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THE FINDLEY BRANCH
 
 
 
 
DESCENDANTS OF HEZEKIAH FINDLEY

 
 
 
Generation No. 1

1. Hezekiah Findley was born about 1792 in SC. He died about 1870 in Lumpkin Co., GA. He married Elizabeth Satterfield. She was born about 1795 in SC. She died in October 1869 in Lumpkin Co., GA.

1860 Census ~ Pickens Co., GA ~ Hezekiah Findley and Family
1870 Census ~ Lumpkin Co., GA ~ Hezekiah Findley and Family

Hezekiah Findley and Elizabeth Satterfield had the following children:
(**) Sarah Elizabeth Findley was born on January 25, 1813. She died on January 20, 1896 in White Co., GA (Gravesite). She married Thomas Virgil McAfee on April 1, 1830 in Buncombe Co., NC. He was born in 1810 in NC. He died in 1896 in GA (Gravesite).
2. Mary Findley was born in October 1815. She died in May 1910 in Lumpkin Co., GA. She married William Christy about 1851.
3. William R. Findley was born about 1816 in SC or TN. He died in 1899 in Lumpkin Co., GA. He married Sarah M. ?. She was born about 1818 in SC or NC. She died after 1880.
(**) Ervin Findley was born about 1839. He died about 1919.
 
 
 

Generation No. 2

2. Mary Findley was born in October 1815. She died in May 1910 in Lumpkin Co., GA. She married William Christy about 1851.

1870 Census ~ Lumpkin Co., GA ~ William Christy and Family

William Christy and Mary Findley had the following children:
(**) Myrha Christy was born about 1852 in SC.
(**) Thomas Christy was born about 1854 in SC.
(**) Louis Christy was born about 1856 in SC.
(**) Elias Christy was born about 1859 in SC.
 
 
 
 
3. William R. Findley was born about 1816 in SC or TN. He died in 1899 in Lumpkin Co., GA. He married Sarah M. ?. She was born about 1818 in SC or NC. She died after 1880.

1850 Census ~ Lumpkin Co., GA ~ William Findley and Family
1850 Census ~ Lumpkin Co., GA ~ William Findley and Family pg.2
1860 Census ~ Lumpkin Co., GA ~ William Findley and Family
1870 Census ~ Cherokee Co., GA ~ William Findley and Family
1880 Census ~ Cherokee Co., GA ~ William Findley and Family

William R. Findley and Sarah ? had the following children:
(**) Ida Findley was born about 1835.
(**) Malinda Findley was born about 1837.
4. Milligan S. Findley was born about 1839 in GA. He died after 1870. He married Susan A. ? She was born about 1842 in GA.
(**) Minerva L. Findley was born about 1841 in GA. She died after 1880.
5. Axia Findley was born on January 14, 1845 in Lumpkin Co., GA. She died on April 29, 1901 in Cherokee Co., GA. She married William M. Wood, son of Miles Wood and Jane Suffrone Grizzle, on March 5, 1865 in Lumpkin Co., GA. He was born on January 16, 1846 in GA. He died on December 29, 1924 in Canton, Cherokee Co., GA.
(**) Julia A. Findley was born about 1847 in GA. She died after 1880.
(**) Martha Findley was born about 1849. She died before 1860.
(**) Absolom M. Findley was born about 1851 in GA. He died after 1870.
(**) Elizabeth Findley was born about 1853 in GA. She married William Asbury Striplin about 1865.
(**) Miles M. Findley was born about 1854 in GA. He died after 1870.
(**) Almonsa Findley was born about 1854. She died after 1870.
(**) Sarah T. Findley was born about 1858 in GA. She died after 1870.
(**) William E. Findley was born about 1865 in GA. He died after 1870.
(**) Martha L. Findley was born about 1867 in GA. She died after 1870.
(**) Irvine Findley was born about 1867.
(**) Susan Findley was born about 1867.
 
 
 

Generation No. 3

4. Milligan S. Findley was born about 1839 in GA. He died after 1870. He married Susan A. ? before 1870. She was born about 1842 in GA. She died after 1870.

Milligan S. Findley amd Susan A. ? had the following children:
(**) Sarah J. Findley was born about 1866 in GA. She died after 1870.
(**) Mary M. Findley was born about 1869 in GA. She died after 1870.
 
 
 
 
5. Axia Findley was born on January 14, 1845 in Lumpkin Co., GA. She died on April 29, 1901 in Cherokee Co., GA (Gravesite). She married William M. Wood, son of Miles Wood (See Wood) and Jane Sophrone Grizzle on March 5, 1865 in Lumpkin Co., GA. He was born on January 16, 1846 in GA. He died on December 29, 1924 in Canton, Cherokee Co., GA (Gravesite).

Marriage License/Certificate ~ William Wood & Axia Findley
1870 Census ~ Cherokee Co., GA ~ William Wood and Family
1880 Census ~ Lumpkin Co., GA ~ William Wood and Family
1900 Census ~ Bartow Co., GA ~ William Wood and Family

William Wood and Axia Findley had the following children:
6. William Miles Wood was born on March 24, 1866 in GA. He died on April 1, 1946 in Healdton, Carter Co., OK. He married Mandy Ellen Harkins. She was born on August 6, 1871 in GA. She died on March 2, 1954 in Ardmore, Carter Co., OK.
(**) John Milligan Wood was born about 1868 in GA. He died on August 15, 1924 in Cobb Co., GA. He married Clay Dora.
7. Sarah Emma Jane Wood was born about 1870. She died about 1894. She married George Washington Grizzle, son of John Grizzle and Elizabeth Gaddis, on March 8, 1885 in Lumpkin Co., GA. He was born in March 1865. He died on March 31, 1930 in Jackson Co., GA.
(**) Julia Ann Saffronia Elizabeth Wood was born on November 6, 1872 in Lumpkin Co., GA. She died on December 11, 1953 in Canton, Cherokee Co., GA. She married John Jefferson Dobson. He was born on August 12, 1860. He died on September 7, 1917.
(**) Mary Wood was born about 1875.
(**) Ellington Belle Wood was born on March 9, 1876 in Lumpkin Co., GA. She died on November 21, 1949 in Cherokee Co., GA. She married William Lee Sturdivant. He was born on July 13, 1874. He died on December 11, 1941.
(**) Madison Wood was born about 1879.
(**) Texas Wood was born in March 1883.
8. Florida Wood was born on June 20, 1885. She died on May 4, 1971. She married George Ervin Kuykendall on September 2, 1900 in Cherokee Co., GA. He was born about 1878.
 
 
 

Generation No. 4

6. William Miles Wood was born on March 24, 1866 in GA. He died on April 1, 1946 in Healdton, Carter Co., OK. He married Mandy Ellen Harkins. She was born on August 6, 1871 in GA. She died on March 2, 1954 in Ardmore, Carter Co., OK.

1910 Census ~ Carter Co., OK ~ William Miles Wood and Family
1920 Census ~ Carter Co., OK ~ William Miles Wood and Family
1930 Census ~ Carter Co., OK ~ William Miles Wood and Family
1940 Census ~ Carter Co., OK ~ William Miles Wood and Family

William Miles Wood and Mandy Ellen Harkins had the following children:
(**) Arthur John Wood was born on June 26, 1890 in GA. He died on July 22, 1951.
(**) Dora Wood was born on May 28, 1892 in GA.
(**) Willie Eugene Wood was born on April 28, 1895 in GA. He died on August 4, 1965.
(**) Ida Wood was born on August 8, 1897 in GA.
(**) Laura Mae Wood was born on October 8, 1901 in GA. She died on April 27, 1992.
(**) Hollie Havannah Wood was born on March 31, 1904 in OK. She died on April 19, 1999. She married Dewey Colonel Teague on March 19, 1920 in Cornish, Jefferson Co., OK. He was born on July 14, 1898. He died on March 26, 1989.
(**) Willard Wood was born on January 3, 1906 in OK. He died on April 25, 1991.
(**) Oda Wood was born on December 25, 1908 in OK. He died on October 13, 1957.
(**) Harold Wood was born on February 9, 1910 in OK. He died on December 5, 1992.
9. Clyde Wood was born on October 6, 1913 in Carter Co., OK. He died on August 28, 1998 in Carter Co., OK. He married Truey C. Roach on May 11, 1935. She was born about 1920 in AR.
(**) Thurman Wood was born on April 17, 1916 in OK. He died on March 12, 1936.
 
 
 
 
7. Sarah Emma Jane Wood was born about 1870. She died about 1894. She married George Washington Grizzle, son of John Grizzle (See Grizzle) and Elizabeth Gaddis (See Gaddis), on March 8, 1885 in Lumpkin Co., GA. He was born in March 1865. He died on March 31, 1930 in Jackson Co., GA (Gravesite).

Marriage License ~ George Washington Grizzle & Sarah Emma Jane Wood
Death Certificate ~ George Washington Grizzle

George Washington Grizzle and Sarah Emma Jane Wood had the following children:
(**) Mary Grizzle was born on October 20, 1887. She died on May 23, 1944. She married Robert Emory Ray on Dec 24, 1901 in Lumpkin Co., GA.
7. Lula Magola Grizzle was born on June 9, 1894 in Cherokee Co., GA. She died on January 1, 1973 in Royston, GA. She married Rufus Stafford Adams, son of Francis MArion Adams and Lettie Alice Heaton, on September 11, 1910 in Hart Co., GA. He was born on September 28, 1892 in Hart Co, GA. He died on January 7, 1968 in Hart Co., GA.
(**) John Grizzle.
 
 
 
 
8. Florida Wood was born on June 20, 1885. She died on May 4, 1971. She married George Ervin Kuykendall on September 2, 1900 in Cherokee Co., GA. He was born about 1878.

Marriage License ~ George Kuykendall and Florida Wood
1920 Census ~ Cobb Co., GA - George Kuykendall and Family
1930 Census ~ Cobb Co., GA ~ George Kuykendall and Family
1940 Census ~ Cobb Co., GA ~ George Kuykendall and Family

George Ervin Kuykendall and Florida Wood had the following children:
(**) Paul L. Kuykendall was born about 1902 in GA.
(**) Lula Belle Kuykendall was born about 1905 in GA.
(**) Lemon F. Kuykendall was born about 1907 in GA.
(**) Grady W. Kuykendall was born about 1909 in GA.
(**) Earnest R. Kuykendall was born about 1913 in GA.
(**) Ervin G. Kuykendall was born about 1919 in GA.
 
 
 

Generation No. 5

9. Clyde Wood was born on October 6, 1913 in Carter Co., OK. He died on August 28, 1998 in Carter Co., OK. He married Truey C. Roach on May 11, 1935. She was born about 1920 in AR.

Clyde Wood and Truey C. Roach had the following child:
(**) Peggy Clydene Wood was born about 1940 in OK.
 
 
 
 



Rufus Stafford and Lula Magola Grizzle Adams

 
 
10. Lula Magola Grizzle was born on June 9, 1894 in Cherokee Co., GA. She died on January 1, 1973 in Royston, GA (Gravesite). She married Rufus Stafford Adams, son of Francis Marion Adams (See Adams) and Lettie Alice Heaton (See Heaton), on September 11, 1910 in Hart Co., GA. He was born on September 28, 1892 in Hart Co., GA. He died on January 7, 1968 in Hart Co., GA (Gravesite).

Marriage License ~ Rufus Adams and Lula Grizzle
World War I Draft Registration ~ Rufus Adams
1920 Census ~ Hart Co., GA ~ Rufus Adams and Family
1930 Census ~ Hart Co., GA ~ Rufus Adams and Family
1940 Census ~ Hart Co., GA ~ Rufus Adams and Family

Note ~ Rufus was called "Bud" by his brother Hoyt & "Doofy" by his brother Mallory

Rufus Stafford Adams and Lula Magola Grizzle had the following children:
11. Monford Wingo Adams was born on April 24, 1913 in Hart Co., GA. He died on March 19, 1997 in Easley, SC. He married (1) Pauline Brock Carlton on March 22, 1931 in Anderson, SC. She was born on February 1, 1915. She died on March 31, 1951. He married (2) Catherine Lee Lesley in September 1954. She was born on February 6, 1920. She died on June 25, 1991.
12. Melba Alice Adams was born on July 6, 1915 in Hart Co., GA. She died on July 18, 1995 in Greer, SC. She married James Newton Senkbeil on July 8, 1933 in Anderson, SC. He was born on April 24, 1913. He died on November 30, 2002.
13. George Clinton Adams was born on October 25, 1917 in Hart Co, GA. He died on April 4, 2010 in Hartwell, Hart Co., GA. He married Virginia Davis on January 19, 1941 in Anderson, SC. She died about 1994.
14. Nardith Monona "Deane" Adams was born on May 3, 1922 in Hart Co., GA. She died on July 24, 2014 in Anderson, Anderson Co., SC. She married Horace Jade Vickery Jr., son of Horace Jade Vickery Sr. and Mary Eva Junkins, on May 28, 1938 in Hart Co., GA. He was born on August 29, 1919 in Hart Co., GA. He died on May 10, 1977 in Hartwell, Hart Co., GA.
15. Joel Farris Adams was born on November 3, 1924 in Hart Co., GA. He died on May 9, 1990 in Augusta, Richmond Co., GA. He married Elsie Blair, daughter of John Ralph Blair and Mary Lucille Echols, on June 21, 1944. She was born on May 28, 1925 in Wilkes Co., GA. She died on January 13, 2015 in Elbert Co., GA.
16. Lowell Hewin Adams was born on October 9, 1927 in Hart Co., GA. He died on October 15, 2002 in Athens, Clarke Co., GA. He married Grace Montine Cheek, daughter of King David Cheek and Opal Inez Shiflet, on May 10, 1947. She was born on July 21, 1931 in Hart Co., GA. She died on April 1, 1998 in Royston, Franklin Co., GA.
17. Pringle Allan Adams was born on May 3, 1930 in Hart Co., GA. He died on September 16, 2010 in Cobb Co, GA. He married Juanita Mae Davis, daughter of Marion Evan Davis and Lillie Corine Swanson, on September 30, 1950. She was born on May 1, 1933 in Buford, Gwinnett Co., GA. She died on May 15, 2009 in Cobb Co., GA.
 
 
 

Generation No. 6

Monferd Wingo Adams
 
 
11. Monford Wingo Adams was born on April 24, 1913 in Hart Co., GA. He died on March 19, 1997 in Easley, SC. He married (1) Pauline Brock Carlton on March 22, 1931 in Anderson, SC. She was born on February 1, 1915. She died on March 31, 1951 (Gravesite). He married (2) Catherine Lee Lesley in September 1954. She was born on February 6, 1920. She died on June 25, 1991.

1940 Census ~ Pickens Co., SC ~ Monford Wingo Adams and Family

Monford Wingo Adams and Pauline Brock Carlton had the following children:
(**) Charles Monferd Adams was born on September 12, 1932 in Lavonia, Franklin Co., GA. He died on July 20, 2013 in Easley, Pickens Co., SC. He married (1) Gloria Patricia Martin on November 28, 1955. She was born on September 30, 1937. He married (2) (Private).
(**) Joyce Gwendolyn Adams was born on May 22, 1934 in Greenville Co., SC. She died on April 21, 2016 in Easley, Pickens Co., SC. She married Bruce Edwin Holliday, son of John Edgar Holliday and Fannie Harkins, on September 26, 1952. He was born on November 26, 1933. He died on November 3, 2016 in Seneca, Oconee Co., SC.
(**) Iris Rebecca Adams was born on April 21, 1937 in Pickens Co., SC. She died on November 8, 2014 in Crawfordville, Taliaferro, GA. She married (1) John Wilton McCoy on March 28, 1953. He was born on November 7, 1931. She married (2) Brad K. Brooks about 1976.
(**) Jean Carolyn Adams was born on March 21, 1939. She died on March 7, 1990 (Gravesite). She married (1) Willie Joe Wright on February 4, 1956. He was born on March 15, 1937 in Pickens Co., SC. He died on February 6, 2012 in Pickens Co., SC. She married (2) James L. 'Mitch' Browning. He was born on September 13, 1935 in SC. He died on January 25, 2004 in SC (Gravesite).
(**) Jerry Michael Adams was born on June 2, 1944. He died on April 21, 1999 in SC. He married (1) (Private). He married (2) (Private).
 
 
 
 
12. Melba Alice Adams was born on July 6, 1915 in Hart Co., GA. She died on July 18, 1995 in Greer, SC (Gravesite). She married James Newton Senkbeil on July 8, 1933 in Anderson, SC. He was born on April 24, 1913. He died on November 30, 2002 (Gravesite).

James Newton Senkbeil and Melba Alice Adams had the following child:
(**) (Private)
 
 
 
 
13. George Clinton Adams was born on October 25, 1917 in Hart Co., GA. He died on April 4, 2010 in Hartwell, Hart Co., GA (Gravesite). He married Virginia Davis on January 19, 1941 in Anderson, SC. She died about 1994.

George Clinton Adams and Virginia Davis had the following child:
(**) Diane Adams was born on March 13, 1943. She died in 2009. She married (1) Jerry Ray Boozer about 1963. He was born on March 23, 1937 in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA. He died on October 22, 2016 in Lula, Hall Co., GA. She married (2) ? Jones.
 
 
 
 
14. Nardith Monona "Deane" Adams was born on May 3, 1922 in Hart Co., GA. She died on July 24, 2014 in Anderson, Anderson Co., SC (Gravesite). She married Horace Jade Vickery Jr, son of Horace Jade Vickery Sr and Mary Eva Junkins, on May 28, 1938 in Hart Co., GA. He was born on August 29, 1919 in Hart Co., GA. He died on May 10, 1977 in Hartwell, Hart Co., GA (Gravesite).

1940 Hart Co., GA Census ~ H.J. Vickery Family
WWII Draft Registration - H.J. Vickery
WWII Draft Registration pg.2 ~ H.J. Vickery

Horace Jade Vickery Jr and Nardith Monona "Deane" Adams had the following children:
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
 
 
 
 
15. Joel Farris Adams was born on November 3, 1924 in Hart Co., GA, He died on May 9, 1990 in Augusta, Richmond Co., GA (Gravesite). He married Elsie Blair, daughter of John Ralph Blair and Mary Lucille Echols, on June 21, 1944. She was born on May 28, 1925 in Wilkes Co., GA. She died on January 13, 2015 in Elbert Co., GA (Gravesite).

Death Certificate ~ Joel Farris Adams

Joel Farris Adams and Elsie Blair had the following children:
(**) (Private).
(**) Mamie Elsie Adams was born on March 8, 1950 in Hart Co., GA. She died on March 8, 1950 in Hart Co., GA (Gravesite).
(**) Billy Farris Adams was born on May 26, 1951 in Hart Co., GA. He died on May 26, 1951 in Hart Co., GA (Gravesite).
(**) Dennis Gary Adams was born on December 20, 1952 in Hart Co., GA. He died on December 20, 1952 in Hart Co., GA (Gravesite).
 
 
 
 
16. Lowell Hewin Adams was born on October 9, 1927 in Hart Co., GA. He died on October 15, 2002 in Athens, Clarke Co., GA (Gravesite). He married Grace Montine Cheek, daughter of King David Cheek (Gravesite) and Opal Inez Shiflet (Gravesite), on May 10, 1947. She was born on July 21, 1931 in Hart Co., GA, She died on April 1, 1998 in Royston, Franklin Co., GA (Gravesite.

Death Certificate ~ Lowell Hewin Adams

Lowell Hewin Adams and Grace Montine Cheek had the following children:
(**) Hewin David Adams was born on April 26, 1949. He died on August 4, 1965 (Gravesite).
(**) (Private).
 
 
 
 
17. Pringle Allan Adams was born on May 3, 1930 in Hart Co., GA. He died on September 16, 2010 in Cobb Co., GA (Gravesite). He married Juanita Mae Davis, daughter of Marion Evan Davis (See Davis) and Lillie Corine Swanson (See Swanson), on September 30, 1950. She was born on May 1, 1933 in Buford, Gwinnett Co., GA. She died on May 15, 2009 in Cobb Co., GA (Gravesite).

Birth Certificate ~ Pringle Adams
Birth Record ~ Juanita Mae Davis
Marriage License ~ Pringle Allan Adams & Juanita Mae Davis

Pringle Allan Adams and Juanita Mae Davis had the following children:
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
 
 
(**) No further information on this individual.  
 

 
 
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