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Ch 6 - Benjamin   |   Ch 7 - William B.   |   Ch 7.1 - Frances Jane   |   Ch 7.1.2 - Cynthia F. Sears   |   Ch 7.3 - Thomas D.
Ch 7.4 - William Marble   |   Ch 7.6 - Mary A.   |   Ch 7.7 - Benjamin A.   |   Ch 7.8 - Elizabeth M.   |   Ch 7.11 - Mahala E.
Ch 8 - Catherine   |   Ch 8.1 - Alfred R. Hicks   |   Ch 8.2 - Mary A. Hicks   |   Ch 8.3 - Mahala Hicks   |   Ch 8.4 - Martha J. Hicks
Ch 8.5 - James J. Hicks   |   Ch 8.6 - William B. Hicks   |   Ch 8.7 - Catherine Hicks   |   Ch 8.8 - Frances Hicks   |   Ch 9 - Mary

Descendants of Mary Harris

Chapter 9 of Part III, Descendants of Wooten Harris

By Garda M. Hodgson


CHILDREN OF MARY HARRIS AND JAMES JORDAN
(Child #9 of Wooten Harris and Frances Adams)

Mary Harris3 (Wooten Harris2, Isaac1) was born April 11, 1803, in Rutherford County, North Carolina, and died September 1, 1878. She married James Jordan, son of John and Jane Jordan, on February 20, 1823, in Hickman County, Tennessee. The name was originally spelled "Jordan;" however, the descendants in Illinois usually spelled the name "Jerdan" or "Jerden". James was born in about 1798 in North Carolina. They moved to Illinois at about the same time as Mary's parents, and settled at Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois in 1827. The will of James Jordan/Jerdan was probated on March 10, 1843, in Fayette County, Illinois. James and Mary were buried in Pope Cemetery, South Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois.

    Children:
    1. + Sarah JERDAN   b 14 Aug 1824; m Joseph Edward CHUMLEY
    2. + Alexander Monroe JERDAN   b 23 Apr 1827; m 1st Anna Jane PRATER; m 2nd Frances Priscilla SEARS
    3. + Nancy Catherine JERDAN   b 12 Nov 1829; m Robert W. TUCKER
    4. + Caroline JERDAN   b 24 Aug 1832; m James Brown BREEZE
    5. + Mary Ann JERDAN   b 1834 (16-1850; m Jacob HICKS
    6. + James Martin JERDAN   b 13 Aug 1836; m Theresa "Thursa" RHODES
    7. William C. JERDAN b 12 Nov 1838, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL
    8. + Martha Ellen JERDAN   b Dec 1842; m George W. CEARLOCK


CHILDREN OF SARAH JERDAN AND JOSEPH E. CHUMLEY
(Child #1 of Mary Harris and James Jordan)

Sarah Jerdan4 (Mary Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born August 14, 1824, in Hickman County, Tennessee. She married Joseph Edward Chumley on November 10, 1844, in Fayette County, Illinois. He was born in Virginia in about 1818; he was age 32 in 1850 according to the census of Montgomery County, Illinois that year.

    Children:
    1. James CHUMLEY b abt 1845 (5-1850), Montgomery Co., IL
    2. + John F. CHUMLEY   b abt 1847 (3-1850; m 1st Amanda Clementine DAVIS; m 2nd Della F. DIXON
    3. Gilbert H. CHUMLEY b Sep 1849 IL, Montgomery Co., IL; m 25 Sep 1879, Fayette Co., IL, Mary Elizabeth PRATER (d/o John M. PRATER and Mary STEIN) b Jan 1860, Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL, lvd Fillmore Twp., Montgomery Co., IL at census time in 1900

      Children:
      1. Edward M. CHUMLEY b Jul 1893, IL
      2. Joseph B. CHUMLEY b Jul 1896, IL


CHILDREN OF JOHN F. CHUMLEY AND WIVES
(1)   AMANDA C. DAVIS   (2)   DELLA F. DIXON

(Child #2 of Sarah Jerdan and Joseph Edward Chumley)

John F. Chumley5 (Sarah Jerdan4, Mary Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born in Montgomery County, Illinois in about 1847; he was age 3 when the census was taken in 1850. He married Amanda Clementine Davis, daughter of Eliphas Davis and Angeline Harriet Halford, on April 17, 1873 in Fayette County, Illinois. She was born May 2, 1855 in Illinois, and died October 10, 1882, at age 26 years, 6 months, and 12 days. He and his second wife, Della F. Dixon, daughter of George F. Dixon and Mary Taylor, were married on October 28, 1885 in Montgomery County, Illinois. She was born in Pike County, Illinois, in about 1867; she was age 43 when the census was taken in 1910. They were living in Fayette County, Illinois, when the censuses were taken in 1880 and 1910. He and Della had 11 children before 1910. Nine of them were living at that time, however only eight were living at home.

    Children of John F. Chumley and Amanda C. Davis:
    1. Olla A. "Ally" CHUMLEY b 8 Sep 1874, IL, d 4 Sep 1890, bur Old Hurricane Cem., Montgomery Co., IL
    2. James H. CHUMLEY b 23 Jan 1877, IL, d 10 Apr 1910, bur Old Hurricane Cem., Montgomery Co., IL
    3. Marietty CHUMLEY b 1879 (1-1880), IL
    4. Elmer M. CHUMLEY b 26 Oct 1881, IL, d 26 Sep 1900, bur Old Hurricane Cem., Montgomery Co., IL

    Children of John F. Chumley and Della F. Dixon:
    1. Bethel CHUMLEY b 1889 (21-1910), IL
    2. Amos CHUMLEY b 1893 (17-1910), IL
    3. Luvern (male) CHUMLEY b 1899 (11-1910), IL
    4. Marie CHUMLEY b 1901 (9-1910), IL
    5. Nora CHUMLEY b 1904 (6-1910), IL
    6. Nola CHUMLEY b 1906 (4-1910), IL
    7. Floyd CHUMLEY b 1908 (2-1910), IL
    8. Leon CHUMLEY b 1910 (age 2 mo 1910), IL


CHILDREN OF ALEXANDER M. JERDAN AND WIVES
(1)   ANNA J. PRATER   (2)   FRANCES P. SEARS

(Child #2 of Mary Harris and James Jordan)

Alexander Monroe Jerdan4, (Mary Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born April 23, 1827, in Hickman County, Tennessee and died February 16, 1842 in Fayette County, Illinois. He married Anna Jane Prater, daughter of Bazil K. Prater and Sarah Merrill. She was born October 23, 1829, in Warren County, Kentucky, and died August 27, 1889 in Fayette County, Illinois. He married a second wife, Frances Priscilla [Sears] Hicks on June 17, 1885 in Fayette County, Illinois. She was the widow of Jefferson Hicks, and daughter of John Sears and Emily Pope. She was born March 14, 1844 in Warren County, Kentucky, and died May 24, 1932 in Fayette County, Illinois. Alexander and his first wife, Anna, were buried in Pope Cemetery, Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois. The surname "Jerdan" is also spelled "Jordan" in some records.

    Children of Alexander M. Jerdan and Anna J. Prater:
    1. Sarah Mahala JERDAN b 6 Apr 1849, Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL, d 26 May 1920; m 2 Nov 1870, Ozias Denton HARRIS   [s/o William Marble HARRIS4 (Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1) and Lurana Jane SEARS], b 25 Jul 1850; descendants listed under his name   in this Part, Ch. 7.4, Descendants of William Marble Harris
    2. + Mary Elizabeth JERDAN   b Dec 1850; m 1st Eliphas Riley DAVIS; m 2nd Pleasant Frank Carlock
    3. Siner Lucetta JERDAN b Nov 1852, Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL, d 1940, Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL; m 8 Nov 1874, Fayette Co., IL, William J. HARPER b Oct 1845, Fayette Co., IL, d 1916, Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL; both bur Liberty Cem., Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL; lvd Bingham, Fayette Co., IL when 1900 census taken

      Children:
      1. (child) HARPER d before 1900
      2. Cora W. HARPER b Feb 1880; m William DORBLIN

    4. + James Basil JERDAN   b 16 Mar 1854; m 1st Margaret Arminda PRATER; m 2nd Laura J.(RUSH) NICHOLS
    5. + William Ewing JERDAN   b May 1857; m Susan LOVEGROVE
    6. + Nancy Ellen JERDAN   b 28 May 1960; m 1st Henry CARTER; m 2nd Benjamin Isaac STRICTLIN
    7. + John Jefferson JERDAN   b 15 Apr 1962; m 1st Rebecca M. DAVIS; m 2nd Priscilla SEARS
    8. + Alexander Franklin JERDAN   b 25 Apr 1864; m Arlena GARLAND
    9. Seth Martin JERDAN b Nov 1867, IL, Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL; m 28 Nov 1886, Fayette Co., IL, Zelpha J. DONALDSON (d/o Louis DONALDSON and Mary ASPIN) b Nov 1881, IL; lvd Sharon Twp., Fayette Co., IL, when 1900 census taken

      Child:
      1. Mettie M. JERDAN b Oct 1889, IL

    10. Ida May JERDAN b 8 Aug 1870, Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL, d 21 Aug 1875, age 9y 13d, bur Pope Cem., South Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL


    Child of Alexander M. Jerdan and Frances P. [Sears] Hicks :
    1. Charles S. JERDAN b 10 Jul 1888, Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL, d 11 Aug 1946, bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL


CHILDREN OF MARY E. JERDAN AND HUSBANDS
(1)   ELIPHAS R. DAVIS   (2)   PLEASANT F. CARLOCK

(Child # 2 of Alexander Monroe Jerdan and Anna Jane Prater)

Mary Elizabeth Jerdan5 (Alex. M4., Mary Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born in December, 1850, in Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois. She was 20 years of age when the 1870 census was taken, and died in 1926. She married Eliphas Riley Davis, son of Eliphas R. Davis and Angeline Harriet Halford, on December 19, 1869, in Fayette County, Illinois. He was born August 3, 1845, in Illinois. He died November 3, 1873, and was buried in Old Hurricane Cemetery, Montgomery County, Illinois. She and her second husband, Pleasant Frank Carlock, son of Isaac Carlock and Lucinda D. Scribner, were married February 11, 1875, in Fayette County, Illinois. He was born on October 26, 1840, in Fayette County, and died on March 12, 1934. They were living in Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois when the censuses were taken in 1880 and 1900.

    Children of Mary E. Jerdan and Eliphas R. Davis:
    1. William DAVIS b 1870 (9-1880), Fayette Co., IL
    2. Dora R. DAVIS b Jul 1871, Fayette Co., IL; d 21 May 1931; m 8 Aug 1890, Fayette Co., IL, James A. DAVIDSON (s/o Allen DAVIDSON and Jane HINTON) b Dec 1861, Fayette Co., IL; d 1930; both bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL

    Children of Mary E. Jerdan and Pleasant F. Carlock:
    1. Jannie Elizabeth CARLOCK b 30 Jan 1876, Fayette Co, IL, d 20 Sep 1878
    2. + Mahala Ellen CARLOCK   b 20 Feb 1878; m Jesse B. MATTHEWS
    3. Jesse Monroe CARLOCK b 8 Sep 1881, Fayette Co, IL, d 7 Apr 1933; m 5 Jan 1902, Cora E. WHITE (d/o James WHITE and Mary A. LANZA) b 1884, Montgomery Co., IL lvd East Fork Twp., Montgomery Co., IL, when census taken in 1910

      Children:
      1. Arthur M. CARLOCK b 19 Sep 1902, IL; m Faye STENTON
      2. Virgil Leroy CARLOCK b 11 Feb 1908, IL; m Mary Elizabeth CRINER

    4. Nora Jane CARLOCK b 25 Mar 1883, Fayette Co., IL
    5. Edward Sidney CARLOCK b 30 Aug 1885, Fayette Co, IL, d 16 Apr 1955; m 1906, Lillie BONE b 1 Apr 1889; they were bur in Coffeen Cem., Fayette Co., IL; lvd East Fork Twp., Montgomery Co., IL, when 1910 census taken

      Children:
      1. Anna CARLOCK b 1907 (3-1910), IL; m Raymond GATES
      2. Edna CARLOCK; m Leo MERRIMAN

    6. Mary Alice CARLOCK b 18 Nov 1888, Fayette Co, IL, d 7 Jan 1872; m 22 Jul 1905, Fred COOK [s/o James W. COOK5 (Benj. H.4, Frances Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) and Mary Catherine GARRETT]; see children under his name
    7. Ora Jefferson CARLOCK b 2 Apr 1891, Fayette Co., IL, d 15 Feb 1954, in AZ; m Fauvetta HOOD

      Child:
      1. Cloyd CARLOCK

    8. Charles Earl CARLOCK b 31 Aug 1893, Fayette Co., IL; m 1st Bessie SNOW, div; m 2nd 17 May 1919, Hazel HUNTER


CHILDREN OF MAHALA E. CARLOCK AND JESSE B. MATTHEWS
(Child #2 of Mary Elizabeth Jerdan and Pleasant Frank Carlock)

Mahala Ellen Carlock5 (Mary E. Jerdan4, Mary Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born February 20, 1878, in Fayette County, Illinois, and died March 18, 1958. She married Jesse B. Matthews, son of James Berry Matthews and Martha Cline, on February 25, 1897 in Fayette County, Illinois. He was born in October, 1873 in Fayette County, Illinois. They were living in East Fork Township, Montgomery County, Illinois when the census was taken in 1900, and 1910. In 1900 she had two children; one was living.

    Children:
    1. (child) MATTHEWS b abt 1898, IL, d before 1900
    2. James J. MATTHEWS b Jan 1899, IL
    3. Harry T. MATTHEWS b 1901 (9-1910), IL
    4. Dewey B. MATTHEWS b 1904 (6-1910), IL
    5. Lena MATTHEWS b 1909 (1-1910), IL
    6. Opal J. MATTHEWS b 1910 (age 2 mo 1910), IL
    7. Oral MATTHEWS
    8. Vona MATTHEWS


CHILDREN OF JAMES B. JERDAN AND MARGARET A. PRATER
(Child #4 of Alexander Monroe Jerdan and Anna Jane Prater)

James Basil Jerdan5 (Alex. M4., Mary Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born March 16, 1854 in Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois, and died there on January 14, 1908. James was married twice. He married Margaret Arminda Prater, daughter of Holloway Sears Prater and Siner Casey, on October 12, 1879, in Fayette County, Illinois. She was born September 9, 1851, in Fayette County, and died there on February 9, 1904. Their children were born in a farm house located about one mile south of Bingham on an 80 acre farm which was given to Margaret A. Prater by her father Holloway Sears Prater upon her marriage. Three of the children of their daughter, Jennie, and Homer Donaldson were also born there. Both James and Margaret were buried in Liberty Cemetery, Fayette County, Illinois. James's second wife, Laura J. (Rush) Nichols, had a son, Fred Nichols, by a previous marriage, who was age seven when the 1910 census for Witt Township, Montgomery County, Illinois, was taken.

    Children of James B. Jerdan and Margaret A. Prater:
    1. Jennie Juliette JERDAN b 5 Sep 1880, Hurricane Twp., near Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 2 Sep 1967, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA; m 16 Aug 1900, Fayette Co., IL, Homer DONALDSON (s/o John William DONALDSON and Isabella GANNON) b 1 Jul 1879, Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL, d 27 May 1963, Hillsboro, Montgomery Co., IL); both Homer and Jennie bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL

      Children of Jennie J. Jerdan and Homer Donaldson:
      1. Ralph Warren DONALDSON b 27 Jul 1901, nr Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m 10 Jul 1928, Florence SCOTT
      2. James Gerald DONALDSON b 3 Jan 1904, Centralia, Marion Co., IL; m 10 Jun 1931, Blanch BRADFORD
      3. Arthur Randall DONALDSON b 25 Jul 1914, Charleston, Coles Co., IL, d 5 Dec 1917
      4. Allen Raymond DONALDSON b 15 Aug 1918, Charleston, Coles Co., IL; m Aug 1949, Ann HASLINGER
      5. Ivan DONALDSON b 2 Jun 1921, (twin) nr Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m 8 Sep 1945, Betty Jean PENDELL
      6. Jean Jerdan DONALDSON b 2 Jun 1921, (twin) nr Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m 6 Dec 1941, Charles GUSE

    2. Elmer Prater JERDAN b 23 Mar 1885, Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL, d 1925; m 1908, Nellie M.  ?  b 1893 (17-1910), IL, m 2nd Alvina PICKSBERG

      Child of Elmer P. and Nellie M. Jerdan:
      1. Cleda R. JERDAN b 1908 (2-1810)

      Children of Elmer P. Jerdan and Alvina Picksberg:
      1. Robert JERDAN
      2. Margaret JERDAN; m Mr. WALSH
      3. James JERDAN
      4. Marian JERDAN; m Mr. MURNIN

    3. Carlos Howard JERDAN b 14 Mar 1893, Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL, d May 1964; m 1st Mae LARMER (d/o Charles and Nancy LARMER) b 1891, Valley Head, DeKalb Co., AL, d Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., TN; m 2nd Carmine  ? 

      Child of Carlos H. Jerdan and Mae Larmer:
      1. Carlos N. JERDAN b 27 Dec 1924, Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., TN; m Mary BRUFF

    4. Raymond Harold JERDAN b 26 Jan 1896, Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL, d 21 May 1972, Long Beach, Los Angeles Co., CA; m Evelyn Mary TURNER b 3 May 1898, d 24 Oct 1963, Long Beach, Los Angeles Co., CA; both bur Fort Rosecrans National Cem., San Diego, San Diego Co., CA

      Children of Raymond H. Jerdan and Evelyn M. Turner:
      1. Mary Ray JERDAN; m William SCIDMORE
      2. Judith JERDEN


CHILDREN OF WILLIAM EWING JERDAN AND SUSAN LOVEGROVE
(Child #5 of Alexander Monroe Jerdan and Anna Jane Prater)

William Ewing Jerdan (Alex. M4., Mary Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born in May 1857, in Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois. He married Susan Lovegrove, daughter of James Lovegrove and Priscilla Morris, on October 3, 1878, Fayette County, Illinois. She was born February 22, 1863, in Fayette County, Illinois. William's second marriage was to Ida Beardon Jackson, widow of W. J. Jackson. They lived in Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois, when 1900 census was taken.

    Children of William E. Jerdan and Susan Lovegrove:
    1. Bessie Estella JERDAN b 30 Jul 1879, Fayette Co., IL; m 7 Nov 1900, Tony E. DONALDSON (s/o Moses M. and Amanda Soletha DONALDSON) b 23 Aug 1879, d 30 Oct 1905, East St. Louis, St. Clair Co., IL

      Children of Bessie E. Jerdan and Tony E. Donaldson:
      1. Howard DONALDSON
      2. Ruby DONALDSON
      3. Ida DONALDSON, d in her teens

    2. Erasmus L. JERDAN b July 1884, IL
    3. Baran O. JERDAN b Dec 1886, IL
    4. Gracie L. JERDAN b Dec 1888, IL
    5. James Monroe JERDAN b 15 Dec 1893, IL


CHILDREN OF NANCY ELLEN JERDAN AND HUSBANDS
(1)   HENRY CARTER   (2)   BENJAMIN I. STRICKLIN

(Child #6 of Alexander Monroe Jerdan and Anna Jane Prater)

Nancy Ellen Jerdan5 (Alex. M4., Mary Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born May 28, 1860 in Fayette County, Illinois. She married Henry Carter, son of William Carter and Malinda J. Dodson, on December 5, 1875 in St. Louis, Missouri. He died April 6, 1885. Nancy then married Benjamin Isaac Stricklin, son of John Stricklin and Ellen Marrice, on June 4, 1885 in Montgomery County, Illinois. He was born in Washington County, Illinois. His birth and death dates on his tombstone in Ramsey Cemetery, are: "Born 1858, Died 1940." Nancy died January 19, 1931 in Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois. They were buried in Ramsey Cemetery, Ramsey Township, Fayette County, Illinois. They were living in Sharon Township, Fayette County, Illinois when the census was taken in 1880. On February 15, 1912, the Ramsey News Journal reported that "Mr. and Mrs. Ben Stricklin left for Decatur, where they will make their new home."

    Children of Nancy E. Jerdan and Henry Carter:
    1. Minnie May CARTER b 24 Feb 1877, IL, d 31 Jan 1949; m 5 May 1895, James Otis CARLOCK   (s/o James Robert CARLOCK5 [Thersy Rhodes4, Lucinda Harris3, Zach.2, Isaac1) and Melvina Peradine VIRDIN] b 13 Dec 1875, Edinburg, Christian Co., IL, d 27 Jan 1959, Pana, Christian Co., IL); children listed under his name in Part VIII, Ch. 6, Descendants of Lucinda Harris
    2. Della Day CARTER b 1 Apr 1879, IL, d 1 Aug 1965; m 5 May 1895, Louis A. MERRIMAN

      Children of Della D. Carter and Louis A. Merriman:
      1. Freeda D. MERRIMAN b Feb 1897, IL
      2. Ray E. MERRIMAN b Jun 1899, IL

    3. Lillie Florence CARTER b 8 Deb 1883, IL, d 28 Jul 1931; m 25 Dec 1896, Edward L. BURCH
    4. Noy CARTER, (male) d as an infant

    Children of Nancy E. Jerdan and Benjamin I. Stricklin:
    1. Carrie Viola STRICKLIN b 12 Mar 1886, IL; m Calvin J. GARHART
    2. Chalmer Otis STRICKLIN b 13 Mar 1888, IL, d 23 Nov 1936; m Clara Goden WATEL
    3. John Larkin STRICKLIN b 10 Jan 1892, IL; m 5 Feb 1914, Leah May SMELZER
    4. Ella J. STRICKLIN b 1896, IL, d 1917, bur Ramsey Cem., Fayette Co,, IL


CHILDREN OF JOHN JEFFERSON JERDAN AND WIVES
(1)   REBECCA M. DAVIS   (2)   MRS. MARY PATTON
(Child #7 of Alexander Monroe Jerdan and Anna Jane Prater)

John Jefferson Jerdan5 (Alex. M4., Mary Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born April 15, 1862 in Fayette County, Illinois, and died July 24, 1940, Vandalia, Fayette County, Illinois. He was married three times. He married his first wife, Rebecca M. Davis, daughter of Daniel Washington Davis and Elizabeth Ann Clark, on October 11, 1883 in Fayette County, Illinois. She was born March 11, 1864 in Montgomery County, Illinois, and died February 26, 1906. John and Rebecca were buried in Liberty Cemetery, Fayette County, Illinois. After Rebecca's death, John married Mrs. Mary Patton; they had one child. His third wife was Priscilla Sears; they had no children.

    Children of John J. Jerdan and Rebecca M. Davis:
    1. + Ida Ann JERDAN   b 13 Sep 1884; m Walter DONALDSON
    2. + Fred Jefferson JERDAN   b 6 Sep 1886; m 1st Nellie E. WEGEHOFT, m 2nd Lucile KELLY
    3. Ina Violet JERDAN b 17 Aug 1891, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 7 May 1970, Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA, bur East Lawn Cem., Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA; m 11 Dec 1911 Asa Guy DAVIS (s/o John J. DAVIS and Amanda Clementine KIASTER) b 21 May 1887, Marion, Williamson Co., IL, d 21 Apr 1960

      Children:
      1. Ronald DAVIS b 26 Jan 1914, Wingate, Montgomery Co., IL; m 13 Jul 1940, Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA, Luella FINE
      2. Wayne DAVIS b 14 Jun 1916, Wingate, Montgomery Co., IL; m 26 Dec 1954, Fresno Co., CA, Millie TRABING
      3. Betty DAVIS b 11 Jan 1919, Lincoln, Montgomery Co., IL; m 1 May 1943, Sacramento Co., CA, Perry NELSON

    4. Bessie C. JERDAN b 5 Oct 1894, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 29 Oct 1918, Granite City, IL, bur St. John's Cem., Granite City, Madison Co., IL; m Thrift BAKER
    5. Ruby Edith JERDAN b 10 Oct 1897, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 1 Jul 1970; m William Daniel McCOY, Sr.
    6. Freeda Bryan JERDAN b 22 Aug 1900, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m John E. DAVIS
    7. Floyd Blyth JERDAN b 29 Jan 1903, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 26 Apr 1973, bur East Lawn Cem., Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA
    8. (daughter) JERDAN b 17 Oct 1906, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 17 Oct 1906, age 3 hours

    Child of of John J. Jerdan and Mary Patton:
    1. Lynn Ishmael JERDAN


CHILDREN OF IDA ANN JERDAN AND WALTER DONALDSON
(Child #1 of John Jefferson Jerdan and Rebecca M. Davis)

Ida Ann Jerdan6 (John J.5, Alex. M.4, Mary Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born September 13, 1884 in Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois, and died September 19, 1972 in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois. She married Walter Donaldson, son of John William Donaldson and Isabelle Gannon, on February 1, 1903 in Montgomery County, Illinois. He was born February 18, 1881 at Ramsey, Fayette County, Illinois, and died March 20, 1968 at Decatur, Macon County, Illinois. They were buried in Stewardson Cemetery, Stewardson, Shelby County, Illinois.

    Children:
    1. Beryl John DONALDSON b 21 Jul 1904, Silverwood, Fountain Co., IN; m 1st 22 Mar 1929 Charlene WADE; m 2nd 24 Aug 1940, Elsa BURGE
    2. Ross Jerden DONALDSON b 18 Feb 1906, Spaulding, Sangamon Co., IL; m 23 Nov 1948, Clara Mary Hazel PIERCE b 11 Jul 1914, Central Falls, Providence Co., RI
    3. Rebecca Berince DONALDSON b 10 Sep 1909, Coffeen, Fayette Co., IL, d 28 Mar 1929, Chicago, Cook Co., IL, bur Stewardson Cem., Stewardson, Shelby Co., IL
    4. Dwight Walter DONALDSON b 4 Apr 1915, New Douglas, Madison Co., IL; m Jean GRAFF
    5. Faith Isabel DONALDSON b 2 Sep 1917, Stewardson, Shelby Co., IL; m 1st Charles William ENSOR; m 2nd Garland VENABLE
    6. Genevieve DONALDSON b 11 Aug 1921, Stewardson, Shelby Co., IL; m 7 Oct 1940, St. Charles, St. Charles Co., MO, Claud Lawrence WITHERS (s/o James Walter WITHERS and Lula BOLIN), b 14 Aug 1906, Sarcoxie, Jasper Co., MO; he m 1st Kathryn JONES


CHILDREN OF FRED JEFFERSON JERDAN AND WIVES
(1)   NELLIE E. WEGEHOFT   (2)   LUCILE KELLEY

(Child #2 of John Jefferson Jerdan and Rebecca Melissa Davis)

Fred Jefferson Jerdan6 (John J5., Alex. M.4, Mary Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born September 6, 1886 in Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois, and died on April 23, 1934. He was married twice. His first wife and mother of his known children was Nellie E. Wegehoft, daughter of Henry Wegehoft and Hannah Detmer. She was born February 20, 1886 in Meredosia, Morgan County, Illinois, and died November 10, 1918 in Granite City, Madison County, Illinois. She died of influenza following childbirth. Fred and Nellie were buried in St. John's Cemetery, Granite City, Madison County, Illinois. Fred's second wife was Lucile Kelley.

    Children of Fred J. Jerdan and Nellie E. Wegehoft:
    1. Elmer Keith JERDAN b 12 Jun 1909, Granite City, Madison Co., IL; d 28 Mar 1965, bur St. John's Cem., Granite City, Madison Co., IL
    2. Marjorie Eleanor JERDAN b 18 Feb 1912, Granite City, Madison Co., IL; m 1st Howard SEXTON; m 2nd 18 Feb 1912, James David KOERNER
    3. Virginia Elizabeth JERDAN b 11 Jul 1914, Granite City, Madison Co., IL; m 1st 11 Jul 1947, Miles J. WELLER; m 2nd 2 Aug 1973, Oakie Oliver BECK
    4. Fred Jefferson JERDAN b 11 Sep 1916, Granite City, Madison Co., IL, d 6 Mar 1958; m Lydia Helen MACDOWELL (d/o Forrest MACDOWELL and Edith HAUSAFUS) b 1917, d 16 Apr 1944
    5. Nellie M. JERDAN b 8 Nov 1918, Granite City, Madison Co., IL, d 6 Jan 1919


CHILDREN OF ALEXANDER FRANKLIN JERDAN AND ARLENA GARLAND
(Child #8 of Alexander Monroe Jerdan and Anna Jane Prater)

Alexander Franklin Jerdan5 (Alex. M.4, Mary Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born April 25, 1864, and died August 13, 1953 in Vandalia, Fayette County, Illinois. He married Arlena Garland, daughter of Nathaniel Garland and Laura Ann Harrison, on December 30, 1888 in Fayette County, Illinois. She was born May 27, 1869 in Fayette County, Illinois, and died February 12, 1959 in Montgomery County, Illinois. They were buried in Glendale Cemetery, Fillmore, Montgomery County, Illinois. They were living in Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois, when the 1900 and 1910 censuses was taken.

    Children:
    1. Pearl Viola JERDAN b 15 Dec 1890, IL, d 24 Sep 1960; m 1st William LEPPERT; m 2nd Jack SHIVES
    2. Emma Levena JERDAN b 20 Jun 1895, Fayette Co., IL, d 21 Oct 1954; m 18 Dec 1912, Frances M. VINCENT (s/o Francis M. VINCENT and Temperance Jane KELLAR), b 18 Sep 1887, Bond Co., IL, d 3 May 1931, Fayette Co., IL; m 2nd Delbert WHITTEN4 [s/o Martin H. WHITTEN and Theresa "Thursy" RHODES3 (Thos.2, Alex.1)]

      Children:
      1. Vivian VINCENT b 18 Apr 1917, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m 26 Aug 1933, John DUNKIRK (s/o Henry DUNKIRK and Lillie Jessie WISE) b 1 Jul 1907, Bond Co., IL
      2. Victor VINCENT b 26 Aug 1920, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m 14 Apr 1945, Bayle City, Fayette Co., IL, Evelyn May CRAIG7 [d/o Delbert Francis CRAIG6 (Rebecca J. Harris5, Zach.O.4, Ancil M.3, Zach.2, Isaac1) and Sadie V. STRICKLEN] b 9 Oct 1923, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL
      3. Virgil Francis VINCENT b 9 Dec 1924, Bingham Fayette Co., IL; m 21 Dec 1946, Ora May SNIDER (d/o John SNIDER and Ione TRAYLOR)
      4. Verna VINCENT b 4 Jul 1928, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL

    3. Victor JERDAN d in childhood
    4. Tillie May JERDAN b 10 May 1901 IL; m 30 Oct 1921, Fayette Co., IL, Jesse Carbon HARRIS6   [s/o Albert HARRIS5 (Zach. O.4, Ancil M.3, Zach.2, Isaac1) and Amanda REVIS] b 19 Oct 1895, Fayette Co., IL); children listed under his name in Part VIII, Ch. 2.7, Descendants of Zachariah Obadiah Harris
    5. Edward Franklin JERDAN b 10 Feb 1905 IL; m 16 May 1942, St. Charles Co., MO, Zella COLE   [d/o John Mitchell COLE and Flora Ellen RHODES6 (John J.5, Martha E. Hicks4, Catherine Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1)] b 14 Dec 1910, Fayette Co., IL); there is more information on her family under her mother's name in this Part, Ch. 8.4 Descendants of Martha Jane Hicks
    6. Oren L. JERDAN b 21 Apr 1907 IL; 25 Apr 1942 Blanch GAMBLE7 [d/o Bertha M. HARRIS6 (Wm. B.5, Alfred G.4, Ancil M.3, Zach.2, Isaac1) and Francis Huntley GAMBLE] b Aug 1884, Fayette Co., IL


CHILDREN OF NANCY CATHERINE JERDAN AND ROBERT W. TUCKER
(Child #3 of Mary Harris and James Jordan)

Nancy Catherine Jerdan4 (Mary Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born November 12, 1829, in Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois. She married Robert W. Tucker, son of Robert W. Tucker and Mary Pierman, on April 24, 1844, in Fayette County, Illinois. He was born March 15, 1823, in Wythe County, Virginia. Nancy and Robert both died in Stillwater, Payne County, Oklahoma; he died March 8, 1907, and she died on June 20, 1908.

    Children:
    1. George TUCKER b 11 Apr 1845, Fayette Co,, IL, d 9 Nov 1845
    2. Levi TUCKER b 24 Aug 1846, Fayette Co., IL, d 26 Nov 1932; m 23 Oct 1879, Fayette Co., IL, Frances S. KIRK (d/o Robert F. KIRK and Elizabeth SCOTT) b 1840 (40-1880), IL; a sister of Elizabeth KIRK, wife of child #6, Amos TUCKER
    3. James Jordan TUCKER b 12 May 1848, Fayette Co., IL, d 12 Jul 1887, NM; m 5 Mar 1871, Barry Co., MO, Eliza Adeline LEWIS b 4 Mar 1855, d 1 Jan 1934, Eagle Rock, Barry Co., MO, bur Easley Cem., near White River, Stone Co., MO

      Children:
      1. Alfred TUCKER
      2. Gabe TUCKER
      3. Bob TUCKER

    4. Mary Ellen TUCKER b 14 Oct 1849, Fayette Co., IL; m Mr. REYNOLDS
    5. Elizabeth Ann TUCKER b 19 Apr 1851, Fayette Co., IL, d 12 Feb 1930, Stillwater, Payne Co., OK, bur Fairlawn Cem. there; m S. Ransome GRIGGS
    6. Amos TUCKER b 3 Jan 1853, Fayette Co., KY; m 17 Oct 1880, Fayette Co., IL, Elizabeth KIRK (d/o Robert F. KIRK and Elizabeth SCOTT) b 1855 (25-1880), Fayette Co., IL; a sister of Frances S. KIRK, wife of child #2, Levi TUCKER
    7. Martha Jane TUCKER b 2 Nov 1854, MO; m 23 Mar 1874, Jones Creek Twp., Newton Co., MO, Newton CORBITT
    8. Nancy Drucilla TUCKER b 14 Nov 1857, MO, d 29 Dec 1938; m 25 Oct 1877, James M. HARP
    9. Sarah Frances TUCKER b 7 Oct 1859, MO, d 14 Jan 1929, McDonald Co., MO; m Roswell, Chaves Co., NM, William H. COSGROVE,
    10. Robert Bergin TUCKER b 21 Jun 1861, d 28 Jun 1953, Cushing, Payne Co., OK; m 21 Aug 1887, Cowley Co., KS, Anna Lena ANDERSON b 25 Dec 1865, nr Springfield, Greene Co., MO, d 24 Jun 1916, Fairfax, Osage Co., OK, bur Fairfax City Cem.; her obituary names the following children:

      Children [from obituary of Anna L. (Anderson) Tucker] :
      1. Laura TUCKER; m 1916, Walter HAIL, "of Santa Paula, CA"
      2. Gladys (TUCKER) MICHAEL
      3. Elzie or Alvia TUCKER, "of Fairfax, Osage Co., OK"
      4. Amos TUCKER, "of Fairfax, Osage Co., OK"

    11. Perlina Price TUCKER b 16 Mar 1863, Petaluma, Sonoma Co., CA, d 23 Apr 1957, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA, bur Grandview Memorial Park Cem.; m 3 Jul 1887, Dodge City, Ford Co., KS, Willie J. CHISUM b 1864 (23-1887)
    12. + Cynthia Carolyn TUCKER,   (twin), b 13 Dec 1865; m Thomas Fletcher BRATTIN
    13. Jathina Emaline TUCKER (twin), b 13 Dec 1865, Petaluma, Sonoma Co., CA, d 14 Mar 1866
    14. Eliza Adaline TUCKER b 6 May 1870, Petaluma, Sonoma Co., CA, d 3 Jan 1973, Temple City, Los Angeles Co., CA; m 1st 26 Jul 1891, Chavez Co., NM, Alexander L. T. BANNON; m 2nd Chester HILL


CHILDREN OF CYNTHIA CAROLINE TUCKER AND THOMAS F. BRATTIN
(Child #12 of Nancy Catherine Jerdan and Robert W. Tucker)

Cynthia Carolyn Tucker5 (Nancy C. Jerdan4, Mary Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born on December 13, 1865, in Petaluma, Sonoma County, California, and died on February 26, 1952, in Stillwater, Payne County, Oklahoma. She married Thomas Fletcher Brattin, son of William Brattin and Susan Harrell, on November 18, 1883, in Lincoln County, New Mexico. He was born on December 9, 1861, in McDonald County, Missouri, and died on January 25, 1949, in Stillwater, Payne County, Oklahoma. They were buried in Fairlawn Cemetery, Stillwater, Payne County, Oklahoma.

    Children:
    1. Monta Ernest BRATTIN b 16 Mar 1887, Rocky Comfort, McDonald Co., MO, d 3 Apr 1962, bur Fairlawn Cem., Stillwater, Payne Co., OK
    2. Nevada Flo BRATTIN b 24 Nov 1888, Rocky Comfort, McDonald Co., MO, d 11 Nov 1889, bur Rocky Comfort, McDonald Co., MO
    3. Vera Vitell BRATTIN b 2 Oct 1890, Rocky Comfort, McDonald Co., MO
    4. Euris Ray BRATTIN b 24 Apr 1893, Rocky Comfort, McDonald Co., MO, d 9 Aug 1893
    5. Zula Mable BRATTIN b 28 Jul 1894, Rocky Comfort, McDonald Co., MO, d 20 May 1895, bur Fairlawn Cem., Stillwater, Payne Co., OK
    6. Noble Thomas BRATTIN b 24 Mar 1897, Stillwater, Payne Co., OK, d 30 Dec 1964; m 26 Nov 1919, Lucile Pauline MEADOR
    7. Merle Asa BRATTIN b 7 Apr 1899, Stillwater, Payne Co., OK
    8. Willie BRATTIN b 24 Jun 1901, Stillwater, Payne Co., OK, d 8 Jul 1901, bur Fairlawn Cem., Stillwater, Payne Co., OK
    9. Alma Letha BRATTIN b 19 Feb 1903, Stillwater, Payne Co., OK


CHILDREN OF CAROLINE JERDAN AND JAMES BROWN BREEZE
(Child #4 of Mary Harris and James Jordan)

Caroline Jerdan4 (Mary Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born August 24, 1832, in Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois, and died in 1869. She married James Brown Breeze, son of James Breeze and Charity Spivey, on December 4, 1850, in Fayette County, Illinois. He was born March 20, 1828, in Orange County, Indiana. After Caroline died, he married Mary L. Augustine as his second wife. He married his third wife, Elizabeth (Cole) Cunningham, on June 22, 1880, in Fayette County, Illinois. She was born about 1841, the daughter of Lyttleton Cole and Anna Wakefield. He died April 21, 1914, and was buried at Vandalia, Fayette County, Illinois.

    Children of Caroline Jerdan and James B. Breeze:
    1. + Mary BREEZE   b 1852 (8-1860; m Henry EBELMESSER
    2. Martha "Mattie" BREEZE b 1855 (5-1860), Fayette Co., IL, d in childbirth, bur South Hill Cem., Vandalia, Fayette Co., IL; m 12 Jul 1872, Fayette Co., IL, Charles C. KIRK
    3. Sarah E. BREEZE b 27 Jun 1858, Fayette Co., IL, d 14 Nov 1922; m 9 Dec 1880, Fayette Co., IL, Owen David LONG (s/o Hugh LONG and Sarah HINKLE) b 1845 (35-1880), Marseilles, Wyandot Co., Ohio

      Children:
      1. Alta LONG
      2. Murile LONG
      3. Effie LONG

    4. John BREEZE b abt 1860, Fayette Co., IL, d in infancy
    5. + James Henry BREEZE,   twin, b 29 Apr 1862, Fayette Co., IL; m Adella Belt COCHRAN
    6. Carrie Harriet BREEZE, twin, b 29 Apr 1862, Fayette Co., IL, d 7 Aug 1884; m 12 Sep 1883, Fayette Co., IL, Charles B. CARTER (s/o Elisha CARTER and Marinda HINES) b 1855 (28-1883), IN


CHILDREN OF MARY BREEZE AND HENRY EBELMESSER
(Child #1 of Carolyn Jerdan and James Brown Breeze)

Mary Breeze5 (Carolyn Jerdan4, Mary Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born in Vandalia, Fayette County, Illinois, in about 1852; she was eight years of age in 1860. She married Henry Ebelmesser, who was the first blacksmith at St. Elmo, Fayette County, Illinois. They were married on January 1, 1872 in Fayette County, Illinois. He was born in Germany in about 1836; he was 44 years of age when the Fayette County, Illinois 1880 Census was taken for the village of Avena. Mary died in 1890.

    Children:
    1. Edmond or Edward Eugene EBELMESSER b 18 Jun 1873, Avena, Fayette Co., IL, d 20 Sep 1935, Villa Grove, Douglas Co., IL; m 1st Edna STOCKER; m 2nd Pearl GRISSOM

      Child of Ed E. Ebelmesser and Edna Stocker:
      1. (son) EBELMESSER; a dentist in SC

    2. Effie Gertrude EBELMESSER b 1875 (5-1880), Vandalia, Fayette Co., IL; m Ward PERSHING (a bro of Gen. John J. PERSHING), lvd Hollywood, Los Angeles Co., CA
    3. Mary "Mayme" EBELMESSER b 1877 (3-1880) Fayette Co., IL, d 31 Jan 1966; m W. A. WINGFIELD
    4. Louise EBELMESSER b 1880 (age 3 mo.-1880), Fayette Co., IL, d Denver, Denver Co., CO
    5. Charles Henry EBELMESSER b 22 Feb 1882, Fayette Co., IL, d 29 Apr 1961; m Nelta  ? 
    6. Laura West EBELMESSER b 15 May 1885; m 1st Dr. COFFIN at St. Elmo, Fayette Co., IL; m 2nd Fred BIXBY


CHILDREN OF JAMES HENRY BREEZE AND ADELLA BELT COCHRAN
(Child #5 of Carolyn Jerdan and James Brown Breeze)

James Henry Breeze5 (Carolyn Jerdan4, Mary Harris 3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born April 29, 1862 in Vandalia, Fayette County, Illinois, and died December 5, 1929. He had a twin sister, Carrie Harriet Breeze. He married Adella Belt Cochran, daughter of Robert Cochran and Elizabeth Belt, on September 20, 1885 in Fayette County, Illinois. She was born April 2, 1864 in Fayette County, Illinois, and died December 6, 1951 at St. Elmo, Fayette County, Illinois. He married a second wife whose given name was Elizabeth J., but her surname is unknown.

    Children:
    1. William Edward BREEZE b 22 Feb 1889, Fayette Co., IL, d 22 May 1948, Decatur, Macon Co., IL; m Fern E. KEILMAN

      Children:
      1. Lewis Carl BREEZE
      2. Mary Ora BREEZE; m Lloyd HAGY
      3. Virginia BREEZE; m George HARTMAN

    2. Mamie Dell BREEZE b 11 Jun 1891, Fayette Co., IL, d 23 Dec 1943, Decatur, Macon Co., IL; m Corlas "Carl" B. LOGUE b 10 May 1891, d 19 Jun 1952

      Children:
      1. Hazel Lorene LOGUE; m Lloyd CADE; lived in Champaign, IL
      2. Rush Normada LOGUE; m David MAIR; lived in Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL
      3. Lucile Ione LOGUE; m 1st E. Linden CAMPBELL; m 2nd Mr. MILLER; lvd TX
      4. Mervel Corlas LOGUE; m Mary Ellen KOHLI

    3. Hattie Caroline BREEZE b 29 Apr 1896, Fayette Co., IL
    4. George Frederick BREEZE b 24 Aug 1898, Fayette Co., IL, d 21 Apr 1973; m 4 Aug 1935, Juanita McNELLEY

      Children of George F. Breeze and Juanita McNelley:
      1. Carl BREEZE; lvd Fort Wayne, IN
      2. Jean BREEZE
      3. Clark BREEZE; m Cindy MESSENERY

    5. Francis Elwood BREEZE b 19 Jan 1903, Fayette Co., IL, d 10 Oct 1970; m 5 Feb 1928, Margaret STUCKEY, lvd Decatur, Macon Co., IL

      Children of Francis E. Breeze and Margaret Stuckey:
      1. Patricia BREEZE; m Thomas COLBERT
      2. Marilyn BREEZE; m William HARRISON



CHILDREN OF MARY ANN JERDAN AND JACOB HICKS
(Child #5 of Mary Harris and James Jordan)

Mary Ann Jerdan4 (Mary Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born about 1834 in Fayette County, Illinois; she was age 16 in 1850. She married Jacob Hicks February 25, 1852, in Fayette County. He was born January 4, 1831, in Benton County, Tennessee, the oldest son of Lewis Hicks and Jane Lloyd. The Lewis Hicks family moved to Fayette County, Illinois, and three of Jacob Hicks's brothers and one sister intermarried with descendants of the Harris family. Jacob and Mary had one child then she died.

Jacob Hicks married three more times. His second wife was Lucinda Emily Harris. Their five children are listed under her name in Part VIII, Chapter 10, Descendants of Thomas Wooten Harris. He married his third wife, Mrs. Jane Wright, on August 10, 1868 in Montgomery County, Illinois. I have no record of any children for them.

Jacob's fourth wife, Margaret, was born in Tennessee, and was age 35 when the 1880 census for Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois was taken. At that time they had three children: 1. Jacob Hicks, age ten; 2. James Hicks, age eight; and 3. Louisa Hicks, age two. Later, Jacob married Amanda (Mitchell) Fulton on March 17, 1881, in Fayette County, Illinois. She was born October 1853 in Indiana, according to the 1900 census for Hurrican Township, Fayette County, Illinois. At that time, they had three children: 1. Hettie B. Hicks, born December 1883; 2. Lucetta Hicks, born February 1888; 3. Bartie E. Hicks, born July 1890.

Jacob died April 25, 1913, age 83 years 3 months and 21 days, and was buried in Little Hickory Cemetery, Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois.

    Child:
    1. Alice Janetta HICKS b 26 Aug 1853, Fayette Co., IL; m 31 Jan 1873, Fayette Co., IL, John DODSON (s/o Willis G. DODSON and Mary CARTER) b 1853 (57-1910), Fayette Co., IL

      Children (Only two children identified):
      1. Nora DODSON b 24 Oct 1879, Fayette Co., IL
      2. Fred J. DODSON b 1885 (25-1910), Fayette Co., IL


CHILDREN OF JAMES MARTIN JERDAN AND THERESA RHODES
(Child #6 of Mary Harris and James Jerden)

James Martin Jerdan4 (Mary Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born August 13, 1856, in Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois. He married Theresa "Thurza" Rhodes, daughter of   Thomas Rhodes2 (Alex.1) and Penina Tancil, on April 22, 1858, in Fayette County, Illinois. Her name has been spelled various ways but it was written Theresa in her obituary, so that is the spelling I have chosen to use. She was born November 11, 1839, in Illinois. James died January 10, 1865, in a prison camp during the Civil War. Theresa married, second, John Casey, Jr., son of John Casey, Sr., and Drucilla Hill, on April 7, 1868, in Fayette County, Illinois. He was born July 21, 1812, and died February 16, 1897. He was buried in Casey Cemetery, Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois. They had nine children. Theresa died March 14, 1913, and was buried in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Fayette County, Illinois. Theresa's other children are listed under her name in Part IX, Chapter 3, Descendants of Thomas Rhodes.

    Children:
    1. + William Douglas JERDAN   b 19 Aug 1860; m 1st Josephine E. HALFORD; m 2nd Luella Floy PRATER
    2. + Marion Whitfield JERDAN   b 19 Dec 1862; m Edith Florence PARHAM
    3. (son) JERDAN


CHILDREN OF WILLIAM DOUGLAS JERDAN AND JOSEPHINE E. HALFORD
(Child #1 of James M. Jerdan and Theresa Rhodes)

William Douglas Jerdan5 (Jas. M4., Mary Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born August 19, 1860 in Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois, and died December 16, 1921 in Cowden, Shelby County, Illinois. He was married twice. He was first married on February 18, 1880 in Fayette County, Illinois, to Josephine E. Halford , daughter of Andrew Wilson HALFORD 4 (Eliz. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac 1) and Linza Eleanor LEIGH. She was born in March, 1864 in Christian County, Illinois, and died in 1959. She was buried in Ramsey Cemetery, Fayette County, Illinois. His second marriage was to Luella Floy Prater, daughter of Thomas Basil Prater and Hester Ann Halford5 (Andrew W.4, Eliz. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac 1); they had no children.

    Children of William D. Jerdan and Josephine E. Halford:
    1. (child) JERDAN b abt 1881, Buckhart Twp., Christian Co., IL, d before 1900
    2. (daughter) JERDAN b 12 Jun 1882, Buckhart Twp., Christian Co., IL, d before 1900
    3. Roy L. JERDAN b Jul 1884, Buckhart Twp., Christian Co., IL, d 1951; m Viola DRISKELL, no children
    4. Charles C. JERDAN b 24 Jul 1888, Buckhart Twp., Christian Co., IL; m Miss GARDNER
    5. William Cletis JERDAN b 21 Aug 1889, Buckhart Twp., Christian Co., IL
    6. Linza JERDAN b Oct 1895, Buckhart Twp., Christian Co., IL; m Mr. HATFIELD


CHILDREN OF MARION W. JERDAN AND EDITH FLORENCE PARHAM
(Child #2 of James M. Jerdan and Theresa Rhodes)

Marion Whitfield Jerdan5 (Jas. M. 4, Mary Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born December 19, 1862 Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois, and died December 25, 1926. He married Edith Florence Parham, daughter of William Parham and Elizabeth Powell, on November 2, 1884 in Fayette County, Illinois. She was born April 12, 1863 in Granville County, North Carolina, and died April 3, 1943 Fayette County, Illinois. They were buried in Ramsey Cemetery, Fayette County, Illinois.

    Children:
    1. Elmer Ernest JERDAN b 3 Aug 1885, Fayette Co., IL, d 28 Jun 1912; m Nellie CAMBLE
    2. Charles Herschel JERDAN b 3 Jul 1887, Fayette Co., IL, d 10 Oct 1959; m 11 Feb 1911, Faye STEWART

      Children:
      1. Harold JERDAN
      2. Stewart JERDAN; lvd Seattle, King Co., WN
      3. Mary JERDAN; m Mr. CRAIG, lvd Anchorage, AK
      4. Elnora JERDAN, d before 1959

    3. Lillian Valentine JERDAN b 12 Feb 1889, Fayette Co., IL; m Aug 1908, Macon Co., IL, Samuel ELLER
    4. Claud Ray JERDAN b 27 Apr 1892, Fayette Co., IL, d 28 Jan 1895
    5. Vertal Hugh JERDAN b 17 Jan 1896, Fayette Co., IL; m 25 Apr 1920, Blondy HUDSON
    6. Martha Lucile JERDAN b 2 Apr 1898, Fayette Co., IL; m 1932 Ray SHORT
    7. Josephine Fern JERDAN b 1 Jan 1900, Fayette Co., IL, d 9 Jun 1927
    8. William Martin JERDAN b 21 Apr 1904, Fayette Co., IL; m 31 Mar 1937, Betty DeCLASPEL; m 2nd Tommy PACKETT


CHILDREN OF MARTHA ELLEN JERDAN AND GEORGE W. CEARLOCK
(Child #8 of Mary Harris and James Jerdan)

Martha Ellen Jerdan4 (Mary Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born in December 1842 in Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois. She married George W. Cearlock, son of William Cearlock and Cynthia Landers on May 14, 1856 in Fayette County, Illinois. George was born August 6, 1838 in Fayette County, Illinois. He died July 25, 1866 in Fayette County, Illinois. She remarried on Christmas Day, December 25, 1884. Her second husband was Wooten Whitfield Halford4, son of Elizabeth Harris3 (Wooten2, Isaac1), and Andrew Halford. Wooten was born December 18, 1823 in Wayne County, Tennessee. He died on January 30, 1886, in Fillmore, Montgomery County, Illinois. Her third marriage, on March 13, 1911 in Montgomery County, Illinois, was to William Marble Harris 4, son of William B. Harris3 (Wooten2, Isaac1) and Sarah Dodson. He was born in March, 1828, in Fayette County, Illinois, and died on March 12, 1911, in Montgomery County, Illinois. William and Martha had no children.

    Children of Martha E. Jerdan and George W. Cearlock:
    1. Cynthia Caroline CEARLOCK b 9 Aug 1861, Fayette Co., IL, d 3 Dec 1882, bur Cearlock Cem., Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL; m 9 Oct 1879, Fayette Co., IL, Martin S. KIRK (s/o Robert F. KIRK and Elizabeth SCOTT), b 1846 (33-1879), Fayette Co., IL; he m 2nd 1 Feb 1883, Fayette Co., IL, Julia Ann LANDERS (d/o William LANDERS and Frances POPE), b 1865 (18-1883), Fayette Co., IL

      Children:
      1. Nevada KIRK; m Ed SICKMAN
      2. Lafayette KIRK; killed by a train

    2. Sarah Lucette CARLOCK b 5 May 1862, Fayette Co. IL


Research sources are listed in the Appendix

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