Bourland in North Texas and Indian Territory During the Civil War: Fort Cobb, Fort Arbuckle & the Wichita Mountains

by Patricia Adkins-Rochette

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My direct ancestor is child number 6. Eliza A. Criswell

My direct ancestor is child number 5. Davis Criswell


Davis and Morning Criswell

Marriages of Davis S. Criswell, b. in York Co SC c1795 to Samuel Criswell and Jane Lytle; d. Parker Co TX c1866, and b. in Spring Creek Cem. Davis was a farmer in Montgomery Co TN; Izard Co, AR; Hill Co TX and Parker Co TX.

m,1. in Montgomery Co TN c1825 to Morning ___ (? Esterbrook), b. in Kentucky in c1800, was probably  sis to J Esterbrook (b 1790-1800) found in the 1840 Izard Co AR cen, living near Austin Lafferty; she d. Izard Co AR, Apr 1842.  In 1880 Palo Pinto TX cen Eliza A Criswell Blair said her mother was born in KY.

m,2. in probably Izard Co AR c1844 to Artemissia Williams, b. Nov 1825 Graves Co KY to Ruth Cobb [c1805-aft 1860 ? TX] and Wyatt Williams [Dec 8, 1810 Effingham Co GA-Aug 10, 1873 Coryell Co TX]. Her family lived in Graves Co KY in 1833; Izard Co AR; Hill Co TX; Parker Co TX; and Stonewall Co TX. 1900 Stonewall Co TX Census finds Artemissia Criswell living in McDonald household.  Artemissia d. c1908 in Stonewall Co; b. Golden Pond Cem, Peacock, Stonewall Co TX. 

by m,1. Morning ( ? Estabrook)

1. S. Henry (? Samuel) Criswell,b-c1825 Izard Co AR, d-1859 Parker Co TX, m-Margaret Lafferty

2 ? Margaret Criswell, b. ca 1827 Izard Co AR d. or m. bef 1850 ? __ Pickard

3. Alfred Criswell, b-ca 1829 Izard Co AR d-1906 Cleburne Co AR; m-Matilda Lafferty

4. Walsh Criswell, b-ca 1831 Izard Co AR d. bef 1840 Izard Co AR single

5. William M. Criswell, b-ca 1832 Izard Co AR; d-Apr 7, 1915 Parker Co TX; m-Sarah A. Campbell

***6. Eliza A. Criswell, b. Oct 22, 1835 Izard Co AR; d-Mar , 1920 Jackson Co OK; m-Frank Harvey Blair

7. Matilda L. Criswell, b-Oct 21, 1837 Izard Co AR; d.-Feb 24, 1872 Parker Co TX; m-Jefferson Ward Pittillo

8. Harriett Criswell, b-Dec 27, 1839 Izard Co AR; d-Jun 25, 1915 Jackson Co OK; m-Ira Clement Prewitt (Co D, Bourland's Regt)

9. Davis Esterbrook Criswell, b. Mar 12, 1842 Izard Co AR d. Apr 17, 1908 Jackson Co OK m. Wooley/Johnson

by m,2. Artemissia Williams

10. Minerva "Molly" Criswell, b. Mar 18, 1845 Izard Co AR; d-ca Jul 1900 Parker Co TX; m-James Voohries

11. Sarah Amanda "Mandy" Criswell, b-Sep 1848 Izard Co AR; d-aft 1900 ? Bosque Co TX; m-Robert Lowrance

12. James Wyatt Criswell, "Jim" Criswell, b-ca 1847 Izard Co AR; d. Sep 24, 1936 Stonewall Co TX; m. Elizabeth Jane McDonald

13. Andy Lytle Criswell b. Dec 8, 1853 Izard Co AR d. Jun 15, 1919 Hall Co TX m. Weltrip/ Buswell

14. Jeremiah George Washington Criswell, b-Jan 4, 1855 Hill Co TX; d-May 9, 1908 Knox Co TX; m-Sarah Elizabeth Patterson

15. Josiah Henderson Criswell, "Joe Sire" Criswell; b-Aug 5, 1858 Parker Co TX-d-Nov 17, 1921 Eastland Co TX; m-Minnie Snyder

16. Thomas Alexander Criswell, b-Dec 7, 1859 Parker Co TX; d-Oct 8, 1932 Stonewall Co TX; m-Belle Zora McDonald

17. Mary Ellen Criswell; b-Nov 21, 1863 Parker Co TX; d-May 22, 1944 Stonewall Co TX; m. Seivere A. McDonald

18. Ira Francis Criswell; b-Oct 1865 Parker Co TX; d-Apr 13, 1943 Stonewall Co TX; m-Martha Crawford


1. S. Henry Criswell (prob Samuel), m. in ? Carroll Co AR c1850 to Margaret Miller Lafferty [1831 Carroll Co AR-1917 Parker Co TX],  dau of Sarah Miller [b. in AR, bro Wm R became Gov of AR] and Jacob Binks Lafferty [b. in ? Lincoln Co GA]. Henry went to the gold rush in CA, almost starved, had to eat lizards; another source says their tongues were swollen from lack of  moisture. Henry pd Parker Co TX taxes as a farmer in Spring Creek area. Issue, 3 ch: Frances M Criswell, 1852 Izard Co-1873 Parker Co single; O.T. "Tom," 1855 Izard Co-1879 Young Co TX and m. Susan Ann Kutch; Tillman Knox, c1857 Parker Co-1935 Young Co and m. Savilla M McLarty.

2. Margaret Criswell.    one dau Criswell, 1830 and 1840 Izard Co AR cen; either died or married before the 1850 cen. probably the Margaret Pickard with Manerva Criswell enum in the 1880 Parker Co cen. Pickards came w/ Criswells to TX from AR. In 1900 Parker Co cen, Minerva Criswell Voohries next door to James Pickard and Blackwell family. Alexander L. Pickard [d-Nov 9, 1866 Spring Creek, Parker Co TX] mvd w/ fam from Big Bigee Creek, Maury Co TN to Spring Creek, Parker Co in Oct 1856. Five of A.L. Pickard's sons buried Spring Creek Cem, T.J. Pickard, another son is buried Blackwell Cem, 2 mi from Spring Creek

Editor's note:  re: Thomas Jefferson Pickard was "married 4 or more times".  per Brad Dixon, <>, Thu, Aug 04, 2011 05:10 AM

Criswell family records show that Margaret Criswell (b-1827 AR) married a Pickard.   per Cresswell, Creswell, Criswell Moving West  by Harold and Mary Criswell of Plano TX. ...  Margaret Criswell's two brothers (D.E. Criswell and W.M. Criswell) plus three of her brothers-in-law (F.H. Blair, J.A. Lafferty and  R.D. Lowrance) were also in Pyron's 2d Cav, Co H.   ... Therefore, we assume Margaret Criswell m-T.J. Pickard.  

4. Alfred Criswell, m. in Independence Co AR on Nov 2, 1848 to Matilda Jane Lafferty [c1828 Indep Co AR-bef 1900 AR], dau of Melinda [b. __] and Austin R Lafferty [b. in GA]. Robt A Childress at m. Alfred & Mat: both 20 yrs old. Alfred was the only one that did not leave AR; mvd from Izard Co to Indep Co in c1859. Issue, 8 ch: Wm H ( ?Henry), c1850 Izard Co-1888 Stone Co AR and m. Lucretia Catherine Canard; James, b.1852 ?single; Laura, b.1854 ; Jesse M, 1858 Indep Co and m. Annie L __;  Eliz Matilda, 1861-c1920___ and m. Porter Hulsey/Chs Ed Wood; A Gaine, b.c1867-__ and m. Ferbie Jane Eliz Foster, who d. 1939 Stone Co; Samuel Solon, b.c1868-__ ? AR and m. May Falwell; Joseph b. c1869.

5. William M. Criswell, m,1. in ? Parker Co TX in Nov 1869 to Adia M __ [1851 AR-c1873 Parker Co].    CSA Pyron's 2nd Texas Cavalry, Captain Fine,   obit says served 4 yrs.     Issue, none. 

m,2. in Parker Co TX c1874 to Sarah A Campbell [1853 White Co TN-1936 Parker Co TX], dau of Lizzie Myers and James Monroe Campbell, came to Parker Co in 1861]. Spring Creek Cem, Parker Co TX has a tombstone reads: "W.M. Criswell, died  Apr 7, 1915, aged 84 yrs, Sarah, May 22, 1853-May 22, 1936." Issue, none.

**6. Eliza A Criswell, m. prob Parker Co TX on Mar 3, 1858 to Frank Harvey Blair [1832 MO, prob Franklin Co-1883 Palo Pinto Co TX],  son of Sarah __[1797 KY, prob Harrison Co-c1880 Palo Pinto Co, maiden name is prob Gray, may be bro to Isaac Gray that m. Elvira Bridgeman 1846 Jackson Co AR] and William Blair [1790/1800 prob KY-1840/7 Lawrence/Fulton Co AR].    Issue, 7 ch:  Sarah W "Sallie," 1859 Palo Pinto Co-1937 Parker Co and m. James F "Jim" Blackman; Matilda Lee, 1860 Palo Pinto Co-1942  Jackson Co OK and m. Jeff Davis Hall; **Frances Elzada "Fannie" Blair, 1863 Parker Co-1936 Garvin Co OK and m-Geo Theodore  Adkins; John, c1864 Parker Co-c1869 Palo Pinto Co single; Wm, 1865 Parker Co-1867 Parker Co single; Ida Virginia, 1870-1967 Jackson Co OK and m. Richard Marshall Thorp; Laura A "Annie," 1875-__ and m. __ Scott.

7. Matilda L Criswell, m. in Parker Co TX c1867 to Jefferson Ward Patillo [1831 Lincoln Co NC-1907 Parker Co OK], son of Sarah Ward [b. Lincoln Co TN or __ ? NC] and James Patillo [b-Lincoln Co NC]. Matilda is b. Spring Creek Cem, Parker Co TX.   Issue, 1 ch: James Thomas Hampton Patillo, 1871-1945 Parker Co and m. Lillian Ivie.

8. Harriett Criswell, m-prob Parker Co in c1856 to Ira Clement Prewitt [1825 Pickens Co AL-1887 Palo Pinto Co TX], son of __ [d. bef 1834] and Josiah Prewitt [b. in __-1842 Shelby Co TX, 1834 moved to Mexico (now Shelby Co TX) and rec'd 1838 Rep of TX  grant, 1842 killed when he was Regulator on side of law in East TX Regulator-Moderator of 1841-1844]. "...Ira traveled with a wagon train for several months across the west for the 1849 California Gold Rush." found 1850 Mariposa Co CA cen and 1850 New Orleans LA cen (taken Dec) while in port. Harriett b. Eldorado Cem, Jackson Co OK. Harriett became blind at age 50 after contracting measles in 1890, when she moved to small parcel SW of Eldorado, Jackson Co. Issue: 6 ch:  Laura A Prewitt, 1857 Palo Pinto Co-1901 Jackson Co and m. Christopher Joshua Render; Emma Prewitt, 1860-1939 Cochise Co AZ and m. James Hawkins Vaughn; Mirabeau Jewel "Bud" Prewitt, 1863 Palo Pinto Co-1950 Jackson Co and m. Ada Martha Render; Rollie Lee Prewitt, 1866 Palo Pinto Co-1926 Jackson Co and m. Mattie Duke; Jesse Clement Prewitt, 1874-1902 Greer Co OT single; Mary Eliza, 1877-1963 Jackson Co and m. Lawrence C Berry.

9. Davis Esterbrook Criswell, m,1. prob Parker Co TX c1873 to __ Wooley [b. c1850 AL-c1876 Parker Co], sis to Amanda Wooley Cavenaugh whose nephew Thomas Criswell was enum w/ in 1880 Parker Co cen, Wm Cavanaugh m. Amanda Wooley 1874 Parker Co.  Davis Criswell served Co H, TX Mtd Rifleman, Pyron’s 2nd TX Cav Regt, Col John S Ford. T.S.T., Apr 13, 1861 Weatherford TX. mustered into May 8, 1861 at San Antonia, trans to C.S.A. May 23, 1861 for 12 mon.    Issue, 1 ch: Wm Thomas "Tom," 1875 Parker Co-1942 Dallas Co TX and m. Elma C "Emma" Clayton, b. Cottonwood Cem, Jack Co TX.

m,2. in Parker Co TX on Jul 10, 1881 to Sarah Elizabeth Johnson [1858 Collin Co TX-1921 Jackson Co OK], dau of Rachel Manly [b. _] and Richard Newman Johnson [b. _]. Davis mv'd in Sep 1900 to Prairie Hill Comm, Greer Co, OK Terr (now Jackson Co OK), then built 1/2 dug-out which is Altus Museum in 1993. fam to Davis is b. Prairie Hill Cem, Olustee Comm, Jackson Co. Issue, 3 ch: George Newman Criswell, 1882-1943 Riverside Co CA and m. Addie Frances Bryan; Senath Isabell, 1885-1961 Rogers Mills Co OK and m. John Robinson Kenmore; Samatha Lee, 1886-1966 Jackson Co and m. James Daniel "Jim" Holder.

N O T E: The half dugout that Davis E and Sarah Criswell built when they came to Greer Co, Oklahoma Territory is now part of a permanent exhibit of the Museum of the Western Prairie, Altus, Jackson Co OK.

10. Minerva "Molly" Criswell, m. in Parker Co TX on Jan 28, 1883 to James Voohries [c1835 TN-1893 Parker Co TX]. 1892 was last tax he pd 1892, Mrs Voohries pd 1894 tax. Minerva prob b. Spring Creek Cem, Parker Co s/s husband. Issue, 1 ch: Jasper Sidney, 1886-1949 Jackson Co, Rock Cem, single.

James Voorhies, m,1. to __    James came to Parker Co in 1857, pd taxes 1858 Parker Co, evidently did not own land.   Issue, min 1 ch: Mary, b. Dec 1863 and single 1900 Parker Co cen when enum w/ Minerva; maybe also B.B.; J.H., b. c1862 and found on 1883 Parker Co Tax roll w/ James....Did James Voohries go to Hill Co TX in Oct 1854 w/ Criswells?

11. Sarah Amanda "Mandy" Criswell, m. in Parker Co TX c1868 to Robert Daniel Lowrance [1844 Mason Co IL-1923 Bosque Co TX], son of  __ Elkins [b-TN] and Jason Lowrance\Loranz [b-NC]. Robt was in same C.S.A. unit as bro-in-law, Davis Estrabrook Criswell. Five mem b. Post Oak Cem, Coryell Co TX while they lived in Bosque Co TX. Issue, 8 ch: John Russell Lowrance, 1869-1938 Jones Co TX and m. Ada E __ div/Mary Frances "Fannie" McDonald 1894 Callahan Co TX/Maudie (Connor) Rogers c1925 __?Jones Co TX; Snowden Daniel Lowrance, 1870-1912 Bosque Co TX and m. Lela Alice Porter; Amanda Earlie Lowrance, c1873- c1967 Bosque Co and m. Arch A Cheatham; Geo Edward Lowrance, 1875-__aft 1910 Bosque Co and m. Ollie Myrtle Cummins;  Artemessia Jennie Lowrance, 1878-__ and m. James E "Jim" Walker Lowrance; Mary I, Nov 1879-__ and m. Argus R Loper; Sarah Frances "Sadie" Lowrance, b. Dec 1883 Bosque Co-__ and m. Silas M Baskin; Wm P Lowrance, 1889 Bosque Co-1910 Bosque Co, b. Post Oak Cem, Coryell Co.

12. James Wyatt "Jim" Criswell, m. in Cottonwood, Callahan Co TX in double wedding on Jul 10, 1892 to Elizabeth Jane "Lizzie" (Walker) McDonald [Sep 17, 1849 MS-Dec 15, 1940 Stonewall Co TX], dau of ___Newman/Newton [b. in LA -d. young aft 2 dau,  Brethenia "Thenia," m. Love, Lizzie had 4 step-sis] and James Thomas "Jim" Walker [b. in LA, lvd Palo Pinto Co TX, pos the James Thomas Walker, CSA pens #A00643 from Callahan Co TX]. Both b. Double Moutain Cem, Stonewall Co TX. Issue, none.

Lizzie Walker, m,1. in Palo Pinto Co TX on Mar 30, 1868 to Sevier McDonald [Apr 10, 1845 Sevier Co AR-Oct 29, 1882 Callahan Co TX], son of Eliz Grounds [b.c1820 Holland-d. bef 1850 Fulton Co AR] and Wm J "Bill" McDonald/McDaniel [c1815-CSA pension, m. 1836 Madison Co MO]. Soon after mvd to Bosque Co TX where Seviere had a ranch; first 2 ch: born in near Meridian, Bosque Co TX. Issue, 7 ch: Susan Patheney "Susie," b. Oct 18, 1870 Bosque Co TX and m. Sac Connor; James David, Feb 24, 1873 Bosque Co TX-1945 Eddy Co NM and m. Frances J Fannie" Watkins/Ollie Candace Brittian; Mary Frances "Fannie", Feb 23, 1874 Callahan Co TX-1923 __ and m. John Russell Lowrance (son of Sarah  Amanda Criswell); Bell Zora, Feb 3, 1877-Feb 10, 1857 Stonewall Co and m. Thomas Alexander Criswell; Annie Laura, Dec 25, 1878-Aug 19, 1938 Haskell Co TX b. Highland Cem, Jones Co TX, and m. Henry Dodd Jones (son of Josephine Williams Jones); Minnie Lee, 1880-1895 Callahan Co; Sevier A Jr, b. Jan 8, 1883 and m. Lizzie Brittian.

13. Andy Lytle "Lidel" Criswell, m,1. in ? Parker Co TX c1878 to Mary Jane "Martha Ann" Weltrip [c1858__-c1885 Parker Co], dau of __ Weltrip [b. ___]. Issue, 2 ch: James Lytle "Lidel" or "Jim," Jan 25, 1879 Parker Co TX-Sep 15, 1959 Potter Co TX and m. Belle "Lizzie" Thomas [d. 1964 Randall Co TX]; David Andrew "Dave," Aug 1881-Aug 28, 1955 Gaines Co TX and m. Elida Liza "Lottie" Johnson, lvd Stonewall Co TX many yrs.

m,2. in Stephens Co TX on Dec 29, 1889 to Sarah Eliz Ann "Annie" (Busswell) Sanders [Mar 3, 1859 AR-Jul 5, 1948], dau of __ Buswell [b. __]. Issue, 5 ch: Ira Ernest "Ernest," May 23, 1891 Step Co TX-Aug 25, 1984 Stanislaus Co CA and m. Ruth Viola Rogers 1914 Stonewall Co TX; John Paul Franklin "John," Nov 18, 1892 Step Co-__ and m. Mattie Bell Peacock [d. 1944 Hall Co TX]; Mary Belle, b. Apr 5, 1894 and m. Walter Lee Craig; Martha Lou H "Martha," b. Sep 2, 1898 m. Lon Townsend 1916 Stonewall Co TX.

14. Jeremiah George Washington Criswell, m. in Gillespie, Knox Co TX on Nov 8, 1877 to Sarah Elizabeth Patterson [1859 Parker Co TX- 1936 Crosby Co TX], dau of Sarah Minerva Patillo [1827 Lincoln Co NC-18885 Parker Co, dau of Sarah Ward and James Pittallo, Pattillo] and John Milton Patterson [c1818 Bedford Co TN-1864 Parker Co TX, m. c1857 Parker Co; John's m,1. 1839 Lincoln Co TN to Ruth Kincaid Browning who d. 1856 Leon Co TX]. John's parents were Jan Eliz McKenzie [b. c1793 Lincoln Co TN ? __] and Arthur Patterson [c1791 Lincoln Co NC-1850 Leon Co TX]. Jeremiah b. Gillespie Cem, Knox Co. Issue, 15 ch: Charles Edgar, 1878 Parker Co-1946 Pecos Co TX and m. Ada Pearl Fulcher; Anna Elvira, 1879-1960 Taylor Co TX and m. Henry Arthur Cook; Amanda Oliva, 1881-2; Ira Hampton, 1883-1949 Ward Co TX and m. Eva Ada Burns; John Wm, 1884-1972 Crosby Co TX and m. Mary Caldwell; Sarah Eliz, 1886-91; Frances Irvin, 1888-95 Callahan Co; Meta Ellen, 1890-1983 Los Angeles CA and m. Simeon Anderson Sparkman; Ida Pathenia, 1892 Callahan Co-1933 Knox Co and m. Lewis Aquilla Reddell; Artie Leah, 1894-1972 Lubbock Co TX and m. Herbert Schoolcraft; Geo Edward, 1895-1989 Tarrant Co TX and m. Ada Victoria Miller; Jeremiah Fredrick, 1895- 1972 San Diego CA and m. Clara Mae Kiker; Dewey Helms, 1898-1981 Crosby Co TX and m. Ethel Eliz Schoolcraft; Polly Minerva, 1898-__ret in Sanford FL and m. Deward Blaine Schoolcraft; Ester Beatrice, 1901-__ ret in Melrose NM and m. Lee Franklin Williams.

15. Josiah Henderson "Joe Sire" Criswell, m. in Callahan Co TX on Feb 3, 1895 to Minnie Genelle Snyder [1877 Tarrant Co TX-1961 Crane Co TX, looked Am Indian], dau of R.S. Brown and G.W. Snyder [b.___]. Issue, 9 ch: Artemessia Loretta, 1896 Hamilton Co TX-1970 Eastland Co TX and m. James Benj Howard/Russell Lindley; Cordelia Amanda, 1898 Eastland Co TX-1986 Pecos Co TX and m. James Arthur Turner; Argus Arnett, 1899-1957 Howard Co TX; twins: Odus Adway "Odie," 1901-1980 Eastland Co TX and m. Opal Cooper; Aubra Owens, 1901-1964 Hockley Co TX and m. Elsie Beatrice Hamlett; Mary Edith, 1903-1973 Bell Co TX and m. Sam Oliver Elder; Thell Veldon, 1904-1970 Ward Co TX and m. Flonelle __; Josiah Vernon, 1906-1977 Howard Co TX; Roscoe Garland, 1919--ret Artesia NM and m. Nora Etta Hankins.

16. Thomas Alexander "Tom" Criswell, m. in Callahan Co TX on Dec 11, 1892 to Belle Zora McDonald [1877 Callahan Co-1957 Stonewall Co], dau of Elizabeth Jane "Lizzie" Walker [1850 MS MS MS-1940 Stonewall Co] and Seviere McDonald [1847 __ ? Fulton Co AR- 1882 __ ? Callahan Co, ran away w\ bro Dave at age 13 prob to Brazos Co TX, maybe Brazos River; Dave came to Bosque Co TX].  Tom b. Double Mountain Cem, Stonewall Co. Tom enum w/ Wm N Blair in 1880 Callahan Co TX cen.    Issue, 6 ch: Geo Fredrick, 1895-1963 Stonewall Co and m. Barbara Estella Rogers; Saphronia Elizabeth "Fronia," 1898-1864 Jones Co TX and m. Lewis Woodfin Roberts; Marvin Wyatt "Bud," 1899-1918 Stonewall Co single; Elmer Alonzo "Bean," 1901 Callahan Co-1972 Stonewall Co and m. Mamie Netherlin; Ollie Belle, 1903 Stonewall Co-1981 Stonewall Co single; Cameron Carrington, 1908-1980 Stonewall Co and m. Eula Lucille "Ella" Blair, Nov 21, 1911 NM-Apr 29, 1980 Stonewall Co TX, dau of Mattie and Ben Blair.  m. Stonewall Co, Jul 14, 1934; Louis "Pike," 1912-1970 Stonewall Co and m. Madie Rue Whitus.

Q U E R Y: Is this Ella, our Blair since in the 1880 Callahan Co TX Census, Thomas Alexander was enum w/ Wm N Blair:  Wm N and Melissa ? Lannie McMahon says Ella was of a different Blair than writer's.

17. Mary Ellen Criswell, m. in Callahan Co TX in double wedding w/ bro on Jul 10, 1892 to Seviere A McDonald [1866 Hill Co TX-c1946 Stonewall Co TX], son of Evaline Williams [1840 Graves Co KY-1924 Nolan Co TX] and Dave McDonald [c1842 Fulton Co AR-1923 Nolan Co TX]. Issue, 4 ch: Joe David, 1892 Callahan Co-1984 Stonewall Co single; George Alonzo, 1895-c1945 __ and m.  Fanny Netherlin on Apr 24, 1924 __; Otis C "Dick," 1900 Stonewall Co-1929 Stonewall Co; Virgil Spencer, 1904-1986 Stonewall Co and m. Elva Hudson in 1926.

18. Ira Francis "Irie" Criswell, m. in ? Bosque Co TX c1890 to Martha C "Matt" Crofford [Oct 1875 TX-c1950 Stonewall Co TX], dau of Isabella M __ [b. in MS] and ___ Crofford ___[b. in TN]. Both b. in Double Mt Cem, Stonewall Co TX. Issue, 4 ch: John Alfred, 1892 Bosque Co TX-1961 Stonewall Co TX and m. Alice Jewell "Allie" Hudson; child 1894-1900; Amanda I, 1896-1910; Wm Vose "Bill," 1897 Eastland Co TX and m. Edna Ruth McMahon; Florence Bular, 1901-1922 single; and Fronia M, 1905-c1968 __ and m. J.C. "Neal" Smith in Stonewall Co on Nov 3, 1922.





Criswell  -  Lytle

Marriage of Samuel Creswell and Jane Lytle in York Co, SC ca 1785.

 Samuel Creswell, b. in York Co, Sc, ca 1762 to William Andrew Criswell, Sr and Ms Creswell; d. Montgomery Co, TN in 1811.

 Jane Lytle, b. in York Co, SC, ca 1765 to William Lytle and Ms Lytle; d. in Izard Co, AR, ca 1845.

  1. Andrew Creswell, b-c-1787, York Co SC, d-c1831, Lawrence Co AR,  m. Nancy Allen (d-1828)

  2.   daughter         b. ca 1789, York Co, SC, d-___, 1790 SC census

  3. James S. Creswell  b. ca 1793, York Co, SC, d-__, m. Minnie Ruddell

  4. Ambrose Creswell, b-c1791, York Co SC, d-c1840, Independence Co AR, m-Mrs Sarah Ruddell Graham

**5. Davis S. Creswell  b-c1795, York Co, SC, d. c1866, Parker Co TX, m. Mourning/Artemissia Williams

  6. William Creswell   b. ca 1801, York Co, SC         d. ca 1859, Independence Co, AR       m. Linny Finley

  7. Elvira Creswell    b. ca 1803, York Co, SC, m. Lorenzo D. Lafferty,

  8. Samuel Harvey      b.    1806, Montgomery Co TN, d-in  Young Co, TX, m. Louisa Lafferty

  9. Matilda Creswell,  b-c1807, Montgomery Co TN, m. Ben J Johnson

 4. Ambrose Criswell, m. in Independence Co, AR on Oct 22, 1826 to Mrs Sarah Ruddell Graham, dau of Abraham Ruddell.  (John Redmon, J.P.   in m. ceremony).

**5. Davis S. Criswell, m,1. in Montgomery Co, AR in 1827 to Mourning ? Estabrook  (McCorkle's names were on deeds in both Montgomery Co TN and Izard Co, AR).   Davis was a landowner and farmer.  Issue: 7 ch: Alfred, ?? Henry, Walsh M., **Eliza A, m. Frank Harvey  Blair; Matilda L, Harriet, and Davis Esterbrook.

 Davis, m,2. in Izard Co, AR in 1847 to Artemissia Williams, dau of Wyatt and Rutha Williams.   Issue, 9 ch: Minerva, Amanda, James Wyatt, Andy Lidel, Jeremiah Geo Washington, Joe Sire, Thomas Alexander, Mary Ellen, and Ira Francis.

 6. William Creswell, m. Linny Finley (b. 1807 in GA).   Issue, min 2 ch: James Davis (b, 1835 in AR) and Elizabeth (b. 1838 in AR).

7.  Elvira Criswell, m. in Independence Co, AR to Lorenzo Dow Lafferty, son of John Lafferty and Sarah Lindsay.   Issue, 11 ch: Martha, Matilda Jane, Sarah, Eliza, Eva, Margaret, Francis, Burwell, Dow, and Albert Glenville.

8. Samuel Harvey Criswell, m. in Independence Co, AR on Jul 6, 1827 to Louisa G_ Lafferty, dau of _? John Lafferty and ? Sarah Lindsay ? ___ [orig of __.    Farmer.  Issue, 11 ch: James, Franklin G (single), Sarah J,  Austin, David P (Campbell), Louisa Gibson (Kutch), Harriett, Mabelean ??, Samuel (Lauderdale), Robert B, and ?? Margaret.

 9. Matilda Criswell, m. in Independence Co, AR on Nov 11, 1832 to Ben J Johnson.



Lytle  -  Wallace

Marriage of William Lytle (b. ca 1715) and Catherine ?? (b. ca 1768 in SC).   Issue, William Adam Lytle, b. in SC on Jan, 1737.   (ref 1790 Census of SC).

 Marriage of William Adam Lytle and Susannah Wallace who d. after 1800 (ref 1800 York Co, SC Census).  William was b. in SC in Jan, 1737 and d. York Co, SC in Dec, 1797.   Issue: Margaret and Jane Lytle (b. in SC ca 1765 and d. Izard Co, AR ca. 1845).


Francis Harvey Blair (1832-1883)

Patricia Adkins-Rochette's gg-gfather


F. H. Blair had fifteen regimental return cards labeled "2nd Mounted Rifles" from March 1862 until May 1865 in Roark's Company H, Pyron's 2d Cavalry.   Detailed as a saddler and a gunsmith. 


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