Lela Ellen McNair

F, #193, b. 10 Aug 1873, d. 8 Aug 1968
Relationship
Grandaunt of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
McNair Descendants
     Lela Ellen McNair was born on 10 Aug 1873 in Whigham, Decatur Co., GA.1,2 She was the daughter of William Green McNair and Nancy Ann Higdon. Alternatively, Lela Ellen McNair was born on 10 Oct 1873 in GA.3 She was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of William Green McNair.4

Lela Ellen McNair married Benjamin Oscar Harrison, son of Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison and Amanda Melvina Byrd, on 4 Jul 1894 in Decatur Co., GA.2 Lela Ellen McNair was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of Benjamin Oscar Harrison.

Lela Ellen McNair sewed a square for the quilt which was presented to her niece, Rosa Lee Overstreet for her 1903 wedding. The quilt is still in the possession of a family member. Lela Ellen McNair was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Grady Co., GA in the household of Benjamin Oscar Harrison.

Lela Ellen McNair was listed as the nearest relative of Robert Leo Harrison on his WWI draft card, 12 Sep 1918.5 Lela Ellen McNair was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Grady Co., GA in the household of Benjamin Oscar Harrison. Lela Ellen McNair was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Grady Co., GA in the household of Benjamin Oscar Harrison. Lela Ellen McNair was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Whigham, Grady Co., GA in the household of Benjamin Oscar Harrison.6

Lela Ellen McNair died on 8 Aug 1968 in Bainbridge, Decatur Co., GA, at age 94.3,7 She was buried in Pisgah Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Climax, Decatur Co., GA.8,7

Children of Lela Ellen McNair and Benjamin Oscar Harrison

Citations

  1. [S783] Transcribed by Denise Smiley, Decatur Co., GA Obituary Records, GA GenWeb (http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/decatur/obits), The Post-Searchlight, Thursday, May 11, 1967 - p. 5.
  2. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage Benjamin Harrison (1777-1832) (Murray, Utah: Roylance Publishers, 1989), p. 183. Hereinafter cited as Harrison Heritage.
  3. [S26] Margaret Jean McNair Grunewald, "McNair, Daniel, Family History Papers". Received from JoAnn McNair, 1992, p. 22. Hereinafter cited as "McNair, Daniel, Family History Papers."
  4. [S496] US1880.
  5. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY, Order Number A327. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  6. [S1399] US1940.
  7. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage, p. 184.
  8. [S858] Cemetery Marker in Pisgah Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Climax, Decatur Co., GA (State Road 262 (Antioch Church Rd) and Sykes Mill Rd (30.8364 -84.415)).

Benjamin Oscar Harrison

M, #194, b. 17 Dec 1871, d. 7 Aug 1952
     Benjamin Oscar Harrison was born on 17 Dec 1871 in Decatur Co., GA.1 He was the son of Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison and Amanda Melvina Byrd. Benjamin Oscar Harrison was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison.

Benjamin Oscar Harrison married Lela Ellen McNair, daughter of William Green McNair and Nancy Ann Higdon, on 4 Jul 1894 in Decatur Co., GA.1 Benjamin Oscar Harrison was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA with others in the household: Lela Ellen McNair, Lois Annie Harrison, Nancy Elma Harrison and Robert Leo Harrison. Benjamin Oscar Harrison was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Grady Co., GA with others in the household: Lela Ellen McNair, Lois Annie Harrison, Nancy Elma Harrison, Robert Leo Harrison, Lilla Amanda Harrison, Avin McNair Harrison, Bernice Onieda Harrison and Verna Harrison. Robert Leo Harrison listed Benjamin Oscar Harrison as his employer on his WWI draft registration, 12 Sep 1918.2

He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Grady Co., GA with others in the household: Lela Ellen McNair, Robert Leo Harrison, Lilla Amanda Harrison, Avin McNair Harrison, Bernice Onieda Harrison, Verna Harrison, Mildred Harrison and Benjamin Maston ONeal Harrison. Benjamin Oscar Harrison was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Grady Co., GA with others in the household: Lela Ellen McNair, Avin McNair Harrison, Verna Harrison, Mildred Harrison and Benjamin Maston ONeal Harrison. Benjamin Oscar Harrison was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Whigham, Grady Co., GA with others in the household: Lela Ellen McNair and Verna Harrison.3

Benjamin Oscar Harrison died on 7 Aug 1952 in Bainbridge, Decatur Co., GA, at age 80.4 He was buried in Pisgah Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Climax, Decatur Co., GA.5,4

Children of Benjamin Oscar Harrison and Lela Ellen McNair

Citations

  1. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage Benjamin Harrison (1777-1832) (Murray, Utah: Roylance Publishers, 1989), p. 183. Hereinafter cited as Harrison Heritage.
  2. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY, Order Number A327. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  3. [S1399] US1940.
  4. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage, p. 184.
  5. [S858] Cemetery Marker in Pisgah Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Climax, Decatur Co., GA (State Road 262 (Antioch Church Rd) and Sykes Mill Rd (30.8364 -84.415)).

Luella Barber

F, #195, b. 7 Jul 1865, d. 10 Mar 1938
     Luella Barber was born on 7 Jul 1865 in Gadsden Co., FL.1,2,3,4 She was the daughter of John Barber and Martha Moore. Luella Barber was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of John Barber.5 Luella Barber was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of John Barber.6

Luella Barber married John Daniel McNair, son of William Green McNair and Nancy Ann Higdon, on 4 Dec 1882 in Gadsden Co., FL.7,3 Luella Barber was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of John Daniel McNair.8 Luella Barber was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Grady Co., GA in the household of John Daniel McNair.9

Mrs. J. D. McNair was listed as the nearest relative of George Lee McNair on his WWI draft card, 12 Sep 1918.10 Luella Barber was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Grady Co., GA in the household of John Daniel McNair.11 Luella Barber was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Grady Co., GA in the household of John Daniel McNair.12

Luella Barber was widowed on 27 Oct 1937.3

Luella Barber died on 10 Mar 1938 in Whigham, Grady Co., GA, at age 72; the informant of the death was Tom Corry McNair.13,3 Luella Barber was buried in 1938 in McNair Family Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.14,13,15,16

Children of Luella Barber and John Daniel McNair

Citations

  1. [S1744] "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1940," Images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 3 Nov 2015), Citing Georgia Archives, Morrow, Certificate 9489 (4). Her death certificate says she was born in 1866, but her tombstone has 1865.
  2. [S1662] "Georgia, Deaths, 1928-1939," Certificate of Death, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 26 Oct 2014), citing Georgia Archives, Morrow, Certificate no. 31-9643 (7) of her daughter.
  3. [S3] Floreda Duke Varick, Grady County, Georgia, Tomb Index (Tallahassee, FL: Varick, c1980), p. 69. Hereinafter cited as Grady Co., GA, Tomb Index.
  4. [S14] Cemetery Marker in McNair Family Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA (1 mile west of old 179, on McCreaville Rd, past farmhouse, up on a hill); read by this compiler, 1992.
  5. [S497] US1870.
  6. [S496] US1880.
  7. [S1400] FamilySearch, Florida Marriages, 1830-1993 (Florida counties).
  8. [S555] US1900.
  9. [S663] US1910.
  10. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY, Order Number A286. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  11. [S681] US1920.
  12. [S679] US1930.
  13. [S1744] "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1940," Images, FamilySearch, Certificate 9489 (4).
  14. [S14] Cemetery Marker in McNair Family Cem., Preparer visited grave in Nov 1992.
  15. [S806] Grady County Historical Society Inc. (Comp.), Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia (P. O. Box 586, Cairo, GA 39828: Grady County Historical Society, Inc., 2006), p. 246. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  16. [S3] Floreda Duke Varick, Grady Co., GA, Tomb Index.

John Daniel Burns1,2

M, #196, b. 5 Aug 1869, d. 3 Dec 1950
John D. Burns
     John Daniel Burns was born on 5 Aug 1869 in Gadsden Co., FL.3,4 He was the son of Thomas L. Burns and Mary A. F. Geddie. John Daniel Burns was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Leon Co., FL in the household of Thomas L. Burns (his father.)5

John Daniel Burns was living in Leon Co., FL, on 2 Aug 1870.5

John Daniel Burns was enumerated in the censuses of 1880,6 and of 1885, in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Thomas L. Burns (his father.)7

John Daniel Burns married Annie Virginia McNair, daughter of William Green McNair and Nancy Ann Higdon, on 13 Sep 1888 in Decatur Co., GA.8,9 John was a farmer.

John Daniel Burns was enumerated as Head of Household in the censuses of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Annie Virginia McNair and Robert Lee Burns (his wife and son),10 of 1910 in Grady Co., GA, with others in the household: Annie Virginia McNair and Robert Lee Burns (his wife and son),11 of 1920 in Grady Co., GA, with others in the household: Annie Virginia McNair and Mary A. F. Geddie (his wife and his mother),12 and of 1930 in Grady Co., GA with others in the household: Annie Virginia McNair (his wife.)13 John Daniel Burns became the guardian of his mother, Mary A. F. Geddie on 6 Aug 1934 in Gadsden Co., FL.14 John Daniel Burns was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Calvary, Grady Co., GA with others in the household: Annie Virginia McNair.15

John Daniel Burns was widowed on 29 Dec 1945 in Calvary, Grady Co., GA.16,17,18

John Daniel Burns died on 3 Dec 1950 in Bainbridge, Decatur Co., GA, at age 81.19,20,4 He was buried on 4 Dec 1950 in McNair Family Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.3,21

A summary of John Daniel's census records:
Head of Household Household Member Age Year State County
Burns, Thomas Burns, John D 1 1870 FL Leon Co.
Burns, Thomas Burns, John D 11 1880 FL Gadsden Co.
Burnes, T L Burnes, J D 15 1885 FL Gadsden Co.
Burns, Jno D 30 1900 GA Decatur Co.
Burns, John D 41 1910 GA Grady Co.
Burns, John D 50 1920 GA Grady Co.
Burns, John D 60 1930 GA Grady Co.
Burns, John Daniel 70 1940 GA Grady Co.

Children of John Daniel Burns and Annie Virginia McNair

Citations

  1. [S9] Census Records for John D. Burns.
  2. [S25] John Daniel Burns, Certificate of Death (# not listed) (14 Dec 1950), Personal Library, Private address, provided mother's maiden name. Hereinafter cited as Death Cert. JD Burns.
  3. [S25] Death Cert. JD Burns.
  4. [S3] Floreda Duke Varick, Grady County, Georgia, Tomb Index (Tallahassee, FL: Varick, c1980), p. 16. Hereinafter cited as Grady Co., GA, Tomb Index.
  5. [S497] US1870.
  6. [S496] US1880.
  7. [S498] FL1885.
  8. [S19] Marriage Certificate of JD Burns and RA McNair: B601. Marriage performed by M. J. Overstreet, N.P.& Ex Off. J.P. (License granted by C. J. Munnerly, 10 Sep 1888), Personal Library, Private address. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Cert. of JD Burns and RA McNair.
  9. [S6] Eustus Howard Hayes, Index to White Marriages, Decatur County, 1824-1943, Some Decatur Co., GA, Genealogical References (Ozark, AL: Eustus Howard Hayes, 1973), p. 56, 120. Hereinafter cited as Index to White Marriages, Decatur Co., 1824-1943.
  10. [S555] US1900.
  11. [S663] US1910.
  12. [S681] US1920.
  13. [S679] US1930.
  14. [S98] John Daniel Burns v. Mary AF (Geddie) Burns, Guardianship Papers, Gadsden County Courthouse, Quincy, Gadsden Co., FL.
  15. [S1399] US1940.
  16. [S3] Floreda Duke Varick, Grady Co., GA, Tomb Index, p. 69.
  17. [S18] Annie Virginia McNair Burns Mrs Jno Burns, Certificate of Death (# not shown) (15 Jan 1946), Personal Library, Private address. Hereinafter cited as Death Cert. AV McNair.
  18. [S17] Obituary of Annie Virginia McNair, The Cairo Messenger, Cairo, GA, 6 Jan 1946, MRS. JOHN BURNS. 84 CALVARY. The earthly sojourn of Mrs. John Burns, 84, of Calvary, came to a close about noon last Saturday, Dec. 29th. Mrs. Burns was the daughter of the late William Green and Nancy Higdon McNair and was born at Calvary Sept. 20th, 1861. She married Mr. Burns Sept. 13th, 1888.. Hereinafter cited as Obituary of Annie Virginia McNair.
  19. [S16] Obituary of John Daniel Burns, The Cairo Messenger, Cairo, GA, 8 Dec 1950, Mr. John Daniel Burns passed away at his home in Bainbridge at 4 a. m. Sunday, December 3, after an illness of several months. He was born August 5, 1869, in Gadsden County, Fla., the son of the late Tom and Mary Geddie Burns. He was a member of the Methodist Church of Calvary. His wife, the former Miss Annie V. McNair, died on December 29, 1945.. Hereinafter cited as Obituary of John Daniel Burns.
  20. [S25] Death Cert. JD Burns, Fidelity Nursing Home.
  21. [S14] Cemetery Marker in McNair Family Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA (1 mile west of old 179, on McCreaville Rd, past farmhouse, up on a hill); read by this compiler, 1992, Preparer has pictures taken in Nov 1992.

Matthew J. Overstreet1

M, #197, b. 1 Feb 1856, d. 17 Mar 1892
Relationship
1st cousin 3 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
McNair Descendants
     Matthew J. Overstreet was born on 1 Feb 1856.2 He was the son of Matthew Overstreet and Martha Ann Sutton. Matthew J. Overstreet was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Emanuel Co., GA in the household of Matthew Overstreet. Matthew J. Overstreet was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Emanuel Co., GA in the household of James Stephen Overstreet.

Matthew J. Overstreet married Willie Theresa McNair, daughter of William Green McNair and Nancy Ann Higdon, on 22 Feb 1883 in Decatur Co., GA.3,4

Matthew J. Overstreet died on 17 Mar 1892 at age 36.2 He was buried in 1892 in McNair Family Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.5,6

Child of Matthew J. Overstreet and Willie Theresa McNair

Citations

  1. [S171] Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, compiler, "Ancestral File - LDS", shows parents, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT. Hereinafter cited as "Ancestral File - LDS."
  2. [S14] Cemetery Marker in McNair Family Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA (1 mile west of old 179, on McCreaville Rd, past farmhouse, up on a hill); read by this compiler, 1992.
  3. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Decatur County Marriage Book, 1867 - 1896, p. 415.
  4. [S6] Eustus Howard Hayes, Index to White Marriages, Decatur County, 1824-1943, Some Decatur Co., GA, Genealogical References (Ozark, AL: Eustus Howard Hayes, 1973), B415, p. 120, 273. Hereinafter cited as Index to White Marriages, Decatur Co., 1824-1943.
  5. [S806] Grady County Historical Society Inc. (Comp.), Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia (P. O. Box 586, Cairo, GA 39828: Grady County Historical Society, Inc., 2006), p. 245. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  6. [S14] Cemetery Marker in McNair Family Cem., Preparer has pictures taken in Nov 1992.

Walter Jerden Allen1

M, #198, b. 12 Sep 1869, d. 4 Jul 1962
     Walter Jerden Allen was born on 12 Sep 1869 in GA.2

Walter Jerden Allen married first Willie Theresa McNair, daughter of William Green McNair and Nancy Ann Higdon, on 21 Jan 1897 in Decatur Co., GA.3,4 Walter Jerden Allen was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA with others in the household: Willie Theresa McNair, Lillian Overstreet and Helen Allen (his wife, stepdaughter, and daughter.)5 Walter Jerden Allen was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Grady Co., GA with others in the household: Willie Theresa McNair, Helen Allen, Alice Duane Allen and Lillian Overstreet.6 Walter Jerden Allen was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Brooks Co., GA with others in the household: Willie Theresa McNair and Alice Duane Allen.7 Walter Jerden Allen was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Brooks Co., GA with others in the household: Willie Theresa McNair.8

Walter Jerden Allen was widowed on 25 Mar 1933.2 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Brooks Co., GA.9

Walter's second marriage was to Lantie McNair, daughter of John Daniel McNair and Luella Barber, on 27 Jan 1942 in Brooks Co., GA.10,11,4,8

Walter Jerden Allen died on 4 Jul 1962 at age 92.2 He was buried in McNair Family Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.12,13

Children of Walter Jerden Allen and Willie Theresa McNair

Citations

  1. [S669] Letter from Kathy Cappadona (private address) to this compiler, 23 Aug 2000; Personal Library (Private address), Middle name.
  2. [S14] Cemetery Marker in McNair Family Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA (1 mile west of old 179, on McCreaville Rd, past farmhouse, up on a hill); read by this compiler, 1992.
  3. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Decatur County Marriage Book, 1894 - 1905, p. 97.
  4. [S14] Cemetery Marker in McNair Family Cem., on tombstone.
  5. [S555] US1900.
  6. [S663] US1910.
  7. [S681] US1920.
  8. [S679] US1930.
  9. [S1399] US1940.
  10. [S1575] "Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978," Images, Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com : accessed 21 Dec 2013), Citing County Marriage Records, 1828–1978. The Georgia Archives, Morrow, Georgia, Book G, 1936-1948, Page 210.
  11. [S26] Margaret Jean McNair Grunewald, "McNair, Daniel, Family History Papers". Received from JoAnn McNair, 1992. Hereinafter cited as "McNair, Daniel, Family History Papers."
  12. [S806] Grady County Historical Society Inc. (Comp.), Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia (P. O. Box 586, Cairo, GA 39828: Grady County Historical Society, Inc., 2006), p. 245. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  13. [S14] Cemetery Marker in McNair Family Cem., Preparer has pictures taken in Nov 1992.

William Oscar McNair1

M, #199, b. 9 Oct 1894, d. 8 Nov 1979
Relationship
1st cousin of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
McNair Descendants
     William Oscar McNair was born on 9 Oct 1894 in Calvary, Decatur Co., GA.2,3 He was the son of Byron Higdon McNair and Mildred ONeal. William Oscar McNair was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of Byron Higdon McNair.4 William Oscar McNair was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Grady Co., GA in the household of Byron Higdon McNair.

William Oscar McNair married Annie Mae Buchanan on 8 Oct 1916.

The first draft registration for World War I was for men born between June 5, 1886 and June 5, 1896. William Oscar McNair filled out a draft card on 5 Jun 1917 in Albany, Dougherty Co., GA. He was tall, of medium build, with gray eyes and brown hair. He was living at 503 Jefferson, in Albany. John A. White signed as Registrar.5 William was a bookkeeper for R. L. Jones in Albany, Dougherty Co., GA.2

William Oscar McNair began military service on 15 Jul 1918 in Athens, Clarke Co., GA, serving in WWI in 30 Serv [Service] Co Sig C [Signal Corps].6 His military service ended on 28 Dec 1918 with an honorable discharge.6 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Unadilla, Dooly Co., GA with others in the household: Annie Mae Buchanan. William Oscar McNair was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Bibb Co., GA with others in the household: Annie Mae Buchanan. William Oscar McNair was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Bibb Co., GA with others in the household: Annie Mae Buchanan.7

William Oscar McNair married Milledge Anderson after 1965.8

William Oscar McNair died on 8 Nov 1979 in Bibb Co., GA, at age 85.9,10 He was buried on 10 Nov 1979 in Riverside Cemetery, Macon, Bibb Co., GA.11,12

Citations

  1. [S17] Obituary of Annie Virginia McNair, The Cairo Messenger, Cairo, GA, 6 Jan 1946, He was one of the pallbearers. Hereinafter cited as Obituary of Annie Virginia McNair.
  2. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  3. [S84] Mildred Ellen McNair, "McNair, Joe, Family History Papers". Received copy from Ellen McNair Moo in 1992. Hereinafter cited as "McNair, Joe, Family History Papers."
  4. [S555] US1900.
  5. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards", No. 224.
  6. [S1561] "Georgia, World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919", Original data: Georgia Adjutant General’s Office. World War I Statements of Service Cards. Georgia State Archives, Morrow, Georgia; Ancestry.com; Provo, UT. Hereinafter cited as "Georgia, WWI Service Cards."
  7. [S1399] US1940.
  8. [S1310] Georgia Death Index 1933-1998, Death Registration, FamilySearch, UT, (death of his first wife). Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Index, 1933-1998.
  9. [S767] Death Registration from original data: State of Georgia. Indexes of Vital Records for Georgia: Deaths, 1919-98. Georgia: Georgia Health Department, Office of Vital Records (1998), Ancestry.com, Provo, UT, Certificate No. 35074. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Index.
  10. [S54] Obituary of Annie Lee McNair, The Cairo Messenger, Cairo, GA, 18 Jul 1971. Hereinafter cited as Obituary of Annie Lee McNair.
  11. [S1104] Cemetery Marker in Riverside Cemetery & Conservancy, Macon, Bibb Co., GA.
  12. [S1867] Cemetery Marker in Riverside Cemetery & Conservancy, Macon, Bibb Co., GA.

Marston Elliott McNair

M, #200, b. 30 Jul 1896, d. 2 Jan 1957
Relationship
1st cousin of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
McNair Descendants
     Marston Elliott McNair was born on 30 Jul 1896 in Calvary, Decatur Co., GA.1,2,3 He was the son of Byron Higdon McNair and Mildred ONeal. Marston Elliott McNair was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of Byron Higdon McNair.4 Marston Elliott McNair was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Grady Co., GA in the household of Byron Higdon McNair.

The second draft registration for World War I was for men born between June 5, 1896 and June 5, 1897. Two months later, a supplemental registration was held for men born between June 5, 1897 and August 24, 1897. Marston Elliott McNair filled out a draft card on 5 Jun 1918 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL. He was of medium height, of medium build, with blue eyes and brown hair. He was living with his father at 2014 6 Ave., No. Birmingham. A. L. Grey, Jr. signed as Registrar. Byron Higdon McNair was listed as his nearest relative.5 Marston was employed by the Ajax Metal Co. of the South, Ave. A, 39th St in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL.1

Marston Elliott McNair married Annie Mae Ware, daughter of Wyatt D. Ware and Mattie Poole, on 26 Jul 1919 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL.6,7 Marston Elliott McNair was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL in the household of Mattie Poole (his mother-in-law.)7 Marston Elliott McNair was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL with others in the household: Annie Mae Ware.8 Marston Elliott McNair was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL with others in the household: Annie Mae Ware.9

Marston Elliott McNair died on 2 Jan 1957 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL, at age 60.10

Citations

  1. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  2. [S84] Mildred Ellen McNair, "McNair, Joe, Family History Papers". Received copy from Ellen McNair Moo in 1992. Hereinafter cited as "McNair, Joe, Family History Papers."
  3. [S1188] FamilySearch, Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957 (www.familysearch.org), has year.
  4. [S555] US1900.
  5. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards", Registration No. 98.
  6. [S1188] FamilySearch, Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957.
  7. [S681] US1920.
  8. [S679] US1930.
  9. [S1399] US1940.
  10. [S976] FamilySearch, Alabama Statewide Deaths 1908-1974 (Family History Library), Certificate number 825.

Joe McNair1

M, #202, b. 11 Apr 1908, d. 7 Feb 1983
     Joe McNair was born on 11 Apr 1908.2,3 He was the son of Byron Higdon McNair and Mildred ONeal. Joe McNair was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Grady Co., GA in the household of Byron Higdon McNair. Joe McNair was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Grady Co., GA in the household of Byron Higdon McNair. Joe McNair was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Grady Co., GA in the household of Byron Higdon McNair.

Joe McNair married Ella Maxwell, daughter of Howard Grover Maxwell and Maggie Ella Trulock, on 3 Jan 1932.2 Joe McNair was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Calvary, Grady Co., GA with others in the household: Ella Maxwell and Mildred Ellen McNair.4

Joe McNair died on 7 Feb 1983 at age 74.2 He was buried in Piedmont Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.5,6

Child of Joe McNair and Ella Maxwell

Citations

  1. [S17] Obituary of Annie Virginia McNair, The Cairo Messenger, Cairo, GA, 6 Jan 1946, He was one of the pallbearers. Hereinafter cited as Obituary of Annie Virginia McNair.
  2. [S84] Mildred Ellen McNair, "McNair, Joe, Family History Papers". Received copy from Ellen McNair Moo in 1992. Hereinafter cited as "McNair, Joe, Family History Papers."
  3. [S80] Maston Emmett Jr. ONeal, "ONeal, Hugh, Family History Papers". Received copy from Elisabeth Ann ONeal Plowden, 1992, p. 39. Hereinafter cited as "ONeal, Hugh, Family History Papers."
  4. [S1399] US1940.
  5. [S27] Cemetery Marker in Piedmont Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA (located at D19 LL374, west of Calvary. Take GA Hwy 111 S into Calvary. At caution light, turn right onto 1st Avenue. At 0.1 mile, turn right onto Old 179. At 0.1 mile, turn left onto Swamp Creek Road. At 0.3 mile, turn left onto Piedmont Road. Travel 0.4 mile. Cemetery is on right.); read by this compiler, 1992.
  6. [S806] Grady County Historical Society Inc. (Comp.), Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia (P. O. Box 586, Cairo, GA 39828: Grady County Historical Society, Inc., 2006), p. 290. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.

Alma Shirley McNair

F, #203, b. 10 Dec 1897
Relationship
1st cousin of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
McNair Descendants
     Alma Shirley McNair was born on 10 Dec 1897 in GA.1,2 She was the daughter of Byron Higdon McNair and Mildred ONeal. Alma Shirley McNair was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of Byron Higdon McNair.3 Alma Shirley McNair was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Grady Co., GA in the household of Byron Higdon McNair.

Alma Shirley McNair married Arthur Moody Beckwith, son of Jasper Dawson Beckwith and Annie Elizabeth Singletary, in 1914.4 Alma Shirley McNair was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Grady Co., GA in the household of Arthur Moody Beckwith.5 Alma Shirley McNair was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Sharon, Mercer Co., PA in the household of Arthur Moody Beckwith.1 Alma Shirley McNair was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Sharon, Mercer Co., PA in the household of Arthur Moody Beckwith.6

Citations

  1. [S679] US1930.
  2. [S84] Mildred Ellen McNair, "McNair, Joe, Family History Papers". Received copy from Ellen McNair Moo in 1992. Hereinafter cited as "McNair, Joe, Family History Papers."
  3. [S555] US1900.
  4. [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.
  5. [S681] US1920.
  6. [S1399] US1940.