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Descendants of James Wilson Z Hood



Generation No. 1





2.                i.    JAMES WILSON ZACARIAH LUMPKIN2 HOOD.



Generation No. 2





3.                i.    JAMES D3 HOOD, b. South Carolina; d. October 18, 1899, Scatter Branch Texas.



Generation No. 3


3.  JAMES D3 HOOD (JAMES WILSON ZACARIAH LUMPKIN2, JAMES WILSON Z1) was born in South Carolina, and died October 18, 1899 in Scatter Branch Texas.  He married FAIRY ISABELLE MCELMORE.


Notes for JAMES D HOOD:

J B and Fairy had 13 children.  Twelve girls and one boy.  Names Unknown.


J B Hood fought for the Confederate Army during the Civil War.  A letter dated January 31, 1863 indicates they marched through Montogomery and to Entaro ALa between the 24th and 31st.


Came from Mississippi in a covered wagon driven by oxen.


Newspaper clipping on the death of J D Hood:


J D Hood , an old and respected citizen of the Scatter Branch community, died suddenly Tuesday night.  He was not known to have been sick at all on retiring, but got up during the night and fell dead on the floor, where he was found by a member of the family.


J W Hood, son of deceased, was serving on the jury here and was greatly shocked when he received news of the sudden death of his father, who settled in the community thirty years ago and raised a large family, who will have the sympathies of a large circle of friends and acquaintances. Interment took place yesterday at Scatter Branch cemetery.



Children of JAMES HOOD and FAIRY MCELMORE are:

                   i.    MARY MAGALINE4 HOOD, m. JACK CRANFORD.

                  ii.    RAN HOOD, m. CHARLES HALL.

                 iii.    PHENDONIA ANN HOOD, m. JOHN PUGH.

4.              iv.    JOHN D HOOD, b. January 22, 1826, South Carolina; d. October 18, 1899, Scatter Branch Cemetery.

5.               v.    ALICE ISABELLE HOOD, b. May 15, 1866; d. Yantis, Texas.



Generation No. 4


4.  JOHN D4 HOOD (JAMES D3, JAMES WILSON ZACARIAH LUMPKIN2, JAMES WILSON Z1) was born January 22, 1826 in South Carolina, and died October 18, 1899 in Scatter Branch Cemetery.  He married GENETTE T..


Children of JOHN HOOD and GENETTE T. are:

                   i.    JAMES WILSON ZACHERY5 HOOD, b. April 29, 1851; d. May 19, 1918; m. JENNETIE.

                  ii.    MARGARETT A. F. HOOD, b. 1861, Alabana.

                 iii.    CIDA A E HOOD, b. 1863, Alabana.

                 iv.    ALICE I HOOD, b. 1868, Texas.

                  v.    EUGENIA S HOOD, b. 1871, Texas.

                 vi.    JOHN M R HOOD, b. 1875, Texas.


5.  ALICE ISABELLE4 HOOD (JAMES D3, JAMES WILSON ZACARIAH LUMPKIN2, JAMES WILSON Z1) was born May 15, 1866, and died in Yantis, Texas.  She married ROBERT ABRAHAM BEATY July 05, 1880 in Scatter Branch, Texas, son of R A BEATY.



Robert & Alice had three other children that all died during their first year of life.  Names are unknown.




Robert Abraham Beatty was married twice.  He had one child by his first wife.  Alice Isabelle was his second wife.  Robert worked for Alice's father at Scatterbranch, Texas.  Robert left his family in 1919 (ran away with another woman) and went to Alabama.  He is buried near Mobile, Alabama.  None of his children ever saw him again.



Joint Will of Robert A Beaty and Alice Beaty



The State of Texas

County of Wood




We, Robert A. Beaty and Alice Beaty, husband and wife, of the county of Wood, State of Texas, each being of sound and disposing mind and memory, and being desirous to settle our worldly affairs while we and each of us has strength to do so, do make and puplish our last will and testament, hereby revoking all others heretofore made by us or either of us.


First:    We desire and direct that our bodies be buried in a decent and christian-like manner,

     suitable to our circumstances and conditions in life.


Second:   We desire and direct that all our just debts be paid out of our estate without delay, by the

     Executor or Executrix to be hereinafter named and appointed.


Third:    It is the desire and will of each of us, that all of the property, both real and personal, that we

     may die seized and possessed of, either jointly or separately, after the payment of all our

     just debts, including those incident to the burial above mentioned, together with all the

     expenses incident to and connected with the probating of this will, shall pass to and vest in

     fee simple in the survivor of we two, Robert A. Beaty and Alice Beaty, and after the payment

     of all the just debts, we, and each of us, give, bequeath and demise to the survivor, the

     remainder of all the property, both real and personal, we may own either jointly or separately,

     or be interested in likewise at the time of our death, in fee simple, to manage, sell and dispose

     of as such survivor may wish or see proper.


Fourth:   We and each of us hereby constitute and appoint the survivor of we two, Executor or

     Executrix, as the case may be, and direct that no bond or security be required as such.


Fifth:    We desire and direct that after the death of both of us, that all property, both real and

     personal, that might belong to us or either of us be gathered together, together with all claims

     that might be owing by our heirs or otherwise, and after the payment of our just debts, the

     balance or residue then remaining be divided between the following heirs as follows:

     To Mattie Virginia Beaty, and her heirs, $25.00 in cash or its equal.

     To Gussie Beaty and Fairy Beaty each and their heirs, a one half of all the property then

     belonging to our estate.


Sixth:    We desire and direct that no further action be had in the courts in the administration of our

     estate or estates than to prove and record this will and to return an inventory and

     appraisement of our estates and list of claims.


     IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, we and each of us in the presence of each other and in the

     presence of the subscribing witness, hereto set our hands at Yantis, Texas, this June

     29, 1915.


     Signed by the parties as their last wills and testaments, in presence as attesting witnesses,

     and I hereto sign as such at their instance.



Children of ALICE HOOD and ROBERT BEATY are:

                   i.    GEORGIA5 BEATY, d. Yantis, Texas - age 18; m. J T ADAMS.

                  ii.    GUSSIE MAE BEATY, m. ALVA ROE.

                 iii.    RUTHIE MAY BEATY, b. September 06, 1893; d. August 10, 1895.

                 iv.    LEE BEATY, b. September 22, 1895.

                  v.    FAIRY KATHLEEN BEATY, b. August 24, 1898; d. October 03, 1991, Mount Vernon, Texas; m. (1) GEORGE COLUMBUS REEVES; m. (2) ODIE ARTEMUS FLOYD, March 20, 1914, Yantis, Texas.



Fact 1: Social Security Number was 454-36-9215



Odie was ashamed of his name, especially Artemus and liked to be known as O A Floyd.  It is assumed that is the reason R A only had initials for a name.



                 vi.    IVEY ESTELL BEATY, b. May 30, 1907; d. August 30, 1908.