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Descendants of

Willis Attaway

and

1st Wife:
Frances Riddles
2nd Wife:
Milburry Riddles
3rd Wife:
Nancy Sampson
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Willis Attaway
son of
David &Rebecca(LNU) Attaway
grandson of
Joseph &Edith(Nations) Attaway
g-grandson of
Elisha &Lettice(Barton) Attaway
b: 1825 SC
buried: Black Oak Baptist Church Cemetery, Hopkins Co, TX
1st Wife:
Frances Riddle

m: in 1845, in
Tishomingo Co, MS
daughter of
Richard &unknown Riddle
2nd Wife:
Milburry Riddle

m: in Abt 1853
daughter of
Richard &unknown Riddle
b: 1830 TN
3rd Wife:
Nancy Sampson-Attaway

(aka Nancy Samples-Attaway)
m: in Abt 1875
b: Oct 1821
d: 04 May 1916
buried: Black Oak
Baptist Church Cemetery,
Hopkins Co, TX
It is presently unknown if Willis's 1st wife, Frances, died
or if she and Willis divorced.
He then married her sister, Milburry.
His 3rd wife, Nancy, was the widow of his brother,
Elijah, who was killed in the Civil War.
To find Elijah's & Nancy's List of Descendants,

CLICK HERE


Willis was an oxen-team freight hauler

who drove between Dallas and Houston, Texas.





Willis's & Frances's
List of Descendants
Scroll down the page for Milburry's & Nancy's lists.

  • (1) Keziah Attaway
    b: 1848 MS
    Keziah is possibly the Attaway daughter some
    thought to have once been somewhere in Idaho.




  • (2) Mary J. Attaway
    b: 1850 Wood Co, TX








    Willis's & Milburry's
    List of Descendants
    Scroll down the page for Willis's & Nancy's List of Descendants.

  • (1) Alfred Attaway
    b: 1854 TX
    Had 2 daughters who once resided in Eastern Okla, near Spiro.




    Ellet Attaway

  • (2) Elliott A. "Ellet" Attaway
    b: Sep 1855 TX
    d: 07 Sep 1931 near Byars, OK
    (committed suicide at the age of 76)
    buried: Byars Cemetery, Byars, OK
    m: #1=AMELIA "NANNIE" KELLEY
    Nannie (Kelley) Attaway
    daughter of R. Tom & unknown Kelley
    b: 17 Nov 1861 MS
    d: 23 May 1924 Shawnee, Pottawatomie Co, OK (heart attack)
    buried: Byars Cemetery, Byars, OK
    m: #2=EMMA LNU, in Stratford, OK
    (a short-term marriage)



  • (3) Margarette Attaway
    b: Abt 1857 Wood Co, TX
    d: May 1894 in Maxwell, Pontotoc Dist, Chickasaw Nation, OK
    m: FNU SMITH, in Wood Co, TX
    b: NY
    d: Bef 1880 TX
    m: #2=HENRY JACKSON CLAY, on 09 May 1881, in Nocona, Montague Co, TX
    b: Abt 1851 Bickley's Mill Twp, Russell Co, VA
    d: Abt 1917 NC
    m: #3=JACK HUFFMAN
    Jack had some children by a former marriage.



  • (4) David "Charles" Attaway
    b: 1859 TX








    Willis's & Nancy's
    List of Descendants
    To find Elijah's & Nancy's List of Descendants,
    CLICK HERE

  • (1) Candice Attaway
    b: Abt 1864



  • (2) Frances Attaway
    b: Abt 1866









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