54. John William Dean & 55. Mary Lola Onstat
8/2/1841, John William Dean born in Montgomery Co., AL, s/o 108. John Dean & 109. Sarah P Hall (S) TX Death Certificate of daughter Louise #4313.
9/17/1850, The Dean family lives in Montgomery Co., AL. John Dean age 39 ... Sarah age 31 ... Children: ... John W age 9, ... All born in AL. (S) U.S. 1850 Census.
5/15/1855, Mary born in Dawson, Navarro Co., TX, d/o 110. Joshua Onstatt & 111. Mary MacDonald Williams. (S) TX Death Certificate of daughter Louise #4313. [Death Cert. of daughter who died in 1927 said she was born in Bell Co., TX (which could be due to a county name change).]
6/13/1860, The Dean family lives in Carloville, Dallas Co., AL. John Dean ... Wife Sarah ... Children: ... John 18, ... All children born in AL. (S) U.S. 1860 Census.
8/16/1860, Joshua Onstatt age 58 and wife Mary M age 40 live in Spring Hill, Navarro Co., TX. Children: ... Mary L age 5 born in TX. (S) U.S. 1860 Census.
3/17/1862, John enlisted in the 44th AL Infantry for the Civil War. (S) Find A Grave.
5/6/1864, John wounded in the thighs on the second day of the Battle of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, VA. John could no longer ride a horse.
5/24/1865, John separated as a Corporal at the headquarters of the 16th Army Corps, Montgomery, AL. (S) Find A Grave.
1868, John moved to TX. (S) Find A Grave.
6/5/1880, John Dean a farmer (age unreadable) and wife Mary age 25, daughters: Aggy age 8, Teresa age 3, and “Ellura” age 1. John’s parents born in AL. Mary’s father born in SC, her mother in MO. They live in Hill Co., TX. (S) U.S. 1880 Census.
1/12/1902, Mary died in Comanche Co., TX, buried in the Sipe Springs Cem. (S) Find A Grave.
6/7/1915, John had lived in TX for 47 years when he received his Civil War pension. (S) Find A Grave.
2/11/1923, Jno. Dean, a widower and a farmer, born 8/2/1840 in AL, died in Comanche, Comanche Co., TX, where he was buried with Mary. His father is identified as “John Dean”. (S) TX Death Cert., #004136.
Children of John & Lola:
i. Frances Agnes Dean, born 5/27/1873 in Bosque Co., TX.
Frances married William Andrew Hellums, born 1867.
1947, William died.
10/6/1950, Frances died in Slaton, Lubbock Co., TX.
ii. Dothan Teresa Dean, born 3/12/1879.
2/28/1927, Mrs. Dothan Beck died in Mineral Wells, TX. (S) TX Death Cert. [Death Cert. names father John Dean and mother Mary Onstat.]
iii. Louise Etta Dean (27), born 3/1/1880 in Bosque Co., TX.
iv. William Lee Dean, born 2/10/1885 in Comanche Co., TX. (S) Louise’ Obit.
William married Sarah Elizabeth Hutto, born 1891.
8/2/1960, Willie Lee Dean of Denver died in Akron, Washington Co., CO; buried in Akron Cem.
1971, Sarah died.
v. Ibie Dean, born 11/28/1892 in Hood Co., TX. (S) Louise’ Obit.
Ibie married Hiram Ernest Wood, born 1888.
1950, Hiram died.
6/20/1974, Mrs. H. E. Wood of Fort Worth died; buried in Rose Hill Mem. Park.
vi. Iona “Onie” Jean Dean, born 1/22/1895 in TX. (S) Louise’ Obit.
Onie married as his 2nd wife Daniel Clark Cloud (b.1885).
10/8/1960, Mrs. D. C. Cloud of Comanche died in Eastland, TX; buried in Oakwood Cem., Comanche, TX.
1978, D C Cloud died.