joseph humphries

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  • ID: I0185
  • Name: Sallie Cornelia LAND
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 15 DEC 1853 in SC
  • Death: 29 MAY 1934 in 386 Pine Bluff, Paris, Texas
  • Fact 1: 30 MAY 1934 Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Lamar County, TX
  • Note:
    Sallie Land Humphries filed for divorce on December 18, 1895, in Anniston, AL on the grounds that Marcus was addicted to alcohol. The divorce was granted February 3, 1896. From the depositions taken in the proceeding it was disclosed that Sallie had a brother named Frank who helped support her and who filed the case for her "for ami," and that there was another brother recently deceased from whom she expected to receive a small estate. Sallie states that eldest daughter Lilly is married at this time and living in Paris, TX and daughter Mattie is a stenographer also living in Paris. Immediately after the divorce, Sallie and the other children moved from Anniston to Paris to start a new life. Other members of the extended family (including her sister-in-law Sarah Elizabeth Noell Humphries, a widow, and her daughter Jane) made the trip with her.

    Records at First Methodist Church in Paris indicate that Sallie took her vows there May 15, 1896.

    Marriage 1 Marcus T. HUMPHRIES b: 16 MAR 1837 in Clarke Co., GA
    • Married: 24 DEC 1871 in Piedmont, Calhoun Co., AL
    • Marriage fact: 3 FEB 1896 in Anniston, Calhoun County, AL
    1. Has No Children Lillian Anna HUMPHRIES b: 23 SEP 1872 in AL
    2. Has No Children Martha P. HUMPHRIES b: 24 SEP 1874 in Dalton, Whitefield Co., GA
    3. Has No Children Minnie Marcus HUMPHRIES b: 16 NOV 1876 in Dalton, Whitefield Co., GA
    4. Has No Children Wilhelmeina Shoemaker HUMPHRIES b: 12 SEP 1879 in AL
    5. Has No Children Nina Elizabeth HUMPHRIES b: 19 JUL 1882 in AL
    6. Has Children John Franklyn HUMPHRIES b: 27 MAR 1886 in Anniston, Calhoun County, AL
    7. Has No Children Unknown Daughter HUMPHRIES b: ABT 1888
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