Rev. 27 Sept. 1981, Gen. 25
DESCENDANTS OF TALITHA GRAVES AND JOHN YATES OF TN & MO
Talitha Graves (1) may have been born about 1820-25, based on the estimated date of birth of her daughter. She married John Yates of Tenn. Talitha and John are named on the death certificate of their daughter Mary. (R-1)
Children - Yates
+2. Mary Yates, perhaps b.c. 1845-1850, m. Alexander Fleming Walker, d. 8 Aug. 1920.
CHILDREN OF TALITHA GRAVES (1) AND JOHN YATES
Mary Yates was born in Monroe, Missouri, according to her death certificate. Based on the birth dates of her husband and children, she may have been born about 1845-50. She died 8 Aug. 1920 in Santa Monica, Calif. at the home of her daughter, Talitha Jones. She married Alexander Fleming Walker. According to his death certificate, he was born 14 Nov. 1844 in Miss., and died 21 March 1926 in Sabinal, Uvalde Co., Texas. His father was Charles P. Walker and his mother's name was Mahaffey. In 1874 Alexander received 160 acres of land in Young Co., Texas. He mustered in Co. C, Clay Co., Texas for 3 years during the Civil War. He received his land because he was sick and couldn't collect his pay. They lived in Brady City, Texas. (R-1)
Children - Walker
+3. Talitha Lucinda Catherine Walker, b. 2 Jan. 1870, m(1) William Andrew Yates, m(2) Ed B. Jones.
4. John Walker, died in infancy.
+5. Mary Elizabeth Walker, b. 9 Nov. 1876, m(1) James Miller Rice, m(2) Jim Kelley, d. 7 Sept. 1953.
CHILDREN OF MARY YATES (2) AND ALEXANDER F. WALKER
Talitha Lucinda Catherine Walker (3) was born 2 Jan. 1870 in Brady City, McCulloch Co., Texas. She first married William Andrew Yates. As far as is known, he was no relation to Talitha's grandfather, John Yates. She secondly married Ed B. Jones, born in Missouri. (R-1)
Children - Yates
+6. Mary Leona Yates, b. 21 April 1886, m. Robert Olin Boss.
+7. Luretta Flenin Yates, b. 6 Jan. 1888, m. George Westly Pettit.
Children - Jones
+8. Sarah T. Jones, b. 26 July 1900, m. Earl Hart.
+9. Iantha Jones, b. 8 Feb. 1904, m. Steve M. Smith. 10. child
Mary Elizabeth Walker (5) was born 9 Nov. 1876 in Young Co., Texas, near Graham. She died 7 Sept. 1953 in Phoenix, Arizona. She first married James Miller Rice. He was born in Hamilton, Texas, and died 31 Dec. 1950. She secondly married Jim Kelley. (R-1)
Children - Rice
10. Roxana Elizabeth Rice, b. 25 Sept. 1894 (Hidalgo, Texas). Living in 1977.
11. Walker Monroe ("Emo") Rice, d. before 1977.
12. Elvin Flemin (or Flenin?) Rice
Children - Kelley
13. Alonzo Kelley, died young of snake bite.
14. Elza ("Elzy") Kelley, m. Mary ------. Both died before 1977. 4 children.
15. Earl Kelley, died of vaccination.
16. Sylvia Kelley; living in 1977. 1 daughter.
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