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Lineage of the Goodwin & Bishop Families: Our History...Our Story


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picture Pauline Cooper

      Sex: F

Spouses and Children
1. *Gerald Willis Bishop


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William Corder

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 1777 1
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Spouses and Children
1. *Hannah Gaston
       Marriage: 1785-1857 2


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Captain John Corker

      Sex: M

Spouses and Children
       Children:
                1. Lucy Corker


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Lucy Corker

      Sex: F
AKA: Lucy Conker
Individual Information
          Birth: 1604 - Surrey, VA 3 4 5
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Parents
         Father: Captain John Corker
         Mother: 

Spouses and Children
1. *Thomas Jordan 6 7 
       Marriage: 
       Children:
                1. Thomas Jordan II 8


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Alvis Dawson Corley

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 24 Jan 1894 9
    Christening: 
          Death: 1 Jul 1939 9
         Burial: 
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Parents
         Father: Thomas Matthew Corley
         Mother: Sarah Elizabeth Sullivan

Spouses and Children
1. *Frances Dunn


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Benjamin J. Corley

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 31 Mar 1877
    Christening: 
          Death: 25 Aug 1961
         Burial: Sullivan Cemetery #1, Upson Co., GA
 Cause of Death: 
           AFN : 
                 

Spouses and Children
1. *Mattie Sullivan
       Marriage: 10 Dec 1895

Notes
General:
Find A Grave Memorial# 68030258

picture Clarence Corley

      Sex: M

Spouses and Children
1. *Clara Cardela Goodwin
       Marriage: 
       Children:
                1. Robert Frank Corley


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Doc Corley

      Sex: M

Parents
         Father: Thomas Matthew Corley
         Mother: Sarah Elizabeth Sullivan

Spouses and Children
1. *Delma Helms


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Ethel Corley

      Sex: F

Parents
         Father: Thomas Matthew Corley
         Mother: Sarah Elizabeth Sullivan

Spouses and Children
1. *Cleve Fowler


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George Noah Corley

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 7 Aug 1892 9
    Christening: 
          Death: 13 Jul 1973 9
         Burial: 
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Parents
         Father: Thomas Matthew Corley
         Mother: Sarah Elizabeth Sullivan

Spouses and Children
1. *Mattie Fowler


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John M. Corley

      Sex: M

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          Birth: 
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Spouses and Children
1. *Susan Caroline Green
       Marriage: 
       Children:
                1. Thomas Matthew Corley


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John Manuel Corley

      Sex: M

Parents
         Father: Thomas Matthew Corley
         Mother: Sarah Elizabeth Sullivan

Spouses and Children
1. *Fannie Grace Blount


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Joseph Henderson Corley

      Sex: M

Parents
         Father: Thomas Matthew Corley
         Mother: Sarah Elizabeth Sullivan


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Lila Mae Corley

      Sex: F

Parents
         Father: Thomas Matthew Corley
         Mother: Sarah Elizabeth Sullivan

Spouses and Children
1. *Otha H. Beverly


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Martha Louise Corley

      Sex: F

Individual Information
          Birth: 25 Nov 1943 - Thomaston, Upson Co., GA
    Christening: 
          Death: 25 Dec 2009
         Burial: in Vega Community Church Cemetery, Pike Co., GA
 Cause of Death: 
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Spouses and Children
1. *Morris Bishop 11 
       Marriage: 

Notes
General:
MRS. MARTHA LOUISE CORLEY BISHOP AGE 66 OF 1480 MUDDBRIDGE RD. THE ROCK GA. DIED DECEMBER 25, 2009 AT PROVIDENCE NURSING CARE CENTER.

MRS. BISHOP WAS BORN ON NOVEMBER 25, 1943 IN THOMASTON GA. TO THE LATE ALVAH AND ANNIE CORLEY. SHE WAS A HOMEMAKER. MRS. BISHOP WAS A MEMBER OF VEGA COMMUNITY CHURCH.

SURVIVORS~
DAUGHTER~MRS. VICKY TOWERY (JIM) OF MOLENA GA.
SON~MRS. RICKY BISHOP (RHIANNON) OF THE ROCK GA.
SISTER~MRS. MARY STEWART OF MEANSVILLE GA.
SISTER~MRS. ANNIE JEAN WHEELER OF MEANSVILLE GA.
SISTER~MRS. EARLENE COLEY OF MEANSVILLE GA.
GRANDCHILDREN~ 4
STEP GRANDCHILDREN~ 2

Find A Grave Memorial# 54462536



picture Robert Frank Corley

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: Abt 1927 12 13
    Christening: 
          Death: Unknown
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Parents
         Father: Clarence Corley
         Mother: Clara Cardela Goodwin

Notes
General:
Clara died very young of TB and her son Frank was raised by her brother Lewis Knox GOODWIN. Frank had a half brother by his father's previous marriage; however, William Monroe, Clara's father would not allow him to raise Frank after Clara's death.

picture Sallie Frank Corley

      Sex: F

Parents
         Father: Thomas Matthew Corley
         Mother: Sarah Elizabeth Sullivan

Spouses and Children
1. *Jesse McSwain


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Thomas Albert Corley

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 20 Mar 1895 9
    Christening: 
          Death: 20 Jan 1967 9
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Parents
         Father: Thomas Matthew Corley
         Mother: Sarah Elizabeth Sullivan

Spouses and Children
1. *Sadie Lane


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Thomas Matthew Corley

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 26 Jul 1869 9
    Christening: 
          Death: 29 Jul 1957 - Upson Co., GA 9
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Parents
         Father: John M. Corley
         Mother: Susan Caroline Green

Spouses and Children
1. *Sarah Elizabeth Sullivan
       Marriage: 23 Oct 1891 9
       Children:
                1. George Noah Corley
                2. Alvis Dawson Corley
                3. Thomas Albert Corley
                4. Ethel Corley
                5. John Manuel Corley
                6. Zack Corley
                7. Lila Mae Corley
                8. Joseph Henderson Corley
                9. Sallie Frank Corley
                10. Doc Corley


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Zack Corley

      Sex: M

Parents
         Father: Thomas Matthew Corley
         Mother: Sarah Elizabeth Sullivan

Spouses and Children
1. *Nettie Boyt


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Bryan Erik Cornett

      Sex: M

Spouses and Children
1. *Erica Dea Lovett
       Children:
                1. McKencie Dea Cornett


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McKencie Dea Cornett

      Sex: F

Parents
         Father: Bryan Erik Cornett
         Mother: Erica Dea Lovett


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Ethel Lee Cornwell

      Sex: F

Individual Information
          Birth: 24 Jan 1899 - Rockdale, Henry Co., GA
    Christening: 
          Death: 3 Oct 1969 - Fulton Co., GA
         Burial: 
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Spouses and Children
1. *William Osborne Brown
       Marriage: 


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Cosarge

      Sex: M

Spouses and Children
1. *Louise


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Howard Jay Cothren

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 28 Jun 1946 - Appling Co., GA
    Christening: 
          Death: 6 Jan 2012 - Brunswick, Glynn Co., GA
         Burial: in St. Andrews Cemetery, Darien, McIntosh Co., GA
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Parents
         Father: Purdie J. Cothren
         Mother: Carrie Lou Mobley

Notes
General:
In Memory of

Howard Jay Cothren

June 28, 1946 - January 6, 2012

Obituary

Howard J. Cothren, 65, of Townsend, died Friday, January 6, 2012 at SGHS Brunswick Campus. Funeral services will be held at 2PM Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at Darien Church of God with Rev. Tommy Whaley officiating and grandsons and nephews serving as pallbearers. Interment will follow in St. Andrews Cemetery with Full Military Honors.

Born June 28, 1946 in Appling County, Georgia to the late Purdie J. and Carrie Lou M. Cothren, he was retired from the US Army having served two tours in Vietnam. After retiring from the military Mr. Cothren became a tree surgeon and was the owner of H.J. Cothren and Sons Tree Service. He was a member of Darien Church of God and had been a resident of McIntosh County for 42 years. He was an avid gardener and enjoyed wood crafts and spending time with his children and grandchildren. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Brianna Marie Cothren, three sisters, Marie Latrelle Cothren, Yvonne Thomason, Bonnie Taylor, and two brothers, Tony Cothren and Leland Cothren.

Survivors include his wife of 15 years, Ruby Dell Cothren of Townsend, four sons, Howard J. Cothren II and wife Lorie of Ocilla, Purdie J. Cothren and wife Julie of Darien, Adam H. Cothren and wife Amanda, and Mack Hursey, all of Townsend, one daughter, Donna M. Dinkins and husband Van of Darien, twelve grandchildren, two great grandchildren, four brothers, Albert Cothren and wife Audrey, and Lamon Cothren, all of Alma, James Cothren and wife Wilene of Brunswick, and Horace Cothren and wife Sharon of Metter, five sisters, Emelyn West of Brunswick, Eloise Carruth and husband Glen, Marie Boatright and husband Ronnie, Freda Cooper and husband Gary, all of Alma, and Juanita Taylor and husband Benny of Hortense.

The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6PM until 8 PM at Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home. www.edomillerandsons.com


Find A Grave Memorial# 83173968


picture Purdie J. Cothren

      Sex: M

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Spouses and Children
1. *Carrie Lou Mobley
       Marriage: 
       Children:
                1. Howard Jay Cothren


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Elizabeth Couch

      Sex: F

Individual Information
          Birth: 21 Apr 1803 - Abbeville, Abbeville Co., SC
    Christening: 
          Death: 29 Jan 1881
         Burial: in Old Covenanter Cemetery, Marion Co., IL
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Spouses and Children
1. *William Gaston Jr.
       Marriage: 

Notes
General:
Note: Elizabeth Betsy Couch; b: Abbeville SC; daughter of James Couch and Elizabeth McBride; wife of William Gaston Jr.

Burial:
Old Covenanter Cemetery
Marion County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Row 5 East Grave 48

Find A Grave Memorial# 84197782

picture Cowart

      Sex: M

Spouses and Children
1. *Kasey Lynn Goodwin
       Children:
                1. Terri Lynn Cowart
                2. Michael Cowart


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Michael Cowart

      Sex: M

Parents
         Father: Cowart
         Mother: Kasey Lynn Goodwin


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Terri Lynn Cowart

      Sex: F

Parents
         Father: Cowart
         Mother: Kasey Lynn Goodwin


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Addie Bell Cox

      Sex: F

Spouses and Children
1. *James B. Goodwin
       Marriage: 


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Daniel Cox

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 
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          Death: Bef Feb 1918
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Spouses and Children
1. *Elizabeth Rhodes 14 
       Marriage: 
       Children:
                1. Henrietta Cox 15

Notes
General:
Daniel was a Civil War Veteran. 14

picture Henrietta Cox



      Sex: F
AKA: Grandma Skinkle
Individual Information
          Birth: 21 Jan 1877 - Flat Rock, Shelby Co., IN 12 13 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
    Christening: 
          Death: 30 Jun 1953 - Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co., IN 20 22 23 24
         Burial: in Pond Grove Cemetery, Otterbein, Warren Co., IN
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Parents
         Father: Daniel Cox
         Mother: Elizabeth Rhodes 14

Spouses and Children
1. *William Lewis Skinkle 15 
       Marriage: 18 Aug 1895 - Flat Rock, Shelby Co., IN 16 25
       Children:
                1. Kecil Stansbury Skinkle 15 26
                2. Henry Cecil Skinkle 15
                3. Mildred Helen Skinkle
                4. Minnie Marie Skinkle
                5. Effie Mae Skinkle
                6. Ray Edwin Skinkle

Notes
General:
Henrietta was living in Scott Nursing Home at the time of her death.

Copy of Henrietta Cox Skinkle's Death Certificate #20454

Find A Grave Memorial# 35777704

picture Jim Cox

      Sex: M

Spouses and Children
1. *Wendell Bishop


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Julia Cox

      Sex: F

Spouses and Children
1. *Larry Wayne Clark
       Marriage: 
       Children:
                1. Christopher Wayne Clark


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W. B. Cox

      Sex: M

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Spouses and Children
1. *Leila Devaga 27 
       Marriage: 


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Craig

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 
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          Death: 
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 Cause of Death: Died Very Young
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Parents
         Father: William Craig
         Mother: Dellia Gray


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Alvin Frank Craig



      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 1929
    Christening: 
          Death: 1991
         Burial: Fairview Memorial Gardens, Stockbridge, Henry Co., GA
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Parents
         Father: Ralph Odell Craig
         Mother: Ina M.

Spouses and Children
1. *Ruth M.
       Children:
                1. Karen Louise Craig


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Claude Jackson Craig

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 17 Oct 1903 - Georgia 12 13 17 18 28
    Christening: 
          Death: 25 Jul 1980 - Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA 28 29
         Burial: 
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Parents
         Father: William Craig
         Mother: Dellia Gray

Spouses and Children
1. *Louise
       Marriage: 


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Dewey Lee Craig

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 1 Jan 1903 - Georgia 13 17 18 28
    Christening: 
          Death: 12 Dec 1988 - Ellenwood, Clayton Co., GA 28 29
         Burial: in Fairview Memorial Gardens, Stockbridge, Henry Co., GA
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Parents
         Father: William Craig
         Mother: Dellia Gray

Spouses and Children
1. *Sigrid A.


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Doris Hortense Craig

      Sex: F
AKA: Dosie Craig 18
Individual Information
          Birth: 18 Mar 1913 - Georgia 18 22 28
    Christening: 
          Death: 6 Dec 2006 22 28
         Burial: in Paulding Memorial Gardens, Hiram, Paulding Co., GA
 Cause of Death: 
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Parents
         Father: William Craig
         Mother: Dellia Gray

Spouses and Children
1. *Higginbotham

2. Bramlett
       Marriage: 
       Children:
                1. Annie L. Bramlett

Notes
General:
Doris H. Higginbotham

News Obituary Listing

DORIS H. HIGGINBOTHAM, 93, of East Point died Wednesday. Funeral, 2 p.m. Saturday, Benson Funeral Home.

Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Dec. 8, 2006


Find A Grave Memorial# 105025552

picture Elizabeth Craig

      Sex: F

Individual Information
          Birth: 
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Spouses and Children
1. *James Knox
       Marriage: 
       Children:
                1. Jannet A. Knox 33 34


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James J. Craig

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 1844 - South Carolina 35
    Christening: 
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Spouses and Children
1. *Jeanette Goodwin
       Marriage: 1875
       Children:
                1. William H. "Bill" Craig
                2. John Timothy Craig
                3. James M. Craig


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James M. Craig

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: May 1880 - South Carolina 35
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Parents
         Father: James J. Craig
         Mother: Jeanette Goodwin


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Jerry W. Craig

      Sex: M

Parents
         Father: Ralph Odell Craig
         Mother: Ina M.


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John Timothy Craig

      Sex: M
AKA: Tim Craig
Individual Information
          Birth: Abt 1878 - South Carolina 35
    Christening: 
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Parents
         Father: James J. Craig
         Mother: Jeanette Goodwin


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Karen Louise Craig

      Sex: F

Parents
         Father: Alvin Frank Craig
         Mother: Ruth M.


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Lawrence William Craig

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 12 Apr 1908 - Georgia 17 18 28
    Christening: 
          Death: 1 Sep 1979 - Riverdale, Clayton Co., GA 28
         Burial: in Jonesboro City Cemetery, Jonesboro, Clayton Co., GA
 Cause of Death: 
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Parents
         Father: William Craig
         Mother: Dellia Gray

Spouses and Children
1. *Lois Dell Vasser
       Marriage: 26 Apr 1937 - Jonesboro, Clayton Co., GA

Notes
General:
Lawrence was the husband of Lois Dell Vasser Craig

Find A Grave Memorial# 27990339



picture Lucile Craig

      Sex: F

Individual Information
          Birth: Abt 1915 - Georgia 18
    Christening: 
          Death: Abt Dec 1933
         Burial: 
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Parents
         Father: William Craig
         Mother: Dellia Gray

Spouses and Children
1. *Floyd Wyatt
       Marriage: 


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Ralph Odell Craig

      Sex: M
AKA: Reppard Craig, Reppet Craig
Individual Information
          Birth: 9 Jun 1906 - Georgia 17 18
    Christening: 
          Death: 18 Jul 1980
         Burial: in Fairview Memorial Gardens, Stockbridge, Henry Co., GA
 Cause of Death: 
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Parents
         Father: William Craig
         Mother: Dellia Gray

Spouses and Children
1. *Ina M.
       Marriage: 
       Children:
                1. Richard O. Craig
                2. William L. Craig
                3. Alvin Frank Craig
                4. Jerry W. Craig
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Sources


1 U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900.

2 South Carolina Marriages, 1641-1965.

3 American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI).

4 Family Data Collection - Births.

5 Millennium File.

6 U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s.

7 Virginia, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1607-1890.

8 Virginia Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850.

9 Family Group Sheets received from Agnes EUBANKS Sullivan, wife of Roscoe Lee SULLIVAN, Sr. 31 Jan 1998.

10 Thomaston-Upson Archives, Bishop Family Record, Compiled by Jack Morgan, 403 Allen St., Thomaston, GA 30286 706-647-4038.

11 Family History email from June BISHOP dated 26 June 2010.

12 1930 United States Federal Census.

13 1940 U.S. Federal Census.

14 Golden Memories, The Life Story of Sylvia Frances McRAE Skinkle, 1988.

15 U.S. City Directories, 1821-1995.

16 1900 United States Federal Census.

17 1910 United States Federal Census.

18 1920 United States Federal Census.

19 Family Group Sheets received from Linda DICKEY Rhoads 24 November 1998.

20 Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.

21 Letter from Ralph Lee Reschar, Great-Grandson of Nancy Jane CLAPP Daily, 27 March 1992.
Ralph Lee Reschar, 1808 Princeton, Alexandria, LA 71301.

22 U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current.

23 Web: Indiana, Find A Grave Index, 1800-2012.

24 Copy of Death Certificate on file.

25 Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941.

26 U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

27 This information was gathered by Lena GASTON Callaway, daughter of Emmaline Catherine GASTON & William David GASTON. Visit with Lena GASTON Callaway in her home on 12 October 1991.

28 U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014.

29 Georgia, Death Index, 1919 - 1998.

30 Phone interview with Doris Hortense CRAIG Higginbotham, daughter of William CRAIG & Delee GRAY 13 Sep 1993.

31 U.S. Phone and Address Directories, 1993-2002.

32 U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2.

33 U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970.

34 James Knox, Sr. and Elizabeth Craig Knox and Their Descendents, Chapter 2 Compiled by Lorene Petersen and Jennie Bell Lyle, 1984.

35 1880 United States Federal Census.


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