Ralph Smith

M, #7210, b. circa 1912
     Ralph Smith was born circa 1912 in GA.1 He was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA, in the household of Mary S. Barlow (his mother-in-law.)1

Citations

  1. [S1399] US1940.

John Wesley Whitfield

M, #7211, b. 21 Dec 1919, d. 15 Sep 2010
     John Wesley Whitfield was born on 21 Dec 1919 in Reno, Grady Co., GA.1

John Wesley Whitfield married Adele Chason, daughter of Arthur Anderson Chason and Maggie Isabel Harrison, on 2 Sep 1940 in Grady Co., GA.2

John Wesley Whitfield died on 15 Sep 2010 in Whigham, Grady Co., GA, at age 90.1 He was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Cairo, Grady Co., GA.1

Citations

  1. [S2027] Cemetery Marker in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Cairo, Grady Co., GA.
  2. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage Benjamin Harrison (1777-1832) (Murray, Utah: Roylance Publishers, 1989), p. 292. Hereinafter cited as Harrison Heritage.

Ella Lou Connell

F, #7212, b. 15 Jan 1904, d. 6 Feb 1999
     Ella Lou Connell was born on 15 Jan 1904 in GA.1

Ella Lou Connell married Roy Ganes Chason, son of Charles Wiley Chason and Sarah Anne Sutton, on 12 Jan 1926.2,3,4 Ella Lou Connell was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Leon Co., FL, in the household of Roy Ganes Chason (her husband.)3 Ella Lou Connell was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Haywood Co., NC, in the household of Roy Ganes Chason.5

Ella Lou Connell was listed on his WWII draft card as the person who would always know the address of Roy Ganes Chason.6

Ella Lou Connell died on 6 Feb 1999 at age 95.1 She was buried in Bon-A-Venture Cemetery Old, West Canton, Haywood Co., NC.1

Citations

  1. [S2029] Cemetery Marker in Bon-A-Venture Cemetery Old, Canton, Haygood Co., NC.
  2. [S2029] Cemetery Marker in Bon-A-Venture Cemetery Old, Their marriage date is on the tombstone.
  3. [S679] US1930.
  4. [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."
  5. [S1399] US1940.
  6. [S1082] "WWII Draft Registration Cards", Serial No. T254.

Kedar Harris Merritt

M, #7213, b. 31 Dec 1890, d. 21 Dec 1974
     Kedar Harris Merritt was born on 31 Dec 1890.1

The first draft registration for World War I was for men born between June 5, 1886 and June 5, 1896. Kedar Harris Merritt filled out a draft card on 5 Jun 1917 in Cairo, Grady Co., GA. He was of medium height, of medium build, with blue eyes and dark hair. He was a cooper employed by HG Cannon and living in Cairo, GA.2

Kedar Harris Merritt began military service on 26 Apr 1918 in Cairo, Grady Co., GA, 26 Apr 1918 157 Dep Brig
29 Jul 1918 Ord Dept Raritan Arsenal Metuchen NJ
16 Aug 1918 Ord Dept Camp Perry Proving Gds Ft Clinton Ohio
20 Feb 1919 Discharge.3 His military service ended on 20 Feb 1919.3

Kedar Harris Merritt married Ethel Chason, daughter of Charles Wiley Chason and Sarah Anne Sutton, circa 1921.4 Kedar Harris Merritt was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Grady Co., GA, with others in the household: Ethel Chason.5 Kedar Harris Merritt was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Cairo, Grady Co., GA, with others in the household: Ethel Chason, Charles Wiley Chason and Sarah Anne Sutton.6

Kedar Harris Merritt died on 21 Dec 1974 in Clayton Co., GA, at age 83.7,1 He was buried on 23 Dec 1974 in Cairo Cemetery, Cairo, Grady Co., GA.1,8

Citations

  1. [S212] Cemetery Marker in Cairo City Cemetery, Cairo, Grady Co., GA.
  2. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  3. [S874] "WWI Service Cards"; Florida Memory Project; unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Service Cards."
  4. [S679] US1930, Ages at marriage calculate to 1921.
  5. [S679] US1930.
  6. [S1399] US1940.
  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, Certificate Number 038822. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Index.
  8. [S891] The Constitution, Atlanta, GA, Issue of 23 Dec 1974, Mon, Page 45
    . Hereinafter cited as The Atlanta Constitution.

Jessie L. Gray

M, #7214, b. Jun 1864, d. 1912
     Jessie L. Gray was born in Jun 1864.1

Jessie L. Gray married Ora Chester, daughter of Franklin J. Chester and Elizabeth A. Johnson, circa 1890.2 Jessie L. Gray was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Ora Chester.2

Jessie L. Gray died in 1912.1 He was buried in Concord Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL.1

Citations

  1. [S760] Cemetery Marker in Concord Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL (located one-half mile east of the crossroads (Concord-Bainbridge Road-County Hwy. 157) and Fairbanks Ferry Road-State Rd. 12) in the unincorporated community of Concord, Gadsden County, Florida. Travel east on Fairbanks Ferry Road about 1/4 mile, turn left onto Perritt Road, a dirt road, and the cemetery is on the right); read by Barbara Boynton and Angela Cassidy.
  2. [S555] US1900.

Marie Hardy

F, #7215, b. circa 1902, d. 27 Jan 1979
     Marie Hardy was born circa 1902 in IL.1

Marie Hardy married William Lee Proctor Jr., son of William Lee Proctor Sr. and Addie Green Cook, circa 11 Mar 1928 in Chicago, Cook Co., IL.2,1 Marie Hardy was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Chicago, Cook Co., IL, in the household of William Lee Proctor Jr. (her husband.)1 Marie Hardy was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Chicago, Cook Co., IL, in the household of William Lee Proctor Jr.3 Marie Proctor applied for a military headstone for William Lee Proctor Jr. on 20 Nov 1964, to be placed in Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Cook Co., IL. She was William's wife.4

Marie Hardy married Robert V. Carson circa 20 Feb 1967 in Chicago, Cook Co., IL.5

Marie Hardy died on 27 Jan 1979.6

Citations

  1. [S679] US1930.
  2. [S2576] Chicago Tribune, Chicago, Illinois, Issue of 11 Mar 1928, Sun, Page 103
    . Hereinafter cited as Chicago Tribune.
  3. [S1399] US1940.
  4. [S2533] "United States, Applications for Headstones for Military Veterans, 1925-1970," Images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 13 Dec 2021), Citing NARA microfilm publication M1916. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.
  5. [S2576] Chicago Tribune, Issue of 20 Feb 1967, Mon, Page 48.
  6. [S2578] Cemetery Marker in Saint Vincent Cemetery, LaSalle, LaSalle Co., IL.

Hamlin Jarrett Cook

M, #7216, b. 5 Jun 1874, d. 16 Jan 1875
     Hamlin Jarrett Cook was born on 5 Jun 1874 in GA. He was the son of Samuel Austin Cook and Anna Maria Green.

Hamlin Jarrett Cook died on 16 Jan 1875.1 He was buried in Memory Hill Cemetery, Milledgeville, Baldwin Co., GA.1

Citations

  1. [S1054] Cemetery Marker in Memory Hill Cemetery, Milledgeville, Baldwin Co., GA (W. Franklin and S. Clark streets (33.07470N -83.22970W)).

Samuel Irvin Cook

M, #7217, b. 26 Jul 1875, d. 25 Nov 1876
     Samuel Irvin Cook was born on 26 Jul 1875 in GA. He was the son of Samuel Austin Cook and Anna Maria Green.

Samuel Irvin Cook died on 25 Nov 1876 at age 1.1 He was buried in Memory Hill Cemetery, Milledgeville, Baldwin Co., GA.1

Citations

  1. [S1054] Cemetery Marker in Memory Hill Cemetery, Milledgeville, Baldwin Co., GA (W. Franklin and S. Clark streets (33.07470N -83.22970W)).

Samuel Austin Cook Jr

M, #7218, b. 29 Oct 1883, d. 11 Apr 1885
     Samuel Austin Cook Jr was born on 29 Oct 1883 in GA.1 He was the son of Samuel Austin Cook and Anna Maria Green.

Samuel Austin Cook Jr died on 11 Apr 1885 at age 1.1 He was buried in Memory Hill Cemetery, Milledgeville, Baldwin Co., GA.1

Citations

  1. [S1054] Cemetery Marker in Memory Hill Cemetery, Milledgeville, Baldwin Co., GA (W. Franklin and S. Clark streets (33.07470N -83.22970W)).

Martha E. Hunt

F, #7219, b. 28 Aug 1879, d. 27 Nov 1980
     Martha E. Hunt was born on 28 Aug 1879 in GA.1

Martha E. Hunt married George P. Cornell Jr., son of George Percival Cornell Sr. and Lucinda Elder, on 24 Oct 1900 in Bibb Co., GA.2

The family moved to Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL, in 1907. They remained in Birmingham until their deaths. They were recorded in the Birmingham city directory until 1960.3 Martha E. Hunt was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL, in the household of George P. Cornell Jr. (her husband.)4

Martha E. Cornell was listed as the nearest relative of George P. Cornell Jr. on his WWI draft card, 12 Sep 1918.5 Martha E. Hunt was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL, in the household of George P. Cornell Jr.6 Martha E. Hunt was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL, in the household of George P. Cornell Jr.7 Martha E. Hunt was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL, in the household of George P. Cornell Jr.8

Martha E. Hunt died on 27 Nov 1980 at age 101.1 She was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL.1

Citations

  1. [S1180] Cemetery Marker in Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL (Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. & Dennison Ave. SW (33.48860 -86.84610)).
  2. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Bibb County Marriage Book, 1896 - 1912, p. 466.
  3. [S2032] Polk's Birmingham Directory (Birmingham, Alabama: R. L. Polk & Co.). Hereinafter cited as Polk's Birmingham Directory.
  4. [S663] US1910.
  5. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY, Serial No. 653, Order No. A-3468. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  6. [S681] US1920.
  7. [S679] US1930.
  8. [S1399] US1940.