Hamblen Family (Thomas Beversdorf’s mother’s family)

(from records of Ruth Hudson Beversdorf Weed)

HAMBLEN – ELLINGTON GENERATION

Francis Griscom Hamblen Born in England Jan 6, 1805

Martha Ellington Born in England Nov 19, 1810

1. Mary E. Hamblen Born July 16, 1828

2. William B. Hamblen Born July 5, 1829

3. Daniel E. Hamblen Born April 2, 1831

4. Nancy J. Hamblen Born April 14, 1833

5. Cyntha Ann Hamblen Born Sept. 27, 1835

6. Statira E. Hamblen Born July 21, 1838

7. Benjamin D. Hamblen Born March 17, 1840

8. Nathan Henry Hamblen Born May 28, 1842

9. James F. Hamblen Born Nov. 9, 1844

10. Martha C. Alice Hamblen Born April 14, 1847

11. Melissa F. Hamblen Born Aug. 31, 1850

*No record of deaths or marriages. However Statira E. Hamblen married William Corder (and later? Harrison Jeptha Griffin) and Martha C. Alice Hamblen married Foster Whitney.

HAMBLEN – MUNSON GENERATION

Nathan Henry Hamblen Born May 28, 1842 Died: Jan. 6, 1915

Married: October 25, 1877

Mary Alice Munson Born Oct. 28, 1854 Died: Dec. 9, 1887

1. Martha Gertrude Hamblen Born March 22, 1879 Died: May 22, 1961Yoakum, TX

Henry Co, MO

Married: William Caswell Parks Tillery Married: Sept. 14, 1987Humansville, MO

Born Dec. 16, 1869 Died: 1945 – Colorado Springs, CO

Children: 1. Henry Hamblen Tillery Oct. 28, 1899 -Bolivar, MO – Aug. 30, 1900–California, MO

2. Wilma Blanche Tillery Sept. 27, 1901- Bolivar, MO – Aug. 1902–Yoakum, TX

3. John Munson Tillery Nov. 9, 1909- Houston, MOJuly 29, 1966-Phoenix, AZ

2. Sara Alice Hamblen Born Dec. 13, 1880 Died: Oct. 4, 1881

3. Statira Elizabeth Hamblen Born April 1, 1882 Died: Mary 23, 1970 – Portland, OR

Married: Harrison Jeptha Griffin Married: Oct.22, 1902 – Boliva, MO

4. Henry (Harry) Ellington Hamblen Born July 14, 1884 Died: Dec 23, 1940Seattle, WA

Married: Rachel Isdale Carter Married: June 25, 1918 – Port Orchard, WA

Born (unknown) Died: 1971 – Seattle, WA

Children: She was a widow with 2 children, Lottie & Eve. Uncle Harry may have adopted them

5. Francis Griscom Hamblen Born March 4, 1886 Died: April 22, 1958Greenville, SC

Married: Adabelle Crow Married: June 9, 1909Humansville, MO

Born (unknown) Died: unknown date in Greenville, SC

Children: One adopted daughter, Frances H. Tadlock Spieth

Nathan Henry Hamblen

Emma H. Reynolds Orr (second wife) Born March 11, 1850 Died: Sept. 30, 1931Yoakum, TX

Onawa, Iowa

6. Jane (Jennie) Browning Hamblen Born May 11, 1891 Died: Jan. 30, 1911West Plains, MO

Humansville, MO

7. Estelle Miles Hamblen Born June 12, 1894 Died: July 15, 1991Yoakum, TX

Married: Samuel Thomas Beversdorf Married: April 10, 1921

Born Feb. 14, 1888 Died: Sept. 10, 1959Yoakum, TX

Children: 1. Samuel Thomas Beversdorf Jr. Aug. 8, 1924-Yoakum, TX-Feb. 15, 1981-Bloomington, IN

2. August Nathan Beversdorf Feb. 16, 1926-Yoakum, TX– Nov. 15, 1993-Houston, TX

3. Louis Hamblen Beversdorf May 27, 1928-Yoakum, TX – July 13, 2003-Houston, TX