Selected Families and Individuals


Thomas Andrew MAXWELL 1 was born in Oct 1871 2 in Arkansas 2. Thomas married 3 Sally Marie FARRAR 1 about 1892 2.

Sally Marie FARRAR [Parents] 1 was born on 23 Dec 1877 1 in Arkansas 2. Sally married 3 Thomas Andrew MAXWELL 1 about 1892 2.

From the 1880 census, Sally appears to be listed with a different first name of "Sarah J.".

They had the following children.

  M i
Floyd MAXWELL 1 was born in Apr 1895 1 in Arkansas 1.
  M ii
Robert MAXWELL 1 was born in Jun 1897 1 in Arkansas 1.
  iii
Infant 1 MAXWELL 1 died before 1900 1.
  iv
Infant 2 MAXWELL 1 died before 1900 1.
  M v Living.
  F vi Living.
  F vii Living.
  F viii Living.
  M ix Living.

Living.

Living.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.

Pinkney Euphrates MCMURRY [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2 was born on 30 Aug 1850 2 in Washington Co., Florida 2. He died on 5 Feb 1942 2 in Bradley Co., Arkansas 2.

He had the following children.

  M i John Joseph MCMURRY was born on 7 Mar 1880. He died on 1 May 1965.

Hugh Ryals TAYLOR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2 was born on 25 Aug 1890 2, 3, 4, 5 in Warren, Bradley Co., Arkansas 3, 4. He died on 22 Nov 1956 2, 5, 6 in Little Rock, Pulaski Co., Arkansas 6. He was buried in McFarland Cemetery, Bradley Co., Arkansas 5. Hugh married Florella JOHNSON "Flora" before Jun 1918 4.

Other marriages:
RHODES, Mildred E.

   From Hugh's 1918 WWI Draft Registration Card, he is noted as being of "medium build and height," with brown eyes and dark brown hair.  At this time he is employed as a postal clerk in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Also of note on his card is the fact that he has served as a cook with the Arkansas National Guard infantry.

Living.

They had the following children.

  M i Hugh Johnson TAYLOR was born on 2 Jul 1918. He died on 15 Apr 2009.

Hugh Ryals TAYLOR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2 was born on 25 Aug 1890 2, 3, 4, 5 in Warren, Bradley Co., Arkansas 3, 4. He died on 22 Nov 1956 2, 5, 6 in Little Rock, Pulaski Co., Arkansas 6. He was buried in McFarland Cemetery, Bradley Co., Arkansas 5. Hugh married Mildred E. RHODES about 1926 7.

Other marriages:
Living

   From Hugh's 1918 WWI Draft Registration Card, he is noted as being of "medium build and height," with brown eyes and dark brown hair.  At this time he is employed as a postal clerk in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Also of note on his card is the fact that he has served as a cook with the Arkansas National Guard infantry.

Mildred E. RHODES [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3 was born on 18 Nov 1905 1, 3 in Mississippi 1. She died on 1 Jan 1988 3. She was buried in McFarland Cemetery, Bradley Co., Arkansas 3. Mildred married Hugh Ryals TAYLOR about 1926 1.

They had the following children.

  M i Living.
  F ii Living.
  F iii Living.

William THOMAS 1 was born about 1818 1 in Georgia 1. He died after 1870 1. William married 1 Elizabeth A. MCCLAREN 2, 3.

Elizabeth A. MCCLAREN [Parents] 1, 2 was born about 1837 in Mississippi. She died after 1870 3. Elizabeth married 3 William THOMAS 3.

Other marriages:
TAYLOR, Robert W.


William McKindry SHOCKLEY [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born on 29 Aug 1853 1, 3 in Arkansas 1. He died on 15 Sep 1916 3, 4. He was buried in Trafalgar Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 4. William married Cornelia E. TAYLOR 6 on 9 Sep 1877 5 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 5.

Cornelia E. TAYLOR [Parents] 1 was born on 9 Jun 1846 2 in Clarke Co., Mississippi 2. She died after 1920 3. Cornelia married William McKindry SHOCKLEY 5, 6, 7 on 9 Sep 1877 4 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 4.

Other marriages:
MITCHELL, Charles L.

It is probable that Cornelia's middle name was "Ernestine".  Cornelia had two daughters--the middle name of the first was Cornelia, and the middle name of the second was Ernestine.

They had the following children.

  F i
Carrie Cornelia SHOCKLEY [scrapbook] 1, 2 was born on 13 Feb 1879 1. She died on 21 Aug 1884 1. She was buried in New Texas Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.
  F ii Clemmie Ernestine SHOCKLEY was born on 13 Jul 1882. She died on 9 Jul 1910.

Thomas THOMPSON 1. Thomas married Sarah Anne Aquilla SHOCKLEY "Aquilla" 2, 3, 4 on 11 Oct 1865 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

Sarah Anne Aquilla "Aquilla" SHOCKLEY [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born about 1848 4 in Louisiana 4. She died in Oct 1879 3, 5 in Bearhouse Twp, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. Aquilla married Thomas THOMPSON 6 on 11 Oct 1865 6 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 6.

Other marriages:
TAYLOR, James Lewis

Aquilla died of "swamp fever."


Andrew Jackson SHOCKLEY 1, 2 was born on 24 Mar 1815 1, 2 in Georgia 2. He died on 28 Dec 1902 1, 3. He was buried in New Texas Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. Andrew married Elizabeth A. UNKNOWN 1, 2.

From the 1 January 1903 Ashley County Eagle:
"Mr. A.J. Shockley, 86, died at the residence of his son, Jeff Shockley, on the west side of this city, on
Dec. 28th, 1902. He was born March 24th, 1815, and has been a resident of this county more than fifty
years, being one of the earliest settlers. Methodist."

Elizabeth A. UNKNOWN 1, 2 was born on 10 Feb 1825 1, 2 in Alabama 1. She died on 13 Sep 1896 3 in Ashley Co., Arkansas. She was buried in New Texas Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Elizabeth married Andrew Jackson SHOCKLEY 1, 2.

From the 1 October 1896 Ashley County Eagle:
"Sister Shockley, wife of Bro. A. J. Shockley, among the oldest settlers of Ashley Co., died Sept. 13th, 1896.  A Methodist, she was ill three years."

They had the following children.

  M i
Jeff SHOCKLEY 1.
  M ii
J. R. SHOCKLEY 1 was born about 1846 1 in Louisiana 1.
  F iii Sarah Anne Aquilla "Aquilla" SHOCKLEY was born about 1848. She died in Oct 1879.
  M iv
Creed SHOCKLEY 1 was born about 1851 1 in Louisiana 1.
  M v William McKindry SHOCKLEY was born on 29 Aug 1853. He died on 15 Sep 1916.
  M vi
Lewis SHOCKLEY 1 was born about 1856 1 in Arkansas 1.
  F vii
Amanda SHOCKLEY 1 was born about 1859 1 in Arkansas 1.
  M viii Thomas J. SHOCKLEY was born in Oct 1862. He died in 1947.
  F ix
Ada SHOCKLEY 1 was born about 1865 1 in Arkansas 1.

Jesse BARNES 1 was born in Aug 1879 2. Jesse married Clemmie Ernestine SHOCKLEY 3, 4 on 29 Oct 1899 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

Clemmie Ernestine SHOCKLEY [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 13 Jul 1882 1, 2, 3 in Arkansas 1, 3. She died on 9 Jul 1910 4 in Trafalgar, Ashley Co., Arkansas 4. Clemmie married Jesse BARNES 5 on 29 Oct 1899 5 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 5.

Likely named after her aunt, Clementine Taylor Mitchell.
-1910 Census:  single and living with parents in Bayou TS, Ashley Co, Arkansas.

From the July 14, 1910 edition of the Ashley County Eagle:
"Mrs. Jesse Barnes, aged about 22 years, died at her home in Trafalgar neighborhood on Saturday last. She was a daughter of Mr. W.M. Shockley."

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