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DoodleBug09 (#47126128)
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My hometown is Meridian, Mississippi and I now live in southwest Alabama. I have been interested in family and genealogy since I was very young.

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Dennis A. Day
Bessie L. (Higgins) Busch

Bessie was my step grandmother her second husband was Willis Edward Busch 1898-1978.
Willis Busch, buried in an unmarked grave in Evergreen Cemetery Southgate, Kentucky.
My family was always told Bessie's middle name was LEA.
Added by Dennis A. Day on Oct 09, 2017 1:43 PM

Were you related to A. J. Bradley?

If so, how? He was my Grandfather, but I don't really know a lot about that side of the family. I would like to know more.
Added by Peaches on Sep 25, 2017 11:55 AM
Allecia Mullins
RE: Nettie Murphy Watson
Good to hear from you again. Nettie and William S./George were my ggggrandparents on my dad's side. So I guess you and I are half cousins. If I can find out any earlier info on Nettie, I'll let you know. :) Allecia
Added by Allecia Mullins on Apr 09, 2016 8:17 AM
Allecia Mullins
RE: Nettie Murphy Watson
I've got the 1880 census you mentioned. I've also have the 1870 census where they are living in Randolph County AL. Anthony is 23, Genette is 26, and George S is 8. He is listed as a Watson instead of McClain in this one.
In the 1860 Census Anthony (15) is listed with James and Louiza W Watson in also in Randolph County. And in 1850 they are in Coweta, GA. Anthony is 3.
The other info that I have found is from Ancestry-"Alabama, Select Marriages, 1816-1957"
showing William S. Mclain and N.A. Watson and child, George S. Mclain.
And the Marriage record (Cleburne County, AL) of George S. McLain and M. J. Smith (my great grandparents)on Oct 8, 1882 contented by Wm S McLain and A. C. and N.A. Watson. (So, my guess is that Nettie and William were divorced, but friendly?)
Haven't got anything on William S after 1882 so far.
George and Janie Mcclaine are on the 1900 and 1910 census at White Plains, AL; then 1920 census they lived in Lincoln, AL. George died in 1926 and Janie in 1935. Both are buried at Hall's Cemetery in Lincoln.[On the Alabama Deaths, George's father is listed as George instead of William and his mother is Nancy]. I haven't talked with any of their folks yet. Hopefully, I will be able to solve the mystery soon. I'll let you know what I find.
Thank you for responding. It's great contacting kinfolk we haven't met! :) Allecia

Added by Allecia Mullins on Apr 02, 2016 8:24 PM
Allecia Mullins
RE: Nettie Murphy Watson
I will be glad to share what little info I have.
Chat with you soon!
Added by Allecia Mullins on Apr 01, 2016 11:39 AM
Allecia Mullins
Nettie Murphy Watson
Hey DoodleBug,
My name is Allecia McClain Mullins. Nettie Watson was my great grandfather, George McClain's mother. I have very little info on her and even less on George's father, William S. McClain. Hoping you might be able to help me out with info on Nettie.
Allecia, your long lost cuz!
Added by Allecia Mullins on Mar 29, 2016 2:41 PM
Waymon Griffin
RE: Corine Griffin Pipkin
Yes, Pipkin is correct! I am 1st cousin via Griffin, and Pipkin! Thanks.
Added by Waymon Griffin on Jul 06, 2015 8:44 AM
Waymon Griffin
Corine Griffin Pipkin

Correct the PIPKINS to read PIPKIN!
Added by Waymon Griffin on Jun 22, 2015 8:42 AM
Darlene Brindley
DoodleBug, Just a short note to see if you know who the other John Higgins is, at Forest Hills, have you heard of another in the family? Was wondering if he could of been one of the sons of William's brother. Hoping to have time to visit the grave of John Franklin's brother William M. We are heading to Tennessee for a few days to take photos of some of mine and Rays family so will be out of touch for a couple of days. Sent you Blessings Darlene
Added by Darlene Brindley on Jun 02, 2015 2:44 PM
Darlene Brindley
Hello Doodlebug, finally landed long enough to put photos on. I,m so glad , now off to lay two more. We are worn out but feel wonderful to get it done. Let us know what you think. Wishing you well. Will try to keep in touch when we can.
Blessings Darlene
Added by Darlene Brindley on May 26, 2015 2:56 PM
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