Saturday, October 5, 2013

Woodall Twins

James Milton and William Henry Woodall (twins born 1844), were sons of Webster Woodall and grandsons of James Woodall and Mary Fears. William Henry Woodall married Elizabeth Chaney on 19 November, 1868. James Milton Woodall married Eliza Ann Burdine on 27 October, 1865. They were both veterans of the Civil War and have military headstones. William Henry Woodall spent time in a Confederate prison. William Henry Woodall died on November 20, 1929 and is buried in a family grave plot at Acorn, KY. James Milton Woodall died on April 20, 1921 and is buried in Bethany Baptist Church Cem., Burdine Valley.

W H Woodall married Elizabeth Chaney, daughter of Allen Chaney, in 1868. They had nine children: Mary Jane Woodall Whitaker Taylor, John Andrew Woodall, Nancy Elizabeth Woodall Arthur (Mom's Grandma), Temperance Catherine Woodall, Lucinda Woodall Whitis, James William "Jim Peg" Woodall, Henry Green Woodall, George Frank Woodall and Daniel Webster Woodall.

 Temperance (Tempy) married Andrew Pruitt and lived in Galesburg, IL. They had six children. He died 28 Jan 1938 and is buried there.

Nancy Woodall married John Ambrose Arthur on 2 June , 1892. John and Nan farmed on the bottom land of the Rockcastle River between Line Creek and Ano, KY that once was a part of the Evans Plantation.  (They had numerous children to include Mom's Mother Mary Etta, born 2 Mar 1897 killed 10 Oct 1952). She died on March 23, 1934, he 16 Oct 1951. They are buried in Arthur-Adkins Cemetery, Ano, KY which is across the road from their home place. My Grandparents, George and Mary Etta Arnold are buried right next to her parents; she wanted to be near them and he wanted to be in a high and dry grave.  — My mother Lucille Cousin, was born on 13  October 1920 in rural Somerset.

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