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William Franklin May
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Birth: Jun. 20, 1841
Pike County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Apr. 27, 1928
Cameron
Milam County
Texas, USA

William married Sarah "Sally" DUNAWAY on 11 Jan 1862 in Pike County MS. They had 13 children: Laura, Dovie, Cora L, Nora, Lola, Lonny M "Lon", John M "Johnny", Lula, Asa Ocie, Tula Katherine, Dona, Edward M & Effie MAY. He was in the Civil War (CSA, Co E, 33rd MS Infantry) and was captured and held POW. In 1907 he filed for his military pension while living in Temple TX stating he was in good health, but feeble. He was a farmer and peddler. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jehu May (1817 - 1899)
  Elizabeth F. Thornhill May (1818 - 1904)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Dunaway May (1844 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  Laura King Bohnefeld (1861 - 1945)*
  Laura May King (1861 - 1945)*
  Cora L. May Wing (1867 - 1938)*
  Nora May Greer (1870 - 1951)*
  Lola May Fischer (1873 - 1932)*
  Lon M May (1874 - 1934)*
  John M. May (1875 - 1956)*
  Lula May Hayes (1877 - 1951)*
  R. S. Asa May (1880 - 1948)*
  Tula Katherine May Leeper (1882 - 1974)*
  Edward M. May (1886 - 1967)*
  Effie May Sharp (1888 - 1964)*
 
 Siblings:
  Amanda May Reeves (1840 - 1893)*
  William Franklin May (1841 - 1928)
  Richard Henry May (1842 - 1899)*
  Mary J. May McDavid (1845 - 1924)*
  Sarah Elizabeth May Thompson (1847 - 1936)*
  John W. May (1849 - 1904)*
  Josiah David May (1852 - 1894)*
  Robert Brown May (1857 - 1950)*
  Joseph E. Johnson May (1861 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Cameron
Milam County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Doug McBroom
Record added: Apr 06, 2011
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William Franklin May
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William Franklin May
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William Franklin May
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- Doug McBroom
 Added: Jan. 19, 2013
 
 
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