Rev. 28 Oct. 2008, Gen.263
DESCENDANTS OF NANCY GRAVES AND ------ BABER OF VA & NEOSHO, NEWTON CO., MO
Nancy Graves (1) was born about 1797 or 1800 in VA, and died 12 July 1889 in Neosho, Newton Co., MO. She married ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Baber. He apparently died before 1850 in VA, and his last name is not presently known. Nancy was in the 1850 census for Albemarle Co., VA, with three of her daughters, Jane, Myra (apparently not listed below), and Martha. (R‑1)
Children – Baber
2. Chester Baber
+3. George Baber, b.c. 1820, m. Mary ‑‑‑‑‑‑.
4. Jane Baber, b.c. 1822, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Wolbridge (or Woolbridge).
5. John Baber
+6. Martha Elizabeth Baber, b. 2 Oct. 1825, m(1) James S. Houser, m(2) ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Proctor, d. 21 Nov. 1900.
7. James Baber
8. William Baber
+9. Mary Ann Baber, b.c. 1836, m. Samuel S. Early, c. 1854.
CHILDREN OF NANCY GRAVES (1) AND ------ BABER
George Baber (3) was born about 1820 in VA. He married Mary ‑‑‑‑‑‑. She was born about 1825 in VA. They were in the 1850 census for Albemarle Co., VA.
Children – Baber
10. Frank Baber, b.c. 1845.
11. Mary Baber, b.c. 1849.
Martha Elizabeth Baber (6) was born 2 Oct. 1825 in Rutherfordton, Rutherford Co., NC, died 21 Nov. 1900, and was buried in Abilene, Taylor Co., TX. She first married James S. Houser. He was born about 1826 in SC. She married second ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Proctor. Based on census records, it looks as if her first husband died about 1860, she married a Proctor after that, and he died before 1870, leaving no children from the second marriage.
She was in the 1850 census for Chickasaw Co., MS, with her first husband and their first child. He was a farmer. She was in the 1860 census for McLennan Co., TX, with 7 children but no husband. She was in the 1870 census for McLennan Co., TX, as Martha Proctor, with 5 children but no husband. The children’s surname was listed as Henson (or Hensen), but they seemed to be the Houser children. She was in the 1880 census for McLennan Co., TX, as Martha Proctor, with 4 Houser children and no husband. Her first 3 children were born in MS, and the others in TX. (R‑1)
Children – Houser
12. John T. Houser, b.c. 1849.
13. William H. Houser, b.c. 1851. Carpenter in 1880.
14. Ann J. Houser, b.c. 1852.
15. M. Delia Houser, b.c. 1854.
16. James S. Houser, b.c. b.c. 1856. Farmer in 1880.
17. Mollie J. Houser, b.c. 1858.
18. Frank (or I. N.) Houser, b.c. 1859. Farmer in 1880.
Mary Ann Baber (9) was born about 1833-1836 in NC. She married Samuel S. Early, probably about 1854. He was born about 1822 in NC. He was in the 1850 census for Richmond Dist., Stokes Co., NC, living with his mother, Mary Early, 55. Samuel and Mary were in the 1860 census for Neosho, Newton Co., MO, with both their places of birth listed as SC (probably should be NC), and her mother living with them. The 1870 census for Neosho, Newton Co., MO, listed Mary, her 5 children, and her mother Nancy Baber, 70.
Children – Early
19. Harriet V. Early, b.c. 1855.
20. Edwin N. Early, b.c. 1858.
21. William W. Early, b.c. 1859.
22. Nancy J. Early, b.c. 1862.
23. John I. Early, b.c. 1863.
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