Descendants of Richard 'Searcy' Sursa



First Generation



1. Richard Searcy was born about 1773 in Rutherford, NC. The cause of his death was Died War of 1812.

Richard married Uknown.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 2 M    i. John 'Jack' Scearce was born before 1795 in Tennessee and died about 1843 in Illinois.

   3 F    ii. Rebecca Sursa was born about 1795 in Tennessee.

Richard next married Elizabeth Carlisle on Sep 24, 1798 in Knox County, TN. Elizabeth was born about 1775 in Tennessee.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 4 M    i. James C Sursa was born on Jul 7, 1799 in Kentucky, died on Dec 27, 1851 in Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Sursa Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Second Generation (Children)


2. John 'Jack' Scearce (Richard1) was born before 1795 in Tennessee and died about 1843 in Illinois.

John married Mary. Mary was born about 1801 in Virginia.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 5 M    i. Jasper Newton Sursa was born on Jul 11, 1829 in Tennessee, died on Jan 2, 1892, and was buried in Sursa Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

+ 6 M    ii. James P 'Weese' 'Newton' Sursa was born in 1832 in Illinois, died on Dec 23, 1906, and was buried in Sursa Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   7 F    iii. Elvira A Sursa was born about 1834 in Illinois.

Elvira married Francis J Dowler on Jan 3, 1855 in Jefferson, IL.

+ 8 M    iv. John W Sursa - Civil War Casualty was born in 1836 in Illinois and died on Jul 10, 1864 in Chattanooga, TN.

   9 M    v. Coleman P Sursa was born about 1839 in Illinois.

Coleman married Alsy Ailsley Jane Friend, daughter of Charles Friend and Elizabeth, on Apr 7, 1859 in Jefferson, IL. Alsy was born about 1843 in Illinois.

+ 10 F    vi. Tabetha C Sursa was born about 1842 in Illinois.

4. James C Sursa (Richard1) was born on Jul 7, 1799 in Kentucky, died on Dec 27, 1851 in Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Sursa Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

James married Tabitha Webber, daughter of Seth Ward Webber Sr and Sarah/Sally White Chapman, about 1816. Tabitha was born about 1800 in Amelia, VA.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 11 M    i. Seth William Sursa was born about 1819 in Tennessee and died in 1865 in Jefferson, IL.

+ 12 F    ii. Sarah Sursa was born on May 1, 1821 in Tennessee, died on Jun 28, 1898 in Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Sursa Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   13 M    iii. James W Sursa was born circa 1823 in Tennessee.

James married Margaret Moore on Sep 11, 1844 in Jefferson, IL.

+ 14 F    iv. Elizabeth Ann Sursa was born about 1829 in Tennessee.

+ 15 M    v. Francis Marion Sursa was born on Dec 25, 1830 in Illinois, died on Jan 11, 1897, and was buried in Sursa Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   16 M    vi. George C Sursa was born about 1832 in Illinois.

   17 M    vii. Charles Sursa was born about 1836 in Illinois.

Charles married Sarah Mabry, daughter of James Mabry and Mary, on Mar 21, 1858 in Jefferson, IL. Sarah was born about 1842 in Sumner County, TN.

+ 18 M    viii. Aaron Sursa was born on Sep 11, 1836 in Illinois, died on Sep 7, 1897, and was buried in Sursa Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

+ 19 F    ix. Tabitha Jane Louisa Sursa was born about 1839 in Illinois.

   20 M    x. Francis Sursa was born about 1847 in Illinois and died before 1853.

Third Generation (Grandchildren)


5. Jasper Newton Sursa (John 'Jack'2, Richard1) was born on Jul 11, 1829 in Tennessee, died on Jan 2, 1892, and was buried in Sursa Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Jasper married Mary Jane Victory on Sep 25, 1856 in Jefferson, IL. Mary was born about 1843 in Illinois.

Children from this marriage were:

   21 F    i. Josephine Sursa was born about 1858 in Jefferson, IL.

+ 22 M    ii. John E Sursa was born about 1860 in Illinois and died on Sep 12, 1936.

   23 M    iii. Harvey H Sursa was born on Jan 26, 1867 in Missouri and died on Oct 27, 1938.

Harvey married Emma R Huffine, daughter of Joseph Huffine and Amanda Summers. Emma was born on Feb 22, 1881 and died on Jun 11, 1980.

   24 F    iv. Mary E Jane Sursa was born about 1869 in Illinois.

   25 F    v. Anna Sursa was born about 1871 in Illinois.

+ 26 M    vi. Charles Newton Sursa was born on Oct 20, 1874 in Illinois, died on Sep 8, 1948, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   27 M    vii. Sam Sursa - Spanish-American War Vet was born in Dec 1876 in Illinois and died on Nov 7, 1951 in Glasgow, Barren , KY.

Sam married Mollie Sandage.

   28 F    viii. Hattie Sursa was born in Nov 1881 in Illinois.

Hattie married George S Blalock, son of Arba H Blalock and Eliza J Estes, on Dec 3, 1899 in Jefferson, IL. George was born in Mar 1875 in Illinois.

+ 29 F    ix. Mattie Alice Sursa was born in Nov 1881 in Illinois, died in 1954, and was buried in Sursa Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

6. James P 'Weese' 'Newton' Sursa (John 'Jack'2, Richard1) was born in 1832 in Illinois, died on Dec 23, 1906, and was buried in Sursa Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

James married Charlotte T 'Lottie' Owens, daughter of Peter Owens and Mary Polly Ridgeway, on Dec 30, 1853 in Jefferson, IL. Charlotte was born in 1830 and died on Aug 19, 1913.

Children from this marriage were:

   30 F    i. Mary Elizabeth Sursa was born in 1856 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Mary married John W Oakley, son of William Calvin Oakley and Sarah Ann Yearwood, on Jun 29, 1879 in Jefferson, IL. John was born in 1860 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Mary next married William A Chaffin, son of Jefferson Chaffin and Mary Reed, on Apr 22, 1891 in Jefferson, IL. William was born in 1862 in Illinois.

   31 M    ii. John Wesley Sursa was born in 1856 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL and died on Nov 28, 1933 in Bosque, TX.

John married Electra Cowger, daughter of Albert Davis Cowger and Mary Elizabeth Hunt, on Oct 24, 1879 in Jefferson, IL. Electra was born in 1861 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL and died on Aug 21, 1948 in Bosque, TX.

+ 32 F    iii. Serena Caroline Sursa was born about 1859 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL and died before 1922.

+ 33 M    iv. Jefferson D Sursa was born on Jan 22, 1862 in Illinois and died on Mar 13, 1922.

+ 34 M    v. James William Sursa was born on Oct 26, 1866 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL, died on Mar 11, 1950, and was buried in Sursa Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

+ 35 F    vi. Ada Sarah Sursa was born in Sep 1875 in Illinois.

8. John W Sursa - Civil War Casualty (John 'Jack'2, Richard1) was born in 1836 in Illinois and died on Jul 10, 1864 in Chattanooga, TN.

John married Anna Hillman on Oct 29, 1854 in Jefferson, IL. Anna was born in 1825 in Ohio, died in 1886, and was buried in New Hope Cemetery, Pendleton, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 36 F    i. Mary E Sursa was born on Sep 12, 1855 in Illinois, died on Aug 3, 1945, and was buried in New Hope Cemetery, Pendleton, Jefferson, IL.

+ 37 M    ii. John W Sursa was born on Dec 23, 1856 in Illinois, died on Sep 27, 1933, and was buried in Opdyke Cemetery, Pendleton, Jefferson, IL.

+ 38 F    iii. Martha J Sursa was born in 1858, died in 1907, and was buried in New Hope Cemetery, Pendleton, Jefferson, IL.

10. Tabetha C Sursa (John 'Jack'2, Richard1) was born about 1842 in Illinois.

Tabetha married Thomas J Rutherford on Dec 12, 1861 in Jefferson, IL. Thomas was born about 1842 in Pennsylvania.

Children from this marriage were:

   39 M    i. John L Rutherford was born about 1863 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   40 F    ii. Millie S Rutherford was born about 1867 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   41 F    iii. Myrtie M Rutherford was born about 1869 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   42 F    iv. Tabitha C Rutherford was born in 1872.

Tabitha married David I Atchison, son of James Henry Atchison and Margaret Toney, on Mar 5, 1890 in Jefferson, IL. David was born about 1866 in Jefferson, IL.

11. Seth William Sursa (James C2, Richard1) was born about 1819 in Tennessee and died in 1865 in Jefferson, IL.

Seth married Elizabeth Stewart on Oct 23, 1839 in Jefferson, IL. Elizabeth was born about 1823 in Kentucky.

Children from this marriage were:

   43 M    i. John Jack Sursa was born about 1841 in Illinois.

John married Mary A Scott, daughter of Elijah Scott and Mary Patterson, on Jan 2, 1866 in Jefferson, IL. Mary was born in Mar 1844 in Dekalb County, TN and died after 1914 in Arkansas.

   44 M    ii. William Sursa was born about 1848 in Jefferson, IL.

   45 M    iii. George H Sursa was born about 1849 in Webber, Jefferson, IL.

George married Charity E Rogers, daughter of William G Rogers - Civil War Casualty and Nancy W Blakely, on Jul 16, 1873 in Jefferson, IL. Charity was born about 1853 in Dodds, Jefferson, IL.

   46 M    iv. Joseph Sursa was born about 1851 in Illinois.

+ 47 M    v. Charles Sursa was born about 1859 in Illinois.

Seth next married Angeline Chilton on Jun 20, 1858 in Webber, Jefferson, IL. Angeline was born on Apr 30, 1821 in Tennessee, died on Aug 13, 1888 in Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Black Oak Ridge Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 48 F    i. Sarah Jane Sursa was born on Sep 1, 1859 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on Nov 24, 1936, and was buried in Black Oak Ridge Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

12. Sarah Sursa (James C2, Richard1) was born on May 1, 1821 in Tennessee, died on Jun 28, 1898 in Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Sursa Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Sarah married Whitaker.

Children from this marriage were:

   49 F    i. Tabitha E Whitaker was born about 1843 in Illinois.

   50 F    ii. Mary Whitaker was born about 1847 in Illinois.

Sarah next married William H Carter on Sep 23, 1849 in Jefferson, IL. William was born about 1818 in Tennessee.

Children from this marriage were:

   51 M    i. Dillard Carter was born in 1851.

   52 F    ii. Elvena Carter was born in 1856.

14. Elizabeth Ann Sursa (James C2, Richard1) was born about 1829 in Tennessee.

Elizabeth married John Owens, son of Peter Owens and Peter'sfirstwife, on Dec 28, 1848 in Jefferson, IL. John was born about 1822 in Tennessee.

The child from this marriage was:

   53 M    i. George W Owens was born about 1849 in Jefferson, IL.

George married Margaret A Wells, daughter of Henry Wells and Jane Osborn, on Sep 19, 1873 in Jefferson, IL. Margaret was born about 1855 in McClellan, Jefferson, IL.

George next married Clarinda A Dale, daughter of Thomas Dale and Hannah Rebecca Hillhouse, in 1878 in Jefferson, IL. Clarinda was born about 1859 in McClellan, Jefferson, IL.

15. Francis Marion Sursa (James C2, Richard1) was born on Dec 25, 1830 in Illinois, died on Jan 11, 1897, and was buried in Sursa Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Francis married Dolly Ann Sutton on Aug 31, 1851 in Jefferson, IL. Dolly was born on Apr 18, 1836 in Tennessee, died on Jun 15, 1897, and was buried in Sursa Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   54 F    i. Sarah E Sursa was born about 1855 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   55 F    ii. Francis J Sursa was born about 1858 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   56 F    iii. Corinna Or Carrie Sursa was born about 1860 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Corinna married John N Arnold, son of John Arnold and E W McBrian, on Feb 2, 1886 in Jefferson, IL. John was born in 1846.

   57 M    iv. James J Sursa was born about 1862 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL and died on Mar 6, 1926.

   58 M    v. Willis Sursa was born about 1864 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Willis married Rebecca S Thornberg, daughter of Charles B Thornberg and Narcissus Knowles, in 1896 in Jefferson, IL. Rebecca was born in 1879.

   59 F    vi. Fanny Sursa was born about 1866 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   60 F    vii. Emma Sursa was born about 1869 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

18. Aaron Sursa (James C2, Richard1) was born on Sep 11, 1836 in Illinois, died on Sep 7, 1897, and was buried in Sursa Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Aaron married Margaret Ann Mabry, daughter of James Mabry and Mary, on Jan 20, 1857 in Jefferson, IL. Margaret was born on Mar 25, 1839 in Tennessee, died on Sep 18, 1889, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

The child from this marriage was:

   61 F    i. Mary E Sursa was born on Jun 2, 1862, died on Nov 13, 1885, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

19. Tabitha Jane Louisa Sursa (James C2, Richard1) was born about 1839 in Illinois.

Tabitha married William C Musgrave on Dec 25, 1853 in Jefferson, IL. William was born about 1830 in Illinois.

Children from this marriage were:

   62 F    i. Luella Musgrave was born about 1855 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   63 M    ii. Morton G Musgrave was born about 1859 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   64 F    iii. Sarah C Musgrave was born in 1860 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Fourth Generation (Great-Grandchildren)


22. John E Sursa (Jasper Newton3, John 'Jack'2, Richard1) was born about 1860 in Illinois and died on Sep 12, 1936.

John married Sarah C Green, daughter of John S Green and Frances H Dorris, on Apr 12, 1883 in Jefferson, IL. Sarah was born in 1862.

Children from this marriage were:

   65 M    i. Roy Sursa was born in Nov 1887 in Illinois.

   66 F    ii. Ida Sursa was born in May 1889 in Illinois.

   67 M    iii. Ray Sursa was born in Mar 1891 in Illinois.

John next married Anna L Spain, daughter of Newton Spain and Lottie Craddic, on Aug 18, 1897 in Jefferson, IL. Anna was born in May 1870 in Illinois.

Children from this marriage were:

   68 F    i. Mary Sursa was born in Jan 1898 in Webber, Jefferson, IL.

   69 F    ii. Ruby Sursa was born in Dec 1899 in Webber, Jefferson, IL.

26. Charles Newton Sursa (Jasper Newton3, John 'Jack'2, Richard1) was born on Oct 20, 1874 in Illinois, died on Sep 8, 1948, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Charles married Zillah about 1896. Zillah was born in Oct 1876 in Illinois.

The child from this marriage was:

   70 M    i. William C Sursa was born in 1898 and died on Sep 11, 1955.

Charles next married Mabel Hallagan, daughter of Christopher Hallagan and Martha Webb, after 1910. Mabel was born on Jan 14, 1883 and died on Jun 25, 1967.

29. Mattie Alice Sursa (Jasper Newton3, John 'Jack'2, Richard1) was born in Nov 1881 in Illinois, died in 1954, and was buried in Sursa Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Mattie married Albert C Jones about 1903. Albert was born about 1875 in Illinois.

Children from this marriage were:

   71 F    i. Mary Jones was born about 1905 in Illinois.

   72 M    ii. Harvey O Jones was born about 1907 in Illinois.

   73 F    iii. Lillian May Jones was born about 1909.

   74 F    iv. Mabel Jones was born about 1910.

   75 M    v. Howard Jones was born on Oct 20, 1910 in Illinois, died on Aug 13, 1996, and was buried in Sursa Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Howard married Opal on Nov 6, 1930. Opal was born on Dec 28, 1909.

   76 F    vi. Mildred Jones was born about 1915 in Illinois.

   77 M    vii. Horace Newton Jones was born on Feb 5, 1916 in Illinois, died on May 23, 1938, and was buried in Sursa Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

32. Serena Caroline Sursa (James P 'Weese' 'Newton'3, John 'Jack'2, Richard1) was born about 1859 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL and died before 1922.

Serena married Charles Sursa, son of Seth William Sursa and Elizabeth Stewart, on Jul 11, 1881 in Jefferson, IL. Charles was born about 1859 in Illinois.

The child from this marriage was:

   78 F    i. Charity A Sursa was born on Dec 29, 1882, died in 1899, and was buried in Opdyke Cemetery, Pendleton, Jefferson, IL.

33. Jefferson D Sursa (James P 'Weese' 'Newton'3, John 'Jack'2, Richard1) was born on Jan 22, 1862 in Illinois and died on Mar 13, 1922.

Jefferson married Frances P Clinton, daughter of James Clinton and Celia Perry, on Apr 1, 1887 in Jefferson, IL. Frances was born in Feb 1871 in Illinois.

Children from this marriage were:

   79 M    i. Living

   80 F    ii. Living

   81 F    iii. Elda Sursa was born in Oct 1891 in Illinois.

   82 M    iv. Pearl Sursa was born in Aug 1893 in Illinois.

   83 M    v. Earl Guy Sursa - W W I Vet was born on Aug 29, 1896 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL, died on Apr 26, 1947, and was buried in JeffersonBarracks National Cemetery, St Louis County, MO.

34. James William Sursa (James P 'Weese' 'Newton'3, John 'Jack'2, Richard1) was born on Oct 26, 1866 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL, died on Mar 11, 1950, and was buried in Sursa Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

James married Rebecca E Kite, daughter of William L V Kite and Elizabeth Henly, on Dec 11, 1887 in Jefferson, IL. Rebecca was born on Apr 28, 1871, died on Sep 16, 1936, and was buried in Sursa Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 84 F    i. Alma Sursa was born in 1888, died in 1974 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Mt Olive Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

+ 85 M    ii. Henry Edward Sursa was born on Sep 25, 1893, died on Feb 19, 1965, and was buried in Old Union Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   86 F    iii. Emma Sursa was born about 1898 in Texas.

Emma married Gregory.

   87 M    iv. Chalen L Sursa was born on Apr 28, 1904, died on Dec 19, 1978, and was buried in Kirk Cemetery, Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL.

Chalen married Pearl Allen. Pearl was born on May 4, 1910, died on Jul 28, 1984, and was buried in Kirk Cemetery, Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL.

   88 M    v. Burl Sursa was born about 1908 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL and died before 1950.

   89 F    vi. Alice Sursa - Infant was born in 1911 and died on Aug 2, 1911.

35. Ada Sarah Sursa (James P 'Weese' 'Newton'3, John 'Jack'2, Richard1) was born in Sep 1875 in Illinois.

Ada married William Askew in 1890 in Jefferson, IL. William was born about 1865 in Illinois.

The child from this marriage was:

   90 F    i. Lottie Askew was born in May 1894 in Illinois.

36. Mary E Sursa (John W - Civil War Casualty3, John 'Jack'2, Richard1) was born on Sep 12, 1855 in Illinois, died on Aug 3, 1945, and was buried in New Hope Cemetery, Pendleton, Jefferson, IL.

Mary married James Atwood Allen - Civil War Vet, son of Reverend John Rhodam Allen and Lucinda Atwood, on Jun 20, 1875 in Jefferson, IL. James was born on Feb 22, 1839 in Shiloh, Jefferson, IL, died on Apr 12, 1917, and was buried in New Hope Cemetery, Pendleton, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   91 F    i. Inez Allen was born on Apr 8, 1876.

   92 F    ii. Fleata Anna Allen was born on Oct 10, 1878.

Fleata married Lewis Calvin Scrivner, son of Wilford F Scrivner and Julia A Flint, on Jul 1, 1899 in Jefferson, IL. Lewis was born about 1877 in Jefferson, IL.

   93 F    iii. Martha Allen was born on Mar 31, 1886.

Martha married Alva L Marlow, son of James Thomas Marlow and Mary Alice Williams. Alva was born in Oct 1883 in Webber, Jefferson, IL.

37. John W Sursa (John W - Civil War Casualty3, John 'Jack'2, Richard1) was born on Dec 23, 1856 in Illinois, died on Sep 27, 1933, and was buried in Opdyke Cemetery, Pendleton, Jefferson, IL.

John married Arminta Myra Farmer, daughter of Lewis W Farmer and Martha Ann McMillen, on Feb 3, 1880 in Jefferson, IL. Arminta was born on Mar 23, 1861, died on Jan 18, 1936, and was buried in Opdyke Cemetery, Pendleton, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   94 F    i. Hettie A Sursa was born in Dec 1880 in Illinois.

   95 F    ii. Sarah E Sursa was born in Jul 1883 in Illinois.

   96 F    iii. Mary A Sursa was born in Oct 1885 in Illinois.

   97 M    iv. Charles E Sursa was born on Feb 6, 1888 in Illinois.

Charles married Rose M Jones, daughter of Fredrick Alvin Jones and Minne Ellen Arnold. Rose was born on Mar 23, 1896 in Pendleton, Jefferson, IL and died on Aug 15, 1929.

   98 F    v. Nellie L Sursa was born in Jan 1890 in Pendleton, Jefferson, IL.

   99 F    vi. Martha Inez Sursa was born in Nov 1893 in Pendleton, Jefferson, IL.

38. Martha J Sursa (John W - Civil War Casualty3, John 'Jack'2, Richard1) was born in 1858, died in 1907, and was buried in New Hope Cemetery, Pendleton, Jefferson, IL.

Martha married William C Merritt on Aug 22, 1876 in Jefferson, IL. William was born in 1853, died in 1909, and was buried in New Hope Cemetery, Pendleton, Jefferson, IL.

The child from this marriage was:

   100 F    i. Julia P Merritt was born in 1878.

Julia married Henry P Price, son of Rev Edward Price and Susan Frances Blake, on Oct 16, 1895 in Jefferson, IL. Henry was born about 1870 in Moores Prairie, Jefferson, IL.

47. Charles Sursa (Seth William3, James C2, Richard1) was born about 1859 in Illinois.

Charles married Clara Jennete Clemons, daughter of Isaac Clemens and Amanda Alexander, on Jul 30, 1876 in Webber, Jefferson, IL. Clara was born on Feb 10, 1860 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on May 10, 1941, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

The child from this marriage was:

   101 M    i. Elmer Sursa was born about 1877 in Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Charles next married Serena Caroline Sursa, daughter of James P 'Weese' 'Newton' Sursa and Charlotte T 'Lottie' Owens, on Jul 11, 1881 in Jefferson, IL. Serena was born about 1859 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL and died before 1922.

(Duplicate Line. See Person 32)

48. Sarah Jane Sursa (Seth William3, James C2, Richard1) was born on Sep 1, 1859 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on Nov 24, 1936, and was buried in Black Oak Ridge Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Sarah married Abram Staley, son of Jacob Staley and Mary, on Mar 11, 1877 in Webber, Jefferson, IL. Abram was born on Jul 22, 1834 in Indiana, died on Nov 17, 1897, and was buried in Black Oak Ridge Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   102 M    i. Albert Newton Staley was born on Feb 22, 1878 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on Aug 29, 1926 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Black Oak Ridge Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

   103 F    ii. Joanna Staley was born on Dec 31, 1880 in Webber, Jefferson, IL.

   104 F    iii. Rosa Belle Staley was born on Aug 10, 1883 in Webber, Jefferson, IL.

   105 M    iv. Austin Staley was born on Mar 3, 1890.

Fifth Generation (Great Great-Grandchildren)


84. Alma Sursa (James William4, James P 'Weese' 'Newton'3, John 'Jack'2, Richard1) was born in 1888, died in 1974 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Mt Olive Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Alma married Willie Green, son of Thomas Green and Mahala Bundy, in 1906 in Jefferson, IL. Willie was born in 1886 in Jefferson, IL, died in 1967 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Mt Olive Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   106 M    i. Floyd Green was born in 1908 in Jefferson, IL, died in 1977 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Mt Olive Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

   107 M    ii. Bruno Green was born about 1909 in Webber, Jefferson, IL.

   108 M    iii. Living

85. Henry Edward Sursa (James William4, James P 'Weese' 'Newton'3, John 'Jack'2, Richard1) was born on Sep 25, 1893, died on Feb 19, 1965, and was buried in Old Union Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Henry married Alice Hogue. Alice was born on Sep 26, 1896, died on Jun 6, 1981, and was buried in Old Union Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   109 M    i. William Eugene Sursa was born on Jun 6, 1914, died on May 15, 1994, and was buried in Hopewell Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

William married Wilma Pauline. Wilma was born on Feb 11, 1915, died on Apr 9, 1997, and was buried in Hopewell Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   110 M    ii. Howard L Sursa was born on Oct 23, 1916 and died on Mar 25, 1992.

Howard married Mary Lykins.