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"Dorothy L. Eason Fletcher" of Upson, Co., Thomaston, GA

Updated February 15, 2014

My "Easons"--- are the ones that moved and left no forwarding address..the ones I am aware of were in Georgia. My grandfather James William Eason was born in Carroll Co., Carrollton, Ga. 9 June 1861 married Fanny Carrie White 11 Jan. 1883--the daughter of Stephen A. White and Martha McGarity. Fannie Carrie was born 1863. They had five children: Lena b 1886 m Tilman David Glenn , John b 1888 m Bess Burt, Bell b 1891 m Floyd Henry Glenn, Ruth b 1896 m John Wright and Ance b 1893. Fannie Carrie died 1899. James William then married my grandmother Carrie Louella Lowry 12 Jan. 1902 in Carroll Co., Carrollton, Ga. Carrie's parents were Doc Payne Lowry and Mary Camelia Bates, siblings: Amos Leroy, Dewey, Claud, William, Mattie Viola, Edward Reno and Carrie. Eleven children were born to James and Carrie: Maude b 1897(?bdate) m Kiser Clark, she d in 1973, James Perry b 1902 m Net Satier, 2nd wife was Marie Oliver, Marvin Roosevelt b in 1904 m Viola Head. Marvin d 1980, Odie Pearl b 1906 m Clyde Walden Brown. She died 1968. Melvin b 1908 m Maude Heath d 1951, Eula Mae b 1910, m Clifford Edgar Heath, 2nd husband was Edward Leroy Lee. She died 1991. Thelma b 1912, m Calvin Cecil Napier then Ed Herdon. Climest b 1915, m a ? Whington and a ? Irvin and McKenzie Gray. Clifton(my father) b 1917, m Mary Ethel Strickland in 1940. He died Feb. 1993. Aaron b 1920, m a Dorothy Short and Mervin Jones. He d 2001, and Ethel b 1922 m Jimmy Hollis. She died 1970. These Easons lived in Carrollton, Columbus, Porterdale, Cartersville, LaGrange, Hogansville, Thomaston, and Zebulon, Ga. James William was born to John Thomas Eason and Sarah Elizabeth Johnson, m 27 Nov. 1853. Hoping cousins will come forward and admit kinship. o:) I have some information on some of the Easons and Lowrys...I am also looking for the Stricklands. My father was Loyd Clifton Eason born in Carroll Co., Ga. in 1917 m my mother, Mary Ethel Strickland, b May 14, 1920 to Samuel William Strickland b 10 April 1879 and Lula Damon(s) b abt. 1883 Children: Calvin married Beulah, Lillie m J. D. Gray, Aretta b 1923 m Harvey Hancock, James m Lorene, Leo b 1917 m Martha ?, Welton m Lucille, he died in car wreck in Balto, MD, Homer m Loy ?, Amy m Geo. Washington Hill. Mary Ethel Strickland d April 1993. Loyd Clifton d Feb. 1993 buried at Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery, Hwy. 19. Upson, Co., Thomaston, Ga. buried by Sam and Lula Strickland. Still looking 9 Feb. 2014

Dorothy Louella Eason Fletcher
5192 John R Drive
Flint, MI 48507
United States

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