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James Alexander HEMPHILL[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1879 - 1936  (57 years)


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    J. A. Hemphill and Others
    J. A. Hemphill and Others
    J. A. is the one wearing a turtleneck.
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  • Name James Alexander HEMPHILL 
    Born 19 Apr 1879  Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880  Ball Ground District, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    1880 U. S. Census - Georgia, Murray, Ball Ground, District 154
    1880 U. S. Census - Georgia, Murray, Ball Ground, District 154
    Misc 6 Oct 1890  Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    was named in a guardianship bond filed on behalf of himself and his minor siblings 
    Census 1900  Ball Ground District, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    1900 Census, Georgia, Murray County, Ball Ground, p4B
    1900 Census, Georgia, Murray County, Ball Ground, p4B
    Occupation From 1900 to 1930  [13
    farmer 
    Residence From 1907 to 1936  Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 14
    Moved to Ramhurst on or before November 1907. 
    Census 1910  Ball Ground District, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    • 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 13 Jan 1916  Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • "The following standing committees were appointed:. . .Park and Public Goods - J. A. Hemphill, J. F. Harris. Street - J. F. Harris, J. A. Hemphill."
    Physical Description 1918  [1
    He was tall, with a slender build, and had black hair and blue eyes. 
    Residence 1918  Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Misc 12 Jun 1919  Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    • J. A. sued Cohutta Banking Company and lost; he then appealed the case and the original judgment was affirmed.
    Census 1920  Ashton District, Ben Hill, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Ashton Road 
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    Misc 1921  Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    He was Trustee for Ramhurst Elementary School. 
    Census 1930  Federal Road, Ball Ground District, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    • 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
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    Name J. A. Hemphill 
    Occupation Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    "J. A. was an early rural letter carrier from Ramhurst." 
    Died 24 Aug 1936  probably Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried 25 Aug 1936  Hemphill-Mcentire Cemetery, , Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 21
    • His burial date and place are reported on his death certificate. Love Funeral Home in Dalton was the undertaker.
    Person ID I1546  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2015 

    Father James Young HEMPHILL,   b. 31 Jul 1835, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1890, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Mary Elizabeth MCENTIRE,   b. 23 Feb 1841, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1921, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 10 Sep 1867  Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F25  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy Alice ROBERTS,   b. 9 Jan 1877, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1965, Calhoun, Gordon, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1897  Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    Children 
    +1. Blanche Geneva HEMPHILL,   b. 22 Dec 1898, , probably Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1977, , Floyd, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +2. Rosa Edna HEMPHILL,   b. 12 Mar 1900, Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1990, , Cobb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +3. James Young HEMPHILL,   b. 6 Jul 1902, , probably Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1977, , Whitfield, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +4. Martin Lafayette HEMPHILL,   b. 2 Dec 1903, Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1982, Akron, Summit, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +5. Walter Thomas HEMPHILL,   b. 27 Sep 1907, , probably Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1981  (Age 73 years)
    +6. William Elmer HEMPHILL,   b. 5 Jul 1910, Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1962, Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    +7. Annie Kate HEMPHILL,   b. 19 Jan 1913, Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1994, , Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +8. John Edward HEMPHILL
    +9. First Lieutenant Robert Manning HEMPHILL,   b. 24 Nov 1918, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1948, Cisco, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
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    Hemphill Women
    Hemphill Women
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F23  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S300] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, accessed; 29 June 2009; James Alexander Hemphill, serial no. 693, order no. 309, Draft Board O, Murray County, Georgia; citing FHL microfilm roll 1,558,454 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S322] 1880 Census. Georgia. Murray County, pop.sch., Ball Ground (825); 154; p. 20 (penned); dwelling 174, family 185; James Y. Hemphill household; accessed; 29 November 2009 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S484] Georgia. Murray County. Administration and guardian bonds 1844-1896 @ FamilySearch, Guardianship bond for orphans of J. Y. Hemphill; accessed; 30 September 2012; the Hemphill bond is imaged as p. 210 of the Murray County bonds (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S315] Whitfield County Vital Records, death certificate; 016800; 2004; John Edward Hemphill (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S543] Murray County, Georgia Death Certificates - Hemphill, James A.

    6. [S300] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, accessed; 29 June 2009; James Alexander Hemphill, serial no. 693, order no. 309, Draft Board O, Murray County, Georgia; citing FHL microfilm roll 1,558,454 (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S327] Hemphill-Roberts Bible Records, Births (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S303] Hemphill Family Scrapbook, Photograph of headstone for James. (Reliability: 2).
      A. Hemphill and Alice Roberts Hemphill; In 2009, Ms. Davis provided her scrapbook to the author and allowed her to scan the contents. This photograph is one of a number of photographs taken at the Hemphill-McEntire Cemetery

    9. [S486] Murray County, Georgia. Delayed Birth Records, delayed birth certificate; 204-088-1552; 1957; John Edward Hemphill (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S560] 1880 Census. Georgia. Murray County, pop. sch. James Y. Hemphill hh*.

    11. [S550] Hemphill, J. Y - guardianship bond*.

    12. [S277] 1900 Census. Georgia. Murray County, pop. sch., Militia District 825 Ballground; 69; sheet 4-B (penned); dwelling 76, family 76; James A. Hemphill household; accessed; 13 October 2010 (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S543] Murray County, Georgia Death Certificates - Hemphill, James A.


    14. [S228] The Murray News, November ??, 1907 (Reliability: 3).
      J. A. Hemphill has moved to Ramhurst.
      Photocopy obtained from M. Kendrick 13 Jan 2008.

    15. [S310] 1910 Census. Georgia. Murray County, Ball Ground District #825; 108; sheet 9-A (penned); dwelling 153, family 158; James Hemphill household; accessed; 30 December 2008 (Reliability: 2).

    16. [S124] Hemphill Scrapbook, "'Retrenchment' Motto of New City Government", 13 Jan 1916, The Chatsworth Times (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S230] The Southeastern Reporter, 545 (Reliability: 3).

    18. [S263] Murray County Heritage, p. 240 (Reliability: 2).

    19. [S311] 1930 Census. Georgia. Murray County, Ball Ground Militia District 825; 107-4; sheet 1-A; dwelling 2, family 2; James A. Hemphill household; accessed; 23 December 2008 (Reliability: 3).

    20. [S263] Murray County Heritage, 239 (Reliability: 2).

    21. [S544] Hemphill-McEntire Cemetery, Hemphill-Roberts marker.

    22. [S267] Murray County Marriage Books - Probate Court, Marriage Book M: 314; Hemphill-Roberts, 1897, recorded license and return (Reliability: 3).