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Carter,  Bessie Lee

Carter, Bessie Lee

Female 1905 - 1946  (40 years)

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  • Name Carter, Bessie Lee 

    Born 11 May 1905  Monroe, Walton County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Married 23 Dec 1924  Cleveland, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    North Carolina, Marriage Records 1924 for Rufus Tillman
    North Carolina, Marriage Records 1924 for Rufus Tillman
    The record of marriage is at December 22nd, in between the letters 'N' and 'O' on the left side.
    Died 18 Feb 1946  Monroe, Walton County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death Certificate of Bessie Lee Carter
    Death Certificate of Bessie Lee Carter
    (1) Bessie's usual occupation is recorded as Domestic Work.
    (2) Father's name is recorded as Sammie L. Carter.
    (3) Mother's name is not recorded.
    (4) Her husband, Rev. Rufus J. Tillman, was the informant.
    (5) Bessie was buried on 22 Feb 1946.
    (6) Bessie was a DOA.
    (7) Primary cause of death was Hemorrhage with Childbirth listed as the contributory cause.
    Buried Prospect AME Zion Church Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstone of Bessie Lee Carter
    Headstone of Bessie Lee Carter
    Plot: Row 5
    Person ID I26  Tillman Carter Thompson
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2018 

    Family Tillman, Rev. Rufus Joseph Sr.,   b. 10 Jan 1897, Round Oak, Jones County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1972, Lancaster, Lancaster County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1924 
    Children 
     1. Tillman, Rufus Joseph Jr.,   b. 1925,   d. 2006  (Age 81 years)  [Birth]
     2. Living
     3. Tillman, Etherlena,   b. 1928,   d. 1964  (Age 36 years)  [Birth]
     4. Tillman, Lucille,   b. 1930,   d. 2015  (Age 85 years)  [Birth]
    +5. Tillman, Geraldine,   b. 29 May 1931, Monroe, Walton County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 2017, Lancaster, Lancaster County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [Birth]
     6. Tillman, Mathis Duelon,   b. 1933,   d. 1938  (Age 5 years)  [Birth]
    +7. Living
     8. Living
     9. Living
     10. Tillman, William Garland,   b. 1940,   d. 2008  (Age 68 years)  [Birth]
     11. Living
     12. Living
     13. Living
    Last Modified 18 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F7  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1930 United States Federal Census for Rufus J. Tillman
    1930 United States Federal Census for Rufus J. Tillman
    (1) 1930 Census recorded Rufus and his family as living in the township of Mountain, Walton County, Georgia on Cap Jackson Road.
    (2) Rufus is recorded as a homeowner and working as a farmer.
    (3) Rufus is 29 years old and his wife, Bessie, is 24.
    (4) According to the census, neither Rufus nor Bessie attended school, but both could read and write.
    (5) There are 4 children recorded as living in the home: Rufus, Jr., Merrell (recorded as a 3 1/2 year old male), Ethelene (sic), and Lucile (sic).
    (6) He is recorded as having WW Veteran status.
    1940 United States Federal Census for Rufus J. Tillman
    1940 United States Federal Census for Rufus J. Tillman
    (1) 1940 Census recorded Rufus as a homeowner living on a farm in Mountain, Walton County, Georgia, USA.
    (2) Rufus' age is recorded as 38 and his wife, Bessie, is recorded as 35.
    (3) There are 8 children recorded in the home: Rufus, Jr., Mary Bertha (sic), Etherlene (sic), Loucile (sic), Jeraldine (sic), Almia Lee (sic), McKinley, and L.O. Dennis (sic).
    1910 United States Federal Census for Bessie Carter
    1910 United States Federal Census for Bessie Carter
    (1) 1910 Census recorded Bessie and her brother, Harry, living with their aunt, Anna Thompson in Mountain, Walton County, Georgia, USA.
    (2) Bessie's age is recorded as 4. Harry's age is recorded as 3.
    (3) Anna, Bessie, and Harry, have their race recorded as Mulatto.
    (4) Anna's home is owned and located on Vinegar Hill Road.

    1920 United States Federal Census for Bessie Carter
    1920 United States Federal Census for Bessie Carter
    (1) 1920 Census recorded Bessie and her brother, Harry, as living with their aunt, Anna Thompson in Mountain, Walton County, Georgia.
    (2) Bessie's age is recorded as 13. Harry's age is recorded as 12.
    (3) Both children have attended school.