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Family of James Gray DOUGLAS (42) & Julie Catherine WILSON

134. Oscar A. DOUGLAS. Born in Nov 1891 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 74, Oscar A. died in 1966. Buried in 1966 in Waller-Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Oscar A. married Bess PHILLIPS. Buried in Waller Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
335 i. Everette
ii. Howard.

Howard married Jean CUNNINGHAM.

iii. Lois Andrew.

iv. Edward.


135. Rubye Ora DOUGLAS. Born in Apr 1893. At the age of 77, Rubye Ora died in 1971. Buried in 1971 in Brown's Church Cemetery, Madison County, Tennessee.

Rubye Ora first married William Cleveland MORGAN. Buried in Brown's Church Cemetery, Madison County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
336 i. Ruth Elizabeth
337 ii. James Edward

Rubye Ora second married Roscoe Gray MILAM, son of John Henderson MILAM (1851-1930) & Susan Elevalina WILLIAMS (1854-1933). Born in Dec 1882. At the age of 96, Roscoe Gray died in 1979. Buried in 1979 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Rock".

136. John Wilburn DOUGLAS. Born on 3 Jan 1895 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 42, John Wilburn died in Chicago, Illinois on 12 Aug 1937. Buried in 1937 in Waller-Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Obituary: Article from the Lexington Progress, dated August 20, 1937:

John Wilburn Douglas, son of J.G. and Julia Wilson Douglas, was born January 3rd, 1895, and died August 12th, 1937, age 42 years, 7 months, and 9 days. He grew to manhood and spent practically his entire life in the community in which he was born. During the World War he answered the call of his county in July, 1918, and served with honor and distinction until his return in June, 1919; the greater part of this time having been spent in overseas service. He was happily married to Lyda Anne Taylor, in January, 1921, and to this union were born seven children - three girls and four boys, all of whom are with their mother, and survive him. He also leaves an aged mother, Mrs. Julia Douglas, two brothers, O.A. and C.V. Douglas, one sister, Mrs. R.G. Milam, together with a host of relatives and friends to mourn his death. His father, James G. Douglas, preceded him in death 39 years ago. Some time ago his health began to fail and his condition became such that he was carried to the U.S. Veterans Hospital in Memphis for treatment. His ailment being pronounced tumor of the brain, he was transferred to the Hines Hospital in Hines, Illinois, for further treatment and operation, but before the surgeon's knife left its work, death claimed him for its own. To his wife and children and a group of friends and relatives who visited him in Memphis, he talked beautifully an assuringly of his thorough preparation for a life after death and while expressing himself as confidently believing he would be able to go through the operation and return to his home and loved ones, he gave them every assurance that all would be well with him. To his mother, he was dutiful and obedient; to his brother and sister he was kind; to his wife, he was faithful; to his children as a father, he was loving and to neighbors, he was ever ready to lend a helping hand. He will surely be missed by all. After words of comfort were spoken by Elders J.L. Fuller and John Page, to a large concourse of people, relatives and friends, the body was laid to rest in the Douglas cemetery, near his home there to await the resurrection morning.

In Jan 1921 when John Wilburn was 25, he married Lydia Ann TYLER, daughter of John Wesley TYLER & Sara Ella GILL. Born on 28 Apr 1896. At the age of 79, Lydia Ann died on 10 Jun 1975. Buried in Jun 1975 in Waller-Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. Mable Arlene. Born on 20 Jan 1922. At the age of 83, Mable Arlene died on 1 Feb 2005. Buried in Feb 2005 in Channelview, Texas. Resided in Houston, Texas in Oct 2003.

On 25 Apr 1940 when Mable Arlene was 18, she married Robert Lanier THOMPSON, in Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi. Born on 24 Apr 1920. At the age of 76, Robert Lanier died on 2 Jul 1996. Buried in Jul 1996 in Channelview, Texas. Alias/AKA: "Tuffy".

ii. Curtis Leon. Born on 10 Sep 1923.

338 iii. Melba Catherine (1925-2003)
339 iv. Wilburn Cleatus (1927-)
340 v. James Wesley (1929-2000)
vi. Mary Francis. Born on 9 Jul 1931. Resided in Hurst, Texas in Oct 2003.

Mary Francis married Carl Faye MELTON.

341 vii. Waymon Joe (1933-)

137. Clarence Virgil DOUGLAS. Born in Sep 1897 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 64, Clarence Virgil died in Henderson County, Tennessee in 1962. Buried in 1962 in Waller-Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Clarence Virgil first married Raymel TAYLOR.

They had the following children:
342 i. Kay (1944-1963)
ii. Oscar.


Clarence Virgil second married Delia ANDERSON.

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