Sarah Clifton Wheeler Southall, Henrietta Baldwin & Amy Baldwin

Sally’s great-great-great Aunts
– children of John Wheeler and 3rd wife Sarah Clifton

Sarah Clifton Wheeler 1819 – 1861 | her parents
& 1837 James Hunter Southall 1806 – 1862 | his parents
of Columbus MS


This is my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!


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Sarah Clifton Wheeler Southall 1819-1861

Married at Mulberry Grove June 1837,
The family story is that both died from injuries suffered in a carriage accident near their home in Columbus, MS;
she July 1861, he Dec 12 1862. Dr. Godwin Cotten Moore went down to
Mississippi on the train and brought back Julia, Blanie, Annie, Josie and Branchie (a boy) to Mulberry Grove, his plantation near Murfreesboro. Branchie died in 1866 but the girls grew up and married at Mulberry Grove.

1. Julia Munro Southall 20 March 1838 NC – 15 Jan 1928 Jackson, NC dsp
2. John Daniel Southall 30 July 1840 AL – 26 June 1852
3. Emily Bland [Blanie] Southall 19 July 1843 MS – 28 Nov 1878
married 12 Oct 1865 Julian Godwin Moore 1840 – 1929
a. Clifton C Moore 14 Jan 1868 – 12 April 1880
4. Sarah Clifton Southall 5 July 1846 MS – 14 Aug 1851
5. James [Jimmy] Hunter Southall 24 Nov 1848 MS – lived Wisconsin – 26 July 1939 Hennepin MN
James Southall’s friends [“He was always the most brilliant conversationalist in the company….He was a delightful companion,
… one of the best read men in the city….No man in St. Paul had more friends than Southall….He is of a most sanguine temperament
able, and a most engaging man. He takes a most active part in public matters….His eyes are clear and sparkling. … and that
beautiful tenor voice of his……He is a man of strong physique, of that peculiar build that carries with it a suggestion of power
without massiveness.”]
In 1888 James and Kate Southall built the first home on Bourne. The western slope of Bourne Ave. was named Southall Hill. “the best toboggan run in St. Anthony Park”
In 1889 James Southall was instrumental in the establishment of St Matthews Episcopal Parish and construction of the new church building.
DEATH CERTIFICATE ID# 1939-MN-021299
married 26 Oct 1874 Catherine Ringwalt [Kate] Rumney 27 May 1853 -1 Jan 1903
James, Kate and their children entertained frequently and their parties always included music. All the family were excellent singers –
especially the youngest son Walter who was in demand as a soloist.

a. William Rumney Southall 26 July 1875 – 4 Mar 1876
b. Catherine Clifton [Kate] Southall 9 Jan 1879 –
large girl with dark hair and eyes
married Alan Porter Abbott
c. Frederick Driggs Southall 30 July 1885 –
tall and slender with dark hair and brown eyes
d. Walter Ruan Southall 24 May 1887 – 1959 age 72
dark hair and brown eyes — tallest at six feet four inches — in demand as a soloist…
joined the Army and moved out west where he rode with General Pershing to go after a Mexican bandit named Pancho Villa.
Dad left the service and eventually went into real estate in California.
e-mail from Walter R Southall Jr.
married and divorced in the 1920’s no issue known
married ca 1947 Avonne Arnault ca 1924 –
i. daughter ca 1953 –
ii. Walter Ruan Southall Jr 1956 –
6. Annie Rebecca Southall 29 Sept 1851 MS-
married 10 Dec 1874 Walter Joseph Biggs 29 Sept 1850 – 4 Dec 1905
a. Cader Biggs 18 Oct 1875 – 16 Sept 1876
b. James Southall Biggs 18 Oct 1875 – 4 Aug 1876
c. Loula Myrick Biggs 3 Mar 1877 – 23 Aug 1879
d. Lucy Clifton Biggs 9 Feb 1880 –
married 30 Apr 1907 Lewis Ward Langhorne
e. Julia Southall Biggs 4 Jan 1883 – 5 Jan 1883
f. Walter Joseph Biggs 4 Jan 1883 – 7 Jan 1883
g. Walter Joseph Biggs 4 June 1886 –

Artist
7. Frances Josephine [Josi] Southall 14 Aug 1853 MS – 25 Jan 1893 Jackson, NC
married 5 June 1877 William Cornelius [Neil] Bowen 9 Nov 1849 – 23 Sept 1911
both buried at Church of the Savior, Jackson, NC
a. Harriet Emily Bowen 29 March 1878 – 28 Oct 1962

Balwin-girls
Harriet and Julia Bowen

b. Julia Southall Bowen 16 Oct 1880 – ca 1934
married 4 June 1908 Calvert Gooseley Peebles 1871 – Jun 1934 age 63
The Peebles family lived at Jackson
until they underwent severe financial reverses during the Depression.
Mrs. Peebles moved the family to Chapel Hill
and opened a boarding house for students.
Mr. Peebles remained in Jackson practicing law.
He died of pneumonia following an automobile accident.
Mrs. Peebles suffered a stroke upon hearing the news and died shortly afterwards.

i. Calvert (Cal) Gooseley Peebles, Jr
married Billie Buie of Clarkton, NC.
They lived in South Carolina. They had no children.
He died of a heart attack as a relatively young man.

ii. John Blodgett Peebles 23 May 1916 –
drowned near Chapel Hill while a student at UNC.
iii. Julia Bowen Peebles 28 June 1918 – 14 Jan 2006
Attended UNC three years.
Moved to New York after death of both parents.
Received undergraduate and master’s degrees from CUNNY.
She had completed all of the requirements for a doctorate in comparative literature except the dissertation when the advent of World War II made it impossible for her to obtain German language materials and she abandoned the project.
She taught English at Garland Junior College in Boston for many years.
“Julia died on Saturday January 14th. She and her younger daughter Harriet have been living together at Brunswick Cove Nursing Home in Winnebow, NC near Wilmington.
For several years Julia has been unable to communicate with other people.
It appears to us that Harriet has done a wonderful job looking after her mother.”

married 1 Aug 1948 Grant Western Seibert div.
a librarian.
1. Julia Peebles Seibert 21 Sept 1951 –
married 29 July 1989 Eugene Hathaway 17 Jan 1960 –
a. Amber Emily H 29 May 1990 –
b. Katie Marie H 25 Feb 1993 –
c. Adam Eugene H 29 Jan 1997 –
2. Harriet Bowen Seibert 20 Sept 1953 –
Julia and her husband divorced when the girls were small.
After her retirement, Julia and her daughters moved to Long Beach, NC.
Her aunt Bland Bowen lived with her during Cousin Bland’s latter years.
Acting on her aunt’s behalf, Julia donated the Southall-Bowen
and Britton-Moore papers to the Southern Historical Collection at UNC.
She also gave the splendid blue-and-white Canton china now on display
in the dining room of the Wheeler House.
This belonged originally to Samuel Blodgett of Philadelphia
and was brought to North Carolina
by his granddaughter Ellen Britton Moore (Mrs. Dr. Cornelius Moore).

iv. Henry Randolph Peebles – a much younger child.
Born at Hendersonville, NC while his mother was recuperating from TB.
His plane was shot down in the Pacific during World War II and his body never recovered.

c. Ellen Britton Bowen 30 July 1883 – 25 Oct 1951
d. Josephine Bowen 25 Feb 1886 –
married Israel Harding Hughes
the chaplain at St. Mary’s College in Raleigh
i. Israel Harding Hughes Jr. of Durham
1. Jo Lynn Hughes [Smith]
e. Bland Clifton Bowen 11 Jan 1889 – 20 Aug 1979
8. Joseph Branch Southall 22 Feb 1856 MS – Sept 1866 Mulberry Grove


3 great Aunt

Henrietta Wheeler 1821 – 1852 | her parents
& 1846 Rev. John Benjamin Baldwin 1822 – 1894 | his parents
of


This is my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!


  1. James Gordon Baldwin 6 July 1847 – 19 July 1900
    married 23 Mar 1874 Lucy Antionette Cabiness 23 Aug 1852 – Mar 1884
    a. Lola Clifton Baldwin 4 Mar 1875 – 29 Nov 1891
    b. James Anderson Baldwin 26 Jan 1877 – 20 Aug 1892
    c. Henrietta Worthington Baldwin 21 Aug 1878 –
    d. Frances Baldwin 11 Jan 1880 –
    e. Antionette Gordon Baldwin 4 Mar 1882 –
    f. Annie Wright Baldwin 12 Jan 1884 –
  2. John Wheeler Baldwin 7 Dec 1849 – 27 May 1869
  3. Henrietta Wheeler Baldwin 18 May 1852 –
    married 6 Nov 1872 William Higgins Worthington 6 Dec 1834 – 28 Feb 1890
    a. Aimee Baldwin Worthington 10 Aug 1873 –
    b. Isaac Clifton Worthington 17 Nov 1875 –
    married 15 Sept 1897 Addie Kamper

3 great Aunt

Amy Miles Wheeler 1827 – 19xx | her parents
& 1853 Rev. John Benjamin Baldwin 1822 – 1894 | his parents
of


This is my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!


Wheeler-BalwinAmy
Amy Miles Wheeler Balwin
and youngest child

  1. Sarah Clifton Baldwin 22 Aug 1854 – 19 July 1855
  2. Aimee Baldwin 29 Oct 1856 – 12 Oct 1857
  3. William T Baldwin 6 Feb 1858 –
  4. Annie Bradfort Baldwin 5 March 1859 – 23 Nov 1903
    married 21 Apr 1890 Thomas Jefferson Davis 23 Nov 1843 –
    a. Aimee E Davis 21 Feb 1892 –
    b. Elizabeth Worthington Davis 18 July 1893 –
    c. Thomas Jefferson Davis 6 Nov 1895 –
    d. Adine Davis 24 Jan 1897 –
    e. Henrietta Davis 5 Aug 1901 –
  5. Julia Moore Baldwin 8 Jan 1861 –
    married 27 May 1888 William Barton Evans 21 Feb 1851 –
    a. Vane Evans 10 Jan 1889 – 1 June 1891
    b. Aimee Marshall Evans 13 June 1891 –
    c. Mary Wheeler Evans 14 Jan 1893 –
    d. William H Evans 11 Nov 1895 –
    e. Daisy Clifton Evans 5 May 1898 –
    f. Annie Adine Evans 4 Sept 1900 –
  6. Aimee Adine Baldwin 25 Dec 1863
    married 27 Oct 1886 Alfred Alston Brown 21 Dec 1855 –
    a. Aimee Clifton Brown 4 Nov 1887 –
    b. Little Berry Brown 18 June 1892 –
    c. Annie Alston Brown 11 July 1898 –

Junius Brutus Wheeler

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