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Descendant Register, Generation No. 1

1.Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD was born 17 FEB 1811 in Tennessee, and died 26 SEP 1867 in Tennessee. She married Daniel VANCE 3 JAN 1833. He was born 7 APR 1811, and died 27 JAN 1845 in Wilson County, Tennessee. He was buried CA 27 JAN 1845 in Lebannon, Wilson, Tennessee.
  

Children of Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD and Daniel VANCE are:
 2  i.Thomas Jefferson VANCE was born 23 APR 1835 in Tennessee, and died AFT 1870.
+3  ii.Sarah Sharpe VANCE was born 25 FEB 1838 in Lebannon, Wilson, Tennessee, and died 11 JUL 1897 in Abbott, Hill, Texas.
 4  iii.John Hugh VANCE was born CA 1840 in Wilson County, Tennessee, and died 2 JAN 1863 in Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee.
 5  iv.Martha VANCE was born 1842 in Tennessee, and died 18 JUL 1856.
+6  v.Daniel Brevard VANCE was born 20 FEB 1845 in Wilson County, Tennessee, and died 20 JUN 1921 in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee.


Descendant Register, Generation No. 2

3.Sarah Sharpe VANCE (Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1) was born 25 FEB 1838 in Lebannon, Wilson, Tennessee, and died 11 JUL 1897 in Abbott, Hill, Texas. She was buried ABT 12 JUL 1897 in Hill County, Texas. She married Isaac TURNER 29 MAR 1855 in Cannon County, Tennessee, son of Francis TURNER and Elizabeth TURNEY. He was born 25 DEC 1827 in Wilson County, Tennessee, and died 20 SEP 1888 in Abbott, Hill, Texas. He was buried ABT 21 SEP 1888 in Hill County, Texas.
  

Children of Sarah Sharpe VANCE and Isaac TURNER are:
 7  i.Martha J TURNER was born 26 NOV 1856 in DeKalb County, Tennessee, and died 10 DEC 1873 in Cannon County, Tennessee.
 8  ii.Bettie TURNER was born 26 NOV 1857 in DeKalb County, Tennessee, and died 24 FEB 1858 in DeKalb County, Tennessee.
+9  iii.Francis Lee TURNER was born 17 FEB 1859 in DeKalb County, Tennessee.
 10  iv.William C TURNER was born 9 FEB 1861 in DeKalb County, Tennessee, and died 15 OCT 1888 in Hill County, Texas.
+11  v.Annah Eliza TURNER was born 13 DEC 1862 in DeKalb County, Tennessee, and died 6 MAY 1896 in Texas.
 12  vi.Sallie TURNER was born 14 FEB 1867 in Tennessee, and died 15 MAR 1867 in Tennessee.
 13  vii.Isaac T TURNER was born 4 FEB 1868 in Tennessee, and died 25 DEC 1900 in Abbott, Hill County, Texas.
 14  viii.Daniel Vance TURNER was born 21 AUG 1870 in Tennessee, and died 22 DEC 1888 in Hill County, Texas.
+15  ix.John Joseph TURNER was born 26 MAY 1872 in Warren County, Tennessee, and died 15 NOV 1933 in Abbott, Hill, Texas.
+16  x.Edna Lenora TURNER was born 22 JUN 1874 in Tennessee, and died 11 AUG 1907 in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas.
+17  xi.Zora Belle TURNER was born 21 AUG 1876 in Warren County, Tennessee, and died 18 SEP 1941 in Seguin, Guadalupe, Texas.
 18  xii.Hattie S TURNER was born 2 APR 1878 in Hill County, Texas, and died 18 JAN 1888 in Hill County, Texas.
+19  xiii.Mary Tennessee TURNER was born 15 NOV 1879 in Hill County, Texas, and died 29 MAY 1971 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas.
 20  xiv.James Bowie TURNER was born 25 DEC 1881 in Hill County, Texas, and died 17 DEC 1938 in Yoakum, Lavaca, Texas. He married Olivia (Libby) WATERWALL 3 AUG 1920 in Texas. She was born 2 FEB 1900 in Texas, and died 21 NOV 1991 in Dewitt County, Texas, United States.

6.Daniel Brevard VANCE (Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1) was born 20 FEB 1845 in Wilson County, Tennessee, and died 20 JUN 1921 in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee. He was buried 21 JUN 1921 in Bell Buckle, Bedford, Tennessee. He married Bettie BREWER 23 NOV 1868 in Cannon County, Tennessee. She was born 10 AUG 1850 in Cannon County, Tennessee, and died 6 FEB 1941 in Bell Buckle, Bedford, Tennessee. She was buried 7 FEB 1941 in Bell Buckle, Bedford, Tennessee.
  

Children of Daniel Brevard VANCE and Bettie BREWER are:
 21  i.Zora VANCE was born 2 SEP 1869 in Cannon County, Tennessee, and died 24 NOV 1954 in Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee.
 22  ii.Daniel Brevard VANCE was born 1 MAR 1875 in Cannon County, Tennessee, and died 8 DEC 1948 in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee.
 23  iii.Dixon Cates VANCE was born 22 FEB 1877 in Cannon County, Tennessee, and died 5 FEB 1940 in Bell Buckle, Bedford, Tennessee.
 24  iv.Alma VANCE was born 5 JUL 1879 in Cannon County, Tennessee, and died 4 APR 1971 in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee.
 25  v.William Gray VANCE was born FEB 1882 in Cannon County, Tennessee.
 26  vi.Roy Brewer VANCE was born 18 OCT 1884 in Cannon County, Tennessee.
 27  vii.Thomas Boyd VANCE was born 1 OCT 1887 in Cannon County, Tennessee, and died 9 JAN 1937 in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee.
 28  viii.Philip Pursley VANCE was born 25 JUL 1892 in Cannon County, Tennessee, and died 10 JAN 1984 in Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida.


Descendant Register, Generation No. 3

9.Francis Lee TURNER (Sarah Sharpe VANCE2, Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1) was born 17 FEB 1859 in DeKalb County, Tennessee. He married Jennie Margaret MELTON 21 MAY 1882 in Hill County, Texas, daughter of Jeremiah Robert MELTON and Mary Ann GRAHAM. She was born 21 MAR 1864 in Blooming Grove, Navarro, Texas, and died 21 MAY 1887 in Axtell, McLennan, Texas. She was buried CA 22 MAY 1887 in Irene, Hill, Texas.
  

Children of Francis Lee TURNER and Jennie Margaret MELTON are:
+29  i.Martha Rebecca TURNER was born 27 JUN 1883 in Abbott, Hill, Texas, and died 9 AUG 1984 in McGregor, McLennan, Texas.
+30  ii.Margaret (Mary) Elizabeth (Lizzie) TURNER was born 19 OCT 1884 in Abbott, Hill, Texas, and died 11 DEC 1982 in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas.
 31  iii.Claude Melton TURNER was born 19 APR 1887 in Abbott, Hill, Texas, and died 25 JAN 1888 in Abbott, Hill, Texas.

11.Annah Eliza TURNER (Sarah Sharpe VANCE2, Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1) was born 13 DEC 1862 in DeKalb County, Tennessee, and died 6 MAY 1896 in Texas. She married Eugene Preston WELLS 23 DEC 1880 in Hill County, Texas. He was born DEC 1858 in Alabama, and died AFT 1900.
  

Children of Annah Eliza TURNER and Eugene Preston WELLS are:
 32  i.William Preston WELLS was born 5 OCT 1881 in Hill County, Texas.
 33  ii.Sallie WELLS was born 13 MAY 1883 in Hill County, Texas.

15.John Joseph TURNER (Sarah Sharpe VANCE2, Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1) was born 26 MAY 1872 in Warren County, Tennessee, and died 15 NOV 1933 in Abbott, Hill, Texas. He was buried 18 NOV 1933 in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas. He married Annie Victoria SWOFFORD 14 APR 1901 in Abbott, Hill, Texas. She was born 21 DEC 1880 in Hill County, Texas, and died 25 DEC 1942 in Hill County, Texas. She was buried 27 DEC 1942 in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas.
  

Children of John Joseph TURNER and Annie Victoria SWOFFORD are:
 34  i.Sara Belle TURNER was born 19 FEB 1902 in Hill County, Texas, and died 12 JUL 1936 in Henderson, Rusk, TX. She married James Arthur MATTHEWS 6 JUN 1934 in Parker County, Texas, daughter of James Arthur MATTHEWS and Edna Lenora TURNER. She was born 17 MAR 1900 in Hill County, Texas, and died 22 JUN 1953 in Alameda County, California, United States.
 35  ii.John Joe TURNER was born 17 MAR 1906 in Hill County, Texas, and died 5 APR 1960 in Hill County, Texas.
 36  iii.Mary Gladys TURNER was born 26 NOV 1910 in Abbott, Hill, Texas, and died 5 APR 1996 in Vancouver, Clark, Washington.

16.Edna Lenora TURNER (Sarah Sharpe VANCE2, Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1) was born 22 JUN 1874 in Tennessee, and died 11 AUG 1907 in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas. She was buried CA 12 AUG 1907 in Hill County, Texas. She married James Arthur MATTHEWS 20 JAN 1895 in Abbott, Hill, Texas. He was born 13 DEC 1875 in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas, and died 6 JUN 1953 in Harrison County, Texas. He was buried 10 JUN 1953 in Marshall, Harrison, Texas.
  

Children of Edna Lenora TURNER and James Arthur MATTHEWS are:
+37  i.Sarah Elvira MATTHEWS was born 20 OCT 1895 in Hill County, Texas, and died 28 APR 1985 in Los Angeles County, California.
 38  ii.Ira MATTHEWS was born 7 JUN 1898 in Hill County, Texas, and died BEF JUN 1900 in Hill County, Texas.
 39  iii.Isaac MATTHEWS was born 7 JUN 1898 in Hill County, Texas, and died BEF JUN 1900 in Hill County, Texas.
 40  iv.James Arthur MATTHEWS was born 17 MAR 1900 in Hill County, Texas, and died 22 JUN 1953 in Alameda County, California, United States. She married Sara Belle TURNER 6 JUN 1934 in Parker County, Texas, daughter of John Joseph TURNER and Annie Victoria SWOFFORD. She was born 19 FEB 1902 in Hill County, Texas, and died 12 JUL 1936 in Henderson, Rusk, TX.
 41  v.Sena Mae MATTHEWS was born 5 AUG 1902 in Hill County, Texas, and died 11 OCT 1983 in San Joaquin County, California. She married Fred F CANNON CA 1924. He was born 16 FEB 1897 in Oklahoma, and died 2 MAY 1964 in San Joaquin County, California.
 42  vi.Fred Bowie MATTHEWS was born 13 JUN 1904 in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas, and died 14 MAR 1976 in Marshall, Harrison, Texas, United States.

17.Zora Belle TURNER (Sarah Sharpe VANCE2, Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1) was born 21 AUG 1876 in Warren County, Tennessee, and died 18 SEP 1941 in Seguin, Guadalupe, Texas. She was buried 20 SEP 1941 in Yoakum, Lavaca, Texas. She married David Edward PITTS 9 JUN 1901 in Hill County, Texas. He was born 25 JUN 1876 in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, and died 19 FEB 1942 in Yoakum, Lavaca, Texas. He was buried 21 FEB 1942 in Yoakum, Lavaca, Texas.
  

Children of Zora Belle TURNER and David Edward PITTS are:
 43  i.Bart PITTS was born FEB 1902 in Texas.
 44  ii.James Raymond PITTS was born 21 JUN 1904 in Texas, and died JUL 1904 in Texas.
 45  iii.David Sharpe PITTS was born 20 JUL 1905 in Texas, and died AUG 1905 in Texas.
 46  iv.Delia Lenora PITTS was born 23 JUN 1906 in Stamford, Jones, Texas, and died 20 JUN 1944 in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas.
 47  v.Oscar Carl PITTS was born 3 MAR 1907 in Texas, and died 30 APR 1946 in Houston, Harris, Texas.
 48  vi.Mary Lou PITTS was born 15 JUL 1908 in Texas, and died JAN 1909 in Texas.
 49  vii.Edward Gilbert PITTS was born 24 SEP 1909 in Stamford, Jones, Texas, and died 5 AUG 1952 in Houston, Harris, Texas.
 50  viii.Charles Arthur PITTS was born 7 APR 1915, and died 23 DEC 1915 in Yoakum, Lavaca, Texas.

19.Mary Tennessee TURNER (Sarah Sharpe VANCE2, Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1) was born 15 NOV 1879 in Hill County, Texas, and died 29 MAY 1971 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas. She was buried 1 JUN 1971 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas. She married Charles Arthur ROGERS 3 DEC 1912 in Abbott, Hill, Texas, son of Joseph ROGERS and Susan Hannah KNOX. He was born 12 APR 1870 in Grassy Lick, Montgomery, Kentucky, and died 17 DEC 1942 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas. He was buried 19 DEC 1942 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas.
  

Child of Mary Tennessee TURNER and Charles Arthur ROGERS is:
+51  i.Living.


Descendant Register, Generation No. 4

29.Martha Rebecca TURNER (Francis Lee TURNER3, Sarah Sharpe VANCE2, Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1) was born 27 JUN 1883 in Abbott, Hill, Texas, and died 9 AUG 1984 in McGregor, McLennan, Texas. She was buried 11 AUG 1984 in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas. She married John Franklin MCDONALD 24 NOV 1901 in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas. He was born 9 JAN 1881 in Alabama, and died 31 OCT 1936 in Waco, McLennan, Texas. He was buried ABT 1 NOV 1936 in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas.
  

Children of Martha Rebecca TURNER and John Franklin MCDONALD are:
 52  i.Birdie Kathleen MCDONALD was born 28 OCT 1902 in Hill County, Texas, and died 27 DEC 1999 in Lindale, Smith, Texas.
 53  ii.Frank Robinson MCDONALD was born 11 MAR 1904 in Hill County, Texas, and died 10 NOV 1983 in Mineola, Wood, Texas.
 54  iii.John Vernon MCDONALD was born 30 JAN 1906 in Abbott, Hill County, Texas, and died 28 AUG 1965 in Dallas, Dallas, Texas.
 55  iv.Oliver Perry MCDONALD was born 11 NOV 1907 in Abbott, Hill, Texas, and died 5 MAY 1999 in Smith County, Texas.
 56  v.Margaret Elizabeth MCDONALD was born 13 NOV 1909 in Hill County, Texas, and died 15 JAN 1996 in Waco, McLennan, Texas.
 57  vi.Mildred Rebecca MCDONALD was born 20 JAN 1914 in Hill County, Texas, and died 19 AUG 1984 in Waco, McLennan, Texas.
 58  vii.Rosemary MCDONALD was born 8 SEP 1919 in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas, and died 23 DEC 1988 in Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas.
 59  viii.Jerry Roy MCDONALD was born 11 JAN 1924 in Hill County, Texas, and died 28 FEB 1945 in Munich, Germany.

30.Margaret (Mary) Elizabeth (Lizzie) TURNER (Francis Lee TURNER3, Sarah Sharpe VANCE2, Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1) was born 19 OCT 1884 in Abbott, Hill, Texas, and died 11 DEC 1982 in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas. She was buried ABT 12 DEC 1982 in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas. She married John Vernon WARE 20 DEC 1903 in Hill County, Texas. He was born 7 MAR 1881 in Troy, Pontotoc, Mississippi, and died 19 MAY 1952 in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas. He was buried 20 MAY 1952 in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas.
  

Child of Margaret (Mary) Elizabeth (Lizzie) TURNER and John Vernon WARE is:
 60  i.Mary Francis WARE was born 22 MAY 1914 in Texas, and died 16 JUN 1996 in Hill County, Texas.

37.Sarah Elvira MATTHEWS (Edna Lenora TURNER3, Sarah Sharpe VANCE2, Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1) was born 20 OCT 1895 in Hill County, Texas, and died 28 APR 1985 in Los Angeles County, California. She was buried CA 29 APR 1985 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California. She married Clarence Raymond STARR CA 1920 in California. He was born 31 JAN 1894 in Wilmington, Clinton, Ohio, and died 19 MAY 1978 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California. He was buried CA 20 MAY 1978 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.
  

Children of Sarah Elvira MATTHEWS and Clarence Raymond STARR are:
 61  i.Raymond Vance STARR was born 17 MAY 1921 in Kern County, California, United States, and died 20 NOV 1995 in Los Angeles County, California.
 62  ii.Roger Charles STARR was born 19 FEB 1924 in Los Angeles County, California, and died 1 JUN 1996 in Los Angeles County, California.
+63  iii.Living.

51.Living (Mary Tennessee TURNER3, Sarah Sharpe VANCE2, Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1). She married Miles Francis STANLEY, son of John Thomas STANLEY and Marie Mistrot CARRICO. He was born 15 JAN 1915 in Grandview, Johnson, Texas, and died 2 MAY 1970 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas. He was buried 4 MAY 1970 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas.
  

Children of Living and Miles Francis STANLEY are:
+64  i.Maryland Sue STANLEY was born 12 DEC 1935 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, and died 18 FEB 1999 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas.
+65  ii.Jan Marie STANLEY was born 9 FEB 1938 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, and died 28 AUG 2009 in Crowley, Tarrant, Texas.
 66  iii.Miles Francis STANLEY was born 5 FEB 1940 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, and died 22 DEC 1954 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas.
+67  iv.Living.


Descendant Register, Generation No. 5

63.Living (Sarah Elvira MATTHEWS4, Edna Lenora TURNER3, Sarah Sharpe VANCE2, Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1). She married Winfred Edward (Win) BROWN. He was born 9 AUG 1919 in Illinois, and died 16 SEP 2003 in Sun City, Maricopa, Arizona.
  

Children of Living and Winfred Edward (Win) BROWN are:
 68  i.Living.
 69  ii. BROWN.

64.Maryland Sue STANLEY (Living4, Mary Tennessee TURNER3, Sarah Sharpe VANCE2, Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1) was born 12 DEC 1935 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, and died 18 FEB 1999 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas. She married Living, son of Victor Earl HALL and Mamie Inez CARR.
  

Children of Maryland Sue STANLEY and Living are:
+70  i.Living.
+71  ii.Living.
+72  iii.Living.

65.Jan Marie STANLEY (Living4, Mary Tennessee TURNER3, Sarah Sharpe VANCE2, Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1) was born 9 FEB 1938 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, and died 28 AUG 2009 in Crowley, Tarrant, Texas. She was buried 1 SEP 2009 in Crowley, Tarrant, Texas. She married Living.
  

Children of Jan Marie STANLEY and Living are:
+73  i.Living.
+74  ii.Living.
+75  iii.Living.

67.Living (Living4, Mary Tennessee TURNER3, Sarah Sharpe VANCE2, Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1). She married Living.
  

Children of Living and Living are:
+76  i.Living.
+77  ii.Living.


Descendant Register, Generation No. 6

70.Living (Maryland Sue STANLEY5, Living4, Mary Tennessee TURNER3, Sarah Sharpe VANCE2, Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1). He married Living.
  

Child of Living and Living is:
+78  i.Living.

71.Living (Maryland Sue STANLEY5, Living4, Mary Tennessee TURNER3, Sarah Sharpe VANCE2, Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1). He married Living. He married LaVenda Lee HAMILTON. She was born 19 APR 1955 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, and died 1 OCT 2009 in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas. He married Living.
  

Child of Living and LaVenda Lee HAMILTON is:
 79  i.Living.

72.Living (Maryland Sue STANLEY5, Living4, Mary Tennessee TURNER3, Sarah Sharpe VANCE2, Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1). She married Living.
  

Children of Living and Living are:
 80  i.Living.
+81  ii.Living.

73.Living (Jan Marie STANLEY5, Living4, Mary Tennessee TURNER3, Sarah Sharpe VANCE2, Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1). He married Living.
  

Child of Living and Living is:
 82  i.Living.

74.Living (Jan Marie STANLEY5, Living4, Mary Tennessee TURNER3, Sarah Sharpe VANCE2, Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1). She married Living. She married Living.
  

Children of Living and Living are:
 83  i.Living SENNE.
 84  ii.Living.
+85  iii.Living.

75.Living (Jan Marie STANLEY5, Living4, Mary Tennessee TURNER3, Sarah Sharpe VANCE2, Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1). She married Living.
  

Children of Living and Living are:
 86  i.Living.
 87  ii.Living.

76.Living (Living5, Living4, Mary Tennessee TURNER3, Sarah Sharpe VANCE2, Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1). She married Living.
  

Children of Living and Living are:
 88  i.Living.
 89  ii.Living GODFREY.
 90  iii.Living.
 91  iv.Living GODFREY.

77.Living (Living5, Living4, Mary Tennessee TURNER3, Sarah Sharpe VANCE2, Nancy Elizabeth BREVARD1). He married Living.
  

Children of Living and Living are:
 92  i.Living.
 93  ii.Living.


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