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Generation No. 1

1. Birdie Doss, born 07 Jan 1880 in Bonham, Fannin Co., TX; died 27 Dec 1970 in Whitehall Nursing Center, Crockett, Houston Co., TX.

She was the daughter of 2. Miller Doss and 3. Hannah Organ.

She married (1) Lewis Fisher Abt. 1900. He was born Feb 1869 in TX - probably Bonham, Fannin Co., TX. He was the son of Burrel Fisher and Susan ?.

She married (2) ? Edwards Abt. 1905.

She married (3) Burrel Ross "Son" Denby Bef. 1920. He was born 03 Nov 1891 in Houston Co., TX, and died 14 Nov 1942 in Houston Co., TX. He was the son of Robert "Bob" Denby and Hulda Benjamin.

She married (4) Edward "Ed" Tate 08 Jul 1945 in Houston Co., TX. He was born 22 Sep 1866 in probably Houston Co., TX, and died 21 Jan 1948 in Houston Co., TX. He was the son of Edward Tate,Sr. and Jane ?.

Notes for Birdie Doss:

1870 Pct. 1 Bonham, Fannin Co., TX: STONE, Minnie, 50, TN; Eve, 16, MO; Berry, 12, m, MO; ORGAN, Yuritha, 55, cook, TN; Hanah, 13, TN

1880 Bonham, Fannin Co., TX: ORGAN, Calvin, mu, m, 30, teamster, TN TN TN; Hannah, f, b, 26, wife, KY KY KY; Sammy, 5/12 Dec., TX; Ritha, f, mu, 55, Mother, TN TN TN; Sallie, mu, 26, sister, cook, TN TN TN; Hannah, mu, 24, sister, washer woman, TN TN TN; Jimmie, m, mu, 7, nephew, TX; Frank, 3, mu, nephew, TX Un TN; Bird, mu, f, 5/12 Jan, niece, TX Un TX.

1880 Bonham, Fannin Co., TX living next to Birdie family: FISHER, Burrel, 30, farmer, KY KY KY; Susan, 26, wife, TN; Willie, m, 12, TX; Lewis, 10, TX; MORRIS, Wash, 38, laborer.

1900 Bonham, Fannin Co., TX: FISHER, B.F., Nov1846 54, 2ch 2liv, KY KY KY; Susan, wife, Sept1845 54, TN NC NC; Will, Aug1867 31, Wd, TX; Louis, son, Feb1869 31, Wd, TX

1910 Fannin Co., TX: FISHER, Louis, roomer, m, black, m2x 4yrs, TX KY TX, merchant retail grocery.

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Death Cert.: Whitehall Nursing Ctr., Crockett, Houston Co., TX; Berdie Denby Tate; b. 1-7-1888 TX 82; Domestic retired; died: 12-27-1970; father: Miller Doss; mother: Hanna Organ; informant: Mrs. Roy Petty; doctor: C.O. Murray; burial: Denby Family Cemetery

Social Security Death Index: BIRDIE D TATE, b. 07 Jan 1880, d. 15 Dec 1970 (Crockett, Houston, TX 75835) SS# 461-86-0714

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BIBLE:

sisters to Birdie ... Nella & Patsy and they lived in Bonham. (Update: Nella's married name Ingram)

Birdie Tate ... Edward Tate died Jan 21, 1948 at 5:45 a.m.

Birdie Denby Tate born Jan 7, 1880 .... Edward Tate born Sept 12, 1866

Edward Tate of Crockett, TX and Birdie Denby of Bonham, TX were united in matrimony in Houston County at her home Rt 3 box 183 the 8th day of July 1945 by Rev. John Newman. Witnesses: Bud Harrison of Crockett, TX.

Birdie: My step-granddaughter by my first husband Lewis Fisher ... Edith Topgnaw White

Birdie raised ? Dickson... white boy. Related to Clara Commander-Hinson.

Birdie in Whitehall Nursing home when died.

In 1972 Dec. .... Woodley Wheeler had funeral. Shroud wanted grey lace suit with pink slip Sally Petty.

Birdie born Jan. 7 ....

82 in 1968 - 1886

born in Bonham

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Mose Dailey died Aug. 10th 1958.

Sister Millie Lewis died nov 30 1946 & buried - Burrel Ross "Son" Denby died nov 15, 1942.

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More About Birdie Doss:

Burial: Denby Cemetery, Halls Bluff Community, Houston Co., TX

FACT #1: 1870 Pct. 1 Bonham, Fannin Co., TX: STONE, Minnie, 50, TN; Eve, 16, MO; Berry, 12, m, MO; ORGAN, Yuritha, 55, cook, TN; Hanah, 13, TN

FACT #1b: 1880 Bonham, Fannin Co., TX: ORGAN, Calvin, 30, teamster, TN TN TN; Hannah, 26, wife, KY KY KY; Sammy, 5/12 Dec., TX; Ritha, f, 55, Mother, TN TN TN; Sallie, 26, sister, cook, TN TN TN; Hannah, 24, sister, washer woman, TN TN TN; Jimmie, m, 7, nephew, TX;

FACT #2: Social Security Death Index: BIRDIE D TATE, b. 07 Jan 1880, d. 15 Dec 1970 (Crockett, Houston, TX 75835) SS# 461-86-0714

FACT #3: Moved to Houston County on the Halls Bluff Road in 1930.

FACT #4: Death Cert.: Whitehall Nursing Ctr., Crockett, Houston Co., TX; Berdie Denby Tate; b. 1-7-1888 TX 82; Domestic retired; died: 12-27-1970; father: Miller Doss; mother: Hanna Organ; informant: Mrs. Roy Petty; doctor: C.O. Murray; burial:Denby Family Cemetery

Notes for Burrel Ross "Son" Denby:

1920 Old Dodd City Road, Bonham, Fannin Co., TX: DENBY, Ross, h/h, rent, male, black, 35, married, TX TX TX, Labor Public Works; Birdie, wife, female, black, 39, TX TX TX

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Death certificate for Bural Denby states birth date Nov. 3, 1891; death Nov 14, 1942... signed by Birdie Denby

More About Burrel Ross "Son" Denby:

Burial: Denby Cemetery, Halls Bluff Community, Houston Co., TX

FACT #1: 1920 Old Dodd City Road, Bonham, Travis Co., TX: DENBY, Ross, h/h, rent, male, black, 35, married, TX TX TX, Labor Public Works; Birdie, wife, female, black, 39, TX TX TX

FACT #2: Died Rt. 3 Box 183, Crockett, TX; died at home... acute indigestion

Generation No. 2

2. Miller Doss, born 1856 in TX; died 22 Feb 1938 in Bonham, Fannin Co., TX. He was the son of 4. George Doss. He married 3. Hannah Organ Abt. 1872.

3. Hannah Organ, born 1857 in TN; died 08 Aug 1935 in Bonham, Fannin Co., TX. She was the daughter of 6. John Charten Organ and 7. Yuritha "Ritha" ?.

Notes for Miller Doss:

1880 Fannin Co., TX: BAILY, Jessee, ?, white, farmer, TN TN KY; Elizabeth, 60, wife, TN; George, 22, son, MO; Jessee, 20, MO; William, 18, MO; MILLER, Nancy, 33, dau, TN; Eliza, 11, Gr-Dau, TX; LIPSCOMB, Heber, w, m, 37, boarder, physician, GA; DOSS, Miller, black, 24, hired hand, TX TN AL.

1920 Fannin Co., TX: DOSS, Miller, m, b, 62, TX TX TX; Hannah, wife, 62, TX; Miller Bl???, son, 12, TX; INGHRAM, Nella, dau, 27, Wd, TX

1930 Bonham, Fannin Co., TX: DOSS, Miller, head, m, Neg, 73, married, TX TX TX; Hanna, wife, f, Neg, 70, TN TN AL, laundress; BEDFORD, Martha, grandchild, 5, TX TX TX.

DEATH CERTIFICATE: Bonham, Fannin Co., TX; name: Miller Doss lived 519 E. Sixth St Bonham; male, colored, widowed, born: don't know, Fannin County; died: Feb 22, 1938 General Paresis; profession: Butcher; last worked: May 1, 1930; Father: George Doss born Fannin Co.; Mother: don't know; Informant: Mrs. Nela Ingram, 519 E. 6th, Bonham, TX; Burial, Gates Hill, Feb 23, 1938.

More About Miller Doss:

Burial: Gates Hill Cemetery, Fannin Co., TX

FACT #1: 1880 Fannin Co., TX: BAILY, Jessee, ?, white, farmer, TN TN KY; Elizabeth, 60, wife, TN; George, 22, son, MO; Jessee, 20, MO; William, 18, MO; MILLER, Nancy, 33, dau, TN; Eliza, 11, Gr-Dau, TX; LIPSCOMB, Heber, w, m, 37, boarder, physician, GA; DOSS, Mille

FACT #1b: 1910 Tarrant Co., TX: in the household of BAILEY, Perry R. 42 TX and wife Maggie 35 AL; DOSS, Miller, head, m, b, 53, TX TN AL

FACT #1c: 1920 Fannin Co., TX: DOSS, Miller, m, b, 62, TX TX TX; Hannah, wife, 62, TX; Miller Bl???, son, 12, TX; INGHRAM, Nella, dau, 27, Wd, TX

FACT #1d: 1930 Bonham, Fannin Co., TX: DOSS, Miller, head, m, Neg, 73, married, TX TX TX; Hanna, wife, f, Neg, 70, TN TN AL, laundress; BEDFORD, Martha, grandchild, 5, TX TX TX.

FACT #2: DEATH CERTIFICATE: Bonham, Fannin Co., TX; name: Miller Doss lived 519 E. Sixth St Bonham; male, colored, widowed, born: don't know, Fannin County; died: Feb 22, 1938 General Paresis; profession: Butcher; last worked: May 1, 1930;(Continued)

Notes for Hannah Organ:

1930 Bonham, Fannin Co., TX: DOSS, Miller, head, m, Neg, 73, married, TX TX TX; Hanna, wife, f, Neg, 70, TN TN AL, laundress; BEDFORD, Martha, grandchild, 5, TX TX TX.

Death Cert.: Bonham, Fannin Co., TX; female, colored, married to Miller Doss, age: 75; born: Unknown TN; died: Aug 8, 1935 acute pulmonary tuberculosis; father: John Organ b. TN; mother: Hannah Organ b. TN; informant: Hattie Locke, Bonham; burial: Gates Hill Cem.,

Race: Mulatto

More About Hannah Organ:

Burial: Gates Hill Cemetery, Fannin Co., TX

FACT #1: 1930 Bonham, Fannin Co., TX: DOSS, Miller, head, m, Neg, 73, married, TX TX TX; Hanna, wife, f, Neg, 70, TN TN AL, laundress; BEDFORD, Martha, grandchild, 5, TX TX TX.

FACT #2: Death Cert.: Bonham, Fannin Co., TX; f , colored, m. to Miller Doss, age: 75; born: Unknown TN; died: Aug 8, 1935 acute pulmonary tuberculosis; father: John Organ b. TN; mother: Hannah Organ TN; infor: Hattie Locke, Bonham; burial: Gates Hill Cem.

Children of Miller Doss and Hannah Organ are:

i. Jimmie Doss, born 1873 in TX.

ii. Frank Hamilton Doss, born 1877 in TX; died 22 Dec 1920 in Bonham, Fannin Co., TX.

Notes for Frank Hamilton Doss:

Death Cert.: Bonham, Fannin Co., TX: FRANK HAMILTON, male colored, divorced, birth: unknown, GA, age 42; died: Dec 22, 1920; Occupation: Porter; father: unknown born Fannin Co.,; Mother: Hannah Doss b. Fannin Co.; burial: Gates Hill Cem.

More About Frank Hamilton Doss:

Burial: Gates Hill Cemetery, Fannin Co., TX

FACT #1: Death Cert.: Bonham, Fannin Co., TX: FRANK HAMILTON, male colored, divorced, birth: unknown, GA, age 42; died: Dec 22, 1920; Occupation: Porter; father: unknown born Fannin Co.,; Mother: Hannah Doss b. Fannin Co.; burial: Gates Hill Cem.

1 iii. Birdie Doss, born 07 Jan 1880 in Bonham, Fannin Co., TX; died 27 Dec 1970 in Whitehall Nursing Center, Crockett, Houston Co., TX; married (1) Lewis Fisher Abt. 1900; married (2) ? Edwards Abt. 1905; married (3) Burrel Ross "Son" Denby Bef. 1920; married (4) Edward "Ed" Tate 08 Jul 1945 in Houston Co., TX.

iv. Mary Bell Doss, born 31 Jan 1882 in TX; died 07 Apr 1923 in Dallas, Dallas Co., TX; married ? Lewis.

Notes for Mary Bell Doss:

Death Cert: Dallas, Dallas Co., TX: LEWIS, Mary Bell; f, Negro, married; b. 1-31-1882 TX; d. 4-7-1923; father: Miller Doss b.TX; mother: Hanna Oregon b.TX; Informant: D.P. Lewis; burial: Woodland Cem.

More About Mary Bell Doss:

Burial: Woodland Cemetery, Dallas Co., TX

FACT #1: Death Cert: Dallas, Dallas Co., TX: LEWIS, Mary Bell; f, Negro, married; b. 1-31-1882 TX; d. 4-7-1923; father: Miller Doss b.TX; mother: Hanna Oregon b.TX; Informant: D.P. Lewis; burial: Woodland Cem.

v. Patsy Doss, born 24 Feb 1893 in Bonham, Fannin Co., TX; died 22 Mar 1971 in Bonham, Fannin Co., TX.

Notes for Patsy Doss:

Death Cert.: Patsy Doss; female, negro, never married; b. 2-24-1893 Bonham, TX; d. 3-22-1971; occup: Cook Athletic Club; father: Miller Doss; mother: Hanna Organ; inf.: Nella Ingram; burial: Gates Hill Cemetery.

More About Patsy Doss:

Burial: Gates Hill Cemetery, Fannin Co., TX

FACT #1: Death Cert.: Patsy Doss; female, negro, never married; b. 2-24-1893 Bonham, TX; d. 3-22-1971; occup: Cook Athletic Club; father: Miller Doss; mother: Hanna Organ; inf.: Nella Ingram; burial: Gates Hill Cemetery.

vi. Nella Doss, born 10 Aug 1896 in Bonham, Fannin Co., TX; died 27 Apr 1974 in Bonham, Fannin Co., TX; married ? Ingram.

Notes for Nella Doss:

1920 Fannin Co., TX: DOSS, Miller, m, b, 62, TX TX TX; Hannah, wife, 62, TX; Miller Bl???, son, 12, TX; INGHRAM, Nella, dau, 27, Wd, TX

Death Cert.: Bonham, Fannin Co. Hospital, Fannin Co., TX; name: Nella Ingram; b. 8-10-1896 Bonham, TX; d. 4-27-1974; female; negro; widowed; occup. maid Athletic Club; father: Miller Doss; mother: Hanna Organ; inf. Bland Bedford; burial: Gates Hill Cem.

More About Nella Doss:

Burial: Gates Hill Cemetery, Fannin Co., TX

FACT #1: Death Cert.: Bonham, Fannin Co. Hospital, Fannin Co., TX; name: Nella Ingram; b. 8-10-1896 Bonham, TX; d. 4-27-1974; female; negro; widowed; occup. maid Athletic Club; father: Miller Doss; mother: Hanna Organ; inf. Bland Bedford; burial: Gates Hill Cem.

vii. Miller B. Doss, born 1902 in TX.

 

Generation No. 3

4. George Doss

Child of George Doss is:

2 i. Miller Doss, born 1856 in TX; died 22 Feb 1938 in Bonham, Fannin Co., TX; married Hannah Organ Abt. 1872.

6. John Charten Organ, born 1815; died 1860 in Fannin Co., TX. He married 7. Yuritha "Ritha" ?.

7. Yuritha "Ritha" ?, born 1813 in TN; died 26 Oct 1889 in Fannin Co., TX.

More About John Charten Organ:

Burial: Shilo Cemetery, Fannin Co., TX

More About Yuritha "Ritha" ?:

Burial: Shilo Cemetery, Fannin Co., TX

Children of John Organ and Yuritha ? are:

i. Calvin Organ, born 1850 in TN.

ii. Dye Organ, born 1854 in TN.

iii. Sallie Organ, born 1855 in TN.

3 iv. Hannah Organ, born 1857 in TN; died 08 Aug 1935 in Bonham, Fannin Co., TX; married Miller Doss Abt. 1872.

 

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