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Branch Captain: John Moore, P. O. Box 13429, Trapper Creek, AK 99683, johnm@mtaonline.net
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                                                                                                1 JAMES (1) LATTA
 

JAMES LATTA was born about 1732 in Unknown. He died about 1804 in Orange County North Carolina, USA. He married (1) UNKNOWN.

Notes for James Latta:

 James & John Latta ( brothers ) and Early settlers of Orange County North Carolina.

 If you will bear with me I have omitted most of John’s Information as my Branch # 31 and Branch # 6 currently evolve from James Latta. His son John Latta Jr  moved his entire family to Maury, Co. Tennessee. John Latta Sr. is the patriarch of Branch #7 & # 15  

 I am not sure of the brothers origin, but this will give some idea.

 "To the Right Honorable Earl of Granville, Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawns in the County of Bedford in ye Kingdom of Great Brittan; one of the Lords of His Majesty’s Most Honorable Privy Council and Knight of the Most Nobel Order of the Garter, act. The Petition of His Majesties Most Dutiful & Loyal Subjects, Protestant Dissenters, and your Lordships most Dutiful Tenants, Inhabitants of Rowan County, an Infant Settlement on ye Back frontiers of the Province of North Carolina, on behalf of themselves and their brethren in ye joining frontier Counties of Anson and Orange, a few of whom are the subscribers."  The Petitioners go on to say, "We are originally your liege people. Mostly originally from the North of Ireland, trained and brought up under Presbyterian Church Government, and we and our forefathers have resided sometime in ye Northern Province of Pennsylvania, Jersey and New York, where we were exempted from paying, or supporting, any clergy save our own, and we come here encouraged by gracious proposals to Protestant Dissenters published in your Lordships name and by your agents, Mssr. Mosley & Halton, whereby we hoped to enjoy like freedom" (such as they had in Penn., Jersey and New York). They were complaining about being taxed to support the Church of England, when they were already supporting their own Protestant churches. They were petitioning to be relieved of such taxes. The petition was signed by John Latta and James Latta and many other Orange County residents. (copy in possession of Larry D Draughon; Branch 7)

 

We know that James Latta was in Orange Co. NC as early as 1754 and his brother John Latta by 1758. In most likelihood they came to North Carolina together from one of the provinces mentioned above.

 James Latta recorded stock mark Oct 1754 Orange  County Court

I have James Latta in 1755 Tax book of Orange Co NC
Land conveyed from John Earl Granville to James Latta 1756
Reappointment of constable 1756 James Lattay (Latta)
"Petitions to Earl Granville and the King" in 1758 signed by John Latta and James Latta
James Latta appointed overseer of road 1761

 James Latta conveyed to brother John Latta 147 acres 23 Aug 1763.

In Orange Co., NC. Deed Book 15, p.84 John Latta, Sr. sells to his son, John Latta, Jr., on May 19, 1815, three tracts of land for only five shillings. One of the tracts was on a branch of Quarter Creek, consisting of 147 acres, ".....which tract of land was conveyed to the said JOHN LATTA, SR. by his BROTHER, JAMES LATTA, by deed, bearing date of August 2, 1763..." This confirms that John and James were brothers.

 

James Latta appointed overseer of road 1765.

In 1774 Orange Co., was divided into 16 districts. The 14th District, St. James, included Thomas Gibson´s land just above but not including George Gibson´s land. The 15th District, St. Mary, was adjacent to and south of the 14th District. The dividing line between the 14th and 15th crossed the Flatt River and ran across the dividing line between George and Thomas Gibson´s land. The 15th District was defined as follows:

Begins at the Granville line where it crosses the Nap of Reed running West including Arthur Magnum, George Gibson, Charles Moore & Robert McCornwell on the South, thence South, including Robert McConwell, William Rigs, George Rigs, John Latta, James Latta, John Douglas, John Woods, Nathaniel Lewis, John Scarlet, John Piper, Thomas Trammel & John Hart on the East, thence East including John Hart (through William Reeds plantation him not included) to Wake County line just North of Robert Abercrombie's plantation, him not included.  The 15th District is in present day Durham Co. (established 1881).  The 14th District is in present day Person Co. (established 1791).

Orange NC Land Entry #711 06 Oct 1778, John McCley enters a claim to 255ac land lying in Orange Co., on the branches of Buck Quarter, a branch of Eno, bounded on the South by lands of Wm. Pinkston, Saml Clenney, & Timothy Cain, on the east by Wm. Clenney, on the north by John Grey & Wm. Montgomery and on the west by Jas. Latta & Thos. Holden, Sr. tracts.

1779 James, John and Thomas Latta tax rolls Orange Co.  This is the first time Thomas Latta appears on the tax rolls.  Thomas Latta (son of James Latta being of age to be on census).  This rules out the possibility of James & John Latta having a brother Thomas Latta residing in Orange Co., NC.

Orange NC Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions Feb 1780 John Cate bound in 5000 pds for appearance at next court.  Timothy Cain in 500 pds bond for his appearance, Ordered William Dunagan, William Ray, George Newton, George Horner, Timothy Caine, John Douglas, William Whitehead, Stephen Wilson, John Latta, James Latta, William Pinkerton, and J??? Cate apptd jury to view road going by William Jacksons and make report to next court.  Court adjourned.  present: William Caine, John Butler, John Steel, Orange NC Deed Book 04-153.

"Affidavit of John Latty (Latta) and Others" - September 7, 1780 John Latty (Latta), James Latty (Latta), William Montgomery, John Douglas, John Woods and William Cain make Oath before me, William Courtney, one of the State's Justices assigned to keep peace for the county of Orange, That the Corps of Light Horse under the command of Colonel Armong have billeted themselves on said deponents; and without regard to the laws of humanity or the sacred rights of the citizen, have wantonly and cruelly destroyed and by violence wrested from the said deponents their property inasmuch as they have taken possession of their dwelling houses, barns and other houses, together with the furniture and grain in them, and converted the same to their own use, and have also pulled down their fences and turned the horses into the corn fields of the said deponents; and arbitrarily and forcibly taken from them sheep, etc.  And the said deponents farther depose that they have, with the rest of their fellow citizens contributed their quotas of grain and other provisions to the support of the army stationed at Hillsborough.  Sworn to before me this 7th day of Sept., 1780. Wm. P. Courtney, J. P. (Signed by: James Latta, William Montgomery, John Douglas, William Cain and John Wood).

February Court 1783: Thomas Lattie and John Lattie were among those appointed to lay out a road from the Caswel line, near Taps Mill, etc. I am assuming youth for the work required. (Thomas Latta & John Latta sons of James Sr.)

Orange NC Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions Nov. 1785 Deed: John Douglas to James Latta proved by Wm. Caine.

1785 James Latta, Sr. and three sons listed 1785 tax list St. Marys district, James Latta, Jr. and the three sons of James: Thomas, James, Jr., and John, Jr. (John, Jr. is listed as "Junior" to distinguish him from his uncle, John Latta, Sr., because John Sr.'s son, John, was born in 1779, so he would only be age six.  This was the common practice in those days and they often used "Sr." & "Jr." to distinguish between people and it was not always father and son).

Orange NC Deed Book 04-153 30 Oct 1787 William Ray & wife Mary to John Cain, 140 pds, 200ac on Little River at the mouth of a branch. s/William Ray, Mary (x) Ray. wit/James Latta, Jurat: John Wattson.

Orange  NC  Deed Book  04-154
30 Oct 1787  Stephen Wilson & wife Sarah, to JOHN CAIN, 30pds, 63ac on Little River adj. William Ray, McCulloch.  wit/ James Latta.  Jurat:
Robert (x) Horner.
 
1787 (2) James Latta, (2) John Latta & Thomas Latta Orange Co NC
1790 (2) James Latta, (2) John Latta & Thomas Latta Orange Co NC
These are the first times James Latta Jr (son of John Sr.) and John Latta Jr. ( son of James Sr.) appear on tax rolls.
 
Page 1298. State Records, N. C. Clark XXVI Tax list for St. Mary's District, 1790.
No. Carolina Orange Co., Hillsboro District. White and Black polls. Acres.
James Latta, Sr. 0,1 91  over 50 yrs of age
James Latta, Jr. 1,0 190
Thomas Latta, 1,0 93
 
1800 CENSUS Orange Co NC
James Latta      00001-00001     This is James the patriarch age 68
James Latta Jr 20110-20010     This is the son of James the patriarch ( his age 37)
John Latta        01201-12101     This is John the patriarch age 66
John Latta         10210-31110      This is John B Latta (son of James the patriarch) as none of his children were 21 at this time
Thomas Latta   31210-02010     This is the son of James the patriarch ( his age 44)
Thomas Latta Jr   10010-41010     This is the son of John the patriarch and would have been 32 yrs at this time
 
1804 James Latta to Thomas Latta
Know all men by these presents that I, James Latta Senior, Have made constituted and appointed and by these presents do constitute make and appoint my trusty Son, Thomas Latta my true and lawful attorney for me, and in my name and stead, and to my use, to ask demand levy sue for and receive, all such sums of money, owning payable and belonging to me, any manner or means whatsoever, by James Latta junior (my Son) giving and granting unto my said attorney by these presents my full and whole powers, strength and authority, in and about the premises, to have use and take all lawful ways and means, in my name for the recovery thereof and upon the receipt of any such debts, dues, or sums of money as aforesaid, acquaintances or other sufficient discharges for me and in my name to make seal and deliver, a sufficient receipt to all intents and purposes as I myself might or could do, as if I was personally present. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this Sixteenth day of August in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and four.
James (his mark) Latta Sr. Orange County August Term 1804.
 
1804 James Latta died. date and place uncertain.
 
The population in backcountry North Carolina grew from a few hundred in the 1740s to 39,000 European-Americans and 3,000 African-Americans by 1767. (Kars Marjoleine, Breaking Loose Together, The Regulator Rebellion in Pre-Revolutionary North Carolina, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002, p. 16.) In 1750, the assembly created Anson County, which spanned the entire western Piedmont. In 1752 Orange County was erected, located between Rowan to the west and Granville to the east.
 
"Settlement and Early History" by Ruth Blackwelder.
  The great migration from Pennsylvania to Piedmont Carolina came in the middle of the eighteenth century.  Scotch-Irish and German immigrants, finding the price of land too high for them in Pennsylvania, journeyed southward along the "Great Wagon Road" through the Shenandoah valley to Carolina
 
Hillsborough was an earlier Piedmont colonial town where court was held, and was the scene of some pre-Revolutionary War tensions. In the late 1760s, tensions between Piedmont farmers and
coastal planters welled up in the Regulator movement, which had its epicenter in Hillsborough. Several thousand people from North Carolina, mainly from Orange County, Anson County, and Granville County in the western region, were extremely dissatisfied with the wealthy North Carolina officials whom they considered cruel, arbitrary, tyrannical and corrupt. With specie scarce, many inland farmers found themselves unable to pay their taxes and resented the consequent seizure of their property. Local sheriffs sometimes kept taxes for their own gain and sometimes charged twice for the same tax. At times, sheriffs would intentionally remove records of their tax collection in order to further tax citizens. The most heavily affected areas were said to be that of Rowan, Anson, Orange, Granville, and Cumberland counties. It was a struggle of mostly lower class citizens, who made up the majority of the population of North Carolina, and the wealthy ruling class, who composed about 5% of the population, yet maintained almost total control of the government. It is estimated that out of the 8,000 people living in Orange County at the time, some six or seven thousand of them were in support of the Regulators.
 
Governor William Tryon's conspicuous consumption in the construction of a new governor's mansion at New Bern fuelled the movement's resentment. As the western districts were under-represented in the colonial legislature, it was difficult for the farmers to obtain redress by legislative means. Ultimately, the frustrated farmers took to arms and closed the court in Hillsborough, dragging those they saw as corrupt officials through the streets and cracking the church bell.  Tryon sent troops from his militia to the region and defeated the Regulators at the Battle of Alamance in May 1771. Several trials were held after the war, resulting in the hanging of six Regulators at Hillsborough on June 19, 1771.
 
Correspondence
I have been researching the Lattas for about 13 years now and still have not been able to sort out the southern branches.  I am a descendant on what is sometimes called "branch 7."  I have reviewed the information that you sent and have a few comments.
I believe Thomas Latta who married Polly Moore was known as "Thomas B. Latta" and eventually moved to Graves County, Kentucky.  Further, I believe 2 Thomas Latta did not marry Janey Scarlett, but rather married Sussanh Jackson.  Relatedly, while it is often stated that the father of John B. Latta was John Latta, I believe his father was James Latta the original Latta settler in Orange County, NC.  As I am sure you know, the Latta patriarch in Orange County known as John Latta was the brother of James the original settler.  John, the brother did have a son named John, but not "John B." John, the son of John the patriarch, married a Cabe and died as a young man, leaving his children under the guardianship of his father John, the patriarch.
Joshua Armstrong
 
 
(Wayland F. Dunaway, Scotch Irish in Colonial Pennsylvania, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1944, p. 10.) Only about 4,000 Scotch-Irish had emigrated from Northern Ireland to America between 1700 and 1730. More than 60,000 arrived between 1730 and 1770. By the time of the American Revolution, 100,000 had relocated to America. (Jon Butler. Becoming America: The Revolution before 1776. Harvard College, 2000, pp. 23-25.) The majority was comprised of agricultural workers and general laborers. Only a few were skilled. (Ibid., p. 24.) They made up the largest European ethnic minority in America by 1776. (Ibid., p. 25.)]
 
James Latta and UNKNOWN had the following children:
 
  THOMAS (2) born about 1755.  He married Sussanah Jackson in North Carolina, USA.  She was born about 1760 in North Carolina, USA.
3    JOHN (2) b. 05 May 1759 in Orange Co., NC (source LDS). He died in 1827 in Maury, Tennessee, USA.  He married Mary Jackson, daughter of James Jackson and Elizabeth Pearson, about 1779 in Orange County, North Carolina, USA. She was born 11 Jan 1761 in North Carolina, USA.  She died on 18 Aug 1828 in Maury Co., Tennessee, USA.
4    JAMES (2) b. about 1763.  He married Nancy Allen on 24 Aug 1790.
5    MARTHA (2) b. in 1768 in Orange County, North Carolina, USA. She died before 1830 in Orange County, North Carolina, USA. She married John Robinson in Orange County, North Carolina, USA.  He was born about 1760 in Orange County, North Carolina, USA.
        NOTES for Martha Latta: Martha Latta, born abt. 1760 (source: (1) Robert H. Latta Collection (Library of Congress, Rare Books Room, CS71.L36) She married John Robinson. Source: Robert H. Latta Collection, Library of Congress, Rare Books Room, CS71.L36.
 
 
                                                                                               2 THOMAS (2) LATTA
 
James (1) Born about 1755.  He married Sussanah Jackson in North Carolina, USA. She was born about 1760 in North Carolina, USA.
 
Notes for Thomas Latta:
I do not think Thomas Latta (brother of John B. Latta) married Janey Scarlett.  I am a descendant of Stephen Scarlett, father of Janey Scarlett.  Three daughters of Stephen Scarlett married Lattas.  I believe the Thomas Latta mentioned above married Susannah Jackson and one of their sons named Thomas Latta married Janey Scarlett.
Josh Armstrong
Thomas3 Latta (James2, James1) was born Abt. 1755 (Source: Robert H. Latta Collection (Library of Congress, Rare Books Room, CS71.L36)). He married Susannah Jackson, daughter of James Jackson and Susannah Pearson.
 
Notes for Thomas Latta:
 
Orange Co. (NC) Deed Book 4, P. 424, 25 April 1791
 
Thomas Latta of Orange, planter, to John Latta of same, seventy pounds, 93 acres, on waters of Mountain Cr., begin at a stake a cor. of John Latta Junior on the line of a tract of land formerly belonging to William Johnston, along sd. line S 36 ch. to a red oak which the Thomas Latta deed called a black oak now dead, S40E 16 ch. to a post oak, N23E 50 ch. along James Walker's line to a spanish oak another cor. of John Latta, w 33 ch. to the beginning being the dividing line between John Latta & Thomas Latta one of a tract from James Wilkinson to Charles Abercromby 11 February 1773, Abercromby to Thomas Burford 21 April 1778, Burford to Jean Latta 5 February 1783, Jean Latta to Thomas Latta 27 January 1784; signed: Thomas Latta; witness: James Walker, James Walker Junior; proved May 1791 Term by James Walker Junior.
 
REF: Orange County Records, Vol. IV, Deed Book 4 abstracts, edited by William D. Bennett, C.G., published Raleigh, NC, 1990, ppgs.73-74.
 
Children of Thomas Latta and Susannah Jackson are:
 
6    ELIZABETH (3) She married Mr. Harris (Source: Robert H. Latta Collection (Library of Congress, Rare Books Room, CS71.L36)).
 
7   MARY "Polly" (3) She married Richard Crabtree April 04, 1809 in Orange County, North Carolina (Source: Marriage Bond. Orange County, North Carolina.); died Bef. 1860 in Orange County, North Carolina.
 
Notes for Richard Crabtree:
 
In LATTA v. RUSS, 53 N.C. 111 (1860) the probate or Richard Crabtree was at issue. Named parties were William W. Latta, administrator versus Charles E. Russ, administrator. Parthenia the widow of Richard died during probate.  The following heirs are named: (1) Thomas J. Latta and wife; (2) William Crabtree; (3) Moses Crabtree; (4) William Hpkins and wife; (5) Clement Crabtree, a minor; (6) John Crabtree, a minor; (7) Richard Crabtree, a minor; (8) Arthur Crabtree, a minor; (9) Kemp Crabtree, a minor; (10) Lucy Ann Crabtree, a minor.
 
8    ROBERT (4) b. abt. 1760 in Orange County, North Carolina (Source: Robert H. Latta Collection (Library of Congress, Rare Books Room, CS71.L36); died in Orange County, North Carolina (Source: Robert H. Latta Collection (Library of Congress, Rare Books Room, CS71.L36).  He married Anna _________________.
 
Notes for Robert Latta:
Died at the home of his son, James.  Both he and wife buried in Orange County, NC - Robert H. Latta Collection
More about Robert Latta:
Burial: Orange County, North Carolina (Source: Robert H. Latta Collection (Library of Congress, Rare Books Room, CS71.L36)
 
9    THOMAS (5) born Abt. 1785 in Orange County, North Carolina (Source: Robert H. Latta Collection (Library of Congress, Rare Books Room, CS71.L36)) (Source: Brøderbund WFT Vol. 1, Ed. 1, Tree #0795, Date of Import: Mar 30, 1997). He married (1) Nancy Cain. He married (2) Jane Scarlett August 28, 1810 in Orange County, North Carolina (Source: Robert H. Latta Collection (Library of Congress, Rare Books Room, CS71.L36)); born Abt. 1781 in Orange County, North Carolina (Source: LDS IGI Index: Film # 451179, Ordinance #42391).
 
Notes for Thomas Latta: Robert H. Latta collection states that child, Mary, is by second wife.
More about Thomas Latta: Notes for Nancy Cain:
She was born about 1760 in North Carolina.
Notes for Thomas Latta: Notes for Nancy Cain: Previously married to Mr. Cain and had 1 child, Sarah at the time of marriage to Thomas Latta, Jr.
Notes for Jane Scarlett: Birth also noted ca. 1789.
 
10    SOLOMON (6)  b. June 26, 1793 in Orange County, North Carolina (Source: Thomas Jackson Latta Bible); died 1834 in Chesterfield County, North Carolina (Source: Thomas Jackson Latta Bible) He married Elizabeth Wilson August 10, 1814 in Orange County, North Carolina (Source: Thomas Jackson Latta Bible. Robert Latta Collection, Library of Congress); born April 19, 1791 in Orange County, North Carolina; died February 15, 1854.
 
Notes for Solomon Latta
Died 1834 while on a trip to Florida, and was buried there.
More About Solomon Latta:
Burial: Chesterfield County, North Carolina (Source: Robert H. Latta Collection, Library of Congress, Rare Books Room, CS71.L36).
 
 

                                                                                                3 JOHN (2) LATTA

James (1).
was born on 05 May 1759 in Orange Co NC (source: LDS). He died in 1827 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Mary Jackson, daughter of James Jackson and Elizabeth Pearson, about 1779 in Orange County, North Carolina, USA. She was born on 11 Jan 1761 in North Carolina, USA. She died on 18 Aug 1828 in Maury, Tennessee, USA.
 
Notes for John Latta:
John born 1779 on Orange Co. NC during the Revolutionary War and grew up on his fathers plantation.
1814 DEED of convience to John Latta from William Polk for two hundred and twenty two and three fourths acres of land in Maury Co TN
 
John B. Latta (James2, Unknown1) was born May 05, 1759 in Orange County, North Carolina (Source: Robert H. Latta Collection (Library of Congress, Rare Books Room, CS71.L36)), and died September 15, 1827 in Maury County, Tennessee (Source: Robert H. Latta Collection (Library of Congress, Rare Books Room, CS71.L36)). He married Mary Jackson, daughter of James Jackson and Susannah Pearson. She was born January 11, 1761 in North Carolina (Source: DAR Application: #476234), and died August 18, 1828 in Maury County, Tennesse (Source: DAR Application: #476234).
 
 
"John B. Latta probably died in 1829 after the date of his will. The reference to 1827 was probably a typographical error in the Robert H. Latta Collection or a source upon which Robert H. Latta relied." -- JJA, June 28, 2000.
" I would agree with the 1827 date as his estate inventory is dated 18 Sept 1827; the will was probated in 1829."  John Moore Dec 2009
 
John born in N.C. May 5, 1764; d. September 15, 1827.  Went from Orange Co., N.C. to Maury Co., Tenn. before 1810.  Mrs. Emily Prowell, grand daughter of James Latta Sparkman, said he married Mary Jackson, and was born January 11, 1761 and died August 18, 1828.  As Rebecca's son was named John Jackson, it looks as if he had been named after Mary Jackson, the mother of Rebecca.
   
    Mrs. Emily Powell, daughter of Jane Latta Sparkman, writes from Leiper's Fork, Tenn. March 1, 1916, (she was then 84 years of age), . All of John Latta's daughters are dead, and all of their children except Rebecca's son, Samuel Sparkman and his wife, and Jane's daughter, Emily Powell.   I never knew anything of an Aunt Martha.  I think there must be some mistake in the history of John Latta given you by Dr. William Latta and Jesse Mitchell. For they have him born five years later than my chronology, and I feel sure he married Mary Jackson, for I have a piece of all fancy work she did with her name on it.  I do not think I had an Aunt Martha to marry a Mitchell as late as 1846.  My mother, (Jane Latta Sparkman), was the only unmarried daughter when my grand father died about 1827 and she married in 1828 or 1829.
 
WILL.. In the name of God Amen. I John Latta late of Maury County state of Tennessee being in sound mind and memory and willing to the mortality of my body do make and ordain this my last will and testament, I first of all I resurrect my sole to God who gave it my body to the earth who gave it to be buried in a (series of unreadable words) like manner at the discretion of my and forsaking such worldly (series of unreadable words) or goods when which it had pleasured God to bless me. I give bequeath and distribute in the following parameters this after my funeral expense and debts paid and I bequeath to my daughter Jane our horse his shoes and saddle and bridle one chair four sheets two beds and featherbed one pot and six plates six  (series of unreadable words)  and six knives and forks One negro girl named Charity, and of the said negro girl Charity amount to more than her equal share Jane is to pay back and if the said negro does not amount to her equal part then it is to be made up to Jane & equal with the rest. The other property before mentioned not to be valued in her part only the negro. I give and bequeath to my daughter Rebecca wife of Seth Sparkman one negro girl named Chorlett said if last negro Chorlett dect net amount to her part besides what they had already got. Rebecca to be made equal to the rest but if said negro Chorlett should amount to more than share then Rebecca to pay back. I give and bequeath to Shadrack Chandler ten dollars and to the heirs of the body of Elizabeth Chandler my daughter. I give and bequeath one  M??? to be equally divided between them but after Shadracks death if Elizabeth his wife is not provided for then Elizabeth to be supported by rest that then during her natural life or widowhood. I give and bequeath to Moses Latta one hundred dollars to his brother John Latta twenty five dollars. And pay with it that my son Moses Latta and my son John Latta and my daughter Mary Robinson and my daughter Sarah Moore give an equal part of all my property besides what they already got. Save my land & three negros Charity & Buck David & Milley May be valued and sold or properly dist and my heirs can agree. only the two first named negros Charity and Chorlett valued  & I also will that my son Thos Latta & that  Alex Moore (husband of Sarah) & John Moore (brother of Alex) be the sole executors of this my will and testament in who set my hand the 11th of August 1829.
                                       Moses Latta      Sign                                                         
 
                      This account was written by Mary Ann Moore Sparkman (daughter of John Moore and Mary Rogers) , born 10 November 1820, died 4 September 1901. This was found in an attic in a little wooden box, and was submitted to Historic Maury by MiIlie Adkison.
 
My Grandfathers father name was Jim Moore and he married Cathrine Robertson and Great Grandfather he died on his way from North Carolina up near Franklin Williamson County, Tennessee. Grandfathers name was Jim Moore.  I don't know who he married he was a Widorer when he came hear his wife died in North Carolina.  Grandfathers children name was Aunt Peggy, she married Benjamin Polk at fathers house. Aunt Peggy she died in Texas.  Aunt Mollie she married Thomas Lottie she died in Kentucky Purchas.   Aunt Betsy she married Joe McColister, she died in Kentucky Purchas.  Aunt Sallie she married Jackson Fitzgerald and she died in Texas and he had two sisters and two brother Jim and one of the Marthas and one of the Jims got burned in my Grandfathers house then the other Martha she died and the other Jim got killed in the battle at New Orlines he was fighting under old Ander Jackson then uncle Alex he married Sallie Lottie and he and his wife both died on redford creek and burried at lasting hope.
 
(This letter proves the strong ties between the Latta and Moore family from Orange County NC and later of Maury County TN with Thomas and Sarah Latta married to Mollie and Alex Moore. James Latta (son of John) and the Martha his wife was Martha Patsey Moore I have the documents proving James and Thomas Latta served in war 1812 at New Orleans.)
John Moore
 
Columbia TN Nov 20th 1978 letter from Clarence Latta
William Craig had two daughters, Louisa and Matilda. Louisa married John Latta, Matilda married Moses Latta who was my great grand father. The first John Latta came to Maury & Williamson Co in the late 1700's. He had one son James Latta who died on the way from North or South Carolina. James left two sons who were raised by their grandfather. Moses was my great grandfather and Moses Jr was my grandfather. Sims was my father and my name is Clarence. I am 78 years old; very hard of hearing. My wife is a Robinson and a direct decendent of Mary Latta sister of James Latta.
 
 
The 1820 Census of Maury Co TN supplies a wealth of information on the linking of families of the Thomas Latta, John Latta, William Huthingson, Schadrick Chandler, Benjamin Polk,  Catherine Moore,  William McKee, William Craig
 
Email from ksparkman@bellsouth.net on May 27, 2008: Branch 31. Interesting footnote that may be of assistance to black researchers. Read the will of John Latta on your site today, and he bequeathed a negro girl name Charlotte (with horrible spelling) to his daughter Rebecca Sparkman (wife of Seth). Well, Charlotte's birth is recorded in the family Bible of Seth Sparkman's father William.
http://bellsouthpwp.net/k/s/ksparkman/family.htm
 
Notes for Mary Jackson:
records show a Mary Jackson born circa 1760 as a daughter of James
Jackson and Elizabeth Pearson. James' brother and Elizabeth's sister are my
line (three Jackson brothers married three Pearson sisters).
 
I have no information on this Mary, but the Jacksons and Pearsons were Quakers in Orange County and the Lattas were a prominent family there.
 
Children of John Latta and Mary Jackson:
11     JAMES (3)
was born about 1781 in Orange, North Carolina, USA. He died in 1815 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Martha Patsey Moore, daughter of Moore, on 27 Jun 1804 in Orange, North Carolina, USA. She was born in North Carolina, USA.
12    THOMAS (3)
was born on 23 Nov 1782 in Orange, North Carolina, USA. He died in 1848 in Hickman, Kentucky, USA. He married Mary Millie Moore, daughter of Captain James Moore and Catherine Robinson, on 04 Oct 1803 in Orange, North Carolina, USA. She was born on 27 Sep 1782 in Orange, North Carolina, USA. She died on 28 Jun 1858 in Hickman, Kentucky, USA
13    JOHN J (3)
was born in 1783 in North Carolina, USA. He died before 1850 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married (1) ELIZABETH WOOD. She was born in 1782 in North Carolina, USA.
14    MARY (3)
was born on 04 Mar 1787 in Orange, North Carolina, USA. She died on 16 Oct 1835 in Tennessee, USA. She married John Robinson, son of Charles Robinson and Elizabeth Moore, on 08 Dec 1813 in Tennessee, USA. He was born on 15 Nov 1779 in Orange, North Carolina, USA. He died on 31 Aug 1867 in Tennessee, USA.  John Robinson and Mary Latta had the following children:
 
    i.    REBECCA ROBINSON was born on 30 Jan 1815 in Tennessee, USA. She died in 1846. She married Nicholas T Robinson, son of David Robinson and Sarah Rubottom, on 11 Feb 1841 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He was born on 08 Jan 1822 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He died on 18 Dec 1894 in Washington, Arkansas, USA.
    ii.    MARY ANN ROBINSON was born on 16 Apr 1817 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 06 Sep 1892 in Tennessee. She married Matthew Patton Sparkman on 27 Dec 1837 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He was born on 26 Mar 1817. He died on 04 Feb 1864
    iii.    JOHN LATTA ROBINSON was born on 08 Jan 1823 in Tennessee, USA. He married (1) MARY J DANIELS. He married (2) ELIZABETH MCALPINE
    iv.    SARAH JANE ROBINSON was born on 22 Sep 1826 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 25 Jan 1897 in Williamson County, Tennessee, Indiana, United States. She married Shadrack Jackson Robinson, son of Michael Robinson and Nancy Chandler, on 31 Oct 1850 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He was born on 22 Nov 1825 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 23 Mar 1879
    v.    CHARLES MARION ROBINSON was born on 27 Jun 1832 in Williamson County, Tennessee, USA. He died on 20 Mar 1912 in Williamson County, Tennessee, USA. He married (1) ELIZABETH HASSELL. She was born in 1840 in Tennessee, USA
 
MARY ANN4 ROBINSON (Mary3 Latta, John2 Latta, James1 Latta) was born on 16 Apr 1817 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 06 Sep 1892 in Tennessee. She married Matthew Patton Sparkman on 27 Dec 1837 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He was born on 26 Mar 1817. He died on 04 Feb 1864
Matthew Patton Sparkman and Mary Ann Robinson had the following children
FRANCIS CALVIN5 SPARKMAN was born on 01 Jul 1859 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He died on 16 May 1922
JOHN H. SPARKMAN was born on 17 Oct 1838. She died on 30 Nov 1859
REBECCA JANE SPARKMAN was born on 20 Mar 1841. She died on 12 Mar 1918
ELIZA MOLLY SPARKMAN was born on 24 Dec 1842. She died on 23 Jun 1890
WILLIAM P. SPARKMAN was born on 14 Jan 1847 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He died on 30 Apr 1866
SARAH ELIZABETH SPARKMAN was born on 21 Nov 1849. She died on 26 Jul 1870
JAMES M. SPARKMAN was born on 10 Oct 1854 in Tennessee, USA
SOPHRONIA W. SPARKMAN was born on 25 Dec 1861. She died on 18 Jun 1882
WILLIAM A. MORROW SPARKMAN was born on 03 Aug 1863. He died on 15 Nov
 
SARAH JANE4 ROBINSON (Mary3 Latta, John2 Latta, James1 Latta) was born on 22 Sep 1826 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 25 Jan 1897 in Williamson County, Tennessee, Indiana, United States. She married Shadrack Jackson Robinson, son of Michael Robinson and Nancy Chandler, on 31 Oct 1850 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He was born on 22 Nov 1825 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 23 Mar 1879
Shadrack Jackson Robinson and Sarah Jane Robinson had the following children
MATTHEW CARROLL5 ROBINSON was born on 14 Apr 1864. He died on 26 Apr 1940
MARY E ROBINSON was born on 04 Feb 1852 in Tennessee, USA
JULIA ANN ROBINSON was born on 03 Oct 1854. She died on 06 Dec 1929 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA
JAMES JACKSON ROBINSON was born on 14 Feb 1868
WILLIAM A ROBINSON was born on 02 Nov 1859
 
CHARLES MARION4 ROBINSON (Mary3 Latta, John2 Latta, James1 Latta) was born on 27 Jun 1832 in Williamson County, Tennessee, USA. He died on 20 Mar 1912 in Williamson County, Tennessee, USA. He married (1) ELIZABETH HASSELL. She was born in 1840 in Tennessee, USA
Charles Marion Robinson and Elizabeth Hassell had the following child
REBECCA J5 ROBINSON was born in 1860 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA
 
 
15    ELIZABETH (3) was born about 1790 in Orange, North Carolina, USA. She married Shadrack Chandler on 27 Feb 1810 in Orange, North Carolina, USA. He was born about 1780 in North Carolina, USA. He died before 1840 in Maury, Tennessee, USA.
 
Notes for Elizabeth Latta:
m. Shadrack Chandler on Feb. 27, 1810 in Orange County NC. (Bondsman: Jas. Latta her brother) Children: Rebecca, Amelia, Sarah, John, Shelby, and James.
Notes for Shadrack Chandler:
Traveled to Tennessee probably with John & James Latta shortly after 1810.
 
Children of Elizabeth Latta and Shadrack Chandler:
        i.    REBECCA4 CHANDLER was born in 1810 in North Carolina, USA
Notes for Rebecca Chandler:
It appears that Rebecca did not marry or have children
 
        ii.    SARAH CHANDLER was born in 1824 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA.
Notes for Sarah Chandler:
appears to be single in 1870
 
        iii.    JOHN CHANDLER was born in 1813 in Tennessee, USA. He married (1) SUSAN CROSBY. She was born in 1816 in Tennessee, USA
    iv.    SHELBY CHANDLER was born in 1817 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married (1) LONARIE FITZGERALD. She was born about 1820 in Tennessee, USA
    v.    JAMES J CHANDLER was born in 1826 in Tennessee, USA
    vi.    AMELIA CHANDLER was born in Tennessee, USA
 
JOHN4 CHANDLER (Elizabeth3 Latta, John2 Latta, James1 Latta) was born in 1813 in Tennessee, USA. He married (1) SUSAN CROSBY. She was born in 1816 in Tennessee, USA
John Chandler and Susan Crosby had the following children
CAROLINE5 CHANDLER was born in 1840 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
NANCY CHANDLER was born in 1842 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
GEORGE W CHANDLER was born in 1858 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
 
JAMES J4 CHANDLER (Elizabeth3 Latta, John2 Latta, James1 Latta) was born in 1826 in Tennessee, USA
James J Chandler had the following child
JAMES5 CHANDLER was born in 1852 in Tennessee, USA
 
 
16    SALLY (3)  was born on 26 Oct 1794 in Orange, North Carolina, USA. She died after 1850 in Rutherford, Tennessee, USA. She married Alexander Moore, son of Captain James Moore and Catherine Robinson, in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He was born on 10 Oct 1789 in Anson, North Carolina, USA. He died on 29 Jun 1851 in Rutherford, Tennessee, USA
 
Notes for Sally Latta:
b. Oct. 20, 1794 (Maury County Cousins, page 365) in Williamson Co., Tenn.; m. Alexander Moore of Maury Co., Tenn. Alexander Moore was born October 10, 1789. (Maury County Cousins, page 365) Alexander Moore's sister, Mary Millie Moore, married Thomas Latta, Sarah's brother. Children: James and John.
 
Alexander Moore and Sally Latta had the following children:
 
    i.    JOHN L.4 MOORE was born in 1817 in Tennessee, USA. He married (1) ANGELINE MCKEE. She was born in 1825 in Tennessee, USA. He married (2) ANGELINE MCKEE, daughter of William McKee and Jane Jameson, on 12 Oct 1848 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She was born on 15 Aug 1825 in Maury, Tennessee, USA.
    ii.    JAMES J MOORE was born in 1815 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Mary B Bunch on 01 Feb 1848 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She was born in 1825 in Maury, Tennessee, USA.
 
JOHN L.4 MOORE (Sally3 Latta, John2 Latta, James1 Latta) was born in 1817 in Tennessee, USA. He married (1) ANGELINE MCKEE. She was born in 1825 in Tennessee, USA. He married (2) ANGELINE MCKEE, daughter of William McKee and Jane Jameson, on 12 Oct 1848 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She was born on 15 Aug 1825 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
John L. Moore and Angeline McKee had the following children
SARAH J5 MOORE was born in 1849 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She married Thomas M Smith on 18 Jan 1866 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
WILLIAM A. MOORE was born in 1855 in Tennessee, USA
JOHN L. MOORE was born in Oct 1855 in Tennessee, USA. He married Roxie F Moore, daughter of James J Moore and Mary B Bunch, on 23 Dec 1880 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She was born in Jan 1858 in Tennessee, USA
John L. Moore and Roxie F Moore had the following children
THOMAS6 MOORE was born in 1884 in Tennessee, USA
CLIFFORD MOORE was born in 1885 in Tennessee, USA
SIMNAE LEE MOORE was born in 1895 in Tennessee, USA. She married A E Brewer on 17 Apr 1921 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
 
JAMES J4 MOORE (Sally3 Latta, John2 Latta, James1 Latta) was born in 1815 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Mary B Bunch on 01 Feb 1848 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She was born in 1825 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
James J Moore and Mary B Bunch had the following children
ROXIE F5 MOORE was born in Jan 1858 in Tennessee, USA. She married John L. Moore, son of John L. Moore and Angeline McKee, on 23 Dec 1880 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He was born in Oct 1855 in Tennessee, USA
John L. Moore and Roxie F Moore had the following children
THOMAS6 MOORE was born in 1884 in Tennessee, USA
CLIFFORD MOORE was born in 1885 in Tennessee, USA
SIMNAE LEE MOORE was born in 1895 in Tennessee, USA. She married A E Brewer on 17 Apr 1921 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
 
BENJAMIN F MOORE was born in 1861 in Tennessee, USA. He married Annie Lee Akin on 23 Aug 1888 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She was born in 1870 in Tennessee, USA
Benjamin F Moore and Annie Lee Akin had the following children
JAMES C6 MOORE was born in 1892 in Tennessee, USA
MILDRED D MOORE was born in 1903 in Tennessee, USA
KATIE E MOORE was born in 1907 in Tennessee, USA
 
MUSA D A MOORE was born in 1856 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She married Wm A Thompson on 08 Dec 1870 in Haywood, Tennessee, USA. He was born about 1852 in Tennessee, USA

 

17    REBECCA (3) was born on 24 Feb 1797 in Orange, North Carolina, USA. She died on 20 Apr 1883 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. She married Seth Sparkman, son of William Reid Sparkman and Rosanna Williams, on 09 Jul 1822 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He was born on 15 Jan 1797 in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, USA. He died on 08 Oct 1884 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA.
 
Notes for Rebecca Latta:
b. 24 Feb. 1797, Orange Co., NC; d. 20 Apr. 1883, Boston, Williamson Co., TN; bur. Sparkman Cemetery, Williamson Co., TN (see tombstone picture below) ; m. Seth Sparkman, son of William Sparkman and Rosanna Williams, of Boston, Williamson Co., Tenn. July 9, 1822. She lived near Franklin, Maury Co., Tenn. Children: Mary, William, John, Seth, Samuel, James, and Nathan. Daughter, Mary Sparkman Alexander buried in the Alexander Cemetery, Maury County, TN. Williamson County, TN Land Records: WILLIAM SPARKMAN and SETH SPARKMAN witness deed 19 Apr. 1819 from GEORGE ROPER to STEPHEN PIGG; $150 for 50 acres on the head waters of Lick Creek lying on both sides of the Natchez Road where PIGG lives. Entered 15 June 1819. Deed Book F, pg. 53
http://bellsouthpwp.net/k/s/ksparkman/cemetery_listings.htm
 
Seth Sparkman and Rebecca Latta had the following children
 
    i.    MARY W SPARKMAN was born about 1824 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 15 Apr 1900 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. She married John Campbell Alexander, son of Abdon Independence ALEXANDER and Eliza Eugenia CAMPBELL, on 16 Dec 1845. He was born on 07 Jan 1824 in Carters Creek, Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died on 05 Dec 1892 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
John Campbell Alexander and Mary W Sparkman had the following children
SALLIE5 ALEXANDER
MARY C. ALEXANDER was born about 1863 in Tennessee, USA
CAROLYN HUNTLY ALEXANDER was born on 09 Mar 1858 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 28 Jul 1949
CORAH H ALEXANDER was born about 1858 in Tennessee, USA
ENOLA E ALEXANDER was born in 1855 in Carters Creek, Maury, Tennessee, USA
LAURA LENORA ALEXANDER was born on 14 Nov 1852 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 13 May 1923
ROSS ALEXANDER was born in 1848 in Carters Creek, Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died on 21 Aug 1923
SARAH REBECCA ALEXANDER was born in 1846 in Carters Creek, Maury, Tennessee, USA. She died on 28 Apr 1927 in Spring Hill, Maury, Tennessee, USA
 
    ii.    WILLIAM LATTA SPARKMAN was born about 1826 in Tennessee, USA. He married Lucinda Wakefield on 06 Dec 1849 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. She was born in 1838 in Tennessee, USA
William Latta Sparkman and Lucinda Wakefield had the following children
CYNTHIA PAULINE JOSEPHINE5 SPARKMAN was born in 1851 in Tennessee, USA. She died in 1935 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA
M.A.M.S. SPARKMAN was born in 1850 in Tennessee, USA
JOSEPH SETH SPARKMAN was born in 1854 in Tennessee, USA
CHARLES M.A. SPARKMAN was born in 1856 in Tennessee, USA
HENRY B. SPARKMAN was born in 1857 in Tennessee, USA
WILLIAM J.B. SPARKMAN was born in Jul 1859 in Tennessee, USA
 
    iii.    JOHN JACKSON SPARKMAN was born on 24 Oct 1827 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 22 Feb 1899 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He married (1) ELIZABETH J. "BETSY" BURNS. She was born on 24 Mar 1836 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 27 Mar 1901 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA
John Jackson Sparkman and Elizabeth J. "Betsy" Burns had the following children
MARY5 SPARKMAN was born on 14 Nov 1861 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 05 Feb 1864 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA
JOHN LEE SPARKMAN was born on 05 Apr 1868 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 05 Sep 1875 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA
IDA SPARKMAN was born in 1858 in Tennessee, USA
 
    iv.    SETH COLDEN SPARKMAN was born on 27 Nov 1830 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He died on 12 Jun 1890 in Scrapbook. He married Lucy M Cummings on 27 Sep 1866 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. She was born in 1846 in Tennessee.
Seth Colden Sparkman and Lucy M Cummings had the following children
ERNEST5 SPARKMAN was born on 09 May 1868 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA
LENA SPARKMAN was born on 23 Dec 1870 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA
 
    v.    JAMES THOMAS SPARKMAN was born on 16 Aug 1836 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 28 Jun 1893 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married (1) MARIETTA DABNEY. He married (2) LAURA KING. She was born in 1850 in Tennessee, USA.
James Thomas Sparkman and Marietta Dabney had the following child
DABNEY D5 SPARKMAN was born on 30 Dec 1860 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 15 Oct 1890 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
James Thomas Sparkman and Laura King had the following children
DABNEY SPARKMAN was born in 1861 in Tennessee, USA
LOTTA SPARKMAN was born in 1865 in Tennessee, USA
 
    vi.    NATHAN AMAN SPARKMAN was born in 1841 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 08 Jul 1873. He married Emily J Roundtree on 03 Jun 1862 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA
 
    vii.    REBECCA JANE SPARKMAN was born in 1841 in Tennessee, USA. She died date Unknown. She married Robert Jackson Morrow on 23 Oct 1861 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He was born in 1838 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died date Unknown in Williamson, Tennessee, USA
Robert Jackson Morrow and Rebecca Jane Sparkman had the following children:
JOHN P.5 MORROW was born in 1876 in Tennessee, USA. He died date Unknown in Franklin, Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He married May McMinn in Williamson, Tennessee, USA
FRANCIS M MORROW was born in 1867 in Tennessee, USA. She died date Unknown
ANNA MORROW was born in Tennessee, USA. She died date Unknown
RILEY MORROW was born in Tennessee, USA. He died date Unknown
 
 
18    JANE (3) was born in 1803 in Orange County, North Carolina, USA. She died in 1850 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. She married Charles Robinson Sparkman on 21 Mar 1828 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He was born on 08 Jul 1804 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 06 Feb 1856 in Green City, Hickory, Missouri, USA.
Notes for Jane Latta:

b. 1803, Orange Co., NC; d. 1850, Williamson Co., TN; bur. (believed) Sparkman Cemetery, Williamson Co., TN; m. Charles Robinson Sparkman, son of William Sparkman and Rosanna Williams, of Boston, Tenn. Lived in Williamson Co., Tenn. Children: Mary, Emily, Thomas, Jane, and Margaret.

Charles Robinson Sparkman and Jane Latta had the following children
 
    i.    MARY ANN SPARKMAN was born on 01 Jan 1830 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She died on 13 Jul 1853 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA
    ii.    EMILY SPARKMAN was born on 04 Feb 1832 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 02 Jan 1929 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. She married (1) THOMAS WASHINGTON PROWELL. He was born on 12 Dec 1838 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 12 Jul 1903 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA
Thomas Washington Prowell and Emily Sparkman had the following children
MARY J. P.5 PROWELL was born on 07 Dec 1860 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 20 Jun 1862 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA
LUCY O. PROWELL was born on 18 Jun 1866 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 25 Mar 1952 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA
 
    iii.    WILLIAM THOMAS SPARKMAN was born on 07 May 1833 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 19 Jan 1897 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He married (1) MARGARET FRANCES TRIMBLE. She was born on 14 Nov 1833. She died on 21 Jun 1908 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA
William Thomas Sparkman and Margaret Frances Trimble had the following children
WILLIAM ROBINSON5 SPARKMAN was born on 10 Nov 1861 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He died in 1952 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He married Edna Lucreta Taylor on 09 Apr 1892 in Lewis, Tennessee, USA. She was born on 02 Mar 1869 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She died on 21 Apr 1950
   William Robinson Sparkman and Edna Lucreta Taylor had the following children
    LIZZIE RUTH6 SPARKMAN was born on 14 Mar 1895
    GEORGE EWELL SPARKMAN was born on 08 Nov 1900
    MARY T SPARKMAN was born on 20 Nov 1898
JAMES ALEXANDER SPARKMAN was born on 04 Jan 1864 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 31 Aug 1918 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA
 
    iv.    REBECCA JANE SPARKMAN was born on 22 Aug 1835 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 17 Feb 1906 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. She married John Wood, son of John Wood and Lucreita Richmond, on 05 May 1878 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He was born on 04 Mar 1818. He died on 16 Aug 1889 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA
    v.    SALLY MARGARET SPARKMAN was born on 10 Jan 1837 in Tennessee, USA
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                                                          4  JAMES (2) LATTA
 
James (1)  was born about 1763.  He married Nancy Allen on 24 Aug. 1790.
 
Notes for James Latta:
Orance NC Will Book D-178
Will of Jacob Senior Allen: 13 Jan 1806/Nov Ct. 1806
Son: Jacob Allen, land on s side of Eno River
Son: William Allen, land on n side of Eno River
Dau: Sally Allen, Betsy Allen, Hannah Allen, Nancy Latta, Cynthia Scarlett
Exr: Son in law James Latat, son Jacob Allen
Wit: William Cain Sr., John Kelley Sr., Cuthbert (x) Burton.
 
Deed 1812 Orange Co., NC James Latta, Jr. sells to Cleaton Lynch, 100 acres on Ellibees Cr.
Signed James Latta, Jr. Wit: Howard Wheeler and Jacob Latta.
 
Deed 1814 John Glenn to Solomon Wood 88 acres. Wit: James Latta and Jacob Latta
 
Deed 1816 James Latta and wife Nancy sold interests to William Cain the younger.
 
James and Nancy moved from Orange Co., North Carolina to Limestone Co., Alabama around 1825, Even though James held land grants in both Limestone Co. and Madison Co., as early as 1816. They lived in Limestone Co. from about 1825 to 1831, where Nancy probably died. He turned over his property to his two daughters and moved to Madison Co. James briefly married Marsilla Ray, about 1836. The marriage only lasted a couple of years because in a land transaction in 1838 they refer to each other as "the late wife" and "former husband". Marsilla signed the transaction so she was still alive. They must have been separated or divorced. In the 1850 census of Madison Co., Alabama James was living with Elias and Fanny Wilbern (relationship not known). James' son Walter, and his family, remained in Limestone Co. until 1859-60, when they moved to Blount Co., Alabama. The whereabouts of John, Jacob, Sarah, and Mary are unknown at this time; however, Sarah and Mary are known to have remained in Limestone Co. until 1833 where they sold land their father bequeathed them. At this time Sarah signed as "Sarah Criss" and her husband , John Criss also signed. John Latta and his wife Elizabeth sold land in 1833, and Jacob Latta bought some land in 1840, all in Limestone Co. (This information was written by Cindy Steine, a descendent of John Pierce Latta. Phone 256-772-1524).
 
Notes for Nancy Allen:
Orange  NC  Will Book  D-178
Will of Jacob Senior Allen: 13 Jan 1806 / Nov Ct 1806
Son: Jacob Allen, land on s side of Eno River
Son: William Allen, land on n side of Eno River
Dau: Sally Allen, Betsy Allen, Hannah Allen, Nancy Latta,
Cynthia Scarlett,
Exr: Son in law James Latta, son Jacob Allen
Wit: WILLIAM CAIN SR, John Kelley Sr, Cuthbert (x) Burton.
 
Children of James Latta and Nancy Allen:
19    WALTER (3)
20    JOHN (3)
21    JACOB (3)
22    SARAH (3) married John Criss.
23    MARY (3)
 
 



                                                                                           11 JAMES (3) LATTA


John (2) James (1). was born about 1781 in Orange, North Carolina, USA. He died in 1815 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Martha Patsey Moore, daughter of Moore, on 27 Jun 1804 in Orange, North Carolina, USA. She was born in North Carolina, USA.
 
Notes for James Latta:
James moved with his family, his parents family and his brothers family from Orange County (St. Mary's Parish). NC to Maury Co. TN in 1810 and his son John was born enroute.
 
Orange County Deed Book 14??, p. 400, Nov. 3, 1812
James Latta (of John), sells to James Latta, Jr., 192 acres on Ellibees Cr.
Signed: James Latta (of John). Witnessed by John Latta (of John) & John Latta (of Thomas). Proved Februrary Ter, 1813, by John Latta.
 
December 16, 1811 New Madrid earthquake began and continued until February 1812 chimneys crumbled, glass panes broke and cracks formed in buildings in Maury County
 
James Latta and brother Thomas Latta served in Capt. John Jackson's Co. of Inf., 1 Reg't Tennessee Militia from Nov 14th 1814 to May 13th 1815. I do believe their is some truth in the account offered by his grandson, Sims, said that "James was returning from the Revolutionary War ( this has proven to be the war of 1812 ) when he died". "He died 1815 when  Andrew Jackson brought his men back from New Orleans over the Natchez Trace to Columbia for dismissal." John Moore.
James Latta is declared dead on the 3d Monday of May 1815 in Maury County Court; John Latta is appointed Administrator for the estate.
 
On the 23d of May 1815 John Latta gives Thomas Latta power of attorney to collect any monies owing to Estate of James Latta deceased for his service in Capt. John Jackson's company for the term of six months.
 
James left two young sons (John and Moses) and wife Martha Moore Latta. James's father John is appointed guardian.
 
Much has been made of the fact that the Battle of New Orleans was fought after the Treaty of Ghent was signed (24 December 1814). However, the treaty had not yet been ratified and a British victory could have complicated the peace agreement. The enormity of the victory was a huge boost to the morale of the United States, giving the impression that America had won the War of 1812, when, in fact, it could be said that the war ended in a draw.
 
As for Jackson and his Tennesseans, they lingered in the camps at New Orleans until March 1815. Ironically, hundreds of Tennesseans who survived the rigors of battle succumbed to the deadly illnesses that permeated the camps of New Orleans after the battle. Jackson was proclaimed a national hero and embarked on a political career that eventually took him to the White House in 1828.
 
James Latta's estate sale was on 16 June 1815 in Maury Co and he is said to have been a resident of the county when he died.
 
After his death, Martha married William Huchison on Nov. 23, 1819 (Maury County Marriages). Martha and William Hutchinson had a daughter named Mary "Polly" Hutchison who married Tilman Morris in the 1840s.
 
LATTA JAMES 1 REG'T (METCALFE'S) W. TENNESSEE MILITIA. PRIVATE PRIVATE 122 602
COLONEL WILLIAM METCALF
DESIGNATION: 1st Regiment West Tennessee Militia
DATES: November 1814 - May 1815
MEN MOSTLY FROM: Davidson, Bedford, Franklin, Lincoln, Maury, Warren, and Giles Counties
CAPTAINS: John Barnhart, Daniel M. Bradford, Barbe Collins, John Cunningham, Lewis Dillahunty, Alexander Hill, Bird S. Hurt, John Jackson, Thomas Marks, William Mullen, Andrew Patterson, William Sitton, Obidiah Waller
 
Notes for Martha Patsey Moore:
Martha Moore married James Latta in Orange Co NC in 1804 and they moved to Maury Co TN prior to 1814. They had two sons both born in NC. Martha married William Hutchingson in Maury County after the death of James Latta
 
In James Hutchison's 1822 Am. Rev. War Pension Appl. & 1836 will includes children's names. They are: 1)Sarah HUTCHISON m. Mr. RAIL after 1810. Widow w/ offspring by 1822 2) William HUTCHISON m. Mrs. Martha MOORE LATTA (widow of James LATTA who had 2 sons Moses and John LATTA). William & Martha had two daughters. One named Mary "Polly" HUTCHISON & m. Tilmon MORRIS in 1840's. 3) Elizabeth HUTCHISON m. James MORRIS in 1820's and 4) James Hulen HUTCHISON a.k.a. Jr. who married Martha Patterson "Patsey" CRAWFORD in Maury County between 1825-1830.
 
Children of James Latta and Martha Patsey Moore:
24    MOSES (4) was born in 1806 in North Carolina, USA. He died on 27 Dec 1872 in Concord, Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Matilda Craig, daughter of William Craig and Jennet Campbell, on 25 Sep 1827 in Tennessee, USA. She was born in 1807 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 02 Mar 1893 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
25    JOHN (4)
was born in 1810 in Cherokee, North Carolina, USA. He married Louisa Craig, daughter of William Craig and Sophie Unknown, on 19 Oct 1834 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She was born on 18 Apr 1814 in Carters Creek, Maury, Tennessee, USA. She died on 20 Feb 1873 in Maury, Tennessee, USA.
 

 

 


                                                                                              12 THOMAS (3) LATTA


John (2) James (1). was born on 23 Nov 1782 in Orange, North Carolina, USA. He died in 1848 in Hickman, Kentucky, USA. He married Mary Millie Moore, daughter of Captain James Moore and Catherine Robinson, on 04 Oct 1803 in Orange, North Carolina, USA. She was born on 27 Sep 1782 in Orange, North Carolina, USA. She died on 28 Jun 1858 in Hickman, Kentucky, USA.
 
Notes for Thomas Latta:
Thomas Latta was the first of our Lattas to come to Williamson/Maury County, Tennessee and probably traveled with his wife and her parents family (James Moore) about 1805. His father John Latta and brother James Latta would follow 1810/1813. Thomas and brother James fought at the Battle of New Orleans in the War of 1812. James Latta and brother Thomas Latta served in Capt. John Jackson's Co. of Inf., 1 Reg't Tennessee Militia from Nov 14th 1814 to May 13th 1815. He is living with his family near his father in Maury County, Tennessee for the 1820 census. He is in Maury Co. until his fathers will settlement in 1829. He is with his family in Clinton, Hickman, KY for the 1830 and 1840 census.
Married Mary Millie Moore, daughter of Catherine Robinson and John Moore. Catherine Robinson was born in Orange County, NC. Catherine Robinson Moore and John Moore both died in Williamson Co., TN. Mary Millie Moore was born in 1783 in Orange County NC.
Williamson County, Tennessee Land Records: WILLIAM SPARKMAN deed to JAMES WALDRIP 22 Jan. 1805; $40 for 30 acres on Leepers Fork adjacent SPARKMAN. JOHN MOORE and THOMAS LATTA, witness. Entered 23 Aug. 1805. Deed Book A1, pg. 661.
Williamson County, Tennessee Court Records: Inventory Book I, Page 156; Jan. Court, 1807. Inventory of the Property of CATHERINE MOORE, dec'd.; ( this is his wife's mother) estate sale 27 Nov. 1806; buyers include JOHN MOORE, JESSE SPARKMAN, THOMAS LATTA, JESSE WHITE, CHARLES ROBINSON, WILLIAM SPARKMAN, BETSY MOORE, HENRY MOORE, DAVID ROBINSON, WILLIAM SIMPSON, ALEXANDER MOORE, JOHN ROBINSON. DAVID ROBINSON & JOHN MOORE, Admr.
 
November 23, 1782; d. August 13, 1848; buried in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Graves County, KY; m. Mary Ann Moore, daughter of James and Catherine Moore, on Oct. 4, 1803 in Orange Co. NC.
m. Mary Ann Moore, daughter of James and Catherine Moore, on Oct. 4, 1803 in Orange Co. NC. She was born September 27, 1782 and died June 28, 1858. She is also buried in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Thomas Latta came into western Kentucky (Hickman County) early. He and wife Mary are buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery located near the Graves, Hickman County line. They have many descendants in the area of Graves, Fulton and Hickman counties in the purchase area. He moved to Graves Co., Ky. with his family, buying and selling land. Both are Buried at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Graves Co., KY. I have heard my father say that Thomas fought under General Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans January 8, 1815. They moved to Hickman Co, Ky. about 1829. All children born in Maury Co., Tenn
 
Notes for Mary Millie Moore:
                      This account was written by Mary Ann Moore Sparkman, born 10 November
                      1820, died 4 September 1901. This was found in an attic in a little wooden
                      box, and was submitted to Historic Maury by MiIlie Adkison
 
My Grandfathers father name was Jim Moore and he married Cathrine Robertson and Great Grandfather he died on his way from North Carolina up near Franklin Williamson County, Tennessee. Grandfathers name was Jim Moore.  I don't know who he married he was a Widorer when he came hear his wife died in North Carolina.  Grandfathers children name was Aunt Peggy, she married  Benjamin Polk at fathers house. Aunt Peggy she died in Texas.  Aunt Mollie she married Thomas Lottie she died in Kentucky Purchas.   Aunt Betsy she married Joe McColister, she died in Kentucky Purchas.  Aunt Sallie she married Jackson Fitzgerald and she died in Texas and he had two sisters and two brother Jim and one of the Marthas and one of the Jims got burned in my Grandfathers house then the other Martha she died and the other Jim got killed in the battle at New Orlines he was fighting under old Ander Jackson then uncle Alex he married Sallie.  Lottie and he and his wife both died on redford creek and buried at lasting hope.
 
Uncle Roberson Moore he  lived with father until he married and he married Nancy Miller and he died down in West and his Wife died on redford creek and was burried at the Miller graveyard.  They all lived with father untill they married off and Grandfather he frozed to death on carters creek in Williamson County, Tennessee.  He had been to old Billie Simpsons and the houses was so far apart in that time and it was snowing and he could not find his way and could not find the way back in January 1805.  My father name was John Moore he was born Nov. 7, 1788 and he married Nancy Rodgers and they had 11 children.
 
Children of Thomas Latta and Mary Miller Moore:
 
26    ELIZABETH (4) was born on 04 May 1805 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. She died on 06 Mar 1887 in Kentucky, USA.
 
Notes for Elizabeth Latta:
ELIZABETH (5) b. May 4, 1805; d. March 6, 1887; buried in an unmarked grave in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Graves County, KY; m. Hardy Kirby.  Children: Aaron Shelby, Thomas Wright, Jane, Catherine, and Francis Marion.
 
27    JANE (4) was born on 24 Feb 1809 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. She died on 22 Nov 1822 in Kentucky, USA.
 
Notes for Jane Latta:
JANE (5) b. February 24, 1809; d. August 10, 1866 (57 yrs, 5 mos, 16 das) in Graves County, KY; buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Graves County, KY; m. Sinnett Lafoon, son of Mark and Sarah Lafoon,  on Nov. 19, 1829 in Hickman County, KY.  No children
 
28    CATHERINE (4) was born on 05 Nov 1813.
 
Notes for Catherine Latta:
  CATHERINE (5) b. November 5, 1813; d. Nov. 22, 1875; buried in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Graves County, KY; m. James Boone in Graves Co., Ky. on May 6, 1841.  Children: Louise E. b. July 7, 1847; d. 1873; m. Dr. Wedington in 1869.  William M
Children: Louise E. b. July 7, 1847; d. 1873; m. Dr. Wedington in 1869.  William M. b. May 22, 1851; d. 1903; m. Blanche Clanton in 1870.  Jane Ann b. May 22, 1851; m. Thomas Lovelace in 1889.  Andrew A. b. April 8, 1854; m. San Seay in 1875.
 
29    JAMES (4) was born in Williamson, Tennessee, USA.
 
Notes for James Latta:
Hickman County, KY - Deed 11-23-1829
William Beard to James Latta, both of Hickman Co, KY. For consideration of $130 said Beard sells unto said Latta 160 acres of land being the NEQ SECT 3 T1 R2 West.
Wit Benjamin Farmer Signed William Beard
Thomas Latta Chloe (X) Beard
 
 

 

                                                                                        13 JOHN J. (3) LATTA


John (2) James (1). was born in 1783 in North Carolina, USA. He died before 1850 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married (1) ELIZABETH WOOD. She was born in 1782 in North Carolina, USA.

Notes for John J Latta:
James' wife's name is also given as Elizabeth Wood of N.C. Another writer gives the names of the children of Mary Jackson as all but Wiley, Calvin, Nancy, Caroline and Martha. It is said of Elizabeth Wood Latta that one of her sons had a daughter named Emily and one son died returning from the army. Martha's husband, Jesse Mitchell, said that three of sons and three daughters lived in Williamson Co., Tenn. prior to 1852.

 

Children of John J. Latta and Elizabeth Wood:

30     CALVIN (4)
was born in Apr 1812 in North Carolina, USA. He married (1) ARMINTA MINTA MITCHELL, daughter of John Mitchell and Mary Polly Edwards, in 1842 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She was born in 1820 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 18 Nov 1875 in Mt. Vernon, IL  Jefferson Co.
31    ROBERT C. (4) was born in 1820 in Tennessee, USA
32    SARAH (4) was born in 1823 in Tennessee, USA.
33     MARTHA ANN (4) was born in 1824 in Tennessee, USA. She married Jessee Mitchell about 1846. He was born in Feb 1828 in Rutherford, Tennessee, USA. He died date Unknown in Van Buren, Crawford, Arkansas, USA
Jessee Mitchell and Martha Ann Latta had the following children
    i.     JOHN THOMAS MITCHELL was born on 11 Feb 1850 in Mt. Vernon, IL or Maury Co.,TN. He died on 21 Nov 1931 in Van Buren, Crawford, Arkansas, USA.
    ii.    MARY E. MITCHELL was born in 1847   
    iii.    MARTHA C. MITCHELL was born in 1849
 
34    JANE (4) was born in 1825 in Tennessee, USA
35    CYNTHIA (4) was born in 1828 in Tennessee, USA. She died in 1879 in Marshall, Mississippi, USA. She married Ebenezer Kilpatrick in 1858 in Shelby, Tennessee, USA. He was born about 1787 in Iredell, North Carolina, USA. He died on 01 Oct 1861 in Marshall, Mississippi, USA
Ebenezer Kilpatrick and Cynthia Latta had the following child
    i.    JAMES LATTA KILPATRICK was born in Jan 1859 in Mississippi, USA. He married (1) JINNIE J KILPATRICK. She was born in Jan 1871 in Mississippi, USA
James Latta Kilpatrick and Jinnie J Kilpatrick had the following children
LULA L6 KILPATRICK was born in Jul 1892 in Mississippi, USA
OLLIE O KILPATRICK was born in Oct 1893 in Mississippi, USA
ANNA H KILPATRICK was born in Feb 1898 in Mississippi, USA
 
36    REBECCA (4) was born in 1830 in Tennessee, USA

 


  

                                                                                            24 MOSES (4) LATTA


James (3) John (2) James (1). was born in 1806 in North Carolina, USA. He died on 27 Dec 1872 in Concord, Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Matilda Craig, daughter of William Craig and Jennet Campbell, on 25 Sep 1827 in Tennessee, USA. She was born in 1807 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 02 Mar 1893 in Maury, Tennessee, USA

Notes for Moses Latta:

Moses and brother John Latta moved to Maury Co. TN  with their family probably prior to 1810 from North Carolina. Their father died in 1815 returning from the battle of New Orleans. They received an inheritance from his estate that provided for them until they turned 18. Their mother remarried to William Hutchinson and they are residing with them in 1820. At some point they resided with their grandfather John Latta and are mentioned in his will. There are many records regarding payments for their care. John Latta is deceased in 1827 and passes administration of the estate to Moses when he turned 21 to administer for brother John as he is still a minor.

Brothers Moses and John. They will marry sisters Matilda and Louise Craig in Maury Co. TN.  Moses and Matilda married in 1827 and the purchased 100 acres from John Jamison in 1829. Their farm is located near Santa Fe in the county. Their first child William was killed in1864 fighting for the confederacy. They raise seven children. In his obit he is described as honest and respected by all the neighbors.

1820 census- Moses and brother John are residing with step father William Hutchinson and their mother in Maury County

Moses - on 28 Oct. 1829 Maury Co. court minutes - indicted for disturbing public worship.

Moses Latta purchased 100 acres on a branch of Carters Creek known as Sycamore from John Jamison on 14 Oct 1829 in Maury Co TN

1830 - 8 Dec.  Samuel Craig buys 72 acres on Knob Creek from Moses Latta for $650 (the part of William Craig left for Matilda Graig Latta)

1837  Maury Co. tax list Dist. 19 - Jno F. Craig, Robert Craig, Robt. Campbell, Jr., Samuel Craig, Moses Latta.

1840 - Apr.    Samuel W. Craig dies. John Latta appt. guardian of minor children, Robt. Campbell admin. of estate.

1840 - 20 May  Estate sale of Samuel Craig - purchasers include widow Susan,  Robt. Campbell, Jackson Craig (Wm. Jackson), John Shadden; estate holds notes on John F. Craig, John & Moses Latta. Jackson Craig buys 2 sows and 2 pigs.

1850 - 17 Sept.  Land Grant #21819 for 2 ac

Obit... Mr Moses Latta was found frozen to death on the morning of the 27th of  December, 1872, near his house. He had left Santa Fe on the evening of the 26th under the influence of whisky. He had two bottles with him. He was seen within a half mile of his house about sundown; his wife waited for him until late and supposing he had stopped for the night with a neighbor retired; and rising early found his horse in the yard. She went to the barn about two hundred yards and there found the dead body of her husband. Mr Latta was over sixty years of age... he was honest and respected by all the neighbors-- His only fault was an occasional over indulgence in intoxicating drinks. He leaves several children of respectability in the neighborhood. He is uncle of our present Sherriff, Simms Latta

Notes for Matilda Craig:

Obits... Mrs Matilda Latta died Thursday afternoon this 2nd at the residence of her grandaughter Mrs Dennis Hicks, near Concord in this county. She was eighty six years old and her feebleness coupled with the effects of le grippe which attacked her last year caused her death. Her body was laid to rest at Concord Church on Friday. She was the widow of Moses Latta who died many years ago. She leaves numerous descendents. Her only living son Mr Moses Latta; Mrs Joe Siston of Nashville and Mrs Hutchinson are her daughters. She had been a long member of the Methodist Church and the memory of her good deeds lives after her

1880 Census Place District 18, Maury, Tennessee

John W. JONES    Self    M   Male    W   35   TN   Wk-Farm   TN   TN  

Sallie JONES    Wife    M   Female   W   29   TN   Keep House   TN   TN  

Lena JONES    Dau    S   Female    W      6   TN      TN   TN  

Robt. JONES    Son    S   Male    W      3   TN      TN   TN  

Matilda LATTA    Other    W   Female    W    75   TN      TN   TN  

 

 

Children of Moses Latta and Matilda Craig:

37     WILLIAM J. (5).
was born in 1833 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died in 1864 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Mary E Akin on 21 Dec 1856 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. She was born in 1832 in Tennessee, USA
 
38     MARY E.  (5)  was born in 1835 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She married Robert Mckee on 10 Oct 1866 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He was born in 1815 in Tennessee, USA.
Robert Mckee and Mary E Latta had the following child
J6 MCKEE was born in 1868 in Maury, Tennessee, USA

39
    MARIAH C.  (5) 
was born in 1838 in Tennessee, USA. She married (1) CARROLL PINKNEY SAUNDERS. He was born in 1834 in Tennessee, USA
Carroll Pinkney Saunders and Mariah C Latta had the following children
ELIZA POLK6 SAUNDERS was born on 17 Sep 1861 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She died on 20 Oct 1945
GEORGE W SAUNDERS was born in Jul 1858 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
ALFRED M SAUNDERS was born in 1873 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
O PINKNEY SAUNDERS was born in 1868 in Maury, Tennessee, USA

40
    JOHN  (5) 
was born about 1838 in Tennessee, USA

41     NANCY H.  (5)
was born about 1840 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She married Louis J Hutchison on 11 Jan 1862 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He was born about 1815 in Tennessee, USA

Notes for Nancy H Latta:

She married Louis J. Hutchison on 11 Jan1862 in Maury County, TN. Louis J. Hutchison was born abt 1815 in TN. Children of Nancy H. Latta and Louis J. Hutchison were as follows: Miles W. Hutchison, born abt 1863 in TN; Rosetta Hutchison, born abt 1866 in TN; Orleans Hutchison, born abt 1868 in TN; Lelia Hutchison, born abt 1872 in TN; Nana Louiza Hutchison, born abt 1875 in TN; James M. Hutchison, born abt 1879 in Maury, TN

Louis J Hutchison and Nancy H Latta had the following children
MILES6 HUTCHISON was born in 1863 in Tennessee, USA
ROSETTA HUTCHISON was born in 1866 in Tennessee, USA
ORLEANS HUTCHISON was born in 1868 in Tennessee, USA
LELA HUTCHISON was born in 1872 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
NANA HUTCHISON was born in 1875 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
JAMES HUTCHISON was born in 1879 in Maury, Tennessee, USA

42     ELIZA ADALINE  (5)
was born on 11 Apr 1844 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She died in 1880 (AR, USA). She married Ansel Kimsey Standridge on 09 Sep 1867 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He was born on 11 Sep 1842 in Habersham, Georgia, USA. He died on 02 Apr 1927 in Oklahoma, USA
Ansel Kimsey Standridge and Eliza Adaline Latta had the following children
NANCY MARIAH ELIZABETH6 STANDRIDGE was born on 06 Dec 1882 in Tennessee, USA
LAVIS CHEVY STANDRIDGE was born on 25 Jun 1878 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 27 Jan 1880
ALFRED E STANDRIDGE was born about 1874 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 28 Mar 1915 in Turlock, Stanislaus, California, USA
JAMES W. STANDRIDGE was born on 18 Feb 1871
WILLIAM JOSEPH STANDRIDGE was born on 25 May 1869 in Hampshire, Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died on 20 Jan 1955 in Midland Cem., OK
 
 
43    MOSES (5) was born about 1847 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died about 1915 in Crockett, Tennessee, USA. He married Talitha Ann E Watson, daughter of Stephen Watson and Ellender McCollum, on 21 Oct 1868 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. She was born in Apr 1853 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. She died after 1920 in Dyer, Tennessee, USA

 

 

 

                                                                                              25 JOHN (4) LATTA


James (3) John (2) James (1). was born in 1810 in Cherokee, North Carolina, USA. He married Louisa Craig, daughter of William Craig and Sophie Unknown, on 19 Oct 1834 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She was born on 18 Apr 1814 in Carters Creek, Maury, Tennessee, USA. She died on 20 Feb 1873 in Maury, Tennessee, USA.

Notes for John Latta:

Born 1810 in Orange County NC.; m. Louisa Craig, daughter of William Craig, of Tenn. He lived at Columbia, Tenn. He formerly lived in N.C. and in 1837 with his family in a covered wagon, went to Texas, not liking it there he returned to Tenn. Eleven children all born in Maury Co., Tenn. and those that are dead died there. He died in 1873. In 1813 brought to Tenn. in a covered wagon

1840 - Apr. Samuel W. Craig dies. John Latta appt. guardian of minor children, Robt. Campbell admin. of estate.

1840 - 20 May  Estate sale of Samuel Craig - purchasers include widow Susan,  Robt. Campbell, Jackson Craig (Wm. Jackson), John Shadden; estate holds notes on John F. Craig, John & Moses Latta. Jackson Craig buys 2 sows and 2 pigs.

1842 - Jan.-Feb.    James. M. White vs. Wm. J. Craig & John Latta - Fi fa - no property  found to satisfy execution - fi fa levied on bay horse of Wm. J. Craig. Debt of $20.50 plus court costs of $4.25 satisfied 11 May 1842. Tucker & Hodge vs. William J. Craig & John Latta - Fi fa - no property found to satisfy execution -  deft. pd. $8.08 on 3 May  1842. Total debt $20.50 plus $4.25 costs.

1843 - 15 Mar. W. D. Davis, sheriff, levied fi fa on bay horse of Wm. J. Craig (see above case).

1843 - 11 May  Debt of  Wm. J. Craig & John Latta to Tucker & Hodge satisfied in full.

John served as sheriff and jailer of Maury Co TN

Notes for Louisa Craig:

half sister to Matilda Craig

 

Children of John Latta and Louisa Craig:

44     WILLIAM ALBERT (5) was born on 30 Dec 1835 in Giles, Tennessee, USA. He died on 09 Feb 1877 in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Mary Sina Braden on 15 Jul 1863. She was born on 17 Dec 1843 in Giles, Tennessee, USA. She died in 1937
45     SOPHIA (5) was born on 27 Sep 1837 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She married William Marion Ham on 11 Sep 1859 in Maury, Tennessee, USA

Notes for Sophia Latta:
b. September 27, 1837; d. soon after the Civil War. Married William Marion Ham on September 11, 1859. Had two children, John Davis, b. June 9, 1860; d. June 8, 1861. Sophia Ann b. May 17, 1862; m. Abb. Adkinson August 30, 1885. When his wife died William Ham m. his wife's sister, Susan.
William Marion Ham and Sophia Latta had the following children
JOHN DAVIS6 HAM was born on 09 Jun 1860 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 08 Jun 1861 in Tennessee, USA
SOPHIE ANN HAM was born on 17 May 1862 in Tennessee, USA. She married Adkinson on 30 Aug 1885 in Tennessee, USA. He was born in Tennessee, USA


46     JAMES (5) was born on 08 Mar 1839 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 22 Aug 1855 in Tennessee, USA
47     SIMS C. (5) was born on 06 Apr 1840 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died on 24 Sep 1934 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Mary Cordelia Hackney on 11 Nov 1860 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She was born in 1844 in Tennessee, USA. She died in 1920 in Tennessee, USA
48     MARTHA J. (5) was born on 08 Jan 1842 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She died on 18 Jan 1891 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She married Thomas J Stewart on 02 Dec 1866 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He was born in 1840 in Tennessee, USA

Notes for Martha J Latta:
b. January 8, 1842; d. January 18, 1891; m. Thomas J. Stewart
December 2, 1866. Children: Walter (m. Ida Edwards), Blanche (m. William Colquit), Allison Templeton, Stewart "Allie" (m. Mary Ethlene Lanius in 1919). Allie lived in Carrollton, Dallas County, Texas. All born in Maury Co.
Thomas J Stewart and Martha J Latta had the following children
WALTER G6 STEWART was born about 1868 in Tennessee, USA. He married (1) IDA EDWARDS
BLANCHE C STEWART was born in 1870 in Tennessee, USA. She married (1) WILLIAM COLQUIT
ALLISON TEMPLETON STEWART was born in 1878 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
STEWART STEWART was born in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married (1) MARY E LANIUS


49     JOHN (5) was born on 14 Apr 1844 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died on 12 Nov 1912 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Anna Narcissa Cherry. She was born in 1848 in Tennessee, USA
50     SUSAN (5) was born on 30 May 1846 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She married (1) WILLIAM M HAM. He was born about 1837 in Tennessee, USA

Notes for Susan Latta:
b. May 30, 1846; d. about 1889; m. William Marion Ham (or Hann) February 27, 1866. Children: Minnie Mazie m. William Burnett. Three children. Mattie Louise m. Harran E. Famsey. William Wallace m. Jane McClelland. Four children. Walter MackWilliam M Ham and Susan Latta had the following children
SOPHIA6 HAM was born in 1862
MINNIE HAM was born in 1865
MATTIE HAM was born in 1874
WILLIS HAM was born in 1878


51     LOUISA (5) was born on 11 Sep 1848 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She died on 09 Sep 1857 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
52     MOSES (5) was born on 31 Aug 1850 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died on 09 Aug 1855 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
53     SAMUEL (5) was born on 20 Dec 1853 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died on 30 Aug 1855 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
54     FRANCIS (5) was born on 12 Jul 1855 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She died on 11 Sep 1861 in Maury, Tennessee, USA

 




                                                                                       30 CALVIN (4) LATTA


John (3) John (2) James (1).  was born in Apr 1812 in North Carolina, USA. He married (1) Arminta Minta Mitchell, daughter of John Mitchell and Mary Polly Edwards, in 1842 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She was born in 1820 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 18 Nov 1875 in Mt. Vernon, IL  Jefferson Co.

Notes for Calvin Latta:

Born in N.C. in 1812 or 1813. He was a carpenter and bridge builder by trade. Married Arminta "Minta" Mitchell, daughter of John and Mary Mitchell, in Maury Co., Tenn in 1842.  He moved to southern Illinois in 1852 and lived near Salem, Marion Co. Then went to Jefferson Co., Ills. in 1852, P.O. address Mt. Vernon, Ills. Eleven children. The six eldest were born in Maury Co., Tenn. The other five in Jefferson Co., Ills. Calvin and his son, William James Latta's biography can be found at: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/labette/1901/l/lattawj.shtml

Children of Calvin:


55 SCIOTA G.  (5) was born about 1861 in Illinois, USA
56 TENNESSEE N.  (5)
was born about 1859 in Illinois, USA
 
 
Children of Calvin and Arminta Minta Mitchell:
 
57 JOHN MONROE (5).was born in Nov 1844 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 21 Aug 1929 in Jefferson, Illinois, USA. He married (1) ANNA UNKNOWN
58 CYNTHIA ROWENA (5)
was born on 25 Feb 1847 in Tennessee, USA. She died in 1883 in Morganfield, Union, Kentucky, USA. She married George G Hopgood on 16 Jun 1874 in Morganfield, Union, Kentucky, USA. He was born on 21 May 1835 in Union, Kentucky, USA. He died on 25 Feb 1910 in Morganfield, Union, Kentucky, USA.
George G Hopgood and Cynthia Rowena Latta had the following children
MATILDA L6 HOPGOOD was born in Jan 1880 in Union, Kentucky, USA. She died in 1951 in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, USA. She married BENJAMIN F. GHORMLEY in 1897. He was born in May 1877 in Kentucky, USA
WILLIAM CALVIN HOPGOOD was born on 13 Sep 1877 in Union, Kentucky, USA

59 WILLIAM JAMES (5)
was born on 23 Mar 1847 in Tennessee, USA. He married Sarah E. Ryder on 30 Oct 1881 in Chetopa, Labette, Kansas, USA. She was born on 25 Mar 1858.

Notes for William James Latta:

W. J. LATTA, D. D. S., one of the foremost dentists of Chetopa, Labette county, Kansas, was born near Columbia, Tennessee, in 1847, and is a son of Calvin and Arminta (Mitchell) Latta. Calvin Latta was born in North Carolina in 1812, and is a carpenter and bridge builder by trade. He lived in North Carolina until he was twelve years old. In 1852 Mr. Latta removed to Jefferson county, Illinois, where he bought a farm. He was engaged in general farming, - in which he was assisted by his sons; - and also followed his trade. His wife died in that county, aged fifty-seven years. Mr. Latta still lives there. Their children were: Mary E. (Spawr) (Johnson), who has been twice widowed; John M.; W. J.; C. R. J. C., of Kentucky; Martha J. (Johnson), who lives in Southern Illinois; Jerome B. P., of Hunt county, Texas; Harriet C. (Hopgood), of Kentucky; Tennessee K., deceased; Gertrude (Benson), deceased; and Mrs. E. B.

of Kentucky; Tennessee K., deceased; Gertrude (Benson), deceased; and Mrs. E. B. Whitlow, who lives in Southern Illinois.

Dr. W. J. Latta attended the common schools in his vicinity and assisted on his father's farm until he reached the age of twenty-one years. Always ambitious to secure a good education, he quit business and went to Eureka, Illinois, and then to college at Morganfield, Kentucky. He then learned his father's trade, but finding the duties too arduous for his constitution, in October, 1868, he began the study of dentistry at Ashley, Illinois, with a brother-in-law. At that time there were but two dental colleges in the United States, and students pursued their courses mainly with preceptors. Dr. Latta studied and practiced with his preceptor, and was located at different places in Southern Illinois for a period of eight years. In 1876 he went to Texas, and practiced in Dallas county for four years. He then located in Chetopa, June 19, 1880. He opened his office in August of that year, and since that time has attended to a large and lucrative practice. Dr. Latta has a thorough knowledge of dentistry, and, inheriting a mechanical nature from his father, the choice of his profession was a wise one. He is a painstaking worker, conscientious and faithful, and has the confidence and respect of all who come in contact with him.

Dr. Latta was married, in Labette county, to Miss S. E. Riter, who was born in Central Illinois. She came to Cherokee, Kansas, at the age of twelve years, and before her marriage taught vocal and instrumental music. She studied with Mrs. Handley, a very successful teacher in St. Louis. Mrs. Latta now has a class in music in Chetopa. She is highly accomplished, and moves in the best social circles of Chetopa. Dr. and Mrs. Latta had one child which died in infancy.

Dr. Latta was a Democrat early in life, but changed to the Greenback ticket in Texas, and is now a strong Prohibition Populist. He served as police judge two years in Chetopa. He has always been an active worker in the Christian church, of which Rev. W. F. Guy is the present pastor. Dr. Latta owns his own home in Chetopa. He has been very successful and is well and widely known. http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/labette/1901/l/lattawj.shtml#57702

60     JEROME BONAPARTE (5) was born on 26 Jan 1851 in Tennessee, USA. He married (1) MIRA LATTA. She was born about 1866 in Illinois, USA

61     MARTHA JANE (5) was born in 1853 in Tennessee, USA

62     HARRIET DELILAH (5) was born about 1856 in Illinois, USA. She married (1) BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ADKINS. She married (2) JAMES W. HOPGOOD on 07 Jul 1875 in Gallatin, Illinois, USA. He was born on 06 May 1855 in Union, Kentucky, USA. He died on 14 Jul 1893 in Union, Kentucky, USA
JAMES W. HOPGOOD and Harriet Delilah Latta had the following children
EFFIE KATE6 HOPGOOD was born on 01 Dec 1881 in Union, Kentucky, USA. She died on 22 Jul 1974 in Lebanon, Marion, Kentucky, USA
IDA MAY HOPGOOD was born in May 1878 in Union, Kentucky, USA
NELSON U. HOPGOOD was born in Aug 1889 in Union, Kentucky, USA. He died on 03 May 1912 in Evansville, Washington, Arkansas, USA
VAN HARRISON HOPGOOD was born on 14 Feb 1880 in Union, Kentucky, USA. He died in Feb 1965 in Evansville, Washington, Arkansas, USA
WILLIAM MCGARVY HOPGOOD was born on 06 Sep 1876 in Union, Kentucky, USA. He died on 27 Oct 1876 in Union, Kentucky, USA

 

63    TENNESSEE KNOVLINE (5) was born in 1858 in Tennessee, USA. She died in Oct 1860 in Craighead, Arkansas, USA

64    GERTRUDE (5) was born in 1860 in Tennessee, USA.

65    EUGENIA BELLZORA (5) was born in 1863 in Tennessee, USA. She married (1) WHITLOW.

 

                                                                             37 WILLIAM J. (5) LATTA

Moses (4) James (3) John (2) James (1). was born in 1833 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died in 1864 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Mary E Akin on 21 Dec 1856 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. She was born in 1832 in Tennessee, USA

Notes for William J Latta:

" There were two William Latta's that served and William J Latta Son of Moses and wife of Mary E Akin  was killed in 1864,  I have the information on William J Latta's marriage and death." John Moore

One served in the 3rd Tn Inf., the other in lst Tenn Inf. No records were found matching this search criteria. (Civil War Soldiers and Sailors). John Latta's son William for burial info for him. I am also detaching Mary E Akin as his spouse and will try and find correct spouse for him.

He was born abt. 1833 about two miles from Santa Fe, Maury Co., Tenn. Died at Carter Creek near Spring Hill, Maury Co., Tenn. in 1865. Married Mary Eliza Akin, daughter of John Akin and Elizabeth Adeline Craig, on Dec. 21, 1856 in Williamson, TN. She was born at Carter Creek Pike in Williamson Co., Tenn. abt. 1832 and died at Carter Creek in 1891. Was a member of the Christian Church. William was a Methodist and lived near Santa Fe. After his death she married Robert McKee on October 10, 1866 in Williamson, TN. They had a daughter, Julie, born in 1868.

William J Latta and Mary E Akin had the following children

97 JAMES HENRY (6). was born on 02 Oct 1857 in Maury County, TN. He died on 21 Apr 1922 in Martin, Weakley County, TN. He married (1) FANNY A LEONARD. She was born in Apr 1855 in Tennessee, USA
98 JOHN (6) was born in 1860 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died in 1862 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
 
 
 
 
 

                                                                                               43 MOSES (5) LATTA

Moses (4) James (3) John (2) James (1)  was born about 1847 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died about 1915 in Crockett, Tennessee, USA. He married Talitha Ann E Watson, daughter of Stephen Watson and Ellender McCollum, on 21 Oct 1868 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. She was born in Apr 1853 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. She died after 1920 in Dyer, Tennessee, USA

 

Notes for Moses Latta:

Moses Latta was a farmer and logger.

A story told by Clarence Latta grandson of Moses Latta to his son Shirley Latta and retold to me. It appears that Moses once spent some time in jail for stealing a mule but the story is not as straight forward as it appears.  I have not tried to verify the story from court records but will relate the story as told.

It seems it was the custom of the times for people to put their green stock out to those that had none to allow them to be broke and trained into useful animals. A Mr. Pope arranged for Moses to train his mule and in exchange for this Moses would have the use of it for a specified amount of time. Apparently Mr. Pope felt Moses was abusing the mule so he went and took it from him. Moses feeling that he was entitled to use the mule for a longer period went and retrieved the mule. Mr Pope then appeared with the sheriff and hauled Moses off to jail. Moses and Talitha or Florida as she is then appeared with the sheriff and hauled Moses off to jail. Moses and Talitha or Florida as she is called at this time moved to Crockett County, Tennessee and are somewhere near William and Etta Latta Jacobs. He traded his life as a tenant farmer for a life as logger.

Listed as Moses Lattie with wife Florida in 1900 census Williamson Co TN. They have been married for 30 years.

Listed as Mose with wife Florida and grandson Mose in 1910 census of Crockett Co TN

Florida is listed as widow in 1920 census, she is living with her daughter Hulda's family in Dyer Co TN

Notes for Talitha Ann E Watson:

Talitha was a tall stately woman. She died of an overdose of strychnine which was a common remedy for certain ailments of the time. I am certain Talitha and Florida are same person as they are listed as being married 30 years in the 1900 census

Moses Latta and Talitha Ann E Watson had the following children
84    MAGGIE (6) was born in 1869 in Tennessee, USA. She died in 1955 in Spring Hill, Maury, Tennessee, USA. She married Maud Taylor, son of James M Taylor and Avalin Watson, on 08 Mar 1888 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He was born in Mar 1866 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died in 1936 in Spring Hill, Maury, Tennessee, USA.
Maud Taylor and Maggie Latta had the following child:
WILLIE MAUD TAYLOR - was born in Jun 1891 in Tennessee, USA. She married (1) CLINT WARREN. He was born in 1884 in Tennessee, USA.
Clint Warren and Willie Maude Taylor had the following children
ALBERT8 WARREN was born in 1909 in Tennessee, USA
LUTHER WARREN was born in 1913 in Tennessee, USA
 
85    ETTA L. (6) was born on 15 Jan 1872 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She died on 20 Dec 1957 in Dyersburg, Dyer, Tennessee, USA. She married (1) WILLIAM THOMAS JACOBS, son of John L Jacobs and Sarah J Beasley, on 05 Oct 1889 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He was born on 28 Oct 1867 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died on 05 Feb 1949 in Trimble, Dyer, Tennessee, USA. She married (2) DAN R FIELDS on 03 Dec 1908 in Dyer, Tennessee, USA. He was born in 1839 in Tennessee, USA. She married (3) GEORGE F YOUNG before 1920. He was born in 1859 in Tennessee, USA.
Notes for Etta L Latta:
Etta Latta married William Jacobs and had five children in Maury Co TN. Shortly after moving to Dyer County in 1904 she divorced William (reason unknown). She married a Mr D R Fields in 1906 and later married a Mr George Young. They are listed together in the 1920 &1930 census of Dyer Co. TN. It is rumored there was a fourth marriage but she died bearing the name of Young. She is buried in Fairfield cemetery in Dyersburg TN in a grave that is not near to any of her recognized family. Marguerite Jacobs her grandaughter said she and other grandchildren hated to see her visit as she was very strict with them.

OBIT.. Dyersburg State Gazette: Mrs Etta Young Dies Friday Night--------- Mrs. Etta Young, grandmother of Marshall Wallace of Dyersburg, died at 6:30 o'clock last night at Donavent Rest Home here. She was 86. Mrs. Young's body is lying in state at Halls until time for the funeral services. Funeral rites will be held at two o'clock tomorrow afternoon, Sunday, at the Pentecostal Church on Finley street. The Reverend Lawrence Jones church pastor, and the Reverend Sam Graves of Trenton will officiate.  She is survived by three sons, Zeb Jacobs, Halls, Ross Jacobs, Trimble and J.C. Jacobs, Finley and several grandchildren.

NOTE: Marshall Wallace is the only son of Marshall C Wallace and Ella Jacobs daughter of Etta.
Marriage lic.     December 03      1908  .     Jacobs, Etta                Fields, D. R. (m)                     W  32   
 
Notes for William Thomas Jacobs:
William Jacobs was raised on a farm on the border of Maury and Williamson County TN. He married Etta Latta his neighbor from the next farm. They had a daughter and four sons. They moved to Dyer County TN in 1904 and they were divorced soon after. Etta remarried in 1906 and William kept the children (probably a necessity to work the farm). He married Belle (Chandler)Thompson in 1912 and she became known by the family as Mammie. He was a Seventh Day Adventist and would spend the entire day each Saturday reading his Bible. He enjoyed playing the fiddle although he had a limited repertoire of songs. He was very hard of hearing in his later years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and trapping. He farmed in the Trimble TN area for many years, after the sons were married he built a three room home for his son Jamison and family. They worked the farm together with Belle doing the cooking for both families.  Belle's brother Bob lived with them after he lost his leg in a logging accident. When the main house burned he bought a home in Trimble and turned his farm over to his son Jamison to farm on shares. He was a very honest hard working person.  William purchased 72 Acres near Trimble, Dyer Co TN in 1909 and his family had it until his death in 1949 when the boys sold it and divided the money.

Trimble is a small town settled after the Civil War in northeast Dyer County sitting at the edge of two counties - Dyer and Obion. The town of Trimble had its beginning in 1873, the result of the building of a railroad from Paducah to Memphis which ended at a bluff near the Dyer County line just across the Obion River Bottom. Here the bankrupt railroad remained uncompleted for several years on five acres of land donated by Jesse Pierce, the founder of Trimble. Finally, businessmen contributed money and judge Lawrence S. Trimble of Paducah reorganized the company.  Trimble has changed very little during the years.  Railroad growth help Trimble by have a turn-around "Y" there.  This was the end of the tracks.  Trimble's main street today faces the main line of the Illinois Central Gulf railroad. From 1873 to present time, Trimble has remained true to its logo of  being a diverse community.  Source: Dyer County Volume II - Past and Present

In Williamson Co TN until 1903 on tax rolls of Dist 4
Went to Dyer Co from Williamson Co in 1904 from poll tax info Dist 15
Cert of death TN #49-02382
 
William Thomas Jacobs and Etta L Latta had the following children
EMMA LEE7 JACOBS was born on 13 Apr 1891 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 30 Jul 1932 in Dyer, Tennessee, USA. She married (1) MARSHALL C WALLACE, son of Ernest Wallace and Maryet, on 26 Feb 1916 in Dyer, Tennessee, USA. He was born on 11 Jul 1888 in Obion, Tennessee, USA. She married (2) CAMPBELL GRAVES on 06 Oct 1907 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He was born in 1890 in Tennessee, USA
ZEB ODEN JACOBS was born on 30 Oct 1892 in Spring Hill, Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died on 18 Aug 1958 in Finley, Dyer, Tennessee, USA. He married Bessie Spry on 29 Aug 1911 in Dyer, Tennessee, USA. She was born on 17 Feb 1895 in Tigrett, Dyer, Tennessee, USA. She died on 07 Jun 1970 in Dyersburg, Dyer, Tennessee, USA
MARTIN LUTHER JACOBS was born on 12 Mar 1895 in Spring Hill, Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died on 27 Apr 1956 in Dyersburg, Dyer, Tennessee, USA. He married Mabel Thomas on 04 Sep 1924 in Dyer, Tennessee, USA
Notes for Martin Luther Jacobs
Martin Jacobs worked as a Tennessee State Game Warden. He was married twice and had no children
WWI VET
Jacobs Martin L. 22 Maury Co., TN  42
JAMISON CARRIDINE JACOBS was born on 26 Feb 1896 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He died on 03 May 1963 in Tennessee, USA. He married Erma Lillian Carroll, daughter of Eli Demetra Carroll and Ella Hollister, on 25 Dec 1916 in Dyer, Tennessee, USA. She was born on 27 May 1901 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 03 Oct 1995 in Dyersburg, Dyer, Tennessee, USA
ATHA THOMAS JACOBS was born on 01 Nov 1899 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 24 Oct 1905 in Trimble, Dyer, Tennessee, USA
ROSS A JACOBS was born on 08 Feb 1903 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He died on 11 May 1958 in Dyer, Tennessee, USA. He married Lucille Glascow on 15 May 1924 in Gibson. She was born on 17 Feb 1906 in Tennessee, USA
Notes for George F Young
Mr. YOUNG is an employee of Dodge Boat Co. "Dyersburg State Gazette" March 1916
Married Golden Tate 1916 Dyer Co
 
EMMA LEE7 JACOBS (Etta L6 Latta, Moses5 Latta, Moses4 Latta, James3 Latta, John2 Latta, James1 Latta) was born on 13 Apr 1891 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 30 Jul 1932 in Dyer, Tennessee, USA. She married (1) MARSHALL C WALLACE, son of Ernest Wallace and Maryet, on 26 Feb 1916 in Dyer, Tennessee, USA. He was born on 11 Jul 1888 in Obion, Tennessee, USA. She married (2) CAMPBELL GRAVES on 06 Oct 1907 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He was born in 1890 in Tennessee, USA
Notes for Emma Lee Jacobs
30 Jul 1932    Wallace          Mrashall (Mrs.)               White  TN         13 Apr 1891    30 Jul 1932    41y 3m 17d        
Residence                                   .                                      31 Jul 1932   Holiness Church
Married    Father Will Jacobs                 TN                 Mother Miss Latta         TN  Fairview                                         Husband Mr. Marshall Wallace                                                               
Notes for Marshall C Wallace
Listed as a rail road conducton on WWI draft registration
Marshall C Wallace and Emma Lee Jacobs had the following child
MARSHALL C8 WALLACE was born in 1917
Campbell Graves and Emma Lee Jacobs had the following child
LELA8 GRAVES was born in 1908 in Tennessee, USA
 
ZEB ODEN7 JACOBS (Etta L6 Latta, Moses5 Latta, Moses4 Latta, James3 Latta, John2 Latta, James1 Latta) was born on 30 Oct 1892 in Spring Hill, Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died on 18 Aug 1958 in Finley, Dyer, Tennessee, USA. He married Bessie Spry on 29 Aug 1911 in Dyer, Tennessee, USA. She was born on 17 Feb 1895 in Tigrett, Dyer, Tennessee, USA. She died on 07 Jun 1970 in Dyersburg, Dyer, Tennessee, USA
Notes for Zeb Oden Jacobs
Zeb Oden Jacobs and Bessie Spry had the following children
J T8 JACOBS was born on 23 Oct 1912 in Tennessee, USA. He died in 1939 in Dyer, Tennessee, USA. He married Ruby Unknown in 1930 in Dyer, Tennessee, USA. She was born in 1915 in Tennessee, USA. She died in 1940 in Dyer, Tennessee, USA
MARSHALL JACOBS was born in 1916. He died in Dec 1972 in Halls, Lauderdale, Tennessee, USA
HOWARD THOMAS JACOBS was born on 23 May 1918 in Fulton, Kentucky, USA
DORTHY MAY JACOBS was born in 1926
BILLY JOE JACOBS was born on 26 Jan 1931 in Tennessee, USA. He died in Oct 1998 in Dyersburg, Dyer, Tennessee, USA
 
JAMISON CARRIDINE7 JACOBS (Etta L6 Latta, Moses5 Latta, Moses4 Latta, James3 Latta, John2 Latta, James1 Latta) was born on 26 Feb 1896 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He died on 03 May 1963 in Tennessee, USA. He married Erma Lillian Carroll, daughter of Eli Demetra Carroll and Ella Hollister, on 25 Dec 1916 in Dyer, Tennessee, USA. She was born on 27 May 1901 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 03 Oct 1995 in Dyersburg, Dyer, Tennessee, USA
Notes for Jamison Carridine Jacobs

Jamison was born the son of William T Jacobs and Etta Latta in Williamson Co TN (Middle Tennessee) 1897. He moved with his fathers family and grandparents to Trimble, Dyer Co TN (western Tennessee) about 1902. They were raised on a farm. He married Erma L Carroll in 1916 at age 19. They continued to work the farm with his father. Big Daddy as we called him was a pleasant outgoing person who was a farmer that worked his fathers farm as a share cropper in Trimble where he raised his family.  The cash crop was cotton and corn was raised to feed the work horses , mules and cattle. They also raised pigs and chickens mostly for their own consumption.

The stock market crash of October, 1929 is usually considered the start of that decade of hardship known as the Great Depression. In Tennessee, however, the hard times had started earlier, particularly for farmers. World War I had raised agricultural prices and brought flush times, but with the coming of peace the export markets dried up and prices plummeted. Added to stagnant farm markets was the longest and most devastating drought on record. Low returns on farming drove many of the poorest class of farmers completely off the land, as the old system of tenancy, landlord stores, and scrip money began to collapse.

He also worked as a barge hand on the Mississippi River during his earlier years. He worked in the Dyersburg Cotton Mill and operated a septic pumping business. He suplimented the family larder by hunting and fishing. He was prone to drink; forgoing it in his later life. He enjoyed gardning and going down to the store where everyone hang out; he played checkers, swapped tales and pocket knives

Excerpt of OBIT... Dyersburg State Gazette
Mr. Jacobs a well known and esteemed resident of the Finley community and active in community affairs is survived by his wife Mrs. Lillian Carroll Jacobs; two daughters, Mrs Melba Dean of McCrory, Arkansas and Mrs Marguerite Taylor of Gary, Indiana; three sons, William Jacobs of Saulk Village, Ray Jacobs of Saulk Village and Cary Jacobs of Hammond, Indiana and twenty grandchildren
 
Notes for Erma Lillian Carroll

Erma Lillian Carroll was the first of three daughters born to Eli Carroll and Ella Hollister in Dyer Co TN 1901. She married Jamison Jacobs 1918 at the age of 15. They had six children together and had full lives.

Big mama told this story to my sister about herself and it gives a little insight into her childhood. She said, I was my dads helper in the field and Julie was my moms helper in the house. One day I was planting peas in the field and was tired; when I got to the end of the row there were still quiet a few peas left. Instead of heading down another row I scattered them at the end of the row and covered them and went home. My dad asked me if I finished planting the peas and I replied that I did. I swear that later every pea at the end of the row came up and of coaarse my dad noticed. He did give me a serious talking too and it is just an example of the fact that there was no way I would ever get away with anything.

 Big mama was what all of the grand kids called her. She raised her family on a farm in Trimble TN while working the fields along side of my grandfather, she later worked as a cook for a barge on the Mississippi river and still later in the cotton mill in Dyersburg.  At one time or other she had a hand in helping raise most of her grandkids. She made some of the best fried catfish and hushpuppies I have ever tasted. Family get togethers always called for breaking out the iron kittle for a fish fry. She played piano for the church. She lived a long full life.

 Your grandmother, my great-aunt Lillian was a wonderful lady.  When we were young and went to visit my grandmother in Dyersburg, we always visited Aunt Lillian.  We would rather spend time there than at Grannys.   I can still see her sitting in her chair in the living room or fixing us "buffalo fish" and hushpuppies in the kitchen.  My father was an only child, his name William Dallas Allen, Jr., and your grandmother was very special to him as well as my mother and to all of us.  Daddy and Mom always kept in touch and visited her right up until she died.  There was no pretence to Aunt Lillian.  You either accepted her as she was or you didn't.  You always knew where you stood with her.  When Aunt Julia and Granny were with her, she would let them go on and on until she would put them in their place like the big sister she was.  - Tina Maxwell

Jamison Carridine Jacobs and Erma Lillian Carroll had the following children
PAUL8 JACOBS was born on 16 Dec 1917 in Trimble, Dyer, Tennessee, USA. He died on 11 Mar 1949 in Germany. He married (1) IRENE WILMA WILLIAMS. She was born on 07 Jul 1917 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 29 Jun 1989 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
MELBA JACOBS was born on 20 Jul 1920 in Trimble, Dyer, Tennessee, USA. She died in 2008 in Beebe, White, Arkansas, USA. She married Raymond Dean, son of Thomas Raymond Dean and Delia Stafford, on 15 Aug 1936 in Dyer, Tennessee, USA. He was born on 15 Aug 1915 in Tennessee, USA. He died in Aug 1970 in Searcy, White, Arkansas, USA
MARGUERITE LOUISE JACOBS was born on 07 Jan 1922 in Dyer, Tennessee, USA. She died on 20 Jan 2005 in Hobart, Lake, Indiana, USA. She married (1) WILSON CORBETT MOORE, son of John Benjamin Moore and Mary Francis Rogers, on 09 Apr 1939 in Obion, Tennessee, USA. He was born on 31 Jul 1918 in Trimble, Dyer, Tennessee, USA. He died on 31 Jan 1987 in San Diego, San Diego, California, USA (buried @ Des Arc). She married (2) JAMES W TAYLOR, son of Elmer W Taylor and Vera L Taylor, in 1946 in Tennessee, USA. He was born on 27 Mar 1919 in Tennessee, USA. He died in Mar 1975 in Dyersburg, Dyer, Tennessee, USA. She married (3) EARL TEITGE, son of Edward Robert Teitge and Olga Grubbe, in 1962 in Indiana, USA. He was born on 02 Oct 1917 in Gary, Lake, Indiana, USA. He died on 09 Oct 2008 in Crown Point, Lake, Indiana, USA
CARY O. JACOBS was born on 27 Feb 1924 in Trimble, Dyer, Tennessee, USA. He died on 29 Dec 1996 in Berryville, Carroll, Arkansas, USA. He married (1) JEAN UNKNOWN. She was born about 1928 in Tennessee, USA
WILLIAM JACOBS was born on 31 Jul 1927 in Trimble, Dyer, Tennessee, USA. He died on 15 Jul 1972 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA. He married (1) VIRGINIA SUMMERS. She was born about 1930 in Tennessee, USA. She died in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA
JAMES R JACOBS was born on 03 Dec 1933 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 04 Apr 1985 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA. He married Mary E Rose, daughter of Tollie Toy Rose and Emma Pauline Johnson, on 28 Jul 1951 in Hernando, De Soto, Mississippi, USA. She was born on 12 Oct 1934 in Ashport, Lauderdale, Tennessee, USA
 
ROSS A7 JACOBS (Etta L6 Latta, Moses5 Latta, Moses4 Latta, James3 Latta, John2 Latta, James1 Latta) was born on 08 Feb 1903 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA. He died on 11 May 1958 in Dyer, Tennessee, USA. He married Lucille Glascow on 15 May 1924 in Gibson. She was born on 17 Feb 1906 in Tennessee, USA
Ross A Jacobs and Lucille Glascow had the following child
TOMMY8 JACOBS was born about 1925. He died in 1989 in Greenville, Washington, Mississippi, USA
 
 
 
86    SIMS AARON (6) was born on 29 Jul 1874 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Mattie Ann Chappell, daughter of Henry Sam Pate Chappell and Martha Jemima Smith, in 1895 in Maury County, Tennessee, USA. She was born in Jan 1876 in Tennessee, USA
87    WILLIAM STEVEN (6)  was born about 1876 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Donna Wright about 1895 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She was born on 21 Jan 1881 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 19 Apr 1959 in Tennessee, USA
88    HULDA (6)  was born in 1885 in Tennessee, USA. She married (1) FELIX H GATLIN, son of Alvin Gatlin and Nancy J James, on 27 Sep 1909 in Dyer County, Tennessee, USA. He was born in 1843 in Tennessee, USA. She married (2) CECIL THOMPSON on 22 Dec 1923 in Dyer, Tennessee, USA
Felix H Gatlin and Hulda Latta had the following children
EOYLEEN7 GATLIN was born in 1915 in Tennessee, USA
MOSE GATLIN was born on 15 Oct 1917 in Tennessee, USA. He died in Jan 1972 in Tennessee, USA. He married Frances Boyd on 15 Mar 1941 in Gibson
 


                                                                              44 WILLIAM ALBERT (5) LATTA


John (4) James (3) John (2) James (1). was born on 30 Dec 1835 in Giles, Tennessee, USA. He died on 09 Feb 1877 in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Mary Sina Braden on 15 Jul 1863. She was born on 17 Dec 1843 in Giles, Tennessee, USA. She died in 1937.

Notes for William Albert Latta:
 b. Dec. 30, 1835; d. Feb. 9, 1877. Confederate soldier. Buried at the Rose Hill Cemetery, Columbia, TN (outside the confederate lot). Cemetery record: 30 Dec 1835 - 9 Feb 1877. (C.S.A.; MCTC). Buried ROSE HILL CEMETERY. There were two, one served in the 3rd Tn Inf., the other in lst Tenn Inf. No records were found matching this search criteria. (Civil War Soldiers and Sailors).
 
Both John & Moses Latta named their first born William and they were born only a couple of years apart. " There were two William Latta's that served and William J Latta, Son of Moses and wife of Mary E Akin  was killed in 1864,  I have the information on William J Latta's marriage and death." - John Moore
 
William is living with his parents John and Louisa Latta in Maury County Tennessee and working as the assistant jailer in Columbia, Maury, TN.

 

William Albert Latta and Mary Sina Braden had the following children:


66 WILLIAM BRADEN (6) was born on 08 Dec 1865 in Giles, Tennessee, USA. He died on 17 Feb 1917 in El Paso, Texas, USA. He married Pansy Loomis on 09 May 1900 in San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, California, USA. She was born on 08 Feb 1878 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. She died in 1961 in Virginia, USA
67 HETTIE GARDNER (6) was born on 07 Mar 1867 in Giles, Tennessee, USA. She married William Thomas Edwards on 22 Dec 1887 in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, USA. He was born on 23 Nov 1866 in Wayland Springs, Lawrence, Tennessee, USA. He died on 01 Aug 1932 in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, USA

Notes for Hettie Gardner Latta
b. in Giles Co., Tenn. near Pulaski March 7, 1867; m. William Thomas Edwards at Columbia, Tenn. December 22, 1887. He was born at Wayland Springs, Tenn. November 23, 1866; d. at Nashville, Tenn. August 1, 1932. Was with telephone company for 47 years and retired as Dist. Plant Chief at age of 65. Children: Walter Latta. Mary Louise b. at Nashville 1892; d. October 8, 1916. Sadie Claire b. at Nashville November 17, 1894;m. Earl G. Arnold of Pa. June 16, 1931
William Thomas Edwards and Hettie Gardner Latta had the following children
MARY LOUISE7 EDWARDS was born in 1892 in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, USA. She died on 08 Oct 1916
WALTER LATTA EDWARDS was born on 10 Feb 1880 in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died on 30 May 1960 in Davidson, Tennessee, USA
SADIE CLAIRE EDWARDS was born on 17 Nov 1894 in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, USA


68 JOHN OSCAR (6) was born in 1869 in Maury, Tennessee, USA.

Notes for John Oscar Latta:
b. Giles Co., Tenn. August 9, 1869; d. February 8, 1938 at Memphis, Tenn. Was hotel clerk at Franklin, Tenn. later guard in the Federal Reserve Bank.
Single.


69 SIMS CRAIG (6) was born on 11 Nov 1871 in Tennessee, USA. He married Annie Parker on 26 Feb 1897 in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, USA.
70 ADA LOUISE (6) was born on 03 Jul 1874 in Tennessee, USA. She married Frank J Mapel on 06 Sep 1900 in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, USA.

Notes for Ada Louise Latta
Children. Walter Latta Edwards b. Columbia, Tenn. February 10, 1889; m. Nancy Warren at Fayetteville, Tenn. April 28, 1910. Stationed at Old Hickory Powder Plant
during the World War. In 1939 in radio and electric business at Nashville. Children ____. Ruth b. February 5, 1911, received her law degree at age of 23. Dorothy b. June 27, 1913; m. William L. Patton of Nashville. Children: William L. Mary Deloris
Frank J Mapel and Ada Louise Latta had the following children
WILLIAM LATTA7 MAPEL was born on 24 Jul 1902 in Missouri, USA. He married Evelyn Raines on 14 Oct 1925
FRANK BALDWIN MAPEL was born on 27 Aug 1903 in Missouri, USA. He married Virginia E Pollak on 06 Sep 1926 in St Louis, Missouri, USA

 



                                                                                     47 SIMS C. (5) LATTA

John (4) James (3) John (2) James (1). was born on 06 Apr 1840 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died on 24 Sep 1934 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Mary Cordelia Hackney on 11 Nov 1860 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She was born in 1844 in Tennessee, USA. She died in 1920 in Tennessee, USA.
 
Notes for Sims C Latta:
Confederate soldier. Buried at the Rose Hill Cemetery, Columbia, TN (outside the confederate lot). Cemetery record: 6 Apr 1840 - 24 Sep 1934. Father. (95 yrs.). (Pvt. Co. E, Tenn. Cav., C.S.A., Cross.; MCTC). Buried ROSE HILL CEMETERY. 6th (Wheeler's) Battalion, Tennessee Cavalry, Co. E, Confederate side, rank in Pvt. rank out Pvt. (Civil War Soldiers and Sailors)
 
Born in Maury Co., Tenn. April 6, 1840; d. at Columbia, Tenn. on Sept. 24, 1934. Married Mary Cordelia Hackney November 11, 1860. She was born June 15, 1844 and died March 12, 1927. They are both buried in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Columbia, Maury County, TN. General Sims Latta said his father had made an historical record of the family in the Carolinas. Named Sims after a friend of the family. Enlisted in Troop "E" 1st Tenn. Cavalry, Confederate Army, and served the entire four years. Came out a Sergeant. Also served in Cavalry, Confederate Army, and served the entire four years. Came out a Sergeant. Also served in the 6th (Wheeler's) Battalion, Tennessee Calvary, Co. E, Confederate Army. After the war he served as policeman, constable, sheriff and dept. U.S. Marshall. Farmer. Joined the Confederate Veteran organization and in October 1930 was elected Brig. General. Presbyterian. Never used profanity or touched tobacco, liquor of any kind, tea nor coffee.


Sims C Latta and Mary Cordelia Hackney had the following children

71 IDA BELLE (6) was born on 18 Oct 1861 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She married (1) LEMUEL PHILLIPS PADGETT on 11 Nov 1880. He was born on 28 Nov 1855 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died on 02 Aug 1922 in Washington, USA.

Notes for Ida Belle Latta
. October 18, 1861; m. Lemuel Phillips Padgett (member of Congress)
November 11, 1880. Lemuel was the son of John B. and Rebecca Padgett. He was born Nov. 28, 1865 and died August 2, 1922 in Washington, DC. He is buried at the Rose Hill Cemetery, Columbia, TN. Children: Bessie L., John B., William L., and Lemuel Phillips Padgett. In the Rose Hill Cemetery, there is: GARTNER, Josephine Latta, 1 Jun 1912 - 8 Jun 1914. (Dau. Noland G. Latta & Bessie Padgett.), Block 'D'
Ida Belle Latta had the following child
BESSIE P7 GARTNER was born in 1885 in Tennessee, USA
Lemuel Phillips Padgett and Ida Belle Latta had the following children
JOHN B7 PADGETT was born in Jul 1888 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
BESSIE L PADGETT was born in Apr 1885 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
LEMUEL PHILLIPS PADGETT was born in Jun 1897 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
WILLIAM L PADGETT was born in Nov 1891 in Maury, Tennessee, USA


72 SIMMIE LEE (6) was born on 06 Nov 1863 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She married John F Johnson on 07 Jun 1882. He was born about 1860 in Tennessee, USA.

Notes for Simmie Lee Latta:
b. November 6, 1863; m. John F. Johnson June 1, 1882. Six children. Second husband, James T. Wilhoite, in 1900. One child. In 1916 she was living at Franklin, Tenn

73 EDGAR CRAIG (6) was born on 07 May 1869 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Maggie H Vaughan on 06 Jun 1892. She was born in Sep 1873 in Tennessee, USA. She died in 1956 in Tennessee, USA.

Notes for Edgar Craig Latta:

b. May 7, 1869; m. Margaret "Maggie" H. Vaughn June 6, 1892. She was born in 1871 and died in 1957. She is buried in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Columbia, Maury County, TN. Married twice. No children in 1906


74 HERBERT JONES (6) was born on 26 May 1872 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Maye Sandusky on 22 Dec 1896 in St Louis, Missouri, USA.

Notes for Herbert Jones Latta:

b. May 26, 1872; m. Maye Sandusky at St. Louis, Mo. December 22, 1896. Married twice.


75 CLYDE C. (6) was born on 20 Jun 1877 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married (1) MADA CARSON. She was born in Alabama, USA.




                                                                                         49 JOHN (5) LATTA


John (4) James (3) John (2) James (1).  was born on 14 Apr 1844 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died on 12 Nov 1912 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Anna Narcissa Cherry. She was born in 1848 in Tennessee, USA.

Notes for John Latta:

b. April 14, 1844; d. Nov. 12, 1912. Confederate soldier. Buried at the Rose Hill Cemetery, Columbia, TN (outside the confederate lot). Cemetery record: 1844 - 1912. C.S.A. Cross. Was the son of John and Lousie Craig Latta. He was born on 14 Apr 1844 in Maury County. His marriage to Anna Narcissa Cherry produced four sons and four daughters. During the War Between the States he serve in Co. E., lst Tenn. Infantry and later in Co. E., 6th Tenn Cavalry. He died in 1912. (MCTC). 6th (Wheeler's) Battalion, Tennessee Cavalry, Co. E, Confederate side, rank in Pvt. rank out Pvt. (Civil War Soldiers and Sailors)

When John Latta was 20 years of age, he entered the Confederate Army. For 30 years he was a chief law officer at Columbia, Tenn. The City of Columbia was chartered in 1807. The name Columbia was given to the area carved from the territories of the Cherokees, Creeks, Choctaws and Chickasaw Indians. In 1899, John Latta was appointed Town Marshal or Chief of Police. Latta also had the distinction of appointment as the City of Columbia's first Fire Chief on May 29, 1901. John Latta served as Police Chief from 1899-1904. Children all born and married in Maury Co., Tenn.

 

John Latta and Anna Narcissa Cherry had the following children:
76 BENJAMIN H.  (6) was born on 03 Apr 1884 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 26 Jan 1938. He married Frances Marion Ricketts on 24 Nov 1914
77 FRANK (6) was born on 13 Oct 1881 in Maury County, Tennessee, USA. He died in 1920 in Maury County, Tennessee, USA. He married Eliza M Mitchell on 12 Feb 1902 in Maury County, Tennessee, USA. She was born in 1880 in Tennessee, USA.
78 MYRTLE (6) was born on 29 Jun 1869 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
79 MAMIE (6) was born on 09 Jun 1876 in Tennessee, USA
80 KATE (6) was born on 29 Aug 1879 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
81 IRENE (6) was born on 11 May 1874 in Tennessee, USA
82 FRED (6) was born on 08 Mar 1871 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 20 Oct 1944 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Nancy Ellen Collier on 26 Mar 1891 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
83 CLIFFORD (6) was born in 1872 in Tennessee, USA

 

 

                                                                                             57 JOHN MONROE (5) LATTA

Calvin (4), John J. (3), John (2), James (1)  was born in Nov 1844 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 21 Aug 1929 in Jefferson, Illinois, USA. He married (1) ANNA UNKNOWN

John Monroe Latta and Anna Unknown had the following children:
89    BESSIE (6) was born in 1869 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
90    JOHN R.  (6) was born on 24 Jan 1879 in Illinois, USA. He died on 23 Mar 1965 in Jefferson, Illinois, USA. He married Lorena Katherine Waud on 27 Nov 1904 in Illinois, USA
91    OTTO E. (6)   was born on 30 Jul 1881 in Illinois, USA. He died in 1961 in Illinois, USA. He married Ethel Sylvia Waud on 15 Feb 1905 in Illinois, USA

 

 

                                                                                            60 JEROME BONAPARTE (5) LATTA

Calvin (4), John J. (3), John (2), James (1)  was born on 26 Jan 1851 in Tennessee, USA. He married (1) MIRA LATTA. She was born about 1866 in Illinois, USA.

Jerome Bonaparte Latta had the following children:
92    ONAND (6) was born in Jul 1889 in Illinois, USA
93    ETHEL  (6) was born in Feb 1886 in Illinois, USA
 
Jerome Bonaparte Latta and Mira Latta had the following children:
94    INFANT LATTY (6)   was born about 1880 in Illinois, USA
95    WILLIAM J.  (6) was born in Jan 1878 in Illinois, USA
96    ORVILLE T. LATTY (6)   was born about 1876 in Illinois, USA




                                                                           66 WILLIAM BRADEN (6) LATTA


William A. (5) John (4) James (3) John (2) James (1). was born on 08 Dec 1865 in Giles, Tennessee, USA. He died on 17 Feb 1917 in El Paso, Texas, USA. He married Pansy Loomis on 09 May 1900 in San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, California, USA. She was born on 08 Feb 1878 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. She died in 1961 in Virginia, USA.

Notes for William Braden Latta:

Born Giles Co., Tenn. near Pulaski December 8, 1865; d. at El Paso, Texas February 17, 1917; m. Pansy Loomis of San Luis Obispo, Calif. at El Paso, Texas May 9, 1900. Real estate and Pansy Loomis of San Luis Obispo, Calif. at El Paso, Texas May 9, 1900. Real estate and investment business at El Paso. She was born February 8, 1878, died Alexandria, VA, 1961, buried El Paso, TX. After his death, she married Mr. William G. Dunn.

William Braden Latta and Pansy Loomis had the following children:
99   LAURA LOUISE (7)
was born on 26 Feb 1901. She died in 1913
100 MARY (7) was born on March 24, 1904.
101 PANSY (7)
was born about 1905.
102 WILLIAM BRADEN JR. (7) was born on 15 Oct 1914. He died on 22 Jun 2005. He married Beatrice Lillian Thompson on 21 May 1944 in Palermo, Sicilia, Italy.
 
 
Sierra Vista Herald, Sierra Vista, AZ: Monday, June 27, 2005

Obituaries - Maj. Gen. W. B. Latta (U. S. Army retired)

Oct. 25, 1914 - June 22, 2005

Another American patriot and public servant has joined the Long Grey Line. A bright young man, when he enlisted in the U. S. Army in 1933, he was assigned to tend the Signal Corps pigeons. When he retired nearly 40 years later, he had commanded the Army's worldwide, satellite based communications system.

Bill Latta was born in El Paso, Texas, on Oct. 25, 1914, and passed away at sunset on June 22, 2005, in Boise, Idaho. He was the only son of W. B. Latta, a pioneering Texas telegrapher and real estate developer, and Pansy Loomis Latta. His father died when he was quite young and he was raised by another stern Scot, William G. Davis.

Bill graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1932, where he did well academically and become the commander of the school's ROTC unit. The Depression, and the death of his stepfather, compelled returning to the family home in El Paso. There, he received a letter from Lt. Col. John J. Mudgett, his high school ROTC instructor. It told him Army enlistees with a high school degree could compete for appointments to West Point. A year after his enlistment at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Pvt. Latta entered the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. His class of 301 graduates, Class of 1938, was called "the last small, quality class."

When the U. S. Army was poised on the brink of World War II, the stage was not set. After he attended Wire School at Fort Monmouth, N.J., Lt. Latta was tasked to remain and create, from scratch, the U. S. Army Signal Corps Officer Candidate School. The Signal Corps OCS was the institution that grew the Signal Corps from its total of 289 men to more than 30,000 over the course of the war. It continued to train officers until the early 1990s when the School was moved to Fort Gordon, Ga.

Serving as the aide to Maj. Gen. Olmstead, the Army's chief signal officer, Bill asked visiting Brig. Gen. George S. Patton what he was doing. Patton replied, "Starting a tank battalion, want to come along?" With Gen. Olmstead's blessing, he went to work for Gen. Patton. A mere 11 months after Pearl Harbor, in November 1942, Operation Torch, the invasion of North Africa at Casablanca, the first dress rehearsal for D-Day, began America's role in the war in earnest.

Communications were hampered by the lack of radio trucks, which remained in the wells of ships standing off shore. Now Capt. Latta was ordered by Patton to get them. Commandeering an LST, he returned to the ships carrying the communications gear and convinced both ship's captains to stop what they were unloading and dig into the bowels of the ship to offload the radio trucks. Later that evening, a German U-boat snuck into the harbor and sunk both ships.

When Roosevelt and Churchill met at Casablanca, they stayed at a hotel previously occupied by the German Army. Anticipating its use by Allied forces, they left the hotel riddled with listening devices. The Signal Corps/Bill's solution: pull out every piece of wire found anywhere in the building and rewire the entire hotel for electricity and communications Å  in 3 days.

His second amphibious invasion was into Sicily in 1943. He had met a beautiful Army nurse, 2nd Lt. Beatrice Thompson, whom everyone knew as Tommie, who had also come ashore at Casablanca with the Ninth Evacuation Hospital. Together, they managed to overcome the Army bureaucracy and they were married in Palermo, Sicily, on May 21, 1944. Two months later, they shared their third invasion, this time into the south of France.

At the conclusion of the war, Col. Latta, signal officer for the XXI Corps, decided to remain for a career. The Army accommodated him by returning him his permanent rank of captain. He had made it back to major when he was assigned to Harvard Business School. He considered the B School to be his supreme intellectual challenge. In 1950, he was awarded an MBA, one of two given "with distinction." Additionally, he attended the Army's Command and General Staff School and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. He put in substantial time at the Pentagon. It was a black day in his career when he signed the orders removing horses from the curriculum at West Point.

He had a nose for conflict. The Army got him to five of the seven continents; he was shot at on three. It started in Morocco, North Africa and continued into Sicily, France and Germany. When he was assigned to the island of Taiwan, the Chinese began to shell the off-shore islands of Quemoy and Matsu. When the Berlin Wall went up in 1961, he returned to 7th Army to prepare for the Soviet invasion of Europe. When assigned to NORAD, the Cuban Missile Crisis was his first order of business. When visiting South Vietnam on an inspection tour, he was shelled by the NVA.

He received his second star upon returning to Fort Monmouth, this time as the commanding general of the Army's Electronics Command. He was always proud of his boss, Gen. Besson's, selection criteria: "I'd rather have the SOB on my team than somebody else's." Under his guidance, the Army invented, developed and distributed for use in combat one of its most potent weapons, the night-vision technology that gave the Army the ability to see in the dark and revolutionized America's war-fighting tactics.

In 1969-1971, he was assigned to command the Army's communications system from Fort Huachuca, Ariz. His final assignment was as the chief of staff for the Central Nations Treaty Organization, based in Ankara, Turkey.

He said his vocation was the Army and his avocation was people. Tall, stern and, literally, commanding, warm and fuzzy he was not. Nonetheless, as the commander of major military installations, he saw his charge to be one of problem solver. In one of his many recognitions and awards, he was called "The Accomplisher." He understood the Army's role and effect on its surrounding communities as supportive and mutually beneficial, not confrontational. These beliefs resulted in substantial, positive economic and social benefits to the Army and the two large communities outside of his commands of Forts Monmouth and Huachuca; Monmouth County, N.J. and Cochise County, Ariz., respectively.

Gen. Latta was awarded the Army's Distinguished Service Medal for his work directing the placement of the electronic equipment that protects America from inside NORAD's Hardsite in Cheyenne Mountain, Colo. He was awarded the Legion of Merit on four separate occasions, beginning in World War II and ending at his retirement. He never regretted declining a Purple Heart, figuring getting hit by shrapnel from the Navy (ours) shouldn't count. He proudly wore the service ribbons showing the 46 months he was at war overseas at the start of his career.

Very early on, the general recognized the importance of two emerging technologies, transistors and the computer. Whether buying $20 million worth of transistors in 1953, when no Army equipment used them, or writing "A More Effective Army Through Electronic Data Processing" in 1957, the Army, what we now call Silicon Valley, are better off for his foresight.

He and his wife chose Sierra Vista, Ariz., the small town outside the gates of Fort Huachuca, as their place to build a unique home with the sweat and assistance of his sons and daughter. They lived there for almost 30 years. He was a lifelong supporter of education. He insisted on it for his children. Bill headed the Catalina (Arizona) Council of the Boy Scouts for five years and was awarded Scouting's Silver Beaver. He was active in community affairs in Sierra Vista for many years. He helped found, design and build his house of worship, Faith Presbyterian Church. He was an engineer and a builder. He was an accomplished photographer, a master gardener, an orchardist and even raised orchids indoors. He loved Coke and seafood. Using his beloved Macintosh computer, he ran Latta Engineering Services, delivering CAD drawings to local builders and architects, until he was 85 years old.

After commenting on the differences between the civilian leadership during World War II and Vietnam, he once wrote: "As I look back I was and remain impressed by the few professionals that we had, but even more by the citizens that turned into officers and soldiers in such a short time. Å  The only common ingredient was the citizen soldier, he was and remains superb, he is courageous, innovative tenacious and bursting with initiative. Given good leadership, or even fair leadership, he learns very quickly and is the greatest."

West Point's motto is "Duty, Honor, Country." Bill lived his life under that standard and largely succeeded. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

Compelled by declining health, Bill moved to Boise to be near his son in 2002. At the 7th Annual All Service Academies Ball this past holiday season, he was honored by Gov. Kempthorne, Sen. Craig and the 200-plus attendees as the oldest living graduate of any of the academies, but especially his beloved West Point.

He resided at the Idaho State Veterans Home for the past three years. The family takes this opportunity to thank and praise the wonderful, attentive and kind staff of the Home for the fine care and support they provided in his final years. Dr. Cliff Tenley and the staff of St. Lukes Internal Medicine also are commended for their understanding and compassion.

Gen. Latta was a proud member of the Association of Graduates of West Point (Beat Navy!), a member of the Harvard Business School Alumni Association, the Military Officers of America Association, the Association of the United States Army, the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, the National Defense Industry Association, the American Legion and a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Gen. Latta was preceded in death by his parents and his three sisters. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Beatrice T. Latta. He also is survived by his two attorney sons, Bill Jr. (Sheri) of Boise, and Bob (Jeanette) of Los Altos Hills, Calif.; his college professor daughter, Dr. Laura Gaudet of Chadron, Neb; a granddaughter, Christina Flanagan Latta of Boise and Moscow, Idaho; and three grandsons, Andrew, William and Thomas Latta of Los Altos Hills, Calif.

Hating funerals, he will be interred in a graveside ceremony, with full military honors, at the Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Fort Huachuca, Ariz. The ceremonies will occur at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 28, 2005.

A reception for family and friends will follow at a location to be named at that time. No flowers, please.

Arrangements are by Summers Funeral Homes in Boise, Idaho, and Jensen's Sierra Vista Mortuary in Sierra Vista.


                                                                                        69 SIMS CRAIG (6) LATTA


William A. (5) John (4) James (3) John (2) James (1).was born on 11 Nov 1871 in Tennessee, USA. He married Annie Parker on 26 Feb 1897 in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, USA.
 
Notes for Sims Craig Latta:
Born at Columbia, Tenn. November 11, 1871; m. Annie Parker of Nashville, Tenn. February 26, 1897. In 1906 he was in the coal business at Memphis, Tenn. Afterwards shipping clerk for Bell Telephone Co

Sims Craig Latta and Annie Parker had the following children:
103 MARSHALL ALLISON (7) was born in 1899 in Tennessee, USA. He died in 1903 in Tennessee, USA .
104 GERTRUDE (7) was born on 27 Sep 1906 in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, USA. She married Frances Levis in 1931 in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, USA


 
                                                                                    76 BENJAMIN H. (6) LATTA


John (5) John (4) James (3) John (2) James (1) was born on 03 Apr 1884 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 26 Jan 1938. He married Frances Marion Ricketts on 24 Nov 1914.

Benjamin H. Latta and Frances Marion Ricketts had the following children:
105 MARION BENINGTON (7) was born on 26 Jul 1918 in Tennessee, USA.

 


                                                                                          77 FRANK (6) LATTA


John (5) John (4) James (3) John (2) James (1) was born on 13 Oct 1881 in Maury County, Tennessee, USA. He died in 1920 in Maury County, Tennessee, USA. He married Eliza M Mitchell on 12 Feb 1902 in Maury County, Tennessee, USA. She was born in 1880 in Tennessee, USA.
 
Notes for Frank Latta:
 FRANK, JR.(7) b. May 12, 1908; d. May 12, 1908; buried in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Columbia, Maury County, TN. (LATTA, Frank, Jr., 12 May 1908. "Son M/M Frank Latta.", Block "A")
 
Frank Latta and Eliza M. Mitchell had the following children:
106 MARYMITCHELL (7)
was born in 1910 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She married (1) ROBERT ALLEN.
107  JOHN J. (7) was born in 1915 in Maury, Tennessee, USA.
108 WINONA ANN (7)
was born in 1912 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She married (1) VICTOR REYNOLDS

 


                                                                                         82 FRED (6) LATTA


John (5) John (4) James (3) John (2) James (1) was born on 08 Mar 1871 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 20 Oct 1944 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Nancy Ellen Collier on 26 Mar 1891 in Maury, Tennessee, USA.

Notes for Fred Latta:

Born March 8, 1871; d. Oct. 20, 1944; buried in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Columbia, Maury County, TN; m. Nancy Ellen "Ellie" Collier on March 26, 1891. She was born in 1871 in TN and died in 1948 TN; m. Nancy Ellen "Ellie" Collier on March 26, 1891. She was born in 1871 in TN and died in 1948. In 1939 Fred was the State Comptroller at Columbia, Tennessee, and at one time was mayor of Columbia.

Fred Latta and Nancy Ellen Collier had the following children:
75 ANNIE LOUISE (7) was born on 27 Nov 1894 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She died on 10 Jun 1920 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She married Richard C Wells in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He was born in Illinois, USA .
76 MILDRED MAY (7) was born on 28 May 1904 in Maury County, Tennessee, USA. She married Hilton C Warren in 1937 in Maury, Tennessee, USA
 

                                                                                        86 SIMS AARON (6) LATTA

Moses (5) Moses (4) James (3) John (2) James (1) was born on 29 Jul 1874 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Mattie Ann Chappell, daughter of Henry Sam Pate Chappell and Martha Jemima Smith, in 1895 in Maury County, Tennessee, USA. She was born in Jan 1876 in Tennessee, USA


Sims Aaron Latta and Mattie Ann Chappell had the following children:
121 MARY E.  (7)  was born on 12 Apr 1896 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She died on 17 Mar 1923 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA.
122 CLARENCE  (7)  was born in 1900 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died in 1989 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Eddie Williams Sparkman on 08 May 1921 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She was born on 13 Sep 1899. She died in 1993.
123 SIMMS HOWARD (7) was born on 07 May 1907. He died on 07 Nov 1991 in Spring Hill, Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Velma Roth on 25 Dec 1935 in Williamson, Tennessee, USA.

 



                                                                                    
         87 WILLIAM STEVEN (6) LATTA

Moses (5) Moses (4) James (3) John (2) James (1) was born about 1876 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married Donna Wright about 1895 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. She was born on 21 Jan 1881 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 19 Apr 1959 in Tennessee, USA

William Steven Latta and Donna Wright had the following children:
124 MOSES W. (7)
was born on 27 Jan 1897 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died on 22 Feb 1960 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He married (1) LEONA WARREN. She was born on 09 Feb 1899 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 28 Nov 1952 in Tennessee, USA.
125 STEVE (7)
126 CLIFF (7)
was born on 29 Jul 1900 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 28 Nov 1968 in Tennessee, USA. He married (1) KATHERINE RUBEL. She was born in 1904
127  GERTRUDE (7) was born on 01 Feb 1903 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 25 Nov 1968 in Tennessee, USA. She married (1) EVERETT JONES. He was born on 06 Aug 1902 in Tennessee, USA. He died on 23 Sep 1967 in Tennessee, USA

 

 

 

                                                                                         90 JOHN R. (6) LATTA

John Monroe (5) Calvin (4) John J (3), John (2), James(1) was born on 24 Jan 1879 in Illinois, USA. He died on 23 Mar 1965 in Jefferson, Illinois, USA. He married Lorena Katherine Waud on 27 Nov 1904 in Illinois, USA.

Notes for John R. Latta:

b. January 24, 1879 in Illinois; d. March 23, 1965 in Jefferson Co., IL; m. Lorena Katherine Waud, daughter of Robert George Waud and Mary Elizabeth Burton on Nov. 27, 1904 in Jefferson Co., IL.  1930 Census, Farrington, Jefferson Co., IL: John R. Latta, 51, b. IL, father TN, mother IL, farmer, Lorena C. Latta, 46, wife, Irvie, 23, Keith, 20

John R. Latta and Lorena Katherine Waud had the following children:
111 IRVIE (7) was born on 18 Mar 1907 in Illinois, USA. He died on 28 Jul 1969 in Illinois, USA
112 KEITH (7) was born on 17 Jul 1910 in Illinois, USA. He died in Apr 1983 in Illinois, USA

Notes for Keith Latta:

Obituary: Keith Latta, 72, of Bluford, died at 9:55 am Sunday, Apr l0, 1983. He was a retired  farmer and avid horseman. Mr Latta was born in Farrington Twnship, July 17, 1910, the son of John R. and Lorena (Waud) Latta. On April 19, 1943 he married Maxine Brookman, who survives. Mr. Latta was a long time member of Harmony Missionary Church, where services will be held at 1:30 pm Wednesday with the Rev. Melvin Chambliss officiating. Burial will follow in Harmony Cemetery. Friends may call after 6 pm on Tuesday and until 11 am on Wednesday at the Bluford Funeral Home, and from noon Wednesday until the Funeral Hour at the church. In addition to his wife survivors include three daughters, Mrs Gale (Shirley) Breeze, and Mrs. Robert (Sandy) Jackson, both of Bluford, and Mrs. Sharon Hails of Texico. seven grandchildren. one gr gr grandchild, several nieces and nephews. Mr. Latta was preceded in death by one brother, Irvie and his parents.

 

                                                                                        91 OTTO E. (6) LATTA

John Monroe (5) Calvin (4) John J (3), John (2), James(1) was born on 30 Jul 1881 in Illinois, USA. He died in 1961 in Illinois, USA. He married Ethel Sylvia Waud on 15 Feb 1905 in Illinois, USA

Otto E. Latta and Ethel Sylvia Waud had the following child:
113 MARVIN H. (7) was born on 15 Nov 1905 in Illinois, USA. He died in Jul 1985 in Illinois, USA.

Notes for Marvin H. Latta:

b. Nov. 15, 1905 in Mt. Vernon, Jefferson Co., Illinois; d. July 1985 in Mt. Vernon, Jefferson b. Nov. 15, 1905 in Mt. Vernon, Jefferson Co., Illinois; d. July 1985 in Mt. Vernon, Jefferson Co., IL;  there is a Cora Belle Latta (1905-1947) buried beside of Otto and Ethel Latta in the Bethel Cemetery (could this be Marvin's wife?)

 

 


                                                                                   97 JAMES HENRY (6) LATTA


William J. (5) Moses (4) James (3) John (2) James (1) was born on 02 Oct 1857 in Maury County, TN. He died on 21 Apr 1922 in Martin, Weakley County, TN. He married (1) FANNY A LEONARD. She was born in Apr 1855 in Tennessee, USA.


James Henry Latta and Fannie A. Leonard had the following children:
114 WILLIAM CHARLES LATTA (7)  was born in Nov 1882 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died on 18 Nov 1962. He married (1) CORA C THOMAS, daughter of John J Thomas and Eliza Unknown, on 15 Apr 1903 in Weakley  County, TN. She was born about 1782 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 10 May 1929 in Union City, Obion County, TN (Age: 48)
115 MINNIE GERTRUDE LATTA (7)  was born in Feb 1885 in Tennessee, USA. She died in 1955. She married (1) MCDURMAN
116 GEORGE CUTHBERT LATTA (7) was born in Dec 1887 in Graves, Kentucky, USA. He died in Feb 1963. He married (1) RUTH HIGH

 

 

 


   

 


                                                                                      114 WILLIAM CHARLES (7) LATTA

James Henry (6) William J. (5) Moses (4) James (3) John (2) James (1) was born in Nov 1882 in Maury, Tennessee, USA. He died on 18 Nov 1962. He married (1) CORA C THOMAS, daughter of John J Thomas and Eliza Unknown, on 15 Apr 1903 in Weakley  County, TN. She was born about 1782 in Tennessee, USA. She died on 10 May 1929 in Union City, Obion County, TN (Age: 48).

Notes for William Charles Latta:
born Nov 1882 in Maury, TN. SS Index says b. Nov. 5, 1882 and died November 1962. He married Cora C. THOMAS, born abt 1882 in TN
 
William Charles Latta and Cora C. Thomas had the following children:
117 EUNICE (8) was born in 1904 in Tennessee.
118 LORENA (8) was born in 1911 in Tennessee.
119 DORTHA (8) was born in 1918 in Tennssee.
 
 
 


                                                                                      116 GEORGE CUTHBERT (7) LATTA

James Henry (6) William J. (5) Moses (4) James (3) John (2) James (1) was born in Dec 1887 in Graves, Kentucky, USA. He died in Feb 1963. He married (1) RUTH HIGH

Notes for George Cuthbert Latta:
b. Dec 1887 near Pilot Oak, Graves Co., KY. SS Index says born Dec. 11, 1888 and died Feb. 1963. He married Ruth High, daughter of James High
 
George Cuthbert Latta and Ruth High had the following child:
120 WALTER (8) was born in 1816 in Tennessee, USA.
 

 




                                                                                71 WILLIAM BRADEN (7) LATTA, JR.

William B. (6) William A. (5) John (4) James (3) John (2) James (1). b. October 25, 1915. Graduated U. S. M. A., B.S. Eng., 1938. Fought with Patton in WWII. Married U. S. Army Nurse Corps Lt. Beatrice Lillian Thompson (b. Amsterdam, NY) May 21, 1944 in Palermo, Sicily. Distinguished 40 year career in the U. S. Army, beginning as a private tending pigeons and ending as the Commanding General of the Army’s satellite based Strategic Communications Command. Retired to Sierra Vista, AZ in 1972; self employed as Latta Engineering Services until age 85. He moved to Boise, ID in 2002 to live near his son and granddaughter.

Children:
83 WILLIAM BRADEN LATTA, JR.(8) b. Boston MA, May 20, 1949.

85 ROBERT PALMER LATTA (8) b. Valley Forge, PA, January 30, 1954
89 LAURA BARBARA LATTA (8) b. Boston, MA, August 24, 1950. Univ. of Texas, B.
S., 1973, Antioch Coll., M. Ed. 1976, University of Northern Colorado, Ph.
D., Educational Psychology, 1995. Married/divorced James Gaudet, 1976-91.
Assoc. Prof. Laura Latta Gaudet is the chair of the Dept. of Counseling,
Psychology and Social Work at Chadron State College, Chadron, NE.

 

 



                                                                               83 WILLIAM BRADEN LATTA, JR.(8)

William Braden (7) William B. (6) William A. (5) John (4) James (3) John (2) James (1) b. Boston MA, May 20, 1949. B. A., Colgate University 1971, J. D., Golden Gate Univ. School of Law, 1976. Married Patricia A. Flanagan, Herkimer, NY December 12, 1977. She passed away August 25, 2001. Bill Jr. has been an attorney in Boise, ID since 1977.
Child:
84 CHRISTINA FLANAGAN LATTA(9) b. February 25, 1981, Boise ID. Boise State University, B. A. English w/ High Honors, magna cum laude, 2003. Entering law school, Fall, 2004.

 

 


                                                                                                85 ROBERT PALMER (8) LATTA,

William B., Jr. (7) William B. (6) William A. (5) John (4) James (3) John (2) James (1). b. Valley Forge, PA, January 30, 1954. Stanford University, B. A. Economics, Phi Beta Kappa, 1976; J. D., Stanford Law School 1979. Bob has been an attorney in Palo Alto, CA since 1979.
Married Paula Mooring 1987, divorced 1993. Child:
87 ANDREW BRADEN LATTA (9), b. June 22,1991, Stanford, CA.
Robert Palmer Latta then married Debra Jeanette Dyal on February 27, 1995, Los Altos, CA. b.
Champaign-Urbana, Il, August 5, 1956, B. A. Harvard/Radcliffe, 1978.
Children:
88 WILLIAM GORDON LATTA (9), b. Mountain View CA, November 25, 1995
89 THOMAS PALMER LATTA (9), b. Mountain View CA, November 25, 1995.




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Information furnished by Mrs. Mary S. Latta, care of Rev. F.J. Mapel, Platte City, Mo.
William H. Latta of El Paso, Texas. Sims Latta of Cilumbia, Tenn. James H. Latta of Martin,
Tenn. Simmie Latta Wlhoite, daughter of Sims Latta, Franklin, Tenn. Hettie Latta Edwards,
Nashville, Tenn.

Additional Information on William Braden Latta furnished by: W. B. Latta, Jr., Attorney at Law, P. O. Box 2192, Boise ID 83701-2192 in 2003.


* Also look at branch 6 & 7 for a tie *

In the records for the Maury County Cousins, Vol. 2, found at www.geocities.com/Heartland/Bluffs/6263/paupers.html

Latta, ***grave dug on 6 July 1856 for "Miss Latta's child a pauper."

Latta, *** on 8 July 1856, coffin furnished by J. R. Lamb for Miss Latta's child, a pauper.

Latta, *** on 25 Oct. 1856 County furnished coffin and paid for burial of Mrs. Latta, a pauper.

 

Century Review, 1805-1905 of Maury County, TN states on page 237 (google books) "W. J. Latta, born on Duck River, 11 miles N.W. of Columbia, June 1878, is the son of W. W.  and E. A. (Dockery) Latta.  His mother's parents, J. M. and Annie (Puckett) Dockery, were among early settlers from S. C. to Maury Co.  W. J., in 1903, married Pauline, daughter of Rowann and Lou (Fields) Irwin.  Mr. Latta owns a 100a. farm, well adapted to the production of corn, wheat, oats, and stock raising, to which he devotes his time.