as a song writer, but that if possible it might be a message from God through me, which may help to lead some one into a higher and better life. Such alone was my object and I ask God's blessing on it's mission."
Page 602. May 26, 1909, L. L. Hearne married Miss Cora Eulalia Dobbins, of Floyd County, Va. She was born October 31, 1870, and comes from a grand old Virginia family, who antedate the Revolutionary War quite a time. She is highly educated, a fine musician and has the most of her life been a teacher in the best high schools in Virginia.
In the spring of 1912 Levi L. Hearne bought a farm in Botecourt County, Va., one mile from the town of Buchanan, and built him a handsome residence and moved into it.
The family whose data follows, I believe descend from Thomas Hearne, page 467-8, grand-son of the merchant, William, of London, and Somerset County, Md.
Ebenezer D. Hearne was born in Wilson County, Tenn., March 10, 1817, and died in Texas October, 1899. He married his cousin, Easter, or Esther Lee Hearne, January, 1842. She was born January 6, 1827, and died December, 1897. Children: James E., born January 2, 1843; Stephen G., born July 27, 1846; Mary E., born April 10, 1857; James M., born January 28, 1860. and Milbra, born _______, ________. The family moved to Texas in the fall of 1852 by wagon, being on the road six weeks, and settled in the eastern part of the state.
James E. Hearne, born 1843, married Ophelia C. Hearne in 1869. She was born in 1847, in Texas, and they live at Kilgore, Tex. Children. Alford Charles, born 1882; James M. born 1885. Alford Charles is a telegraph operator and lives at Jacksonville, Tex. He married Miss Anna Easton and in 1907 a son was born to them named _____________.
James M. married Miss Sallie Elder and in 1910 a daughter was born named _____________.
Stephen G. Hearne, born 1846 is unmarried and lives at Bremond Tex.
Milbra Hearne, born ________, lives at Kilgore, Tex.
Mary E. Hearne, called Bettie, born in 1857, married J.R.
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