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Family of James Isaac MEGGS (2) & Mary Ann KEEN

7. William Joshua MEGGS. Born on 13 Sep 1873 in Decatur County, Tennessee. At the age of 84, William Joshua died in 1958. Buried in 1958 in Bear Creek Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee. Resided in District 6, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1900. Resided in District 4, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1920. Alias/AKA: "Will".

William Joshua first married Valena Ann TAYLOR. Born on 26 Sep 1877. At the age of 22, Valena Ann died on 28 Sep 1899. Buried in Sep 1899 in Bear Creek Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. Noah Albert. Born on 18 Nov 1896. At the age of 1, Noah Albert died on 16 Mar 1898. Buried in Mar 1898 in Bear Creek Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee.

22 ii. Hattie Mae (1899-1991)
iii. Addie May. Born on 26 Sep 1899. Addie May died on 6 Oct 1899. Buried in Oct 1899 in Bear Creek Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee.


William Joshua second married Parlee ?. Born in 1875. At the age of 40, Parlee died in 1915. Buried in 1915 in Bear Creek Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. Isaac. Born in 1904 in Decatur County, Tennessee. Resided in District 4, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1920.

ii. Martha A.. Born on 20 Aug 1905 in Decatur County, Tennessee. At the age of 69, Martha A. died on 12 Nov 1974. Buried in Nov 1974 in Bear Creek Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee. Resided in District 4, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1920.

iii. James J.. Born on 18 Nov 1908 in Decatur County, Tennessee. At the age of 15, James J. died in Decatur County, Tennessee on 27 Dec 1923. Buried in Dec 1923 in Bear Creek Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee. Resided in District 4, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1920.

23 iv. Alfred (1913-2001)
v. Infant. Buried in Bear Creek Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee.

vi. Infant. Buried in Bear Creek Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee.

vii. Infant. Buried in Bear Creek Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee.

viii. Infant. Buried in Bear Creek Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee.


8. Sarah Ellen MEGGS. Born in 1874 in Decatur County, Tennessee. Resided in Red River, White County, Arkansas in 1920. Resided in Coldwater Township, Cross County, Arkansas in 1930.

Sarah Ellen married Sion Skipper MAYS. Born in 1872 in Tennessee. Resided in Red River, White County, Arkansas in 1920. Resided in Coldwater Township, Cross County, Arkansas in 1930.

They had the following children:
i. William C.. Born in 1899 in Tennessee. Resided in Red River, White County, Arkansas in 1920.

ii. Mary. Born in 1902 in Tennessee.

iii. Enos. Born in 1905 in Tennessee.

iv. Venia. Born in 1908 in Tennessee. Resided in Red River, White County, Arkansas in 1920. Resided in Coldwater Township, Cross County, Arkansas in 1930.


9. Zechariah T. MEGGS. Born on 5 Oct 1875 in Tennessee. At the age of 52, Zechariah T. died on 22 Feb 1928. Buried in Feb 1928 in Mt. Tabor Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee. Resided in District 6, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1900. Resided in District 6, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1910. Alias/AKA: "Zackie".

On 29 Mar 1896 when Zechariah T. was 20, he first married Authanet E. HERNDON, in Tennessee. Born on 12 May 1882 in Tennessee. At the age of 22, Authanet E. died in Tennessee on 27 Apr 1905. Buried in Apr 1905 in Mt. Tabor Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee. Resided in District 6, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1900.

They had the following children:
i. Eutta. Born in 1899 in Tennessee. Resided in District 6, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1910.

24 ii. Mary E. (1900-1978)
25 iii. James Bennett (1901-1993)

Zechariah T. second married Maggie ?. Born on 28 Mar 1876 in Tennessee. At the age of 37, Maggie died in Tennessee on 13 Oct 1913. Buried in Oct 1913 in Mt. Tabor Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee. Resided in District 6, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1910.

10. Reverend John Ervin MEGGS. Born on 26 Jul 1880 in Decatur County, Tennessee. At the age of 81, John Ervin died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 31 Jan 1962. Buried in Feb 1962 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 6, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1910. Resided in District 4, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930. Occupation: Farmer. Religion: Pentecostal Preacher.

On 7 Oct 1902 when John Ervin was 22, he married Amanda BOWMAN, daughter of William Frank BOWMAN (1854-1938) & Louise BRADFIELD (1854-1921), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 23 May 1883 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 65, Amanda died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 10 Apr 1949. Buried in Apr 1949 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 15, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900. Resided in District 6, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1910. Resided in District 4, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930. Occupation: Homemaker.

Amanda Bowman Meggs provided service to the communities in which she lived as a midwife.

They had the following children:
26 i. Albert Elie (1903-1975)
27 ii. Annie Lou (1905-1964)
28 iii. Gliner Bell (1908-1964)
29 iv. Odie Richard (1910-1998)
30 v. Bonnie Mae (1913-1995)
31 vi. Lonnie Ray (1913-1979)
32 vii. Nellie Henry (1919-2006)
viii. Johnnie F.. Born on 13 Mar 1922 in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 2, Johnnie F. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 10 Jun 1924. Buried in Jun 1924 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.


11. Lucenia Catherine MEGGS. Born on 22 Sep 1882 in Decatur County, Tennessee. At the age of 23, Lucenia Catherine died on 8 Apr 1906. Buried in Apr 1906 in Bear Creek Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee. Resided in District 6, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1900.

Lucenia Catherine married Madison Franklin EVANS, son of Thomas J. EVANS (1852-1920) & Lovy Ann HAYS (1845-1914). Born on 1 Aug 1875 in Decatur County, Tennessee. At the age of 55, Madison Franklin died on 7 Jul 1931. Buried in Jul 1931 in Bear Creek Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee. Resided in District 15, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1880.

They had one child:
i. Infant. Born on 21 Mar 1906 in Decatur County, Tennessee. Infant died in Decatur County, Tennessee on 21 Mar 1906. Buried in Mar 1906 in Bear Creek Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee.


12. James Washington MEGGS. Born on 21 Jun 1886 in Tennessee. At the age of 61, James Washington died in Muskogee, Oklahoma on 11 Jun 1948. Resided in District 6, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1900. Resided in District 4, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1910. Resided in District 4, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma in 1930.

James Washington first married Betty BRUNT. Born in 1892 in Tennessee.

They had one child:
33 i. William Connie (1913-)

On 20 Feb 1918 when James Washington was 31, he second married Mary Ann LOTT, in Scipio, Oklahoma. Born on 1 Mar 1894 in Alabama. At the age of 78, Mary Ann died in McAlester, Oklahoma on 8 Dec 1972. Resided in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma in 1930.

They had the following children:
i. Lucenia Caroline. Born on 23 Jan 1925 in Scipio, Oklahoma. Resided in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma in 1930.

Lucenia Caroline married Harlie OGLE. Harlie died in McAlester, Oklahoma on 3 Sep 1986.

ii. James Lincolon. Born on 13 Feb 1927 in Scipio, Oklahoma. Resided in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma in 1930.

iii. Dorothie Mae. Born on 2 May 1930 in Scipio, Oklahoma.

iv. Lucy Ann. Born on 23 Sep 1931 in Scipio, Oklahoma.

v. Doris Dellano. Born on 4 Mar 1933.

vi. Doris Ellen. Born on 12 Oct 1934 in Scipio, Oklahoma.

vii. Mary Catherine. Born on 4 May 1937 in Scipio, Oklahoma.


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