The Francis/Francies Family in 1907 or 1908. (Left to Right), Sitting: Elvin Sion, James Maddox, Sena Elizabeth and Calvin Birdwell, Standing: Homer Guardin, Margaret Edna, Flora Ellen, William Burney, Mary Molly and Nancy Joan II.L.d._Elvin_Fox_Edited.jpg
II.L.a. SENIA ELIZABETH FOX B: 9 Jul 1852 Fair Garden, Sevier County, Tennessee M: 4 Jan 1872 Fair Garden, Tennessee James Madison Francis (27 Nov 1850-12 Feb 1917) D: 20 Mar 1932-Wynnewood, Oklahoma Senia was the oldest of Calvin and Margaret’s children. She married James Francis. Senia is buried in Oaklawn Cemetery in Wynnewood. Senia was known as “Lizzie” and was “very short, a little bitty thing, with brown/black hair”. James Francis’ mother was said to have died in childbirth with one of her children and his father (name unknown) reportedly remarried. All of Senia’s brothers and sisters except Priscilla moved to Oklahoma. Children of Senia and James Francis were: 1. Mary Molly Francis (17 Feb 1873/7 - 7 Aug 1950). She married Jim Roberts. They lived near Sulphur, OK and later Molly moved to Oklahoma City. 2. Calvin Burgess Francis (5 May 1875-13 Aug 1955. His middle name may be Birdwell, as he was sometimes called Bird. He married Cora Pierce and lived around Gunner, Texas, near Sherman. 3. Jo Ann (or Nancy Joan) Francis (13 Nov 1877-1968). She married Francis Strawn and lived in Howe, Texas 4. Elvin Sion Francis (9 May 1880-9 Jun 1938). He did not marry, living with his mother until her death. 5. Homer Gaurdin Francis (2 Jun 1882-28 Mar 1945). He married Ida Belzora Losson (Ida Bell or Bell) Losson. She was the daughter of William Riley Losson/Lawson and Martha Frances Parilea Alice Reeves. Homer and Bell were married 26 Mar 1910 in Wynnewood, OK. Homer died in Shamrock, Texas. Homer and his wife are buried in Dozier Cemetery, Collingsworth Co, Texas. 6. Flora Ellen Francis (14 Nov 1884-11 Sep 1976). She married Adolphus (Dolph) Gardner, a son of James W. Gardner and Emily Cornwell/Cornwall Lawson/Losson Gardner. 7. Margaret Edna Francis (29 Jun 1887-12 Mar 1977). She married Benjamin (Ben) Gardner, a brother of Dolph Gardner. 8. William Burney Francis, born 1 Nov 1892 in Springtown., Parker County, Texas. He married Dora B. Vineyard on 9 Jan 1916. Dora was born 11 Sep 1898 in Thackerville, Love County, Oklahoma. William Burney died 14 Dec 1971 in Wichita Falls, Texas. Dora died 16 May 1985. They are buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Wynnewood, Oklahoma. 9,10. Twins (sons?) died at birth.