John Pierce Kirkley (b. May 25, 1868 in AL.died January 3, 1921 buried in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, TX) married Livy Odessa Perry (b. April 18, 1878, d. May 15, 1969. Buried in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, TX)
i. Jeff Cleveland Kirkley b. January 2, 1903 in AL, married Mattie Jane Cheatham, d. August 4, 1929 in Lamar Co. TX, buried Highland Cemetery, Lamar Co., TX
ii. Alvie Kirkley
iii. Austella Kirkley b.July 18, 1907, married William Ivey Kuykendall, died August 17, 1969, buried Highland Cemetery in Lamar Co. TX
iv. Newbourn Howard Kirkley b. 1911, married Ruth Elizabeth Irwin, d. 1981
v. Perry Kirkley
vi. John Paul Kirkley (Paul) b. November 28, 1909, married Juanita Mae Short, d. October 1981 in San Bernardino Co., CA
vii. Baxter Kirkley (Back)
Jeff Cleveland (b. January 2, 1903 in AL), married Mattie Jane Cheatham and they had 6 children.Jeff died August 4, 1929 of ptomaine poisoning.Buried in Highland Cemetery in Lamar Co., TX. Does anyone know when & where Jeff C. Kirkley and Mattie Jane Cheatham married?
Mattie Jane Cheatham born November 12, 1900 in Glory, Texas.Married Jeff C. Kirkley (date/location unknown).Married (2) Dom Scardetta in 1950 in Riverside, CA.Moved to Chicago, IL.Died March 7, 1981 in Chicago, IL.Buried in Highland Cemetery in Lamar Co., TX
Jeff C. Kirkley and Mattie Jane Cheatham's children:
i. Ola B. Kirkley (b. January 12, 1920, died January 1985 in Dallas, TX). Married (1) Clyde Newsome, (2) Carlton Crouch.
ii. Virgil L. Kirkley (Buck) born April 28, 1921, served in the US Navy, married Barbara Ann Shares, died March 24, 1998, buried Riverside Co. CA
iii. James Edward Kirkley born November 16, 1923 in Deport, TX.Served in US Army during World War II--European Theatre, married Jeanette Mae Burger January 31, 1947, died May 4, 1982 in Dallas, TX, buried Highland Cemetery, Lamar Co. TX
iv. Edna Earl Kirkley born June 25, 1926
v. William Wayne Kirkley (Bill) born July 25, 1928 in Red River Co, TX. Married Molly Lucene Turner.
vi. Bobby Jeff Kirkley born October 21, 1929 in Lamar Co., TX
John Pierce Kirkley might be the son of Willis Kirkley and Nancy Magozango.Does anyone have information on this? 1880 census--Fayette AL--Nancy is a widow of 50 years with children: Martha, Jackson, Charley, William, John and James.