Hamby Family

This information concerns four generations of the Hamby family.
1790-1900

 • Individuals are listed chronologically, and those in red show my line of descent.
 • Connections of collateral lines to main lines are indicated by linked names.
 • Generations within a family are separated by a series of asterisks; the line of descent is marked by underlined names.
 • Twins within a family are marked with a lozenge symbol (◊).
 • Unknown or unsubstantiated data are marked with blanks or with question marks.

   Michael born: (about 1790) in Athens, Limestone County, AL
married: Sara Smith (about 1825) in TN
children: William Frank,
Benjamin Riley Sr, Jefferson Isaac, Catherine
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

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   Benjamin Riley Sr
(child of Michael Hamby and Sara Smith)

born: (June 24, 1827) in Giles County, TN
married: (a) Mary Ann McBroom (October 31, 1850) in Limestone County, AL
               (b) Elizabeth Frances McBroom (January 23, 1856) in Lafayette County, MS
children: (a) William Franklin and James J.
               (b)
Michael Buchanan, Patrick Willis, Benjamin Riley Jr, Joseph Egleston, Sarah Elizabeth Catherine, Robert Edward, Stonewall Jackson
died: (February 6, 1896) in Kosoma, Pushmataha County, Indian Territory
buried: Old Kosoma Cemetery (aka Hamby Cemetery) located behind Buck Yant's barn in center of Kosoma, Pushmataha County, OK
census: On the 1850 census, his wife was with her mother Alsey Page McBroom in Limestone County, AL; on the 1870 census, he was in Lafayette County, MS;
note: Elizabeth Frances McBroom Hamby (July 26, 1837 - January 14, 1901) is buried in Pullman Cemetery, De Queen, Sevier County, AR.

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   William Franklin
(children of Benjamin Riley Sr and Mary Ann McBroom)

born: (February 11, 1852) in Lafayette, Lafayette County, MS
married: Mary Elizabeth Wilson (April 18, 1876) in Lonoke, Arkansas
children: Alta D.
died: (1880) in Faulkner County, AR
buried:
census: On the 1870 census, he was with his father in Lafayette County, MS; on the 1880 census, in Faulkner County, AR
note: His widow and daughter moved to Indian Territory to be closer to his family; she married his half-brother Michael Buchanan Hamby there.

   James J. born: (1855) in Lafayette, Lafayette County, MS
married: Mollie McKenzie (June 3, 1879) in Yalobusha County, MS
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1870 census, he was with his father in Lafayette County, MS;
note:

   Michael Buchanan
(Mike)
(children of Benjamin Riley Sr and Elizabeth Frances McBroom)

born: (November 12, 1856) in Lafayette, Lafayette County, MS
married: (a) Mary Elizabeth Wilson Hamby (about 1881) in Indian Territory
               (b) Hulda Evaline (Evie) Harrison (November 7, 1891) in Fort Smith, Sebastian Countym AR
               (c) Dorothy Annette Munley (April 10, 1910) in OK?
               (d) Nellie Klutts (August 6, 1934) in OK?
children: (a)
Maude Lenorah [M. E. Barns] [J. L. Cave], Thomas Michael (Bud), Elizabeth Myrtle (Bessie) Artimisia Frances
               (b) Falcon Duprey, Robert L., Edith Inez, Renick Dixon, Mable Claire
               (c) ?
               (d) ?
died: (June 19, 1939) in Kosoma, Pushmataha, OK
buried: Kosoma Cemetery (unmarked grave) in Kosoma, Pushmataha County, OK, located about two miles north of Moyers off to the right-hand side of the highway.
census: On the 1870 census, he was with his father in Lafayette County, MS; on the 1880 census, in Indian Territory; on the 1900 census, in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory; on the 1910 census, in Pushmataha County, OK
note: His first wife was the widow of his half-brother William Franklin Hamby.

   Patrick Willis born: (May 31, 1859) in Lafayette, Lafayette County, MS
married: (a) Fannie Lee Bryant (November 7, 1891) in Fort Smith, Sevier County, AR
               (b) Annie E. Reynolds (April 17, 1895) in AR
children: (a) ?
               (b) Benjamin J. and Hal
died: (about 1901) in Sevier County, AR
buried:
census: On the 1870 census, he was with his parents in Lafayette County, MS; on the 1900 census, in Sevier County, AR
note: On the 1910 census, his second wife was with her second husband William Jordan in Sevier County, AR.

   Benjamin Riley Jr born: (September 6, 1865) in Lafayette, Lafayette County, MS
married: Ida Debenning (August 3, 1904) in Yell County, AR
children: Fanny and Benjamin
died: (1928) in OK?
buried: Clayton Cemetery (old cemetery south of town) in OK
census: On the 1870 census, he was with his parents in Lafayette County, MS; on the 1900 census, he was in; on the 1910 census, in Pushmataha County, OK
note:

   Joseph Egleston born: (June 24, 1867) in Lafayette, Lafayette County, MS
married: no
children: no
died: (March 24, 1893) in Kosoma, Pushmataha County, OK
buried: Old Kosoma Cemetery (aka Hamby Cemetery) located behind Buck Yant's barn in center of Kosoma, Pushmataha County, OK
census: On the 1870 census, he was with his parents in Lafayette County, MS; on the 1880 census, he was in;
note: He was killed over a dog fight.

   Sarah Elizabeth Catherine
(Sallie)
born: (February 6, 1869) in Water Valley, Yalobusha County, MS
married: Thomas J. Kelley (September 6, 1900) in Fort Smith, Sevier County, AR
children: John and Bessie Bea [C. A. Wade] [P. J. Drukenbrod]
died: (June 9, 1960) in Hayward, Alameda County, CA
buried: Lone Tree Cemetery in Hayward, Alameda County, CA
census: On the 1870 census, she was with her parents in Lafayette County, MS; on the 1900 census, she was in;
note:

   Robert Edward
born: (October 17, 1870) in Water Valley, Yalobusha County, MS
married: Frances Minnie Lee Cave (November 12, 1897) in Antlers, Pushmataha County, Indian Territory
children: Clady, James Floyd, Cecil, Zula [J. M. Clark], Margaret [Becker] [Hiett], Robert Lee
died: (October 21, 1860) in Hugo, Choctaw County, OK
buried: Kosoma Cemetry, Pushmataha County, OK
census: On the 1900 census, he was in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory; on the 1910 census, in Pushmataha County, OK
note: He moved westward with his parents, driving teams of oxen from MS, first landing at Hackett City, AR, then into Indian Territory near McAlester, and going to Kosoma with his brother Michael Hamby in 1887, the year the Frisco pushed the railroad line through Kosoma. He was in the sawmill business for more than 30 years in and around Kosoma.

   Stonewall Jackson born: (December 12, 1872) in Water Valley, Yalobusha County, MS
married: ( ) in
children:
died: (May 16, 1958) in Hayward, Alameda County, CA
buried: Lone Tree Cemetary, Hayward, Alameda County, CA
census: On the 1910 and 1920 census, he was in Montrose County, CO
note:

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   Maude Lenorah
(child of Michael Buchanan Hamby and Mary Elizabeth Wilson)

born: (January 26, 1882) in Kosoma, Pushmataha County, Indian Territory
married: (a) Maynard Earl Barns (May 25, 1900) in Paris, Lamar County, TX
               (b) James Lankston Cave (September 7, 1904) in Paris, Lamar County, TX
children: (a) Anita Fern [H. Bergemann]
               (b) Gladys Irene (Jimmie) [Mickle]
died: (July 2, 1969) in Fayetteville, Washington County, AR
buried: Fairview Memorial Gardens, Fayetteville, Washington County, AR
census: On the 1900 census, she was married to her first husband, but living with her father in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory; on the 1910 and 1920 census, she was with her second husband in Washington County, AR
note: On the 1900 census, her first husband was living in a hotel in Thomasville, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory; his occupation was listed as telegraph operator.

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