Thomas Oscar Hearne, born Jan. 15, 1877, and married Miss Lizzie Penn, June 1, 1904. Was educated in the High schools of the county, attended the Medical Colleges at Nashville and Baltimore, graduating 1904, practiced medicine three years, when he received appointment as Medical Missionary to Ping tu, China, to fill the place of Dr. Oxner, who had just died. They have one little girl, named Joy.
Charles Lycurgus Hearne, lives in Birmingham, Ala., where he has a civil service appointment in Post Office.
Fletcher Earnest Hearne, is also working under civil service appointment in Post Office, Birmingham Ala. All this family of Hearnes are Baptists, except Richard Lawrence and Quincy Allen, who are Southern Methodists.
J. A. LeConte, of Atlanta, Ga., writes me Sept. 30, 1911. "I am descended from the second marriage of Seth Hearne's widow, (See page 55), and as they were first cousins, we must he related, and I send you some data that is of interest.
Seth Hearne, son of Jonathan and Sarah (Parker) Hearne, who was a daughter of Jacob and Sarah (Scurlock) Parker, were married Sept. 27, 1810. (See Putnam County, Ga., Records). Sallie Parker's daughter by her second husband, now living at the age of eight-five years. Says that Seth Hearne was very weak and sickly. They had no children. She states they were first cousins, and this confirms the suspicion that Rhoda Hearne, mother of Seth. was Rhoda Parker, and sister of Jacob Parker. Your history makes her mother of Jonathan, and grandmother of Seth, but Seth's will shows that she was his mother, and the will of Jonathan, shows that she died after Seth's death, and he had married again. Seth Hearne's will Feb. 10, 1821, and May 1821, on record in Putnam County, gives five hundred dollars to his "Nephew" Seth Harris Lambirth, provided that he lived with the widow until he came of age. He was the son of the twin sister of Sarah Parker Hearne, and had been adopted by the Hearnes. Item, Third I give to my mother Rhoda Hearne, fifty dollars. The balance of his estate he left to his widow for life, and at her death to be sold. and the proceeds to be sent to the Philadelphia Board of Foreign Missions, for foreign and domestic mission purposes. After the widow's marriage to Wiley Brogdon, he arranged with the
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