JOHN W. WASHAM & MARY C. GRAYSON
1. John W. Washam b. 4 Mar 1833 Monroe, TN, d. 29 Aug 1914 Gerty, Hughes, OK.
(30-1870; 46-1880) John & Mary C. Grayson were md. 12 Dec 1858 McMinn, TN by
R. Reynolds, JP. (McMinn Co, TN, Mrg Bk D, p153) She was known as Molly. (Arminta
Renee Sinks, 1999) She was b Jul 1843 of McMinn, TN. John Warsham and Mary are
in the 1860 McMinn Co, TN cens. According to his Civil War Pension File, John W.
Washam served with Co. B, 7th regmt., TN Mount Inf & in 1869 was in
Harrisburg, Saline Co, IL. In 1867 John Washum sol to Baxter Reed property in
McMinn Co, TN (DB O, p324) John Washum and Mary age 20, are in the 1870 McMinn
Co, TN census, #38. John & Mary E. Washum are in the 1880 Jackson Co, AL
cens, his parents are shown as b SC & NC. In the 1900 Hood Co, TX cens, John
W. Washum & Mary C., show his parents born SC & SC. John W. Washam is in
the Hood Co, TX Chattel Mortgage & Lien Register 1899-1901, p. 39, p. 149
& p. 207. John W., age 77, & Mary C. are in the 1910 Clark, Dewey Co, OK
cens, with his parents born SC & NC.
Children of John & Mary Washam:
b. 7 Jul 1934
1.1. William J. Washum b. 8 Oct 1859, McMinn, TN, md. 1st) Mary, 1880 of
McMinn, TN; b. abt. 1858 TN; md. 2nd) Caroline b. Apr 1865 of TN. In 1860
& 1870 William lived with his father in the McMinn Co, TN cens.(9-1870)
Will Washum with wife Mary are in the 1880 McMinn Co, TN cens. William Washam,
age 41, and Caroline, md 14 yrs, are in the 1900 Lenora, Dewey, OK cens. In
the 1910 Dewey, OK cens, William J. or H. Washum, age 51, md 24 yrs, parents
b. TN, and his wife is Carline. In the 1920 Clinton, Custer, OK cens, he is W.
J. Washum, age 58, parent born NC & TN & Caroline is age 58.
1.2. Sarah Sallie Washam b. 14 Apr 1862 McMinn, TN, md.
Drew Goforth abt.
1878 of McMinn, TN. Drew b. abt. 1857 of McMinn, TN. (8-1870; 19-1880;
47-1920) In 1920, Sallie Goforth, sister was living in Clinton, Custer Co, OK
cens, with W. J. Washum.
1.3. Elizabeth G. Washam “Lizzie” b. 26 Aug 1866 McMinn, TN. (3-1870;
15-1880) She md 1st) Guiles of Jackson, AL, md. 2nd)
Fletcher. In the 1900
Hood Co, TX and Dewey Co, OK census is Oscar Guilce, grandson, living with
John W. Washum.
1.4. Jessie Coleman Washam “Jess” b. 20 Aug 1869, McMinn, TN. (1-1870;
9-1880; 41-1910) He md 1st) Eldora A. Peters “Dorie”
abt. 1902 of Hood,
TX. She b abt. 1887 in KS. He md 2nd) Virginia Clementine, b 22 Sep 1867 of
Kern, CA, and d. 22 Jan 1952 Tehachapi, Kern, CA. (CA death records) In the
1870 McMinn Co, TN cens, Jesse b. TN is living with father John, & the
1880 Jackson Co, AL cens, is Jesse C. b. TN living with father John. In the
1900 Hood Co, TX cens, Jesse C. b. IL is living with father John W. In the
1910 Dewey Co, OK cens, Jessie C, age 41 b. IL & wife Eldora A. Arminta
Sinks, 1999 wrote: “My Great-great grandparents were Jessie Coleman Washum
and Dorie Peters. Their kids names were Bill, Florence and my great grandpa
Jessie (Jess) Coleman Washum-1912-1999. I found out that my great great
grandpa's mothers name was Molly Washum. I don't know a maiden name. Jessie
Coleman had a second wife after Eldora her name was Virginia Washum, born:
Sept 22, 1867, d. Jan 22, 1952 buried in Tehachapi Cemetery, Tehachapi, CA.”
Children of Jessie & Eldora:
1.4A.1 John W. Washum b. abt. 1903 Dewey, OK.
1.4A.2 Joseph W. Washum b. abt. 1906 of Dewey, OK.
1.4A.3 Florence P. Washum b. abt. 1908 of Dewey, OK.
1.4A.4 William Franklin Washum b. 3 Sep 1909 Dewey, OK; d. 7 Aug 1991,
Contra Costa, CA. (CA death records)
1.4A.5 Jessie Coleman Washum b. 18 Dec 1912, Ray, OK; d. 16 Jul 1999,
Bakersfield, Kern, CA, bur. Hillcrest Cem, Porterville, Tulare, CA.
(Social Security Death Index) He md 1st) Delfie Opal Fulton abt. 1933 of Grady, OK, b 2 Nov 1913 in Stonebluff, AR
and d. 18 Jan 1987 Bakersfield, Kern, CA. Her mother’s maiden name was
Lee. He md 2nd) Leona Blaylock abt
Children of Jessie and Delfie:
1.4A.5.1. David Daniel Washum
1.4A.5.2. Eugene Coleman Washum
b. 13 Feb 1938 Chickasha, Grady Co, OK, d. 1 Sep 1990 Porterville, Tulare Co, CA.
1.4A.5.3. Billy Joe Washum
b. 16 Mar 1941 Willington, Collingsworth, TX.
1.4A.5.4. Stella Louise Washum
md Mr. Yocum.
1.4A.5.5. Caroline Ann Washum b. 18
Sep 1944, Tehachapi, Kern, CA md. Donald
1.5. Martha Luella Washam b. 23 Jun 1872 of McMinn, TN. (7-1880) She md.
J. Fletcher, 23 Dec 1888, Jackson, AL.
1.6. Floridia Kansas Washam b. 4 Sep 1874 McMinn, TN; d. 1912 of Hood, TX;
md. Smith. (6-1880)
1.7. John Washam b. abt. 1877 of McMinn, TN. (3-1880)
1.8. Robert Alonzo Washam b. 3 Sep 1883 of, Jackson, AL; d. 4 Jun 1949,
San Bernardino, CA. He md Hester W. abt. 1908 of Dewey, OK. Hester b abt. 1889
TX. He is Lonzo, b. 23 Aug 1883, in the 1898-99 & 1899-00 Hood Co, TX
Scholastic Record, Stockton School. Alonzo A Washam age 26 AL & Hester W.
are in the 1910 Clark, Dewey Co, OK cens.
1.8.1. James G. W. Washum b. abt. 1909 Clark, Dewey, OK.