William Osburn Chastain Searcy

M, #16387, b. 20 May 1859
Father*Alfred Harrison Searcy b. Nov 1824
Mother*Temperence Caroline Price b. 15 Apr 1829, d. 20 Nov 1908
ChartsPrice-Downs (maternal side) - Nancy Downs
Birth*20 May 1859 William Osburn Chastain Searcy was born on 20 May 1859 at Jasper, Pickens Co., Georgia.1 
(Witness) Negative1860  Family not found in the 1860 census. One son's obit says they moved from Georgia to Arkansas in the fall of 1959, which is born out by 1859 birth of child in GA and child born in 1863 in AR in 1860. 
(InHomeOf) Census18701870 He appeared on the 1870 census in the household of Alfred Harrison Searcy, pg 3 #15-15, Clear Creek Twnshp, Washington Co., Arkansas. His info on the census included - Searcy, William 11 b.GA. 
(InHomeOf) Census18801880 William Osburn Chastain Searcy appeared on the 1880 census in the household of Alfred Harrison Searcy, pg 534b #48-48, Springdale, Washington Co., Arkansas. His info on the census included - Searcy, William O 21 b.GA Clerk in store. 
Background*July 2001 William Osburn Chastain Searcy has the following backgound information available In an email to Pat Shakey, Willie Etta said: Your 2nd Great Grandfather is a brother to my 2nd Great Grandmother, Temperance Caroline PRICE. I was born in Springdale, Washington County, Arkansas, My father is Paul Brooks SEARCY and his father is James Shore SEARCY, who died when my father was 5 years old. My father was raised by his grandfather William Osburn Chastain SEARCY (my Great Grandfather). My father was legally adopted by his grandfather who died when my father was 17. William Osburn Chastain SEARCY 's mother was Temperance Caroline PRICE.(my 2nd great grandmother) born 15 April 1829 possibly in North Carolina. I was thrilled to hear you have a picture of Temperance Caroline PRICE please find attached 5 pictures of Temperance Caroline PRICE. Does any of these pictures match your picture of Temperance Caroline ? Could you send me a copy of your picture of Temperance and her brother, John Alexander PRICE, it would be greatly appricated. Will write more soon. in July 2001.1 
Relationships1st cousin 3 times removed of Kathryn Ann Rhinehart
1st cousin 2 times removed of Norman Gayle Rhinehart
1st cousin 1 time removed of Carrie Adeline Thompson
Last Edited26 Jun 2011


  1. [S1749] "email from Willie Etta," e-mail message from Willie Etta (Searcy) Hambly, e-mail address (Olds, Alberta, Canada) to various PriceDowns researchers including PriceDowns email list, 2001+.