Navigation Bar for book - Descendants of Isaac Harris
Foreword   |   Contents   |   Isaac Beginnings   |   Part I - William   |   Part II - John   |   Part III - Wooten   |   Part IV - Benjamin
Part V - Elizabeth   |   Part VI - Mary   |   Part VII - Reuben   |   Part VIII - Zachariah   |   Part IX - Alexander Rhodes

Navigation Bar for Part III - Descendants of Wooten Harris
Ch 1 - Sterling   |   Ch 2 - Martha   |   Ch 3 - Elizabeth   |   Ch 3.7 - Andrew W Halford   |   Ch 4 - Joel   |   Ch 5 - Frances
Ch 6 - Benjamin   |   Ch 7 - William B.   |   Ch 7.1 - Frances Jane   |   Ch 7.1.2 - Cynthia F. Sears   |   Ch 7.3 - Thomas D.
Ch 7.4 - William Marble   |   Ch 7.6 - Mary A.   |   Ch 7.7 - Benjamin A.   |   Ch 7.8 - Elizabeth M.   |   Ch 7.11 - Mahala E.
Ch 8 - Catherine   |   Ch 8.1 - Alfred R. Hicks   |   Ch 8.2 - Mary A. Hicks   |   Ch 8.3 - Mahala Hicks   |   Ch 8.4 - Martha J. Hicks
Ch 8.5 - James J. Hicks   |   Ch 8.6 - William B. Hicks   |   Ch 8.7 - Catherine Hicks   |   Ch 8.8 - Frances Hicks   |   Ch 9 - Mary

Descendants of Frances Jane Harris

Chapter 7.1 of Part III -- Descendants of Wooten Harris

By Garda M. Hodgson


CHILDREN OF FRANCES JANE HARRIS AND LEVI SEARS
(Child #1 of William B. Harris and Sarah Dodson)

Frances Jane Harris4 (Wm. B3., Wooten2, Isaac1)was born December 24, 1822, in Hickman County, Tennessee. She married Levi Sears, son of John Sears and Anna Lona Johnson, on September 19, 1839, in Fayette County, Illinois. He was born November 17, 1818, in Warren County, Kentucky, and died November 22, 1891. She died December 2, 1907. They were buried in Liberty Cemetery, Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois.

    Children:
    1. + William T. SEARS   b 9 Aug 1840, d 12 Sep 1916; m Nancy WILLIAMS
    2. + Cynthia Frances SEARS   b 19 Feb 1842; m John Lawrence MEYER
    3. John E. SEARS b 4 Mar 1843, Fayette Co., IL, d 23 Dec 1865, Civil War, bur Harris Cem., Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL
    4. Elizabeth A. SEARS b 11 Jul 1844, Fayette Co., IL, d 18 Dec 1844, age 5m 7d
    5. + Emily B. SEARS   b 2 Feb 1846; m Henry HICKS
    6. + Smith R. SEARS   b 3 Dec 1847; m 1st Melissa A. HICKS, m 2nd Isabell (McLAUGHLIN) CARLOCK
    7. + Sterling Harris SEARS   b 21 Feb 1849; m 1st Burnette HICKS, m 2nd Delila Adaline DEATON
    8. + Martha E. "Patty" SEARS   b 8 Apr 1851; m Ellison M. HICKS
    9. (infant son) SEARS b 15 Oct 1852, Fayette Co., IL, d 15 Oct 1852
    10. Sarah M. SEARS b 16 Apr 1854, Fayette Co., IL, d 11 Dec 1855 (age 1y 7m 25d)
    11. + Joseph L. SEARS   b 31 Jan 1856; m 1st Harriet G. CRAIG; m 2nd Mary F. (ISBELL) HICKS
    12. Johnson P. SEARS b 5 May 1858, Fayette Co., IL, d 13 May 1866, bur Harris Cem., Hurricane Twp,, Fayette Co,, IL
    13. + Delila SEARS   b 3 Apr 1858; m James F. COLE


CHILDREN OF WILLIAM T. SEARS AND NANCY WILLIAMS
(Child #1 of Frances Jane Harris and Levi Sears)

William T. Sears5 (Frances J. Harris4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born August 9, 1840, in Fayette County, Illinois. He married Nancy Williams, daughter of Benjamin Williams and Hannah Jones, on December 20, 1860, in Fayette County. She was born March 16, 1842, in Illinois, and died June 7, 1926. He died September 12, 1916. They were buried in Liberty Cemetery, South Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois.

    Children:
    1. Benjamin R. SEARS b 24 May 1862, Fayette Co., IL, d 6 Jan 1911, Vandalia, Fayette Co., IL; m 26 Sep 1886, Fayette Co., IL, Martha Ann SCRIBNER   [d/o Pleasant Frank SCRIBNER and Elizabeth M. HARRIS4, (Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1)] b 25 Jul 1864, Fayette Co., IL, d 12 Dec 1900

      Children:
      1. Clinton SEARS b 20 Jul 1890, Fayette Co., IL
      2. Charlotte Emeline SEARS b Jun 1892, Fayette Co., IL; m Virgil Lawrence MEYER   [s/o George Lawrence MEYER6 (Cynthia F. Sears5, Frances J. Harris4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1) and Florence Rebecca HARRIS5 (Benj. A.4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1)] b 19 Jul 1893, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL
      3. Carter Harrison SEARS b 15 May 1895, Fayette Co., IL, d 15 Mar 1919, bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL
      4. Roscoe C. SEARS b 1 May 1898 (date on tombstone), Fayette Co., IL; b 30 Apr 1898 (date given in death record), d 18 Apr 1927, WWI US Inf., bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL

    2. Sarah M. SEARS b 12 Nov 1863, Fayette Co., IL; m 6 Dec 1885, Fayette Co., IL, Levi LAWSON (s/o Samuel R. LAWSON and Elizabeth HAYS) b 1861 (24-1885), Fayette Co., IL
    3. Keziah Frances SEARS b 3 Apr 1867, Fayette Co., IL, d 28 Jul 1938; m 28 Nov 1882, Fayette Co., IL, John J. GARLAND (s/o Nathaniel M. GARLAND and Laura Ann HARRISON) b 1859 (23 - 1882), Fayette Co., IL
    4. Mary J. SEARS b 3 Feb 1869, Fayette Co., IL, d 1871
    5. Martha E. "Patty" SEARS b 15 Jun 1872, Fayette Co., IL; m 31 Mar 1887, Fayette Co., IL, Samuel McCager WRIGHT (s/o Sanford WRIGHT and Jane LINCH) b 1865 (22 - 1887), Montgomery Co., IL
    6. Dorothy Ann SEARS b 18 Jun 1875, Fayette Co., IL; m William O. ROBERTS
    7. Elmina SEARS b 18 Sep 1878, Fayette Co., IL, d 1944, Peoria, Peoria Co., IL; m 18 Apr 1895, Fayette Co., IL, William M. WHITTEN (s/o John S. WHITTEN and Margaret WILSON) b Mar 1874 (26-1900), Fayette Co., IL; lvd Pana, Christian Co., IL when census taken in 1900

      Children:
      1. Irma WHITTEN b Jan 1896, IL
      2. Dora WHITTEN b Dec 1898, MO
      3. Gladys WHITTEN b Jan 1900, IL

    8. Levi E. SEARS b 7 Apr 1879, Fayette Co., IL, d Jul 1880
    9. Flora Effie SEARS b 29 Dec 1880, Fayette Co., IL
    10. Van Buren SEARS b 2 Sep 1881, Fayette Co., IL
    11. Johnson P. SEARS b 16 Mar 1885, Fayette Co., IL, d 6 Apr 1954; m 6 Aug 1907, Julia WILLIAMS, d 1942; no children


CHILDREN OF EMILY B. SEARS AND HENRY HICKS
(Child #5 of Frances Jane Harris and Levi Sears)

Emily B. Sears5 (Frances J. Harris4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born February 2, 1846, in Fayette County, Illinois, and died August 13, 1918. She married Henry Hicks, son of Lewis Hicks and Jane Lloyd, on April 9, 1863, in Fayette County, Illinois. He was born May 31, 1844, in Fayette County, Illinois, and died October 5, 1918. Both Emily and Henry were buried in Liberty Cemetery, Fayette County, Illinois.

    Children:
    1. (infant child) HICKS, b abt 1865, Fayette Co., IL
    2. Johnson P. HICKS b 3 Jul 1867, Fayette Co., IL, d 19 Jul 1948, bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL; m 29 Sep 1901, Ethel Catherine CARLOCK   [d/o James Robert CARLOCK5 (Thersy Rhodes4, Lucinda Harris3, Zack.2, Isaac1) and Frances E. WOLF] b 24 Jul 1884, Buckhart Twp., Christian Co., IL, d 19 Dec 1967, bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL ( Ramsey News Journal, Apr 1, 1910: "Mr. and Mrs. Johnson Hicks and family left from Illinois Central for Ainsworth, Nebraska to make their home there")
    3. Mary Elizabeth HICKS b 17 Jun 1870, Fayette Co., IL, d 21 Feb 1937; m 14 Feb 1889, Fayette Co., IL, Joseph Edward CARLOCK   [s/o James Robert CARLOCK5, (Thersy Rhodes4, Lucinda Harris3, Zack.2, Isaac1) and Melvina Peradine VIRDIN] b 8 Dec 1869, Buckhart Twp., Christian Co., IL, d 22 Feb 1935); both d Pana, Christian Co., IL, and both bur Ramsey Cem., Fayette Co., IL; children listed under his name in Part VIII, Chapter 6, Descendants of Lucinda Harris
    4. (infant child) HICKS
    5. Rebecca Jane HICKS b Mar 1873 (7-1860), Fayette Co., IL; m 26 Dec 1890, Thomas H. CARLOCK   [s/o Elias CARLOCK and Martha Ann HARRIS5 (Thos. D.4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1] b Jan 1870 Fayette Co, IL); children listed under his name in this Part, Ch. 7.3, Descendants of Thomas D. Harris
    6. Izetta B. HICKS b 27 Feb 1875, Fayette Co., IL, d 4 Oct 1960; m 1st 26 Dec 1891 James Robert CARLOCK5   [Thersy Rhodes4, Lucinda Harris3, Zach.2, Isaac1) and John Henry CARLOCK]; children listed under James R. Carlock in Part VIII, Ch. 6, Descendants of Lucinda Harris ; m 2nd Mr. MILLER; (Note: Thersy Rhodes   also d/o Lucinda Harris and Alexander Rhodes; see Part IX)
    7. Alice B. HICKS b 15 Feb 1877, Fayette Co., IL, d 7 Jul 1964, bur Ramsey Cem., Fayette Co., IL; m 1st 8 Mar 1899, James Norris DAVIS   [s/o Jonathan Franklin DAVIS and Elizabeth RHODES4   (Catherine Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1)] b 23 Jun 1871, Fayette Co., IL, d 21 Apr 1921 [note: Elizabeth Rhodes3 (also d/o Elliott W. Rhodes2, Alex.1)]; m 2nd 1925, Clark G. CRAIG (s/o William Branwell CRAIG and Marilla Ann SWISHER) b Jul 1874, Audubon Twp., Montgomery Co., IL; m 3rd 20 Oct 1958, Henry William MERRIMAN (s/o Wilson C. MERRIMAN and Elizabeth CLINE) b Feb 1875, Fayette Co., IL, d 1959; no record that Alice had any children
    8. Otis HICKS b 1878 (1-1880), Fayette Co., IL
    9. Jennie HICKS b 16 Mar 1879, Fayette Co., IL; m Lloyd JOHNSON


CHILDREN OF SMITH R. SEARS AND WIVES
(1)   MELISSA A. HICKS   (2)   ISABELL M. CARLOCK

(Child #6 of Frances Jane Harris and Levi Sears

Smith R. Sears5 (Frances J. Harris4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born December 3, 1847, in Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois and died in 1927 in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan. He married Melissa A. Hicks, daughter of Greenberry Hicks and Sarah Jane Hicks, on October 15, 1865. She was born May 13, 1846, in Tennessee. She died January 19, 1876, age 30 years 8 months and 8 days, and was buried in Little Hickory Cemetery, Fayette County, Illinois. He then married Isabell McLaughlin Carlock, daughter of Isaac Carlock and Lucinda Scribner, on October 28, 1876 in Fayette County, Illinois. She was born November 6, 1858, in Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois.

    Children of Smith R. Sears and Melissa A. Hicks:
    1. John Pinkerton SEARS b 12 Dec 1866, Fayette Co., IL, d 1941; m 23 Oct 1889, H. Ginnette FORBUS (d/o George FORBUS and Augustine BUMGARTEN) b 18 Oct 1869, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 5 Jan 1953, Vandalia, Fayette Co., IL; both bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL

      Children:
      1. Faye E. SEARS b 24 Aug 1890, Fayette Co., IL, d 7 Jun 1917, bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL
      2. Grace M. SEARS b 18 Mar 1892, Fayette Co., IL, d 14 Sep 1894, bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL
      3. William Earl SEARS b 1 Nov 1895, Fayette Co., IL, d 6 Nov 1896, bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL
      4. Eva Vaughn SEARS b Oct 1899, Fayette Co., IL, d 1964, bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL; m Mr. GRATE
      5. Opel Mildred SEARS b 14 Jun 1902, Fayette Co., IL; m John FULLER

        Child of Opel M. Sears:
        1. Helen Elaine SEARS b 17 May 1918, d 17 May 1931, age 12 y 11 m, bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL

      6. Harry Victor SEARS b 6 Dec 1909, Fayette Co., IL; m Mrs. Mary BUTLER

    2. Ada M. SEARS b 1869 (1-1870), Fayette Co., IL

      Child:
      1. Mansel SEARS, b 25 Nov 1893

    3. Lucinda or Lulu SEARS b 1872 (8-1880), Fayette Co., IL
    4. Greenberry SEARS b 20 Aug 1874, Fayette Co., IL


    Children of Smith R. Sears and Isabell M. Carlock:
    1. Sarah Malissa SEARS b 29 Sep 1877, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 28 Aug 1878
    2. Anna Arena SEARS b 16 Jan 1880, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m William TEETERS
    3. Francis Debin SEARS b 16 Aug 1881, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 1881
    4. + Miles Willis SEARS   b 29 May 1883; m 1st Ona L. MERRIMAN; m 2nd Illinois "Noia" STOKES, she m 1st Willie OWENS
    5. Mary Emma SEARS b 23 Jun 1884, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m James BROWN
    6. Harvy Henry SEARS b 1 Feb 1887, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d in Claremore, OK; m Emma
    7. Ina Sevilla SEARS b 10 Sep 1889, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 1890
    8. Lona Dell SEARS b 26 Apr 1891, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m 22 Oct 1910, Fayette Co., IL, Samuel Franklin HORN (s/o Gusave HORNE and Anna SARVER) b 7 Jul 1890, Herrick, Shelby Co., IL, d 10 Oct 1952, Detroit, Wayne Co., MI

      Children:
      1. Bernice Isabell HORN b 6 Aug 1911 IL; m 30 Sep 1938, Arthur LONG
      2. Joe Wilbur HORN b 11 Aug 1912 IL; m Jun 1938, Dorothy GARDENER

    9. Erma Intha Bell SEARS b 21 Aug 1900, Fayette Co., IL, d 28 Dec 1921; m Mr. HOFFMAN


CHILDREN OF MILES W. SEARS AND WIVES
(1)   ONA L MERRIMAN   (2)   ILLINOIS STOKES

(Child #4 of Smith R. Sears and Isabell McLaughlin Carlock)

Miles Willis Sears6 (Smith R.5, Frances J. Harris4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born May 29, 1883 in Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois, and died August 3, 1973. He married Ona L. Merriman, daughter of Dempsey Marion Merriman and Catherine Matthews. She was born in 1878, and died in 1924 near Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois. Ona and Miles were buried in Liberty Cemetery, Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois. After his first wife's death, Miles married Illinois "Noia" Stokes, daughter of John Milton Stokes and Elizabeth L. Fleet, on July 25, 1925. She was born March 9, 1885 in Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois, and died January 14, 1959. She was previously married to Willie Owens on December 14, 1902. They had three daughters, Goldie, Eleanor, and Victoria, and also had two sons, Graydon and Espher.

    Children of Miles W. Sears and Ona L. Merriman:
    1. Earl O. SEARS b 27 Oct 1904, Fayette Co., IL, d 1962, bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL; m Emma  ? 
    2. Marion S. SEARS b 26 Nov 1906, Fayette Co., IL, d 1925, bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL
    3. Tony Burnette SEARS b 30 Oct 1908, Fayette Co., IL, d 11 Nov 1931, bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL
    4. Claud F. SEARS b 20 Sep 1910, Fayette Co., IL; m Freda  ? 
    5. Victor Paul SEARS b 13 Mar 1913, Fayette Co., IL, d 1919, bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL
    6. Delbert Levi SEARS b 19 Aug 1918, Fayette Co., IL; m Theresa  ? 


    Child of Miles W. Sears and Noia Stokes:
    1. Billy SEARS


CHILDREN OF STERLING HARRIS SEARS AND WIVES
(1)   BURNETTE HICKS   (2)   DELILA A. DEATON  

(Child #7 of Frances Jane Harris and Levi Sears)

Sterling Harris Sears5 (Frances J. Harris4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born February 21, 1849, in Fayette County, Illinois. He married Burnette Hicks, daughter of Lewis Hicks and Jane Lloyd, on July 1, 1866, in Fayette County. She was born in about 1852 in Fayette County. He married his second wife, Delila Adaline Deaton, daughter of Branson and Martha Deaton, on July 2, 1876, in Fayette County. She was born February 19, 1849, in Boliver, Hardeman County, Tennessee. He died May 17, 1898, and Delila died October 23, 1918. They both died in Fayette County, and were buried in Liberty Cemetery, Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois.

    Children of Sterling H. Sears and Burnette Hicks:
    1. Wylie SEARS b 16 Dec 1869, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 31 Apr 1932
    2. Ida May SEARS b 31 May 1871, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL


    Children of Sterling H. Sears and Delila A. Deaton:
    1. Viola SEARS b 12 Apr 1877, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL
    2. Ivanson SEARS b 28 Nov 1878, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 2 Mar 1878
    3. Flora Effie Gale SEARS b 29 Dec 1880, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m Horace Grant MORRISON d 19 Sep 1955, Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL
    4. James F. SEARS b 27 Feb 1884, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 2 Mar 1884
    5. Amanda Lula SEARS b 1 Jun 1885, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 23 May 1955; m J. D. HARRIS, of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA
    6. Thomas Thurman SEARS b 22 Jun 1888, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 1972; m 8 Dec 1909, Florence Lillian ROSIER (d/o Levi and Lillian ROSIER); 1887-1948 are the dates on her tombstone in Liberty Cem., but obit says b 5 Oct 1890, Beecher City, IL, d 29 Jun 1948, at home in Logansport, IN; both bur Liberty Cem., Bingham, Fayette Co., IL

      Children:
      1. Ivanson Rosier SEARS

    7. Branson Bell SEARS b 26 May 1890, d 19 Oct 1949, Fayette Co., IL, bur Mt. Carmel Cem., Fayette Co., IL; m 1st Rosella HICKS   [d/o Martin McCallister HICKS5 (James J. Hicks4, Catherine Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) and Mary Lucretia STOKES] b 1 Mar 1896, Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL, d 20 Jun 1943, Hillsboro, Montgomery Co., IL; m 2nd Mamie  ? 

      Child of Branson B. Sears and Rosella Hicks:
      1. Virgil Burnell SEARS b 10 Nov 1913, Fayette Co., IL



CHILDREN OF MARTHA E. SEARS AND ELLISON M. HICKS
(Child #8 of Frances Jane Harris and Levi Sears)

Martha E. "Patty" Sears5 (Frances J. Harris4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born April 8, 1851, and died May 27, 1898; both events took place in Fayette County, Illinois. She married Ellison M. Hicks, son of Greenberry Hicks and Sarah Jane Hicks, on March 10, 1852, in Fayette County, Illinois. He was born October 5, 1848, at Bolivar, Hardeman County, Tennessee, and died August 19, 1900, in Fayette County. Patty and Ellison were buried in Liberty Cemetery, Fayette County, Illinois.

    Children:
    1. Frederick C. HICKS b 7 Jul 1885, Fayette Co., IL, d 25 Sep 1932, bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL
    2. John Ewin HICKS b 16 Feb 1888, Fayette Co., IL, d 23 Dec 1932, b Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL; m Mary ISBELL b 1895, d 1971

      Children:
      1. Earl HICKS; m Geneva MORELAND
      2. Pearl HICKS; m Claud PHILLIPS
      3. Clyde HICKS; m Mildred ELLER

    3. Nova Andrew HICKS b 11 Jul 1889, Fayette Co., IL; m 1st Zella Orlena ADAMS (d/o Robert N. ADAMS and Orlena HILL) b 12 Jun 1892, Fillmore, Montgomery Co., IL, d 29 Mar 1944, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, bur Glendale Cem., Montgomery Co., IL; m 2nd 6 Nov 1946, Lurana Jane STOKES   [d/o Joseph Green STOKES and Nevada HARRIS6 (Ozias D.5, Wm. M.4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1)] b 16 May 1891, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL

      Children of Nova A. Hicks and Zella O. Adams:
      1. (son) HICKS b 23 Nov 1911, IL
      2. Ned HICKS; m Freda RHODES
      3. Evelyn Beatrice HICKS b 11 Nov 1919; m 10 Apr 1937, Kearney Calvin HALFORD (s/o Torrence Ernest HALFORD and Addie Louise PRICE) b 5 Apr 1916, Culross, Manitoba, Canada



CHILDREN OF JOSEPH L. SEARS AND HARRIET G. CRAIG
(Child #11 of Frances Jane Harris and Levi Sears)

Joseph L. Sears5 (Frances J. Harris4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born January 31, 1856 and died February 15, 1934; both events took place in Fayette County, Illinois. He was buried in Liberty Cemetery there. He married Harriet G. Craig, daughter of John Wesley Craig and Margaret Hilliard Coy, on December 23, 1875 in Fayette County. She was born on December 28, 1856 in Illinois, and died March 16, 1910 in Fayette County where she was buried in Liberty Cemetery. He married his second wife, Mary F. (Isbell) Hicks, widow of Alonzo Nathaniel Hicks, and daughter of William C. Isbell and Adeline Williams, on October 27, 1910. She was born in Tennessee in 1854; she was age 26 when the 1880 census was taken. She died on March 25, 1955, and was buried in Little Hickory Cemetery, Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois.

    Children of Joseph L. Sears and Harriet G. Craig:
    1. Melissa Jane SEARS b 5 Nov 1876, Fayette Co., IL, d 17 Apr 1962, Fayette Co., IL; m Joel Thomas HARRIS   [s/o Benjamin A. HARRIS4 (Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1) and Louisa Van WATKINS] b 19 Apr 1870, d 30 May 1950, both in Fayette Co., IL; Melissa and Joel bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL; Melissa had two children, one living, when 1900 census taken; children listed under Joel's name in this Part, Ch. 7.7, Descendants of Benjamin A. Harris
    2. Nora Bell SEARS b 21 Sep 1878, Fayette Co., IL, d 18 Mar 1886, bur Harris Cem., Fayette Co., IL
    3. Dona B. SEARS b 6 Mar 1880, Fayette Co., IL, d 29 Apr 1960, bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL; m 1st 25 Aug 1897, Fayette Co., IL, Rev. Willis A. DAVIDSON   [s/o William Aquilla Alexander DAVIDSON and Mary Frances CASEY5, (Mahala E. Harris4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1)] b 27 Feb 1879, IL, d 13 Aug 1954, Fayette Co., IL, bur Liberty Cem.; children listed under his name in this Part, Ch. 7.11, Descendants of Mahala Ellen Harris ; m 2nd Mr. WESS
    4. Louis C. SEARS b Aug 1884, Fayette Co., IL
    5. Homer Burton SEARS b 15 Dec 1887, Fayette Co., IL, d 19 Mar 1955; m 3 Mar 1906, Carrie POPE (d/o Seth T. POPE) b 1891 (19-1910), IL; this couple was living in St. Louis, MO, in 1912

      Child:
      1. Winna SEARS b 1909, Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL.

    6. Wesley L. SEARS b 9 Apr 1890, Fayette Co., IL
    7. Lola M. SEARS b 29 Jan 1894, Fayette Co., IL, d 24 Nov 1894, bur Liberty Cem., Bingham, Fayette Co., IL


CHILDREN OF DELILA SEARS AND JAMES F. COLE
(Child #13 of Frances Jane Harris and Levi Sears)

Delila Sears5 (Frances J. Harris4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born April 3, 1858, in Fayette County, Illinois. She died April 15, 1942, in Litchfield, Montgomery County, Illinois. She married James F. Cole, son of Rainey Bluford Cole and Martha Pettitte, on February 24, 1876, in Fayette County, Illinois. He was born September 28, 1854, and died January 26, 1930; both events took place in Fayette County, Illinois. They were buried in Liberty Cemetery, Fayette County, Illinois.

    Children:
    1. Dallas Bluford COLE b 29 Jan 1877, Montgomery Co., IL, d 16 Aug 1959, Alton, Madison Co., IL, bur Glendale Cem., Montgomery Co., IL; m 1st 2 Mar 1902 Josie L. HILL (div)   [d/o Joseph Preston HILL and Catherine HICKS5, (Alfred R.4, Catherine Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1)] b 14 Jul 1879, Fayette Co., IL; m 2nd Lillie (SNOOK) MILLER (d/o Robert SNOOK and Eliza WILSON) b 29 Jun 1880, Montgomery Co., IL, widow of Dan MILLER; lvd Fillmore, Montgomery Co., IL, when the censuses were taken in 1900 and 1910

      Children of Dallas B. Cole and Josie Hill:
      1. Mabel L. COLE b 1903 (7-1910), IL
      2. Millard H. COLE b 1906 (4-1910), IL
      3. Maud M. COLE b 1908 (2-1910), IL
      4. Mart COLE

    2. Laura Bell COLE b 22 Sep 1878, Montgomery Co., IL
    3. Flora Ella COLE b 22 Sep 1878, Montgomery Co., IL, d 1 Jun 1907; m 2 Jul 1903, Roy BECK
    4. Elsie Irene COLE b 25 Sep 1880, Montgomery Co., IL d 17 Jan 1937; m 18 Jun 1878, James Thomas HICKS   [s/o Martin M. HICKS5 (James J.4, Catherine Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) and Mary Lucetta STOKES] b 16 Sep 1880, Fayette Co., IL, d 13 Aug 1950; children listed under his name in this Part, Ch. 8.5 Descendants of James Jerdan Hicks
    5. Roa Myrtle COLE b 1 Apr 1883, Montgomery Co., IL, d 24 Feb 1905, bur South Hill Cem., Vandalia, Fayette Co., IL; m 20 Aug 1902, Wesley J. PRATER

      Child:
      1. Lydia Illinois PRATER b 1903 (6-1910), IL, bur 19 Nov 1916, South Hill Cem., Vandalia, Fayette Co., IL; she was living with her grandparents in Fillmore Twp., Fayette Co., IL, when 1910 census taken

    6. Illinois Frances COLE b 20 Aug 1892, Montgomery Co., IL, d 5 Sep 1892
    7. Frederick Burwell COLE b 16 Jan 1895, Montgomery Co., IL, d 25 May 1967, bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL; m 20 Dec 1919, Anna B. KISSINGER; the following was published in the local newspaper:
      COLE WILL FILED

      "The will of Fred B. Cole of Hillsboro who died May 25 has been filed in Circuit Court of Hillsboro and Miss Myra E. Cole of Hillsboro and Vincent Paul Cole and Susan Elizabeth Ward, addresses unknown, are named heirs. Miss Cole is named executrix of the estate that includes $20000. in personal property and is represented by Atty. George Ginos of Hillsboro."
    8. Jesse Owen COLE b 6 Mar 1898, Montgomery Co., IL, d 7 Apr 1985, Schram City, Montgomery Co., IL, bur Ware's Grove Cem., Butler, Montgomery Co., IL; m 1 Nov 1919, Verna BURKE (d/o Fred Walter BURKE and Lola B. UPCHURCH) b 2 Feb 1903, Montgomery Co., IL

      Children:
      1. Betty COLE b 5 Dec 1920, Montgomery Co., IL; m 12 Dec 1942, Tom MARTIN
      2. Myra COLE b 6 Apr 1923, Montgomery Co., IL
      3. Martha COLE b 14 Jul 1927, Hillsboro, Montgomery Co., IL; m 15 Dec 1951, Edward VAN SANT
      4. Sara COLE b 7 Jul 1928, Hillsboro, Montgomery Co., IL; m 21 Jun 1948, Chris STILABOWER
      5. Jimmie E. COLE (liv)


    Research sources are listed in the Appendix

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Navigation Bar for Part III - Descendants of Wooten Harris
Ch 1 - Sterling   |   Ch 2 - Martha   |   Ch 3 - Elizabeth   |   Ch 3.7 - Andrew W Halford   |   Ch 4 - Joel   |   Ch 5 - Frances
Ch 6 - Benjamin   |   Ch 7 - William B.   |   Ch 7.1 - Frances Jane   |   Ch 7.1.2 - Cynthia F. Sears   |   Ch 7.3 - Thomas D.
Ch 7.4 - William Marble   |   Ch 7.6 - Mary A.   |   Ch 7.7 - Benjamin A.   |   Ch 7.8 - Elizabeth M.   |   Ch 7.11 - Mahala E.
Ch 8 - Catherine   |   Ch 8.1 - Alfred R. Hicks   |   Ch 8.2 - Mary A. Hicks   |   Ch 8.3 - Mahala Hicks   |   Ch 8.4 - Martha J. Hicks
Ch 8.5 - James J. Hicks   |   Ch 8.6 - William B. Hicks   |   Ch 8.7 - Catherine Hicks   |   Ch 8.8 - Frances Hicks   |   Ch 9 - Mary

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