1930 Lula May Joe Police Jury Ward 3, East Baton Rouge, LA abt 1883Wife household: Joe 47 married first at 19TN TN TNHouse Carpenterrents home Lula wife 47 married first at 19 TN TN TN Delouise 19 TN Woodrow 17 TN James 13 MO Aline 10 MO William 8 AR Jawnita 7 MO Joe Jr 4 11/12 MO
1920 closest match for Joe/J/Joseph: Joseph P MayBrooklyn, New York, United States, Military and Naval Forces abt 1884 Tennessee White USS Kewaydin May, Joseph P(rank or rating: MM7c?) 36 marriedTN TN TNSailor/US Navy
Cannot find this May family on this census anywhere.
1910 Lula MayJoseph Civil District 10, Dyer, TN abt 1885 Tennessee Wife household: Joseph25married 1x for 7 yearsTN TN TNFarmer/General Farmrents home Lula, wife25,"TN TN TN Mildred 6 TN Maray? daughter3 Dixie 1 3/12 Mrs. Mannerva, mother, 53 widowTN US US, had 1 child, it survives "living as one of the family"
1900 closest match: Joe A May Cho W,M A Civil District 4, Gibson, Tennessee abt 1884TennesseeWhite Son Chs W MayMay 185050married 26 yearsMS AL MSFarmer M A wifeJan 1858had 7 children, 5 surviveTN TN TN James HJuly 187623Married 0 yearsTN Chs HSept 187929 (it should be 19)TN Edger SJuly 188118 Joe AJuly 1883 16 Sallie ASept 188514 Cary L daughter in lawJan 187624TN Kilger, Sar? JM in LawAug 183663widow7 children 3 surviveTN NC TN
WWI Joseph Helmont May 30 Jul 1883WhiteNot Stated, Pemiscot, MO resided at Blythesville, Miss., Ark 35, born July 30, 1883 Farming, self employed next of kin:Lula May of Blythesville, Ark (Mississippi County) Medium height & build Blue eyes and dark hair enlisted in Pemiscot, MOSept 12, 1918.
Looking for "Manerva May"only one result comes up that fits her: (Min*; Man*;)
1880 John KIEZERSelfMMaleW46TNFarmerVAVA Saroah KIEZERWifeMFemaleW44TNHouse KeeperTNTN Manerey MAYDauMFemaleW22TNHouse KeeperTNTN Charley MAYSonLMMaleW28TNWorks On FarmKYKY Hirom MAYGSonSMaleW4TNNDND Henry MAYGSonSMaleW10MTNNDND James FALESOtherSMaleW4TNMSMS Census Place Humboldt, Gibson, Tennessee
There was a Manurva & Charley may, but they were black.