My father was Ralph Dukes, son of William Thomas Dukes and Mattie Idelia Dukes. It seems my grandparents shared the same last name before their marriage.
My grandfather, William Thomas Dukes was born: 12-5-1886 and passed away on: 1-10-33.Not known area of birth
My grandmother, Mattie Idelia Dukes was born: 8-13-96 and passed away on 10-15-86.Lived her life mainly in Miller County, Georgia.
My father was the only child to leave the state of Georgia.