Spillers Family History

 

Compiled by Le Ann Spillers Tuggle

Updated 10/26/01 and 9/03/07

 

John Turner Spillers was born about 1802 in Hancock Co., GA. He died Sep 20, 1881, in Crawford Co, GA. He was born to Elizabeth and presumably William Spillers of Virginia.  He had an older brother, Samuel Spillers.  He married 1st Matilda Culver the youngest daughter of Nathan Culver, a Revolutionary soldier from Somerset County, Maryland and his wife Nancy Powers, daughter of Richard Powers, married on Dec 23, 1827 in Hancock Co., GA and they lived there until her death about 1835. 

They had three children:

(1) John Spurgeon Spillers
(2) William Thomas Spillers
(3) Eliza Jane Matilda Spillers (b. Nov 13, 1833)

 

After Matilda Spillers’ death in 1835, John Turner Spillers left his children with his brother Samuel and his wife Martha Culver Spillers (sister to his wife) and enlisted in Col. Ward’s Battalion, Capt. Bullock’s Company of Georgia Volunteers who fought in the Texas War of Independence. He returned to Georgia in less than a year.

 On March 21, 1842, John T. Spillers married Mary Ann Adams (b. Nov 11, 1823) (d. Feb 20, 1906, buried in Providence Church Cemetery, Crawford Co).  She was the daughter of Robert Adams and Sidney H. Manderson.  Robert was born Sep 27, 1794 in England and died Nov 9, 1868, in Crawford Co. Sidney H. Manderson Adams was born in GA in 1800 and died Jun 8, 1872, in Crawford Co. GA.  Robert and Sidney Adams were married on April 14, 1822.

They had 11 children:

(4) Jefferson
(5) Varilla
(6) Cicero
(7) James Franklin
(8) Leroy
(9) Augustus
(10) Robert Marion
(11) Elizabeth
(12) Mary Frances
(13) Georgeann
(14) Andrew

  

Cicero Spillers (b. Jun 29, 1845), (d. Oct 21, 1928, buried in Bond-Spillers Family Cemetery at A.T. Spillers Estate in Crawford Co., GA) M. Dec 26, 1877 to Mary Elizabeth Rigdon (b. Jul 5, 1852), (d. May 22, 1919, buried in Bond Spillers Family Cemetery at A.T. Spillers Estate in Crawford Co.) Mary Elizabeth Rigdon was the daughter of Stephen (b. 1820 or 1825)(d. 1909, buried in Elim Cemetery, Whittaker Road, Crawford Co, GA) and Elizabeth Rigdon (b. Dec 31, 1833) (d. Jul 25, 1899, buried Elim Cemetery, Whittaker Road, Crawford Co, GA). Stephen was a member of the Co B, 8 Battalion GA Cavalry CSA.  Cicero and Mary Elizabeth had 7 children:

            1. Arthur Thomas Spillers (b. Oct 12, 1878, in Musella, Crawford Co., GA) (d. Nov 16, 1949, buried in Roberta Cemetery in Roberta, GA) M. 1st Sarah Cordelia Bond (b Jun 28, 1878) (d. Sep 22, 1909, buried at A.T. Spillers Estate in Crawford Co).  They had 2 children that died as infants.

                        A. Graham E. Bond (b. Aug 3, 1903) (d. Mar 10, 1904)

                        B. Horace B. Bond (b. Aug 17, 1908) (d. Sep 8, 1909) 

 

            M. 2nd on Feb 6, 1916 to Agnes Scott (b. Jun 13, 1898); daughter of William Jennings Scott(b. in England, thought to have come to the US via a ship named the Bosphrus that landed in Boston in 1866, no verification on this) and Mattie Lucille Beard. (b. Jul 29, 1865) (d. Oct 3, 1939, buried in Bond Family Cemetery, Crawford Co., GA). (Later Mattie Lucille Beard Scott married a Brooks man.) William Jennings Scott and Mattie Lucille had 6 children:             

 

C. William Arthur Spillers (b. Nov 9, 1917, In Crawford Co, GA) (d. Nov 29,1994, buried in Roberta Cemetery, Roberta, Georgia) M. Feb 22, 1946 to Florine Shearer (b. Oct 11, 1926,). William served on the USS Hornet, and aircraft carrier, in the Philippines during World War II.        They had two children:                                     

                                    (1) Stanley Palmer Spillers (b. Mar 29, 1949) M. Oct 20, 1984, to
                                         Sybil Turner of Reynolds, GA (b. Jul 17, 1945).  She was the daughter of Blanche
                                         Perkins of Taylor Co., GA

(2) Sheree Agnes Spillers (b. Sep 2, 1955) M. Dec 28, 1986, to Richard Wayne Applebury of Milledgeville, GA, (b. Apr 3, 1948); son of Richard Earl Applebury of California and Bess Bridges of Louisiana.  They had three children: 

                                                (A) Sarah Agnes Applebury (b. Aug 25, 1987)

                                                (B) Daniel Wesley Applebury (b. Apr 30, 1993)

                                                (C) William Alex Applebury (b. Feb 21, 1996)

D. Paul Weaver Spillers (b. Oct 5, 1923,in Crawford Co. GA) M. Nov 4, 1961 to Martha Frances Harelson (b. Sep 18, 1924)(d. Nov 11, 2009), daughter of Paul C. and Hallie Smith Harelson of Oconee County and Macon, GA.  They had one child:

(1) Deana Renee Spillers (b. Feb 23, 1966). Deana received her MBA in Accounting from West Georgia College. Deana married Wayne McInvale of Taylor County, GA on Dec.   , 2006.

E. Wilbur Johnson Spillers (b. Jan 13, 1927, in Crawford Co., GA) (d. Oct 16, 1999, buried in Roberta City Cemetery) M. Jun 24, 1962, to Janet Elizabeth Holt (b. Feb 25, 1927); daughter of Benjamin Bryant and Bertha Lee Freeman Holt of Midway, Dodge County, GA; Benjamin Bryant was the son of David Harvard Holt (b. Jan 9, 1860) (d. Nov. 15, 1932) and Mary Frances Bloodworth Holt. (b. 1873) (d. Aug 28, 1910). Beth had one sister, Martha Frances Holt who married Virlin Holt McKinney. Wilbur and Beth had 2 children:

(1) Le Ann Spillers (b. Aug 15, 1964, in Macon, GA) M. Jul 8, 1989, to Robert Thomas Tuggle, III (b. Apr 8, 1963); son of Robert Thomas Tuggle, Jr. and Irene Eason Tuggle of Perry, GA.  Le Ann received her B.S. from Georgia College in 1989.  She received her
M. Ed from Georgia College and State University.  Rob received his B.A. from Auburn
University and his J.D. from Mercer Law School in 1989.

                                    They had two children:

                                                (A) Kathryn Ann “Kaki” Tuggle (b. Feb 24, 1992, in Macon GA) i                                                (B) Robert Thomas “Tom” Tuggle, IV, (b. Jun 14, 1994 in Macon, GA)

                                    (2) Doris Annette Spillers (b. Sep 18, 1967, in Macon, GA) (d. Sep 20, 2006, buried in
                                     Douglas City Cemetery, Coffee County, GA, memorial in Roberta City Cemetery), M.
                                     Aug 29, 1992, to Jon Patrick Worrell (b. Sep 29, 1967); son of Jo Ann and 
                                   Richard Worrell of Douglas, GA. They had 3 children:

(A) Amelia Anne Worrell (b. Oct 14, 1995, in Douglas, GA).

(B) Alexis Elizabeth Worrell (b. Mar 14, 1998, in Douglas, GA).

(C) Patrick Richard Worrell (b. Oct 28, 2002, in Douglas, GA).

F. James Walton Spillers (b. Feb 21, 1929, in Crawford Co, GA) (d. Sep 10, 2003, buried Roberta City Cemetery), M. Jun 29, 1968, to Lois Virginia Cooper (b. Dec 11, 1928) daughter of Claude Cooper and Aurora “Lolie” Richardson of Palmetto, GA.  They also had a daughter, Martha Ann Cooper (b. Aug 1, 1927) (d. Jan 29, 1928). James and Lois had no children. Lois taught high school English until she retired.  She was named STAR teacher several times. James served on the Roberta City Council for a number of years, and both James and Lois were involved in the Roberta United Methodist Church.

                        G. Mattie Lucille Spillers (b. Apr 11, 1937, in Crawford Co., GA) M. Oct 20, 1968
                             to Dr. John Jones Skinner, Jr. (b. Mar 5, 1934) (d. Jun 20, 1989) son of John Jones and
                             Sarah Alley Skinner of Waynesboro, GA.  They had 2 children:

                                    (1) Sarah Lucille Skinner (b. Dec 27, 1969, in Dublin, GA) Sarah received her
                                         undergraduate degree from Emory University and her doctorate from the Univ
                                         of Georgia.

                                    (2) Mary Elizabeth Skinner (b. Aug 19, 1972, in Dublin, GA)  Mary received her
                                         undergraduate degree from Emory University and her MBA from Boston College. 
                                         She worked for a number of years as an advertising executive in Manhattan.   

H. Charles Terrell “Terry” Spillers (B. Jun 1, 1942, in Crawford Co., GA) M. Aug 3, 1974 to Patricia Rhodes (B. Jun 22, 1947(D. Sep 27, 1996) They had 3 children:                                 

                                    (1) Tammie Rhodes Spillers (B. Jun 14, 1972) M. Sep 7, 1996 to      
                                         Joseph Loveless of Macon, GA.

                                    (2) April Jewell Spillers (B. Apr 26, 1976) M. Oct 24, 1998 to                                                Scott Dyer

                                                They had 2 children:                                                     

                                                (A) Sydney

                                                (B) Audrey Ann (B. Oct 17, 2000)  

                                    (3) Terry Lee Spillers (b. Dec 6, 1980)

 

            2. Northrop May “Bud” Spillers (b. Dec 25, 1880, in Crawford Co., GA)                                (d. Feb 11, 1972, buried Roberta City Cemetery) M. Apr 21, 1910, to Mary Lee             Mitchell (b. Apr 5, 1893) (d. Jan 31, 1987, buried Roberta City Cemetery) They   had 12 children:

                        A. Robert May Spillers (b. Jun 21, 1911) (d. Mar 26,1986) M. to                                           Mary Clark. Robert served in the U.S. Army during WW II. They                                  had 2 children:

(1) Robert Marcus “Mark” Spillers (b. )1979 graduate of United States Military Academy in West Point, New York. M. Gina Reynolds.  They had one child:

                                                (A) Megan Elizabeth (b. Mar )

                                    (2) Larry Spillers (b. May 5, 1960) M. Pam Popham (b. May 28,                                             1963). They had 2 children:     

(A) Carla Michelle Spillers (b. May 5, 1979) M. Aug 21, 1999 to Ashley Hortman

                                                (B) Larry Brandon Spillers (b. Mar 12, 1982)

 

B. Emilee Spillers (B. Aug 24, 1912), M. Sep 23, 1933 to George Graham Rowell (B. May 29, 1913) (D. Sep 29, 1969, buried Roberta City Cemetery) They had 5 children:

(1) Glenn Reginald “Reggie” Rowell (B. May 30, 1935)(D. Aug 3,                    1990, buried Roberta City Cemetery) M. Marjorie. They had 2                                 children:

                                                A. Stevie Rowell

                                                B. Penny Rowell

(2) Melvin Douglas Rowell (B. 1938) M. To Edna Sue Cummings (B. Nov 19, 1938)(D. Aug 5, 1997, buried Roberta City Cemetery). They had 2 children:                                                                  

                                                A. Vickie Rowell M. Steve Burdette.  They had 1 child:

                                                            1. Steven Burdette

B. Leigh Anne Rowell M. Travis Atkinson.  They had  children:

1. Baby Atkinson (Feb 24, 1995, buried Roberta City Cemetery)

                                    (3) Rudolf “Rudy” Valentino Rowell (B. 1940) M. Robbie Rollins,                                daughter of Rev. U.W. and Lucille Rollins

                                    (4) George Graham “Pepper” Rowell, Jr. (1941) M. Marie                                                       They had 2 children:

                                                A. Misty Rowell

                                                B. Dia

                                    (5) Patricia Ann Rowell (1943) M. Lamar Daniel

                                    They had 2 children:

                                                A. Dana

                                                B. Elizabeth

C. Lehmon “Tec” Spillers (B. Nov 7, 1914, in Crawford Co, GA) M. Dec 22, 1937 to Mary Elizabeth Moore. Lived near Pensacola, FL. (D. and buried near Pensacola, FL)

                        They had 1 child:                                                                                                                                  (1) Carolyn Elizabeth Moore (1942)

D. Charles Spillers (b. Apr 2, 1916)(d. Oct 01, 1966, killed in auto accident, buried Roberta Cemetery) M. April 1944 to Annie Mae Hancock. Charlie was a PFC in the U.S. Army during WW II. They had 4 children:

                                    (1) Charles Wayne Spillers (B. 1947), lived in Fort Valley, GA,                                                 U.S. Mail Carrier

                                    (2) Deborah Ann Spillers (B. 1953)

                                    (3) Donald Spillers M. Melissa Strickland.  They had 2 children:

                                                [A] Brittaney Rena Spillers (b. Dec 14, 1988)

                                                [B] Seth Andrew Spillers (b. May 28, 1992)

                                    (4) Ronald Spillers

                        E. Fred L. Spillers (b. Feb 9, 1918) (d. Jul 24, 1991), lived in                                       Thomaston, GA, M. Nell Salter, no children             

                        F. Floyd Johnson Spillers (b. Feb 1, 1919) died as an infant

                        G. Mary Etta “Peggy” Spillers (b. Jul 6, 1920) M. May 21, 1938 to                              Willie Clarence Moss. (B. Mar 4, 1915) (D. Apr 10, 1993). 

                        They had 6 children:

                                    (1) Barbara Ann Moss (b. Jan 23,1939) M. 1st Sep 14, 1959, to                                              John Edwin Kelley (b. Dec 19, 1937) (d. Apr 21, 1969) They                                              had 4 children:

[A] John Michael “Mike” Kelley (b. Jun 3, 1961) M. to Rhonda Davison Russell (b. Dec 9, 1965).  They had 2 children:

                                                            [1] Sean Ira Russell (b. Aug 15, 1990)

                                                            [2] James Evan Russell (b. Nov 30, 1993)

[B] Deborah (Debbie) Lynn Kelley (b. Dec 15, 1963) M. Oct 26, 1985 to Steven Kennedy Cooper (b. Mar 25, 1961)

[C] Paula Denise Kelley (b. Dec 30, 1964) M. Nov 14, 1984 to Oscar “Chuck” Jacob Starnes, III (b. Apr 22, 1954).  They had 1 child:

                                                            [1] Jonathan Michael Starnes (b. May 28, 1985)

[D] Stephen Patrick Kelley (b. Feb 20, 1968) M. Jul 19, 1989 to Mary Diane Bryant (b. Oct 11, 1964).  They had 1 child:

                                                            [1] David Edwin Kelley (b. Feb 4, 1993)

                                    M. 2nd Jul 7, 1973, To Jimmy Lee Green (b. Aug 22, 1937) (d.                                                Sep 21, 1985) They had 2 children:

[E] Joyce Faith Green (B. Jan 22, 1965) M. Jul 24, 1992 to Timothy Daniel Hunter (b. May 24, 1956). Together they                                      had 1 child:

                                                            [1] Matthew Daniel Hunter (b. May 21, 1996)

                                                [F] Julie Patrice Green (b. May 17, 1974)

                                    (2) Richard Larry Moss (b. Sep 15,1940) M. May 27, 1967, to                                                          Pebble Juanita Kent (b. May 19, 1943).  They had 1                                                    daughter:

                                                [A] Richarda Ann Moss (B. Jan 10, 1971)

                                    (3) Margie Lee Moss (B. Aug 31,1942) M. Jul 28, 1967, to                                                     Johnny Lee Wimberly (b. AUG 12, 1938). They had 2 children:

                                                [A] Tracy Scott Wimberly (b. Mar 26, 1971) (d. Mar 27,                                                         1971)

                                                [B] Donna Lee Wimberly (b. May 28, 1976) She had 1                                                            child:

                                                            [1] Kevin Sean Wimberly (b. APR 11, 1994)

                                    (4) Ronnie Clarence Moss (b. Mar 16,1944) M. Jul 12, 1970) to                                             to Barbara Jean Allen( B. Nov 30, 1948) Daughter of Memphis                                        Lee Allen of Habersham County, GA and Etta Leeila Land of                                          Westminster, S.C. They had 2 children:

[1] Rhodalyn Elisha Moss (B. Dec 1, 1978) M. Dec 12, 1999 to Newell Judson Montgomery, III, of Reynolds, GA.

                                                            They had 1 child:

(A) Alexis Faith Montgomery (b. Mar 30, 2000)

                                                            [2] Amanda Karen Moss (B. Jan 17, 1980)

(5) Peggy June Moss (b. Feb 4, 1948) M. Maryon Ralph Wingo (b. 11/18/48). They had 1 child:

[1] Rodney Maryon Wingo (b. Apr 20, 1971) M. Shannon Hodges (b. Jul 25, 1974)

                                    (6) Eddie Joe Moss (b. Oct 26, 1954) M. 1st Jun 1973 to Joyce Diane                           Pope of Byron (b. Apr 25, 1955). They had 1 child:

[1] Edward Michael Moss (b. Nov 11, 1976) He had a son:

                                                                        [a] Michael Joe Moss (b. Mar 14, 1997)

                                    M. 2nd to Donna Johnson (b. Nov 13, 1962).  They had 2 children:

                                                            [1] Adam Joseph Moss (b. Mar 18, 1984)

                                                            [2] Lindsey Raquel (b. Dec 9, 1986)

                                    M. 3rd Donna Larie McLeod (b. Nov 9, 1958). 

 

 

H. Helen Louise Spillers (b. Aug 10, 1923) M. Dec 29, 1946 to Andrew Lee Thompson (b. Jun 24, 1919) (d. Jun 07, 1966, buried Roberta Cemetery). They had 7 children:                                                                    

                                    (1) Marilyn Laraine Thompson (b. Sep 17, 1948)                              

                                    (2) Howard Ray Thompson (b. Mar 4, 1951)

                                    (3) Glorilyn Virginia Thompson (b. Nov 16,1952)

                                    (4) Angie Thompson (b. Feb 28)

                                    (5) Randy Thompson (b. Oct 3, 1960)

(6) Henry Paul Thompson (b. Apr 12, 1962)  (d. Jul 7, 1997, buried   Roberta Cemetery)

(7) Pam Thompson (b. Dec 18, 1963) M. Apr 26, 1986 to Jay Andrews, son of M/M Lewis Andrews of Roberta (b. Jun 29, 1964). They had 2 children:                                                    

                                                A. Colby James Andrews (b. Sep 2, 1990)

                                                B. Hayley Elizabeth Andrews (b. Sep 23, 1992)

 

                        I. Mabel Ruth Spillers (B. Jan 21, 1927)(D. Jul 8, 2001, buried Roberta                                   Cemetery) M. Charles Robert Perry. They had 3 children:

                                    (1) Raymond Charles Perry (1952)

                                    (2) Robert Spencer Perry (1953)

                                    (3) Richard Perry M. Pam.  They had 2 children:

                                                (A) Lauren

                                                (B) Alec

                        J. Margaret Virginia Spillers (b. May 22, 1929) (d. Jan 2, 1930) died as                                   an infant

                        K. Albert Jackson Spillers (b. Mar 2, 1931) M. Avis Medlock

                        They had 3 children:

                                    (1)Cornelia (b. May 10, 1962) M. John B. Tanner (d. Nov 10,                                                 2006) on Dec 23, 1985). They had two girls.

                                                (A) Akeana Risha Spillers (b. Feb 5, 1980) M. Bradley                                                            Rowell Carter on Oct 16, 1999)  They had one child.

                                                            1. Allie Lynn Carter (b. Apr 27, 2005)


                                                (B) Stormie Lee Tanner (b. Sep 24, 1992) 

                                    (2)Yvonne (b. May 26, 1965) M. David Brown Jun 30, 1990.                                                  They had two children:

                                                (A) Benjamin Kyle Brown (b. Jul 25, 1986)

                                                (B) Alyssa Marie Brown (b. Apr 20, 1995

                                    (3)Jana (b. Apr 2, 1972) M. Randy Bennett on Dec 21, 1996
                                    They had three children:

                                                (A) Tristen Hinson Bennett (b. May 15, 1997)

                                                (B) Tyler Jackson Hinson Bennett (b. Mar 12, 2000)

                                                (C) Ashton Cade Hinson Bennett (b. Jun 10, 2006)

                        L. Harold Douglas Spillers (b. Jul 30, 1934) M. Sharon                                                           McKenzie (b. Jul 11, 1942) (d. Feb 25, 1986, buried Roberta City                                               Cemetery). They had 2 children:

                                    (1) James Northrop “Jimmy” (b. Sep 3, 1961) M. Alicia Hamlin.                                               They had 2 children:

                                                (A) Justin MeKenzie (b. Sep 5, 1984)

                                                (B) Lauren Elizabeth (b. Nov 16, 1988)

(2) Timothy Douglas “Timmy” (b. Jan 18, 1963)  M. Donna   They had 2 children:

                                                (A) Corey (boy)

                                                (B) Sharon Melissa

 

 

3. Edger T. Spillers (b. Jan 3, 1883).  It is assumed that this child died as           an infant.  No other information is known about him.  The mention of his name is from a family Bible held by Emilee Spillers Rowell.

 

            4. Noel Grover Spillers (b. Mar 6, 1885, In Crawford Co., GA) (d. Dec 28,    1955, In Crawford Co., GA)

            M. 1st Lena Childress (b. Dec 6, 1891, in Crawford Co., GA) (d. Aug 10,        1919,   buried Spillers (Bond) Cemetery). They had 1 child:

A. Cicero Edward Spillers (b. Apr 2, 1911)(d. Apr 15, 1994, buried Macon Memorial Park, Macon, GA) M. Willie Pearl “Peggy” Spillers, lived in Macon, GA. According to his obituary, he had lived in Macon for the past 53 years, he was a member of the First Street United Methodist Church, and he was retired from Robins Air Force Base and worked in the maintenance department. They had no children.

 

            M. 2nd Mattie Lou Lewis (b. Jan 6, 1899) (d. Jan 14, 1989, In Macon, GA)   They had 3 children:

                        A. Lewis Lebis “Dock” Spillers (b. Mar 10, 1921)(d. before Cicero   ,                                     buried in south Macon) M. Gwendolyn Wade (b. Apr 18, 1930) They                            had 3 children:

                                    (1) Linda Darnell Spillers (b. Jul 17, 1952) M. James Gary                                                        Jerkins. They had 1 child:

                                                (A) Leslie Marie Jerkins

                                    (2) Anita Spillers (b. Jan 16, 1957)(twin) M. Clyde Frankie                                                      Gentry (b. Dec 5, 1950). They had 1 child:

                                                (A) Margo Diana Gentry

                                    (3) Bonita Spillers (b. Jan 16, 1957)(twin) M. John Allen Day                                       (b. May 9, 1958) They had 1 child:

                                                (A) Lewis Albert Day

                        B. Grover Sawyer “Bubba” Spillers (b. Oct 6, 1922, in Musella, GA)                           M. Ramona Baroneau (b. Jul 24, 1929), pastor in Macon, GA. They had 2                          children

                                                (A) Laralene Winnifred Spillers

                                                (B) Derrell Lee Spillers

                        C. Mattie Clyde Spillers (b. Apr 5, 1924, in Musella, GA) M.                                                Gordan Lanier “Ted” Parks (b. Jul 20, 1921, in Reynolds, GA)

                        They had 3 children:     

                                                (A) Mavis Delight Parks Rudy  (b. 1945)

                                                (B) Glenda Clyde Parks Hartley  (b. 1947)

                                                (C) Gary Lanier Parks (b. 1952)

 

            5. Cicero Wesley “Wes” Spillers (b. Sep 17, 1887, in Crawford Co., GA)(d.   Aug 23, 1964) M. Mattie Zellner (Matt) Childres Spillers (b. Aug 9, 1898)          (d. Mar 17, 1991) They had 3 children:

A. Sara Ellen Spillers (b. Aug 11, 1914)(d. May 27, 2000, of cardiac arrest, buried Roberta City Cemetery)

                        B. Irving Wesley “Pete” Spillers (b. Aug 10, 1919)(d. Jan 15, 1972, last                                   residence Atlanta) M. Martha Gresham (b Sep 20, 1920).                                                            They had 1 child:

                                    (1) Sylvia Dayle Spillers (b. May 14, 1953), lives in Marietta, GA

                        C. Amy Elise Spillers (b. Sep 17, 1924) (another birth certificate lists                           birthdate as Sep 25, 1924)

 

           

6. Elizabeth “Lizzie” Spillers (b. Jul 6,1890)(d. Jul 15, 1985)

            M. 1ST John T. Harris.  They had 3 children:

                        A. Annie Mae Harris (b. Jan 1, 1909)(d. May 24, 1981, buried Roberta                                 Cemetery) M. Paul Bowers. They had 2 children: 

(1) Marilyn Gainelle Bowers (b. Aug 20, 1933) M. James T. Stewart (son of Joe and Mable Haire Stewart of Roberta, GA).    They had 2 children:

                                                (A) Susan Nelle Stewart (b. 1954)

                                                (B) James T. Stewart, III (Jay)

                                    (2) Mary Winifred Bowers (b. Sep 8, 1936) M. Kenneth Winslet                                              They had 2 children:

                                                (A) Kent Winslet, Jr. M. Terrie Bradshaw

                                                (B) Paula Winslet M. Ray Shepard.  They had 4 children:

                                                            [1] Joey                                                           

                                                            [2] Anna                                                          

                                                            [3] Emily

                                                            [4] Elizabeth

                        B. Benjamin Franklin Harris (b. May 12, 1912)(b. Jul 12, 2001, buried                                   Roberta Cemetery) M. Grace Reeves.  They had 2 children:

                                    (1) Charles Harris (b. 1941)

                                    (2) Sandra G Harris (b. Jun 20,1947) (d. Jul 11,1996, buried                                        Roberta Cemetery) M. Gary O’Neal. They had 1 child:

                                                (A) Tara Shan O’Neal (B. ) M. John Tempel.  They had 2 ``                                                     children:

                                                            (1) David

                                                            (2) Ashley Elizabeth

                        C. John Thomas “J.T.” Harris (b. Apr 5, 1915) (d. Jul 21, 1987) M.                             Margaret Rigdon (d. Feb 9, 2001).  They had 2 children:

(1) Judith Harris Boyd (b. 1944) She made her home in Griffin, GA.

                                    (2) John “Tony” Harris (b. 1948) M. Pat Avery.  They had 2                                                    children:

                                                (A) Jeff

                                                (B) Dan

                                               

            M. 2nd Elijah Philip “Lige” Mathews (b. Apr 25, 1889) (d. Sep 19, 1956).       They had 3 children:

                        D. Gladys Mathews (b. Feb 9, 1921) M. Herchel J. Watson. Lives in                          Maryland. They had 2 children:

                                    (1) Wanda A Watson (b. 1954)

                                    (2) Donald Bruce Watson (b. 1949)

                        E. Ralph Elijah “Jr.” Mathews (b. Jan 28, 1927)(d. Apr 21, 1999) M.                                                 Carolyn Mitchell. They had 1 child:

                                    (1) Kevin Mathews (b. 196? )

                        F. Clifford Irving Mathews (b. Jun 20, 1932) M. Oct 21, 1960 to                                            Wynona Hartley (b.   ); daughter of Walter Ervin Hartley and Wynelle                             Mann Hartley.  They had 3 children:

(1) Yolanda Dawn Mathews (b. Dec 7, 1962, in Macon, GA) M.  Randy Todd Robinson (b. Jun 8, 1962, in Reynolds, GA). Yolanda   is a pharmacist. They had 3 children:

                                                (A) Elijah Paul Robinson (b. Jun 1, 1994, in Macon, GA)

                                                (B) Joseph Todd Robinson (b. Jul 14, 1995, in Macon, GA)

                                                (C) Sarah Robinson (b. )

                                    (2) Clifford Todd Mathews (b. May 29, 1965, in Macon, GA) M.                                            1st Shelia Lynn Clifton (b. May 18, 1964) They had 1 child:                                                                       (A) Harley Nicole Mathews (b. Feb 28, 1994, in Macon, 

                                    (3) Sonder Jean Mathews (b. Sep 4, 1973, in Macon, GA) M.                                                            Brandan Foskey (b. Nov 9, 1973)

 

7. Ida Lou Spillers (b. Jan 30, 1895) (d. Jan 4,1993) M. Epraim Thomas         Pressley, Sr. (b. Feb 27, 1890) (d. Dec 7,1962, in Macon, GA). They had 3 children:

                        A. Bessie Elizabeth Pressley (b. Dec 13, 1918) married in 1935 to                              Earnest Thomas Wiggins. They live in Decatur, GA.  They had 2 children:

(1) Raymond Henley Wiggins (b. 1937) M. Jean Hudgins of Thomaston, GA. They had 1 child:

                                                (A) Kenneth R. Wiggins M. Susan Jimeney.  They had 1                                                                       child:                                                                                                                                        [1] Julia V. Wiggins M. Thomas Donaldson.  They                                                                          had 1 child:

                                                                        [A] Matthew Thomas Donaldson

(B) Jaquelyn Wiggins (b. 1938) M. Harold D. Nevels.  They had 2 children:

                                                            [1] Craig Nevels M. Zan McClellan. They had 2                                                                                   children:

                                                                        [A] Stephanie Nevels

                                                                        [B] Alex Nevels

[2] Paul D. Nevels M. Lisa Boggert.  They had 1 child:

                                                                        [A] Levi Nevels

B. Mary Alice Pressley (b. Mar 27, 1925)(d. Jan 8, 2001) M. Jun 17,                        1949, in Macon, GA, to James Thomas Varnadoe (b. Oct 3O, 1923, in              Lumber City, GA; son of Stephen Owen Varnadoe and Vena Mae                          Williams).  According to her obituary, she was a member of the                                     Musella Baptist Church. They had 2 children:

                                    (1) Mary Elaine “Laney” Varnadoe (b. Jun 10, 1950, in Macon,                                                GA) M. Nov 3, 1972, in Musella, GA to Charles Michael                                                     “Charlie” Westberry (b. Dec 13, 1952, son of John Thomas Gaddy                                             and Alice Louise Hansmann).  They had no children.

                                    (2) Carolyn Lynn Varnadoe (b. Mar 31,1956) M. 1st Harvey                                        Raymond Becker (b. Mar 16, 1958, in Macon, GA). They had                                                    1 child:

                                                (A) Lindsay Marie Becker (b. Mar 3, 1982)

M. 2nd  Mar 29, 1990, in Las Vegas, Nevada, to Robert Leroy Johnson (b. Aug 12, 1942, in Richmond, IN.)  At the time of her mother’s death, they were living in Charlotte, N.C.

                        C. Ephraim Thomas “E.T.” Pressley, Jr. (b. Apr 4, 1927) M. Winson Long                               (b. Jan 18,1936).  They had 2 children:

                                    (1) Tommy

                                    (2) Justin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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