Oscar Lee Meriweather & Mollie Pinkins-Meriweather
Oscar Lee Meriweather & Mollie Pinkins-Meriweather
Oscar Lee Merriweather & Mollie Pinkins were the son and daughter-in-law of Melvina Cobb & Sam Merriweather.

Descendants of Anthony Merriweather Sr.
 
 
Generation No. 1

1.  ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1 SR. was born 1821 in Georgia.  He married ELIZABETH (LIZZIE) MERRIWEATHER.  She was born 1825 in Virginia.

Notes for ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER SR.:
Born into slavery in Georgia.

Notes for ELIZABETH (LIZZIE) MERRIWEATHER:
Born into slavery in Virginia.
Children of ANTHONY SR. and ELIZABETH MERRIWEATHER are:
2. i. FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., b. Dec 1840, Georgia.
3. ii. ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER JR., b. Mar 1844, Georgia.
iii. SAMUEL MERRIWEATHER, b. 1845, Georgia; m. ELLEN MERRIWEATHER; b. 1845, Mississippi; d. 1882, Desoto County, Mississippi.

Notes for SAMUEL MERRIWEATHER:
Born into slavery in Georgia.

Notes for ELLEN MERRIWEATHER:
Born into slavery in Georgia.

4. iv. MAHALIA MERRIWEATHER, b. 1849, Georgia.
5. v. MILLIE MERRIWEATHER, b. Jul 1853, Georgia.
vi. BUD MERRIWEATHER, b. Aug 1854, Georgia; m. ANNIS MERRIWEATHER, 22 Aug 1876, Desoto County, Mississippi; b. Nov 1860, Mississippi.

Notes for BUD MERRIWEATHER:
Born into slavery in Georgia.

Notes for ANNIS MERRIWEATHER:
Born into slavery in Mississippi.

More About BUD MERRIWEATHER and ANNIS MERRIWEATHER:
Marriage: 22 Aug 1876, Desoto County, Mississippi
 
 
 
 
Generation No. 2

2.  FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR. (ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born Dec 1840 in Georgia.  He married JANE PAYNE.  She was born Mar 1851 in Tennessee.

Notes for FRANK MERRIWEATHER SR.:
Born into slavery in Georgia.

Notes for JANE PAYNE:
Born into slavery in Tennessee.
Children of FRANK SR. and JANE PAYNE are:
i. ANTHONY3 MERRIWEATHER, b. 1867, Desoto County, Mississippi.
6. ii. SAM MERRIWEATHER, b. Apr 1869, Desoto County, Mississippi.
7. iii. MELISSA MERRIWEATHER, b. Jan 1875, Desoto County, Mississippi.
iv. ANDREW MERRIWEATHER, b. Jun 1886, Desoto County, Mississippi.
8. v. MARY MERRIWEATHER, b. Jan 1889, Desoto County, Mississippi.
vi. WESLEY MERRIWEATHER, b. 07 Sep 1890, Desoto County, Mississippi; d. 16 Sep 1974, Hernando, Mississippi; m. LUCY FREEMAN, 31 Jan 1915, Hernando, Mississippi; b. May 1889, Hernando, Mississippi.

More About WESLEY MERRIWEATHER:
Burial: New Bethany Church Cemetery, Hernando, Mississippi

More About WESLEY MERRIWEATHER and LUCY FREEMAN:
Marriage: 31 Jan 1915, Hernando, Mississippi


3.  ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER2 JR. (ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1 SR.) was born Mar 1844 in Georgia.  He married (1) LAURA MILLER, daughter of LOUIS MILLER and VIOLET CARPENTER.  She was born Apr 1866 in Hernando, Mississippi.  He married (2) JANE MCINTOSH.  She was born 1848 in Georgia.

Notes for ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER JR.:
Born into slavery in Georgia.

Notes for LAURA MILLER:
Born into slavery in Mississippi.

Notes for JANE MCINTOSH:
Born into slavery in Georgia.
Children of ANTHONY JR. and LAURA MILLER are:
9. i. EFFIE3 MERRIWEATHER, b. 1901, Desoto County, Mississippi.
10. ii. DORA MERRIWEATHER.


4.  MAHALIA2 MERRIWEATHER (ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1 SR.) was born 1849 in Georgia.  She married JOHN MATTHEWS SR. 14 Aug 1868 in Desoto County, Mississippi.  He was born 1846.

Notes for MAHALIA MERRIWEATHER:
Born into slavery in Georgia.

Notes for JOHN MATTHEWS SR.:
Born into slavery.

More About JOHN SR. and MAHALIA MERRIWEATHER:
Marriage: 14 Aug 1868, Desoto County, Mississippi
Child of MAHALIA MERRIWEATHER and JOHN SR. is:
i. JOHN MATTHEWS3 JR., b. 1869, Desoto County, Mississippi.


5.  MILLIE2 MERRIWEATHER (ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1 SR.) was born Jul 1853 in Georgia.

Notes for MILLIE MERRIWEATHER:
Born into slavery in Georgia.
Child of MILLIE MERRIWEATHER is:
11. i. SARAH3 MERRIWEATHER, b. Jan 1867, Desoto County, Mississippi.
 

 Generation No. 3

6.  SAM3 MERRIWEATHER (FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born Apr 1869 in Desoto County, Mississippi.  He married MELVINA COBB 22 Dec 1891 in Desoto County, Mississippi, daughter of ANDREW COBB and MELVINA SANDERS.  She was born Jan 1874 in Hernando, Mississippi, and died 1955.

More About MELVINA COBB:
Burial: New Bethany Cemetery, Hernando, Mississippi

More About SAM MERRIWEATHER and MELVINA COBB:
Marriage: 22 Dec 1891, Desoto County, Mississippi
Children of SAM MERRIWEATHER and MELVINA COBB are:
i. FANNIE J.4 MERRIWEATHER, b. Sep 1892, Hernando, Mississippi.
12. ii. OSCAR LEE MERRIWEATHER, b. 14 Mar 1894, Hernando, Mississippi.


7.  MELISSA3 MERRIWEATHER (FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born Jan 1875 in Desoto County, Mississippi.  She married SAMUEL (SAM) ESKRIDGE 23 Nov 1893 in Desoto County, Mississippi, son of TOMMIE ESKRIDGE and CORNELIA ESKRIDGE.  He was born 08 Jun 1870 in Hernando, Mississippi, and died 13 Oct 1960 in Memphis, Tennessee.

More About SAMUEL (SAM) ESKRIDGE:
Burial: 18 Oct 1960, Knights Chapel CME Church Cemetery; Hernando, Mississippi
Cause of Death: Arteriosclerosis

More About SAMUEL ESKRIDGE and MELISSA MERRIWEATHER:
Marriage: 23 Nov 1893, Desoto County, Mississippi
Children of MELISSA MERRIWEATHER and SAMUEL ESKRIDGE are:
13. i. DANIEL (DAN)4 ESKRIDGE, b. 12 Jan 1894, Hernando, Mississippi; d. 25 Jan 1975, Memphis, Tennessee.
ii. WILLIAM H. ESKRIDGE, b. 19 Aug 1898, Hernando, Mississippi; d. 11 May 1949, Memphis, Tennessee; m. JANIE ESKRIDGE.

More About WILLIAM H. ESKRIDGE:
Burial: 15 May 1949, Knights Chapel Cemetery, Hernando, Mississippi
Cause of Death: Coronary heart disease

iii. ELIZABETH ESKRIDGE, b. May 1897, Hernando, Mississippi.
14. iv. ELVIRA ESKRIDGE, b. Mar 1900, Hernando, Mississippi.
15. v. DORA JANE ESKRIDGE, b. 23 Feb 1904, Hernando, Mississippi; d. 22 Nov 2003, Memphis, Tennessee.
16. vi. ANNIE GRAY ESKRIDGE, b. 1907, Hernando, Mississippi; d. 22 Aug 1998, Memphis, Tennessee.
vii. FREDONIA ESKRIDGE, b. 1907, Hernando, Mississippi.


8.  MARY3 MERRIWEATHER (FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born Jan 1889 in Desoto County, Mississippi.  She married WILL MCDANIEL 19 Jan 1906 in Desoto County, Mississippi.  

More About WILL MCDANIEL and MARY MERRIWEATHER:
Marriage: 19 Jan 1906, Desoto County, Mississippi
Children of MARY MERRIWEATHER and WILL MCDANIEL are:
i. WILLIE MAY4 MCDANIEL, b. 1907, Desoto County, Mississippi.
ii. BEDDIE MCDANIEL, b. 1909, Desoto County, Mississippi.


9.  EFFIE3 MERRIWEATHER (ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER2 JR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1 SR.) was born 1901 in Desoto County, Mississippi.  She married JOHNNY COBB SR., son of JOHN COBB and MARTHA MCINTYRE.  He was born 14 Mar 1898 in Hernando, Mississippi, and died 18 Aug 1985 in Hernando, Mississippi.

More About JOHNNY COBB SR.:
Burial: Knights Chapel Cemetery, Hernando, Mississippi
Children of EFFIE MERRIWEATHER and JOHNNY SR. are:
17. i. WINSTON4 COBB, b. 1921, Desoto County, Mississippi; d. Chicago, Illinois.
ii. HATTIE COBB, b. 06 Jul 1923, Desoto County, Mississippi; d. 15 Sep 1998, Southaven, Mississippi; m. (?) THOMAS.

More About HATTIE COBB:
Burial: 19 Sep 1998, Greenview Memorial Cemetery; Hernando, Mississippi

18. iii. MINNIE MAE COBB, b. 09 Jan 1926, Desoto County, Mississippi; d. 10 Jan 2006, Memphis, Tennessee.
iv. JOHNNY COBB JR., b. 30 Nov 1927, Desoto County, Mississippi; d. 18 Oct 2001, Memphis, Tennessee.

More About JOHNNY COBB JR.:
Burial: Greenview Memorial Cemetery, Hernando, Mississippi

v. LEMMIE COBB, b. 03 Jun 1928, Desoto County, Mississippi; d. 04 Jul 1963.


10.  DORA3 MERRIWEATHER (ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER2 JR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1 SR.)
Child of DORA MERRIWEATHER is:
i. LAURA LEE4 MERRIWEATHER.


11.  SARAH3 MERRIWEATHER (MILLIE2, ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1 SR.) was born Jan 1867 in Desoto County, Mississippi.  She married (2) PATRICK DANIELS.  He was born Apr 1872.
Child of SARAH MERRIWEATHER is:
i. JAMES4 MERRIWEATHER, b. May 1891.
 

Generation No. 4

12.  OSCAR LEE4 MERRIWEATHER (SAM3, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 14 Mar 1894 in Hernando, Mississippi.  He married MOLLIE PICKENS 23 Dec 1916 in Desoto County, Mississippi.  She was born 1900 in Mississippi.

More About OSCAR MERRIWEATHER and MOLLIE PICKENS:
Marriage: 23 Dec 1916, Desoto County, Mississippi
Children of OSCAR MERRIWEATHER and MOLLIE PICKENS are:
19. i. MELVIN.C. MERRIWEATHER5 SR., b. 29 Nov 1918, Hernando, Mississippi; d. 06 Sep 1975, Detroit, Michigan.
ii. LORRAINE MERRIWEATHER, b. 1922, Hernando, Mississippi.
iii. HARRY MERRIWEATHER, b. 20 Mar 1923, Hernando, Mississippi; d. 08 Feb 1983, Memphis, Tennessee.
iv. BYRIDA MERRIWEATHER, b. 1925, Hernando, Mississippi.
v. JOHN A. MERRIWEATHER, b. 1927, Hernando, Mississippi.
20. vi. MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER, b. 29 Aug 1929, Hernando, Mississippi; d. 01 Jun 1977, Hernando, Mississippi.
21. vii. LORENZO MERRIWEATHER SR..
22. viii. WINSTON MERRIWEATHER SR..
ix. MAMIE MERRIWEATHER, m. (?) RAYBORN.


13.  DANIEL (DAN)4 ESKRIDGE (MELISSA3 MERRIWEATHER, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 12 Jan 1894 in Hernando, Mississippi, and died 25 Jan 1975 in Memphis, Tennessee.  He married MARY CARPENTER 28 Dec 1916 in Desoto County, Mississippi, daughter of HANDY SR. and JOSIE POUNDERS.  She was born Sep 1895 in Hernando, Mississippi.

More About DANIEL ESKRIDGE and MARY CARPENTER:
Marriage: 28 Dec 1916, Desoto County, Mississippi
Children of DANIEL ESKRIDGE and MARY CARPENTER are:
i. MELISSA5 ESKRIDGE, b. 1918, Hernando, Mississippi.
ii. GENNIE M. ESKRIDGE, b. 1919, Hernando, Mississippi.
iii. ELSIE ESKRIDGE, b. 1921, Hernando, Mississippi.
iv. ONIE ESKRIDGE, b. 1922, Hernando, Mississippi.
v. IBA ESKRIDGE, b. 1924, Hernando, Mississippi.
vi. JOSEPHINE ESKRIDGE, b. 1928, Hernando, Mississippi.


14.  ELVIRA4 ESKRIDGE (MELISSA3 MERRIWEATHER, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born Mar 1900 in Hernando, Mississippi.  She married MILTON MERRIWEATHER BATEMON SR..  
Children of ELVIRA ESKRIDGE and MILTON SR. are:
23. i. MARY ALICE5 ESKRIDGE, b. 18 Feb 1919, Hernando, Mississippi; d. 31 Dec 1998, Indianapolis, Indiana.
ii. MILTON MERRIWEATHER BATMON JR..
iii. BERNICE BATEMON, m. (?) COLE.


15.  DORA JANE4 ESKRIDGE (MELISSA3 MERRIWEATHER, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 23 Feb 1904 in Hernando, Mississippi, and died 22 Nov 2003 in Memphis, Tennessee.  She married SAM JETER.  
Children of DORA ESKRIDGE and SAM JETER are:
24. i. SAMMIE5 GEETER, b. 06 Dec 1939, Memphis, Tennessee; d. 20 Nov 1999, Pontiac, Michigan.
25. ii. EVELENA JETER.
26. iii. WILLIAM JETER.
iv. JERLEAN JETER.


16.  ANNIE GRAY4 ESKRIDGE (MELISSA3 MERRIWEATHER, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 1907 in Hernando, Mississippi, and died 22 Aug 1998 in Memphis, Tennessee.  She married DESSIE MCCRACKIN.  He was born 1906, and died 19 Jun 1978 in Memphis, Tennessee.
Children of ANNIE ESKRIDGE and DESSIE MCCRACKIN are:
i. FREDERICK5 MCCRACKIN, b. 1926, Hernando, Mississippi.
ii. SAMUEL MCCRACKIN, b. 1927, Hernando, Mississippi.
iii. BERTHA L. MCCRACKIN, b. 1928, Hernando, Mississippi.
27. iv. CORA MCCRACKIN, b. 25 Jul 1930, Hernando, Mississippi; d. 30 Jun 2010, Memphis, Tennessee.


17.  WINSTON4 COBB (EFFIE3 MERRIWEATHER, ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER2 JR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1 SR.) was born 1921 in Desoto County, Mississippi, and died in Chicago, Illinois.  He married BERNICE COBB.  
Children of WINSTON COBB and BERNICE COBB are:
i. LENA5 COBB.
ii. LEVI COBB.
iii. ODESSA COBB.
28. iv. VERNA (GRACE) COBB.


18.  MINNIE MAE4 COBB (EFFIE3 MERRIWEATHER, ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER2 JR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1 SR.) was born 09 Jan 1926 in Desoto County, Mississippi, and died 10 Jan 2006 in Memphis, Tennessee.  She married (?) SMITH.  

More About MINNIE MAE COBB:
Burial: 15 Jan 2006, Greenview Memorial Cemetery, Hernando, Mississippi
Children of MINNIE COBB and (?) SMITH are:
i. ROBERT5 SMITH.
ii. LEMMIE SMITH.
iii. DOROTHY SMITH, m. SAMMIE WILLIAMS.
29. iv. BETTY SMITH.
v. MINNIE SMITH, m. JOE CARPENTER.
 

Generation No. 5

19.  MELVIN.C. MERRIWEATHER5 SR. (OSCAR LEE4 MERRIWEATHER, SAM3, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 29 Nov 1918 in Hernando, Mississippi, and died 06 Sep 1975 in Detroit, Michigan.

More About MELVIN.C. MERRIWEATHER SR.:
Burial: New Bethany Cemetery, Hernando, Mississippi
Child of MELVIN.C. MERRIWEATHER SR. is:
30. i. MELVIN C. MERRIWEATHER6 JR., b. 22 Oct 1937.


20.  MARJORIE5 MERRIWEATHER (OSCAR LEE4, SAM3, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 29 Aug 1929 in Hernando, Mississippi, and died 01 Jun 1977 in Hernando, Mississippi.  She married ROBERT EARL HERRON SR., son of OTHA SR. and CLEMMIE BLACK.  He was born 18 Sep 1927 in Panola County, Mississippi.

More About MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER:
Burial: New Bethany Church Cemetery, Hernando, Mississippi
Children of MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER and ROBERT SR. are:
i. ROBERT EARL HERRON6 JR., b. 01 Nov 1946, Hernando, Mississippi; d. 22 Aug 1983.

More About ROBERT EARL HERRON JR.:
Burial: Knights Chapel Church Cemetery, Hernando, Mississippi

ii. BARBARA JEAN HERRON, b. 23 Mar 1948, Hernando, Mississippi; m. U.Z. CRAIGEN.
31. iii. DELORIS HERRON, b. 30 Jun 1949, Hernando, Mississippi.
iv. MARVIN HERRON, b. 26 Sep 1950, Hernando, Mississippi.
v. ALBERT GUY HERRON, b. 09 Aug 1953, Hernando, Mississippi.
vi. HERBERT HERRON.
vii. JAMES EARL HERRON.
viii. MATTIE HERRON, b. 23 Mar 1957, Hernando, Mississippi; m. CARL BOONE.
ix. ANNETTE HERRON, b. 05 Oct 1958, Hernando, Mississippi; m. TONY KELSEY.
x. WASHINGTON HERRON, b. 11 Dec 1959, Hernando, Mississippi.


21.  LORENZO MERRIWEATHER5 SR. (OSCAR LEE4 MERRIWEATHER, SAM3, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1)  He married LORICE HASSELL.  
Child of LORENZO SR. and LORICE HASSELL is:
32. i. LORENZO MERRIWEATHER6 JR..


22.  WINSTON MERRIWEATHER5 SR. (OSCAR LEE4 MERRIWEATHER, SAM3, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1)  He married LEONA MERRIWEATHER.  
Child of WINSTON SR. and LEONA MERRIWEATHER is:
i. WINSTON MERRIWEATHER6 JR..


23.  MARY ALICE5 ESKRIDGE (ELVIRA4, MELISSA3 MERRIWEATHER, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 18 Feb 1919 in Hernando, Mississippi, and died 31 Dec 1998 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  She met (1) JAMES HENRY (SNOOK) LEAKE, son of HAYWARD SR. and BESSIE HOLLOWELL.  He was born 06 Dec 1920 in Hernando, Mississippi, and died 01 Jan 1977 in Memphis, Tennessee.  She married (2) DAVID NELSON RUFFMAN JR., son of DAVID NELSON RUFFMAN SR..  

More About MARY ALICE ESKRIDGE:
Burial: 05 Jan 1999, Jeremiah AME Church Cemetery; Olive Branch, Mississippi

More About JAMES HENRY (SNOOK) LEAKE:
Burial: Enon Springs Cemetery, Hernando, Mississippi
Cause of Death: Exposure to cold weather.
Child of MARY ESKRIDGE and JAMES LEAKE is:
33. i. ROBERT LEAKES6 SR., b. 10 Aug 1939, Desoto County, Mississippi; d. 09 Jun 2008, Memphis, Tennessee.

Children of MARY ALICE ESKRIDGE are:
ii. MELVIN6 BATEMON.
iii. VERASTEIN BATEMON, m. (?) WOODGETT.


24.  SAMMIE5 GEETER (DORA JANE4 ESKRIDGE, MELISSA3 MERRIWEATHER, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 06 Dec 1939 in Memphis, Tennessee, and died 20 Nov 1999 in Pontiac, Michigan.  He married (1) ROSIE JOHNSON.  She was born 27 Jan 1942.  He married (2) ROSETTA COBB.  
Children of SAMMIE GEETER and ROSIE JOHNSON are:
i. JERRY6 JOHNSON, b. 07 Feb, Memphis, Tennessee.
ii. WILLIE GEETER, b. 13 Feb, Memphis, Tennessee.
iii. MICHAEL GEETER, b. 15 Mar, Memphis, Tennessee.
iv. CANDY GEETER, b. 15 Jun, Memphis, Tennessee.
v. MARK GEETER, b. 03 Jul, Memphis, Tennessee.
vi. SAMMIE (DAVID) GEETER, b. 30 Nov, Memphis, Tennessee.
vii. DORA GEETER, b. 10 May 1964, Memphis, Tennessee.
viii. EVELYN GEETER, b. 18 Feb 1967, Memphis, Tennessee; m. (?) JOE.
ix. FELICIA GEETER, b. 23 Mar 1973, Memphis, Tennessee.
x. SHARON GEETER, b. 10 Dec 1975, Memphis, Tennessee.
xi. CONSTANCE (CONNIE) GEETER, b. 29 Jan 1977, Memphis, Tennessee.
xii. JAMIE GEETER, b. 05 Jan 1978, Memphis, Tennessee.
xiii. JAQULIN GEETER, b. 05 Jan 1978, Memphis, Tennessee; m. AKUA CARL WATKINS.
xiv. SARAH GEETER, b. 06 Nov 1983, Memphis, Tennessee.

Children of SAMMIE GEETER and ROSETTA COBB are:
xv. SAMANATHA6 COBB, b. 15 Mar 1976.
xvi. SAMUEL COBB, b. 15 Mar 1976.
xvii. OLIVIA COBB, b. 06 Dec 1976.


25.  EVELENA5 JETER (DORA JANE4 ESKRIDGE, MELISSA3 MERRIWEATHER, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1)  She married (?) CALVIN.  
Children of EVELENA JETER and (?) CALVIN are:
34. i. SUE6 BURTON.
ii. NANCY THOMAS.


26.  WILLIAM5 JETER (DORA JANE4 ESKRIDGE, MELISSA3 MERRIWEATHER, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1)
Children of WILLIAM JETER are:
i. KAREN6 JETER, m. (?) FAULKNER.
ii. DEBRA JETER, b. 12 Oct 1965; m. J. MICHAEL CARTER; b. 16 Feb.
iii. BRENDA JETER.


27.  CORA5 MCCRACKIN (ANNIE GRAY4 ESKRIDGE, MELISSA3 MERRIWEATHER, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 25 Jul 1930 in Hernando, Mississippi, and died 30 Jun 2010 in Memphis, Tennessee.  She married HOMER FREEMAN SR., son of JOSEPH JR. and LUCIDDIE SPENCER.  He was born 08 Apr 1926 in Desoto County, Mississippi, and died 21 Jul 1978 in Memphis, Tennessee.

More About HOMER FREEMAN SR.:
Burial: 31 Jul 1978, Memphis National Veterans Cemetery; Memphis, Tennessee
Military service: 01 Oct 1944, World War II United States Navy
Children of CORA MCCRACKIN and HOMER SR. are:
i. HOMER FREEMAN6 JR..
ii. QUINTANRILLA T. FREEMAN, b. 21 Jun 1957, Memphis, Tennessee; d. 26 Feb 2010, Memphis, Tennessee.
iii. MARY JO FREEMAN.
iv. KEITH FREEMAN.
v. BERTHA FREEMAN.


28.  VERNA (GRACE)5 COBB (WINSTON4, EFFIE3 MERRIWEATHER, ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER2 JR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1 SR.)
Children of VERNA (GRACE) COBB are:
i. JACKIE6 COBB.
ii. JOSEPH ANTHONY COBB.
35. iii. LINDA COBB, b. 17 Jul.


29.  BETTY5 SMITH (MINNIE MAE4 COBB, EFFIE3 MERRIWEATHER, ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER2 JR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1 SR.)  She married JAMES THOMAS JR., son of JAMES SR. and ROSZETTA GRAY-CARTER.  He was born 16 Dec 1950 in Chicago, Illinois, and died 09 Jun 2005 in Memphis, Tennessee.

More About JAMES THOMAS JR.:
Burial: 16 Jun 2005, Greenview Cemetery, Nesbitt, Mississippi
Children of BETTY SMITH and JAMES JR. are:
36. i. TRENA6 THOMAS.
37. ii. BRANDIE THOMAS.
iii. KERWIN THOMAS.
 

 Generation No. 6

30.  MELVIN C. MERRIWEATHER6 JR. (MELVIN.C. MERRIWEATHER5 SR., OSCAR LEE4 MERRIWEATHER, SAM3, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 22 Oct 1937.  He married JULETT MERRIWEATHER.  She was born 27 Mar 1940.
Child of MELVIN JR. and JULETT MERRIWEATHER is:
i. DOUGLAS7 MERIWEATHER.


31.  DELORIS6 HERRON (MARJORIE5 MERRIWEATHER, OSCAR LEE4, SAM3, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 30 Jun 1949 in Hernando, Mississippi.  She married MELVIN OLIVER 31 Dec 1971 in Memphis, Tennessee.  He was born 01 Mar 1950 in Hernando, Mississippi, and died 21 Jan 2011 in Memphis, Tennessee.

More About MELVIN OLIVER and DELORIS HERRON:
Marriage: 31 Dec 1971, Memphis, Tennessee
Children of DELORIS HERRON and MELVIN OLIVER are:
38. i. FELITA7 OLIVER, b. 21 Dec 1965, Hernando, Mississippi.
39. ii. RALPH WARRICK OLIVER, b. 14 Oct 1968, Hernando, Mississippi.
40. iii. KENNETH OLIVER, b. 17 Sep 1975, Hernando, Mississippi.


32.  LORENZO MERRIWEATHER6 JR. (LORENZO MERRIWEATHER5 SR., OSCAR LEE4 MERRIWEATHER, SAM3, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1)  He married (?) MERIWEATHER.  
Children of LORENZO JR. and (?) MERIWEATHER are:
i. LORENZO7 MERIWEATHER III.
ii. RHONDA MERIWEATHER.
iii. NIKKI MERIWEATHER.


33.  ROBERT LEAKES6 SR. (MARY ALICE5 ESKRIDGE, ELVIRA4, MELISSA3 MERRIWEATHER, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 10 Aug 1939 in Desoto County, Mississippi, and died 09 Jun 2008 in Memphis, Tennessee.  He married VALERIA (LIB) PAYNE, daughter of ROY PAYNE and MARY KELSEY.  She was born 02 Feb 1942, and died 26 Nov 1988.

More About ROBERT LEAKES SR.:
Burial: 14 Jun 2008, Old Jeremiah AME Church Cemetery, Olive Branch, Mississippi

More About VALERIA (LIB) PAYNE:
Burial: Old Jeremiah AME Church Cemetery, Olive Branch, Mississippi
Children of ROBERT SR. and VALERIA PAYNE are:
41. i. ALICE RUTH7 LEAKES, b. 1959, Desoto County, Mississippi.
42. ii. MARY DELOISE (LOIS) LEAKES, b. 1960, Desoto County, Mississippi.
43. iii. ANNA LOUISE LEAKES, b. 1962, Desoto County, Mississippi.
44. iv. ANGELA RENA LEAKES, b. 1963, Desoto County, Mississippi.
45. v. ROBERT LEAKES JR., b. 1964, Desoto County, Mississippi.
46. vi. ANDRA LEAVELLE LEAKES SR., b. 1965, Desoto County, Mississippi.
47. vii. TIFFANY LYNN LEAKES, b. 01 Apr 1973, Desoto County, Mississippi.
48. viii. FELESIA MICHELLE LEAKES, b. 1975, Desoto County, Mississippi.
49. ix. KENNETH (KENNY) LEAKES, b. 1976, Desoto County, Mississippi.
x. LATORYA PATRICE LEAKES, b. 22 Sep 1978, Desoto County, Mississippi; d. 25 Sep 1978.

More About LATORYA PATRICE LEAKES:
Burial: Old Jeremiah AME Church Cemetery, Olive Branch, Mississippi


34.  SUE6 BURTON (EVELENA5 JETER, DORA JANE4 ESKRIDGE, MELISSA3 MERRIWEATHER, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1)
Children of SUE BURTON are:
i. UNNA7 LYONS.
ii. HENRY HICKMAN, b. 27 Jan 1971.


35.  LINDA6 COBB (VERNA (GRACE)5, WINSTON4, EFFIE3 MERRIWEATHER, ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER2 JR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1 SR.) was born 17 Jul.
Children of LINDA COBB are:
i. KETRA7 COBB, b. 19 Mar 1975.
ii. KENA COBB, b. 11 Aug 1981.
iii. KEYRA COBB.


36.  TRENA6 THOMAS (BETTY5 SMITH, MINNIE MAE4 COBB, EFFIE3 MERRIWEATHER, ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER2 JR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1 SR.)  She married ERNEST BROWN SR..  
Children of TRENA THOMAS and ERNEST SR. are:
i. TRENICE7 BROWN.
ii. ERNEST BROWN JR..
iii. TRENT BROWN.


37.  BRANDIE6 THOMAS (BETTY5 SMITH, MINNIE MAE4 COBB, EFFIE3 MERRIWEATHER, ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER2 JR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1 SR.)
Child of BRANDIE THOMAS is:
i. KIRSTEN7 ROBERTSON.
 

 Generation No. 7

38.  FELITA7 OLIVER (DELORIS6 HERRON, MARJORIE5 MERRIWEATHER, OSCAR LEE4, SAM3, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 21 Dec 1965 in Hernando, Mississippi.  She married JOSEPH ANTHONY LAWRENCE 29 Mar 2003 in Hernando, Mississippi.  He was born 27 Sep 1960.

More About JOSEPH LAWRENCE and FELITA OLIVER:
Marriage: 29 Mar 2003, Hernando, Mississippi
Child of FELITA OLIVER and JOSEPH LAWRENCE is:
i. CHELSEA DENISE8 LAWRENCE, b. 16 Dec 2004, Memphis, Tennessee.


39.  RALPH WARRICK7 OLIVER (DELORIS6 HERRON, MARJORIE5 MERRIWEATHER, OSCAR LEE4, SAM3, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 14 Oct 1968 in Hernando, Mississippi.
Children of RALPH WARRICK OLIVER are:
i. LADARIUS8 HOLLOWAY, b. 08 Aug 1988, Memphis, Tennessee.
ii. CHRISTOPHER DENNIS, b. 24 Mar 1998, Memphis, Tennessee.


40.  KENNETH7 OLIVER (DELORIS6 HERRON, MARJORIE5 MERRIWEATHER, OSCAR LEE4, SAM3, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 17 Sep 1975 in Hernando, Mississippi.  He met (1) JONIQUE COLLINS.    He married (2) CHRISTIE JACKSON.    He met (3) (?) POLK.  
Child of KENNETH OLIVER and JONIQUE COLLINS is:
i. KYIAH8 OLIVER, b. 23 Feb 1998, Memphis, Tennessee.

Child of KENNETH OLIVER and CHRISTIE JACKSON is:
ii. KYDNELL8 OLIVER, b. 18 Aug 2002, Memphis, Tennessee.

Child of KENNETH OLIVER and (?) POLK is:
iii. HANNAH8 OLIVER, b. 08 Jan 2003, Memphis, Tennessee.


41.  ALICE RUTH7 LEAKES (ROBERT LEAKES6 SR., MARY ALICE5 ESKRIDGE, ELVIRA4, MELISSA3 MERRIWEATHER, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 1959 in Desoto County, Mississippi.
Children of ALICE RUTH LEAKES are:
i. KEVIN BERNARD8 RICHMOND, b. 16 Aug 1980.
ii. TRAVIS DUYNELL HILL, b. 20 Jul 1993.


42.  MARY DELOISE (LOIS)7 LEAKES (ROBERT LEAKES6 SR., MARY ALICE5 ESKRIDGE, ELVIRA4, MELISSA3 MERRIWEATHER, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 1960 in Desoto County, Mississippi.  She married (?) WOODS.  
Children of MARY LEAKES and (?) WOODS are:
i. DAMIEN LASHUN8 WOODS.
ii. JAMAL TRAVETHION WOODS, b. 1993.


43.  ANNA LOUISE7 LEAKES (ROBERT LEAKES6 SR., MARY ALICE5 ESKRIDGE, ELVIRA4, MELISSA3 MERRIWEATHER, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 1962 in Desoto County, Mississippi.
Children of ANNA LOUISE LEAKES are:
i. KATRINA PATRICE8 LEAKES, b. 1979.
ii. TAKEYIA VALERIA LEAKES, b. 1992.


44.  ANGELA RENA7 LEAKES (ROBERT LEAKES6 SR., MARY ALICE5 ESKRIDGE, ELVIRA4, MELISSA3 MERRIWEATHER, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 1963 in Desoto County, Mississippi.  She married (?) COOK.  
Children of ANGELA LEAKES and (?) COOK are:
i. SHURAIL ANTWON8 COOK, b. 1982.
ii. DELVIN KENTRELL COOK, b. 1988.
iii. TEIAH ANGELICA COOK, b. 1992.


45.  ROBERT LEAKES7 JR. (ROBERT LEAKES6 SR., MARY ALICE5 ESKRIDGE, ELVIRA4, MELISSA3 MERRIWEATHER, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 1964 in Desoto County, Mississippi.
Child of ROBERT LEAKES JR. is:
i. ALICIA MARIE8 LEAKES.


46.  ANDRA LEAVELLE LEAKES7 SR. (ROBERT LEAKES6, MARY ALICE5 ESKRIDGE, ELVIRA4, MELISSA3 MERRIWEATHER, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 1965 in Desoto County, Mississippi.
Children of ANDRA LEAVELLE LEAKES SR. are:
i. CURRISSIA LASHAE8 LEAKES, b. 1987.
ii. CHRISTI LATRIEIA LEAKES, b. 1991.
iii. ANDRA LEAVELLE LEAKES JR., b. 1996.


47.  TIFFANY LYNN7 LEAKES (ROBERT LEAKES6 SR., MARY ALICE5 ESKRIDGE, ELVIRA4, MELISSA3 MERRIWEATHER, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 01 Apr 1973 in Desoto County, Mississippi.
Child of TIFFANY LYNN LEAKES is:
i. TREZEVANT WARREN8 GARDNER, b. 1996.


48.  FELESIA MICHELLE7 LEAKES (ROBERT LEAKES6 SR., MARY ALICE5 ESKRIDGE, ELVIRA4, MELISSA3 MERRIWEATHER, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 1975 in Desoto County, Mississippi.
Children of FELESIA MICHELLE LEAKES are:
i. BRANNON MARCAL8 LEAKES, b. 1991.
ii. TREY MONTTRELL JONES, b. 1994.
iii. JUSTIN MARQUELL ROBBINS, b. 1998.


49.  KENNETH (KENNY)7 LEAKES (ROBERT LEAKES6 SR., MARY ALICE5 ESKRIDGE, ELVIRA4, MELISSA3 MERRIWEATHER, FRANK MERRIWEATHER2 SR., ANTHONY MERRIWEATHER1) was born 1976 in Desoto County, Mississippi.
Child of KENNETH (KENNY) LEAKES is:
i. ARIELLE KEONA8 LEAKES, b. 04 Jun 2002.