John Walter Williamson

M, #6451, b. 28 Feb 1881, d. 16 Sep 1936
     John Walter Williamson was born on 28 Feb 1881 in Monroe Co., GA.1,2,3 He was the son of John Henry Williamson and Sarah Virginia Middlebrooks. John Walter Williamson was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Monroe Co., GA, in the household of John Henry Williamson.3

John Walter Williamson married Willie Eunice Dodson circa 1918 in GA.4

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. John Walter Williamson filled out a draft card on 12 Sep 1918 in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA. He was of medium height, of medium build, with brown eyes and black hair. He was an engineer with the Southern Railway Co. and living at 41 Ponders Av. John H. Williamson was listed as his nearest relative.5 John Walter Williamson was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA, with others in the household: Willie Eunice Dodson.6 John Walter Williamson was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Macon, Bibb Co., GA, with others in the household: Willie Eunice Dodson.4

John Walter Williamson died on 16 Sep 1936 in Butts Co., GA, at age 55.2

Note that this Walter is listed as a railroad engineer on his WWI registration, his 1920 and 1930 census records, and on his death certificate.

Citations

  1. [S1749] Cemetery Marker in Jones Memorial Cemetery, Forest Park, Clayton Co., GA (SR331 east of US41 (33.62044 -84.38169)).
  2. [S1662] "Georgia, Deaths, 1928-1939," Certificate of Death, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 26 Oct 2014), citing Georgia Archives, Morrow, Certificate no. 27032 (145).
  3. [S555] US1900.
  4. [S679] US1930.
  5. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY, Serial Number 2710, Order Number 4674. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  6. [S681] US1920.

Willie Eunice Dodson

F, #6452, b. 6 Jan 1900, d. 27 Jan 1987
     Willie Eunice Dodson was born on 6 Jan 1900.1

Willie Eunice Dodson married John Walter Williamson, son of John Henry Williamson and Sarah Virginia Middlebrooks, circa 1918 in GA.2 Willie Eunice Dodson was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA, in the household of John Walter Williamson.3 Willie Eunice Dodson was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Macon, Bibb Co., GA, in the household of John Walter Williamson.2 Willie Eunice Dodson was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA.4

Willie Eunice Dodson died on 27 Jan 1987 in GA at age 87.1

Citations

  1. [S1749] Cemetery Marker in Jones Memorial Cemetery, Forest Park, Clayton Co., GA (SR331 east of US41 (33.62044 -84.38169)).
  2. [S679] US1930.
  3. [S681] US1920.
  4. [S1399] US1940.

Arthur Bazzell

M, #6453
     Arthur Bazzell married Ida Martha Adams, daughter of John Adams and Lizzie Knight, on 26 Nov 1890 in Decatur Co., GA.1

Child of Arthur Bazzell and Ida Martha Adams

Citations

  1. [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, Marriages, Book B, 1868-1896, p. 654 (image 376).

Robert B. Sikes

M, #6454, b. May 1871
     Robert B. Sikes was born in May 1871 in NC.1

Robert B. Sikes married Ida Martha Adams, daughter of John Adams and Lizzie Knight, on 4 Nov 1897 in Decatur Co., GA.2 Robert B. Sikes was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Abbeville, Wilcox Co., GA, with others in the household: Ida Martha Adams, James Sikes and Will Bazzell.1

Children of Robert B. Sikes and Ida Martha Adams

Citations

  1. [S555] US1900.
  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, Marriages, Book D, 1895-1905, p. 162.

Ruth Yates

F, #6455, b. 16 Jul 1908, d. 2 Jul 1998
     Ruth Yates was born on 16 Jul 1908 in Decatur Co., GA.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Henry Milton Yates and Ida Martha Adams. Ruth Yates was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Henry Milton Yates.4

Ruth Yates married Carl Shirah on 18 Dec 1926 in Decatur Co., GA.5 Ruth Yates was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Bainbridge, Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Carl Shirah (her husband.)6 Ruth Yates was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Brinson, Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Carl Shirah.7

Mrs. Carl J. Shirah was listed on his WWII draft card as the person who would always know the address of Carl Shirah.8

Ruth Yates died on 2 Jul 1998 in Marietta, Cobb Co., GA, at age 89.9,1,2 She was buried on 7 Jul 1998 in Brinson Cemetery, Brinson, Decatur Co., GA.1,2

Citations

  1. [S44] Cemetery Marker in Brinson Cemetery (Decatur Co.), Brinson, Decatur Co., GA (on Hwy. 84); read by this compiler, November, 1992.
  2. [S960] Tallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, FL, Issue of 06 Jul 1998, Mon, Page 17. Hereinafter cited as Tallahassee Democrat.
  3. [S663] US1910.
  4. [S681] US1920.
  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/…), Bk/Pg J-156.
  6. [S679] US1930.
  7. [S1399] US1940.
  8. [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, Serial No. 1160, Order No. 1812. Hereinafter cited as "WWII Draft Registration Cards."
  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 No. 32005. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Index.

Will Bazzell

M, #6456, b. circa 1894
     Will Bazzell was born circa 1894 in GA.1 He was the son of Arthur Bazzell and Ida Martha Adams. Will Bazzell was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Abbeville, Wilcox Co., GA, in the household of Robert B. Sikes (with the surname Harrison - needs research.)2 Will Bazzell was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Brinson, Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Henry Milton Yates (his step-father.)1

Citations

  1. [S663] US1910.
  2. [S555] US1900.

James Sikes

M, #6457, b. circa 1899
     James Sikes was born circa 1899 in GA.1 He was the son of Robert B. Sikes and Ida Martha Adams. James Sikes was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Abbeville, Wilcox Co., GA, in the household of Robert B. Sikes.2 James Sikes was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Brinson, Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Henry Milton Yates (his step-father.)1

Citations

  1. [S663] US1910.
  2. [S555] US1900.

Mary Sikes

F, #6458, b. circa 1902
     Mary Sikes was born circa 1902 in GA.1 She was the daughter of Robert B. Sikes and Ida Martha Adams. Mary Sikes was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Brinson, Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Henry Milton Yates (her step-father.)1

Citations

  1. [S663] US1910.

Enoch W. F. Ransom

M, #6459, b. 2 Jan 1853, d. 22 Nov 1883
     Enoch W. F. Ransom was born on 2 Jan 1853 in AL.1,2

Enoch W. F. Ransom married Eliza Gilliand on 8 Jan 1880 in Quitman, Wood Co., TX.3,4

Enoch W. F. Ransom died on 22 Nov 1883 at age 30.2 He was buried in Clover Hill Cemetery, Quitman, Wood Co., TX.2

Citations

  1. [S1564] "Texas, Death Certificates, 1903–1982," Index and Images, Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com : accessed 4 Dec 2013), Citing Texas Department of State Health Services. Texas Death Certificates, Austin, TX, Death certificate of daughter.
  2. [S1138] Cemetery Marker in Clover Hill Cemetery, Quitman, Wood Co., TX (From intersection of SR154 and SR37 east of Quitman, go north on 37 for two and nine-tenths miles. Cemetery is immediately behind the Clover Hill Baptist Church, on the east side of the road.).
  3. [S1685] "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1977," Index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 26 Mar 2015), Citing county clerk offices, Texas, p. 65.
  4. [S1564] "Texas, Death Certificates, 1903–1982," Index and Images, Ancestry.com, Death certificate of daughter, showing parents, including his given name.

Jennie Maria Sarles

F, #6460
     Jennie Maria Sarles married Arthur B. Backus on 19 May 1890 in Cooke Co., TX.1

Citations

  1. [S1685] "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1977," Index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 26 Mar 2015), Citing county clerk offices, Texas, p. 50.