William A. Jordan at about age 94 in northern Davidson Co., NC. He was the son of William Clark Jordan and Mary Ann Johnson. He was born in 1856 in Surry Co., NC and died in 1952 in Davidson Co. He is buried at Bethany Reformed Church Cem where his son, Rufus Early Jordan's in-laws (the Livengoods) were all buried since the 1700's. William's wives were Susan "Annie" Frances Anderson and Julia Ann Wilkins. This photo originally came from Linda Jordan.
My wife's ancestor, William Clark Jordan, who was in the confederacy from Davie Co., NC...He was born about 1829 and died 1911. His tombstone (and death certificate) say that he was born in 1813, but there are lot of records that indicate he was born much later. He was married in Randolph Co., NC to Mary Ann Johnson and later married Sarah Shives in Davie Co., NC. He is buried in Woodland Cem in Winston-Salem. I photographed this painted photograph in the home of William's great-grandson, Charlie Jordan in Davidson Co., NC.
Thomas Clifford Jennings(b. 1886 in NC) and his British wife, Mary Agnes (stage name "Grey" and also called "Mona") performing in their vaudeville act in the 1910's era. They eventually wound up running a little store in the cotton mill town of Franklinville, NC in the area Clifford was from. He died in 1938 and she continued to run the store until the late 1960's. This photocard was in some auction items purchased by my grandparents in 1968. Clifford and Mary Agnes Jennings are buried in the Cedar Falls United Methodist Cem near Franklinvillle.
This photo from an old box of auction items purchased ca. 1968 by my grandparents. The photo was made in Milano, Italy. Shown are Thomas "Clifford" Jennings (b.1886 in NC) and his British wife, Mary Agnes (?) AKA "Mona" and "Grey". They traveled the world in a vaudeville group, lived in London, then came back to operate a store in the cotton mill town of Franklinville, NC. Clifford was from the adjacent town of Cedar Falls. They are buried at the Methodist Cem in Cedar Falls.
*These are not my relatives...Thomas Clifford Jennings (b. in NC, USA) and his wife, Mary Agnes (?) AKA "Mona" or "Grey" from England...These photos came from a box of auction items that my grandparents bought ca 1968 in Franklinville, NC when Mona's store was sold. She and Clifford once traveled the world in a vaudeville type group and were famous for their "hoop juggling". They lived in London, UK but moved to Randolph Co., NC around 1930 where Clifford's family lived (the adjacent cotton mill towns of Franklinville and Cedar Falls). They are buried at Cedar Falls United Methodist Church.
Charles Wm. Burks with his 3rd wife, Lizzie Doss-Burks (on left), and John T. King (to right of Charles), and John's daughter, Bessie King-Burks, on far right. Bessie was married to Charles Burks' son, Charlie E. Burks. This photo was taken in front of the well at Charles' house on Easome Rd, Hurt, Va. in about 1960.
Curtis Eugene Burks, oldest son of Charlie E. Burks and Bessie King. He passed away in November 1943...just before his 18th birthday...from injuries sustained in an auto accident at the Southern Railway underpass in Hurt, Va. He was working in a mill in Danville at that time and was probably preparing to be drafted into WWII. He worked as a young boy delivering groceries in Altavista, Va. He was buried at the family farm in Hill Grove, Pittsylvania Co., but, in 1976, was moved to Greenhill Cem in Altavista, Campbell Co., Va.
Charles William Burks (on left) and John Thornton King (on right). Charles' oldest son, Charlie E. Burks, married John's oldest daughter, Bessie Bell King, in Halifax Co., Virginia in 1924. Charlie was born to Charles and his first wife, Lola Clay-East. Charles W. Burks (8 Oct 1876 - 10 June 1965)...John T. King (1 Oct 1877 - 26 July 1965)...both from Pittsylvania Co., Virginia
Charles William Burks (1876 - 1965) and his sisters, Margie Burks-Strong-Melton (on left) and Mattie E. Burks-Painter-Eubank (middle), in 1934. Photo was probably taken in Hurt, Va. (in the Grit Community). These siblings were the children of Charles R. Burks (1836-ca 1885) and his second wife, Martha "Patty" Doss (ca1849-1894). Charles Wm Burks was married to his 3rd wife, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Doss, at the time of this photo. He was buried in the Doss Cemetery in 1965 (Grit Community)
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