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Jean Esther Southard and Beecher Edgar Chipman

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Re: Jean Esther Southard and Beecher Edgar Chipman

Posted: 20 Mar 2014 8:24AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 21 Mar 2014 9:00PM GMT
Surnames: Southard - England - Wright - Toole - Harris
New Madrid Co., MO marriage records show that R.E. Southard married Lillie England on 10 Mar 1912. Robert Ephron Southard was born on 3 Feb 1892 in Fredonia (Caldwell Co.), KY, the son of Brice and Jennie Southard

Here is where Robert Ephron Southard is buried - I don't know where Lillie (England) Southard is buried?

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=So...;

The following shows that Jean Esther Southard is called "Mary E" in the 1920 Census.

CENSUS: Home in 1910: Magisterial District 1, Caldwell, Kentucky
Name..........Age
Brice M Southard - 49
Virginia Southard - 35
Robert Southard - 18 [15]
Macy L Southard - 15
Frank Southard - 12
Finis Southard - 10
Charles Southard - 6
Ruby Southard - 4
Jennie Southard - 2
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CENSUS: Home in 1920: East, New Madrid, Missouri
Name...............Age
Robert E Southern - 28
Lily M Southern - 23
Mary E Southern - 6
Robert L Southern - 3
Lucy M Southern - 0 - [7/12]
Brice Southern - 59
Charlie Southern - 16
Ruby M Southern - 14
Jennie N Southern - 11
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CENSUS: Home in 1930: Leachville, Mississippi, Arkansas
Name............Age
Lila Southard - 34
Esther Southard - 17
Lester Southard - 13
Lucy Southard - 10
Edna Southard - 9
Eva Southard - 7
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Believe that Lillie Southard married Richard Ell Wright in 1937 in Caruthersville, Pemiscot, Missouri - but the Marriage Record stated that there home was in Kennett, Missouri. She states that she is married in the following 1940 Census but they probably divorced since Richard Ell Wright does not die until 1963. NEEDS TO BE DOCUMENTED. Anyone out there that can give me more information on Richard Ell Wright? Who he married, or divorced? Did Richard Ell Wright have children and who were his father and mother?

Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
Name: Lillie Southard - [Living in Kennett]
Marriage Date: 10 Apr 1937
Marriage Location: Caruthersville, Pemiscot, Missouri
Marriage County: Pemiscot
Spouse Name: R E Wright - [Living in Kennett]
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The following is his death record of Richard Ell Wright which I believe was the husband of Lillie (England) Southard.

http://www.sos.mo.gov/images/archives/deathcerts/1963/1963_0...

CENSUS: 1940 - Home in 1940: Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri
Name..................Age
Lillie Wright - 44 - [Lillie or Lila (England) Southard Wright]
Lucy Craig - 20 - [Lucy (Southard) Toole]
Edna Southard - 19 - [Edna (Southard) Harris]
Sam Evans - 80 - [can not find a missouri death record]
Sarah Evans - 78 - [can not find a missouri death record]
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Note the Edna Southard above and where she lived below.
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Edna Southard, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
Name: Joe E Harris
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date (Formatted): 06 Oct 1947
Event Place: , Clay, Arkansas, United States
Age:
Birth Year (Estimated):
Residence Place: Kennett, Missouri
Spouse's Name: Edna Southard
Spouse's Age:
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated):
Spouse's Residence Place: Kennett, Missouri
Marriage License Date:
Page: 560
GS Film number: 2169875
Digital Folder Number: 004175390
Image Number: 00395
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Note the Lucy Craig in the above 1840 Census of Lillie Wright and the Lucy Craig below and where the marriage took place.
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Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
Name: Ralph Toole
Marriage Date: 12 Jul 1941
Marriage Location: Kennett, Dunklin, MO
Marriage County: Dunklin
Spouse Name: Lucy Craig
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Lucy Toole, "California, Death Index, 1940-1997"
Name: Lucy Toole
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 29 Jan 1996
Event Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Birth Date: 10 Sep 1919
Birthplace: Missouri
Gender: Female
Father's Name: Southard
Mother's Name: England
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And yes I do believe that this is the marriage record of Jean Esther (Southard) Crader Wright Chipman. But I can not find them in the Census or anything else about them. They also might have split up?
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Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
Name: Jean Southard
Marriage Date: 26 Nov 1937
Marriage Location: Kenneth, Dunklin, MO
Marriage County: Dunklin
Spouse Name: Jearl Wright
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genealogist99 1 Dec 2010 10:14PM GMT 
Don Martin Th... 20 Mar 2014 2:24PM GMT 
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