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Brown, Francis P. -Bessmay Cemetery

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Re: Brown, Francis P. -Bessmay Cemetery

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Bessmay Cemetery (White)

Brown, Francis P. 21 Nov.1867-24 May 1910 "Gone but not Forgotten" WOW marker (In bad shape,top on ground, the rest
tilted )
Brown, J.D. 16 Oct.1857-24 Dec.1911 WOW marker (deteriorated,
top section on ground)


18 MAY 1910; Census Place: Bessmay, Jasper, Texas; Roll: T624_1567; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0170; FHL microfilm: 1375580.
James D Brown 52 born Kentucky married 17 years said father born IL mother born VA white male
Francis Brown 42 born Kansas said bore 4 children all living said parents born Missouri did not indicate it was 2nd marriage
Mary Brown 13 TX 1897
Frank M Brown 11 TX 1899
Bessie N Brown 7 TX 1903
William A Brown 3 TX 1907
Charles H Spence 25 TX father TX mother Kansas listed as boarder was son of Francis

16 June 1900; Census Place: Justice Precinct 7, Fort Bend, Texas; Roll: 1636; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 0015; FHL microfilm: 1241636.
James D Brown Oct 1858 KY married 6 yrs parents KY
Frances Brown Nov 1867 MO parents MO bore 5 children all living
Mary Brown Mar 1897 TX
Frank Brown Sept 1899 TX
Charly Spence Nov 1884 TX listed as son
Walter Spence Apr 1888 TX listed as son
Otis Spence Apr 1890 TX listed as son

Name: J. D. Brown
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Event Date: 11 May 1894
Event Place: Cooke, Texas
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M59160-5
System Origin: Texas-ODM
GS Film number: 1290678
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"Texas, Marriages, 1837-1973," index, FamilySearch (

Name: S. S. Spence
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Spouse's Name: Frances Stanley
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Event Date: 21 Dec 1882
Event Place: Cooke, Texas
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M59160-4
System Origin: Texas-VR
GS Film number: 1290677
Reference ID: 2:107K194

Name: James Walter Spence
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 22 Apr 1970
Event Place: Jasper, Jasper, Texas, United States
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Birth Date: 29 Apr 1887
Birthplace: Texas
Father's Name: Jim Spence
Mother's Name: Mary Standley
Informant: Eula Spence, wife
Burial: Zion Hill Cemetery
Certificate Number: 50478
GS Film number: 2218857
Digital Folder Number: 005145869
Image Number: 01315
"Texas, Deaths (New Index, New Images), 1890-1976," index and images, FamilySearch (

1920 - 1930 Newton Co TX
James Walter Spence 1888 TX
Eula Bee Spence 25 Nov 1890 TX - 04 Dec 1983 Jasper Co
Adrian Spence 1912 TX son
Vivian Spence 1913 TX dtr

1940 Port Arthur, Jefferson TX
Adrian James Spence TX 7 Jul 1911 - 13 Sept 2009 Jefferson Co
Jimmie JONES Spence 1913 TX
Tonya Yvonne Spence 1 Nov 1937 Jefferson Co TX

Name: Charley Henry Spence
Event Date: 29 Jan 1952
Event Place: 3390 Grand, Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas at residence/resident of Co 8 yrs
Gender: Male
Race (Original): White
Age (Formatted): 67 years 2 months 24 days
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Birth Date: 05 Nov 1884
Birthplace: Gainsville, Cooke Co, Texas
Marital Status: Widowed
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Occupation: Retired Watchman Int'l Creosote Co
Residence Place: Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas
Cemetery (Original): Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Burial Place: Beaumont, Texas
Burial Date: 30 Jan 1952
Informant's Name (Original): Mrs. Gilbert Smith
GS Film number: 2074928
Digital Folder Number: 4167223
Image Number: 3060
Reference ID: cn 2924

Charlie H Spence lived in Deweyville, Newton Co in 1940 wife Kate was born KY appx 1880. He and Kate were in Allen Parish LA in 1930. Kate Park Spence 29 Apr 1880 Waco, KY - 27 Dec 1950 Jefferson Co father last name Cash mother Sarah unknown, Mrs. Gilbert Smith informant. Charles Henry Spence registered WW I draft in Deweyville in 1918 was married to "Kathran"

1880; Census Place: Precinct 1, Cooke, Texas; Roll: 1298; Family History Film: 1255298; Page: 211A; Enumeration District: 111.
F.M. Stanly 45 MO 1835
E.N. Stanly 46 MO 1834 wife
A.C. Stanly 21 MO 1855 son
A.J. Stanly 15 MO 1865 son
C.F. Stanly 12 MO 1868 dtr
P.G. Stanly 9 KS 1871 son
Telford Harlow 17 MO farm laborer

1900 township 8S, range 1E & east of Red River, Chickasaw Nation, IT
Francis M Stanley born Missouri Mar 1835 and wife Eliza A Stanley born Missouri Apr 1834 married 1853 bore 7 children 4 were living in 1900

1870 Sarcoxie, Jefferson, Kansas
Frances Stanly 35y Missouri
Eliza Ann Stanly 36y Missouri
Arnold Stanly 18y Missouri
Louisa Stanly 16y Missouri
Ednie J Stanly 10y Missouri
Andrew J Stanly 5y Missouri
Cerlina F Stanly 2y Missouri

1860; Census Place: Missouri, Chariton, Missouri; Roll: M653_613; Page: 404; Image: 408; Family History Library Film: 803613.
Francis Stanley 25
Eliza A Stanley 27
Arnold Stanley 7 was in Gainsville, Cooke Co 1900/1910 and married Malinda appx 1881
Louisa Stanley 6
Edna J Stanley 10/12

Francis Stanley married Eliza Ann Huffman 01 Dec 1850 Howard Co MO
"Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920," index, FamilySearch (

Event Date: 1900
Event Place: ED 151 FL. Township 8 S. Range 1 E. & East of Red River, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, United States
Head Andrew J Stanley M 36 Missouri married 1887
Wife Frances Eileen "Caddel" Stanley F 37 Texas
Son Ira C Stanley M 12 Texas
Daughter Louis V Stanley F 11 Texas
Daughter Sarah A Stanley F 9 Texas
Son Frances M Stanley M 7 Texas
Daughter Francis E Stanley F 6 Texas
Son Andrew J Stanley M 4 Texas
Daughter Edna J Stanley F 2 Texas
Son William Arnold Stanley 19 June 1900 "Marietta" OK - 05 Feb 1956 McCamey, Upton Co TX buried Velma Cem in Duncan OK . . .oil well driller.
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