Seeking info. on the parent's of James Ira Barksdale, who was born Nov. 11, 1848 in Alabama, and died Aug. 13, 1906 in Lamar Co., Alabama. He married Sarah Cordelia Nall Dec. 24, 1872 in Fayette Co., Alabama. Sarah Cordelia was born Aug. 22, 1858, the dau. of Silas D. & Emily Elizabeth "Richards" Nall. She died after 1910 in Trulls, Lamar Co., Alabama. James Ira & Sarah Cordelia were buried at Ebenezer Cemetery, north of Fernbank, Alabama. They had 10 known children, their oldest child, and son was Dr. George Silas Barksdale, born Sept. 26, 1873, and died Sept. 18, 1843. He was married Jennie Jane Loftis, and they were buried at Asbury Cemetery, Lamar Co., Alabama! James Ira & Sarah Cordelia "Nall" Barksdale fourth child, and son was Ira Gordon Barksdale, born Oct. 27, 1880 in Lamar Co., Alabama, he married Alice G. Sisson Nov. 1, 1901 in Lamar Co., Alabama. Alice G. Sisson was born Mar. 1879, the dau. of James E. & Samantha Sisson. Ira Gordon & Alice G. "Sisson" Barksdale had four known son's, William Collier, James Stockard, Johnston, and Henry Wilson Barksdale. William Collier was born Dec. 14, 1903 in Lamar Co., Alabama, died Oct. 6, 1982 in Columbus, Lowndes Co., Miss.! He married Lola Gray Gunnels before 1924, and they had nine children. Lola Gray Gunnels was born Aug. 4, 1907, the dau. of Zenus Jackson & Mollie "Taggart" Gunnels. William Collier was buried at Ebenezer Cemetery, and Lola Gray "Gunnels" Barksdale was buried at Furance Hill Cemetery, Vernon, Lamar Co., Alabama. Anyone working on these surname's please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
William G. Latham Jr.