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Martha Josephine "Josie" White Thomas Chandler
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Birth: Nov. 4, 1865
Death: Oct. 11, 1950

My great-great grandmother.
Wife of Capt. John B.Thomas.
Wife of James A.Chandler.(2nd Husband).
Daughter of Frank B. and Martha E.White.
Mother of 11 children:
Mary Burt(1880-1965)
William (1882)
Annie (1885)
Maude Howard (1890-1961)
Mattie (1890)
John R.(1891-1891)
Ruth (1893)
Leonard (1896-1896)
Manilla Anderson (1898-1985)
Estill (1901-1902)
Tynie (1904-1906)
Grandmother of John David Burt.
Great-Grandmother of Mary Frances Burt McFarland.
Aged 84 years.

Part of her Will:

I, Mrs.J.A.Chandler, of said State and County, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make, public and declare my last will and testament as follows:
I desire my body buried in a Christian-like manner in keeping with my position in life, in the Dawsonville cemetery by the side of my deceased husband, John B.Thomas, and I desire that Hubert Vickers Funeral Director have charge; and have deposted $600,000 in the Bank of Dahlonega for this expense.

It is my desire that my Executor, hereinafter named, convert into cash all the rest and residue of my property and after paying my just debts, and erecting a suitable marker to my grave in keeping with my circumstance in life, and paying the special sums hertofore mentioned to divide the remaining funds equally among my children hereinafter named and one grandaughter, to wit: Fannie (Thomas) Burt, Maude (Howard) Garrett, Ruth Dean, and Manilla Anderson, children, and Margaret (Thomas) Estes, Grandchild.
This 11th day of October , 1949.


1920 Census: Married to James A.Chandler. Living on Jasper St. Two daughters Ruth and Manilla (25 and 21) are listed as living with her. Her husband is a driver of some sort and she is listed as a keeper of a Hotel.
By 1930 she is a widow again at the age of 64.
James (her husband) died March 3,1931.(nothing found as far as death certificate). 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  John Blackwell Thomas (1847 - 1911)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Frances Thomas Burt (1880 - 1965)*
  William F. Thomas (1882 - 1910)*
  Annie Thomas Holmes (1885 - 1945)*
  Maude Thomas Howard (1889 - 1961)*
  John Robinson Thomas (1891 - 1891)*
  Leonard E. Thomas (1896 - 1896)*
  Manilla M. Thomas Anderson (1898 - 1985)*
  Estill Thomas (1901 - 1902)*
  Tynie Thomas (1904 - 1906)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Mother waits for us in Heaven"
 
Burial:
Dawsonville City Cemetery
Dawsonville
Dawson County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Row 8 Grave 24
 
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Record added: Jul 08, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11314530
Martha Josephine Josie <i>White</i> Thomas Chandler
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