Re: GW Himes m. Brumfield 1866 TN
You're welcome.My mother and I have been working on our genealogy for the past 20 years.
Yes, Mary HIMES in the 1850 Bedford Co census is the widow of John HIMES.
The LAND DEED GENEALOGY OF BEDFORD COUNTY TENNESSE by Helen Marsh has abstractions of early deed records to 1850.There is a listing of the heirs of John HIMES, dec'd and "Polly" HIMES - a common nickname for Mary Ann.We are related through Henry HASTINGS, Sr of Orange Co, NC.Joseph HASTINGS, Sr, the brother of your ancestor John HASTINGS is my ancestor.The line goes Joseph HASTINGS, Sr > Col. John HASTINGS > Frances Elizabeth "Frankie" HASTINGS, who married John Andrew HIME, son of John and Mary Ann Kizer HIME > James Love HIME > Daisy Lue HIME, who married James Franklin SCOTT > Jimmie Elizabeth SCOTT, who married Finis Rea KERSEY, Jr > Sherry KERSEY, who married a SUMERLIN.
From the LAND DEED GENEALOGY OF BEDFORD COUNTY TENNESSEE by Marsh page 282, Book JJ Page 375, Filed 6 June 1840 - William H. CATES and others to Joseph HASTINGS.Relinquishment.William F. CATES, Joseph S. CATES, Robert POLLOCK and Susanna POLLOCK his wife, Andrew MORGAN and Tempy MORGAN his wife, Jacob HERSHAW and Mary HERSHAW his wife, interest in the estate of their grandfather Joseph HASTINGS, deceased.Wit: A.C. WOOD, H. HOLT and Jno. HASTINGS.
Reg:7 July 1840
The CEMETERY RECORDS OF BEDFORD COUNTY TENNESSEE by ? in the New Hope Cemetery a.k.a. Hastings Camp Ground Cemetery has the "Father" T.S. CATES 1775-1843 and "Mother" M. CATES 1779-1818.
From these we get Thomas Sykes CATES' and Martha Hastings CATES' children:
William F/H m ?
Mary "Polly" m Jacob HERSHAW - I've also seen HISHAW/HASHAW.
Susannah m Robert POLLOCK who are the parents of Alcy POLLOCK who was the 2nd wife of John and Mary Ann Kizer HIME's son William HIME
"Tempy" possibly Temperance m Andrew MORGAN
John Sykes m Elizabeth HIME, daughter of John and Mary Ann Kizer HIME. Their son Giles P. CATES m Martha Ann HASTINGS, daughter of Col. John HASTINGS and his 2nd wife Luarka Ray HASTINGS.Col. John HASTINGS was the son of Joseph HASTINGS, Jr and Nancy PITTMAN, he being the son of Joseph HASTINGS, Sr and Susannah HOLLOWAY.
Joseph H. m1 Sophia HIME, daughter of John and Mary Ann Kizer HIME, then m3 Susan HIME, daughter of George and Sophia Winbugler/Winpigler HIME
John Sykes CATES' and Elizabeth HIME's Children:
Mary E. m Paschal BROWN - 2 children
John R. m ?
Martha Jane m James Monroe REEVES - 3 children
Daniel Edgar m Sarah L. ____ - 4 children
Joseph H. m Minerva Lavina OAKLEY - 2 children
Giles P. m Martha Ann HASTINGS, daughter of Col. John HASTINGS and 2nd wife Luarka RAY - 1 girl Tennie died young
James P. m ?
Cynthia Jane m George W. REED - 8 children
Losada R. "Sadie" m Joseph DWYER, son of John S. DWYER, and brother of John F. DWYER below - 2 children
Louisa m. ?
Justinia E. m ?
Caldonia C. m John F. DWYER, son of John S. DWYER and brother to Joseph DWYER above - 1 child
Julia m Matthew WOOSLEY [Joseph HASTINGS, jr's daughter Josephine Harriett m William E. WOOSLEY - don't know if these are related] - 6 children
Phenettie F. m John McCOMBLE - ?
Tinnie m ?