Seeking information about the ancestors of James Monroe CALE who was born on 30 Dec 1910 in Chatom, Washington Co., AL or 30 Dec 1912 in Chunchula, Mobile Co., AL. He was a partner of Ana Teresa Mendives Esquivel circa 1933 in Panama and married Lucille Smitherman on 11 Feb 1938 in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. He died on 3 Feb 1996 in Mobile, Mobile Co., AL and is buried in Turnerville Cemetery, Chunchula, Mobile Co., AL.
James’s father was William Alexander CALE, born on 1 Mar 1870 in Seaboard?, Washington Co., AL. James’s mother was Sarah Eliza HARRIS, daughter of (______) HARRIS and (______) JONES.
Research: According to my mother's notes: William was apparently an orphan and his father or grandfather possibly fought in the Indian and Civil War. Berry CALE witnessed William's marriage on 26 Jun 1894 at Seaboard, Washington Co., AL. William signed his name W. M. CALE.
Alabama land patents have been located for Will CALE, dated 25 Oct 1897, Dan CALE, dated 22 May 1899, and Berry CALE, dated 07 Dec 1899 all in Washington Co., AL.
Will and Dan CALE were neighbors in Sims Chapel, Washington Co., AL during the 1900 census. Berry and Dan CALE were neighbors on Mt. Vernon Road, Mobile Co., AL during the 1910 census. Will CALE was living in Chunchula, Mobile Co., AL during the 1920 census. Berry, Dan and William appear to be brothers since they lived in the same general area and were born within four years of each other.