prev  next William Sims © 2011 Michal M. Farmer Page 243
Home    
 

James W. and Gertrude Church, their sons, Clyde and Leon, and James Church’s mother, Sarah E. Winn Church Williams, moved to McAllister, Cochise County, Arizona, where they lived in 1920.[1196]

Child of Benjamin E. Church and Sarah E. “Sallie” Winn:

     346.        i.   James W. Church, born October 1869, Dallas County, Texas, died March 1955, Cochise County, Arizona. He married 20 November 1898, Montague County, Texas, to Gertrude Chambers,[1197] born 12 December 1875, Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, died 1957. They are buried in Sunset Cemetery, Cochise County, Arizona.[1198]

Arizona Range News, 22 February 1958, Cochise County, Arizona: Homesteader dies in local hospital. Mrs. Gertrude Williams Church came here over forty years ago. She homesteaded near Bonita in 1912. The Churches came here from Texas, however Mrs. Church was born in Huntsville, Alabama, 12 December 1875. The Churches after leaving Bonita, moved to the Stewart Community. After Mr. Church’s death in March 1955, Mrs. Church lived with her son Leon where she lived when she died. Besides Leon she is survived by her son Clyde of Bull Head, Arizona, and two grandchildren, one in Los Angeles and the other of Glendale. One son died in infancy. The funeral was at the Baptist Church.[1199]

Son: Clyde A. Church, born 4 March 1900, Bowie, Montague County, Texas, died 20 March 1966, Kingman, Arizona, buried Mountain View Cemetery, Kingman, Mohave County, Arizona.[1200]

Son: Leslie Leon Church, born 1904, Montague County, Texas, died 1970, buried Sunset Cemetery, Cochise County, Arizona.[1201]

Child of William F. Williams and Sarah E. “Sallie” Winn Church:

     347.       ii.   Harriet N. Williams, born circa 1878, Dallas County, Texas



[1196] 1920 U.S. Census, Cochise County, Arizona, S.D. 2, E.D. 10, Sheet 8, McAllister. Church, James W., age 50, mar, born Texas Tenn. Tenn., farmer; Gertrude, wife, age 44, mar, born Ala. S.C. Ga.; Clyde, son, age 20, single, born Texas Texas Ala.; Leon Church, son, age 16, born Texas Texas Ala.; Sarah E. Williams, mother, age 76, widow, born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn. All white.

[1197] Montague County, Texas, Marriage Records: J. W. Church to Miss Gertrude Chambers, 20 November 1898.

[1198] Tombstone, Sunset Cemetery, Cochise County, Arizona. James W. Church, born 1869, died 1955. Gertrude Church, born 1875, died 1957.

[1199] Cochise County, Arizona, GenWeb.

[1200] Tombstone, Mountain View Cemetery, Kingman, Mohave County, Arizona. Clyde A. Church, born 4 March 1900, Bowie, Texas, died 20 March 1966, Kingman.

[1201] Tombstone, Sunset Cemetery, Cochise County, Arizona. Leslie Leon Church, born 1904, died 1970.

    prev  next