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FAMILY OF EDVAR L. MAGGARD & ALMA J. BANKS- MAGGARD

Updated November 9, 2000

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Edvar Lawrence Maggard was born March 28,1917 in Letcher Co. Kentucky. He married Alma Jean Banks on April 23,1938 at the Whitesburg,Kentucky court house with only Eva (effe)Banks present. Alma Jean Banks was born on October 25,1921 in Whitesbury, Kentucky. Ed and Alma had three children. Mildred Faye was born on September 24,1938 at the home of Eva Banks Sandlick Road, Whitesbury,Kentucky. Ronnie Eugune Maggard was born February 10,1940 also at Eva Banks home. Marva JoAnn Maggard was born November 9,1942 at home which was second house from the Coke Cola Plant, Whitesbury, Kentucky where Ed worked at the time as a refrigeration builder and repair man.

Ed and Alma live in several houses in the Whitesburg erea for the first nine years of the marrige. Ed serviced in the Navy during the II World War. He was stationed on a Repair Ship. He was not in combat but did go all over the world to repair ships that was. In the Navy he was and Electriction.

Ed and Alma moved to Detroit, Michigan in November 1951 where the would all ways seam to come back to after moving to Minnesota on two different occations, one for three years and once for only one year. The mostly reased thier family in the Detroit Metro era.

Ed and Alma had a good like. They were family orintiated couple, and always loved and respected each other throught thier hole lives. The had the best marriage I have ever seen. Right to the very end they always held hands and showed each other affection all the time. As thier youngest child they gave me a good set of values and what was important in life which was FAMILY!. I loved them and miss the very much.

Ed died on October 10,1964, of cancer. Faye died on January 22,1966 of cancer. Alma died January 14,2000.

I will write more about the family at a later date.

Sincerely,

JoAnn

 
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