H. J. Sears
of Navarro County, Texas


Biography Index


Joda Seale Hall - will be 92 this year. [2007]

Joseph Martin Seale  b. February 13, 1887, Hill Co., TX d. March 22, 1984  Navarro Co., Texas  B:  Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, TX

I think he was either Superintendent or Principle of Schools for Corsicana ISD for years.
I have a copy of a taped, transcribed interview Joe gave before he died.  Judy Graham did the transcription with a little help from me..  Am attaching it here.  I think the "Aunt Fannie Williams" he refers to might be your line of Williams...
Della Almena May  b. Oct 25, 1888  Bazette, Navarro Co., TX d. October 13, 1975  Navarro Co., TX  B.  Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, TX

Her brother:
Aubrey Lee Seale  b Jan 15, 1910  Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX d.  Apr 21, 1998  Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX  B. Oakwood.  I know that Aubrey worked for the Corsicana ISD.  He is listed on the Navarro Co. Website in one or more of the school lists.  In later years, he worked for the YMCA, I think. He was also in WWII, and is listed as one of the Vets. [Men and Women in WWII From Navarro County TX. pg 227]

Joe M. Seale parents:
Louis Isaac Seale  &  Sara Agnes Graham
They are buried in Bazette.  He is the oldest child of  Joshua Muse Seale (buried in Frost Cemetery),
and my gg-uncle.  Joshua M. (my ggg-Grandpa) was older brother of William Franklin Seale, MD.  And that is your connection to Abbie Coo Seale Lindsey, wife of  Finis Jeremiah Lindsey, or F. J. as you see him in most places.  Joshua Muse Seale is also the father of Sallie Milsap Seale Roten Coxsey

The attached picture is Joe M. and Aubrey Seale taken 1987 on Joe's 90th birthday.

The attached picture is Joe M. and Aubrey Seale taken 1987 on Joe's 90th birthday.


Sally Seale with her children


Sally Milsap Seale Roten
Her tombstone in Midlothian, Ellis Co., Texas


Sally Milsap Seale Roten
With the kitty was not long before she died.



  • Submitted by Pamela E. Ford

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