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6. Richard Lee2 ETHERIDGE (Ed1)(167) #1445 was born in Jones Co., Georgia February 5, 1875.(168) Tombstone give birthdate as 5 Feb 1869. 1900 Census gives date as Feb 1875. This is consistent with age given in 1910 and 1920 census. Richard died April 28, 1956 in Empire, GA (Dodge Co.), at 81 years of age.(169) Deryl's Bible list two dates of death for Richard L. both on 29 April, 1952 & 1956 Death Certificate date 28 April 1956 Death Certificate- I hereby certify that I attended the deceased from 4/26/56 to 4/28/56, that I last saw the deceased alive on 4/28/56, and that death occured at 10:00 pm from the causes and on the date stated above. (dated 5/25/56) CAUSE OF DEATH pnuemonia interval between onset and death - 2 days His body was interred April 30, 1956 in Bowers Cemetery, Empire, GA (Dodge Co).(170)

He married Daisy Ann LAYSON about 1898.(171) (Daisy Ann LAYSON #1446.) Daisy was born in Jasper Co., GA JUN 1882.(172) She was the daughter of John Nathaniel LAYSON and Sarah. Daisy died July 13, 1945 in Empire, GA (Dodge Co.).(173) Obit- "MRS. W. L. ETHRIDGE EASTMAN, July 18 --Funeral services for Mrs. R. L. Ethridge, 65, who died July 13, at the home of daugther, Mrs. C.C. Hall, Empire, Route 1, were held, at Mt. Horab Baptist Church on Sunday. Rev H.T. Montgomery and Rev. M.G. Williams conducting. Interment was in Bowers cemetery Noles-Harrell Funeral home was in charge of arrangements. She is survived by her husband, R.L. Ethridge; two sons, W.L. and F.R. Ethridge; three daughters; Mrs. J.W. Lavendar, Mrs. C.C. Hall, and Mrs. W.L. Brown, one brother, Mitchell Fayson; 22 grandchildren and one great-grandchild."

Her body was interred July 18, 1945 in Bowers Cemetery, Empire, GA (Dodge Co).(174) 1880 CENSUS - searched entire soundex E363, T744, roll 24 (Georgia) for Richard L ETHERIDGE, age 11 could not locate 1890 CENSUS - Destroyed by fire __________________________________________________ ____________________ _ 1900 CENSUS (T623, Roll-207, Vol-43, ED-62, Sht-23, Line-91) JONES CO. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ DUPREE, R. F. h June 1846 53 wd GA 6 children/ 5 living Dallas V. s Nov 1877 22 s GA Annie E. d May 1883 17 s GA James s May 1885 15 s GA John P. s Feb 1888 12 s GA -----> Richard L. s Feb 1875 25 m GA married 2 years Daisy dl June 1882 17 m GA married 2 years 1 child/1 living Roxsey gd Jan 1900 7/12 __________________________________________________ ____________________ _ 1910 CENSUS (T1263, Roll-40, Vol-61, ED-83, Sht-2*, Line-**) JONES CO. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ (index) Ethridge, Richard L. h 35 Daisy w 27 Rodney s 9 [should be Roxsey female] Ruby L. d 7 Willie L. s 3 James D. s 1 7/12 Other information - __________________________________________________ ____________________ _ 1920 CENSUS (T625, Roll-265, Vol-66, ED-129, Sht-3B, Line-99) JONES CO. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^ Born Father Mother Ethridge, Richard h 46 GA GA GA Dazie w 39 GA GA GA Rubi L. d 17 GA GA GA Willie L. s 14 GA GA GA James L. s 11 GA GA GA Richard F. s 5 GA GA GA Other information - General Farmer, home rented, dated 23 January 1920 ED Pop-915 County Pop-13269 Death Certificate-"Informant Mrs. Y. O. Knight" (his daughter Ruby) USUAL OCCUPATION- Farmer FATHER'S NAME- U K MOTHER'S NAME- Rebecca Dupree RESIDENCE- Route 1, Empire, Dodge Co, GA (outside of city limits) IS RESIDENCE A FARM- Yes LENGTH OF STAY AT RESIDENCE- 12 years

Richard Lee ETHERIDGE and Daisy Ann LAYSON had the following children:

child 7 i. Daisy3 ETHERIDGE(175) #1450 was born before January 5, 1908, the first event for which there is a recorded date. Daisy died after 1966. Living in Macon, GA in 1966

child 8 ii. Doxie ETHERIDGE(176) #1447 was born in Jones Co., Georgia January 18, 1900.(177) Doxie died DEC 1963 in Baldwin Co., GA. Her body was interred in White Springs Baptist Church - Wilkinson Co. GA.(178)

child 9 iii. Ruby L. ETHERIDGE(179) #1448 was born in Georgia April 3, 1902.(180) Ruby died April 4, 1994 at 92 years of age.(181) Her body was interred in Bowers Cemetery, Empire, GA (Dodge Co). Living in Empire, GA in 1966

child + 10 iv. Willie Lewis "W. L." ETHERIDGE was born October 1, 1905.(182)

child 11 v. James Dallas "Bud" ETHERIDGE(183) #1449 was born in Georgia 1910.(184) 1910 Census of Jones County, Georgia lists birth as 1900-1910 (7 months old at time of census) James died March 31, 1944.(185) His body was interred in Souther Cemetery - Jones Co. GA.(186)

child 12 vi. Flavil Richard ETHERIDGE(187) #1478 was born in Huckaby Spur, Jones Co., Georgia May 13, 1915.(188) Flavil died June 5, 1989 in Macon, GA, at 74 years of age.(189) GEORGIA DEATH RECORD Name: ETHERIDGE, FLAVIL R Race: CAUCASIAN Sex: MALE Age: 74 YEARS OLD Date of Death: 06/05/1989 Filed Date: 06/16/1989 County of Residence: BIBB State Certificate Number: 021583; INSTATE His body was interred June 7, 1989 in Liberty United Methodist Church, Macon, GA.(190) This is a family lot of his wife. On Houston Road, Macon, Bibb Co., GA. Listed as Richard E. in Deryl Lee Phillip's Bible Living in Empire, GA in 1966

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