McElvey L. Corbitt

M, #6090, b. 13 Aug 1875, d. 11 May 1919
     McElvey L. Corbitt was born on 13 Aug 1875 in GA.1 He was the son of Edmund C. Corbitt and Alice Provost.

McElvey L. Corbitt married Cecile Cornell, daughter of George Percival Cornell Sr. and Lucinda Elder, on 10 Apr 1901 in Bibb Co., GA.2 McElvey L. Corbitt was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Macon, Bibb Co., GA, with others in the household: Cecile Cornell.3

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. McElvey L. Corbitt filled out a draft card on 12 Sep 1918 in Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL. He was tall, of slender build, with grey eyes and black hair. He was a foreman for the J. Y. Wilson Construction Co. and living at 1423 Liberty in Jacksonville. Mrs. Cecile C. Corbett was listed as his nearest relative.4

McElvey L. Corbitt died on 11 May 1919 in Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL, at age 43.1 He was buried on 12 May 1919 in West Evergreen Cemetery, Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL.5

Citations

  1. [S1102] Death Registration from Florida death records created by Florida Department of Health and Vital Statistics in Jacksonville, Florida, Family History-Beta. Hereinafter cited as Florida Deaths, 1877-1939.
  2. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Bibb County Marriage Book, 1896 - 1912, page 534.
  3. [S663] US1910.
  4. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY, Serial No. 1201, Order No. 1004. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  5. [S964] Cemetery Marker in West Evergreen Cemetery, Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL (Latitude: 30.367N; Longitude: -81.645W).

Edmund C. Corbitt

M, #6091
     Edmund C. Corbitt married Alice Provost.

Child of Edmund C. Corbitt and Alice Provost

Alice Provost

F, #6092
     Alice Provost married Edmund C. Corbitt.

Child of Alice Provost and Edmund C. Corbitt

Mabel Drew

F, #6093, b. 27 Aug 1905, d. 7 Nov 2003
     Mabel Drew was born on 27 Aug 1905.1

Mabel Drew died on 7 Nov 2003 at age 98.1 She was buried in Jackson City Cemetery, Jackson, Butts Co., GA.1

Citations

  1. [S1237] Cemetery Marker in Jackson City Cemetery, Jackson, Butts Co., GA (Cemetery St).

Marilyn Steele

F, #6094, b. 20 Oct 1927, d. 20 May 1993
     Marilyn Steele was born on 20 Oct 1927 in Buchanan, Berrien Co., MI.1,2,3 She was enumerated in the census of 1950 in La Grange, Troup Co., GA, in the household of George William Funderburk Sr. (her father-in-law.)4

Marilyn Steele died on 20 May 1993 in Ft. Lauderdale, Broward Co., FL, at age 65.1,2 She was cremated, although she has a tombstone in Shadowlawn Cemetery, La Grange, Troup Co., GA.1,5

Citations

  1. [S1062] Cemetery Marker in Shadowlawn Cemetery, La Grange, Troup Co., GA (201 Bacon Street (33.04610 -85.02860)).
  2. [S1499] Obituary of Marilyn Steele, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 23 May 1993, 7B. Hereinafter cited as Obituary of Marilyn Steele.
  3. [S676] IRS Treasury Dept., Social Security Application (n.pub.).
  4. [S2621] US1950.
  5. [S2630] South Florida Sun Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Issue of 23 May 1993, Sun, Page 22
    . Hereinafter cited as South Florida Sun Sentinel.

Rev. Francis Jefferson Dodd

M, #6095
     Rev. Francis Jefferson Dodd married Etta Irene Cleaveland.

Child of Rev. Francis Jefferson Dodd and Etta Irene Cleaveland

Etta Irene Cleaveland

F, #6096
     Etta Irene Cleaveland married Rev. Francis Jefferson Dodd.

Child of Etta Irene Cleaveland and Rev. Francis Jefferson Dodd

James Thomas Scruggs

M, #6097, b. 17 Sep 1910, d. 19 Feb 1993
     James Thomas Scruggs was born on 17 Sep 1910 in Eastman, Dodge Co., GA.1,2,3,4

James Thomas Scruggs was living in Orlando, Orange Co., FL, in 1935.5 He was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Orlando, Orange Co., FL, in the household of unresearched people.5

James Thomas Scruggs married Charlotte Parrott, daughter of John L. Parrott and Mary M. McRae, on 14 Sep 1940 in Orlando, Orange Co., FL.6,7

This group of draft registrations for World War II was for men born between 17 Feb 1897 and 31 Dec 1921. James Thomas Scruggs filled out a draft card on 16 Oct 1940 in Orlando, Orange Co., FL. He was 5'5" tall, weighed 145, with gray eyes, black hair, and light complexion. He was employed by Hubert Solomon Flynt in Orlando.8 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1945 in Orlando, Orange Co., FL, with others in the household: Charlotte Parrott.4

James Thomas Scruggs died on 19 Feb 1993 in Orange Co., FL, at age 82.3,1 He was buried on 22 Feb 1993 in Riverside Cemetery, Macon, Bibb Co., GA.3,9

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S2476] The Orlando Sentinel, Orlando, FL, Issue of 20 Feb 1993, Sat, Page 24
    . Hereinafter cited as The Orlando Sentinel.
  3. [S1104] Cemetery Marker in Riverside Cemetery & Conservancy, Macon, Bibb Co., GA.
  4. [S916] FL1945.
  5. [S1399] US1940.
  6. [S1400] FamilySearch, Florida Marriages, 1830-1993 (Florida counties), Certificate No. 22251.
  7. [S885] Ancestry.com http://www.ancestry.com, Florida Marriage Indexes, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001 (Original data: Florida Department of Health. Florida Marriage Index, 1927-2001. Florida Department of Health, Jacksonville, Florida and Marriage records from various counties located in county courthouses and/or on microfilm at the Family History Library), Certificate No. 22251.
  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. 854, Order No. 3206. Hereinafter cited as "WWII Draft Registration Cards."
  9. [S1867] Cemetery Marker in Riverside Cemetery & Conservancy, Macon, Bibb Co., GA, his obituary.

Jewel Grace Gainey

F, #6099, b. 10 Feb 1914, d. 18 Jan 1982
     Jewel Grace Gainey was born on 10 Feb 1914 in GA.1,2 She was the daughter of Abraham Monroe Gainey Sr. and Annie Pearl Bryant. Jewel Grace Gainey was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Higdon, Grady Co., GA, in the household of Abraham Monroe Gainey Sr. (her father.)3

Jewel Grace Gainey married Ernest Higdon Herring, son of James Marvin Herring and Mattie Higdon, on 12 Jan 1935 in Attapulgus, Decatur Co., GA.2,4,5,6 Jewel Grace Gainey was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of Ernest Higdon Herring.1

Mrs. Grace Gainey Herring was listed on his WWII draft card as the person who would always know the address of Ernest Higdon Herring.7

Jewel Grace Gainey died on 18 Jan 1982 in Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL, at age 67 at Tallahassee Memorial Regional Medical Center.2,8 She was buried in Cairo Cemetery, Cairo, Grady Co., GA.5

Citations

  1. [S1399] US1940.
  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), page 74. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  3. [S681] US1920.
  4. [S891] The Constitution, Atlanta, GA, Issue of 13 Jan 1935, Sun, Page 36
    . Hereinafter cited as The Atlanta Constitution.
  5. [S212] Cemetery Marker in Cairo City Cemetery, Cairo, Grady Co., GA.
  6. [S1993] "Georgia, Deaths Index, 1914-1940," Database, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 6 Sep 2018), Citing Georgia Department of Health and Vital Statistics; Atlanta, Georgia, Death of infant son. Parents names are included and the informant is the mother, Mrs. E. H. Herring.
  7. [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."
  8. [S960] Tallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, FL, Issue of 20 Jan 1982, Wed, Page 8
    . Hereinafter cited as Tallahassee Democrat.

Leo C. Ward

M, #6100, b. 22 Feb 1900, d. 18 Aug 1959
     Leo C. Ward was born on 22 Feb 1900 in Dublin, Butts Co., GA.1,2 He was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Wilkinson Co., GA, in the household of unresearched people (his parents.)3

Leo C. Ward married Theodosia Houser, daughter of Samuel Pooser Houser and Theodosia Haslam, on 19 Jun 1919 in Bibb Co., GA.4,5 Leo C. Ward was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., VA, with others in the household: Theodosia Houser (This census has Theodosia Ward, married, as a lodger with a family, followed by Leo C. Ward, married, as 'head' and renting in that house, then followed by Julia Houser, mother, widowed. Theodosia's mother was Theodosia Haslam Houser. I don't know if she ever went by Julia.)2 Leo C. Ward was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Jamestown, Chautauqua Co., NY, with others in the household: Theodosia Houser.5 Leo C. Ward and Theodosia Houser were divorced between 1930 and 1940.6

Leo C. Ward married Helen <...> between 1930 and 1940. Leo C. Ward was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Ft. Wayne, Allen Co., IN, with others in the household: Helen <...> (his second wife.)6

Leo C. Ward died on 18 Aug 1959 in Ft. Wayne, Allen Co., IN, at age 59.7

Citations

  1. [S2211] "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011," Images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : accessed 25 Jun 2019), Citing Indiana State Board of Health. Death Certificates, 1900–2011. Microfilm. Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  2. [S681] US1920.
  3. [S555] US1900.
  4. [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, Bibb Marriages, Book O, 1917-1920, p. 412.
  5. [S679] US1930.
  6. [S1399] US1940.
  7. [S2211] "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011," Images, Ancestry.com, Certificate Number 59 025255.