FC: Our Family History | "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow." | Wagner/Whisenhunt | Eunice & J.B. Wagner July 14, 1956 | Eloped to LeFlour Co. OK.
1: the wagner family | Adams Co. | William Wagner was 1 yr. William's parents: John & Heneritta, (labor workers from Germany.) . | My Ancestors | Quincy, | Illinois Census 1850 | Family One of God's Masterpieces
2: Mother | Grand Mother | Grand Father | Great Grand Father | Great Grand Father | Great Grand Mother | Great Grand Mother | Ora Mae Jones | Sarah Slate | Seab Jones | Tennie Mae Phillips | Edgar Wallace | Tennessee Boyette | Joshua Phillips | Malinda Hughs | James Slate | William Jones | Nancy Reeves | Thomas Boyette | Malinda Roebuck | Keen Roebuck | Sarah Harrell | Bud was a bootlegger & his 1st marriage was to a preachers daughter, Nora, while drunk. Only lasted about a month. Later married Tennie Mae
3: Father | Grand Mother | Grand Father | Great Grand Father | Great Grand Father | Great Grand Mother | Great Grand Mother | Burnis 'Bud' Wagner | Bulah Kirkham | William Thomas | Missouri Robertson | John Wm Kirkham | William H. | Almira Marie Hughes | Lorania McCain | Charles F. Robertson | Elizabeth Kelley | James H. Kirkham | Junior Burnis Wagner July 23, 1935 J.B. was born the 1st of 9 children, in the middle of the Great Depression. Bud worked in sawmills, Tennie helped pick cotton in the summers to help. J.B. quit Boles school in the 10th grade, to help support the family. | John | Henrietta
4: Edgar & Ora Mae Phillips Hon Arkansas 1936 L-R Escue, Tennie, Baby J.B. James, Mary, Edgar, J.C.,(front) Ora Mae, Ethlene (front), Luetta (back), Lodema (front), Sherril (back), Bea (front). Ora was a mid-wife, and she delivered J.B., her 1st grandchild here in their home. | Edgar & Ora Mae Married January 23, 1908
5: Edgar Wallace Jones Phillips 9/25/1888-7/17/1965 | Edgar's mother was Tennessee Boyette Jones. Edgar was 2 yrs old, when Tennesse married 10-23-1892 Joshua Phillips, who was married to Tennessee sister, Missouri. They had 7 children together, and after her death, Joshua married Tennessee & had 6 more children. Edgar later took the Phillips name. | Thomas & Nancy Reeves Boyette had 5 daughters: Lettie, Susan, Martha, Missouri, Tennnessee | Edgar died of prostate cancer in the Polk Co hospital.
6: William & Almire married Sept. 9, 1871 in Quincy, Il. William was born 1848, Il. & died July 12, 1925. Almire Marie was born October 26, 1855, Il. & died April 3, 1917. They had 10 children, with only 4 sons to live. Olly M. 1875 Rebecca 1879 William Thomas 9-26-1885/1-29-1963 Jessie Otto 7-9-1888/8-29-1967 James Marion 7-1890 John Weaver 6-30-1892/11-18-1950
7: William & Bulah | Jesse O. & Josie | John Weaver & Iva | James Marion & Fay Hise (not pictured)
8: William Thomas Wagner-21 Bulah Elizabeth Kirkham-14 wed June 16, 1906
9: William & Bulah's children Jewell 1907-1975 Burnis 1909-1978 Aaron 1912-1996 Carl 1919-1981 Audrey 1924-2009 William Glen 1828-1997 | Karen & Bulah 1969
10: Bulah's Parents: Died during the 1923 flu epidemic, buried in Loving Cementery, OK. | Missouri Robertson abt 1858 Tx | John William Kirkham Feb. 1858 AR | Fred | Cora | Bulah | Children: Fred 1888 Cora 1888 Charlie Oddie Bulah 1890 Omar
11: Missouri's Parents: Charles F. Robertson Lorania McCain | Charles was a Confederate soldier in the Civil War.
12: J.B. & Eunice Wagner 1989
13: Hollis Ok. Rt. 4 | Dear Eunice, Will answer your letter got today, sure was glade to hear from you that was the 1st letter I've got since last week, I thought you had forgotten me. I haven't got much to say but that I love you, and always will. Eunice what you said in your letter I got today sure did surprise me. Eunice if you still love me, you wont let that come between us. You can't help it or I can't either. So what ever you want to do. Please write and tell me if you don't want me o.k. I guess I'll make it some way, but I want you to know that I love you with all my heart and I allways will. If you don't want me write and tell me so and you'll never see me again.But I want you to know that your the only girl I'll ever want as long as I live and if I don't get you, I'd rather die now, and I mean it. I've tried to love you as much as I know how, Eunice, and if you can get anyone to love you as much as i can. I'll let you go, I want you to be with me and to see you with some body else i rather die. love you with all my heart J.B. P.S. remember i love you and i always will | A love letter from J.B. to Eunice we found in Mom's purse in July 1999
14: J.B., Dorothy, Shirley, Dewayne | Tennie Mae, J.B., Dorothy, Shirley, Dewayne, Phyllis, Wesley | J.B.'s milk truck 1951 | J.B. looking like Elvis
15: Eunice standing in front of their Posey Hollow home. 1955 | Eunice 1 yr old | My beautiful mother | Acorn School 1956 | Eunice was born July 30 1938 in Ink, AR. by Dr. Gunnells. Ruth chose the name Eunice from the Bible.
16: Our most treasured family heirlooms are our sweet family memories. | Martha Ruth Strothers | Paul Thomas Whisenhunt | Paul & Ruth Whisenhunt Eunice Mae Audry Murlene Eugene Glenda
17: The Whisenhunts | Paul & Ruth | Paul & his new A Model | Ruth & sister Ruby working in the lunch room at Acorn School | Paul & Ruth married October 16, 1937. Paul built their home in Posey Hollow, where they lived until they moved to Acorn in 1963. Paul was a painter & Ruth worked at Acorn School for 17 years
18: Grandparents | Parents | Paul Thomas Whisenhunt January 1, 1917 Zafra Ok August 31, 1995 | Robert Whisenhunt Feb. 5, 1887/ Jan. 19, 1887 | Mary Lee Harris Oct. 30, 1889 Sept 6, 1977 | Emma Varner Jan. 31, 1864 March 12, 1923 | Thomas Harris 1838/ Feb. 20, 1821 | Amanda Nichols Dec., 25, 1862/ Feb. 4, 1924 | Green Leaf Whisenhunt Sept. 27, 1858 July 17, 1936
19: Grandparents | Parents | Martha Ruth Strothers Feb. 27, 1917 May 15, 1999 | Joe Strothers July 4, 1875 March 9, 1952 | Mae Singleton March 27.1888 May 26, 1951 | Missouri Elizabeth Goodman 1874 | George Washington Singleton June 1864 TN | Mary A. "Mollie" Johnston 1862 AL. 1932 AR | William George Ephraim Strothers April 2, 1958 Abt. 1906 | Mollie's parents: James Wakely Johnston 1835 GA Nancy Ann Youngblood AL | Williams Parents Enoch Green Strother 1827-1908 Elizabeth Gothard 1840-1909
20: Karen J. Wagner Ellison 2010