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Lela May Willbern

Lela May Willbern

Female 1881 -

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Lela May Willbern was born on 8 May 1881 in Goliad, Texas (daughter of Alfred Reagan Willbern and Alice Virginia Stewart).

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Alfred Reagan Willbern was born on 1 Dec 1845 in Benton, Arkansas (son of William Washington Willbern and Phebe Harruf); died on 26 Jan 1936 in Karnes, Texas.

    Notes:

    Name: A. R. Wilburn Gender: Male Marriage Date: 13 Apr 1871 Marriage Place: Goliad, Texas, USA Spouse: Allice V. Stewart Spouse Gender: Female Source: Texas Marriages, 1851-1900

    Alfred married Alice Virginia Stewart on 13 Apr 1871 in Goliad, Texas. Alice (daughter of Joseph Lafayette Stewart and Elizabeth A. Madden) was born on 29 Apr 1854 in DeWitt, Texas; died on 26 May 1918 in Texas. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Alice Virginia Stewart was born on 29 Apr 1854 in DeWitt, Texas (daughter of Joseph Lafayette Stewart and Elizabeth A. Madden); died on 26 May 1918 in Texas.

    Notes:

    Name: A. R. Wilburn Gender: Male Marriage Date: 13 Apr 1871 Marriage Place: Goliad, Texas, USA Spouse: Allice V. Stewart Spouse Gender: Female Source: Texas Marriages, 1851-1900

    Children:
    1. Phoebe Elizabeth Willbern was born on 7 Jan 1872 in Texas; died on 25 Oct 1920 in Karnes, Texas.
    2. Della Ardelia Willbern was born on 13 Sep 1873 in Goliad, Texas; died on 6 Apr 1957 in Karnes, Texas.
    3. Joel Ferdinand Willbern was born on 9 Jun 1875 in Karnes, Texas; died on 5 Apr 1961 in Texas.
    4. Thomas Howard Willbern was born on 13 Jan 1877 in Goliad, Texas.
    5. Effie Willbern was born on 10 Jan 1879 in Goliad, Texas; died on 28 Nov 1965 in Karnes, Texas.
    6. 1. Lela May Willbern was born on 8 May 1881 in Goliad, Texas.
    7. John Reagan Willbern was born on 1 Aug 1884 in Texas; died on 10 Feb 1945 in Bee, Texas.
    8. Neppie Ophelia Willbern was born on 18 Jun 1886 in Karnes, Texas; died on 31 Dec 1973 in Alabama.
    9. Ila Willbern was born on 29 Oct 1888 in Texas; died on 15 Dec 1939 in Karnes, Texas.
    10. Arthur Dennis Willbern was born on 19 Feb 1890 in Karnes, Texas; died on 18 Sep 1966 in Karnes, Texas.
    11. Nina Lillian Willbern was born on 1 Jun 1892 in Goliad, Texas.
    12. Leona Urlie Willbern was born on 10 Aug 1894 in Karnes, Texas.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  William Washington Willbern was born in 1800 in Georgia; died in 1855 in Texas.

    Notes:

    William Washington Willbern Birth: 1800 Lincoln County Georgia, USA Death: 1855 Texas, USA Married #1: Jane Graham abt 1825, she died 1831 one child: Ferdinand Columbus Willbern -- Married #2: Phoebe Harruf/Harruff 15 Jan 1834 New Port, Vermillion Co, IN Children: Isabel, John, Mitt Elizabeth, Mary Ann, Alfred Reagan, Lucinda Jane, Nancy Adeline. -- DIED 1853-1860 NO MARKER HAS BEEN FOUND, BURIED IN CHEROKEE OR DEWITT COUNTY, TX -- 1819 Served under Andrew Jackson during his punitive expedition against the Seminole Indians in Florida. During this campaign, Jackson violated thespecific instruction of his government and captured several Spanish forts, helping to drive the Spanish out of Florida. The acquisition of Florida: Spain signed Adams-Onis treaty ceding Florida to U S 22 Feb 1819 for $5 million credit on its debt to this nation. --- 1827 Sep living in McNairy Co TN --- 1835 Moved to Georgetown, Vermillion Co IL (Borders IN) --- 1836 Moved to Newport, Vermillion Co IN (Borders IL) --- 1837 Moved to Benton Co AR. The County had just been organized (1836). He bought the first horse sold in Bentonville --- 1846 Moved to Texas. Spent first winter in Lamar Co TX on the Red River. --- 1847 Moved to Cherokee Co TX in spring; settled where Jacksonville now stands. --- Dt of death: Nancy Adeline Willbern was born 19 Feb 1854 and on the 1860 U.S. Census Dewitt Co TX pg 477, Phoebe is listed as a widow, so William Washington died between 1853 and 1860. Family links: Spouses: Phebe Harruf Willbern (1815 - 1882) Jane Graham Willbern (1806 - 1831)* Children: Ferdinand Columbus Willbern (1827 - 1903)* Isabella Willbern Tilley (1836 - 1917)* Mitt Elizabeth Willbern Gilliland (1838 - 1917)* Mary Ann Willbern Blair (1843 - 1930)* Alfred Reagan Willbern (1845 - 1936)* Lucinda Jane Willbern Ratliff (1848 - 1920)* Nancy Adeline Willbern Smith (1854 - 1932)* *Calculated relationship Burial: Unknown Created by: Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke Record added: Jul 09, 2010 Find A Grave Memorial# 54702355

    William married Phebe Harruf on 16 Jan 1834 in Indiana. Phebe was born on 18 Mar 1815 in Ohio; died on 24 Dec 1882 in Texas. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Phebe Harruf was born on 18 Mar 1815 in Ohio; died on 24 Dec 1882 in Texas.

    Notes:

    Phebe Harruf Willbern Birth: Mar. 18, 1815 Fairfield County Ohio, USA Death: Dec. 24, 1882 Oxford Llano County Texas, USA 2nd wife of William W. Willbern Family links: Spouse: William Washington Willbern (1800 - 1855)* Children: Isabella Willbern Tilley (1836 - 1917)* Mitt Elizabeth Willbern Gilliland (1838 - 1917)* Mary Ann Willbern Blair (1843 - 1930)* Alfred Reagan Willbern (1845 - 1936)* Lucinda Jane Willbern Ratliff (1848 - 1920)* Nancy Adeline Willbern Smith (1854 - 1932)* *Calculated relationship Burial: Oxford Cemetery Llano County Texas, USA Created by: LoRetta Hughes Record added: Jul 15, 2008 Find A Grave Memorial# 28309125

    Children:
    1. Isabella Willbern was born in Jun 1836 in Indiana.
    2. John W. Willbern was born in 1837 in Indiana.
    3. Elizabeth Willbern was born on 12 Feb 1838 in Benton, Arkansas.
    4. Mary Ann Willbern was born on 2 Nov 1843 in Benton, Arkansas.
    5. 2. Alfred Reagan Willbern was born on 1 Dec 1845 in Benton, Arkansas; died on 26 Jan 1936 in Karnes, Texas.
    6. Lucinda Jane Willbern was born on 29 Dec 1848 in Texas.
    7. Nancy Adeline Willbern was born on 19 Feb 1854 in Texas.

  3. 6.  Joseph Lafayette Stewart was born on 5 Apr 1814 in Jackson, Alabama (son of William Monroe Stewart, KEEP and Celia Hays); died on 3 Aug 1875 in Texas.

    Notes:

    Family Data Collection - Births Name Joseph L Stewart Father William Stewart Mother Celia Hays Birth Date 5 April 1814 City Jackson State AL Country USA

    Joseph Steward Tombstone; Pipe Creek, Bandera, Texas, USA Died in Pipe Creek while visiting daughter. Buried at Pipe Creek Cemetary, Bandera County Texas. Was a resident of nearby San Antonio. Nancy Hickman originally shared this on 12 Jun 2008

    Joseph Lafayette Stewart Birth: Apr. 5, 1814 Jackson County Alabama, USA Death: Aug. 3, 1875 Bandera Bandera County Texas, USA Son of Rev. William Monroe & Celia (Hays/Hayes) Stewart married #1 abt 1836, Margaret Harriett Hastings. Children: 1. Harriett Newel b. 1838 2. Elizabeth b. 1841 3. David Lafayette b. 1843 4. Lucinda b. 1846 5. Minerva Margaret "Mattie" b. 1848 6. James Valentine b. 1850 7. Eliza Louise b. 1852 -- #2 married,19 Jul 1853, Anderson Co,TX, Elizabeth "Betsey" Madden. Children: 1. Alice Virginia b. 1854 2. Lee Louanza "Lou" b. 1856 3. Sarah Frances "Fannie" b. 1858 4. Thomas Bonner b. 1859 5. Elizabeth b. 1862 6. Cornelia b. 1866 7. Ada Byron b. 1867 8. William Hill b. 1872 -- Cause of death: Fam tradition of his death (three versions which conflict) (1) He was taking a sick child [Fanny] to the doctor and died of a heart attack after returning to Pipe Creek, Bandera Co,TX. He is bur at Pipe Creek. (2) He died on a cattle drive to Kansas and is buried in the San Antonio area [since we found his marker, we know this isn't true]. BCB (3) Joseph was taking dau Sarah Frances "Fannie" to Doctor in Austin, TX - she had a growth on her eye- after arriving he came down with pneumonia and died. Family links: Parents: William Monroe Stewart (1786 - 1856) Celia Hays/Hayes Stewart (1785 - 1841) Spouses: Margaret Harriett Hastings Stewart (1819 - 1852)* Elizabeth A Madden Stewart (1826 - 1905)* Children: Harriet Newell Stewart Newcomer (1838 - 1922)* David Lafayette Stewart (1843 - 1912)* Minerva Margaret Stewart Lyons (1848 - ____)* James Valentine Stewart (1850 - 1930)* Eliza Louise Stewart Gibson (1852 - 1902)* Alice Virginia Stewart Willbern (1854 - 1918)* Lee Louanza Stewart Lyons (1856 - 1894)* Sarah Frances Stewart (1858 - 1875)* Thomas Bonner Stewart (1859 - 1901)* Elizabeth Stewart Yates (1862 - 1898)* Cornelia Stewart Lyons (1866 - 1940)* Ada Byron Stewart Maulding (1867 - 1950)* William Hill Stewart (1872 - 1920)* Siblings: Margaret Stewart Dotson (1806 - 1870)* Joseph Lafayette Stewart (1814 - 1875) Frances Stewart Bunyard (1817 - 1898)* William Monroe Stewart (1823 - 1899)** James Milo Stewart (1827 - 1906)* Isaiah Stewart (1844 - 1921)** Leathy Adeline Willhite (1846 - 1935)** Lucy Ann Stewart Carter (1852 - 1930)** Harriett Harp (1854 - 1939)** Milo Stewart (1856 - 1943)** Mary E. Stewart Gray (1861 - 1932)** *Calculated relationship **Half-sibling Burial: Pipe Creek Cemetery Pipe Creek Bandera County Texas, USA Maintained by: Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke Originally Created by: Ann Tomerlin Record added: Sep 17, 2000 Find A Grave Memorial# 5060003

    Joseph married Elizabeth A. Madden on 15 Jul 1853 in Texas. Elizabeth was born on 24 Sep 1826 in Louisiana; died on 19 Sep 1905 in Texas. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Elizabeth A. Madden was born on 24 Sep 1826 in Louisiana; died on 19 Sep 1905 in Texas.
    Children:
    1. Eliza Louise Stewart was born on 9 Jun 1852; died on 23 May 1902.
    2. 3. Alice Virginia Stewart was born on 29 Apr 1854 in DeWitt, Texas; died on 26 May 1918 in Texas.
    3. Lee Louanza Stewart was born on 11 Jan 1856 in Texas.
    4. Sarah Frances Stewart was born on 31 Dec 1857 in Texas.
    5. Thomas Bonar Stewart was born on 14 Aug 1859 in Texas.
    6. Elizabeth Stewart was born on 9 Jun 1862 in Texas; died on 24 Jun 1898 in Texas.
    7. Cornelia Stewart was born on 18 Feb 1866 in Texas.
    8. Ada Byron Stewart was born about 1868 in Texas.
    9. William Hill Stewart was born in Aug 1872 in Texas.


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  William Monroe Stewart, KEEP was born about 1786 in North Carolina; died in 1856 in Anderson, Texas.

    Notes:

    Rev William Monroe Stewart, Sr Birth: 1786 North Carolina, USA Death: 1856 Anderson County Texas, USA William was born at North Carolina, circa 1781. He married Celia Hayes circa 1806. He was Minister of the Gospel on 15 April 1841 at McMinn County, Tennessee. William Stewart married two couples in McMinn County, Tennessee on 15 April 1841.1 He married Martha Jane Wilhite in 1841 at Tennessee. William registered to pay taxes at Anderson County, Texas, between 1849 and 1855.2 He was a Postmaster in 1850 at Sand Springs, Anderson County, Texas. William was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Anderson County, Texas.3 William died in 1856 at Anderson County, Texas.4 William died intestate and James requested to be appointed administrator at Palestine, Anderson County, Texas, on 14 January 1857. Known children from 1st marriage: 1. Margaret "Peggy" b. ca 1807 2. Elizabeth b. ca 1809 3. Joseph Lafayette b. 5 Apr 1814 4. Frances "Frankie" b. 27 May 1817 5. John b. 1 Jan/Feb 1819 6. William Monroe Jr. 27 May 1823 7. James Milo b. 26 Jun 1827 8. Catherine b. ca 1828 9. Martha b. ca 1830 Known children from 2nd marriage: 1. Isaiah "Bud" b. 12 Nov 1844 2. Leathy Adeline b. 1846 3. Caleb b. 1884 4. Ann b. 9 Sep 1852 5. Harriet b. 1854 6. Milo b. 12 Dec 1856 7. Mary b. 16 Jan 1860 Family links: Spouses: Celia Hays/Hayes Stewart (1785 - 1841) Martha Jane Wilhite Stewart McReynolds (1824 - 1905)* Children: Margaret Stewart Dotson (1806 - 1870)* Joseph Lafayette Stewart (1814 - 1875)* Frances Stewart Bunyard (1817 - 1898)* William Monroe Stewart (1823 - 1899)* James Milo Stewart (1827 - 1906)* Isaiah Stewart (1844 - 1921)* Leathy Adeline Willhite (1846 - 1935)* Lucy Ann Stewart Carter (1852 - 1930)* Harriett Harp (1854 - 1939)* Milo Stewart (1856 - 1943)* Mary E. Stewart Gray (1861 - 1932)* *Calculated relationship Burial: Unknown Created by: Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke Record added: Dec 13, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 102120261

    William married Celia Hays. Celia was born in 1785; died in 1841. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 13.  Celia Hays was born in 1785; died in 1841.

    Notes:

    Celia Hays/Hayes Stewart Birth: 1785 Death: 1841 Marriage abt 1805/1806 Rev. William Monroe Stewart. "The Heritage of Bradley Co TN 1836-1998" c. 1998 - The Philippi Baptist Church convenant of 15 Jun 1841 recorded ten charter members: A.P.H. Jordan, Malissa Jordan [parents of Melissa Diathea Jordan who married Wm Monroe Stewart Jr], Sara Jordan, Jane Jones, Daniel Ramsey, John Ramsey, Martha Ramsey, Stacy A Ramsey, T.L.R. Ramsey, CELIO [CELIA] STEWART. Known children: 1. Margaret "Peggy" b. ca 1807 2. Elizabeth b. ca 1809 3. Joseph Lafayette b. 5 Apr 1814 4. Frances "Frankie" b. 27 May 1817 5. John b. 1 Jan/Feb 1819 6. William Monroe Jr. 27 May 1823 7. James Milo b. 26 Jun 1827 8. Catherine b. ca 1828 9. Martha b. ca 1830 Family links: Spouse: William Monroe Stewart (1786 - 1856)* Children: Margaret Stewart Dotson (1806 - 1870)* Joseph Lafayette Stewart (1814 - 1875)* Frances Stewart Bunyard (1817 - 1898)* James Milo Stewart (1827 - 1906)* *Calculated relationship Burial: Unknown Created by: Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke Record added: Dec 27, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 102710062

    Children:
    1. 6. Joseph Lafayette Stewart was born on 5 Apr 1814 in Jackson, Alabama; died on 3 Aug 1875 in Texas.