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From: Larry Maples <>
Subject: Re: [MAPLES] Maples Roll Call( Attn: Larry)
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2000 22:41:35 -0500
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Thanks, Patti.
----- Original Message -----
From: Patti Johnson <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, April 20, 2000 5:32 PM
Subject: Re: [MAPLES] Maples Roll Call( Attn: Larry)


> Larry and others:
>
> From "The Kennamer Family" by John Robert Kennamer and Lorrin Garfield
Kennamer,
> page 335: "The land upon which the present town of Woodville was built was
first
> owned by Dr. Francis Lee Dillard.....
>
> From "A Maples Leaf," we read on page 70 that Dillard E. Ford was named
for Dr.
> Francis Lee Dillard of Woodville, Jackson Co. Ala. Mary Ford Southworth,
author
> of the original "Maples Leaf" (and coauthor of Rev. 1 with Joann Elkin) is
the
> daughter of Dillard Earnest Ford.
>
> From "The Story of Woodville and Community Album" by John Robert Kennamer,
Sr.,
> we read on page 9, "Later on Septembe 6, 1855, he (Henry Derrick) sold
Edward D.
> Dillard a tract of 317 acres for $4,000.00. This land lay south and east
of the
> present town of Woodville. On page 19 I found Elvira Ann Dillard, eldest
> daughter of Dr. Francis Lee Dillard married Wiley Cotton. On page 20, I
read
> that a Henry Dillard was one of several individuals who owned a large
tract of
> land situated at the Spout Spring, also known as the Joseph Elliott
reservation.
> On page 29, I read, "The Dillards lost a great deal in the war. Their
slaves
> were freed, their home was burned and they had only the vast land estate
left.
> Old Woodville was built on land first owned by Henry Derrick. The present
town
> of Woodville is on land first owned by Dr. Francis L. Dillard, also the
land
> south and west of the town. The deed records show many sales of land by
the
> Dillards from 1854, when the town began to build up on account of the
railroad
> coming here, till the 1880 ties. Mrs. Elizabeth D. Dillard, the widow,
made
> many deeds to lots and larger tracts of land. Edward D. Dillard as an
> administrator also made several sales of land. Mrs. Dillard made a deed
to the
> Memphis and Charleston Railroad Company to the Depot lot for consideration
of
> $1.00. She made a deed to the Citizens of Woodville for one-half acre for
a
> school lot for consideration of $5.00. She died at the home of Elvira Ann
Wood,
> her eldest daughter. They lived at the James Wilbourn place north of town.
She
> had lost about all the property she once had."
>
> On page 55, I read: "Dr. Francis Lee Dillard went from Lynchburg,
Virginia, to
> Brownsville, Tennessee and stayed there a few months. He then went to
Jackson,
> Missippi, and then came to Madison County, Alabama. He married Elizabeth
Diggs
> Harris in Madison County, Alabama. She was a daughter of Edward Harris and
> Katherine Diggs, who had cme from North Carolina to Alabama.
>
> Dr Dillard and wife came to Woodville about 1836 and settled at the place
where
> Will G. Jones lives. He practiced medicine until his death about 1852. He
owned
> 1200 acres of land and twenty or thirty slaves. To this union five
daughters and
> four sons were born.
>
> If anyone wants more on the Dillards, I will keep looking...but that
should
> answer the question for you Larry.
>
> Patti Maples Johnson
>
> Larry Maples wrote:
>
> > I too have wondered about where Dillard came from. My only theory is the
old
> > doctor in Woodville who may have delivered some babies. I found his
marker
> > in the old cemetery at Woodville. I want to say his name was Francis
Dillard
> > but I am operating from memory here. How do your Dillards tie in and
where
> > did they live in he late 1800s?
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Margrett McCorkle <>
> > To: <>
> > Sent: Thursday, April 20, 2000 3:22 PM
> > Subject: Re: [MAPLES] Maples Roll Call( Attn: Larry)
> >
> > > Do you know where your Lawrence ( Dillard) got their middle name of
> > Dillard?
> > > I descend also form Josiah through, son Jesse Maples. I have a Dillard
> > line,
> > > and was wondering if they rec their middle name from a Ancestor. but
don't
> > > see a mother Dillard in you line?
> > > Just courious
> > > Margrett
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: Larry Maples <>
> > > To: <>
> > > Sent: Thursday, April 20, 2000 10:15 AM
> > > Subject: Re: [MAPLES] Maples Roll Call
> > >
> > >
> > > > William Maples
> > > > Josiah Maples 1746-1820; Ruthea Sweeney 1749-1830
> > > > William Cordra Maples 1746-1847; Nancy Long 1772-
> > > > Edward Noah Maples 1798-1838; Jane Moon 1803-1874
> > > > Jonas Maples 1825-1888; Martha L. Baker 1828-
> > > > John Edward Maples 1846-1901; Bettie Jane Cobb 1852-1901
> > > > Lawrence Dillard Maples, Sr. 1895-1961; Ellie Walker 1898-1994
> > > > Lawrence Dillard Maples, Jr. 1920- Lillie Pyle 1922-1992
> > > > Lawrence Dillard Maples(Larry), III 1945- Mary Jeanne Hopson,
1944-
> > > >
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > From: Maples, Phil <>
> > > > To: <>
> > > > Sent: Wednesday, April 19, 2000 7:33 AM
> > > > Subject: RE: [MAPLES] Maples Roll Call
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > If this is the wife of William b.1727 d. 1821 they had 6 children
> > > > >
> > > > > William (served in War of1812)
> > > > > Prudence m. Simeon S. Caren
> > > > > Josephine m. Desier Chapman
> > > > > Stephen m. 1- Amy Smith, 2- Phoebe Smith (sisters)
> > > > > Betsy b. ca.1768 m. John Stanton
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Philip G. Maples, Curator/Director
> > > > > Baker-Cederberg Museum and Archives
> > > > > Rochester General Hospital
> > > > > 1425 Portland Avenue
> > > > > Rochester, NY 14621
> > > > >
> > > > > 716.922.3521
> > > > > 716.922.5292 FAX
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > From: [mailto:]
> > > > > Sent: Tuesday, April 18, 2000 9:33 PM
> > > > > To:
> > > > > Subject: [MAPLES] Maples Roll Call
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Linda:
> > > > > Maples Leaf 1980 by Mary Southworth and JoAnn Elkin:
> > > > > "William Maples, the elder; born in the 1720's; died in east
Tennessee
> > > > about
> > > > >
> > > > > 1800. In 1775 his wife was named Prudence. No record has been
found
> > of
> > > > > offspring named Prudence. When one considers the importance
attached
> > to
> > > > the
> > > > >
> > > > > naming of Maples children in the early records, it is doubtful
> > Prudence
> > > > was
> > > > > the first wife of William Maples, the elder, or the mother of his
> > > > > children..."
> > > > >
> > > > > They further state: "Sons of William Maples that have been
identified:
> > > > > Josiah
> > > > > Maples born 1746; married Ruthea Sweeney, John Maples born about
1755,
> > > > > married and reared a large family; Wilson Maples married Sarah
Rolan
> > in
> > > > > Pendleton District, South Carolina."
> > > > >
> > > > > I do think there is some connection with the Maples of CN since
Peter
> > > > Maples
> > > > >
> > > > > was in Virginia and MO Maples and AL Maples speak of their
Huguenot
> > > > > heritage....don't know how though.
> > > > >
> > > > >
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