Searching in Thomaston, Zebulon, Barnesville, LaGrange, Carrollton, Fitzgerald, Hogansville, Hawkinsville, Tifton, Columbus, Porterdale---Georgia
Eason's that married the Johnsons, Whites, Lowry, Lowreys, Bates on my father's side.
Stricklands are on my mothers side. Mother was Mary Ethel Strickland born May 14, 1920 to Sam and Lula Damons Strickland.
Grandfather James William Eason b 9 June 1861 d 7 Jan. 1928 in Muscogee Co., Columbus, Ga. buried Riverdale Cemetery, many years later moved to Greenwood Cemetery in Barnesville, Ga. and put next to Carrie Louella Lowry Eason. Moved by daughter Eula Mae Eason Lee. Death certificate says his parents were William Eason and Sarah Johnson.
His first wife was a F.C. White married 11 Jan. 1883 in Carroll Co., Carrollton, Ga.--five children: Lena b 1886 married Tillman David Glenn 4 Feb. 1906-she died March 1969-70 in Troup Co., John b 1888, Bell b 1891 married Floyd H. Glenn 28 Feb. 1913 in Carroll Co., Ance b 1893, Ruth b 1896 died 2 Feb. 1981 in Fitzgerald-married John Wright 18 Aug. 1915--SSDI shows Ruth born 16 Nov. 1900 and died June 1980 and death benefits sent to Muscogee Co., Columbus.
F.C.'s parents were Steve White and Martha McGarity. Believed she is buried at Bethesda Baptist Church in Carrollton.
James William married my grandmother, Carrie Louella Lowry 12 Jan. 1902 in Carrollton, Ga.--11 children: Maude 1897(?), James Perry 1902, Marvin 1904, Odie Pearl 1906, Melvin 1908, Eula Mae 1910, Thelma 1912, Climest 1915, Loyd Clifton (my father) 1917, Aaron 1920, Ethel 1922. I have some info on marriages, children and birth and death dates of the siblings of Loyd Clifton...
Siblings of Carrie Louella Lowry Eason were Amos, Claude, Dewey, Reno, William and Viola. I have some info on marriages, children, birth and death dates of these siblings.
Carried died in Upson Co. Thomaston, Georgia in 1955. Her parents were Dock Payne Lowry and Mary Camille Bates.
My father, Loyd Clifton Eason married Mary Ethel Strickland in Upson Co., Thomaston, Ga. in 1940. Her parents were Sam and Lula Damons Strickland, they are all buried at Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery in Upson County, Thomaston, Ga.--siblings of Mary Ethel Strickland: James, Homer, Leo, Lillie, Amy, Reta, Weston, Henry, Mina, Calvin.
Looking forward to making a connection. Willing to share what I know. I must have some cousins out there somewhere that know these names.
Dorothy Eason Fletcher firstname.lastname@example.org I am still hoping for some contacts...updated April 18, 2009