Charles W. Early1

M, b. circa 1910
     Charles W. Early was born circa 1910 at Ohio.1 He was the son of (?) Early and Almedia R. Conner.1

Citations

  1. [S235] 1920 Federal Census, Greene County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 1386.

Clyde Early1

M, b. 13 December 1882
     Clyde Early was born on 13 December 1882 at N. Manchester, Wabash Co., IN.1 He was the son of Perry A. Early and Eliza A. Gilbert.1 Clyde Early married Louise Farrell, daughter of J. L. Farrell and Anna (?), on 1 January 1908.1 Occupation: Undertaker in 1926 at Cheyenne, Laramie Co., WY.

Child of Clyde Early and Louise Farrell

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 152.

Joseph B. Early1

M
     Joseph B. Early married Lydia (?).1

Child of Joseph B. Early and Lydia (?)

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 151.

Margaret Early1

F, b. 15 October 1910
     Margaret Early was born on 15 October 1910.1 She was the daughter of Clyde Early and Louise Farrell.1

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 152.

Maude A. Early1

F, b. 10 June 1877, d. 5 April 1880
     Maude A. Early was born on 10 June 1877.1 She was the daughter of Perry A. Early and Eliza A. Gilbert.1 Maude A. Early died on 5 April 1880 at age 2.1

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 151.

Nora M. Early1

F, b. 21 November 1880
     Nora M. Early was born on 21 November 1880.1 She was the daughter of Perry A. Early and Eliza A. Gilbert.1 Nora M. Early married Mery J. Shively on 24 April 1907.1

Children of Nora M. Early and Mery J. Shively

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 151.
  2. [S82] Price Genealogy, 152.

Perry A. Early1

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     Perry A. Early was the son of Joseph B. Early and Lydia (?)1 Perry A. Early was Church of the Brethren.1 He married Eliza A. Gilbert, daughter of Israel Gilbert and Mary Horning, on 16 October 1875, Ceremony by Rev. George Cripe.1 Occupation: Attorney at law at Nappanee, Elkhart Co., IN.1

Children of Perry A. Early and Eliza A. Gilbert

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 151.
  2. [S82] Price Genealogy, 152.

Effie Lee Earman

F, b. 1 December 1878, d. 28 March 1962
     Effie Lee Earman began military service on 8 April 1864 at Mustered in, Rockingham Co., VA. She was born on 1 December 1878 at Penn Laird, Rockingham Co., VA. She was the daughter of James K. Polk Earman and Margaret Elizabeth Carpenter. Effie Lee Earman married Adam Louis Harrison, son of Robert Allen Harrison and Mary Frances Long, on 7 April 1901 at Harrisonburg, Rockingham Co., VA. Effie Lee Earman died on 28 March 1962 at age 83.

Children of Effie Lee Earman and Adam Louis Harrison

James K. Polk Earman

M, b. 9 June 1846, d. 19 August 1916
     Note: He is in his father's household in 1850 and 1860 Rockingham Co Census

[Source: Wilsene Scott.] He was a carpenter. He built many houses in the area; his own house is now a B & B in Penn Laird.

His marriage license says age 23 in 1869, that would mean that he was born in 1846. His death certificate says that he was born June 9, 1947 and died August 19, 1916. His tombstone says that he was born June 9, 1845 and died August 22, 1916. There is also a note made by his daughter giving his birth year as 1846.

1880      Census Place:     E. D. 71 And 72, Central, Rockingham, Virginia
     Source:     FHL Film 1255388 National Archives Film T9-1388 Page 270C
     Relation     Sex     Marr     Race     Age     Birthplace
James K. EARMAN     Self     M     M     W     33     ---
     Occ:     Carpenter     Fa: ---     Mo: ---
Maggie EARMAN     Wife     F     M     W     37     ---
     Occ:     Keeping House     Fa: ---     Mo: ---
Rush EARMAN     Son     M     S     W     8     ---
               Fa: ---     Mo: ---
Hiram EARMAN     Son     M     S     W     6     ---
               Fa: ---     Mo: ---
Effie EARMAN     Dau     F     S     W     2     ---
               Fa: ---     Mo: ---.
James K. Polk Earman was born on 9 June 1846 at Rockingham Co., VA. He married Margaret Elizabeth Carpenter, daughter of William Warner Carpenter and Phebe Henton, on 12 August 1869 at Rockingham Co., VA, Ceremony by Joseph Funkhouser at the home of the bride's father. James K. Polk Earman died on 19 August 1916 at Rockingham Co., VA, at age 70 Tombstone erroneously says 22 Aug 1916. He was buried in August 1916 at Keezletown Cemetery, Keezletown, Rockingham Co., VA.

Child of James K. Polk Earman and Margaret Elizabeth Carpenter

Charles Rhea Earnest1

M, b. 13 July 1881, d. 5 March 1958
     Charles Rhea Earnest was born on 13 July 1881 at Greene Co. (probably), TN.1 He was the son of Isaac Reeve Earnest and Tulen Vilosso Snapp.1 Charles Rhea Earnest married Bonnie Harrison Johnson, daughter of Joseph Robert Johnson and Roberta Elizabeth Williamson, on 8 November 1908. Charles Rhea Earnest lived on 7 January 1920 at 200 East Emerald Avenue, Knoxville, Knox Co., TN; Railroad engineer.2 He lived on 6 April 1940 at 311 East Scott Avenue, Knoxville, Knox Co., TN; Railroad engineer.3 He died on 5 March 1958 at age 76. He was buried in March 1958 at Chuckey Community Cemetery, Chuckey, Greene Co., TN, Find A Grave Memorial# 76527798.

Children of Charles Rhea Earnest and Bonnie Harrison Johnson

Citations

  1. [S1250] 1900 Federal Census, Greene County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1573; FHL #1241573.
  2. [S1700] 1920 Federal Census, Knox County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 1750.
  3. [S4226] 1940 Federal Census, Knox County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 3956.
  4. [S3834] 1930 Federal Census, Knox County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2258; FHL #2341992.

Dr. Charles Rhea Earnest Jr.1

M, b. 7 March 1920, d. 1 March 1999
     Dr. Charles Rhea Earnest Jr. was born on 7 March 1920 at Knox Co. (probably), TN.1 He was the son of Charles Rhea Earnest and Bonnie Harrison Johnson.1 Dr. Charles Rhea Earnest Jr. died on 1 March 1999 at age 78 Obituary (findagrave.com):

Dr. Charles Rhea Earnest, 78, of G'Fellers Road, Chuckey, formerly of Knoxville, died Monday morning at his home.

Dr. Earnest was a widely-known Knoxville physician, having practiced 50 years before retiring in November 1997.

He was a 1938 graduate of what was then Knoxville High School. He was a 1942 graduate of the University of Tennessee of Knoxville and a 1944 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis.

Upon completion of medical school, Dr. Earnest entered the U.S. Navy as a ship doctor. He was discharged in 1946 and entered Ohio State University to serve an internship.

He began practice of general medicine in Knoxville on July 1, 1949.

Those close to him said that Dr. Ernest's life centered around his patients, to whom he was very devoted.

He was a son of the late Bonnie (Johnson) and Charles Rhea Earnest Sr., and a direct descendant of Felix Earnest, who fought at King's Mountain as a lieutenant under John Sevier.

He was preceded in death by three sisters: Barbara Main, Carolyn Earnest, and Virginia Earnest; and a brother: Robert Isaac Earnest.

Citations

  1. [S3834] 1930 Federal Census, Knox County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2258; FHL #2341992.

Howard Hoyle Earnest1

M, b. 22 June 1923, d. 24 July 2009
     Howard Hoyle Earnest was born on 22 June 1923 at Knoxville, Knox Co., TN.1 He was the son of Charles Rhea Earnest and Bonnie Harrison Johnson.1 Howard Hoyle Earnest married Luella Lovin, daughter of John Harvey Lovin and Pearl Anna Young, circa 1944. Howard Hoyle Earnest died on 24 July 2009 at Johnson City, Washington Co., TN, at age 86 Obituary (findagrave.com):

Howard Hoyle Earnest Sr., 86, of Chuckey, died Friday evening at the Johnson City Medical Center.

He was born June 22, 1923, in Knoxville, and was a son of the late Bonnie (Johnson) and Charles Rhea Earnest Sr.

Mr. Earnest was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, working on PT boats in the South Pacific.

Following his service in World War II, he returned to the family farm in Chuckey.

Mr. Earnest was a farmer and retired from the TWRA (Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency) as supervisor in District 1.

After retirement, he became an outdoor writer for the Johnson City Press.

Mr. Earnest was a member of Greeneville Lodge No. 3, F&AM.

"He loved the outdoors, nature, and wildlife. He was very proud of his family, whom he loved deeply," the family noted.

He was the widower of Luella Lovin Earnest, his wife of 64 years who died Aug. 7, 2008.

He was preceded in death by three sisters: Barbara Main, Louise Earnest, and Virginia Earnest; and two brothers: Robert Earnest and Charlie Earnest.

He was buried in July 2009 at Chuckey Community Cemetery, Chuckey, Greene Co., TN, Find A Grave Memorial# 121907453.

Child of Howard Hoyle Earnest and Luella Lovin

Citations

  1. [S3834] 1930 Federal Census, Knox County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2258; FHL #2341992.

Dr. Howard Hoyle Earnest Jr.

M, b. 20 June 1951, d. 24 July 2014
     Dr. Howard Hoyle Earnest Jr. was born on 20 June 1951 at Knoxville, Knox Co., TN. He was the son of Howard Hoyle Earnest and Luella Lovin. Dr. Howard Hoyle Earnest Jr. died on 24 July 2014 at Normal, McLean Co., IL, at age 63 Obituary (findagrave.com):

Dr. Howard Hoyle Earnest Jr., 63, of Bloomington, died 10:22 a.m. Thursday (July 24, 2014) at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal.

He was born June 20, 1951 in Knoxville, Tennessee, the son of Howard Hoyle and Luella Lovin Earnest Sr. He was preceded in death by his parents. He married Dr. Kathryn Sampeck on July 20, 1991 at Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Chuckey, Tennessee. She survives.

Also surviving are his five children, Sarah McIlvaine, Kathryne, Isaac, Henry and Samuel Earnest and his sister, Laura (Daniel) Leatherwood.

He earned his B.A. from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in 1973, graduating with high honors and elected into the Phi Beta Kappa honorary fraternity. Howard was awarded a M.A. (1975) and a Ph.D. (1999) in anthropology from Harvard University as a student of Gordon Willey. He completed this graduate work with funding from a research grant from the Department of Anthropology, Harvard University; a USIA Academic Specialist Fellowship; a CIES Fulbright Senior Scholar Grant; a National Science Foundation Dissertation Improvement Grant; and a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, from 1973 to 1976.

Howard did archaeological fieldwork in many parts of Latin America, including the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico; El Salvador; the Maya city of Copan, Honduras; and Tiwanaku, Bolivia. He was the forest archaeologist in the Cherokee National Forest for 15 years and surveyed and excavated at numerous archaeological sites in the Appalachian area and lower Louisiana. He taught Spanish courses at Tulane University, then taught Spanish at Holy Name of Mary Elementary, St. Joan of Arc Elementary, and Edna Karr High School in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Since moving to Illinois, Dr. Earnest taught anthropology courses at ISU and archaeology at IWU. He devoted his expertise to helping organize and classify the archaeological collections at IWU and the McLean County Museum of History.

Published in the Bloomington, Il. Pantagraph July 26, 2014.

He was buried in July 2014 at Chuckey Community Cemetery, Chuckey, Greene Co., TN, Find A Grave Memorial# 133339541.

Isaac Earnest1

M, b. 25 January 1796, d. 25 November 1865
     Isaac Earnest was born on 25 January 1796 at Tennessee.1 He married Brunetta Love Reeve on 24 December 1822 at Greene Co., TN. Isaac Earnest married Sarah Hammer on 4 July 1852 at Washington Co., TN. Isaac Earnest died on 25 November 1865 at Chuckey, Greene Co., TN, at age 69.
Note: Info per The Earnest Hardt Family Tree genealogy prepared by jbarginear26, online at ancestry.com.

Child of Isaac Earnest and Brunetta Love Reeve

Citations

  1. [S2744] 1860 Federal Census, Greene County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 1252; FHL #805252.

Isaac Reeve Earnest1

M, b. 19 December 1839, d. 3 March 1922
     Isaac Reeve Earnest was born on 19 December 1839 at Greene Co., TN.1 He was the son of Isaac Earnest and Brunetta Love Reeve.1 Isaac Reeve Earnest married Tulen Vilosso Snapp, daughter of John Pemberton Snapp and Margaret Rhea, on 27 April 1875 at Greene Co., TN. Isaac Reeve Earnest died on 3 March 1922 at Chuckey, Greene Co., TN, at age 82. He was buried in March 1922 at Ebenezer Methodist Church Cemetery, Chuckey, Greene Co., TN, Find A Grave Memorial# 8188348.

Children of Isaac Reeve Earnest and Tulen Vilosso Snapp

Citations

  1. [S2744] 1860 Federal Census, Greene County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 1252; FHL #805252.
  2. [S1250] 1900 Federal Census, Greene County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1573; FHL #1241573.

John I. Earnest1

M, b. March 1880
     John I. Earnest was born in March 1880 at Greene Co. (probably), TN.1 He was the son of Isaac Reeve Earnest and Tulen Vilosso Snapp.1

Citations

  1. [S1250] 1900 Federal Census, Greene County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1573; FHL #1241573.

Kittie Elizabeth Earnest1

F, b. 18 July 1884, d. 18 January 1956
     Kittie Elizabeth Earnest was born on 18 July 1884 at Greene Co. (probably), TN.1 She was the daughter of Isaac Reeve Earnest and Tulen Vilosso Snapp.1 Kittie Elizabeth Earnest married Julian Nelson Patton, son of Henry Walker Patton and Betty Wall Cloud, on 10 January 1912 at Greene Co., TN. Kittie Elizabeth Earnest lived on 31 January 1920 at Civil District 1, Greene Co., TN; Farming.2 She lived on 15 April 1930 at Horse Creek Road, Chuckey, Greene Co., OH.3 She died on 18 January 1956 at age 71. She was buried in January 1956 at Cedar Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, Chuckey, Greene Co., TN, Find A Grave Memorial# 70912559.

Children of Kittie Elizabeth Earnest and Julian Nelson Patton

Citations

  1. [S1250] 1900 Federal Census, Greene County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1573; FHL #1241573.
  2. [S4224] 1920 Federal Census, Greene County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 1741.
  3. [S4086] 1930 Federal Census, Greene County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2249; FHL # 2341983.

Louise Johnson Earnest1

F, b. 13 July 1910, d. 5 November 1920
     Louise Johnson Earnest was born on 13 July 1910 at Knox Co. (probably), TN.1 She was the daughter of Charles Rhea Earnest and Bonnie Harrison Johnson.1 Louise Johnson Earnest died on 5 November 1920 at Knoxville, Knox Co., TN, at age 10. She was buried in November 1920 at Chuckey Community Cemetery, Chuckey, Greene Co., TN, Find A Grave Memorial# 76527807.

Citations

  1. [S1700] 1920 Federal Census, Knox County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 1750.

Margaret Alberta Earnest1

F, b. 29 November 1877, d. 11 February 1901
     Margaret Alberta Earnest was born on 29 November 1877 at Greene Co. (probably), TN.1 She was the daughter of Isaac Reeve Earnest and Tulen Vilosso Snapp.1 Margaret Alberta Earnest died on 11 February 1901 at age 23. She was buried in February 1901 at Ebenezer Methodist Church Cemetery, Chuckey, Greene Co., TN, Find A Grave Memorial# 73010652.

Citations

  1. [S1250] 1900 Federal Census, Greene County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1573; FHL #1241573.

Robert Isaac Earnest1

M, b. circa 1912
     Robert Isaac Earnest was born circa 1912 at Knox Co. (probably), TN.1 He was the son of Charles Rhea Earnest and Bonnie Harrison Johnson.1

Citations

  1. [S1700] 1920 Federal Census, Knox County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 1750.

Virginia Carolyn Earnest

F, b. 5 September 1918, d. 12 February 1919
     Virginia Carolyn Earnest was born on 5 September 1918. She was the daughter of Charles Rhea Earnest and Bonnie Harrison Johnson. Virginia Carolyn Earnest died on 12 February 1919. She was buried in February 1919 at Chuckey Community Cemetery, Chuckey, Greene Co., TN, Find A Grave Memorial# 76527811.

Margaret Earnhart

F, b. circa 1774, d. circa 1805
     Margaret Earnhart was born circa 1774 at North Carolina. She married Adam Washington Cauble on 14 October 1796 at Rowan Co. (probably), NC. Margaret Earnhart died circa 1805 at Rowan Co. (probably), NC.

Children of Margaret Earnhart and Adam Washington Cauble

Nancy Jennie Earnhart

F, b. 17 May 1854, d. 3 February 1936
     Nancy Jennie Earnhart was born on 17 May 1854 at Ohio. She married Jasper Harmison. Nancy Jennie Earnhart died on 3 February 1936 at Catawba, Clark Co., OH, at age 81.

Child of Nancy Jennie Earnhart and Jasper Harmison

Lon Earnheart

M, b. circa 1860
     Lon Earnheart died at Troy, Lincoln Co., MT. He married Bessie Louisa Brumbach, daughter of Samuel Judson Brumbach and Mary Lavina Perry. Lon Earnheart was born circa 1860 at IL.

Minnie Wilson Earnshaw

F, b. 6 August 1857, d. 28 January 1914
     Minnie Wilson Earnshaw was born on 6 August 1857 at Hancock, Washington Co., MD. She was the daughter of Chaplain William Earnshaw and Margaret (?) Minnie Wilson Earnshaw married Benjamin Franklin Hershey, son of John Hershey and Christianne Hocker, on 21 April 1892 at Dayton, Montgomery Co., OH. Minnie Wilson Earnshaw died on 28 January 1914 at Dayton, Montgomery Co., OH, at age 56.

Children of Minnie Wilson Earnshaw and Benjamin Franklin Hershey

Chaplain William Earnshaw

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     Chaplain William Earnshaw married Margaret (?).

Child of Chaplain William Earnshaw and Margaret (?)

Catharine Frances Earnst1

F
     Catharine Frances Earnst married J. G. Brecht.1

Child of Catharine Frances Earnst and J. G. Brecht

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 244.

Epsie Gay Earp

F
     Epsie Gay Earp married James Carlie Wike.

Child of Epsie Gay Earp and James Carlie Wike

Donaldson Baxter Earwood

M, b. 19 October 1888
     Donaldson Baxter Earwood was born on 19 October 1888. He married Lydia Fontaine Ruffner, daughter of Joel Henry Ruffner and Dorcas Blaine Laidley, on 18 October 1916 at Lexington, Rockbridge Co., VA.

Child of Donaldson Baxter Earwood and Lydia Fontaine Ruffner

Margaret Ruffner Earwood

F, b. 30 March 1918, d. 1979
     Margaret Ruffner Earwood was born on 30 March 1918 at Rensford, Kanawha Co., WV. She was the daughter of Donaldson Baxter Earwood and Lydia Fontaine Ruffner. Margaret Ruffner Earwood married Samuel Dixon Smiley on 3 June 1939 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., WV. Margaret Ruffner Earwood died in 1979.