My great, great great grandfather was Richard Dozier, b. 2/8/1816 m. Jane Boyd Watt. His father was Richard, Sr., whose father was James L. Dozier, son of Leonard Dozier, b. 1710 in France.
What follows is what I have:
Descendants of LEONARD DOZIER
Generation No. 1
1.LEONARD1 DOZIER was born 1710 in FRANCE, and died 1785 in LUNENBERG COUNTY, VA..
Child of LEONARD DOZIER is:
2. i. JAMES L.2 DOZIER, b. 1739, LUNENBERG COUNTY, VA.; d. 1808, WARREN COUNTY, GA..
Generation No. 2
2.JAMES L.2 DOZIER (LEONARD1) was born 1739 in LUNENBERG COUNTY, VA., and died 1808 in WARREN COUNTY, GA..He married MARY DUNWOODY 1762.She was born in VIRGINIA.
More About JAMES L. DOZIER:
Comment 1: HIS CHILDREN WERE BORN IN VIRGINIA
Comment 2: SOLDIER OF THE REVOLUTION FROM VIRGINIA
Comment 3: MOVED TO WARREN CO.,GA. AFTER REVOLUTION
Event 1: SOLDIER OF REVOLUTION FROM VIRGINIA
Children of JAMES DOZIER and MARY DUNWOODY are:
3. i. RICHARD3 DOZIER,SR. (REVEREND), b. February 22, 1779, VIRGINIA, USA; d. January 19, 1855, HARRIS CO.,GA..
ii. WILLIAM DOZIER, d. WILKES COUNTY, GA..
iii. JOHN DOZIER, 2ND.
More About JOHN DOZIER, 2ND:
Comment 1: HAD 3 WIVES
iv. LEONARD WESLEY DOZIER, b. 1777, VIRGINIA; m. NANCY STAPLES, Abt. 1806; b. 1788.
v. DUNWOODY "WOODIE" DOZIER, m. ELIZABETH CHAPMAN.
vi. JAMES DOZIER,JR., m. ELIZABETH STAPLES.
vii. THOMAS DOZIER, b. 1782; m. (1) NANCY YARBOROUGH, 1801; m. (2) CATHERINE WHITE, 1810.
viii. ELIZABETH DOZIER, b. 1784; d. 1864, HARRIS COUNTY, GA.; m. WILLIAM STARKE, COLONEL, 1802.
More About ELIZABETH DOZIER:
Comment 1: ONLY DAUGHTER OF JAMES L.& MARY DOZIER
Comment 2: BURIED BESIDE HER FAVORITE BROTHER, REV.
Comment 3: RICHARD DOZIER
Generation No. 3
3.RICHARD3 DOZIER,SR. (REVEREND) (JAMES L.2, LEONARD1) was born February 22, 1779 in VIRGINIA, USA, and died January 19, 1855 in HARRIS CO.,GA..He married (1) ELIZABETH BEALL 1804.She was born February 26, 1782 in WARREN COUNTY, GA., and died October 10, 1831 in HARRIS COUNTY, GA..He married (2) ISABELLE OWEN September 23, 1832.She was born in TALBOT CO., GA., and died October 10, 1833.He married (3) LUCY MYRICK CLEMENTS, MRS. 1835.
More About RICHARD DOZIER,SR. (REVEREND):
Event 1: METHODIST MINISTER
Event 2: FRENCH EXTRACT
More About ELIZABETH BEALL:
Comment 1: MOTHER OF SIX SONS & THREE DAUGHTERS
Children of RICHARD DOZIER and ELIZABETH BEALL are:
4. i. RICHARD4 DOZIER, JR., b. February 8, 1816, WARREN CO., GA.; d. July 11, 1887, MUSCOGEE CO., GA.(PIERCE CHAPEL CEMETERY).
5. ii. THOMAS JEFFERSON DOZIER, b. September 12, 1805.
iii. JOHN BEALL DOZIER.
iv. SARAH DOZIER.
v. PALETIAH DOZIER.
vi. NATHAN BEALL DOZIER.
vii. ELIAS BEALL DOZIER.
viii. GEORGE A.B. DOZIER, d. HARRIS CO.,GA..
ix. MARY ELIZABETH DOZIER.
Generation No. 4
4.RICHARD4 DOZIER, JR. (RICHARD3, JAMES L.2, LEONARD1) was born February 8, 1816 in WARREN CO., GA., and died July 11, 1887 in MUSCOGEE CO., GA.(PIERCE CHAPEL CEMETERY).He married JANE BOYD WATT December 11, 1837 in MUSCOGEE COUNTY, GA., daughter of HUGH WATT and ANN PHILIPS.She was born February 12, 1822 in JONES CO., GA., and died December 30, 1884 in MUSCOGEE CO., GA. (PIERCE CHAPEL CEMETERY).
Notes for RICHARD DOZIER, JR.:
Richard Dozier m. Jane Boyd Watt
1. Alonza m. Minnie Moreland
2. Lavonia m. James McLester Wooldridge
Thomas Dozier Wooldridge m. Georgia Eugenia Fortson
Jessie Pearl b. 1899 d. 1905
Georgia Eugenia b. 1903
m. Roy M. Waller
Roy M. Waller, Jr.
Jimmy Wooldridge Waller
Mary Love b. 1905 d. 1995
James McLester II b. 1908 d. 1998
Kitty (named for Aunt Kate Biggers Wooldridge)
James McLester Wooldridge III
James Clements Wooldridge m. Katherine Biggers
3. Fredonia m. Clements
Katherine Biggershad a half brother, Lonnie Biggers, that lived with her and Uncle Jim. This is the tie in to Earl Taylor, DDS.
Jessie Biggers (sister to Kate) married Walter Blackman; daughter Myrtle; son?
Annie Smith was sent by Dr. James Clements W. to care for James McLester and Lovie
Absalom Davis Wooldridge
Thomas Flournoy Wooldridge
m. 1830 Mary Ann Bussey
b. November 8, 1809
d. June 18, 1884
MAB's mother's second husband was Thomas Wooldridge's father
d. April3, 1856
Hezekiah and Amy (Fleming) Bussey
b. November 15, 1774 in Wilkes Co., Ga. Baptist Minister
1. Polly Burgamy November 12, 1795
2. Mrs. Rebecca Smith July 23, 1828
3. Mrs. Lucy B. Henderson Wooldridge in 1834 in Columbus, Ga.
d. August 1838 in Jamestown, Chattahoochee Co., Ga.
1. Amy Bussey b. 3/7/1797
2. Charles Bussey b.
3. Mary Ann Bussey
Absalom Davis Wooldridge
b. 1785 in Chattahoochee Co.
m. Lucy B. Henderson in 1805 (b. 12/13/1790; d. May 16, 1855) Her will on record at Cusseta, Ga.
1. Thomas Flournoy Wooldridge
2nd m. to Rev. Benjamin Bussey, father of Mary Ann Bussey
d. 1842 at age 37, in Putsam Co.
Mary Ann Bussey's father, Benjamin Bussey's third wife was Lucy (B. Henderson) Wooldridge, who was the mother of Thomas Flournoy Wooldridge, who married Mary Ann Bussey.
More About RICHARD DOZIER, JR.:
Comment 1: BUILT LOG CABIN WOOLDRIDGE & HAMILTON
Comment 2: STEWARD AT PIERCE CHAPEL;CHARTER MEMBER
Comment 3: JAMES MCLESTER WOOLDRIDGE BOUGHT DOZIER
Comment 4: HOMEPLACE FROM RICHARD DOZIER'S CHILDREN
Event 1: WEALTHY PLANTER
Event 2: FOUNDER OF WOOLDRIDGE PLACE & LAND
Residence: WOOLDRIDGE PLACE (THEN DOZIER PLACE)
More About JANE BOYD WATT:
Ethnicity/Relig.: METHODIST;PIERCE CHAPEL CHURCH
Event 1: HOUSEWIFE
Event 2: DIED AT DOZIER PLACE
Event 3: OLD AGE
Residence: DOZIER HOMEPLACE ON HAMILTON ROAD
Children of RICHARD DOZIER and JANE WATT are:
i. LIVONIA ELIZABETH5 DOZIER, b. June 3, 1840; d. March 6, 1927; m. JAMES MCLESTER WOOLDRIDGE, December 16, 1873; b. September 16, 1844, JAMESTOWN, GA.; d. February 3, 1924, MUSCOGEE COUNTY, GA..
More About LIVONIA ELIZABETH DOZIER:
Cause of Death: OLD AGE
Comment 1: WENT TO AUBURN UNIVERSITY
Comment 2: WROTE RECORD WOOLDRIDGE FAMILY 5/11/1917
Ethnicity/Relig.: METHODIST--STAUNCH;CHARTER MEMBER P.C. CHR
Event 1: HOUSEWIFE & HISTORIAN
Event 2: DIED OF OLD AGE AT WOOLDRIDGE PLACE
Event 3: BROWNHAIR
Event 4: "LOVIE"
Occupation: HOUSEWIFE;HISTORIAN OF WOOLDRIDGE/DOZIER
Residence: WOOLDRIDGE PLACE
Notes for JAMES MCLESTER WOOLDRIDGE:
James McLester Wooldridge "Grandpa" and Livonia Dozier Wooldridge "Grandma" were living in Crawford Ala, and they moved back to Columbus to live with Richard Dozier in the big house after Jane Boyd Watt Dozier died in 1884.
More About JAMES MCLESTER WOOLDRIDGE:
Cause of Death: OLD AGE
Comment 1: 20 YRS ON BOARD OF EDUCATION MUSCOGEE CO.
Comment 2: MEMBER KIMBROUGH MASONIC LODGE, CATAULA,GA
Comment 3: WELL-KNOWN PHYSICIAN
Comment 4: STEWARD OF PIERCE CHAPEL CHURCH
Event 1: February 9, 1924, DIED OF OLD AGE
Event 2: DELIVERED GENIE & PAPA
Event 3: PHYSICIAN
Event 4: C.S.A.
Event 5: FARMER
Personality/Intrst: MEDICAL COLLEGE OF GA;COULD CURE PNEUMONIA
Residence: WOOLDRIDGE PLACE;EARLY CRAWFORD, ALA.
ii. FREDONIA ("AUNT DONIE") DOZIER, b. 1838; m. ? S. E. CLEMENTS; b. Woodbury, GA.
More About FREDONIA ("AUNT DONIE") DOZIER:
Comment 1: (GREAT GRANDFATHER OF DR. STEVE CLEMENTS
Comment 2: AT EMORY--CARDIOLOGY)
Ethnicity/Relig.: MARRIED REV. STEVE CLEMENTS
Personality/Intrst: GOOD PERSON
Residence: WOODBURY,GA;MOVED AROUND WITH PREACHER HUS
iii. ALONZA DOZIER, b. 1842; m. MINNIE MORELAND.
Notes for ALONZA DOZIER:
Alonza and Minnie lived on 11th Street in Columbus, close to the old Columbus High School. He sold out his Dozier share to James McLester Wooldridge. Alonza was a lawyer, living and working in Columbus and had no need for the farm.
More About ALONZA DOZIER:
Burial: Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, GA
Occupation: LAWYER IN COLUMBUS
Residence: NEXT DOOR TO OLD C.H.S. ON11TH STREET
Notes for MINNIE MORELAND:
The old bed that RMW 3 has was given to James McLester Wooldridge by Minnie Moreland Dozier, after the fire at the Dozier-Wooldridge home in 1911-1912.
5.THOMAS JEFFERSON4 DOZIER (RICHARD3, JAMES L.2, LEONARD1) was born September 12, 1805.He married (1) MARY CHAPMAN.He married (2) CHARITY WILLIAM CHAPMAN March 21, 1824 in WARREN COUNTY, GA..She died September 1835.
Children of THOMAS DOZIER and CHARITY CHAPMAN are:
i. ELIZABETH5 DOZIER, b. 1825; d. 1905; m. RAIFORD KIMBROUGH, 1847.
ii. PALETIAH DOZIER, b. 1830; m. ROLAND M. WILLIS, 1852.
iii. WILLIAM DOZIER, d. DIED 3MOS. AFTER MARRIAGE;TYPHOID FEVER; m. ANN PITTS.