Leona Maxwell

F, #1164, b. 30 Sep 1912, d. 4 Sep 2004
     Leona Maxwell was born on 30 Sep 1912 in Cairo, Grady Co., GA.1,2 She was the daughter of Leroy Maxwell and Annie Pearl Bryant. Leona Maxwell was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Higdon, Grady Co., GA, in the household of Leroy Maxwell (her father.)1 Leona Maxwell was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Higdon, Grady Co., GA, in the household of Leroy Maxwell.3

Leona Maxwell married William Carl Jones on 26 Dec 1934 in Grady Co., GA.4

Leona Maxwell and William Carl were living in Jamieson, Gadsden Co., FL, in 1935.5 Leona Maxwell was enumerated in the census of 1935 in Hinson, Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of William Carl Jones (her husband.)6 Leona Maxwell was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Higdon, Grady Co., GA, in the household of Annie Pearl Bryant (her mother.)5

Leona Maxwell was widowed on 29 Aug 1963.7

Leona Maxwell married Ernest Higdon Herring, son of James Marvin Herring and Mattie Higdon, on 23 May 1982 in Grady Co., GA.8

Leona Maxwell was widowed on 18 Dec 1984.9

Leona Maxwell married William Perry 'Pete' Johnson, son of Gustavous Tavaris (Dall) Johnson and Mary Idella Nazworth, on 15 Nov 1991 in Grady Co., GA.10,11

Leona Maxwell and William Perry 'Pete' were living in Calvary, Grady Co., GA, on 28 Nov 1992.12

Leona Maxwell was widowed on 6 Nov 2002.9

Leona Maxwell died on 4 Sep 2004 in Cairo, Grady Co., GA, at age 91.2,7 She was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo, Grady Co., GA.7

Citations

  1. [S681] US1920.
  2. [S676] IRS Treasury Dept., Social Security Application (n.pub.).
  3. [S679] US1930.
  4. [S2495] Grady County Marriage Records: Bk B, p. 483A, Grady County Courthouse, Grady Co., GA. Hereinafter cited as Grady County Marriage Records.
  5. [S1399] US1940.
  6. [S920] FL1935.
  7. [S1202] Cemetery Marker in Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo, Grady Co., GA (US84 & 20th St. NE (30.88030 -84.18810)).
  8. [S2495] Grady County Marriage Records: from the Grady Co. Probate Court (Bk L, p. 239A).
  9. [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). Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  10. [S789] Contributed by James Rollins, Grady Co., Georgia Marriage Records (https://sites.rootsweb.com/~gagrady/vitals/marriages.html), N 223A.
  11. [S368] Letter from William Perry 'Pete' and Leona Johnson (Grady Co., GA) to this researcher, 27 Sep 1992; Personal Library (Private address).
  12. [S604] Personal Information.

William Halliday1

M, #1171, b. 21 Sep 1871, d. 28 Sep 1955
     William Halliday was born on 21 Sep 1871 in Countyline, Stewart Co., GA.2,3,4 He was the son of George R. Halliday and Josephine A. Lawson. William Halliday was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Stewart Co., GA, in the household of George R. Halliday.5 William Halliday was graduated from Mercer University in 1892 in Macon, Bibb Co., GA.6 He was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Stewart Co., GA, in the household of Josephine A. Lawson.4

William Halliday married Mattie Blanch Barlow, daughter of Simon S. Barlow and Lola Florilla Amanda Williamson, on 4 May 1902 in Stewart Co., GA.1 William Halliday was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Stewart Co., GA, with others in the household: Mattie Blanch Barlow, William Thomas Halliday and Robert E. Lee Halliday. William Halliday was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Stewart Co., GA, with others in the household: Mattie Blanch Barlow, William Thomas Halliday and Robert E. Lee Halliday. William Halliday was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Stewart Co., GA, with others in the household: Mattie Blanch Barlow and Robert E. Lee Halliday.

In 1935, W. T. Halliday was the informant of the death of his father-in-law, Simon S. Barlow.7,8 William Halliday was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Lumpkin, Stewart Co., GA, with others in the household: Mattie Blanch Barlow.9

William Halliday died on 28 Sep 1955 in Lumpkin, Stewart Co., GA, at age 84.2,3,10 He was buried on 29 Sep 1955 in East Side Cemetery, Lumpkin, Stewart Co., GA.11,3

Children of William Halliday and Mattie Blanch Barlow

Citations

  1. [S157] "David Cohen Georgia Notes," (MS, 1992; Lumpkin, Stewart Co., GA); Personal Library; Private address. Hereinafter cited as "David Cohen GA Notes."
  2. [S766] Social Security Death Index (SSDI), (RootsWeb.com: RootsWeb). Hereinafter cited as Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1718] Columbus Daily Enquirer, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, Friday, Sep 30, 1955, Page: 9. Hereinafter cited as Columbus Daily Enquirer.
  4. [S555] US1900.
  5. [S496] US1880.
  6. [S1289] Macon Telegraph, Macon, GA, p. 10, Mercer Alumni Reunion at Commencement Time. Issue of 24 May 1912. Hereinafter cited as Macon Telegraph.
  7. [S163] Simon S Barlow, Certificate of Death 1195 (25 Nov 1935), Personal Library, Private address. Hereinafter cited as Death Cert. SS Barlow.
  8. [S160] Helen Eliza Terrill, History of Stewart County, Georgia (Columbus, GA: Columbus Office Supply, 1958, 1975), has 1934. Hereinafter cited as History of Stewart Co., GA.
  9. [S1399] US1940.
  10. [S891] The Constitution, Atlanta, GA, Issue of 29 Sep 1955, Thu, Page 37
    . Hereinafter cited as The Atlanta Constitution.
  11. [S1292] Cemetery Marker in East Side Cemetery, Lumpkin, Stewart Co., GA (Main Street (32.04940 -84.79060)).

William Thomas Halliday1

M, #1172, b. 6 Feb 1903, d. 6 Nov 1970
Relationship
1st cousin of Lester Milton Barlow
Charts
Richard Barlow Descendants
     William Thomas Halliday was born on 6 Feb 1903 in GA.2,3 He was the son of William Halliday and Mattie Blanch Barlow. William Thomas Halliday was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Stewart Co., GA, in the household of William Halliday. William Thomas Halliday was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Stewart Co., GA, in the household of William Halliday.

William Thomas Halliday married Claudia H. Kelly on 12 Apr 1929 in Hamilton Co., TN.4,5 William Thomas Halliday was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Nashville, Davidson Co., TN, in the household of unresearched people with others in the household: Claudia H. Kelly (his wife. They are boarders.)6

William Thomas Halliday was living in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL, in 1939.7

William Thomas Halliday and Claudia H. were living in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL, by 1939.8 William Thomas Halliday was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL, with others in the household: Claudia H. Kelly.9

William Thomas Halliday was listed on his WWII draft card as the person who would always know the address of Robert E. Lee Halliday.10

William Thomas Halliday died on 6 Nov 1970 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL, at age 67.11,2 He was buried on 8 Nov 1970 in East Side Cemetery, Lumpkin, Stewart Co., GA.11,2

Citations

  1. [S157] "David Cohen Georgia Notes," (MS, 1992; Lumpkin, Stewart Co., GA); Personal Library; Private address. Hereinafter cited as "David Cohen GA Notes."
  2. [S1292] Cemetery Marker in East Side Cemetery, Lumpkin, Stewart Co., GA (Main Street (32.04940 -84.79060)).
  3. [S681] US1920.
  4. [S1717] "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950," Images, Family Search (http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 10 Sep 2015), Citing County courthouses, Tennessee, p. 398.
  5. [S2493] Chattanooga Daily Times, Chattanooga, TN, Issue of Sat, Apr 13, 1929, Page 4. Hereinafter cited as Chattanooga Daily Times.
  6. [S679] US1930.
  7. [S2032] Polk's Birmingham Directory (Birmingham, Alabama: R. L. Polk & Co.),
    Wm T Jr (Claudia K) mgr Mutual Benefit Health & Accident Assn h1220 s 28th. Hereinafter cited as Polk's Birmingham Directory.
  8. [S1718] Columbus Daily Enquirer, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, p. 10. Mr. and Mrs. William Halliday, Jr. visit his parents, from Birmingham. Hereinafter cited as Columbus Daily Enquirer.
  9. [S1399] US1940.
  10. [S1082] "World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942", Original data: U. S. Selective Service System. Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Several Registrations. NARA; Ancestry.com; Provo, UT, Serial Number 683, Order Number 715. Hereinafter cited as "WWII Draft Registration Cards."
  11. [S1086] FamilySearch, Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974 (Original data: Alabama Department of Health, Montgomery, Alabama).

Robert E. Lee Halliday1

M, #1173, b. 3 Feb 1905, d. 23 May 1987
Relationship
1st cousin of Lester Milton Barlow
Charts
Richard Barlow Descendants
     Robert E. Lee Halliday was born on 3 Feb 1905 in Lumpkin, Stewart Co., GA.2,3,4,5 He was the son of William Halliday and Mattie Blanch Barlow. Robert E. Lee Halliday was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Stewart Co., GA, in the household of William Halliday. Robert E. Lee Halliday was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Stewart Co., GA, in the household of William Halliday. Robert E. Lee Halliday was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Stewart Co., GA, in the household of William Halliday.

Robert E. Lee Halliday married Elizabeth English on 6 May 1933 in Barbour Co., AL.6

Robert E. Lee Halliday was living in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL, in 1939.7 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL.8

This group of draft registrations for World War II was for men born between 17 Feb 1897 and 31 Dec 1921. Robert E. Lee Halliday filled out a draft card on 16 Oct 1940 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL. He was 6' tall, weighed 165, with brown eyes, black hair, and dark complexion. He was living at 2737 Highland Ave. in Birmingham. He worked for Mutual Benefit Health & Accident Association. William Thomas Halliday was listed on his WWII draft card as the person who would always know his address.9

Robert E. Lee Halliday married Ruth Sumner in Nov 1948 in Lumpkin, Stewart Co., GA.10

Robert E. Lee Halliday died on 23 May 1987 in Muscogee Co., GA, at age 82. His county of residence was Stewart.11

I didn't find a marriage record, but the 1940 census says he is divorced.

Citations

  1. [S157] "David Cohen Georgia Notes," (MS, 1992; Lumpkin, Stewart Co., GA); Personal Library; Private address. Hereinafter cited as "David Cohen GA Notes."
  2. [S766] Social Security Death Index (SSDI), (RootsWeb.com: RootsWeb). Hereinafter cited as Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1082] "World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942", Original data: U. S. Selective Service System. Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Several Registrations. NARA; Ancestry.com; Provo, UT. Hereinafter cited as "WWII Draft Registration Cards."
  4. [S679] US1930.
  5. [S681] US1920.
  6. [S1991] "Alabama, County Marriage Records, 1805-1967," Database, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 2 Sep 2018), Citing Marriage Records. Alabama Marriages. County courthouses, Alabama, Image 986.
  7. [S2032] Polk's Birmingham Directory (Birmingham, Alabama: R. L. Polk & Co.),
    Halliday Robt ins r2737 Highland av. Hereinafter cited as Polk's Birmingham Directory.
  8. [S1399] US1940.
  9. [S1082] "WWII Draft Registration Cards", Serial Number 683, Order Number 715.
  10. [S891] The Constitution, Atlanta, GA, Issue of 28 Nov 1948, Sun, Page 48
    . Hereinafter cited as The Atlanta Constitution.
  11. [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 019294. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Index.

Jasper Dawson Beckwith

M, #1187, b. 1 Jul 1867, d. 4 Jan 1944
     Jasper Dawson Beckwith was born on 1 Jul 1867 in Quincy, Gadsden Co., FL.1,2 He was the son of Dawson Moody Beckwith and Rutha Anne Gore.

Jasper Dawson Beckwith married Annie Elizabeth Singletary, daughter of George M. Singletary and Elizabeth Bird, on 29 Oct 1889 in Thomas Co., GA.2,3 Jasper Dawson Beckwith was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Annie Elizabeth Singletary, Minnie Lee Beckwith, Arthur Moody Beckwith, Charles Sylvester Beckwith and Elizabeth Beckwith.4 Jasper Dawson Beckwith was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Grady Co., GA, with others in the household: Minnie Lee Beckwith, Arthur Moody Beckwith, Charles Sylvester Beckwith, Elizabeth Beckwith and Cora Belle Beckwith.5 Jasper Dawson Beckwith was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Savannah, Chatham Co., GA, in the household of John Carroll McNair (his son-in-law.)6

Jasper Dawson Beckwith moved to Houston, Harris Co., TX, circa 1936.1 He was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Houston, Harris Co., TX, in the household of John Carroll McNair.7

Jasper Dawson Beckwith died on 4 Jan 1944 in Houston, Harris Co., TX, at age 76; the informant of the death was Mrs. J. C. McNair, his daughter.1,2 Jasper Dawson Beckwith was buried on 8 Jan 1944 in Woodlawn Cemetery, Houston, Harris Co., TX.1,8

Children of Jasper Dawson Beckwith and Annie Elizabeth Singletary

Citations

  1. [S1564] "Texas, Death Certificates, 1903–1982," Index and Images, Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com : accessed 4 Dec 2013), Citing Texas Department of State Health Services. Texas Death Certificates, Austin, TX, Certificate No. 3113.
  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.
  3. [S599] Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, UT: Family History Library).
  4. [S555] US1900.
  5. [S663] US1910.
  6. [S679] US1930.
  7. [S1399] US1940.
  8. [S1472] Cemetery Marker in Woodlawn Cemetery, Houston, Harris Co., TX (Antoine Dr off Katy Fwy (29.78800 -95.47620)).

Annie Elizabeth Singletary

F, #1188, b. 1870, d. 1902
     Annie Elizabeth Singletary was born in 1870 in GA.1,2 She was the daughter of George M. Singletary and Elizabeth Bird.

Annie Elizabeth Singletary married Jasper Dawson Beckwith, son of Dawson Moody Beckwith and Rutha Anne Gore, on 29 Oct 1889 in Thomas Co., GA.3,4 Annie Elizabeth Singletary was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Jasper Dawson Beckwith.2

Annie Elizabeth Singletary died in 1902.1 She was buried in Piedmont Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.1

Children of Annie Elizabeth Singletary and Jasper Dawson Beckwith

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S555] US1900.
  3. [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.
  4. [S599] Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, UT: Family History Library).

Dawson Moody Beckwith

M, #1189, d. 1876
     Dawson Moody Beckwith married Rutha Anne Gore on 26 Dec 1864 in Gadsden Co., FL.1,2

Dawson Moody Beckwith died in 1876.3

Child of Dawson Moody Beckwith and Rutha Anne Gore

Citations

  1. [S869] Jordan Dodd (Ancestry.com), Florida Marriages, 1851-75 (Original data: Gadsden County, Florida Marriages, 1851-75. County court records located in Quincy, Florida or Family History Library microfilm #0915811).
  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.
  3. [S101] Wessie Connell, Frank W. Roebuck and Barbara C. Williams (Editors), Gleanings from Grady Co., GA, p. 12. Died in the yellow fever epidemic.

Rutha Anne Gore

F, #1190, d. 1876
     Rutha Anne Gore married first ? Kennedy.1

Rutha's second marriage was to Dawson Moody Beckwith on 26 Dec 1864 in Gadsden Co., FL.2,1

Rutha Anne Gore died in 1876.3

Child of Rutha Anne Gore and Dawson Moody Beckwith

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. 12. Hereinafter cited as Gleanings from Grady Co., GA.
  2. [S869] Jordan Dodd (Ancestry.com), Florida Marriages, 1851-75 (Original data: Gadsden County, Florida Marriages, 1851-75. County court records located in Quincy, Florida or Family History Library microfilm #0915811).
  3. [S101] Wessie Connell, Frank W. Roebuck and Barbara C. Williams (Editors), Gleanings from Grady Co., GA, p. 12. Died in the yellow fever epidemic.

Minnie Lee Beckwith1

F, #1191, b. circa 1891
     Minnie Lee Beckwith was born circa 1891.1 She was the daughter of Jasper Dawson Beckwith and Annie Elizabeth Singletary. Minnie Lee Beckwith was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Jasper Dawson Beckwith.2 Minnie Lee Beckwith was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of Jasper Dawson Beckwith.3

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. [S555] US1900.
  3. [S663] US1910.

Charles Sylvester Beckwith1

M, #1192, b. 26 Sep 1895, d. 2 Jul 1976
     Charles Sylvester Beckwith was born on 26 Sep 1895 in Cairo, Thomas Co., GA.2,1 He was the son of Jasper Dawson Beckwith and Annie Elizabeth Singletary. Charles Sylvester Beckwith was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Jasper Dawson Beckwith.3 Charles Sylvester Beckwith was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of Jasper Dawson Beckwith.4 Charles was a shipping clerk at the G. E. Company in Erie, Erie Co., PA.2

The first draft registration for World War I was for men born between June 5, 1886 and June 5, 1896. Charles Sylvester Beckwith filled out a draft card on 5 Jun 1917 in Erie, Erie Co., PA. He was 5' 11 1/4" tall, of slender (147 lb.) build, with blue eyes and brown hair. He was single and living at 701 E Avenue, Erie, Pa.2 He was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Erie, Erie Co., PA, in the household of John Carroll McNair (his brother-in-law.)5

Charles Sylvester Beckwith married Julia Naomi Elder on 11 Apr 1926 in Pinellas Co., FL.6 Charles Sylvester Beckwith was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Clearwater, Pinellas Co., FL.7 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1935 in Pinellas Co., FL, with others in the household: Julia Naomi Elder.8 Charles Sylvester Beckwith was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Clearwater, Pinellas Co., FL, with others in the household: Julia Naomi Elder.9 Charles Sylvester Beckwith was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1945 in Pinellas Co., FL, with others in the household: Julia Naomi Elder.10

Charles Sylvester Beckwith died on 2 Jul 1976 in Pinellas Co., FL, at age 80.11

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. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY, Mo. 264. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  3. [S555] US1900.
  4. [S663] US1910.
  5. [S681] US1920.
  6. [S993] Genealogy Society, Pinellas Genealogy Society (url: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~flpgs/marriage), Book 4, page 3242.
  7. [S679] US1930.
  8. [S920] FL1935.
  9. [S1399] US1940.
  10. [S916] FL1945.
  11. [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.