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Meaning: (English) seller of fish -- referring to several ornamental names referring to fish.



Descendants of George Law Herring, Sr.
Generation No. 1
1. GEORGE LAW1 HERRING, SR.1 was born 30 Mar 1852 in Blue Springs, Barbour County, Alabama1, and died Bef. 1920 in Alabama. He married SARAH ANN GRIMES1 Aft. 1880 in Washington County, Alabama1, daughter of WILLIAM GRIMES and NANCY FAIL. She was born 18 Jul 1857 in Millry, Washington County, Alabama1, and died 11 Oct 1929 in Washington County, Alabama1.
Notes for GEORGE LAW HERRING, SR.: George is buried in Providence Cemetery in Washington County, AL. He moved from Barbour County, AL, to Millry in Washington County in 1882. It was there that he met and married Sarah A. Grimes Simpson, a young widow.
Notes for SARAH ANN GRIMES: Buried in an unmarked grave in Providence Cemetery in Washington County, AL. She was a young widow with a small daughter when she married George. Then she and George had 9 more children.
Children of GEORGE HERRING and SARAH GRIMES are:
i. INFANT SON2 HERRING, b. Washington County, Alabama; d. Washington County, Alabama.
ii. WILLIAM "WILL" IRA HERRING1, b. 14 Nov 1883, Millry, Washington County, Alabama1; d. 19451.
2. iii. GEORGE LAW HERRING, JR., b. 30 Jul 1885, Millry, Washington County, Alabama; d. 08 Sep 1958, Millry, Washington County, Alabama.
iv. NANCY ANN HERRING1, b. 03 Sep 1887, Millry, Washington County, Alabama1; d. 19 Aug 1967, Alabama1.
3. v. THOMAS SAMUEL "SAM" HERRING, b. 11 May 1889, Alabama; d. 02 Aug 1963, Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama.
4. vi. JOHN WESLEY HERRING, b. 09 Nov 1891, Alabama; d. 17 Nov 1960, Washington County, Alabama. 5. viii. MARY FRANCES HERRING, b. 19 Apr 1896, Millry, Washington County, Alabama; d. 11 Mar 1978, Alabama.
6. ix. WERNER DAWSON "MACK" HERRING, b. 21 Jan 1898, Alabama; d. 12 Jan 1970, St. Stephens, Washington County, Alabama.
7. x. THEODORE "THEO" HOUSTON HERRING, b. 18 Jul 1907, Alabama; d. Oct 1978, Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama.

Generation No. 2
2. GEORGE LAW2 HERRING, JR. (GEORGE LAW1)1 was born 30 Jul 1885 in Millry, Washington County, Alabama1, and died 08 Sep 1958 in Millry, Washington County, Alabama1. He married (1) NORA DIXON1 19 Jan 1902 in Washington County, Alabama1. She was born 06 Apr 1875 in Alabama1, and died Abt. 21 Nov 1915 in Alabama1. He married (2) MATTIE ELIZABETH WAITE1 06 Apr 1919 in Silas, Choctaw County, Alabama1, daughter of WALTER WAITE and MATTIE GRIFFINS. She was born 06 Jan 1896 in Silas, Choctaw County, Alabama1, and died 16 Sep 1980 in Cuba, Sumter County, Alabama1.
Notes for GEORGE LAW HERRING, JR.: Buried at Advent Cemetery in Silas, Choctaw County, AL. Married his first wife, Nora Dixon, when he was 16, in about 1901 or 1902. She died after their children (his first six) were born. He then married Mattie Elizabeth Waite and fathered four more children.
Notes for NORA DIXON: Died not long after the last children (twins) were born. (One of them died as a very young baby, and the other lived to be 2 or 3.) She had heart problems of some kind, and was 10 years older than George.
Notes for MATTIE ELIZABETH WAITE: Buried at Advent Cemetery in Silas, Choctaw County, AL.
Children of GEORGE HERRING and NORA DIXON are:
8. i. BESSIE L.3 HERRING, b. 11 Oct 1903, Alabama; d. 17 Jul 1980, Alabama.
9. ii. WILLIE ROY HERRING, b. 15 Jan 1906, Alabama; d. 10 Jun 1979, Washington County, Alabama.
10. iii. NETTIE VEE HERRING, b. 18 Apr 1908, Alabama; d. 25 Feb 1989.
11. iv. MAE BELL HERRING, b. 28 May 1912, Alabama; d. 09 May 1990, Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama.
v. UNKNOWN TWIN SON HERRING1, b. Abt. 1915; d. Bet. 1915 - 1918.
vi. UNKNOWN TWIN DAUGHTER HERRING1, b. Abt. 1915; d. Bet. 1915 - 1918.

Children of GEORGE HERRING and MATTIE WAITE are:
12. vii. OLLIE MARIE3 HERRING, b. 13 Apr 1921, Silas, Choctaw County, Alabama.
13. viii. SAMUEL FRANKLIN "FRANK" HERRING, b. 29 Mar 1923; d. 30 Sep 1974, Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama.
14. ix. GEORGE RAYMOND HERRING, b. 11 Jun 1926, Silas, Choctaw County, Alabama; d. 02 May 2001, Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama.
15. x. MATTIE MAUDE HERRING, b. 23 Feb 1936, Silas, Choctaw County, Alabama.
3. THOMAS SAMUEL "SAM"2 HERRING (GEORGE LAW1)1 was born 11 May 1889 in Alabama1, and died 02 Aug 1963 in Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama. He married MARY MAUDE JACKSON1.
Children of THOMAS HERRING and MARY JACKSON are: Samuel ("Sam"), Jeanet, Helen, and Percy ("Buddy").
4. JOHN WESLEY2 HERRING (GEORGE LAW1)1 was born 09 Nov 1891 in Alabama1, and died 17 Nov 1960 in Washington County, Alabama. He married MARTHA E. THOMPSON1. She was born 1891 in Alabama.
Children of JOHN HERRING and MARTHA THOMPSON are: i. JOHN CURTIS3 HERRING1, b. 1919.
ii. JAMES BEVERLEY HERRING1, b. 1920.
5. MARY FRANCES2 HERRING (GEORGE LAW1)1 was born 19 Apr 1896 in Millry, Washington County, Alabama1, and died 11 Mar 1978 in Alabama1. She married ROBERT "ROBBIE" CAMPBELL "R.C." JONES, SR.1 19 Jan 1916 in Millry, Washington County, Alabama1, son of ARCHIBALD JONES and ANNIE YOUNG. He was born 07 Sep 1878 in Healing Springs, Washington County, Alabama1, and died 12 Dec 19341.
Children of MARY HERRING and ROBERT JONES are:
16. i. ANNIE FRANCES3 JONES, b. 18 Jan 1919, Millry, Washington County, Alabama; d. 03 Jun 1996.
17. ii. ROBERT "ROBBIE" CAMPBELL JONES, JR., b. 01 Mar 1922, Millry, Washington County, Alabama.
iii. ANDREW EUGENE "NIB" JONES, SR.1, b. 06 Jun 1925, Millry, Washington County, Alabama1; d. 15 Sep 20001; m. (1) DAISY MAE ATCHISON1; m. (2) VONCILE ANDREWS MATULICH1.
iv. BESSIE ROBERTA "PUT" JONES1, b. 13 Oct 1927, Millry, Washington County, Alabama1.
18. v. ACHIE BOTTS "POLLY" JONES, b. 15 Apr 1933, Millry, Washington County, Alabama.
vi. THEODORE HOUSTON JONES1, b. 04 Jun 19351; d. 27 Oct 19351.
6. WERNER DAWSON "MACK"2 HERRING (GEORGE LAW1)1 was born 21 Jan 1898 in Alabama1, and died 12 Jan 1970 in St. Stephens, Washington County, Alabama. He married ADA FERGUSON1 Aft. 1924.
Children of WERNER HERRING and ADA FERGUSON are: Sarah, Eloise, and Bobby.
7. THEODORE "THEO" HOUSTON2 HERRING (GEORGE LAW1)1 was born 18 Jul 1907 in Alabama1, and died Oct 1978 in Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama. He married CREELIE MASHBURN1 04 Dec 19301. She was born 03 Sep 1903 in Alabama1, and died 25 Feb 1976 in Washington County, Alabama1.
Child of THEODORE HERRING and CREELIE MASHBURN is: i. WILLIAM FRANCIS "BILLY"3 HERRING1.

Generation No. 3
8. BESSIE L.3 HERRING (GEORGE LAW2, GEORGE LAW1)1 was born 11 Oct 1903 in Alabama1, and died 17 Jul 1980 in Alabama1. She married CHARLES IRMA FAGAN1 14 Dec 1919 in Silas, Choctaw County, Alabama1, son of CHARLES FAGAN and MILDRED FAGAN. He was born 22 Sep 1890 in Alabama1, and died 12 Oct 1958 in Washington County, Alabama1.
Child of BESSIE HERRING and CHARLES FAGAN is: 19. i. IRMA LEE4 FAGAN, b. 27 Jun 1925, Alabama; d. 29 Jan 1959, Silas, Choctaw County, Alabama.
9. WILLIE ROY3 HERRING (GEORGE LAW2, GEORGE LAW1)1 was born 15 Jan 1906 in Alabama1, and died 10 Jun 1979 in Washington County, Alabama1. He married FLORENCE P. UNKNOWN1. She was born 15 Jan 1908 in Alabama, and died 27 Jun 1993 in Washington County, Alabama1.
Child of WILLIE HERRING and FLORENCE UNKNOWN is: i. HAZEL ANN4 HERRING1, b. 01 Aug 19391.
10. NETTIE VEE3 HERRING (GEORGE LAW2, GEORGE LAW1)1 was born 18 Apr 1908 in Alabama1, and died 25 Feb 19891. She married C.J. WALKER1 20 Jul 19441. He died 03 Jul 19821.
Child of NETTIE HERRING and C.J. WALKER is: i. RONALD IRVIN4 WALKER1.
11. MAE BELL3 HERRING (GEORGE LAW2, GEORGE LAW1)1 was born 28 May 1912 in Alabama1, and died 09 May 1990 in Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama1. She married HENRY HUDSON MCLAUGHLIN1 05 Sep 1931 in Choctaw County, Alabama1. He was born 13 Mar 1904, and died 04 Apr 1986 in Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama1.
Children of MAE HERRING and HENRY MCLAUGHLIN are: Gary, Jimmy, and Kenneth.
12. OLLIE MARIE3 HERRING (GEORGE LAW2, GEORGE LAW1)1 was born 13 Apr 1921 in Silas, Choctaw County, Alabama1. She married DIONYSUS JOHN "D.J." MARTIN1 31 Oct 1947 in Silas, Choctaw County, Alabama1. He was born 12 Nov 1920 in Standard, Hancock County, Mississippi1, and died 05 May 2010 in Standard, Hancock County, Mississippi.
Child of OLLIE HERRING and DIONYSUS MARTIN is: Danny.
13. SAMUEL FRANKLIN "FRANK"3 HERRING (GEORGE LAW2, GEORGE LAW1)1 was born 29 Mar 19231, and died 30 Sep 1974 in Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama1. He married TWILA PAGE1 31 Dec 19571. She was born 15 Apr 1929 in Hallowell, Cherokee County, Kansas1, and died 02 Oct 1993 in Mt. Vernon, Mobile County, Alabama1.
Child of SAMUEL HERRING and TWILA PAGE is: Paige.
14. GEORGE RAYMOND3 HERRING (GEORGE LAW2, GEORGE LAW1)1 was born 11 Jun 1926 in Silas, Choctaw County, Alabama1, and died 02 May 2001 in Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama1. He married MARY ANN TAYLOR1 19 Jul 1947 in Bride's home in Silas, Choctaw County, Alabama1, daughter of ALEXANDER TAYLOR and ALVA LOFTIN. She was born 15 Jan 1928 in Silas, Choctaw County, Alabama1.
Children of GEORGE HERRING and MARY TAYLOR are: Bernie Ann, Gregory Alan, and Mary Elizabeth "Liz".
15. MATTIE MAUDE3 HERRING (GEORGE LAW2, GEORGE LAW1)1 was born 23 Feb 1936 in Silas, Choctaw County, Alabama1. She married HERBERT ALAN BYRD1 02 Jan 1960 in Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama1, son of RAYMOND BYRD and CELESTE CAMERON. He was born 31 Aug 1934 in Walker (Siloam), Sumter County, Alabama1, and died 28 Apr 2000 in York, Sumter County, Alabama1.
Children of MATTIE HERRING and HERBERT BYRD are: Marie Elizabeth and Susan Ann.
16. ANNIE FRANCES3 JONES (MARY FRANCES2 HERRING, GEORGE LAW1)1 was born 18 Jan 1919 in Millry, Washington County, Alabama1, and died 03 Jun 19961. She married MANNIE LEE DIXON1 19 Dec 1936 in Chatom, Washington County, Alabama1, son of WILLIAM DIXON and MARY MAYS. He was born 07 Mar 1904 in Brewton, Alabama1, and died 19 Nov 1941 in Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama1.
Children of ANNIE JONES and MANNIE DIXON are: William Robert and Othelia Ann.
17. ROBERT "ROBBIE" CAMPBELL3 JONES, JR. (MARY FRANCES2 HERRING, GEORGE LAW1)1 was born 01 Mar 1922 in Millry, Washington County, Alabama1. He married ELAINE EDWARDS BILLINGSLEY1.
Child of ROBERT JONES and ELAINE BILLINGSLEY is: Robert III.
18. ACHIE BOTTS "POLLY"3 JONES (MARY FRANCES2 HERRING, GEORGE LAW1)1 was born 15 Apr 1933 in Millry, Washington County, Alabama1. She married EDSEL EARL WALKER1 06 Feb 19541, son of EARL WALKER and BESSIE ASHLEY. He died 19 Dec 20021.
Child of ACHIE JONES and EDSEL WALKER is: Polly Francille.

Generation No. 4
19. IRMA LEE4 FAGAN (BESSIE L.3 HERRING, GEORGE LAW2, GEORGE LAW1)1 was born 27 Jun 1925 in Alabama1, and died 29 Jan 1959 in Silas, Choctaw County, Alabama1. She married JOHN LEWIS MCPHEARSON, SR.1 24 Dec 1944 in Choctaw County, Alabama1, son of JOHN MCPHEARSON and ROSA BATSON. He was born 21 Nov 19231, and died 23 May 1979 in Alabama1.

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