I don't think we are related in any way, but I want to tell you how much I enjoy
reading the things you post to this site. You have mentioned so many family names that I
recognize from hearing my father and his family talk about "back in the day".
You are a wealth of historical information and I thank you. Keep it up.
Diane Cantrell Clark (from the Cantrells and the Tudors of Erath County)
-- wyly1(a)juno.com wrote:
Correction- Mean, Arkansas should be spelt Mena, Arkansas. Geneaology
drives this Spell check nuts. Also, the Bateman- Wyly marriage was in
Stephenville , but they met in Graham, Texas. newcastle Coal mine was
near Graham , Texas and some Wylys had worked in Thurber Coal mines
and, apparently this accounts for Wylys who setled in Graham, Texas???
On Sat, 23 Aug 2008 15:53:03 -0500 wyly1(a)juno.com writes:
James T. Stone was born on Flat Creek, Bedford , Tennessee so was
Neil McLennan of McLennan County, Texas.
I have a letter from Mrs. Nelda Smith Stone Wilson of Nashville,
Arkansas. All - or some are listed in Howard County , Arkansas
book which reports a family gathering. She sent a 1 page letter
gathering info, and said one of a James T Stones had 111
when they held his birthday.
1. Was this a typo error?
2. Did it include step children and grandchildren? They weres .
Has anyone seen a finished book the author started? She was or
is, Nelda, Smith Stne or Wilson of Nashville, Arkansas.
Mom was a Stone grandchild and was in Stephenville nursing home
with > a
Stone who married Ira Stewart- Erath County rancher and
of Penelope Schools in Hill County . Also, Daisy Mcneil Stone was
sister to the McNeils with a Stephenville Barber shop. her dad was
McNeil who rode with John R. Baylor of Central Texas Rangers, and
chased Geronimo through Mexico under the command of George Baylor of
Texas. He also controlled hogs running loose in Stephenville ,
everyone built pens. Great Grandad Robert Augustine Wyly and a brother,
William Sevier Wyly had rode on one posse search, and then contracted
to Dr. McNeil to teach his Bosque County sharecroppers how to raise
cotton, Georgia style. I attended high school with several Stones.
confuse thing, the Stones who ran the Selden Cotton Gin did not
connection to the Huckaby and Stephenville Stones.
3.Was the Bateman who married one of the Selden Wylys connected to
one who married James T. Stone? One source says John Eugene Wyly
Loudelia Baterman( Part Cherokee or Choctaw) that they met in the
territory of Graham, Texas and were married in Stephenville. He
on the new RR to California and descendants today are scat erred
California to Oklahoma.
4 Was Hawthorne Ram when Loudelia Bateman maried Eugene Wylyage of
Valley- Earth and Basque
and his sons of Ramage farms in Northeast Texas related to the
who prepared some Stone history??
Just curious. Will check with Howard County Library for the
Also, Grandad Henry Carey came from Hope to Harrison to Mean ,
he said he came on a 'Pig Trail">
Then I worked through Mean and Fort Smith and learned that the south
of the Prehistoric Indian Pig Trail used by Indians to drive pigs
to trade with Great Lakes connected Indians. From Mean, the narrow
Federal paved park road goes west and curves south to a road from
Broken Bow, Ok. and then a shallow Red River crossing into Paris,
I used o think the Pig Trial was any muddy swamp crossed on logs,
sometimes called a Corduroy road, but that was not necessary using
. When mom was born, her older Sister Ada Carey Hatchett and her
caring mom, rode the train to join Grandad at James Stone's home.
farmed at Pea Ridge, Oak Dale, Valley Grove, and Selden. Now,
would they have left the train for Huckaby? Thurber, Stephenville,
Huckaby, Bluff Dale, or did the Jake Hammond RR come closer to
or just left Stephenville by buggy???
Charles A. Wyly
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