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Branch 6 Captain: Robert G. Nunn (rgnunn@qwest.net) 12 Dunbarton Court, Highlands Ranch CO 80126. Please send any additions to Branch 6 to him.


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In 1700 three brothers came from Ireland and landed in N. Carolina. Two of the brothers were John and James. I do not know the name of the other one. James is supposed to have settled in N. Carolina and raised a family. John went north and was lost sight of. So was the other one. -- William C. Latta.
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                                                                                       1 Unknown (1) LATTA
Lived in Ireland. Had at least three sons:
2 JAMES (2)
40 JOHN (2) see history above.
41 Unknown (2) see history above.


                                                                                          2 JAMES (2) LATTA
____ (1). Born in Ireland. Thought to have come to America in 1700; m. ___. Lived in N. Carolina. Had at least one son:
3 JAMES (3).


                                                                                           3 JAMES (3) LATTA
James (2) ____ (1). Lived in N. Carolina. Moved to Maury Co. Tenn. Raised a family.
One of his sons was:
4 THOMAS  B.(4).


                                                                                         4 THOMAS B. (4) LATTA
James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born in Maury Co., Tenn. November 23, 1782; d. August 13, 1848; m. Mary Ann Moore Oct. 4, 1803 in Maury Co., Tenn.{ I have also seen Orange Co. NC} She was born September 27, 1782 and died June 28, 1858. 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.
42 ELIZABETH (5) b. May 4, 1805; m. Hardy Kirby. Children: Aaron Shelby m. Mrs. Ballard in 1870. Thomas Wright m. Elizabeth Bennett in 1859. Jane m. Jina McQuerter in 1869. Catherine m. Lowery Bradshaw in 1870. Francis Marion killed in Civil War in 1863.
5 JAMES ALEXANDER (5).
43 JANE (5) b. February 24, 1809; m. Sinnett Lafoon. No children.
6 JOHN (5).
44 CATHERINE (5) b. November 5, 1813; m. James Boone in Graves Co., Ky.  May 6, 1841. 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.
7 WILLIAM HARVEY (5).
8 THOMAS HENDERSON (5).
9 ALEXANDER ROBERTSON (5).
45 SALINA MARY (5) b. June 10, 1823; d. August 14, 1858; m. Mr. Odom.
46 ELIZA (5) b. November 26, 1825; d. August 4, 1826.
47 MARY (5) b. March 7, 1842; d. May 15, 1852.
48 THOMAS B. (5) b. April 27, 1843; d. September 17, 1848.
49 ALONZO P. (5) b. October 18, 1845; d. October 29, 1850.


                                                                                       5 JAMES ALEXANDER (5) LATTA,
Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born in Maury Co., Tenn. February 1, 1807; m. Nancy Elizabeth Butler. Ten children. Only 4 reached maturity.
10 THOMAS (6).
50 ELIZABETH JANE (6) b. in Hickman Co., Ky. June 26, 1836; d. at Nashville, Tenn. February 17, 1911; m. Emerson E. Rogers. He was born in Steuben Co., N.Y. April 15, 1829 and died in Jacksonville, Fla. March 1906. Four children: 1) Claribel b. at Ripon, Wis. August 7, 1860; m. Cleggett D. Wolf December 30, 1880. Six children. In 1932 living at Glendale, Calif. 2) Chester H. b. September 26, 1862; m. three times. First to May Clayborne at Hartford, Kan. Four children. Second wife Helen Graham at Atchison, Kan. One child. Third wife Mrs. Antoinette Watts at Walla Walls, Wash. 3) Estelle b. at Omro, Wis. July 15, 1864; m. twice. First to John Graham at Atchison, Kan. August 19, 1896. Second husband Levi H. Crisler at Jacksonville, Fla. December 26, 1905. 4) Edwin C. b. near Omro, Wis. September 25, 1866; m. twice. First to Mary L. Knight at Topeka, Kan. One child. Second wife Edna Conklin in Georgia, 1896. Four children.
51 SALINA ELLEANORE (6) m. Jesse R. Blackwell in Graves Co., Mo. He was
born in Tenn. Four children: Elizabeth b. in Graves Co., Mo.; m. W.H. Allen at Oshkosh, Wis.
Alice Evelyn b. at Omro, Wis. August 1865; m. Henry Barth at Oshkosh in 1889. Frank
Sylvester b. at Omro, Wis.; m. Ida Colby in Mass. Two sons. Jessie Mayd b. at Oshkosh, Wis. in 1879; m. Albert Teopfer in 1905. One son.
11 JOHN ADOLPHUS (6).


                                                                                           6 JOHN (5) LATTA,
Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born in Maury Co., Tenn. July 13, 1811; d. July 9, 1870; m. Mary Ayodlatt who was born August 1, 1811 and died October 22, 1882.

Nine children:
12 BENJAMIN (6) b. June 26, 1839; d. December 26, 1867; m. Mary E. Hughes 1865. After his death she married 11 John Adolphus Latta.
52 THOMAS BENTON (6) b. January 28, 1841; killed in war in 1862. Single.
53 LOUISE (6) b. February 2, 1843; d. June 1, 1882; m. Wriley Gay in 1859.
54 SUSAN MARY (6) b. November 10, 1850; m. George Phelps in 1870.
55 VIOLA EMELINE (6) b. December 3, 1844; d. 1880; m. Lowery Bradshaw 1872.
56 JOHN JEFFERSON (6) b. July 1846; m. Barbara Blair in 1871.
57 JOSEPHINE (6) b. April 1852; m. John Phelps in 1873.
58 ELBERT MONROE (6) June 26, 1839; d. December 26, 1867; m. Mary E. Hughes.



                                                                                 7 WILLIAM HARVEY (5) LATTA

 

 


Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born in Maury Co., Tenn. May 5, 1816; d. March 15, 1891; m. Pernetta Gordon Stokes in Graves Co., Ky. November 1836. She was born in Hopkins Co., Ky. April 22, 1819; d. October 23, 1904. He moved to Stephenville, Texas with his family in 1870. Children:
59 ALMINA ELIZABETH "Lizzie"(6) b. in Graves Co., Ky. April 5, 1839; d. Stephenville, Texas January 1932; m. Elijiah Willis. Wingo in Graves Co., Ky. F. b. 17, 1859. Moved to Erath Co., Texas in 1869. He died December 1931. Ten children: 1) Jennie J. b. in Graves Co., Ky. August 2, 1861; m. Joe M. Carr in Erath Co., Texas December 1879. 2) Kate b. in Ky. about 1863; m. James McNeil in Erath Co., Texas; d. at Stephenville, Texas in 1931. Seven children. 3) Francis Marion b. September 17, 1864; d. in infancy. 4) Nettie Ann b. in Ky. December 14, 1865; m. Enoch L. Dodd. Five sons. 5) Dora Lee b. in Ky. July 8, 1868; d. 1928; m. Hermon Whitacre in Erath Co, Texas. Eight children. 6) William Jarman b. in Erath Co., Texas February 13, 1871; m. four times. Five sons. 7) Lorena P. b. in Erath Co., Tex. March 2, 1874; m. Frank Mahan. Eight children. Lived at Denton, Tex. 8) Lois Oscar b. in Erath Co., Texas July 2, 1876; m. and has two sons. 9) Lucinda Elizabeth b. Erath co., Texas November 22, 1881; m. John George. Three daughters. Lives at Graham, Texas. 10) Almer E. b. in Erath Co., Texas; m. Fannie Strong.
13 FRANCIS MARION (6).
60 MARGARET FREDONIA (6) b. in Braves Co., Ky. September 27, 1844; d. at San Jose, Calif. October 30, 1916; m. William F. Chambers in Graves Co., Ky. November 6, 1864. He died in San Jose April 27, 1916. Moved to Erath Co., Texas June 1870. In 1805 went to Calif. Five children: 1) Nellie Gordon b. in Hickman co., Ky. March 14, 1866; m. William R. Nipper in Erath Co., Texas August 3, 1884. In 1933 lived at Grant Pass, Ore. where he died. Six children: 2) Cora Elizabeth b. in Hickman Co., Ky. May 28, 1868; m. Charles E. Puff in San Jose, Calif. October 31, 1904. One son. 3) Nellie Jane b. Ertah Co., Texas September 10, 1870; m. John Hibdon in Stephenville, Texas October 31, 1904. One son. 4) Thomas Walter b. in Erath Co., Texas March 1, 1873; m. twice. First to Pearl Bradley of Ky. in Erath Co., Texas. August 7, 1898. One son. Second wife to Florence Forster October 14, 1903. Three sons. 5) Monnetta Proctor b. in Erath Co., Texas January 20, 1875; m. Callie Green in Comanche Co., Texas July 8, 1903.
14 BENJAMIN ALEXANDER (6).
61 AMERICA MISSOURI (6) b. in Graves Co., Ky. February 22, 1849; d. 1920; m. James M. Leach in Ky. Moved to Stephenville, Texas about 1868; later to Albany, Texas where they died. Seven children: Sona. James. Houston. Gordon. Toga. Joe. Zella. All married.
62 LOUVISTA JANE (6) b. in Graves Co., Ky. July 6, 1851; m. Moses M. Smythia.  Went to Erath Co., Texas in 1870. He died and she moved to Stephenville, Texas. Seven children.
15 WILLIAM WESLEY (6).
16 THOMAS WRIGHT (6).
17 JAMES ALONZO "Lonnie" (6).

William Harvey Latta Family Photo - Left to Right: James Alonzo "Lonnie" Latta, Thomas Wright Latta, William Wesley Latta, Louvista Jane Latta Smythia, Nettie Ann Wingo Mace, Benjamin Alexander Latta, Almina Elizabeth "Lizzie" Latta Wingo.  




                                                                          8 THOMAS HENDERSON (5) LATTA,
Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born in Maury Co., Tenn. November 29, 1818; d. September 4, 1896; m. Pernina Stokes October 24, 1844. She was born November 22, 1820 and died July 10, 1878.

Two children.
18 MERRITT MELVIN (6).
63 LAURA LAVERNE (6) b. February 2, 1850; d. November 8, 1931; m. Abner Thompson January 25, 1871. He died January 31, 1912. Children: Thomas A. b. September 3, 1873; d. April 27, 1921; m. Ida Bronder. Hattie b. December 25, 1875; d. December 22, 1895.  Zou b. July 5, 1878; d. April 5, 1901. Mary b. January 23, 1886; m. Thomas L. Allen.


                                                                                   9 ALEXANDER ROBERTSON (5) LATTA,
Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born in Maury Co., Tenn. January 22, 1821; d. in Hickman Co., Ky. April 21, 1908 2:00 pm; m. Mary Ann Fonville, August 23, 18?? in Graves Co., Ky. She was born May 15, 1829 in Graves Co., Ky. and died December 30, 1905. Both are buried at Camp Beauregard Cemetery.

Six children:
64 SARAH ADELLA (6) b. October 6, 1850; m. J. Haye Blair {or J. Hays Blair} in 1869. 4
Children; Mary Elizabeth, Flor Ann, Nathan, & Guy Seymore who died young.
19 ELIJAH THOMAS (6).
20 HARDY BURROW (6).
65 EDDY (6) b. November 20, 1853; d. November 20, 1853.
66 ELIZABETH SELINA (6) b. October 4, 1858; d. November 28, 1858.
21 JOHN ALEXANDER (6).

 

Alexander Robertson Latta
ALEXANDER ROBERTSON LATTA
AND MARY ANN LATTA
 
Camp Beauregard Cemetery
Water Valley
Graves County, KY
Mary Ann <i>Fonville</i> Latta




                                                                                      10 THOMAS (6) LATTA
James A. (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). born ____; m. ____.

Two children:
67 ALFRED (7) disappeared when 16 years of age.
68 ELIZA ELLEN (7) b. May 11, 1855 in Kentucky; d. Jan. 2, 1932; buried in the Forest Hill Cemetery, Dane County, Wisconsin; married twice; 1) Simeon Wallace, and 2) Milton Glines. Children: Cleo Wallace Glines (1875-1954) buried in same cemetery as mother; Clara Elizabeth (Wallace), married and died leaving one son, Stanley, living Madison, Wis.  Children by second husband, Harry and Edna Mabel.


                                                                                11 JOHN ADOLPHUS (6) LATTA
James A. (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born April 15, 1848; d. 1915; married twice - 1) Mary E. Hughes (widow of Elbert Monroe (5) Latta). She was born and died in Hickman Co., Ky. Seven children, and 2) Willie Agnes Davis. In 1932 she was living at Water Valley, Ky. Five children.
Children by first wife:
22 JAMES ALEXANDER (7).
23 EDWIN G. (7).
69 MARY ETTA (7) m. W.L. Davis. In 1932 living at Vimita, Okla.
24 CHARLES WASHINGTON (7).
70 ADDIE MAYE (7) m. H.M. Stokes. In 1932 living at Vinita, Okla.
71 ROSAMOND (7) m. H.W. Williams. In 1932 living at Fulton, Ky.
72 MARY EMILY (7) m. V.M. Hardin. In 1932 living at Fulton, Ky.


Children by second wife:
73 WALTER ROY (7) b. August 21, 1891; m. Myrtle Armstrong on November 26,
1925. In 1932 living at Water Valley, Ky. No children.
74 GILSON DAVIS (7) b. October 17, 1893; m. Clemmie Edwards on May 24, 1922.
In 1932 living at Water Valley, Ky. No children.
75 AGNES LORAINE (7) b. August 3, 1898; d. August 30, 1901.
76 GERALDINE (7) b. April 25, 1903; m. Bennett W. Wheeler on May 16, 1925. In
1923 living at Water Valley, Ky. One child, Janice Latta, b. September 9, 1932.
77 BENA ELIZABETH (7) b. April 22, 1906; m. Frank M. Butterfield on June 22,
1929. One child, Robert Latta, b. October 14, 1931. In 1932 lived at Huntington, W. Va.


                                                                        12 BENJAMIN F. (6) LATTA
John (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born October 6, 1937; d. in Hickman Co., Ky. February 1875; m. Mrs. Mattie A. (Mitchell) Morris January 2, 1861. She was born in Caldwell Co., Ky. July 31, 1838 and died at Chicago, Ills. January 23, 1908 and brought back and buried at Mt. Zion (Ky.) burial ground by her husband.

Children.
78 ADA (7) b. November 21, 1861; m. Albert Rutter in Guthlie, Okla.
25 THOMAS S. (7).
79 RUTH (7) Born: February 24, 1885. In: Graves Co., KY. Died: April 9, 1951. In: Stamford, CN. Married: Tillman Bowden Johnson, D.D. of Clinton, Ky.
He was Born: September 20, 1859. Died: February 28, 1939. In: Mendham, NJ. He was the son of Albert Harris Johnson and Cynthia Pernecia Ross. They had 4 children, Ruth, Albert, Ruppel, Clinton. In 1915 lived in New York City.
80 LYNN (7) b. February 25, 1867. Went west and last heard of (in 1915) about 25 years ago. Was a railroad bridge contractor in Texas.
81 GUY (7) b. December 1, 1869; d. in Chicago, Ills. and was buried in Mt. Zion burial ground in Ky. March 22, 1901; m. Lucille Dunham in New York City.
82 LEE (7) b. February 22, 1872; m. Elizabeth Smith in Minneapolis, Minn.
83 MATTIE (7) b. March 26, 1872; m. Claud Argo in Chicago, Ills. In 1915 lived at Rushville, Neb.


                                                                        13 FRANCIS MARION (6) LATTA
William H. (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born in Graves Co., Ky. December 30, 1840; d. at Mayfield, Ky. April 13, 1887; m. three times. First to Harriet Frances Roach in 1865. Second to Belzora French in 1881. Third to Selina Austin in 1886. He enlisted in the Civil War at Columbus, Ky. September 12, 1861. Private Co. A, 7th Regt. Kentucky Mounted Infantry, C.S.A. Promoted to Sergeant May 20, 1864 and was reported present on the
roll for May and June, 1864, last on file. Col. Edward Crossland was surrendered by Lieut. Ensign R. Taylor, C.S.A. May 4, 1865 and was paroled at Columbus, Miss. May 16, 1865.

One child by first wife:
84 NETTA (7) b. in Graves co., Ky. October 20, 1866; m. Dr. S.D. Naylor at Cleburne, Texas February 14, 1894. In 1933 living at Stephenville, Texas. Two daughters, both born at Stephenville, Texas. Lois Fain b. June 1, 1895; m. H. Andre Schmidt August 25, 1920.  Lives at Dallas, Texas. Two daughters: Lillian Frances b. March 13, 1906; m. Lieut. William Mattingly Breckenridge of U.S. Army at New Orleans October 15, 1929. Lives at Ft. Amador, Canal Zone.


                                                                             14 BENJAMIN ALEXANDER (6) LATTA
William H. (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born in Ky. January 29, 1847; m. three times. First to Julia Gordon in Ky. in 1872. She died and he moved to Texas in 1875.  Second to Augusta Simpson in Erath Co., Texas in 1880. Third to Safrona Lawson in Erath Co., Texas in 1903. In 1933 lives at Stephenville, Texas, Route 1.

Three children:
Children by first wife:
85 ANNIE (7) b. in Ky. August 23, 1873; d. in Erath Co., Texas December 16, 1888.


Children by third wife:
26 BENJAMIN ALEXANDER (7) by third wife.
27 MERRITT MELVIN (7) by third wife.


                                                                             15 WILLIAM WESLEY (6) LATTA
William H. (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born in Ky. March 21, 1854; m. Ophelia Alice McNeil in Erath Co., Texas September 3, 1870. In 1933 lives at Crosby, Texas.  Crosbyton, Route B.

Children all born in Erath Co.:
28 JAMES OZRO (7).
29 WILLIAM ARTHUR (7).
86 McELVAN (7) b. August 18, 1889. In 1933 lived P.O. Crosbyton, Texas, Route B. Single.
87 SIDNEY JOHNSON (7) b. August 18, 1891; m. Elsie May Archer August 22, 1919. No children in 1933. Veteran overseas in World War. He lives at Floydata, Fla.
88 MARION ELSIE (7) b. September 20, 1894; d. April 7, 1895.
30 ENOCH (7).
89 MARY LOTTIE (7) b. April 21, 1884.
90 PERNETTA ELIZABETH (7) b. January 31, 1886.
91 LILLY MISSOURI (7) b. February 6, 1893; d. March 4, 1896.
92 DOLLY ALICE (7) b. January 29, 1904; d. March 3, 1918.


                                                                                  16 THOMAS WRIGHT (6) LATTA
Williasm H. (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born in Ky. August 16, 1856; m. Nancy Elizabeth "Betty" Senter December 17, 1879. She died April 22, 1926. He went to Texas with his parents in 1870. In 1933 lived at Stephenville and Dallas, Texas.

Four children all born in Erath Co., Texas:
93 LULU ELIZABETH (7) b. June 19, 1882; m. William C. Nobley at Stephenville, Texas.
94 PENNETTA ANN (7) b. September 19, 1884; m. Elijah B. Mace at Stephenville July 29, 1901. Five children. Living in Dalhart, Texas, R.F.D.
95 AUGA ISABEL (7) b. September 11, 1887; m. Thomas N. Lawston at Stephenville November 7, 1906. Two children. In 1933 lived at Nucumcari, N.M.
96 KARL SENTER (7) b. July 7, 1893; m. Roberta K. Winsted September 7, 1921 at Ft. Worth, Texas where he is living in 1933.


                                                                                17 JAMES ALONZO (6) LATTA,
William. H. (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born in Ky. November 21, 1858. Married twice. First to Hellen S. Bryan in Erath Co., Texas September 4, 1881. She died September 1, 1906. Second to Mrs. Mary L. Dennis at Ft. Worth, Texas September 15, 1907. He went to Texas with his parents in 1870. In 1933 lives at Stephenville, Texas. Three children:
Child by first wife:
97 MILLARD RAY (7) b. December 15, 1896; m. Ernest J. Pyle. Two sons: Shirley James. Maxwell Westbrook. Lived at Cross Plains, Texas.
Children by second wife:
98 BEATRICE FREDONIA (7) b. April 30, 1910; m. Clyde C. Smith October 14, 1930. Two daughters: Lois Marie. Ruby Maxine. In 1933 lived at Stephenville, Texas.
99 JAMES ALONZO, JR. (7) b. at Ft. Worth, Texas August 9, 1915. In 1933 lived at Stephenville, Texas.


                                                                       18 MERRITT MELVIN (6) LATTA

 


Thomas H. (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born at Fulton, Ky. July 2, 1848 in Hickman County, Kentucky; d. February 10, 1924 in Graves County, Kentucky; m. Amanda Sofronia Sellers October 27, 1870 in Hickman Co., Ky. She is born June 17, 1850 and died at Water Valley, Graves Co., Ky. They lived a few miles from Water Valley, Hickman Co., Ky. where they married and had a farm. All the children born there. Farmer.  They are buried in the Water Valley Cemetery, Water Valley, Graves County, Kentucky.

Children:
100 LUNA MAY (7) b. September 6, 1871; m. Thomas J. Taylor October 16, 1895.  He was born September 27, 1868 and died February 20, 1933. In 1939 she lived at Martin, Tenn. Children: Mary b. January 8, 1902. Ruth b. December 6, 1903. Marguerite b. January 25, 1900; m. George W. Wilson December 27, 1921. One child.
31 JOHN HENDERSON (7).
32 ARTHUR BYRON (7).
33 HERBERT (7).
101 LENA (7) b. December 5, 1887; m. Eugene Tarpley February 21, 1911. He was born September 6, 1870.


                                                                            19 ELIJAH THOMAS (6) LATTA
Alex. R. (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1).  Born: Aug. 12, 1852 Died July 3, 1940. Buried: Camp Beauregard, Cumberland Pres Church
yard near Water Valley, Ky. According to his son J.D. he owned the land the camp was built on in 1860/1861. In 1932 lived at Amarillo, Texas.;  Married three times.  First; Mary Ann Wray in 1872.  Second; Belle Cole, Oct. 16, 1884.  Third; Josephine Stark, nee Scaff or Schaff, June 22, 1904.


Children by first wife:
102 BERTHA (7) m. John Lesch. at Hickory, Ky.
159 IRENAUS (7) Died young.


Children by second wife:
103 RODNEY OLEY (7).
104 OSELLA (7).
105 MARCELLA (7).


Children by third wife:
106 JAMES DAVID (7).
107 ELIJAH WHIT or WITT (7). Married with one unknown female child. Died 1960's in a hotel room in Amarillo, Texas.
108 MAY FRANCES "Mae" (7).Born: Jan. 30, 1909. Married: Johnnie Loser. One child: Margaret born abt 1929.


                                                                           20 HARDY BURROW (6) LATTA
Alex. R. (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born Nov. 3, 1856 in Graves County, Kentucky; d. December 23, 1912 in Wingo, Graves County, Kentucky; married Ida Bard in 1877.  They are both buried in the Camp Beauregard Cemetery, Water Valley, Graves County, Kentucky.

Children:
109 ADOLPHUS (7).
110 EUNICE or UNTEL (7) m. Peter Riley.
111 ILGAH (7) b. 1888; d. 1985.
112 BEULAH (7) m. Mr. Hawkins.
113 JANE (7) m.
160 WAYNE (7) Lives in Wingo Ky.

 

 




                                                                           21 JOHN ALEXANDER (6) LATTA,
Alex. R. (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ___ (1). Born in 1862;  Married: Catherine "Kate" Bennett in 1884. Lived in Hickman Co., Ky. until 1926, then went to Texas; in 1932 lived at Crystal City & Charlotte, Texas.

One Son;
34 IRIS RONALD (7).


                                                                             22 JAMES ALEXANDER (7) LATTA,
John A. (6) James A. (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born July 6, 1872; m. Edna Edwards. In 1932 lived at Tampa, Fla. 2303 Cola Ave. Children:
114 RUBY MANELL (8) b. May 18, 1900.
35 JAMES GAYLORD (8).
36 ROBERT EDWARDS (8).
115 MERIDETH PAULINE (8) b. August 11, 1906.
116 RAYMOND ALEXANDER (8) b. December 19, 1909.


                                                                                       23 EDWIN C. (7) LATTA,
John A. (6) James A. (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ___ (1). Born ____;  m. Lula Davis. In 1932 lived at St. Louis, Mo.

Three children:
117 WILLARD (8).
118 REGINALD (8).
119 JOSEPH (8).



                                                                                  24 CHARLES WASHINGTON (7) LATTA,
John A. (6) James A. (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born ____; d. at Louisville, Ky. December 1916; m.. Julia Graves May 5, 1915. In 1932 widow and daughter lived at Louisville, Ky.

Children:
120 LUCILE (8) b. July 10, 1916.


                                                                                25 THOMAS B. (7) LATTA,
Benjamin F. (6) John (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born in Hickman Co., Ky. November 16, 1862; m. Emma Y. Byrd there December 9, 1884. Lived there in 1915.  She was born January 12, 1867.

Children:
37 WILLIAM C. (8).
38 RUPPERT R. (8).
39 WARREN H. (8).
121 ROSAMOND H. (8) b. December 3, 1892.
122 CLOIS B. (8) b. March 3, 1895.
123 THOMAS G. (8) b. February 26, 1899.
124 MARY E. (8) b. September 28, 1902.
125 PEARL R. (8) b. February 12, 1908.
126 IRENE (8) b. May 2, 1910.


                                                                       26 BENJAMIN ALEXANDER (7) LATTA,
Benjamin A. (6) William H. (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born in Erath Co., Texas in 1904; d. at Clovis, N.M. My 22, 1927; m. Daisy Boucher in Erath Co., Texas November 11, 1925.

One child:
127 MARY LOUISE (9) lived at Mikado, Texas.


                                                                            27 MERRITT MELVIN (7) LATTA,
Benjamin A. (6) William H. (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born in Erath Co., Texas November 7, 1910; Died:_____. He calls himself "Melvin." Married: Clara Willis, June 18, 1932. Lived at Route 1, Stephenville, Texas. Clara is now (1997). Living at Aged Masonic Home, 1112 West Division St. Arlington, Texas. Her husband has died.

Children:
127 DOROTHY (8) Married: 2 times.
128 Unknown Female (8)
129 Unknown Male (8)


                                                                             28 JAMES OSRO (7) LATTA,
William W. (6) William H. (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born Erath Co., Texas March 26, 1881; married twice. First to Beaulah Katherine Kiker in Erath Co., Texas August 4, 1905. She was Born: Jan. 1889. She died March 1, 1907. She was the Daughter of John Kiker & Rhoda Ann Howell. Second to Millie May Hennesee in Erath Co., Texas December 20, 1908. Three children.
Children by first wife:
130 EDNEY ELCIE (8) b. in Erath Co., Texas February 4, 1907.
Children by second wife:
131 LILLIAN PEARL (8) b. October 16, 1909; m. Walter Irwin Smith August 28,
1928. Lived at Paducash, Texas. One child: Frances Marie b. June 27, 1929.
132 VIRGINIA LEE (8) b. March 5, 1915; m. John P. Baldwin November 26, 1932.


                                                                              29 WILLIAM ARTHUR (7) LATTA,
William W. (6) William H. (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born in Erath Co., Texas September 30, 1887; m. Nannie Elizabeth Mathews September 28, 1919. In 1933 lived at Crosbyton, Texas, Route B.

Two children:
133 ANTHONY LeROY (8) b. in Crosby Co., Texas November 9, 1923.
134 WILLIAM EARL (8) b. October 5, 1920; d. October 8, 1920.


                                                                                    30 ENOCH (7) LATTA,
William W.(6) William H.(5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born in Erath Co., Texas August 4, 1897; m. Dessie Saul at Stephenville, Texas December 20, 1917. Lived at Plainview, Texas, Olton Route.

Four children:
135 MARY LOUISE (8) b. in Erath Co., Texas March 4, 1920. d. April 1977
136 JAMES GORDON (8) b. in Erath Co., Texas May 17, 1923.
137 BILLIE MARGARET (8) b. in Hale Co., Texas February 18, 1929. m. George Breeland.
138 RICHARD ENOCH (8) b. in Hale Co., Texas March 12, 1933. d. March 14, 1980.


                                                               31 JOHN HENDERSON (7) LATTA,
Merritt M. (6) Thomas H. (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born near Water Valley, Ky. August 17, 1874; m. Ruby F. Johnson at Martin, Texas April 14, 1897. She was born near Clinton, Ky. October 14, 1879.

Children:
139 MABEL (8) b. Water Valley, Ky. November 23, 1888; m. Hester L. Pirtle
December 27, 1923. Children: Marion H. b. September 9, 1925. Mabel Sue b. April 8, 1923 at
Water Valley, Ky.
140 HAZEL (8) b. Water Valley, Ky. January 7, 1903; m. Charles B. McAlister March
27, 1922. Children at Water Valley, Ky.: Charleen b. August 27, 1923. John Thomas b. March
13, 1928.
141 BURNETT (8) b. near Water Valley, Ky. March 9, 1905; m. Donald V. Myers at
Detroit, Mich. August 5, 1931.
142 HELEN AMANDA (8) b. at Water Valley, Ky. July 10, 1916.


                                                                         32 ARTHUR BYRON (7) LATTA,
Merritt M. (6) Thomas H. (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born near Water Valley, Ky. May 17, 1879; m. Anna G. Knight November 12, 1901. She was born at Hollow Rock, Tenn. August 12, 1880. Traveling salesman. In 1933 lived at Tempa, Fla.

Children:
143 REBA MOZELLE (8) b. at St. Louis, Mo. January 30, 1904; m. Earl M. Metcalf
at Columbus, Ohio March 4, 1933.
144 JOEL MERRITT (8) b. at Louisville, Ky. June 27, 1906.
145 FERGUANITA "Fernita" (5) b. at E. St. Louis, Ills. July 19, 1813; m. Joseph
H. Elarbee at Ft. Myers, Fla. February 27, 1932.


                                                                                    33 HERBERT (7) LATTA,
Merritt M. (6) Thomas H. (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1).  Born near Water Valley, Ky. May 1, 1881; m. Elizabeth Moss at Fulton, Ky. November 23, 1904. Gave himself the name of Samuel.

One child:
145 HAPRY MOSS (8).





                                                                               34 IRIS RONALD (7) LATTA,
John Alexander (6), Alexander Robertson (5), Thomas B. (4), James (3), James (2),  Unknown (1). Born in Hickman Co., Ky. December 4, 1888; m. Ruth Copeland born Hickman Co., Ky. in 1888 and died February 1918. Children born Hickman Co., Ky.

Children:
147 CAMELIA (8).
148 IRIS (8).


                                                                             35 JAMES GAYLORD (7) LATTA,
James A. (6) James A. (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born July 21, 1902; m. Lee A. McKay. In 1932 lived at Tulsa, Okla. James Gaylord Latta died in Houston, Texas.

Children:
149 JANE ANN (8) b. December 11, 1928.
150 JAMES McKAY (8) May 17, 1931.


                                                                              36 ROBERT EDWARD (8) LATTA,
James A. (7) John A. (6) James A. (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born June 11, 1904; m. Neva King. In 1932 lived Savannah, Ga.
151 ROBERT EDWARDS (9) b. February 17, 1931.


                                                                                    37 WILLIAM C. (8) LATTA,
Thomas B. (7) Benjamin F. (6) John (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born January 10, 1887; m. Ila May Presley February 4, 1904. She was born February 5, 1887. In 1935 lived at Crutchfield, Ky.

Children:
152 ELIZABETH (9) b. May 9, 1905.
153 LAVERNE (9) b. August 3, 1907.
154 LINCOLN P. (9) October 6, 1909.
155 GLENWOOD E. (9) b. August 29, 1911; d. December 15, 1912.
156 IRIS MODENE (9) b. March 23, 1914.


                                                                             38 RUPPERT H. (8) LATTA,
Thomas B. (7) Benjamin F. (6) John (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born January 7, 1889; m. Lora Jackson March 30, 1912. One child:
157 LAMOORE (9) b. March 4, 1913.


                                                                           39 WARREN H. (8) LATTA,
Thomas B. (7) Benjamin F (6) John (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____ (1). Born December 12, 1890; m. Willie Pharris December 25, 1912.

One child:
158 HAZEL (9) b. October 23, 1913.

                                                                       106 JAMES DAVID (7) LATTA,
Elijah T (6) Alex R (5) Thomas (4) James (3) James (2) ____(1) Born: May 6, 1905 at Wingo Ky. Died: April 3, 1978 at Morrisville, Mo. Buried: Manor Road Cemetary Austin, Texas. Worked for Texas Employment Commission for 37 years. Member of I.O.O.F. (Odd Fellows Lodge) Lived in Amarillo, Plainview & Austin, Texas. About 1932 he lost his left arm above the elbow due to a gunshot and infection on the job. Married: Opal Rosamond Bigelow, Sept. 9, 1927 at Amarillo, Texas. They had 4 children and 2 Great grandchildren before 1974.

Children:
161 EMMALINE JOSPHINE "Billye Jo" (8) b. June 30, 1929 at Amarillo, Texas. d. July 9, 1949 at Austin, Texas. Buried: Memorial Cemetary, Hancock Dr. Austin, Texas. Married: Leon Henderson Behee of San Qantonio, Texas on Dec. 24, 1945. 2 children: David Leon, born May 5, 1947 & Donna Kathleen, Born Jan. 27, 1948.
162 LONA LEA (8) b. Feb. 25, 1937 at Amarillo, Texas. Married twice;  # 1 Arlen Ray Whisenand in 1953, 2 children; Karl Lee, Born Jan. 23, 1954 & Anthony Allen "Tony", Born: Oct. 23, 1957. # 2 Allen Earle Webster Sr on Sept. 26, 1958 in Houston, Texas. 5 children; Kathleen Jeanene, b. feb. 28, 1960. Allen Earle, b. July 2, 1962 d. Sept 22, 1976. Theresa Jo, b. Nov 19,1965. Fredrick Underwood, b. Jan.28, 1971. Stephen Pauline, b. May 6, 1975. D. May 6, 1975.
163 LAURA RUTH (8) b. May 23, 1941 at Amarillo Texas. Married 3 times. # 1 James Cutis King, Aug. 27, 1958. Div. 1961. 3 Children; Charles Curtis, b. March 9, 1959. Robert Keith, b. April 13, 1960. *Kenneth Dondi, b. Oct. 2, 1961 ( *Surname changed from King to Lackey after he was adopted by the 2nd husband.) # 2 Kenneth Alford Lackey, Dec. 27, 1961. Div. 1972. Children; Waymon Chris, b. June 11, 1963. Laurie Kennett, b. Feb. 10, 1965. Lonnie Dale, b. Nov 21, 1966. # 3 Joe Arthur Hemimlich, June 10, 1972. No children.
164 ROBERT JAMES "Jimmy" (8) b. June 30, 1950.


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1930s Note:
21 John Alexander (6) Latta of Crystal City, Texas
writes: "My father told me of visiting Becky Sparkman (branch No. 31) who was my
grandfather's sister and of visiting Polly Robinson (sister of Becky Sparkman), who was his
grandfather's sister. He also visited Uncle John Latta in Maury Co., Tenn. It was the custom of
my string of Latta's to name the first born son for the grandfather of one side or both."