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  1. 1.  Living

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Richard Todd HEMPHILL
    Children:
    1. Living
    2. 1. Living


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John Edward HEMPHILL

    John married Anna Lee WARD 30 Nov 1946, Murray County, Georgia. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Anna Lee WARD
    Children:
    1. Living
    2. Living
    3. 2. Richard Todd HEMPHILL
    4. Living


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  James Alexander HEMPHILL was born 19 Apr 1879, Murray County, Georgia (son of James Young HEMPHILL and Mary Elizabeth MCENTIRE); died 24 Aug 1936, probably Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia; was buried 25 Aug 1936, Hemphill-Mcentire Cemetery, , Murray, Georgia.

    Other Events:

    • Name: J. A. Hemphill
    • Occupation: Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia; "J. A. was an early rural letter carrier from Ramhurst."
    • Census: 1880, Ball Ground District, Murray, Georgia
    • Misc: 6 Oct 1890, Murray County, Georgia; was named in a guardianship bond filed on behalf of himself and his minor siblings
    • Census: 1900, Ball Ground District, Murray, Georgia
    • Occupation: From 1900 to 1930; farmer
    • Residence: From 1907 to 1936, Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia; Moved to Ramhurst on or before November 1907.
    • Census: 1910, Ball Ground District, Murray, Georgia
    • Misc: 13 Jan 1916, Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia
    • Physical Description: 1918; He was tall, with a slender build, and had black hair and blue eyes.
    • Residence: 1918, Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia
    • Misc: 12 Jun 1919, Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia
    • Census: 1920, Ashton District, Ben Hill, Georgia; Address:
      Ashton Road
    • Misc: 1921, Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia; He was Trustee for Ramhurst Elementary School.
    • Census: 1930, Federal Road, Ball Ground District, Murray, Georgia

    Notes:

    Misc:
    Orphans of J. Y. Hemphill

    Census:
    James Hemphill (31) appeared as the head of household. He and his mother were born in Georgia; his father was born in North Carolina. He and "Allice" (33) had been married 12 years. James was a farmer on a general farmer. The household Blanche (11), Edna (10), James (8), Martin (6), and Walter (4). The family lived on a farm, which they owned, free.

    Misc:
    "The following standing committees were appointed:. . .Park and Public Goods - J. A. Hemphill, J. F. Harris. Street - J. F. Harris, J. A. Hemphill."

    Residence:
    At the time of his draft registration, he was a self-employed farmer in Ramhurst, Georgia.

    J. A. Hemphill World War I Draft Registration Card

    Misc:
    J. A. sued Cohutta Banking Company and lost; he then appealed the case and the original judgment was affirmed.

    Census:
    James A. Hemphill (51) was enumerated as head of household. He was a farmer. The family lived on a farm and their home was rented for an unspecified amount. They did not have a radio. The household included his wife, Nancy A (53), and sons: William E (20), John E (14), and Robert M (12).

    The 1930 Household of James A. Hemphill

    Buried:
    His burial date and place are reported on his death certificate. Love Funeral Home in Dalton was the undertaker.

    James married Nancy Alice ROBERTS 25 Dec 1897, Murray County, Georgia. Nancy (daughter of Martin Lafayette ROBERTS and Rosa Evelyn ELLIS) was born 9 Jan 1877, Murray County, Georgia; died 24 Mar 1965, Calhoun, Gordon, Georgia; was buried 26 Mar 1965, Murray County, Georgia. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Nancy Alice ROBERTSNancy Alice ROBERTS was born 9 Jan 1877, Murray County, Georgia (daughter of Martin Lafayette ROBERTS and Rosa Evelyn ELLIS); died 24 Mar 1965, Calhoun, Gordon, Georgia; was buried 26 Mar 1965, Murray County, Georgia.

    Other Events:

    • Census: 1880, Eighth District, Murray, Georgia
    • Census: 1900, Ball Ground District, Murray, Georgia
    • Census: 1910, Ball Ground District, Murray, Georgia
    • Residence: 1917 or 1918, Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia
    • Census: 1920, Ashton District, Ben Hill, Georgia; Address:
      Ashton Road
    • Census: 1930, Federal Road, Ball Ground District, Murray, Georgia
    • Residence: 1935, Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia
    • Census: 1940, Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia
    • Residence: 14 Sep 1944, Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia
    • Residence: 12 Dec 1946, Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia
    • Residence: 17 Jul 1947, Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia
    • Residence: 12 Aug 1948, Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia
    • Residence: 30 Aug 1951, Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia
    • Misc: 15 Jun 1955, Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia; Miscellaneous
    • Residence: 1965, Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia

    Notes:

    Name:
    *Nancy A. -> 1900 census
    *Nancy Alice Hemphill -> Hemphill-Roberts family bible
    *Nancy A. Roberts -> 1880 census
    *Alice Hemphill -> 1940 census
    *Nancy A. Roberts -> John's delayed birth certificate
    *Nancy Alice Roberts -> John's death certificate

    Connection to parents:
    *Alice's parents are named as Martin Roberts and Rose Ellis in her death certificate.
    *Named as Martin L. Roberts' daughter -> 1880 census

    Birth:
    Jan 1877, Georgia -> stated on 1900 census
    9 Jan 1877, Murray, GA -> death certificate
    9 Jan 1877 -> Hemphill-Roberts family bible

    Census:
    Nancy A. was enumerated in the household of Martin L. Roberts as his daughter. Her age is given as 3. Her birthplace and her mother's is given as Georgia; her father's is Tennessee. Other household members include Rosa M. (27), "Wm. D." (7), James S. (6), and Elijah M. (1). (Monteville Roberts', Edward Roberts', and Loranza Roberts' households are on the same page.)

    Census:
    Nancy A. (23) appeared in the household of James A. Hemphill (21) as his wife. She was born Jan 1877 in Georgia. Her father was born in Tennessee and her mother in Georgia. She and J. A. had been married two years. She was the mother of two children, both of whom were living. Other household members include daughters: Blanche (1), and "Rosa E" (2m); mother-in-law, Mary E (59); and boarder, Cisero C Miller (24).

    James' brother Walter P. Hemphill appeared one household up and his half-uncle Ben Hemphill appeared three households up.

    Census:
    "Allice" (33) appeared in the household of James (31) as his wife. They had been married 12 years. She was the mother of 5 children all of whom were living. She and both parents were born in Georgia. The household included Blanche (11), Edna (10), James (8), Martin (6), and Walter (4). The family lived on a farm, which they owned, free.

    Census:
    Nancy A. Hemphill (53) appeared in the household of her husband, James A. Hemphill (51). She was the homemaker. The family lived on a farm and their home was rented for an unspecified amount. They did not have a radio. The household includes their sons: William E (20), John E (14), and Robert M (12).

    The 1930 Household of James A. Hemphill

    Residence:
    She lived in the same house in both 1935 and 1940.

    Census:
    Alice (64) appeared in the household of John E. Hemphill (25) as his mother. They owned their home, which was valued at $500, and was a farm. She was widowed. She had completed the seventh grade. She was born in Georgia. They lived in the same house in 1935. She was engaged in home housekeeping. John was the informant.

    Her son Martin and family lived next door.

    Residence:
    In a newspaper announcement honoring Elmer, she is identified as "Mrs. J. A. Hemphill, of Ramhurst."

    Residence:
    "Mrs. Alice Hemphill, of Ramhurst."

    Residence:
    "Mrs. Alice Hemphill. . .of Ramhurst" attended a birthday dinner for Jim and Elmer.

    Residence:

    "Mrs. J. A. Hemphill gave a family reunion at her home Sunday, her eight children all being present. At the noon hour dinner was spread buffet style. The afternoon was spent in chatting, picture making and the men folks enjoyed pitching horse shoes."

    Misc:
    Miss Alice as a charter member of the Chatsworth Chapter No 449, Order of the Eastern Star.

    Died:
    She died at Cherokee Acres Rest Home.

    Children:
    1. Blanche Geneva HEMPHILL was born 22 Dec 1898, , probably Murray, Georgia; died 3 Jan 1977, , Floyd, Georgia; was buried Aft 3 Jan 1977, Rome, Floyd, Georgia.
    2. Rosa Edna HEMPHILL was born 12 Mar 1900, Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia; died 3 Jul 1990, , Cobb, Georgia.
    3. James Young HEMPHILL was born 6 Jul 1902, , probably Murray, Georgia; died 29 Mar 1977, , Whitfield, Georgia.
    4. Martin Lafayette HEMPHILL was born 2 Dec 1903, Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia; died 2 Dec 1982, Akron, Summit, Ohio.
    5. Walter Thomas HEMPHILL was born 27 Sep 1907, , probably Murray, Georgia; died Apr 1981; was buried Apr 1981, Hemphill-Mcentire Cemetery, , Murray, Georgia.
    6. William Elmer HEMPHILL was born 5 Jul 1910, Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia; died 4 Feb 1962, Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia; was buried 6 Feb 1962, Hemphill-Mcentire Cemetery, , Murray, Georgia.
    7. Annie Kate HEMPHILL was born 19 Jan 1913, Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia; died 4 Nov 1994, , Fulton, Georgia.
    8. 4. John Edward HEMPHILL
    9. First Lieutenant Robert Manning HEMPHILL was born 24 Nov 1918, Murray County, Georgia; died 8 Aug 1948, Cisco, Murray, Georgia; was buried 10 Aug 1948, Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia.

  3. 10.  Newton Coleman WARD was born 24 Oct 1890, Newport, Fannin, Georgia (son of William Harvey WARD and Mary Lourania FORRESTER); died 1 Aug 1974, Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia; was buried 3 Aug 1974, Stock Hill, Fannin County, Georgia.

    Other Events:

    • Name: Newt Ward
    • Census: 1900, Stock Hill, Fannin County, Georgia
    • Census: 1910, Stock Hill, Fannin County, Georgia
    • Residence: 1917, Newport, Fannin, Georgia
    • Census: 1920, Stock Hill, Fannin County, Georgia
    • Occupation: 1925; Farmer
    • Census: 1930, Stock Hill, Fannin County, Georgia
    • Residence: 11 Jul 1939, Newport, Fannin, Georgia
    • Occupation: 8 Dec 1939, Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia; The Cohutta Talc Co.
    • Residence: 12 Dec 1939, Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia; Address:
      RFD #3
      RFD #3
    • Residence: From 1964 to 1974, Sunset Drive, Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia
    • Residence: From Feb 1972 to Aug 1974, Ridgewood Manor Nursing Home, Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia

    Notes:

    Name:
    Newton C. Ward -> 1900 census
    Newton C. Ward -> Anne's birth certificate


    Connection to parents:
    *His parents are reported as William Ward and Mary "Foster" on his death certificate.
    *They are named as William Harvey Ward and Mary "Forster" on his SS-5.
    *He is named as William H. Ward's son -> 1900 census

    Birth:
    24 Oct 1890 -> WWI Draft Registration card
    24 Oct 1890; Newport, GA -> SS-5
    24 Oct 1890, Georgia -> death certificate
    Oct 1891, GA -> 1900 census

    Census:
    Newton C. (8) appeared in the household of William H. Ward (35) as his son. He was born Oct 1891. He and both parents were born in Georgia. He had attended school four months during the year. The household included Mary L. (35), Edward C. (7), William D. (2), and Walter A. (1). The family lived on farm, which they owned.

    Mary's mother, Anie, appeared next door, and her brother, James P. Forrester appeared four households down.

    Census:
    Newton C. Ward (19) appeared as head of household. He and both parents were born in Georgia. He was a farmer on a general farm and employed others. He and Rachael (17) had been married less than one year (the number of months is difficult to read). He was literate. His home was rented and was a farm - farm schedule 62. The household included Nellie (1 month).

    Rachel's brother, John W. Johnson, appeared next door, with his family.

    Residence:
    At the time of his draft registration, Newt was a self-employed farmer in Newport, Georgia.

    Census:
    Newton C. Ward (28) appeared as head of household. He rented his home, which was a farm. He was married and was literate. He and both parents were born in Georgia. He was a farmer on a farm, working on his own account. The household included Rachel (27), Nellie (9), Ruby (7), Worth (5), Elleree (3), Bondell (1), and Martha J. Johnson (65).

    Martha Johnson was Rachel's mother. Newt's parents, William and Mary Ward, lived two households up.

    1920 Census Analysis Newton C. Ward Household

    Census:


    Newton C. Ward Household in 1930

    Residence:
    Residence reported on Worth's burial permit.

    Residence:
    He had been at Ridgewood for 18 months at the time of his death.

    Buried:
    He was buried on 03 Aug 1974. Peeples Funeral Home in Chatsworth, GA handled the arrangements.

    Died:
    Newton Coleman Ward died at 10 A. M. on 01 Aug 1974 in Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia. His daughter, Mrs. Nellie Flowers, was the informant. Cause of death was bronchial pneumonia; he also had "thrombosis cerebral artery."

    Newton married Rachel Louisa JOHNSON 27 Jun 1909, , Fannin County, Georgia. Rachel (daughter of Reuben Phillip JOHNSON and Martha Jane GARRETT) was born 9 Aug 1892, , Fannin County, Georgia; died 16 Feb 1980, Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia; was buried 18 Feb 1980, Stock Hill, Fannin County, Georgia. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Rachel Louisa JOHNSON was born 9 Aug 1892, , Fannin County, Georgia (daughter of Reuben Phillip JOHNSON and Martha Jane GARRETT); died 16 Feb 1980, Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia; was buried 18 Feb 1980, Stock Hill, Fannin County, Georgia.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia; Pencil Packer
    • Census: 11 Jun 1900, Stock Hill, Fannin County, Georgia
    • Census: 1910, Stock Hill, Fannin County, Georgia
    • Census: 1920, Stock Hill, Fannin County, Georgia
    • Residence: 1925, Newport, Fannin, Georgia
    • Census: 1930, Stock Hill, Fannin County, Georgia
    • Residence: 12 Dec 1939, Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia; Address:
      RFD #1
      RFD #1
    • Occupation: From 1962 to 1974, Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia; Quilter
    • Residence: 1980, Route # 6 - Box 145, Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia

    Notes:

    Name:
    Rachel Ward ->1920 census
    Rachael Ward ->1910 census
    Rachel Ward -> SSDI
    Rachael L. Johnson -> 1900 census
    Rachael Johnson -> Anne's birth certificate

    Connection to parents:
    *Her parents are reported as Rubin Johnson and Martha Garrett on her death certificate.
    *Named as Rubin P. Johnson's daughter -> 1900 census

    Birth:
    Aug 1892, Georgia -> stated on 1900 census
    09 Aug 1892, Georgia -> death certificate
    9 Aug 1892 -> SSDI

    Occupation:
    Her usual occupation, as reported on her death certificate, was pencil packer at a talc company.

    Census:
    Rachael L. (7) appeared in the household of "Rubin P. Johnson" (46) as his daughter. She was born Aug 1892. She and both parents were born in Georgia. She attended school 3 months during the year. The household included Martha J. (45), Albert M. (18), Junie L. (15), Nancy V. (13), Mary M. (10), and Delah M. (3). The family lived on a farm, which they owned.

    Reuben and Martha's son, John W., appeared next door.

    Census:
    Rachael (17) appeared in the household of Newton C. Ward (19) as his wife. She and Newt had been married less than one year (the number of months is difficult to read). She was the mother of one child, who was still living. She and both parents were born in Georgia. She was literate. Their home was rented and was a farm. The household included Nellie (1 month).

    Rachel's brother, John W. Johnson, appeared in the next household up.

    Census:
    Rachel (27) appeared in the household of Newton C. Ward (28) as his wife. They rented their home, which was a farm. She was married and was literate. She and both parents were born in Georgia. She had no occupation. The household included Nellie (9), Ruby (7), Worth (5), Elleree (3), Bondell (1), and Martha J. Johnson (65).

    Martha Johnson was Rachel's mother. Newt's parents, William and Mary Ward, lived two households up.

    1920 Census Analysis Newton C. Ward Household

    Residence:
    Residence recorded on Ann's birth certificate.

    Census:


    Newton C. Ward Household in 1930

    Occupation:
    Twice-Told Tuesday: Mrs. N. C. Ward Makes Quilts

    Twice-Told Tuesday: Still Quilting at 83

    Died:
    *She died at Murray County Memorial Hospital in Chatsworth. Cause of death was "A.S.H.D. - Ventricular Fibrillation." -> death certificate

    *Feb 1890 -> SSDI

    Notes:

    Married:
    Newton Ward is named as the spouse of Rachel Louisa Ward on her death certificate.
    ", daughter of Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Ward became the bride of John Edward Hemphill. . .Mrs. Hemphill is her parents' youngest daughter, her sisters being Mrs. Prince Beavers and Mrs. John Fain, both of Blue Ridge; Mrs. Grady Johnson of Gainesville, Mrs. John Thomas, of Akron, Ohio; Mrs. Glenn Stewart and Mrs. Robert Fortenberry."

    Children:
    1. Nellie M. WARD was born 31 Jan 1910, , probably Fannin, Georgia; died 17 Aug 1999; was buried Aft 17 Aug 1999, Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia.
    2. Ruby Lee WARD was born 26 Feb 1912, Newport, Fannin, Georgia; died 5 May 1989, , Hall, Georgia; was buried Aft 5 May 1989, Alta Vista Cemetery, Gainesville, Hall, Georgia.
    3. William Worth WARD was born 3 Jun 1914, , probably Fannin, Georgia; died 9 Jul 1939, Morganton, Fannin County, Georgia; was buried 11 Jul 1939, Stock Hill, Fannin County, Georgia.
    4. Ellaree WARD was born 10 Aug 1916, Morganton, Fannin County, Georgia; died 19 Aug 1997.
    5. Bondell WARD was born 27 Nov 1918, , , Georgia; died 7 Mar 2008, North Olmstead, Cuyahoga, Ohio; was buried 12 Mar 2008, Morganton, Fannin County, Georgia.
    6. Thelma WARD was born 10 Apr 1921, , , Georgia; died 23 Nov 2009, Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia.
    7. Pearl WARD was born 15 Apr 1923, Newport, Fannin, Georgia; died 23 Mar 2002, Gulfport, Harrison, Mississippi; was buried Aft 23 Mar 2002, Gulfport, Harrison, Mississippi.
    8. 5. Anna Lee WARD