Americus Gifford and Descendants
Generation 3

12. William Henderson Rogers (Louise, Americus) born abt. 1858 in Cherokee Co. TX.

Notes about William Rogers

He is found in his father's household in the 1860 & 1870 Cherokee Co. TX census.

13. Mary Antinette Rogers (Louise, Americus) born Oct. 9, 1860 in Cherokee Co. TX and died Mar 7, 1927 in Dallas Co. TX. She was married Jan. 23, 1878 in Cherokee Co. TX to George W. Tipton son of Thomas J. Tipton. He was born Oct. 10, 1853 in TX and died Jan. 2, 1911 in TX.

Notes about George Tipton

He is found in his father's household in the 1860 & 1870 Cherokee Co. TX census.
He is found in the 1900 Cherokee Co. & 1910 Smith Co. TX census.
He is buried in Bradford Cemetery in Smith Co. TX.

Notes about Mary Rogers

She is found in her father's household in the 1870 Cherokee Co. TX census.
She is found in the 1920 Bexar Co. TX census.
She is buried in Bradford Cemetery in Smith Co. TX.

Children of George Tipton & Mary Rogers
43. i. Thomas Lafayette Tipton born Feb. 22, 1884 in TX and died June 26, 1939 in Dallas Co. TX.
44. ii. Ethel Tipton born Jan. 13, 1887 in TX and died Jan. 8, 1962 in TX.
45. iii. Herman Ellis Tipton Dec. 15, 1888 in Cherokee Co. TX and died Dec. 20, 1952 in Smith Co. TX.

14. Amanda Knoxie Rogers (Louise, Americus) born July 11, 1865 in TX and died June 30, 1945 in Cherokee Co. TX. She was married Mar. 25, 1883 in Cherokee Co. TX to James Albert Spruill son of James Spruill. He was born July 28, 1853 in TX and died Dec. 23, 1919 in TX.

Notes about James Spruill

He is found in his father's household in the 1860 & 1870 Cherokee Co. TX census.
He is found in the 1900 & 1910 Cherokee Co. TX census.
He is buried in Walker Chapel Cemetery in Cherokee Co. TX.

Notes about Amanda Rogers

Her marriage is recorded in Bk. I-241 in Cherokee Co. TX. Have copy of marriage certificate.
She is found in her father's household in the 1870 & 1880 Cherokee Co. TX census.
She is found in the 1920, 1930 & 1940 Cherokee Co. TX census as a widow.
She is buried in Walker Chapel Cemetery in Cherokee Co. TX.

Children of James Spruill & Amanda Rogers

i. Jesse Spruill born Jan. 18, 1884 in TX and died Feb. 1884 in TX.

Notes about Jesse Spruill

He is buried in Walker Chapel Cemetery in Cherokee Co. TX.

46. ii. Roger Alex Spruill born Apr. 25, 1885 in Cherokee Co. TX and died Sept. 29, 1960 in Smith Co. TX.
47. iii. Gomer Spruill born Nov. 27, 1886 in TX and died July 17, 1909 in TX.
iv. Infant son Spruill born Jan. 29, 1890 in TX and died Feb. 4, 1890 in TX.

Notes about Infant son Spruill

He is buried in Walker Chapel Cemetery in Cherokee Co. TX.

48. v. Jimmie Laura Spruill born Apr. 1892 in TX.
49. vi. Cheeba Louvier Spruill born Mar. 1, 1894 in TX and died Feb. 22, 1987.
50. vii. Franklin Zebulon Spruill born Mar. 16, 1898 in TX and died June 9, 1946 Dallas Co. TX.
51. viii. William Norman Spruill born Jan. 16, 1900 in TX and died May 21, 1975 in Jefferson Co. TX.
52. ix. Lester Lee Spruill born Jan. 3, 1905 in TX and died June 17, 1982 in Nacogdoches Co. TX.

15. Sarah Louise Rogers (Louise, Americus) born Feb. 5, 1868 in in TX and died Feb. 29, 1940 in Cherokee Co. TX. She was married Oct. 13, 1886 in Cherokee Co. TX to William A. Lacy, son of Erastus William & Mary Lacy. He was born Apr. 16, 1863 in GA and died Sept. 29, 1938 in Cherokee Co. TX.

Notes about William Lacy

He is found in his father's household in 1870 Upson Co. GA & 1880 Cherokee Co. TX census.
He is found in the 1900, 1920, 1930 Cherokee Co. & 1910 Ellis Co. TX census.
He is buried in Knoxville Cemetery in Cherokee Co. TX.

Notes about Sally Rogers

Her marriage is recorded in Bk. J-239 in Cherokee Co. TX.
She is found in her father's household in the1870 & 1880 Cherokee Co. TX census.
She is buried in Knoxville Cemetery in Cherokee Co. TX.

Children of William Lacy & Sarah Rogers
53. i. William Homer Lacy born June 15, 1887 in TX and died May 2, 1969 in Cherokee Co. TX.
54. ii. Ira Lee Lacy born Oct. 27, 1892 in Navarro Co. TX and died Nov. 11, 1981 in Rusk Co. TX.
55. iii. Curby Jerome Lacy born Dec. 23, 1895 in TX and died Sept. 27, 1992 in Smith Co. TX.
56. iv. Herman Sloan Lacy born Apr. 26, 1898 in TX and died Feb. 24, 1982 in Cherokee Co.TX.
57. v. Bessie Lacy born Nov.. 5, 1900 in TX and died Aug, 22, 1955 in Brazoria Co. TX.
58. vi. Reube Edward Lacy born June 17, 1903 in Cherokee Co. TX and died Sept. 23, 1992 in Smith Co. TX.
59. vii. Roscoe Royal Lacy born Aug. 3, 1906 in TX and died Mar. 22, 1991 in Smith Co. TX.
60. viii. Jewel Nadine Lacy born Feb. 23, 1909 in TX and died Sept. 16, 2003 in TX.

16. Mary Alice Gifford (Edward, Americus) born Sept 23,1866 in Cherokee Co. TX and died in Sept. 8, 1941 in Cherokee Co. TX. She was married Sept. 23, 1886 in Cherokee Co. TX to Isaac Edward Bailey son of Isaac Bailey & Rachel Rebecca Knolles. He was born in May 8, 1857 in AL and died Mar. 18, 1938 in Cherokee Co. TX.

Notes about Isaac Bailey

He is found in the 1900, 1920, 1930 Cherokee Co & 1910 Rusk Co. TX census.
He is buried in Myrtle Springs Cemetery in Cherokee Co. TX.

Notes about Mary Alice Gifford

She is found in her father's household in the 1870 Cherokee Co. TX census.
She is found in her step-father's household in the 1880 Cherokee Co. TX. census.
She is found in the 1940 Cherokee Co. TX census.
Her marriage is recorded in Bk. J-236 in Cherokee Co. TX. I have her marriage certificate.
She is buried in Myrtle Springs Cemetery in Cherokee Co. TX.

Children of Isaac Bailey & Mary Alice Gifford
61. i. Isaac Lawson Bailey born Oct. 26 1877 in Rusk Co. TX and died Dec. 4, 1933 in Cherokee Co. TX.
62. ii. Rosa Lillie Bailey born Mar. 3, 1889 in TX and died Feb. 16, 1919 in TX.

iii. General J. Bailey born Dec. 30, 1890 in Cherokee Co. TX and died Aug. 14, 1892 in Cherokee Co. TX.

Notes about General Bailey

He is buried at Myrtle Springs Cemetery in Cherokee Co. TX.

iv. John A. Bailey born May 14, 1894 in TX and died Feb. 24, 1922 in Johnson Co. TX.

Notes about John Bailey

He is found in his father's household in the 1900 & 1910 Cherokee Co. TX census.
He is found in the 1920 Cherokee Co. TX census.
He never married.
He is buried in Myrtle Springs Cemetery in Cherokee Co. TX.

63. v. Louise Rebecca Bailey born Sept. 11, 1895 in Rusk Co. TX and died Nov. 21, 1979 in Cherokee Co. TX.
vi. Susan A. Bailey born Mar. 22, 1898 in Cherokee Co. TX and died Mar. 2, 1899 in Cherokee Co. TX.

Notes about Susan Bailey

She is buried at Myrtle Springs Cemetery in Cherokee Co. TX.

64. vii. Sarah Maye Bailey born May 15, 1900 in TX and died May 4, 1991 in Liberty Co. TX.
65. viii. Sallie Q. Bailey born Dec. 19, 1902 in TX and died May 25, 1974 in Cherokee Co. TX.
66. ix. Edward Lee Bailey Sr. born Jan. 8, 1906 in Cherokee Co. TX and died July 27, 1944 in Harris Co. TX.

17. Sarah Caroline Gifford (Edward, Americus) born Dec. 7, 1869 in TX and died Aug. 24, 1936 in Rusk Co. TX. She was married on Oct. 27 1886 in Cherokee Co. TX to Leonard H. Hardwick son of Joseph & Mary Hardwick. He was born Jan. 6, 1866 in MS and died Aug. 17, 1928 in Rusk Co. TX.

Notes about Leonard Hardwick

He is found in his father's household in the 1870 Tate Co. MS & 1880 Gregg Co. TX census.
He is found in the 1900, 1920 Rusk Co. & 1910 Cherokee Co. TX census.
He is buried in Crim's Chapel Cemetery in Rusk Co. TX.

Notes about Sarah C. Gifford

Her marriage is recorded in Bk. J-245 in Cherokee Co. TX.
She is found in her father's household in the 1870 Cherokee Co. TX census.
She is found in her stepfather's household in the 1880 Cherokee Co. TX census.
She is found in her son-in-law William Gibson's household in the 1930 Rusk Co. TX census
She is buried in Crim's Chapel Cemetery in Rusk Co. TX.

Children of Sarah Gifford & Leonard Hardwick
67. vi. Lou Edna Hardwick born Sept. 10, 1889 in Rusk Co. TX and died July 14, 1922 in Rusk Co. TX.
68. i. Nina B. Hardwick born July 6, 1890 in TX and died July 17, 1971 in Deaf Smith Co. TX.
69. ii. Robert L. Hardwick born Feb. 16, 1893 in Rusk Co. TX and died Feb 2, 1971 in Rusk Co. TX.
70. iii. Bessie Hardwick born Jan. 29, 1895 in TX and died Feb. 2, 1919 in TX.
71. iv. Nettie Frances Hardwick born Feb. 22, 1897 in TX and died Feb. 17, 1990 in Rusk TX.
72. v. George T. Hardwick born Jan. 16, 1899 in TX and died Mar. 22, 1938 in Taylor Co TX.
73. vii. Callie Florence Hardwick born Sept. 1, 1902 in TX and died Apr. 2, 1974 in Haskell Co. TX.
74. viii. Sallie Mae Hardwick born Aug. 14, 1908 in Cherokee Co. TX and died Jan. 16, 1943 in Dallas Co TX.

Last updated Jan. 5, 2014


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