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Joseph Henry "Henry" May
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1869
Appleton
Pope County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jan. 27, 1944
Quitman
Cleburne County
Arkansas, USA

Joseph Henry May is listed on the 1880 census in Pope County Arkansas with his mother Susan May age 47 and his brother James Barnes age 27 and head of household. Also listed is James's wife Martha age 18 and thier son James B Barnes, age 4 months. Joseph Henry May and Nancy Elizabeth Gaither married November 23, 1888 in Clinton, Van Buren County Arkansas. They left their marriage license there to be copied and never came back to get it. I have gotten a copy of it. It is at the Van Buren County Arkansas Museum. Joseph Henry (Mase) that is how it was spelled on the 1910 census for Van Buren County Arkansas. It should have been May. He is listed as being 39 and wife Nancy E. May as 36. Children listed at that ime with then are William A. 19, Amanda E. 14, Nancy B. 11, George H. 9, Archie L 7, and John 4. Unverified information on Joseph Henry May is that his father's name was Tom May and his mother's maiden name was Stafford. They had 2 still born children, one buried in Ada Oklahoma and 1 in Oil Trough Arkansas. Another son, Jeffery lived to be 11and is buried in Fort Smith Arkansas. 
 
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 Parents:
  Susan Stafford Barnes-May (1835 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Elizabeth Gaither May (1872 - 1947)
 
 Children:
  George Henry May (____ - 1926)*
  Amanda May Philips*
  William A. May (1890 - 1958)*
  Nancy Belle May Burroughs (1898 - 1993)*
  Archie Lee May (1902 - 1980)*
  Dallas W. May (1910 - 1977)*
  Luther Allen May (1913 - 1984)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairbanks Cemetery
Fairbanks
Van Buren County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Alice Burroughs-Shipley
Record added: May 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90734249
Joseph Henry Henry May
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Joseph Henry Henry May
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Joseph Henry Henry May
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great grandfather
- Alice Burroughs-Shipley
 Added: Jul. 20, 2012
 
 
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