Descendants of Smith Gammon (c1755-c1815)

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Descendants of Smith Gammon

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1. Smith GAMMON b. ca 1755, VA, m. 07 Jan 1781, in Wake Co., NC, Elizabeth MONK, b. ca 1763, NC, (daughter of Willis MONK and Elizabeth -----) d. ca 1826, Jones Co., GA.  Smith died ca 1816, Jones Co., GA.
 
Children:

i Jonathan Gammon b. (1784/1790), m. 10 Aug 1806, in Columbia Co., GA, Winnifred Monk.
2. ii Willis Gammon b. (1784/1790).

iii Samuel Gammon b. (1784/1790), m. 22 Dec 1818, in Jones Co., GA, Sarah Millen, b. (1775/94), (daughter of George Millen and Martha -----).  Samuel possibly moved to the Republic of Texas in the 1830s.
 3. iv Joel Gammon b. 24 Oct 1791.
 4. v Mary Gammon b. ca 1798.
 5. vi Silas GAMMON b. (1796/1800).



Second Generation

2. Willis Gammon b. (1784/1790), probably Wilkes (now Oglethorpe) Co., GA, m. 13 May 1807, in Columbia Co., GA, Rebecca Willis, b. 1788, NC, (daughter of Joel Willis and Sarah Gwaltney) d. 1869, near Hootenville, Upson Co., GA, bur. Ebenezer (Primitive Baptist Church) Cemetery, Upson Co., GA.  Willis died 1840, Pike Co., GA.

Children:
i Martha "Patsey" Gammon b. 13 Jun 1811, GA, m. 12 Jan 1827, in Jones Co., GA, Hiram Howe, b. 12 May 1798, SC, d. 19 Oct 1875, Pike Co., GA.  Martha died 22 Jan 1854, Pike Co., GA.
ii Jane Gammon b. 17 Apr 1814, Jones Co., GA, m. 03 Dec 1835, in Monroe Co., GA, John Dickey, b. 17 Mar 1814, GA, (son of Samuel Dickey and Sarah Bowdoin) d. 27 Aug 1889, near Hootenville, Upson Co., GA, bur. Ebenezer Cemetery, Upson Co., GA  Jane died 07 Mar 1896, near Hootenville, GA, bur. Ebenezer Cemetery.
iii Francis Marion Gammon b. (1810/1820), GA, d. (after 1841), (Pike Co., GA).

 

3. Joel Gammon b. 24 Oct 1791, Wilkes (now Oglethorpe) Co., GA, m. 03 Feb 1820, in Jones Co., GA, Nancy Bayne, b. (1790/1800), d. (before 1840), Monroe Co., GA.  Joel died 02 Sep 1848, Monroe Co., GA.

Children:
i Elizabeth Gammon b. ca 1822, Jones Co., GA, m. 25 Feb 1841, in Monroe Co., GA, Bennett Baggett, b. 22 Sep 1816, GA, (son of Elias Baggett and Susana Reeves) d. 03 Aug 1894, Catoosa Co., GA, bur. Dogwood Cemetery, Catoosa Co., GA.  Elizabeth died (after Jun 1880), (Catoosa Co., GA).
ii (Son) Gammon b. (1820/1825), GA.
iii Mary Jane Gammon b. ca 1824, GA, m. 1849, GA, Samuel Rogers.  Mary died (after Aug 1850), (Monroe Co., GA).
 iv (Daughter) Gammon b. (1825/1830), GA.
v (Daughter) Gammon b. (1825/1830), GA.
vi Charles J. Gammon b. ca 1829, GA, m. 08 Dec 1848, in Jones Co., GA, Sarah Ann Gresham, b. ca 1832, GA.  Charles died (after Sep 1850), (Jones Co., GA).
vii Nancy Louisa Gammon b. 23 Sep 1832, Monroe Co., GA, m. 08 Jan 1852, in Monroe Co., GA, Moses Washington Dumas, b. 16 May 1830, GA, (son of Moses Dumas and Frances Henaly) d. 06 Oct 1908, Izoro, Lampasas Co., TX, bur. Hillsdale Cemetery, Coryell Co., TX.  Nancy died 01 Jul 1892, Lampasas Co., TX, bur. Hillsdale Cemetery.



4. Mary "Polly" Gammon b. ca 1798, Oglethorpe Co., GA, m. 09 Aug 1821, in Jones Co., GA, (Rev.) John Tompkins, b. ca 1793, Lancaster District, NC, (son of Nathaniel Tompkins) d. (after Jun 1870), Forsythe, Monroe Co., GA.  Mary died (after 1860), Forsythe, GA.

Children:
i Eliza C. Tompkins b. ca 1822, GA, m. 19 Dec 1841, in Monroe Co., GA, Joel W. Cadenhead.  Eliza died (before 1850), Monroe Co., GA.
ii Bethenia Mary Tompkins b. 03 Jan 1826, GA, m. 11 Mar 1852, in Monroe Co., GA, John Benjamin Vaughn Jr., b. 1800, NC, (son of John Benjamin Vaughn and Berry Howell) d. 1864, Monroe Co., GA.  Bethenia died 09 Sep 1888, Forsythe, Monroe Co., GA.
iii John F. Tompkins b. ca 1830, GA, m. 08 Jan 1861, in Monroe Co., GA, Susan H. Buckner, b. ca 1839, GA.  John died (before 1868).
iv Mary Tompkins b. ca 1831, GA, m. 12 Dec 1850, in Monroe Co., GA, Henry J. Ferguson.  Mary died (before 1860), Monroe Co., GA.
v Elijah Tompkins b. ca 1835, GA.
vi Almira Tompkins b. ca 1836, GA.
vii Melvina Tompkins b. ca 1838, GA.
viii Miranda Tompkins b. ca 1839, GA.
ix Joel W. Tompkins b. ca 1843, GA.


Silas Gammon signature ~ 1844
5. Silas GAMMON b. (1796/1800), Oglethorpe Co., GA, m. 12 Oct 1820, in Jones Co., GA, Sarah "Sally" SMITH, b. ca 1802, GA, (daughter of John SMITH and ----- BARRON) d. (after Sep 1860), Smith Co., TX.  Silas died Aug 1868, Smith Co., TX, bur. Indian Creek Baptist Church, Smith Co., TX.
 
Children:
  6.  i Smith M. Gammon b. ca 1821.
  7. ii John G. Gammon b. ca 1823.
  8. iii Wiley Bonaparte Gammon b. 17 Jan 1825.
  9.  iv Jefferson Jackson Gammon b. 01 Sep 1827.

v
(Daughter) Gammon b. (1825/1830), GA.

vi Serena Gammon b. ca 1835, Arkansas Territory, m. 18 May 1873, in Van Zandt Co., TX, William Henry Brittain, b. 17 Oct 1809, GA, d. ca 1889, Van Zandt Co., TX, bur. Cana Cemetery, Van Zandt Co., TX.  Serena died (after Sep 1893), (Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory).
10. vii Martha Ann GAMMON b. ca 1837.
11. viii Menerva A. Gammon b. ca 1840.


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Third Generation

6. Smith M. Gammon b. ca 1821, Jones Co., GA, m. 13 Feb 1842, in Montgomery Co., Republic of Texas, Elizabeth Splawn, b. ca 1823, SC, (possibly daughter of James Splawn).  Smith died (after Mar 1867), (Smith Co., TX).

Children:
 i Sarah Elizabeth Jane Gammon b. 25 Oct 1843, Montgomery Co., Republic of Texas, m. 08 Aug 1873, in Smith Co., TX, John Lord, b. 23 Jun 1830, England, d. 02 Jun 1908, OK.  Sarah died 08 Nov 1894, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory (now OK).
 ii Jemijah Catherine W. "Kate" Gammon b. ca 1846, Montgomery Co., Republic of Texas, m. 10 Feb 1870, in Smith Co., TX, George Milburn Baker, b. Sep 1846, AR, d. (after 1910), Murray Co., OK, bur. Palmer Cemetery near Sulphur, Murray Co., OK.  Kate died 1899, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory (now OK); bur. Palmer Cemetery.
iii Thomas J. Gammon b. ca 1848, Claiborne Parish, LA, d. (before 1860), Smith Co., TX.
iv Sebrina Gammon b. ca 1852, Smith Co., TX, m. 01 Jul 1869, in Smith Co., TX, Wesley Daniels.
v Theodocia D. Gammon b. ca 1857, Smith Co., TX, m. 05 Jan 1876, in Nacogdoches Co., TX, Ephraim Lorenzo Coon, b. 07 Jul 1855, Nacogdoches Co., TX, (son of Ephaim Coon and Nancy Keziah Garrett) d. 28 Dec 1931, Nacogdoches Co., TX, bur. Old North Church Cemetery, Nacogdoches Co., TX.  Theodocia d. 1883, Nacogdoches Co., TX, bur. Old North Church Cemetery.
vi
Minerva Gammon b. ca 1860, Smith Co., TX, m. 28 Feb 1878, in Nacogdoches Co., TX, Abraham Dunn.



7. John G. Gammon b. ca 1823, Jones Co., GA, m. (1) 17 Mar 1853, in Hot Spring Co., AR, Clarissa Martin, d. 23 Apr 1856, Hot Spring Co., AR, m. (2) 26 Oct 1856, in Hot Spring Co., AR, Catherine Fenter, b. ca 1838, Republic of Texas, (daughter of David Fenter and Martha Fisher) d. apparently before Jun 1860, Hot Spring Co., AR, m. (3) (ca 1862), (Unknown), m. (4) 23 Nov 1865, in Smith Co., TX, Josanna C. "Josie" Ice, b. 16 Jun 1846, Marshall Co., AL, (daughter of Andrew Ice and Eliza -----) d. 18 Jul 1916, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., TX, bur. Old South Church (now Pleasant Hill) Cemetery, Collin Co., TX.  John died (after 1870), (Hunt Co., TX).

Children by Clarissa Martin:
i Annetta Gammon b. 1854, Hot Spring (now Grant) Co., AR, d. young.
 ii Silas S. Gammon (a/k/a Steve Silas Gammon) b. 1855, Hot Spring (now Grant) Co., AR, m. 25 Feb 1880, in Van Zandt Co., TX, Steonna Anna Elliott, b. Nov 1862, TX, d. (after Jan 1920), (Larue, Henderson Co., TX).  Silas died ca 1894, Van Zandt Co., TX.

Children by Catherine Fenter:
iii
Fenter F. Gammon b. 1857, d. young.
iv
Syrenna Jane Gammon b. 02 Nov 1858, d. 08 Nov 1859.

Child by (Unknown):
v
Rosetti Gammon (f) b. ca 1863, TX.

Children by Josanna Ice:
vi
Savanna Gammon b. 29 Aug 1866, TX, d. 09 Aug 1867, TX.
vii
Etta Gammon b. 25 Aug 1867, TX, d. 16 Aug 1868, TX.
viii
Cordelia "Delie" Gammon b. 25 Nov 1869, TX, m. 07 Aug 1887, in TX, Martin "Mart" Hall, b. 24 Jan 1858, Commerce, Hunt Co., TX, (son of David Hall and Margaret Ann Williamson) d. 04 Feb 1918 in Lavon, Collin Co., TX, bur. Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Collin Co., TX.  Cordelia died 25 Jan 1911, Lavon, TX, bur. Pleasant Hill Cemetery.



8. Wiley Bonaparte Gammon b. 17 Jan 1825, Monroe Co., GA, m. ca 1849, in Claiborne Parish, LA, Nancy Alice Price, b. 10 Apr 1832, Claiborne Parish, LA, (daughter of Thomas Price) d. (after 1900), (Miller Co., AR).  Wiley died 23 Feb 1904, Motz (now Artex), Miller Co., AR, bur. Rock Springs Cemetery, Miller Co., AR.

Children:
i Nancy Ann Gammon b. 1850, Claiborne Parish, LA, m. 1869, in Motz, Miller Co., AR, James Carter Mills, b. 1851, MS, (son of James J. Mills) d. 1916, Motz, AR.  Nancy died 1914, Motz, AR, bur. Rock Springs Cemetery, Miller Co., AR.
ii Mary Angeline Gammon b. ca 1851, AR, m. James J. Mills, b. ca 1825, AL, d. 1885, Miller Co., AR, bur. Rock Springs Cemetery, Miller Co., AR.
iii Sarah Margaret Gammon b. 1853, Claiborne Parish, LA, m. ca 1872, in AR, George Thomas Mills, b. 06 Aug 1855, MS, (son of James J. Mills) d. 02 Mar 1918, Motz, Miller Co., AR, bur. Rock Springs Cemetery, Miller Co., AR.  Sarah died 1918, Motz, AR, bur. Rock Springs Cemetery.
iv Susan MINERVA Gammon b. 09 May 1859, Motz, Miller Co., AR, m. 24 Jan 1884, in Miller Co., AR, William Grantham Smith, b. 13 Jul 1843, AL, d. 18 Sep 1902, Lafayette Co., AR, bur. Wilson Cemetery, Lewisville, Lafayette Co., AR.  Susan died 17 Mar 1916, Lafayette Co., AR, bur. Wilson Cemetery.
v Martha JOSEPHINE Gammon b. Dec 1862, Claiborne Parish, LA, m. 29 Dec 1881, in Miller Co., AR, Wiley Hill Nall, b. Dec 1854, AR, d. 1944, bur. Rock Springs Cemetery, Miller Co., AR.  Martha died 1927, Motz, Miller Co., AR, bur. Rock Springs Cemetery.
vi Delilah Rebecca Jane "Dixie" Gammon b. 11 Aug 1866, Motz, Miller Co., AR, m. 04 Jul 1886, in Miller Co., AR, Isaac W. "Charlie" Tucker, b. Jun 1855, IN (AR), d. 27 Apr 1925, bur. Rock Springs Cemetery, Miller Co., AR.  Delilah d. 25 Oct 1932, Texarkana, Bowie Co., TX, bur. Rock Springs Cemetery.
vii Wiley Bonaparte Gammon Jr. b. 07 Apr 1869, Motz, Miller Co., AR, m. 24 Feb 1897, in Miller Co., AR, Beulah Elma Cox, b. 26 Feb 1876, AR, (daughter of James Monroe Cox and Emily Angeline Reid) d. 22 Dec 1935, Motz, AR, bur. Rock Springs Cemetery, Miller Co., AR.  Wiley died 20 May 1943, Motz, AR, bur. Rock Springs Cemetery.
viii Thomas ALICE Gammon b. 03 Feb 1872, Motz, Miller Co., AR, m. 05 Jan 1888, in Miller Co., AR, John William Crank Jr., b. 07 Jun 1866, Crank Springs, Miller Co., AR, d. 15 Nov 1933, Garland, Miller Co., AR, bur. Holly Springs (United Methodist Church) Cemetery, Miller Co., AR.  Alice died 23 Apr 1948, Garland, AR, bur. Holly Springs Cemetery.



9. Jefferson Jackson Gammon b. 01 Sep 1827, Monroe Co., GA, m. ca 1849, in LA, Martha Ann Price, b. 29 Oct 1831, LA (TN), (daughter of John Price and Catherine Andrews) d. 31 Aug 1899, Van Zandt Co., TX, bur. Gammon Cemetery, Van Zandt Co., TX.  Jefferson died 13 Nov 1877, Van Zandt Co., TX, bur. Gammon Cemetery.

Children:
i Thomas Jefferson Gammon b. 04 May 1850, Claiborne Parish, LA, m. (1) 24 Sep 1871, in Van Zandt Co., TX, Madora Ann Price, b. 22 Apr 1854, Van Zandt Co., TX, d. 20 Oct 1928, Colorado, Mitchell Co., TX, bur. Colorado City Cemetery, m. (2) 19 Jul 1877, in Van Zandt Co., TX, Cynthia Ella Meeks, b. Feb 1860, TX, (daughter of William C. Meeks and Amanda Louisa Padgett) d. (after Jan 1920), (Tulsa, Tulsa Co., OK), m. (3) 06 Apr 1884, in Van Zandt Co., TX, Elizabeth [Clay] Waldon, b. 21 Oct 1850, AR, (daughter of Samuel Clay and Tabitha Haynes) d. 21 May 1920, DeQueen, Sevier Co., AR, bur. Cane Creek Cemetery, Ultamathule, Sevier Co., AR.  Thomas died May 1914, DeQueen, AR, bur. Cane Creek Cemetery.
ii Ginsey Ann E. Gammon b. 21 Oct 1851, Smith Co., TX, m. (1) 26 May 1872, in Van Zandt Co., TX, Archie H. Bunch, b. ca 1848, TX, (son of David Bunch), m. (2) 23 Jul 1875, in Van Zandt Co., TX, Peter Erasmus Kuykendall, b. 15 Aug 1846, Jackson Co., TN, (son of Peter Kuykendall and Prudence Terry) d. 1897, Van Zandt Co., TX, bur. Myrtle Springs Cemetery, Van Zandt Co., TX.  Ginsey died 21 Mar 1923, Wills Point, Van Zandt Co., TX, bur. Myrtle Springs Cemetery.
iii Andrew Jackson "Jack" Gammon b. 25 Sep 1853, Smith Co., TX, m. (1) 22 Nov 1873, in Van Zandt Co., TX, Mariah Clay, b. 07 Apr 1857, (daughter of Samuel Clay and Tabitha Haynes) d. 25 May 1891, Van Zandt Co., TX, bur. Rock Hill Cemetery, Van Zandt Co., TX, m. (2) 01 Jan 1898, in Van Zandt Co., TX, Nancy Pleanor "Pauline" [Vines] Huddleston, b. 30 Oct 1873, TX, (daughter of Samuel Vines and Melvina Jane Preston) d. 21 Jun 1953, Wills Point, Van Zandt Co., TX, bur. Morence Cemetery, Van Zandt Co., TX.  Andrew died 16 Feb 1902, Pleasant Union, Van Zandt Co., TX, bur. Small Cemetery, Van Zandt Co., TX.
iv Sulathia Ellen Gammon b. 30 Jan 1857, Smith Co., TX, m. 19 Oct 1873, in Van Zandt Co., TX, George Washington Clay, b. 08 Feb 1853, Drew Co., AR, (son of Samuel Clay and Tabitha Haynes) d. 02 Sep 1924, near Afton, Dickens Co., TX, bur. Dickens Cemetery.  Sulathia died 03 May 1911, Dallas, Dallas Co., TX, bur. Oakland Cemetery, Dallas, TX.
v Frances Missouri Gammon b. ca 1857, Smith Co., TX, m. 08 Jan 1880, in Van Zandt Co., TX, James F. Smith, b. Jul 1844, IL, d. (after Jun 1900), (Dallas, Dallas Co., TX).  Frances died (after Jan 1920), (Graham, Carter Co., OK).
vi Columbus Lafayette Gammon b. 31 Jan 1860, Smith Co., TX, m. (1) 06 Apr 1879, in Van Zandt Co., TX, Elizabeth James, b. 25 Jul 1861, Van Zandt Co., TX, (daughter of Joseph Minor James and Barbary Whisenhunt) d. 15 Nov 1884, Van Zandt Co., TX, bur. Rock Hill Cemetery, Van Zandt Co., TX, m. (2) 15 Oct 1885, in Van Zandt Co., TX, Mary Annie Allen, b. 18 Jan 1868, TX, d. 22 Nov 1906, Van Zandt Co., TX, bur. Rock Hill Cemetery.  Columbus died 03 Jun 1911, Weatherford, Parker Co., TX, bur. Rock Hill Cemetery.
vii Sarah G. Gammon b. 06 Sep 1862, TX, d. 04 Aug 1876, Van Zandt Co., TX, bur. Gammon Cemetery, Van Zandt Co., TX.
viii John Gammon b. 06 May 1866, TX, d. 18 Dec 1878, Van Zandt Co., TX, bur. Gammon Cemetery, Van Zandt Co., TX.
ix William Wiley Gammon b. 14 Nov 1872, Van Zandt Co., TX, m. 24 Dec 1895, in Van Zandt Co., TX, Mattie G. Henry, b. Sep 1879, TX.  William died (after 1920), (Petrolia, Clay Co., TX).



10. Martha Ann GAMMON b. ca 1837, LA, m. 27 Oct 1859, in Smith Co., TX, Willis JARRELL ELLIS, b. 06 Aug 1841, GA, (son of George M. ELLIS and Frances SIMMONS) d. 28 Sep 1876, Smith Co., TX, bur. Beaird Cemetery, Smith Co., TX.  Martha died Jan 1870, Smith Co., TX, bur. probably Beaird Cemetery.

Children:
 i Robert "Bobby" Ellis b. ca 1866, Smith Co., TX, d. (after Jul 1870), (Smith Co., TX).
ii George T. Ellis b. ca 1868, Smith Co., TX, d. (after 1885), Smith Co., TX.
iii William Erby "Will" ELLIS b. 16 Nov 1869, Smith Co., TX, m. 18 Dec 1890, in Smith Co., TX, Linnie Lee ASHFORD, b. 04 Apr 1875, Smith Co., TX, (daughter of Robert W. ASHFORD and Nancy Elizabeth PRICE) d. 12 Aug 1960, Smith Co., TX, bur. Dean Baptist Cemetery, Smith Co., TX.  William died 29 Aug 1900, Smith Co., TX, bur. Dean Baptist Cemetery.



11. Menerva A. Gammon b. ca 1840, Montgomery Co., Republic of Texas, m. (1) 14 Jan 1858, in Smith Co., TX, George J. Price, b. ca 1835, Benton (now Calhoun) Co., AL, (son of Starling Ruffin Price and Alsista Autrey) d. 05 Feb 1863, Camp Douglas, Chicago, Cook Co., IL, bur. Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, IL, m. (2) 23 Apr 1864, in Smith Co., TX, John William Null, b. 06 Feb 1846, Louisville, Winston Co., MS, (son of John Null and Sarah H. Buckholts) d. (1879/1884), Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory, m. (3) 25 Sep 1884, in the Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory, John W. "Billy" Smith, b. ca 1857, TX, d. 15 Jun 1926, Creek Co., OK, bur. Brooks Cemetery near Oilton, Creek Co., OK.  Menerva died 15 Nov 1920, Creek Co., OK, bur. Brooks Cemetery.

Child by George J. Price:
 i Frances E. "Fannie" Price b. 05 Dec 1858, Smith Co., TX, m. 26 Dec 1876, in the Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory, John Monroe Buckholts, b. 30 Jan 1855, TX, (son of William P. Buckholts and Matilda Null) d. 28 Dec 1933, Madill, Marshall Co., OK.  Frances died 01 Apr 1918, Marshall Co., OK, bur. Oakland Cemetery, Madill, OK.

Children by John William Null:
ii
William M. "Willie" Null b. Oct 1865, Smith Co., TX, m. 26 Jul 1883, in the Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory, Charlotte "Lottie" Ways, b. Aug 1862, IN, d. 1908, Marshall Co., OK, bur. Oakland Cemetery, Madill, OK.  William died 1905, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, bur. Oakland Cemetery.
iii
Robert Henry Null b. ca 1867, Smith Co., TX.


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