Janie M. Darsey

F, #388, b. 4 Apr 1917, d. 23 Apr 2009
Relationship
3rd cousin of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
McNair Descendants
     Janie M. Darsey was born on 4 Apr 1917 in GA.1,2 She was the daughter of Robert Martin Darsey and Cora Iver Pound. Janie M. Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of Robert Martin Darsey. Janie M. Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Thomasville, Thomas Co., GA, in the household of Robert Martin Darsey.3

Janie M. Darsey died on 23 Apr 2009 at age 92. Her last residence was in Bainbridge, Decatur Co., GA.1,4 Her funeral was held at 2 pm at First United Methodist Church on 25 Apr 2009 in Bainbridge, Decatur Co., GA.5 She was buried in Oak City Cemetery, Bainbridge, Decatur Co., GA.6

Citations

  1. [S766] Social Security Death Index (SSDI), (RootsWeb.com: RootsWeb). Hereinafter cited as Social Security Death Index.
  2. [S681] US1920.
  3. [S679] US1930.
  4. [S1497] Obituary of Janie M. Darsey, The Post-Searchlight, Decatur Co., GA, 24 Apr 2009. Hereinafter cited as Obituary of Janie M. Darsey.
  5. [S960] Nell Funderburk Hambrick, Tallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, FL, Issue of 25 Apr 2009. Hereinafter cited as Tallahassee Democrat.
  6. [S28] Cemetery Marker in Oak City Cemetery, Bainbridge, Decatur Co., GA (GA's old time burial ground).

George Harry Dickenson

M, #389, b. 17 Mar 1852, d. 23 Oct 1899
     George Harry Dickenson was born on 17 Mar 1852.1,2 He was the son of Samuel H. Dickenson and Julia Ann Hale.

George Harry Dickenson married first Hattie Graham Cole on 20 Mar 1879 in Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL.3,4 George Harry Dickenson was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Samuel H. Dickenson. George Harry Dickenson became Annie Lee Simmons's adoptive father in 1884 in Decatur Co., GA.5 George Harry Dickenson was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1885 in Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL, with others in the household: Hattie Graham Cole, Margaret Byrd Dickenson, Lillie Allen Dickenson and Annie Lou (Nan) Dickenson.6

George Harry Dickenson was widowed on 11 Oct 1888.4

George's second marriage was to Harriet C. Wooten in 1893.7

George Harry Dickenson was named executor of the will of Samuel H. Dickenson (his father) dated 10 Mar 1894 in Decatur Co., GA.8

George Harry Dickenson died on 23 Oct 1899 at age 47.1,2 He was buried in Oak City Cemetery, Bainbridge, Decatur Co., GA.9

Children of George Harry Dickenson and Hattie Graham Cole

Children of George Harry Dickenson and Harriet C. Wooten

Citations

  1. [S78] The Decatur County Historical Society (Comp.), Decatur County Georgia Past and Present 1823-1991 (Roswell, GA: Wolfe Assoc., 1991). Hereinafter cited as Decatur Co. GA Past and Present.
  2. [S79] The Seminole County Historical Society (Comp.), Cornerstone of Georgia - Seminole County (Roswell, GA: WH Wolfe Associates, 1991), p. 228, 322. Hereinafter cited as Cornerstone of GA - Seminole Co.
  3. [S1034] Family Search, Florida Marriages 1837-1974 (Original data: Church records and civil registration were official sources).
  4. [S79] The Seminole County Historical Society (Comp.), Cornerstone of GA - Seminole Co., p. 228.
  5. [S79] The Seminole County Historical Society (Comp.), Cornerstone of GA - Seminole Co., p. 186.
  6. [S498] FL1885.
  7. [S79] The Seminole County Historical Society (Comp.), Cornerstone of GA - Seminole Co., p. 229.
  8. [S1932] "Georgia, Wills and Probate Rcds, 1742-1992," Images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 12 Nov 2016), Decatur Bonds, 1841-1856, Decatur Wills, 1817-1913, p. 160.
  9. [S28] Cemetery Marker in Oak City Cemetery, Bainbridge, Decatur Co., GA (GA's old time burial ground).

Ella Maxwell

F, #390, b. 24 Aug 1867, d. 12 Sep 1939
Relationship
3rd cousin 2 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Geddie Descendants
     Ella Maxwell was born on 24 Aug 1867 in GA. She was the daughter of James Wesley Maxwell and Ann Elizabeth Herring. Ella Maxwell was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James Wesley Maxwell. Ella Maxwell was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James Wesley Maxwell.

Ella Maxwell married William E. Darsey, son of John Franklin Darsey Sr. and Elizabeth Miriam Darsey, on 14 Jan 1892 in Decatur Co., GA.1 Ella Maxwell was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Whigham, Grady Co., GA, in the household of William E. Darsey. Ella Maxwell was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Whigham, Grady Co., GA, in the household of William E. Darsey.2

Ella Maxwell died on 12 Sep 1939 in Duval Co., FL, at age 72.3 She was buried in Piedmont Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.4

Children of Ella Maxwell and William E. Darsey

Citations

  1. [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/…), B-696.
  2. [S679] US1930.
  3. [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.
  4. [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.

Annie Darsey

F, #391, b. 16 Nov 1894, d. 21 Jan 1988
Relationship
4th cousin 1 time removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Geddie Descendants
     Annie Darsey was born on 16 Nov 1894.1 She was the daughter of William E. Darsey and Ella Maxwell. Annie Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Whigham, Grady Co., GA, in the household of William E. Darsey.

Annie Darsey was living in Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL, between 1941 and 1949, where she was recorded in the city directory. Others living in the same household or nearby include William E. Darsey. They were her sister and her father.2 Annie Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1945 in Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL, in the household of William E. Darsey.3

Annie Darsey died on 21 Jan 1988 at age 93.1 She was buried in Piedmont Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.1,4

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. 290. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  2. [S1785] Polk's Jacksonville City Directory (Jacksonville, Florida: R. L. Polk & Co.),
    1941 Darsey Annie A Mrs tchr Lackawanna Sch h1640 Barrs
    Darsey Margt sten John A Cunningham Inc r1640 Barrs
    Darsey Wm r1640 Barrs, p. 166
    . . . .
    1949 Darsey Annie A tchr PS h1640 Barrs
    Darsey Margt tchr PS r1640 Barrs, p. 155
    . Hereinafter cited as Polk's Jacksonville City Directory.
  3. [S916] FL1945.
  4. [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.

Julian Leslie Darsey1

M, #392, b. 15 Apr 1899, d. 21 Mar 1991
Relationship
4th cousin 1 time removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Geddie Descendants
     Julian Leslie Darsey was born on 15 Apr 1899 in GA.1,2 He was the son of William E. Darsey and Ella Maxwell.

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. Julian Leslie Darsey filled out a draft card on 12 Sep 1918 in Quincy, Gadsden Co., FL. He was of medium height, of medium build, with blue eyes and brown hair. He was living in Whigham, Grady Co., GA and working as an Express Clerk at Alison(?) Railway Ex. Co. in Quincy, FL. F. F. Morgan of the Local Board of Gadsden Co. signed as Registrar. W. E. Darsey was listed as his nearest relative.3 Julian Leslie Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Whigham, Grady Co., GA, in the household of William E. Darsey.

Julian Leslie Darsey married Josephine W. Ward. 5 Jul 1933, Julian Leslie Darsey was accompanied by Josephine W. Ward (his wife), sailing from Puerto Rico to New York on the Borinquen, arriving on 10 Jul 1933.4

Julian Leslie Darsey was educated at the naval training school in Norfolk, Norfolk Co., VA.5 Julian was chief electrician's mate in the US Navy, reporting for duty on 7 Mar 1934.5 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Norfolk, Norfolk Co., VA, with others in the household: Josephine W. Ward and Donald Darsey.6

In 1972, Julian Leslie Darsey was the informant of the death of his son, Donald Darsey.7

Julian Leslie Darsey died on 21 Mar 1991 in Virginia Beach, VA, at age 91.8,9 He was buried in Rosewood Memorial Park, Virginia Beach, VA.10

Child of Julian Leslie Darsey and Josephine W. Ward

Citations

  1. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  2. [S681] US1920.
  3. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards", Order Number A609.
  4. [S1096] New York Passenger Lists 1820-1957, p. 3; in Original data: Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1820-1897; (NARA M237) (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com).
  5. [S1289] Macon Telegraph, Macon, GA, 8 Mar 1934. Hereinafter cited as Macon Telegraph.
  6. [S1399] US1940.
  7. [S1799] "Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014," Images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : accessed 12 Jan 2016), Citing Virginia, Deaths, 1912–2014. Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, Virginia, Registration No. 175, Certificate No. 240, State File Number 72 029504.
  8. [S766] Social Security Death Index (SSDI), (RootsWeb.com: RootsWeb). Hereinafter cited as Social Security Death Index.
  9. [S1799] "Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014," Images, Ancestry.com.
  10. [S1808] Cemetery Marker in Rosewood Memorial Park, Virginia Beach, VA (631 N. Witchduck Road).

Mary Darsey

F, #393, b. 24 Jul 1901, d. 24 Oct 1977
Relationship
4th cousin 1 time removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Geddie Descendants
     Mary Darsey was born on 24 Jul 1901 in GA.1 She was the daughter of William E. Darsey and Ella Maxwell. Mary Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Whigham, Grady Co., GA, in the household of William E. Darsey.

Mary Darsey married Oliver L. Chester between 1920 and 1927. Mary Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Whigham, Grady Co., GA, in the household of Oliver L. Chester (her husband.)2 Mary Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Whigham, Grady Co., GA, in the household of Oliver L. Chester.3

Mary Darsey died on 24 Oct 1977 in Thomasville, Thomas Co., GA, at age 76.4,1,5 She was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Whigham, Grady Co., GA.1

Citations

  1. [S1268] Cemetery Marker in Woodlawn Cemetery, Whigham, Grady Co., GA (US84 & Ward St (30.88190 -84.31580)).
  2. [S679] US1930.
  3. [S1399] US1940.
  4. [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:035140. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Index.
  5. [S1718] Columbus Daily Enquirer, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, 1977-10-25, p. 13. Hereinafter cited as Columbus Daily Enquirer.

Eunice V. Darsey

F, #395, b. 6 Oct 1906, d. 2 Oct 1962
Relationship
4th cousin 1 time removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Geddie Descendants
     Eunice V. Darsey was born on 6 Oct 1906 in GA. She was the daughter of William E. Darsey and Ella Maxwell. Eunice V. Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Whigham, Grady Co., GA, in the household of William E. Darsey. Eunice V. Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Whigham, Grady Co., GA, in the household of William E. Darsey.1

Eunice V. Darsey died on 2 Oct 1962 at age 55. She was buried in Piedmont Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.2,3

Citations

  1. [S679] US1930.
  2. [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.
  3. [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.

Harriet E. Bickett1

F, #397, b. circa 1832
Relationship
Great-grandaunt of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Bickett Descendants
     Harriet E. Bickett was born circa 1832 in Union Co., NC. She was the daughter of James Bickett and Elizabeth Ross. Harriet E. Bickett was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Monroe, Union Co., NC, in the household of James Bickett.2

Harriet E. Bickett married William Windle.3

Citations

  1. [S66] Census Records for James Bickett.
  2. [S414] US1850.
  3. [S93] Local Interest Items, Monroe Enquirer, Union Co., NC, Monday, August 28, 1961. "The Martin Ross Family Of Union County. N. C." By Ida Williams Austin. Hereinafter cited as Monroe Enquirer.

James Sampson Bickett1

M, #398, b. circa 1835, d. 16 Jun 1862
Relationship
Great-granduncle of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Bickett Descendants
     James Sampson Bickett was born circa 1835 in Mecklenburg Co., NC. He was the son of James Bickett and Elizabeth Ross. James Sampson Bickett was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Monroe, Union Co., NC, in the household of James Bickett.2 James Sampson Bickett was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Monroe, Union Co., NC, in the household of James Bickett.3 James was a brickmason (Master Mason) in Monroe, Union Co., NC.2,3

James Sampson Bickett began military service on 6 Nov 1861 in Union Co., NC, in the CSA, in Co. F, 35th Infantry Regiment, NC.4,5,6 His military service ended on 16 Jun 1862 in Kinston, Lenoir Co., NC.7

James Sampson Bickett died on 16 Jun 1862 in Kinston, Lenoir Co., NC, while serving in the CSA.6


More research is needed. There is a marriage record in Decatur Co. that states that a James S. Bickett married Gussie A. Gibson. Either the marriage record or the CSA record is for another James S. Bickett on 19 Dec 1867 in Decatur Co., GA.8

Citations

  1. [S66] Census Records for James Bickett.
  2. [S414] US1850.
  3. [S402] US1860.
  4. [S876] Alexander Street Press, American Civil War Research Database (Original data: Historical Data Systems Inc. (url: http://alexanderstreet.com/resources/civilwar.access.htm)), has enlistment date as 4 Oct 1861.
  5. [S756] (Original data: National Archives and Records Administration), Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (National Park Service (NPS)), Soldier's Rank-In Pvt; Soldier's Rank-Out Pvt; Film Number M230 roll 3.
  6. [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).
  7. [S759] Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers Record,
    CSA, Company F, 35th Infantry Regiment NC
    04 Oct 1861 Enlisted
    06 Nov 1861 Enlisted in Company F, 35th Infantry Regiment NC
    16 Jun 1862 Died in Kinston, NC.
  8. [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/…), Book B, p. 32.

Thomas Winchester Bickett1

M, #399, b. 28 Dec 1836, d. 16 Jul 1882
Relationship
Great-granduncle of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Bickett Descendants
     Thomas Winchester Bickett was born on 28 Dec 1836 in Union Co., NC.2 He was the son of James Bickett and Elizabeth Ross. Thomas Winchester Bickett was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Monroe, Union Co., NC, in the household of James Bickett.3 Thomas Winchester Bickett was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Monroe, Union Co., NC, in the household of James Bickett.4 Thomas was a physician in 1860 in Monroe, Union Co., NC.5,4

Thomas Winchester Bickett began military service on 18 Feb 1862 in Union Co., NC, in the CSA, in Co. B, 10th North Carolina Heavy Artillery Battery.6

Thomas Winchester Bickett married Mary A. Covington, daughter of David A. Covington Sr. and Susan Ann Gathings, on 7 Nov 1866 in Union Co., NC.7 Thomas Winchester Bickett was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Monroe, Union Co., NC, with others in the household: Mary A. Covington, Anna Bickett and Thomas Walter Bickett.8

In the probate of David A. Covington Sr.'s estate, dated Mar 1870 in Union Co., NC, Thomas Winchester Bickett, his father-in-law, was mentioned.9 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Monroe, Union Co., NC, with others in the household: Mary A. Covington, Anna Bickett, Thomas Walter Bickett, Lillian E. Bickett and Laurence Covington Bickett.10

Thomas Winchester Bickett died on 16 Jul 1882 at age 45.2 He was buried in Monroe City Cemetery (Suncrest), Monroe, Union Co., NC.11

Children of Thomas Winchester Bickett and Mary A. Covington

Citations

  1. [S66] Census Records for James Bickett.
  2. [S865] Cemetery Marker in Monroe City Cemetery (Suncrest), Monroe, Union Co., NC (located between Washington and Parker Streets and between Cemetery and Myrtle Streets); read by Otha & Frances Small, Charles Bivens and Bill & Ann Price, 1987, 1999, 2008.
  3. [S414] US1850.
  4. [S402] US1860.
  5. [S923] Branson’s North Carolina Business Directory for 1867-68 Union County (Raleigh, N.C.: Branson & Jones, 1867-68), Under the heading PHYSICIANS: Thos. W. Bickett, Monroe. Hereinafter cited as NC Business Directory-1867-68-Union County.
  6. [S876] Alexander Street Press, American Civil War Research Database (Original data: Historical Data Systems Inc. (url: http://alexanderstreet.com/resources/civilwar.access.htm)),
    18 Feb 1862 Enlisted
    30 Jun 1862 Promoted to 1st Lieut.
    30 Jun 1863 Promoted to Adjutant
    3 Feb 1865 Transferred from Co. C to Field and Staff
    3 Feb 1865 Promoted to Asst Surgeon.
  7. [S739] Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com, North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2011 (Original data: County marriage records on microfilm located at the FHL in Salt Lake City, UT, in published books cataloged by the Library of Congress, or county records in possession of the individual county clerks or courthouses), FHL # 0590485.
  8. [S497] US1870.
  9. [S1874] "North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998," Index and images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 16 Apr 2016), Citing North Carolina County, District and Probate Courts, Union Co. image 1718.
  10. [S496] US1880.
  11. [S865] Cemetery Marker in Monroe City Cem., Section EE2.