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Descendants of Thomas Lessley

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

1. THOMAS2 LESSLEY (WILLIAM?1) was born June 02, 1802 in Ireland? SC?, and died March 21, 1893 in Coosa County, AL. He married SUSAN WILSON in SC? On ship to U.S.?. She was born 1802 in Ireland? SC?, and died January 24, 1893 in Coosa County, AL.

 

Children of THOMAS LESSLEY and SUSAN WILSON are:

2. i. ROBERT ALEXANDER3 LESSLEY, b. August 18, 1830; d. September 06, 1912.

ii. JOSEPH LESSLEY, d. Unknown.

 

Generation No. 2

 

2. ROBERT ALEXANDER3 LESSLEY (THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born August 18, 1830, and died September 06, 1912. He married FRANCES ELIZABETH THOMPSON September 18, 1847 in Coweta County, Georgia, daughter of JAMES THOMPSON and MARY CARMICHAEL. She was born September 27, 1827 in South Carolina, and died October 10, 1898 in Coosa County, AL.

More About FRANCES ELIZABETH THOMPSON:

Burial: Unity Presbyterian Church

 

Children of ROBERT LESSLEY and FRANCES THOMPSON are:

3. i. JOHN JOSEPH4 LESSLEY, b. February 25, 1866; d. April 17, 1941.

4. ii. JAMES THOMPSON LESSLEY, b. February 05, 1850, Georgia; d. December 23, 1919, Oklahoma.

iii. WILLIAM THOMAS LESSLEY, b. August 20, 1852, Georgia; d. February 03, 1936; m. ELLA HAMMONDS; d. Unknown.

Notes for WILLIAM THOMAS LESSLEY:

Note from Adrie Goggins and/or Annie Laura Leslie: "Uncle Will (as he was called) and Aunt Ella had eleven children, three sons and one set of twin girls. Ten of these children lived to be grown. Thomas his son, and wife Alta, had three sons. William Thomas is a Doctor, also a Col. of the Army. Several Registered nurses and three of his daughters had a set of twins each. Thomas was a Professor of Mathematics of Erskin College in Due West, South Carolina."

iv. SUSAN ELIZABETH LESSLEY, b. July 11, 1855, Georgia; d. June 26, 1942, Coosa County, AL; m. MARTIN VANBUREN MCCUTCHEN; d. Unknown.

More About SUSAN ELIZABETH LESSLEY:

Burial: Unity Presbyterian Church

v. MARY JANE LESSLEY, b. December 08, 1857, Alabama; d. April 29, 1941, Birmingham, AL; m. ALLEN JENNINGS; d. Unknown.

More About MARY JANE LESSLEY:

Burial: Elmwood, Birmingham, AL

vi. AMANDA DELIGHT LESSLEY, b. September 25, 1858; d. February 20, 1945; m. DANIEL MOORE CARMICHAEL; d. Unknown.

Notes for AMANDA DELIGHT LESSLEY:

Note from Adrie Goggins and/or Annie Laura Leslie: "Aunt Amanda L. Carmichael and Uncle Bud Carmichael has eleven children. One daughter died at the age of fourteen. This was one of Alabama's most famous families."

"Carmichael Rites Will Be At Church

Funeral services for Mrs.Amanda Lessley Carmichael, 86, who died Tuesday night at the home of a daughter, Mrs.Herbert W. Phillips, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Hatchet Creek Presbyterian Church near Goodwater, Echols & Angwin in charge.

A native of Goodwater, Mrs.Carmichael had resided in Birmingham for the past 20 years and was widely beloved.

Survivors include seven sons and three daughters, several grandchildren and great grandchildren. her children are Dr.O.C.Carmichael, President of Vanderbilt University and former president of Alabama College; Dr.R.D.Carmichael, Urbana, Ill., dean of the graduate school, University of Illinois; Mrs.Earl M.Hobson, University of Alabama; Dr.W.W.Carmichael, Fairfield; Dr.J.N.Carmichael, Fairfield; Mrs.T.G. Watts, Bryan, Tx; Dr.P.H. Carmichael, Richmond, Va; F.L.Carmichael, Denver, Co; Dr.John L. Carmichael, Birmingham, and Mrs.Phillips.

The sons will serve as pallbearers.

(She leaves four grandsons who are doctors.)"

 

 

"Carmichael Receives Award

Dr.O.C.Carmichael, Jr., Chairman of the Board of Associates Investment Company and a member of NCFA's, Executive Committee, received the second Chauncey Rose award during the final convocation of the year at Rose Polytechnic Instititute, Terre Haute, Indiana, on May 27, 1969.

President of the Institute, Dr.John A. Logan, presented the medal for "significant contributions to the free enterprise system in the United States.". The presentation of hte award took place immediately before Dr.Carmichael delivered the annual Oscar C. Schmidt Memorial Lecture."

 

 

More About AMANDA DELIGHT LESSLEY:

Burial: Brownsville Presbyterian

vii. CINDY RILLA LESSLEY, b. February 18, 1860; d. May 21, 1940; m. ALFORD JACKSON MASSEY; d. Unknown.

More About CINDY RILLA LESSLEY:

Burial: Unity Presbyterian Church

viii. FRANCIS ADELNE LESSLEY, b. July 02, 1862; d. July 05, 1921; m. RUBIN MEADOWS PRATOR; d. Unknown.

 

Generation No. 3

 

3. JOHN JOSEPH4 LESSLEY (ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born February 25, 1866, and died April 17, 1941. He married IDA FLORENCE DUNN November 12, 1886. She was born December 04, 1870, and died October 26, 1934.

Notes for JOHN JOSEPH LESSLEY:

Notes from Adrie Goggins Leslie: "The three sons carried on their father's work. Their lands consisted of 6 Sections (1 Section is 640 acres) of land. The land sold for fifty cents per acre, and Homestead. They also owned Shingle, Plainer and Stave Mills; Grist Mills and Cotton Gins. There are several sets of twins in this family and one known set of triplets."

And, "He was Justice of the Peace for twenty-one years and married many, many couples and performed many Civic duties for his community. He gave one acre of land for school house. His old home is north of Church, Unity. He and his wife are buried in Unity Church Cemetery, where his father and mother and grand father and grand mother are laid to rest."

More About JOHN JOSEPH LESSLEY:

Burial: Sears Chapel Methodist

 

Children of JOHN LESSLEY and IDA DUNN are:

5. i. ADRIE GOGGINS5 LESSLEY, b. February 26, 1897; d. July 18, 1983, Rockford, Coosa County, AL.

6. ii. MARY LURLEAN LESSLEY, b. August 28, 1900; d. September 15, 1966.

iii. BERTHA INEZ LESSLEY, b. Private; m. ORVILLE BODINE, Private; b. March 04, 1902, Auburn, NY; d. July 1981.

More About ORVILLE BODINE:

Social Security Number: 069-05-0966

iv. ROBERT A. LANIS LESSLEY, b. April 28, 1906; d. February 04, 1941; m. ANNIE E. MCEWEN, Private; b. Private.

Notes for ROBERT A. LANIS LESSLEY:

Notes from Adrie Goggins and/or Annie Laura Croley Leslie: "There were no children born to this marriage. Lanis, as he was called, was a Finishing Carpenter. His death was caused from injuries received in an accidental fall while at work."

7. v. WILLIAM EDDIE LESSLEY, b. August 29, 1912; d. September 21, 1990, Ohio.

4. JAMES THOMPSON4 LESSLEY (ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born February 05, 1850 in Georgia, and died December 23, 1919 in Oklahoma. He married IDA CINDERILLA HAMMONDS December 21, 1871 in Coosa County, AL, daughter of JEFFERSON HAMMOND and ROSA MCCUTCHEN. She was born February 05, 1855 in Georgia, and died February 06, 1924.

Notes for JAMES THOMPSON LESSLEY:

Note from Adrie Goggins and/or Annie Laura Leslie: "Uncle Thomps (as he was called) and Aunt Ida had seven sons and four daughters. One grandson, Anthoney is a Presbyterian Minister today, 1969, in Goodwater, Alabama."

More About IDA CINDERILLA HAMMONDS:

Burial: Unity Presbyterian Church

 

Children of JAMES LESSLEY and IDA HAMMONDS are:

i. CORDELIA ISADORE5 LESSLEY, b. December 17, 1872, Coosa County, AL; d. June 05, 1913; m. CHARLES F. JOHNSON, November 22, 1899; b. March 1870, Alabama; d. November 1933.

More About CORDELIA ISADORE LESSLEY:

Burial: Oakdale Cemetary, Heavener, OK

More About CHARLES F. JOHNSON:

Burial: Memorial Park, Heavener, OK

8. ii. CUMMINGS ALEXANDER LESSLEY, b. October 23, 1874, Coosa County, AL; d. April 16, 1951.

9. iii. WILLIAM ISBEL LESSLEY, b. August 21, 1876, Coosa County, AL; d. February 12, 1969.

iv. INFANT LESSLEY, b. October 26, 1878, Coosa County, AL; d. October 26, 1878.

10. v. THEOPHILUS THEODORE LESSLEY, b. September 06, 1880, Coosa County, AL; d. November 03, 1954, Sylacauga, AL.

11. vi. FRANCES ARSULA BELL LESSLEY, b. August 23, 1882, Coosa County, AL; d. June 13, 1973.

12. vii. JAMES BENJAMIN CLAY LESSLEY, b. February 07, 1885, Coosa County, AL; d. July 20, 1975.

viii. FLETCHER KNOX LESSLEY, b. June 26, 1887, Coosa County, AL; d. August 05, 1888.

ix. VIDA CLORILLA LESSLEY, b. August 04, 1890, Coosa County, AL; d. April 12, 1916.

x. PAUL MORTON LESSLEY, b. July 28, 1892, Coosa County, AL; d. July 23, 1958.

xi. ERASTUS WINN LESSLEY, b. March 27, 1895, Coosa County, AL; d. September 27, 1927.

xii. MIDGE ANNA VELMA LESSLEY, b. November 22, 1897, Coosa County, AL; d. February 12, 1997.

 

Generation No. 4

 

5. ADRIE GOGGINS5 LESSLEY (JOHN JOSEPH4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born February 26, 1897, and died July 18, 1983 in Rockford, Coosa County, AL. He married ANNIE LAURA CROLEY August 27, 1916, daughter of CHARLES CROLEY and MARTHA CARDEN. She was born October 14, 1897, and died Unknown.

Notes for ADRIE GOGGINS LESSLEY:

Adie, as he is called, served his country in World War I, 1918, and was Engineerman on Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, for thrity-eight years, out of Akron, Ohio. Now retired and has celebrated their Golden Wedding, August 27, 1966, at their home in Rockford, Alabama. They travel a lot, they have visited all fifty states with the exception of three and have been to Canada; Juneau, Alaska and Nassau Bohamas, since their retirement.

More About ADRIE GOGGINS LESSLEY:

Social Security Number: 705-07-9816

 

Children of ADRIE LESSLEY and ANNIE CROLEY are:

13. i. THOMAS ADRIE6 LESLIE, b. Private.

ii. CHARLES JOSEPH LESLIE, b. Private; m. NORMA JEAN SALVATO, Private; b. Private.

6. MARY LURLEAN5 LESSLEY (JOHN JOSEPH4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born August 28, 1900, and died September 15, 1966. She married CLAUDE CLAY WATKINS December 23, 1923. He was born January 07, 1901, and died October 1973 in Summit, Ohio?.

More About CLAUDE CLAY WATKINS:

Social Security Number: 299-03-2933

 

Children of MARY LESSLEY and CLAUDE WATKINS are:

14. i. MARY FLORENCE6 WATKINS, b. Private.

15. ii. WILLIAM DONALD WATKINS, b. Private.

16. iii. MERVILLE CLAYTON WATKINS, b. Private.

17. iv. HAROLD LLOYD WATKINS, b. Private.

18. v. RAYMOND LESLIE WATKINS, b. Private.

7. WILLIAM EDDIE5 LESSLEY (JOHN JOSEPH4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born August 29, 1912, and died September 21, 1990 in Ohio. He met LAVERA RUTH SHIELDS Private. She was born Private.

Notes for WILLIAM EDDIE LESSLEY:

Notes from Adrie Goggins and/or Annie Laura Croley Leslie: "Eddie, as he is called, is a graduate from University of Akron, Ohio. He majored in Electric Engineering and is now employed by Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, Akron, Ohio." (note is from 1969)

More About WILLIAM EDDIE LESSLEY:

Social Security Number: 297-10-8172

 

Children of WILLIAM LESSLEY and LAVERA SHIELDS are:

i. BRUCE ALLEN6 LESSLEY, b. Private.

ii. DARLINE MARIE LESSLEY, b. Private.

8. CUMMINGS ALEXANDER5 LESSLEY (JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born October 23, 1874 in Coosa County, AL, and died April 16, 1951. He married LULA CAGLE October 04, 1896 in Limestone Co., AL. She was born July 05, 1879 in Limestone Co., AL, and died Unknown.

More About CUMMINGS ALEXANDER LESSLEY:

Burial: Cagle Cemetery, Dublin, Coahoma Co., MS

 

Children of CUMMINGS LESSLEY and LULA CAGLE are:

i. JAMES WALKER6 LESSLEY, b. August 31, 1897, Coosa County, AL; d. December 01, 1914.

ii. INFANT LESSLEY, b. November 08, 1898, Coahoma, MS; d. November 29, 1898.

19. iii. WILLIAM TALMADGE LESSLEY, b. December 23, 1900, Coahoma, MS; d. June 03, 1973.

iv. MINNIE MYRTLE LESSLEY, b. March 09, 1902, Coahoma, MS; d. October 18, 1917.

20. v. ANNIE PEARL LESSLEY, b. January 12, 1904, Coahoma, MS; d. August 21, 1993.

21. vi. EDNA LESSLEY, b. Private.

vii. EARL LESSLEY, b. February 07, 1909, Coahoma, MS; d. October 30, 1936.

More About EARL LESSLEY:

Burial: Cagle Cemetery, Dublin, Coahoma Co., MS.

9. WILLIAM ISBEL5 LESSLEY (JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born August 21, 1876 in Coosa County, AL, and died February 12, 1969. He married MARGARET ANN DANIEL January 07, 1900 in Coosa County, AL, daughter of JAMES DANIEL and SARAH GLENN. She was born November 15, 1876 in Marble Valley, Coosa County, AL, and died May 30, 1957 in Chilton County, AL.

More About WILLIAM ISBEL LESSLEY:

Burial: Center Hill Baptist Church

More About MARGARET ANN DANIEL:

Burial: Center Hill Baptist Church

 

Children of WILLIAM LESSLEY and MARGARET DANIEL are:

i. WILLIAM THOMAS6 LESSLEY, b. September 14, 1900, Coosa County, AL; d. 1993; m. MATTIE EVELYN SCOTT, October 28, 1933, Jemison, Chilton County, AL; b. December 02, 1905, Chilton County, AL; d. November 18, 1992.

22. ii. IDA MAE LESSLEY, b. Private.

iii. JOHN DANIEL LESSLEY, b. Private; m. LILLIAN M. SCHROEDER, Private; b. Private.

23. iv. SYNORA LEE LESSLEY, b. December 01, 1906, Coosa County, AL; d. November 23, 1945.

24. v. JAMES PAULINE LESSLEY, b. March 16, 1910, Heavener, OK; d. September 15, 1970.

25. vi. WILLOW IRENE LESSLEY, b. Private.

26. vii. FRANK LESSLEY, b. February 04, 1916, Coosa County, AL; d. November 13, 1980.

10. THEOPHILUS THEODORE5 LESSLEY (JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born September 06, 1880 in Coosa County, AL, and died November 03, 1954 in Sylacauga, AL. He married IDA LEONA DANIEL April 02, 1905 in Coosa County, AL. She was born January 31, 1888 in Marble Valley, Coosa County, AL, and died January 27, 1979 in Sylacauga, AL.

Notes for IDA LEONA DANIEL:

Died at 207 W. Walnut, Sylacauga, AL, her home, per genealogy data from Gene Lessley.

Marriage Notes for THEOPHILUS LESSLEY and IDA DANIEL:

Married in "Home of Bride by J.J. <John Joseph> Lessley, JP, Uncle", according to genealogy data from Gene Lessley.

 

Children of THEOPHILUS LESSLEY and IDA DANIEL are:

27. i. VINCENT YALE6 LESSLEY, b. February 21, 1906, Coosa County, AL; d. August 20, 1935.

28. ii. ROBERT DANIEL LESSLEY, b. August 30, 1908, Coosa County, AL; d. June 28, 1986, Coosa County, AL.

iii. MARY DELENE LESSLEY, b. December 16, 1910, Chilton County, AL; d. November 03, 1959.

More About MARY DELENE LESSLEY:

Burial: Greenwood Cemetary, Mongomery, AL

iv. THELMA JEANETTE LESSLEY, b. July 09, 1913, Chilton County, AL; d. May 01, 1997, Montgomery, AL.

More About THELMA JEANETTE LESSLEY:

Burial: Greenwood Cemetary, Montgomery, AL

v. WILLIAM EARL LESSLEY, b. January 07, 1917, Coosa County, AL; d. September 25, 1973.

More About WILLIAM EARL LESSLEY:

Burial: Unity Presbyterian Church, Coosa County, AL

29. vi. ANTHONY WAYNE LESSLEY, b. February 24, 1920, Coosa County, AL; d. May 11, 1977, Coosa County, AL.

30. vii. HERMAN LOUIS LESSLEY, b. March 13, 1923, Coosa County, AL; d. July 03, 1967, Birmingham, AL.

11. FRANCES ARSULA BELL5 LESSLEY (JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born August 23, 1882 in Coosa County, AL, and died June 13, 1973. She married (1) JOSEPH CAGLE. He died Unknown. She married (2) JOHN DOUGLAS MCDONALD. He died Unknown. She married (3) GILMER BROOKS JOHNSON November 10, 1901 in Coosa County, AL. He was born October 18, 1874 in Coosa County, AL, and died Abt. 1940 in Tucson, AZ.

 

Children of FRANCES LESSLEY and GILMER JOHNSON are:

i. SWANEE ESTHER6 JOHNSON, b. Private; m. PRESTON B. WILLIS, Private; b. Private.

ii. GRACE JOHNSON, b. April 23, 1905, Coosa County, AL; d. May 15, 1905, Coosa County, AL.

Notes for GRACE JOHNSON:

Says Ester on grave marker.

More About GRACE JOHNSON:

Burial: Unity Presbyterian Church, Coosa County, AL

31. iii. FRANCIS SAMUEL JOHNSON, b. Private.

12. JAMES BENJAMIN CLAY5 LESSLEY (JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born February 07, 1885 in Coosa County, AL, and died July 20, 1975. He married MARTHA OLIVE DANIEL February 10, 1907 in Coosa County, AL, daughter of JAMES DANIEL and SARAH GLENN. She was born October 07, 1883 in Coosa County, AL, and died March 29, 1947.

More About JAMES BENJAMIN CLAY LESSLEY:

Burial: Oak Grove Baptist Church, Chilton County, AL

More About MARTHA OLIVE DANIEL:

Burial: Oak Grove Baptist Church, Chilton County, AL

 

Children of JAMES LESSLEY and MARTHA DANIEL are:

32. i. PERSIA6 LESSLEY, b. Private.

33. ii. IDA ESTELLE LESSLEY, b. Private.

34. iii. ANNIE BELL LESSLEY, b. August 19, 1913, Coosa County, AL; d. June 09, 1973, Tuscaloosa, AL.

35. iv. JAMES DAVID LESSLEY, b. February 26, 1916, Coosa County, AL; d. October 31, 1986, SC.

v. GEORGE EDWARD LESSLEY, b. Private.

36. vi. MATTIE MARGUERITE LESSLEY, b. Private.

37. vii. DANIEL MONROE LESSLEY, b. Private.

 

Generation No. 5

 

13. THOMAS ADRIE6 LESLIE (ADRIE GOGGINS5 LESSLEY, JOHN JOSEPH4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born Private. He met RUTH IRENE STEPP Private, daughter of CARLESS STEPP and HANNAH HILTON. She was born Private.

 

Children of THOMAS LESLIE and RUTH STEPP are:

i. TIMOTHY WAYNE7 LESLIE, b. Private; m. VICKI LEE DOAN, Private; b. Private.

ii. THOMAS ADRIE LESLIE, b. Private.

iii. SUSAN ANN LESLIE, b. Private.

iv. TERI ELIZABETH LESLIE, b. Private.

14. MARY FLORENCE6 WATKINS (MARY LURLEAN5 LESSLEY, JOHN JOSEPH4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born Private. She met ELMER KURTZ Private. He was born Private.

 

Children of MARY WATKINS and ELMER KURTZ are:

i. CLAUDIA LESLIE7 KURTZ, b. Private.

ii. LARRY GLENN KURTZ, b. Private.

15. WILLIAM DONALD6 WATKINS (MARY LURLEAN5 LESSLEY, JOHN JOSEPH4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born Private. He met RUTH ELLEN MONTGOMERY Private. She was born Private.

 

Children of WILLIAM WATKINS and RUTH MONTGOMERY are:

i. ELLEN MARIE7 WATKINS, b. Private; m. GREGORY JAMES HAGLEY, Private; b. Private.

ii. PATRICIA LEE WATKINS, b. Private.

iii. WILLIAM DONALD WATKINS, JR., b. Private.

16. MERVILLE CLAYTON6 WATKINS (MARY LURLEAN5 LESSLEY, JOHN JOSEPH4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born Private. He met FLORENCE ELLEN BUNN Private. She was born Private.

 

Children of MERVILLE WATKINS and FLORENCE BUNN are:

i. JOHN CLAY7 WATKINS, b. Private.

ii. MICHELLE ANN WATKINS, b. Private.

17. HAROLD LLOYD6 WATKINS (MARY LURLEAN5 LESSLEY, JOHN JOSEPH4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born Private. He met ELIZABETH PHALEN Private. She was born Private.

 

Children of HAROLD WATKINS and ELIZABETH PHALEN are:

i. RICHARD LLOYD7 WATKINS, b. Private.

ii. GREGORY JOSEPH WATKINS, b. Private.

iii. KAREN DIANE WATKINS, b. Private.

iv. CHRISTINA MARIE WATKINS, b. Private.

18. RAYMOND LESLIE6 WATKINS (MARY LURLEAN5 LESSLEY, JOHN JOSEPH4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born Private. He met MARY LOUISE ECKMAN Private. She was born Private.

 

Children of RAYMOND WATKINS and MARY ECKMAN are:

i. JACQEULINE THERESA7 WATKINS, b. Private.

ii. MARY KATHLEEN WATKINS, b. Private.

iii. DEBORAH SUSAN WATKINS, b. Private.

iv. JOHNNA RUTH WATKINS, b. Private.

v. JUDITH ANN WATKINS, b. Private.

vi. JOSEPH RAYMOND WATKINS, b. Private.

vii. ROBERT MICHAEL WATKINS, b. Private.

viii. DAVID LESLIE WATKINS, b. Private.

ix. DANIEL PATRICK WATKINS, b. Private.

19. WILLIAM TALMADGE6 LESSLEY (CUMMINGS ALEXANDER5, JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born December 23, 1900 in Coahoma, MS, and died June 03, 1973. He met OLA MAE JOHNSON Private. She was born Private.

More About WILLIAM TALMADGE LESSLEY:

Burial: Cagle Cemetery, Dublin, Coahoma Co., MS

 

Children of WILLIAM LESSLEY and OLA JOHNSON are:

i. WILLIAM MELVIN7 LESSLEY, b. January 26, 1923, Dublin, MS; d. May 19, 1945, Luxenburg, Germany.

ii. GLADYS LORENE LESSLEY, b. September 10, 1924, Dublin, MS; d. April 11, 1944, Conyers, GA; m. FRANK LEE NABORS, Private; b. Private.

iii. RUBY INEZ LESSLEY, b. July 18, 1926, Dublin, MS; d. August 09, 1946, San Francisco, CA; m. MAURY A. LOTT, Private; b. Private.

iv. EDNA EARL LESSLEY, b. Private; m. WILLIAM MARSHALL BLOUNT, Private; b. Private.

20. ANNIE PEARL6 LESSLEY (CUMMINGS ALEXANDER5, JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born January 12, 1904 in Coahoma, MS, and died August 21, 1993. She married EMMETT LUTHER DAVIS October 20, 1923 in St. Louis, MO. He was born October 22, 1892 in Fredericktown, MO, and died March 03, 1960 in Estacoda, OR.

 

Children of ANNIE LESSLEY and EMMETT DAVIS are:

i. EMMETT LUTHER7 DAVIS, JR., b. Private; m. (1) HAZEL LAURA RINEHART, Private; b. Private; m. (2) RUTH HELEN OHNSTAD, Private; b. Private.

ii. DOROTHY FERN DAVIS, b. Private; m. DOUGLAS ALLEN PEW, Private; b. Private.

iii. JEANNE EVA DAVIS, b. Private; m. CHARLES ROBERT ORCUTT, Private; b. Private.

iv. VERNA LEE DAVIS, b. Private; m. (1) HERBERT VICTOR PENNER, Private; b. Private; m. (2) GEORGE CALVIN PEW, Private; b. Private; m. (3) SAMUEL HARRY SACHS, JR., Private; d. January 09, 1972, Cypress, CA.

21. EDNA6 LESSLEY (CUMMINGS ALEXANDER5, JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born Private. She met NICHOLAS KONSTANE MAUREJOHN Private. He was born November 01, 1894 in Okopelas, Greece, and died December 11, 1977 in Dublin, MS.

More About NICHOLAS KONSTANE MAUREJOHN:

Burial: Cagle Cemetery, Dublin, Coahoma Co., MS

 

Child of EDNA LESSLEY and NICHOLAS MAUREJOHN is:

i. ANNA FAITH7 MAUREJOHN, b. Private; m. DEWAYNE ALEXANDER COX, Private; b. Private.

22. IDA MAE6 LESSLEY (WILLIAM ISBEL5, JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born Private. She met HENRY GRADY LEWIS Private. He was born June 17, 1900 in Coosa County, AL, and died Unknown.

 

Child of IDA LESSLEY and HENRY LEWIS is:

i. MARGARET CATHRYN7 LEWIS, b. Private; m. JACK VICKERY HORTON, Private; b. Private.

23. SYNORA LEE6 LESSLEY (WILLIAM ISBEL5, JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born December 01, 1906 in Coosa County, AL, and died November 23, 1945. She married JAMES CARL SEAY September 28, 1930 in Jemison, Chilton County, AL. He was born June 28, 1904 in Clayton, Barber County, AL, and died December 25, 1959 in Chilton County, AL.

Notes for SYNORA LEE LESSLEY:

Auto Accident, according to genealogy data obtained from Gene Lessley.

More About SYNORA LEE LESSLEY:

Burial: Center Hill Baptist Cemetary

More About JAMES CARL SEAY:

Burial: Center Hill Baptist Cemetary

 

Child of SYNORA LESSLEY and JAMES SEAY is:

i. NOLA MAYE7 SEAY, b. Private; m. CARL LESTER WESTON, Private; b. November 02, 1920, Jackson County, FL; d. November 23, 1973.

More About CARL LESTER WESTON:

Burial: Hopewell Memorial Cemetary, Plant City, FL.

24. JAMES PAULINE6 LESSLEY (WILLIAM ISBEL5, JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born March 16, 1910 in Heavener, OK, and died September 15, 1970. She married FRANK CARLIN RAPIN November 11, 1936 in Jemison, Chilton County, AL. He was born July 28, 1902 in Freedom, MI, and died August 06, 1974.

Notes for JAMES PAULINE LESSLEY:

Heart attack, per genealogy data from Gene Lessley.

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Burial: Lakeview Cemetary, Harbor Springs, MI

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Burial: Lakeview Cemetary, Harbor Springs, MI

 

Child of JAMES LESSLEY and FRANK RAPIN is:

i. JAMES CARL7 RAPIN, b. Private; m. CAREY ELAINE NASON, Private; b. Private.

25. WILLOW IRENE6 LESSLEY (WILLIAM ISBEL5, JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born Private. She met JOHN FREDRICK WURSTER Private. He was born Private.

 

Child of WILLOW LESSLEY and JOHN WURSTER is:

i. GERALD FREDRICK7 WURSTER, b. Private; m. SANDRA LEE WILSON RICHARDS, Private; b. Private.

26. FRANK6 LESSLEY (WILLIAM ISBEL5, JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born February 04, 1916 in Coosa County, AL, and died November 13, 1980. He married MABLE HAZEL COBB October 15, 1938 in Clanton, Chilton County, AL. She was born February 21, 1920 in Jemison, Chilton County, AL, and died May 14, 1995.

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Burial: Center Hill Baptist Cemetary

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Burial: Center Hill Baptist Cemetary

 

Child of FRANK LESSLEY and MABLE COBB is:

i. WALLACE EUGENE7 LESSLEY, b. Private; m. CHARLOTTE MELINDA BEASLEY, Private; b. Private.

27. VINCENT YALE6 LESSLEY (THEOPHILUS THEODORE5, JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born February 21, 1906 in Coosa County, AL, and died August 20, 1935. He married CLARA KEEPORT SCHAEFFER. She was born April 19, 1910 in PA, and died April 02, 1950 in Reading, PA.

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Burial: Unity Presbyterian Church, Coosa County, AL

 

Child of VINCENT LESSLEY and CLARA SCHAEFFER is:

i. ALLEN VINCENT7 LESSLEY, b. September 30, 1930, Reading, PA; d. May 22, 1987, Philadelphia, PA; m. BEATRICE ARLENE BERRY, January 25, 1952, Elkton, MD; b. June 15, 1931; d. December 13, 1971.

28. ROBERT DANIEL6 LESSLEY (THEOPHILUS THEODORE5, JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born August 30, 1908 in Coosa County, AL, and died June 28, 1986 in Coosa County, AL. He married MARY LERA DUNNAM June 01, 1934 in Coosa County, AL. She was born September 26, 1911, and died December 21, 1990 in Coosa County, AL.

More About ROBERT DANIEL LESSLEY:

Burial: Andrews Chapel Methodist

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Burial: Andrews Chapel Methodist

 

Children of ROBERT LESSLEY and MARY DUNNAM are:

i. WILBUR SCOTT7 LESSLEY, b. Private.

ii. MARY ELLEN LESSLEY, b. Private.

iii. ELIZABETH MERLE LESSLEY, b. Private; m. RICHARD NEVELLE BIVIN, Private; b. Private.

29. ANTHONY WAYNE6 LESSLEY (THEOPHILUS THEODORE5, JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born February 24, 1920 in Coosa County, AL, and died May 11, 1977 in Coosa County, AL. He met RUTH INEZ LYERLY Private. She was born Private.

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Burial: Unity Presbyterian Church, Coosa County, AL

 

Children of ANTHONY LESSLEY and RUTH LYERLY are:

i. DANIEL ANTHONY7 LESSLEY, b. Private; m. JULIE WILLIAMS WHITE, Private; b. Private.

ii. RUTH ANNE LESSLEY, b. August 07, 1958, South Boston, VA; d. August 09, 1994.

More About RUTH ANNE LESSLEY:

Burial: Unity Presbyterian Church, Coosa County, AL

iii. DOROTHY JEANETTE LESSLEY, b. Private.

iv. SAMUAL STEWART LESSLEY, b. Private.

30. HERMAN LOUIS6 LESSLEY (THEOPHILUS THEODORE5, JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born March 13, 1923 in Coosa County, AL, and died July 03, 1967 in Birmingham, AL. He met JANE RAY MCGINNIS Private. She was born Private.

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Burial: Jefferson Memorial Gardens, Birmingham, AL

 

Children of HERMAN LESSLEY and JANE MCGINNIS are:

i. MICHAEL LOUIS7 LESSLEY, b. Private; m. (1) PENNY PELAGIA FILIAS, Private; b. Private; m. (2) KATHLEEN DAVIS, Private; b. Private.

ii. CAROL JANE LESSLEY, b. Private.

iii. BARRY RAYMOND LESSLEY, b. Private; m. DIXIE LEE PENNER, Private; b. Private.

31. FRANCIS SAMUEL6 JOHNSON (FRANCES ARSULA BELL5 LESSLEY, JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born Private. He met MARY ELLEN SWINNEY Private. She was born Private.

 

Children of FRANCIS JOHNSON and MARY SWINNEY are:

i. FRANCIS SAMUEL7 JOHNSON, JR., b. Private; m. MARGARET ANN BLUETHMAN, Private; b. Private.

ii. INFANT JOHNSON, b. January 1934; d. January 09, 1934.

32. PERSIA6 LESSLEY (JAMES BENJAMIN CLAY5, JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born Private. She met JAMES ROBERT OWENS Private. He was born January 27, 1906 in Oneonta, AL, and died June 22, 1956.

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Burial: Oak Grove Baptist Church, Chilton County, AL

 

Children of PERSIA LESSLEY and JAMES OWENS are:

i. JAMES DONALD7 OWENS, b. Private; m. NANCY JOHNSTON, Private; b. Private.

ii. CHARLES EDWARD OWENS, b. Private; m. CAROLYN CLEMENTS, Private; b. Private.

33. IDA ESTELLE6 LESSLEY (JAMES BENJAMIN CLAY5, JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born Private. She met MARCUS OLDEN PARDUE Private. He was born November 30, 1907 in Shelby County, AL, and died 1993.

 

Children of IDA LESSLEY and MARCUS PARDUE are:

i. FAY OLIVIA7 PARDUE, b. September 01, 1944, Baltimore, MD; d. May 05, 1997.

ii. MARCUS OLDEN PARDUE, JR., b. Private; m. (1) SHARON MULLEN, Private; b. Private; m. (2) CATHERINE LEVIN, Private; b. Private; m. (3) LINDA SUE GRIFFIN, Private; b. Private.

34. ANNIE BELL6 LESSLEY (JAMES BENJAMIN CLAY5, JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born August 19, 1913 in Coosa County, AL, and died June 09, 1973 in Tuscaloosa, AL. She met HOMER ALWAYNE WALDRIP, JR. Private. He was born Private.

 

Children of ANNIE LESSLEY and HOMER WALDRIP are:

i. RICHARD EDWARD7 WALDRIP, b. Private; m. PEGGY JOYCE RHODES, Private; b. Private.

ii. MARTHA LOUISE WALDRIP, b. Private; m. WILLIAM EDWARD WILLIAMS, Private; b. Private.

35. JAMES DAVID6 LESSLEY (JAMES BENJAMIN CLAY5, JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born February 26, 1916 in Coosa County, AL, and died October 31, 1986 in SC. He met DAISY ELIZABETH Private. She was born Private.

 

Child of JAMES LESSLEY and DAISY ELIZABETH is:

i. JAMES DAVID7 LESSLEY, JR., b. Private.

36. MATTIE MARGUERITE6 LESSLEY (JAMES BENJAMIN CLAY5, JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born Private. She met PETER LLOYD VILLADSEN Private. He was born July 23, 1920 in Corona, AL, and died December 21, 1950 in Birmingham, AL.

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Burial: Elmwood Cemetary, Birmingham, AL

 

Child of MATTIE LESSLEY and PETER VILLADSEN is:

i. ANNA LLOYD7 VILLADSEN, b. Private; m. (1) JOHN DAVID PASEUR, Private; b. Private; m. (2) JIMMY HERSHALL SILLAVAN, Private; b. Private.

37. DANIEL MONROE6 LESSLEY (JAMES BENJAMIN CLAY5, JAMES THOMPSON4, ROBERT ALEXANDER3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM?1) was born Private. He met VIRGINIA ADYLEEN THOMAS Private. She was born Private.

 

Children of DANIEL LESSLEY and VIRGINIA THOMAS are:

i. DANYA SUSAN7 LESSLEY, b. Private; m. GRANVILLE WAYNE CLEMMONS, Private; b. Private.

ii. SYBIL MARILYN LESSLEY, b. Private; m. (1) RECE LAWAYNE WILLS, Private; b. October 14, 1939, Locust Fork, AL; d. December 15, 1970; m. (2) JOHN MANSFIELD SELF, Private; b. Private; m. (3) TIMOTHY EUGENE JOHN MOSKO, Private; b. Private.

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Burial: Elmwood Cemetary, Birmingham, AL.