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.

Lucille Darsey1

F, #4211, b. 2 Nov 1896, d. Dec 1982
     Lucille Darsey was born on 2 Nov 1896 in GA.1,2 She was the daughter of Lucius O. Darsey and Florence Margaret Hinson.1 Lucille Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Calvary, Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Lucius O. Darsey. Lucille Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Whigham, Grady Co., GA, in the household of Lucius O. Darsey.

Lucille Darsey married Irvin Maxwell Brown on 25 Dec 1913 in Cairo, Thomas Co., GA.3 She moved with her family to Kingsport, Sullivan Co., TN, circa 1916.4

Lucille Brown was listed as the nearest relative of Irvin Maxwell Brown on his WWI draft card, 12 Sep 1918.5

Lucille Darsey married Clare S. McArdle, son of Lucian McArdle and Mittie A. Sloan, on 15 Apr 1922 in Kingsport, Sullivan Co., TN.6 Lucille Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1930 in St. Louis, St. Louis Co., MO, in the household of Clare S. McArdle.7 Lucille Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Clayton, St. Louis Co., MO, in the household of Clare S. McArdle.8

Lucille Darsey was living in Whittier, Los Angeles Co., CA, in 1952, where she was recorded in the city directory.9

Lucille Darsey moved to Long Beach, Los Angeles Co., CA, from 1957 to 1964.10

Lucille Darsey died in Dec 1982 in Phoenix, Maricopa Co., AZ, at age 86.2 She was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Bel-Nor, St. Louis Co., MO.11

Citations

  1. [S555] US1900.
  2. [S766] Social Security Death Index (SSDI), (RootsWeb.com: RootsWeb). Hereinafter cited as Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S2053] Grady County Progress, Cairo, GA, Grady Historic Newspapers, January 2, 1914, p. 4. The Lowndes Co. license is dated 15 Nov 1913. The marriage is dated 15 Dec 1913 (mistakenly written 1914). The wedding announcement says they decided to postpone the wedding until Christmas and that they married on 25 Dec 1913 at the home of her father, L. O. Darsey, near Cairo. So did they (secretly) marry in Lowndes Co., about 60 miles away, and then have a ceremony for the family in Cairo?. Hereinafter cited as Grady County Progress.
  4. [S2530] Johnson City Chronicle, Johnson City, Tennessee, Issue of 24 Jul 1928, Tue, Page 3
    . Hereinafter cited as Johnson City Chronicle.
  5. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY, Serial No. 1692, Order Number A 76. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  6. [S2046] Kingsport Times, Kingsport, TN, Issue of 18 Apr 1922, Tue, Page 6
    . Hereinafter cited as Kingsport Times.
  7. [S679] US1930.
  8. [S1399] US1940.
  9. [S2061] Polk's Whittier (Los Angeles County, Calif.) City Directory (Los Angeles, CA: R. L. Polk & Co., Publishers, 17 Nov 2018),
    1952 McArdle Lucille D (wid Clare) h605 S College av, p. 312
    . Hereinafter cited as Polk's Whittier (CA) City Directory.
  10. [S2062] Polk's Long Beach (Los Angeles County, Calif.) City Directory (Los Angeles, CA: R. L. Polk & Co., Publishers, 17 Nov 2018),
    1957 McArdle Lucille D (wid Clare S) h1047 E 1st apt 8, p. 522
    1964 McArdle Lucille D (wid Clare) retd h1272 Appleton apt 4, p. 467
    . Hereinafter cited as Polk's Long Beach (CA) City Directory.
  11. [S2056] Cemetery Marker in Oak Grove Cemetery, Bel-Nor, St. Louis, MO.

Glenn Darsey1

M, #4212, b. 15 Jul 1898
     Glenn Darsey was born on 15 Jul 1898 in GA.2,1 He was the son of Lucius O. Darsey and Florence Margaret Hinson.1 Glenn Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Calvary, Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Lucius O. Darsey. Glenn Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Whigham, Grady Co., GA, in the household of Lucius O. Darsey.

The third and final draft registration for World War I included men born between September 12, 1897 and September 12, 1900 plus men born between September 12, 1873 and September 12, 1888. Glenn Darsey filled out a draft card on 12 Sep 1918 in Charleston, Kanawha Co., WV. He was tall, of medium build, with blue eyes and dark hair. He was assistant foreman at the Charles Chemical Co. and living in Belle, Kanawha Co., WV. Mrs. L. O. Darsey was listed as his nearest relative.3

Citations

  1. [S555] US1900.
  2. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  3. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards", Serial Number 1655, Order No. A3623.

Margaret Borthwick

F, #4213, b. circa 1874, d. 14 Jun 1931
     Margaret Borthwick was born circa 1874 in Brantford, Ontario, Canada.1,2 She was the daughter of Robert Borthwick and Letica Craig.

Margaret Borthwick married Eugene Boykin Elder, son of William A. Elder Jr. and Nancy Virginia Saunders, in 1909 in Brantford, Ontario.3,4,5 Margaret Borthwick was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Macon, Bibb Co., GA, in the household of Eugene Boykin Elder.3

Margaret Borthwick was listed as the nearest relative of Eugene Boykin Elder on his WWI draft card, 5 Sep 1918.6 Margaret Borthwick was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA, in the household of Leila Elder (her sister-in-law.)7 Margaret Borthwick was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Knoxville, Knox Co., TN, in the household of Eugene Boykin Elder.8

Margaret Borthwick died on 14 Jun 1931 in Knoxville, Knox Co., TN.1,2 She was buried on 15 Jun 1931 in Indian Springs Cemetery, Indian Spring, Butts Co., GA.9,2,10

Citations

  1. [S1066] Family Search, Tennessee Deaths and Burials, 1874-1955 (Original data:Name index to death and burial records from the state of Tennessee), Certificate No. 13100.
  2. [S2069] Knoxville-News Sentinel, Knoxville, Knox Co., TN, Monday, Jun 15, 1931, Knoxville, TN, P. 17. Hereinafter cited as Knoxville-News Sentinel.
  3. [S663] US1910.
  4. [S2069] Knoxville-News Sentinel, Monday, Jun 15, 1931, Knoxville, TN, P. 17. It says they had been married 22 years.
  5. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  6. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards", Order Number A838.
  7. [S681] US1920.
  8. [S679] US1930.
  9. [S229] Cemetery Marker in Indian Springs Cemetery, Butts Co., GA (Lake Clark Road in Indian Spring State Park (33 15.135N 83 55.729W)).
  10. [S1066] Family Search, Tennessee Deaths and Burials, 1874-1955, This says she was buried in Atlanta, Ga.

Molisa Sessoms1

F, #4214, b. 21 Dec 1882, d. 13 Dec 1929
     Molisa Sessoms was born on 21 Dec 1882.1

Molisa Sessoms married Crosby John Robert Geddie, son of Hugh McDuffie Geddie and Mary Catherine Williams, before 12 Sep 1918.2,1

Molisa Sessoms was listed as the nearest relative of Crosby John Robert Geddie on his WWI draft card, 12 Sep 1918.3 Molisa Sessoms was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Flea Hill, Cumberland Co., NC, in the household of Crosby John Robert Geddie.4

Molisa Sessoms died on 13 Dec 1929 at age 46.1 She was buried in Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery, Eastover, Cumberland Co., NC.1

Citations

  1. [S578] Cemetery Marker in Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery, Cumberland Co., NC (located about 3/8 mile southwest of the center of Eastover in Eastover Township. From U.S. Route 301, west and southwest 0.35 miles on S.R. 1728 (Middle Road), at northwest side of road); read by John C. Rosser (contributed to USGenWeb).
  2. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  3. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards", Order Number A116.
  4. [S681] US1920.

Lizzie Ella Hudson

F, #4215, b. 24 Dec 1881, d. 10 Aug 1964
     Lizzie Ella Hudson was born on 24 Dec 1881.1

Lizzie Ella Hudson married William Byrd Harrison, son of Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison and Amanda Melvina Byrd, on 22 Mar 1899 in Decatur Co., GA.2,3 Lizzie Ella Hudson was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of William Byrd Harrison (her husband.)4 Lizzie Ella Hudson was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of William Byrd Harrison.5

Lizzie Ella Hudson was listed as the nearest relative of William Byrd Harrison on his WWI draft card, 12 Sep 1918.6 Lizzie Ella Hudson was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of William Byrd Harrison.7 Lizzie Ella Hudson was enumerated in the census of 1950 in Spence, Grady Co., GA, in the household of William Byrd Harrison.8

Lizzie Ella Hudson died on 10 Aug 1964 in Grady Co., GA, at age 82.1,9 She was buried in Pisgah Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Climax, Decatur Co., GA.1

Citations

  1. [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)).
  2. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Decatur County Marriage Book, 1894 - 1905, p. 233.
  3. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  4. [S555] US1900.
  5. [S663] US1910.
  6. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards", Order Number A1944.
  7. [S1399] US1940.
  8. [S2621] US1950.
  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 Number: 021254. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Index.

Ida Waller1

F, #4216, b. 5 Feb 1884, d. 11 Aug 1978
     Ida Waller was born on 5 Feb 1884 in TX.2,3,4,5

Ida Waller was living in Wynnewood, Garvin Co., OK, in 1909.5

Ida Waller married James Marvin Herring, son of Patrick Henry Herring and Margaret A. Maxwell, on 4 Jan 1909 in Wynnewood, Garvin, OK.5,6,3 Ida Waller was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of James Marvin Herring.3

Ida Waller was listed as the nearest relative of James Marvin Herring on his WWI draft card, 12 Sep 1918.7 Ida Waller was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of James Marvin Herring. Ida Waller was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of James Marvin Herring. Ida Waller was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of James Marvin Herring.8

Ida Waller was widowed on 19 Apr 1949.9

Ida Waller died on 11 Aug 1978 in Mitchell Co., GA, at age 94.10,2 She was buried in Cairo Cemetery, Cairo, Grady Co., GA.2

Citations

  1. [S316] William Hardin, A History of Savannah and South Georgia (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co., 1913), Volume II. Hereinafter cited as A History of Savannah and South Georgia.
  2. [S212] Cemetery Marker in Cairo City Cemetery, Cairo, Grady Co., GA.
  3. [S663] US1910.
  4. [S681] US1920.
  5. [S2497] "Oklahoma, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1890-1995," Images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 24 Oct 2021), Citing Original data: Marriage Records. Oklahoma Marriages. Various Oklahoma County marriage collections, p. 404.
  6. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  7. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards", Order Number A1766.
  8. [S1399] US1940.
  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), p. 74. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  10. [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 number 29631. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Index.

Leila Carter

F, #4217, b. 18 Jan 1881, d. 13 Apr 1971
     Leila Carter was buried.1 She was born on 18 Jan 1881 in GA.1

Leila Carter married Zachariah Thigpen Houser, son of Judge John H. Houser and Frances A. Thigpen, on 3 Dec 1903 in Laurens Co., GA.2,3 Leila Carter was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Johnson Co., GA, in the household of Zachariah Thigpen Houser (her husband.)4

Leila Carter was listed as the nearest relative of Zachariah Thigpen Houser on his WWI draft card, 12 Sep 1918.5 Leila Carter was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Johnson Co., GA, in the household of Zachariah Thigpen Houser.6 Leila Carter was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Johnson Co., GA, in the household of Zachariah Thigpen Houser.7 Leila Carter was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Johnson Co., GA, in the household of Zachariah Thigpen Houser.8

Leila Carter died on 13 Apr 1971 in Johnson Co., GA, at age 90.9,1 She was buried on 14 Apr 1971 in Carter's Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, East Dublin, Laurens Co., GA.1,10

Citations

  1. [S2132] Cemetery Marker in Carter's Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, East Dublin, Laurens Co., GA.
  2. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Laurens County Marriage Book, 1892 - 1906, p. 457.
  3. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  4. [S663] US1910.
  5. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards", Serial Number 1006.
  6. [S681] US1920.
  7. [S679] US1930.
  8. [S1399] US1940.
  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 Number: 012835. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Index.
  10. [S2107] The Houston Home Journal, Perry, Houston Co., GA, April 15, 1971, p. 10. Hereinafter cited as The Houston Home Journal.

Mary Ollie Bryant1

F, #4218, b. 3 May 1880, d. 15 Oct 1943
     Mary Ollie Bryant was born on 3 May 1880.1

Mary Ollie Bryant married Thomas Irvin Johnson, son of William Green Johnson and Louisa Jane Trulock, on 15 Jul 1900 in Decatur Co., GA.2,3

Mary Ollie Bryant was listed as the nearest relative of Thomas Irvin Johnson on his WWI draft card, 12 Sep 1918.4 Mary Ollie Bryant was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of Thomas Irvin Johnson.5 Mary Ollie Bryant was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of Thomas Irvin Johnson.6 Mary Ollie Bryant was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of Thomas Irvin Johnson.7

Mary Ollie Bryant died on 15 Oct 1943 at age 63.1 She was buried in Stephens Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.1,8

Citations

  1. [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. 370. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  2. [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, Decatur Marriages, Book D, 1895-1905, image 194.
  3. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  4. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards", Order Number A1898.
  5. [S681] US1920.
  6. [S679] US1930.
  7. [S1399] US1940.
  8. [S1262] Cemetery Marker in Stephens Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co. GA.