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Third Generation (Continued)

Family of Martha Jane MORROW (3) & Archibald Young DOUGLAS

10. Virginia Elizabeth DOUGLAS. Born on 15 Feb 1845 in Tennessee. At the age of 86, Virginia Elizabeth died in Tennessee on 3 Aug 1931. Buried in Aug 1931 in Rock Springs Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in 8th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1900. Resided in 13th Civil District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1880. Alias/AKA: "Jennie".

Virginia Elizabeth married Thomas Henry BURTON, son of James Wade BURTON (1804-1864) & Elizabeth WALL (1802-1872). Born on 17 Sep 1834 in Virginia. At the age of 87, Thomas Henry died in Tennessee on 19 Sep 1921. Buried in 1921 in Rock Springs Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Obituary: Dies at age 87: Thomas Burton, formerly of this county, but more recently a citizen of Carroll County, aged 87 years and 2 days, died Monday morning at the home of his son, Henry Burton, near Wildersville. Mr. Burton suffered a stroke of paralysis nine years ago and a recurrence of the stroke about four weeks before his death. The funeral occurred at Rock Springs last Tuesday. The casket was furnished by Wright & Montgomery and Mr. Wright informs us that Mr. Burton was the oldest person for whose person for whose funeral his firm has ever furnished a coffin or casket.



They had the following children:
27 i. Mollie (1874-1959)
28 ii. Henry Cornelius (1875-1948)
29 iii. Joseph Archie (1879-)
30 iv. Allen Granville (1882-)
v. Martha Jane. Born on 15 Apr 1885. At the age of 83, Martha Jane died on 9 Feb 1969. Buried in 1969 in Obion Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in Cedar Grove, Carroll County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Mattie".

Martha Jane married William Valcour PORTER. Born on 3 Dec 1882. At the age of 83, William Valcour died on 3 Apr 1966. Buried in 1966 in Obion Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in Cedar Grove, Carroll County, Tennessee.

31 vi. Thomas Harmon (1887-)
32 vii. Grace Mae (1888-)
viii. John.

ix. Missie.


11. William Henley DOUGLAS. Born in 1846 in Tennessee. At the age of 79, William Henley died in 1925. Buried in 1925 in Rock Springs Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Bill".

William Henley married Frances R. TAYLOR, daughter of Henderson TAYLOR (1809-1886) & Julia Lucindy ADAMS (1818-1896). Born in 1848 in Tennessee. At the age of 48, Frances R. died in 1896. Buried in 1896 in Rock Springs Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
33 i. M. Eveline (1867-1913)
ii. Henley J.. Born in 1868 in Tennessee.

iii. L.L.. Born in 1875.

iv. M.L.. Born in 1878.

34 v. Marvin Henderson (1881-1944)
vi. William. Born in 1888. At the age of 21, William died in Apr 1909.

Obituary: Killed: William Douglass, aged about 21 years, son of William H. Douglas, of the old 8th district, died Monday from the effects of a blow administered by the father on Thursday morning of last week. From information received here it is said that the father was arousing the boy for the day's work and three times called upon William to get up and he disobeyed. The father threatened to strike the boy who had been unfortunate and rather unruly at times, and being provoked by the boy's demeanor did strike him on the head with a bed slat and from the blow the young man never regained consciousness. The elder Douglass, who is known as a quiet, home loving man, is almost crazed with grief over the act and he has the sympathy of the great majority of the neighborhood. [April 30, 1909: William H. Douglass was arraigned and bound over to Circuit Court. On the question of sanity an inquisition was held and Judge Wallace sent Douglass to the Western State Hospital for the insane.

35 vii. Afra (1891-1972)

12. James M. DOUGLAS. Born on 9 Apr 1849. At the age of 52, James M. died on 7 Jan 1902. Buried in 1902 in Rock Springs Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

James M. married Julia A. TAYLOR, daughter of Henderson TAYLOR (1809-1886) & Julia Lucindy ADAMS (1818-1896). Born on 31 Aug 1859. At the age of 99, Julia A. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 4 Jul 1959. Buried in 1959 in Rock Springs Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
36 i. Cornelious (1884-1962)
37 ii. Arrie Ell (1886-1968)

13. Archibald Lafayette DOUGLAS. Born on 22 Jul 1856 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 68, Archibald Lafayette died in Whitthorn, Carroll County, Tennessee on 23 May 1925. Buried in May 1925 in Shiloh Cemetery, Whitthorn, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in 20th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in Jun 1900.

Obituary: Rev. A.L. Douglass: A local preacher, and one of the best citizens in the Twentieth District, died Monday of last week. He was ill several days. His preacher son, Rev. Clarence Douglass of New Mexico, was notified and the burial delayed until his arrival. Mr. Douglass was member of the Methodist Church and four years had been a mainstay in the old Shiloh Church. He is survived by his wife and three sons, Rev. Clarence Douglass of New Mexico, Omar Douglas and Baxter Douglass, this county. He is also survived by three brothers, G.M. Douglass, Lexington, Raborn Douglass and Joe Douglass, this county. He is an uncle of Dr. Roy Douglas of Huntingdon. The burial was at Shiloh after appropriate burial services.

On 9 Jan 1879 when Archibald Lafayette was 22, he married Thinny ATKISSON, in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born in 1860. At the age of 87, Thinny died in Carroll County, Tennessee in 1947.

They had the following children:
i. Almer. Born in Oct 1881.

ii. Omer. Born in Aug 1883.

iii. Clarence. Born in Dec 1886.

iv. Baxter. Born in May 1891.


14. Joseph C. DOUGLAS. Born on 5 Aug 1862 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 82, Joseph C. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 25 Dec 1944. Buried in 1944 in Rock Springs Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Joe".

In 1895 when Joseph C. was 32, he married Mary A. COFFMAN, daughter of Samuel M. COFFMAN (1845-1913) & Sarah Tabitha MILAM (1851-1942). Born on 3 Dec 1869 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 53, Mary A. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 10 Sep 1923. Buried in 1923 in Rock Springs Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Polly". Cause of death: Aortic Reguritation.

Obituary: Mrs. Polly Douglas, aged 60 or more, wife of Joe Douglas, died Monday at her home at Rock Springs in the old 8th District. Burial was at Rock Springs. She is survived by her husband and two married children. Deceased was a sister of Bob Coffman, a well-known citizen of that section of the county.

They had the following children:
38 i. Floy F. (1888-1972)
39 ii. Sarah Ethel (1890-1969)
40 iii. Johnnie V. (1893-1975)

15. Granville Morrison DOUGLAS. Born on 27 Jun 1864 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 67, Granville Morrison died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 31 Oct 1931. Buried in 1931 in Lexington City Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee. Religion: Methodist.

Obituary: Dies after Lingering Illness: On last Saturday, October 31, 1931, Granville M. Douglas died at his home on Huntingdon Street. Mr. Douglas was born near Rock Springs in Henderson County July 27, 1867, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Archie Douglas. In September 1887, he married Martha J. Eads [Kee] and for several years afterwards lived near Clarksburg, afterward moving to Lexington where he had purchased a farm at the eastern edge of town. He is survived by his wife and by six of the seven children: Dr. Roy of Huntingdon; Carl of Danville, Kentucky; Ben, a student at U.T. Knoxville; John M., a senior in Lexington High School; Miss Alva, who has been at home the past few months, and Miss Alton, home demonstration agent in Hardeman County. He also hast two brothers, Messrs. Rayburn and Joe Douglass of Rock Springs. Funeral services were held Monday morning at the M.E. Church, South, conducted by Rev. E.F. McDaniel, assisted by Rev. Fleetwood Ball, where the many friends gathered to pay tribute to one whose life was full of faith and good work. As a token of sympathy to John M., the high school football team attended in a body.

On 19 Sep 1889 when Granville Morrison was 25, he married Martha Jane KEE, daughter of Thomas L. KEE (1851-1928) & Susan E. PRITCHARD (1843-1888), in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born on 23 Jul 1869 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 81, Martha Jane died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 9 Dec 1950. Buried in 1950 in Lexington Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
41 i. Roy A. (1891-1967)
ii. Alva L.. Born on 22 Feb 1894 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 89, Alva L. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 29 Nov 1983. Buried in 1983 in Lexington Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Occupation: School Teacher.

iii. Howard. Born in 1898.

Died while an adolescent.

42 iv. Carl H. (1899-)
v. Alton. Born on 30 Apr 1904. At the age of 90, Alton died on 6 May 1994. Buried in 1994 in Lexington Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Occupation: School Teacher.

vi. T. Ben. Born on 13 Jun 1906 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 83, T. Ben died in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee on 29 May 1990. Buried in 1990 in Lexington Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Occupation: Businessman in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee.

vii. John M.. Born on 9 Sep 1914. At the age of 80, John M. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 11 Nov 1994. Buried in 1994 in Lexington Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Occupation: Dentist, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee.


16. Rayborne Washington DOUGLAS. Born on 6 Feb 1867 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 70, Rayborne Washington died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 10 May 1937. Buried in 1937 in Rock Springs Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Obituary: Raben Washington Douglas, son of Mr. and Mrs. Archie Douglas, was born February 6, 1867, and died May 9th, 1937, aged 70 years. He was married to Miss Betty Jane Stanford fifty-four years ago and to this union four children were born: Emmett and Paul of Rock Springs, Carlos and Mrs. Boyd Little, of Whitthorn, Mississippi, all surviving.

Rayborne Washington married Betty Jane STANFORD. Born in 1867. Buried in 1948 in Rock Springs Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 81, Betty Jane died in Tennessee in 1948.

They had the following children:
i. Emmett. Resided in Henderson County, Tennessee in 1937.

ii. Paul. Resided in Henderson County, Tennessee in 1937.

iii. Carlos. Resided in Whitthorn, Mississippi in 1937.

iv. Daughter. Resided in Whitthorn, Mississippi in 1937.

Daughter married Boyd LITTLE.


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