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Re: Wise County, Texas
Posted by: Michael Woody (ID *****2449) Date: October 04, 2007 at 08:44:58
In Reply to: Re: Wise County, Texas by Kori (McKinney) Wilson of 736

I believe you are right that the Insminger in Mary Alanta (Lantie) Lindsey Insminger name wa a previous married name.

What I have comes from my Woody tree and from the booklet " The Manns From Tennessee To Texas ". You might try an interernet search with those words as I was told it had meen post.

Here is what I have;

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1.4.2.1.1.1.17. Delilah, Woody, B 2-17-1808 in Roane Co. TN. D 10-20-1862 at Deep Creek, Wise Co., TX. Father/Mother John Woody IV and Mary (maiden name unknownown). Married John Mann B 11-9-1808 in Roane Co., TN. B Unk. Co., TN. D 5-11-1873Wise Co., TX. Johnís Father: James Mann Mother: Rebecca McMullin (mother of Samuel Woody who married Hannah Woody), Ancestral Line; JohnIV/John III Woody,/(not proven)John II Woody/John I Woody/ Isaac Woody/ Richard I, Woody, Delilah was the sister of Hannah Woody who married Samuel Woody, Delilah Woody and John Mann had 13 children. Rebecca Jane, James Henry, Mary, Nancy, William M., Samuel, Joseah, Elizabeth A., John H., Brice Woody, Henry, Eliza Jane and Andrew Jackson.

1.4.2.1.1.1.17.2., James Henry, Mann, B 1-1-1829 at Roane, TN. D 7-5-1896 at Deep Creek, Wise Co., TX. Father/Mother John Mann Delilah Woody, Married Margaret Stephenson on 11-23-1851. Ancestral Line; Delillah/JohnIV/John III Woody,/(not proven)John II Woody/John I Woody/ Isaac Woody/ Richard I, Woody,

1.4.2.1.1.1.17.2.1., William J. (Bill), Mann, B 3-?-1854 D 9-20-1926 buried at Cottendale, Father James Henry Mann Mother Margaret Stephensonm Married 1st Martha Perkins born 10-23-1859 died 12-201-1880 married in 1877 married 2nd Mary Alanta (Lantie) Lindsey Insminger B 7-4-1860, Ancetrial Line; James Henry Mann/ Delillah/JohnIV/John III Woody,/(not proven)John II Woody/John I Woody/ Isaac Woody/ Richard I, Woody, William and Martha had twins (Martha and one of the twins D in child bith) surviving twin was J. Lee. William and Martha had 1 surviving child; Lee. William and Lindsley had 13 children; Lin Z., Madline, Francis Ida, Dora May, James Henry, Charles W., Allie, Bessie Nell, R.C. (Dick), John Patterson (Pat), R.B. (Burley), Harry H. and Thomas Drew. See Note # 34.


Note # 34. WILLIAM J. (Bill) MANN
Oldest son of James Mann and Margaret Stephenson Mann, he came to Wise County with his
parents in June of 1854. They camped on the West Fork of the Trinity River at Cain Crossing, later
known as Bobo Crossing, named because Bobo had a gin at this crossing for a time. arriving in
Wise County in 1853, with Uncle Sam Woody and Ben Crews, they built the Woody log house, the
first house built in Wise County, and went back to Tarrant County, to return the following summer to
settle.
W.J.'s first schooling was in a log school house in Deep Creek Community, taught by Bob
WALKER. He later went to school at Veal Station in Parker County, taught by Bill AKARD.
While attending school in Parker County, he stayed with Uncle Bill Woody, who was a brother of
Uncle Sam, Woody, The five Woody brothers were: Sam, of Deep Creek, Bill and John, who
settled near Veal Station, Brice, of Willow Creek area near Boonsville, and Hugh who lived in East
Texas.
W.J. "Bill" Mann and Martha PERKINS were married in 1877 in Wise County. With a
pre-emption claim of 180 acres of land on Rush Creek in Wise County, near a watering place
known as Buzzard Springs, they settled down and began their family. Sadly, Martha D with the
birth of twins, one of whom survived, and Martha and the other twin are buried in Cottondale.
The following year Bill Mann married Lantie LINDSEY INSMINGER, as her second husband.
(Her first husband (and father of her son, Wash,) had been killed in a fight.
Bill and Lantie moved onto 160 acres known as the Sam Ewing Place on Garret's Creek. Bill had
traded his original farm for this land in 1881.
Neighbors on Rush and near Garrett's Creek included B.C. ALLGOOD, GARRETT, Cage
BEESON, TUDOR, Dug MORTON, MARION, SANDERS, RUSSELS, W.G.
ALEXANDER, Galley STEVENS, CURRY, M.W. ROGERS, W.B. MULLINS, John
McCLUSKEY, Bob KINCANNON, The BUCKINGHAMS, Wild Henry FITZGERALD,The KELLEY'S, George STEVENSON, J.T. KIDD, T.B. NALL, Parson GREGORY, AND
A DONAHUE family.
William (Bill) Mann was elected sheriff of Wise County in 1881, served one term. His son Lee Mann also was the sheriff of Wise County, served two terms, starting in 1913.
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I hope of some interest. Good Luck. Michael


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