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Elizabeth "Bessie" Caldwell Massey
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Birth: Jun. 8, 1871
Double Wells
Jefferson County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Aug. 6, 1950
Jefferson County
Arkansas, USA

Daughter of Creed Henry Caldwell and Mary Lydia Tolson Caldwell.

Sister of:
--Children of Mary Lydia Tolson
George Thomas Caldwell
Elizabeth Caldwell Massey
Creed Pickney Caldwell
Lydia Elmira "Ella" Caldwell Williams(1875-1946)
Dora Caldwell(1878-unk)
Abner Irving Caldwell
John Dawson Caldwell
--Children of Mary Ella Duncan Gibbs
Lee Otis Caldwell

Married to Henry Jackson Ginnett on November 29, 1889 in Jefferson County, Arkansas.

Married to Hardy F Massey on January 30, 1896 in Grant County, Arkansas.

Hardy and Bessie were the parents of:
Jessie Massey Thomas
Jeffie Massey(1897-unk)
Mary Lydia Massey Gray(1899-unk)
Effie Massey
Claude Duvel Massey
Lola B Massey(1906-unk)
Dulcy Massey
Boyd Massey(1911-unk)
Hardy D Massey(1916-unk)
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1880 United States Federal Census
Name: Elisabeth Caldwele
Age: 9
Birth Year: abt 1871
Birthplace: Arkansas
Home in 1880: Spring, Jefferson, Arkansas
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Creed Caldwele
Father's Birthplace: Georgia
Mother's Name: Lidie Caldwele
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Household Members:
Name Age
Creed Caldwele 38
Lidie Caldwele 30
George Caldwele 11
Elisabeth Caldwele 9
Pinkny Caldwele 7
Elmira Caldwele 5
Dora Caldwele 3

Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
Name: H J Ginnett
Gender: Male
Age: 21
Birth Year: abt 1868
Residence: Double Wells, Jefferson, Arkansas
Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Coldwell
Spouse's Gender: Female
Spouse's Age: 18
Spouse's Residence: Jefferson, Arkansas
Marriage Date: 29 Nov 1889
Marriage License Date: 29 Nov 1889
Marriage County: Jefferson
Event Type: Marriage
FHL Film Number: 983667

Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
Name: Elizabeth Ginnett
Gender: Female
Age: 25
Birth Year: abt 1871
Residence: Double Wells, Jefferson, Arkansas
Spouse's Name: Hardy F Massey
Spouse's Gender: Male
Spouse's Age: 40
Spouse's Residence: Grapevine, Grant, Arkansas
Marriage Date: 30 Jan 1896
Marriage License Date: 27 Jan 1896
Marriage County: Grant
Event Type: Marriage
FHL Film Number: 980148

1900 United States Federal Census
Name: Elizabeth Massey
Age: 28
Birth Date: Jun 1871
Birthplace: Arkansas
Home in 1900: Madison, Grant, Arkansas
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Hardy T Massey
Marriage Year: 1896
Years Married: 4
Father's Birthplace: Georgia
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother: number of living children: 5
Mother: How many children: 5
Household Members:
Name Age
Hardy T Massey 45
Elizabeth Massey 28
Georgi Massey 10
Earnest P Massey 7
Jesse Massey 4
Jeffie Massey 3
Mary L Massey 9/12

1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Elizabeth Massey
Age in 1910: 38
Birth Year: abt 1872
Birthplace: Arkansas
Home in 1910: Madison, Grant, Arkansas
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Hardy T Massey
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina
Household Members:
Name Age
Hardy T Massey 55
Elizabeth Massey 38
Ernest Massey 17
Jessie Massey 13
Jeffie Massey 12
Lyddie Massey 10
Effie Massey 7
Claud Massey 5
Lola Massey 4
Dulcie Massey 2

1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Bessie Massey
Age: 49
Birth Year: abt 1871
Birthplace: Arkansas
Home in 1920: Madison, Grant, Arkansas
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Hardy Massey
Father's Birthplace: Georgia
Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Household Members:
Name Age
Hardy Massey 64
Bessie Massey 49
Claud Massey 15
Lola B Massey 13
Dulcie Massey 11
Boyd Massey 9
Hardy D Massey 4

1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Bessie E Massey
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1872
Birthplace: Arkansas
Race: White
Home in 1930: Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas
Marital Status: Widowed
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birthplace: Arkansas
Mother's Birthplace: Arkansas
Household Members:
Name Age
Bessie E Massey 58
Bill Massey 18
Vera Massey 14
Delmon Shultz 20

1940 United States Federal Census
Name: Bessie Massey
Age: 69
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1871
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birthplace: Arkansas
Marital Status: Widowed
Relation to Head of House: Mother-in-law
Home in 1940: Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas
Street: West 4 Avenue
House Number: 415
Inferred Residence in 1935: Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas
Residence in 1935: Same Place
Resident on farm in 1935: No
Sheet Number: 2A
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 4th grade
Weeks Worked in 1939: 0
Income: 0
Income Other Sources: No
Household Members:
Name Age
George E Thomas 45
Jessie Thomas 42
Jaunita Thomas 16
Billy Thomas 5
Bessie Massey 69 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Creed Henry Caldwell (1834 - 1922)
  Mary Lydia Tolson Caldwell (1846 - 1900)
 
 Spouses:
  Henry Jackson Ginnett (1867 - 1893)
  Hardy F Massey (1855 - 1925)
 
 Children:
  Jessie Massey Thomas (1896 - 1982)*
  Effie Massey (1902 - 1910)*
  Claude D. Massey (1904 - 1978)*
  Dulcy Massey (1908 - 1928)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Thomas Caldwell (1869 - 1955)*
  Elizabeth Caldwell Massey (1871 - 1950)
  Creed Pickney Caldwell (1874 - 1924)*
  Elmira Ella Caldwell Williams (1875 - 1946)*
  Dora L Caldwell Appling (1879 - 1907)*
  Abner Irving Caldwell (1882 - 1961)*
  John Dawson Caldwell (1887 - 1951)*
  Lee Otis Caldwell (1903 - 1967)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Lee Cemetery
Sulphur Springs
Jefferson County
Arkansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Michael Bell
Originally Created by: 4losthistory
Record added: Sep 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59011503
Elizabeth Bessie <i>Caldwell</i> Massey
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Elizabeth Bessie <i>Caldwell</i> Massey
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Elizabeth Bessie <i>Caldwell</i> Massey
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