Currently, I am researching my mother's family: Parker, Dyer,Stephenson, on her dad's side, & McDonald, Banks on her father's side.They were in the area of Tyler, TX and surrounding areas.Also settled in Shreveport, LA.
On my father's side of the family, I am researching his mother's people from Diboll Texas area; Tompkins, and his father's side, Keen in Mira, LA area as well as Texas.
William Normandy Stephenson, died in the Civil War, pow
Enlisted in Hope, Alabama, Lawrence County.4th Calvary
His son, James Cunningham Stephenson, also in the War, same unit as his father. He survived the war and is buried in Corsicana, TX
near his son and next to his wife.