Richard Varnell Family
b. 22 Dec 1797 Tennessee
d. Nov 1880 Miller Grove, Hopkins, Texas m. Arty Macy Fowler
b.13 Jun 1799 South Carolina
d. Sep 1881,Wise, Texas
her father: Robert Fowler b. 1765 SC
her mother: Mary Tennel b. Jun 1773 SC
his father: William Varnell b. NC
his mother: Lydia ?
Children
William Warren Varnell b. 17 May 1823 Franklin Tn.* d. m.
Mary Ann Varnell b. 11 April 1824 Franklin Tn.* d. m.
Robert Thomas Varnell b. 5 Oct 1825 Franklin Tn.* d. m.
John Parker Varnell b. 27 Oct 1827 Franklin Tn* d. 1857* m. Elizabeth Catherine Edmonston (b. 2 Nov 1848) in Limestone County Al.*
William Henderson Varnell b. 29 July 1828 Franklin Tn* d. 9 June 1907 buried near Rogersville, AL at Hurricane Cemetery* m. Martha Ann Elizabeth Weathers.13 Jan 1853*
Lydia Varnell b. 18 Sep 1834 Franklin, TN d. 15 Nov 1905 buried near Rogersville, AL in Hurricane Cemetery* m. William McMeans
5 Jan 1853
Sarah Varnell b.31 Jan 1837 Franklin, TN d. m. John Wesley Akers
Keziah "Kissie" Varnell b.2 Aug 1839 Franklin, TN. d. 19 Mar 1914 Andersonville, TN m. William Samuel Weathers
22Jan 1867
Susan Francis Varnell b. 17 Oct 1841 d. 1876 Miller Grove, Hopkins Co., TX m. Jesse G. Jones, 1861
Permelia Varnell b. 10 Feb 1844 Franklin, TN. d. 19 Apr 1935 Knox City, TX m. Jesse G. Jones, 1877 Hopkins Co., TX
Richard Furman Varnell b. 4 feb 1847 Rogersville, Alabama d. 19 Apr 1942 Knox City, TX m. Isabelle Horn, 25 Aug 1869 AL

Three of the Varnell children made their home near Rogersville, Alabama. William Henderson Varnell who married Martha Weathers and Keziah who married the Samuel Weathers who is Martha's brother and Lydia who married William McMeans. They are buried a few feet apart at Hurricane Cemetery.

Jesse Jones marries two of the Varnell daughters.

1880- US Census, Texas, Knox Co., Series: T9  Roll: 1312  Page: 227
Jones  , Jessie G.        w  m   36                                        photography          Alabama     Alabama     Alabama
"          , Permelia        w   f    34          wife                       keeping house       Ten              Tenn           S. Carolina
"          , Jessie             w   m  13          son                         at home                   Texas          Alabama      Tenn
"          , Willie            w   m  11          son                         at home                   Texas          Alabama     Tenn
"          , Ider O.           w     f     9           daug                                                      Texas              "                "
"          , Ollie  W.       w     f    5            daug                                                        "                     "                "
Varnell, Richard       w   m  83          father                      at home                  Tenn           Tenn            Tenn
"          , Arty Macy    w   f     81         wife                        at home                  S. Carolina  S. Carolina  S. Carolina


1900- US Census, Texas, Knox Co., Series: T623  Roll: 23  Page: 200
Varnell, Fermon        head       w  m  July  1865   34  mar 14               Ala         Tenn         Ala            farmer
"          , Ida.  F.              wife        w   f   Oct    1867   32  mar 14  6 / 6    Tenn       Tenn         Tenn
"          , Asna C.            son         w  m  May  1886   14  s                         Tenn        Ala           Ala           farm laborer
"          , Wm. E.             son         w  m  Oct    1888   11 s                          Tenn        Ala           Ala           farm laborer
"          , Cora B.            dht          w  f    Jun    1892    7 s                           Tenn        Ala           Ala
"          , Earnest W.       son         w  m  July   1895    5 s                           Ala           Ala           Ala
"          . Rosa  E.           dht          w  f   Aug    1897    2 s                           Ala           Ala           Ala
"          , Pearce V          dht          w  f   Sep     1899  8/12 s                       Ala           Ala           Ala
Estes    , Ermma         sis in L      w  f  Mar     1877  23 s                          Tenn        Tenn         Tenn        farm laborer
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Varnell, William H.   head       w  m   July  1829  70 mar 47               Tenn        Tenn        S. Carolina    farmer
"          , Martha H.      wife        w  f    April  1831  69 mar 47               Ala          Tenn          Tenn
"          , Robert R.        son          w m   July   1874  25 s                          Ala           Tenn          Ala         farm laborer
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Varnell, Miles              head       w  m  April  1868  32  mar 4                 Ala          Tenn         Ala          farm laborer
"          , Annie E.          wife        w  f    Jun     1868  32  mar 4                 Tenn       Tenn          Tenn
"          , Anna B.           dht          w  f    Jan     1897  3   s                           Tenn       Ala             Tenn


1920- US Census, Texas, Knox Co., Series: T625  Roll: 1825  Page: 263

Varnell, Richard F.    head   m  w  72   wid              Alabama     South Carolina    Tennessee                 farmer
     "       , Daisy  J.          dau     f   w   35  s                     Texas         Alabama               Georgia                      none
Jones,   Jessie  P.          sister   f   w  75  wid                Alabama     Tennessee            South Carolina        none (this should Permelia)

1930-US Census, Texas, Knox Co., 5 J-PCT (West Part) Series: T626  Roll: 2367  Page:250

Jones, Will.  R.       head     renter        m  w  61 mar 21(at mar)  30(yrs mar)   Texas     Mississippi   Alabama
"        , Minnie I.     wife                         f    w   53 mar  23             30                  Alabama  Georgian      Alabama
"        , Robert         son                           m w  15 s                                                 Texas       Alabama       Alabama
"        , Ines              dau                           f   w   16 s                                                Texas      Texas             Alabama
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Jones,  Fred E.        head        r               m  w  20 m  18                                       Texas        Texas           Alabama
"       , Oma T.        wife                           f    w   19m  17                                       Texas        Texas            Texas
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Tidwell, Jacob A.    head        owner    m w 50  m 29  (pos. father of Jesse (f) Marshall)  Texas   Mississippi    Mississippi
"            , Julia T.       wife                        f w  42  m  21                                         Texas   Mississippi    Mississippi
"             , James M.   son                         m w 29  s                                                Texas         Texas         Texas
Varnell, Pharman T. head                   m w   83 wd                                           Tennessee   Tenn        So. Carolina
"          , Walter J.        son                        m w   49 s                                               Texas          Tenn         Georgia
"          , Daisy  J.         dau                       f  w    46 s                                                Texas          Tenn         Georgia
Jones, Permelia       sister                     f  w   86 wd                                             Tennessee   Tenn         Georgia
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Marshall, Jesse D.    head                       m w   29  m  24(son of T. H. Marshall)  Washington  Texas           Texas
"             , Jessie F.    wife                         f  w    26 m  21(prob. dau. of Jacob Tidwell)   Texas             Texas             Texas
 "            , Hersey D.   son                         m w      2 s                                                 Texas            Washington   Texas

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