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Bama "Bammer" Matilda Grantham

Female 1888 - 1957  (69 years)


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  • Name Bama "Bammer" Matilda Grantham  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Nickname Bammer 
    Born 15 Jan 1888  Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Jan 1957  Copiah County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Cliburn Cemetery, New Hebron, Lawrence County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I30221  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father John G. Grantham,   b. 14 Nov 1849, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1933, Sabine Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Agnes G. McLemore,   b. Apr 1847, Copiah County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1867 
    Family ID F9742  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph Edgar Martin,   b. 15 Jul 1887, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1956, Copiah County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married Abt 1904  Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 8
    • Quinna Howard Cooper emailed, in July 2013, that they "had 12 children- Lena May, Ola Jane, Alma, Lola, J.D., Med, Wilburn, Mary Agnes(my mother), Bonnie, LeckT, Lucy, and Lessie....they married in either Simpson County, MS or Lawrence County, MS.  They both passed away at home in the Stronghope Community outside of Wesson. MS.  Papa died in December and Granny died in January, just a month apart. They are both buried in the Cliburn Cemetery in New Hebron, MS."
    Children 
     1. Lena May Martin,   b. 3 Aug 1905, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1990  (Age 85 years)
     2. Fannie Alma Martin,   b. Abt 1908, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Ola Jane Martin,   b. Abt 1909, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Lola Bama Martin,   b. 23 Dec 1910, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1979  (Age 68 years)
     5. J. D. Martin,   b. 2 Mar 1913, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1966  (Age 53 years)
     6. Med M. Martin,   b. 25 Jan 1914, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1991, Magee, Simpson County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     7. Wilburn C. Martin,   b. Abt 1917, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Mary Agnes Martin,   b. 29 Jun 1919, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Bonnie B. Martin,   b. Abt 1920, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Leckt Martin,   b. 6 Mar 1923, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1978, Copiah County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     11. Lucy M. Martin,   b. 3 Mar 1927, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1947  (Age 20 years)
     12. Lessie L. Martin,   b. 3 Aug 1929, Lawrence County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 2011, Copiah County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2013 
    Family ID F12968  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Sources 
    1. [S611] Our Family History-The Granthams (granthamgenealogy@gmail.com).

    2. [S384] 1900 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004, (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1900 United States Federal Census, the Twelfth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, address, relationship to the head of household, color or race, sex, month and year of birth, age at last birthday, marital status, number of years married, the total number of children born of the mother, the number of those children living, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, if the individual was foreign born, the year of immigration and the number of years in the United States, the citizenship status of foreign-born individuals over age twenty-one, occupation, and more. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1900 Federal Census.), Mississippi, Rankin County, Beat 1 Enumerated 13 Jun 1900 SD 5 SD 75 Sheet 1?/7? B 146-149 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S481] 1910 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006, (For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. T624, 1,178 rolls. This database is an index to the head of households enumerated in the 1910 United States Federal Census, the Thirteenth Census of the United States. In addition, each indexed name is linked to actual images of the 1910 Federal Census. The information recorded in the census includes: name, relationship to head of family, age at last birthday, sex, color or race, whether single, married, widowed, or divorced, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, and more.), Mississippi, Lawrence County, Beat 4 Enumerated 2 May 1910 SD 6 ED 98 Sheet 16B Bowie Ferry Road 287-298 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S483] 1920 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005, (For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the NARA web page. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1920 United States Federal Census, the Fourteenth Census of the United States. It includes all states and territories, as well as Military and Naval Forces, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, and the Panama Canal Zone. The census provides many details about individuals and families including: name, gender, age, birthplace, year of immigration, mother tongue, and parents’ birthplaces. In addition, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1920 Federal Census.), Mississippi, Simpson County, Bridgeport Precinct Enumerated Jan 1920 SD 6 ED 137 Sheet 1B 14-14 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [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.), Mississippi, Lawrence County, Beat 4 Enumerated April 2, 1930  ED 39-8 SD 10 Sheet 1A Stamed 45 11-11 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [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.), # 79118571 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S384] 1900 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004, (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1900 United States Federal Census, the Twelfth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, address, relationship to the head of household, color or race, sex, month and year of birth, age at last birthday, marital status, number of years married, the total number of children born of the mother, the number of those children living, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, if the individual was foreign born, the year of immigration and the number of years in the United States, the citizenship status of foreign-born individuals over age twenty-one, occupation, and more. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1900 Federal Census.), Mississippi, Rankin County, Beat 1 Enumerated 13 Jun 1900 SD 5 SD 75 Sheet 1?/7? B 146-149 Instead shows DOB as Feb 1889 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [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.), # 79118616 (Reliability: 3).