Mary J. (Mollie) KIRKESS married Robert Jackson HATHCOCK on February 3, 1884 in Haywood Co.
The ONLY thing I have on the ancestry of Mary J., is that her mother's name was Sarah A. and that she was born in AL as was the unknown KIRKESS father. Sarah A. was born in March 1847, and died after 1920, most likely in Lauderdale Co. The unknown father Kirkess, was deceased before 1900, when I do not know, just that he wasn't around on the 1900 census, and I haven't been able to locate ANY KIRKESS in Haywood Co., in 1880.
Mary J. was born August 1, 1861, somewhere in AL, and died May 29, 1925 in Lauderdale Co., and is buried in Trinity Cemetery, as is Robert J. (Jack) Hathcock.
Their children were:
Eddie Lee Hathcock (November 1884), married to Henry Cashum
William Luther Hathcock (February 1887), married to Willie Lee Elmer Mills
Robert Harvey Hathcock (May 1889), married to Hettie Anne Jackson
Unknown child (about 1891), that died at about 4 years old
Infant child (February 1897), that died
Jeannie Hathcock (about 1898), who died at about 2 years old
Ida Lee Hathcock (March 1899), married J. O. Binkley
Melvin Hathcock (about 1906)
James Hathcock (about 1908)
(Some of the males, chose to add an 'e' to their name and made it HEATHCOCK.)
I was checking the 1880 Haywood Co., census, but was unable to locate even a single KIRKESS, or any variation of the name.
If anyone is albe to tell me who were the KIRKESS that were in Haywood Co., at that time period, I would be most appreciative.
Barbra at: Ray1693@aol.com