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Patty Carr (#47551043)
 member for 3 years, 11 months, 30 days
Mike White
William Holley
Thank You so much for the wonderful photo of Wm Holley, marker, he is finally reunited with his family, Very Much Appreciate, Mike White

Added by Mike White on Sep 02, 2013 12:50 AM

Greg Harrod
Photo of Will T. White and Texana Dorsey
Hi Patty,

William James Dorsey is my G-g-grandfather also. Texana was my G-grandmother, and her daughter, Mable Flora White (Bloyd) was my grandmother.
I got Will & Texie's wedding photo from Lisa Klein a few years ago. Her grandmother, my great aunt Nell White (Nelson) was my grandma's baby sister.
Will is buried in Pyburns Cemetery with a number of his White family members. Texie and her family moved to the Searcy, Arkansas area after Will died, and later on moved to Dallas to be closer to Texie's family in that area. Texie died of pneumonia in 1940. Lisa Klein found Texie's and her daughter Grace's (who died of tuberulosis in 1936) unmarked graves in the Masonic & Odd Fellows section of Grove Hill Cemetery in Dallas. Texie is in Section 45, lot 28, space 6, and Grace is in Section 45, lot 29, space 10. They are side-by-side, but the lot dividing line is between their graves.
Will White was a Mason, as I am, and I think Texie was in the Eastern Star.
Did you know that William Dorsey was a Confederate veteran of the 10th Mississippi Infantry, Co. C? He received a pension from the state of Texas in his later years. Will's father, James A. White however, was a Union veteran of the 2nd Tennessee Mounted Infantry (US), Company D. He also received a Civil War pension, and his application was signed and notarized by his son Will in 1915.
Have to go for now, so TTYL.

Greg Harrod

Added by Greg Harrod on Aug 18, 2011 8:46 PM

Pat Gafford Bunch
RE: Gafford family
Hi Patty:
My name is Patty Jean (Gafford) Bunch I go by Pat. John Gafford and wife Martha Ann Graham were my Great Grand Parents. They were in Pike Co. Ark in 1860. Their children were in Hopkins Co. Texas in 1870. Military papers said John went to Texas. He was in the Civil War from Arkansas, His wife had a baby Nancy.in Texas.
Nancy as Listed age 5 born Texas in 1870 Census. I have been doing Gafford research abt. 40 years and have never found where John & Martha are buried. It has been passed down that John was killed by a feuding neighbor in Sulphur Springs on the corner Locus and Pine St.

My grand Father Andrew Jefferson Gafford Sr. Married 1st to laura Irons, 2nd to Sarah Jane Carney/Karney ,dau of John Carney and 1st wife
Mary ann Goonan. There is a Book on The Gafford Family by Wade Gafford on the internet that goes back to Thomas Gafford of VA.Also On he World Connect web site there is a gafford history by Mickey Woods. I hope This helps you.

Added by Pat Gafford Bunch on Jul 30, 2011 4:50 PM

 
 

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