I am trying to find out what county Shake Rag is in. My mother grew up in this town circa 1930-1935. My grandmother, Bessie who went by any one of the names above died in this town. We are desperately searching for her death certificate as we don't know what county it would have been in and we don't have any information on her.
All I can remember as a little girl hearing my mother and her aunt's talk about how dark it was in Shake Rag. My mother also said there was a store and a school house (which her family moved into after they closed the school) and a post office (she's not too sure about the Post Office)
My mother's father's name is Troy Johnson which is all we know about him and her siser's father's name is Dode Turntine, and that's all we know about him.
My grandmother's sisters and brother (all deceased) were: