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John Reuben Fails
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Birth: Sep. 10, 1859
Simpson County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Aug. 28, 1933
D'Lo
Simpson County
Mississippi, USA

John Reuben Fails was born 10 Sept 1859 in Simpson Co, MS. His father was Francis M. Fails, who died in 1863 at Port Hudson LA fighting for the Confederate Army, and his mother was Nancy Elizabeth Strength(or Stringer). He was married 1st to Matilda Elizabeth Ross(1864-1890)with whom he had 4 children, 2nd to Mary Elizabeth Williams(1861-1922)with whom he had 8 children,1 step child, and 3rd to Sudie Alpin(1881-1968)with no children. He farmed in Simpson Co MS until late in life when he worked at the sawmill in D'LO,MS. He died in D'Lo on 28 Aug 1933. 
 
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 Parents:
  Francis M. Fails (1834 - 1863)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Elizabeth Williams Fails (1861 - 1922)*
  Matilda Elizabeth Ross Fails (1864 - 1890)*
  Sudie Davis Fails (1880 - 1960)*
 
 Children:
  George Fails (____ - 1907)*
  Lela M. Fails Brock (1882 - 1962)*
  Lula Fails Brock (1884 - 1958)*
  William Arlie Fails (1893 - 1976)*
  Charlie W Fails (1893 - 1982)*
  Homer Louis Fails (1899 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ross Cemetery
Everett
Simpson County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Brock Ragus
Record added: Sep 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59242046
John Reuben Fails
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John Reuben Fails
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John Reuben Fails
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