Silias Herring

M, #638, b. 1804, d. 1853
     Silias Herring was born in 1804.1 He was the son of John Herring III and Basheba Sessions.

Silias Herring married Sarah J. Pridgeon.1

Silias Herring died in 1853.1

Citations

  1. [S49] Carolyn Herring Chason, "Herring Family History Papers". Received copy from Roddenbery Library in 1992. Hereinafter cited as "Herring Family History Papers."

Amy Caroline Anders

F, #639, b. 9 Sep 1816, d. 7 Mar 1891
     Amy Caroline Anders was born on 9 Sep 1816 in Bladen Co., NC.1,2,3,4 She was the daughter of John Anders and Ann Cromartie.

Amy Caroline Anders married Hanson William Herring, son of John Herring III and Basheba Sessions, before 1836 in NC.5,1

Amy Caroline Anders and Hanson William moved to Decatur Co., GA, in 1836.1 Amy Caroline Anders was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Hanson William Herring. Amy Caroline Anders was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Hanson William Herring. Amy Caroline Anders was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Hanson William Herring.

In the will of Hanson William Herring, dated 19 Dec 1879 in Decatur Co., GA, Amy Caroline Herring, his wife, was named as an heir.6 She was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Joseph Herring, Margaret Herring and Amelia T. Herring.3

Amy Caroline Anders died on 7 Mar 1891 at age 74.2,5 She was buried in Herring Family Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.2,7

Children of Amy Caroline Anders and Hanson William Herring

Citations

  1. [S316] William Hardin, A History of Savannah and South Georgia (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co., 1913), Volume II. Hereinafter cited as A History of Savannah and South Georgia.
  2. [S806] Grady County Historical Society Inc. (Comp.), Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia (P. O. Box 586, Cairo, GA 39828: Grady County Historical Society, Inc., 2006), p. 204. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  3. [S496] US1880.
  4. [S101] Wessie Connell, Frank W. Roebuck and Barbara C. Williams (Editors), Gleanings from Grady County, Georgia (Cairo, GA: Roddenbery Memorial Library, 1987), p. 118 (This source says she was b. 1816). Hereinafter cited as Gleanings from Grady Co., GA.
  5. [S101] Wessie Connell, Frank W. Roebuck and Barbara C. Williams (Editors), Gleanings from Grady Co., GA, p. 118.
  6. [S1610] "Georgia, Probate Records, 1742-1990," Images, unindexed, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 11 May 2014), Citing Decatur County State of Georgia Court of Ordinary Wills Book B 1873-1913, Will of Hanson William Herring, pp. 72-74.
  7. [S1211] Cemetery Marker in Herring Family Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA (Off Old 179 S (30.75360 -84.34530)).

John Herring

M, #640, b. 1836, d. 1836
     John Herring was born in 1836 in Leon Co., FL.1 He was the son of Hanson William Herring and Amy Caroline Anders.

John Herring died in 1836.1

In the will of Hanson William Herring, dated 19 Dec 1879 in Decatur Co., GA, John Herring, his son, was named as an heir.2

Citations

  1. [S168] Marilee Gerrell Butler, Book of Butlers Jacob Butler of Sampson Co NC & Decatur Co (POBox 105, Calvary GA 31729: Marilee Gerrell Butler, 1985), p. 165. Hereinafter cited as Book of Butlers Jacob Butler.
  2. [S1610] "Georgia, Probate Records, 1742-1990," Images, unindexed, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 11 May 2014), Citing Decatur County State of Georgia Court of Ordinary Wills Book B 1873-1913, Will of Hanson William Herring, pp. 72-74.

Thomas Herring1

M, #641, b. 1836, d. 1868
     Thomas Herring was born in 1836.2 He was the son of Hanson William Herring and Amy Caroline Anders. Thomas Herring was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Hanson William Herring.

Thomas Herring died in 1868.2

Citations

  1. [S408] Unknown author, Moved to TX (n.pub.).
  2. [S168] Marilee Gerrell Butler, Book of Butlers Jacob Butler of Sampson Co NC & Decatur Co (POBox 105, Calvary GA 31729: Marilee Gerrell Butler, 1985), p. 165. Hereinafter cited as Book of Butlers Jacob Butler.

Mary Caroline Herring

F, #642, b. 1839, d. 1907
     Mary Caroline Herring was born in 1839.1 She was the daughter of Hanson William Herring and Amy Caroline Anders. Mary Caroline Herring was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Hanson William Herring.

Mary Caroline Herring married John R. Maxwell on 31 Mar 1859 in Decatur Co., GA.2 Mary Caroline Herring was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of John R. Maxwell.3

Mary Caroline Herring died in 1907.1

Citations

  1. [S168] Marilee Gerrell Butler, Book of Butlers Jacob Butler of Sampson Co NC & Decatur Co (POBox 105, Calvary GA 31729: Marilee Gerrell Butler, 1985), p. 165. Hereinafter cited as Book of Butlers Jacob Butler.
  2. [S1575] "Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978," Images, Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com : accessed 21 Dec 2013), Citing County Marriage Records, 1828–1978. The Georgia Archives, Morrow, Georgia, Decatur Co., Book A, 1837-1869, p. 319.
  3. [S496] US1880.

Julia F. Herring

F, #643, b. 1841, d. 1860
     Julia F. Herring was born in 1841.1 She was the daughter of Hanson William Herring and Amy Caroline Anders. Julia F. Herring was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Hanson William Herring.

Julia F. Herring married George A. Wight on 3 Nov 1858 in Decatur Co., GA.2

Julia F. Herring died in 1860.1 She was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of George A. Wight.3

Citations

  1. [S168] Marilee Gerrell Butler, Book of Butlers Jacob Butler of Sampson Co NC & Decatur Co (POBox 105, Calvary GA 31729: Marilee Gerrell Butler, 1985), p. 165. Hereinafter cited as Book of Butlers Jacob Butler.
  2. [S1575] "Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978," Images, Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com : accessed 21 Dec 2013), Citing County Marriage Records, 1828–1978. The Georgia Archives, Morrow, Georgia, Decatur Co., Book A, 1837-1869, p. 312.
  3. [S402] US1860.

Ann Elizabeth Herring

F, #644, b. 21 Mar 1843, d. 23 Sep 1919
     Ann Elizabeth Herring was born on 21 Mar 1843 in Decatur Co., GA.1,2 She was the daughter of Hanson William Herring and Amy Caroline Anders. Alternatively, Ann Elizabeth Herring was born on 23 Mar 1842 in Decatur Co., GA.3 She was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Hanson William Herring. Ann Elizabeth Herring was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Hanson William Herring.

Ann Elizabeth Herring married James Wesley Maxwell, son of James George Maxwell and Molcy Butler, on 9 Nov 1866 in Decatur Co., GA.4,5 Alternatively, Ann Elizabeth Herring married James Wesley Maxwell on 8 Nov 1866.1,2 Ann Elizabeth Herring was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James Wesley Maxwell. Ann Elizabeth Herring was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James Wesley Maxwell. Ann Elizabeth Herring was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James Wesley Maxwell. Ann Elizabeth Herring was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of James Wesley Maxwell.

Ann Elizabeth Herring was widowed on 17 Sep 1914 in Calvary, Grady Co., GA.6

Ann Elizabeth Herring applied for a widow's pension on 28 Oct 1914 in Grady Co., GA, for her husband's service in the CSA, in Co. F, 50th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry. It was approved for 1915.7

Ann Elizabeth Herring died on 23 Sep 1919 in Amsterdam, Decatur Co., GA, at age 76 at the home of her son, Hanson Maxwell; the informant of the death was C. H. Maxwell, another of her sons.8,1,2 Ann Elizabeth Herring was buried on 24 Sep 1919 Wednesday afternoon at 3:00 o'clock in Piedmont Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.9,1,10

Children of Ann Elizabeth Herring and James Wesley Maxwell

Citations

  1. [S788] The Cairo Messenger, Cairo, Grady Co., GA, Obituary of Mrs. Ann Elizabeth Maxwell, on September 26, 1919. Hereinafter cited as The Cairo Messenger.
  2. [S167] John C. Rosser Jr., Coharie to Cape Fear The Descendants of John Williams and Katharine Galbreth of Sampson and Cumberland Counties in North Carolina, 1740-1990 (Godwin, NC (Rt. 1, Box 290, 28344): JC Rosser, [1990]), p. 619. Hereinafter cited as Coharie to Cape Fear.
  3. [S854] Georgia Virtual Vault, Georgia Death Certificates, Georgia Archives, Morrow, GA. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Certificates.
  4. [S1575] "Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978," Images, Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com : accessed 21 Dec 2013), Citing County Marriage Records, 1828–1978. The Georgia Archives, Morrow, Georgia, p. 517.
  5. [S682] Ida Kirkland Boyce, Brenda King McNair, Denise Kirkland Smiley and Jan Smith, Decatur Co., Georgia Marriage Index, Decatur Co., GA GenWeb (http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/decatur/vitals/marriages/…), Certificate # A-517.
  6. [S788] The Cairo Messenger, Obituary of Mr. Jim Maxwell, on Friday, September 24, 1914.
  7. [S927] Georgia, Confederate Pension Applications, 1879-1960 (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com) URL: http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/; Original data: Confederate Pension Applications, Georgia Confederate Pension Office, RG 58-1-1, Georgia Archives.
  8. [S854] Georgia Virtual Vault, Georgia Death Certificates: Certificate 13407.
  9. [S27] Cemetery Marker in Piedmont Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA (located at D19 LL374, west of Calvary. Take GA Hwy 111 S into Calvary. At caution light, turn right onto 1st Avenue. At 0.1 mile, turn right onto Old 179. At 0.1 mile, turn left onto Swamp Creek Road. At 0.3 mile, turn left onto Piedmont Road. Travel 0.4 mile. Cemetery is on right.); read by this compiler, 1992.
  10. [S806] Grady County Historical Society Inc. (Comp.), Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia (P. O. Box 586, Cairo, GA 39828: Grady County Historical Society, Inc., 2006), p. 291. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.

Patrick Henry Herring

M, #645, b. 5 Jun 1845, d. 20 Jul 1935
     Patrick Henry Herring was born on 5 Jun 1845 in Calvary, Decatur Co., GA.1,2,3 He was the son of Hanson William Herring and Amy Caroline Anders. Patrick Henry Herring was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Hanson William Herring. Patrick Henry Herring was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Hanson William Herring.

Patrick Henry Herring began military service in 1863 in GA in the CSA, in Capt. Campbell's Independent Company, Georgia Siege Artillery. He was stationed at St. Marks, FL. He remained in the army until the close of the war.2,4 His military service ended in 1865 in St. Marks, Wakulla Co., FL.2

Patrick Henry Herring married Margaret A. Maxwell, daughter of James George Maxwell and Molcy Butler, on 18 Sep 1868 in Decatur Co., GA.5,1 Patrick Henry Herring was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Margaret A. Maxwell and Thomas W. Herring.

In the will of Hanson William Herring, dated 19 Dec 1879 in Decatur Co., GA, Patrick Henry Herring, his son, was named as an heir, and executor of the estate.6 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Margaret A. Maxwell, Thomas W. Herring, Ida Alice Herring, Mary E. Herring, Lillie Herring, James Marvin Herring, Ola Herring and Lochie L. Herring. Patrick Henry Herring was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Margaret A. Maxwell, Mary E. Herring, James Marvin Herring, Ola Herring, Lochie L. Herring, Pierce Lloyd Herring Sr., Margareth A Herring, Henry H. Herring and Kedar M. Herring.

Patrick Henry Herring and Margaret A. moved to Cairo, Grady Co., GA, in 1906.2 Patrick was in many areas of public office over the years. Among them were: overseer of roads, tax collector (2 years), county commissioner (20 years), judge of ordinary in the first government organization of newly formed Grady Co., and served in the state legislature (2 years.)2 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Cairo, Grady Co., GA, with others in the household: Margaret A. Maxwell, Mary E. Herring, Henry H. Herring and Kedar M. Herring.7 Patrick Henry Herring was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Cairo, Grady Co., GA, with others in the household: Margaret A. Maxwell.8 Patrick Henry Herring was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Calvary, Grady Co., GA, in the household of Joseph Higdon (his son-in-law.)9

Patrick Henry Herring died on 20 Jul 1935 in Cairo, Grady Co., GA, at age 90; the informant of the death was Henry H. Herring.10,11,1 Patrick Henry Herring was buried on 21 Jul 1935 in Cairo Cemetery, Cairo, Grady Co., GA.10,11

Children of Patrick Henry Herring and Margaret A. Maxwell

Citations

  1. [S167] John C. Rosser Jr., Coharie to Cape Fear The Descendants of John Williams and Katharine Galbreth of Sampson and Cumberland Counties in North Carolina, 1740-1990 (Godwin, NC (Rt. 1, Box 290, 28344): JC Rosser, [1990]), p. 620. Hereinafter cited as Coharie to Cape Fear.
  2. [S316] William Hardin, A History of Savannah and South Georgia (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co., 1913), Volume II. Hereinafter cited as A History of Savannah and South Georgia.
  3. [S496] US1880.
  4. [S756] (Original data: National Archives and Records Administration), Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (National Park Service (NPS)), M226 roll 28.
  5. [S1575] "Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978," Images, Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com : accessed 21 Dec 2013), Citing County Marriage Records, 1828–1978. The Georgia Archives, Morrow, Georgia, Book A, 1837-1869, page 553.
  6. [S1610] "Georgia, Probate Records, 1742-1990," Images, unindexed, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 11 May 2014), Citing Decatur County State of Georgia Court of Ordinary Wills Book B 1873-1913, Will of Hanson William Herring, pp. 72-74.
  7. [S663] US1910.
  8. [S681] US1920.
  9. [S679] US1930.
  10. [S1662] "Georgia, Deaths, 1928-1939," Certificate of Death, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 26 Oct 2014), citing Georgia Archives, Morrow, Certificate no. 17746.
  11. [S806] Grady County Historical Society Inc. (Comp.), Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia (P. O. Box 586, Cairo, GA 39828: Grady County Historical Society, Inc., 2006), p. 71. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.

Miles Cromartie Herring

M, #646, b. May 1847, d. 1881
     Miles Cromartie Herring was born in May 1847 in GA.1,2 He was the son of Hanson William Herring and Amy Caroline Anders. Miles Cromartie Herring was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Hanson William Herring. Miles Cromartie Herring was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Hanson William Herring.

Miles Cromartie Herring was living in Decatur Co., GA, in 1864.3 Miles was a farmer. He was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Hanson William Herring.

In the will of Hanson William Herring, dated 19 Dec 1879 in Decatur Co., GA, Miles Cromartie Herring, his son, was named as an heir.4

Miles Cromartie Herring died in 1881.1

Citations

  1. [S168] Marilee Gerrell Butler, Book of Butlers Jacob Butler of Sampson Co NC & Decatur Co (POBox 105, Calvary GA 31729: Marilee Gerrell Butler, 1985), p. 165. Hereinafter cited as Book of Butlers Jacob Butler.
  2. [S683] Nancy Jones Cornell, 1864 Census for Re-organizing the Georgia Militia (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, c2000). Hereinafter cited as Georgia Militia.
  3. [S683] Nancy Jones Cornell, Georgia Militia, Age 16 yrs 7 mon.
  4. [S1610] "Georgia, Probate Records, 1742-1990," Images, unindexed, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 11 May 2014), Citing Decatur County State of Georgia Court of Ordinary Wills Book B 1873-1913, Will of Hanson William Herring, pp. 72-74.

John Anders Herring

M, #647, b. 29 May 1849, d. 27 Oct 1909
     John Anders Herring was born on 29 May 1849 in Decatur Co., GA.1,2,3,4 He was the son of Hanson William Herring and Amy Caroline Anders. John Anders Herring was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Hanson William Herring. John Anders Herring was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Hanson William Herring. John Anders Herring was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Hanson William Herring.

John Anders Herring married Julia A. Maxwell, daughter of Robert W. Maxwell and Elizabeth Maxwell, on 1 Jan 1873 in Decatur Co., GA.5,6 John Anders Herring was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Julia A. Maxwell. John Anders Herring was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Julia A. Maxwell and Amelia Thankful Herring.

John Anders Herring died on 27 Oct 1909 in Milledgeville, Baldwin Co., GA, at age 60 at the Georgia Sanitarium.1,2,3 He was buried on 4 Nov 1909 in Pisgah Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Climax, Decatur Co., GA.7,2

Child of John Anders Herring and Julia A. Maxwell

Citations

  1. [S780] Transcribed by Ida Kirkland Boyce, Decatur Co., Georgia Cemeteries, GA GenWeb (http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/decatur/cemeteries).
  2. [S783] Transcribed by Denise Smiley, Decatur Co., GA Obituary Records, GA GenWeb (http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/decatur/obits), The Cairo Messenger, Friday, November 5, 1909.
  3. [S168] Marilee Gerrell Butler, Book of Butlers Jacob Butler of Sampson Co NC & Decatur Co (POBox 105, Calvary GA 31729: Marilee Gerrell Butler, 1985), p. 165. Hereinafter cited as Book of Butlers Jacob Butler.
  4. [S496] US1880.
  5. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Decatur County Marriage Book, 1867 - 1896, p. 145.
  6. [S682] Ida Kirkland Boyce, Brenda King McNair, Denise Kirkland Smiley and Jan Smith, Decatur Co., Georgia Marriage Index, Decatur Co., GA GenWeb (http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/decatur/vitals/marriages/…), certificate # B - 145.
  7. [S858] Cemetery Marker in Pisgah Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Climax, Decatur Co., GA (State Road 262 (Antioch Church Rd) and Sykes Mill Rd (30.8364 -84.415)).