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William Ira Bownds
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Birth: Dec. 27, 1858
Jefferson County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 1933
Milam County
Texas, USA

William Ira was the son of Berry Bownds and Jane (Thomas) Bownds.

William , 21 years old, married Genoa Adelina "Addie" Coffman, 23 Sept 1880 in Lee County, Texas. Addie was the daughter of William Harrison Coffman and Nancy (Brown) Coffman.


William and Addie resided in Precinct 8, Milam Co., TX where William was a farmer.

William and Addie had the following children:

1) Ava Lenoa Bownds Survant (1881-1907)
2) Ross Bownds (1883-1897) (died by accidental shooting)
3) Noma Estelle Bownds (1886-1886)
4) Emma Denola 'Nola' Bownds Rouse (1887-1968)
5) Annie Claudia Bownds Avrett (1891-1972)
6) Ira Earl Bownds (1893-1978)
7) William Aubrey Bownds, Sr. (1894-1988)
8) Iva Irene 'Ivy' Bownds Campbell (1896-1987)
9) Ervin Auvis Bownds, Sr. (1898-1970)
10)Isie Ray Bownds Yount (1907-2002)

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PATERNAL GRANDPARENTS:
**John Bownds (Bounds)(1802-1867), farmer and Baptist preacher. John Bownds was born in North Carolina and moved to Mississippi. In 1851, he and his family moved to Texas.

**Mary Saphronia Cooley (Bownds) (1808-1869), daughter of William C. Cooley

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MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS:
**John Covington Thomas (1784-1861) born in Richmond, North Carolina. John fought in The War of 1812. He also served as a Mississippi State Senator and Representative.

**Sarah Terral (Thomas) (1801-1870), born in South Carolina.


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Berry Bownds (1828 - 1908)
  Jane Thomas Bownds (1835 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Genoa Adaline Coffman Bownds (1862 - 1941)*
 
 Children:
  Ross Bownds (1883 - 1897)*
  Ira Earl Bownds (1893 - 1978)*
  William Aubrey Bownds (1894 - 1988)*
  Iva Irene Bownds Campbell (1896 - 1987)*
  Ervin Auvis Bownds (1898 - 1970)*
  Isie Bownds Yount (1907 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Covington Bownds (1856 - 1936)*
  William Ira Bownds (1858 - 1933)
  Annah Catherine Bownds Marquis (1871 - 1897)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mesquite Cemetery
Lee County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Cindy
Originally Created by: Annette Shaw
Record added: Jul 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28538183
William Ira Bownds
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William Ira Bownds
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William Ira Bownds is a long distant cousin of mine
- stacy thomas
 Added: Apr. 6, 2014
3d Cousin 3x removed.
- wlgraham
 Added: Mar. 20, 2014
Great grandfather, you are not forgotten.
- Cindy Bownds H.
 Added: Dec. 17, 2012
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