Seeking information about James Monroe SNEED and his two [possibly three?] wives.
Can anyone help with the following information? 1) specific death date/place for first wife, "Mattie" Hembree SNEED; 2) Specific information about second wife, Mollie JAMES; 3) Information that confirms or refutes James Monroe SNEED's third marriage; 3) Spouses/children for each of his children [all by first wife, “Mattie” HEMBREE]
The information collected so far is summarized below.Many thanks for any help with the construction of this family.
James Monroe SNEED was born March 1872 in NC; died Nov 18, 1954 in NC.He was the son of Isaac Franklin “Frank” SNEED and Eliza Jane “Jane” LOVINGOOD [1849-1924].
He married (M1) Martha Laurena “Mattie” HEMBREEMar 24, 1898 in Cherokee Co., NC; marriage performed by M.A. Hembree, Magistrate.She was born April 5, 1879 in Buncombe Co., NC; died Betw. 1915- 1918 [1915 was the birth year of the last known child; 1918 was the year of James Monroe Sneed’s (M2) marriage to Mollie James].She was the daughter of James Washington HEMBREE and Martha Lucretia FORE.
He married (M2) Mollie JAMES July 16, 1918.She was born 1874; her death information Unk.
He married possibly (M3) [--?--].
[VITAL INFORMATION SOURCES:HERITAGE OF CHEROKEE CO., NORTH CAROLINA, VOL. II; 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 CENSUS ENUMERATIONS; NOAH W. AND BEATRICE LOVINGOOD'S A HISTORY OF THE LOVINGOOD FAMILY; CHEROKEE CO., NC MARRIAGE RECORDS; NC DEATH COLLECTION]
Children of Martha Laurena "Mattie" HEMBREE and James Monroe SNEED included:
i. Walter Raleigh SNEED, born Jan 25, 1899 in Cherokee Co., NC; died Unk.[SOURCES:1900, 1910 CENSUS; CHEROKEE CO., CHEROKEE CO., NC DELAYED BIRTH CERTIFICATES ONLINE AT WESTERN NC GENEALOGY RESOURCE CENTER FOR CHEROKEE CO.]
ii. Ethel Leona SNEED, born June 12, 1901 in Cherokee Co., NC; died Unk.[SOURCES:CHEROKEE COUNTY DELAYED BIRTH CERTIFICATES ONLINE AT WESTERN NC GENEALOGY RESOURCE CENTER FOR CHEROKEE COUNTY; 1910 CENSUS]
iii. Benjamin Franklin “Frank” SNEED, born Abt. 1904 in TX; died Unk.[SOURCES:1910, 1920 CENSUS]
iv. William Grady SNEED, born Abt. 1907 in TX; died Unk.[SOURCES:1910, 1920 CENSUS]
v. Charlie SNEED, born Aug 30, 1908 in TX; died Oct 1987 in Oxford, Granville Co., NC.[SOURCES:1910, 1920 CENSUS; U.S. SOCIAL SECURITY DEATH INDEX]
vi. Elmer Willard SNEED, born Jan 06, 1915 in TX; died Aug 04, 2000 in Madisonville, Monroe Co., TN.[SOURCES:1920, 1930 CENSUS; U.S. SOCIAL SECURITY DEATH INDEX]