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Fifth Generation

Family of Patrick Henry DOUGLAS (12) & Emily C. GOOCH

37. James Alexander DOUGLAS. Born on 24 Dec 1845 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 80, James Alexander died on 6 Jan 1926. Buried in Jan 1916 in Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in House 147, 8th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1880. Resided in 1st District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910. Alias/AKA: "Jim Pat".

Obituary: Better known as "Jim Pat" Douglas, the deceased was born December 24th, 1845, and departed this life January 13th, 1925, at the age of 79 years. He was first married to Simora Singleton. To this union were born two children, one of whom, with her mother, preceded him. He was latter married to Harriet Bray, and to this union were born ten children, seven girls and three boys, all living. Brother Douglas professed faith in Christ and at an early age, joined the M.E. Church at Union Cross. He was a staunch Republican, a good Christian neighbor and among the best citizens of Henderson County. He worked hard and attended strictly to his own affairs. His funeral was conducted by his pastor, Rev. E.A. Philips, in the presence of a large congregation after which the body was consigned to the grave in the Douglas Cemetery.

James Alexander first married Catherine Samirah SINGLETON. Born in Nov 1843 in Tennessee. At the age of 28, Catherine Samirah died in Nov 1871. Buried in 1871 in Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
120 i. Rhoda Jane (1868-1952)
121 ii. Mary Elizabeth (1874-1947)

In 1873 when James Alexander was 27, he second married Harriet Emmaline BRAY, daughter of Wesley BRAY & Sarah WILSON. Born in 1852 in Tennessee. At the age of 70, Harriet Emmaline died on 29 Dec 1922. Buried in Dec 1922 in Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in House 147, 8th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1880.

Obituary: Wildersville Items: Mrs. Harriet Bray Douglas, who departed this life on December 29, 1922, was the wife of Jim Douglas, and had she lived until January 5th, 1923, would have been 70 years old. She was the mother of several children, Sarah, the oldest, died when young; Buddie, Ellen, Wilie, Archie, Nola, Dessie and Lonie all lived near her. Funeral services were conducted by Elder Lawrence of the Methodist Church, and the body was laid away in the Douglas graveyard.

They had the following children:
i. Sarah C.. Born in 1874. Resided in House 147, 8th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1880.

Sarah C. Douglas died young.

122 ii. James Nathan (1876-1939)
iii. Nancy Ellen. Born in 1880. At the age of 86, Nancy Ellen died in 1966. Alias/AKA: "Ellen".

On 24 Nov 1899 when Nancy Ellen was 19, she married John William RICHARDSON, in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born in Aug 1873 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 61, John William died in 1935. Buried in 1935 in Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

123 iv. William Henry (1882-)
124 v. Archibald G. (1885-1961)
125 vi. Ada (1888-1937)
vii. Frances Ellen. Born in Apr 1888 in Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Ellen".

126 viii. Nola Haugton (1890-1972)
ix. Mae Anna. Born in Jul 1891 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in 1st District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910. Alias/AKA: "Annie".

x. Dessie O.. Born on 31 Jan 1893 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 39, Dessie O. died in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee on 7 Apr 1932. Buried in Apr 1932 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in 1st District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910.

Obituary:

On 18 Jan 1914 when Dessie O. was 20, she married Ester E. RUSH, son of John R. RUSH (1865-1949) & Sarah MYRACLE (1866-1960). Born in 1893.

E. E. Rush resided in Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee, in 1960

127 xi. Louise Lona (1897-1989)

38. William H. DOUGLAS. Born on 18 Dec 1847 in Tennessee. At the age of 85, William H. died on 26 Dec 1932. Buried in Dec 1932 in Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in House 144, 10th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1860. Resided in House 152, 8th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1880. Resided in 8th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900. Resided in 1st District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910. Resided in 1st District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in 1st District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930.

William H. first married Sarah A. ?. Born on 7 May 1853 in Tennessee. At the age of 50, Sarah A. died on 25 May 1903. Buried in May 1903 in Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in House 152, 8th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1880. Resided in 8th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900.

They had the following children:
i. Darrell. Buried in Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Darrell died as an infant.

ii. Mary E.. Born on 22 Mar 1871 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 22, Mary E. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 22 May 1893. Buried in May 1893 in Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in House 152, 8th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1880.

Census shows M.E. - not M.M. in 1880. Cemetery transcription reflects wife of W.H., which is impossible and should read as daughter.

iii. Lydia L.. Born in 1874 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 6, Lydia L. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 20 Sep 1880. Buried in Sep 1880 in Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in House 152, 8th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1880.

128 iv. Amanda E. (1876-1956)
v. Henry C.. Born in 1878 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in House 152, 8th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1880. Resided in 8th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900.

129 vi. Arthur Franklin (1882-1965)
vii. Laura P.. Born in Apr 1886 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in 8th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900.

viii. Charlie A.. Born on 1 Sep 1888 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 22, Charlie A. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 30 May 1911. Buried in May 1911 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in 8th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900. Resided in 1st District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910.


William H. second married Georgia A. ?. Born around 1858 in Tennessee. Resided in 1st District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910. Resided in 1st District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in First District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930.

39. Mary Francis DOUGLAS. Born in 1852 in Tennessee. At the age of 86, Mary Francis died in 1938. Buried in 1938 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Mary Francis married Sam Elum McCOY, son of John McCOY & Martha A. ?. Born in 1842. At the age of 92, Sam Elum died in 1934. Buried in 1934 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
130 i. Ben F. (1875-)
131 ii. Mary Susan (1877-1956)
132 iii. John Rayburn (1880-1936)

40. Sarah Ann DOUGLAS. Born in 1853 in Tennessee. Resided in House 144, 10th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1860.

Sarah Ann married J.M. JOPLIN. Born around 1851 in Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. Lucy E.. Born around 1873 in Tennessee.

ii. John H.. Born around 1876 in Tennessee.

iii. Rebecca A.. Born around 1878 in Tennessee.


41. Silas C. DOUGLAS. Born in 1856 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 45, Silas C. died in Henderson County, Tennessee in 1901. Resided in House 144, 10th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1860.

Silas C. married Rachel HOLMES. Born in 1856. Resided in House 128, 8th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1880.

They had the following children:
i. Bettie Emiline. Born in 1876. Resided in House 128, 8th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1880.

Bettie Emiline married James Edmond DODD, son of Samuel Finch DODD & Sariah JOURDAN. Alias/AKA: "Jim".

133 ii. Jesse L. (1877-)

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