John Malachi Herring,born Jan.13,1863 in MS;died Feb.23,1937 in Eastland,Eastland Co.,TX;wife Cornelia Harris Herring; was a matress maker;father Pinkney,mother Susan Williams;buried in Eastland City Cemetery. As found on familysearch.org Texas death certificates 1890-1976. Cornelia died in 1941-same place. Hiram Pinkney Herring (misspelled as "Haram") born Jan.10,1861 MS;died Jan.24,1942 Wichita Falls,TX;spouse Martha Hopson; Son Temple Odell Herring,born Sept.23,1911-Comanche Co.;died July 26,1975-Wichita Falls. Hiram first married to Sarah-born July 1867 in MS;daughters Julia-b.June 1886;Minnie b.Aug.1889;Lillian b.Dec.1892;Mattie b.Apr.1896;Willie born Mar.1899;(Willie's married name "Clouse",she died June 4,1970 in Ft.Worth.)and twins Myrtie and Bertie born abt.1902. 1910 census shows Hiram and Martha to be newly married,and she has daughter's Mattie,13;Annie,9;and Relma?age 7,last name Carver. Martha died Aug.28,1969 in Dallas. She is buried in Bowie,Montague,TX.