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BAILEY ANDERTON HOMSLEY AND FAMILY

Married to Sarah Winfred Giles October 03, 1867
Bailey Anderton Homsley and Sarah had the following children:




Thomas Chamberlain Homsley (1871 - 1944) Eugene Via Homsley (1877 - 1983) Charles Bailey “Cisco” Homsley (1879 - 1962) Lillian Sarah Homsley Jenkins (1888 - 1983) Bertha Evalyn Homesley Shelnutt (1891 - 1988) Lucie Homsley (1 Oct 1873 - 25 Feb 1874)

Bailey Anderton Homsley ~ Man of Many Adventures

BAILEY ANDERTON HOMSLEY 1838-1927
Bailey was born in Warren County, Missouri, February 22, 1838, left home when he was 14, and traveled widely with many colorful adventures. Remarkably surviving the Oregon Trail, Bailey explored many of the western states, mined for gold in California, freighted in Montana, and fought at the age of sixteen in the Indian Wars with the Oregon Mounted Volunteers. He then traveled by boat via Cape Horn before returning to Warren County, Missouri. He married Sarah Winfred Giles on October 03, 1867.

Bailey Anderton Homsley ~ February 22, 1838 - September 29, 1927

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The Homesley Family in Roane County, Tennessee

The Homesley family members who traveled to Roane County, Tennessee,
started arriving in 1805. They all had left by 1810, leaving a small number of records behind in a short five year span.
They were children of Joseph Homesley and Mary Smith, and children of 
Benjamin Homesley and Jemima Self, all living in Lincoln County, North Carolina.


Patcy, Chaney, Burrell, Ana and Garnet all left LINCOLN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, and went to ROANE COUNTY, TENNESSEE. Roane County had just been formed in 1801 from Knox County and Indian Lands. It is interesting to add here that the name "Homsley" was often confused with "Hornsby"
in Roane County; one because the names look much the same in old cursive writing,
and two because there actually was a "Hornsby" family in Roane County, Tennessee.
Perhaps this article may alleviate the confusion between the two spellings and families.

Burrell HOMESLEY, son of Joseph Homesley and Mary Smith, sold his land in Lincoln County, North Carolin…

Homsley Emigrants to Oregon ~ Oregon Trail ~ Homsley Twins ~ Rev War Drummer ~ Fort Laramie ~

HOMSLEY STORIES
by Len Holmes It is sometimes asserted that the main business of a historical writer is interpretation. In the view of the author the main business is accuracy. He has sought to be exact; and he here echoes the prayer of the conscientious Elliot Coues that every error committed, " whether in ignorance or by inadvertence, may be exposed and corrected." H. M. Chittenden

THE FAMILIES

THE BENJAMIN FRANKLIN HOMSLEY FAMILY
The lovely, Mary Oden Homsley (20 Jul 1824), was from historical accounts about five feet two inches tall, blue eyed, with Chestnut hair that could fall to her ankles. She met her husband after her Oden family migrated from Fayette, Kentucky to Lincoln,Truxdale, Arkansas. She married Benjamin Franklin Homsley on the 3rd of June 1841 at Vernon, Missouri just before her seventeenth birthday.
Benjamin Franklin Homsley born September 15, 1815 in Sparta, White, Tennessee being about the fourth child born to War of 1812 veteran, Joseph Homsley, (abt 17…

Homsley Stories by Greg Holmes and Len Holmes

One of the surprises of writing for a blog such as Judy Shubert’s Genealogy Traces is that one never knows what the results will be.
Greg Holmes, co author of this entry, wrote an article on some research we had done on Elias Eph Homesley.
ONE OF THE GREATEST GIFTS OF FAMILY HISTORY/GENEALOGY STUDIES IS THE KNOWLEDGE OF NEWLY DISCOVERED FAMILY MEMBERS WHO RECALL THEIR ANCESTRY. KUDOS TO MR. GLENN GABBARD FOR RESPONDING TO GENEALOGY TRACES AND HIS HOLMESLEY FAMILY. 
A new name arose on genealogy research radar, Glenn GABBARD, who is a descendant of Joseph  HOMESLEY and Mary SMITH.  He well informed us that Mrs. Carrie Homesley CUNNINGHAM came to his ARKANSAS family farm when he was younger and discussed ancestry in preparation for a book about the Homesley kin. The beauty of genealogy is that one generation may offer building blocks for the next to study and learn, and Mrs. Cunningham did just that.
Glenn Gabbard’s father and mother are Leonard Raymond GABBARD (July 11, 1915-August 31,…

O. B. Homsley Family in Parker County, Texas

My Paternal Great-grandparents
F A T H E R

O. B. HOMSLEY July 6, 1863 - Mar. 14, 1940 M O T H E R

ELLA His Wife Aug. 20, 1867 Oct. 8, 1930 "Asleep in Jesus" H O M S L E Y
Resting beside Obediah and Ella is their Grandson Robert Adrian Homsley, Jr. Born Sept. 12, 1928 Died Sept. 12, 1928
Whitt Cemetery, Parker County, Texas Robert Adrian, Jr. was the son of Robert Adrian Homsley and Dessie Marie Goree and was born and died in Graford, Parker County, Texas.
O. B. and Ella Homsley Family with Robert Adrian, father of Robert Adrian, Jr., as a child Photograph Circa 1910

SOURCES Photographs: Homsley, gravestone monument, digital format of original owned and taken by Judith Richard Shubert.
Homsley Family in 1910, digital format used here by Cathy Chancellor Richards and sent to Judith Richards Shubert.