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(1833 - 1871)


8. Sterling Andrew Jackson WILLINGHAM2(Archibald1). was born 13 Jun 1833 in Kings Gap, Harris County, Georgia, USA and died 10 Feb 1871 in Salado, Bell County, Texas, USA. He is buried in the Willingham Cemetery (Plot: Family Cemetery CO G 4TH TEXAS REGT) (aka "Three Chimneys Pasture") near Salado, Bell County, Texas, USA.  He married 29 Nov 1866 in Bell County, Texas, USA to  Tennessee "Tennie"  Paralee Cave. who was born 29 Dec 1840 in Arkansas, USA. Residence Bet. 18881915 in Hobbs - Fisher, TX. She died on Jan 29, 1915 in Hobbs, Fisher County, Texas, USA.  Burial on Feb 01, 1915 in Hobbs, Fisher County, Texas, USA (Hobbs Cemetery). Cause Of Death was Acute stomach ulcer.
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The Willingham Families at home, April 1898, in the old Hobbs community.
Far left in the Mail Hack is Dick Bogart, on the porch and in front of it: Barton Willingham, Sr.; Jackson (S.A.J.); Iva Boren, cousin of the Willingham men; Mrs. Buddy Boren, Iva's mother; Mrs. Jackson Willingham with son Archie in her lap; Grandmother Boren, mother of Buddy Boren and Granny Tennie Cave Willingham,  (grandmother of Barton and Jackson  Willingham); Aunt Abbie (colored servant and once a slave of Grandmother Boren); Buddy Boren, Iva's father; the team to the right of the house belonged to Buddy Boren; the saddled horse belonged to the Willingham brothers.  Notice the dogs and the cat.  The bales of cotton on the porch were kept and sold along as needed.
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The two Willingham Families that lived as one for many years.  Front Row:  Bessie Hayter Willingham and Lota; Jackson Willingham and B.C.; Granny (Tennie Cave Willingham); Welborn Barton Willngham and Alton; Bobbie Hester Willingham and Olin. Back row:  Sterling; Archie, Abbie, Buddy, and Fannie.


Children of Jackson and Tennie:


Welborn Barton WILLINGHAM3(Jackson2Archibald1)  was born 20 Dec 1868 in Salado, Bell County, Texas, USA.  and died 24 Nov 1923 of acute pancreatitis. in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA and was buried on Nov 25, 1923 in Hobbs, Fisher, County, Texas, USA. Occupation was Farmer]. Residence in Hobbs, Fisher County, Texas, USA. He married 19 Jul 1897  to Bobbie Marian HESTER who was born 19 Dec 1874 and died .21 Sep 1947.

Children of Barton and Bobbie were:



Sterling Andrew Jackson  WILLINGHAM, Jr.3(Jackson2Archibald1) was born 24 May 1871 in Salado, Texas, USA and died 1 May 1950 in Fisher County, Texas, USAHe married 25 Nov 1896 to Sallie Elizabeth "Bessie" HAYTER who was born 13 Apr 1879 in Rogersville, Tennessee, USA and died 18 Dec 1960 in Fisher County, Texas, USA.


Note:  Information about this family from Douglas B. Willingham

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