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Coker Creek, Monroe CO, TN & later Dallas CO, TX

Family Group of

Andrew "Andy" Jackson Payne b 28 Mar 1891 TN d 6 May 1957 Dallas, Dallas CO, TX buried Restland Memorial Park, Dallas CO, TX
Andrew Jackson Payne's WW I draft card
Andrew Jackson Payne's death certificate
son of George Washington Payne, Jr. & Hester Alice Esmond of Coker Creek, Monroe CO, TN & later Irving, Dallas CO, TX

m (1) 10 Oct 1910 Monroe CO, TN TO
Mrs. Stella Jane (Wilson) Robinson b 4 Apr 1889 Monroe CO, TN d 14 July 1927 buried Coker Creek Cemetery, Monroe CO, TN
Stella Jane (Wilson) Robinson Payne's death certificate
dau of Ruth Wilson* of Coker Creek, Monroe CO, TN
[NOTE: Stella was divorced from her first husband who left her. She m (1) 3 July 1907 McMinn CO, TN by R. S. Henderson, JP TO
Tuck Parkison Robinson b 3 Jan 1884 McMinn CO, TN d TX?
son of Grundy Robinson* & Mrs. Sarah Ann (Cranfield)* Winder of Mt Verd, McMinn CO, TN]

m (2) 5 June 1928 Monroe CO, TN TO
Mrs. Lillie Mae (White) Massengale b 1908 TN d
[NOTE: She was previously married 7 May 1924 Monroe CO, TN TO Robert Massengale b d.]
dau of Joseph Winfield White & Sina Addie Melinda "Sis" Martin of District 7, Monroe CO, TN

m (3) TO
Bernice _____ b d

issue: (First two children were born of Andy's first marriage to Stella Wilson. Third child below was born of Andy's second marriage.)
1(M) Chester Payne b 11 Dec 1912 TN d 3 July 1969 Dallas, Dallas CO, TX buried Laurel Land Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas CO, Texas
Chester Payne's death certificate
photo of Chester Payne with his aunt Donnie (Wilson) Robinson & his uncle "Pole" Wilson
m 25 Oct 1949 McMinn CO, TN TO but divorced
Sylvia Depety b ca 1930 d

2(M) Ernest Payne b d in infancy

3(M) George Washington Payne b (ca Oct) 1928 TN d

* great-great-grandparents of Stephen Ratledge, my husband

sources: Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge's research on censuses, death and birth certificates, marriage records, draft cards, social security indexes, burial indexes, obituaries, and tombstone inscriptions


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