The 1973 "The Record" of Garland Co., AR. families.
the following on John D. Cain and Nancy M. Cearley:

John D. Cain
, who died during the Civil War, was b. in Tennessee ca. 1840, m. before 1860 Nancy M. Cearley, dau. of Solomon b. in Missouri, Feb. 25, 1836 d. May 14, 1919. She was age 48 living with Henry in 1880, Buried Lowe Cemetery. Three known issue:
A. Mary Jane b. 1856 in AR. m. Geo. Cearley. ,
B. Malinda "Linda" Cain b. 1858 in AR. m. a Cozart
C. Henry A. b. Aug. 23, 1860 in AR. - Henry A. Cain d. Aug. 25, 1909. His wife in 1880 was Annie Lewis who had married 1st a Dr. Henry and had a son, John Henry. Henry and Annie had four children and he m. 2nd Ruanna "Ruey" Mayberry and had one son.

I. John Dixon Cain b. Oct. 13, 1880 d. May 10, 1952 Lowe Cem. m. Nora Coleman, dau. of Wm. "Bud" Coleman and wife Mary Emma Howton , Issue 6
1. Annie Cain res. Hot Springs m. 1st Arthur Coleman, Lowe Cem. James Arthur Coleman VVI June 27, 1893 - July 6, 1947. She m. 2nd Eldon Brown. Issue: Jean, Alton, and Carolyn Coleman.
2. Carmon E. Cain d. July 17, 1968, age 55-9-1, Lowe Cem. m. Isabelle Lynch b. Aug. 6, 1913 d. Feb. 9, 1954 Issue 5:
(A) Billy RayCain , d. in infancy
(B) Lloyd Cain, res. Hot Springs, wife Bonnie Oberby 2 sons: Richard Joe "Rickey" and Michael Lloyd "Mike"
(C) Shirley Cain m. Harold Warren, issue Glenn and Bruce
(D) Doyle Wayne Cain wife Gloria, issue Donna and Paula
(E) Pamela Cain m. Hal Murry, no issue.

3. Ona Cain m. 1st Mike Zigler and 2nd Rupert Rigsby
4. Floraine Cain
m. Clyde Priest, Issue: Billy Clyde Priest and Bing Edward Priest
5. J. D. Cain m. Lois Retherford, no issue
6. Peggy Cain m. Hiram Southwick, issue: John H.Southwick, Susan Southwick, Tommie Southwick and Sally Southwick .
II. William H. Cain, b. Aug. 22, 1889 d. Feb. 11, 1967 Lowe Cem. m. Bessie Jewell Gillham, res. Royal, AR. issue: Ish Cain m. Oldene Housley, Pauline m. James Valentine and Ruanna m. Lester Tuberville, res. Little Rock, AR
III. Ellen Cain m. Tom Land and had seven children: Henry, Wilma m. Bob Simpson; Daisy m. Burl Meredith and lives in Little Rock, AR; Hollie m. Ray Sorrells; Earlene m. a Felts; Mildred m. Bob Berry and Tommy m. Ruby Ennis and resides at Royal, AR.
IV. Nancy Cain m. Will Wood while in Oklahoma visiting her brother John Henry. Dau. Mrs. Jewell Barnes, Hobart, Ok.
V. Vick Cain (mother the 2nd wife) m. Katie Reece (she m. 2nd Frank Spiva and res. in Hot Springs) issue: Dan Cain m. Vernice Shackleford, issue three and Billy Joe m. Joey Mann, issue two.


(Also found spelled Corley, Carley, and one descendant used Kelly as it was spelled on his Army record)

Orginally from North Carolina, four Cearley brothers settled in this area before 1850. Edmond b. 1809, Hiram b. 1810, Soloman b. 1811 and Clement b. 1817.

I. Edmond Cearley family as of 1850 : wife Lucreta, age 21 issue: Samuel R., age 4; Newton F., age 2, and Mary J. age 1, all born in AR

II. Hiram Cearley family as of 1850 was wife Eveline, age 32 b. NC, James L., age 11, Randolph H., age 8 and Edmond G. age 7, all born in NC and Lee L, age 4 and Mary M. age 1 b. in AR
Born after 1850 listed in Mill Twp. (1972 Record) were daus.: Melissa Elizabeth b. 1851, wife of J. H. Adams; Amanda (1854-1936) wife of Wm. J. Chitwood, and Martha (1855-1910) wife of Joseph H. Jones. Living with this family in 1850 was John W. Griffey, age 33 b. PA.

III. Soloman Cearley wife in 1850 was Mary. She died shortly after. Six children were at home and the two living with Uncle Clement, eight known issue.
1. Martha E. Cearley b. ca. 1834 m. Joe Tucker (grandparents of Joe Williamson)
2. Nancy M. Cearley b. Feb. 25, 1836 m. John Dixon Cain, parents of Henry.
3. Harriet J. Cearley b. ca. 1838 in AR
4. Jane Cearley b. ca. 1840
5. John Clover Cearley b. ca. 1842
6. Clement Walter Cearley b. ca. 1844 served Co. H, Mo. Cav. Civil War, m. 1st Safronia Ford and had one son, m. 2nd Mrs. Elvira (Parks) Low, b. Oct. 5, 1850 d. Jan 18, 1916 widow of John Low. She had one son, James. Their issue: 5 Henry res. Texas; Minnie; Soloman m. Annie (Lewis) Cannon no issue; Walter m. Vela Pittman from Buckville, AR; Clara m. a Wheeler and res. in Arizona.
7. Mahulda Cearley b. ca. 1848 m. 1st Marcus Columbus Black and is listed as a widow in 1880. She later married Wes Sorrells.
8. Ellen Cearley b. ca. 1849 m. a Prichard
IV. Clement W. Cearley, wife Elizabeth, are listed in 1880 Census. No issue, but they helped rear Soloman's children after his wife died.

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