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Family of William Joshua MEGGS (7) & Valena Ann TAYLOR

22. Hattie Mae MEGGS. Born on 26 Sep 1899 in Decatur County, Tennessee. At the age of 91, Hattie Mae died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 22 Feb 1991. Buried in Feb 1991 in Bear Creek Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee. Resided in District 6, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1900. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930.

Was raised by her grandparents, James Isaac Meggs, and Mary Ann Keen.

Hattie Mae first married Walter WYATT. Buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee. They were divorced.

They had one child:
40 i. Lou Willie (1919-2003)

On 19 Feb 1924 when Hattie Mae was 24, she second married Zelmer McDANIEL, son of George Washington McDANIEL (1867-1951) & Nancy Margaret FESMIRE (1866-1911), in Decatur County, Tennessee. Born on 6 Oct 1900 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 95, Zelmer died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 24 Mar 1996. Buried in Mar 1996 in Bear Creek Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930.

Zelmer and Edgar were twins (Zelmer was about two minutes the youngest).

Zelmer and Edgar were born about three miles south of Wildersville on the Natchez Trace road. The twins were born in a log house in the vicinity of Clifford Davis's house that had only a dirt floor. Dayton McDaniel, Junior told the story that as Mrs. McDaniel was birthing the twins, a goat was also "birthing" her kid(s) under Mrs. McDaniel's bed.

They had the following children:
41 i. Genivia Pearl (1924-)
42 ii. Edward Harrison (1927-1995)
43 iii. Jessie Wanita (1929-)
44 iv. Edna Faye (1933-)
45 v. Zelmer Ray (1937-)

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