Lizzie Rena Herring

F, #650, b. 19 Aug 1894, d. 22 Jan 1897
Relationship
3rd cousin 2 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Geddie Descendants
     Lizzie Rena Herring was born on 19 Aug 1894.1,2 She was the daughter of Joseph Herring and Molcy Rawls.

Lizzie Rena Herring died on 22 Jan 1897 at age 2.1,2 She was buried in Herring Family Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.3,1

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. 204. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  2. [S168] Marilee Gerrell Butler, Book of Butlers Jacob Butler of Sampson Co NC & Decatur Co (POBox 105, Calvary GA 31729: Marilee Gerrell Butler, 1985), p. 166. Hereinafter cited as Book of Butlers Jacob Butler.
  3. [S1211] Cemetery Marker in Herring Family Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA (Off Old 179 S (30.75360 -84.34530)).

Amelia Thankful Herring

F, #651, b. 10 Mar 1886
     Amelia Thankful Herring was born on 10 Mar 1886 in GA.1 She was the daughter of John Anders Herring and Julia A. Maxwell. Amelia Thankful Herring was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of John Anders Herring.

Amelia Thankful Herring married Walter Samuel Allen, son of William Allen and Missouri Vanlandingham, on 2 Mar 1904 in Decatur Co., GA.2 Alternatively, Amelia Thankful Herring married Walter Samuel Allen on 2 Mar 1902.3 Amelia Thankful Herring was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Climax, Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Walter Samuel Allen.4

Amelia Thankful Herring was listed as the nearest relative of Walter Samuel Allen on his WWI draft card, 12 Sep 1918.5 Amelia Thankful Herring was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Climax, Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Walter Samuel Allen.6 Amelia Thankful Herring was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Climax, Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Walter Samuel Allen.7

Amelia Thankful Herring died on 23 Jul 1935 at age 49.1,8 She was buried in Cloud Cemetery, Brinson, Decatur Co., GA.9,10

Citations

  1. [S780] Transcribed by Ida Kirkland Boyce, Decatur Co., Georgia Cemeteries, GA GenWeb (http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/decatur/cemeteries).
  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/…), Certificate # D-591.
  3. [S78] The Decatur County Historical Society (Comp.), Decatur County Georgia Past and Present 1823-1991 (Roswell, GA: Wolfe Assoc., 1991), p. 108. Hereinafter cited as Decatur Co. GA Past and Present.
  4. [S663] US1910.
  5. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY, Order Number A1109. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  6. [S681] US1920.
  7. [S679] US1930.
  8. [S78] The Decatur County Historical Society (Comp.), Decatur Co. GA Past and Present.
  9. [S780] Transcribed by Ida Kirkland Boyce, Decatur Co., Georgia Cemeteries, GA GenWeb, Amelia's death certificate says she is buried in Cloud Cemetery and an index on the GAGenWeb has her listed there. Walter Samuel Allen's double stone in Cedar Grove Cemetery has her name and details on the stone.
  10. [S1192] Cemetery Marker in Cloud Cemetery, Brinson, Decatur Co., GA (Also known as Calvary Assembly of God Church Cemetery. Spring Creek Rd at Church St (30.86622 -84.76747)).

Thomas Maxwell I

M, #653
     Thomas Maxwell I was born in Scotland.1

Thomas Maxwell I married Mary Margaret McPhail.

Children of Thomas Maxwell I and Mary Margaret McPhail

Citations

  1. [S101] Wessie Connell, Frank W. Roebuck and Barbara C. Williams (Editors), Gleanings from Grady County, Georgia (Cairo, GA: Roddenbery Memorial Library, 1987). Hereinafter cited as Gleanings from Grady Co., GA.

Mary Margaret McPhail

F, #654
     Mary Margaret McPhail was born in Scotland.1

Mary Margaret McPhail married Thomas Maxwell I.

Children of Mary Margaret McPhail and Thomas Maxwell I

Citations

  1. [S101] Wessie Connell, Frank W. Roebuck and Barbara C. Williams (Editors), Gleanings from Grady County, Georgia (Cairo, GA: Roddenbery Memorial Library, 1987). Hereinafter cited as Gleanings from Grady Co., GA.

John Maxwell

M, #655, b. circa 1784
     John Maxwell was born circa 1784 in NC.1 He was the son of Thomas Maxwell I and Mary Margaret McPhail.

John Maxwell married Mary Margaret Geddie, daughter of James Daniel Geddie I and Isabella McPhail.

Child of John Maxwell and Mary Margaret Geddie

Citations

  1. [S4] Floreda Duke Varick, Decatur County, Georgia, 1850 Census (Tallahassee, FL: Varick, c1978). Hereinafter cited as Decatur Co., GA, 1850 Census.

Mary Margaret Geddie

F, #656, b. circa 1784
Relationship
3rd great-grandaunt of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Geddie Descendants
     Mary Margaret Geddie was born circa 1784 in NC.1 She was the daughter of James Daniel Geddie I and Isabella McPhail.2

Mary Margaret Geddie married John Maxwell, son of Thomas Maxwell I and Mary Margaret McPhail.

Child of Mary Margaret Geddie and John Maxwell

Citations

  1. [S4] Floreda Duke Varick, Decatur County, Georgia, 1850 Census (Tallahassee, FL: Varick, c1978). Hereinafter cited as Decatur Co., GA, 1850 Census.
  2. [S765] Letter from Dr. C. H. Maxwell (Grady Co., GA) to James L. Cameron, 26 Jun 1941; Personal Library (Private address).

James George Maxwell1

M, #657, b. 30 May 1809, d. 25 Nov 1901
Relationship
1st cousin 4 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Geddie Descendants
     James George Maxwell was born on 30 May 1809 in Sampson Co., NC.2,3 He was the son of John Maxwell and Mary Margaret Geddie.

James George Maxwell married Molcy Butler, daughter of Robert Butler and Elizabeth Williams.

James George Maxwell moved to Decatur Co., GA, between 1833 and 1834.4 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1860 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Molcy Butler, Thomas Maxwell, William Maxwell, James Wesley Maxwell, Daniel Maxwell, Margaret A. Maxwell and Mary C. Maxwell.5 James George Maxwell was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Molcy Butler, Daniel Maxwell and Mary C. Maxwell.6 James George Maxwell was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Molcy Butler, Mary C. Maxwell, Elizabeth (Betsy) Maxwell, Molcy Rawls, John P. Rawls, Thomas J. Rawls and Martha E. Rawls.7 James George Maxwell was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of William Alexander Carr Jr.8

James George Maxwell died on 25 Nov 1901 in Decatur Co., GA, at age 92.9 He was buried in 1901 in Carr-Maxwell-Rawls Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.10,11,12 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1950 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Molcy Butler, John R. Maxwell, Elizabeth (Betsy) Maxwell, Thomas Maxwell, William Maxwell, James Wesley Maxwell, Daniel Maxwell, Margaret A. Maxwell and Mary C. Maxwell.13

Children of James George Maxwell and Molcy Butler

Citations

  1. [S409] Unknown author, Moved to Decatur Co. in 1833 or 1834 (n.pub.).
  2. [S168] Marilee Gerrell Butler, Book of Butlers Jacob Butler of Sampson Co NC & Decatur Co (POBox 105, Calvary GA 31729: Marilee Gerrell Butler, 1985), p. 29, 139.. Hereinafter cited as Book of Butlers Jacob Butler.
  3. [S4] Floreda Duke Varick, Decatur County, Georgia, 1850 Census (Tallahassee, FL: Varick, c1978), has. Hereinafter cited as Decatur Co., GA, 1850 Census.
  4. [S168] Marilee Gerrell Butler, Book of Butlers Jacob Butler, p. 29.
  5. [S402] US1860.
  6. [S497] US1870.
  7. [S496] US1880.
  8. [S555] US1900.
  9. [S168] Marilee Gerrell Butler, Book of Butlers Jacob Butler, p. 29, 139.
  10. [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. 242. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  11. [S169] Cemetery Marker in Carr-Maxwell-Rawls Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA (located SE of Calvary on Powell Farm in District 22, LL 29).
  12. [S168] Marilee Gerrell Butler, Book of Butlers Jacob Butler, p. 139.
  13. [S414] US1850.

Molcy Butler

F, #658, b. 15 May 1811, d. 6 Jul 1887
     Molcy Butler was born on 15 May 1811 in Sampson Co., NC.1,2 She was the daughter of Robert Butler and Elizabeth Williams.

Molcy Butler married James George Maxwell, son of John Maxwell and Mary Margaret Geddie. Molcy Butler was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James George Maxwell.3 Molcy Butler was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James George Maxwell.4 Molcy Butler was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James George Maxwell.5

Molcy Butler died on 6 Jul 1887 in Decatur Co., GA, at age 76.6 She was buried in 1887 in Carr-Maxwell-Rawls Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.7,8,9 She was enumerated in the census of 1950 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James George Maxwell.10

Children of Molcy Butler and James George Maxwell

Citations

  1. [S168] Marilee Gerrell Butler, Book of Butlers Jacob Butler of Sampson Co NC & Decatur Co (POBox 105, Calvary GA 31729: Marilee Gerrell Butler, 1985), p. 29, 139.. Hereinafter cited as Book of Butlers Jacob Butler.
  2. [S4] Floreda Duke Varick, Decatur County, Georgia, 1850 Census (Tallahassee, FL: Varick, c1978), says c.1815. Hereinafter cited as Decatur Co., GA, 1850 Census.
  3. [S402] US1860.
  4. [S497] US1870.
  5. [S496] US1880.
  6. [S168] Marilee Gerrell Butler, Book of Butlers Jacob Butler, p. 29, 139. 1871 on p. 30.
  7. [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. 242. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  8. [S169] Cemetery Marker in Carr-Maxwell-Rawls Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA (located SE of Calvary on Powell Farm in District 22, LL 29).
  9. [S168] Marilee Gerrell Butler, Book of Butlers Jacob Butler, p. 139.
  10. [S414] US1850.

Elizabeth (Betsy) Maxwell

F, #659, b. 13 Dec 1835, d. 14 Jul 1919
Relationship
2nd cousin 3 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
James Roberts Descendants
Geddie Descendants
     Elizabeth (Betsy) Maxwell was born on 13 Dec 1835 in GA.1,2,3,4,5 She was the daughter of James George Maxwell and Molcy Butler.

Elizabeth (Betsy) Maxwell married Joseph Rawls, son of Joseph C. Rawls and Martha Irene Burns, on 18 Jan 1855 in Decatur Co., GA.6 Elizabeth (Betsy) Maxwell was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Joseph Rawls. Elizabeth (Betsy) Maxwell was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: William Rawls, Molcy Rawls, John P. Rawls, Thomas J. Rawls and Martha E. Rawls (Head-of-household is listed as Dalila J Rawls, but is the correct age for Elizabeth (Betsy), and these are her children.) Elizabeth (Betsy) Maxwell was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James George Maxwell.4

Elizabeth (Betsy) Maxwell applied for a widow's pension in 1895 in Decatur Co., GA, for her husband's service in the CSA, in Co. F, 50th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry. She continued to receive this pension.7 She was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of Martha E. Rawls.

Elizabeth (Betsy) Maxwell died on 14 Jul 1919 in Calvary, Grady Co., GA, at age 83; the informant of the death was C. W. Carr, her grandson.8,2 Elizabeth (Betsy) Maxwell was buried in Carr-Maxwell-Rawls Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.9,10 She was enumerated in the census of 1950 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James George Maxwell.11

Children of Elizabeth (Betsy) Maxwell and Joseph Rawls

Citations

  1. [S854] Georgia Virtual Vault, Georgia Death Certificates, Georgia Archives, Morrow, GA. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Certificates.
  2. [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. 242. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  3. [S4] Floreda Duke Varick, Decatur County, Georgia, 1850 Census (Tallahassee, FL: Varick, c1978). Hereinafter cited as Decatur Co., GA, 1850 Census.
  4. [S496] US1880.
  5. [S663] US1910.
  6. [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/…), A-241.
  7. [S927] Georgia, Confederate Pension Applications, 1879-1960 (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com) URL: http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/; Original data: Confederate Pension Applications, Georgia Confederate Pension Office, RG 58-1-1, Georgia Archives.
  8. [S854] Georgia Virtual Vault, Georgia Death Certificates: Certificate 9451.
  9. [S169] Cemetery Marker in Carr-Maxwell-Rawls Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA (located SE of Calvary on Powell Farm in District 22, LL 29).
  10. [S806] Grady County Historical Society Inc. (Comp.), Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia, p. 242; broken foot marker with initials E J; listed as unmarked.
  11. [S414] US1850.

Joseph Rawls

M, #660, b. 8 Aug 1833, d. 30 Apr 1864
Relationship
1st cousin 4 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
James Roberts Descendants
Geddie Descendants
     Joseph Rawls was born on 8 Aug 1833 in GA.1,2 He was the son of Joseph C. Rawls and Martha Irene Burns. Joseph Rawls was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Martha Irene Burns (his mother.)3

Joseph Rawls married Elizabeth (Betsy) Maxwell, daughter of James George Maxwell and Molcy Butler, on 18 Jan 1855 in Decatur Co., GA.4 Joseph Rawls was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1860 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Elizabeth (Betsy) Maxwell, William Rawls, Molcy Rawls and John P. Rawls.

Joseph Rawls began military service on 28 Apr 1862 in Decatur Co., GA, in the CSA, in Co. F, 50th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry, Decatur Infantry.5 His military service ended on 29 Apr 1864 in Lynchburg, VA, with his death, due to pneumonia.6,7

Joseph Rawls died on 29 Apr 1864 in Lynchburg, VA, at age 30.8,6 Alternatively, Joseph Rawls died on 30 Apr 1864.7,9 He was buried in The Confederate Cemetery, Lynchburg, VA.10

Children of Joseph Rawls and Elizabeth (Betsy) Maxwell

Citations

  1. [S2339] Rawls & Burns, Rawls Family Bible , p. 2. Hereinafter cited as Rawls Family Bible.
  2. [S402] US1860.
  3. [S414] US1850.
  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/…), A-241.
  5. [S782] Transcribed by Denise Smiley, Decatur Co., GA Military Records, GA GenWeb (http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/decatur/military),
    Co. F, 50th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry, Decatur Infantry.
    28 Apr 1862     Private
    30 Apr 1864     Died at Lynchburg Va.
  6. [S927] Georgia, Confederate Pension Applications, 1879-1960 (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com) URL: http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/; Original data: Confederate Pension Applications, Georgia Confederate Pension Office, RG 58-1-1, Georgia Archives.
  7. [S782] Transcribed by Denise Smiley, Decatur Co., GA Military Records, GA GenWeb.
  8. [S2339] Rawls Family Bible, p. 4.
  9. [S101] Wessie Connell, Frank W. Roebuck and Barbara C. Williams (Editors), Gleanings from Grady County, Georgia (Cairo, GA: Roddenbery Memorial Library, 1987). Hereinafter cited as Gleanings from Grady Co., GA.
  10. [S782] Transcribed by Denise Smiley, Decatur Co., GA Military Records, GA GenWeb, No. 10, 2d Line, Lot 189.