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still held by his descendents. Sarah Elizabeth White's father, Jesse White, was a soldier of the Revolutionary War, and she was a woman of beauty and possessed all those qualities of mind and Christian character that go to make up the typical woman of the old South. She died November 17, 1871.

Children of Francis Sharpe and Sarah E. White Hearne were: Francis Sharpe, Jr., Sarah White, Fereby Johnson, William Thornton, Elizabeth Sims, Mary Louisa and C. F., commonly called Thomas.

Francis Sharpe Hearne, Jr., was born in 1820 and died in 1866. He married first Mary Bronner and had one child, Martha A., who married John Callaway, and after his death married Cornelius Burke, by whom she had two children, Mamie and John. Mamie married her brother-in-law, a Mr. Asbell, who had two daughters by a former wife (twins), named Doris and Gladys, and one son, named JOhn, who married Jeffie Shouse, and they have two children, John, Jr., and an infant daughter.

Francis Sharpe Hearne, Jr.'s wife, Mary Bronner, died in 1848 and he married Mary Jane Pennington, who was born in 1834, and died in 1887. Children: Samuel Francis, William Howell, Henry Branham, Mary Emma and Walter.

Samuel Francis Hearne, born in 1851, died in 1884, married Miss Carrie Telitha Wyatt, born in 1851, died, April 17, 1911. They had one child, Earnestine, who married Laurence James Mouzon, and she died in 1911. They had two children: Francis and Earnestine.

William Howell Hearne, born in 1853, and in 1872, married Miss Hattie C. Pelot, who was born in 1853 and died in 1880. Children: Francis Eugene, born August 23, 1873; Hettie Ophelia, born November 16, 1874, and Lyman Harvey, born December 26, 1876.

Francis Eugene Hearne married Miss Sallie McCullers Stedman, of Raleigh, N. C., April 24, 1895. She was born November 5, 1872. Children: Francis Howell, born April 4, 1896; Caroline Stedman, born January 16, 1900, and Lyman Lane, born December 12, 1907. After marriage they lived in North Carolina and he practiced dentistry successfully. Early in 1912 they removed to Eatonton Ga., where the doctor continues his practice.

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