Posted By:Judy Artley
Subject:Re: My Cherry Family in Texas
Post Date:February 12, 2010 at 07:46:37
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Forum:Denton County, TX Genealogy Forum
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Hi Leslie,
I'm not related.

I'm having a difficult time tracing both families through the decades. I first found F M, Elizabeth and children Cherry in 1870 in White River, Independence Co., Arkansas. They have two Susan's in their family. Susan E., b. AR, abt. 1855. Susan b. AR, abt. 1856. No Sarah.

In 1880 neither of these girls are living with the family.

However, I've looked in two different company's census indexes and nothing more appears for this family.

A Francis Marion Cherry died 28 June 1948, Grayson Co, TX per death cert #25700 but he can't be yours since he'd be 120. Source: Texas Death Index 1903-2000, Ancestry.

A Frances M. Owens and family are living in White River, Independence Co., AR in 1900.
Francis M. Owens, b. Nov 1874 AR, medical student, marr 4 yrs.
Minnie L., wife, b. Sept. 1877, AR.
Thomas R., b. AR Aug 1899.

In 1910 Minnie and Thomas were living in Econtuchk, Seminole Co., OK with the Nol or Noe family.
Minnie L. Owens, b. AR, 32, boarder, marr 14 yrs, milliner.
Thomas R., b. AR, nephew of Thomas D. Nol or Noe, 10.

On Sept. 12, 1918 Franklin Marion Owens was living in R____, Jackson Co., Arkansas. Bor-21 Nov 1874, Occupation=Doctor medical, Russel?, Jackson Co., AR.
Nearest Relative=Minnie F. Owens, 2011 W. 2nd, Little Rock. Source: World War I Draft Registration Cards 1917-18, Ancestry.

In 1920 Franklin and Minnie were living in Cache, Jackson Co., AR.
M. Franklin Owens, b. AR, 45, physician medicine.
L. Minnie, wife, b. AR, 42.

A Francis Marion Owens died 16 Jan 1934, Collingsworth Co., TX per death cert #1008. Source: Texas Death Index 1903-2000.

Since this info is different than what you posted in your query, I want to be sure I've found the correct families before launching into the rest of the search.