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John Darby Windham Family Group Sheet
Subject:
Birth:
Marriage:
Marriage:
Death:
Burial:
Father:
Mother:

John Darby WINDHAM
13 Feb 1816 Mississippi Territory.
circa __ ___ 1836 Groom
8 Jul 1841 Groom; Frances "Fannie" MONTEITH (b. 10 Feb 1816, d. 11 Jan 1901); Nacogdoches County, Texas.
30 Mar 1898 Callahan County, Texas.
__ ___ 1898 Tecumseh, Callahan County, Texas.1
Samuel B. WINDHAM (b.ci circa 1769, d. between 1850 and 1860)
Leah BLAKE (b. 12 Jan 1775, d.
)

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Spouse:
Birth:
Name-Marr:
Death:
Burial:
Father:
Mother:

Eliza SPRAULS(SPROLES?)
say __ ___ 1816
circa __ ___ 1836
circa __ ___ 1837
circa __ ___ 1837

WINDHAM
Newton County, Mississippi.
Newton County, Mississippi.

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James "Jim" Lodric WINDHAM
Birth:
Name-Comm:
Marriage:
Residence:
Biography:
Marriage:
ChildNum:
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Death:
Burial:

circa __ ___ 1836
__ ___ ____
__ ___ 1860
__ ___ 1860
__ ___ ____
before __ ___ 1870
__ ___ ____
__ ___ 1870
29 Dec 1902
__ ___ 1902

Newton County, Mississippi.
Jim
First; Rhoda Ann Elizabeth "Lizzia" JONES (b. say 1832, d. circa 1866); Angelina County, Texas.
Resident; Angelina County, Texas.
2

Second; Delphia Ann FANNIN (b. circa 1846, d. after 1902)
Delphia Ann FANNIN (b. circa 1846, d. after 1902)3
Resident; Brown County, Texas.
Big Spring, Howard County, Texas.
Big Spring, Howard County, Texas.

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John Darby Windham Family Group Sheet
Subject:
Birth:
Marriage:
Marriage:
Death:
Burial:
Father:
Mother:

John Darby WINDHAM
13 Feb 1816 Mississippi Territory.
circa __ ___ 1836 Groom; Eliza SPRAULS(SPROLES?) (b. say 1816, d. circa 1837)
8 Jul 1841 Groom; Nacogdoches County, Texas.
30 Mar 1898 Callahan County, Texas.
__ ___ 1898 Tecumseh, Callahan County, Texas.1
Samuel B. WINDHAM (b.ci circa 1769, d. between 1850 and 1860)
Leah BLAKE (b. 12 Jan 1775, d.
)

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Frances "Fannie" MONTEITH
Spouse:
Birth:
10 Feb 1816 Tennessee.
Name-Comm:
__ ___ ____ Fannie
Name-Marr:
8 Jul 1841 WINDHAM
Death:
11 Jan 1901 Callahan County, Texas.
Burial:
__ Jan 1901 Tecumseh, Callahan County, Texas.1
Father:
Robert MONTEITH (b. say 1785,
)
Mother:
Mary Ann ROBERSON (b. say 1785,
)

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Samuel Robert WINDHAM
Birth:
Biography:
Marriage:
Death:
Burial:

10 Sep 1842
__ ___ ____
__ ___ 1872
__ ___ 1917
__ ___ 1917

Nacogdoches County, Texas.
4

Groom; Amazon "Amy" Savannah BAUGH (b. 15 May 1847, d. 28 Feb 1914); Brown County, Texas.
Brown County, Texas.
Byrds, Brown County, Texas.5

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Jesse Ezekiel "Eli" WINDHAM
Birth:
Name-Comm:
Death:
Biography:
Burial:
Marriage?

3 Mar 1845
__ ___ ____
19 May 1866
__ ___ ____
__ May 1866
__ ___ ____

Nacogdoches County, Texas.
Eli
Homer, Angelina County, Texas.
6

Homer, Angelina County, Texas.

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Mary Ann WINDHAM
Birth:
Death:
Burial:
Marriage?

circa __ ___ 1847
__ ___ 1864
__ ___ 1864
__ ___ ____

Byrds, Brown County, Texas.

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Calvin WINDHAM
Birth:
Marriage:
Death:
Burial:

11 Jun 1849
__ ___ ____
12 May 1901
__ May 1901

Groom; Martha Alice SMITH (b. 7 Aug 1861, d. 30 May 1939)
Callahan County, Texas.
Tecumseh, Callahan County, Texas.1

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Hilary "Tod" WINDHAM
Birth:
Name-Comm:
Marriage:
Burial:
Death:

17 Apr 1851
__ ___ ____
28 Sep 1880
__ ___ 1927
4 Dec 1927

Marion, Angelina County, Texas.
Tod
Groom; Lenora CONNELL (b. 1 Nov 1864, d. 29 Dec 1937); Eagle Cove, Callahan County, Texas.
Tecumseh, Callahan County, Texas.
Callahan County, Texas.

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Willis C. WINDHAM

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Birth:
Death:
Burial:
Marriage?

circa __ ___ 1853
__ ___ 1864
__ ___ 1864
__ ___ ____

Angelina County, Texas.
Brown County, Texas.
Brown County, Texas.

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Eliza WINDHAM
Birth:
Marriage:
ChildNum:
Death:
Burial:

24 Jun 1854
__ ___ 1871
__ ___ ____
__ ___ 1930
__ ___ 1930

Angelina County, Texas.
Bride; John W. JONES (b. say 1854, d. 16 Mar 1920); Texas.
John W. JONES (b. say 1854, d. 16 Mar 1920)3
Callahan County, Texas.
Baird, Callahan County, Texas.7

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Dicie J. WINDHAM
Birth:
Marriage:
Name-Marr:
Death:
Burial:

18 May 1856
28 Mar 1872
28 Mar 1872
23 Dec 1934
24 Dec 1934

Nacogdoches County, Texas.
Bride; William Eli GILLILAND (b. 28 Nov 1848, d. 14 Jan 1929); Windham Ranch, Callahan County, Texas.
GILLILAND
Baird, Callahan County, Texas.
Baird, Callahan County, Texas.7

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Thomas WINDHAM
Birth:
Marriage:
Death:
Burial:

8 Aug 1859
__ ___ 1883
28 Aug 1951
__ Aug 1951

Angelina County, Texas.
Groom; Laura Lou JONES (b. 26 Feb 1866, d. 17 May 1948)
Callahan County, Texas.
Tecumseh, Callahan County, Texas.1

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Endnotes
1. in Tecumseh Cemetery.
2. He was a Confederate soldier during the War Between the States. He served in Company I, 4th Texas Cavalry, Sibley's Brigade, from 1861 until the
end of the war. After the War Between the States, he moved from Angelina County, Texas, to Brown County, Texas, where he remained until about 1877
when he moved to Callahan County, Texas, and resided at Belle Plain and Tecumseh until about 1885/86. He moved to Big Spring, Texas, where the
worked for the T and P Railway Company until his death.
3. no.
4. He served four years in the Confederate Army during the War Between the States. He was with Greers Regiment in Arizona and New Mexico, and
later, he was in the Louisiana campaign. When he died, he was buried dressed in his Confederate uniform.
5. in Windham Cemetery.
6. He was killed on Saturday May 19, 1866, in a gun battle between former Jayhawks and a group of Unionist. The "Jayhawks" were the Home Guard
Patrol that were formed as a security unit just before and during the War Between the States. John Darby Windham, father of Jesse Eli Windham, was
the leader of the Jayhawkers during the War Between the States. As the leader of the Jayhawks, John Darby Windham made some enemies in
Angelina County, Texas. Jesse Eli Windham was not a Jayhawker but had just returned from fighting in the War Between the States as a Confederate
soldier.
7. in Ross Cemetery.

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John B. Windham, 4624 Park Drive North, Metairie, LA 70001-3324, (504-454-1903), (j.b.windham@cox.net), 20 Jan 2010

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