Donald Darsey

M, #6534, b. 3 Mar 1933, d. 1 Sep 1972
Relationship
5th cousin of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Geddie Descendants
     Donald Darsey was born on 3 Mar 1933 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.1 He was the son of Julian Leslie Darsey and Josephine W. Ward. Donald Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Norfolk, Norfolk Co., VA, in the household of Julian Leslie Darsey.2

Donald Darsey died on 1 Sep 1972 in Quantico, Prince William Co., VA, at age 39 as the result of a car accident; the informant of the death was Julian Leslie Darsey, his father.3 Donald Darsey was buried in Rosewood Memorial Park, Virginia Beach, VA.4

Citations

  1. [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).
  2. [S1399] US1940.
  3. [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.
  4. [S1808] Cemetery Marker in Rosewood Memorial Park, Virginia Beach, VA (631 N. Witchduck Road).

Gladys Lewis

F, #6536, b. 12 Nov 1915, d. 4 Mar 1987
     Gladys Lewis was born on 12 Nov 1915 in Perry, Taylor Co., FL.1,2,3,4

Gladys Lewis and Daniel J. Finklea obtained a marriage license on 5 Dec 1931 in Gadsden Co., FL.5

Gladys Lewis married Daniel J. Finklea, son of Andrew Thomas Finklea and Alice Lenora Burns, on 6 Dec 1931 in Bainbridge, Decatur Co., GA.5 Gladys Lewis and Daniel J. Finklea were divorced in 1934 in Gadsden Co., FL.6

Gladys's second marriage was to Mauritz B. Jones on 24 Oct 1936 in Decatur Co., GA.7,3 Gladys Lewis was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Sumatra, Liberty Co., FL, in the household of Mauritz B. Jones (her husband.)3

Mrs. Mauritz Bernard Jones was listed on his WWII draft card as the person who would always know the address of Mauritz B. Jones.8 Gladys Lewis was enumerated in the census of 1950 in Leon Co., FL, in the household of Mauritz B. Jones.9

Gladys Lewis and Mauritz B. were living in Greenwood, Greenwood Co., SC, on 20 Jul 1963, at the time of their daughter, Merry Phillis', wedding. They were formerly of Tallahassee.10

Gladys Lewis died on 4 Mar 1987 in Leon Co., FL, at age 71.1,2,11 She was buried in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL.2

Child of Gladys Lewis and Daniel J. Finklea

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. Hereinafter cited as Florida Deaths, 1877-1998.
  2. [S1041] Cemetery Marker in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL.
  3. [S1399] US1940.
  4. [S960] Tallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, FL, Issue of 07 Mar 1987, Sat, Page 10. Hereinafter cited as Tallahassee Democrat.
  5. [S1400] FamilySearch, Florida Marriages, 1830-1993 (Florida counties), No 15696.
  6. [S371] Jacksonville, FL, Florida Divorce Index, 1927-2001, from original data: Florida Department of Health, Ancestry.com, Provo, UT, Vol. 52, Number 1843. Hereinafter cited as Florida Divorce Index.
  7. [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 J, p. 716.
  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. 282, Order No. 87. Hereinafter cited as "WWII Draft Registration Cards."
  9. [S2621] US1950.
  10. [S960] Tallahassee Democrat, Issue of 29 Jul 1963, Mon, Page 4.
  11. [S960] Tallahassee Democrat, Issue of 07 Mar 1987, Sat, Page 10.

Catherine J. Finklea

F, #6537, b. 28 Mar 1933, d. 1 Nov 1998
     Catherine J. Finklea was born on 28 Mar 1933 in FL.1,2 She was the daughter of Daniel J. Finklea and Gladys Lewis. Catherine J. Finklea was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Sumatra, Liberty Co., FL, in the household of Mauritz B. Jones (her step-father.)2 Catherine J. Finklea was enumerated in the census of 1950 in Leon Co., FL, in the household of Mauritz B. Jones.3

Catherine J. Finklea married Watkin C. Wallace on 3 Nov 1951 in Leon Co., FL.4

Catherine J. Finklea died on 1 Nov 1998 at age 65.1 She was buried in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL.1

Citations

  1. [S1041] Cemetery Marker in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL.
  2. [S1399] US1940.
  3. [S2621] US1950.
  4. [S335] County Clerk's Office, Marriage Records of Leon Co., FL (Leon County Clerk of Courts, Tallahassee), Book W8, p. 69.

Mauritz B. Jones

M, #6538, b. 13 Aug 1912, d. 12 Sep 1986
     Mauritz B. Jones was born on 13 Aug 1912 in Jamestown, Chautauqua Co., NY.1,2,3,4

Mauritz B. Jones married Gladys Lewis on 24 Oct 1936 in Decatur Co., GA.5,3 Mauritz B. Jones was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Sumatra, Liberty Co., FL, with others in the household: Gladys Lewis and Catherine J. Finklea (his wife and step-daughter.)3

This group of draft registrations for World War II was for men born between 17 Feb 1897 and 31 Dec 1921. Mauritz B. Jones filled out a draft card on 16 Oct 1940 in Sumatra, Liberty Co., FL. He was 6'2" tall, weighed 195, with blue eyes, brown hair, and light brown complexion. He was employed by the US Dept. of Agriculture Forest Service in Wilma, Liberty Co. and lived in Vilas. Mrs. Mauritz Bernard Jones was listed on his WWII draft card as the person who would always know his address.6 Mauritz B. Jones was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1950 in Leon Co., FL, with others in the household: Gladys Lewis and Catherine J. Finklea.7

Mauritz B. Jones and Gladys were living in Greenwood, Greenwood Co., SC, on 20 Jul 1963, at the time of their daughter, Merry Phillis', wedding. They were formerly of Tallahassee.8

Mauritz B. Jones died on 12 Sep 1986 in Leon Co., FL, at age 74.1,2,9 He was buried in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Tallahassee, Leon 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, Certificate No. 89690. Hereinafter cited as Florida Deaths, 1877-1998.
  2. [S1041] Cemetery Marker in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL.
  3. [S1399] US1940.
  4. [S960] Tallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, FL, Issue of 13 Sep 1986, Sat, Page 33. Hereinafter cited as Tallahassee Democrat.
  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 J, p. 716.
  6. [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. 282, Order No. 87. Hereinafter cited as "WWII Draft Registration Cards."
  7. [S2621] US1950.
  8. [S960] Tallahassee Democrat, Issue of 29 Jul 1963, Mon, Page 4.
  9. [S960] Tallahassee Democrat, Issue of 13 Sep 1986, Sat, Page 33.

Watkin C. Wallace

M, #6539, b. 9 Jul 1931, d. 5 Jan 2004
     Watkin C. Wallace was born on 9 Jul 1931.1

Watkin C. Wallace married Catherine J. Finklea, daughter of Daniel J. Finklea and Gladys Lewis, on 3 Nov 1951 in Leon Co., FL.2

Watkin C. Wallace died on 5 Jan 2004 in Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL, at age 72.1 He was buried in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL.1

Citations

  1. [S1041] Cemetery Marker in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL.
  2. [S335] County Clerk's Office, Marriage Records of Leon Co., FL (Leon County Clerk of Courts, Tallahassee), Book W8, p. 69.

Andrew Lafayette Johnson

M, #6540, b. 16 Sep 1872, d. 16 Dec 1964
     Andrew Lafayette Johnson was born on 16 Sep 1872.1 He was the son of Andrew Jackson Johnson and Dora Vickers. Andrew Lafayette Johnson was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Andrew Jackson Johnson.2

Andrew Lafayette Johnson married Ella Finklea, daughter of Andrew J. Finklea and Martha J. Godwin, on 12 Apr 1896 in Gadsden Co., FL.3 Andrew Lafayette Johnson was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Sawdust, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Ella Finklea.4 Andrew Lafayette Johnson was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Ella Finklea.5

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. Andrew Lafayette Johnson filled out a draft card on 12 Sep 1918 in Quincy, Gadsden Co., FL. He was of medium height, of medium build, with gray eyes and light hair. He was a farmer and living in Gretna, Gadsden Co., FL. Mrs. Ella Johnson was listed as his nearest relative.6 Andrew Lafayette Johnson was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Sawdust, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Ella Finklea.7 Andrew Lafayette Johnson was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Sawdust, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Ella Finklea.8 Andrew Lafayette Johnson was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1935 in Quincy, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Ella Finklea.9 Andrew Lafayette Johnson was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Sawdust, Gadsden Co., FL.10 He was enumerated in the census of 1945 in Sawdust, Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Patrick Henry Johnson (his brother.)11

Andrew Lafayette Johnson died on 16 Dec 1964 in Gadsden Co., FL, at age 92.1,12,13 He was buried in Vickers Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL.1

Citations

  1. [S1055] Cemetery Marker in Vickers Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL (Fairbanks Ferry Rd. (State Road 12) (30.65030 -84.38560)).
  2. [S496] US1880.
  3. [S1400] FamilySearch, Florida Marriages, 1830-1993 (Florida counties), Image 703.
  4. [S555] US1900.
  5. [S663] US1910.
  6. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY, Serial No. 1298, Order No. 549. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  7. [S681] US1920.
  8. [S679] US1930.
  9. [S920] FL1935.
  10. [S1399] US1940.
  11. [S916] FL1945.
  12. [S963] Florida Deaths 1877-1998, Death Record (Original data: Florida Dept. of Health and Vital Statistics), Family History-Pilot Site, http://www.familysearch.org. Hereinafter cited as Florida Deaths, 1877-1998.
  13. [S960] Tallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, FL, Issue of 17 Dec 1964, Thu, Page 9
    . Hereinafter cited as Tallahassee Democrat.

Lafayette Vickers

M, #6541, b. 18 Jun 1859, d. 10 Dec 1929
     Lafayette Vickers was born on 18 Jun 1859 in FL.1,2 He was the son of Alfred Vickers and Matilda <...>. Lafayette Vickers was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Alfred Vickers.3 Lafayette Vickers was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Alfred Vickers.4 Lafayette Vickers was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Alfred Vickers.5 Lafayette Vickers was enumerated in the census of 1885 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Alfred Vickers.6

Lafayette Vickers married Malissa Lugenia Finklea, daughter of Andrew J. Finklea and Martha J. Godwin, on 15 Sep 1886 in Gadsden Co., FL.7 Lafayette Vickers was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Malissa Lugenia Finklea.8 Lafayette Vickers was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Malissa Lugenia Finklea.9 Lafayette Vickers was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Hinson, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Malissa Lugenia Finklea.10

Lafayette Vickers died on 10 Dec 1929 at age 70.2,1 He was buried on 11 Dec 1929 in Vickers Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL.11

Citations

  1. [S1055] Cemetery Marker in Vickers Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL (Fairbanks Ferry Rd. (State Road 12) (30.65030 -84.38560)).
  2. [S761] Barbara Boynton and Angela Cassidy, Gadsden Co., FL GenWeb - Cemeteries (url: http://www.rootsweb.com/~flgadsde/cemeteries/Concord.htm), Vickers Cemetery.
  3. [S402] US1860.
  4. [S497] US1870.
  5. [S496] US1880.
  6. [S498] FL1885.
  7. [S1400] FamilySearch, Florida Marriages, 1830-1993 (Florida counties), Image 361.
  8. [S555] US1900.
  9. [S663] US1910.
  10. [S681] US1920.
  11. [S1812] Obituary of Lafayette Vickers, Unknown Newspaper, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, Dec. 17, 1929. Hereinafter cited as Obituary of Lafayette Vickers.

Alfred Vickers

M, #6542
     Alfred Vickers married Matilda <...>. Alfred Vickers was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1850 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Matilda <...>.1 Alfred Vickers was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1860 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Matilda <...> and Lafayette Vickers.2 Alfred Vickers was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Matilda <...> and Lafayette Vickers.3 Alfred Vickers was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Matilda <...> and Lafayette Vickers.4 Alfred Vickers was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1885 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Matilda <...> and Lafayette Vickers.5 Alfred Vickers was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL.6

Child of Alfred Vickers and Matilda <...>

Citations

  1. [S414] US1850.
  2. [S402] US1860.
  3. [S497] US1870.
  4. [S496] US1880.
  5. [S498] FL1885.
  6. [S555] US1900.

Matilda <...>

F, #6543
     Matilda <...> married Alfred Vickers. Matilda <...> was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Alfred Vickers.1 Matilda <...> was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Alfred Vickers.2 Matilda <...> was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Alfred Vickers.3 Matilda <...> was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Alfred Vickers.4 Matilda <...> was enumerated in the census of 1885 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Alfred Vickers.5

Child of Matilda <...> and Alfred Vickers

Citations

  1. [S414] US1850.
  2. [S402] US1860.
  3. [S497] US1870.
  4. [S496] US1880.
  5. [S498] FL1885.

Andrew Jackson Johnson

M, #6544, b. circa 1847, d. 11 Mar 1929
     Andrew Jackson Johnson was born circa 1847 in FL.1

Andrew Jackson Johnson married Dora Vickers on 21 Jan 1869 in Gadsden Co., FL.2 Andrew Jackson Johnson was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Dora Vickers and George M. Johnson.3 Andrew Jackson Johnson was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Dora Vickers, George M. Johnson, Andrew Lafayette Johnson, Patrick Henry Johnson and James Oliver Johnson.1 Andrew Jackson Johnson was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1885 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Dora Vickers, George M. Johnson, Patrick Henry Johnson and James Oliver Johnson.4 Andrew Jackson Johnson was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Sawdust, Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Patrick Henry Johnson (his son.)5 Andrew Jackson Johnson was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of James Oliver Johnson (his son.)6 Andrew Jackson Johnson was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Sawdust, Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of James Oliver Johnson.7

Andrew Jackson Johnson died on 11 Mar 1929 in Sawdust, Gadsden Co., FL, at the home of his son, Oliver.8

Children of Andrew Jackson Johnson and Dora Vickers

Citations

  1. [S496] US1880.
  2. [S1034] Family Search, Florida Marriages 1837-1974 (Original data: Church records and civil registration were official sources).
  3. [S497] US1870.
  4. [S498] FL1885.
  5. [S555] US1900.
  6. [S663] US1910.
  7. [S681] US1920.
  8. [S1811] Gadsden County Times, Quincy, Gadsden Co., FL, Issue of March 21, 1929. Hereinafter cited as Gadsden County Times.