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Mary Lee "Mollie" Carter

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3) Mary Lee "Mollie" Carter:  
   born 05 Nov 1892 VA; 
   died 16 Aug 1984 Washington Co, TN;
   buried Happy Valley Cemetery, Elizabethton, Carter, TN; tombstone photo;
   married Arthur Sherman Parsons
           (born 09 Nov 1883 Robbins Chapel/Keokee, Lee, VA -
           (draft card state 09 Nov 1884; death record and 1900 census state 09 Dec 1884; tombstone states 09 Dec 1883);
           photo including Arthur

           died 13 Nov 1947 possibly Elizabethton, Carter, TN;
           buried Happy Valley Cemetery, Elizabethton, Carter, TN; tombstone photo
           WWI draft registration card;
           son of Joseph Parsons (04 Aug 1853 KY-06 Jul 1925) and
           Sarah Yeary (12 Sep 1859 Lee Co, VA-12 May 1934 Lee Co, VA);
           Joseph and Sarah married 1880; Joseph and Sarah buried Robbins Chapel Cemetery, Keokee, Lee, VA
);
   photos of Mollie and Arthur and family
   children:
           1) Maude E Parsons (twin) - born 11 Jan 1910 VA; died (___);
                   married Ballard H Cooke on 30 Dec 1930 Carter Co, TN - by Geo W Ryan, J P;
                                  (living?);
                   marriage license for Maude and Ballard
                   children:
                       1) James Cooke - living?; married?; children?
                       2) Barbara Cooke - living?; married?; children?
                       3) Bill Cooke - living?; married?; children?

           2) Pearl E Parsons (twin) - born 11 Jan 1910 VA; 
                   died 22 May 1970 possibly Elizabethton, Carter, TN; 
                   buried Happy Valley Cemetery, Elizabethton, Carter, TN; tombstone photo;  
                   married Ralph F Steffey on 18 Feb 1939 Carter Co, TN - by E A Cox, M G
                           (born 26 Jul 1912; 
                           died 19 Jan 1970 Carter Co, TN; cause of death: heart attack;
                           buried Happy Valley Cemetery, Elizabethton, Carter, TN; tombstone photo;
                           U.S. Navy - WWII);
                   marriage license for Pearl and Ralph
                   children:
                       1) Ralph Franklin Jr Steffey - born 19 Jul 1948 Elizabethton, Carter, TN;
                               died 07 Mar 2007 Stuart, Martin, FL; obituary;
                               cause of death: heart attack;
                               married Judy Ann McLaughlin (living?);
                               divorced;
                               children:
                                   1) Raymond David Steffey - living?;
                                              married Jeannine "Jean" Vanvalen (living?); children?
                                   2) Tracey Steffey - living?; married ____ Pressley (living?); children?

           3) Ray Charles Parsons - born 25 Jun 1912 VA; photo including Ray
                   died 02 Nov 1972 Washington Co, TN;
                   buried Happy Valley Cemetery, Elizabethton, Carter, TN; tombstone photo;   
                   U.S. Army - WWII; enlistment record;
                   Ray married (1) Eudine Franklin Harmon in 1930; 
                            (born 19 Feb 1912 Bluff City, Sullivan, TN; 
                            died 17 Sep 2004 Stone Mountain, Dekalb, GA; obituary;
                            buried Butler Memorial Cemetery, Butler, Johnson, TN; tombstone photo;
                            daughter of John Franklin Harmon (04 May 1877 Watauga Co, NC-14 Nov 1962 Washington Co, TN;
                            U.S. Army - unknown war) and Claudia Elizabeth Harmon (05 Dec 1886 NC-
                            24 Jul 1944 Butler, Johnson, TN); John and Claudia buried 
                            Butler Memorial Cemetery, Butler, Johnson, TN - tombstone photos
                            Eudine married (2) to Charles Lee Tucker (20 Sep 1908 - 08 Aug 1967 Washington Co, TN; 
                            buried Butler Memorial Cemetery, Butler, Johnson, TN - tombstone photo
                            U.S. Army Air Force - WWII)
                   divorced 1938; 
                   photo of Ray and Eudine
                   children:
                       1) Lois Parsons - living?;
                                married Rev Charles William Shirley on 31 May 1951 Carter Co, TN - by George Westmoreland, M G;
                                       (born 19 Dec 1926 Johnson City, Washington, TN; 
                                       died 09 Aug 2012 Wake Forest, Wake, NC; obituary;
                                       buried Wake Forest Cemetery, Wake Forest, Wake, NC; tombstone photo;
                                       son of Willie Hyatt Shirley (04 May 1896 KY-16 May 1984 TN) and Gladys Eads (24 Feb 1907-22 Oct 1996);
                                       William and Gladys buried Monte Vista Memorial Park, Johnson City, Washington, TN; tombstone photos)
                                marriage license for Lois and Charles;  
                                children:
                                    1) Mark Shirley - living?; married?;
                                            children:
                                                 1) Morgan Shirley - living?; married?; children?
                                                 2) Christopher Charles Shirley - living?; married?; children?
                                    2) Luana B Shirley - living?; married Nurney Bond McCamy (living?);
                                            children:
                                                 1) Kristina Nichole McCamy - living?; married Jay VanBuskirk (living?);
                                                         children:
                                                              1) Maya VanBuskirk - living?; married?; children?
                                                 2) Rachael C McCamy - living?; married?;
                                                         children:
                                                              1) Avery McCamy - living?; married?; children?
                                    3) Susan Shirley - living?; married?; children?
                                    4) Elizabeth E "Beth" Shirley - living?; married Stephen J Peterson (living?); children?  
                   Ray married (2) Dorothy Irene "Dot" Mock on 
                                13 Mar 1944 Carter Co, TN - by George Westmoreland, M G
                                (born 22 Apr 1915 Altoona, Blair, PA; 
                                died 12 May 2001 Bristol, Sullivan, TN; 
                                buried Glenwood-Shelby Hills Cemetery, Bristol, Sullivan, TN; vault photo)
                   marriage license for Ray and Dorothy;
                   photo of Ray and Dorothy
                   children?

           4) Arley Edward "Bud" Parsons - born 20 Mar 1914 VA; 
                  died 08 Jan 1991 Carter Co, TN; 
                  buried Happy Valley Cemetery, Elizabethton, Carter, TN; tombstone photo;
                  
married Irene D Linebaugh (born 07 Feb 1916 Greene Co, TN; 
                            died 25 Nov 2001 Elizabethton, Carter, TN; obituary;
                            buried Happy Valley Cemetery, Elizabethton, Carter, TN; tombstone photo;
                            daughter of John Mann Linebaugh (07 Jun 1883 Greene Co, TN-14 Sep 1932 Elizabethton, Carter, TN) and
                            Clemmie Mae Newman (24 Aug 1888 TN-15 Aug 1969 Elizabethton, Carter, TN);
                            John and Clemmie buried Highland Cemetery, Elizabethton, Carter, TN; tombstone photo
);
                   children:
                       1) Patricia Ann Parsons - living?; married Horace Tipton (living?)
                               children:
                                   1) Lori Tipton - living?; married?; children?
                                   2) Chuck Tipton - living?; married Laura ____ (living?);
                                           children:
                                               1) Jacob Tipton - living?; married?; children?
                                               2) Linda Tipton - living?; married?; children?
                                               3) Marie Tipton - living?; married?; children?  
                                               4) Ethan Tipton - living?; married?; children?
                                   3) Cindy Tipton - living?; married?; children?
                                   4) Kristi A Tipton - living?; married?; children?  

           5) Ruby Irene Parsons - born 23 Sep 1916 Lee Co, VA; 
                   died 09 Sep 1986 Hickory, Catawba, NC; obituary;
                   buried Happy Valley Cemetery, Elizabethton, Carter, TN; tombstone photo
                   married Raymond Jones Hagie on 08 Aug 1937 Carter Co, TN - by E A Cox, M G
                             (born 05 Oct 1916 Avery Co, NC (birth record states 01 Nov 1916)
                             died 16 Jun 1978 Hickory, Catawba, NC; obituary;
                             buried Happy Valley Cemetery, Elizabethton, Carter, TN; tombstone photo
                             U.S. Army - WWII; enlistment record)
                   marriage license for Ruby and Raymond
                   children:
                       1) Sharon Hagie - living?; married Richard Alston Broom (living?); children?

           6) Grace Marie Parsons - born 05 Jun 1918 St Charles, Lee, VA; 
                   died 08 Oct 1998 Cumberland Co, TN;
                   buried Happy Valley Cemetery, Elizabethton, Carter, TN; tombstone photo;
                   married Thomas Edward Ellis (born 10 Jun 1916; 
                               died 11 Mar 1973 Carter Co, TN;
                               buried Happy Valley Cemetery, Elizabethton, Carter, TN; tombstone photo;
                               U.S. Army - WWII);
                   children:
                       1) Fred Arthur Ellis - born 09 May 1950 Elizabethton, Carter, TN; 
                                died 10 May 1950 Elizabethton, Carter, TN;
                                death certificate; casue of death: Erythoblastosis Fetalis due to Rh factor difference in parents;
                                buried Happy Valley Cemetery, Elizabethton, Carter, TN; tombstone photo;
                       2) Michael Ellis - living?; married?; children?
                       3) Terri Ellis - living?; married?; children? 

           7) Virginia Arnette Parsons - born 30 May 1920; 
                   died 04 Mar 2007 Columbus, Muscogee, GA; obituary;
                   buried Fort Benning Post Cemetery, Fort Benning, Muscogee Co, GA;  
                   Gravesite Locator; tombstone photo;
                   married Howard Brown Daniels on 08 Sep 1940 Carter Co, TN - by E A Cox M G
                           (born 10 Oct 1915 Elizabethton, Carter, TN; 
                           died 07 Oct 1987 Muscogee Co, GA; obituary;       
                           buried Fort Benning Post Cemetery, Fort Benning, Muscogee, GA; 
                           Gravesite Locator; tombstone photo;
                           U.S. Army - WWII, Korea, Vietnam;
                           son of Samuel J Daniels (19 Jan 1872 TN-24 May 1932 Elizabethton, Carter, TN) and
                           Alice E Blevins (28 Jan 1891 TN-16 Mar 1978 Elizabethton,Carter, TN);
                           Samuel and Elizabeth buried Colbaugh Cemetery, Carter Co, TN; tombstone photo;
                           Samuel and Alice married 18 Nov 1914 Carter Co, TN
);
                   marriage license for Virginia and Howard;
                   children:
                       1) Helen M Daniels - living?; married William M Sewell (living?); children?
                       2) Sue Daniels - living?; married Jerry Prater (living?); children?
                       3) Linda J Daniels - living?; married John Wayne Hawthorne (living?); children?