William G. Windham, born abt. 1811-1815 in Georgia. He probably died by 1869 in either Williamson County TX, Lampasas County TX or Coryell County TX.William appears to be dead in 1869 when the last will of his father, G. Willis Windham b. abt 1787, was being probated in Jones (Davis) Co., MS.
William G. Windham married 7-18-1833 in Lowndes Co., MS to Eliza P. Reese daughter of David Reese. He was living in Williamson Co., TX on the 1860 census and it is not known, for sure, if he ever lived on the land he purchased in Lampasas Co., TX.
He was killed by Indians while traveling with a wagon train carrying supplies between Waco, TX and Hurst Springs, TX His body was never found. G. Willis Windham, his father, had just died in November 1868 in Jones(Davis) County, MS.
Children of William G. Windham and Eliza P. Reese (Windham)
1.Mary Elberry Windham b. 12-15- 1835,MS d. 9-5-1883 buried Raney Cemetery, Coryell Co. TX married John Harvard Hurst abt. 1858 probably in Lampasas, TX. John was born 11-25-1829/1830 Putnam Co.,IN. d. 1885 Coryell co., TX, who established the community in the 1870's near a small spring. (Story in The Handbook of Texas online)
2.David William 'Willis' Windham b. 3-10-1837 in Oktibbeha Co., MS d. 10-15-1879, buried Raney Cemetery,Coryell Co., TX Married Laura Ann Hutcherson 3-7-1872 in Bosque Co., TX Laura b.4-3-1849 Green Co., KY. d. 1226-1931.
3.James Joseph Windham b. 1839 Oktibbeha Co., MS d. sometime before 1869.
4.Louisa 'Lou" P. Windham b. 5-1-1840 Oktibbeha Co., MS d. 3-10-1904 in Erath Co., TX. Married 1st to Jasper Willis abt. 1860, 2nd to J.M. Fane/Fayne abt.1869(lived in McLennon co., TX, abt 1869. She married 3rd to Leonidas 'Lon" Raney on May 10,1873.
5.Mildred Ann Windham b. 7-2-1842 Oktibbeha Co., MS d.3-10-1904 Erath Co., TX. She married 1st to Mark Short abt. 1869, then Samuel Claude Duval on 4-10- 1879.
6.Ellen Windham (Townsend) b. either 1843 or 1848/49 in Oktibbeha Co., MS d. 7-10-1910 Coleman Co., TX her death certificate said she was 62 years old. (Name - Ellen Windom) Cemetery still unknown (possibly married a FNU Townsend but she went by W.G. Windham.
7.William Henry Harrison Windham b. 4-7-1845 Oktibbeha Co., MS d.5-26-1882, buried Raney Cemetery, Coryell Co., TX. He married Lucinda Elizabeth "Lizzie" West on 5-25-1871 in Bosque Co.,TX
8.Zachery Windham b. 1846 Oktibbeha Co., MS d. sometime between 1850 and 1869.
9.Elizabeth 'Lizzie' victoria Windham b. 10-1850 Oktibbeha Co., MS d. 12-31-1919 and is buried at Oswald Cemetery, Bosque Co., TX. She married Benjamin Tom Hutcherson on 6-23-1871 in Coryell Co., TX.
10.Emma J. Windham b. abt. 1851 Oktibbeha Co., MS
Eliza P. Reese Windham (1810 - 1878)
Louesia P. Windham Rainey (1840 - 1906)*
Ellen Windham Townsend (1848 - 1910)*
Created by: Sherry Allcorn
Record added: Dec 15, 2012
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