Bessie M. Stokes

F, #7252, b. 7 Feb 1901, d. 24 Mar 1991
     Bessie M. Stokes was born on 7 Feb 1901.1

Bessie M. Stokes married Herman R. Darsey, son of Jesse Oscar Darsey and Lela M. Taylor, circa 1924.2 Bessie M. Stokes was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Middlesex Co., NJ, in the household of Herman R. Darsey (her husband.)3 Bessie M. Stokes was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Linden, Union Co., NJ, in the household of Herman R. Darsey.4 Bessie M. Stokessailed from Nassau, New Providence, on the ship S. S. Jean Brillant. She was sailing to Miami. She gave her birthplace as Mount Holly, NJ.5

She and Herman R. Darsey were divorced in 1952 in Dade Co., FL.6

Bessie M. Stokes died on 24 Mar 1991 at age 90 while living in Morristown, Burlington Co., NJ.1

Citations

  1. [S766] Social Security Death Index (SSDI), (RootsWeb.com: RootsWeb). Hereinafter cited as Social Security Death Index.
  2. [S676] IRS Treasury Dept., Social Security Application (n.pub.), for Miriam R. Darsey, where she names her parents.
  3. [S679] US1930.
  4. [S1399] US1940.
  5. [S1838] "Florida Passenger Lists, 1898-1963," Images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 22 Feb 2016), Citing Selected Passenger Lists and Manifests. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  6. [S371] Jacksonville, FL, Florida Divorce Index, 1927-2001, from original data: Florida Department of Health, Ancestry.com, Provo, UT, Vol. 570, Page 259. Hereinafter cited as Florida Divorce Index.

Bertha L. Powell

F, #7254

Bertha Lee Powell

F, #7255, b. 26 Sep 1924, d. 2 Oct 1990
     Bertha Lee Powell was born on 26 Sep 1924.1

Bertha Lee Powell married Herman R. Darsey, son of Jesse Oscar Darsey and Lela M. Taylor, in Mar 1954 in Jefferson Co., AL.2

Bertha Lee Powell and Herman R. were living in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL, between 1957 and 1960, where they were listed in the city directories.3

Bertha Lee Powell died on 2 Oct 1990 at age 66.1 She was buried in Valhalla Cemetery, Midfield, Jefferson Co., AL.1

Citations

  1. [S2052] Cemetery Marker in Valhalla Cemetery, Midfield, Jefferson Co., AL.
  2. [S833] Ancestry.com http://www.ancestry.com, Alabama, Marriage Index, 1800-1969 (Original data: Alabama Center for Health Statistics, 1936-1969; Early American Marriages: 1800 to 1825).
  3. [S2032] Polk's Birmingham Directory (Birmingham, Alabama: R. L. Polk & Co.),
    1957 Darsey Herman R (Bertha O) agt Home Ins h909 4th W, p. 248
    Darsey Bertha P Mrs slswn M Sellers Co h909 4th W
    1960 Darsey Herman R (Bertha P) mn M Sellers Co h909 4th W, p. 308
    Darsey Bertha P Mrs slswn M Sellers Co h909 4th W
    . Hereinafter cited as Polk's Birmingham Directory.

Irvin Maxwell Brown

M, #7256, b. 2 Dec 1881, d. 7 Mar 1958
     Irvin Maxwell Brown was born on 2 Dec 1881.1,2

Irvin Maxwell Brown married an unknown person on 15 Dec 1913 in Lowndes Co., GA.3

Irvin Maxwell Brown married Lucille Darsey, daughter of Lucius O. Darsey and Florence Margaret Hinson, on 25 Dec 1913 in Cairo, Thomas Co., 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. Irvin Maxwell Brown filled out a draft card on 12 Sep 1918 in Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL. He was of medium height, of slender build, with hazel eyes and black hair. He was a salesman for the Fla. Hardware Company in Jacksonville and living in Quitman, Brooks Co., GA. Lucille Brown was listed as his nearest relative.1

Irvin Maxwell Brown died on 7 Mar 1958 at age 76.2 He was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Quitman, Brooks Co., GA.2

Citations

  1. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY, Serial No. 1692, Order Number A 76. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  2. [S2063] Cemetery Marker in Oak Hill Cemetery, Quitman, Brooks Co., GA.
  3. [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, Lowndes Record of Marriages (White), Book G, 1909-1916, p. 329.
  4. [S2053] Grady County Progress, Cairo, GA, Grady Historic Newspapers, January 2, 1914, p. 4. The Lowndes Co. license is dated 15 Nov 1913. The marriage is dated 15 Dec 1913 (mistakenly written 1914). The wedding announcement says they decided to postpone the wedding until Christmas and that they married on 25 Dec 1913 at the home of her father, L. O. Darsey, near Cairo. So did they (secretly) marry in Lowndes Co., about 60 miles away, and then have a ceremony for the family in Cairo?. Hereinafter cited as Grady County Progress.

Clare S. McArdle

M, #7257, b. 9 Feb 1892, d. 2 Jan 1942
     Clare S. McArdle was born on 9 Feb 1892 in MI.1,2,3 He was the son of Lucian McArdle and Mittie A. Sloan. Clare S. McArdle was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Homer, Calhoun Co., MI, in the household of Mittie A. Sloan (his mother.)3 Clare S. McArdle was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Homer, Calhoun Co., MI, in the household of Mittie A. Sloan.4

Clare S. McArdle was educated at Michigan Agricultural College where he was a sophomore in 1912 in East Lansing, Ingham Co., MI.5

The first draft registration for World War I was for men born between June 5, 1886 and June 5, 1896. Clare S. McArdle filled out a draft card on 5 Jun 1917 in Homer, Calhoun Co., MI. He was tall, of medium build, with blue eyes and brown hair. He was a student in R.O.T.C in Ft. Sheridan, Ill. and living in Homer, Mich. He served 3 years in the Michigan National Guard.1

Clare S. McArdle married Lucille Darsey, daughter of Lucius O. Darsey and Florence Margaret Hinson. Clare S. McArdle was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in St. Louis, St. Louis Co., MO, with others in the household: Lucille Darsey.6 Clare S. McArdle was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Clayton, St. Louis Co., MO, with others in the household: Lucille Darsey.7

Clare S. McArdle died on 2 Jan 1942 in Chicago, Cook Co., IL, at age 49.8,2 He was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Bel-Nor, St. Louis Co., MO.2

Citations

  1. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY, Form # 1898, No. 27. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  2. [S2056] Cemetery Marker in Oak Grove Cemetery, Bel-Nor, St. Louis, MO.
  3. [S555] US1900.
  4. [S663] US1910.
  5. [S2060] "U.S., School Yearbooks, 1900-1990," Images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 17 Nov 2018), Citing original data: Various school yearbooks from across the United States, Year 1912.
  6. [S679] US1930.
  7. [S1399] US1940.
  8. [S2055] Kansas City Times, Kansas City, MO, Jan 05, 1942, p. 4. Hereinafter cited as Kansas City Times.

Lucian McArdle

M, #7258, b. 10 Apr 1864, d. 17 Aug 1897
     Lucian McArdle was born on 10 Apr 1864 in MI.1

Lucian McArdle married Mittie A. Sloan.2,3

Lucian McArdle died on 17 Aug 1897 at age 33.1 He was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Homer, Calhoun Co., MI.1

Child of Lucian McArdle and Mittie A. Sloan

Citations

  1. [S2058] Cemetery Marker in Fairview Cemetery, Homer, Calhoun Co., MI.
  2. [S2057] "Michigan, Births and Christenings Index, 1867-1911," Index, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 17 Nov 2018), Citing "Michigan Births and Christenings, 1775–1995." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records., FHL Film Number:1008278.
  3. [S1409] Death Registration Index entries derived from digital copies of original records, FamilySearch, UT, FHL Film Number:1953739. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947.

Mittie A. Sloan

F, #7259, d. 5 Oct 1944
     Mittie A. Sloan married Lucian McArdle.1,2 Mittie A. Sloan was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Homer, Calhoun Co., MI, with others in the household: Clare S. McArdle (her son.)3 Mittie A. Sloan was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Homer, Calhoun Co., MI, with others in the household: Clare S. McArdle.4 Mittie A. Sloan was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Homer, Calhoun Co., MI.5 She was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Whittier, Los Angeles Co., CA, in the household of unresearched people (her sister.)6

Mittie A. Sloan died on 5 Oct 1944.7 She was buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles Co., CA.7

Child of Mittie A. Sloan and Lucian McArdle

Citations

  1. [S2057] "Michigan, Births and Christenings Index, 1867-1911," Index, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 17 Nov 2018), Citing "Michigan Births and Christenings, 1775–1995." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records., FHL Film Number:1008278.
  2. [S1409] Death Registration Index entries derived from digital copies of original records, FamilySearch, UT, FHL Film Number:1953739. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947.
  3. [S555] US1900.
  4. [S663] US1910.
  5. [S681] US1920.
  6. [S679] US1930.
  7. [S2059] Cemetery Marker in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles Co., CA.

Oliver L. Chester

M, #7260, b. 17 Mar 1898, d. 29 May 1955
     Oliver L. Chester was born on 17 Mar 1898 in GA.1

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. Oliver L. Chester filled out a draft card on 12 Sep 1918 in Cairo, Grady Co., GA. He was of medium height, of medium build, with light brown eyes and light brown hair. He was farming with his father and living at 2 RFD in Whigham, Grady Co., GA.2

Oliver L. Chester married Mary Darsey, daughter of William E. Darsey and Ella Maxwell, between 1920 and 1927. Oliver L. Chester was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Whigham, Grady Co., GA, with others in the household: Mary Darsey (his wife.)3 Oliver L. Chester was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Whigham, Grady Co., GA, with others in the household: Mary Darsey.4

Oliver L. Chester died on 29 May 1955 in Thomas Co., GA, at age 57.5,1 He was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Whigham, Grady Co., GA.1

Citations

  1. [S1268] Cemetery Marker in Woodlawn Cemetery, Whigham, Grady Co., GA (US84 & Ward St (30.88190 -84.31580)).
  2. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY, Serial No. 174A, Order Number A 870. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  3. [S679] US1930.
  4. [S1399] US1940.
  5. [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:11964. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Index.

Sam Carroll McNeil

M, #7261, b. 28 Aug 1905, d. 11 Mar 1981
     Sam Carroll McNeil was born on 28 Aug 1905.1

Sam Carroll McNeil died on 11 Mar 1981 in Duval Co., FL, at age 75.2,1 He was buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL.1

Citations

  1. [S2065] Cemetery Marker in Greenlawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL.
  2. [S361] Death Registration from original data: State of Florida. Florida Death Index,1877-1998, Ancestry.com, Provo, UT. Hereinafter cited as Florida Death Index, 1877-1998.

Erma D. Belcher

F, #7262, b. circa 1912, d. Sep 1956
     Erma D. Belcher was born circa 1912 in Largo, Pinellas Co., FL.1

Erma D. Belcher married first Fred Kilgore on 1 Aug 1928 in Marianna, Jackson Co., FL.2 Erma D. Belcher was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Anona, Pinellas Co., FL.3 She and Fred Kilgore were divorced in 1932 in Pinellas Co., FL.4 Erma D. Belcher was enumerated in the census of 1935 in Largo, Pinellas Co., FL, in the household of unresearched people.5 She was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Pinellas Co., FL, in the household of unresearched people (her parents.)6

Erma D. Belcher died in Sep 1956 in Pinellas Co., FL.7

Citations

  1. [S2064] "Florida, County Marriage Records, 1823-1982," Images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 20 Nov 2018), Citing Marriage Records. Florida Marriages. Various Florida County Courthouses and State Archive, Tallahassee, Florida.
  2. [S1400] FamilySearch, Florida Marriages, 1830-1993 (Florida counties), Certificate Number:10426.
  3. [S679] US1930.
  4. [S371] Jacksonville, FL, Florida Divorce Index, 1927-2001, from original data: Florida Department of Health, Ancestry.com, Provo, UT. Hereinafter cited as Florida Divorce Index.
  5. [S920] FL1935.
  6. [S1399] US1940.
  7. [S361] Death Registration from original data: State of Florida. Florida Death Index,1877-1998, Ancestry.com, Provo, UT. Hereinafter cited as Florida Death Index, 1877-1998.