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Surnames in this Bible: Carroll, Catlett, Elder, Jones, Mathis, Mayberry, Petty, Read, Sanders, Thompson, Turner



Martha Ann wife of W. B. M.
Feb 25th 1847 in Tippah Co Miss.

Lydia Bernetta
2nd wife of W. B. MATHIS
Sept 28th A.D. 1857, aged 32 years, 4 months and 16 days. in Upshur Co, Tex.

Thomas Samuel
May 26th 1865 in Upshur Co Texas aged 15 years & 3 months.

Lewis MATHIS father of W. B. MATHIS
Jan 13th 1834 on Sunday night in Tippah Co Miss.

Susanah JONES
formerly the wife of L. M.
Feb 11th A.D. 1849 on Sundy night in Hardeman Co Texas
aged about 70 years.

John Travis MATHIS, son of J.D. MATHIS died Oct 28 1916 on Saturday morning ????? ??? 2 o'clock at Dallas, Texas.

George Burton MATHIS
Son of J. T. and ? S. MATHIS the 24th of September 18?4 Aged ??? years, seven months and 21 days in Upshur Co Texas.

son of W. B. L. B. MATHIS the 19th day Oct 1880. Aged 28 years.

Martha Jane MATHIS, wife of J. D. MATHIS, died June 22 1899 at Pleasant Hill, Upshur Co. Texas at 5 a.m.

J. D. MATHIS, died at Pritchett, Upshur Co, Texas Nov. 24, 1905 at 4 o'clock p. m.

Ora Lee CATLETT, wife of W. C. CATLETT and daughter of J. D. and Martha Jane MATHIS died at her home in Pritchett, Texas Aug 14, 1945 at 5:50 P. M.

W. H. MATHIS died at his home at Pritchett, Texas, Dec 15 1936.

J. H. MATHIS died at a hospital in Longview, Texas about 10 o'clock at night, May 23 (or could be May 25) 1941. Buried at Gilmer, Texas.


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Additional information on the children of Joseph DeKalb Mathis:
William Henry Mathis: born 7 Mar 1866 in Upshur County and died: 10 DEC
1935 in Pritchett, Upshur Co., Texas and buried Hopewell Cemetery.
Married Delula Alice Carroll born 29 AUG 1865 in Texas and died 21 OCT
1931 also in Pritchett, Upshur, Texas.)
Their Children:
Nobel Mathis,
Viola L. Mathis 1883–1972, (married Thomas Jefferson Petty Sr.)
Martha Mathis 1884–1884,
Mattie C Mathis 1884–1884,
Joseph Glen Mathis 1886–1960,
W. A. L. Mathis 1887–1897,
Nora E Mathis 1890–1891,
Cora L Mathis 1890–1904,
Troy M. Mathis 1891–1898,
Leslie Mathis 1893–1897,
Gladys Mathis 1898–1969,
Clyde Mathis 1899–1905,
Clara Mathis 1899–1900,
Lillian Emile Mathis 1902–1977.
John Thomas Mathis born: 15 AUG 1868 Upshur, Texas, died: 28 Oct 1916
Dallas County, Texas Buried Pleasant Hill Cem, Upshur Co. Tx.,
Married Sarah J. Read 1869–1920,
Their Children:
Minnie Ella Mathis 1889–1975,
Myra Mathis 1890–1901,
Dana Mathis 1896–,
Mattie Lee Mathis 1898–,
Ila M. Mathis 1901–,
Foy Mathis 1904–1959,
Faye Mathis 1904–,
Kendrick C. Mathis 1907–1971.
Ora Lee Mathis born: 8 FEB 1870 Upshur, Texas and died: 14 AUG 1945
Pritchett, Upshur, Texas
Married: William C. Catlett 1864–1960,
Their Children:
Myrtis L. Catlett 1894–1952,
Della M. Catlett 1896–,
Jessie L. Catlett 1898–1960,
Mattie Velma Catlett 1899–1974,
Ruth Catlett 1902–,
Carrie Catlett 1908–.
George Burton Mathis born: 3 FEB 1872 Upshur, Texas, died: 24 SEP 1874
Upshur, Texas
Joseph Emmett Mathis born: 15 JAN 1876 Upshur, Texas, died: 2 NOV 1918
Upshur, Texas buried Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Married: Luelle Sanders 1878–,
Their Children:
Dalton Horman Mathis 1904–,
Benny D Mathis 1906–,
Adona Mathis 1909–,
Mayron E. Mathis 1909–.
James Hardy Mathis born: 15 OCT 1878, Upshur, Texas, died: 25 MAY 1941
Longview, Texas buried Upshur Co., Tx.
Married: Molly Blanche Turner 1890–1982,
Their Children:
Mary Helen Mathis 1912–,
James Virgil Mathis 1923–.
Mary Louella Mathis born: 20 NOV 1878 Upshur, Texas died: 7 JUL 1953
Tarrant, Texas Buried Pleasant Hill Cem., Upshur Co., Tx
Married: Burton Blanton Elder 1869–1959,
Their Children:
Howard Hedley Elder 1896–Annie L. Elder 1898–,
Mathis E Elder 1901–1977,
Mattie Elder 1904–,
Ella Elder 1907–,
Geneva Elder 1910–,
Louella Elder 1912–,
Bristina Elder 1915–.
Walter Lewis Mathis born: 20 AUG 1880 Upshur, Texas died: 14 OCT 1932
Pritchett, Texas Buried Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Married: Mary Louella Read 1878–1953,
Their Children:
Olan Lewis Mathis 1908–1989,
John Quay Mathis 1910–1974,
Joe Read Mathis 1912–1998.
Franklin Monroe Mathis born: 1 JUN 1883 Upshur, Texas died: 16 MAY 1965
Tyler, Texas
Married: Nona Mayberry 1884–1959.
Robert Randolph (Dolph) Mathis born: 26 MAR 1885 Upshur, Texas, USA
died: 29 JAN 1973 Upshur Co., Texas
Married: Hulda Ethel Thompson 1896–1982,
Their Children:
Clara Cliftene Mathis 1919–2007

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