Eli Thomas Nail


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7) Eli Thomas Nail:
   born 23 Oct 1897 Elnora, Daviess, IN; (Eli's birth is listed in his father's Bible);
   died 08 Jan 1979 Odon, Daviess, IN; obituaries
   cause of death: arteriosclerosis, CVA;
   buried Fairview Cemetery, near Elnora, Daviess, IN; tombstone photo;
   census records for Eli; WWI draft registration card; news articles regarding Eli;  


   married Irene Wilson on 12 Feb 1923 Daviess Co, IN 
                (born 22 Nov 1905 Elnora, Daviess, IN; 
                died 07 Oct 1964 Washington, Daviess, IN; obituary
                cause of death: carcinoma of liver and bladder;
                buried Fairview Cemetery, near Elnora, Daviess, IN; tombstone photo
                daughter of William Henry Wilson and Noretta Messenger (23 Nov 1870 Martin Co, IN-
                22 Oct 1953 Elnora, Daviess, IN; buried Slinkard Cemetery, Newberry, Greene, IN - no marker found in 2013); 
                William and Noretta married 10 May 1902

   marriage record for Eli and Irene
        1) Ellen May Nail - born 18 May 1928 Elnora, Daviess, IN; 
                died 27 Dec 2005 Linton, Greene, IN; obituary
                buried Marco Cemetery, Marco, Greene, IN; tombstone photo;
                Social Security record; census records for Ellen;  
                married Dora Blueford Wright on 17 Nov 1945 Daviess Co, IN 
                            (born 10 Oct 1914;
                            died 15 Jul 1959; obituary;  
                            buried Marco Cemetery, Marco, Greene, IN; tombstone photo
                            son of Clarance Wright (24 Jul 1891-18 Dec 1966); and Lena Vaughn (born 02 Mar 1895-22 Dec 1979); 
                            Clarance and Lena buried Marco Cemetery, Marco, Greene, IN; tombstone photo
                            Dora married and divorced once prior to Ellen);
                marriage record for Ellen and Dora
                    1) John Wright - living?; married?; children?
                    2) Harry Wright - living?; married?; children?
                    3) Tom Wright - living?; married?; children? 
                    4) Juanita Wright - living?; married ____ Gilbert (living?); children?
                    5) Shirley Wright - living?; married ____ Marsh (living?); children?  
                    6) Jessie Wright - living?; married ____ Allen (living?); children?
                    7) Joe Wright - living?; married?; children?

        2) Delores Ann "Punk" Nail - living?; census records for Delores;  
                   married Robert Ray Lynn* on 08 Jul 1951 Daviess Co, IN 
                            (born 28 Mar 1931 or 1932 Sandford, Knox, IN (discrepancy in records)
                            died 26 Jun 2007 Washington, Daviess, IN; obituary
                            Social Security record;  
                            son of Curtis J Lynn (1889-1953) and Osia O Rader (1891-1980); Curtis and Osia
                            buried Prairie Chapel Cemetery, Lyons, Greene, IN -
tombstone photo);

                   * Robert is a brother of Helen Marguerite Lynn, found here under Harley Isaiah Andis.

                    marriage record for Delores and Robert
                       1) Tammy Lynn - living?; married Tony Burton (living?)
                                    1) Chad Burton - living?; married?; children?
                                    2) Brittany Burton - living?; married?; children? 
                       2) Nancy Lynn - living?; married Harold Carrithers (living?); children?  
                       3) Wanda Lynn - living?; married Larry Woodruff (living?)
                                    1) Kevin Woodruff - born (___); 
                                             died by Jun 2007; married?; children?
                       4) Debbie Lynn - born (___); died by Jun 2007; 
                                married ____ Hill (living?); children?

        3) Richard Bruce Nail - born 19 Feb 1935; 
                 died 24 Feb 1935 Elnora, Daviess, IN; obituary;
                 cause of death: valvular lesion of heart;  
                 buried Fairview Cemetery, near Elnora, Daviess Co, IN; tombstone photo;

        4) Melvin Floyd Nail - living?; census records for Melvin;  
                married Roma B Taber on 24 Feb 1967 Elnora, Daviess, IN 
                            (living?; daughter of Robert Taber and Maggie M Weninger; 
                            Roma married twice prior - to unknown and ____ Lindley; 
                            one marriage ended in death of spouse and one ended in divorce);
                marriage application for Melvin and Roma
                     1) Norma Sue Nail - living?; 
                            married Chris Edward Kane on 11 Jan 1988 Montgomery, Daviess, IN 
                                       (living?; son of Francis Leo Kane and Alice Louise Mahley)
                            marriage record for Norma and Chris

        5) Wanda Lou Nail - living?; 
                married Larry Austin Woodruff on 09 Jun 1968 Elnora, Daviess, IN 
                           (living?; son of Austin Woodruff and Clara Hinkle)
                marriage record for Wanda and Larry

        6) Bobby Gerald Nail - living?; 
                married Darlene Louise Gregory* on 28 Jul 1962 Sullivan Co, IN 
                            (living?; daughter of John F Gregory and Augusta Mae Runyon; 
                            Darlene married (2) on 08 Feb 1975 Martin Co, IN to Joseph M Spears);
                marriage record for Bobby and Darlene

                   * Darlene Gregory is the sister of Loretta Gregory (see below under (6) Norman Nail).


        7) Norman Lee "Tack" Nail - living?; photo including Norman
                U.S. Navy; 
                Norman married (1) to unknown; divorced; children?
                Norman married (2) to Loretta June Gregory* on 29 Nov 1968 Sandborn, Knox, IN 
                            (living?; daughter of John Gregory and Augusta Mae Runyon; 
                            Loretta married (1) to ____ Patton; divorced)

                           * Loretta Gregory is the sister of Darlene Gregory (see above under (5) Bobby G Nail).

                 marriage record for Norman and Loretta