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Marcus Commons

Tennessee, USA
Death 20 Jan 1958 (aged 69)
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 153860295 · View Source
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Marcus Commons was born on April 15, 1888 in Tennessee, the son of Charles Commons and Ellen (Turner) Commons.

Although he was listed as single on his Death Certificate, Marcus was married about 1908 to Mollie Gifford (1886-1940), the daughter of William Gifford and Callie ( -- ) Gifford.

A waiter at Hermitage Hotel and living at 216 15th Avenue North, Nashville, Marcus was 69 years old when he died at home of a cerebral hemorrhage on January 20, 1958. Burial was seven days later in Mount Ararat Cemetery, Nashville.

Most of the above is from his Death Certificate, with Annie Commons of 413 Lyle Avenue as the informant.

Known children of Marcus and Mollie:
~ Gladys Mai "Gladie" Commons (ca 1909- ) m Dan Gifford
~ Marcus Commons Jr (9 Jun 1916-1 Nov 1984)
~ Charlie Commons (1918-1919)

Known stepson of Marcus:
~ Daniel Webster "Dan" Gifford (ca 1905- )

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  • Created by: Syd Gardner
  • Added: 17 Oct 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 153860295
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marcus Commons (15 Apr 1888–20 Jan 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 153860295, citing Mount Ararat Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Syd Gardner (contributor 47902230) .