Looking to confirm/share information on Lillie Dale ALFORD's family.Lillie b. Simmonsville, MS, June 16, 1877;d. Oct 7, 1977 in Progress, MS. (She was 101 years old!) She was married to Robert Lee SIMMONS from Mississippi (MS), b. 1876 and died in 1942, MS.After his death, she married John Holmes ELLZEY in 1949.
Robert and Lillie's children: Clyde b. April 13, 1991, d. May 6, 1991; Joseph Fleet b. Feb 11, 1910, Progress, MS, d. Feb 11, 1985, Santa Ana, CA.
Lillie Alford's mother: Olevia Fortenberry, b. Dec 22, 1856 in Pike Co. MISS; d. 1942, same locale.
Lillie Alford's father: Jeptha Josephus Alford, b. Dec 8, 1854 in Washington Parish, LA; d. Nov 29, 1913, Pike Co., MS.
Lillie Alford's grandmother:Elizabeth Hope, 1826-1871.
Lillie Alford's grandfather: Ira Payne Alford, 1822-1901.
Great grandparents:Edwin Barksdale Alford (1792-1878) and Martha Jane Smith (1802-1861).
Robert Simmons' mother: Annie HALL, b. 1848.
Robert's father: Willis Fleet SIMMONS, b. Pike Co, MS, May 6, 1848, d. Simmonsville, MS, (date unk.)
My father-in-law is Joseph Fleet SIMMONS, son of Lillie and Robert. He was born in Progress, MS, February 11, 1910 and died in Garden Grove, CA on Feb 11, 1985. He was married to Norma Amelia Marie LASSIG on Jan 22, 1943. She was born August 6, 1917 in LaCrosse, WI, and died January 21, 2003, Albany, CA.Joseph and Norma's children: Larry Joseph and James Edward.