|Birth: ||Aug. 6, 1811|
|Death: ||Jan. 6, 1873|
William Earl was the son of Matthew and Nancy Earl, and he moved to Texas in 1824. By 1832, Mr. Earl had joined the Texas Army and was in the fight at Nacogdoches. He remained in the service for the duration of the revolution, and was a member of Captain Benjamin F. Bryant's Sabine Company at the Battle of San Jacinto .
In 1841 Mr. Earl was sheriff of Sabine County, and around 1860 he moved to Houston County and eventually to Trinity County. He was married to Amanda White, an adopted daughter of James T. White. They had two children, Richard E, and Ada T. Earl. When Amanda Earl died, she was buried in Mount Zion Cemetery near Wakefield, Polk County, Texas. Mr. Earl died at Pennington, Trinity County, and is buried in the cemetery there.
Richard E. Earl married Nanny Nixon, and later died in Orange, Texas. Richard's sister Ada, married S. E. Buffington, and they both died at Pennington, in Trinity County.
Amanda White Earl Perkins (1831 - 1900)*
Ada Earl Buffington (1853 - 1931)*
Richard Emmett Earl (1855 - 1945)*
Created by: Robert "Scott" Patrick
Record added: Mar 14, 2011
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