Mary T. (Williams) Haynie

MARY T. (WILLIAMS) HAYNIE Mary T. Williams was born Sept. 8, 1870, near Rosston, Nevada County, Arkansas. Her grandparents, Seaborn Jones Martin and Sarah (Patillo) Martin, were Arkansas Pioneers, coming to what is now Nevada County in the year 1855. They settled in Columbia County, the part that is now Nevada County. Her parents were Moses Hickman Williams and Mary (Martin) Williams. Moses H. Williams was born in N.C. March 22, 1814. He died in Nevada County, Ark. on July 29, 1886. He married Mary Martin in Oct. of 1864. He was at one time a Boatman, plying between Memphis, Tenn. and New Orleans. During the War between the States, he was driving a Stagecoach between Camden on the Ouachita and Washington, Ark.

Mary T. Williams spent her early life in the vicinity in which she was born and on September 12, 1888, she was married at the home of her parents near Rosston Ark., to George Richard Haynie also a native of that county, son of Edmund T. Haynie and his wife, Georgia Ann (Bass) Haynie.

In December 1894, George R. and Mary T. Haynie moved to Prescott where they continued to reside for nearly 30 years, and where they reared their five children.

Mary T. Haynie, in early life, became a member of the little Protestant Methodist church near her home, the site for which was given by her father. On moving to Prescott, she and her husband placed their memberships in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and she remained a loyal, faithful member of that organization during her stay in Prescott.

In 1923, George and Mary Haynie moved to Camden, Ouachita County, Arkansas. Their letters were placed in the First Presbyterian Church at that place. She has always been interested in the Woman's Work of the Church and next to her home and family, she gave it first place in her life. She joined the Eastern Star and the Woodman Circle at Prescott.

Mrs. Haynie is the mother of five children: Mary Winnie (Mrs. Joe R. Hamilton) of Prescott, Fannie Ann (Mrs. D.B. Brown), Beebe Ottis Richard of Wichita Falls, Tex., Lawrence Edmund of Warren, AR and Bracy, who died at Camden, Ark., July 31, 1950.

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