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 James C. May

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James C. May

  • Birth 29 Dec 1822
  • Death Jun 1861
  • Burial Granger, Williamson County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 23141088

Son of Robert Booker May and Tabitha Allen Johnston May of Rockingham Co., North Carolina and later of Yalobusha Co. and Grenada Co., Mississippi.

James had two older brothers: Robert B. May, Jr. and William Jerfus May. James was also the older brother of Mary Jane May Beard. He also had a younger brother, William Powhatan May, born 1837 in Mississippi.

Wife: Mary Henry of Alabama. James C. May married Mary Henry in about 1849. In 1859, they had one daughter, Tabitha Allen May, named for James' mother.

James C. May enlisted in the Confederate Army in May, 1861.
He died and his body was returned to the family in Williamson County.

James' widow, Mary, married Josiah Dyches on September 10, 1863 according to researcher, Arlee Gowen. He said the marriage was recorded in Williamson County Marriage Book 2, Page 135.

James and Mary's daughter, Tabitha Allen May, married William Dyches in Williamson County, Texas. He died in a shooting in about 1890. She married a Mr. Wilson in about 1897. Tabitha Dyches died in San Angelo, Tom Green Co., Texas February 13, 1941 and is buried there.

James wife's burial site is unknown.


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  • Maintained by: Fam Gen
  • Originally Created by: John Christeson
  • Added: 28 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23141088
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James C. May (29 Dec 1822–Jun 1861), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23141088, citing Beard Cemetery, Granger, Williamson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Fam Gen (contributor 47472999) .