Hamby Family
Hamby Family

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

 • Individuals are listed chronologically, and those in red show the 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: *Generation # *.
 • Twins within a family are marked with a lozenge symbol (◊).
 • Unknown or unsubstantiated data are marked with blanks or with question marks.

                   * Generation I *
   Michael
(child of William Hamby and Angeline _?_)
born: (about 1790) in Athens, Limestone County, AL
married: Sarah Smith (about 1825) in TN
children: William Frank,
Benjamin Riley Sr, Jefferson Isaac, Catherine
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

* Generation II *
   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 (age 21) with her mother Alsey Page McBroom in Limestone County, AL; on the 1870 census, he was (age 44) with his second wife in Lafayette County, MS; on the 1880 census, he was (age 54) with his second wife in Sebastian County, AR;
note: Elizabeth Frances McBroom Hamby (July 26, 1837 - January 14, 1901) is buried in Pullman Cemetery, De Queen, Sevier County, AR.

   Jefferson Isaac born: (about 1835) in TN
married: Sarah Susan Thrower (February 29, 1860) in Limestone County, AL
children:
died: (September 15, 1863) in Union prison camp at Pea Patch Island, New Castle County, DE
buried: Finn's Point National Cemetery, Pennsville, Salem County, NJ
census: on the 1860 census, he was (age 25) with his wife in Lafayette County, MS
note:
military: He enlisted as a private in Company G 9th Regiment of Malones Alabama Cavalry. He was captured (June 27, 1863) at Shelbyville, TN; sent (July 6, 1863) to Camp Chase, OH; transfered to Fort Delaware, DE; died of chronic dysentery.

* Generation III *
   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 (age 18) with his father in Lafayette County, MS; on the 1880 census, he was (age 26) with his wife in Faulkner County, AR
note: His widow and daughter moved to Indian Territory to be closer to her in-laws; 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 (age 14) with his father in Lafayette County, MS; on the 1880 census, he was (age 25) with his father in Sebastian County, AR;
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 [Maynard Earl Barns] [James Lankston 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 (age 12) with his father in Lafayette County, MS; on the 1880 census, in Indian Territory; on the 1900 census, he was (age 48) with his second wife in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory; on the 1910 census, he was (age ) 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 (age 11) 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 [Florence _?_]
died: (1928) in OK
buried: Clayton Cemetery (old cemetery south of town) in OK
census: On the 1870 census, he was (age 5) with his parents in Lafayette County, MS; on the 1880 census, he was (age 14) with his father in Sebastian County, AR; on the 1900 census, he was (age ) with his wife in AR; on the 1910 census, he was (age 43) with his wife in Pushmataha County, OK; on the 1920 census, he was (age 54) with his wife in Pushmataha County, OK; on the 1930 census, his wife was (age 53) a widow in LeFlore County, OK; on the 1940 census, his wife was (age 63) a widow in Scott 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 (age 3) with his parents in Lafayette County, MS; on the 1880 census, he was (age 13) with his father in Sebastian County, AR;
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. Kelly (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 (age 2) with her parents in Lafayette County, MS; on the 1880 census, she was (age 11) with her father in Sebastian County, AR; 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, Secil, Sula Marguerite [Joseph Marion Clark], Margaret "Tinney" Lea [Becker] [William Duke Hiett], Robert Lee [ ] [Melva Rooney]
died: (October 21, 1860) in Hugo, Choctaw County, OK
buried: Kosoma Cemetry, Pushmataha County, OK
census: On the 1880 census, he was (age 9) with his father in Sebastian County, AR; on the 1900 census, he was (age 29) with his wife in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory; on the 1910 census, he was (age 39) with his wife in Pushmataha County, OK; on the 1920 census, he was (age 49) a widower in Pushmataha County, OK; on the 1930 census, he was (age 59) 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 Cemetery, Hayward, Alameda County, CA
census: On the 1880 census, he was (age 7) with his parents in Sebastian County, AR; on the 1910 and 1920 census, he was in Montrose County, CO
note:

* Generation IV *
   Clady
(children of Robert Hamby and Frances Minnie Lee Cave)

born: (September 1898) in Choctaw Nation, IT;
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1900 census, she was (age 1) with her parents in Choctaw Nation, IT; on the 1910 census, she was (age 12) with her parents in Pushmataha County, OK;
note:

   James Floyd
born: (April 1900) in Choctaw Nation, IT;
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1900 census, he was (age 2 months) with his parents in Choctaw Nation, IT; on the 1910 census, he was (age 10) with his parents in Pushmataha County, OK; on the 1920 census, he was (age 19) with his father in Pushmataha County, OK;
note:

   Secil
born: (May 27, 1903) in Bokhoma, IT
married: no
children: no
died: (October 23, 1911) in Pushmataha County, OK
buried: Kosoma Cemetery, Moyers, Pushmataha County, OK
census: On the 1910 census, she was (age 8) with her parents in Pushmataha County, OK;
note:

   Sula Marguerite
born: (March 7, 1905) in Pushmataha County, OK
married: Joseph Marion Clark ( ) in OK
children: Robert David, James Allen, Billie Joan [English], Margaret Sue [Jolley], Marilyn Lee [Gilhuly]
died: (August 2, 1996) in Del City, Oklahoma County, OK
buried: Sunny Lane Cemetery, Del City, Oklahoma County, OK
census: On the 1910 census, she was (age 5) with her parents in Pushmataha County, OK; on the 1920 census, she was (age 15) with her parents in Pushmataha County, OK; on the 1930 census, she was (age 25) with her husband in Pushmatah County, OK; on the 1940 census, she was (age 35) with her husband in Pushmataha County, OK;
note: A school enrollment record (January 1923) has Sula Margurette Hamby listed as age 15 in Bryan County, OK.

   Margaret Lea
(Tinnie)

born: (November 28, 1908) in Pushmataha County, OK
married: (a) _?_ Becker ( ) in
               (b) William Duke Hiett (after 1940) in
children: (a) Robert Michael
               (b)
died: (May 2, 2004) in MO
buried: Pine Lawn Cemetery, Houston, Texas County, MO
census: On the 1910 census, she was (age 2) with her parents in Pushmataha County, OK; on the 1920 census, she was (age 12) with her parents in Pushmataha County, OK;
note:

   Robert E. Jr
born: (August 6, 1912) in OK
married: (a) Vera Owen ( ) in
               (b) Melva Rooney ( ) in
children: (a)
               (b)
died: (October 2, 1967) in Utah
buried: Washington Heights Memorial Park, Ogden, Weber County, UT
census: On the 1920 census, he was (age 8) with his father in Pushmataha County, OK; on the 1930 census, he was (age 17) with his father in Pushmataha County, OK; on the 1940 census, he was (age 27) in California State Prison in San Rafael, Marin County, CA
note:

   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 Barnes (May 25, 1900) in Paris, Lamar County, TX
               (b) James Lankston Cave (September 7, 1904) in Paris, Lamar County, TX
children: (a) Anita Fern [Harold Bergemann] [William Hobart Coombs Jr]
               (b) Gladys Irene (Jimmie) [Hoyt D. 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 (age 18) married to her first husband, but living with her father in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory; on the 1910 census, she was (age 28) with her second husband in Washington County, AR; on the 1920 census, she was (age 37) with her second husband in Washington County, AR; on the 1930 census, she was (age 48) with her second husband in Washington County, AR; on the 1940 census, she was (age 58) 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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