Martin Van Buren "Black Mart" Ussery and Wives

(Morrison Info provided by John Morrison,

Martin Van Buren "Black Mart" Ussery was born Mar 20, 1844 in Green Co., MO. He died Jul 27, 1911 in Wright Co., MO and is buried in the Ussery Cemetery. His parents were
Peter Ussery and Diana Adkisson.
Martin's first wife was Bessie Baker. His second wife, Sarah Adaline Morrison, whom he married Sep 24, 1862 in Pike County, MO. She was born about 1846 in IL to John F. and
Sarah Morrison She died Dec 27, 1915 in Wright Co., MO . She is buried in the Ussery Cemetery.

MVB Ussery Service Records

Children of Sarah and Martin:

Joseph Martin Ussery b: Sep 20, 1863 mar. Marquarett "Maggie" Tudor
Sarah D.E. Ussery b: Abt 1866
Dovey C. Ussery b: Jan 4, 1867
Rachel R. Ussery b: Abt 1869
Susan Cordelia Ussery b: 1871
Mary F. Ussery b: Mar 22, 1873
James A. Ussery b: Jan 20, 1875
Sylvester Ussery mar. Louisa Franklin
Elizabeth Adeline Ussery b: Mar 24, 1879 d. 1949 Kansas City, KS. Married John Riley Henry and 2nd: H.M.Stone Mar 23, 1930
Eliza J. Ussery b: Aug 5, 1881
Fannie Florence Ussery b: Dec 9, 1885 Wright Co, MO
David P. Ussery b: Apr 9, 1888 in Norwood, MO mar. Cora M. Wyatt on Oct 27, 1907

Susan Cordelia Ussery and William Morrison Bartley
Susan Cordelia Ussery was born Jan 4, 1871 and died Feb 13, 1958. She was the wife of William Morrison Bartley. Her parents were Sarah Adaline Morrison and Martin Van Buren
"Black Mart" Ussery. Susan and William had the following children:

Ada Bartley
Molley Bartley
Claude Bartley
Jimmy Bartley
Ollie Bartley
Nellie Bartley
Belle Bartley
Cordelia Vertie Bartley
Susan Gertie Bartley

Fannie Florence Ussery and Robert Henry Howard
Fannie Florence Ussery was born on Dec 9, 1885 in Wright Co.,MO to Martin Van Buren Ussery and Sarah Adaline Morrison. She died on Feb 21, 1954 in Miami, OK. She married
Robert Henry Howard who was born Apr 18, 1872 and died Dec 13, 1947 in Muskogee, OK. They had the following children:

Carrie Mae Howard b: Nov 20, 1906 Calico Park, AR d: Jul 29, 1976 mar. William Harley Franklin
Sarah Elizabeth Howard b: Feb 11, 1909 Wright Co.,MO mar. Oren Blevins
Minnie Frances Howard b: Mar 16, 1911 Fulton Co., AR mar. John Beeson
Ruby Howard b: Mar 8, 1913 Fulton Co., AR
Robert Lawrence Howard b: Jan 31, 1916 Ottawa Co., OK
Rutha Florence Howard b: Jan 31, 1916 Fairland, OK mar. Lemuel Hunter
Alma Howard b: Mar 23, 1918 Afton OK mar. Louis Six Killer

Joseph Martin Ussery and Marquarett "Maggie" Tudor
Joseph Martin Ussery was born Sept 20, 1863 in Missouri to Martin Van Buren "Black Mart" Ussery. Joseph died in January 1930. He married Marquarett "Maggie" Tudor and had
the following children:

Florence Ussery
Lee Ussery b: Abt. 1887
Peter Albert Ussery b: Feb 20, 1889 Mountain Grove, Wright Co., MO d: Jan 20, 1963 Tulare Co., CA Tulare Cem. mar. Rosetta Sparks b: Feb 4, 1891 Norwood, MO
Fred Martin Ussery b: Dec 24, 1890 Wright Co., MO d: 1916 Wright Co., MO Oak Grove Cemetery mar. Lucinda Caroline Hurt
Clara Ussery b: Mar 25, 1897 d: Abt. 1930 mar. J.M. Grogan
Clarence Ussery
Roy Ussery b: May 4, 1901 Norwood, MO mar Agnes Rich b: Nov 6, 1908
Raymond Ussery b: 1903 mar. Goldie Peters
Ira Ussery b: Sep 3, 1905 Wright Co., MO mar. Bessie Irene Long
Orville Ussery b: Sep 3, 1905 Wright Co.,MO d: Apr 1950 mar. Leona Gabel b: Oct 19, 1902 Kansas
Charlie Ussery b: Abt. 1907
Bessie Ussery b: 1909 mar. Howard Hamm *2nd Husband of Bessie Ussery: Ivan Lawson

Orville Ussery and Leona Gabel
Orville Ussery was born Sept. 3, 1905 in Wright Co., MO to Joseph Martin Ussery and Marquarett "Maggie" Tudor. He died in April 1950. He married Leona Gabel who was born Oct
19, 1902 in Kansas.

They had the following children:

Orville Eugene Ussery        b: Jan 19, 1928         
Edward Martin Ussery        b: Dec 29, 1930        d: in Benton Co., MO
Mary Catherine Ussery        b: Nov 8, 1932
John Raymond Ussery        b: Feb 16, 1936
Richard Lee Ussery        b: Nov 8, 1940        

Clarence Ussery and Cleo Ardis Lathrom
Clarence Ussery was born Mar 26, 1896, Norwood, Wright Co., MO to Joseph Ussery. Clarence was a Preacher with the Freewill Baptist Church. He died May 9, 1949, Mt. Grove,
Wright Co., MO. and is buried in the Oak Grove Cemetery north of Norwood. On Dec. 10, 1916 Clarence married Cleo Ardis Lathrom born Dec 4, 1899 in Wright Co., MO. Cleo died
Nov. 2, 1979 and is buried in the Cabool cemetery, Texas Co., MO.

His second wife was Minnie Adams.

They had the following children:

Joseph Lathrom Ussery b: Sep 19, 1917 Wright Co., MO
Don Loraine Ussery b: Mar 29, 1919 Norwood, MO
Dwain Harding Ussery b: Nov 5, 1920 Norwood, Wright Co., MO
Bertie Lee Ussery b: Mar 11, 1923 Norwood, Wright Co., MO
Junior Wayne Ussery b: Apr 17, 1927 Norwood, Wright Co., MO

Sylvester Ussery and Louisa Franklin
Source: Christopher Hunter

Sylvester Ussery was born March 9, 1877 in Mountain Grove, MO to Martin Van Buren "Black Mart" Ussery. He died in 1952. He married Louisa Franklin who was born about 1874
and died 1938. Places of death are unknown. They were married in 1894 . Their children:

Ira Ussery
Martin Ussery b: 1896
Cordolia "Dolie" Ussery b: Abt 1897 mar. William Nicholson on Apr 11, 1912 in Wright Co., MO
Sarah Louise Ussery b: Abt 1899 mar. Charles Rufas Doran
Sherman Ussery b: Abt 1901
Bennie Sylvester Ussery b: Mar 15, 1906 in Norwood, MO mar. Bertha Hill Lawson b: May 30, 1903 m: Mar 13, 1925 in Wright Co., MO by Rev. Clarence Ussery
Lewis Anderson Ussery b: Aug 25, 1907 in Norwood, MO d: Oct 20, 1968 in Wright Co., MO. Married Arllie B. Hill on Oct 24, 1926 in Wright Co., MO. 2nd wife: Ruth Bell Burch b:
Nov 27, 1911 in Huggins, Texas Co., MO m: Nov 27, 1930 in Wright Co., MO
Iva Ussery b: Abt 1910 mar. William Russell Shaltz on May 31, 1926 in Wright Co., MO