Cemetery stone recorded: 1999:
Otis R. Rushing 22 Feb 1912 - 10 Feb 1979 [double stone w/Johnie - picture on stone “In God’s Care”]
Johnie L. Rushing 30 Dec 1914 -
From the Baylor County[Texas] Banner. Web publication 1999
Johnie Rushing, 84, died Monday, May 10, 1999, in Hobbs, N.M.
Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 20, 1999 at Calvary Baptist church with the Rev. Tony Megee officiating. Burial will be in Bomarton Cemetery under the direction of Archer Funeral Home.
Mrs. Rushing was born December 30, 1914, in Henderson, Texas. Her husband, Otis Rushing, died in 1979. She lived in Seymour for 60 years before moving to Hobbs, N.M., in 1997. She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Francis Schoonver of Hobbs, N.M., two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Children of John Powell and Elizabeth Spears are:
i. James Madison3 Powell, born 05 April 1821 in Twiggs County, GA.; died 24 December 1892 in Alvarado, Johnson County, TX.
ii. Samantha E Powell, born 29 January 1824 in Twiggs County, GA.; died 1870 in Jones County, Mississippi.
iii. Helena Ellen Powell, born 16 April 1826 in Twiggs County, GA.; died 30 March 1882 in Alvarado, Tx.
iv. Remillicent Powell, born 25 December 1827 in Crawford County, GA; died 30 April 1891 in Laurel, Jones County, Mississippi.
v. Gatzy Powell, born 03 March 1830 in Crawford County, GA; died 11 March 1913 in Mosell, Jones County, Mississippi.
vi. Caroline Eliza Powell, born 08 March 1832 in Crawford County, GA. She married Elijah W. Hill 1850.
vii. Sarah Edith Powell, born 06 August 1834 in Crawford County, GA; died 17 January 1900 in Alvarado, Johnson County, TX.
viii. Patience Powell, born 16 September 1836. She married Henry Seaman.
ix. Mary Eliza Powell, born 31 October 1840 in Crawford County, GA.
Mary Ann Molly Cook is a Child of WILLIAM COOK and CYNTHA NALLY
Note for her parents: CYNTHA ANN NALLY:
After the 1880 Census in Navarro Co., TX, Cyntha is not found again until 1920 where she is listed on 1920 Census, Hughes Co., Calvin Township OK, living with her son Thomas Jefferson, and wife Mary Alice (Molly) Compton-Cook and their children. She is listed as age 82 years. Son Charles Payton is listed in next numbered residence.
Cyntha was buried beside her daughter (Nora) Cynthia Lenora (Cook) Shropshire-Caldwell and Grandson, James William (Willy) Shropshire in the Spring Creek Cemetery near Calvin, OK; on 23 July 1923
WILLIAM COOK (HENRY, JAMES) was born Abt. 1829 in (probably) Hinds Co., Mississippi, and died Aft. 1880 in (probably) Texas. He married CYNTHA ANN NALLY 03 March 1853 in Blooming Grove, Navarro Co., TX.. She was born 14 February 1840 in Missouri, and died 23 July 1923 in Calvin, Hughes Co., OK.
[NI09459] Martha Jane Ward b: 30 January 1882 in Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, OK d: 10 July 1924 in Ada, Pontotoc Co., OK m: 06 July 1902 in Ardmore, IT, Carter Co., OK Father: Henry Thomas Sr WARD Mother: Clarissa (Katy) GUINN
Defuniak Springs Breeze - DeFuniak Springs Herald October 9, 1959
Staff Sgt Theoplis Rushing 31, died Wednesday in Montgomery, Sep 30 at Maxwell AFB, while on active duty. A native of Ponce de Leon, he was a career serviceman. Services held Sunday with interment in Magnolia cemetery with full military honors.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs Ann Marie rushing; 6 children Patricia, Kathleen, Judy, Charles, Sandra & David; his parents Mr & Mrs Esker Rushing; 4 bros Theodore, Thedwell, Albert & Donald Rushing; 5 sis, Mrs Rube Hare, Mrs Harold Doering, Mrs Robert Spence, Mrs Kenneth Smith and Miss Alice Rushing.
Social Security Death Index
about Dewitt Harmon
Name: Dewitt Harmon
Last Residence: 38655 Oxford, Lafayette, Mississippi, United States of America
Born: 4 Dec 1892
Died: Sep 1981
State (Year) SSN issued: Mississippi (Before 1951 )
[NI09744] (NOTE: Third Lieutenant William H. Harmon, killed on the first day of Battle at Gettysburg, probably on the Chambersburg Pike, possibly June 30, 1863)
[NI09752] (Note: George was born after his father's will was written. He married in Newberry County and led a movement to Harmantown, MS. He purchased his land along the Tallahatchie River from Chief Tobie Tubby and was among the the earliest settlers in that area. His town, Harmantown still stands with the old graveyard at Harmantown Methodist Church, holding the remains of many of his followers.)
[NI09754] John Leonhardt Harman, Sr. and Mary Lankford had 13 children (9 sons, 4 daughters).