Paralee L. Rogers

F, b. February 22, 1874, d. March 15, 1964
     Paralee L. Rogers was born on February 22, 1874 at Clay Co., North Carolina.1 As of circa 1888,her married name was Wright.2 She married John Everett "Johnny" Wright, son of Samuel C. Wright and Mary Ann Thrash, circa 1888.2 Paralee L. Rogers died on March 15, 1964 at Napa Co., California, at age 90.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 331, District 179, Township 15, Contra Costa Co., California2
1920Dwelling 294, District 38, Richmond, Contra Costa Co., California3
1930Dwelling 489, District 45, Richmond, Contra Costa Co., California4
1940Dwelling 182, District 7-74, Richmond, Contra Costa Co., California5

Family

John Everett "Johnny" Wright b. May 13, 1867, d. September 12, 1930
Marriage*Paralee L. Rogers married John Everett "Johnny" Wright, son of Samuel C. Wright and Mary Ann Thrash, circa 1888.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S451] Center for Health Statistics Department of Health Services, California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1212] Oakland Tribune, From the Abbie Wright Hencken obituary in the Nov 6, 1945 edition.
  7. [S1212] Oakland Tribune, From the John Everett Wright obituary in the Sep 13, 1930 edition.

Abbie Ezeline Wright1,2,3,4

F, b. August 6, 1897, d. November 4, 1945
FatherJohn Everett "Johnny" Wright1,4 b. May 13, 1867, d. September 12, 1930
MotherParalee L. Rogers1,3,4 b. February 22, 1874, d. March 15, 1964
     Her Social Security Number was 569-20-9893.5 Abbie Ezeline Wright was buried at Sunset View Cemetery, El Cerrito, Contra Costa Co., California.3 She was born on August 6, 1897 at Clay Co., North Carolina.5,2 As of November 5, 1917,her married name was Hencken.6 She married Martin Charles Hencken on November 5, 1917 at Alameda Co., California.7,6,3 Abbie Ezeline Wright died on November 4, 1945 at Richmond, Contra Costa Co., California, at age 48.2,3 She Richmond, Nov., 6 - Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow in the Wilson & Kratzer Mortuary for Mrs. Abbie Wright Hencken, 48, a resident of Richmond for 43 years, who died Sunday at her home, 2502 Yuba Avenue. The Rev. Fred Busher of St. Luke's Methodist Church will officiate at the services. Burial will be in the Sunset View Mausoleum. Mrs. Hencken, a native of North Carolina, was a member of Acampo Chapter, Order of Eastern Star. Survivors include her husband Martin Hencken; a daughter, Mrs. Myrl Dommes, and her mother, Mrs. Paralee Ford, all of Richmond. on November 6, 1945.3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 331, District 179, Township 15, Contra Costa Co., California1
1920Dwelling 256, District 38, Richmond, Contra Costa Co., California8
1930Dwelling 418, District 22, El Cerrito, Contra Costa Co., California6
1940Dwelling 57, District 7-34, El Cerrito, Contra Costa Co., California9

Family

Martin Charles Hencken b. March 8, 1890, d. December 13, 1947
Marriage*Abbie Ezeline Wright married Martin Charles Hencken on November 5, 1917 at Alameda Co., California.7,6,3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S451] Center for Health Statistics Department of Health Services, California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  3. [S1212] Oakland Tribune, From the Abbie Wright Hencken obituary in the Nov 6, 1945 edition.
  4. [S1212] Oakland Tribune, From the John Everett Wright obituary in the Sep 13, 1930 edition.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Martin Charles Hencken1,2,3,4

M, b. March 8, 1890, d. December 13, 1947
     His Social Security Number was 553-03-0644.5 Martin Charles Hencken was born on March 8, 1890 at San Francisco, San Francisco Co., California; The California death index has a birth year of 1889.1,5,2,3,6 He married Abbie Ezeline Wright, daughter of John Everett "Johnny" Wright and Paralee L. Rogers, on November 5, 1917 at Alameda Co., California.6,7,4 Martin Charles Hencken died on December 13, 1947 at Contra Costa Co., California, at age 57.1,6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 256, District 38, Richmond, Contra Costa Co., California8
1930Dwelling 418, District 22, El Cerrito, Contra Costa Co., California7
1940Dwelling 57, District 7-34, El Cerrito, Contra Costa Co., California9

Occupation

1920Oil works checker8
1930Oil refinery worker7
1940Oil refinery clerk9

Family

Abbie Ezeline Wright b. August 6, 1897, d. November 4, 1945
Marriage*Martin Charles Hencken married Abbie Ezeline Wright, daughter of John Everett "Johnny" Wright and Paralee L. Rogers, on November 5, 1917 at Alameda Co., California.6,7,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S451] Center for Health Statistics Department of Health Services, California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  4. [S1212] Oakland Tribune, From the Abbie Wright Hencken obituary in the Nov 6, 1945 edition.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Myrl Wright Hencken1,2,3

F, b. February 14, 1919, d. October 2, 2002
FatherMartin Charles Hencken1,4,2,5,6 b. March 8, 1890, d. December 13, 1947
MotherAbbie Ezeline Wright1,4,2,5 b. August 6, 1897, d. November 4, 1945
     Her Social Security Number was 571-09-0525.1 Myrl Wright Hencken was buried at Holy Cross Cemetery, 2200 East 18th Street, Antioch, Contra Costa Co., California.7 She was born on February 14, 1919 at Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington.1 As of September 8, 1941,her married name was Dommes.3 She married Robert Joseph "Bob" Dommes on September 8, 1941 at Carson City, Douglas Co., Nevada.3,8 Myrl Wright Hencken and Robert Joseph "Bob" Dommes were divorced in October, 1968 at Contra Costa Co., California.9 Myrl Wright Hencken died on October 2, 2002 at Walnut Creek, Contra Costa Co., California, at age 83.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 256, District 38, Richmond, Contra Costa Co., California4
1930Dwelling 418, District 22, El Cerrito, Contra Costa Co., California2
1940Dwelling 57, District 7-34, El Cerrito, Contra Costa Co., California5

Family

Robert Joseph "Bob" Dommes b. October 6, 1918, d. September 18, 2007
Marriage*Myrl Wright Hencken married Robert Joseph "Bob" Dommes on September 8, 1941 at Carson City, Douglas Co., Nevada.3,8 
Divorce* Myrl Wright Hencken and Robert Joseph "Bob" Dommes were divorced in October, 1968 at Contra Costa Co., California.9 
Children
  • Brian Robert Dommes8
  • Valorie Jeanne Dommes8

Citations

  1. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S6000] Carson City Recorder's Office, Carson City, Nevada, Marriage Index, 1855-1985.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1212] Oakland Tribune, From the Abbie Wright Hencken obituary in the Nov 6, 1945 edition.
  7. [S6836] Holy Cross Cemetery, Contra Costa Co., CA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  8. [S6837] East Bay Times, From the Robert Joseph Dommes obituary in the Sep 22, 2007 edition.
  9. [S1493] California Center for Health Statistics, California Divorce Index, 1966-1984.

Robert Joseph "Bob" Dommes1,2,3,4

M, b. October 6, 1918, d. September 18, 2007
     Robert Joseph "Bob" Dommes was buried at Holy Cross Cemetery, 2200 East 18th Street, Antioch, Contra Costa Co., California.2 He was born on October 6, 1918 at Calumet, Houghton Co., Michigan.5,3 He married Myrl Wright Hencken, daughter of Martin Charles Hencken and Abbie Ezeline Wright, on September 8, 1941 at Carson City, Douglas Co., Nevada.1,3 Robert Joseph "Bob" Dommes and Myrl Wright Hencken were divorced in October, 1968 at Contra Costa Co., California.4 Robert Joseph "Bob" Dommes died on September 18, 2007 at Danville, Contra Costa Co., California, at age 88.5,3 He Robert "Bob" Joseph Dommes Oct. 6, 1918 - Sept. 18, 2007. Resident of Danville "Bob" Dommes passed away on Tuesday, September 18, 2007 at the age of 88. He was preceded in death by his wife, Myrl, in 2002. Bob was born in Calumet, Michigan, raised in Richmond, California, and graduated from Richmond High School in 1936. He attended San Jose State College earning a Bachelor of Science degree. Bob married his high school sweetheart, Myrl, in September 1941. Following his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II, he joined the California Highway Patrol and later became a CHP motor officer in Contra Costa County, beginning a 33 year career with the State of California including the Board of Equalization, Department of Corporations and the Attorney General's Office. Bob and his wife started a social dance club in Richmond called the Stardusters, which was instrumental in bringing back a lot of Richmond residents to become reaquainted after the war. He moved to Concord in 1948. He was an active charter member of the Concord Elks Lodge #1994, becoming their first secretary. Bob enjoyed traveling and sightseeing with trailer and motor home clubs, and enjoyed an occasional ocean cruise. Bob also enjoyed gardening and sometimes cooking, and on a rare occasion, he would enjoy a round of golf with his old buddies. His amusing stories and sense of humor never wavered. He is survived by his son, Brian Dommes and wife, Gayle of Sutter Creek; daughter, Valorie Dommes of Antioch; grandsons, Robert Dommes and his wife, Anne; great-grandson, Gabriel Dommes and great-granddaughter, Saghen of Orange, Brice Dommes of Sutter Creek, David Dommes and his wife, Ghenelle; great-granddaughter, Cassidy Dommes of Sutter Creek, Michael Lasater and his wife, Jennifer; and great-grandson, Vincent Lasater of Brentwood. Friends and family are invited to attend a memorial service at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Parish, 2601 San Ramon Valley Blvd., in San Ramon on Monday, Sept. 24, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in his memory be made to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation, P.O. Box 515, Northampton, MA 01061, macular.org. Wilson & Kratzer - Danville (925) 820-2999 on September 22, 2007.3

Family

Myrl Wright Hencken b. February 14, 1919, d. October 2, 2002
Marriage*He married Myrl Wright Hencken, daughter of Martin Charles Hencken and Abbie Ezeline Wright, on September 8, 1941 at Carson City, Douglas Co., Nevada.1,3 
Divorce* Robert Joseph "Bob" Dommes and Myrl Wright Hencken were divorced in October, 1968 at Contra Costa Co., California.4 
Children
  • Brian Robert Dommes3
  • Valorie Jeanne Dommes3

Citations

  1. [S6000] Carson City Recorder's Office, Carson City, Nevada, Marriage Index, 1855-1985.
  2. [S6836] Holy Cross Cemetery, Contra Costa Co., CA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  3. [S6837] East Bay Times, From the Robert Joseph Dommes obituary in the Sep 22, 2007 edition.
  4. [S1493] California Center for Health Statistics, California Divorce Index, 1966-1984.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Canaro Smith Patton1,2

M, b. June 20, 1857, d. October 2, 1925
     Canaro Smith Patton was buried at Peachtree Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, 481 Upper Peachtree Road, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina.1 He was born on June 20, 1857 at Cherokee Co., North Carolina.3,1,2 He married Addie Rowena Wright, daughter of Samuel C. Wright and Mary Ann Thrash, circa 1878.4,3 Canaro Smith Patton died on October 2, 1925 at Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina, at age 68; His gravestone has a death date of Oct 1, 1925.1,2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 229, District 3, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina3
1920Dwelling 283, District 44, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina5

Occupation

1900Farmer3
1920Laborer5

Family

Addie Rowena Wright b. October 19, 1860, d. January 12, 1942
Marriage*Canaro Smith Patton married Addie Rowena Wright, daughter of Samuel C. Wright and Mary Ann Thrash, circa 1878.4,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976.
  2. [S6831] Peachtree Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1212] Oakland Tribune, From the John Everett Wright obituary in the Sep 13, 1930 edition.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Ganarah R. Patton1,2

F, b. May 19, 1885, d. January 6, 1980
FatherCanaro Smith Patton1 b. June 20, 1857, d. October 2, 1925
MotherAddie Rowena Wright1 b. October 19, 1860, d. January 12, 1942
     Her Social Security Number was 240-78-2661.3 Ganarah R. Patton was buried at Peachtree Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, 481 Upper Peachtree Road, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina.2 She was born on May 19, 1885 at North Carolina.1,2,3,4 As of circa 1901,her married name was Howell.5 She married John Edgar "Ed" Howell circa 1901.6,5 As of September 30, 1926,her married name was Palmer.6 Ganarah R. Patton married Francis E. "Frank" Palmer on September 30, 1926 at Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina.6 Ganarah R. Patton died on January 6, 1980 at Cherokee Co., North Carolina, at age 94.2,4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 229, District 3, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina1
1910Dwelling 25, District 39, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina5
1920Dwelling 329, District 44, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina7
1930Dwelling 103, District 3, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina8
1940Dwelling 142, District 20-30A, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina9

Family 1

John Edgar "Ed" Howell b. May 22, 1881, d. November 3, 1932
Marriage*Ganarah R. Patton married John Edgar "Ed" Howell circa 1901.6,5 
Children

Family 2

Francis E. "Frank" Palmer b. September 6, 1894, d. January 1, 1988
Marriage*Ganarah R. Patton married Francis E. "Frank" Palmer on September 30, 1926 at Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina.6 

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S6831] Peachtree Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S1028] North Carolina Archives and Records Section and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina Death Indexes, 1908-2004.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S999] Unknown compiler, North Carolina, Marriage Index, 1741-2004.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976.
  11. [S998] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000.
  12. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Samuel Clyde Patton1,2,3,4

M, b. December 4, 1897, d. July 15, 1991
FatherCanaro Smith Patton1,5 b. June 20, 1857, d. October 2, 1925
MotherAddie Rowena Wright1,5,2,6 b. October 19, 1860, d. January 12, 1942
     His Social Security Number was 237-10-8303.7 Samuel Clyde Patton was buried at Harshaw Chapel Cemetery, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina.4 He was born on December 4, 1897 at Cherokee Co., North Carolina.1,3,7 He married Margaret Violet Voyles circa 1922.2 Samuel Clyde Patton died on July 15, 1991 at Cherokee Co., North Carolina, at age 93.7,3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 229, District 3, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina1
1920Dwelling 283, District 44, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina5
1930Dwelling 278, District 3, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina2
1940District 20-3A6

Occupation

1930Grocery store salesman2
1940Post office clerk6

Family

Margaret Violet Voyles b. September 25, 1904, d. February 16, 1999
Marriage*Samuel Clyde Patton married Margaret Violet Voyles circa 1922.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1028] North Carolina Archives and Records Section and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina Death Indexes, 1908-2004.
  4. [S6838] Harshaw Chapel Cemetery, Cherokee Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S998] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000.
  9. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976.

Margaret Violet Voyles1,2

F, b. September 25, 1904, d. February 16, 1999
     Her Social Security Number was 238-06-8795.3 Margaret Violet Voyles was buried at Harshaw Chapel Cemetery, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina.4 She was born on September 25, 1904 at Cherokee Co., North Carolina.2,3 As of circa 1922,her married name was Patton.5 She married Samuel Clyde Patton, son of Canaro Smith Patton and Addie Rowena Wright, circa 1922.5 Margaret Violet Voyles died on February 16, 1999 at Cherokee Co., North Carolina, at age 94.3,2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 278, District 3, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina5
1940District 20-3A, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina6

Family

Samuel Clyde Patton b. December 4, 1897, d. July 15, 1991
Marriage*Margaret Violet Voyles married Samuel Clyde Patton, son of Canaro Smith Patton and Addie Rowena Wright, circa 1922.5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S998] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000.
  2. [S1028] North Carolina Archives and Records Section and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina Death Indexes, 1908-2004.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S6838] Harshaw Chapel Cemetery, Cherokee Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976.

Wanda Lenore Patton1,2

F, b. September 8, 1924
FatherSamuel Clyde Patton1,2,3 b. December 4, 1897, d. July 15, 1991
MotherMargaret Violet Voyles1,2,3 b. September 25, 1904, d. February 16, 1999
     Wanda Lenore Patton was born on September 8, 1924 at Cherokee Co., North Carolina.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 278, District 3, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina1
1940District 20-3A, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina3

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S998] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Ruth Rowena Patton1,2

F, b. November 8, 1925
FatherSamuel Clyde Patton1,2,3 b. December 4, 1897, d. July 15, 1991
MotherMargaret Violet Voyles1,2,3 b. September 25, 1904, d. February 16, 1999
     Ruth Rowena Patton was born on November 8, 1925 at Cherokee Co., North Carolina.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 278, District 3, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina1
1940District 20-3A, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina3

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S998] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Clarence Hayden Patton1,2,3,4

M, b. March 10, 1927, d. September 22, 1933
FatherSamuel Clyde Patton1,2,3 b. December 4, 1897, d. July 15, 1991
MotherMargaret Violet Voyles1,2,3 b. September 25, 1904, d. February 16, 1999
     Clarence Hayden Patton was buried at Peachtree Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, 481 Upper Peachtree Road, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina.3,4 He was born on March 10, 1927 at Cherokee Co., North Carolina.2,4 He died on September 22, 1933 at Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina, at age 6; Struck by a car.3,4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 278, District 3, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina1

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S998] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000.
  3. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976.
  4. [S6831] Peachtree Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com/

Francis E. "Frank" Palmer1,2,3

M, b. September 6, 1894, d. January 1, 1988
     Francis E. "Frank" Palmer was buried at Peachtree Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, 481 Upper Peachtree Road, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina.2 His Social Security Number was 240-16-9121.4 He was born on September 6, 1894 at Cherokee Co., North Carolina; The SSDI has a birth year of 1895.4,3 He married Ganarah R. Patton, daughter of Canaro Smith Patton and Addie Rowena Wright, on September 30, 1926 at Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina.1 Francis E. "Frank" Palmer died on January 1, 1988 at Franklin, Macon Co., North Carolina, at age 93.2,4,3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 103, District 3, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina5
1940Dwelling 142, District 20-30A, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina6

Occupation

1930Lumber plant policeman5
1940Sawmill worker6

Family

Ganarah R. Patton b. May 19, 1885, d. January 6, 1980
Marriage*Francis E. "Frank" Palmer married Ganarah R. Patton, daughter of Canaro Smith Patton and Addie Rowena Wright, on September 30, 1926 at Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina.1 

Citations

  1. [S999] Unknown compiler, North Carolina, Marriage Index, 1741-2004.
  2. [S6831] Peachtree Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  3. [S1028] North Carolina Archives and Records Section and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina Death Indexes, 1908-2004.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

John Edgar "Ed" Howell1,2,3,4

M, b. May 22, 1881, d. November 3, 1932
     John Edgar "Ed" Howell was buried at Harshaw Chapel Cemetery, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina.3 He was born on May 22, 1881 at North Carolina.1,3 He married Ganarah R. Patton, daughter of Canaro Smith Patton and Addie Rowena Wright, circa 1901.5,1 John Edgar "Ed" Howell died on November 3, 1932 at Cherokee Co., North Carolina, at age 51; The NC Death Index has a death date of Nov 4, 1932.3,4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 25, District 39, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina1
1920Dwelling 329, District 44, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina2

Occupation

1910Factory fireman1
1920Furniture factory packer2

Family

Ganarah R. Patton b. May 19, 1885, d. January 6, 1980
Marriage*John Edgar "Ed" Howell married Ganarah R. Patton, daughter of Canaro Smith Patton and Addie Rowena Wright, circa 1901.5,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S6838] Harshaw Chapel Cemetery, Cherokee Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S1028] North Carolina Archives and Records Section and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina Death Indexes, 1908-2004.
  5. [S999] Unknown compiler, North Carolina, Marriage Index, 1741-2004.
  6. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976.
  7. [S998] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000.
  8. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Zelda Clyde "Zeldie" Howell1,2,3

F, b. November 26, 1901, d. April 26, 1974
FatherJohn Edgar "Ed" Howell1,2 b. May 22, 1881, d. November 3, 1932
MotherGanarah R. Patton1,2 b. May 19, 1885, d. January 6, 1980
     Zelda Clyde "Zeldie" Howell was buried at Cochran Cemetery, Englewood, McMinn Co., Tennessee.2,4 She was born on November 26, 1901 at North Carolina; Her death certificate has a birth date of Nov 24, 1902.2,4 As of August 11, 1916,her married name was Zimmerman.3 She married John W. Zimmerman on August 11, 1916 at Cherokee Co., North Carolina.2,3 Zelda Clyde "Zeldie" Howell died on April 26, 1974 at Canton, Haywood Co., North Carolina, at age 72.2,4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 25, District 39, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina1
1930Dwelling 315, District 9, Etowah, McMinn Co., Tennessee5
1940Dwelling 299, District 54-13, Etowah, McMinn Co., Tennessee6

Family

John W. Zimmerman b. November 29, 1896, d. February 12, 1972
Marriage*Zelda Clyde "Zeldie" Howell married John W. Zimmerman on August 11, 1916 at Cherokee Co., North Carolina.2,3 

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976.
  3. [S999] Unknown compiler, North Carolina, Marriage Index, 1741-2004.
  4. [S6839] Cochran Cemetery, McMinn Co., TN, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Essie Hazel Howell1,2,3

F, b. September 12, 1905, d. May 2, 1958
FatherJohn Edgar "Ed" Howell1,2,4 b. May 22, 1881, d. November 3, 1932
MotherGanarah R. Patton1,2,4 b. May 19, 1885, d. January 6, 1980
     Essie Hazel Howell was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 1498 Sand Hill Road, Candler, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.2,5 She was born on September 12, 1905 at Cherokee Co., North Carolina.2,5 As of circa 1922,her married name was Ratcliff.6 She married Elmer Guy Ratcliff circa 1922.2,6,5 Essie Hazel Howell died on May 2, 1958 at Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina, at age 52.2,5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 25, District 39, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina1
1920Dwelling 329, District 44, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina4
1930Dwelling 103, District 3, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina6
1940Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina3

Family

Elmer Guy Ratcliff b. April 12, 1903, d. January 6, 1994
Marriage*Essie Hazel Howell married Elmer Guy Ratcliff circa 1922.2,6,5 
Child

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3339] Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Buncombe Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S998] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000.

Elmer Guy Ratcliff1,2,3,4

M, b. April 12, 1903, d. January 6, 1994
     His Social Security Number was 239-03-7498.5 Elmer Guy Ratcliff was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 1498 Sand Hill Road, Candler, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.3 He was born on April 12, 1903 at Monterey, Highland Co., Virginia.5,2,3,4 He married Essie Hazel Howell, daughter of John Edgar "Ed" Howell and Ganarah R. Patton, circa 1922.1,6,3 Elmer Guy Ratcliff died on January 6, 1994 at Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina, at age 90.2,5,3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 103, District 3, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina6
1940Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 1498 Sand Hill Road, Candler, Buncombe Co., North Carolina7

Occupation

1930Railroad brakeman6
1940Railroad brakeman7

Family

Essie Hazel Howell b. September 12, 1905, d. May 2, 1958
Marriage*Elmer Guy Ratcliff married Essie Hazel Howell, daughter of John Edgar "Ed" Howell and Ganarah R. Patton, circa 1922.1,6,3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976.
  2. [S1028] North Carolina Archives and Records Section and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina Death Indexes, 1908-2004.
  3. [S3339] Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Buncombe Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S998] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000.

Alma Frances Ratcliff1,2

F, b. July 21, 1926
FatherElmer Guy Ratcliff1,2 b. April 12, 1903, d. January 6, 1994
MotherEssie Hazel Howell1,2 b. September 12, 1905, d. May 2, 1958
     Alma Frances Ratcliff was born on July 21, 1926 at Cherokee Co., North Carolina.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 103, District 3, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina1

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S998] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000.