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Joseph Harvey May
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Birth: Feb. 26, 1855
Jackson Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Apr. 11, 1941
West Monroe
Ouachita Parish
Louisiana, USA

Joseph married Caroline Lavenia "Carrie" CHAPPELL on 24 Dec 1878 in Jackson Parish LA and had 10 children: Eli Joseph, Ruby Rebecca, Lucinda Mandy, Judge Ruffin, Mathew Jeter, William Mathew, Harvey Burkett, Mary Evelyn, Carrie Florence and Katie Lee MAY. He was a farmer and operated a cotton gin and grist mill. He died in his sleep at his daughter Carrie's home.

OBITUARY: The Caldwell Watchman, April 11, 1941
Headline: Death Claims Parish Man
Funeral services for J. H. May, who died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Luther Hatten, on April 11, were held at Hickory Springs Church April 12, at 1:00 o'clock P.M. with Rev. Fordham of Chatham in charge of the services. Mr. May was survived by four sons, E. J. May of West Monroe; J. R. May of Cotton Plant; W. M. May of West Monroe and H. B. May of Chapman; two daughters, Mrs. Luther Hatten of West Monroe and Mrs. Alger of Ward 9. Following services interment was made in the Hickory Springs Cemetery under the direction of the Riser Funeral Home, Columbia. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Monroe May (1812 - 1890)
  Lucinda Pendarvis May (1823 - 1857)
 
 Spouse:
  Caroline Lavenia Chappell May (1862 - 1930)
 
 Children:
  Carrie Florence May Hatten (1879 - 1941)*
  Eli Joseph May (1881 - 1959)*
  Lucinda Mandy May Meredith (1885 - 1916)*
  Judge Ruffin May (1887 - 1962)*
  Marvin Jeter May (1888 - 1928)*
  William Matthew May (1891 - 1969)*
  Harvey Burkett May (1893 - 1979)*
  Katie Lee May Alger (1901 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  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)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
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# 7771034
Joseph Harvey May
Added by: Doug McBroom
 
Joseph Harvey May
Added by: Doug McBroom
 
 
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- Carla May
 Added: Jan. 21, 2011

- CJK
 Added: Mar. 14, 2009
 
 
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