Joy, This is part of what i have on this family, would be most int in talking with you, as these people here are related to my grandparents Fred & Bessie South, who lived in Akron, Ohio..John M. South, Galax, Va
William Fred South/Bessie Mildred Stone William Elbert South/Charoltte Ann Swigart John Martin South
Descendants of Wilson Welch South
Generation No. 1
1.WILSON WELCH6 SOUTH(CLARK WILLIAM5, JOHN B.4, STEPHEN3, EDMUND2, THOMAS1) was born December 1876 in Grayson co Virginia, and died 1962 in Cuyahoga co Ohio.He married (1) MATTIE LEE CHAPPELL January 13, 1904 in Grayson co Virginia.She was born May 05, 1886 in Grayson co Va, and died July 16, 1964 in Broome co New York.He married (2) MARY HIGGINS October 03, 1923 in Grayson co Virginia.She was born June 09, 1888 in Carrol co Virginia, and died September 15, 1981 in Carrol co Virginia.
More About MARY HIGGINS: Fact: Born 9 jun 1888 Carroll co Va Fact 1: Burried Cole Creek cemt Carroll co Va Fact 3: Died 15 sept 1981 Carroll co Va
Child of WILSON SOUTH and MATTIE CHAPPELL is: 2. i. IRA LEE7 SOUTH, b. November 29, 1911; d. January 11, 1996.
Generation No. 2
2.IRA LEE7 SOUTH (WILSON WELCH6, CLARK WILLIAM5, JOHN B.4, STEPHEN3, EDMUND2, THOMAS1) was born November 29, 1911, and died January 11, 19961.He married MAE BETH WHITE.
Children of IRA SOUTH and MAE WHITE are: i. EUGENE CLARK8 SOUTH, m. DOROTHY EDMONDS; b. Va. ii. CHARLES E. SOUTH. iii. WILLIAM ALFRED SOUTH. iv. MARY A. SOUTH.