William H. Chapman

M, #4197, b. 25 Nov 1872, d. 20 Apr 1925
     William H. Chapman was born on 25 Nov 1872 in PA.1,2 He was the son of Benjamin Franklin Chapman and Elizabeth Waters.

William H. Chapman married Mary S. Barlow, daughter of Emmett Virgil Barlow and Susan A. C. Burrow, on 9 Apr 1907 in Fulton Co., GA.3,4 William H. Chapman was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Fulton Co., GA, with others in the household: Mary S. Barlow, Emmett Virgil Barlow and Susan A. C. Burrow.4 William H. Chapman was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA, with others in the household: Mary S. Barlow and Susan A. C. Burrow (his wife, children, and mother-in-law.)5

William H. Chapman died on 20 Apr 1925 in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA, at age 52 while in the Georgia Baptist Hospital.1,2 He was buried on 22 Apr 1925 in Hollywood Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA.1,2

Citations

  1. [S854] Georgia Virtual Vault, Georgia Death Certificates, Georgia Archives, Morrow, GA, File No. 10977. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Certificates.
  2. [S1046] Cemetery Marker in Hollywood Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA (on Hollywood Rd (33.79250 -84.46640)).
  3. [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 O, 1907-1908, Page 120.
  4. [S663] US1910.
  5. [S681] US1920.

Nixon Lester1

M, #4198, d. before 5 May 1821
     Nixon Lester died before 5 May 1821 in Pulaski Co., GA.2 The orphans of Nixon Lester (Alfred J. Lester, Silas M. Lester and Nathan N. Lester) were successful drawers in the 1827 Georgia Land Lottery. They were living in Dooly Co., GA. The land was drawn in Coweta Co., Number 247, District 2.3

Children of Nixon Lester

Citations

  1. [S360] Alfred J. Lester & Amelia Barlow, Alfred J. Lester Family Bible (Philadelphia, PA, No. 121 Chestnut Street: M. Carey, 1816); Mrs. Ewin T. Davis. Hereinafter cited as Alfred J. Lester Family Bible.
  2. [S728] Kelly G. Vickers, "Vickers, Hardy, Family History Papers", 1996 (Toccoa, GA). From Pulaski Co. Administrators and Guardians Bonds, Dec 1810 – Mar 1825, 5 May 1821. Hereinafter cited as "Vickers, Hardy, Family History Papers."
  3. [S726] "Georgia Land Lottery, 1827," Transcriptions, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 Sep 2001), Citing State of Georgia. Recorder Office. Official Register of the Land Lottery of 1827. Milledgeville, GA: Grantland & Orme, 1827, 6th day's drawing-March 13, page 14.

Mamie Doss1

F, #4203, b. 4 Jan 1894, d. 24 Apr 1984
     Mamie Doss was born on 4 Jan 1894 in GA.2,3

Mamie Doss married Ira Ozro Overstreet, son of James Stephen Overstreet and Wylanta Matilda McNair, on 18 Jun 1911 in Grady Co., GA.1,4

Mamie Doss was listed as the nearest relative of Ira Ozro Overstreet on his WWI draft card, 9 Sep 1918.5 Mamie Doss was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Lakeland, Polk Co., FL, in the household of Ira Ozro Overstreet.3 Mamie Doss was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Polk Co., FL, in the household of Ira Ozro Overstreet.6 Mamie Doss and Ira Ozro Overstreet were divorced in 1932 in Gadsden Co., FL.7

Mamie Doss married Theodore D. Hinson on 20 May 1932 in Tampa, Hillsborough Co., FL.8,7 Mamie Doss was enumerated in the census of 1935 in Polk Co., FL, in the household of Theodore D. Hinson.9 Mamie Doss was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Theodore D. Hinson.10

Mamie Doss died on 24 Apr 1984 in Newington, Hartford Co., CN, at age 90.2

Citations

  1. [S789] Contributed by James Rollins, Grady Co., Georgia Marriage Records (https://sites.rootsweb.com/~gagrady/vitals/marriages.html), Book A, Page 198.
  2. [S1810] "Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2012," Index, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : accessed 23 Jan 2016), Citing Connecticut Department of Health. Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001. Hartford, CT, USA, State File # 08197.
  3. [S681] US1920.
  4. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  5. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards", Order Number 1378.
  6. [S679] US1930.
  7. [S371] Jacksonville, FL, Florida Divorce Index, 1927-2001, from original data: Florida Department of Health, Ancestry.com, Provo, UT, Vol. 38, No. 1664. Hereinafter cited as Florida Divorce Index.
  8. [S1400] FamilySearch, Florida Marriages, 1830-1993 (Florida counties), C.J. No 301.
  9. [S920] FL1935.
  10. [S1399] US1940.

Mary Lou Fortson1

F, #4204, b. 17 Jun 1879, d. 10 Apr 1961
     Mary Lou Fortson was born on 17 Jun 1879 in MS.2

Mary Lou Fortson married Laurence Covington Bickett, son of Thomas Winchester Bickett and Mary A. Covington, before 1918.1

Mary L. Bickett was listed as the nearest relative of Laurence Covington Bickett on his WWI draft card, 12 Sep 1918.3

Mary Lou Fortson died on 10 Apr 1961 in Aberdeen, Monroe Co., MS, at age 81.2 She was buried in Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery, Aberdeen, Monroe Co., MS.2

Citations

  1. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  2. [S1887] Cemetery Marker in Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery, Aberdeen, Monroe Co., MS (Whitfield St (33.81231 -88.54081)).
  3. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards", Serial Number 185.

Bessie Mae Elton1

F, #4205, b. 4 Dec 1881, d. 19 Apr 1955
     Bessie Mae Elton was born on 4 Dec 1881 in GA.2

Bessie Mae Elton married Asbert Gains Burford, son of Francis R. Burford and Rosannah E. Hunt, on 17 Sep 1899 in Butts Co., GA.3,1 Bessie Mae Elton was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Butts Co., GA, in the household of Asbert Gains Burford.4

Bessie Mae Elton was listed as the nearest relative of Asbert Gains Burford on his WWI draft card, 12 Sep 1918.5 Bessie Mae Elton was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Branchville, Mitchell Co., GA, in the household of Asbert Gains Burford.6 Bessie Mae Elton was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Branchville, Mitchell Co., GA, in the household of Asbert Gains Burford.7 Bessie Mae Elton was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Branchville, Mitchell Co., GA, in the household of Asbert Gains Burford.8

Bessie Mae Elton died on 19 Apr 1955 at age 73.9,2 She was buried in Branchville United Methodist Church Cemetery, Camilla, Mitchell Co., GA.2

Citations

  1. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  2. [S2014] Cemetery Marker in Branchville United Methodist Church Cemetery, Camilla, Mitchell Co., GA.
  3. [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, 1887-1899, Page 316.
  4. [S663] US1910.
  5. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards", Order Number R185.
  6. [S681] US1920.
  7. [S679] US1930.
  8. [S1399] US1940.
  9. [S1310] Georgia Death Index 1933-1998, Death Registration, FamilySearch, UT. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Index, 1933-1998.

Florence King1

F, #4206, b. 23 Oct 1882, d. 4 Nov 1939
     Florence King was born on 23 Oct 1882 in GA.2

Florence King married Alonza Camel Burford, son of Francis R. Burford and Rosannah E. Hunt, on 19 Dec 1900 in Butts Co., GA.3,1 Florence King was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Butts Co., GA, in the household of Alonza Camel Burford.4

Florence King was listed as the nearest relative of Alonza Camel Burford on his WWI draft card, 12 Sep 1918.5 Florence King was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Butts Co., GA, in the household of Alonza Camel Burford.6 Florence King was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Butts Co., GA, in the household of Alonza Camel Burford.7

Florence King died on 4 Nov 1939 at age 57.2 She was buried on 5 Nov 1939 in Cedar Rock Cemetery, Jackson, Butts Co., GA.8,2

Citations

  1. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  2. [S221] Cemetery Marker in Cedar Rock Cemetery, Jackson, Butts Co., GA (Old Biles Rd off Fincherville Rd (33.34720 -83.96390)).
  3. [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, 1900-1913, Page 34.
  4. [S663] US1910.
  5. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards", Order Number A194.
  6. [S681] US1920.
  7. [S679] US1930.
  8. [S1744] "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1942," Images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 3 Nov 2015), Citing Georgia Archives, Morrow.

Lucius O. Darsey1

M, #4207, b. Mar 1867
     Lucius O. Darsey was born in Mar 1867 in GA.2 He was the son of Jesse Rowan Darsey and Amanda Rebecca Shelfer. Lucius O. Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Attapulgus, Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Jesse Rowan Darsey.3

Lucius O. Darsey married Florence Margaret Hinson circa 1889.2 Lucius O. Darsey was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Calvary, Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Florence Margaret Hinson, Parke E. Darsey, Edna Darsey, Marvin L. Darsey, Lucille Darsey and Glenn Darsey. Lucius O. Darsey was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Whigham, Grady Co., GA, with others in the household: Florence Margaret Hinson, Parke E. Darsey, Edna Darsey, Marvin L. Darsey, Lucille Darsey, Glenn Darsey, Clarence Darsey, Walter L. Darsey and Van M. Darsey. Lucius O. Darsey was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Kingsport, Sullivan Co., TN, with others in the household: Florence Margaret Hinson, Walter L. Darsey and Leon V. Darsey.4

Children of Lucius O. Darsey and Florence Margaret Hinson

Citations

  1. [S676] IRS Treasury Dept., Social Security Application (n.pub.), for his son, Marvin.
  2. [S555] US1900.
  3. [S497] US1870.
  4. [S681] US1920.

Florence Margaret Hinson1,2

F, #4208, b. Jan 1871, d. 1947
     Florence Margaret Hinson was born in Jan 1871 in GA.3

Florence Margaret Hinson married Lucius O. Darsey, son of Jesse Rowan Darsey and Amanda Rebecca Shelfer, circa 1889.3 Florence Margaret Hinson was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Calvary, Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Lucius O. Darsey. Florence Margaret Hinson was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Whigham, Grady Co., GA, in the household of Lucius O. Darsey.

Mrs. L. O. Darsey was listed as the nearest relative of Glenn Darsey on his WWI draft card, 12 Sep 1918.4 Florence Margaret Hinson was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Kingsport, Sullivan Co., TN, in the household of Lucius O. Darsey.5 Florence Margaret Hinson was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Jefferson Co., FL, in the household of William Burton Bishop.6 Florence Margaret Hinson was enumerated in the census of 1935 in Jefferson Co., FL, in the household of William Burton Bishop.7 Florence Margaret Hinson was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Jefferson Co., FL, in the household of William Burton Bishop (her son-in-law.)8

Florence Margaret Hinson died in 1947.1 She was buried in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA.1

Children of Florence Margaret Hinson and Lucius O. Darsey

Citations

  1. [S214] Cemetery Marker in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA (N Oak St & W Mary St (30.84140 -83.29220)).
  2. [S676] IRS Treasury Dept., Social Security Application (n.pub.), for her son, Marvin.
  3. [S555] US1900.
  4. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY, Serial Number 1655, Order No. A3623. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  5. [S681] US1920.
  6. [S679] US1930.
  7. [S920] FL1935.
  8. [S1399] US1940.

Edna Darsey1

F, #4209, b. 25 Oct 1892, d. 18 Dec 1976
     Edna Darsey was born on 25 Oct 1892 in GA.2,1 She was the daughter of Lucius O. Darsey and Florence Margaret Hinson.1 Edna Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Calvary, Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Lucius O. Darsey. Edna Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Whigham, Grady Co., GA, in the household of Lucius O. Darsey.

Edna Darsey married William Burton Bishop circa 1920. Edna Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Jefferson Co., FL, in the household of William Burton Bishop.3 Edna Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1935 in Jefferson Co., FL, in the household of William Burton Bishop.4 Edna Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Jefferson Co., FL, in the household of William Burton Bishop (her husband.)5

Edna Darsey died on 18 Dec 1976 at age 84.2 She was buried in Waukeenah Methodist Cemetery, Waukeenah, Jefferson Co., FL.2

Citations

  1. [S555] US1900.
  2. [S2048] Cemetery Marker in Waukeenah Methodist Cemetery, Waukeenah, Jefferson Co., FL.
  3. [S679] US1930.
  4. [S920] FL1935.
  5. [S1399] US1940.

Marvin L. Darsey1

M, #4210, b. 6 Dec 1894, d. 1945
     Marvin L. Darsey was born on 6 Dec 1894 in Calvary, Decatur Co., GA.2,3,1,4 He was the son of Lucius O. Darsey and Florence Margaret Hinson.1 Marvin L. Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Calvary, Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Lucius O. Darsey. Marvin L. Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Whigham, Grady Co., GA, in the household of Lucius O. Darsey.

Marvin L. Darsey married Martha Swicord circa 1914.5

The first draft registration for World War I was for men born between June 5, 1886 and June 5, 1896. Marvin L. Darsey filled out a draft card on 5 Jan 1917 in Cairo, Grady Co., GA. He was tall, of medium build, with blue eyes and black hair. He was a cooper in a chemical plant and living in Cairo, Grady Co., GA.6

Marvin L. Darsey and Martha were living in Norfolk, Norfolk Co., VA, between 1918 and 1928, where they were listed in the city directories.7 Marvin L. Darsey was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Norfolk, Norfolk Co., VA, with others in the household: Martha Swicord and Clarence Darsey.8 Marvin L. Darsey was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Montgomery, Montgomery Co., AL, with others in the household: Martha Swicord.5 Marvin L. Darsey was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Attapulgus, Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Martha Swicord.9

Marvin L. Darsey died in 1945.3 He was buried in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA.3

Citations

  1. [S555] US1900.
  2. [S676] IRS Treasury Dept., Social Security Application (n.pub.).
  3. [S214] Cemetery Marker in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA (N Oak St & W Mary St (30.84140 -83.29220)).
  4. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY, has date as 6 Dec 1895. This figures correctly if he was 21, as stated, in Jan 1917, but in 1900 someone gave the date as Jan 1894, and his tombstone says 1894. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  5. [S679] US1930.
  6. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  7. [S2041] Hill's Norfolk and Portsmouth Virginia Directory (Norfolk, Virginia: Hill Directory Company, Inc.),
    1918 Darsey Marvin, carp h 242 W 20th, p. 358
    Darsey Clarence, plumber h 300 W 20th
    1924 Darsey Marvin L, screenmkr h 313 W 28th, p. 362
    1927 Darsey Marvin L (Mattie) formn Ford Motor Co h 114 W 36th, p. 299
    1928 Darsey Marvin L night mgr U-Drive-It Co Inc r310 Monticello av, p. 260
    . Hereinafter cited as Hill's Norfolk and Portsmouth Virginia Directory.
  8. [S681] US1920.
  9. [S1399] US1940.