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Thomas Henry Vinson. 1870 census lived in Pierce Co., WA. 1896 voter records lived in Shasta Co., Ca.
How and when did he arrive on the west coast? May be him in 1850 census in N. Carolina in Clarka Vinson household. Married to Lucinda Warfield and living in Pierce Co., Wa. in 1870 census. Married second wife, my great grandmother Josephine Teeters in 1877 in Oregon. 1880 census lived in Sprague River, Oregon. 1900 census records Josephine Teeters living in Turpin household in Yreka, Ca. She is shown as a widow. When did he die and where is he buried? Most all records indicate he was from N. Carolina. born approximately 1825 - 1833.
I am Mary Helen HANLEY, my maiden name was SKINNER. My father was Lloyd Jackson SKINNER born on Mar 2, 1922 in Winberry Creek, Oregon and died on Feb 17 1982 in Lodi, California. My mother was Helen Margaret SHAW however they were never married. My grandfather was Cloyd Walter SKINNER born on Oct 18 1897 in Mohawk, Oregon and died on Jun 25 1929 as a result of a dynamite explosion. He was married to Ester E. RENFRO.
Ester was born on Dec 4 1901 in Winberry, Oregon. Ester is the daughter of Alexander Jack RENFRO. She died on Jun 12, 1939 in Eugene, Oregon. Her father Alexander was born on Dec 23 1862, place unknown. He died on Nov 13 1942 in Lowell, Oregon and was married to Harriet VEACH. Next in line is Stephen Collier RENFRO, born on Mar 23 1868 in Missouri and married to Malinda ANTHONY. He died on Feb 17, 1885 in Fall Creek, Oregon by falling in the creek and drowning. Stephen's father was Joseph Cephus RENFRO, born in 1804 in Kentucky and died in Feb 1886 in Madison Co., Arizona. He was married to Cinnthy Rolin. The name at this point seems to change to RENTFRO. Joseph was the son of Absalom Taylor RENTFRO who was married to Chloe B. RENFRO. At this point it gets a little confusing. Next is Reverend James William RENTFRO, then William R. then William RENTFRO all of Virginia.
My name is Rodney E. HANLEY. My mother was Evelyn Jesse VINSON born on Feb 2, 1921 to Urvin E. VINSON and Pearl Ellsworth KELLY. The date of my grandfather's birth is shown as Jul 3 1897 in Newtown, California. I have been told by relatives that he lied about his age in order to get into the Army in WW1. He was too old so he took a few years off his age. He had 4 brothers, Ordia Lorenz, Bert, Frank and Jesse Laymen. My great-grandfather was Thomas Henry VINSON born between 1824 and 1833 in North Carolina. He was married to Josephine Ann TEETERS from Cottage Grove, Oregon. His last recorded record is the 1896 voter record in Shasta Co., California. The 1900 census records his wife as a widow in Siskiyou Co., Ca.
HANLEY: My father was Franklin Earl born on Feb 20, 1914 in Palisades, Colorado and died Jun 24, 2002 in Bandon, Oregon, married to Evelyn Jesse Vinson. His father was Henry Earl born on Sep 18, 1887 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana and died on May 4, 1957 in Albany, Oregon, married to Minnesota Rose Blanchard. Benjamin Franklin Hanley born on Feb 17 1858 in Homer, Champaign, Illinois, died Jan 1 1934 Kearney, Nebraska and was married to Leonia Eals Detamore. Franklin B. Hanley born on Dec 28 1825 in Ohio and died on Jul 16, 1906 in Lenora, Dewey, Oklahoma and was married to Hannah A. Boggs. His father was Israel Hanly born 1802 in Virginia.
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