Patton & Mahala J. "Griffith" Honaker

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Patton Honaker was b. 29 Apr 1853 in Russell Co., VA, the s/o Martin Honaker & Elizabeth Hess. He was first married on 18 Mar 1875 in Russell Co. to Caroline Ray, the d/o James Ray & Margaret Ann Griffith. Caroline was b. in Russell Co. on 09 Jul 1853 and d. 20 Jul 1917. Patton Honaker then married on 02 Sep 1919 in Russell Co. to Mahala J. Griffith, d/o Jahue Griffith & Ruth Hess. Mahala was b. 04 Jun 1860 in Russell Co. She was first married on 25 Mar 1878 in Russell Co. to William Hess, s/o Henry Hess & Amelia Ray. William was b. abt 1857 in Russell Co. and died in 1889. Mahala then married on 17 Apr 1890 in Russell Co. to Henry Miller, Sr., s/o John Miller & Mary Hess. Mahala was Henry's 4th wife. After Henry's death she married Patton Honaker. Patton Honaker d. 14 May 1923 and Mahala in 1934. Patton & his first wife, Caroline Ray, are buried in the Whitt Cemetery on Big A Mtn. The above photo was taken abt. 1920.

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