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James Walker Mays

James Walker Mays

Male 1881 - 1935

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  • Name  James Walker Mays 
    Born  28 May 1881  Elliott, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • There are conflicting dates because he has two death certificates. One states he died in his hometown of Devils Fork, KY. The other states he died at Stephenson Hospital in Ashland, KY. I'm going with the birth date given on his WWI Draft card and the death date given by the hospital.
    Gender  Male 
    Census  16 Jun 1900  Devils Fork, Elliott, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Walker Mays, son, white, male, May 1881, age 19, single, born in KY, parents born in KY, farm laborer 
    Census  29 Apr 1910  Devils Fork, Elliott, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Walker Mays, head, male, white, age 28, married 8 years, born in KY, parents born in KY, Farmer, General Farm 
    Draft Registration  12 Sep 1918  Elliott, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    James Walker Mays: WWI Draft Card
    James Walker Mays: WWI Draft Card
    Census  24 Jan 1920  Devils Fork, Elliott, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Walker Mays, son, male, white, age 38, married, born in KY, parents born in KY, Laborer - Home Farm 
    Census  18 Apr 1930  Devils Fork, Elliott, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Walker Mayse, head, male, white, age 48, married at age 20, born in KY, parents born in KY, Farmer - General Farm 
    Occupation  Farmer  [4, 6
    Died  14 May 1935  Ashland, Boyd, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    James Walker Mays: Death Certificate 1
    James Walker Mays: Death Certificate 1
    James Walker Mays: Death Certificate 2
    James Walker Mays: Death Certificate 2
    Buried  17 May 1935  Devils Fork, Elliott, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID  I0516  Mays Family Tree
    Last Modified  16 Apr 2012 

    Father  Thomas Lindsey Mays,   b. Dec 1847, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sarah E Whitt,   b. 24 Aug 1851, Elliott, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1933, Devils Fork, Elliott, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F20  Group Sheet

    Family  Pearl Click,   b. About 1886, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  About 1902 
    Children 
     1. Willie Raymond Mays,   b. About 1904, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Ethel Mays,   b. About 1907, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Ernest Mays,   b. About 1911, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Ellis Mays,   b. About 1912, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Lula Mays,   b. 28 Mar 1915, Elliott, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Dorsie Faye Mays,   b. 13 Oct 1917, Elliott, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Lacy Mays,   b. 13 Feb 1923, Elliott, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1996, Springfield, Clark, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  7 Apr 2011 
    Family ID  F21  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S26] Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953, (Kentucky Department for Lbraries and Archives), death certificate 11256 (1935), J W Mays, 22 Mar 2011.

    2. [S13] World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Selective Service System, (National Archives and Records Administration), M1509., card for Walker Mays, serial no. 771, Local Draft Board 0, Elliott County, Kentucky (Reliability: 3), 22 Mar 2011.

    3. [S10] 1900 United States Federal Census, (National Archives and Records Administration), T623., roll 0518. Elliott County, Kentucky. Devils Fork township, ED 017, sheet 10-A, dwelling 171, family 171, Linzie Mays (Reliability: 3), 22 Mar 2011.

    4. [S9] 1910 United States Federal Census, (National Archives and Records Administration), T624., roll 0473. Elliott County, Kentucky. Devils Fork township, ED 035, sheet 07-A, dwelling 111, family 113, Walker Mays (Reliability: 3), 22 Mar 2011.

    5. [S8] 1920 United States Federal Census, (National Archives and Records Administration), T625., roll 0567. Elliott County, Kentucky. Devils Fork township, ED 074, sheet 06-B, dwelling 110, family 110, Linzie Mays (Reliability: 3), 22 Mar 2011.

    6. [S5] 1930 United States Federal Census, (National Archives and Records Administration), T626., roll 0741. Elliott County, Kentucky. Devils Fork (District 1) township, ED 002, sheet 11-B, dwelling 210, family 227, Walker Mayse (Reliability: 3), 22 Mar 2011.

    7. [S26] Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953, (Kentucky Department for Lbraries and Archives), death certificate 06957 (1935), James Walker Mays, 22 Mar 2011.



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