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John Eades Pharr and Martha Amanda "Matt" Nettles

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Generation One
1. John Eades1 Pharr, born 1847 in ,  Alabama; died 14 Dec 1928 in , Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Reaves Chapel Methodist Church & Cem, Wilcox, Alabama. He married on 31 Dec 1878 Martha Amanda "Matt" Nettles, born 28 Apr 1859 in ,  Alabama; died 30 Mar 1938 in , Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Reaves Chapel Methodist Church & Cem, Wilcox, Alabama, daughter of George Washington Nettles and Hellen Mary Sadler.

Notes for John Eades Pharr
CENSUS: 1900 Wilcox Co., Alabama; Sedan; 4 June 1900; ED 141 Pg 2B; (Ancestry.com Image 4 of 18); Dwlg 36 - Fam 39 -
Farr, John E. Head W M Sep 1852 47 M 21 Alabama South Carolina Alabama
, Mattie A. wife W F Apr 1859 41 M 21 Alabama South Carolina Alabama
, George W son W M Dec 1879 20 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Minnie E dau W F Feb 1885 15 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, John E son W M Aug 1886 13 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Sam Z. son W M Mar 1888 12 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Jerry A. son W M Oct 1890 9 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Lattie E dau W F Mar 1893 7 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Edwin E. son W M Oct 1897 2 S Alabama Alabama Alabama

CENSUS: 1920 Monroe Co., Alabama, Vredenburgh Town; Beat #9; 5 Feb 1920; ED 147; Page 145A; (Ancestry.com image 5 of 18; Dwelling 48 - Family 48 -
Pharr, Jerry A. Head W M 29 M Alabama Alabama Alabama; Occup: Pipe Fitter - Saw Mill
, Laura wife W F 38 M Alabama Alabama Alabama
, James son W M 6 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Leona dau W F 4 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Clara M dau W F 1-8/12 Alabama Alabama Alabama
, John E Father W M 69 M Alabama Alabama Alabama; Occup: Foreman, Lumber ___?__ -
Saw Mill
, Mattie A Mother W F 60 M Alabama Alabama Alabama

SOURCE: Reeves (Reaves) Chapel Methodist Church and Cemetery, Camden, Rt 2, Wilcox County, Alabama, compiled by Florence Lambrecht Swanson for Reaves Memorial Chapel and Cemetery Association -
Supplement #5 -
Pg 27, Grave 7 - PHARR, John Eades, Sr. 1847 - Dec 14, 1928
(John Eades Pharr and Martha "Matt" Amanda Nettles were married December 31, 1878. Children: George mar. Mary E. "Lida" Deer; Minnie Lee mar. Nick Stallworth Reaves; John E. Jr. not married; Sam Zack mar. Sallie Rogers; Laddie E. mar. Jimmie James; Jerry A. Pharr mar. Laura Finklea Holley; Everett E. mar. Mary Williams; and Ethel mar. Hunter Hall.)
Pg 27, Grave 6 - PHARR, Martha "Matt" Amanda Nettles 1859 - March 30, 1938
Wife of John Eades Pharr, Sr.
(Daughter of George Washington and Helen Mar Sadler Nettles, and sister of Millie Nettles (Mrs. J. C.) McIntosh.)

DEATH: Alabama Deaths 1908-1929 (Ancestry.com database on line) -
Name: John E. Pharr
Death Date: Dec 1928
Death County: Wilcox
Volume: 63
Roll: 3
Page #: 31481

Notes for Martha Amanda "Matt" Nettles
SOURCE: The Heritage of Wilcox County, Alabama, published by Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc. Canton, Alabama (2002) - Pg 251 - George Washington Nettles Family Family by Bobbye C. Winston a descendant of Rubye Sue Henderson - "George Washington Nettles, my great grandfather, was born 1825 in Darlington Co., SC. He died December 1868 and is buried in an unmarked grave in Capell Cemetery, Wilcox County. He was the son of George Nettles, born ca. 1780 in SC, and Mary Cree, born ca. 1783 in SC, George and Mary lived in Darlington Co., SC.
George Washington Nettles married Hellen Mary Sadler, b. c. 1836 in Alabama and d. Jun 12, 1913, and is also buried in an unmarked grave in Capell Cemetery. She was the dau of Albert & Mary Sadler of Wilcox Co.
Children of George Washington Nettles and wife Hellen Mary Sadler Nettles are:
Mary Hellen Nettles, b. Nov 7, 1850 and d. Oct 1, 1864. Not married
George Washington Nettles b. Jul 7, 1852 and d. Sept 18, 1863. Not married.
Anice T. Nettles b. March 22, 1854 and d. Sept 28, 1854. Not married.
Albert Monroe Nettles b. Jan 19, 1856 and d. in 1926 mar. Lyda Waites.
Josephine Virginia Nettles b. Sept 14, 1857 and d. Nov 9, 1943, mar. James T. Carter.
Martha Amanda Nettles b. Apr 28, 1859 d. Mar 30, 1935, mar. John Pharr.
Emily L. Nettles b. April 28, 1860 and d. Jan 24, 1863. Not married.
Thomas W. Nettles b. March 24 1864 and d. Nov 9, 1871. Not married.
Zachariah George Nettles b. Nov 17, 1866 and d. Jan 17, 1941; m. Rubye Sue Henderson. They are
buried at Capell Cem in Wilcox Co., Alabama.
Millie Dee Nettles b. Feb 26, 1869 and d. Nov 14, 1954, mar. James Columbus McIntosh.

Children of John Eades Pharr and Martha Amanda "Matt" Nettles were as follows:
2 i George W2 Pharr, born Dec 1879 in , Wilcox, Alabama. He married Mary E "Lida" Deer, born Mar 1892 in , , Alabama, daughter of John C Deer and Mary Annie Reaves.

SOURCE: Reaves Chapel Methodist Church and Cemetery, Route 2, Camden, Wilcox Co., Alabama; by Florence
Lambrecht Swanson - Page 27 - Grave Section A number 64 & 65 - Unnamed children of George and Mary E.
Deer Pharr. Mary E. Deer was daughter of John C. and Annie Reaves Deer, and granddaughter of Jesse Thomas
Reaves

+ 3 ii Minnie Lee2 Pharr, born 1 Feb 1883 in , Wilcox, Alabama; died 22 Dec 1970 in , Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Reaves Chapel Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama. She married Nick Stallworth Reaves.
4 iii John Eades2 Pharr Jr, born Aug 1886 in , Wilcox, Alabama; died 1911 in , , Alabama; buried in Reaves Memorial Chapel and Cemetery, CR 16 (S-2,T-10,R-7E), Wilcox County, Alabama.

SOURCE: Reeves (Reaves) Chapel Methodist Church and Cemetery, Camden, Rt 2, Wilcox County, Alabama,
compiled by Florence Lambrecht Swanson for Reaves Memorial Chapel and Cemetery Association - Supplement
#5 - Pg 27, Grave 8 - PHARR, John Eades, Jr. 1887 - 1911 (Son of John Eades Pharr Sr. and Martha Amanda
Matt" Nettles Pharr. He died in boat explosion on the Alabama River.

+ 5 iv Samuel Zack "Sam"2 Pharr, born 19 Feb 1888 in , Wilcox, Alabama; died 8 Jun 1967 in , Dallas, Alabama; buried in New Live Oak Cemetery, Selma, Dallas, Alabama. He married Laura Sallie Walls Rogers.
+ 6 v Jerry Audabon2 Pharr, born 10 Jan 1892 in , , Alabama; died 20 Dec 1963 in , Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Reaves Methodist Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama. He married Maggie Laura Finklea.
7 vi Lallie E2 Pharr, born Mar 1893 in , Wilcox, Alabama. She married Jimmie Hunter.
+ 8 vii Everett Edwin2 Pharr, born Oct 1897 in , Wilcox, Alabama. He married Mrs Mary Williams.
9 viii Ethel2 Pharr, born 1901 in , Wilcox, Alabama. She married Hunter Hall.

Generation 2

3. Minnie Lee2 Pharr (John Eades1), born 1 Feb 1883 in , Wilcox, Alabama; died 22 Dec 1970 in , Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Reaves Chapel Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama. She married on 8 Nov 1905 in , Wilcox, Alabama Nick Stallworth Reaves, born 21 Jan 1879 in Camden Rt 2, Wilcox, Alabama; died 9 Mar 1947 in Camden Rt 2, Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Reaves Chapel Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama, son of James Davis Reaves and Violet Brown.

Notes for Minnie Lee Pharr
CENSUS: 1920 Wilcox Co., Alabama; Sedan; ED 179; (Ancestry.com image 4 of 23); Dwlg 27 - Fam 27 -
REAVES, Nick S. Head M W 40 M Alabama Alabama Alabama; Farmer
, Minnie L wife F W 34 M Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Daisey S dau F W 14 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Clarence S son M W 12 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Leila dau F W 10 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, James L son M W 7 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Violet M dau F W 4/12 Alabama Alabama Alabama

SOURCE: Reeves (Reaves) Chapel Methodist Church and Cemetery, Camden, Rt 2, Wilcox County, Alabama, compiled by Florence Lambrecht Swanson for Reaves Memorial Chapel and Cemetery Association -
Supplement #5 -
REAVES, Minnie Pharr Feb 1, 1883 - Dec 22, 1970
(Daughter of John Eades and Matt A. Nettles Pharr. Wife of Nick S. Reaves)

Notes for Nick Stallworth Reaves
SOURCE: Reeves (Reaves) Chapel Methodist Church and Cemetery, Camden, Rt 2, Wilcox County, Alabama, compiled by Florence Lambrecht Swanson for Reaves Memorial Chapel and Cemetery Association -
Supplement #5 -
Pg 30, Grave B #33 -
REAVES, Nick S. Jan 21, 1879 - March 9, 1947 FATHER
(Nick Stallworth Reaves, son of James D. and Violet Brown Reaves. Twin died. Married Minnie Pharr Nov 8, 1905. Children: Daisy Sybil, Lealia, Clarence, James Leon, Violet and Harvey)

SOURCE: The Heritage of Wilcox County, Alabama, pub by Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc. P. O. Box 67, Clanton, AL 35046 [2002]; Pg 271 - Article: Reaves-Kennedy and Related Families of Wilcox County, Alabama submitted byFlorence L. Swanson -
Children born to James L. and Sarah S. Vinson Reaves were: ...... 3. James Davis [Reaves] b. 15 July 1838, Nellie, AL; d. 13 Jul 1908 Camden, (Sedan) AL. He married first, Violet Brown of Clarke County. Children: William Abernathy, Eola Davis, and Nick Stallworth Reaves. He married second Elizabeth Amanda Cree daughter of Rev. Peter James and Elizabeth Cree. No Children. He was a member of Reaves Chapel Methodist Church and a farmer. He was a Civil War veteran - Pvt, Company I. Lenoir's Independent Company, Alabama Cavalry. His grave is marked with a CSA stone. All are buried in Reaves Chapel Church Cemetery. .

CENSUS: 1880 Wilcox Co., Alabama; 22 June 1880; #D 191 Pg 34/366B; (Ancestry.com image 34 of 46) Dwlg 441 - Fam 441 -
Reaves, Sarah W F 66 Farmer Keeping House Georgia Georgia Georgia
, Mary W F 29 dau Alabama Kentucky Georgia
, Sallie W F 25 dau Alabama Kentucky Georgia
, Caroline W F 23 dau Alabama Kentucky Georgia
Reaves, James W M 41son Alabama Kentucky Georgia
, Willie W M 7 g-son Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Iola W F 4 g-dau Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Nick W M 1 g-son Alabama Alabama Alabama

CENSUS: 1900 Wilcox Co., Alabama; Sedan; 13 June 1900; ED 141 Pg 125A; (Ancestry.com image 15 of 18); Dwlg 149 - Fam 1`61 -
Reaves, Sallie M Head W F Feb 1854 46 S Alabama Kentucky Georgia; Occup: Farmer
, Nick S Nephew W M Jan 1879 21 S Alabama Alabama Alabama; Occup: Farm Laborer

CENSUS: 1910 Wilcox Co., Alabama; Sedan; ED 163 Pg 114A; (Ancestry.com image 7 of 16); Dwlg 66 - Fam 68 -
REAVES, Nic Head M W 30 M 15 Alabama Alabama Alabama; Occup: Farmer
, Minnie wife F W 24 M 15 Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Daisey dau F W 4 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Clarence son M W 3 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Leila dau F W 1 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
Pharr, Jerry Boarder M W 19 S Alabama Alabama Alabama

CENSUS: 1930 Wilcox Co., Alabama; Sedan; ED 23; (Ancestry.com image 9 of 14); Dwlg 90 - Fam 90 -
Reeves, Nick Head M W 51 M 24 Alabama Alabama Alabama; Occup: Farmer
, Minnie wife F W 45 M 19 Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Clarence son M W 23 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Leila son (sic) M W 18 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Violet dau F W 10 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Harvey son M W 6 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
Dwlg 91 - Fam 91 -
Reeves, Mattie Head F W 70 M Alabama South Carolina Alabama

SOURCE: Family records of Rebekah (Vaughn) Troutman -
Nick Stallworth Reaves married Minnie Pharr Nov 5, 1905 in Wilcox Co.. Wilcox Co. Marriage Records Vol 12 Pg 432.

SOURCE: World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917 - 1918, Wilcox Co., Alabama - [Ancestry.com] -
Serial No. 1989
Name: Nick Stallworth Reaves
Home address: Bellview, Wilcox, Ala
Age: 39
Date of Birth: Jany 21, 1879
Race: White
U. S. Citizen: Native Born
Present Occupation: Farming
Nearest Relative: Minnie Reaves, Bellview, Wilcox, Ala
Signed: Nick Stallworth Reaves
Height: Medium Build: Medium
Color Eyes: Gray Color Hair: lite
S/J. B. Sessions
9/12/18
Local Board, County of Wilcox
Camden, Alabama

Children of Minnie Lee Pharr and Nick Stallworth Reaves were as follows:
+ 10  Daisy Sybil3 Reaves, born 9 Jul 1905 in , Wilcox, Alabama; died 3 Dec 1989 in Camden Rt 2, Wilcox, Alabama. She married (1) Robert E Young; (2) Jabe Lee Bodiford.
11 ii Clarence Stallworth "Koot"3 Reaves, born 29 Mar 1907 in Sedan, Wilcox, Alabama; died 4 Dec 1971 in Bermuda, Conecuh, Alabama; buried in Bermuda, Conecuh, Alabama. He married on 7 Nov 1941 Gussie Lee Ryland, born 29 Jun 1919 in Bermuda, Conecuh, Alabama; died 27 Oct 1994 in , Conecuh, Alabama, daughter of Joseph Ryland and Ruby Nichols.

12  Lealia Nellie3 Reaves, born 23 Apr 1909 in Sedan, Wilcox, Alabama; died 23 May 1984 in Whatley, Clarke, Alabama; buried in Whatley Cem, Whatley, Clarke, Alabama. She married on 30 Nov 1929 in , Wilcox, Alabama James Martin Hicks, born 13 Jul 1888 in Carrollton, Pickens, Alabama; died 31 Jul 1967 in Whatley, Clarke, Alabama; buried in Whatley Cem, Whatley, Clarke, Alabama, son of Simpton Hicks and Estella Cosper.

SOURCE: Family records of Rebekah Troutman Vaughn - Lealia Nellie Reaves b. Apr 23, 1909 d. May 23, 1984
Whatley, Clarke Co., Alabama, mar James Martin Hicks Nov 30, 1929. Wilcox Co. Marriage Records Vol 2
1918-1935 Pg 256. James Martin Hicks b. Jul 13, 1887 d. Jul 31 1967 Whatley, Clarke Co., Alabama.

13  James Leon "Leo"3 Reaves, born 23 Feb 1912 in Sedan, Wilcox, Alabama; died 26 May 1997 in Camden Hospital, Camden, Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Reaves Chapel Cem, Wilcox, Alabama. He married Luna M Donaldson, born 4 Oct 1912; died 24 Dec 1992; buried in Reaves Chapel Cem, Wilcox, Alabama.

SOURCE: Social Security Death Index, SSDI - Ancestry.com - Name: James L. Reaves SSN: 419-16-9270 Last
Residence: Camden, Wilcox, Alabama Born: 23 Feb 1912 Died: 26 May 1997 State (Year) SSN Issued:
Alabama (Bef 1951)

+ 14  Violet M3 Reaves, born 13 Jun 1919 in Sedan, Wilcox, Alabama; died 17 Jan 1966 in Selma, Dallas, Alabama; buried in Reaves Chapel Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama. She married Jack D McKinley.
15 vi Harvey Gilmore3 Reaves, born 8 Jan 1924 in Sedan, Wilcox, Alabama. He married on 2 Oct 1948 in Repton, Conecuh, Alabama Eva Mae Hetherington, daughter of Wallace Hetherington and Maggie Bayles.

SOURCE: Family records of Rebekah Troutman Vaughn - Harvey Gilmore Reaves b. Jan 8, 1924 Wilcox
County, Alabama; mar. Eva Mae Hetherington Oct 2, 1948, Repton, Alabama.


5. Samuel Zack "Sam"2 Pharr (John Eades1), born 19 Feb 1888 in , Wilcox, Alabama; died 8 Jun 1967 in , Dallas, Alabama; buried in New Live Oak Cemetery, Selma, Dallas, Alabama. He married Laura Sallie Walls Rogers, born 2 Jun 1889 in , , Alabama; died 23 Feb 1977 in Hospital, Selma, Dallas, Alabama; buried in New Live Oak Cemetery, Selma, Dallas, Alabama.

Notes for Samuel Zack "Sam" Pharr
SOURCE: E-mail from Rubye Wilkerson to E. D. Rayburn dated 26 Mar 2009 -
Sam Zack Pharr b. Feb 19, 1886; d. June 8, 1967, and bur. New Live Oak Cemetery in Selma, Dallas Co., Alabama, Plot 23.

CENSUS: 1920 Monroe Co., Alabama, Vredenburgh Town; Beat #9; 5 Feb 1920; ED 147; Page 46A; (Ancestry.com image 7 of 18; Dwelling 61 - Family 63 -
Pharr, Samuel Z. Head M W 32 M Alabama Alabama Alabama; Occ: Lineman - Electric Lights
, Sallie wife F W 20 M Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Hellen W dau F W 1/12 S Alabama Alabama Alabama

Notes for Laura Sallie Walls Rogers
SOURCE: E-mail from Rubye Wilkerson to E. D. Rayburn dated 26 Mar 2009 -
Laura Sallie Walls Rogers b. June 2, 1889; d. Feb 23, 1977 in hospital in Selma; and bur. New Live Oak Cemetery in Selma, Dallas Co., Alabama, Plot 23.

Children of Samuel Zack "Sam" Pharr and Laura Sallie Walls Rogers were as follows:
16 Helen Wawciel3 Pharr, buried in New Live Oak Cemetery, Selma, Dallas, Alabama. She married Walter Ray Howell, buried in New Live Oak Cemetery, Selma, Dallas, Alabama.

SOURCE: E-mail received from Rubye Wilkerson 24 Mar 2009 - " ... Mom's name was Helen Wawciel Pharr
Howell. ...."

SOURCE: E-mail from Rubye Wilkerson to E. D. Rayburn dated 26 Mar 2009 - Sam Zack Pharr and Laura Sallie
Wells Rogers had five children and one that died when born. Helen Wawciel, Sam Edmond, Ernest Carlton,
William Edward, John Clyde Pharr. Sam and Willie buried New Live Oak Cemetery in Selma, Alabama. Ernest
buried in Montgomery, Alabama and J. C. is buried in Midland, Florida. My parents Helen Wawciel Pharr and
Walter Ray Howell are buried on the same plot 23 as Sam and Sallie.

17  Sam Edmond3 Pharr, buried in New Live Oak Cemetery, Selma, Dallas, Alabama.
18  Ernest Carlton3 Pharr, buried in Montgomery, , Alabama.
19  William Edward3 Pharr, buried in New Live Oak Cemetery, Selma, Dallas, Alabama.
20  John Clyde3 Pharr, buried in Midland, , Florida.

6. Jerry Audabon2 Pharr (John Eades1), born 10 Jan 1892 in , , Alabama; died 20 Dec 1963 in , Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Reaves Methodist Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama. He married on 26 Dec 1911 in , , Alabama? Maggie Laura Finklea, born 28 Dec 1882 in , Wilcox, Alabama; died 18 Mar 1968 in Camden, Wilcox, Alabama; buried 20 Mar 1968 in Reaves Memorial Chapel and Cemetery, CR 16 (S-2,T-10,R-7E), Wilcox County, Alabama.

Notes for Jerry Audabon Pharr
SOURCE: Letter from Mrs. Florence Swanson, Camden, Alabama 15 Dec 1984.
Grave marker Reaves Methodist Cemetery, Wilcox County, Alabama: Jerry Audabon Pharr double marker with wife Laura Finklea PHARR. He was son of John Eades Pharr and Matt A Nettles mar. 31 Dec 1878.

CENSUS: 1930 Wilcox Co., Alabama; Camden Twp; Dist 2; April 24, 1930; ED 66-2 Sht 10A/17A; (Ancestry.com Image 19 of 37); Dwlg 223 - Fam 224 -
Pharr, Jerry A. Head M W 39 M 21 Alabama Virginia Alabama Occ: Farmer
, Laura M. wife F W 48 M 23 Alabama Alabama Alabama
, James son M W 16 S Alabama
, Leona dau F W 14 S Alabama
, Clara dau F W 12 S Alabama
, Claude son M W 6 S Alabama
, Eloise dau F W 2-7/12 S Alabama
Holly, Neil Step-son M W 28 S Alabama Alabama Alabama

SOURCE: Reaves (Reaves) Chapel Methodist Church and Cemetery, Camden, Rt 2, Wilcox Co., Alabama 1870-1978 by Florence Lambrecht Swanson
Pg 26 - Grave C-35 Pharr, Jerry Audabon Jan 10, 1892 - Dec 20, 1963
(Double marker with wife, Laura Finklea Pharr. Mar: Mrs. Laura Finklea Holley,
dau of John Ebenezer and Caroline Virginia “Jennie” Farish Finklea. Children,
Leona, Claude, James, Clara, Raymond, Eloise. Mrs. Laura Finklea Holley had
three sons by her first marriage: Alvin, Glen, Neil Holley)

Notes for Maggie Laura Finklea
SOURCE: Marriage Records, Shelby County, Texas -
Finklea, Laura mar. Holly, Callie 1897-11-07; Volume 4 Pg 123

SOURCE: MARRIAGE - J. B. Sanders, Index to the Marriage Records of Shelby County, Texas: 1882-1936, Volume 2, Bride Index (Center, Texas: privately printed, 1966), 66 - Laura Finklea and Kallie Wally, 6 Nov 1897, citing Shelby County, Texas County Clerk, Marriage Records, Volume 4, Page 123.

COMMENT: It is assumed that the date shown in the Sanders book is the date the license was issued not the date of the marriage. Additionally, the name of the groom - Kallie Wally - is obviously an error in transcription of the name Cally Holley.

CENSUS: 1900 U. S. Census, Shelby County, Texas, Cally Holley household, Pct. 5, ED 90, Sheet 25B, Dwelling 407, Family 408, T623, Roll 1669:
Holley, Cally Head W/M Jul 1878/21 Md/3 TX AL AL
, Laura Wife W/F Mar 1882/17 Md/3* AL AL AL
, Olive** Son W/M Oct 1898/1 S TX TX AL
,Infant Son W/M Mar 1900/2mos S TX TX AL

* Mother of 2 children, 2 living.
** Must be son shown as Alvin in later records.

CENSUS: 1910 Wilcox Co., Alabama; Sedan; 17 May 1910; ED 163 Pg 112A; (Ancestry.com image 3 of 16); Dwlg 28 - Fam 30 -
Finkley, Jennie Head F W 61 Wd 12-7 Alabama Virginia Georgia
, Laura dau F W 21 Wd 3-3 Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Giles son M W 16 S Alabama Alabama Alabama

OBITUARY: The Montgomery Advertiser, Tuesday, March 19, 1968 -
COY (Wilcox Co., Alabama)
PHARR, Mrs. Laura Finklea, 85, died Monday in a Camden hospital. Funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. from Willis Guilette Baptist Church with the Rev. Ellington and the Rev. Sonny Steel officiating. Burial in Reeves Chapel Cem, Johnson¿s Funeral Home of Monroeville directing. The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to service. Survivors include four sons, James, Claude, and Raymond Pharr, all of Coy, and Alvin Holley, Bolton, Georgia; three daughters Mrs. Leona Hicks, Coy, Mrs. Clara Geck, Evergreen, and Mrs. Eloise Zurga, Lufkin, Tex; a sister Mrs. Clara Thrower, Houston, Texas; 20 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and six step-grandchildren.

SOURCE: Reaves (Reaves) Chapel Methodist Church and Cemetery, Camden, Rt 2, Wilcox Co., Alabama 1870-1978 by Florence Lambrecht Swanson
Pg 27 - Grave C-32 Pharr, Laura Finklea Dec 28, 1862 - March 18, 1968
(Laura Finklea, dau of John Ebenezer and Caroline Virginia “Jennie” Farish Finklea. Mar. 1st ___ Holley. Children: Glenn, Alvin & Neil. mar. 2nd Jerry Audabon Pharr on Dec. 26, 1911)

Children of Jerry Audabon Pharr and Maggie Laura Finklea were as follows:
21  James B3 Pharr, born 29 Jan 1914 in , Wilcox, Alabama; died 16 May 1999 in Clanton, Chilton, Alabama; buried in Reaves Memorial Chapel and Cemetery, CR 16 (S-2,T-10,R-7E), Wilcox County, Alabama. He married in Sep 1947 Harriett Mary "Hattie Mae" Lambrecht, born 23 Dec 1912 in Coy, Wilcox, Alabama; died 23 Mar 1964 in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama; buried 25 Mar 1964 in Mobile Memorial Gardens, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, daughter of John Godfrey Lambrecht Jr and Frances Emma Reaves.

SOURCE: The Heritage of Wilcox County, Alabama; copyright 2002; Pub by Heritage Publishing Consultants,
Inc. - Pg 213 - "HARRIETT MARY "HATTIE MAE" LAMBRECHT was born 23 December 1912, Coy, AL.
She married first Danel Levi Beaman in 1938 in Demopolis, AL. She died 23 Mar 1964 in Mobile and was
buried in Mobile Memorial gardens Cemetery. They had one daughter, Julia Ann, b. 17 Oct 1945. They divorced.
She married second to James B. Pharr II September 1947. He was born 29 January 1914, and died May 1999, and
buried in Reaves Chapel Cemetery Reaves Chapel Road, Camden, AL. ....."

SOURCE: James B. Pharr entry, International Genealogical Index [IGI] (Salt Lake City, Utah: Family History
Library, undocumented. James B PHARR Male Event(s): Birth: 29 JAN 1914 Death: 16 MAY 1999 Clanton,
Chilton, Alabama Burial: Reaves Chapel Cemetary, Sedan, Wilcox, Alabama Parents: Father: Jerry Audabon
PHARR Mother: Laura Finklea Source: Tombstone inscription, Reaves Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery,
compiled by Barney McIntosh - James B. Pharr 29 Jan 1914 - 16 May 1999

+ 22  Leona3 Pharr, born 1916 in , , Alabama. She married Willie Hicks Sr.
23  Clara M3 Pharr, born 1918 in , Wilcox, Alabama. She married (---) Geck.
24  Claude3 Pharr, born 1924 in , Wilcox, Alabama
25  Eloise3 Pharr, born 1927. She married (---) Zugar.
26  Raymond3 Pharr, born 4 Aug 1930 in , Wilcox, Alabama.

8. Everett Edwin2 Pharr (John Eades1), born Oct 1897 in , Wilcox, Alabama. He married Mrs Mary Williams.

Notes for Everett Edwin Pharr
CENSUS: 1930 Escambia Co., Florida; Pensacola; April 17, 1930; ED 30 Pg 160A; (Ancestry.com image 26 of 45); Dwlg 303 - Fam 334 -
Pharr, Everet E Head M W 33 M 22 Alabama Alabama Alabama; Occ: Machinest-Excelsior Plant
, Mary wife F W 39 M 16 Scotland Scotland Scotland
, Leonard E son M W 11 S Alabama Alabama Scotland
, Frank C son M W 9 S Alabama Alabama Scotland
Williams, James A Step-son M W 24 S Alabama Alabama Scotland; Occ: Machinist - Ship Yard
, Ernest K Step-son M W 23 S Alabama Alabama Scotland; Occ: Foreman - Ship Yard
, Joseph R Step-son M W 17 S Alabama Alabama Scotland; Occ: Salesman-Retail Store

Notes for Mrs Mary Williams

NAME: At the time of marriage Everett Edwin Pharr to Mary Williams, it appears from the 1930 Census that Williams was Mary's married name. Her maiden name has not yet been determined. See 1930 Census above.

Children of Everett Edwin Pharr and Mrs Mary Williams were as follows:
27 i Leonard E3 Pharr, born 1919.
28 ii Frank C3 Pharr, born 1921.

                                                    Generation 3

10. Daisy Sybil Reaves (Minnie Lee2 Pharr, John Eades1), born 9 Jul 1905 in , Wilcox, Alabama; died 3 Dec 1989 in Camden Rt 2, Wilcox, Alabama. She married (1) on 23 Feb 1924 Robert E Young, born 23 Apr 1897 in , , Alabama; died 21 Jul 1942 in , Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Reaves Chapel Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama; (2) Jabe Lee Bodiford, born 19 Feb 1888; died 10 Apr 1967; buried in Reaves Chapel Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama.

Notes for Daisy Sybil Reaves
CENSUS: 1930 Wilcox County, Alabama; Sedan; April 9, 1930; ED 23 Pg 4B; (Ancestry.com image 8 of 14); Dwlg 89 - Fam 89 -
Young, Robert Head M W 33 M 27 Alabama Alabama Alabama; Occup: Mechanic
, Daisy wife F W 24 M 19 Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Beth dau F W 5-3/12 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Robert Jr son M W 1-1/12 S Alabama Alabama Alabama

SOURCE: Reaves Chapel Methodist Church and Cemetery, Route 2, Camden, Wilcox Co., Alabama; by Florence Lambrecht Swanson - Pg 8 -
Grave B #44 - BODIFORD, Jave Lee Feb 19, 1888 - April 10, 1967
(Married Mrs. Daisy [Sybil] Reaves Young. One daughter, Mary Jean)

Notes for Robert E Young
SOURCE: Reaves Chapel Methodist Church and Cemetery, Route 2, Camden, Wilcox Co., Alabama; by Florence Lambrecht Swanson - Pg 34 -
Grave B #43 - YOUNG, Robert E April 23, 1897 - Jul 21, 1942
(Married Daisy Sybil Reaves Feb. 23, 1924. Children: Betty "Bety," and Robert Jr.)

SOURCE: Alabama Death Records, 1908-59; Ancestry.com -
Name: Robert E. Young
Death Date: 21 Jul 1942
Death County: Wilcox
Volume: 31
Certificate: 15257
Roll: 4

Notes for Jabe Lee Bodiford
SOURCE: Reaves Chapel Methodist Church and Cemetery, Route 2, Camden, Wilcox Co., Alabama; by Florence Lambrecht Swanson - Pg 8 -
Grave B #44 - BODIFORD, Jave Lee Feb 19, 1888 - April 10, 1967
(Married Mrs. Daisy [Sybil] Reaves Young. One daughter, Mary Jean)

Children of Daisy Sybil Reaves and Robert E Young were as follows:
29 i Betty "Beth"4 Young, born 1925 in Sedan, Wilcox, Alabama.
30 ii Robert E4 Young Jr, born 1928 in Sedan, Wilcox, Alabama.

Children of Daisy Sybil Reaves and Jabe Lee Bodiford were as follows:
31 i Mary Jean4 Bodiford. She married Earnest F Raines, born 6 Jul 1951; died 21 Sep 1972; buried in Reaves Chapel Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama.

SOURCE: Reaves Chapel Methodist Church and Cemetery, Route 2, Camden, Wilcox Co., Alabama; by Florence
Lambrecht Swanson - Pg 8 - Grave B #44 - BODIFORD, Jave Lee Feb 19, 1888 - April 10, 1967 (Married
Mrs. Daisy [Sybil] Reaves Young. One daughter, Mary Jean)

14. Violet M3 Reaves (Minnie Lee2 Pharr, John Eades1), born 13 Jun 1919 in Sedan, Wilcox, Alabama; died 17 Jan 1966 in Selma, Dallas, Alabama; buried in Reaves Chapel Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama. She married on 10 Aug 1940 in Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama Jack D McKinley, born 31 Jan 1920 in Franklin, Monroe, Alabama; died 27 Jul 2000 in Camden, Wilcox, Alabama, son of Marion P McKinley and Elizabeth Jane "Bettie" Unk.

Notes for Violet M Reaves
SOURCE: Reeves (Reaves) Chapel Methodist Church and Cemetery, Camden, Rt 2, Wilcox County, Alabama, compiled by Florence Lambrecht Swanson for Reaves Memorial Chapel and Cemetery Association -
Pg 25 - Grave Sec D #20
McKINLEY, Violet Reaves June 13 1919 - Jan 17, 1966
(Daughter of Nick S. and Minnie Pharr Reaves. Married Jack D. McKinley. Children: Jack Jr., Judy)

SOURCE: Notes from family records of Rebekah Vaughn Troutman -
Violet Reaves b. June 13, 1919, Bellview, Alabama, d. January 17, 1966, Selma, Alabama

Notes for Jack D McKinley
SOURCE: Family records of Rebekah Troutman Vaughn -
Violet Reaves married Jack D. McKinley Aug 10, 1940 at Monroeville, Alabama.

CENSUS: 1930 Monroe Co., Alabama; Franklin, April 14, 1930; ED 9 Pg 142A; (Ancestry.com image 13 of 19); Dwlg 118 - Fam 145 -
McKinley, M. P. Head 45 M 31 Alabama Alabama Alabama; Occup: Farmer
, Bettie wife 39 M 25 Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Slomzboler son 13 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Jack son 10 S Alabama Alabama Alabama [Jack D.]
, Jenkins son 7 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Sarah dau 3 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Jamie Lane dau 3/12 S Alabama Alabama Alabama

Children of Violet M Reaves and Jack D McKinley were as follows:
32  Jack D4 McKinley Jr
33  Judy4 McKinley

22. Leona Pharr (Jerry Audabon2, John Eades1), born 1916 in , , Alabama. She married Willie Hicks Sr, born 9 Jun 1916 in , , Alabama; died 1 May 1977; buried in Reaves Memorial Chapel and Cemetery, CR 16 (S-2,T-10,R-7E), Wilcox County, Alabama.

Notes for Willie Hicks Sr
SOURCE: Reaves (Reaves) Chapel Methodist Church and Cemetery, Camden, Rt 2, Wilcox Co., Alabama 1870-1978 by Florence Lambrecht Swanson
Pg 14 - Grave B-27 Hicks, Willie (Born June 9, 1916. Died May 1, 1977. Married Leona Pharr. Children: Willie Jr. Laura Ellen, Glen Marcus)

DEATH: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) - Ancestry.com -
Name: Willie Hicks
SSN: 424-03-3134
Last Residence: Coy, Wilcox, Alabama 36435
Born: 9 Jun 1915
Died: May 1977
State (Year) SSN Issued: Alabama (Bef 1951)

CENSUS: 1930 Clarke Co., Alabama; Grovehill Pct #10; April 2, 1930; ED 12 Sht 1A/119A; (Ancestry.com Image 1 of 58); Dwlg 9 - Fam 9 -
Hicks, Bob Head M W 45 M 27 Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Cora wife F W 36 M 22 Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Lita dau F W 16 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Willie son M W 14 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Jack son M W 11 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Lena dau F W 10 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Lee son M W 9 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Belle dau F W 6 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Lucey dau F W 4 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Benjamin son M W 5/12 S Alabama Alabama Alabama

Children of Leona Pharr and Willie Hicks Sr were as follows:
34  Willie Hicks Jr.
35  Laura Ellen Hicks.
36  Glen Marcus Hicks.


Compiled by E. D. Rayburn
Date: 5 Oct 2009