Elizabeth Beckwith1

F, #1193, b. 2 Apr 1898, d. 16 Jun 1937
     Elizabeth Beckwith was born on 2 Apr 1898 in GA.2,1 She was the daughter of Jasper Dawson Beckwith and Annie Elizabeth Singletary. Elizabeth Beckwith was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of Jasper Dawson Beckwith.3 Elizabeth Beckwith was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Grady Co., GA in the household of Jasper Dawson Beckwith.4 Elizabeth Beckwith was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Sharon, Mercer Co., PA in the household of Arthur Moody Beckwith.5

Elizabeth Beckwith died on 16 Jun 1937 at age 39.2 She was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Houston, Harris Co., TX.2

Citations

  1. [S101] Wessie Connell, Frank W. Roebuck and Barbara C. Williams (Editors), Gleanings from Grady County, Georgia (Cairo, GA: Roddenbery Memorial Library, 1987), p. 13. Hereinafter cited as Gleanings from Grady Co., GA.
  2. [S1472] Cemetery Marker in Woodlawn Cemetery, Houston, Harris Co., TX (Antoine Dr off Katy Fwy (29.78800 -95.47620)).
  3. [S555] US1900.
  4. [S663] US1910.
  5. [S679] US1930.

Mary <...>1

F, #1195

Citations

  1. [S101] Wessie Connell, Frank W. Roebuck and Barbara C. Williams (Editors), Gleanings from Grady County, Georgia (Cairo, GA: Roddenbery Memorial Library, 1987), p. 117. Hereinafter cited as Gleanings from Grady Co., GA.

George M. Singletary

M, #1197
     George M. Singletary married Elizabeth Bird on 23 Jan 1866 in Decatur Co., GA.1,2

Child of George M. Singletary and Elizabeth Bird

Citations

  1. [S682] Ida Kirkland Boyce, Brenda King McNair, Denise Kirkland Smiley and Jan Smith, Decatur Co., Georgia Marriage Index, Decatur Co., GA GenWeb (http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/decatur/vitals/marriages/…), Book A, Page 492.
  2. [S101] Wessie Connell, Frank W. Roebuck and Barbara C. Williams (Editors), Gleanings from Grady County, Georgia (Cairo, GA: Roddenbery Memorial Library, 1987), p. 12. Hereinafter cited as Gleanings from Grady Co., GA.

Elizabeth Bird

F, #1198
     Elizabeth Bird married George M. Singletary on 23 Jan 1866 in Decatur Co., GA.1,2

Child of Elizabeth Bird and George M. Singletary

Citations

  1. [S682] Ida Kirkland Boyce, Brenda King McNair, Denise Kirkland Smiley and Jan Smith, Decatur Co., Georgia Marriage Index, Decatur Co., GA GenWeb (http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/decatur/vitals/marriages/…), Book A, Page 492.
  2. [S101] Wessie Connell, Frank W. Roebuck and Barbara C. Williams (Editors), Gleanings from Grady County, Georgia (Cairo, GA: Roddenbery Memorial Library, 1987), p. 12. Hereinafter cited as Gleanings from Grady Co., GA.

Thomas Jefferson Williamson

M, #1200, b. 6 Sep 1833, d. 17 Apr 1904
Relationship
Great-grandfather of Lester Milton Barlow
Charts
Lester M. Barlow Pedigree
     Thomas Jefferson Williamson was born on 6 Sep 1833 in Butts Co., GA.1,2,3 He was the son of Nathan Camp Williamson and Irena Summerlin. Thomas Jefferson Williamson was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Butts Co., GA in the household of Nathan Camp Williamson (his father.)

Thomas Jefferson Williamson married first Eliza Ann Ingram, daughter of John Spires Ingram Sr. and Nancy Jinks, on 23 Dec 1852 in Butts Co., GA.4,1,2,5

James B. Knowles, who later married T. J.'s sister, Lavonia, visited him. This was on 23 Mar 1856.6 Thomas Jefferson Williamson was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1860 in Monroe Co., GA with others in the household: Eliza Ann Ingram, Medora Williamson, Lola Florilla Amanda Williamson and Nancy Williamson (his wife and 3 daughters.)7

Thomas Jefferson Williamson began military service on 4 Jan 1862 in Griffin, Spalding Co., GA, in the CSA, in Co. C, 3rd Battalion, GA State Troops, and Co. I, 53rd Regiment, GA Infantry.8,9,10

Thomas Jefferson Williamson was widowed between 1864 and 1867. His military service ended in Apr 1865 in Spalding Co., GA, while he was at home on sick furlough, which began 15 Dec 1864.8,11

Thomas's second marriage was to Leathy Watson on 8 Sep 1867 in Butts Co., GA.8

Thomas Jefferson Williamson was enumerated as Head of Household in the censuses of 1870 in Butts Co., GA, with others in the household: Leathy Watson, Medora Williamson, Lola Florilla Amanda Williamson, Nancy Williamson, Mary Anna Williamson and Eugenia Williamson (his second wife, 4 daughters by his first marriage, and 1 daughter by his second), of 1880 in Butts Co., GA, with others in the household: Leathy Watson, Nancy Williamson, Eugenia Williamson, John T. Williamson, Nathaniel C. Williamson, Walter W. Williamson and Ezra Williamson (his second wife, 1 daughter by his first marriage, and 1 daughter and 4 sons by his second),12 and of 1900 in Jackson, Butts Co., GA with others in the household: Leathy Watson and Nathaniel C. Williamson (his second wife and their son.)13

Thomas Jefferson Williamson applied for a pension on 26 Aug 1902 in Spalding Co., GA, for his service in the CSA, in Co. C, 3rd Battalion, GA State Troops, and Co. I, 53rd Regiment, GA Infantry. His application was approved for 1902-1903. He received his pension for 1904 in Butts Co.8

Thomas Jefferson Williamson died on 17 Apr 1904 in Butts Co., GA, at age 70.8 He was buried in Macedonia Cemetery, Stark, Butts Co., GA.14

A summary of Thomas Jefferson's census records:
Head of Household Household Member Age Year State County
Williamson, N C (Williamson, Thomas J) 5-10 1840 GA Butts Co.
Williamson, Nathan C Williamson, Thomas J 16 1850 GA Butts Co.
Williamson, T J 26 1860 GA Monroe Co.
Williamson, Thos 38 1870 GA Butts Co.
Williamson, Thomas J 47 1880 GA Butts Co.
Williamson, Thos J 66 1900 GA Butts Co.

Children of Thomas Jefferson Williamson and Eliza Ann Ingram

Children of Thomas Jefferson Williamson and Leathy Watson

Citations

  1. [S171] Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, compiler, "Ancestral File - LDS", Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT. Hereinafter cited as "Ancestral File - LDS."
  2. [S170] Census Records for Thomas J. Williamson.
  3. [S162] Mrs. Lola Florilla Amanda Barlow, Certificate of Death 453 (8 Aug 1930), Personal Library, Private address, (identifies county). Hereinafter cited as Death Cert. LFA Williamson.
  4. [S194] William McIntosh Chapter DAR, compiler, Index and Marriage Records, 1827-1882, Butts Co., GA (Salt Lake City, UT: The New York Family History Center - LDS, 1955), p. 141. Hereinafter cited as Index and Marriage Records, 1827-1882, Butts Co., GA.
  5. [S162] Death Cert. LFA Williamson.
  6. [S836] "The Journal of James B. Knowles, 1852-1858," (MS, 1852-1858; Georgia State Archives, Atlanta, GA), p. 95. ("Pleasant morning-I took my horse & left to go to Sardis & Turners-but went to Sardice-C. C. W. preached, communed, came to T. J. Williamsons-dined-all eve"); Georgia Department of Archives and History; Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA. Hereinafter cited as "The Journal of James B. Knowles."
  7. [S402] US1860.
  8. [S927] Georgia, Confederate Pension Applications, 1879-1960 (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com) URL: http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/; Original data: Confederate Pension Applications, Georgia Confederate Pension Office, RG 58-1-1, Georgia Archives.
  9. [S175] Thomas J. Williamson, War Record of Thomas J. Williamson (n.pub.), Enlisted as a private in Co. C, 3d Battn. Ga. State Troops January 4, 1862.
    Roll dated April 17, 1862, last on file, shows him present.
    Mustered out in 1862.
    Enlisted as a private in Co. I, 53d Regiment Ga. Inf. May 3, 1862.
    Pension records show he was at home on sick furlough in 1865.. Hereinafter cited as War Record of TJ Williamson.
  10. [S173] Monroe County Historical Society, Monroe County, Georgia, a History (Forsyth, GA: Monroe Co. Historical Society, 1979), p. 530 documents CSA service - 3rd and 4th Battalion, Georgia Sharpshooters. Barnsville Blues. CSA. Hereinafter cited as Monroe Co., GA, a History.
  11. [S759] Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers Record (Original data: Historical Data Systems, Compiled. Military Records of Individual Civil War Soldiers. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1999).
  12. [S496] US1880.
  13. [S555] US1900.
  14. [S217] Cemetery Marker in Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery, Stark, Butts Co., GA (located in Butts Co., GA).

Eliza Ann Ingram1,2

F, #1201, b. circa 1835, d. between 1864 and 1867
Relationship
Great-grandmother of Lester Milton Barlow
Charts
Lester M. Barlow Pedigree
     Eliza Ann Ingram was born circa 1835 in Butts Co., GA.3,4,5 She was the daughter of John Spires Ingram Sr. and Nancy Jinks. Eliza Ann Ingram was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Butts Co., GA in the household of Nancy Jinks (her mother.)6

Eliza Ann Ingram married Thomas Jefferson Williamson, son of Nathan Camp Williamson and Irena Summerlin, on 23 Dec 1852 in Butts Co., GA.7,4,3,8 Eliza Ann Ingram was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Monroe Co., GA in the household of Thomas Jefferson Williamson (her husband.)9

As the wife of a soldier in service in the CSA, she was entitled to a discount on the price of salt in 1863 and 1864 in Monroe Co., GA.10

Eliza Ann Ingram died between 1864 and 1867.10,11

A summary of Eliza Ann's census records:
Head of Household Household Member Age Year State County
Ingram, J S (Ingram, Eliza Ann) 5-10 1840 GA Henry Co.
Ingram, Nancy Ingram, Eliza A 15 1850 GA Butts Co.
Williamson, T J Williamson, E A 25 1860 GA Monroe Co.

Children of Eliza Ann Ingram and Thomas Jefferson Williamson

Citations

  1. [S227] John S. Ingram Sr. will (Sep 1843), Will of John S. Ingram Sr., Personal Library, Private address. Hereinafter cited as Will of JS Ingram Sr.
  2. [S196] Rosa Thornton Lane, History of Butts County (Atlanta, GA: Dept. of Archives & History, 1935), Wills, p. 7 (copy of will). Hereinafter cited as History of Butts County.
  3. [S170] Census Records for Thomas J. Williamson.
  4. [S171] Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, compiler, "Ancestral File - LDS", Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT. Hereinafter cited as "Ancestral File - LDS."
  5. [S162] Mrs. Lola Florilla Amanda Barlow, Certificate of Death 453 (8 Aug 1930), Personal Library, Private address, identifies county. Hereinafter cited as Death Cert. LFA Williamson.
  6. [S414] US1850.
  7. [S194] William McIntosh Chapter DAR, compiler, Index and Marriage Records, 1827-1882, Butts Co., GA (Salt Lake City, UT: The New York Family History Center - LDS, 1955), p. 141. Hereinafter cited as Index and Marriage Records, 1827-1882, Butts Co., GA.
  8. [S162] Death Cert. LFA Williamson.
  9. [S402] US1860.
  10. [S845] Georgia Adjutant and Inspector General's Office Commissary General's Dept., Families Supplied with Salt, 1862-1864 (Atlanta, GA: Dept. of Archives and History, 1863-1864), p. 516 and p. 607. Hereinafter cited as Families Supplied with Salt, 1862-1864.
  11. [S927] Georgia, Confederate Pension Applications, 1879-1960 (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com) URL: http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/; Original data: Confederate Pension Applications, Georgia Confederate Pension Office, RG 58-1-1, Georgia Archives, before 08 Sep 1867 when her husband remarried.

Minnie Lee Griggs

F, #1204, b. 24 Dec 1916, d. 23 Jun 2005
     Minnie Lee Griggs was born on 24 Dec 1916.1 She was the daughter of Emanuel Griggs and Ludie Kay. Minnie Lee Griggs was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Capps, Henry Co., AL in the household of Emanuel Griggs.2 Minnie Lee Griggs was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Capps, Henry Co., AL in the household of Emanuel Griggs.3 Minnie Lee Griggs was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Dothan, Houston Co., AL.4

Minnie Lee Griggs was living in Albany, Dougherty Co., GA, in 1975.1

Minnie Lee Griggs died on 23 Jun 2005 in Albany, Dougherty Co., GA, at age 88.5 She was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Albany, Dougherty Co., GA.6

Citations

  1. [S164] Guy B. Funderburk, Funderburk: Castles and Conquests (Monroe, NC: Cory Press, 1975), p. 366. Hereinafter cited as Funderburk: Castles and Conquests.
  2. [S681] US1920.
  3. [S679] US1930.
  4. [S1399] US1940.
  5. [S766] Social Security Death Index (SSDI), (RootsWeb.com: RootsWeb). Hereinafter cited as Social Security Death Index.
  6. [S1057] Cemetery Marker in Crown Hill Cemetery, Albany, Dougherty Co., GA (1907 Dawson Road (31.60060 -84.19470)).

Nora Chambers

F, #1205, b. 1 Nov 1862, d. 12 Nov 1892
     Nora Chambers was born on 1 Nov 1862 in Irwinton, Wilkinson Co., GA.1 She was the daughter of William I. Chambers and Hannah Jane Hall. Nora Chambers was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Irwinton, Wilkinson Co., GA in the household of William I. Chambers.2 Nora Chambers was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Irwinton, Wilkinson Co., GA in the household of William I. Chambers.3

Nora Chambers married James Sample Funderburk, son of George Washington Funderburk and Rachel Louise Bickett, on 8 Dec 1889.4,1,5

Nora Chambers died on 12 Nov 1892 at age 30.1,6 She was buried in Irwinton City Cemetery, Irwinton, Wilkinson Co., GA.4,1

Child of Nora Chambers and James Sample Funderburk

Citations

  1. [S164] Guy B. Funderburk, Funderburk: Castles and Conquests (Monroe, NC: Cory Press, 1975), p. 249. Hereinafter cited as Funderburk: Castles and Conquests.
  2. [S497] US1870.
  3. [S496] US1880.
  4. [S1061] Cemetery Marker in Irwinton City Cemetery, Irwinton, Wilkinson Co., GA (on US441, .2 mi. south of SR57 (32.8075 -83.17222)).
  5. [S166] Interview with George William Funderburk Jr. (West Point, Troup Co., GA), by this researcher, 26 Sep 1993. Personal Library.
  6. [S166] Interview, George William Funderburk Jr., 26 Sep 1993, He died when George William, Sr. was 2 years old.

Elizabeth (Bettie) Massey

F, #1206, b. 31 Jan 1867, d. 8 Dec 1952
     Elizabeth (Bettie) Massey was born on 31 Jan 1867 in GA.1,2 She was the daughter of John Massey and Winney <...>. Elizabeth (Bettie) Massey was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Wayne Co., GA in the household of John Massey.3 Elizabeth (Bettie) Massey was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Jesup, Wayne Co., GA in the household of John Massey.4

Elizabeth (Bettie) Massey married M. W. McRae Jr. on 16 Dec 1885 in Wayne Co., GA.5

Elizabeth (Bettie) Massey married James Sample Funderburk, son of George Washington Funderburk and Rachel Louise Bickett, on 10 Apr 1894 in Wayne Co., GA.6 Elizabeth (Bettie) Massey was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Jesup, Wayne Co., GA in the household of James Sample Funderburk.7

Elizabeth (Bettie) Massey was widowed on 11 Mar 1917 in Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA.8,9,10,11 She was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA with others in the household: John Paul Funderburk and Elizabeth Mae Funderburk.

Elizabeth (Bettie) Massey was living in Orlando, Orange Co., FL, in 1929.12 She was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Orlando, Orange Co., FL in the household of Mary M. McRae (her stepdaughter.)13 Elizabeth (Bettie) Massey was enumerated in the census of 1935 in Orlando, Orange Co., FL in the household of Mary M. McRae (her step daughter.)14 Elizabeth (Bettie) Massey was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Orlando, Orange Co., FL with others in the household: John Paul Funderburk, Mary M. McRae, John L. Parrott Jr. and Malcolm M. McRae.15 Elizabeth (Bettie) Massey was enumerated in the census of 1945 in Orlando, Orange Co., FL in the household of John Paul Funderburk.16

Elizabeth (Bettie) Massey died on 8 Dec 1952 in Orange Co., FL, at age 85.17,2 She was buried in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA.1,18

Children of Elizabeth (Bettie) Massey and M. W. McRae Jr.

Children of Elizabeth (Bettie) Massey and James Sample Funderburk

Citations

  1. [S214] Cemetery Marker in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA (N Oak St & W Mary St (30.84140 -83.29220)).
  2. [S164] Guy B. Funderburk, Funderburk: Castles and Conquests (Monroe, NC: Cory Press, 1975), p. 249. Hereinafter cited as Funderburk: Castles and Conquests.
  3. [S497] US1870.
  4. [S496] US1880.
  5. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Wayne County Marriage Book, 1876 - 1895, page 114.
  6. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm, Wayne County Marriage Book, 1891 - 1901, page 139.
  7. [S555] US1900.
  8. [S804] The Butler Herald, Taylor Co., GA, March 22, 1917. "Local News - Rev. J.S. Funderburk, a well known Methodist minister and former highly esteemed pastor of the Butler circuit died last week at Valdosta following an illness of ten days from paralysis. He is survived by a second wife and four children.". Hereinafter cited as The Butler Herald.
  9. [S166] Interview with George William Funderburk Jr. (West Point, Troup Co., GA), by this researcher, 26 Sep 1993. Personal Library.
  10. [S164] Guy B. Funderburk, Funderburk: Castles and Conquests, p. 153.
  11. [S1] Guy B. Funderburk, Funderburk: History and Heritage (Salem, WV: Salem Press, 1967), p. 267. Hereinafter cited as Funderburk: History and Heritage.
  12. [S90] The Official Orlando FL City Directory & Orange Co Gazetteer (Orlando, FL: Miller Press, 1928-1936), 1929-30, 1932-36. Hereinafter cited as Orlando FL City Directory.
  13. [S679] US1930.
  14. [S920] FL1935.
  15. [S1399] US1940.
  16. [S916] FL1945.
  17. [S1286] Florida Deaths 1877-1998, Death Record (Original data: Florida Dept. of Health and Vital Statistics), Ancestry.com, Provo, UT. Hereinafter cited as Florida Deaths, 1877-1998.
  18. [S166] Interview, George William Funderburk Jr., 26 Sep 1993, Information taken from a memorial service record.

Elizabeth Mae Funderburk1

F, #1207, b. 30 Mar 1902, d. 4 Jun 1982
Relationship
1st cousin 1 time removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Bickett Descendants
     Elizabeth Mae Funderburk was born on 30 Mar 1902 in GA.2,3,4 She was the daughter of James Sample Funderburk and Elizabeth (Bettie) Massey. Elizabeth Mae Funderburk was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA in the household of Elizabeth (Bettie) Massey. Elizabeth was a teacher in 1930 in Orlando, Orange Co., FL.5 She was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Orlando, Orange Co., FL in the household of Mary M. McRae (her half sister.)2 Elizabeth Mae Funderburk was enumerated in the census of 1935 in Orlando, Orange Co., FL in the household of Mary M. McRae (her half sister.)6 Elizabeth Mae Funderburksailed from Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the ship Delmundo. The ship was to stop in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, then arrive in New Orleans, 11 Aug 1937. She seems to be sailing with Fanibel Adams, also a teacher in Orlando, who lived not far from Elizabeth in 1935.7 She was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Orlando, Orange Co., FL in the household of unresearched people (as a lodger.)8 She was enumerated in the census of 1945 in Orlando, Orange Co., FL in the household of John Paul Funderburk.9

Elizabeth Mae Funderburk died on 4 Jun 1982 in Orange Co., FL, at age 80.10 She was buried in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA.11

Citations

  1. [S166] Interview with George William Funderburk Jr. (West Point, Troup Co., GA), by this researcher, 26 Sep 1993. Personal Library, She was George's father's half-sister. She spelled her name Funderburke.
  2. [S679] US1930.
  3. [S164] Guy B. Funderburk, Funderburk: Castles and Conquests (Monroe, NC: Cory Press, 1975), p. 249. Hereinafter cited as Funderburk: Castles and Conquests.
  4. [S166] Interview, George William Funderburk Jr., 26 Sep 1993, has conflicting birth date, c1897.
  5. [S90] The Official Orlando FL City Directory & Orange Co Gazetteer (Orlando, FL: Miller Press, 1928-1936), 1930-1936. Hereinafter cited as Orlando FL City Directory.
  6. [S920] FL1935.
  7. [S1039] Herman A. Maxwell entry; Cefalu Passenger Lists, 11 Dec 1939; in Micropublication T905. RG085. (Washington, DC: National Archives).
  8. [S1399] US1940.
  9. [S916] FL1945.
  10. [S361] Death Registration from original data: State of Florida. Florida Death Index,1877-1998, Ancestry.com, Provo, UT. Hereinafter cited as Florida Death Index, 1877-1998.
  11. [S214] Cemetery Marker in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA (N Oak St & W Mary St (30.84140 -83.29220)).