William H. Haynie
b. October 1857, d. 1907
- Father: Uriah H. Haynie b. 1830, d. 4 November 1888
- Mother: Cecelia H. Runnels b. 1837, d. 14 May 1900
- William H. Haynie was born in October 1857 in Grimes County, Texas.
- He was known as Will.
- Uriah H. Haynie and Cecelia H. Runnels appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in Anderson, Grimes County, Texas, enumerated next to Uriah's sister Thenny Whiting.. Other members of the household included William H. Haynie.
- Uriah H. Haynie and Cecelia H. Runnels appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1870 in Anderson, Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included William H. Haynie.
- Uriah H. Haynie and Cecelia H. Runnels appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Anderson, Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included William H. Haynie.
- He married Laura Ellen Hair, daughter of Joseph Pinckney Hair and Henrietta Jane Johnston, on 20 December 1883 in Grimes County, Texas.
- William H. Haynie and Laura Ellen Hair appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Anderson, Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included Tennye Haynie, Imogene C. Haynie and William Herbert Haynie.
- He was a doctor, according to the 1900 census.
- The following appeared on 2 December 1906 in The Galveston Daily News: (Anderson) Mrs. Laurie Haynie returned last week with her husband, Dr. William H. Haynie, from San Antonio. Dr. Haynie has been several months in San Antonio for his health, which has not improved.
- William H. Haynie died in 1907.
- His wife Laura Ellen Hair became a widow at his death.
- He was interred at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lampasas, Texas.
- According to the Directory of Deceased American Physicians 1804-1929, Will H. Haynie died in Anderson, Texas on 22 May 1914, but cemetery records appear to confirm that he died in 1907. His wife is identified as a widow in the 1910 census in Lampasas County.
- The following appeared on 11 July 1968 in the Gilmer Mirror: Mrs. Laura E. Haynie, who was 106 years old, died Saturday at 5 a.m. at Nightingale Nursing Home here.
She was the oldest living graduate of Baylor University and Upshur County's oldest resident at the time of her death.
Mrs. Haynie, grandmother of Mrs. Harry Aldredge of Gilmer, attended Baylor Female College when it was located at Old Independence where her roommate was Mrs. Eli Moore Townsend. She graduated from Baylor in Waco in 1881.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the First Baptist Church in Lampasas, where she resided after her husband's death until 1955. At that time, she resided with her daughter, the late Mrs. Imogen Garvin, first in Bryan. In 1956 both of them moved to Gilmer.
She married Dr. W. H. Haynie on Dec. 20, 1883, at Anderson, Tex. He was a physician there and died in 1908. They had three children, all now deceased, W. H. Haynie, Mrs. Garvin and Mrs. Tennye Haynie. Surviving are seven grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 13 great, great-grandchildren.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lampasas and active in its affairs as long as her health permitted. Even at the age of 100, in Gilmer, she had an alert mind and listened to various special radio programs in her convalescent home room.
- A single grave marker identifies the graves of William H. Haynie and Laura Ellen Hair.
- Last Edited: 23 Mar 2014