Curtis Higdon

M, #7121, b. Nov 1898, d. 24 May 1902
Relationship
4th cousin 2 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Curtis Higdon was born in Nov 1898 in Muscogee Co., GA.1 He was the son of Philip G. Higdon and Missouri Folds.

Curtis Higdon died on 24 May 1902 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, at age 3.2 He was buried on 25 May 1902 in Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA.3

Citations

  1. [S555] US1900.
  2. [S1967] Cemetery Marker in Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, "Curtis, the 3 1/2 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. P. H. HIGDEN, died at their residence, No. 1406 Broad street, at 5:05 o'clock yesterday morning, after an illness of one week of measles and congestion of the brain. The funeral will take place from the house at three o'clock this afternoon, the interment being at Linwood.
  3. [S1967] Cemetery Marker in Linwood Cemetery.

William G. Higdon

M, #7122, b. 15 May 1896, d. 22 Sep 1955
Relationship
4th cousin 2 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     William G. Higdon was born on 15 May 1896.1 He was the son of Philip G. Higdon and Missouri Folds. William G. Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, in the household of Philip G. Higdon (his father.)2

William G. Higdon married Clara Hart.

In 1940, William G. Higdon was the informant of the death of his mother, Missouri Folds.3,1

William G. Higdon died on 22 Sep 1955 at age 59.1 He was buried in Parkhill Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA.1

Citations

  1. [S1969] Cemetery Marker in Parkhill Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA (4161 Macon Road).
  2. [S663] US1910.
  3. [S1744] "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1942," Images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 3 Nov 2015), Citing Georgia Archives, Morrow, Certificate No. 15639.

Clara Hart

F, #7123
     Clara Hart married William G. Higdon, son of Philip G. Higdon and Missouri Folds.

Theresa Mae Higdon

F, #7124, b. 2 Oct 1900, d. 8 Oct 1976
Relationship
4th cousin 2 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Theresa Mae Higdon was born on 2 Oct 1900 in GA.1,2 She was the daughter of Philip G. Higdon and Missouri Folds. Theresa Mae Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, in the household of Elizabeth Cato (her grandmother.)2

Theresa Mae Higdon married Jacob Bockman on 7 Sep 1919 in Muscogee Co., GA.3 Theresa Mae Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, in the household of Jacob Bockman (her husband.)4 Theresa Mae Bockman lived with or near Jacob Bockman in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, in 1925.5 Theresa Mae Bockman lived with or near Lydia A. Folds in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, in 1937. Lydia is her aunt.6

Theresa Mae Higdon was widowed on 20 Mar 1973.1,7

Theresa Mae Higdon died on 8 Oct 1976 in GA at age 76.1,7 She was buried on 8 Oct 1976 in Parkhill Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA.1

Citations

  1. [S1969] Cemetery Marker in Parkhill Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA (4161 Macon Road).
  2. [S663] US1910.
  3. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Muscogee County Marriage Book, 1917 - 1920, p. 223.
  4. [S681] US1920.
  5. [S1970] Polk's Columbus, Ga. City Directory (Detroit, Columbus, Birmingham, Jacksonville, Richmond: R. L. Polk & Co.),
    Bockman Jacob (Tressie Mae) carp h837 Front (p. 124)
    McDaniel Missouri (wid Harrison) r837 Front (p. 444)
    . Hereinafter cited as Polk's Columbus, Ga. City Directory.
  6. [S1970] Polk's Columbus, Ga. City Directory,
    Sorrell Lydia (wid Jas) gro 806 Front av h808 do (p. 443)
    McDaniel Missouri L (wid Harrison) r808 Front av (p.323 )
    Bockman Jacob (Theresa M) carp h808 Front av (p. 65).
  7. [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. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Index.

Lydia A. Folds

F, #7125, b. 20 Jul 1873, d. 22 Jun 1940
     Lydia A. Folds was born on 20 Jul 1873 in GA.1,2 She was the daughter of David D. Folds and Elizabeth Cato. Lydia A. Folds was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Randolph Co., AL, in the household of David D. Folds (her father.)3 Lydia A. Folds lived with or near Elizabeth Cato in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, in 1894.4

She was married in 1897 and enumerated as widowed in the 1900 census between 1897 and 1900.

Lydia A. Folds married William J. Steadman on 18 Mar 1897 in Muscogee Co., GA.5 Lydia A. Folds was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Russell Co., AL, in the household of Elizabeth Cato.6

Lydia A. Folds married James A. Sorrell on 26 Dec 1901 in Russell Co., AL.7,6 Lydia A. Folds was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, in the household of James A. Sorrell (her husband.)8 Lydia A. Sorrells lived with or near Elizabeth Folds in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, in 1912. She's living with her husband, next door to her mother.9 Lydia A. Sorrells lived with or near James A. Sorrell in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, in 1914.10

Lydia A. Folds was widowed on 4 Sep 1917.11 She was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA.12

Lydia A. Folds was living in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, in 1925.13 She was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, with others in the household: Missouri Folds.14

Lydia A. Folds was living in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, in 1937, where Lydia was recorded in the city directory with her sister and her sister's son-in-law and daughter. Others living in the same household or nearby include Missouri McDaniel, Jacob Bockman and Theresa Mae Bockman.15

Lydia A. Folds died on 22 Jun 1940 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, at age 66.16,17 She was buried on 23 Jun 1940 in Girard Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA.16,1

Citations

  1. [S1990] Cemetery Marker in Girard Cemetery, Girard, Russell Co., AL.
  2. [S496] US1880, says she was 10.
  3. [S496] US1880.
  4. [S1971] Zorn's City Directory of Columbus, Ga (Owensboro, Ky: Messenger Job Printing Company),
    Folds Elizabeth (wid David G). res 1813 Second ave. (p. 90)
    Folds Amanda, res 1813 Second ave.
    Folds, Lydia, asst Mus mills res 1813 Second ave.
    Higdon Mrs. Missouri, res 1813 Second ave. (p. 111)
    . Hereinafter cited as Zorn's City Directory of Columbus, Ga.
  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, p. 78.
  6. [S555] US1900.
  7. [S1991] "Alabama, County Marriage Records, 1805-1967," Database, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 2 Sep 2018), Citing Marriage Records. Alabama Marriages. County courthouses, Alabama, p. 312.
  8. [S663] US1910.
  9. [S1970] Polk's Columbus, Ga. City Directory (Detroit, Columbus, Birmingham, Jacksonville, Richmond: R. L. Polk & Co.),
    Folds Elizabeth (wid David), h 109 15th (p. 192)
    Sorrell James A (Lyda[sic]), bartndr J B Hobbs, h 107 15th (p. 419)
    . Hereinafter cited as Polk's Columbus, Ga. City Directory.
  10. [S1970] Polk's Columbus, Ga. City Directory,
    Sorrell James A (Lydia), h 107 15th (p. 455).
  11. [S1968] Columbus Ledger, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, Wednesday, Sep 05, 1917, Vol: 31, Issue: 223, P. 7. Hereinafter cited as Columbus Ledger.
  12. [S681] US1920.
  13. [S1970] Polk's Columbus, Ga. City Directory,
    Sorrell Lydia (wid Jas) boarding house 1421 1st av h do (p. 619).
  14. [S679] US1930.
  15. [S1970] Polk's Columbus, Ga. City Directory,
    Sorrell Lydia (wid Jas) gro 806 Front av h808 do (p. 443)
    McDaniel Missouri L (wid Harrison) r808 Front av (p.323 )
    Bockman Jacob (Theresa M) carp h808 Front av (p. 65).
  16. [S1744] "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1942," Images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 3 Nov 2015), Citing Georgia Archives, Morrow, Certificate No. 15665.
  17. [S1718] Columbus Daily Enquirer, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, Sunday, Jun 23, 1940, page 10. Hereinafter cited as Columbus Daily Enquirer.

James A. Sorrell

M, #7126, b. 4 Feb 1879, d. 4 Sep 1917
     James A. Sorrell was born on 4 Feb 1879 in GA.1,2

James A. Sorrell married Lydia A. Folds, daughter of David D. Folds and Elizabeth Cato, on 26 Dec 1901 in Russell Co., AL.3,4 James A. Sorrell was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, with others in the household: Lydia A. Folds and Elisha D. Folds.5 James A. Sorrell lived with or near Elizabeth Folds in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, in 1912. He and his wife lived next door to his mother-in-law.6

James A. Sorrell was living in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, in 1914. Others living in the same household or nearby include Lydia A. Sorrells.7

James A. Sorrell died on 4 Sep 1917 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, at age 38.1 He was buried on 5 Sep 1917 in Girard Cemetery, Girard, Russell Co., AL.8

Citations

  1. [S1968] Columbus Ledger, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, Wednesday, Sep 05, 1917, Vol: 31, Issue: 223, P. 7. Hereinafter cited as Columbus Ledger.
  2. [S555] US1900, would make his birth date circa 1873.
  3. [S1991] "Alabama, County Marriage Records, 1805-1967," Database, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 2 Sep 2018), Citing Marriage Records. Alabama Marriages. County courthouses, Alabama, p. 312.
  4. [S555] US1900.
  5. [S663] US1910.
  6. [S1970] Polk's Columbus, Ga. City Directory (Detroit, Columbus, Birmingham, Jacksonville, Richmond: R. L. Polk & Co.),
    Folds Elizabeth (wid David), h 109 15th (p. 192)
    Sorrell James A (Lyda[sic]), bartndr J B Hobbs, h 107 15th (p. 419)
    . Hereinafter cited as Polk's Columbus, Ga. City Directory.
  7. [S1970] Polk's Columbus, Ga. City Directory,
    Sorrell James A (Lydia), h 107 15th (p. 455).
  8. [S1990] Cemetery Marker in Girard Cemetery, Girard, Russell Co., AL.

Nancy Carden

F, #7127, b. circa 1804, d. 29 Dec 1891
     Nancy Carden was born circa 1804 in GA.1

Nancy Carden married David D. Folds on 8 Dec 1831 in Jasper Co., GA.2 Nancy Carden was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Meriwether Co., GA, in the household of David D. Folds (her husband.)3 Nancy Carden was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1860 in Meriwether Co., GA, with others in the household: Elisha D. Folds.4 Nancy Carden was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Meriwether Co., GA.5 She was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Meriwether Co., GA.6

Nancy Carden died on 29 Dec 1891 in Meriwether Co., GA.7,8

Child of Nancy Carden and David D. Folds

Citations

  1. [S414] US1850, Her tombstone says 1808.
  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, p. 144, image no. 104.
  3. [S414] US1850.
  4. [S402] US1860.
  5. [S497] US1870.
  6. [S496] US1880.
  7. [S1989] Meriwether County Vindicator, Meriwether Co., GA, Vol. 20, No. 9. Hereinafter cited as Meriwether County Vindicator.
  8. [S1984] Cemetery Marker in Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Saint Marks, Meriwether Co., GA, has date as 1895.

Elisha D. Folds

M, #7128, b. 26 Aug 1842, d. 27 Feb 1924
     Elisha D. Folds was born on 26 Aug 1842 in GA.1,2 He was the son of David D. Folds and Nancy Carden. Elisha D. Folds was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Meriwether Co., GA, in the household of David D. Folds (his father.)2 Elisha D. Folds was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Meriwether Co., GA, in the household of Nancy Carden (his mother.)3

Elisha D. Folds married Martha H. Jenkins.4

Elisha D. Folds began military service in Feb 1864 in VA in the CSA in Co. A, 60th GA Regt.5 His military service ended on 9 Apr 1865 in Appomattox, Appomattox Co., VA, at war's end.5 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Heard Co., GA, with others in the household: Martha H. Jenkins (his wife.)6 Elisha D. Folds was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Harris Co., GA, with others in the household: Martha H. Jenkins and Thomas B. Folds (his wife and son.)7

Elisha D. Folds received a pension in 1903 in Harris Co., GA, for his service in the CSA in Co. A, 60th GA Regt. He received a pension until his death in 1924.8 He was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, in the household of James A. Sorrell (his brother-in-law.)9

Elisha D. Folds died on 27 Feb 1924 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, at age 81 according to his death certificate. His tombstone has his death date as 26 Jan 1923 (handwritten on stone.)1 He was buried in Beech Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Pine Mountain, Harris Co., GA.10 A military headstone was placed on Elisha D. Folds's grave site in Harris Co., GA, requested by Thomas B. Folds, his son.11

Child of Elisha D. Folds and Martha H. Jenkins

Citations

  1. [S989] Certificate of Death from original data: Georgia Department of Health and Vital Statistics. Certificate of death, Family History-Pilot Site, http://www.familysearch.org, Certificate No. 9178. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Deaths 1914-1927.
  2. [S414] US1850.
  3. [S402] US1860.
  4. [S1988] Cemetery Marker in Beech Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Pine Mountain, Harris Co., GA, Inscription: Wife of E. D. Folds.
  5. [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, Harris Co., GA.
  6. [S496] US1880.
  7. [S555] US1900.
  8. [S927] Georgia, Confederate Pension Applications, 1879-1960.
  9. [S663] US1910.
  10. [S1988] Cemetery Marker in Beech Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.
  11. [S1562] "United States, Applications for Headstones for Military Veterans, 1925-1941," Index and Images, FamilySearch (http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013), Citing NARA microfilm publication M1916. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.

William J. Steadman

M, #7129
     William J. Steadman married Lydia A. Folds, daughter of David D. Folds and Elizabeth Cato, on 18 Mar 1897 in Muscogee Co., GA.1

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, p. 78.

Martha H. Jenkins

F, #7130, b. 7 Mar 1843, d. 7 Oct 1912
     Martha H. Jenkins was born on 7 Mar 1843.1

Martha H. Jenkins married Elisha D. Folds, son of David D. Folds and Nancy Carden.2 Martha H. Jenkins was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Heard Co., GA, in the household of Elisha D. Folds (her husband.)3 Martha H. Jenkins was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Harris Co., GA, in the household of Elisha D. Folds (her husband.)4

Martha H. Jenkins died on 7 Oct 1912 at age 69.1 She was buried in Beech Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Pine Mountain, Harris Co., GA.1

Child of Martha H. Jenkins and Elisha D. Folds

Citations

  1. [S1988] Cemetery Marker in Beech Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Pine Mountain, Harris Co., GA.
  2. [S1988] Cemetery Marker in Beech Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Inscription: Wife of E. D. Folds.
  3. [S496] US1880.
  4. [S555] US1900.