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David Kersh & Elizabeth Sease Kersh

Descendants of David Kersh & Elizabeth Sease Kersh
submitted by Jackie Kersh

1st Generation

1. DAVID3 KERSH (ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1)1,2,3,4,5,6,7 was born 1795 in Barnwell District, SC8,9, and died Bef. April 1864 in Bibb Co, AL10,11. He married ELIZABETH SEASE February 05, 1816 in Barnwell Dist, SC12, daughter of JOHN LEONARD SEASE and KATHERINE RISER. She was born December 05, 1799 in Barnwell Dist, SC13,14,15, and died January 29, 1891 in Bibb Co, AL16,17. 

Children of DAVID KERSH and ELIZABETH SEASE are: 
2. i. MARTIN P.4 KERSH, b. 1819, Barnwell Dist , SC ; d. March 1855, Bibb Co, AL . 

3. ii. MARY ANN KERSH, b. 1823, Barnwell Dist , SC ; d. Bef. 1869, Bibb Co, AL . 4. iii. ELIZABETH W. KERSH, b. April 09, 1824 , Barnwell Dist , SC ; d. February 17, 1885 , Bibb Co, AL . 

5. iv. CATHERINE ALABAMA KERSH, b. November 27, 1825, Sandy Ridge, @ Centreville, Bibb Co., AL; d. February 28, 1928, Jones, AL, near Selma . 

6. v. JACOB D. KERSH, b. 1828, Bibb Co, AL. 

7. vi. REV. WILLIAM LEONARD KERSH, b. February 24, 1833, near Centreville, Bibb Co, AL; d. March 05, 1917, Mt. Hebron, Greene Co, AL. 

8. vii. DAVID JOSHUA W. KERSH, b. March 08, 1836 , Sandy Creek, Bibb Co, AL; d. 1925, Humble, Harris Co, TX. 

viii. MARTHA ELIZABETH KERSH, b. October 01, 1838, Sandy Creek, Bibb Co, AL18; d. November 04, 1914. 

9. ix. FRANCES LOUISA KERSH, b. June 15, 1843 , Sandy Creek, Bibb Co, AL; d. January 27, 1880 , Bibb Co, AL .


10. x. MARGARET AMANDA WORTHINGTON KERSH, b. April 24, 1841 , Bibb County , AL ; d. July 10, 1940 , Bibb Co, AL . 

11. xi. ANDREW JACKSON KERSH, b. February 26, 1846, Sandy Creek, Bibb Co, AL; d. October 09, 1938, Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa Co, AL. 

Generation No. 2 

2. MARTIN P.4 KERSH (DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1) was born 1819 in Barnwell Dist, SC19, and died March 1855 in Bibb Co, AL20. He married LUCINDA H. CLEVELAND April 10, 1842 in Bibb County , AL21,22,23,24, daughter of OLIVER CLEVELAND and MARTHA PAYNE. She was born 1812 in Georgia25,26, and died 187627,28,29. She was previously married to Willis Brown. 
Children of MARTIN KERSH and LUCINDA CLEVELAND are: 
i. WILSON L.T.5 KERSH30, b. 1843, Alabama ; d. Bef. 187731,32. 

ii. EMILY PARDEE (Paralee) KERSH33, b. 1845, Alabama ; d. Bef. 187734,35. 

12. iii. MARY C.A. KERSH, b. August 11, 1848 , Bibb Co, AL. 

3. MARY ANN4 KERSH (DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1) was born 1823 in Barnwell Dist, SC36, and died Bef. 1869 in Bibb Co, AL. She married CARTER WALTON CLEVELAND37,38 October 21, 1843 in Bibb Co, AL39,40, son of OLIVER CLEVELAND and MARTHA PAYNE. He was born 1816 in Giles Co, TN41,42, and died 1876 in Bibb Co, AL. 

Children of MARY KERSH and CARTER CLEVELAND are: 
13. i. ELMINA HARRISON5 CLEVELAND, b. October 26, 1846, Bibb Co, AL; d. February 03, 1915, Centreville, Bibb Co, AL. 

ii. DAVID CLEVELAND43,44, b. 1849, Alabama45. 

iii. ANN CLEVELAND46,47,48, b. 1852; m. (1) BERNARD; m. (2) BRADFORD COLVIN49.

iv. DOC CLEVELAND50, b. 1854.

4. ELIZABETH W.4 KERSH (DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1)51,52 was born April 09, 1824 in Barnwell Dist, SC, and died February 17, 1885 in Bibb Co, AL. She married WILLIS WILLIAM CALLOWAY CLEVELAND53 July 11, 1849 in Bibb County, AL54,55, son of OLIVER CLEVELAND and MARTHA PAYNE. He was born December 16, 1829 in Bibb Co, AL56, and died August 26, 1878. 

Children of ELIZABETH KERSH and WILLIS CLEVELAND are: 

i. EDWARD5 CLEVELAND57, b. 1851, Alabama. 

ii. MARY CLEVELAND58, b. 1854, Alabama. 

iii. CRAWFORD CLEVELAND59, b. 1866. 

iv. BETTIE CLEVELAND60, b. 1859, Alabama. 

v. CRUMP CLEVELAND, b. 1864, Alabama61. 

5. CATHERINE ALABAMA4 KERSH (DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1) was born November 27, 1825 in Sandy Ridge, Centreville, Bibb Co., AL62, and died February 28, 1928 in Jones, AL, near Selma. She married THOMAS JEFFERSON KING63 August 01, 1844 in Centreville, Bibb Co, AL64,65. He was born May 12, 1823 in Bibb Co, AL66, and died October 05, 1862. 
Children of CATHERINE KERSH and THOMAS KING are: 

i. LUCINDA E.5 KING67, b. 1845. 

14. ii. MARTHA PANE KING, b. 1846. 

iii. DAVID D. KING67, b. 1848. 

iv. WILLIAM L. KING67, b. 1852. 

v. JAMES GEORGE KING67, b. 1854. 

vi. JACOB M. KING67, b. 1858. 

vii. JEFFERSON D. KING67, b. 1861. 

6. JACOB D.4 KERSH (DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1) was born 1828 in Bibb Co, AL68. He married MARTHA A. BROWN69 February 09, 1858 in Bibb Co, AL70,71,72, daughter of WILLIS BROWN and LUCINDA CLEVELAND. She was born 1835 in Alabama. 
Children of JACOB KERSH and MARTHA BROWN are: 

i. SAMUEL5 KERSH, b. 1859, Alabama73,74. 

ii. CHARLES KERSH74, b. 1861. 

iii. FANNIE KERSH74, b. 1863. 

iv. BROWN KERSH74, b. 1866. 

7. REV. WILLIAM LEONARD4 KERSH (DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1)75 was born February 24, 1833 in near Centreville, Bibb Co, AL76,77, and died March 05, 1917 in Mt. Hebron, Greene Co, AL78. He married ELIZA FARRIOR JONES79,80,81 October 30, 1856 in Perry Co, AL82,83, daughter of JOHN Calhoun JONES and possibly MARY REID. She was born May 20, 1837 in Perryville, Perry Co, AL84,85, and died August 29, 1902 near Sawyerville, Greene Co, AL86. 
Children of WILLIAM KERSH and ELIZA JONES are: 

15. i. REV. JOHN DAVID5 KERSH, b. December 30, 1857, near Centreville, Bibb County, AL; d. February 22, 1946, Montgomery, AL. 

ii. JACOB LAFAYETTE KERSH87, b. January 26, 1860, Perry Co, AL; d. August 25, 1860, near Spratt, Perry Co, AL88. 

16. iii. DORA ELIZABETH KERSH, b. September 27, 1862, Perry Co., AL; d. January 07, 1936, Havana, AL.

iv. WILLIAM LAVELLE KERSH, b. December 23, 1863, Bibb Co, AL; d. October 30, 1891, Greenesboro, Greene Co, AL89. 

17. v. WALTON COLUMBUS KERSH, b. April 05, 1866, Bibb Co, AL; d. January 08, 1898, Livingston, AL. 

18. vi. OLLIE CATHERINE KERSH, b. February 22, 1868, Bibb Co, AL; d. July 15, 1949, Greene Co, AL. 
vii. MARTIN CLAY KERSH, b. October 24, 1869, Bibb Co, AL; d. May 25, 1958, Montgomery, AL90; m. GEORGIA ELIZABETH ISBELL, May 25, 1903, Dallas, TX; b. October 02, 1873, Grimes Co, TX; d. January 07, 1946.

viii. ELLA ELIZA KERSH, b. February 12, 1872, Sandy Ridge, Bibb Co, AL; d. June 29, 1872, Sandy Ridge, Bibb Co, AL. 

19. ix. EDWARD EUGENE KERSH, b. May 26, 1873, Greensboro, AL; d. March 04, 1954, Atlanta, GA. 

x. BEULAH AUGUSTA KERSH, b. June 20, 1877, Bibb Co, AL; d. May 14, 1949; m. DR. JAMES OSCAR DUNCAN91, March 09, 1904, West Greene Co, AL92; b. 1845; d. 1926, Eutaw, AL. 

20. xi. MARVIN GLENN KERSH, b. August 30, 1879, Bibb Co, AL; d. April 08, 1934, Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa Co, AL. 

8. DAVID JOSHUA W.4 KERSH (DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1) was born March 08, 1836 in Sandy Creek, Bibb Co, AL93, and died 1925 in Humble, Harris Co, TX. He married (1) MARY ANN BLAKELY September 13, 1860 in Centreville, Bibb Co, AL94,95,96,97, daughter of JOSEPH BLAKEY and MARTHA BLAKEY. She was born Abt. 1846 in Alabama, and died March 10, 1864 in unknown circumstances. He married (2) NANCY JENNIE SNEAD98 April 17, 1873 in Centreville, Bibb Co, AL99, daughter of HENLEY SNEAD and SARAH GRIFFIN. She was born August 04, 1851 in Centreville, Bibb Co, AL, and died June 02, 1922 in Humble, TX. 
Child of DAVID KERSH and MARY BLAKELY is: 

i. JESSIE LAFAYETTE5 KERSH, b. 1862, Centreville, Bibb Co, AL; d. November 1920, Lufin, TX; m. JO JAMES, May 26, 1890, Bibb Co, AL100. 
Children of DAVID KERSH and NANCY SNEAD are: 

ii. SARAH ELIZABETH5 KERSH, b. Abt. 1874, Centreville, AL; d. 1967, Centreville, AL; m. WILLIAM JEFFERSON GRIFFIN101, Abt. 1893, unknown; b. January 31, 1868, Bibb Co, AL; d. March 06, 1936, Tuscaloosa Co, AL. 

iii. LESSIE OTILLA KERSH, b. June 19, 1876, Centreville, AL; d. October 11, 1878, Centreville, AL. 

iv. WILEY GRAHAM KERSH, b. January 1879, Centreville, Bibb Co, AL; d. February 01, 1935, Livingston, TX; m. KATIE COLLINS, Abt. 1901, Centreville, Bibb Co, AL. 

v. CHARLES BISHOP KERSH, b. May 1881, Centreville, Bibb Co, AL; d. September 28, 1954, Humble, Liberty, TX; m. SUSIE LANGE, December 21, 1912, Humble, Liberty, TX; d. December 26, 1913, Humble, TX. 

vi. BESSIE KERSH, b. May 1884, Centreville, AL; d. Abt. 1948, Segno, TX; m. WILLIS KNIGHT, Unknown. 

vii. LIVIE KERSH, b. August 1888, Centreville, AL; d. Abt. 1925, Taylor Co, TX; m. GEORGE W. KNIGHT, December 30, 1906, Polk Co, TX. 

viii. DAVID VESTER KERSH, b. July 14, 1891, Centreville, Bibb Co, AL; m. DAISY ROSALIE WAXLER, May 12, 1920, Humble, Liberty, TX. 

9. FRANCES4 Louisa KERSH (DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1)102 was born June 15, 1843 in Sandy Creek, Bibb Co, AL, and died January 27, 1880 in Bibb Co, AL. She married JAMES W. ARNOLD103,104 November 19, 1868 in Bibb Co, AL105,106, son of WYATT ARNOLD and CHARLOTTE BROWN. He was born September 23, 1836 in Alabama, and died January 15, 1897107. 
Children of FRANCES KERSH and JAMES ARNOLD are:

21. i. ALICE5 ARNOLD, b. September 18, 1878; d. August 23, 1961. 

22. ii. BETTY ELISA ARNOLD, b. September 09, 1869; d. January 09, 1944.

10. MARGARET AMANDA WORTHINGTON4 KERSH (DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1) was born April 24, 1841 in Bibb County, AL108, and died July 10, 1940 in Bibb Co, AL109,110. She married CAPT. JOHN BENTON FONDREN November 29, 1865 in Bibb County, AL111, son of WILLIAM FONDREN and MARY MOORE. He was born 1836 in Bibb County, AL, and died June 21, 1884 at his home in Bibb County, AL112. 
Children of MARGARET KERSH and JOHN FONDREN are: 

23. i. JESSIE5 FONDREN. 

ii. EULA LEE FONDREN113, b. October 04, 1867, Bibb Co, AL; d. October 08, 1883, Bibb Co, AL. 

iii. DENNIS MAYBERRY FONDREN, b. November 27, 1869, Bibb Co, AL; d. August 28, 1904. 

iv. ANDREW WILSON FONDREN113, b. January 25, 1871, Bibb Co, AL; d. June 11, 1955; m. IDA BELLE BRADY114. 

24. v. MATTIE FONDREN, b. November 1881, Bibb Co, AL. 

25. vi. MARY KATHERINE FONDREN, b. July 1883, Alabama. 

11. ANDREW JACKSON4 KERSH (DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1)115,116 was born February 26, 1846 in Sandy Creek, Bibb Co, AL117, and died October 09, 1938 in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa Co, AL118,119. He married (1) MARY SUE SNEAD120 October 03, 1871 in Bibb Co, AL121, daughter of HENLEY SNEAD and SARAH GRIFFIN. She was born December 10, 1848 in Centreville, Bibb Co, AL, and died August 23, 1905 in Texas. He married (2) FELICIA H. ADAMS122,123 September 09, 1894 in Bibb Co, AL124, daughter of DAVID ADAMS and ELIZABETH SEARLE. She was born December 29, 1868 in Alabama, and died October 27, 1899 in Centreville, Bibb Co, AL125. He married (3) MARY WORTHAM LINDSEY126 Bef. 1904 in poss Centreville, Bibb Co, AL. She was born December 14, 1864 in Northport, AL, and died December 26, 1938 in Tuscaloosa, AL. 
Children of ANDREW KERSH and MARY SNEAD are: 

i. ELLA5 KERSH, b. Abt. 1874; d. Unknown, poss Bibb Co, AL; m. Unknown BAILEY, Unknown, unknown. 

ii. NORA KERSH, b. May 1876; m. ROBERT J. GARDNER.

iii. CARAC M. KERSH, b. May 1888, Alabama; d. March 1961, Alabama127. 

Children of ANDREW KERSH and FELICIA ADAMS are: 

iv. LOIS IDENE5 KERSH, b. January 1895128; m. A. L. NOEL. 

26. v. ANDREW RUAL KERSH, b. May 1898, Alabama; d. April 24, 1946, Tuscaloosa Co, AL. 
Child of ANDREW KERSH and MARY LINDSEY is: 

27. vi. ALMA LOUISE5 KERSH, b. October 26, 1904, Centreville, Bibb Co, AL; d. September 03, 1994, Tuscaloosa, AL. 

Generation No. 3 

12. MARY C.A.5 KERSH (MARTIN P.4, DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1)129,130 was born August 11, 1848 in Bibb Co, AL. She married DAVID J. FRAZIER131,132 1879 in Bibb Co, AL133, son of SAMUEL FRAZIER and MARTHA WOOD. He was born December 08, 1850 in Bibb Co, AL. 

Children of MARY KERSH and DAVID FRAZIER are: 
i. LLOYD6 FRAZIER. 
ii. CLIFFORD FRAZIER. 
iii. CLYDE FRAZIER. 
iv. ANNA FRAZIER. 
v. ELLA R. FRAZIER. 
vi. LILLIAN FRAZIER.

13. ELMINA HARRISON5 CLEVELAND (MARY ANN4 KERSH, DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1)134,135 was born October 26, 1846 in Bibb Co, AL, and died February 03, 1915 in Centreville, Bibb Co, AL. She married NELSON J. FULLER136,137 November 19, 1868 in Bibb Co, AL, son of MASTIN FULLER and HANNAH RICE. He was born May 20, 1840 in Bibb Co, AL, and died November 03, 1920 in Centreville, Bibb Co, AL. 

Children of ELMINA CLEVELAND and NELSON FULLER are: 
i. JEROME THEODORE6 FULLER138, b. October 02, 1874, Centreville, Bibb Co, AL; d. February 12, 1935139; m. MARGARET KATE OWEN, April 21, 1898. 
ii. WALTON FULLER140, b. October 04, 1869, Centreville, Bibb Co, AL; d. April 30, 1937, Centreville, Bibb Co, AL. 
iii. NELSON CARLISLE FULLER140, b. December 29, 1871, Centreville, Bibb Co, AL; d. November 05, 1941, Centreville, Bibb Co, AL; m. MARGUERITE DOVE MCQUEENE. 
iv. LAVELLA PAULINE FULLER140, b. February 07, 1877, Centreville, Bibb Co, AL; d. August 25, 1952, Centreville, Bibb Co, AL; m. JAMES ISAAC LOGAN, December 08, 1897. 
v. MINNIE ELMORE FULLER140, b. September 10, 1881, Centreville, Bibb Co, AL; d. April 08, 1886. 
vi. HAWTHORNE MOREN FULLER140, b. March 27, 1884, Centreville, Bibb Co, AL; d. March 07, 1962, Brice Hospital, Tuscaloosa, AL; m. LUCY OLIVER BECK, December 28, 1913, Langley, SC141; b. October 10, 1892, S Bend, IN; d. December 23, 1978, Centreville, Bibb Co, AL.

14. MARTHA PANE5 KING (CATHERINE ALABAMA4 KERSH, DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1)142 was born 1846. She married JOHN JEHU THOMAS, son of JOSIAH E. THOMAS. 

Children of MARTHA KING and JOHN THOMAS are: 
i. DOVIE CATHERINE6 THOMAS, b. October 15, 1868. 
ii. MINNIE THOMAS, b. Abt. 1892, Six Mile, Bibb Co, AL. 
15. REV. JOHN DAVID5 KERSH (WILLIAM LEONARD4, DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1)143,144 was born December 30, 1857 in near Centreville, Bibb County, AL144, and died February 22, 1946 in Montgomery, AL145. He married (1) ALLIE EULA YARBROUGH146,147 March 30, 1886 in Geneva, AL147, daughter of THOMAS YARBROUGH and ELIZA CUMBIE. She was born February 18, 1867 in Geneva, AL147, and died March 20, 1900 in Orion, Pike Co, AL148. He married (2) ANNIE BELLE CROSS149 January 15, 1902 in Orion, Pike Co, AL, daughter of WILLIAM CROSS and SARAH FARRIOR. She was born January 15, 1881 in Montgomery Co, AL, and died January 10, 1980 in Montgomery, AL. 

Children of JOHN KERSH and ALLIE YARBROUGH are: 
i. ALLENE6 KERSH150,151, b. December 31, 1886, Geneva, AL; d. May 13, 1973, Montgomery, AL; m. JOHN WALLACE MCMILLAN151, June 25, 1919, Bay Minette, AL; b. 1874, Alabama; d. April 10, 1945, Montgomery, AL152,153. 

ii. FRANKLIN EUGENE KERSH, b. August 08, 1888, Argyle, FL; d. May 01, 1958, Montgomery, AL154; m. MARY RUTH HARMON155, June 12, 1912; b. Pike Co, AL; d. December 19, 1970, Montgomery, AL156,157. 

iii. Rev. LUTHER CLIFFORD KERSH158,159, b. October 15, 1890, Thomasville, AL160; d. July 14, 1972, Birmingham, AL161,162; m. (1) LUCILE JULIA DANZEY164,165, December 24, 1917, Thomasville, Clarke Co, AL; b. February 1896; d. August 27, 1919, Thomasville, Clarke Co, AL166; m. (2) ALMA RAE BROOKS, June 06, 1921, Troy, AL; b. October 31, 1898; d. April 28, 1989, Birmingham, AL167. 

iv. LT. COL. HENRY LEONARD KERSH, b. August 09, 1892, Brewersville, AL; d. January 27, 1985, Corvallis, OR; m. RUTH ELIZA SCOTT168, December 22, 1917; b. May 07, 1900, Thomasville, AL; d. February 1995, Corvallis, Benton Co., OR. 

v. JOHN FRAZER KERSH168, b. May 05, 1895, Isney, AL169; d. April 09, 1991, Lakeland, FL; m. DAISY LEIGH MCRAE170, July 27, 1924, Kissimmee, FL171; b. July 29, 1897, McRae, GA; d. May 09, 1963, Orlando, FL172. 

vi. HORACE LANFORD KERSH173, b. March 21, 1899, Greene Co, AL; d. August 14, 1899173. 
Children of JOHN KERSH and ANNIE CROSS are: 
vii. CLAUDE FARRIOR6 KERSH, b. November 17, 1903, Crichton, Mobile Co, AL; d. January 03, 1982, Daphne, AL; m. LUCILE ARMSTRONG, June 19, 1928, Bay Minette, AL; b. August 04, 1902; d. February 1984, Bay Minette, AL. 

viii. LILA BESS KERSH, b. July 17, 1907, Whistler, Mobile Co., AL; d. December 28, 1993, Montgomery, AL; m. WILLIAM URGUYN EVANS, June 12, 1930. 

ix. MARTHA HELEN KERSH174,175, b. September 21, 1909, Whistler, Mobile Co., AL; m. CAESAR FRANCIS DELAUNE175, June 21, 1939, Troy, AL; b. November 26, 1910, Napoleonsville, LA; d. January 1979, Montgomery, AL. 

x. LILYON KERSH, b. October 25, 1915, Hartford, Geneva Co., AL; d. November 28, 1999, Montgomery, AL; m. (1) RUSSELL HERBERT RICH, November 13, 1945; b. April 02, 1898; d. April 24, 1959; m. (2) THOMAS WILFORD SR. BERREY, December 05, 1962. 

16. DORA ELIZABETH5 KERSH (WILLIAM LEONARD4, DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1) was born September 27, 1862 in Perry Co., AL, and died January 07, 1936 in Havana, AL176. She married PETER ALBERT ELLIOTT176 July 28, 1896 in Greenesbory, AL176.

Children of DORA KERSH and PETER ELLIOTT are: 
i. CLARA GRACE6 ELLIOTT176, b. 1897, Havana, AL; m. WALTER PIERCE LAVENDER176. 
ii. AUGUSTA LEE ELLIOTT176. 
iii. ANNIE ELLIOTT176, m. AMOS EMILE RAY176. 

17. WALTON COLUMBUS5 KERSH (WILLIAM LEONARD4, DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1)177,178 was born April 05, 1866 in Bibb Co, AL179, and died January 08, 1898 in Livingston, AL180. He married KATIE LOUISE HICKMAN181 December 06, 1894 in Coffee Co, AL182,183, daughter of MOSES HICKMAN and MARY BANKS. She was born August 18, 1869 in Montgomery, AL, and died March 03, 1963 in Alexandria, LA184.

Children of WALTON KERSH and KATIE HICKMAN are: 
i. VOSS6 KERSH, b. October 25, 1897185; m. FRANCIS GEHRING, December 24, 1917185; b. 185. 

ii. OUIDA FAY KERSH, b. October 21, 1895185; m. NATHAN DUNNING ROBERTS185, April 23, 1915. 

18. OLLIE CATHERINE5 KERSH (WILLIAM LEONARD4, DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1) was born February 22, 1868 in Bibb Co, AL185, and died July 15, 1949 in Greene Co, AL186,187. She married WILLIAM HENRY JR. HALES188,189 March 20, 1900 in Hales Co, AL190, son of WILLIAM HALES and JANE REEVES. He was born July 30, 1849 in Greene Co, AL, and died December 09, 1921 in Greene Co, AL. 

Children of OLLIE KERSH and WILLIAM HALES are: 
i. ERIN F.6 HALES191,192, b. December 23, 1900; d. April 26, 1921, Greene Co, AL. 
ii. LUCILLE AUGUSTA HALES193, b. January 01, 1903; d. December 19, 1985; m. JAMES WILLIAM STERLING193,194, October 10, 1923. 
iii. BERNICE CATHERINE HALES195,196,197, b. November 23, 1905; m. LONNIE PORTER198, August 16, 1932, Jefferson Co, AL. 

19. EDWARD EUGENE5 KERSH (WILLIAM LEONARD4, DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1) was born May 26, 1873 in Greensboro, AL199, and died March 04, 1954 in Atlanta, GA200. He married LOUISE NUNNALLY201 1906. 

Children of EDWARD KERSH and LOUISE NUNNALLY are: 
i. EDWARD R.6 KERSH201. 
ii. EARLE G. KERSH201. 
iii. UNKNOWN KERSH201, m. BEN Y. COOPER. 
iv. UNKNOWN KERSH201, m. W.B. JR. TUTTLE.

20. MARVIN GLENN5 KERSH (WILLIAM LEONARD4, DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1) was born August 30, 1879 in Bibb Co, AL, and died April 08, 1934 in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa Co, AL202,203. He married IMELDA PARHAM MONETTE November 08, 1904 in Gainesville,Sumter Co, AL204,205. She was born in Gainesville, AL206, and died Aft. 1943. 

Children of MARVIN KERSH and IMELDA MONETTE are: 
i. CAROLYN ELIZA6 KERSH206, b. April 18, 1909, Greenville, AL; m. JAMES ERASMUS JR. KENDRICK206, 1933. 
ii. UNKNOWN KERSH206, m. WILLIAM BERNEY PERRY206. 

21. ALICE5 ARNOLD (FRANCES4 KERSH, DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1)207 was born September 18, 1878, and died August 23, 1961. She married ROY BOONE207. He died August 02, 1937. 

Children of ALICE ARNOLD and ROY BOONE are: 
i. ARNOLD6 BOONE. 
ii. LILLA BOONE. 

22. BETTY ELISA5 ARNOLD (FRANCES4 KERSH, DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1)208,209 was born September 09, 1869, and died January 09, 1944. She married ISAAC DANIEL HICKS. He was born August 10, 1862, and died November 23, 1903. 

Children of BETTY ARNOLD and ISAAC HICKS are: 
i. KATE KING6 HICKS210, b. May 29, 1888; d. December 16, 1972; m. ENGLEBY HOPE; b. December 25, 1887; d. October 20, 1969. 
ii. SAYDEE DARE HICKS210, b. May 26, 1890; d. October 12, 1971; m. EG SMITHERMAN; b. March 10, 1895; d. January 03, 1974. 
iii. JIM ARNOLD HICKS210, b. December 20, 1891; d. January 26, 1892. 
iv. LINNIE BELLE HICKS210, b. January 16, 1893; m. MARION W MIMS. 
v. WELTON GRADY HICKS210, b. June 19, 1895; d. January 27, 1979; m. MARY ALICE WALLER; b. April 20, 1914. 
vi. FANNIE ERMA HICKS210, b. February 28, 1898; d. October 25, 1918. 
vii. ROY BOONE HICKS210, b. November 10, 1900; d. July 23, 1951; m. LAURA MERCHANT. 
viii. MARY ANN HICKS210, b. April 24, 1902; m. LUCIAN PAUL MCCRARY; b. September 05, 1899.

23. JESSIE5 FONDREN (MARGARET AMANDA WORTHINGTON4 KERSH, DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1)211. She married JOHN WILLIAMS. 

Child of JESSIE FONDREN and JOHN WILLIAMS is: 
i. JOY6 WILLIAMS211. 

24. MATTIE5 FONDREN (MARGARET AMANDA WORTHINGTON4 KERSH, DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1)211 was born November 1881 in Bibb Co, AL. She married NATHAN MOLTON, son of WILLIAM MOLTON and NANCY KEL?. 

Children of MATTIE FONDREN and NATHAN MOLTON are: 
i. NATALIE6 MOLTON211, m. SAM RAY GIBBONS. 
ii. KELLY FONDREN MOLTON211.

25. MARY KATHERINE5 FONDREN (MARGARET AMANDA WORTHINGTON4 KERSH, DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1)211 was born July 1883 in Alabama. She married WILLIAM THOMAS REAVES. He was born in Centreville, Bibb Co, AL. 

Children of MARY FONDREN and WILLIAM REAVES are: 
i. RAYMOND MAYBERRY6 REAVES212, m. AGNES DYKE. 
ii. WILLIAM THOMAS JR. REAVES213, m. FLORETTE FIKES; b. Centreville, Bibb Co, AL. 
iii. MARGARET REAVES214, m. Z.B GREER. 
iv. JESSIE MAE REAVES214, m. J.B. FARRINGTON. 
v. RUTH REAVES214, m. L.B. HAYS; b. Cullman, AL. 
vi. WILLIE LEE REAVES214, m. DR. WALTER H. TRUMBAUER; b. Montevallo, AL

26. ANDREW RUAL5 KERSH (ANDREW JACKSON4, DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1) was born May 1898 in Alabama215, and died April 24, 1946 in Tuscaloosa Co, AL216,217. He married UNKNOWN.

Child of ANDREW KERSH and UNKNOWN is: 
i. ANDREW JR.6 KERSH218. 

27. ALMA LOUISE5 KERSH (ANDREW JACKSON4, DAVID3, ANDREW2, HANS GEORGE1)219 was born October 26, 1904 in Centreville, Bibb Co, AL, and died September 03, 1994 in Tuscaloosa, AL. She married JOSEPH PASCAL STONE219. He was born September 20, 1906 in Greensboro, AL, and died March 1982 in Tuscaloosa, AL. 

Endnotes

1. Rhoda Coleman Ellison, Bibb County Alabama The First Hundred Years 1818-1918, (University of Alabama Press 1984), p 65, On Sandy CreekMethodist church building committee, Bibb Co. July 1843.
2. Abrams Ulysses Huey; edited by Mattie Sanford Johnson, Early History of Bibb County, Alabama 1820-1870, (Huntsville AL 1981), p 74, Member of Sandy Chapel Methodist Church when built in 1828.
3. Early History of Bibb County, Alabama 1820-1870, (Huntsville AL 1981), p 149, Family described.
4. Heritage of Bibb County, Alabama, Verifies marriage of David and Elizabeth. David birthdate 1795 in SC, Elizabeth 1800 in SC. Says he purchased land 1834 Tuscaloosa Co and in 1842 was member of planning committee for Sandy Methodist Church.
5. W. Shuttlesworth, Asst Marshal, Alabama Census 1860, Bibb County, (1 Aug 1860), 137, David Kersh, 65, M, F, farmer, real estate $1200 personal $6000, born SC; Elizabeth Kersh 60 F F domestic born SC; David J. 23 M F overseer b Alabama; Martha 20 F F domestic b AL; Margaret 18 b AL; Francis 15 in school b AL; Andrew 14 in school b AL.
6. Alabama Census 1860, Bibb County, (1 Aug 1860), Listed before David: Henry Johnson and wife Elizabeth and 8 children; after David: Josiah E. Thomas, wife Elizabeth, and family.
7. Clerk of Court, County of Barnwell, SC, Barnwell District, SC, Deed Book, Book K pps 197-98, Deed of sale by William Kersh of Barnwell District to Absolem Besinger, Barnwell District, dated July 10, 1818, and recorded Aug. 31, 1818, for 120 acres on Colsonx Branch waters of Little Salkehatchie River, part of tract granted to Abagail Williams. Witnessed by David Kersh and J.W. Rast.
8. Early History of Bibb County, Alabama 1820-1870, (Huntsville AL 1981), p 149, David Kersh, b SC. Wife, Elizabeth, b SC 1799. They were married before coming to Bibb County and had at least one child on their arrival here.Note: Birth date for David may be wrong since 1820 census lists him as under 26 years old.
9. United States, South Carolina Census 1820, p14, Lists David as aged 16-26. Since Bibb material makes him 65 in 1860, he would have had to be born in 1795.
10. Early History of Bibb County, Alabama 1820-1870, (Huntsville AL 1981), p 84-85, At Quarterly Conference April 9, 1864, David Kersh and John Chism listed as having died since last conference (Feb 1864).
11. Probate Judge, Probate Court Minutes Bibb Co AL, p 119, 425, 444, 445, 466, 474, 487, 494, 510, 522, 539, 548, 556, 571; also 108, Special Term 11/1/1865, Letters of administration granted CW Cleveland Dec 8, 1865; still unsettled June 1868.
12. Family History Center, LDS, "Electronic," Ancestral File No 1P6P-7S5 (David) and 1P6P-7TC (Elizabeth).
13. Early History of Bibb County, Alabama 1820-1870, (Huntsville AL 1981), p 149, Wife, Elizabeth, b SC 1799.
14. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished.
15. David E. Sease, "Descendants of Christopher Sease," unpublished.
16. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished.
17. "Alabama Christian Advocate," Issue of 26 Feb 1891, p 7, Obituary of Kersh, Mrs. Elizabeth - Elizabeth Cease, born Barnwell, SC, 5 Dec 1799; when 17 married David Kersh, moved to Bibb Co, AL, died there 29 Jan 1891, age 92.
18. Early History of Bibb County, Alabama 1820-1870, (Huntsville AL 1981), p 149, Martha A. Kersh b Bibb Co 1838.
19. Early History of Bibb County, Alabama 1820-1870, (Huntsville AL 1981), p 149, Martin Kersh, b SC 1819.
20. Probate Judge, Probate Court Loose Papers, Bibb County, AL.
21. Early History of Bibb County, Alabama 1820-1870, (Huntsville AL 1981), p 149.
22. Bibb County Marriages 1820-1862, Martin Kersh and Lucinda Brown, 9 Apr 1842 by Charles H. Collier, JP.
23. Early Alabama Marriages 1813-1936, Book 5, Grooms K-L.
24. Probate Judge, Marriage Records, Bibb Co, AL, Loose Papers, Martin Kersh and Lucinda Brown - license issued 9 Apr 1842 Bibb Co by William Caddell, clerk. Charles H Collier, JP, certified marriage 10 Apr 1842.
25. Early History of Bibb County, Alabama 1820-1870, (Huntsville AL 1981), p 149.
26. Jack Danner, Francis Family Tree, (Ancestry.com, Aug. 2001), "Electronic," Gives her birthdate 1812.
27. David E. Sease, "Descendants of Christopher Sease," unpublished, 10.
28. Pauline Jones Gandrud, compiler, Alabama Records Bibb County, Vol 178 p 39, His wife died 1876.
29. Memorial Record of Alabama, (Reprint Company, Spartanburg SC 1976), Vol I p 483, She died in 1876.
30. Early History of Bibb County, Alabama 1820-1870, (Huntsville AL 1981), p 149.
31. Alabama Records Bibb County, Vol 178 p 39, 4 children living 1893. Those who died: Wilson L. Kirsh.
32. Probate Judge, Probate Court Loose Papers, Bibb County, AL, 30 Aug 1877 - Mary Clay Kersh certified only living heir to estate of MP Kersh.
33. Early History of Bibb County, Alabama 1820-1870, (Huntsville AL 1981), p 149.
34. Alabama Records Bibb County, v 178 p 39, Those dead: Pardee.
35. Probate Judge, Probate Court Loose Papers, Bibb County, AL, 30 Aug 1877: Mary Clay Kersh certified only living heir to estate of MP Kersh.
36. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished, Birthdate 1828 in SC.
37. Probate Judge, Probate Court Minutes Bibb Co AL, 1863-64 p 65.
38. "Descendants of Christopher Sease," unpublished.
39. Heritage of Bibb County, Alabama, Confirms birth date and place, marriage.
40. Probate Judge, Marriage Records, Bibb Co, AL, 1837-1850 p 267, Marriage between Carter W. Cleveland and Mary Ann Kersh (Kerse) 21 Oct 1843, John W. Suttle clerk. certified, no date or name.
41. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished, 1850 census lists age as 34.
42. Heritage of Bibb County, Alabama.
43. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished.
44. Katherine Danner, Katherine Danner EMail, (EMail to Jackie Kersh dated 21 Feb 2002), "Electronic."
45. Jack Danner, Francis Family Tree, (Ancestry.com, Aug. 2001), "Electronic."
46. "Descendants of Christopher Sease," unpublished.
47. United States, Alabama Census, Bibb County - 1870, "Electronic," Living in home of Carter Cleveland; age 17, born AL.
48. Katherine Danner EMail, (EMail to Jackie Kersh dated 21 Feb 2002), "Electronic."
49. "Descendants of Christopher Sease," unpublished.
50. United States, Alabama Census, Bibb County - 1870, "Electronic," Living in home of Carter Cleveland, age 16, born AL.
51. Heritage of Bibb County, Alabama.
52. Alabama Records Bibb County, Vol 225, Cleveland, Willis W. to Eliza W. Kersh 11 July 1849 by B.L. DeFreese M.G.
53. Heritage of Bibb County, Alabama.
54. Bibb County Marriages 1820-1862.
55. Early Alabama Marriages 1813-1936, Book 5 Brides K-L.
56. Francis Family Tree, (Ancestry.com, Aug. 2001), "Electronic."
57. Alabama Census 1860, Bibb County, (1 Aug 1860), p 121, With WWC and Eliza: Edward 9 b Ala.
58. Alabama Census 1860, Bibb County, (1 Aug 1860), p 121, With WWC and Eliza: Mary 6 Ala.
59. Alabama Census 1860, Bibb County, (1 Aug 1860), p 121, With WWC and Eliza: Crawford 4 M Ala.
60. Alabama Census 1860, Bibb County, (1 Aug 1860), p 121, With WWC and Eliza: Bettie 1 F Ala.
61. United States, Alabama Census 1870, Bibb County.
62. Early History of Bibb County, Alabama 1820-1870, (Huntsville AL 1981), p 149.
63. McCord, Howard F, Cemeteries of Bibb County AL 1817-1974, (Self, 1979), p498.
64. Early History of Bibb County, Alabama 1820-1870, (Huntsville AL 1981), p 149.
65. Probate Judge, Marriage Records, Bibb Co, AL, Loose Papers, Thomas J King and Catherine Kearse. License issued 1 Aug 1844, Bibb Co. LJ Schoolar, ordained elder of ME Church, certified marriage 1 Aug 1844.
66. Early History of Bibb County, Alabama 1820-1870, (Huntsville AL 1981), 149, gives birth date as 1823 in Bibb Co. "He was a dedicated Methodist Minister."
67. Evelyn DeRamus, King/Thomas Family, "Electronic."
68. Early History of Bibb County, Alabama 1820-1870, (Huntsville AL 1981), p 149, Jacob D. Kersh b Bibb Co 1828 m Bibb Co Feb 9 1856 Martha A. Brown.
69. Memorial Record of Alabama, (Reprint Company, Spartanburg SC 1976), Vol I p 483, Martha A, wife of JD Kersh - mistakenly identified as daughter of Martin and Lucinda Cleveland Kersh.
70. Bibb County Marriages 1820-1862, Kirsh, Jacob D and Brown, Martha A Feb 9 1858.
71. Alabama Records Bibb County, Vol 178 p 39, Martha A. wife of J.D. Kirsh.
72. Probate Judge, Marriage Records, Bibb Co, AL, Book E p 194, Jacob D Kersh and Martha A Brown - certified and solumnized 9 Feb 1858 by Jackson Gardner, JP.
73. Alabama Census 1860, Bibb County, (1 Aug 1860), p 149, With JB and Martha Kersh: Samuel 1 M Ala.
74. United States, Alabama Census 1870, Bibb County.
75. Omit 
76. Bibb County Alabama The First Hundred Years 1818-1918, (University of Alabama Press 1984).
77. "Alabama Christian Advocate," Clipping dated 5/3/17 in Kersh Clipping File, ADAH:Rev. W.L. Kersh - Rev WL Kersh was born near Centerville, Ala., February 24, 1833.
78. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished, At home of (can't read first name) Duncan.
79. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished.
80. Probate Judge, Perry Co, AL, Probate Court Minutes, Perry County, AL, Book G p 451, Settlement of Estate John C Jones: 5) To Eliza Jones by her guardian John R Morton - $2,995.
81. "Alabama Christian Advocate," WL Kersh Obit Clipping: On October 8, 1856 he was happily married to Miss Eliza F Jones and to them 11 children were born, seven of whom still live.
82. Probate Judge, Perry Co, AL, Marriage Records, Perry Co, AL, 1851-1863, No 219.
83. Early Alabama Marriages 1813-1936, Book 5, Grooms K-L.
84. United States, Alabama Census 1850, Perry Co, p 9, Hhd 12 - John C Jones includes Eliza Jones, 13, b AL.
85. Probate Judge, Perry Co, AL, Probate Court Minutes, Perry County, AL, Book H p 182, 9 Feb 1857 - John R Morton, guardian of "Eliza Jones, now Kersh" and adm of estate John C Jones, requested settlement of guardianship because ward of full age and "having married." Amount totaled $1,810.64.
86. Unknown, Death Announcement Mrs. W.L. Kersh, Lists death date as Aug 29, 1902, age 63.
87. United States, Alabama Census, 1850, Bibb County, Perry Co, 638.
88. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished.
89. Alabama Records Greene County, vol 69 p 49, Burials in Newer Cemetery at Greensboro in SE part of town, now in Hale Co. Kersh, William Lavelle, born Dec. 23, 1863, died Oct. 30, 1891.
90. State of Alabama, Alabama Death Index 1908-1959, "Electronic," Vol 25 #12386.
91. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished.
92. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished, cites Eutaw Democrat, 3/9/04.
93. Early History of Bibb County, Alabama 1820-1870, (Huntsville AL 1981), p 149, David J. Kersh b Bibb Co 1835 m Sept 13 1860 Polly Ann Blakey.
94. Early History of Bibb County, Alabama 1820-1870, (Huntsville AL 1981), p 149.
95. Bibb County Marriages 1820-1862, Book E p 267, David J. Kersh and Polly Ann Blakely, 13 Sept 1860, by J.D. Kersh, JPhe was brother of David J.
96. Early Alabama Marriages 1813-1936, Book 5, Grooms K-L.
97. Probate Judge, Marriage Records, Bibb Co, AL, Book E p 267, David J Kersh and Polly Ann Blakey - Probate Judge JD (Jacob D) Kersh certified marriage 13 Sep 1860.
98. David Kersh, Texas, Files of David Kersh, "Electronic."
99. Probate Judge, Marriage Records, Bibb Co, AL, Book G p 76, DJ Kersh and Miss Jane Snead - license 17 Apr 1873; Jackson Gardner, JP, certified marriage 17 Apr 1873 at HG Snead's.
100. Probate Judge, Marriage Records, Bibb Co, AL, Book H p 519, Fayette Kersh and Jo James 26 May 1890, married at LW Cornwells by John Gardner Jr, JP - not proven this is marriage of Jessie Lafayette Kersh.
101. Bibb County AL Query Forum, "Electronic," Roberta Morgan, 22 Apr 1999.
102. Laura Norris, Laura Norris E-Mail, (18 Apr 2002), "Electronic."
103. Early History of Bibb County, Alabama 1820-1870, (Huntsville AL 1981), p 150.
104. Smith, Jerry Cleveland, "Thornhill/Smith Legacy," unpublished, Listed as heir in Wyatt Arnold's will, dated 28 Sep 1869. Also lists Anna Harpole, WV Arnold, Prestley B Arnold, FM Arnold, Frances L Rottenberry and William Arnold (deceased).
105. Early History of Bibb County, Alabama 1820-1870, (Huntsville AL 1981), p150, Frances Kersh, b Bibb Co 1842 m Bibb Co Nov. 18 1868 James W. Arnold.
106. Probate Judge, Marriage Records, Bibb Co, AL, Book 7 p 15, James W Arnold and Fannie Kersh - license 18 Nov 1868; WA Montgomery, MG, certified marriage 19 Nov 1868.
107. State of Alabama, Alabama Death Index 1908-1959, "Electronic," Vol 35 p 17202, may be husband of Frances.
108. Early History of Bibb County, Alabama 1820-1870, (Huntsville AL 1981), p 149, Margaret Kersh b Bibb Co 1840 m John Fondern.
109. State of Alabama, Alabama Death Index 1908-1959, "Electronic," Vol 31 Cert 15226.
110. "The Tuscaloosa News," family graves are at Sandy Chapel United Methodist Church.
111. "Kersh-Fondren Family."
112. "Bibb Blade," 23 June 1884 p3, John Benton Fondren - died at his home in country Saturday June 21 from injuries received from a burn sometime since. He was returning from a hunting trip, put his pipe which he thought he had emptied into the pocket of his fleece lined coat and it caught fire. He got off his horse and rolled in sand to put out fire but was so badly burned that in a few days he died.
113. "Kersh-Fondren Family."
114. "Kersh-Fondren Family," last name not legible, birth date 30 Jan 18??
115. State of Alabama, Confederate Pension Applications 1880s-1930s, Witnesses included D.B. Snead and B.J. Murphy who served with him. He listed ownership of 22 acres valued at $800 in Tuscaloosa Co and old dwelling house valued at $200.
116. William Jackson Stone, William Stone Email, "Electronic," Information on Andrew's name, birth date, death info and on third wife and offspring.
117. Census of Confederate Soldiers 1921.
118. State of Alabama, Alabama Death Index 1908-1959, "Electronic," Vol 48 Certif 23879, Andrew J. Kersh Oct 1938 Tuscaloosa.
119. Kersh Surname Clipping File, Issue of Oct 11, 1938, Obituary of Andrew Kersh, 92, one of three surviving veterans of War Between States in Tuscaloosa County. Funeral services yesterday from home; burial Memorial Park Cemetery. Jones and Spigener in charge. Masons officiating. Survivors: widow, two sons, three daughters, one sister.
120. David Kersh, Texas, Files of David Kersh, "Electronic."
121. Probate Judge, Marriage Records, Bibb Co, AL, Book G p 25, AJ Kersh and Miss Mary L(S?) Snead - license 3 Oct 1871; Jackson Gardner, JP, certified marriage 3 Oct 1871 at HJ Snead's.
122. Pauline Jones Gandrud, compiler, Alabama Records Bibb County, Vol 160 p 54, Felicia/wife of A.J. Kersh/born Dec. 29, 1868/died Oct 27, 1899 - Centreville Cemetery.
123. Bobby Joe Seales Seales_Family@msn.com, Bobby Joe Searles Email, (Various), "Electronic," 9 Sept 2000, She was Felicia H. Adams, daughter of David Adams and Elizabeth Searle.
124. Probate Judge, Marriage Records, Bibb Co, AL, Book I p 331, AJ Kersh and FH Adkins - license 8 Sep 1894; TM Wilson, PG, certified marriage 9 Sep 1894 at Mr. McCollums, Brasfield, Ala.
125. Probate Judge, Administrative Accounts Records Bibb County AL, Book N p151, Statement by administrator Jerome R Fuller,whose bond was secured by WW Lavender, DB Snead and JB White 24 March 1902.
126. William Jackson Stone, William Stone Email, "Electronic."
127. Social Security Death Index, Caric Kersh b 26 Feb 1887, d Mar 1961, issued in AL.
128. Probate Judge, Probate Court Minutes Bibb Co AL, 567, Adm Acct L, 1883-1901, Andrew J. Kersh respectfully represents that Lois Idene Kersh, a minor 6 1/2 yrs old resides at Centreville, Bibb Co, AL. That Andrew Rual Kersh, a minor 4 yrs and 5 months resides at Centreville, They are children of petitioner and of Felicia H. Kersh, decd. That said minors together with Holsey Campbell a minor who resides in Shelby Co, AL, and is the step-son of petitioner own an estate in their own right situated in this state. Estate estimated to be worth $500. That lois Idene Kersh and Andrew Rual Kersh have no legal guardian residing in this state. Petitioner is father and a resident of this state and prays your Honor that he be appointed the guardian of estate of said minors. Bond signed by AJ Kersh, MC Schoolar, NC Fuller 9 June 1902.
129. Abrams Ulysses Huey; edited by Mattie Sanford Johnson, Early History of Bibb County, Alabama 1820-1870, (Huntsville AL 1981), p 149.
130. United States, Alabama Census, Bibb County - 1870, "Electronic," An Amanda Kerr, 20, b AL, listed in household of Lucinda Kerr.
131. "Descendants of Christopher Sease," unpublished.
132. Memorial Record of Alabama, (Reprint Company, Spartanburg SC 1976), Vol I p 483, David J Frazier was a liveryman of Blocton whose father ran a stage between Randolph and Tuscaloosa for several years. David married Mary C Kersh, a daughter of Martin and Lucinda H (Cleveland) Kersh. Frazier ran a mercantile business in Centreville for 10 years and in 1892 started a livery stable at Blocton.
133. Memorial Record of Alabama, (Reprint Company, Spartanburg SC 1976), Vol I p 483.
134. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished.
135. "Descendants of Christopher Sease," unpublished, 23.
136. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished.
137. "Descendants of Christopher Sease," unpublished, 23.
138. "Descendants of Christopher Sease," unpublished, 24.
139. Katherine Danner EMail, (EMail to Jackie Kersh dated 21 Feb 2002), "Electronic," date on tombstone.
140. "Descendants of Christopher Sease," unpublished, 12.
141. Katherine Danner EMail, (EMail to Jackie Kersh dated 21 Feb 2002), "Electronic," exact marriage date unknown.
142. Evelyn DeRamus, King/Thomas Family, "Electronic."
143. John David Kersh, "Kersh Family Bible," Unpublished.
144. Omit
145. Lazenby, History of Methodism in Alabama and West Florida, (1960), 894, memorial.
146. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished, Bio info supplied for John David Kersh by Lila Kersh 5/31/52 says Allie Yarbrough had no middle name.
147. Omit.
148. Grave of Allie Yarbrough.
149. Omit
150. John David Kersh, "Kersh Family Bible," Unpublished.
151. Omit
152. State of Alabama, Alabama Death Index 1908-1959, "Electronic," Vol 16, Cert. # 7740.
153. "Montgomery, AL, Advertiser," Issue of 11 Apr 1945, p 7, Deaths: McMillan, John W, 71, resident of Montgomery 7 years, died local hospital 8 AM Tuesday, Apr 10, following brief illness. Survivors: widow, Mrs. Allene McMillan; 3 sisters Mrs. PM Hudson, Stocton, Al, Mrs. WF Harris, Vicksburg, MS, Mrs. WD Perry, Birmingham; brother MM McMillan, Pensacola, FL. Funeral from White Chapel today 4:30 PM, Rev HK Russell officiating. Burial Oakwood Annex Cemetery, Montgomery.
154. State of Alabama, Alabama Death Index 1908-1959, "Electronic," Vol 29 #14473.
155. Omit
156. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished.
157. "Alabama Journal," Montgomery, AL, Issue of Dec 21, 1970.
158. Kersh Surname Clipping File.
159. Omit
160. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished.
161. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished, Letter from Annie (Mrs. J.D.) Kersh to Bro. Moseley May 25, 1973.
162. "Alabama Journal," Montgomery, AL, Issue of July 15, 1972.
163. Omit
164. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished.
165. Diane Hayward, Danzey Family Newsletter, San Francisco CA December 2001, p 1.
166. Danzey Family Newsletter, San Francisco CA December 2001, p 1, She went into hospital 1919, possibly for an operation; she was given wrong medicine and died. Family members said her husband so distraught he did not attend funeral. Son John was six months old at time of her death.
167. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished, In material for LC Kersh.
168. Omit
169. Delayed Birth Certificate, Issued July 18, 1942, with affadavit from father John David Kersh, then 85 years old, living at Rt. 3, Troy, AL. Gave place of birth as Isney, Choctaw Co, AL and date as May 5, 1895. Age of parents at birth: father 38, mother 28; five children then living.
170. Omit
171. Orange Co, FL, Application for Marriage License, (July 26, 1924), For John Frazer Kersh and Daisy Leigh McRae. Ages: his, 28, hers, 24. Place of residence: Orlando, FL. Signed by County Judge Frank A. Smith.
172. State of Florida, Death Certificate, Issued Apr. 18, 1991, State Of Florida. 
173. Omit
174. John David Kersh, "Kersh Family Bible," Unpublished.
175. Helen Kersh Delaune, Family Record of Delaune Family, (unpublished).
176. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished.
177. Lazenby, History of Methodism in Alabama and West Florida, (1960).
178. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished, Bio material provided 5/20/52 by Mrs. Kersh.
179. Lazenby, History of Methodism in Alabama and West Florida, (1960), p 1142, Roll of the Dead.
180. Lazenby, History of Methodism in Alabama and West Florida, (1960), p 486, 1142.
181. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished.
182. Dodd, Jordan R., Alabama Marriages 1800-1920, "Electronic," p 322, Rec # 31820.
183. Early Alabama Marriages 1813-1936, Book 5 Grooms K-L.
184. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished, Letter dated 2/14/68 from W.F. Howell, Oakdale, LA.
185. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished.
186. State of Alabama, Alabama Death Index 1908-1959, "Electronic," Vol 27 #13450.
187. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished.
188. Hales Family Tree, (on Ancestry.com), "Electronic."
189. Greene County Heritage Book, (2001).
190. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished.
191. Hales Family Tree, (on Ancestry.com), "Electronic."
192. Greene County Heritage Book, (2001).
193. Hales Family Tree, (on Ancestry.com), "Electronic."
194. Greene County Heritage Book, (2001).
195. Hales Family Tree, (on Ancestry.com), "Electronic."
196. Hales Daughters, (unpublished), "fig."
197. Greene County Heritage Book, (2001).
198. Hales Family Tree, (on Ancestry.com), "Electronic."
199. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished, Obituary notice Greensboro paper 3/11/54.
200. Kersh Surname Clipping File, Issue of 11 Mar 1954, Obituary of Edward E Kersh. Graveside services Greensboro Cemetery Sunday 3 pm for Edward Eugene Kersh, who died Atlanta March 4. Born Greensboro May 26, 1873, but had not lived there for many years. He was former newspaper man, worked for Alabama Beacon in Greensboro, then Mobile Register, Birmingham Age-Herald, Memphis Commercial Appeal. At death, with Russell Sage Foundation, New York. Wife was former Louise Nunnally of St Paul MN;. Survivors: 2 sons, Edward R and Earle G of NYC; 2 daughters, Mrs. Ben Cooper of Atlanta and Mrs. WB Tuttle Jr of Ft Leavenworth, KS; brother Martin Kersh, Montgomery; niece, Mrs. WP Lavender of Havana. Rev. GP Cantrell officiated.
201. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished.
202. State of Alabama, Alabama Death Index 1908-1959, "Electronic," Vol 20.
203. "Birmingham, AL, News," Issue of Apr i, 1934, M G Kersh, 51, former city clerk of Tuscaloosa, AL, was found shot in the head in the basement of his home on University Ave. Coroner has ruled death suicide. Survivors include his widow and two children. He has been clerk for many years. Funeral 3 PM Monday.
204. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished, Eutaw Democrat 11/15/04 has account of wedding.
205. Early Alabama Marriages 1813-1936, Book 5 Grooms K-L.
206. "Kersh File, Ala Methodist Archives," unpublished.
207. Laura Norris E-Mail, (18 Apr 2002), "Electronic."
208. Laura Norris E-Mail, (18 Apr 2002), "Electronic," Betty Elisa Arnold Sept 9 1869 - Jan 9 1944 Married Isaac Daniel Hicks Aug 10 1862 - Nov 23 1903 Eight children listed:Kate King Hicks, Saydee Dare Hicks, Jim Arnold Hicks, Linnie Belle Hicks, Welton Grady Hicks, Fannie Erma Hicks, Roy Boone Hicks, Mary Ann Hicks.
209. United States, Alabama Census 1870, Bibb County, Centreville Beat - Household 35/36, James Arnold - Bertha, 8/12, fw AL (Sep).
210. Laura Norris E-Mail, (18 Apr 2002), "Electronic."
211. "Kersh-Fondren Family."
212. Carol Davis, Carol Davis EMail, "Electronic."
213. Carol Davis EMail, "Electronic," Initials only.
214. Carol Davis EMail, "Electronic."
215. Probate Judge, Probate Court Minutes Bibb Co AL, p 567, Adm Acct L, 1883-1901, See Lois Idene Kersh.
216. State of Alabama, Alabama Death Index 1908-1959, "Electronic," Vol 25 #12005, An Andie R. Kersh is listed.
217. Kersh Surname Clipping File, Issue of 24 Apr 1946, Andy R Kersh, 48, employed DeBarteleban Coal Corp plant at Holt, was killed instantly at 11 AM today when struck by switch engine at plant. Jones & Spigener Funeral Home in charge. He had been with DeB since 1941. Previously with Tuscaloosa City Street Dept, cashier several local grocery stores. Survivors include widow, son Andy Jr; brother CM Kersh, Tuscaloosa; 3 sisters Mrs. JP Stone, Tuscaloosa, Mrs. NE Gardner, Birmingham, Mrs. AL Noel, Mobile. Burial Tuscaloosa Memorial Park.
218. Kersh Surname Clipping File, Obituary of Andy R Kersh: a son, Andy Jr., recently discharged (1946) from US Army and now with Western Electric Co, Birmingham.
219. William Jackson Stone, William Stone Email, "Electronic."

 

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ALGenWeb Assistant State Coordinator: Jeff Kemp
ALGenWeb State Archivist: Carolyn Golowka