January 11, 2013

The Descendants of Zebulon and Mollie Earle York

Zebulon York, Sr. was born on January 18, 1863 to the marriage of Sylvester and Sophia E. Peniston.  On January 17, 1889, he married Mollie Earle who was born on January 16, 1871.  Mollie was the daughter of Henry T. and Sarah Blankenship Earle of Franklin Parish.

Zebulon York, Sr. died on December 22, 1945 and Mollie Earle York died on March 12, 1947.  Both are buried in the Old Pine Hill Cemetery in Sicily Island.  (Editor's note:  tombstone photographs are courtesy of Karen Klemm Pinckard at FindAGrave.com)




The following children were born to the marriage of Zebulon and Mollie York:
Earle, 1889-1978 (m. Henry Markham Krause, Sr., 1879-1963)
Julia, 1891-1973 (m. Phillip H. Wailes, Sr., 1885-1975)
Zebulon, Jr., 1892-1965 (m. Henry Brown, 1894-1982)
Horace P., 1897-? (m. Lillie Maude Holloway, 1900-1976)
William S., 1900-1967 (m. Ayleen Rhodes, 1903-1983)
12/16/1921-Tensas Gazette, courtesy of Chronicling America

Jessie Gilbert, Sr., 1903-1960 (m. Edna Latham)
Thomas R., 1913-? (m. Virginia "Jenny")

Of these children, the following three made their homes in Sicily Island:

Information on Earle and her family can be found here.

Zebulon York, Jr. was born on May 11, 1892.  He married Henry Brown who was born on December 28, 1894.

Zebulon, Jr. died on January 21, 1965 and Henry died on January 22, 1982.  Both are buried in the Old Pine Hill Cemetery in Sicily Island.   (Editor's note:  tombstone photographs are courtesy of Karen Klemm Pinckard at FindAGrave.com)




Children born to this marriage were:
Nell Brown, 1918-1999 (m. Francis Xavier Shaughnessy, 1912-1996)
Zebulon, III., 1918-1990 (m. Emma Griggs, 1920-2004)
Eugenia Mattie "Jean", 1926-1989 (m. Dallas Batey, Sr.)
Birth Record for Eugenia Mattie "Jean" York:



Jessie Gilbert, Sr. was born on October 22, 1903.  He married Edna Latham who was born circa 1906.  They had one son, Jessie Gilbert York, Jr. who was born in 1928.

Jessie Gilbert York, Sr. died on September 12, 1960.  He is buried in the Old Pine Hill Cemetery in Sicily Island.  (Editor's note:  tombstone photograph is courtesy of Karen Klemm Pinckard at FindAGrave.com)







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