Nancy Ruth Patterson

F, #306, b. 8 Sep 1830
Relationship
2nd cousin 2 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
McNair Descendants
     Nancy Ruth Patterson was born on 8 Sep 1830.1 She was the daughter of Samuel Whitaker Patterson and Esther McNair.

Nancy Ruth Patterson married James Herring on 27 Apr 1854 in Decatur Co., GA.2

Citations

  1. [S7] Eustus Howard Hayes, Bible Records of Decatur County, Georgia, Some Decatur Co., GA, Genealogical References (Ozark, AL: Eustus Howard Hayes, 1973). Hereinafter cited as Bible Rcds of Decatur Co., GA.
  2. [S7] Eustus Howard Hayes, Bible Rcds of Decatur Co., GA, married by G. W. Fagg.

William G. Patterson

M, #307, b. 12 Nov 1832, d. Apr 1838
Relationship
2nd cousin 2 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
McNair Descendants
     William G. Patterson was born on 12 Nov 1832.1 He was the son of Samuel Whitaker Patterson and Esther McNair.

William G. Patterson died in Apr 1838 at age 5.1

Citations

  1. [S7] Eustus Howard Hayes, Bible Records of Decatur County, Georgia, Some Decatur Co., GA, Genealogical References (Ozark, AL: Eustus Howard Hayes, 1973). Hereinafter cited as Bible Rcds of Decatur Co., GA.

James McNair Patterson

M, #308, b. Oct 1834, d. Sep 1835
Relationship
2nd cousin 2 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
McNair Descendants
     James McNair Patterson was born in Oct 1834.1 He was the son of Samuel Whitaker Patterson and Esther McNair.

James McNair Patterson died in Sep 1835.1

Citations

  1. [S7] Eustus Howard Hayes, Bible Records of Decatur County, Georgia, Some Decatur Co., GA, Genealogical References (Ozark, AL: Eustus Howard Hayes, 1973). Hereinafter cited as Bible Rcds of Decatur Co., GA.

James Herring

M, #309
     James Herring married Nancy Ruth Patterson, daughter of Samuel Whitaker Patterson and Esther McNair, on 27 Apr 1854 in Decatur Co., GA.1

Citations

  1. [S7] Eustus Howard Hayes, Bible Records of Decatur County, Georgia, Some Decatur Co., GA, Genealogical References (Ozark, AL: Eustus Howard Hayes, 1973), married by G. W. Fagg. Hereinafter cited as Bible Rcds of Decatur Co., GA.

Mary E. McNair

F, #310, b. 1 Jul 1893, d. 25 Mar 1894
Relationship
2nd cousin 1 time removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
McNair Descendants
     Mary E. McNair was born on 1 Jul 1893.1,2 She was the daughter of Thomas Martin McNair and Mary Ellen Patterson.

Mary E. McNair died on 25 Mar 1894.1,2 She was buried in Sylvania United Methodist Church Cemetery, Faceville, Decatur Co., GA.3,4

Citations

  1. [S5] Eustus Howard Hayes, Decatur County Georgia Cemetery Index (Ozark, AL: Eustus Howard Hayes, 1973). Hereinafter cited as Decatur Co. GA Cem. Index.
  2. [S26] Margaret Jean McNair Grunewald, "McNair, Daniel, Family History Papers". Received from JoAnn McNair, 1992. Hereinafter cited as "McNair, Daniel, Family History Papers."
  3. [S780] Transcribed by Ida Kirkland Boyce, Decatur Co., Georgia Cemeteries, GA GenWeb (http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/decatur/cemeteries).
  4. [S52] Cemetery Marker in Sylvania United Methodist Church Cemetery, Faceville, Decatur Co., GA (located at Sylvania Church, 4 miles west of Faceville (Hutchinson Ferry Road)).

Sarah M. McNair

F, #311, b. 1 Nov 1895, d. 17 Jul 1896
Relationship
2nd cousin 1 time removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
McNair Descendants
     Sarah M. McNair was born on 1 Nov 1895.1,2 She was the daughter of Thomas Martin McNair and Mary Ellen Patterson.

Sarah M. McNair died on 17 Jul 1896.1,2 She was buried in Sylvania United Methodist Church Cemetery, Faceville, Decatur Co., GA.3,4

Citations

  1. [S5] Eustus Howard Hayes, Decatur County Georgia Cemetery Index (Ozark, AL: Eustus Howard Hayes, 1973). Hereinafter cited as Decatur Co. GA Cem. Index.
  2. [S26] Margaret Jean McNair Grunewald, "McNair, Daniel, Family History Papers". Received from JoAnn McNair, 1992. Hereinafter cited as "McNair, Daniel, Family History Papers."
  3. [S780] Transcribed by Ida Kirkland Boyce, Decatur Co., Georgia Cemeteries, GA GenWeb (http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/decatur/cemeteries).
  4. [S52] Cemetery Marker in Sylvania United Methodist Church Cemetery, Faceville, Decatur Co., GA (located at Sylvania Church, 4 miles west of Faceville (Hutchinson Ferry Road)).

Robert Patterson McNair

M, #312, b. 25 Apr 1845, d. 3 Jul 1925
Relationship
1st cousin 2 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
McNair Descendants
     Robert Patterson McNair was born on 25 Apr 1845 in GA.1 He was the son of Robert M. McNair and Nancy Patterson. Robert Patterson McNair was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Robert M. McNair.2 Robert Patterson McNair was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Robert M. McNair.

Robert Patterson McNair began military service Spring 1863 in New Port, Wakulla Co., FL, in the CSA, Co. D, 5th Florida Cavalry.3,4 His military service ended in Apr 1865 in New Port, Wakulla Co., FL, at war's end.3 He was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Nancy Patterson. Robert Patterson McNair was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Nancy Patterson. Robert Patterson McNair was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Nancy Patterson. Robert Patterson McNair was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Grady Co., GA.

Robert Patterson McNair applied for a pension on 22 Aug 1919 in Grady Co., GA, for his service in the CSA, Co. D, 5th Florida Cavalry. His application was approved for 1920.3 He was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of unresearched people.

Robert Patterson McNair died on 3 Jul 1925 at age 80.1 He was buried in Piedmont Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.5,6

Citations

  1. [S3] Floreda Duke Varick, Grady County, Georgia, Tomb Index (Tallahassee, FL: Varick, c1980), p. 69. Hereinafter cited as Grady Co., GA, Tomb Index.
  2. [S414] US1850.
  3. [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.
  4. [S3] Floreda Duke Varick, Grady Co., GA, Tomb Index, Records CSA service.
  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. 293. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  6. [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, Preparer has pictures taken in Nov 1992.

James S. Whigham

M, #313, b. 1834, d. 1908
     James S. Whigham was born in 1834 in Decatur Co., GA.1 He was the son of Thomas Whigham and Catherine Patterson.

James S. Whigham married first Sophronia McNair, daughter of Robert M. McNair and Nancy Patterson, on 18 Oct 1856.

James S. Whigham began military service in Feb 1862 in Bainbridge, Decatur Co., GA, in the CSA, Co. I, 31st Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry, Evans' Brigade, Gordon's Division, Army of Northern Virginia, Arnett Rifles.1,2,3 His military service ended on 9 Apr 1865 in Appomattox, Appomattox Co., VA, with the surrender of the Confederate troups.1,4,3 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Faceville, Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Sophronia McNair, Anna L. Whigham, John Gordon Whigham, Thomas M. Whigham and Sophronia K. Whigham.

James's second marriage was to Nancy Ellen McNair, daughter of Robert M. McNair and Nancy Patterson, on 18 Oct 1871 in Decatur Co., GA.5 James S. Whigham was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Nancy Ellen McNair, Anna L. Whigham, John Gordon Whigham, Thomas M. Whigham, Sophronia K. Whigham, Harriet E. Whigham, Marshal Whigham and Thomas Martin McNair.

James S. Whigham applied for a pension on 14 Apr 1904 in Decatur Co., GA, for his service in the CSA, in Company I, 31st Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry, Evans' Brigade. His pension was approved for 1906.1

James S. Whigham was living in Bainbridge, Decatur Co., GA, circa 1908, where he was recorded in the business directory for 1909-1910 - Whigham J S, meats, near Flint River bridge.6

James S. Whigham died in 1908. He was buried in Oak City Cemetery, Bainbridge, Decatur Co., GA.7,8

Children of James S. Whigham and Sophronia McNair

Children of James S. Whigham and Nancy Ellen McNair

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S61] James S. Whigham, War Record of James S. Whigham (n.pub.), Co. I, 31st Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry, Evans' Brigade, Gordon's Division, Army of Northern Virginia, CSA, Decatur County, Georgia, Arnett Rifles.
    03 May 1862 Private
    17 Feb 1863 Appointed 4th Corporal
    03 May 1863 3rd Corporal
    nn Dec 1863 1st Corporal
    10 Jul 1864 Wounded and captured at Monocacy, MD
    nn xxx 1864 Paroled at Point Lookout, MD
    15 Nov 1864
    Received at Venus Point, Savannah River, GA for exchange
    09 Apr 1865 Surrendered, Appomattox, VA. Hereinafter cited as War Record of JS Whigham.
  3. [S56] Lillian Henderson, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia 1861-1865 (Longino & Porter 1959-64; reprint Hapeville, GA: Georgia Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1994), V3, p. 648. Hereinafter cited as Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of GA.
  4. [S61] James S. Whigham, War Record of JS Whigham.
  5. [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. 120. Hereinafter cited as Index to White Marriages, Decatur Co., 1824-1943.
  6. [S781] Business and Professional Directory of the Cities and Towns of Georgia, 1909-1910 (Atlanta, Ga.: Young & Co., 1909). Hereinafter cited as Business Directory of Georgia.
  7. [S28] Cemetery Marker in Oak City Cemetery, Bainbridge, Decatur Co., GA (GA's old time burial ground).
  8. [S780] Transcribed by Ida Kirkland Boyce, Decatur Co., Georgia Cemeteries, GA GenWeb (http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/decatur/cemeteries).

Joseph H. Darsey

M, #314, b. 21 Jan 1837, d. 28 Jul 1918
     Joseph H. Darsey was born on 21 Jan 1837.1,2 He was the son of John Darsey and Jane Elizabeth English. Joseph H. Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of John Darsey. Joseph H. Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of John Darsey.

Joseph H. Darsey served in the CSA, in Company E of the 2nd Florida Cavalry.3,4

Joseph H. Darsey married first Julia F. Shelfer, daughter of Nathan Henry Shelfer and Nancy Womack, on 25 Jul 1865 in Gadsden Co., FL. The marriage was performed by Alexander Bowen, J.P. of Gadsden Co., FL.5,1 Joseph H. Darsey was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Julia F. Shelfer, Francis Elizabeth Darsey, Nancy Jane Darsey and Henry Woodruff Darsey.

Joseph H. Darsey was widowed on 23 May 1877.2

Joseph's second marriage was to Sarah Elizabeth McNair, daughter of Robert M. McNair and Nancy Patterson, on 27 Jun 1878 in Decatur Co., GA. The marriage was performed by Rev. W. G. Booth of Gadsden Co., FL.6 Joseph H. Darsey was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Sarah Elizabeth McNair, Francis Elizabeth Darsey, Henry Woodruff Darsey, Nancy Jane Darsey, Mary Emma Darsey, Thomas Nathan Darsey, John Darsey and Robert Martin Darsey. Joseph H. Darsey was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1885 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Sarah Elizabeth McNair, Francis Elizabeth Darsey, Nancy Jane Darsey, Henry Woodruff Darsey, Mary Emma Darsey, Thomas Nathan Darsey, John Darsey, Robert Martin Darsey, James LeRoy Darsey and Samuel Alexander Darsey (Florida State Census.)

Joseph H. Darsey was widowed on 16 Oct 1896.2 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Robert Martin Darsey, James LeRoy Darsey, Samuel Alexander Darsey, Julie Ellie Darsey, Charles Hutto (Charlie) Darsey and Joel Patterson Darsey. Joseph H. Darsey was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Robert Martin Darsey, Julie Ellie Darsey, Charles Hutto (Charlie) Darsey, Joel Patterson Darsey and Henry Woodruff Darsey.

Joseph H. Darsey died on 28 Jul 1918 in Darsey, Gadsden Co., FL, at age 81 about three o'clock Sunday afternoon.7 Alternatively, Joseph H. Darsey died on 29 Jul 1918.8,2 He was buried in Darsey-Maxwell Cemetery, McRaeville, Decatur Co., GA.9

Children of Joseph H. Darsey and Julia F. Shelfer

Children of Joseph H. Darsey and Sarah Elizabeth McNair

Citations

  1. [S929] Joseph Hutto Darsey, Joseph H. Darsey Family Bible ; Descendant of daughter Julie Ellie Darsey, Attapulgus, GA, shows location. Hereinafter cited as Joseph H. Darsey Family Bible.
  2. [S5] Eustus Howard Hayes, Decatur County Georgia Cemetery Index (Ozark, AL: Eustus Howard Hayes, 1973). Hereinafter cited as Decatur Co. GA Cem. Index.
  3. [S756] (Original data: National Archives and Records Administration), Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (National Park Service (NPS)), Film Number M225 roll 2.
  4. [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).
  5. [S763] Louise Tompkins Wynn and Charles Arthur Wynn Jr, A Family History of the Tompkins and Keas of North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia (108 Washington Street, Decorah, IA 52101: The Anundsen Publishing Co., 199_ (Microfilmed 1996)), p. 116. Hereinafter cited as Tompkins and Keas of NC, SC and GA.
  6. [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/…).
  7. [S788] The Cairo Messenger, Cairo, Grady Co., GA, Obituary of Mr. Joseph Darsey, on Friday, August 2, 1918. Hereinafter cited as The Cairo Messenger.
  8. [S929] Joseph H. Darsey Family Bible.
  9. [S50] Cemetery Marker in Darsey-Maxwell Cemetery (located near McRaeville; at junction of Hwy 27 and 262, go west on Hwy 27 for 1.1 miles; turn south on dirt road, go .4 miles and take the right fork; go another .4 miles, turn right at fork of road, then go .1 mile on dim road (31.60060 -84.19470)).

James A. O. Maxwell1

M, #315, b. 14 Sep 1856, d. 3 May 1914
     James A. O. Maxwell was born on 14 Sep 1856.2 He was the son of Elder John Maxwell and Eliza Margaret Anders.

James A. O. Maxwell married Permelia Ruth McNair, daughter of Robert M. McNair and Nancy Patterson, on 15 Jan 1878 in Calvary, Decatur Co., GA.3,4 James A. O. Maxwell was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Permelia Ruth McNair. James A. O. Maxwell was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Attapulgus, Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Permelia Ruth McNair, Joseph A. Maxwell, Nancy May Maxwell, Sarah (Sallie) Maxwell, Lyda E. Maxwell, Malcolm Oliver Maxwell, Corry Thomas Maxwell, Julia P. Maxwell and Elsie Maxwell.5 James A. O. Maxwell was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Attapulgus, Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Permelia Ruth McNair, Malcolm Oliver Maxwell, Julia P. Maxwell and Elsie Maxwell.

James A. O. Maxwell died on 3 May 1914 at age 57.2 He was buried in Piedmont Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.6,7

Children of James A. O. Maxwell and Permelia Ruth McNair

Citations

  1. [S496] US1880.
  2. [S3] Floreda Duke Varick, Grady County, Georgia, Tomb Index (Tallahassee, FL: Varick, c1980). Hereinafter cited as Grady Co., GA, Tomb Index.
  3. [S6] Eustus Howard Hayes, Index to White Marriages, Decatur County, 1824-1943, Some Decatur Co., GA, Genealogical References (Ozark, AL: Eustus Howard Hayes, 1973), B296, p. 120. Hereinafter cited as Index to White Marriages, Decatur Co., 1824-1943.
  4. [S26] Margaret Jean McNair Grunewald, "McNair, Daniel, Family History Papers". Received from JoAnn McNair, 1992. Hereinafter cited as "McNair, Daniel, Family History Papers."
  5. [S555] US1900.
  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. 293. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  7. [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, Preparer has pictures taken in Nov, 1992.