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==William Jefferson Blythe== William Jefferson "Willie" Blythe was born 21 Jan 1883 in Ripley, Tippah County, [[Mississippi]], the son of Henry Blythe and his wife Frances "Fanny". He married Lou Birchie Ayers about 1906. They later lived in or around the town of Sherman in Grayson County, Texas. An article in the ''Washington Post'' states that the Texas Blythe's say they moved to Sherman from Tippah County in 1909. If true, then he must have married Lou in Mississippi. William and Lou had nine children, in the following order: #Clifford P Blythe born 1907/8 Mississippi #Raymond W "Doc" Blythe born 1909 Mississippi, who died aged 19 of "yellow jaundice" in Texas #Laura Pauline Blythe born 1910/1 Texas married Loyd Linesteadt #Earnest Clyde Blythe born 1912/3 Texas, married Ola May Hazelwood #Maureen G Blythe born 1917 Texas married E A Mitchell #W. J. Blythe born 27 Feb 1918 Grayson County, Texas #Cora Lucille Blythe born 1920 Texas #Vera Blythe born 8 Aug 1923 Grayson County, Texas married Lewis Carl Ramey #[http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&rank=0&f2=&f1=Blythe&sx=&f4=&f5=&rg_f6__date=&rs_f6__date=0&f7=&f3=Grayson&f9=&f8=&f11=&f10=&gskw=&prox=1&db=txbirthindex&ti=0&ti.si=0&gss=angs-d&pcat=34&fh=9&recid=2110385&recoff=3+19 Glen Hardy Blythe born 13 Sep 1927 Grayson County, Texas] William Jefferson Blythe died in Feb 1935 in Texas probably in or near Sherman, having suffered from colon cancer for five years. ===Primary sources for 4=== *[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=View&r=an&dbid=7602&iid=MST623_830-0013&fn=Fan%3f%3f&ln=Blythe&st=r&ssrc=&pid=36147803 1900 Census of Childes Mill, Tippah County, Mississippi] showing "Fanny Blythe, Dec 1858, widow, mother of 7, 7 living, MS/TN/SC; Laura daughter Sep 1874 MS/MS/MS, School Teaching; Mamie E daughter Feb 1877; John H son Oct 1880 Farmer; Willie J son Jan 1883 Farmer; Wardie B daughter Apr 1884; Mattie V daughter Oct 1888; Isia M daughter Sep 1895 MS; John Crosby, boarder, Mar 1876 MS/MS/GA Farmer" *[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=View&r=an&dbid=7884&iid=TXT624_1557-0670&fn=William&ln=Blethe&st=r&ssrc=&pid=28094940 1910 Census of Howe, Grayson County, Texas] showing "William Blithe, 27, married 4 years ago, MS/MS/MS, Farmer; Birtchie, wife, 19, mother of 2, 2 living, MS/GA/GA; Clifford son, 2, MS; Raymond son 1 2/12 MS; Fanny Blithe, mother-in-law, 51, widow, mother of 7, 6 living, MS/SC/NC; Wardie (or Mandie?), sister in, 23, MS/MS/MS; Isa May, sister, 14, MS/MS/MS; William J, Uncle, 51, widower, MS/MS/MS; Carl Rowland, hired hand, 17, MS/MS/MS" *[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=View&r=an&dbid=6482&iid=TX-1953400-4445&fn=Willie+Jefferson&ln=Blythe&st=r&ssrc=&pid=14664277 World War I Draft Registration Card] showing "Willie Jefferson Blythe; resident of Grayson County, Texas, born Jan 21, 1883; Farmer in Grayson County; nearest relative Mrs Birchie Blythe; registered Sep 12, 1918" *[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=View&r=an&dbid=6061&iid=TXT625_1808-0649&fn=William+J&ln=Blythe&st=r&ssrc=&pid=22748714 1920 Census of Justice Precinct 1, Grayson County, Texas] showing "William J Blythe, 36, MS/MS/MS, Farmer; Birchie L wife, 27, MS/GA/GA; Clifford P son 12 MS; Raymond W son 10 MS; Laura P daughter 9 TX; Ernest C son 7 TX; Maurine G daughter 3 2/12 TX, W J son 2 TX; Hubert Poor lodger, 24, TX" *[http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&rank=0&gsfn=&gsln=Blythe&sx=y&f12=Texas&f4=Grayson&f7=&f15=&rg_81004011__date=&rs_81004011__date=0&f18=&f14__n=&_8000C002=&_80008002=&_80018002=&f10=&f16=&gskw=&prox=1&db=1930usfedcen&ti=0&ti.si=0&gss=angs-d&pcat=35&fh=2&recid=109128757&recoff=3+21+22 1930 Census of Precinct 1, Grayson County, Texas] ===Secondary sources for 4=== *[http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn?pagename=article&node=&contentId=A99624-1993Jun20¬Found=true "The First Father"], by Gene Weingarten, ''Washington Post'', 20 Jun 1993 *[http://www.rootsweb.com/~txgrayso/ceme-westh2.html "West Hill Cemetery"], Grayson County, TX Genweb, showing : "Birchie Ayers Blythe BARRON 1891, 15 Feb 1946 [wife of] Avery Barron Feb 1891, 15 May 1967; wed 5 May 1942. D/o Mr and Mrs Lige Ayers, wed William Jefferson Blythe 17 Aug 1906" and linking to Avery's and also Lou's obituary [http://www.rootsweb.com/~txgrayso/mnabbe13.html here]
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