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Joseph Monroe May
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Birth: 1812
Amite County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Aug. 26, 1890
Jackson Parish
Louisiana, USA

GGG-GrandPa Joseph Monroe MAY was the son of John David MAY & Mary "Polly" FARLEY. He moved to Jackson Parish LA in the late 1840s and homesteaded 324 acres.

He married (1) Lucinda PENDARVIS in 1838, Mississippi, (2)Catherine L. SMITH HUNTER, and (3) Sarah Francis KIRKLAND MEREDITH on 26 Nov 1868 Caldwell Parish LA. He had 16 children.

He was a well respected member of the community, a farmer, owned a grist mill and "owned some fine horses". 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John David May (1775 - 1851)
 
 Spouses:
  Lucinda Pendarvis May (1823 - 1857)
  Catherine Smith May (1831 - 1867)
  Sarah Francis Kirkland May (1837 - 1917)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth May (1838 - 1841)*
  William Robert May (1841 - 1913)*
  Pinkney May (1844 - 1861)*
  Berry B. May (1846 - 1918)*
  Amanda May White (1847 - 1915)*
  John Calvin May (1848 - 1941)*
  Harriette Louiza May (1853 - 1858)*
  Louisa A. May Willis (1853 - 1909)*
  Joseph Harvey May (1855 - 1941)*
  Levi F. May (1862 - 1956)*
  Rittie Ann May Dunn (1865 - 1950)*
  Robert "Bob" Matthew May (1870 - 1933)*
  Irby Benjamin May (1872 - 1933)*
  Obediah Doss May (1874 - 1950)*
  Maudie Caladonia May Ewing (1877 - 1952)*
 
 Siblings:
  Green Berry May (1808 - 1844)*
  Joseph Monroe May (1812 - 1890)
  Matilda May Sartin (1814 - 1899)*
  James Madison May (1830 - 1863)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hickory Springs Cemetery
Jackson Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Doug McBroom
Originally Created by: Herald
Record added: Aug 17, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7771013
Joseph Monroe May
Added by: Doug McBroom
 
Joseph Monroe May
Added by: Doug McBroom
 
 
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For my great, great, great grandfather
- Nannette Hatten Egros
 Added: Aug. 16, 2015

- Carla May
 Added: Jan. 21, 2011

- CJK
 Added: Mar. 14, 2009
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