Zenas T. Vernor/Cora Talley. Robert J. Vernor/Hester J. Cox. Family history, genealogy, marriage, birth, census records, death and cemetery records. Gonzalez, Vanderpool, Bandera, Campwood, Real, Uvalde, Edwards Co., TX. Obits, census records, documents, stories & assumptions.
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|Z T Vernor was born in 1864
near the Russell Cave National Monument close to the town of
Bridgeport, AL in northeastern Alabama.
About 9,000 to 12,000 years ago, the collapse of a cavern roof beneath a hillside near Doran's Cove created a sinkhole and exposed Russell Cave. In addition to serving as a shelter (presumably for several related families totaling 15 to 30 individuals, the cave would have provided a constant source of water due to the lack of freezing temperatures in the cavern.
The surrounding hardwood forest and nearby Tennessee River served as sources of food throughout the year. The food sources would have included fish, turtles, shellfish, a variety of birds including turkey; small animals as squirrels, raccoons, rabbits, gray foxes, skunks, bobcats and porcupines; miscellaneous nuts, acorns, seeds, and roots. Larger animals such as deer and black bears were also hunted.
Descendants of William Vernor
(Gathered from online & family stories. Most has NO DOCUMENTS. Documented fact will have *.
1. WILLIAM1 VERNOR was born in 1748 in Armagh, Ireland. He died in 1774 in Iredell Co., NC. He married SARAH EGERTON about 1770. She was born in 1750 in Scotch Irish. She died in 1822 in Illinois.
William Vernor and Sarah Egerton had the following child:
2. i. HENRY2 VERNOR was born on 22 Mar 1774 in Iredell Co., NC. He died in Nov 1855 in Cumberland Mtn. between Jackson Co, AL & Franklin Co, TN. He married CHRISTIANA ENLOE on 08 May 1799 in Rutherford Co, NC, daughter of Enoch Enloe and Agnes Sprucebanks. She was born on 02 Apr 1770 in Rutherford Co, NC. She died in Nov 1849 in Jackson Co, AL.
2. HENRY2 VERNOR (William1) was born on 22 Mar 1774 in Iredell Co., NC. He died in Nov 1855 in Cumberland Mtn. between Jackson Co, AL & Franklin Co, TN. He married CHRISTIANA ENLOE on 08 May 1799 in Rutherford Co, NC, daughter of Enoch Enloe and Agnes Sprucebanks. She was born on 02 Apr 1770 in Rutherford Co, NC. She died in Nov 1849 in Jackson Co, AL. (The name of HENRY VERNOR was used often. )
Notes for Henry Vernor: "Henry son of William Vernor 1748/1855 and Sarah Egeton 1750/1822. ancestry.com (NO douments)
* 1795 Henry Vernor (age 19) recovered his father William Vernor's estate of $300 (60 pounds Sterling) when he came of age. This record is in the Iredell Co., NC court house.
The first eight children of Henry & Christiana were born in Rutherford Co, NC.
From 1798 to 1811, he lived in Bedford Co., TN, six miles south of the court house near Old Britain Presbyterian Church. He and Christiana Enloe had 17 children, six died in infancy and four of the names are not known.
Henry Vernor was baptized, Circa 1810 at Presbyterian Church, Old Britain Meeting House. >1811-1814 - Maury Co., TN, 8 miles east of Columbia. 10th child (Benjamin) was born here. >1814 Marshall Co, TN, 8-10 miles east of Lewisburg where they located near the Old Bethberia Presbyterian Church (also referred to as Old Britain) and School. They stayed there to raise their 11 children James Elisius Vernor was born there ca. 1819. Many relatives are buried at this old church.
* 1826 Henry Vernor age 52 (b.1774), bought land in Bedford Co, TN.
1850 Agricultural Census of Jackson Co. AL: Henry VERNOR, 54 acres of improved land, 103 acres of unimproved land $650 cash value of land, $15 value of farm implements & machinery, $260 value of livestock.
Henry d. Nov 1855 age 81 years, Cumberland Mtn. between Jackson Co, AL and Franklin Co, TN. Burial: At south edge of Doran's Cove, Cumberland Mtns.
Henry was a Presbyterian; later became a Primitive Baptist minister." (Genforum: Becky S. also MyHeritage Family Trees) NO documents. All someone else's research.)
Notes for Christiana Enloe: Christiana Enloe b.1770, SC. Christiana married Henry Vernor in 1798, at age 27. Henry was born on March 22 1774, in Armagh, Ireland. They had 11 children: Zenos H Vernor, Ezekiel Enloe Vernor and 9 other children. Christiana d.1849, age 79.
Burial: May 1850, Severen's Cove, Cumberland Presb. Church, Jackson Co, AL. (My Heritage Family Trees. NO Document.)
Christian b.1770 was 51 when James E. was born in 1721. ? Apparently there were 2 Christian(a) Enloes who might have married Henry Vernor:
1. Christiana ENLOE (April 2, 1770) was the daughter of Anthony Enloe (born August 1731 in Maryland, died 1790).
2.Christian Enole (born abt 1778) was the daughter of Enoch Enloe (born in 1741 in Baltimore, Maryland, died abt 1793).
Anthony and Enoch were brothers and lived (and moved) together during much of their lifetime. Their father was Abraham Enloe who was born in 1705, Baltimore Maryland, died July 1758 in Baltimore(Co), Maryland. (Genforum Jim S.)
Henry Vernor and Christiana Enloe had the following child:
3. i. JAMES EZEKIEL3 VERNOR was born on 14 Jan 1819 in Marshall Co., TN. He died on 14 Apr 1886 in Gonzales, Gonzales Co, TX. He married CATHERINE CRISSA PRICE on 01 Oct 1844 in Alabama, daughter of Daniel Price and Ann Washington Mcfarland. She was born in Aug 1827 in AL. She died in Aug 1908 in TX.
3. JAMES EZEKIEL3 VERNOR (Henry2, William1) was born on 14 Jan 1819 in Marshall Co., TN. He died on 14 Apr 1886 in Gonzales, Gonzales Co, TX. He married CATHERINE CRISSA PRICE on 01 Oct 1844 in Alabama, daughter of Daniel Price and Ann Washington Mcfarland. She was born in Aug 1827 in AL. She died in Aug 1908 in TX.
Notes for James Ezekiel Vernor: Henry Vernor 1774 NC/1855 TN and Christian Enloe 1770 NC/1849 Ala.
Children: Abigail Vernor F; Mary Vernor F 1800 , Tenn; Jane Vernor F 1801, TN; Nancy Vernor F 1803 in TN; John Newton Vernor M 1806 in TN; Sally Vernor F 1807 in TN; Zenos H Vernor M 24 Jul 1808 in SC; Noah Vernor M 22 Sep 1809 in Rutherford, , N C; Benjamin Vernor M 1811; James E Vernor M 14 Jan 1819, Franklin, TN; **James Ezekiel Vernor M 14 Jan 1819 in Jackson, Ala (Is this father of ZT Vernor b.1864? no document).
?? Is this father of James E.? 1840 census Marshall, Tenn: **Ezekiel E Vernor (age abt 35, 1805): males 1 bet 10/15; 1 bet 30/40; females 2 bet 10/15; 1 bet 40/50. 5 persons total. 1 employed in manufacturing. no slaves owned.
"After a few years in Franklin County, James Elisius married and settled on a flat of the mountain about midway between Sallie and Abigail and moved his parents over on the south side of the mountain. Sallie m. Rev. Westley Sisk in Jackson Co, AL on 8-3-1852."
1850 Agricultural Census of Jackson Co. AL: James VERNOR 35 acres of improved land, 30 acres of unimproved land $225 cash value of land, $10 value of farm implements and machinery, $250 value of livestock." (Becky Smith)
1850 Dist 19, Jackson, Ala: James Verner 29 1821 TN, school teacher/ wife Catherine 23, 1827, Ala/ Daniel m4 Ala/ Robert m1, 1849, Ala.
1870 - Dist 1 Sub1, Jackson, Ala: James Vernor 51, 1819, TN, $1500/$1144, Preacher / wife Catherine 43, 1827, keep house, AL / son John 18 AL, school teacher / dau Lucy 15, AL, school / Mary P, 13, AL, school / son Thomas Vernor 5, 1865, Ala / Ann Price 65, VA, seamstress. (Ann Price mother of Catherine?)
1880 Gonzales, TX : Vernor Cathrine C. 50 TN; Vernor, James E. 60 (1820) TN; Vernor, Zenas T. 15 Ala.
MORE NOTES: ancestry.com: James Ezekiel Vernor b.1818/d.1886 and Crissa C Price 1827/1908. children : Daniel Vernor M 1846 Ala /Robert J Vernor M 5 Apr 1849 Jackson, Ala /John Vernor M 1851 Jackson, Ala /Lucy Jane Vernor F 7 Nov 1854 Jackson, Ala /Mary Parilee Russell F 1858 /Mary Parilee Vernor F 17 Jan 1858 Jackson, Ala / Zenas Thomas Vernor M 29 Dec 1864 Jackson, Ala / Chrissa Ann Vernor F 24 Mar 1871, Gonzales, Tex.
Notes for Catherine Crissa Price: Crissa Catherine Price Campbell, W. F. , Birth: 27 Aug 1828 - AL. Marriage: 01 Oct 1844. Death: Aug 1908 - Gonzales, TX. Her Parents: Daniel Price & Ann Washington McFarland. Her Spouse: James Ezra Vernor. (source Findagrave. Catherine married after James E. Vernor died? Sometime we have more questions.)
James Ezekiel Vernor and Catherine Crissa Price had the following children:
i. DANIEL4 VERNOR was born about 1846 in AL. Notes for Daniel Vernor: (LDS: no info. 1.28.2016)
4. ii. ROBERT J. VERNOR was born about 1849 in AL. He married PAULINA G. RUSSELL about 1878. She was born about 1858 in AL.
5. iii. JOHN E. VERNOR was born about 1852 in AL. He married AMANDA A. UNKNOWN about 1890. She was born in 1859.
iv. LUCY JANE VERNOR was born on 07 Nov 1854 in Jackson, Ala. She died on 23 Oct 1894 in Dewville, Gonzales, Texas. She married JAMES PURCELL ROBINSON in Dewville, Gonzales, Texas. He was born on 14 Feb 1840 in Bristol Eng. He died on 27 Nov 1913 in Dewville, Gonzales, Texas.
Notes for Lucy Jane Vernor: ancestry.com: James E and Crissa Catherine had dau Lucy Jane Vernor, b.7 Nov 1854, Jackson, Ala/d.23 Oct 1894, Dewville, Gonzales, Texas. Lucy married Oct 12, 1913 in Dewville, Gonzales, Texas to James Purcell Robinson b.Feb 14, 1840, Bristol Eng / d.27 Nov 1913 in Dewville, Gonzales, Texas.
v. MARY P. VERNOR was born about 1857 in AL.
6. vi. ZENAS THOMAS VERNOR was born on 29 Dec 1864 in Jackson Co., Ala. He died on 03 Jan 1955 in Campwood, Real, Texas. He married CORA LEE TALLEY on 03 Nov 1889 in Albuquerque, Texas near Gonzales, daughter of Robert Anthony Talley and Victoria D. Reed. She was born on 21 Aug 1869 in TX. She died on 03 May 1936.
4. ROBERT J.4 VERNOR (James Ezekiel3, Henry2, William1) was born about 1849 in AL. He married PAULINA G. RUSSELL about 1878. She was born about 1858 in AL.
Notes for Robert J. Vernor: 1900 justice Prec 4, Gonzales, TX;: Robt J Vernor 51, apr 1849 ala, tn, ala, farmer, owns / Paulina G Vernor 42, sept 1857 ala, tn, ala/ John P Vernor 19, jan 1881, tx, ala, ala/ John G Vernor 14 sept 1885/dau Linnie L Vernor 11 sept 1888/dau Sarah E Vernor, 11 sept 1888 (twins) / Zenas D Vernor 7, aug 1892 TX/ boarder Emma L Rankin, 21, jun 1878.
Robert J. Vernor and Paulina G. Russell had the following children:
i. JAMES W.5 VERNOR was born in 1879 in Texas. He died on 09 Mar 1954. Notes for James W. Vernor: DEATH: James William Vernor Male Death 09 Mar 1954 Age 74 Birth 1880 Father Robert John Vernor, Mother Paulina Russell. /LDS
ii. JOHN GILBERT VERNOR was born on 29 Sep 1885 in Gonzales, Texas. He died on 05 Jul 1961 in Gonzales, Texas. Notes for John Gilbert Vernor: John Gilbert Vernor, 05 Jul 1961, Place Gonzales, Gonzales, Texas, Male, Married, b.29 Sep 1885, place Gonzales, Texas, father Robert Vernor, Mother Paulina Russell, Cert 39548. LDS
5. JOHN E.4 VERNOR (James Ezekiel3, Henry2, William1) was born about 1852 in AL. He married AMANDA A. UNKNOWN about 1890. She was born in 1859.
Notes for John E. Vernor: 1880 Precinct 2, Goliad, TX: John E. Vernor , 1852, Ala, TN, Ala, minister /wife Amand A. 21, TX, Miss, TX / Annie C. Vernor 3, TX/ Kate Vernor , 1, TX.
1910: Lampasas, Lampasas, Texas: John E Vernor 59 (1851), AL, AL, Al, publisher, printing house / Amanda A Vernor 51 (1859), TX, KY, TX, had 9 children, 8 living / dau Zoe Vernor 19 TX AL TX, teacher public school / son Hervey D Vernor 17 TX AL TX /son John W Vernor 12 TX AL TX / adopted daughter Lee Gillesat 15, Ark, Ark, Ark.
John E. Vernor and Amanda A. Unknown had the following children:
i. ZOE5 VERNOR was born in 1891.
ii. HERVEY D. VERNOR was born in 1893.
iii. JOHN W. VERNOR was born in 1898.
6. ZENAS THOMAS4 VERNOR (James Ezekiel3, Henry2, William1) was born on 29 Dec 1864 in Jackson Co., Ala. He died on 03 Jan 1955 in Campwood, Real, Texas. He married CORA LEE TALLEY on 03 Nov 1889 in Albuquerque, Texas near Gonzales, daughter of Robert Anthony Talley and Victoria D. Reed. She was born on 21 Aug 1869 in TX. She died on 03 May 1936.
Notes for Zenas Thomas Vernor: 1880 Gonzales, TX: Vernor, James E. m, 60, Tenn; wife Cathrine C. f, 50, Tenn; Vernor, Zenas T. m, 15, Ala.
1900 census: Z T not found.
https://sites.rootsweb.com/~txpost/gonzales.html Postmasters DEWVILLE, Gonzales Co. TX.: Dew, John F., 28 Jun 1894 / Vernor, Jas. W., 12 Apr 1901 / Vernor, Zenas T., 18 Mar 1907 /Murphy, Elijah M., 17 Nov 1910 /Davenport, Robt. S., 20 Jun 1913.
https://sites.rootsweb.com/~txgonzal/inst-08.txt Deed Records Index in the Gonzales Co. Clerk's office: 87-111 / A/C / Vernor, Z.T. / Vernen, R.J. etux / 1909 Oct 29.
1910 Justice Prec 4, Gonzales, TX: Zenas T Vernor Ala 45 / Cora Vernor TX 40 / John Vernor (Robert Jehu) 1894 16 / Willie Vernor 14 / Rusel Vernor 12 / Ross Vernor 10 / Parrilee Vernor 7 / Bell Vernor 5 / James Vernor 2.
1920 Campwood Justice Prec 3, Real, TX: Zena Vernor 1869 AL TN AL Merchant, general store 55 /Cora Vernor 1869 tx miss miss 51 / Willian T Vernor 1896 24 / Russell R Vernor 22 / Clarence R Vernor 1901 19 / Mary P Vernor 17 / George B Vernor 1907 13 / James T Vernor 1909 11 / Ruby D Vernor 7 / Lee Vernor 3 9/12.
1930 Precinct 3, Real Co., TX: Zenas T Vernor Abt. 1862 AL GA AL , stock farming m 65 / Cora L Vernor 1870 TX NC MISS f 60 / Ruby D Vernor 1923 f 17.
Date: 16 Dec 1927 TX Land Title Abstracts Grantee: Z. T. Vernor, Cert: 72 Patentee: Z. T. Vernor, Patent, Acres: 292.40 , DISTRICT: Bexar Co: Real, File: 125268, survey /Blk/ Tsp: Frac. 28 CT- Patent #: 295 Patent Volume: 37A Class: School .
Tex Deaths, 1890-1976: Zenas Thomas Vernor Death date: 03 Jan 1955 place: Campwood, Real, Tex, Male, White, Age at death: 90 years 4 days. Birth date: 29 Dec 1864 place: Ala, Marital status: Widowed, Father name: James E. Vernor, Father birth place: Mother name: C. C. Price, Mother birth place: __ , Occ: Rancher, Res: Campwood, Real, TX, Cem name: Vance, Burial: Vance, TX, date: 04 Jan 1955, Film: 2114331DigGS: 4165421 Image: 798, Ref: FN 4122. /familysearch.com
"Z. T. Vernor was threatened by his wife. Change his 'drinkin' ways or she would leave him." John T. Vernor told to his grandson, John T. G. in 1979.
Z T Vernor signed as J. P. registar on Johnny Vernor and Reba Jobes' marriage certificate and also Sherry Rose birth cert.
Notes for Cora Lee Talley: 1880 Gonzales, TX : Talley, Allen 42 Ala ; Alpheus A. 28 Miss ; Ann 22 Tx; Belvadra 20 Tx; Benj. F. 27 Ala ; Benjamin, 1, Tx ; Talley Cora 10 (b.1870) TX. / http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/gonzales/census/1880/index/indx-t-v.txt
Zenas Thomas Vernor and Cora Lee Talley had the following children:
i. THOMAS A. 5 VERNOR was born on 27 Aug 1891. He married BERTHA SMITH on 01 Feb 1914. She was born on 27 Aug 1891. She died on 10 Aug 1945.
ii. ROBERT JAY VERNOR was born on 21 Jan 1893 in Gonzalez, TX. He died on 09 May 1983 in Uvalde Co., TX. He married HESTER JANE COX on 10 Aug 1913 in Vance, TX, daughter of John Cox and Emma Eveline Neatherlin. She was born on 08 Mar 1895 in Reagan Wells, TX Uvalde Co.. She died on 05 Oct 1967 in Campwood, TX Real Co.
Notes for Robert Jay Vernor: 1920 Justice Precinct 6, Edwards, TX: Robert J Vernor 27 TX AL TX, Farmer, stock raiser / wife Hester Jane Vernor 24 TX TX TX/ Clarence Vernor 5/ Emma Lee Vernor 4/ Robert Curtis Vernor 1.5/ brother Russell L. Vernor 22 TX AL TX/ grandmother Margaret A Cox 80, 1840, US US US.
Robert Jay Vernor Burial: Vance Cem. Real Co., TX.
(Jehu is a name used by: #93 (on Talley register). "Jehu (dark hair), b. Sept. 5, 1799, d. July 29, 1882.")
iii. WILLIAM T. TAZ VERNOR was born on 06 Jul 1895. He married MYRTLE COX on 12 Oct 1913. She was born on 13 Mar 1897 in Reagan Wells, Uvalde Co., Texas. She died on 24 Aug 1917 in Rio Frio, Real Co., TX. William T. Taz Vernor Burial: Vance Cem., Real Co., TX.
Notes for MYRTLE COX: Death cert:" age 20 yrs 5 mos 11 days, occupation housewife, place Rio Frio, Real Co., TX. Date Aug. 24, 1917, time 1:30 pm. Cause poisoned by chill tonic. Duration about 3 hours. Contributory goiter. Signed A J Springfield, MD." (That's interesting. SRC)
iv. JAMES RUSSELL (REED) VERNOR was born on 27 Sep 1897 in near Dewville, Gonzales Co, Texas. He died on 11 Feb 1964. He married WINNIE WEBB on 08 Sep 1924.
Notes for James Russell (Reed) Vernor: Vernor, James Russell d. 2-11-1964. ( http://files.usgwarchives.org/tx/uvalde/vitals/deaths/1964/uvaldd64.txt
v. CLARENCE ROSS VERNOR was born on 15 Jan 1900. He died on 19 Sep 1961. He married
GLADYS WINNIEFRED HUBBLE on 08 Jul 1925. She was born on 19 Feb 1907. His Burial: Vance Cem., Real Co., TX
vi. MARY PARILEE VERNOR was born on 12 Apr 1902 in Gonazales Co, TX. She died on 01 Feb 1970 in Burial: Vance Cem., Real Co., TX. She married JOSEPH WILLIAM "BUD" COX on 17 May 1921 in Vance, Real Co, TX. He was born in Jan 1899 in Rio Frio, TX. He died in 1967 in Burial: Vance Cem., Real Co., TX.
vii. GEORGE BEALL VERNOR was born on 05 Feb 1905. He died on 22 Dec 1968 in Dimmit Co., TX. He married VIVIAN PEARL PEARSON on 16 Sep 1928. She was born on 01 Apr 1905.
viii. JIM VERNOR was born in 1908. He died on 09 Nov 1920. (Age 12?)
ix. RUBY D. VERNOR was born on 02 Jul 1912. She married ALVA CARTER. He died on 25 Dec 1948.
Vance Cemetery, Real Co., Texas. (Beautiful resting place of many Cox and Vernor Families.)
OBIT: CLARENCE E. VERNOR: Funeral services for Clarence Edward Vernor of Camp Wood, will be held today at 2:30 p.m. in Nel-son Funeral Home Chapel in Camp Wood with the Rev. Glenn Connell Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in Barksdale Cemetery. Vernor died Nov. 27, 2001, in Kerrville at the age of 87. He was born May 4, 1914, in Vance, to Robert J. "Jay" and Hester Jane Cox Vernor. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Emma Lee Webb; and two brothers, Robert Vernor and Johnny Vernor. Vernor is survived by his wife of 68 years, Clara Frances Hargus Vernor; two daughters, Clariece Wallace of San Antonio, and Col-leen Blomstedt and husband, Larry, of Robstown; one son, Clarence Louis Vernor and wife, Margaret, of Camp Wood; two sisters, Bonnie Rummell and husband, Leroy of Uvalde, and Rita Hubble and hus-band, Earl, of Eiola; one brother, Glenn Vernor and wife, Jean, of Brazoria; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to Nueces Canyon Memorial Scholarship Fund, care of either First State Bank of Uvalde, 200 E. Nopal, Uvalde, Texas, 78801, or First State Bank of Uvalde, Camp Wood Branch, P.O. Box 368, Camp Wood, Texas, 78833. http://www.obitcentral.com/obitsearch/obits/tx/tx-uvalde1.htm and http://www.uvaldeleadernews.com/obituaries/.
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