Selected Families and Individuals


Warren Calhoun WHITEHEAD 1, 2 was born on 10 Jan 1849 2 in South Carolina 2. He died on 22 Feb 1926 2 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. He was buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Warren married 1 Sarah Ann SANDERS 1 on 1 Feb 1872 2 in Benton, Mississippi 2.

Sarah Ann SANDERS 1 was born on 4 Apr 1842 2 in Mississippi 2, 3. She died on 1 Mar 1927 2 in Bonita, Louisiana 2. She was buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Sarah married 1 Warren Calhoun WHITEHEAD 1, 2 on 1 Feb 1872 2 in Benton, Mississippi 2.

They had the following children.

  M i Warren Calhoun WHITEHEAD Jr. was born on 5 Oct 1874. He died on 22 Mar 1948.
  F ii Minnie Lucinda WHITEHEAD was born on 17 Apr 1882. She died on 29 Apr 1976.

John Clive DAWKINS [Parents] 1 was born on 17 Jan 1897 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. He died on 30 Jun 1975 1 in Port Arthur, Jefferson Co., Texas 1. He was buried in Oak Bluff Cemetery, Port Neches, Jefferson Co., Texas 1. John married Mabell FARRAR 2 in 1920 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

Mabell FARRAR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born on 29 Nov 1904 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. She died on 3 Jul 1996 1 in Port Arthur, Jefferson Co., Texas 1. She was buried in Oak Bluff Cemetery, Port Neches, Jefferson Co., Texas 1. Mabell married John Clive DAWKINS in 1920 2 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 2.

They had the following children.

  F i Shirley Mae DAWKINS was born on 11 Sep 1923. She died on 1 Jan 1968.
  F ii Mavis Clive DAWKINS was born on 13 Oct 1927. She died on 13 Jun 2001.
  F iii Sylvia Nadine DAWKINS was born on 3 Mar 1930. She died on 9 Jan 1997.
  M iv Living.

Carl Monroe SHERMAN 1 was born on 17 Apr 1928 1 in Port Neches, Jefferson Co., Texas 1. He died on 13 Mar 1988 1 in Nederland, Jefferson Co., Texas 1. He was buried in Oak Bluff Cemetery, Port Neches, Jefferson Co., Texas 1. Carl married Sylvia Nadine DAWKINS 1 on 14 Jun 1949 1 in Port Neches, Jefferson Co., Texas 1.

Sylvia Nadine DAWKINS [Parents] 1 was born on 3 Mar 1930 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. She died on 9 Jan 1997 2. She was buried in Oak Bluff Cemetery, Port Neches, Jefferson Co., Texas 1. Sylvia married Carl Monroe SHERMAN 1 on 14 Jun 1949 1 in Port Neches, Jefferson Co., Texas 1.

They had the following children.

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

Orvel Warren JEFFERS 1 was born on 21 Nov 1918 2. He died on 6 Dec 1967 1. He was buried in Oak Bluff Cemetery, Port Neches, Jefferson Co., Texas 1. Orvel married 1 Shirley Mae DAWKINS 1.

Shirley Mae DAWKINS [Parents] 1 was born on 11 Sep 1923 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. She died on 1 Jan 1968 1 in Beaumont, Jefferson Co., Texas 1. She was buried in Oak Bluff Cemetery, Port Neches, Jefferson Co., Texas 1. Shirley married 1 Orvel Warren JEFFERS 1.

Other marriages:
BUMSTED, Harold

They had the following children.

  F i Living.

Harold BUMSTED 1 was born on 28 Nov 1925 1. He died on 1 Jan 1968 1 in Beaumont, Jefferson Co., Texas 1. He was buried in Oak Bluff Cemetery, Port Neches, Jefferson Co., Texas 1. Harold married 1, 2 Shirley Mae DAWKINS 1.

Shirley Mae DAWKINS [Parents] 1 was born on 11 Sep 1923 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. She died on 1 Jan 1968 1 in Beaumont, Jefferson Co., Texas 1. She was buried in Oak Bluff Cemetery, Port Neches, Jefferson Co., Texas 1. Shirley married 1, 2 Harold BUMSTED 1.

Other marriages:
JEFFERS, Orvel Warren


Ople Wilton HARBOR 1 was born on 10 Jul 1911 1 in Ingalls, Bradley Co., Arkansas 1. He died in 1959 1 in Baytown, Harris Co., Texas 1. He was buried in Union Hill Cemetery, Bradley Co., Arkansas 1. Ople married 1 Icie Estell FARRAR 1, 2.

Icie Estell FARRAR [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 7 Dec 1912 1, 2 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. She died on 29 Jul 1984 1, 2 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. She was buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1, 2. Icie married 1 Ople Wilton HARBOR 1.

Other marriages:
DYE, Ulice Lester
LEWIS, William George

Icie was likely named after her aunt, Icie E. Farrar, who died as a young girl (about 11 years old) only three year before her birth.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.

Ulice Lester DYE 1, 2 was born on 12 Dec 1903 1, 2 in Ladelle, Drew Co., Arkansas 1. He died on 28 Oct 1974 1, 2 in Bastrop, Morehouse Pa., Louisiana 1. He was buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1, 2. Ulice married 1, 3 Icie Estell FARRAR 1, 2.

Icie Estell FARRAR [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 7 Dec 1912 1, 2 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. She died on 29 Jul 1984 1, 2 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. She was buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1, 2. Icie married 1, 3 Ulice Lester DYE 1, 2.

Other marriages:
HARBOR, Ople Wilton
LEWIS, William George

Icie was likely named after her aunt, Icie E. Farrar, who died as a young girl (about 11 years old) only three year before her birth.


William George "George" LEWIS 1, 2 was born on 27 Nov 1902 3. He died on 7 Feb 1944 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. He was buried in Judson Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. George married Icie Estell FARRAR 1, 3 on 7 Aug 1928 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

Icie Estell FARRAR [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 7 Dec 1912 1, 2 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. She died on 29 Jul 1984 1, 2 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. She was buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1, 2. Icie married William George LEWIS "George" 1, 3 on 7 Aug 1928 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

Other marriages:
HARBOR, Ople Wilton
DYE, Ulice Lester

Icie was likely named after her aunt, Icie E. Farrar, who died as a young girl (about 11 years old) only three year before her birth.

They had the following children.

  M i Travis Lavon LEWIS was born on 24 Jan 1930. He died on 7 Jun 2007.
  M ii
Donald Wayne LEWIS 1 was born on 5 Jul 1933 1 in Crossett, Ashley Co., Arkanas 1. He died on 24 Apr 2003 1. He was buried in Pinewood Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.
  M iii
Leslie Gene LEWIS 1 was born on 3 Mar 1942 2. He died on 26 Sep 1981 2 in Tyler, Smith Co., Texas 2. He was buried in Oak Bluff Cemetery, Port Neches, Jefferson Co., Texas 2.
  F iv Living.
  F v Living.

Kenneth Bert HARRISON 1 was born on 16 Apr 1925 1 in Port Neches, Jefferson Co., Texas 1. He died in Jul 1985 1 in Port Neches, Jefferson Co., Texas 1. He was buried in Oak Bluff Cemetery, Port Neches, Jefferson Co., Texas 1. Kenneth married 1 Mavis Clive DAWKINS 1.

Mavis Clive DAWKINS [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born on 13 Oct 1927 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. She died on 13 Jun 2001 1 in Port Neches, Jefferson Co., Texas 1. She was buried in Oak Bluff Cemetery, Port Neches, Jefferson Co., Texas 1. Mavis married 1 Kenneth Bert HARRISON.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  M ii
Kenneth Bert HARRISON Jr. 1 was born on 14 Jul 1949 1 in Port Neches, Jefferson Co., Texas 1. He died in Apr 1984 1 in Colorado Springs, El Paso Co., Colorado 1. He was buried in Oak Bluff Cemetery, Port Neches, Jefferson Co., Texas 1.
  M iii Living.

Willis W. TAYLOR [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born 1 on 19 Dec 1866 4 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 4. He died 5 on 23 May 1898. Willis married Ella WILLIAMS 1 on 8 Aug 1894 3, 6 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 3, 6.

August 1894.  Thought to have joined Mt. Olive Baptist Church (Berea, Ashley Co., Arkansas) [Mt. Olive Records, p. 73].

Initials given as "W. M." in the 'Ashley County Eagle' transcriptions.

Ella WILLIAMS [Parents] 1 was born 1 about 1878 in Arkansas. Ella married Willis W. TAYLOR 1, 3, 4 on 8 Aug 1894 2, 3 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 2, 3.

Other marriages:
RIAL, W. D.

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