Friday, August 9, 2013

G3: Cox 6 Gollott-Lamey

6. George W Gollott [AL, MS] & 7. Annie Amelia Lamey [AL, MS]


8/12/1862, George born in Theodore, AL, s/o 12. Martin Grelott & 13. Melissa W Carter.
2/1/1869, Annie born in Bayou La Batre, AL, d/o 14. John Baptiste Lamey & 15. Amelie Bosarge.
6/18/1870, No. 12:(S)1870 Census. George lives with his family.
6/8/1880, No. 12:(S)1880 Census. George lives with his family in Bayou La Batre.
6/1880, No. 14:(S)1880 Census. Annie “Sammy” lives with her family in Bayou La Batre.
12/15/1883, George “Golot” married Annie A “Lammy”. (S) MobCo, MB30, P9.
1890, They moved to Biloxi, MS. (S) B–O Funeral Record.
1892, They [or Annie] were back in Theodore, AL for the birth of Houston. [Granddaughter Juanita Thorson said she was told they would load everthing on a boat and move to AL, then load everything up again and move back to MS – apparently a frequent occurrence.]
1894, They were back in MS for the birth of Etrula – apparently to stay.
(S) 1900 Census, MS, Harrison, Biloxi, WD1. n: “Gollott”. They live on Cedar St. The own their home free of mortgage. George is a laborer. See CD Census Record 6-1900.
1905, George W Gollott, boatman, living at 410 Pine St. with Annie, and his son Armond and daughter-in-law Belle. (S) 1905 Biloxi, MS City Directory.
5/2/1910, (S) 1910 Census, MS, Harrison, Biloxi, WD1. Occ: master of a fishing vessel. Armond and Belle’s son Joseph is listed at the top of the next page. Living on Pine St. next to daughter Ruby’s family. George owned his home free of mortgage. See CD Census Record 6-1910.
1913–1914, George and Annie with children Etrula, Hubert, & Evelyn live at 410 Pine St. (S) Biloxi City Dir.
6/2/1917, Annie became a Laymember of the newly chartered Assembly of God Church in Biloxi. (S) Church Charter.
12/2/1917, they live on 3rd St. near Maple, Biloxi, MS.
3/16/1920, (S) 1920 Census, MS, Harrison, Biloxi, WD1. Living near Joseph Cox and daughter Ruby. Lived on 3rd St. and owned home free of mortgage. Occ: house carpenter. George does not read/write. Annie does read and write. See CD Census Record 6-1920.
1922, Mrs Amelia Gollott lives at 1312 1st Ave. (S) Biloxi City Dir.
1925, “Gollott Geo (Annie) carp h1414 3d av”. (S) Biloxi City Dir. [Daughter Onelia and her family lives with them].
1927, George, a grocer, & Annie live at 327 Maple St. (S) Biloxi City Dir.
(S) 1930 Census, MS, Harrison, Biloxi, BT1. Occ: grocery merchant. He owned a bakery and a grocery store. Renting a house on East 4th St for $5.00 a month. Not a veteran. They live next to grandson Carroll. See CD Census Record 6-1930.
1931, George, a boatman, & Annie live at 1510 4th Ave. (S) Biloxi City Dir.
1935, George and Annie live in Biloxi, MS. (S) 1940 Census.
4/10/1940, George, Annie, daughter Alva Ford and her daughters Joy Belle and Besse Mae live at 515 Oak St., Biloxi, MS. George rents his home for $4 a month. George did not attend school. Annie completed 3rd grade. Alva completed 5th grade. George and Annie are not working. Alva is an oyster shucker in a seafood factory. (S) 1940 Census.
12/6/1944, at 12:45 AM Annie died in Biloxi, MS. They lived on Wisteria Lane. The services were at the Oak St. Assembly of God Church. Death due to cardia renal vascular disease, aggrevated by a fracture 2 months prior that was not addressed. She is buried in Biloxi Cem., 4th addition. (S) Bradford–O’Keef FB31, P139.
10/6/1950 at 6:20 PM, George died of pneumonia, complicated by cardio-vascular disease, in Grand Bay, AL. Buried in Biloxi, MS Cem., 4th Add., Blk. 4, Sec. 1. He died in the Grand Bay Convalescent Home, where he had been for 5 months. Before that he had lived at 513 Wisteria Lane, Biloxi, MS. He was not a veteran. He was a retired boatman, having been in the Seafood Cannery business. His father, mother by maiden name, and wife by maiden name are recorded. Services were held at the Oak St. Assembly of God Church. (S) Bradford-O’Keefe FB “0B F–M”. (S) AL Death Index, V42, R5, C20797.
Family notes:
·         Alva May is born 1 year after Trula Cox, and 5 years after Olivette Cox, both of which are her nieces.
·         Pictures of George and Annie, and Houston Gollott family, provided by granddaughter Juanita Thorson. She also provided the location of the burial plots.
Children of George and Annie:

i. Rose Anna Gollott, born 10/1885 in AL, aka Rosina.
No. 6:(S)1900 Census.
1904, Rose married George Washington Tapper, born 8/23/1881 in AL. (S) HarrCo., MB13, P400.
5/2/1910, (S) 1910 Census, MS, Harrison, Biloxi, WD1. They are renting a house on Pine St. George is master of a fishing vessel. Rosina’s aunt Etrula Lamey14v and her two youngest children live with them.
1913-1914, “Tapper Geo (Rosa), lab, h 404 Maple”. (S) 1913-1914 Biloxi City Dir.
9/6/1918, They live at Maple & 3rd in Biloxi. (S) WWI Draft Reg. Card.
3/18/1920, (S) 1920 Census, MS, HarrCo., Biloxi. They live at 401 Maple St. Rosina can read and write, George cannot. George is an oyster fisherman.
1922, “Tapper George (Rosa), boatman, h 1505 4th av”. (S) Biloxi City Dir.
4/30/1930, (S) 1930 Census, MS, HarrCo., Biloxi. They own their home, at 1505 East 4th St. near her parents, valued at $400. George is an fisherman of oysters and shrimp.
1935, George and Rosena live in Biloxi, MS. (S) 1940 Census.
1939, George and son Edward both report earnings of $400 during the year. (S) 1940 Census.
4/8/1940, George, Rosena, and son Edward, who is divorced, live on Belt road in Bayou la Batre, AL. They rent their home for $5 a month. None of them has completed any schooling. George and son Edward are seafood fishermen. (S) 1940 Census.
10/6/1950, Rosina recorded as a survivor of her father. (S) B–O Funeral Record.
1954, “Tapper Geo W (A Rosena) h fishermn h 513 Wisteria La”. (S) 1954 Biloxi City Directory.
10/26/1957, George died in Biloxi; buried with Rosina.
3/10/1959, Rosina died in Biloxi; buried in Biloxi City Cemetery.
Children:
Edward Homer Tapper, born 1/9/1907 in MS. (S) 1910,1920 Census.
2/6/1926 he married Louise Murphey, born 1907 in MS. (S) HarrCo., MB37, P545.
[They had 2 sons and 2 daughters.]
(S) 1930 Census, MS, HarrCo., Biloxi. Live on E 3rd St.; 2 children: Trula & Robert.
By 1940, Edward and Louis divorced. Louise and children Ettrula, Edward and Gerald live next door to Edward’s maternal grandparents in Biloxi. Edward lives with his parents in Bayou la Batre.
He married 2nd Mae Morales Campo, 1916–1997. [They had 1 son.]
6/1983, he died.
Annie Lee Tapper, born 1912 in MS. (S) 1920 Census.
5/8/1926, she married Kenneth Murray. (S) HarrCo., MB38, P118. [They had 1 son.]
1/4/1946, she married 2nd James Lott. (S) HarrCo., MB70, P343. [They had 2 daughters.]

ii. Armon George Gollott, born 8/3/1887 in Theodore, AL.
No. 6:(S)1900 Census.
4/3/1905, Armond married Belle Cox, sister of Ruby’s husband Joseph2. (S) The Daily Herald, P5, C2.
1905, Armond G Gollott, boatman, living at 410 Pine St. with Belle, his father and mother. (S) 1905 Biloxi, MS City Directory.
No. 6:(S)1910 Census. Occ: fisherman on a fishing vessel. Living in Biloxi, MS on Pine St. between his father’s family, and Belle’s brother Joseph’s family. Belle has one child of 2 still living. He owns his home but has a mortgage. Both can read and write.
1913–1914, Armond, a laborer, & Bell live at 414 Pine St. (S) 1913–1914 Biloxi, MS City Dir.
6/2/1917, Armand became a Laymember of the newly chartered Assembly of God Church in Biloxi. Belle joined as a layperson. (S) Church Charter.
6/5/1917, WWI Draft Reg. Card in HarrCo., MS. They live on 3rd Ave., in Biloxi. Armond is a self-employed ship carpenter in Biloxi. He claims an exemption by having a wife and 4 children, and by being a member of the Assembly of God Church. He is tall and slender, with brown eyes and black hair.
3/16/1920, (S) 1920 Census, MS, HarrCo., Biloxi. n: “Herman”. Living on 3rd St. Armon is a baker and owns his own shop.
1922, A George, a carpenter, & Belle live at 1517 3rd  Ave. (S) 1922 Biloxi City Dir.
1925, “Gollott Armond G (Bell) contr 1517 3d av h d o”. (S) Biloxi City Dir.
1927, George, a fisherman lives at 1429 3rd Ave. (S) 1927 Biloxi City Dir.
4/29/1930, (S) 1930 Census, MS, HarrCo., Biloxi, WD1, BT1. They own their home on East 3rd St. which is valued at $500. n: “Armon George”. Occ: Boat Captain. Not a veteran.
1931, Armond, a carpenter, & Belle live at 1517 3rd  Ave. (S) 1931 Biloxi City Dir.
1935, Armond and Belle live in Biloxi, MS. (S) 1940 Census.
1936, A G (a fish peddler) & Bell live at 1517 3rd Ave. (S) 1936 Biloxi City Dir.
4/22/1940, Armond, Belle, and son Edgar live at 8 Bayou la Batre-Coden Rd., Coden, AL. They rent their home for $10 a month. Armond and Belle did not attend school. Edgar completed 7th grade. Armond is the proprietor of a fish and oyster business. Edgar is a laborer in the seafood industry.
10/6/1950, Belle recorded as a survivor of her father. (S) B–O Funeral Record.
4/3/1955, Armond & Belle celebrated their 50th anniversary.
11/15/1970, Belle died in Biloxi.
7/12/1973 George died in Biloxi, HarrCo., MS. He is buried next to Belle in Southern Mem. Park, Biloxi, MS. (S) SSDI.
Children: see Belle.

iii. Ruby Lee Gollott ( 3), born 7/31/1890 in Bayou La Batre, AL.

iv. Hubert Cleveland Gollott, born 7/15/1892 in Theodore, AL.
No. 6: (S)1900 Census.
No. 6: (S)1910 Census. Worked in a “Steam Bakery”.
1913–1914, George and Annie with children Etrula, Hubert, & Evelyn live at 440 Pine St. (S) 1913–1914 Biloxi, MS City Dir.
1/3/1915 Hubert married Julia A Walker, born 8/21/1895 in MS. (S) HarrCo., MB27, P228.
6/2/1917, Hubert became a charter member and Trustee of the newly chartered Assembly of God Church in Biloxi. Julia joined as a Laymember. (S) Church Charter.
6/15/1917, WWI Draft Reg., HarrCo., MS. They live at 332 Maple St., Biloxi. He is employed at the Biloxi Bakery [working with his brother]. Hubert claims an exemption for bad eyesight. He is described as tall with a medium build, dark brown eyes, and black hair.
3/16/1920, (S) 1920 Census, MS, HarrCo., Biloxi. Renting a house on Howard Ave. Hubert is a baker. Both can read and write.
1922, Hubert, a baker, & Julia live at 502 Maple St. (S) 1922 Biloxi City Dir.
1925, “Gollott Hubert (Julia) baker h502 Maple”. (S) Biloxi City Dir.
1927, Hubert, owner of Peoples Bakery, & Julia live at 502 Maple St. (S) 1927 Biloxi City Dir.
4/28/1930, (S) 1930 Census, MS, HarrCo., Biloxi, Bt1. Owned their home oat 502 Maple St. valued at $2000. They own a radio set. He is a baker; and not a veteran.
1931, Hubert, a baker, & Julia live at 502 Maple St. (S) 1931 Biloxi City Dir.
1935, Hubert [a baker], Julia, Esther, Nina, Ralph, Ray and Jane live in Fort Pierce Shores, St. Lucie Co., FL; where they rent their home. (S) 1935 Fl State Census.
1939, Hubert reported and income of $800. (S) 1940 Census.
4/18/1940, Hubert, Julia, sons Ralph and Ray, and daughter Edna Jane ‘Gallotte’ live at 416 North 6th St., Fort Pierce City, St. Lucie Co., FL. Hubert completed 6th grade, Julia 7th grade. Ralph completed 3 years of high school; Ray 8th grade, Edna 6th. Hubert is a baker for a wholesale bakery. (S) 1940 Census.
1945, Hubert C Gallotte and ‘Mrs Julia’ live at 420 SW 3rd St., Dade, FL. Hubert is employed in “war work”. Julia is a housewife. (S) FL State Census.
10/6/1950, Hubert recorded as a survivor of his father. (S) B–O Funeral Record.
4/3/1955, Hubert attended the 50th anniversary of party of Armond6ii & Belle4iv.
11/1963, Hubert Clevaland Galott died in Saint Lucie, FL. (S) FLDI.
Children:
Lawson G Gollott, born 11/7/1915 in MS. (S) 1920, 1930 Census.
7/23/1933, he married Frances M Sherrell. (S) HarrCo., MB44, P405.
4/24/1996, he died in Biloxi, MS. (S) SSDI.
Esther Gollott, born 3/1918 in MS. (S) 1920, 1930 Census.
Katherine ‘Nina’ Gollott, born 1920 in MS. (S) 1930 Census.
Ralph Hubert Gallott, born 11/14/1922 in MS. (S) 1930 Census.
2/24/1943 Ralph enlisted in the Army at Camp Blanding, FL. He had 4 years of high school and was divorced.
Ralph served as a S. Sgt. in the Army Air Forces in WWII.
1944, Ralph married Mary LaRue, born 11/19/1932 in PA. [Mary died 11/2012.]
9/20/2008, Ralph died in Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie Co., FL; buried in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
Ray Gollott, born 1925 in MS. (S) 1930 Census.
9/11/1946, he married Dora Olivia Thomas. (S) HarrCo., MB70, P565.
Edna Jane Gollott, born 3/1929 in MS. (S) 1930 Census.

v. Houston C Gollott, born 7/15/1892 in Theodore, AL.
No. 6: (S)1900 Census.
No. 6: (S)1910 Census. Worked in a “Steam Bakery”.
5/7/1910, Houston married Sarah Elizabeth Everett, born 10/10/1894 in MS.
1913–1914, Houston, a laborer, & Lizzie live at 406 Maple St. (S) 1913–1914 Biloxi, MS City Dir.
6/2/1917, Houston became a charter member and Trustee of the newly chartered Assembly of God Church in Biloxi. Lizzie joined as a Laymember. (S) Church Charter.
6/15/1917, WWI Draft Reg., HarrCo., MS. They live at 410 Pine St., Biloxi. He is employed at the Biloxi Bakery [working with his brother]. He claims an exemption as a member of the Assembly of God church. He is described as tall, slender, with brown eyes and black hair.
3/16/1920, (S) 1920 Census, MS, HarrCo., Biloxi. Owned a mortgaged home on Front St. Both could read and write. Houston owns his own bakery shop (probably the one his father previously owned).
1925, “Gollott Houston (Eliz) baker h329 Maple”. (S) Biloxi City Dir.
4/28/1930, (S) 1930 Census, MS, HarrCo., Biloxi, Bt1. Owns home on Maple St. valued at $1000. Houston is a baker; and not a veteran.
1931, Houston, a baker, & Eliz live at 327 Maple St. (S) 1931 Biloxi City Dir.
1932, Houston started the Gollott Seafood Company.
1935, Huston and his family live in Biloxi, MS. (S) 1940 Census.
1936, Houston, a fisherman, & Eliz live at 854 Maple St. (S) 1936 Biloxi City Dir.
1939, Houston reported earinings of $400. Genevieve, a student nurse at a hospital, earned $120. Ettie, a waitress at a “beer parlor” earned $200. (S) 1940 Census.
4/15/1940, Houston Garlotte, wife Elizabeth, daughters Genevieve, Ettie, Helen, Juanita; and mother-in-law Etta Everette live at 855 Maple St., Biloxi, MS. They own their home valued at $450. Houston completed 3rd grade, Elizabeth 5th, Genevieve 4 years of high school, Ettie 8th, Helen 8th, and Juanita 5th. (S) 1940 Census.
10/6/1950, Houston recorded as a survivor of his father. (S) B–O Funeral Record.
4/3/1955, Houston & Lizzie attended the 50th anniversary of party of Armond6ii & Belle4iv.
11/1962, Houston’s picture was taken in a skiff full of oysters from a reef near Deer Island for a picture for a newspaper/magazine.
5/14/1974, Houston Gollotte Sr. named in the obituary of her sister Evelyn. (S) The Daily Herald.
9/23/1976 Elizabeth died in Ocean Springs; buried in Old Biloxi Cem. [North Side, 1st St.]
5/27/1983 Houston died in Ocean Springs, JaxCo., MS; buried with Elizabeth. (S) SSDI.
Children:
Houston C Gollott Jr, born 8/13/1911 in MS. (S) 1920,1930 Census.
12/19/1931 he married Ida Margaret Quave. (S) HarrCo., MB43, P410.
3/1957, Houston and Ida with their sons chartered Gollott & Sons Transfer and Storage located at 1255 Caillavet St.
12/6/1988 he died in Biloxi, buried in Southern Mem. Park Cem. (S) SSDI.
4/28/1993 she died, buried with Houston in a mausoleum.
Marshall Everette Gollott, born 3/6/1914 in MS. (S) 1920,1930 Census.
12/8/1934 he married Noma Stella Seymour. (S) HarrCo., MB45, P502.
6/6/1960 he died in Santa Clara, CA. (S) SSDI.
Thomas “Bay” Gollott, born 2/4/1917 in MS. (S) 1920,1930 Census.
12/10/1939 he married Hilda Quave. (S) HarrCo., MB50, P446.
9/2006, he was living in Biloxi.
Genevieve E Gollott, born 1/14/1920 in MS. (S) 1930 Census.
3/20/1942 she married Melvin Cowan, born 11/16/1916 in Atlanta, GA.
Etta Gollott, born 8/29/1924 in MS. (S) 1930 Census.
4/19/1941 “Ettie” married Williams Leonard Elmer. (S) HarrCo., B52, P227.
She 2nd married Archie L Flowers.
Helen D Gollott, born 1/16/1926 in MS. (S) 1930 Census. Aka “Sugar Bear”
8/31/1942 she married Walter Albert Skupien. (S) HarrCo., MB57, P67.
Sherry Nathaniel Gollott, born 3/11/1928 in Biloxi.
9/19/1928 he died as an infant, buried in Old Biloxi Cem. with his parents.
Juanita Gollott, born 10/10/1929 in MS. (S) 1930 Census.
3/8/1952 she married Roger L Thorson.  (S) HarrCo., MB88, P620.
9/17/2006, Juanita died in Biloxi; buried in Ocean Springs with her husband.
Susan Gollott, born 11/2/1943. [Adopted].
She married ? Harrell.

vi. Etrula Gollott, born 9/1894 in MS. Aka “Aunt Trula”.
No. 6: (S)1900 Census.
No. 6: (S)1910 Census.
1913–1914, George and Annie with children Etrula, Hubert, & Evelyn live at 440 Pine St. (S) 1913–1914 Biloxi, MS City Dir.
10/27/1914 in the evening Etrula married Anthony (Tony) Feldmann, born 5/7/1893 in LA. (S) The Biloxi Daily Herald, 10/28/1914.
6/2/1917, Anthony became a charter member, and Deacon & Secretary & Treasure, of the newly chartered Assembly of God Church in Biloxi. Trula joined as a Layperson. (S) Church Charter.
6/5/1917, Etrula and Tony live at 410 Pine St. in Biloxi. (S) WWI Draft Reg. Card. He is listed as tall, slender, dark brown eyes, black hair.
3/18/1920, (S) 1920 Census, MS, Harrison, Biloxi, WD1. They lived on Maple St. Tony’s parents were born in Germany. Tony worked in a bakery shop. Etrula did not work. Both could read and write. No children.
1922, “Feldman Anthonio (Ettrula), baker Biloxi Bakery & Confectionery, h 501 Maple”. (S) Biloxi City Dir.
1925, “Feldmann Antonio (Trula) baker h501 Maple”. (S) Biloxi City Dir.
No. 2:(S) 1930 Census. Living next to sister Ruby. Tony is a Postman. He has no military service. They own their house valued at $2500. No children.
1935, Tony and Trula live in Biloxi, MS. (S) 1940 Census.
1939, Tony reported earnings of $2020. (S) 1940 Census.
4/20/1940, Tony and Trula live at 498 Maple St., Biloxi, MS. They own their home valued at $2000. Tony completed 9th grade, Trula 5th. Tony is a general delivery clerk for the US Post Office. Trula is the proprietor of a bakery shop. (S) 1940 Census.
1/17/1945, Trula signed for funeral expenses for her mother.
9/25/1948, Tony was a member of the wedding party of Bonnie Cox2x.
10/8/1950, Trula signed for funeral expenses for her father.
4/3/1955, Trula & Tony attended the 50th anniversary of party of Armond6ii & Belle4iv.
1/1962 Tony died, buried with Trula.
Trula moved to Monroe, LA late in life to be near longtime family friends who had moved there, one of which was a nurse. She eventually entered a nursing home in Monroe.
5/14/1974, Trula Feldman named in the obituary of her sister Evelyn. (S) The Daily Herald.
3/1982 Trula died in Monroe, LA; buried in Southern Memorial Park, Biloxi. Mack Williams arranged for her to be buried in Biloxi.
Children: [They had no children].

vii. Evelyn Gollott, born 8/6/1897 in MS. Aka “Aunt Evie”.
No. 6: (S)1900 Census.
No. 6: (S)1910 Census.
1913, Miss Evlyn Gollott lives [with her parents] at 410 Pine St., a “clk”. (S) 1913–1914 Biloxi, MS City Dir.
12/24/1913 Evelyn married Freddy Williams Jr., born 7/4/1893 in AL. (S) HarrCo., MB25, P500.
6/5/1917, They live on “30 Ave” Gulfport. (S) WWI Draft Reg. Card.
3/16/1920, (S) 1920 Census, MS, HarrCo., Biloxi. They own their home next to Evelyn’s parents at 1429 3rd St. Fred is an oyster fisherman who owns his own boat.
1922, “Williams, Fred (Evelyn), h 1429 3d av”. (S) Biloxi City Dir.
1925, “Williams Fred (Evelyn), carp h607 Maple”. (S) Biloxi City Dir.
1926, They moved to AL. (S) Births of children.
4/7/1930, (S) 1930 Census, AL, Lauderdale Co., Greenhill. Fred and Evie rent a home on a farm. They appear be living next to his parents/relatives.
1935, Fred and family live in Biloxi, MS. (S) 1940 Census.
1939, Fred reported earnings of $600. (S) 1940 Census.
4/11/1940, Fred Jr., Evelyn, children Fred III, Ruth, Clarence, Joel, Alice, Eldon, and Edwin live at 607 Matena Ln., Biloxi, MS. They live between Fred’s parents and her niece Olivette, d/o her sister Evelyn’s Ruby, who lives next to Evlyn’s sister Ruby. They own their home valued at $1000. Fred completed 4th grade. Evelyn did not attend school. Fred Jr. is a fisherman for a seafood factory. Evelyn is the proprietor of a Biloxi grocery store.
10/6/1950, Evlyn recorded as a survivor of her father. (S) B–O Funeral Record.
5/14/1974, Evelyn died in Ocean Springs, MS in a nursing home; buried in the Biloxi City Cemetary. (S) The Daily Herald.
Children:
Hubert G Williams, born 5/18/1915 in MS. (S) 1920 Census.
4/8/1935, he married Ouida Hudson. (S) HarrCo., MB46, P38.
9/21/1993, he died in Biloxi, MS. (S) SSDI.
Cloe H Williams, born 1917 in MS. (S) 1920,1930 Census.
9/30/1929, she married Ed L Moran. (S) HarrCo., MB41, P514.
Fred III Williams, ‘Alfred’, born 1/14/1920 in MS. (S) 1920,1930 Census.
2/1981, he died Mattapan, Suffock Co., MA.
Ruth Williams, born 1923 in MS. (S) 1940 Census.
        Ruth married Gordon Young.
Jerry Edward Williams, ‘Clarence’, born 1926 in MS. (S) 1930 Census, (S) 1940 Census.
He married Ona Lee Page, d/o Andy Page & Louise Seymour.
Robert Earl Williams, born 1927 in AL. (S) 1930 Census.
8/5/2005, he died in Jackson, MS.
Howard L Williams, ‘Joel’ born 1929 in AL. (S) 1930 Census, (S) 1940 Census.
Alice Williams, born 1931 in MS. (S) 1940 Census.
9/25/1948, Alice was a member of the wedding party of Bonnie Cox2x.
Alice married Carl L. Hancock.
Richard Eldon Williams, born 1935 in MS. (S) 1940 Census.
Jerry Edwin Williams, born 1939 in MS. (S) 1940 Census.

viii.  Amelia Rono Gollott, born 2/1900 in MS.
No. 6: (S)1900 Census.
No. 6: (S)1910 Census.
8/26/1916 “Onelia” married  Adolph (Dolphie) Leon Lombard, born 3/29/1895 in Herron Bay, AL. (S) The Biloxi Daily Herald, 8/28/1916 & (S) HarrCo., MB29, P97.
6/2/1917, Adolph & Onelia became Laymembers of the newly chartered Assembly of God Church in Biloxi. (S) Church Charter.
6/5/1919, They live at 410 Pine Rd in Biloxi. (S) WWI Draft Reg. Card.
1925, “Lombard Doffe (Onelia), carp h1414 3d av”. (S) Biloxi City Dir. [They live with her parents].
4/30/1930, (S) 1930 Census, MS, HarrCo., Biloxi. Amelia Lombard is the head of the household and lives at 1509 E 4th St. She lives near her sister Rosina, and her parents. She rents her home for $10 a month. She cannot read or write; but her children can.
1935, Adolf and family live in Biloxi, MS. (S) 1940 Census.
1939, Adolf reported earnings of $850. (S) 1940 Census.
4/1940, Adolph and Onelia live on Coden-Rolston Rd, Coden, AL. The rent their home for $5 a month. Son John lives with them, as does their son Paul, his wife Ethel, and grandsons Paul Jr., age 3, and Roger, age 1. Also living with them is daughter Beatrice and her husband Alfonse Bosarge. Adolph completed 7th grade; Onelia 6th, . Adolph is a carpenter in building construction. Sons John and Paul are oyster catchers for the seafood industry. (S) 1940 Census.
10/6/1950, Amelia recorded as a survivor of her father. (S) B–O Funeral Record.
11/29/1972, Adolph died in Bayou La Batre; buried in Odd Fellows Cem., Bayou la Batre, AL.
5/14/1974, Onelia Lombard named in the obituary of her sister Evelyn.
8/1984, Onealia died in Theodore, AL; buried in Odd Fellows Cem., Bayou la Batre, AL.
Children: [The 3 sons were preachers of the “Church of God of TN”].
Paul O Lombard, born 10/13/1917 in MS. (S) 1930 Census.
Aft. 1935, Paul married Ethel ?, born 1917 in AL. [Paul completed 6th grade, Ethel completed 4 years of high school.] (S) 1940 Census.
1939, Paul reported and income of $250. (S) 1940 Census.
2/7/1993 Paul died in Mobile, AL.
James Lawrence Lombard, born 7/21/1919 in MS. (S) 1930 Census.
James married Mary Margaret McClantoc.
3/19/1951, James ordained as a minister of the Church of God. (S) Cert. No. 7327.
7/17/2000, he died in Theodore, AL; buried in Odd Fellows Cem., Bayou la Batre, AL.
John Lombard, born 7/28/1920 in MS. (S) 1930 Census.
1939, John reported and income of $175. (S) 1940 Census.
Beatrice Lombard, born 11/11/1922 in MS. (S) 1930 Census.
By 1940, Beatrice married Alfonse Bosarge, born 7/31/1901 in AL. [Beatrice completed 6th grade.] (S) 1940 Census.
5/29/1968, Alfonse died; buried in Odd Fellows Cem., Bayou la Batre, AL.
12/20/1979, Beatrice died; buried in Odd Fellows Cem., Bayou la Batre, AL.

ix. Rubert Gollott, born 12/7/1903 in MS.
No. 6: (S)1910 Census.
12/2/1917 at 9:25 PM, Rupert died just before his 14th birthday from septicemia in the Charity Hospital. He had been taken there by ambulance. Buried in Old Biloxi Cem. with his parents. (S) Bradford–O’Keef, FB7, P133.

x. Alva Mae Gollott, born 1912 in MS.
No. 6: (S)1920 Census.
1925, “Ford Jerome boatman r1003 E Howard Ave”. (S) Biloxi City Dir. [He lives with Olivette Cox’s future husband Adam Haab].
9/4/1926, Alva married 1st Jerome Ford, born 1906 in MD. (S) HarrCo., MB38, P400.
4/30/1930, (S) 1930 Census, MS, HarrCo., Biloxi. Jerome and Alva own their home valued at $600 at 1570 E 4th St. Jerome is a shrimp fisherman. Both can read and write.
1935, Alva lives in Biloxi, MS. (S) 1940 Census.
1939, Alva earned $180. (S) 1940 Census.
4/10/1940, Alva Ford and her daughters Joy Belle and Besse Mae live at 515 Oak St., Biloxi, MS; with her parents. Alva completed 5th grade. Alva is an oyster shucker in a seafood factory. (S) 1940 Census.
11/23/1940 Alva married Perry E Bond, born 11/26/1912. (S) HarrCo., MB51, P496. [She later separated from Perry and remarried Jerome, which lasted about a year. Then she married Curtis Reid, divorced she married Smokey Houze, divorced she remarried Curtis Reid – marriage information provided by her daughter Joy, 7/13/2006 in Biloxi].
10/6/1950, recorded as a survivor of her father. (S) B–O Funeral Record.
4/3/1955, Alva attended the 50th anniversary of party of Armond6ii & Belle4iv.
5/14/1974, Alva Reid named in the obituary of her sister Evelyn.
8/18/1994, Alva died, buried [as “Reid”] in Floral Hill Cem., HarrCo., MS. [Her grave is close to the gate on the right].
Children:
Joy Bell Ford, born 3/10/1928 in Biloxi, MS. (S) 1930 Census.
9/15/1944, she married Louis P Boudreau, born 1925. (S) HarrCo., MB66, P121.
Residence: 186 Summer Pl., Biloxi, MS. 39530. 228-436-3108.
Bessie Ford, born 4/22/1930 in Biloxi, MS.
9/25/1948, Bessie was a member of the wedding party of Bonnie Cox2x.
She 1st married ? Garner.
She 2nd married Phillip Simpson.


Tuesday, August 6, 2013

G3: Bell 7 Dollahite-Stemm

6. William Edward Dollahite & 7. Elizabeth Olion Stemm {Madison Co. TN}


12/14/1888, William, “Eddie”, born in Memphis, TN; s/o 12. Robert Ervin Dollahite & 13. Roxsie L Smith. (S) WWI Draft Reg & (S) Dollahite Family Bible.
8/14/1887, Elizabeth born in Jackson, Madison Co., TN, d/o 14. William Duncan Stemm & 15. Susan Rebecca Clark. (S) Birth Certificate, TN, D156189.
No.12:(S) 1900 Census. William, n: ”Eddie”, MS, Tallahatchie Co., Harrison.
No.14:(S) 1900 Census. Elizabeth, TN, Madison Co., 3WD, Jackson.
1909, W. E. Dollahite a member of the “Young Men’s Bible Class” of the First Methodist Church of Corinth, MS. (S) Photo of Class.
No.12:(S) 1910 Census. MS, Alcorn Co., Corinth. “Eddy” a bookkeeper; living at 1115 ? St next to Bush St.
No.15:(S) 1910 Census. Elizabeth, TN, Madison Co., Jackson, 4-WD.
6/22/1917, William, (S) WWI Draft Reg., Yalobusha Co., Water Valley, MS. He was a traveling salesman for the Morris Pkg. Co. of Memphis, TN. He is described as of medium height, medium build, blue eyes, and light hair.
7/2/1917, Eddie enlisted in WWI, serving in the Army, Battery A, 114th Field Artillery (a volunteer regiment commanded by Col. Luke Lea), Batt A (commanded by Capt. Gordon Browing – later a Gov. of TN).
1917, The unit was in training and headquartered near Nashville, TN. Battery A trained at the Tri-State Fair Grounds in Memphis.
8/5/1917, The National Guard unit was attached to the Federal forces and issued military uniforms.
9/9/1917, The unit moved to Camp Seiver, Greenville, SC; where the 114th was designated a light artillery unit with 3-inch guns.
11/1917, Eddie became a Corporal. (S) Honorable Discharge Papers.
3/15/1918, The unit began live-round training at Cleveland Mills, about 20 miles from Camp Siever.
5/26/1918, The unit embarked overseas from Long Island, NY on the Karoa, a small British vessel, arriving at Liverpool, England (an 11 day trip.)
6/13/1918, The unit arrived at La Havre, France (in Normandy); from which they traveled to Camp Coetquidan, 20 miles south of Rennes; where the 114th became a part of the 55th Brigade, 30th Div.
6/15/1918, Elizabeth lives at 222 Gordon St., Jackson, with her brother Bryan. (S) Bryan’s Draft Reg. Card.
7/1918, The Brigadier General entrusted with rating artillery brigades gave the 55th the highest of any.
8/20/1918, They departed for Toul by train, through Paris, arriving on June 22nd.
8/25/1918, After a 2-day rest, they arrived at Sanzey Woods, 12 km from the German lines near St. Mihiel.
9/12/1918, The Battle of St. Mihiel commenced – the largest assembly of artillery ever up to that time, the units were rotated in and out 2 at a time. (American divisions fired more than 1 million rounds the first day.) The 114th accompanied the infantry division in their advance from Flirey. Around noon, the Germans counter-attacked.
9/13/1918, Batteries A, B, and C engaged at Bouillonville, where Batt. A was ordered to attack the town of Xammes (losing 2 members of the unit – the 1st of the units to sustain losses.)
9/14/1918, All the units pulled back from battle, they had participated in a major victory in their 1st engagement. The unit next moved to Brocourt Wood, travelling in severe conditions at night.
9/22/1918, The unit arrived at Bois de Brocourt in the Argonne sector. They were up against the most formidable part of the German line.
9/25/1918, The Battle of the Meuse-Argonne commenced, would last 47 days, engaging 750k American troops, with 125k casualities. Batt. A advanced from Bois de Brocourt to Avocourt, to Iviory by Oct. 6th. During the advance, Batt. A used some captured German guns because the Germans also left behind the ammunition.
10/11/1918, The unit arrived in the Woevre sector, Batt. A positioned between Les Eparges and Tresauvaux.
10/15/1918, The 114th came under mustard gas attack for the 1st time at the town of Les Eparges.
11/11/1918, The 114th participated in the attack of the American 2nd army. Batt. A was located at Fresnes. Batteries A, B and F took the brunt of the German fire. At 11:00a, all fire ceased with the beginning of the Armistice.
1918, The unit was marched up the Moselle River to Luxemburg, and then on to Le Mans.
1/6/1919, The unit began a march back to the Toul area to rejoin the 30th Div.
1/30/1919, The Brigade was inspected and reviewed by General Pershing and his staff.
3/6/1919, The unit started their return trip home from their camp at Le Mans to St. Nazaire, where they boarded the U. S. S. Finland.
3/22/1919, The 114th arrived back from France at Newport News, VA where the units picture was taken (Eddie is on the bottom row, 4th from the right.)
4/7/1919, Eddied discharged from the Army at  Fort Oglethorpe, GA. He was given $101.82 separation pay and transportation to Memphis, TN.
1/5/1920, (S) 1920 Census, TN, Madison Co., Jackson, 4-WD. Elizabeth is living with her sister Virginia’s family – mother and father were deceased, William was still in the Army. Elizabeth was a stenographer for a wholesale house. Her brother Wilson also lives with Virginia.
6/8/1921, Wednesday, at 6 PM, Jackson, TN at Elizabeth’s home of 222 Gordon St., William married Elizabeth. (S) Stemm Family Bible & (S) Dollahite Family Bible. Marriage performed by Rev. Blackmon.
1921-22, William moved to Arizona because of his tuberculosis.
12/25/1922, Roxy’s son “Eddie” sent her a Christmas card addressed to: “Mrs R. E. Dollahite, 277 Maryland Ave., Memphis, TN, from Prescott, AZ. (S) Original letter.
1923, William a bookkeeper. (S) Birth certificate of daughter Virginia3. [Daughter Virginia born in Stacy, AR, across the river from Memphis.]
6/23/1925, living in Whipple, Yavapai Co., AZ, William wrote his will.
1/27/1926 at 11:35 on a Wednesday, William died in Memphis, TN, Burial: Brown’s Cem. in Madison Co. (S) Death Certificate & (S) Dollahite Family Bible. At the time of his death they were living at 277 Maryland St., Memphis, TN. His certificate is marked “NON RESIDENT”. He had been in a hospital for 7 days prior to his death. His parents are named on the certificate. Elizabeth provided the information. He died of “Chronic & pulmonary tuberculosis”. Place of burial was designated as Jackson, TN by “Hinton & Son”.
9/30/1927, Elizabeth and daughter attended the wedding of Edward’s little sister Alice (12viii) in Water Valley, MS. (S) Wedding Announcement.
4/9/1930, Elizabeth living in TN, Madison Co., Jackson, 4-WD. Elizabeth a stenographer for an insurance company. (S) 1930 Census.
4/1/1935, Elizabeth lives with her sister in Jackson, Madison Co., TN. (S) 1940 Census.
1939, Elizabeth earned $1200 in her job. (S) 1940 Census.
4/16/1940, Elizabeth, a widow, and daughter Virginia live with her widowed sister and her family in Jackson, Madison Co., TN.  Elizabeth is a stenographer for an insurance company. Elizabeth completed 9th grade. (S) 1940 Census.
6/26/1942, Elizabeth issued a “delayed” birth certificate on affitdavits of Annie Clark (wife of Harvey, No. 30iv), Mattie W. Potts, B Grayson, and a certified copy of the Family Bible Record.
5/1944, Elizabeth traveled with her daughter Virginia to Rapid City, SD for her wedding.
Elizabeth retired from working at Caldwell and Hicks Insurance Agency. She served as a President of the American Legion Auxiliary. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
2/13/1960, Elizabeth lived at 122 Walnut, Jackson, TN. (S) Letter from her granddaughter Virgina Bell.
7/7/1972, Elizabeth died at Froman’s Nursing Home in Jackson, Madison Co., TN. Burial: Brown’s Cem. Her 3 Diffee nephews were pallbearers. (S) Dollahite Family Bible.  (S) Jackson Sun Obituary.
Family notes:
·         William’s will abstract: To wife, Elizabeth Stemm Dollahite entire estate, including property in Prescott, AZ; an exception to same, $1000 to be placed in First National Bank, Jackson, for his daughter, Virginia Doris Dollahite until she reached the age of 18 years and 6 months and then to be hers. Wife to serve as executrix without making bond as such.
·         Martha Dollahite, born ~1926 in TN. This person is not known to exist – yet she appears in the 1930 Census as a daughter. She would be the right age for a child born about the time William died. No records have been found of her outside of the census record, and she is not remembered by daughter Virginia or her cousin Dorothy Diffee Rogers.
Child of William and Elizabeth:

i. Virginia Doris Dollahite (3), born 10/16/1923 in Stacy, Waponocca, Crittenden Co., AR.

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