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Third Generation (Continued)

Family of Clarissa ROSS (6) & Thomas G. STANFORD

29. Emmarelia STANFORD. Born on 9 Sep 1821 in South Carolina. At the age of 55, Emmarelia died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 21 Sep 1876. Buried in Sep 1876 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Emmarelia married John Banks HARE. Born in Aug 1816 in North Carolina. At the age of 84, John Banks died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 4 Oct 1900. Buried in Oct 1900 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. Martin Alexander. Born on 18 Apr 1841 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 79, Martin Alexander died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 10 Apr 1921. Buried in Apr 1921 in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee.

On 19 Sep 1888 when Martin Alexander was 47, he married Martha Jane OWEN. Born on 24 Oct 1850. At the age of 70, Martha Jane died on 4 May 1921. Buried in May 1921 in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee.

ii. Thomas Albert. Born on 12 Nov 1845 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 78, Thomas Albert died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 4 Apr 1924. Buried in Apr 1924 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Thomas Albert married Mary Elizabeth PARKER, daughter of Joseph A. PARKER (1818-1854) & Matilda FARQUHAR (1818-1893). Born on 11 Oct 1849. At the age of 60, Mary Elizabeth died on 13 Sep 1910. Buried in Sep 1910 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.


80 iii. Alice (1846-1891)
iv. Corilla. Born on 15 Dec 1848 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 70, Corilla died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 15 Dec 1918. Buried in 1918 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

v. Clara M.. Born on 14 Feb 1851. At the age of 30, Clara M. died on 30 Jan 1882.

81 vi. Lemuel LeGrande (1854-1933)
vii. Lemore F.. Born in 1857. At the age of 15, Lemore F. died on 2 Aug 1872. Buried in 1872 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

viii. John L.. Born on 1 Oct 1859. At the age of 95, John L. died on 9 Oct 1954. Buried in 1954 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

John L. married Roberta ?. Born on 6 Sep 1879. At the age of 86, Roberta died on 7 Jan 1966. Buried in 1966 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.


30. Lemuel A. STANFORD Senior. Born on 9 Sep 1837 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 65, Lemuel A. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 26 Aug 1903. Buried in Aug 1903 in Old Beech River Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

L. A. Stanford, a well known and respected farmer of Lexington, was born in Henderson County, in 1837; he is the eighth and only living child of a family of nine born to Thomas and Clarissia (Ross) Stanford. The father was born in Greenville District, South Carolina, in 1797; he married a native of same State and district, who was born in 1801, and in 1834 immigrated to Henderson County, in the Ninth District; after living there two years moved to the Seventeenth District, purchased a plantation, and followed agricultural pursuits. He died In Lexington in 1880, at the advanced age of eighty-three years, an old settler, a prosperous and esteemed man. The mother is still living, making her home with L. A., who was raised and educated In his native county. At an early age he began farming, since which time he has continued the same business, having met with great success, and now owns 800 acres of valuable land; in 1882 he established a cotton-gin in Lexington in connection with his farming interests, and gins on an average 100 bales of cotton per year. When the late civil war broke out he was among the first to serve his country; in 1861 enlisted in the Confederate Army, Company H, Twenty-seventh Regiment Tennessee Infantry, and did gallant service at the battle of Shiloh, also in other engagements and skirmishes of less note, remaining in the army over twelve months. April, 1883, he married Miss Margaret Whyte, of Henderson County, who was born In 1843, a daughter of Joseph and Mary Whyte. To their union several children were born. Thomas, Lizzie, Lemuel, George W., Arcadius, James, Ruby and Johnnie. In 1873 Mr. Stanford was elected town marshal, and served about seven years; in 1879-80 was constable of the Tenth District. He is a life-long Democrat, casting his first vote for John C. Breckenridge. Mr. Stanford is one of the solid, enterprising and best known men in the county; his wife is a consistent member of the Missionary Baptist Church.


Lemuel A. married Margaret E. WHYTE, daughter of Joseph WHYTE (1796-1861) & Donna B. ? (1800-). Born on 4 Dec 1842 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 57, Margaret E. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 8 Dec 1899. Buried in 1899 in Old Beech River Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. Lemuel A.. Born on 12 Oct 1863 in Little Rock, Arkansas. At the age of 47, Lemuel A. died in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee on 11 Apr 1911. Buried in Apr 1911 in Old Beech River Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee.


82 ii. John Thomas (1864-1908)
iii. Mary. Born on 21 Jul 1875. Mary died on 29 Aug 1875. Buried in Aug 1875 in Old Beech River Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Mamie".

iv. Clara. Born on 21 Jul 1875. Clara died on 25 Aug 1875. Buried in Aug 1875 in Old Beech River Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee.


v. Jesse. Born on 23 Dec 1876. Jesse died on 30 Dec 1876. Buried in Dec 1876 in Old Beech River Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee.

vi. James L.. Born in 1878 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 42, James L. died in Tulsa, Oklahoma in Mar 1920. Buried in Mar 1920 in Beech River Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Jim". Cause of death: Tuberculosis.


vii. Lizzie. Resided in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee in 1908. Resided in Luxora, Arkansas in 1920.

Lizzie married E. A. MOFFITT, son of James H. MOFFITT (1826-1890) & Harriet Caroline HEFLEY (1832-1897). Born in 1862.

viii. George W.. Resided in Mississippi County, Arkansas in 1920.

ix. Arcadius. Resided in Winnsboro, Louisiana in 1920. Alias/AKA: "Cade".

x. Ruby. Resided in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee in 1908. Resided in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920.

Ruby married Alfred BEASLEY. Born on 21 Feb 1877.

xi. Johnnie. Resided in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1920.


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