LUVENEY WHITLEY June 16, 1860.  He married (2) MARY STRINGER November 09, 1871 in Arkansas.

Notes for MARCUS LAFAYETTE WESTERMAN:

Birthdate also listed as April 13, 1843

      Children of MARCUS WESTERMAN and LUVENEY WHITLEY are:

      i.    JOHN W. BARNETT5 WESTERMAN, b. October 16, 1865.

      ii.      RUTHEY ANGELINE WESTERMAN, b. March 12, 1867.

      iii.   MARY M. WESTERMAN, b. July 18, 1870, Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas; d. September 29, 1871, Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas.

      iv.      ROBERT L. WESTERMAN, b. August 30, 1871.

      Children of MARCUS WESTERMAN and MARY STRINGER are:

      v.      CHRISTOPHER C.5 WESTERMAN, b. January 09, 1873.

      vi.   PINDER YOUNG WESTERMAN, b. November 10, 1875, Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas; d. July 24, 1876, Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas.

      vii.      EMELINE JANE WESTERMAN, b. January 29, 1879.

      viii.      CHARLIE NEWTON WESTERMAN, b. February 02, 1881.

      ix.   RISIA ALDONIA WESTERMAN, b. March 19, 1887; d. September 03, 1888, Arkansas.

      x.   FANNIE CASSANDRA WESTERMAN, b. August 31, 1877, Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas; d. 1954, Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas.

Generation No. 5

22.  NANCY ANN5 SMITH (SIAMBRA4 WESTERMAN, CHARLES WESLEY3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born March 19, 1845 in Booneville, Lincoln County, Tennessee, and died April 25, 1912 in Kingsland, Texas.  She married JAMES FINLEY BARNETT June 04, 1861.

More About NANCY ANN SMITH:

Fact 1: Buried at Comanche Cemetery, Blanco County, Texas

Notes for JAMES FINLEY BARNETT:

1880 Census;

Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

 James F. BARNET   Self   M   Male   W   44   KY   Farmer   KY   MS 
 Nancy Ann BARNET   Wife   M   Female   W   35   KY   Keeping House   KY   MS 
 John J. BARNET   Son   S   Male   W   18   TN   Without Occupation   TN   TN 
 Robert F. BARNET   Son   S   Male   W   16   TN   Assists On Farm   KY   KY 
 Mary S. BARNET   Dau   S   Female   W   14   TX   At Home   KY   KY 
 Vail Jackson BARNET   Son   S   Male   W   11   TX   Assists On Farm   KY   KY 
 James S. BARNET   Son   S   Male   W   18   TX      KY   KY 
 Monroe C. BARNET   Son   S   Male   W   4   TX      KY   KY 
 Martha BARNET   Dau   S   Female   W   2   TX      KY   KY  

Source Information:

Census Place Precinct 3, Llano, Texas
Family History Library Film   1255317
NA Film Number   T9-1317
Page Number   485D

More About JAMES FINLEY BARNETT:

Fact 1: Buried at Comanche Cemetery, Blanco County, Texas

      Children of NANCY SMITH and JAMES BARNETT are:

      i.    JOHN J.6 BARNETT, b. 1862, Tennessee.

      ii.      ROBERT F. BARNETT, b. 1864, Tennessee.

      iii.   MARY S. BARNETT, b. 1866, Texas.

      iv.   VAIL JACKSON BARNETT, b. 1869, Texas.

      v.    JAMES S. BARNETT, b. 1862, Texas.

      vi.      MONROE C. BARNETT, b. 1876, Texas.

      vii.      MARTHA BARNETT, b. 1878, Texas.

23.  NUCUM BENJAMIN5 WESTERMAN (NUCUM BENNETT4, CHARLES WESLEY3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born 1868 in Hopkins County, Texas.  He married VIRGINIA TILLMAN Abt. 1890 in Hopkins County, Texas.

      Child of NUCUM WESTERMAN and VIRGINIA TILLMAN is:

      i.    NINA6 WESTERMAN, b. 1902; d. 1935; m. JAMES SAMUEL ADKINS.

More About NINA WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: 1935, Buried in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Letona Arkansas

24.  DAVID ALLEN5 LAWS (SIOTHA4 WESTERMAN, CHARLES WESLEY3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born June 10, 1867, and died February 24, 1934.  He married DORA LEE CHOATE February 06, 1898, daughter of C. CHOATE and ELIZABETH UNKNOWN.

Notes for DAVID ALLEN LAWS:

This family is listed as D.A. Laws on the 1920 census from Texas, Franklin Co.  T62_1804 page 10A ED 56 precinct 2.   He is listed as age 52 and his wife as 47. Children at home are Pervis, Huie, Homer, Jannis, Lomis I have pictures of both David Allen Laws and his wife Dora Lee Choate that I can send.

 More About DAVID ALLEN LAWS:

Fact 1: Buried at Fairview Cemetery, Franklin, Texas

      Children of DAVID LAWS and DORA CHOATE are:

      i.    PURVIS ALVIS6 LAWS, b. March 19, 1899; d. November 14, 1964.

36.  ii.      ALBERT HUEY LAWS.

      iii.   HOMER JAMES LAWS, b. May 27, 1902; d. March 20, 1976, Idaho.

      iv.      BERTHA LAWS.

Notes for BERTHA LAWS:

Died as a child

      v.      MORRIS LAWS.

Notes for MORRIS LAWS:

Died as a child

      vi.   JANIS DORA LAWS, b. September 01, 1907.

      vii.  LOMAS LORANCE LAWS, b. October 19, 1911; d. Dallas, Texas.

25.  JOHN W.5 WESTERMAN (JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born 1846 in Tennessee.  He married SALLIE UNKNOWN.

Notes for JOHN W. WESTERMAN:

1850 Census Texas, Lamar County he is listed as 4 years old, birthplace, Tennessee

      Children of JOHN WESTERMAN and SALLIE UNKNOWN are:

      i.      THOMAS J.6 WESTERMAN, b. 1880.

      ii.    JESSIE WESTERMAN, b. Unknown.

26.  MIKE H.5 WESTERMAN (JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born 1852 in Texas.  He married FANNIE UNKNOWN.

More About MIKE H. WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: 1880, Alexander County, Illinois, working in a mill

      Children of MIKE WESTERMAN and FANNIE UNKNOWN are:

      i.    EVA6 WESTERMAN, b. 1876.

      ii.      GEORGE W. WESTERMAN, b. 1878.

      iii.   LOTTIE B. WESTERMAN, b. 1879.

27.  JESSIE MARCUS LAFAYETTE5 WESTERMAN (JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born January 08, 1856 in Murfreeboro, Pike County, Arkansas, and died November 03, 1921 in Hot Springs County, Arkansas.  He married MINERVA JANE CARPENTER January 27, 1878 in Arkansas, daughter of WILLIAM CARPENTER and ROSANA COPELAND.

Notes for JESSIE MARCUS LAFAYETTE WESTERMAN:

Blue green eyes, Tall, Brown hair, Grey beard, Mustache, Marcus
Dark brown hair and eyes, Minerva

1880 Census;

Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

 Jessie WESTERMAN   Self   M   Male   W   24   AR   Farming   SC   SC 
 Merncy WESTERMAN   Wife   M   Female   W   24   AR   Farming   GA   GA 
 William WESTERMAN   Son   S   Male   W   1   AR   At Home   AR   AR 

Source Information:

Census Place Saline, Hot Spring, Arkansas
Family History Library Film   1254046
NA Film Number   T9-0046
Page Number   604D

More About JESSIE MARCUS LAFAYETTE WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Buried in Fairplay Cemetery

      Child of JESSIE WESTERMAN and MINERVA CARPENTER is:

      i.      WILLIAM6 WESTERMAN, b. 1879, Saline, Hot Spring County, Arkansas.

28.  ZACHARY TAYLOR5 WESTERMAN (JOHN WILSON4, CLIFFORD D.3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born April 08, 1848 in Texas, and died May 18, 1932 in Poss. Callahan County, Texas.  He married SUSAN ANN LEGGETT 1879.

Notes for ZACHARY TAYLOR WESTERMAN:

Daughter Cora, son in law George Moore and their three daughters (Rubydell, Ollie, ?) were living with him on 14 January 1920.

More About ZACHARY TAYLOR WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Buried in Cross Plains Cemetery, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas
Fact 2: 1910-1920, Farmer
Fact 3: Bef. 1920, Widowed

      Children of ZACHARY WESTERMAN and SUSAN LEGGETT are:

37.  i.    CORA LORENA6 WESTERMAN, b. July 04, 1891.

      ii.    PEARL LOVENIA WESTERMAN, b. August 07, 1894.

29.  GEORGE WASHINGTON5 WESTERMAN (JOHN WILSON4, CLIFFORD D.3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born May 05, 1850 in Pike County, Arkansas, and died March 04, 1873 in Collin County, Texas.  He married LOUISA ELLEN TRAMMEL September 22, 1870 in Collin County, Texas, daughter of DANIEL TRAMMEL and SARAH SHELBY.

Notes for GEORGE WASHINGTON WESTERMAN:

One report has George born in Arkansas and not Texas.

More About GEORGE WASHINGTON WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Buried Thompson Cemetery, Collin County, Texas

      Child of GEORGE WESTERMAN and LOUISA TRAMMEL is:

38.  i.    JESSE L.6 WESTERMAN, b. December 1871.

30.  CLIFFORD CLAY5 WESTERMAN (JOHN WILSON4, CLIFFORD D.3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born February 12, 1854 in Arkansas.  He married SARA ELIZA PENTECOST August 15, 1883 in Brownwood, Brown County, Texas.

Notes for CLIFFORD CLAY WESTERMAN:

He was a frontier merchant and postmaster when he and his family first moved to Northern Brown County prior to 1880. He moved to Cross Plains in the 1890's and reported on both the 1910 and 1920 census that his main occupation was farming. He was ill with Rheumatism at age 25 on 23 June 1880 at Byrds Store Precinct, Brown County, Texas. C.C. Westerman was living in Cross Cut, Brown County, Texas in 1882. He wrote to his sister, Mary Elizabeth Jane Westerman who was married to A.J. "Nuff" Arvin and living Northwest, near Cottonwood in Callahan County (5-10 miles away). It has been retyped keeping the exact spelling, punctuation, and margins. It goes like this:

Cross Cut Texas
Sept 23th 1882
Mrs. M. J. Arvin
Sister as Mark Travis (Faris ?)
is going up I will write a note
to let you how we are Julia
is very sick though not so bad
as she has bin Lulla Coffman
has bin very sick but I think
she is better nearley every body
has bin sick down hear or
that is what have not gon
to Brownwood Cort is going
on every body nearly have gon
to Cort Tom Jones has bin
trying to die but is better
Coffmans Folks are living
in the house with Jones
I would like for you all to
Come down I think you
could get to be at a wedding
Pretty soon I would come
up but it is impossible
for me to leave home at
Present I have bin trying
to get off to Fort Worth
for several days but have
not made it yet will
go soon_
I guess you had heard
Coffman was going to Put
up a gin at Cross Plains
and will have a half intrest
in the Store there I will come
up as soon as I can you all
come down next week
hoping to hear from you
soon or see you in Person
I am yours Truly
C.C. Westerman
gen tranp agt
T & P R R

The Texas & Pacific Railroad was established on March 21, 1872 and began building westward. By June 1873 it was at Texarkana. On August 1873 it reached Dallas (a town of 3,000 people). It was another 3 years, June 1876, before making it to Fort Worth. On December 1880, the town of Baird (County seat of Callahan County) was reached. Apparently C.C. Westerman worked for the railroad. He must have obtained employment between 1880 and the time of this letter, Sept. 23, 1882.

      Children of CLIFFORD WESTERMAN and SARA PENTECOST are:

      i.    ALLIE6 WESTERMAN, b. August 1884, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas; d. August 1971, Cross Cut, Callahan County, Texas; m. DOLPHUS PRATER, December 25, 1904, Brown County, Texas.

      ii.      SAMUEL BIGGER WESTERMAN, b. February 04, 1886, Brown County, Texas; d. March 24, 1921, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas; m. NORA B. CROSS, 1909.

More About SAMUEL BIGGER WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Buried in Cross Plains Cemetery Lot B, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas
Fact 2: 1910, Farmer
Fact 3: 1910-1920, General Laborer

39.  iii.      LUTHER W. WESTERMAN, b. August 13, 1888, Texas; d. September 18, 1981, Brown County, Texas.

      iv.   MINNIE WESTERMAN, b. April 20, 1891, Texas; d. June 28, 1966, Big Springs, Howard County, Texas; m. A. C. HART, January 20, 1910, Cross Cut, Texas.

More About MINNIE WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Buried in buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Big Spring, Texas

      v.    OLLIE M. WESTERMAN, b. February 28, 1892, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas.

Notes for OLLIE M. WESTERMAN:

Some researchers say she married William Stone on 10 January 1909 in Brown Co., TX, however, she was on the 1910 and 1920 Census as a single woman living with her parents.  More research is needed to determine Ollie's status.

      vi.   SARAH ADDIE WESTERMAN, b. March 01, 1894, Texas; m. J. E. PIERCE, January 31, 1914.

      vii.      CLIFFORD DOKE WESTERMAN, b. July 07, 1896, Texas; d. August 04, 1984, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas; m. MEDIA ANN MONTGOMERY, February 01, 1920.

Notes for CLIFFORD DOKE WESTERMAN:

He was a farmer on his father's farm, later a farmer, on his own account between 1910-1920 at Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas.  He was a private in the US Army during WW1.  His SSN was 463-46-2788, issuing state is Texas.  Residence at time of death was reported as Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas.

More About CLIFFORD DOKE WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Buried in Cross Plains Cemetery, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas

      viii.  CLARA L. WESTERMAN, b. 1901, Texas; d. 1980; m. WILLIS J. BROWN.

      ix.   BENNIS DELURA WESTERMAN, b. September 02, 1903, Texas; d. October 10, 1996, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas; m. DEE BARR.

31.  SAMUEL HOUSTON5 WESTERMAN (JOHN WILSON4, CLIFFORD D.3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born January 13, 1860 in Arkansas, and died November 29, 1945 in Brownwood, Brown County, Texas.  He married NANCY ELLEN BYRD 1889.

More About SAMUEL HOUSTON WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: November 30, 1945, Buried in Cross Plains Cemetery, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas
Fact 2: Farmer

      Children of SAMUEL WESTERMAN and NANCY BYRD are:

      i.    LAULA MYRTLE6 WESTERMAN, b. March 04, 1890, Precinct 6, Callahan County, Texas.

      ii.    LULA WESTERMAN, b. 1892, Texas.

      iii.      AUBREY WESTERMAN, b. 1903, Texas.

32.  MARY ELIZABETH JANE5 WESTERMAN (JOHN WILSON4, CLIFFORD D.3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born January 25, 1862 in Lampasas County, Texas, and died November 30, 1907 in Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas.  She married ANDREW JACKSON ARVIN May 22, 1879 in Cross Cut, Brown County, Texas, son of WILLIAM ARVIN and SALLIE OLDHAM.

Notes for MARY ELIZABETH JANE WESTERMAN:

A.J. "Nuff" Arvin sends a love letter to Mary. It has been retyped here, keeping the exact spelling and punctuation. It goes like this:

Bell Plains Callahan
Texas
Byrds Store Brown Co
May the 12 1879
My darling Mary, J W
I will pen you a short note
to let You know what I want
to do if it will suit You
if you are willing to run a
way with me be fore You
start to Collin let me know
and I will make arrangements
and we will go this week.
My Dearest You must not
pay any attention to what
your Pa"") Says if you think
anything of me would like
to know it, Mary I Love You
and will do any thing for You
I can, Now you must
let me know what you
Will do, but if you say
I will wait for you till
You are grown You must write
to Your Lover if you go back
to Collian, Co then you can
put that ring on and think
of Nuff Arvin! This bears
me well and, Hope You are
the same, much love to
You, Yours Truly,
A.J. Arvin

(Opal Evans and Jamie Buckner visited Nell Gamble at her home in Clyde, Texas on Oct. 1, 1996. Nell opened one of her many boxes of Arvin memorabilia and pulled out a tiny white box. It looked like the kind that may have once held a handkerchief. It was about 6" x 8" and only about 1/4" deep. A piece of white twine was wrapped around the box and tied in a bow. Written on top of the box in pencil were the words, "Pa's Love Letter." Inside, carefully wrapped in waxed paper were two sheets of lined tablet paper. A. J. "Nuff" Arvin wrote a letter to his future bride, Mary Elizabeth Jane Westerman. Ten days after this letter was written they were married. Four months later they moved to Callahan County, about 5-10 miles away, and lived near Cottonwood the remainder of their lives). Twenty days before she Mary's death, she wrote the following letter to her sister, Julia Ann Frances Westerman - Helms. It has been retyped, keeping the exact spelling and punctuation. It goes like this:

Cottonwood, Texas
Oct.10, 1907
Mrs. Julia Helms
Hud Texas
Dear Sister & all:

Will answer your most kind and welcome letter which I received some-time ago. was glad to hear from you all sorrow to know that you wasn't well. This leaves us all well and hope it will find you all the same. We had a big rain last week but it fell slow and all went in-to the ground but did not put enough Stock-water to last long. every body was in a big cotton picking way when the rain come. First rain we had, had since the first week in July. The corn crop was short on account of dry weather. Coton does tolerably well. we have got out 6 bales and guess will get about 4 more. We get plenty of milk and butter but mighty few chickens on account of fleas, wharf Rats, catching and killing them. Nuff and Mage have been sowing wheat since the rain. We have about 20 acres of fine oats coming up and they are going to sow a great lot more. You said in your letter that Uncle Criss Debusk and Aunt Ann was up to see you in May. Uncle Criss died 3 weeks or a month ago. Don't know what Aunt Ann is doind now just heard he was dead. Robert & his family was down in the summer and spent a month with us- all. Vera married two weeks before they came down. Her man was name Hefferssan. (difficult to read, perhaps it is Herrerman??) He was 28 years old had black eyes, tall and bald headed what hair he had was black. Havn't saw any of our Brothers in a good while Sam and Ellen was talking of coming up this summer but their baby take the whooping cough and then they didn't come. You said you wanted Clyde and Laura to visit us this winter be sure and let them come hope you all can come down and to see us. It sure would be a pleasure to me for you all to come to see us. Julia have you named your baby yet ? asm glad to know Ethel got a good intelligent husband. Our fruit crop was short on account of so much dry weather. But what fruit we put up looks nice. we put up some cucumbers that looks nice. I had a nice garden as long as it lasted. I had English-Peas waist high. We irrigated the garden or we wouldn't had a single thing. Cattle is doing tolerable well in this part of the world. I don't think our rain is going to do the grass much good though so I guess the stock man will have to feed some any-way. Havn't been to see Lue in a coon's age, she has got another little girl but have not named it yet though. Havn't seen it yet but would like to the best in the world. Minnie has been under the weather for a while but is better now. She had Bronchitis of the throat she taken medicine from the Dr. three months and she kept getting worse all the time. She quit the Drs. medicine and went to taking Salt & Whisky and it has hope her a heap. We have too cool northersthis fall a norther is on hand now. And it is pretty cool. Wish you was here to eat dinner with me as we are going to have Kid (goat) for dinner. Don't wait as long as I did to write as we have been so busy. So write when you can and a long letter to Your Loving Sister

Mary Arvin

Mary's obituary reads: Mrs. M.J. Arvin, wife of A.J. (Nuff) Arvin, died at her home near Cottonwood last Saturday. We extend sincere sympathy to our old friend and his children in their hour of sorrow.

More About MARY ELIZABETH JANE WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Buried in Cottonwood Cemetery, Old Section

Notes for ANDREW JACKSON ARVIN:

1880 Census;

Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

 Andrew J. ARVIN   Self   M   Male   W   25   KY   Farming & Stock Raising   KY   KY 
 
Mary E. J. ARVIN   Wife   M   Female   W   18   TX   House Keeping   TN   TN 
 
Major ARVIN   Son   S   Male   W   1M   TX   At Home   KY   TX 
 
Jos. A. ATWOOD   Other   S   Male   W   22   MO   Stock Herder   ---   --- 

Source Information:

Census Place Precinct 3, Callahan, Texas
Family History Library Film   1255294
NA Film Number   T9-1294
Page Number   355C

      Children of MARY WESTERMAN and ANDREW ARVIN are:

      i.    MAJOR ANDREW6 ARVIN, b. May 27, 1880, Callahan County, Texas; d. September 26, 1976, Rising Star, Texas; m. BEULAH CAIN, November 17, 1924, Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas.

More About MAJOR ANDREW ARVIN:

Fact 1: Buried in Cottonwood Cemetery, New Section

      ii.    LULA OLIVE ARVIN, b. December 30, 1881, Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas; d. August 30, 1974, Clyde, Callahan County, Texas; m. WILLIAM EDWARD RICHARDSON, July 21, 1901, Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas.

More About LULA OLIVE ARVIN:

Fact 1: September 02, 1974, Buried in Cottonwood Cemetery, New Section

      iii.      CHRISTOPHER HENRY ARVIN, b. April 26, 1883, Callahan County, Texas; d. October 12, 1894, Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas.

More About CHRISTOPHER HENRY ARVIN:

Fact 1: Buried in Cottonwood Cemetery, Old Section

      iv.   NANCY ANN ARVIN, b. October 13, 1884, Callahan County, Texas; d. October 31, 1894, Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas.

Notes for NANCY ANN ARVIN:

Sue Ellen Flynn and Faye Broughton were Kentucky Relatives of Nancy.

More About NANCY ANN ARVIN:

Fact 1: Buried in Cottonwood Cemetery, Old Section

      v.    JULIA VIRGINIA ARVIN, b. May 27, 1886, Callahan County, Texas; d. October 22, 1894, Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas.

More About JULIA VIRGINIA ARVIN:

Fact 1: Aft. October 22, 1894, Buried in Cottonwood Cemetery, Old Section

      vi.   MINNIE OLDHAM ARVIN, b. January 23, 1888, Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas; d. June 16, 1975, Wellington, Texas; m. CHARLES OLIVER NESSMITH, July 10, 1904, Callahan County, Texas.

More About MINNIE OLDHAM ARVIN:

Fact 1: June 19, 1975, Buried Lubbock City Cemetery, Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas

      vii.  EFFIE BROWN ARVIN, b. December 23, 1889, Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas; d. May 24, 1969, Belle Plain, Callahan County, Texas; m. NAPOLEON BONAPARTE HOLLOWAY, December 24, 1913.

Notes for EFFIE BROWN ARVIN:

Educated at Turkey Creek School, Callahan County, Texas.

More About EFFIE BROWN ARVIN:

Fact 1: May 10, 1963, Lived at Rowden Texas

      viii.  MARY ELIZABETH ARVIN, b. December 03, 1891, Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas; d. August 29, 1953, Callahan County, Texas.

Notes for MARY ELIZABETH ARVIN:

Never married.  She was 16 years old when her mother died and she helped her pa to take care of her seven younger siblings.  She remained in the same house from birth until death.  It was Sis that took care of her pa until his death. 

      ix.   ZONA BLANCHE ARVIN, b. August 12, 1893, Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas; d. March 25, 1976, Abilene, Texas; m. JOSEPH HENRY WARD HIGGINS, November 19, 1952, Hamilton, Hamilton County, Texas.

Notes for ZONA BLANCHE ARVIN:

Mos lived with Sis and A. J. for awhile before marrying in 1952.

More About ZONA BLANCHE ARVIN:

Fact 1: Buried in Cottonwood Cemetery, New Section

      x.      RUSSELL FRAZER ARVIN, b. February 19, 1895, Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas; d. May 15, 1970, Tucson, Arizona; m. MABEL E. VARNER, 1921.

More About RUSSELL FRAZER ARVIN:

Fact 1: Buried in Ross Cemetery, New Section, Baird, Callahan County, Texas
Fact 2: 1910, Farmer on his fathers farm
Fact 3: 1920, Farmer on his own
Fact 4: May 10, 1963, Baird, Texas

      xi.   DELIA AGNES ARVIN, b. December 02, 1896, Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas; d. June 06, 1980, Baird, Callahan County, Texas; m. WILLIAM CRATEN YOUNG.

More About DELIA AGNES ARVIN:

Fact 1: Buried in Cottonwood Cemetery, Old Section

      xii.  HOMER JACKSON ARVIN, b. December 29, 1898, Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas; d. April 25, 1936, Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas.

More About HOMER JACKSON ARVIN:

Fact 1: April 26, 1936, Buried in Cottonwood Cemetery, Old Section
Fact 2: Died at the home of A.J. Arvin

      xiii. AMIE JEWEL ARVIN, b. October 28, 1900, Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas; d. September 30, 1978, Roscoe, Nolanco County, Texas; m. HOMER BENNETT, October 24, 1920.

More About AMIE JEWEL ARVIN:

Fact 1: Aft. September 30, 1978, Buried at Roscoe, Nolanco County, Texas

      xiv.      GENEVA LOIS ARVIN, b. June 23, 1903, Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas; d. April 21, 1975, Baird, Callahan County, Texas; m. WILLIAM BRYANT HIGGINS, January 17, 1923, Putnam, Texas.

More About GENEVA LOIS ARVIN:

Fact 1: April 23, 1975, Buried at Admiral Cemetery, Admiral, Callahan County, Texas

      xv.      FERRELL COATS ARVIN, b. March 03, 1905, Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas; d. May 10, 1963, Odessa, Texas.

Notes for FERRELL COATS ARVIN:

He was a rotary driller in the oil fields at Odessa, Texas.

More About FERRELL COATS ARVIN:

Fact 1: Aft. May 10, 1963, Buried in Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas
Fact 2: October 07, 1945, Honorably discharged from military service
Fact 3: October 07, 1945, 138th Engineers
Fact 4: E.A.M.E. Medal with four bronze stars and one bronze arrowhead
Fact 5: Distinguished Unit Badges and other citations

33.  JULIA ANN FRANCIS5 WESTERMAN (JOHN WILSON4, CLIFFORD D.3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born December 17, 1869 in Texas, and died March 09, 1955 in El Paso, Hudspeth County, Texas.  She married JOHN ELIAS HELMS March 11, 1886 in Cisco, Texas, son of JAMES HELMS and SUSAN DEBUSK.

Notes for JULIA ANN FRANCIS WESTERMAN:

 She lived on 10 October 1907 in Hud, TX. She died on 9 March 1955 in El Paso, Hudspeth Co., TX, at age 85. She was buried after 9 March 1955 in Sierra Alto Ranch Cemetery, Hudspeth Co., TX.

      Children of JULIA WESTERMAN and JOHN HELMS are:

      i.    DONA ETHEL6 HELMS, b. February 02, 1888, Eddy County, New Mexico; d. September 30, 1990, Menlo Park, California; m. ALBERT ROSS BOGART, October 07, 1905.

      ii.    IDALIA CLYDE HELMS, b. September 04, 1889, Eddy County, New Mexico; d. April 30, 1965, El Paso, Hudspeth County, Texas; m. JESSE REED MURPHREE, August 09, 1908.

      iii.   ANNIE LAURIE HELMS, b. March 09, 1892, Eddy County, New Mexico; d. 1949, Texas; m. JOSEPH DUVAL BUNTON, June 12, 1918.

More About ANNIE LAURIE HELMS:

Fact 1: Buried in 1949 in Restlawn Memorial Park, El Paso, TX

      iv.   JOHN CAMPBELL HELMS, b. June 30, 1894, Callahan County, Texas; d. December 06, 1975, San Francisco, California; m. (1) JOSHENE HARRIS; m. (2) GLADYS WEBSTER.

      v.      THOMAS WILLIAM HELMS, b. June 12, 1896, Weld, New Mexico; d. January 1973, El Paso, Hudspeth County, Texas; m. (1) INEZ STAMPER; m. (2) PEGGY WARE; m. (3) MILDRED KELLY.

      vi.   NELLIE FRANCES HELMS, b. May 12, 1898, Orange, New Mexico; d. February 16, 1999, El Paso, Hudspeth County, Texas; m. ELBERT LEE WILLIAMS, January 12, 1918.

More About NELLIE FRANCES HELMS:

Fact 1: Buried after 16 February 1999 in El Paso, Texas

      vii.  JAMES OLIVER 'TOBE' HELMS, b. July 09, 1901, Coleman County, Texas; d. April 21, 1981; m. (1) LETHA DUNN; m. (2) AMY GEYE, December 24, 1933, Gatesville, Texas.

      viii.  ALTON PARKER HELMS, b. April 04, 1903, Scurry County, Texas; d. June 21, 1967, El Paso, Hudspeth County, Texas.

      ix.   ROSS HELMS, b. May 24, 1907, Scurry County, Texas; d. August 22, 1958, El Paso, Hudspeth County, Texas; m. (1) ALMA NORTON; m. (2) VERBIE OWEN; m. (3) MARIE FULTON.

      x.   BILLIE HELMS, b. July 16, 1915, El Paso, Hudspeth County, Texas; d. October 20, 1987, El Paso, Hudspeth County, Texas.

More About BILLIE HELMS:

Fact 1: October 27, 1987, Buried in Helms Cemetery, Sierra Alto Ranch, Hudspeth County, Texas

34.  JOHN E.5 DAVIS (LYDIA L.4 WESTERMAN, CLIFFORD D.3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born 1854 in Arkansas.  He married MARY A. UNKNOWN.

      Child of JOHN DAVIS and MARY UNKNOWN is:

      i.    EMMA E.6 DAVIS, b. 1880.

35.  FRANKLIN GEROME5 WESTERMAN (MOSES FUGATE4, CLIFFORD D.3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born August 11, 1873 in Pike County, Arkansas, and died October 11, 1947 in Wilbarger County, Texas.  He married EMMA ARMOGE ODOM April 15, 1894 in Eastland County, Texas, daughter of JOHN ODOM and ELIZABETH MOREHEAD.

      Children of FRANKLIN WESTERMAN and EMMA ODOM are:

      i.      HARVEY LUTHER6 WESTERMAN, b. April 17, 1895, Rising Star, Easland County, Texas; d. April 04, 1971, Vernon, Wilbarger County, Texas; m. BERTHA CATO, November 24, 1917, Lockett, Texas.

40.  ii.    LILLIE MYRTLE WESTERMAN, b. March 15, 1897, Rising Star, Easland County, Texas; d. September 27, 1936, Wichita Falls, Texas.

41.  iii.   ETHEL WESTERMAN, b. May 24, 1899, Rising Star, Easland County, Texas; d. November 15, 1962, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

      iv.      LEONARD WESLEY WESTERMAN, b. March 27, 1903, Rising Star, Easland County, Texas; d. June 12, 1952; m. (1) DORA BILL HARDIN; m. (2) CLAUDIA M. GORE.

      v.    KARL MADISON WESTERMAN, b. January 27, 1917, Rising Star, Easland County, Texas.

Generation No. 6

36.  ALBERT HUEY6 LAWS (DAVID ALLEN5, SIOTHA4 WESTERMAN, CHARLES WESLEY3, JOHN2, CHARLES1).  He married LURA FAYE CAMERON December 01, 1933.

      Children of ALBERT LAWS and LURA CAMERON are:

      i.    BETTY LOU7 LAWS, b. January 14, 1936; m. UNKNOWN SMITH.

      ii.      ROBERT HUEY LAWS, b. May 14, 1939; d. January 09, 2001, Middletown, Ohio.

37.  CORA LORENA6 WESTERMAN (ZACHARY TAYLOR5, JOHN WILSON4, CLIFFORD D.3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born July 04, 1891.  She married GEORGE A. MOORE 1910.

Notes for CORA LORENA WESTERMAN:

SSN is 429-58-1213 issued in Arkansas.  Residence at time of death is Mount Pleasant, Franklin County, Texas

      Children of CORA WESTERMAN and GEORGE MOORE are:

      i.      RUBYDELL7 MOORE, b. Unknown.

      ii.    OLLIE MOORE, b. Unknown.

      iii.   ? MOORE, b. Unknown.

38.  JESSE L.6 WESTERMAN (GEORGE WASHINGTON5, JOHN WILSON4, CLIFFORD D.3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born December 1871.  He married DELANEY A ? 1893.

      Child of JESSE WESTERMAN and DELANEY ? is:

      i.      GEORGE O.7 WESTERMAN, b. October 29, 1894; d. April 11, 1958, Collin County, Texas.

39.  LUTHER W.6 WESTERMAN (CLIFFORD CLAY5, JOHN WILSON4, CLIFFORD D.3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born August 13, 1888 in Texas, and died September 18, 1981 in Brown County, Texas.  He married ETHEL FRANCES SWAN April 19, 1908 in Baird, Callahan County, Texas, daughter of J. B. SWAN.

Notes for LUTHER W. WESTERMAN:

Ethel's brother, Herbert Swan, lived with the family during this time period.  Herbert was 25, single, and worked as a salesman at a hardware store. Luther's SSN is 458-01-1861, issuing state Texas.  His residence was listed as Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas.  Benefit went to Cross Plains.

Luther W Westerman was called Luke by family and friends. He was born on 13 August 1888 in TX. He married Ethel Frances Swan, daughter of James B. Swan and Elizabeth Angel, on 19 April 1908 in Baird, Callahan Co., TX.  In 1920 they lived on 12th Street, Cross Plains, Callahan Co., TX, Ethel's brother, Herbert Swan, lived with the family during this time period. (Herbert was 25, single and worked as a salesman at a hardware store.). Luke died on 18 September 1981 in TX, Brown Co, at age 93. He was buried in Cross Plains City Cemetery, Cross Plains, Callahan Co., TX.  At the time of death his residence was reported as Cross Plains.

More About LUTHER W. WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Buried in Cross Plains Cemetery, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas

      Children of LUTHER WESTERMAN and ETHEL SWAN are:

      i.      JUAKANA7 WESTERMAN, b. July 21, 1914, Callahan County, Texas; d. December 16, 2000, Brownwood, Brown County, Texas; m. JACK SCOTT.

Notes for JUAKANA WESTERMAN:

The following excerpt was taken from an article on the Jack Scott Family.  "Mrs. Scott is a descendant of the C. C. Westerman family which came to Northern Brown County more than 100 years ago, where he was a frontier merchant and postmaster before moving to Cross Plains in the 1890's.  Mrs. Scott, who has the unusual given name of Juakana and is know to friends as 'Kanie' has been active in women's affairs in her community and for a time worked with her husband at the newspaper."

CROSS PLAINS - Juakana Scott, affectionately known by her family and friends as Kanie, died December 16 in the Brownwood Regional Hospital with members of the family at her side. She had waged a courageous one-year battle with cancer but passed from this world peacefully. Services will be held in Cross Plains at the First Baptist Church Monday, December 18 at 2 P.M. The family will receive friends and relatives on December 17 from 5-7 P.M. at the Higginbotham Funeral Home in Cross Plains.

Juakana Westerman Scott was born July 21, 1914, the first child of Ethel and Luke Westerman of Cross Plains. She married Jack Scott on June 22, 1933 and lived in Cross Plains all her life.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Jack Scott, who owned and published the Cross Plains Review as well as various other weekly newspapers in the area for decades. He also served as Mayor of Cross Plains on four separate occasions. Juakana and Jack Scott had one child. Their daughter Mary Scott Nabers and her son-in-law Lynn Nabers reside in Austin.

Kanie had one sibling. Her sister and brother-in-law, Bobbie and O.B. Edmondson live in Cross Plains. She is survived by two grandsons, Scott Nabers and his family of Houston and Tim Nabers and his family of Austin. Her great-grandchildren include Lauren Scott, Kailey Ann, and Jack Harrison, Children of Donna and Scott Nabers of Houston and Rachel Elizabeth, daughter of Karen and Tim Nabers of Austin. She has two nephews, Ed Edmondson of Austin and R. B. McGowen of Sherman.

An extended family of cousins, great nieces and nephews and close friends too extensive to list.

Kanie Scott will be remembered by her family for numerous accomplishments, not the least of which will be her cooking skills, love of flowers, and her artistic abilities. However, the community she loved so much will most likely remember her for her volunteer efforts and service, her love for others and her work in the First Baptist Church of Cross Plains where she served for many years as secretary of the consolidated Sunday School departments. She was active in many civic undertakings, her Sunday School department and in numerous organizations.

Pallbearers for the services will include the following: Don Clark, W.J. McCoy, Roy Stambaugh, Dale Bishop, J.D. Moore, L.E. Allen, James Alexander and John Baum. Honorary pallbearers include David McGowen, Rodney McCartny, Jerry Loper, Jimilee Payne, Jack Watson, Charlie Grider and Richard Grider. Services will be conducted by the Rev. Jimmie Mize and Dr. Richard Chaffin.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, remembrances be made to the Juakana Scott Memorial Fund at the First Baptist Church in Cross Plains, P.O. Box 130, Cross Plains, TX 76443, or a charity of choice. Higginbotham Funeral Home Cross Plains, Texas.

More About JUAKANA WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Died in Brownwood Regional Hospital, Brownwood, Brown County, Texas

      ii.      BOBBIE LEE WESTERMAN, b. December 21, 1917, Callahan County, Texas; d. January 19, 2002, Austin, Texas; m. O. B. EDMONSON, July 21, 1940.

Notes for BOBBIE LEE WESTERMAN:

Two Obituraries were published for Bobbie:
Reed, Roy Stambaugh (from Cross Plains Review)
Services Held for Bobbie Edmondson
Tuesday, January 22

Mrs. Bobbie Edmondson, 84, of Cross Plains, passed away Saturday, January 19,2002 in the Seton Medical Center in Austin.  Services were held at 1:30 p.m.  Tuesday, January 22, 2002, at the First Baptist Church with Jimmie Mize officiating. Burial was in the Cross Plains Cemetery with Higginbotham Funeral Home of Cross Plains in charge of arrangements.

Bobbie Lee Westerman

Edmondson was born October 21, 1917 in Cross Plains, Texas to Luke and Ethel Westerman. She lived her entire life in and near the Cross Plains community. Her husband of 62 years, O.B. Edmondson, was a longtime agriculture teacher at Cross Plains High School and former mayor of Cross Plains. She was a member of the First Baptist Church where she was active in The Ruth Class.  She had also taught Sunday School classes at her church.  Bobbie enjoyed people and often provided care and comfort to those in need. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.  She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Juakana Scott, in December 2000.  She is survived by her husband, O.B. Edmondson; a son, Eddy Don Edmondson and wife, Gayle Pickering of Austin; two grand-children, Corbin Edmondson of Austin and Colie Hudson of Drip-ping Springs; and her great-grand-daughter, Lily Hudson, also of Dripping Springs.  Pallbearers were Cecil Barton, Dale Bishop, Rolan Jones, W .G. McCoy, Joe McWilliams, Rusty and LeoThompson. Honorary pallbearers were Rex Beggs, Charles Chesshir, Don Clark, Bob Golson, Dick Grider, Charlie Grider, Albert Lovell, Jack Scott, Fred Tatom and Glenn Winfrey.

Mrs. Bobbie Edmondson (from Abilene Reporter)

CROSS PLAINS -Mrs. Bobbie Edmondson, 84, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002 In the Seton Medical Center in Austin. Services will be 1:30 p.m. today in the First Baptist Church with Jimmie Mize officiating. Burial will be in Cross Plains Cemetery, directed by Higginbotham Funeral Home. Bobbie Lee Westerman Edmondson was born Oct. 21,1917 in Cross Plains to the late Luke and Ethel Westerman. She lived in and near the Cross Plains community her entire life. She was a member of the First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her sister, Juakana Scott, In December, 2000.  She is survived by her husband, O.B. Edmondson; a son, Eddy Don Edmondson of Austin; two grandchildren; and a great- grandchild.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 130, Cross Plains, TX 76443 or the Cross Plains Library , P .0. Box 333, Cross Plains, TX 76443, or a charity of choice.

More About BOBBIE LEE WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Died in Seton Medical Center, Austin, Texas

      iii.   INFANT WESTERMAN, b. 1913.

40.  LILLIE MYRTLE6 WESTERMAN (FRANKLIN GEROME5, MOSES FUGATE4, CLIFFORD D.3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born March 15, 1897 in Rising Star, Easland County, Texas, and died September 27, 1936 in Wichita Falls, Texas.  She married JULIUS HOWARD HAMMONS November 26, 1916 in Vernon, Wilbarger County, Texas.

More About LILLIE MYRTLE WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Buried at Eastview Memorial Park, Block 12, Lot 66,  Vernon, Wilbarger Co, Texas
Cause of Death: Acute Pylonephitis

More About JULIUS HOWARD HAMMONS:

Fact 1: Buried at Eastview Memorial Park, Block 12, Lot 66,  Vernon, Wilbarger Co, Texas
Cause of Death: Pulmonary Edema

      Children of LILLIE WESTERMAN and JULIUS HAMMONS are:

      i.    EILEEN DORIS7 HAMMONS, b. November 09, 1919, Vernon, Wilbarger County, Texas; d. June 27, 1969, Portales, Roosevelt County, New Mexico; m. FRED LEE DAVIS, December 07, 1941, Clovis, Curry County, New Mexico.

      ii.      HOWARD JULIUS HAMMONS, b. May 05, 1924.

41.  ETHEL6 WESTERMAN (FRANKLIN GEROME5, MOSES FUGATE4, CLIFFORD D.3, JOHN2, CHARLES1) was born May 24, 1899 in Rising Star, Easland County, Texas, and died November 15, 1962 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  She married CLEM ESTES in Oklaunion, Wilbarger County, Texas.

More About ETHEL WESTERMAN:

Fact 1: Buried at Eastview Memorial Park, Block 15, Lot 68,  Vernon, Wilbarger Co, Texas

      Child of ETHEL WESTERMAN and CLEM ESTES is:

      i.      MOZELLE7 ESTES, b. October 03, 1927; d. October 04, 1945, Oklaunion, Wilbarger County, Texas.

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