Selected Families and Individuals


David WILLIAMSON 1 was born on 27 Oct 1857 1 in Arkansas 2. He died on 21 Jun 1922 1. He was buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. David married 1 Mary Ann BILBO 1 about 1881 4.

David was counted in a census 2 in 1880 in Bearhouse Twp., Ashley Co., Arkansas.

Mary Ann BILBO 1 was born in 1860 1 in Arkansas 2. She died in 1948 1. She was buried in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. Mary married 1 David WILLIAMSON 1 about 1881 2.

They had the following children.

  M i
Charley WILLIAMSON 1 was born in Oct 1881 1 in Arkansas 1.
  M ii Elias Wesley "Wesley" WILLIAMSON was born on 17 Sep 1884. He died on 10 Oct 1960.
  F iii Catherine May "Kittie" WILLIAMSON was born in May 1887. She died on 20 Sep 1965.
  F iv Pearl WILLIAMSON was born on 16 Mar 1890. She died on 2 Mar 1920.
  M v
Daniel W. WILLIAMSON 1 was born on 17 Nov 1892 2 in Arkansas 1. He died on 22 Jul 1901 2. He was buried in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2.
  F vi Mary Etta WILLIAMSON was born on 12 Feb 1895. She died on 1 Oct 1985.
  M vii
Christopher Columbus "Lum" WILLIAMSON 1, 2, 3 was born on 12 Oct 1898 1, 2 in Arkansas 1. He died on 18 Sep 1905 2. He was buried in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2.

From the September 21, 1905 "Ashley County Eagle":
   "Little Lum, the seven-year-old son of Mr. Dave Williamson of Berea, died at 5 o’clock last Monday morning, after an illness of only six or seven hours."
(Note that Lum was actually a month short of turning seven).
  M viii
Silas O. WILLIAMSON 1 was born on 18 Nov 1903 1. He died on 28 Jul 1906 1. He was buried in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

From the August 2, 1906 "Ashley County Eagle":
"Mr. Dave Williamson has the sympathy of the community in the death of his little son. He was sick only a few hours before he died."
  F ix
Theresa Moye WILLIAMSON 1 was born on 18 Feb 1906 1. She died on 10 Nov 1916 1. She was buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.
  M x George Thomas WILLIAMSON was born on 28 Aug 1908. He died on 16 Jan 1971.
  F xi
Infant WILLIAMSON 1 was born on 16 Jul 1911 1. She died on 16 Jul 1911 2. She was buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

Emory Owen WHITE 1 was born on 22 Aug 1882 1 in Petersburg, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. He died on 31 Mar 1955 1. He was buried in Hamburg Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. Emory married 1 Minnie Lee RAWLS 1, 2, 3.

Minnie Lee RAWLS [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born 1 on 1 Dec 1886 2 in Rawls, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. She died on 27 May 1981 2. She was buried in Hamburg Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Minnie married 2 Emory Owen WHITE 2.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  F ii Living.
  F iii Living.
  F iv Living.

John J. JACKSON 1 was born about 1865 1 in Mississippi 1. John married Belle RAY 2 about 1888 1.

Belle RAY [Parents] 1 was born on 5 Jan 1874 1, 2 in Mississippi 1, 2. Belle married John J. JACKSON 3 about 1888 3.


Thomas Walter RAY [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 22 Mar 1870 1, 3, 4, 5 in Mississippi 1, 4, 5. He died on 1 Sep 1947 3, 5 in Hamburg, Ashley Co., Arkansas 5. He was buried in Hamburg Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. Thomas married Flora SWAN 6 on 9 Feb 1902 6, 7 in Bethel Church, Ashley Co., Arkansas 6, 7.

From the 13 February 1902 "Ashley County Eagle":
"Married at Bethel Church, Feb. 9th, 1902, T.W. Ray and Miss Flora Swan, by Rev. S.W.Rainey".


Flora SWAN 1 was born about 1874 2 in Mississippi 2. She died in 1961 3 in Crossett, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. Flora married Thomas Walter RAY 3, 5 on 9 Feb 1902 1, 4 in Bethel Church, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1, 4.

They had the following children.

  M i
Joe Thomas RAY 1 was born on 25 Sep 1909 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. He died in 1985 1 in Lafayette Pa., Louisiana 1.

Elijah Marion RAY [Parents] 1 was born in 1828 1 in Alabama 1. He died on 3 May 1884 1 in Webster Co., Mississippi 1. Elijah married Susan A. CARROLL 1.

Susan A. CARROLL 1 was born in Apr 1834 1 in Alabama 1. Susan married Elijah Marion RAY 1.


George Washington DUNGAN [Parents] 1 was born about 1837 1, 2 in Mississippi 2. George married Nancy UNKNOWN 2.

Nancy UNKNOWN 1 was born about 1837 1 in Mississippi 1. Nancy married George Washington DUNGAN 2.


Living.

Elizabeth Odell STELL [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born 4 on 29 Aug 1909 1, 3 in Arkansas 1. She died on 23 Dec 1993 5 in Hamburg, Ashley Co., Arkansas 5. Elizabeth married Arthur J. TULLOS about 1925 1.

They had the following children.

  M i Living.

Leroy HIGGINBOTHAM [Parents] 1 was born 2 in Oct 1894 in Arkansas. He died 1 before Oct 2001. Leroy married Mary D. UNKNOWN about 1923 3.

Living.

They had the following children.

  F i Leroy HIGGINBOTHAM Jr. was born about 1923. She died about Jan 1995.

Margaret Ann FINCH 1 was born on 2 Dec 1923 1 in Crossett, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. He died 1 on 13 Aug 2005. He was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Ball, Rapides Pa., Louisiana 1. Margaret married Leroy HIGGINBOTHAM Jr. 2 about 1941 1.

Obituary excerpt from the Ashley County Ledger
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   Margaret Ann Finch Higginbotham, 81, of Alexandria, LA, died Saturday, August 13, 2005, at Lexington House. She was born December 2, 1923 in Crossett, Arkansas
to William E. and Maggie Calhoun Finch. Margaret was a graduate of Crossett High School and attended the University of Arkansas at Monticello. She was married 54
years to the late Leroy Higginbotham, Jr. They resided in Hamburg for 26 years before moving to Alexandria where they lived for 38 years. She was a member of
the First Methodist Church in Alexandria and former member of the Book Club of Alexandria and the Wilshire Garden Club.
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Leroy HIGGINBOTHAM Jr. [Parents] 1 was born about 1923 1 in Arkansas 1. She died about Jan 1995 2 in Alexandria, Rapides Pa., Louisiana 2. Leroy married Margaret Ann FINCH 2 about 1941 2.


Living.

Living [Parents].

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