Notes and References


1. AFN: 13LJ-R6H, Marie Roberts Layne, 9007 Wilma Drive, Chattahooga, TN 37421, Microfilm: 1512685, Submission: AF93-000856, www.familysearch.com (hereafter cited as Ancestral File, Pearson, Charles). 24 HUNDRED TENNESSEE PENSIONERS OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR OF 1812, by Zella Armstrong, Genealogical Publishing Co., 1981, p. 88 "Pearson, Charles; 1832 list age 72; also 1840 Census; served in Va line; drew pension in 1832 in Franklin Co.; drew pension in 1840 in Coffee Co. ANSEARCHING NEWS, Vol. 26, No. 1, p. 12 Franklin County, Tennessee, Pension Applicants Page 105 - Charles PERSON, pension applicant; witnessess were Rev. George ROBERTS and John JONES. CENSUS OF PENSIONERS, TENNESSEE - MIDDLE DISTRICT Charles Pearson 80 residing with William Pearson as of June 1, 1840. LAND DEED GENEOLOGY OF BEDFORD COUNTY TENNESSEE 1807-1852 by Helen C. & Timothy R. Marsh, Southern Historical Press, 1988 Abstract from Deed Book "PP": Page 75 - 6 Dec 1846. Charles Pearson to Kindred Pearson. Deed, Interest in estate. Charles Pearson of Franklin Co., TN, conveyed to Kindred Pearson of Bedford Co., TN, all his interest in the proceeds of the sale of a tract of land in Bedford Co., and one Town Lot in Lynchburg, which property belonged to the estate of William Pearson, deceased, and sold in Nov 1845. Reg: 28 Dec 1846.
2. COFFEE, TN CENSUS 1840, DADE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, Roll M-165 p. 175, 80yr Rev. War Pensioneer living with William Pearson (hereafter cited as 1840 TN Census, COFFEE, roll 165).
3. Marriage Records: MD, NC, VA, CD4 (Automated Archives, Inc., 1994), p. 63 (hereafter cited as CD4: Marriage Records, MD, NC, VA).
4. Virgil D. White, Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files, Vol. III. (The National Historical Publishing Co., 1992), Vol. III, p. 2633 (hereafter cited as Revolutionary War, Pension Abstracts).
5. GRUNDY, TN CENSUS 1850, DADE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, Roll M-872 p 351, Dwelling 172, Family 172 (hereafter cited as 1850 TN Census, GRUNDY, roll 872).
6. Ibid., p. 351, Dwelling 165, Family 165.
7. Ibid., p 351, Dwelling 172, Family 172.
8. Ibid., p. 351, Dwelling 165, Family 165.
9. Revolutionary War, Pension Abstracts, Vol. III, p. 2633; "Franklin County, Tennessee, Pension Applicants," Ansearching News Vol. 26, No. 1 p. 12 (hereafter cited as Ansearching News, Vol 26, No 1); and Zella Armstrong., Twenty-Four Hundred Tennessee Pensioners - Revolutionary War of 1812 (Genealogical Publishing Company, 1981), p. 88 (hereafter cited as War of 1812, TN Pensions).
10. Helen C. & Timothy Marsh, Land Deed Genealogy of BEDFORD TN 1807-1852, So. Hist. Press, 1988, DADE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, p. 368 (DEED BOOK 'PP' , p. 75) Charles resided in FRANKLIN (hereafter cited as BEDFORD TN Deed Book).
11. 1840 COFFEE TN, Roll #165, p. 175 2 males under 5 years, 1 male 30-40, 1 male 80-90 * 1 female under 5 years, 2 females 5-10, 1 female 20-30, 1 female 60-70 * Charles Pearson - see CENSUS OF PENSIONERS below. 1850 GRUNDY TN, Roll #872, p.351, District #6, Dwelling 172, Family 172 NAME AGE SEX OCCUPATION BORN William 43 M Farmer NC Cintha 32 F TN Charles H. 14 M TN Armindal 12 F TN Richard B. 11 M TN Ann L. 5 F TN Casandra C. 2 F TN Martha E. T. 8/12 F TN CENSUS OF PENSIONERS, TENNESSEE - MIDDLE DISTRICT Charles Pearson, a Revolutionary War pensioner, 80 years old was living with William Pearson as of June 1, 1840.
12. 1850 TN Census, GRUNDY, roll 872, p 351, Dwelling 172, Family 172.
13. 1840 TN Census, COFFEE, roll 165, p. 175.
14. 1850 TN Census, GRUNDY, roll 872, p. 351.
15. Marriage Records Series #1, 5 Vols. (Automated Archives, Inc., 1994), CD2: IL, IN, KY, OH, TN, (hereafter cited as CD2: Marriage Records, IL, IN, KY, OH, TN).
16. CD2, Marriage Records: IL, IN, KY, OH, TN (Automated Archives, Inc.), (hereafter cited as CD2 Marriage Records, IL, IN, KY, OH, TN).
17. 1840 COFFEE, TN Census, Roll #165, p. 183 Males: 1 under 5yrs, 1 20-30yrs Females: 2 5-10yrs, 1 20-30yrs 1850 GRUNDY, TN Census, Roll #872, p. 351, District #6, Dwelling 165, Fam. 165 NAME AGE SEX OCCUPATION BORN Richard Pearson 36 M Farmer NC Elizabeth 36 F unknown Arseanith 15 F TN George N. 14 M " *William H. 9 M " Catherine 8 F " Charles M. 6 M " Richard C. 5 M " Martha A. 2 F " Mary E. 1 F " * William Houston See also: Mormon Library Source Roll #1235303 LDS Batch 7117316 Sheet 70
18. 1850 TN Census, GRUNDY, roll 872, p. 351, Dwelling 165, Family 165.
19. Richard Pearson -Elizabeth Sanders www.familysearch.com Ancentral File: Microfilm: 1512685 Submission: AF93-000856 , Unknown Marie Roberts Layne , 9007 Wilma Drive Chattanooga, TN 37421 . Source reference unknown (hereafter cited as Family Group Sheet, Richard Pearson).
20. Ibid.
21. 1850 TN Census, GRUNDY, roll 872, p. 351, Dwelling 165, Family 165.
22. Ibid., p. 351, Dwelling 165, Family 165.
23. Ibid., p. 351, Dwelling 165, Family 165.
24. 1840 TN Census, COFFEE, roll 165, p. 183.
25. 1850 TN Census, GRUNDY, roll 872, p. 351, Dwelling 165, Family 165.
26. Ibid., District #6, p. 351.
27. Ibid., p. 351, Dwelling 165, Family 165.
28. Family Group Sheet, Richard Pearson.
29. Ancestral File AFN: 13LJ-RWT, submitted by Marie Roberts Layne, 9007 Wilma Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37421, Microfilm: 1512685, Submission: AF93-000856, www.familysearch.com (hereafter cited as Ancestral File, Roberts, Phillip).See: IGI micorfiche, LDS Library; and CD2 Marriage Records, IL, IN, KY, OH, TN.
30. Staff & Volunteers, Tennessee's Confederate Widow's and their Families (Cleveland Public Press Library, Cleveland, TN, 1992), p. 43 (hereafter cited as TN Confederate Widows).
31. Mrs. Jane W. Waller, "Civil War Veterans of Lincoln County Tennessee," Ansearching News Vol. 14, No. 2 (June 1967): 89-90 (hereafter cited as Civil War Veterans, Lincoln Co. TN).
32. TN CENSUS 1870, Shelbyville, BEDFORD, TN, DADE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, ROLL 1514, PAGE 223, AUG 12 (hereafter cited as 1870 TN Census, BEDFORD, roll 1514). CIVIL WAR MILITARY RECORD - Union Pvt. Co. I 3rd Regt. Tennessee Infantry
33. 1850 TN Census, GRUNDY, roll 872, p. 351, Dwelling 165, Family 165.
34. DEATH CERTIFICATE Mary Louisa Pearson, Miami, DADE, FL, Ralph Warren Boyd, 6837, Mar 15, 1932 (hereafter cited as Death Certificate, Mary Louisa Pearson).
35. 1910 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Nashville, DAVIDSON, TN, First District, 4th Ward, recorded by Hugh B. Hill on April 23, 1910 in Nashville: NAME AGE SEX SELF F M OCC. Pearson, Mary 56 F GA GA GA Boarding house William T. son 28 M TN GA GA Painter Moody Frances Mother F GA GA GA The census also indicates that Mary was married 41 years and had 6 children, 3 of which are dead. Her son William T. was also out of work for the last 10 weeks., National Archives Microfile M33, Roll 1495 (hereafter cited as 1910 TN Census, Davidson, Roll 1495).
36. Orbituary, Sarasota Herald Tribune, (hereafter cited as Orbituary, Hesta Willerford); and Orbituary, Miami Herald, Miami, FL (May 17, 1920), (hereafter cited as Obituary, Mary Pearson).
37. 1870 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Bedford County, TN, , National Archives Microfilm, Roll 1514 (hereafter cited as 1870 TN Census, BEDFORD, roll 1514).
38. 1880 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Marshall County, TN, , National Archives Microfilm, Roll 1269 (hereafter cited as 1880 TN Census, MARSHALL, 1269).
39. US CITY DIRECTORIES, Nashville, TN, Nashville, DAVIDSON, TN, DADE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 1888-1901, ROLL #3-10 (hereafter cited as US CITY DIRECTORY, Nashville, TN).
40. Civil War Veterans, Lincoln Co. TN.
41. Helen C. and Timothy R. Marsh., Wills and Inventories of Lincoln County Tennessee 1810-1921 (Shelbyville, TN, Southern Historical Press, PO Box 738, Easley, SC 29641-0738, Copyright 1989), p. 172 (hereafter cited as Will abstracts, LINCOLN, TN).
42. DEATH CERTIFICATE Cordelia Cornelia Pearson, Miami, DADE, FL, Ralph Warren Boyd, 13598, Mar 11, 1930 (hereafter cited as Death Certificate, Cordelia C. Pearson).
43. Cordelia Cornelia Pearson, Interment Card 3692, Woodlawn Park, Miami, FL; (hereafter cited as Cemetery Card, Cordelia Pearson).
44. 1900 DAVIDSON, TN CENSUS - Nashville, JUN 9, ROLL #1565, PAGE 97B NAME AGE RACE SEX REL OCCUPATION BIRTH FATHER MOTHER MARRIAGE STATUS CHILDREN/ALIVE MONTH YEAR Willerford, W. T. 31 W M H Carpenter TN TN TN MARRIED 4/3 OCT 1868 " , Cordelia C. 30 W F W Keeping House TN TN GA MARRIED MAR 1870 " , Clyde M. 5 W M S At school TN TN TN SINGLE JUL 1894 " , Pauline 4 W F D " TN TN TN SINGLE FEB 1896 " , Hester H. 1 W F D " TN TN TN SINGLE AUG 1898 DEATH CERTIFICATE - Miami, DADE FL, State File No. 18265 US CITY DIRECTORIES 1892-1901 NASHVILLE, TN ROLLS 5-10
45. William T. Willerford, 18265, July 26, 1955, Office of Vital Statistics, State of Florida, Tallahassee, FL (hereafter cited as Death Certificate, William T. Willerford (Pap)).
46. William Thomas Willerford, Interment No. 15560, Woodlawn Cemetery, Miami, FL; (hereafter cited as Cemetery Card, William T. Willerford).
47. TN CENSUS 1900, Nashville, DAVIDSON, TN, DADE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, ROLL #1565, PAGE 97B, JUNE 9 (hereafter cited as 1900 TN Census, DAVIDSON, roll 1565).
48. 1910 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Nashville, DAVIDSON, TN, NAME REL RACE SEX AGE BIRTH F M Willerford, W T HEAD W M 41 TN TN TN "~ , Delia WIFE W F 40 TN TN TN "~ , Clyde SON W M 16 TN TN TN "~ , Pauline DAU W F 14 TN TN TN "~ , Hester DAU W F 11 TN TN TN "~ , Alley DAU W F 6 TN TN TN "~ , Ruth DAU W F 5 TN TN TN "~ , William SON W M 3 TN TN TN, National Archives Microfilm M33, Roll 1496 (hereafter cited as 1910 TN Census, Nashville, roll 1496).
49. 1920 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Miami DADE, FL, p. 148 B, National Archives Microfilm M33, Roll #215 (hereafter cited as 1920, FL Census, Miami, Roll #215).
50. US CITY DIRECTORIES, MIAMI DADE PUBLIC LIBRARY, Roll #2-4 (hereafter cited as US City Directory, Miami, FL).
51. Orbituary, Miami Herald, Miami, FL (July 26, 1955), (hereafter cited as Orbituary, W. T. Willerford).
52. US City Directory, Miami, FL.
53. Ruth Willerford to Christopher Branam. Letter dated December 26, 1987 in possession of Ralph Boyd at 5205 SW 163 Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 33331 (1996). (hereafter cited as Letter, Ruth Willerford).
54. Orbituary, Hesta Willerford.
55. US City Directory, Miami, FL.
56. William Homer Pearson, Death Certificate State File No. 04759, May 5, 1995, Departement of Public Health, State of Colorado, Denver, CO. (hereafter cited as Death Certificate, William T. Pearson).
57. Clyde Miller Willerford, Interment No. 3907, Cremation, Woodlawn Park, Miami, FL; (hereafter cited as Cemetery Card, Clyde M. Willerford).
58. US City Directory, Miami, FL.
59. Orbituary of Ruth Joy Willerford, Miami Herald, Miami, FL (August 12, 1996), p. 4B (hereafter cited as Orbituary, Ruth Joy Willerford).
60. Florida Combined Death Index January-December 1925 (Repository: Miami Dade Public Library, Miami, FL), Microfiche Vol. 265, No. 12690, Year 1925 (hereafter cited as Death Index, Florida 1925).
61. Pauline Willerford, Interment Card No. 3692, Woodlawn Park, Miami, FL; (hereafter cited as Cemetery Card, Pauline Willerford).
62. Mary Ruth Crawford, CRAWFORD TAPE #5, Ralph Warren Boyd, TAPE #5, Jan 1, 1988, SIDE A (hereafter cited as TAPE #5, CRAWFORD, Mary Ruth Crawford).
63. Interview, Alley Willerford (now deceased), with Ralph Boyd, p. 150 B (hereafter cited as Interview, Alley Willerford); and 1920, FL Census, Miami, Roll #215.
64. Hubert Winfield Crawford, Death Certificate File no: 12580, Filed: 7/5/56, Alabama Center for Health Statistics, (hereafter cited as Death Certificate, Hubert W. Crawford).
65. 1920, FL Census, Miami, Roll #215, p. 150 B.
66. [US City Directory, Miami, FL.
67. TAPE #5, CRAWFORD, Mary Ruth Crawford.
68. US City Directory, Miami, FL.
69. Orbituary of Mary Ruth Crawford, Louisville Courier-Journal, Louisville, KY (August 3, 1989), (hereafter cited as Orbituary, Mary Ruth Crawford).
70. TAPE #5, CRAWFORD, Mary Ruth Crawford.
71. Paul J. Boyd to Helen D. Crawford, Certificate of Marriage, July 18, 1942, "Tamiami Temple Parsonage," Ralph W. Boyd, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (hereafter cited as Marriage Certificate, Paul J. Boyd).
72. DEATH CERTIFICATE Paul Joseph Boyd, Miami, DADE, FL, Ralph Warren Boyd, 7346, PAGE 579, 26 AUG 1966 (hereafter cited as Death Certificate, Paul Joseph Boyd). DEATH CERTIFICATE - Miami, DADE FL, OFF. REC. 7346 PAGE 579 BIRTH CERTIFICATE - ALLEGHENY, PA, FILE NO. 0843680-14 MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE - Tamiami Temple, Miami FL ORBITUARY - Miami Herald, Aug 27 1966
73. Birth notice card from Ray & Connie Malanga.
74. Birth notice card from Ray & Connie Malanga.
75. Birth notice card from Ray & Connie Malanga.

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