George H. Chester

M, #4586, b. 23 Nov 1845, d. 15 Jul 1915
     George H. Chester was born on 23 Nov 1845 in Gadsden Co., FL.1,2 He was the son of Abner Chester and Rosanna <...>. George H. Chester was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Abner Chester. George H. Chester was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Abner Chester.3

George H. Chester began military service on 12 Mar 1862 in Quincy, Gadsden Co., FL, in the CSA, Co. B, 6 Florida Infantry. He enlisted as a Musician at the age of 16. He was discharged from Company B, 6th Infantry Regiment Florida on 23 Mar 1863. He enlisted in Company D, 5th Battn Cavalry Regiment Florida on 26 Nov 1863.4,2 His military service ended circa 18 May 1865 in Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL, at the close of the war.1

George H. Chester married Melissa A. Johnson on 21 Jan 1869 in Decatur Co., GA.5 George H. Chester was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Franklin J. Chester. George H. Chester was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Melissa A. Johnson.

George H. Chester received a pension on 8 Aug 1907 in Gadsden Co., FL, for his service in the CSA, Co. B, 6 Florida Infantry and Co. D, 5th Battn Florida Cavalry Regiment. His pension continued and he was granted an increase in pension as of 1 Jan 1911.1

George H. Chester died on 15 Jul 1915 in Gadsden Co., FL, at age 69.6,2 He was buried in Concord Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL.2

Citations

  1. [S945] George H. Chester file; #5155; Florida Confederate Pension Application Files (Tallahassee, FL: Florida Department of State).
  2. [S760] Cemetery Marker in Concord Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL (located one-half mile east of the crossroads (Concord-Bainbridge Road-County Hwy. 157) and Fairbanks Ferry Road-State Rd. 12) in the unincorporated community of Concord, Gadsden County, Florida. Travel east on Fairbanks Ferry Road about 1/4 mile, turn left onto Perritt Road, a dirt road, and the cemetery is on the right); read by Barbara Boynton and Angela Cassidy.
  3. [S402] US1860.
  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. [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/…), Certificate No. A-563.
  6. [S946] Melissa Ann Johnson, Widow's Pension Claim #A01744 24 Jul 1915 (Florida Department of State).

Melissa A. Johnson

F, #4587, b. 20 Oct 1852, d. 11 Jul 1938
     Melissa A. Johnson was born on 20 Oct 1852 in GA.1,2

Melissa A. Johnson married George H. Chester, son of Abner Chester and Rosanna <...>, on 21 Jan 1869 in Decatur Co., GA.3 Melissa A. Johnson was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of George H. Chester.

Melissa A. Johnson applied for a widow's pension on 24 Jul 1915 in Gadsden Co., FL, for her husband's service in the CSA, Co. B, 6 Florida Infantry and Co. D, 5th Battn Florida Cavalry Regiment. Her pension was approved for 5 Aug 1915.4

Melissa A. Johnson died on 11 Jul 1938 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, at age 85.5,2 She was buried in Concord Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL.2

Citations

  1. [S963] Florida Deaths 1877-1998, Death Record (Original data: Florida Dept. of Health and Vital Statistics), Family History-Pilot Site, http://www.familysearch.org, (has place, but only estimated birth year). Hereinafter cited as Florida Deaths, 1877-1998.
  2. [S760] Cemetery Marker in Concord Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL (located one-half mile east of the crossroads (Concord-Bainbridge Road-County Hwy. 157) and Fairbanks Ferry Road-State Rd. 12) in the unincorporated community of Concord, Gadsden County, Florida. Travel east on Fairbanks Ferry Road about 1/4 mile, turn left onto Perritt Road, a dirt road, and the cemetery is on the right); read by Barbara Boynton and Angela Cassidy.
  3. [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/…), Certificate No. A-563.
  4. [S946] Melissa Ann Johnson, Widow's Pension Claim #A01744 24 Jul 1915 (Florida Department of State).
  5. [S963] Florida Deaths, 1877-1998, Certificate No. 13404.

Mary Etta Bowen

F, #4588, b. 15 Dec 1881, d. 13 Sep 1957
     Mary Etta Bowen was born on 15 Dec 1881.1

Mary Etta Bowen married Thomas Nathan Darsey, son of Joseph H. Darsey and Julia F. Shelfer, on 2 Sep 1920.1 Mary Etta Bowen was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Thomas Nathan Darsey.2 Mary Etta Bowen was enumerated in the census of 1935 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Thomas Nathan Darsey.3 Mary Etta Bowen was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Thomas Nathan Darsey.4

Mary Etta Bowen died on 13 Sep 1957 in Decatur Co., GA, at age 75.5,1 She was buried in Concord Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL.1

Citations

  1. [S760] Cemetery Marker in Concord Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL (located one-half mile east of the crossroads (Concord-Bainbridge Road-County Hwy. 157) and Fairbanks Ferry Road-State Rd. 12) in the unincorporated community of Concord, Gadsden County, Florida. Travel east on Fairbanks Ferry Road about 1/4 mile, turn left onto Perritt Road, a dirt road, and the cemetery is on the right); read by Barbara Boynton and Angela Cassidy.
  2. [S679] US1930.
  3. [S920] FL1935.
  4. [S1399] US1940.
  5. [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 # 21202. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Index.

John Geddie

M, #4589, b. 18 Jul 1802
Relationship
1st cousin 4 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Geddie Descendants
     John Geddie was baptized on 18 Jul 1802 in Cumberland Co., NC.1 He was the son of James Daniel Geddie II and Jannet Maxwell.

John Geddie married Nancy <...> circa 1823 in NC.2 John Geddie was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1850 in Perry Co., AL, with others in the household: Nancy <...>, Mary M. Geddie, Elizabeth J. Geddie, Elvina Geddie, Hiram Geddie, Jennett Geddie, Thomas Geddie, Marren Geddie, Christian Geddie, Sarah E. Geddie and John Geddie.2 John Geddie was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1860 in Perry Co., AL, with others in the household: Thomas Geddie, Jennett Geddie, Marren Geddie, Christian Geddie, Sarah E. Geddie, John Geddie and Gabriel Geddie (his children and his brother.)3

John Geddie was named administrator of Gabriel Geddie's estate in Perry Co., AL. He concluded the estate sale 8 Sep 1865.4

Children of John Geddie and Nancy <...>

Citations

  1. [S814] GAGenWeb, Cumberland Co. NC Baptismal Records - Old Bluff Presbyterian Church (http://www.rootsweb.com/~nccumber/bapdef.htm).
  2. [S414] US1850.
  3. [S402] US1860.
  4. [S1705] "Alabama Estate Files, 1830-1976," Images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 11 Aug 2015), Citing County courthouses, Alabama, 53-012-0603.

William Maxwell

M, #4590, b. Mar 1786
     William Maxwell was baptized in Mar 1786 in Cumberland Co., NC.1 He was the son of Thomas Maxwell I and Mary Margaret McPhail.

Citations

  1. [S814] GAGenWeb, Cumberland Co. NC Baptismal Records - Old Bluff Presbyterian Church (http://www.rootsweb.com/~nccumber/bapdef.htm).

Betty Maxwell

F, #4591, b. 17 Jun 1799
     Betty Maxwell was baptized on 17 Jun 1799 in Cumberland Co., NC.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Maxwell I and Mary Margaret McPhail.

Citations

  1. [S814] GAGenWeb, Cumberland Co. NC Baptismal Records - Old Bluff Presbyterian Church (http://www.rootsweb.com/~nccumber/bapdef.htm).

Franklin P. Geddie

M, #4593, b. 25 May 1854, d. 28 Aug 1868
Relationship
2nd cousin 3 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Geddie Descendants
     Franklin P. Geddie was born on 25 May 1854 in NC.1,2 He was the son of Daniel Geddie and Elizabeth McPhail. Franklin P. Geddie was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Cumberland Co., NC, in the household of Daniel Geddie.

Franklin P. Geddie died on 28 Aug 1868 at age 14.1 He was buried in John Geddie Family Cemetery, Eastover, Cumberland Co., NC.1

Citations

  1. [S576] Cemetery Marker in John Geddie Family Cemetery, Cumberland Co., NC (Go NE on Maxwell Rd (SR1006), then go NW .24 miles on Stedman Rd (SR1826). The cemetery is about 100 yards behind a house in the woods).
  2. [S402] US1860.

Mary M. Geddie

F, #4594, b. 7 Feb 1857, d. 7 Sep 1882
Relationship
2nd cousin 3 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Geddie Descendants
     Mary M. Geddie was born on 7 Feb 1857 in NC.1,2 She was the daughter of Daniel Geddie and Elizabeth McPhail. Mary M. Geddie was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Cumberland Co., NC, in the household of Daniel Geddie. Mary M. Geddie was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Flea Hill, Cumberland Co., NC, in the household of Daniel Geddie.3

Mary M. Geddie married Edgar Lawrence Strickland on 21 Oct 1875.1

Mary M. Geddie died on 7 Sep 1882 at age 25.1 She was buried in John Geddie Family Cemetery, Eastover, Cumberland Co., NC.4

Citations

  1. [S130] Jack Geddie, The Families Geddie and McPhail (Fort Worth, TX: Geddie, Henry L., 1959), p. 49. Hereinafter cited as The Families Geddie and McPhail.
  2. [S402] US1860.
  3. [S497] US1870.
  4. [S576] Cemetery Marker in John Geddie Family Cemetery, Cumberland Co., NC (Go NE on Maxwell Rd (SR1006), then go NW .24 miles on Stedman Rd (SR1826). The cemetery is about 100 yards behind a house in the woods).

Allen T. Geddie

M, #4595, b. 25 Dec 1853, d. 24 Feb 1937
Relationship
2nd cousin 3 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Geddie Descendants
     Allen T. Geddie was born on 25 Dec 1853 in AL.1,2 He was the son of James Alexander Geddie and Elizabeth Beggs. Allen T. Geddie was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Sumter Co., AL, in the household of James Alexander Geddie.3 Allen T. Geddie was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Van Zandt Co., TX, in the household of James Alexander Geddie.

Allen T. Geddie married Catharine A. Allen on 27 Nov 1878 in Van Zandt Co., TX.4 Allen T. Geddie was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Van Zandt Co., TX, with others in the household: Catharine A. Allen.5 Allen T. Geddie was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Van Zandt Co., TX, with others in the household: Catharine A. Allen.6 Allen T. Geddie was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Wood Co., TX, with others in the household: Catharine A. Allen.7 Allen T. Geddie was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Wood Co., TX, with others in the household: Catharine A. Allen.8 Allen T. Geddie was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Wood Co., TX, with others in the household: Catharine A. Allen.9

Allen T. Geddie died on 24 Feb 1937 in Wood Co., TX, at age 83.10 He was buried on 25 Feb 1937 in Sand Springs Cemetery, Mineola, Wood Co., TX.1

Citations

  1. [S1849] Cemetery Marker in Sand Springs Cemetery, Mineola, Wood Co., TX (Azalea Ln off US69 (32.70753 -95.51547)).
  2. [S497] US1870.
  3. [S402] US1860.
  4. [S1685] "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1977," Index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 26 Mar 2015), Citing county clerk offices, Texas, p. 186.
  5. [S496] US1880.
  6. [S555] US1900.
  7. [S663] US1910.
  8. [S681] US1920.
  9. [S679] US1930.
  10. [S877] FamilySearch, Texas Deaths 1890-1976, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Registar's No. 12610. Hereinafter cited as Texas Deaths 1890-1976.

William H. Geddie

M, #4596, b. circa 1859, d. 8 Jun 1906
Relationship
2nd cousin 3 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Geddie Descendants
     William H. Geddie was born circa 1859 in AL.1 He was the son of James Alexander Geddie and Elizabeth Beggs. William H. Geddie was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Van Zandt Co., TX, in the household of James Alexander Geddie. William H. Geddie was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Van Zandt Co., TX, in the household of James Alexander Geddie.

William H. Geddie married Lula D. Mosely on 31 Dec 1885 in Van Zandt Co., TX.2 William H. Geddie was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Smith Co., TX, with others in the household: Lula D. Mosely, Roxie Geddie, Oscar T. Geddie, Fannie Geddie, Frank Geddie, Jessee Geddie and Lora Geddie.3

William H. Geddie died on 8 Jun 1906 in TX.4 He was buried in Sand Springs Cemetery, Mineola, Wood Co., TX.4

Children of William H. Geddie and Lula D. Mosely

Citations

  1. [S497] US1870.
  2. [S1685] "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1977," Index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 26 Mar 2015), Citing county clerk offices, Texas, p. 163.
  3. [S555] US1900.
  4. [S1849] Cemetery Marker in Sand Springs Cemetery, Mineola, Wood Co., TX (Azalea Ln off US69 (32.70753 -95.51547)).