James Lee Weaver's Family Tree


Wiley Branan was born in 1799. He died in 1869. He was buried in Elliott Graveyd, Crumbley Road, McDonough, Ga. He married Elizabeth Elliott.

Ref: Newspaper Article in Henry Herald and Cemetery Records
Wiley Brannan was a Justice of the Peace in Henry County, Georgia.

Elizabeth Elliott.Elizabeth married Wiley Branan.

Ref: Article in Henry Herald and Cemetery records

They had the following children:

  M i Augustus Henry Branan

William Thomas Smith [Parents] was born on 5 May 1884. He died on 2 Feb 1956 in McDonough, Henry, Ga. He was buried in Feb 1956 in Flippen Cemetery, Flippen, Henry, Ga. He married Mattie Jane Riley.

Other marriages:
Smith, della Mae Cowan

Ref: Family Bible, Cemetery Records

Mattie Jane Riley was born on 9 Sep 1900. She died on 30 Jun 1990 in Westbury Home, McDonough, Henry, Ga. She was buried on 2 Jul 1990 in Flippen Cemetery, Flippen, Henry, Ga. She married William Thomas Smith.

Ref: Family Bible, Riley Family History, and Funeral Notice and
personal knowledge

They had the following children:

  F i Betty Ruth Smith
  M ii Eugene Smith

Samuel Cicero Smith was born about 1850. He married Elizabeth Cowen.

Elizabeth Cowen was born about 1850. She married Samuel Cicero Smith.

They had the following children:

  M i William Thomas Smith
  M ii Edward Cowan Smith

Noah Benjamin Cowan was born on 28 Jan 1855. He died on 12 Mar 1935. He married Willie Semtonia Hale on 23 Nov 1876.

Ref: Family Bible, Cemetery Records

Willie Semtonia Hale [Parents] was born on 4 Nov 1861 in McDonough, Henry, Ga. She died on 21 Aug 1913. She married Noah Benjamin Cowan on 23 Nov 1876.

Ref: Information obtained from Aubrey Cowan

They had the following children:

  F i della Mae Cowan Smith

France Marion Hale [Parents] died in Battle of Olustee, Baker, FL. He married Laura Ann Rollins.

Ref: Information obtained from Aubrey Cowan
THE BOOK GEORGIA MARRIAGE RECORDS FOR HALL-JASPER COUNTY
LIST FRANCIS M. HAIL AND LOUISA A. ROLLAN BEING MARRIED ON MARCH 7,
1950. I BELIEVE THIS TO BE FRANCE MARION HALE

Laura Ann Rollins.Laura married France Marion Hale.

Ref: Information obtained from Aubrey Cowan
THE BOOK GEORGIA MARRIAGE RECORDS HALL-JASPER COUNTIES SHOWS THE
MARRIAGE OF FRANCIS M. HAIL AND LOUISA A. ROLLAN ON MARCH 7, 1850. I
BELIEVE THIS TO BE LAURA ANN ROLLINS.

They had the following children:

  F i Willie Semtonia Hale

John Hale died on 15 Aug 1862. He married Rebecca N. Becky Hails in 1824.

JOHN HALES HOUSE WAS LOCATED IN LAND LOT 181 OF THE 8TH DISTRICT OF HENRY
COUNTY, GA. ON KEYS FERRY ROAD. REF. DEED BOOK G, PAGE 358, HENRY COUNTY
RECORDS.
HE PAID TAXES ON LAND LOTS 182 AND 213 IN 1838. IN 1836 JOHN HAIL WAS A
JUSTICE OF PEACE. JANUARY 2, 1843 JOHN HAIL WAS ELECTED TAX COLLECTOR OF HENRY
COUNTY, GA. HE HAD HAILS STORE AT SANDY RIDGE, TEN MILES EAST OF MCDONOUGH.
REF: WHITE'S HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS.
THE SECOND FLOOR OF THIS BUILDING WAS USED AS A MASONIC LONGE OF WHICH HE AND
HIS SON F. M. HAIL WERE CHARTER MEMBERS. THE LODGE WAS THE ANCIENT YORK LODGE
3127. THE FIRST MEETING WAS HELD JULY 3, 1850. AND ITS CHARTER GRANTED
OCTOBER 30, 1850
JOHN HALE WAS BORN IN VIRGINIA AND MARRIED BECKY HAIL IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND
THEIR SON FRANCIS M. (FRANCE MARION) HALE WAS MORN IN SOUTH CAROLINA. HE
WAS A PRIVATE AS SHOWN ON THE MUSTER ROLL OF COMPANY F, 53D REGIMENT GEORGIA
VOLUNTEER INFANTRY ARMY OF NORTHER VIRGINIA C. S. A. HENRY COUNTY, GEORGIA,
DIXIE GUARDS.
ACCORDING TO BUDDY WELCH HE WAS KILLED AT THE 2ND BULL RUN. THIS NEEDS TO BE
VERIFIED.
JOHN HALE AND REBECCA N. HAIL WERE ON THE LIST OF MEMBERS OF SARDIS BAPTIST
CHURCH OF 1850 AND THEIR NAMES ON THE 1863 LIST, BUT MISSING IN 1866.

Rebecca N. Becky Hails.Rebecca married John Hale in 1824.

REF: MRS. RAINERS BOOK LANDMARK HOUSES

They had the following children:

  M i France Marion Hale

Charles R. Walker was born on 22 Apr 1812. He died on 20 Jun 1885. He married Susan E. G. Oglesby.

Other marriages:
Moseley, Nancy

Susan E. G. Oglesby [Parents] was born in 1840. She died in 1890. She married Charles R. Walker.

Other marriages:
Owen, Unknown

REF: HENRY COUNTY, GEORGIA

They had the following children:

  F i Tinsley Walker

Silas Moseley [Parents] was born on 11 Jun 1792. He died on 27 Jan 1859. He was buried in Moseley Cemetery, McDonough, Henry, Ga. He married Nancy Selfridge.

Other marriages:
Yarbrough, Nancy
Harper, Nancy

Ref: Ozias Cemetery
Ref: Henry County, Georgia by Mrs. Vessie Thrasher Rainer
Silas Moseley, the son of Henry Moseley of Jasper County, Georgia was already a
resident of Henry County on July 25, 1825 when he sold land in Jasper and
Putnam Counties. As an early settler in Henry County, he settled on the upper
branch of cotton Indian River and homesteaded on Land Lots 38 and 59 of the
11th District. Her he established his home and moseley's mill. Around hhis
place Ozais Premitive Baptist Church and White House came into existence.

Nancy Selfridge [Parents] died in 1819 in , Jasper, Ga. She married Silas Moseley.

REF: HENRY COUNTY, GEORGIA
Nancy Selfridge died about 1819 or 20 in Jasper County, Georgia leaving 3
children. She was the daughter of Robert Selfridge, a Revolutionary Soldier
from South Carolina who came to Henry County. In his will made February 18,
1828, he names the three oldes Moseley children as grandchildren and legatees.

They had the following children:

  F i Nancy Moseley
  M ii James M. Moseley died in , Henry, Ga.

Ref: Moseley History by Lollie Moseley, dated July, 1955
Ref: Henry County, Georgia
James M. Moseley married Elizabeth Phifer. After his death, she with her
children: Silas, Benamin and ann moved with her people to Tuscaloosa County,
Alabama.
  M iii Robert Moseley

Silas Moseley [Parents] was born on 11 Jun 1792. He died on 27 Jan 1859. He was buried in Moseley Cemetery, McDonough, Henry, Ga. He married Nancy Yarbrough.

Other marriages:
Selfridge, Nancy
Harper, Nancy

Ref: Ozias Cemetery
Ref: Henry County, Georgia by Mrs. Vessie Thrasher Rainer
Silas Moseley, the son of Henry Moseley of Jasper County, Georgia was already a
resident of Henry County on July 25, 1825 when he sold land in Jasper and
Putnam Counties. As an early settler in Henry County, he settled on the upper
branch of cotton Indian River and homesteaded on Land Lots 38 and 59 of the
11th District. Her he established his home and moseley's mill. Around hhis
place Ozais Premitive Baptist Church and White House came into existence.

Nancy Yarbrough.Nancy married Silas Moseley.

Ref: Moseley History by Lollie Moseley, dated July 1955
REF: HENRY COUNTY, GEORGIA

They had the following children:

  M i Benjamin Moseley
  M ii Bud Moseley.

Ref: Moseley History by Lollie Moseley
  M iii Joe Moseley.

Ref: Moseley History by Lollie Moseley
  F iv Martha Moseley
  F v Rebecca Moseley.

Ref: Moseley History by Lollie Moseley
  F vi Elizabeth Moseley.

Ref: Moseley History by Lollie Moseley

Silas Moseley [Parents] was born on 11 Jun 1792. He died on 27 Jan 1859. He was buried in Moseley Cemetery, McDonough, Henry, Ga. He married Nancy Harper.

Other marriages:
Selfridge, Nancy
Yarbrough, Nancy

Ref: Ozias Cemetery
Ref: Henry County, Georgia by Mrs. Vessie Thrasher Rainer
Silas Moseley, the son of Henry Moseley of Jasper County, Georgia was already a
resident of Henry County on July 25, 1825 when he sold land in Jasper and
Putnam Counties. As an early settler in Henry County, he settled on the upper
branch of cotton Indian River and homesteaded on Land Lots 38 and 59 of the
11th District. Her he established his home and moseley's mill. Around hhis
place Ozais Premitive Baptist Church and White House came into existence.

Nancy Harper.Nancy married Silas Moseley.

Ref: Moseley History by Lollie Moseley

They had the following children:

  F i Angeline F. Moseley

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