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Ada Wallace Gordon

Female 1904 - 2007  (102 years)


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  • Name Ada Wallace Gordon  [1, 2
    Born 31 Dec 1904  Limestone County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Dec 2007  Athens, Limestone County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Limestone Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Athens, Limestone County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • She was delivered by Dr. Nicholas WALLACE Jr. (see Petty House) and named for his mother. (The Lure and Lore of Limestone County, p. 147).

      Carl Alvis McLemore of Athens writes that his grandmother Ada was born on the Gordon homeplace on December 31, 1904, at 10 minutes before midnight. Her sister Bertha Gordon Parker, deceased, kidded her and said she was born in 1905, Ada replied that she was born in 1904 before midnight. She was called "Momma Mac" by her family.  (cmclemor@steelcase.com)

      Ada Wallace McLemore

      Funeral for Ada Wallace McLemore, 102, 1 p.m. Friday at Round Island Baptist Church, burial in Limestone Memorial Gardens with Spry directing. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday. The body will be at the church one hour prior to the service. Mrs. McLemore died Dec. 10, 2007.

      Published in the Decatur Daily on 12/12/2007.
    Person ID I27362  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 21 Sep 2014 

    Father David Marion Gordon, Jr.,   b. May 1867, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Hattie Ophelia Easter,   b. Apr 1873, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F9768  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Oliver Dalmer McLemore,   b. 7 Jul 1898, Limestone County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1971, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married Abt 1923  Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • They were the parents of (A) Oliver Dempsey md. Virginia Dare CHRISTOPHER and had Ginger, Michael and Dusty (B) Catherine md. Billy GRIFFIN and had Ronnie, Tim, and Mark. (C) Alvis Marion md. Carlene WEST and had Carl Alvis and Ricky (D) Marjorie md. Buddy REESE and had Barry, Brent, and Brian.(E) Billy Ray md. Vicki ALLEN and had Leighan (F) Bobby Wayne md. Betty McGLOCKIN and had Barry and Monica (G) Jennifer md. Donald PRESNELL and had Jerry [Note: Jennifer's son was actually named Jeff]. (The Lure and Lore of Limestone County, p. 147)
    Children 
     1. Oliver Dempsey "Demp" McLemore,   b. 27 Jun 1924, Limestone County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 2014, Athens, Limestone County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     2. Catherine "Pie" McLemore,   b. 1 Dec 1925, Limestone County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 2010, Athens, Limestone County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. Living
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     5. Betty Fay McLemore,   b. 6 Aug 1939, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1940, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Billy Ray McLemore,   b. 6 Aug 1939, Athens, Athens County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1999, Athens, Limestone County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
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    Last Modified 14 Dec 2007 
    Family ID F8969  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Dec 1904 - Limestone County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1923 - Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Dec 2007 - Athens, Limestone County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    McLemore, Ada Wallace (Gordon) with her grandsons, Carl and Rick, of Limestone County, Alabama
    McLemore, Ada Wallace (Gordon) with her grandsons, Carl and Rick, of Limestone County, Alabama
    Ada Gordon McLemore, "Momma Mac," with her grandsons, Carl and Rick. This was taken in celebration of her 100th birthday at the Lindsey Lane Baptist Church Hall, where another grandson, Dusty serves as pastor.
    l to r: Carl McLemore, Ada McLemore, Rick McLemore
    McLemore, Ada Wallace (Gordon) of Athens, Alabama
    McLemore, Ada Wallace (Gordon) of Athens, Alabama
    A photo of "Momma Mac" with some of her family. Grandson Carl is to the left and her great-granddaughter, Carla to her right.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

  • Sources 
    1. [S564] 1930 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com. database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002., (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. Containing records for approximately 123 million Americans, the 1930 United States Federal Census is the largest census released to date and is the most recent census available for public access. The census gives us a glimpse into the lives of Americans in 1930, and contains information about a household’s family members and occupants including: birthplaces, occupations, immigration, citizenship, and military service. The names of those listed in the census are linked to actual images of the 1930 Census.), Alabama, Limestone County, Slough Twp, Precinct 10 Enumerated April 23, 1930 ED 19 SD 2 Sheet 10B 191-192 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 23380644 (Reliability: 3).