THE GAINES FAMILIES OF CROSS CUT
William Martin Gaines
WILLIAM MARTIN GAINES was born Jan 15, 1826 near the Tombigbee River in Greene Co., AL, and died Mar 7, 1911 in Brown Co., TX. He married MARTHA FRANCIS SMITH Sep 20, 1848 in Walker Co., AL, daughter of BENJAMIN SMITH and ELIZABETH TRAYWICK. She was born Mar 16, 1833 in Walker Co., AL, and died Nov 28, 1908 in Brown Co., TX.
Children of WILLIAM GAINES and MARTHA SMITH are:
i. ROBERT W . GAINES , b. Oct 4, 1849, Walker Co., AL; d. 1917, Galveston, TX; m. ERMIN S.
HARVEY , Jan 3, 1869, Grayson Co., TX.
ii. REBECCA ANN GAINES , b. Jun 11, 1852 , Walker Co., AL; d. May 2, 1930 , Sulpher , OK .
iii. HENRY BENJAMIN GAINES , b. Aug 29, 1853, Autauga Co, AL; d. Mar 30, 1911, Brown Co., TX.
iv. EDMOND C . GAINES , b. Jan 15, 1856 , Autauga Co., AL; d. 1894, Oklahoma Territory
v. GEORGE BUCHANAN GAINES , (photo) b. Feb 4, 1858 , Walker Co., AL; d. 1943, Brown Co., TX.
vi. IRENE MARY GAINES , b. Apr 28, 1860 , Walker Co., AL; d. Aug 7, 1955 , Brown Co., TX.
vii. JOHN H . GAINES , b. Apr 12, 1862 , Walker Co., AL; d. Dec 12, 1919 , Brown Co., TX.
viii. WISTER FRANCIS GAINES , b. Feb 25, 1866 , Walker Co., AL; d. Dec 1940.
ix. FRANK SMITH GAINES , (photo) b. Apr 23, 1873, Wise Co., TX; d. Apr 1, 1947, Carlsbad, NM; m. (1) Lucinda de Armon Sep 16, 1894, m. (2) Clara A. Bradshaw; May 14, 1899, m. (3) Clyde Estelle Kyle, Aug 1908 Citra, Hughes Co., OK;
An excellent account of the Gaines family
and their Cross Cut descendents
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