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James Homer Sheffield
Birth: Jan. 15, 1878
Georgia, USA
Death: Oct. 28, 1930
Fort Myers
Lee County
Florida, USA

Homer Sheffield married the daughter of Jane Strickland and W. R. Hinton, Theodocia (Dosia or Docia) in Perry County, Mississippi on May 13, 1906. She died in Perry County, MS on March 30, 1913 of TB at the age of 37 years, 5 months and 11 days. He married Jessie Inez Sapp Easley on Nov. 27, 1915 in Forrest County, Mississippi. Homer's Sep. 12, 1918 World War I draft registration says he lived in Blodgett, Jones County, MS working for the J. M. Griffin Saw Mill. Around 1924 he moved his family to Slater, Florida where he worked for the J. W. McWilliams Saw Mill. Homer's son, Henry Hinton Sheffield had settled in San Antonio, Texas at the time of Homer's death. Homer's wife, Jessie, and two young daughters, Eloise and Juanita, stayed in Fort Myers for a while after his death and then moved to Fordyce, Arkansas to be close to Jessie's daughters from a previous marriage. 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Newton Sheffield (1847 - 1909)
  Mary Ann Roberts Sheffield (1846 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Jessie Inez Sapp Sheffield (1886 - 1969)*
 
 Children:
  Henry Hinton Sheffield (1908 - 1982)*
  Eloise Sheffield Brown Murphree (1918 - 1985)*
  Juanita Sheffield Murray (1922 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  Starling Sheffield (1869 - 1930)*
  Mary Louella Sheffield Randall (1874 - 1941)*
  James Homer Sheffield (1878 - 1930)
  Miles Clifton Sheffield (1880 - 1881)*
  Stella Harris (1881 - 1910)*
  Katie Beazley Sheffield Harris (1886 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fort Myers Cemetery
Fort Myers
Lee County
Florida, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 27, 2010
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James Homer Sheffield
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