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Re: James Lucas SORY b 1807
Posted by: Beau Bowen (ID *****6627) Date: January 28, 2003 at 20:09:12
In Reply to: Re: James Lucas SORY b 1807 by Sharon Dunn of 27

I am looking for several people in particular.

William Harris SORY, b. 1851, Enterprise, Rusk Co, TX ?
son of James Lucas SORY and Nancy James HALTOM.
d. aft 1884

Accordingly to my sources, he married twice:

Married to Texas Cynthia Ann ALEXANDER, 10 January 1875 in Jacksonville, Cherokee Co, TX
Married to Mattie Lee HENRY, 3 September 1884 in Gibson Co, TN

I am not certain these marriages, dates, or places are correct. I would like to try and verify them. If they are correct, I would like more information on the wives, such as their parents' names. Specifically, I am trying to find out if they are related to the other people named Henry and Alexander in my family tree.

I am also looking for:

Benjamin Davenport SORY, b. 27 May 1848, Holly Springs, Marshall Co, MS
d. 2 January 1913 in Greenville, Hunt Co, TX

Married to Sarah A. 'Sallie' STEELE, 29 January 1885 in Corinth, Alcorn Co, MS
Married to Nettie Walker WRIGHT, 22 October 1889 in Tyro, Tate Co, MS

Again, the marriage data is uncertain and I would like to verify it, find out the wive's families, etc.

I show Nettie Walker WRIGHT, b. 23 December 1861, Wheatley, Lee Co, AR
d. 1 January 1950 in Greenville, Hunt Co, TX
dau. of Eleanna Eliza HALTOM and James Walker WRIGHT

This particular family are McClatchey descendants, and I would appreciate receiving any information on this particular family, their children and descendants, dates of migration, marriages, etc, anything that can be used to fill in.

I show their children as:

Nettie Ava SORY born 24 August 1890 in Corinth, Alcorn Co, MS
Eleanna SORY born 1 August 1893 in Greenville, Hunt Co, TX
Benjamin Wright 'Sr' SORY born 14 April 1896 in Greenville, Hunt Co, TX
Kathleen SORY born 5 March 1900 in Greenville, Hunt Co, TX
James Walker SORY born 24 August 1901 in Greenville, Hunt Co, TX


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