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Ch 1 - Sterling   |   Ch 2 - Martha   |   Ch 3 - Elizabeth   |   Ch 3.7 - Andrew W Halford   |   Ch 4 - Joel   |   Ch 5 - Frances
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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 Mahala Ellen Harris

Chapter 7.11 of Part III, Descendants of Wooten Harris

By Garda M. Hodgson


CHILDREN OF MAHALA ELLEN HARRIS AND WILLIS DODSON CASEY
(Child #11 of William B. Harris and Sarah Dodson)

Mahala Ellen Harris4 (Wm. B.3 Wooten2, Isaac1) was born May 19,1843 in Fayette County, Illinois. She died December 31, 1860, in Fillmore, Montgomery County, Illinois. She was married on February 4, 1858 in Fayette County, Illinois to Willis Dodson Casey, who was born December 31, 1833, in Montgomery County, Illinois. He was the son of Abner Casey and Vincynthia Jane Reeves. After Mahala's death he married Ruth Elizabeth Cole on November 19, 1862, in Fayette County, Illinois. He was married a third time on December 11, 1895 in Fayette County, Illinois, to Anna F. Grissom, daughter of Elkanah Grissom and Miss Wilson. Willis died May 10, 1931, in Fayette County, Illinois. Mahala, Willis and Anna are buried in the Casey Cemetery in Montgomery County, Illinois.

    Children of Mahala E. Harris and Willis D. Casey:
    1. Mary Frances CASEY, b 1859 (1-1860), Montgomery Co, IL, d 1931; m 1st 22 Feb 1874, Fayette Co., IL, William Aquilla Alexander DAVIDSON (s/o Adley DAVIDSON and Lucinda SPEARS) b 2 Oct 1853, TN; m 2nd 29 Jul 1881, Montgomery Co., IL, Samuel C. SPEARS (s/o Richard SPEARS and Elizabeth LINCH) b 1851 (24-1881), IL

      Children of Mary F. Casey and William A. Davidson:
      1. Alta M. DAVIDSON b 1878; m 6 Nov 1897, Montgomery Co., IL, James Norris MERRIMAN (s/o John Hamilton MERRIMAN and Harriet L. BUTLER) b abt 1872, Fayette Co., IL
      2. (Rev.) Willis A. DAVIDSON b 27 Feb 1879, Fayette Co., IL, d 13 Aug 1954, Fayette Co., IL; m Dona B. SEARS6 [d/o Joseph L. SEARS5 (Frances J. Harris4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1) and Harriet G. CRAIG], b 6 Mar 1880, IL

        Children:
        1. Perla C. DAVIDSON b Jun 1898, Fayette Co., IL, d before 1904
        2. Thomas DAVIDSON b 1902 (8-1910), Fayette Co., IL
        3. Pearl DAVIDSON b 15 Aug 1904, Morrisville, Christian Co., IL; m Roy SMICK
        4. Hattie DAVIDSON b 1907 (3-1910,) Fayette Co., IL; m Mr. DAVIS
        5. Mark DAVIDSON
        6. Joseph DAVIDSON
        7. Donald DAVIDSON

      Children of Mary F. Casey and Samuel C. Spears:
      1. Charles SPEARS
      2. Gloria Chloe SPEARS
      3. William SPEARS
      4. Harry SPEARS
      5. Elmer SPEARS



Research sources are listed in the Appendix

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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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