Francis S. or A. (seen that way in Documents; married Mary Van(Vann)February 29, 1852 Conway County, Arkansas by JP Stone. She b. Alabama, he Mississippi
Children were: Charlotte M.; Martha Ann; and Mary Francis(died at age 4 ); and Joseph Samuel (by his first marriage). There was also a David from first marriage. What happened to him?
These names excluding Mary Francis were found in the 1860 census. Elizabeth was b. 1864 in Illinois or Kansasper census records, and we know that they were in Illinois for a time.
Francis married again(3) to Mrs. Milly Simmons, in Newton County, Missouri; 1871 Francis was residing in Van Buren, Crawford Co. AR in 1877. where he died.
Question:Why are two of the children, Martha Ann and Elizabeth in Johnson County, Kansas in 1870;age 10 and 6 respectively,living with Nathanial Lucas and family in Olathe, Ks. and Elizabeth in home of John Landon and family in Spring Hill, Ks.Both of these men were born in Canada, as well as their wives and most children and had not been in the states more then 6 years.
What happened to Mary Vann?
What happened to boys from first marriage, In his will he leaves, $1.00 to Joseph Clanton, Elizabeth Clanton, Martha Victor(in will spelled Vietsy, and Lottie Lemmons the balance of estate. He also leaves $1.00 to Mrs Millie Clanton, and says once his wife, but not now $1.00