Re: James Polk Priestly married Catherine Thompson Davis
James Polk Priestly was born December 1, 1844 in Sabine, TX. He died June 13, 1926 and is buried in Jarrett Cemetery, Turney, Cherokee Co., TX. Frances Leonidas was one of 16 children.We called her "Aunt Frankie" and she was the sister of my great grandmother, Georgia Ann Priestly Morrow.James Polk's parents were James Priestly, Jr.(April 10, 1817 in York District, SC and died April 30, 1844-he is buried in Meador Cemetery, Jacksonville, Cherokee Co., TX. He was married to Elizabeth Amm Ragsdale-born Sept. 11, 1819, Rutherford, NC and died June 4, 1860 in Cuero, TX.
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