Lela M. Taylor1

F, #4901, b. Nov 1875, d. 5 Dec 1923
     Lela M. Taylor was born in Nov 1875 in GA.1 She was the daughter of George F. Taylor and Sarah Cox.1 Lela M. Taylor was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Mitchell Co., GA, in the household of George F. Taylor (her father.)2

Lela M. Taylor married Jesse Oscar Darsey, son of John Franklin Darsey Sr. and Elizabeth Miriam Darsey, on 10 Jan 1894 in Mitchell Co., GA.3,1 Lela M. Taylor was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Calvary, Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Jesse Oscar Darsey.4 Lela M. Taylor was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Jesse Oscar Darsey.5 Lela M. Taylor was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of Jesse Oscar Darsey.6

Lela M. Taylor died on 5 Dec 1923 in Cairo, Grady Co., GA, at age 48; the informant of the death was Herman R. Darsey, her son.7 Lela M. Taylor was buried in Cairo Cemetery, Cairo, Grady Co., GA.1,8

Child of Lela M. Taylor and Jesse Oscar Darsey

Citations

  1. [S854] Georgia Virtual Vault, Georgia Death Certificates, Georgia Archives, Morrow, GA. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Certificates.
  2. [S496] US1880.
  3. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Mitchell County Marriage Book, 1887 - 1903, p. 78.
  4. [S555] US1900.
  5. [S663] US1910.
  6. [S681] US1920.
  7. [S854] Georgia Virtual Vault, Georgia Death Certificates: Certificate 35546.
  8. [S212] Cemetery Marker in Cairo City Cemetery, Cairo, Grady Co., GA.

Herman R. Darsey

M, #4902, b. 8 Oct 1896, d. 6 Jun 1969
     Herman R. Darsey was born on 8 Oct 1896 in Calvary, Decatur Co., GA.1,2,3 He was the son of Jesse Oscar Darsey and Lela M. Taylor. Herman R. Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Calvary, Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Jesse Oscar Darsey.4 Herman R. Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Jesse Oscar Darsey.5

Herman R. Darsey began military service on 10 Mar 1917 in Fort Oglethorpe, Catoosa Co., GA, while his residence was Cairo, Grady Co., GA.6 His military service ended on 21 Apr 1920.7

In 1923, Herman R. Darsey was the informant of the death of his mother, Lela M. Taylor.8

Herman R. Darsey married Bessie M. Stokes circa 1924.9 Herman R. Darsey was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Middlesex Co., NJ, with others in the household: Bessie M. Stokes (his wife and daughter.)10 Herman R. Darsey was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Linden, Union Co., NJ, with others in the household: Bessie M. Stokes and Jesse Oscar Darsey (his wife, daughter, and his father.)11

The fourth draft registration for World War II was for men born between April 28, 1877 and February 16, 1897. Herman R. Darsey filled out a draft card on 27 Apr 1942 in Linden, Union Co., NJ. He was 5'5", 148 lb., with blue eyes, gray hair, and light complexion. He was self employed at Railway Mail Service Dist. and living in Linden, NJ.12

He and Bessie M. Stokes were divorced in 1952 in Dade Co., FL.13

Herman R. Darsey married Bertha Lee Powell in Mar 1954 in Jefferson Co., AL.14

Herman R. Darsey and Bertha Lee were living in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL, between 1957 and 1960, where they were listed in the city directories.15

Herman R. Darsey died on 6 Jun 1969 at age 72 while living in Pleasant Grove, Jefferson Co., AL.1,16 He was buried in Valhalla Cemetery, Midfield, Jefferson Co., AL.16

Citations

  1. [S766] Social Security Death Index (SSDI), (RootsWeb.com: RootsWeb). Hereinafter cited as Social Security Death Index.
  2. [S874] "WWI Service Cards"; Florida Memory Project; unknown repository address, No. 2,165,741. Age 20 6/12 on 10 Mar 1917, meaning he would have been born Sep 1896. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Service Cards."
  3. [S555] US1900, has Nov 1895.
  4. [S555] US1900.
  5. [S663] US1910.
  6. [S874] "WWI Service Cards",
    10 Mar 1917 Co M 42 Inf
    13 Aug 1918 COTS TC Camp Lee VA
    13 Jan 1919 Co F 62 Inf
    08 Oct 1919 Co G 50 Inf
    Overseas-18 Oct 1919 - 18 Apr 1920
    21 Apr 1920 Discharge.
  7. [S874] "WWI Service Cards."
  8. [S854] Georgia Virtual Vault, Georgia Death Certificates, Georgia Archives, Morrow, GA, Certificate 35546. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Certificates.
  9. [S676] IRS Treasury Dept., Social Security Application (n.pub.), for Miriam R. Darsey, where she names her parents.
  10. [S679] US1930.
  11. [S1399] US1940.
  12. [S1082] "World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942", Original data: U. S. Selective Service System. Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Several Registrations. NARA; Ancestry.com; Provo, UT. Hereinafter cited as "WWII Draft Registration Cards."
  13. [S371] Jacksonville, FL, Florida Divorce Index, 1927-2001, from original data: Florida Department of Health, Ancestry.com, Provo, UT, Vol. 570, Page 259. Hereinafter cited as Florida Divorce Index.
  14. [S833] Ancestry.com http://www.ancestry.com, Alabama, Marriage Index, 1800-1969 (Original data: Alabama Center for Health Statistics, 1936-1969; Early American Marriages: 1800 to 1825).
  15. [S2032] Polk's Birmingham Directory (Birmingham, Alabama: R. L. Polk & Co.),
    1957 Darsey Herman R (Bertha O) agt Home Ins h909 4th W, p. 248
    Darsey Bertha P Mrs slswn M Sellers Co h909 4th W
    1960 Darsey Herman R (Bertha P) mn M Sellers Co h909 4th W, p. 308
    Darsey Bertha P Mrs slswn M Sellers Co h909 4th W
    . Hereinafter cited as Polk's Birmingham Directory.
  16. [S2052] Cemetery Marker in Valhalla Cemetery, Midfield, Jefferson Co., AL.

George F. Taylor

M, #4903, b. 10 Oct 1844, d. 25 Mar 1911
     George F. Taylor was born on 10 Oct 1844 in Worth Co., GA.1

George F. Taylor married Sarah Cox in Mitchell Co., GA.2 George F. Taylor was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Mitchell Co., GA, with others in the household: Sarah Cox.3 George F. Taylor was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Mitchell Co., GA, with others in the household: Lela M. Taylor.4

George F. Taylor married Elizabeth Dodson in Mitchell Co., GA.

George F. Taylor died on 25 Mar 1911 in Mitchell Co., GA, at age 66.1 He was buried on 27 Mar 1911 in Hopeful Baptist Church Cemetery, Camilla, Mitchell Co., GA.1

Child of George F. Taylor and Sarah Cox

Citations

  1. [S2051] Cemetery Marker in Hopeful Baptist Church Cemetery, Camilla, Mitchell Co., GA.
  2. [S854] Georgia Virtual Vault, Georgia Death Certificates, Georgia Archives, Morrow, GA. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Certificates.
  3. [S497] US1870.
  4. [S496] US1880.

Sarah Cox1

F, #4904, b. 28 Nov 1847, d. 18 Apr 1880
     Sarah Cox was born on 28 Nov 1847.2

Sarah Cox married George F. Taylor in Mitchell Co., GA.1 Sarah Cox was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Mitchell Co., GA, in the household of George F. Taylor.3

Sarah Cox died on 18 Apr 1880 at age 32.2 She was buried in Hopeful Baptist Church Cemetery, Camilla, Mitchell Co., GA.2

Child of Sarah Cox and George F. Taylor

Citations

  1. [S854] Georgia Virtual Vault, Georgia Death Certificates, Georgia Archives, Morrow, GA. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Certificates.
  2. [S2051] Cemetery Marker in Hopeful Baptist Church Cemetery, Camilla, Mitchell Co., GA.
  3. [S497] US1870.

Edgar A. Simpson Sr1,2

M, #4905, b. 29 Sep 1859, d. 11 Jun 1890
     Edgar A. Simpson Sr was born on 29 Sep 1859 in GA.2,3

Edgar A. Simpson Sr married first Emma Moore, daughter of Augustus Moore and Martha A. Lasseter, on 22 Jan 1880 in Decatur Co., GA.4,5,3 Edgar A. Simpson Sr was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Emma Moore.3

Edgar's second marriage was to Annie Moore, daughter of Augustus Moore and Martha A. Lasseter, on 27 Jan 1887 in Decatur Co., GA.6,7

Edgar's third marriage was to Sarah J. Jones, daughter of Silas Jones and Sarah J. Williams, on 15 Mar 1888 in Decatur Co., GA.8,9

Edgar A. Simpson Sr died on 11 Jun 1890 at age 30.2 He was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Reno, Grady Co., GA.2

Children of Edgar A. Simpson Sr and Sarah J. Jones

Citations

  1. [S854] Georgia Virtual Vault, Georgia Death Certificates, Georgia Archives, Morrow, GA, (daughter, Hattie's). Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Certificates.
  2. [S1547] Cemetery Marker in Bethel Cemetery, Reno, Grady Co., GA (Gainey Rd at Pine Hill Rd (30.75220 -84.29530)).
  3. [S496] US1880.
  4. [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, Page 319.
  5. [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 B, 1868-189, p. 319.
  6. [S682] Ida Kirkland Boyce, Brenda King McNair, Denise Kirkland Smiley and Jan Smith, Decatur Co., Georgia Marriage Index, Decatur Co., GA GenWeb, Book B, Page 532.
  7. [S1575] "Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978," Images, Ancestry.com, p. 532.
  8. [S682] Ida Kirkland Boyce, Brenda King McNair, Denise Kirkland Smiley and Jan Smith, Decatur Co., Georgia Marriage Index, Decatur Co., GA GenWeb, Book B, Page 578.
  9. [S1575] "Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978," Images, Ancestry.com, Decatur County Marriage Book, 1867 - 1896, p. 578.
  10. [S854] Georgia Virtual Vault, Georgia Death Certificates.

Emma Moore

F, #4906, b. circa 1863
     Emma Moore was born circa 1863 in GA.1 She was the daughter of Augustus Moore and Martha A. Lasseter.

Emma Moore married Edgar A. Simpson Sr on 22 Jan 1880 in Decatur Co., GA.2,3,1 Emma Moore was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Edgar A. Simpson Sr.1

Citations

  1. [S496] US1880.
  2. [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, Page 319.
  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, Decatur Marriages, Book B, 1868-189, p. 319.

Annie Moore

F, #4907, b. circa Feb 1860, d. Feb 1887
     Annie Moore was born circa Feb 1860 in GA.1 She was the daughter of Augustus Moore and Martha A. Lasseter.

Annie Moore married Edgar A. Simpson Sr on 27 Jan 1887 in Decatur Co., GA.2,3

Annie Moore died in Feb 1887 in GA.4

Citations

  1. [S402] US1860.
  2. [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, Page 532.
  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, p. 532.
  4. [S1289] Macon Telegraph, Macon, GA, Monday, Feb 14, 1887, Page: 1. Hereinafter cited as Macon Telegraph.

Sarah J. Jones

F, #4908, b. 28 Jun 1862, d. 6 May 1951
     Sarah J. Jones was born on 28 Jun 1862.1 She was the daughter of Silas Jones and Sarah J. Williams. Sarah J. Jones was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Silas Jones (her father.)2 Sarah J. Jones was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Silas Jones.3

Sarah J. Jones married Edgar A. Simpson Sr on 15 Mar 1888 in Decatur Co., GA.4,5

Sarah J. Jones was widowed on 11 Jun 1890.6

Sarah's second marriage was to Nathan Butler on 8 Nov 1899 in Decatur Co., GA.7,8 Sarah J. Jones was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Nathan Butler.9 Sarah J. Jones was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of Nathan Butler.10 Sarah J. Jones was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of Nathan Butler.11 Sarah J. Jones was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of Nathan Butler.12 Sarah J. Jones was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of Nathan Butler.13

Sarah J. Jones died on 6 May 1951 at age 88.1 She was buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Cairo, Grady Co., GA.1

Children of Sarah J. Jones and Edgar A. Simpson Sr

Children of Sarah J. Jones and Nathan Butler

Citations

  1. [S1548] Cemetery Marker in Pine Hill Cemetery, Cairo, Grady Co., GA (Lower Hawthorn Trail and Pine Hill Rd (30.72170, Longitude: -84.28250)).
  2. [S497] US1870.
  3. [S496] US1880.
  4. [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, Page 578.
  5. [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 County Marriage Book, 1867 - 1896, p. 578.
  6. [S1547] Cemetery Marker in Bethel Cemetery, Reno, Grady Co., GA (Gainey Rd at Pine Hill Rd (30.75220 -84.29530)).
  7. [S682] Ida Kirkland Boyce, Brenda King McNair, Denise Kirkland Smiley and Jan Smith, Decatur Co., Georgia Marriage Index, Decatur Co., GA GenWeb, Book D, Page 289.
  8. [S1575] "Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978," Images, Ancestry.com, Decatur Marriages, Book D, 1895-1905, p. 289.
  9. [S555] US1900.
  10. [S663] US1910.
  11. [S681] US1920.
  12. [S679] US1930.
  13. [S1399] US1940.

Nathan Butler

M, #4909, b. 4 Apr 1872, d. 17 Oct 1946
     Nathan Butler was born on 4 Apr 1872.1

Nathan Butler married Sarah J. Jones, daughter of Silas Jones and Sarah J. Williams, on 8 Nov 1899 in Decatur Co., GA.2,3 Nathan Butler was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Sarah J. Jones, Hattie Simpson, Edgar A. Simpson Jr and Vasco Butler (his wife, 2 step-children, and his son.)4 Nathan Butler was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Grady Co., GA, with others in the household: Sarah J. Jones, Vasco Butler and F. Pierce Butler.5 Nathan Butler was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Grady Co., GA, with others in the household: Sarah J. Jones, Vasco Butler and F. Pierce Butler.6 Nathan Butler was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Grady Co., GA, with others in the household: Sarah J. Jones and Vasco Butler.7 Nathan Butler was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Grady Co., GA, with others in the household: Sarah J. Jones and Vasco Butler.8

Nathan Butler died on 17 Oct 1946 at age 74.1 He was buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Cairo, Grady Co., GA.1

Children of Nathan Butler and Sarah J. Jones

Citations

  1. [S1548] Cemetery Marker in Pine Hill Cemetery, Cairo, Grady Co., GA (Lower Hawthorn Trail and Pine Hill Rd (30.72170, Longitude: -84.28250)).
  2. [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 D, Page 289.
  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, Decatur Marriages, Book D, 1895-1905, p. 289.
  4. [S555] US1900.
  5. [S663] US1910.
  6. [S681] US1920.
  7. [S679] US1930.
  8. [S1399] US1940.

Edgar A. Simpson Jr

M, #4910, b. Apr 1890, d. 5 Dec 1949
     Edgar A. Simpson Jr was born in Apr 1890 in GA.1 He was the son of Edgar A. Simpson Sr and Sarah J. Jones. Edgar A. Simpson Jr was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Nathan Butler (his step-father.)1

Edgar A. Simpson Jr died on 5 Dec 1949 in Chatham Co., GA, at age 59.2

Citations

  1. [S555] US1900.
  2. [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 No. 25936. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Index.