William Sherman Bias FTM File


Descendants of William Sherman BIAS


Generation No. 1

1.  WILLIAM SHERMAN4 BIAS  (GIDEON SYLVESTER SR.3, HIRAM2, JESSE (BYOUS)1) was born 20 Mar 1873 in Sherman, Grayson Co., TX, and died 13 Mar 1953 in Indianola, OK, Buried Shady Grove Cemetery.  He married SARAH CRENSHAW 29 Aug 1900.  She was born in Arkansas (per death record of Robert, her son), and died 1924.

Notes for WILLIAM SHERMAN BIAS:
Death record says he died 1873.  Rebecca Lane says he was born 1873 in Sherman, TX.    MO marriage records show he married Sarah CRENSHAW 8-29-1900.  He was only married once.  Death records show Etta (his daughter) reported death.  Arvil BICE supports the info that Etta was his daughter.  He knew them personally.  Brenda Roderigues has a copy of the death record.  He is described as tall with dark complexion and eyes.

Dorothy Henderson, POB 72, 105 Jeanette Dr., Oklaka?, OK  74550 - 918-687-9908 -----Sherman's granddaughter.

Marion Co., AR records show an indenture to J. N. Griffin by Sherman and Sarah Bias for 10 acres of corn on his own land in Cedar Creek Twp, Marion Co., AR.  Collateral was cotton and corn and on roan mare known as the Crenshaw mare and her colt and one white cow and her calf.  This was dated Aug. 12, 1901.

More About WILLIAM SHERMAN BIAS:
Burial: Shady Grove Cemetery, Pittsburg Co., OK
 
Children of WILLIAM BIAS and SARAH CRENSHAW are:
 i. NETTIE5 BIAS, m. JACK SIMMONS.

More About NETTIE BIAS:
DIed from typhoid fever.

 ii. ARRIE? BIAS.

Notes for ARRIE? BIAS:
He died young.

 iii. ROBERT BIAS, b. Jun 1906; d. 25 Sep 1926.

Notes for ROBERT BIAS:
This child was an orphan Sherman took in and raised him.  Robert took the Bias/Bice name.  Original name unknown.  Robert is buried in the same cemetery as Sherman in Shady Grove, OK.  A car hit the back of the wagon he was driving and killed him.

More About ROBERT BIAS:
Buried Shady Grove Cemetery by Humphrey Funeral Home.
Fact 2: Some info from Death Record. He was a farmer.

 iv. ETTA BIAS, b. 02 Oct 1908, Springfield, MO; d. 21 May 1993, Muskogee, OK; m. (1) EARNEST EFFINGER; m. (2) RODDEN.

More About ETTA BIAS:  Dates came from her funeral record.  Buried Oak Hill Cemetery.

 v. EDWARD "EDD" BIAS, b. 1912, Missouri; d. 1984; m. (1) LORENE JACKSON; m. (2) NITA PAIR, 17 Mar 1932, Holdenville, OK; b. 1914.

Notes for EDWARD "EDD" BIAS:
He was a blacksmith.  Info also says he "was a hobo".

1930 United States Federal Census shows him as a "lodger" in the Charles Effinger home.  He was 18.

 

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