Edmund Theodore Haynie

EDMUND THEODORE HAYNIE was born October 9, 1851, in the part of Nevada County, Arkansas which was then Ouachita County. His parents were Wilburn Haynie and Martha Ann (Satterwhite) Haynie. Wilburn Haynie (b.1822-d1889) came from Alabama to Arkansas soon after 1840. His parents were Luke Haynie and Mary (Beaker) Haynie, natives of SC. Martha Ann Satterwhite (b. 1832- 4.1902) was born in Mississippi. She was the daughter of Thomas and Mary (Pounds) Satterwhite who came in 1844 to the part of Nevada County which was then Hempstead County (marriage of Wilburn Haynie and Martha Ann Satterwhite recorded in Hempstead County, Arkansas Courthouse-marriage Book "A", page 64.) Thomas and Mary Pounds Satterwhite were natives of Georgia, she being the daughter of Richard Pounds who died in Clark County, Ga. in 1819. His wife was Mary Ann Davis. The following is on file Clarke County, Ga. Administrators’ and Guardians Bonds 1811-1839, page 142: Sept 6, 1819, Mary Pounds with Newman Pounds surety, give bond as Guardian of Catherine, Elizabeth, and Mary Pounds, orphans of Richard Pounds, deceased.”

Edmund Theodore Haynie had two brothers and two sisters. They were: Brig. Richard who married Mattie Young; Thomas Wilburn who married Winnie Greenwood; Mary Magdaline (Mollie) who married Isham Mack; Margaret who married Thomas Dean.

The Subject of this sketch was 14 years old when the Civil War closed. He was a member of the Home Guard and hoped to be able to join Company I, 37th Reg. Arkansas Inf. of which his uncle, James S. Satterwhite was 1st Lieutenant. Another uncle, Thomas R. Satterwhite, a member of the same company, was killed at the Battle of Prairie Grove, Arkansas, December 7, 1862.

On December 18, 1867, Edmund Theodore Haynie was married To Georgia Ann Bass, daughter of Lundy and Elleanor (Rister) Bass. Lundy Bass died in Nevada County, Arkansas April 21, 1883, at the age of 68. The Bass family came from Georgia to Calhoun County, Arkansas in the early 40s. Elleanor Rister was the daughter of George Rister and Mary (Shannon) Rister.

For many years, Edmund T. Haynie was a farmer in Caney Township, Nevada County. On February 3, 1899, Daniel W. Jones, Governor of Arkansas, appointed him to fill the unexpired term of Judge Atchison as County Judge of Nevada County. He served until Nov. 1, 1902. After his election, he moved near Prescott, the County Seat. Later, he moved to Gurdon, Clark County, Ark. where he died (on his birthday) Oct. 9, 1926. His wife died Dec. 13, 1927. Both buried near Gurdon.

Children of Edmond T. Haynie and his wife, Georgia Ann (Bass) Haynie were:

Isham Wilburn, Jan. 12, 1869; George Richard, Nov. 14, 1870; Lundy Bass, Feb. 8, 1872; James Louis, May 14, 1874; William Edward, April 20, 1876; Thomas Satterwhite, April 20, 1878; Mary Emma, Sept. 18, 1880; John Lee, April 27, 1882; Lillian, Jan. 11, 1884; Frank Carlos, Feb. 9, 1886; Georgia, Nov. 18, 1888; Lawrence McRae, Dec. 3, 1892; Catherine, Sept 25, 1896.

Written by Winnie H. Hamilton, granddaughter of the Subject.

More Information

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https://www.depotmuseum.org/images/Nevada_County_Personal_Histories.pdf (click link to open in a new window).