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.
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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.
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ii. ARRIE? BIAS.
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iii. ROBERT BIAS, b. Jun 1906; d. 25 Sep 1926.
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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.
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1930 United States Federal Census shows him as a "lodger" in the Charles Effinger home. He was 18.