Judia and Ralph Terry - Family and Neighbors of Coleman County, Texas

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This database contains all of our known ancestors and their descendants. It also contains inter-related families who have lived in Coleman County, Texas. Due to my recording method and my genealogy program, some individuals are shown as deceased, even though they are living.

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  • ID: I44
  • Name: William Joseph ? Hanson
  • Sex: M
  • Note:
    Information on the William Hanson family from personal knowledge of Della (Griffith) Terry; tombstones of various cemeteries; Probate files # 134 and # 137 of Martha Hanson, Comanche County, Texas; article in "History of Texas," 1896; marriage and various other records from Erath, Comanche, and Eastland Counties.

    "Fayette County, Georgia. To any Minister of the Gospel, Judge, Justice of the Superior Court or Justice of the Peace. You are hereby authorized to join Wm. Hanson and Miss Martha Dunn in the Holy State of Matrimony according to the constitution and laws of this state and in so doing this shall be your sufficient license given under my hand and seal this 11th day of December 1827. James Alford, Clk. Co. --- I do certify that William Hanson and Martha Dunn were duly joined in matrimony by me this 11th day of December 1827. Edwin Lamberth, J. P. --- Recorded March 18th 1830. Wm. McBride (?) C. C." (Fayette County, Georgia Marriage Record.)

    1830 Fayette County, Georgia, page 202: William HANSON: 1 male - under 5 years, 1 male - 20 to 30 years, 1 female - 20 to 30 years. (NOTE FROM RALPH TERRY: Next door was a Thomas Hanson, 30 to 40 years old and on page 204 is a Jesse Hanson, 60 to 70 years old. I feel these are the brother and father of our William Hanson and have placed them in this genealogy on this basis. This could be incorrect.)

    1850 Marion County, Alabama census, page 131, Dwelling/Family #59/60, page 131: William HANSON, 45, male, farmer, Vir; Martha HANSON, 45, female, Ga; William HANSON, 18, male, Ga; Jane HANSON, 16, female, Ga; Andrew J. HANSON, 12, male, Ala; Jessee HANSON, 9, male, Ala; Pinkney M. HANSON, 4, male, Miss; Elizabeth HANSON, 6, female, Ala; Armistead HANSON, 1/12, male, Ala.

    1860 Comanche County, Texas census, page 17, taken July 3, 1860, Cora Post Office, Dwelling/Family #108/99: William HENSON, 52, m, Farmer, $600, Ga; Patsey HENSON, 48, f, Ga; Jackson HENSON, 24, m, Ala; Jesse HENSON, 21, m, Ala; Elizabeth HENSON, 19, f, Ala; James HENSON, 12, m, Ala; Signal W. HENSON, 10, m, Ala; Amstead HENSON, 8, m, Ala. (HENSON should be HANSON).

    "Among the first settlers in portions of Comanche County (1860's) ... Rush Creek: Wm. Dunn (son-in-law of William and nephew of William's wife), John Stinnett, John Hanson (son of William), Bill Hanson (son of William), Silas Dunn (brother-in-law of William), and Jack Hanson (son of William)." ("Here's More County History," Comanche County Chief newspaper, Comanche, Texas, August 9, 1940, page 3.)

    "#67, taken August 24, 1867, William Hanson, Pct. 4, in state 7 years, in county 7 years, in pct. 5 years, native of Virginia." (1867 Comanche County, Texas Voter Registration list.)

    1870 Comanche County, Texas census, Dwelling/Family 138/152, taken 27 and 28 October 1870, page 187A: Wm HANSON, 64, m, w, farmer, Va; Martha HANSON, 64, f, w, keeping house, Ga; James HANSON, 24, m, w, cripple, Miss; Rozetta HANSON, 13, f, w, Ark. (NOTE FROM RALPH TERRY: Rozetta HANSON was a granddaughter, a daughter of William M. "Bill" Hanson.)
  • Birth: 17 SEP 1807 in Virginia
  • Death: 22 OCT 1870 in Comanche County, Texas
  • Burial: Hanson Cemetery, Comanche County, Texas



    Father: Jesse Hanson b: BET 1760 AND 1770
    Mother: Unknown b: BET 1760 AND 1770

    Marriage 1 Martha "Patsey" Dunn b: ABT 1811 in Pulaski County, Georgia
    • Married: 11 DEC 1827 in Fayette County, Georgia
    Children
    1. Has Children John Hanson b: 14 NOV 1828 in Fayette County, Georgia
    2. Has Children William M. (N. ?) "Bill" Hanson b: 14 OCT 1832 in Fayette County, Georgia
    3. Has Children Mary Jane "Mamie" Hanson b: ABT 1834 in Alabama
    4. Has Children Andrew Jackson "Jack" Hanson b: 5 AUG 1838 in Jacksonville, Calhoun County, Alabama
    5. Has Children Jesse H. Hanson b: 6 JUN 1841 in Calhoun County, Alabama
    6. Has Children Elizabeth Hanson b: AUG 1843 in Marion County, Alabama
    7. Has Children James Hilton "Jasper" Hanson b: 24 DEC 1845 in Marion County, Alabama
    8. Has Children Pinkney M. "Signal W." Hanson b: 22 OCT 1846 in Marion County, Alabama
    9. Has Children Armstead (or Amstead) Hanson b: ABT 1850 in Marion County, Alabama

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