Betty L. Catchings

F, b. May 1889
  • Last Edited: 7 Dec 2014

Citations

  1. [S1900] 1900 Federal census, , Year: 1900; Census Place: Rockford, Coosa, Alabama; Roll: 12; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0024; FHL microfilm: 1240011.

    Household Members:     
    Name     Age
    Thomas J Catchery     48
    Beansa V Catchery     48
    Pennie Catchery     18
    Annie A Catchery     13
    Bettie L Catchery     11
    Nancy A Stearns     65.

Mary Frances Howle1

F, b. 17 September 1862, d. 9 May 1953
  • Last Edited: 8 Dec 2014

Family: Thomas Jefferson Pennington b. 23 Jun 1840, d. 16 Apr 1908

Citations

  1. [S1] "Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FQDX-T6G : accessed 8 December 2014), T. J. Pennington and Fannie Howle, 08 Jun 1890; citing reference ; FHL microfilm 1,034,778.
  2. [S3] FindAGrave.com, .
    Find A Grave Memorial# 16893900.
  3. [S1910] 1910 Federal Census, , Year: 1910; Census Place: Precinct 18, Elmore, Alabama; Roll: T624_12; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0090; FHL microfilm: 1374025.

    Household Members:     
    Name     Age
    Mary F Pennington     46
    Jefferson Pennington     18
    Thos G Pennington     10.
  4. [S4] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917 - 1918, Ancestry.com
    , Ancestry.com. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.

Jefferson Cumley Pennington M. D.1

M, b. 8 March 1892, d. 12 December 1947
  • Last Edited: 9 Dec 2014

Family: Edna (?) b. c 1899

Citations

  1. [S4] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917 - 1918, Ancestry.com
    , Ancestry.com. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  2. [S1900] 1900 Federal census, , Year: 1900; Census Place: Rockford, Coosa, Alabama; Roll: 12; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0024; FHL microfilm: 1240011.

    Household Members:     
    Name     Age
    Thomas J Penneyton     57
    Mary F Penneyton     36
    Jefferson C Penneyton     4
    Thomas G Penneyton     4/12
    Emma D Houle     23
    Jack Knidrich     10
    Nancy Lenard     40
    Y Z Lenard     17.
  3. [S1910] 1910 Federal Census, , Year: 1910; Census Place: Precinct 18, Elmore, Alabama; Roll: T624_12; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0090; FHL microfilm: 1374025.

    Household Members:     
    Name     Age
    Mary F Pennington     46
    Jefferson Pennington     18
    Thos G Pennington     10.
  4. [S1940] 1940, , Year: 1940; Census Place: , Davidson, Tennessee; Roll: T627_3885; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 19-25.

    Household Members:     
    Name     Age
    Jeffe Pennington     45
    Edna Pennington     40
    Jeff Pennington     16
    Bill Pennington     14
    Jno Pennington     10.
  5. [S1] Ancestry.com. Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1958.
  6. [S1] obituary of Dr. Jefferson Cumley Pennington, Birmingham News, page 2, 13 Dec 1947.

Edna (?)

F, b. circa 1899
  • Last Edited: 8 Dec 2014

Family: Jefferson Cumley Pennington M. D. b. 8 Mar 1892, d. 12 Dec 1947

Citations

  1. [S1940] 1940, , Year: 1940; Census Place: , Davidson, Tennessee; Roll: T627_3885; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 19-25.

    Household Members:     
    Name     Age
    Jeffe Pennington     45
    Edna Pennington     40
    Jeff Pennington     16
    Bill Pennington     14
    Jno Pennington     10.

Thomas Gov Pennington

M, b. 29 January 1900, d. 8 October 1918
  • Last Edited: 8 Dec 2014

Citations

  1. [S1900] 1900 Federal census, , Year: 1900; Census Place: Rockford, Coosa, Alabama; Roll: 12; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0024; FHL microfilm: 1240011.

    Household Members:     
    Name     Age
    Thomas J Penneyton     57
    Mary F Penneyton     36
    Jefferson C Penneyton     4
    Thomas G Penneyton     4/12
    Emma D Houle     23
    Jack Knidrich     10
    Nancy Lenard     40
    Y Z Lenard     17.
  2. [S1910] 1910 Federal Census, , Year: 1910; Census Place: Precinct 18, Elmore, Alabama; Roll: T624_12; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0090; FHL microfilm: 1374025.

    Household Members:     
    Name     Age
    Mary F Pennington     46
    Jefferson Pennington     18
    Thos G Pennington     10.
  3. [S3] FindAGrave.com, .
    Find A Grave Memorial# 16893909.

Jefferson Cumley Pennington Jr., M. D.

M, b. 3 February 1926, d. 3 September 2013
  • Last Edited: 8 Dec 2014

Citations

  1. [S3] FindAGrave.com, .
    Find A Grave Memorial# 118392607.
  2. [S1940] 1940, , Year: 1940; Census Place: , Davidson, Tennessee; Roll: T627_3885; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 19-25.

    Household Members:     
    Name     Age
    Jeffe Pennington     45
    Edna Pennington     40
    Jeff Pennington     16
    Bill Pennington     14
    Jno Pennington     10.
  3. [S3] FindAGrave.com, .
    Find A Grave Memorial# 118392607

    Inscription:
    Husband Father Healer Scholar Visionary.

Carrie Lois Still

F, b. 26 September 1893, d. 23 March 1955
  • Last Edited: 18 Dec 2014
  • Birth*: 26 September 1893; Chambers Co., Alabama1
  • Married Name: say 1918; Johnson2
  • Marriage*: say 1918; Chambers Co., Alabama; Principal=Robert Allen Johnson2
  • Death*: 23 March 1955; Shawmut, Chambers Co., Alabama
  • Obituary*: say 24 March 1955; The Valley Times News
    Date: Wednesday, March 23, 1955

    Rites Set Friday
    Form Mrs. Johnson

    Mrs. Carrie Lois Johnson, 61, of Shawmut, died at the residence yesterday after being in failing healt for nine months. She was born and reared in Chambers Cunty and had lived in Shawmut for the past 40 years.

    Funeral services will be held tomorrow at the Shawmut First Baptsit Church at 4 p.m. Officiating wll be the Rev. Maurice Hodgens. Burial will be in the Shawmut Cemetry with Johhnson and Blakely in charge of arrangementrs.

    Survivors inculde two sons; Robert W. Johnson of LaFayette; and James A. Johnson of Shawmut; her father, J. Alex Still, Shawmut; three sisters: Mrs. Mel Sharpe, Bushnell, Fla., Mrs. D. K. Wallace, Fairfax, and Mrs. D. H. Barnes, Gadsden, Ala., and four brothers; James Till, Bath, Ky,, Comer Still, Akron, Ohio, Thomas W. Still, Fairfax, Ala. and Alfred Still, Okron, Ohio.

    Contributd by Bennie Gross in behalf of the late Mr. L. F. Simpkins.3

Family: Robert Allen Johnson b. 2 Jan 1895, d. 13 Mar 1949

Citations

  1. [S1] Sharpe Jr. Family Tree in Ancestry Public Trees
    http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/34691840/person/28084643755.
  2. [S3] FindAGrave.com, .
    Find A Grave Memorial# 57592432.
  3. [S3] FindAGrave.com, .
    Find A Grave Memorial# 57592444.

Elloree Still

F, b. 29 March 1896, d. May 1985
  • Last Edited: 20 Dec 2014

Family: Melwyn Sharpe b. 8 Nov 1895, d. Nov 1971

Citations

  1. [S1] Sharpe Jr. Family Tree in Ancestry Public Trees
    http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/34691840/person/18682307493.
  2. [S1] Sharpe Jr. Family Tree in Ancestry Public Trees.
  3. [S1] Ancestry.Com, Public Family Trees, Sharpe Jr. Family Tree.

Melwyn Sharpe1

M, b. 8 November 1895, d. November 1971
  • Last Edited: 20 Dec 2014

Family: Elloree Still b. 29 Mar 1896, d. May 1985

Citations

  1. [S1] Sharpe Jr. Family Tree in Ancestry Public Trees.
  2. [S1] Ancestry.Com, Public Family Trees, Sharpe Jr. Family Tree.

Nixie Pearl Still1

F, b. 20 August 1898, d. 26 July 1901
  • Last Edited: 17 Dec 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Sharpe Jr. Family Tree in Ancestry Public Trees.

Lonnie Still1

F, b. 5 July 1900, d. 9 November 1964
  • Last Edited: 20 Jul 2015
  • Birth*: 5 July 1900; Alabama1
  • Married Name: 12 July 1919; Waller2
  • Marriage*: 12 July 1919; LaGrange, Troup Co., Georgia; Principal=Daniel Kimbrew Waller2
  • Obituary*: 9 November 1964; The Valley Times News
    Date: Monday, November 9, 1964

    Mrs. Waller, 64,
    Longtime Valley
    Resident, Dies

    Mrs. D. K. Waller, 64, Langdale, died at 8:15 a.m. today at Ceorge H. Lanier Memorial Hospital, Langdale, following a short illness.

    A former resident of Fairfax, she was a retired employee of Fairfax Mill Division of West Point Manufacturing Company. Mrs. Waller had been a resident of Fairfax since 1918, and resident of Langdale for the past year. She was a native of Chambers County and member of the Fairfax Baptist Church.

    Survivors include her husband, D. K. Waller of Langdale; two daughters, Mrs. Vernile Maxfield, Salt Lake City, Utah, and Mrs. Chester Johnson of Birmingham; two sons, Chester E. Waller of Kent, Wash., and Alvin Waller, Hawthrone, Fla.; two sistes, Mrs. Douglas Barnes, Gadsden, Ala., and Mrs. Mell Sharpe of Bushnell, Fla.; three brothers, Comer Still, Akron, Ohio; Alfred Still, Lineville, Ala., and James Still, Bath, Ky., and nine grandchildren.

    Contributed by Bennie Gross in behalf of the late Mr. L. F. Simpkins.

    Funeral will be held at the Fairfax Baptist Church, time of service to be announced. The Rev. R. F. Roberson will be in charge. Burial will be in Shawmut Cemetery.3
  • Death*: 9 November 1964; Langdale, Chambers Co., Alabama1,3
  • Burial*: say 12 November 1964; Shawmut Cemetery, Valley, Chambers Co., Alabama

Family: Daniel Kimbrew Waller b. 7 Aug 1902, d. 14 Mar 1994

Citations

  1. [S1] Sharpe Jr. Family Tree in Ancestry Public Trees.
  2. [S1] Ancestry.com, Ancestry Public Trees, Kilgore/Maxfield Family Tree.
  3. [S3] FindAGrave.com, .
    Find A Grave Memorial# 57045524.

Maude Inez Still

F, b. 26 April 1903, d. June 1977
  • Last Edited: 20 Jul 2015

Family: Douglas Hoyle Barnes b. 8 Nov 1892, d. 10 Sep 1968

Citations

  1. [S2] Social Security Death Records,.

James Alexander Still Jr.

M, b. 16 July 1906, d. 28 April 2001
  • Last Edited: 18 Dec 2014
  • Birth*: 16 July 1906; Lafayette, Chambers Co., Alabama1
  • Death*: 28 April 2001; Knott Co., Kentucky2
  • Obituary*: say 29 April 2001; Born in Chambers County, Alabama, James Still attended Lincoln Memorial and Vanderbilt Universities in Tennessee. From the University of Illinois he earned a masters degree in library science. During WWII he served as a sergeant in the Army Air Force with a Texas outfit, the 8th Air Depot Group, being stationed in Egypt in 1944. Still moved to Knott County, Kentucky, where he lived most of his life in a log house along the Dead Mare Branch of Little Carr Creek, and taught at the Hindman Settlement School. He became an Appalachian poet, novelist and folklorist. His masterpiece, River of Earth, was published February 5, 1940. Still received the Southern Author's Award shortly after publication which he shared with Thomas Wolfe for his work You Can't Go Home Again. Still went on to publish a few collections of poetry and short stories, a juvenile and other novels and a compilation of Appalachian local color he collected over the years. The children's book "Jack and the Wonderbeans" was adapted for the stage by the Lexington Children's Theatre in 1992. He published in The Atlantic Monthly (first in 1936), Saturday Evening Post, Esquire, The Yale Review; won the O. Henry Memorial Prize in 1939, received two Guggenheim fellowships, honorary doctorates from two universities, was a regular commentator on National Public Radio's All Things Considered. He was friends with Robert Frost, Marjorie Rawlings ("The Yearling") and other famous people. He wrote a jacket blurb for a book with Dolly Parton. James Still was the first poet laureat of Kentucky. He died April 28, 2001 at the age of 94 and had a military burial on a hill overlooking the Hindman Settlement campus in Knott County, Kentucky.2

Citations

  1. [S1] Sharpe Jr. Family Tree in Ancestry Public Trees.
  2. [S3] FindAGrave.com, .
    Find A Grave Memorial# 82921918.

Robert Allen Johnson1

M, b. 2 January 1895, d. 13 March 1949
  • Last Edited: 18 Dec 2014
  • Birth*: 2 January 1895; Chambers Co., Alabama; son of Cornelius Morellus Johnson & Ozella Adeline Messer.1
  • Marriage*: say 1918; Chambers Co., Alabama; Principal=Carrie Lois Still1
  • Death*: 13 March 1949; Shawmut, Chambers Co., Alabama1
  • Obituary*: 14 March 1949; Chattahoochee Valley Times
    Date: Monday, March 14, 1949

    Funeal Services
    Held In Shawmut
    For R. A. Johnson

    Funeral services for Robert Allen Johnson, 54, of Shawmut, were held at the First Baptist church, Tuesday, morning at ten o'clock. Rev Maurice Hodging conducting.

    A native of Chambers county, Mr. Johnson was found dead in his bed Sunday morning. He had apparently been dead for four or five hours when he was discovered by his family.

    A resident of Shawmut since 1916, he had been in failing health and unable to work since August of last year. He was a member of the Shawmut Baptist Church.

    Besides his wife, Mr. Johnson is survived by two sons, J. A., of Standing Rock and R. W. of LaFayette; two grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. C. M. Johnson of Silura, Ala.; three sisters, Mrs. G. C. Harper of Rock Mills; Mrs. L. P. Harris, of Shawmut; and Ms. E. C. Dillard of Montgomery; two brothers, Albert of Lanett and H. M. of Silura; three half brothers, Lon of Cordele, Ga., Will of White City, Ala., and Charles of Roanoke; and one half-sister, Mrs. Bones Hill of Gadsden.

    Intement was in Shawmut cemetery with Johnson and Blakely had charge of arrangements.

    Contributed by Bennie Gross in behalf of the late Mr. L. F. Simpkins.1
  • Burial*: 15 March 1949; Shawmut, Chambers Co., Alabama1

Family: Carrie Lois Still b. 26 Sep 1893, d. 23 Mar 1955

Citations

  1. [S3] FindAGrave.com, .
    Find A Grave Memorial# 57592432.

William Comer Still1

M, b. 19 November 1908, d. 3 October 1988
  • Last Edited: 20 Dec 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Ancestry.Com, Public Family Trees, Sharpe Jr. Family Tree.

Thomas Watson Still1

M, b. 13 January 1911, d. 2 September 1958
  • Last Edited: 20 Dec 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Ancestry.Com, Public Family Trees, Sharpe Jr. Family Tree.

Alfred Taylor Still1

M, b. 24 March 1914, d. 3 April 1965
  • Last Edited: 11 Dec 2017

Citations

  1. [S1] Ancestry.Com, Public Family Trees, Sharpe Jr. Family Tree.

Margaret Helen Sharpe1

F, b. 1 December 1915, d. 1999
  • Last Edited: 20 Dec 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Ancestry.Com, Public Family Trees, Sharpe Jr. Family Tree.

Miles Hervey Sharpe1

M, b. 28 August 1917, d. 17 September 2013
  • Last Edited: 20 Dec 2014

Family: Gladys Alma Crews b. 16 Jul 1917, d. 18 Jul 2013

Citations

  1. [S1] Ancestry.Com, Public Family Trees, Sharpe Jr. Family Tree.

Gladys Alma Crews1

F, b. 16 July 1917, d. 18 July 2013
  • Last Edited: 20 Dec 2014

Family: Miles Hervey Sharpe b. 28 Aug 1917, d. 17 Sep 2013

Citations

  1. [S1] Ancestry.Com, Public Family Trees, Sharpe Jr. Family Tree.

Daniel Beall

M, b. 2 September 1752, d. after 1830
  • Last Edited: 19 Feb 2015

Family: Martha Peyton Whiting b. s 1755, d. 1803

Citations

  1. [S1] Ancestry.com, Public Family Trees, McGehee Family Tree.

Bethel L. Cohron1

F, b. circa 1861, d. 17 October 1896
  • Last Edited: 24 Dec 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Ancestry.com, Public Family Trees, Clements Cusing Family Tree.

Susanna Caroline Cohron1

F, b. 6 November 1862, d. 13 April 1918
  • Last Edited: 31 Aug 2019

Family: Josiah W. Pittman b. 15 Nov 1853, d. 27 Sep 1933

Citations

  1. [S1] Ancestry.com, Public Family Trees, Clements Cusing Family Tree.

Anna Elizabeth Cohron1

F, b. 17 April 1864, d. 13 August 1893
  • Last Edited: 24 Dec 2014

Family: William Asa Stuart b. Sep 1854, d. 1 Feb 1947

Citations

  1. [S3] FindAGrave.com, .
    Find A Grave Memorial#59094389.
  2. [S3] FindAGrave.com, .
    Find A Grave Memorial# 5909322.

William Asa Stuart1

M, b. September 1854, d. 1 February 1947
  • Last Edited: 24 Dec 2014
  • Birth*: September 1854; Wilcox Co., Alabama1
  • Marriage*: 18 September 1879; Butler Co., Alabama; Principal=Anna Elizabeth Cohron1
  • Death*: 1 February 1947; Butler Co., Alabama1
  • Obituary*: say 3 February 1947; Mr. Stuart was born Sept. 27, 1853 in South Butler, the son of the late Wayman and Nancy Skinner Stuart. When a young boy his parents moved to the Liberty community and from there to Butler Springs, then to Pine Flat where he resided until 3 years ago. He made his home with his daughter since the death of his wife. He was twice married, first to Miss. Anne Cohron and to this union eight children were born, all of whom survive. After the death of his first wife, he was married to Miss Frances Gray.

    His children are Mrs. M. H. Hill of Greenville, Mrs. W. R. Evans of Frisco City, Mrs. W.A. Green of Pensacola, Florida, Pierce Stuart of Butler Springs, Mrs. T.C. Simmons of Forest Home, John Stuart of Forest Home, Mrs. Mamie McLain of Pensacola, FL, Mrs. H.A. Williams of Greenville. Also surviving is a brother, J.A. Stuart.

    Mr. Stuart was a member of the Pine Flat Methodist Church and was active in church work as long as health permitted.

    Funeral services were conducted by his pastor, Rev. A. G. Ellisor. Burial in the church cemetery with 6 grandsons as pallbearers.
    (Greenville Advocate Obituary, 1947)2
  • Burial*: say 4 February 1947; Pine Flat Cemetery, Saucer, Butler Co., Alabama2

Family: Anna Elizabeth Cohron b. 17 Apr 1864, d. 13 Aug 1893

Citations

  1. [S3] FindAGrave.com, .
    Find A Grave Memorial# 5909322.
  2. [S3] FindAGrave.com, .
    Find A Grave Memorial# 59093225.

Laura Jane Cohron1

F, b. 23 May 1883, d. 8 April 1964
  • Last Edited: 24 Dec 2014

Family: Isaac Newton Matthews 27 Apr 1871 b. 27 Apr 1871, d. 23 Mar 1937

Citations

  1. [S3] FindAGrave.com, .
    Find A Grave Memorial# 59076796.
  2. [S3] FindAGrave.com, .
    Find A Grave Memorial# 40965067.

Isaac Newton Matthews 27 Apr 18711

M, b. 27 April 1871, d. 23 March 1937
  • Last Edited: 24 Dec 2014

Family: Laura Jane Cohron b. 23 May 1883, d. 8 Apr 1964

Citations

  1. [S3] FindAGrave.com, .
    Find A Grave Memorial# 40965067.
  2. [S3] FindAGrave.com, .
    Find A Grave Memorial# 59076812.

Maggie Elizabeth Cohron1

F, b. 14 July 1885, d. 15 March 1923
  • Last Edited: 10 Dec 2017

Family: Benjamin Franklin Palmer b. 8 May 1859, d. 5 Feb 1937

Citations

  1. [S3] FindAGrave.com, .
    Find A Grave Memorial# 46987570.
  2. [S3] FindAGrave.com, .
    Find A Grave Memorial# 59071046.
  3. [S3] FindAGrave.com, .
    Find A Grave Memorial#46987544.

Benjamin Franklin Palmer1

M, b. 8 May 1859, d. 5 February 1937
  • Last Edited: 24 Dec 2014

Family: Maggie Elizabeth Cohron b. 14 Jul 1885, d. 15 Mar 1923

Citations

  1. [S3] FindAGrave.com, .
    Find A Grave Memorial# 59071046.
  2. [S3] FindAGrave.com, .
    Find A Grave Memorial# 46987544.
  3. [S3] FindAGrave.com, .
    Find A Grave Memorial#46987544.

William Thomas Staples1

M, b. 15 September 1796, d. 24 September 1869
  • Last Edited: 20 Apr 2019

Family: Mary Hendon b. 19 Dec 1797, d. 9 Jul 1834

Citations

  1. [S1] Ancestry.com, Public Family Trees, Ancestors of James Carson Harmon.