First Generation- BLACK (Sons/daughters of Isaac)
Second Generation - RED
Third Generation - GREEN
Fourth Generation - ORANGE
Fifth Generation - BLUE
Sixth Generation - BROWN
Seventh Generation - GREY
Eighth Generation - PURPLE
Nineth Generation - DARK BEIGE
Tenth Generation - PINK
Gregory Lee Emfinger (15 January 1951), an Army Technical Sergeant, married Cathy Louise Hooks on 23 September 1967. They have three children: Page Lee, 25 March 1968; Chance Gregory, 3 June 1971; and Shama Bliss, 22 July 1976.
Bobby Guy Emfinger (17 August 1953) married Jill Elaine Wright in March 1978. They have since divorced. There were no children.
Norma Gayle Emfinger (10 March 1941, Ranger, Eastland County, Texas) married Ronald Fielding Winchester, son of Ronald and Catherine Winchester, on 10 March 1961. He is an oil well equipment supervisor and equipment shop owner. They have four children: Sterling Edward; Melissa Gayle; Matthew Fielding; and Mitchell Wright.
Sterling Edward Winchester (26 February 1962 -27 February 1962) was born in Odessa, Ector County, Texas.
Melissa Gayle Winchester (8 May 1963, Odessa) married Randy Lynn Hurst on 27 June 1981. He works in the oil fields and they own a stock ranch. They have one son: Patrick Scott, 9 April 1983 (Tyler, Smith County, Texas.)
Matthew Fielding Winchester (28 April 1967, Odessa) is not married.
Mitchell Wright Winchester (5 December 1971, Rising Star, Eastland County) is the youngest son of Norma Gayle and Ronald Fielding.
William Vernon Gregory (3 August 1915, Staff Community, Eastland County, Texas-24 October 1968, Phoenix, Ariz.), second son of Will and Mary Etha, served in Special Intelligence in the United States Army during World War II. He was Senior Vice President of Tanner Brothers Contracting Company and General Manager of Metro Rock & Cement Company. He married Nina Holladay (31 July 1916, Pima, Graham County, Ariz.), daughter of Franklin Hollis and Ina Almena Curtis Holladay, on 3 September 1938 in Virden, Hidalgo County, New Mexico. Nina is our chief correspondent on this line. She is a homemaker and retired secretary currently living in Modesto, California. William Vernon rests in Green Acres Cemetery, Scottsdale, Arizona. Three children were born of this union: Vernalynn; Holly Etha; and William Larry.
Vernalynn Gregory (10 November 1942, El Paso, Texas) married John Stanley Andrews (3 October 1940), son of John Harvey and Gladys Mae Snipes Andrews, on 18 December 1964 in Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona. They reside in Stanislaus, California, where Vernalynn is an artist and homemaker and John is Public Health Administrator for that county. Their children are: John William, 20 December 1966 (Provo, Utah County, Utah); Sarah Candice, 21 January 1973 (Stanislaus, Cal.); and Aaron James, 2 April 1982 (Stanislaus).
Holly Etha Gregory (3 August 1944, El Paso, Texas), second daughter of William Vernon and Nina, is a school teacher. She married Leon Clinton Stewart (23 October 1943, Vallejo, Solano County, Cal.), son of Leroy Clinton and Lydia Margaret Cook Stewart, on 23 March 1968 in Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona. Leon is a Certified Public Accountant. They have no children as of this writing.
William Larry Gregory (18 October 1950, Alamogordo, Otero County, N.M.), the youngest child of William Vernon and Nina, married Janice Margaret Russell (11 June 1951, Madison, Wisc.), daughter of Paul Edgar and Lorna Margarite Clayshulte Russell, on 24 January 1971 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Larry has a PhD in Psychology and Janice is an artist. They have two sons: Siusla Fielding William, 13 December 1975 (Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Ariz.); and Ariel Morgan Paul, 4 November 1980 (Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, N.M.).
Richard Evans (R.E.) Gregory (13 May 1918, Rule, Haskell County, Texas), third child of William Thomas and Mary Etha, is a train enginee on the Big Springs to Dallas/Fort Worth route. R.E. married Edith Mae Powers (25 December 1916), daughter of George Cleveland and Ora Mae Montgomery Powers, a native of Stephensville, Erath County, Texas. They have three children: Richard Ferral; Edith Louise; and Royce Evans.
Richard Ferral Gregory (24 April 1941, Segraves, Gaines County, Texas), the first son, married Phyllis Jeanette Futrell (28 November 1942, Lamesa, Dawson County, Texas) on 29 May 1959. She is the daughter of Foy Gorden and Geraldine Frances Brown. They have two sons: Richard Ferral Jr.; and Randall Dean; both born in Big Spring, Howard County, Texas.
Richard Ferral Gregory, Jr. (7 March 1960) married Karen Diane Southern (5 January 1962), daughter of James Melvin and Minnie Bess Helton Southern, on 15 August 1981. Their son: Christifer Michale, 24 July 1984.
Randall Dean Gregory (3 July 1962) married Sandy Gail Dorman (1 December 1962, Andrews, Texas), daughter of Aubrey and Shirley Partridge Dorman, on 9 July 1981 in Andrews. Their son: David Michael, 17 February 1983 (Andrews, Texas).
Edith Louise Gregory (6 January 1944, Big Spring, Texas), the second child of R.E. and Edith Mae, married, first: Harold Hinton. This marriage ended in divorce in 1961. She then married Ronald Joe (Ronnie) Carlson on 6 May 1965 in Big Spring. They have three children: Gregory Dean, (8 July 1962-13 April 1985, Big Spring); Rhonda Michelle; and Jody Lance.
Rhonda Michelle Carlson (11 April 1967) was born in Big Spring. She is married to Mosharraf Hossain and lives in Garland, Texas. She has no children.
Jody Lance Gregory (28 April 1971) was born in Irving, Dallas County, Texas. Jody married Lori Lee Thornton. They have three daughters: Holli Lynn (6 January 1992); Cayla Michelle (2 March 1995); Lacie renee (23 September 1997). They live in Wills Point, Texas.
NOTE: Corrections and addition to Royve Evans Gregory and his family was provided by Shannon Gregory
Royce Evans Gregory (11 July 1947, Big Spring, Texas), the youngest child of R.E. and Edith Mae, married Frances Erin Carruthers (20 February 1950 Colorado City, Mitchell County, Texas), daughter of James and Lillian Roberson Carruthers. They have three children: Royce Evans Jr.; Shannon James, 7 February 1970 (Irving); and Brandon William.
Royce Evans Gregory, Jr. (27 June 1965), was born in Big Spring, Texas. Royce Jr. has two children: Amanda Joy (21 July 1989); Tyler Evans (13 May 1992).
Brandon William Gregory (4 February 1972), was born in Irving, Texas. Brandon has four children: Emily Lauren, (17 November 1992); Lindsey Marie, (9 March 1994); Mallery Camille, (22 May 1997); Bradley William, (29 March 2001).
John Truett Gregory (14 March 1923, Ranger, Texas -21 January 1972), twin son of Will and Mary Etha, served in the Navy in World War II. He was a Borden Dairy products distributor for eleven counties in Texas. John also owned a grocery market and a hardware store. He was president of the Eastland Chamber of Commerce and the Eastland School Board. He married Mary Louise May (12 April 1925-September 1975), a native of Mangum, Eastland County, Texas, and daughter of James Abe and Susie Mae Slaughter May, on 25 February 1943. They are buried at Eastland Cemetery in Eastland. Their children: Jon Layne; James Grady; and Kathy Sue.
Jon Layne Gregory (27 July 1948, Eastland, Texas) married Donna June Viergiver on 29 June 1968. They have two sons: Jason, 17 November 1972; and Zachary, 18 February 1982; both in Eastland.
James Grady Gregory (16 August 1951, Eastland, Texas), the second child of John Truett Gregory, is said that to be much like his grandpa Will Gregory. After graduating from Cisco Junior College, he married Diana Kay Maynard on August 22, 1970, at Bethel Baptist Church in Eastland. Diana has a Bachelor of Science Degree and Kindergarten Certification from Tarleton State University. Grady is the Supervisor of TXU Pipeline Eastland District. They have two daughters: Angela Denise; Jodi Kay.
Angela Denise Gregory (28 August 1972), was born in Eastland, Tx. She graduated from Eastland High School in 1990 (salutatorian), and graduated from the University of North Texas in 1994 with a BBA in Marketing. She competed in the Miss Texas USA 1991 pageant broadcast on CBS where she represented the rural areas surrounding Abilene; her title was 'Miss Big Country'. On 25 March 1995, she married Ron Sharbino, from Killeen, TX, the son of Bob and Lou Sharbino. They met at UNT, where he graduated with a BBA in Finance in December 1993. He has started his own company, he owns and operates 'R G Staffing' in Lewisville. He started out of their one bedroom apartment, now he has 6 employees in the office and many temps! Angela worked for Drees Custom Homes in the Sales Det. until they had our first child in the summer of 1999. They have two daughters: Saxon Paige Sharbino (11 June 1999); Brighton Rose (19 August 2002) born in Medical Center, Lewisville, Texas, and a son Sawyer Gregory Sharbino, (1 March 2006) born at home in a birthing pool with midwives.
Jodi Kay Gregory (21 July 1974), the second daughter of James and Diana Kay Gregory, was born in Longview, TX. She graduated from Eastland High School in 1992, and graduated from the University of North Texas in 1997 with a degree in Commercial Advertising and Marketing. She was a co-host on Jimmy Johnson's 'SportsWaves' show in 1994. From 1997 to 2002 she she lived in Los Angeles, CA, and pursued an acting career. is now living in California pursuing an acting career. On 7 October 2001, in Malibu, CA, she married James (Jimi) Michael Jackson. Jimi is from Fort Collins, CO. Jimi had a record deal with Lava Atlantic Records in 2000 with his band The Boondock Saints. In 2002, the couple moved to Austin, TX. Jodi is a free lance photographer and graphic designer.
Kathy Sue Gregory (16 July 1953) married Eddie Coker and has three sons: Jeremy, 9 August 1976; Jon Kyle, 25 April 1979; and Justin, 17 July 1980.
Edgar Truman Gregory (14 March 1923, Ranger, Texas), twin of John Truett, was in the U.S. Navy Seabees in World War II. He is a farmer, who holds a degree in agriculture, and an oil well owner. He is also a researcher and historian, and was instrumental in providing information about this family. Truman married Eunice Mae Yancey (7 February 1925), daughter of Jesse Lee and Ethel Mae Hartigen Yancey on 27 February 1946 in Ranger. They have three sons: Thomas Lee; David Brent; and Robert Neil.
Thomas Lee Gregory (1 October 1949) is a statistician with the United States Department of Agriculture. He and Lanet Emily Gilley, daughter of Weldon Blanton and Jessie Juanita Dowell Gilley, were married 29 December 1974 in Littlefield, Texas. Thomas Lee is a native of Lubbock; his wife is a native of Littlefield. They have three children: Kelsey Diane, 6 September 1976 (Oklahoma City); Britney Colleen, 24 September 1979 (Oklahoma City); and Garrett Mason, 6 September 1981 (Alexandria, Louisiana).
David Brent Gregory (13 March 1951) is a dentist in Lubbock, Texas. He married Cynthia Dalee Estes (21 May 1953, Pecos, Reeves County, Texas), daughter of Bobby Frank and Wanda Gayle Harper Estes, on 24 June 1972. They have two daughters: Emily Gayle; and Mary Edelia (Meg). David married a second time to Karen -?-. They have two children: Chelsea; Tanner.
Emily Gayle Gregory (16 January 1976) was born in Lubbock, Texas. She married Brad Sheridan Bardin of Abilene, Texas. They have one child: Brent Sheridan (1 June 2002).
Mary Edelia (Meg) Gregory (13 April 1982) was born in Lubbock, Texas. She married Charles Waddington in August 2002.
Robert Neil Gregory (27 November 1954, Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas) is a Technical Sergeant in the United States Air Force. He married Vicki Kae Martin (28 January 1956, Abilene, Texas), daughter of John Graham and Hazel Wynell Harris Martin, on 26 October 1974. Their children: John Alan, 10 September 1977 (Lubbock); and Melissa Kae, 21 December 1979 (Biloxi).
Martha Celia Selena (Lena) Gregory (22 March 1892, Water Valley, Yalabusha County, Miss.-12 January 1967, Throckmorton, Throckmorton County, Texas), the fifth child of Simpy and Mollie Gregory, moved to Comanche County, Texas as a child. She met Daniel Polk Holliday (1889, Robinson Springs Community, Comanche County-12 May 1953, Gorman, Eastland County), a farmer there and they were married 15 March 1908. Polk was the son of Samuel (Bud) and Margaret Fox Holliday of Tennessee. He was reared by his mother's sister, Elizabeth L. Fox (Mrs. J.R.) Hilley. Lena and Polk are buried in Simpson Cemetery near Gorman. They were the parents of: Daniel Roy; Leland Dalton; Robert Aubrey; Willie Doyce; and Edith Perlene; who were all born in DeLeon, Comanche County, Texas.
Daniel Roy (Roy) Holliday (14 February 1909 -1 March 1973), the eldest child, was a teacher who obtained his Master's Degree at Texas Tech. He married: first, Myra Ruth Miller on 23 September 1932. She died in 1939 and is buried in Simpson Cemetery. He then married Mary Clementine Smith (6 May 1914) on 26 March 1940. Roy and Myra Ruth had one son: Daniel Kenneth. Roy and Mary Clementine had one son: Gregory Smith.
Daniel Kenneth Holliday (12 October 1933) married Sara Beth Wright (7 May 1940), and they are the parents of : Mitchell Lewis (17 February 1959); and Carla Diane (14 December 1960).
Gregory Smith Holliday (2 May 1946) wed Margaret Bernadette Conley (11 July 1946). They are the parents of: Danette Suzanne (22 October 1968); Becky Maria (11 July 1974); Jeanne Alanna (31 March 1978).
Leland Dalton (L.D.) Holliday (27 March 1912-13 August 1992), the second son of Daniel Polk and Lena, was a farmer and an Army veteran of World War II. He married Opal E. Norris (21 September 1915) on 19 November 1937, the daughter of Lon Mac and Maple Estella Williams Norris. Opal passed away in a Ft Worth hospital on 21 September 2001, her 86th birthday. Opal had a stroke in late July 2001 and never recovered. Unable to care for herself, she had been moved from Gorman where she had lived for many years, to Fort Worth to have surgery on 4 September on a terrible bedsore. Leland and Opal are buried along with their infant son in Simpson Cemetery in Kokomo Community, Gorman, Texas. They had two children: Leland Doyle; and Deborah Darlene.
Leland Doyle Holliday, Jr. (27 June 1941-27 June 1941) the first child of Leland and Opal Holliday, was still born. He his buried in Simpson Cemetery in Kokomo Community, Gorman, Texas.
Deborah Darlene (Debbie) Holliday (29 March 1953) the second child of Leland and Opal Holliday was born in Ranger, Texas. Debbie married Lloyd E. Sanders Jr. on 20 October 1978 in Gorman, Eastland County, Tx. Lloyd is the son of Lloyd Eugene and Norma Ruth Chandler Sanders, and was born 20 February 1950 in Dublin, Texas. Debbie is an artist. The couple have two children: Melissa Nichole (1 November 1985, Odessa, Texas); Jason Dean (19 October 1990, Odessa, Texas).
Robert Aubrey Holliday (18 August 1915-3 January 1957), third son of Polk and Lena, is buried in Simpson Cemetery. He married Opal G. Powell on 31 March 1944. They had no children.
Willie Doyce (Bill) Holliday (7 June 1920), fourth child of Lena and Polk, was a rancher and farmer. He married Bessie Mae Tucker on 6 July 1939. He died in 1997. Their children: Ronnie Glen, 18 August 1944; and Peggy Doyce, 9 March 1949.
Peggy Doyce Holliday (9 March 1949) married Richard Trotter. They live in Walnut Springs, TX.
Edith Perlene Holliday (29 July 1922-1 October 1977), the youngest child of Lena and Polk, is buried in Simpson Cemetery. (Note: There is a conflicting report on Edith Perlene's birthdate. The second date, 15 September 1927, is entered here for the record.) She married William Willard (Buddy) Baker on 15 December 1943. They had one daughter: Loretta Carol, 3 January 1945.
Mary Florence Gregory (11 March 1895, Lafayette County, Miss.-12 November 1964), sixth child of Simpy and Mollie, married Roland Ingram (24 October 1879 - 30 August 1946), an oil company employee, on 12 August 1914 in Eastland County, Texas. Both are buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Ranger. They were the parents of six children (four of whom lived to adulthood): Irene; Elvin Ray; Lyndell Marie; Betty Jo; Mary Frances; and Roland Dwain.
Irene Ingram, first child of Mary Florence and Roland, was born in Rule, Haskell County, Texas. She died there in childhood.
Elvin Ray Ingram (12 April 1917), the second child, is deceased, but the date of his death is not available. He was a Baptist minister and missionary and graduated from Sam Houston State Teachers College. Elvin married Glenn Grace McKinney in 1937. They were the parents of: Sandra Kay; Richard Elvin; and Florence Nellwyn.
Sandra Kay Ingram, an office worker for an evangelist, married Ted Wallace. They are the parents of three sons and one adopted daughter.
Richard Elvin Ingram, a plumber, married Judy -?-. They have two sons and a daughter.
Florence Nellwyn Ingram married Emilo Iagliente. They have a daughter, Lisa. Nellwyn has a daughter, Robin, born of a previous marriage.
Lyndell Marie Ingram (birthdate unknown), the third child of Mary Florence and Roland, died young and is buried in Ranger, Texas.
Betty Jo Ingram (16 October 1924), fourth child of Mary Florence and Roland, is a hospital dietary manager. She was educated at Wetherford College. She married Everette J. Noth (? - 20 April 1974) on 31 October 1942. He served in the United States Army in World War II and was wounded in France on D-Day. Their children: Everette Jackson Jr.; Lyndell Faye; Eileen; and Michael Dwain.
Everette Jackson Noth, Jr. is a highway patrolman with the Texas Department of Public Safety. He married Sandra Leach, a supervisor with Texas Instruments, on 4 April 1963. Their children: Samuel Everette, 18 April 1967; and Beverly Rhea, 16 December 1968.
Lyndell Faye Noth married twice. She first married Billy Edwin Hicks. Her children, Michael Wayne and James Christopher, were born of this marriage. These sons were adopted by her second husband, James (Jim) Cockburn. Lyndell, in turn, adopted his children from a previous marriage, Teresa and Sea. Lyndell, a former professional singer, is a coordinator for displaced home-makers. Her husband is a psychology professor. This family still has a singing group, "The Cockburn Family."
Eileen Noth married Dwight Squires, a Gulf Service Station owner, on 9 March 1969. They have three children: Lisa Ann, 6 June 1971; Kimberly Dawn, 16 October 1972; and Thomas Edward, 2 April 1975.
Michael Dwain Noth (9 March 1952) is a postal worker. He married a school teacher, Brenda Jane Blankeship, on 11 June 1983. Their daughter: Valerie Louanne, 25 April 1984.
Mary Frances Ingram (12 April 1927), fifth child of Roland and Mary Florence, was a telephone operator. She married Robert (Bob) Wiesen (13 November 1921), an upholstery business owner, on 6 June 1946. Their children: Janice Ann; Brenda Joyce; Vickie; and Dan.
Janice Ann Wiesen (7 September 1947) married Wayne Panning (2 May 1943), an airline company employee. Their issue: Melissa, 6 July 1969; Jeremy, 11 July 1971; and Joshua Aaron, 15 February 1977.
Brenda Joyce Wiesen (25 September 1949) married James (Jim) McDonald, a graduate of Texas A&M. Their family: Kevin, 5 March 1968; Robert Edward, 31 July 1971; and Shannon, 27 November 1974.
Vickie Wiesen (27 July 1951) is a graduate of the University of Texas.
Dan Wiesen (28 September 1954) married twice. He has a son, Brent, from the first union. His second wife, Stephana Riley (July 1954) and he have a son: Jason, 11 July 1979.
Roland Dwain Ingram, youngest child of Roland and Mary Florence, holds a BS Degree from Texas Tech, and a Masters in Engineering from Southern Methodist University. He served in the Air Force in Korea. His wife, the former Jerry Adcox, is a secretary. Their children are: Derrill Truitt; David; Stephen; Paul; Tim; and Valerie.
Derrill Truitt Ingram died in infancy.
David Ingram, a graduate of Texas Tech, is in the insurance business. He married Terry Eden. They have two sons: Brian and Brent; and a daughter.
Stephen Ingram, also a Texas Tech graduate, is associated with Buckner's Orphanage. His wife, Jennifer (Jerry), is a secretary. They have two sons: Kyle and Spencer.
Paul Ingram attends college in Denton, Texas.
Tim Ingram attends college in Denton, Texas.
Valerie Ingram is a graduate of Hurst High School.