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  Coley Family

Descendants of Washington Coley

Donated by  LemPen

Generation No. 1

WASHINGTON COLEY was born Abt. 1790 in Prob in Montgomery Co., NC, and died Aft. 1840 in Ga.

Generation No. 2

 JAMES COLEY (WASHINGTON1) was born August 20, 1826 in Prob Montgomery Co, NC, and died December 29, 1919 in Calhoun, Gordon County, Ga. He married MARY ANN AUSTIN Abt. 1844 in Prob Newton Co, Ga, daughter of UNKNOWN AUSTIN and SARAH UNKNOWN. She was born September 30, 1825 in Ga, and died April 15, 1915 in Calhoun, Gordon County, Ga.

Notes for JAMES A COLEY:   Was a Miller by trade. On Jan 21, 1891 he was appointed Tax receiver for Gordon, Co, Ga. Lived in a large white house on the side of the hill behind Hall's Hospital, Calhoun Ga.

Children of JAMES COLEY and MARY AUSTIN are:

i. SALETA ANN COLEY, b. March 18, 1845; d. November 27, 1909, Atlanta, Fulton Co, Ga. Buried Salem Cem, Gordon Co, Ga.

ii. SARAH F COLEY, b. Abt. 1847; d. Aft. 1920; m. UNKNOWN PHILLIPS.   Notes for SARAH F COLEY: Resided with sister Margaret O (Coley) Halloran in Gordon Co, Ga according to 1920 Gordon Co census

iii. EDA C COLEY, b. Abt. 1848; m. WILLIAM A LONGLEY, December 23, 1869, Gordon Co, Ga.

iv. MARTHA M COLEY, b. February 18, 1850, Newton Co, Ga; d. January 15, 1885, Gordon Co, Ga.

v. RHODA G COLEY, b. Abt. 1852; m. WILLIAM S PHILLIPS, November 30, 1871, Gordon Co, Ga.

vi. MARY JANE "MOLLY" COLEY, b. February 26, 1856.

vii. JAMES HIRAM COLEY, b. October 17, 1858; d. November 09, 1926, Gordon Co, Ga.

viii. MARGARET "MAGGIE" O COLEY, b. December 1863; d. 1942, Buried Salem Cem, Gordon Co, Ga.

ix. SUSAN A COLEY, b. Abt. 1868.

x. LUCINDA COLEY, b. Abt. 1861; d. Abt. 1909, Gordon Co, Ga.

Generation No. 3

SALETA ANN COLEY (JAMES 2, WASHINGTON 1) was born March 18, 1845, and died November 27, 1909 in Atlanta, Fulton Co, Ga. Buried Salem Cem, Gordon Co, Ga. She married WILLIAM HENRY WILDER July 16, 1871 in Gordon Co, Ga. He died in Buried Salem Cem, Gordon Co, Ga.

Notes for WILLIAM HENRY WILDER: Occupation as a Motorman for Ga Elect Railway.

Children of SALETA COLEY and WILLIAM WILDER are:

i. WILLIAM ANDERSON4 WILDER, b. December 06, 1873, Gordon Co, Ga; m. ANN PARKER.

Notes for WILLIAM ANDERSON WILDER: Was a Lineman with Ga Elect Railway.

ii. LONQUEST WILDER, b. February 1875.

iii. ROBERT ASBERRY WILDER, b. 1876; m. DAISY CHASTAIN.

iv. CLAUDIA ANN WILDER, b. Abt. 1877; d. April 25, 1955, Hamilton Co, Chattanooga, Tn.

v. EDWARD L WILDER, b. March 31, 1880; d. July 21, 1911, Atlanta, Fulton Co, Ga. Buried Salem Cem, McDaniel Sta, Gordon Co, Ga; m. GORDA R KAY, Abt. 1908; b. January 24, 1887; d. Buried Fain Cem, Gordon Co, Ga. Notes for EDWARD L WILDER:  Was a Lineman for the Ga Elect Railway

vi. MAUDE WILDER, b. April 20, 1882; d. June 03, 1903, Buried Salem Cem, Gordon Co, Ga.

vii. DAISY WILDER, b. 1884.

MARTHA M COLEY (JAMES A 2, WASHINGTON  1) was born February 18, 1850 in Newton Co, Ga, and died January 15, 1885 in Gordon Co, Ga. She married JAMES MARSHALL KAY December 19, 1872 in Gordon Co, Ga. He was born August 1850 in Ga, and died 1928 in Gordon Co, Ga.

Notes for JAMES MARSHALL KAY: Was a Merchant in Dry Goods Store, Calhoun, Ga.

Children of MARTHA COLEY and JAMES KAY are:

i. IDA4 KAY, b. Abt. 1873.

ii. MARY A KAY, b. Abt. 1877.

iii. EMMA KAY, b. July 1880, Gordon Co, Ga; m. REMBERT R OWENS, Abt. 1908, Gordon Co, Ga.

iv. ETHEL KAY, b. July 1882; m. OSCAR ENGRAM, Abt. 1910.

MARY JANE "MOLLY" COLEY (JAMES A 2, WASHINGTON 1) was born February 26, 1856. She married THOMAS PASQUEL SMITH. He was born September 17, 1851, and died January 07, 1919.

Children of MARY COLEY and THOMAS SMITH are:

i. JAMES MORRISON4 SMITH.

ii. DAVY CEIL SMITH.

iii. ERNEST A SMITH.

iv. ROSA SMITH.

v. TOM SMITH.

vi. LELIA SMITH.

vii. ELIZABETH SMITH.

viii. RHEO SMITH, m. CHARLES TUCKER.

ix. CHARLIE SMITH.

x. DOLLIE LUCILE SMITH.

xi. ANNA K SMITH.

xii. ETTA ESTELL SMITH, b. September 07, 1888; d. August 30, 1964, Gordon County, Calhoun Ga, buried Blackwood Cemetary.

xiii. GUY RICHARD SMITH, b. October 25, 1895; d. November 30, 1964.

JAMES HIRAM COLEY (JAMES A 2, WASHINGTON 1) was born October 17, 1858, and died November 09, 1926 in Gordon Co, Ga. He married ELIZABETH CAROLINE SMITH November 04, 1875 in Gordon Co, Ga.

Children of JAMES COLEY and ELIZABETH SMITH are:

i. JOHN THOMAS COLEY, b. Abt. 1876; m. NANNIE HUGGINS, April 18, 1912, Gordon Co, Ga.

ii. HATTIE COLEY, b. February 1880.

iii. MURRAY B COLEY, b. June 18, 1882, Gordon Co, Ga; d. November 29, 1952, Gordon Co, Ga; m. GORDA R KAY; b. January 24, 1887; d. Buried Fain Cem, Gordon Co, Ga.

iv. JAMES COLEY, b. Abt. 1883.

v. OLA M COLEY, b. Abt. 1885, Gordon Co, Ga; d. November 19, 1894, Buried Salem Cem, Gordon Co, Ga.

vi. THOMAS WILLIAM COLEY, b. Abt. 1887.

MARGARET "MAGGIE" O3 COLEY (JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) was born December 1863, and died 1942 in Buried Salem Cem, Gordon Co, Ga. She married JAMES HOLLARAN Abt. 1890 in Gordon Co, Ga.

Children of MARGARET COLEY and JAMES HOLLARAN are:

i. PETER H4 HOLLARAN, b. October 1889, Gordon Co, Ga.

ii. JAMES A HOLLARAN, b. August 1891.

iii. JOHN T HOLLARAN, b. February 1894.

iv. MICHAEL DANIEL HOLLARAN, b. January 1896.

v. MARY F HOLLARAN, b. December 1897.

vi. CARL E HOLLARAN, b. May 1899.

vii. GRACE H HOLLARAN, b. Abt. 1904.

viii. LOUELLA HOLLARAN, b. Abt. 1906.

 LUCINDA COLEY (JAMES A 2, WASHINGTON 1) was born Abt. 1861, and died Abt. 1909 in Gordon Co, Ga. She married JAMES MARSHALL KAY February 27, 1886 in Gordon Co, Ga. He was born August 1850 in Ga, and died 1928 in Gordon Co, Ga.

Notes for JAMES MARSHALL KAY: Was a Merchant in Dry Goods Store, Calhoun, Ga.

Children of LUCINDA COLEY and JAMES KAY are:

i. GORDA R KAY, b. January 24, 1887; d. Buried Fain Cem, Gordon Co, Ga; m. (1) MURRAY B COLEY; b. June 18, 1882, Gordon Co, Ga; d. November 29, 1952, Gordon Co, Ga; m. (2) EDWARD L WILDER, Abt. 1908; b. March 31, 1880; d. July 21, 1911, Atlanta, Fulton Co, Ga. Buried Salem Cem, McDaniel Sta, Gordon Co, Ga..     Notes for EDWARD L WILDER:   Was a Lineman for the Ga Elect Railway

ii. MINNIE KAY, b. February 1893.  Notes for MINNIE KAY: Owned and ran a Nick-Nack store in Calhoun Ga.

iii. JAMES COLEY KAY, b. Abt. 1901, Gordon Co, Ga; m. WILLIE MCCONNELL.

 Generation No. 4

 CLAUDIA ANN4 WILDER (SALETA ANN3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) was born Abt. 1877, and died April 25, 1955 in Hamilton Co, Chattanooga, Tn. She married ALONZO CURRY DUFFEY.

Notes for CLAUDIA ANN WILDER:  News Article 26 April 1955. Claudia Duffey, 78, 1414 Keeble St, died Sunday night. She is survived by one daughter, Saleta Berry, Chattanooga, Tn, sons William W, Ringold Ga, Minor C, Clearwater Fl, Frankm M, Rossville Ga. Funeral services held in Chattanooga Memorial Park

Notes for ALONZO CURRY DUFFEY: Was an Auto repairman, boilermaker and carpenter.

Children of CLAUDIA WILDER and ALONZO DUFFEY are:

i. WILLAIM WADE5 DUFFEY, b. Abt. 1901, Chattanooga, Tn.; d. January 11, 1965; m. (1) FRANCES KREIG; m. (2) MAUDE LOWE.

ii. MINOR C "MACK" DUFFEY, b. Abt. 1903; d. July 10, 1978, Clearwater, Fl; m. DOROTHY UNKNOWN. Notes for MINOR C "MACK" DUFFEY: Worked for the Florida Gas Co.

iii. FRANK M DUFFEY, b. Abt. 1905; d. March 14, 1976, Rossville, Ga.  Notes for FRANK M DUFFEY: Was a bricklayer by trade

iv. SALETA DUFFEY, b. Abt. 1907; m. UNK BERRY.

v. JEANETTE DUFFEY, b. Abt. 1908.

vi. JAMES DUFFEY, b. Abt. 1908.

vii. PEARL DUFFEY, b. Abt. 1910; d. June 25, 1942, Chattanooga, Tn.; m. BARNEY LOYD SITZ, July 28, 1928, Atalla, Etowah, Co, Al.

viii. LILA DUFFEY, b. Abt. 1910.

ix. MELINDA DUFFEY, b. Abt. 1911.

x. LEWIS DUFFEY, b. Abt. 1912.

xi. LOUISE DUFFEY, b. Abt. 1912.

DAISY WILDER (SALETA ANN3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) was born 1884. She married W M "MACK" CARROLL.

Children of DAISY WILDER and W CARROLL are:

i. GENE5 CARROLL.

ii. RUBY CARROLL.

 MARY A KAY (MARTHA M3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) was born Abt. 1877. She married HENRY J ROFF.

Child of MARY KAY and HENRY ROFF is:

i. ALLEN B ROFF.

JAMES MORRISON SMITH (MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) He married TENNIE MOSS.

Children of JAMES SMITH and TENNIE MOSS are:

i. JAMES MORRISON JR5 SMITH.

ii. ARAH LYNN SMITH.

iii. ROBERT EUGENE SMITH, m. LOIS REVELS.

iv. PAULINE SMITH.

 ERNEST A SMITH (MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) He married DELLA E MOSS.

Children of ERNEST SMITH and DELLA MOSS are:

i. MARY ELIZABETH5 SMITH.

ii. IRIS SMITH, d. 1942.

iii. ALLEN SMITH.

ROSA SMITH (MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) She married WILL BUFORD.

 Children of ROSA SMITH and WILL BUFORD are:

i. NELL5 BUFORD.

ii. RUBY BUFORD.

iii. ROY BUFORD.

iv. LAWRENCE BUFORD.

TOM SMITH (MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) He married CIETA ?.

Children of TOM SMITH and CIETA ? are:

  i. TOM JR SMITH.

ii. LILA SMITH.

iii. ANNIE MARY SMITH.

LELIA  SMITH (MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) She married UNK CHESTER.

Children of LELIA SMITH and UNK CHESTER are:

i. ANNIE CROSS5 CHESTER.

ii. ROBBIE CHESTER.

iii. DARRELL CHESTER.

 ELIZABETH4 SMITH (MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) She married JUDSON HOLSONBACH.

Children of ELIZABETH SMITH and JUDSON HOLSONBACH are:

 i. FANNIE MAE5 HOLSONBACH.

ii. LLOYD HOLSONBACH.

  iii. AGNES HOLSONBACH.

 iv. CLARA HOLSONBACH.

v. HOWARD HOLSONBACH, m. NANNIE JO THOMASON.

vi. ROY HOLSONBACH.

DOLLIE LUCILE4 SMITH (MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) She married (1) LEE. She married (2) GRAHAM.

Child of DOLLIE SMITH and LEE is:

i. ROY  LEE.

Child of DOLLIE SMITH and GRAHAM is:

ii. GINGER GRAHAM.

ANNA K SMITH (MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) She married ROBERT "BOB" LEE CURTIS.

Children of ANNA SMITH and ROBERT CURTIS are:

i. RUBY5 CURTIS.

ii. JESSIE LOU CURTIS.

iii. VELMA CURTIS.

iv. MERTE "MERDIE" CURTIS.

v. WHEELER CURTIS.

vi. HOMER CURTIS.

vii. GRACE CURTIS.

  viii. ETHEL CURTIS.

 ETTA ESTELL4 SMITH (MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) was born September 07, 1888, and died August 30, 1964 in Gordon County, Calhoun Ga, buried Blackwood Cemetary. She married MAURICE PIERCE PENDLEY, son of JOHN PENDLEY and ELIZA TOWNSEND. He was born April 05, 1881, and died December 26, 1951 in Gordon County, Calhoun Ga, buried Blackwood Cemetary.

Notes for ETTA ESTELL SMITH: Someplace in her education she was taught and could read music. Played the organ and guitar.

Notes for MAURICE PIERCE PENDLEY:  Was a Share Crop Farmer all his life. Owned a large buckskin colored horse named Buck. Farmed most of his life in Gordon County Ga., in communities of Antioch, Dry Valley, and Bell Wood. When ask about his ancestors, he replied; "Don't know, I just came out of the mountains".

Children of ETTA SMITH and MAURICE PENDLEY are:

i. JAMES VERNON5 PENDLEY, b. July 24, 1905; d. May 10, 1960, Buried Blackwood Cem, Calhoun Ga; m. NELLIE FOX; d. Abt. 1990, Buried Blackwood Cem, Calhoun Ga.

Notes for JAMES VERNON PENDLEY: Called Vernon, born in Gordon County in 1905, he owned and operated the Gulf Service Station, US Hwy 41, in south Calhoun Ga. This was a brick Service Station and was in the forks of the road between US 41 and the Peters Farm Rd. The building is no longer there. He and his wife Nellie also lived in an apartment in the back of the Station. Sometime around 1948-50 he built and lived in the rock house on the right as you go back Peters Farm Road about 1/4 mile. Before there was electricity to most of the rural area, he bought his parents a battery operated radio. He devisd a wind mill from an airplane propeller, with a pulley to an automotive generator, to charge the battery. Each week he would bring a fresh charged battery and switchwith the old one. When I was about 10 years old he gave me my first bicycle.

ii. LEMMIE MYRON SR PENDLEY, b. January 10, 1907, Gordon County, Calhoun Ga; d. April 19, 1929, Gordon County, Calhoun Ga, buried Harmony Cemetary.

iii. LUTHER LEON PENDLEY, b. March 10, 1909; d. March 31, 1909, Buried Wesley Chapel Methodist Cem, Sonoraville Ga.

iv. ANNIE LOU PENDLEY, b.  living? , Gordon Co, Ga.

v. WILLIAM "BILL" LAMAR PENDLEY, b. Abt. 1921; d. November 26, 1993.

vi. MARY ADALINE PENDLEY, b. April 03, 1922; d. September 17, 1997, Buried Fain Cem, Calhoun Ga.

GUY RICHARD SMITH (MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) was born October 25, 1895, and died November 30, 1964. He married ELLIE ROBINSON. She was born February 27, 1905, and died October 05, 1954.

Children of GUY SMITH and ELLIE ROBINSON are:

i. RICHARD SMITH.

ii. CHARLES SMITH, m. JUANITA ?.

iii. OLAND SMITH, m. GENENE BUSHAS.

Generation No. 5

JAMES MORRISON JR5 SMITH (JAMES MORRISON4, MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) He married JANE ALLGOOD.

Children of JAMES SMITH and JANE ALLGOOD are:

i. RODNEY LEWIS6 SMITH.

ii. GAIL SMITH.

iii. SCOTT SMITH.

iv. DAVID SMITH.

 ARAH LYNN SMITH (JAMES MORRISON4, MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) She married SHANKLIN C PATTERSON.

Child of ARAH SMITH and SHANKLIN PATTERSON is:

i. DANNA L PATTERSON.

 PAULINE5 SMITH (JAMES MORRISON4, MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) She married (1) BOYCE R GREESON. He died 1951. She met (2) DENNIS J CHASTAIN. He died 1989.

Children of PAULINE SMITH and BOYCE GREESON are:

i. JULIAN LAMAR GREESON.

ii. ELAINE GREESON.

iii. WAYNE GREESON, d. 1946.

Child of PAULINE SMITH and DENNIS CHASTAIN is:

iv. JUDITH ANN CHASTAIN.

 MARY ELIZABETH SMITH (ERNEST A4, MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) She married THOMAS BUONESERA.  

Children of MARY SMITH and THOMAS BUONESERA are:

  i. GARLAND B6 BUONESERA.

 ii. TOM BUONESERA.

iii. ROBERT "BOB" BUONESERA, m. JENNIFER ?.

 IRIS SMITH (ERNEST A4, MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) died 1942. She married RICE HERRINGTON.

Children of IRIS SMITH and RICE HERRINGTON are:

i. JOHNNIE HERRINGTON.

 ii. JILL HERRINGTON.

 ALLEN SMITH (ERNEST A4, MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) He married THELMA ?.

Children of ALLEN SMITH and THELMA ? are:

i. STEVE6SMITH.

ii. GUY SMITH.

 TOM JR SMITH (TOM4, MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) He married ?.

Children of TOM SMITH and ? are:

i. TERRY SMITH.

ii. HUNTER SMITH.

 FANNIE MAE HOLSONBACH (ELIZABETH4 SMITH, MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) She married LEROY CALLOWAY.

Child of FANNIE HOLSONBACH and LEROY CALLOWAY is:

i. BARBARA CALLOWAY.

 AGNES HOLSONBACH (ELIZABETH4 SMITH, MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) She married HARLEY KNIGHT.

Child of AGNES HOLSONBACH and HARLEY KNIGHT is:

 i. BILLY KNIGHT.

 CLARA  HOLSONBACH (ELIZABETH4 SMITH, MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) She married GRIFFIN HARRIS.

Children of CLARA HOLSONBACH and GRIFFIN HARRIS are:

i. JACK6 HARRIS.

ii. BETTY JEAN HARRIS.

iii. JANIE WILL HARRIS, m. TOM JONES.

 RUBY CURTIS (ANNA K4 SMITH, MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) She married HOMER O'BRIANT.

Children of RUBY CURTIS and HOMER O'BRIANT are:

i. GLENN O'BRIANT, m. CAMILA ?.

ii. GERALD O'BRIANT, m. JOYCE ?.

VELMA CURTIS (ANNA K4 SMITH, MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) She married OTTO GAZAWAY.

Children of VELMA CURTIS and OTTO GAZAWAY are:

i. BETTY GAZAWAY.

ii. LAMAR GAZAWAY.

iii. GENERAL GAZAWAY.

iv. MARTHA GAZAWAY.

v. ELLEN GAZAWAY.

MERTE "MERDIE" CURTIS (ANNA K4 SMITH, MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) She married GRADY BOHANON.

Children of MERTE CURTIS and GRADY BOHANON are:

i. VERA BOHANON.

ii. RALPH BOHANON.

iii. HELLEN BOHANON.

iv. GUY BOHANON.

v. LOREEN BOHANON.

vi. SHIRLEY BOHANON.

WHEELER CURTIS (ANNA K4 SMITH, MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) He married (1) BILLIE GREEN. He married (2) RUBY MAE SMITH.

Children of WHEELER CURTIS and RUBY SMITH are:

i. BERTHA CURTIS.

ii. DORTHY CURTIS.

iii. VERNON CURTIS.

iv. DRUCILLA CURTIS.

v. BARBARA CURTIS.

vi. KENNETH CURTIS.

vii. ROBERT CURTIS.

viii. BRUCE CURTIS.

ix. BRENDA CURTIS, m. HAROLD HAIR.

HOMER5 CURTIS (ANNA K4 SMITH, MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) He married RUBY CALLAGHAN.

Children of HOMER CURTIS and RUBY CALLAGHAN are:

i. JOHNNIE SUE CURTIS.

ii. VIVIAN CURTIS.

GRACE5 CURTIS (ANNA K4 SMITH, MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) She married GLENN BRODRICH.

Children of GRACE CURTIS and GLENN BRODRICH are:

i. IRENE6 BRODRICH.

ii. LOUISE BRODRICH.

iii. JACK BRODRICH.

ETHEL CURTIS (ANNA K4 SMITH, MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) She married JOHN JAMISON.

Children of ETHEL CURTIS and JOHN JAMISON are:

i. MARGARET JAMISON.

ii. WAYMON JAMISON.

iii. VIRGINIA JAMISON.

iv. MARTHA JAMISON.

v. DELFORD JAMISON.

vi. HIRAM JAMISON.

vii. JUDY ANN JAMISON.

LEMMIE MYRON SR PENDLEY (ETTA ESTELL4 SMITH, MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) was born January 10, 1907 in Gordon County, Calhoun Ga, and died April 19, 1929 in Gordon County, Calhoun Ga, buried Harmony Cemetary. He married ADDIE PEARLYNE BROWN, daughter of LEWIS BROWN and JULIA GRAVITT. She was born February 06, 1909 in Gordon County, Calhoun Ga, and died February 15, 1936 in Gordon County, Calhoun Ga, buried Mt Pleasant Cemetary, Red Bud, name of Roe.

Notes for LEMMIE MYRON SR PENDLEY: Was the son of a Share Crop Farmer. At the time of his death by pneumonia, he was working night shift at the Cotton Mill in North Calhoun, Ga. He went by the name of "Myron" and his friends nicknamed him "Footsie", wore a size 17.

Notes for ADDIE PEARLYNE BROWN: Born in Gordon County, Feb 1909, she is buried in Mt Pleasant Cemetary, Red Bud, Gordon County, under the name of Roe. Before music was dubbed onto the film so that it is played along with the movie, story and scene, local talent would be employed by the theater to provide this music side effect. Addie Pearlyine, called "Peggy", for a while played the guitar at the Calhoun, Ga movie theater. She studied to be a private Nurse. While caring for a patient in Red Bud, with TB, she contacted the disease, which was terminal.

Child of LEMMIE PENDLEY and ADDIE BROWN is:

i. CMSGT USAF LEMMIE MYRON JR6 PENDLEY,

ANNIE LOU5 PENDLEY (ETTA ESTELL4 SMITH, MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) She married WASHINGTON LEE ROBINSON. He was born October 16, 1906 in Gordon Co, Ga, and died August 25, 1966 in Dalton Ga, buried at?.

Notes for ANNIE LOU PENDLEY: Sept 1997, this lady is alive and active. Around 1936-37 they lived in north Calhoun Ga. Living in town they still wanted to plant and raise a garden. You have to picture this, Annie driving a T-Model Ford with a plow tied behind, with husband Lee doing the plowing. She still cuts her own lawn. She is the source of information for most of the Pendley, Robinson and Smith family tree.

Notes for WASHINGTON LEE ROBINSON: Although raised on a farm, he worked in a Cotton Mill in Calhoun and Dalton Ga all his life. He died of black lung disease from breathing the cotton dust all his life.

 Children of ANNIE PENDLEY and WASHINGTON ROBINSON are:

i. KENNETH LAMAR6 ROBINSON.

ii. MARY LOU ROBINSON

iii. ETTA CAROLEE ROBINSON

 WILLIAM "BILL" LAMAR5 PENDLEY (ETTA ESTELL4 SMITH, MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) was born Abt. 1921, and died November 26, 1993. He married VIOLA COX HALL.

Notes for WILLIAM "BILL" LAMAR PENDLEY: Called "Bill", born in Gordon County in 1921. Was a vet of WW II, as a S/Sgt in the Army Air Corps. Was a mechanic on the A-6 airplane, Luke Air Field, Arizona. Said he never knew when his pilot would require him to fly with him, which was very motivational in keeping his plane in good shape. He later owned and operated the Gulf Service Station, located behind the old Train Depot, and in front of Beamer's Mule barn, Rome road, Calhoun, Ga. None of these buildings are there anymore. Played the fiddle, guitar, and Harmonica. He had a good singing voice. Died from a heart attack while at a local feed store.

Children of WILLIAM PENDLEY and VIOLA HALL are:

i. CURTIS HALL.

ii. LORENE HALL.

MARY ADALINE PENDLEY (ETTA ESTELL4 SMITH, MARY JANE "MOLLY"3 COLEY, JAMES A2, WASHINGTON1) was born April 03, 1922, and died September 17, 1997 in Buried Fain Cem, Calhoun Ga. She married MARVIN HALES. He died Abt. 1994 in Buried Fain Cem, Calhoun Ga.

Notes for MARY ADALINE PENDLEY: Mary was born the daughter of a share cropper, in Gordon County Ga. Although no bodily children of her own, she was mother, teacher, and friend to her husbands children. She was loved and respected by all with whom she came in contact. She also acted as home secretary for her son-in-law who is a baptist minister. In later years she was very devoted to her church and in her religion.

Notes for MARVIN HALES: Was a very talented person. Although not well schooled, when he was interested in a something he would thoroughly research the subject, anything he could find, written instructions, libraries, etc., and hands on self-teaching. Was and excellent photographer and developer; When chenille bed spreads were in fashion he worked in Dalton, Ga., as a designer and lay-out specialist. He also was exceptionally gifted in designing and doing wood crafts.

Children of MARY PENDLEY and MARVIN HALES are:

 i. SHIRLEY HALES.

 ii. TROY HALES.

 

END OF GENERATION 5

 

  

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