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Georgia and Alabama Pepper(s)
Posted by: Randall Nelson Date: September 19, 1998 at 17:02:45
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1. Sunsberry Pepper b. abt 1800, Georgia, m. 29 Nov 1826, in Walton Co., GA, Phobee Jenkins.
Children:
2. i Sanford Pepper b. abt 1829.
ii Mary Pepper b. abt 1833, Georgia.
iii John Pepper b. abt 1834, Georgia, m. 1 Jul 1860, in Gwinnett Co., Georgia, Frances Adams, b. abt 1839, Georgia.
iv Green Pepper b. abt 1840, Georgia.
v James Pepper b. abt 1842, Georgia.
3. vi Amanda Pepper b. abt. 1844.
vii Robert Pepper b. abt 1849, Georgia.

Second Generation

2. Sanford Pepper (1.Sunsberry1) b. abt 1829, Georgia, m. Lucinda, b. abt 1831, Georgia.
Children:
4. i Sunsberry Pepper b. abt 1848.
ii Jemima Pepper b. abt May 1850, Georgia.
iii Misoura A. Pepper b. abt 1852, Georgia.
5. iv Wiley Pepper b. abt 1855.
v Francis Pepper b. abt 1856, Georgia.
6. vi Sanford M. Pepper b. abt 1859.
vii Aaron F. Pepper b. abt 1861, Georgia.
viii James M. Pepper b. abt 1865, Georgia.

3. Amanda Pepper (1.Sunsberry1) b. abt. 1844, Georgia, m. (1) abt. 1867, in Georgia, Cicero Jackson Nelson, b. Mar 1830, Gwinnett County, GA, (son
of Wiley Nelson and Nancy) d. 1911, Lawrence County, AL, buried: Tapsville Cemetary, Lawerence Co. AL, m. (2) abt 1864, in Georgia, unknown
Husband. Amanda died 1918, Lawrence Co. AL, buried: Tapsville Cemetary, Lawrence Co. AL. LONV attended Amanda's funeral. "...Sil met us at
the train station...neighbors made a pine coffin, lined with black satin...living with Sil...ran a store..."
Children by Cicero Jackson Nelson:
7. i Wiley Berry Nelson b. Sep 1868.
8. ii Mary J. Nelson b. abt. 1869.
iii Silvester Nelson b. Apr 1872, Georgia, d. ?1951.
9. iv James Memory Nelson b. 6 Sep 1874.
10. v Joicey M. Nelson b. Jun 1878.
vi Martha L. Nelson b. Jul 1879, Dekalb Co. Alabama, d. abt. 1887, Alabama. "Martha and Mary died young." -- Ernest Gist
Children by unknown Husband:
vii Susan E. ??? b. abt 1865, Georgia.

Third Generation

4. Sunsberry Pepper (2.Sanford2, 1.Sunsberry1) b. abt 1848, Georgia, m. Eliza A. ???, b. abt 1850, Georgia.
Children:
i Martha L. Pepper b. abt 1870, Georgia.
ii Wiley Pepper b. abg 1872, Georgia.
iii Nichodemus Pepper b. abt 1874, Georgia.
iv Albert H. Pepper b. abt 1876, Alabama.
v Cinthia M. Pepper b. abt 1879, Alabama.

5. Wiley Pepper (2.Sanford2, 1.Sunsberry1) b. abt 1855, Georgia, m. Cinthia ???, b. abt 1850, South Carolina.
Children:
i Cicero J. Pepper b. abt 1879, Alabama.

6. Sanford M. Pepper (2.Sanford2, 1.Sunsberry1) b. abt 1859, Georgia, m. 25 Jul 1877, in Dekalb Co. , AL, Mary E. Harris.
Children:
i Sunsberrry M. Pepper b. Jan 1880, Dekalb Co., AL.

7. Wiley Berry Nelson (3.Amanda2, 1.Sunsberry1) b. Sep 1868, Georgia, m. (1) 21 Oct 1888, in Dekalb County, AL, Nancy Ann White, m. (2) 20 Mar
1895, in Alabama, Savanah Gist, b. 22 Feb 1878, Mississippi, (daughter of Bluford Gist and Nancy Lee Clark) d. 25 Feb 1930, Trinity, Lawrence Co.,
Alabama. Wiley died abt 1902, Alabama. Nancy: "...arm crippled, drawed up all her life." -- Bealie Nelson Millwood
Children by Nancy Ann White:
11. i William "Azzo" Nelson b. Oct 1889.
12. ii Issac Virgil Nelson b. 5 Nov 1891.

8. Mary J. Nelson (3.Amanda2, 1.Sunsberry1) b. abt. 1869, Georgia, m. 3 Oct 1889, in Dekalb County, AL, Ulcer G. Bradley.
Children:
i Vester Bradley.
ii Murty Bradley.
iii Ida Bradley.
iv Ruby Bradley.

9. James Memory Nelson (3.Amanda2, 1.Sunsberry1) b. 6 Sep 1874, Jackson Co., GA, occupation Section Foreman, L&N RR, m. 8 Aug 1901, in
Lacon, AL, Fannie Onada Gist, b. 4 Mar 1882, Lawrence Co., AL, (daughter of Bluford Gist and Nancy Lee Clark) occupation Housewife, d. 23 Aug
1963, Birmingham, AL, buried: 25 Aug 1963, Forest Hill Cemetary, Birmingham, AL. James died 9 Feb 1946, Birmingham, AL, buried: 11 Feb 1946,
Forest Hill Cemetary, Birmingham, AL. James Memory Nelson was 6'2".
Children:
i Lillie Mae Nelson b. 3 May 1902, Bangor, AL, d. 3 Sep 1903, Bangor, AL.
ii John Elija Nelson b. 28 Jan 1904, Blount Springs, AL, d. 5 Sep 1981, New Orleans, LA.
iii Lessye Obelia Nelson b. 19 Sep 1905, Blount Springs, AL, occupation Teacher, d. 1993, Fultondale, AL.
iv Alex Jackson Nelson b. 15 Apr 1907, Blount Springs, AL, d. 19 Dec 1981.
v Sherman Augusta Nelson b. 7 Dec 1909, Blount Springs, AL, m. 15 Jul 1931, in Cullman, AL, Cassie Harden. Sherman died 30
May 1989, buried: 1 Jun 1989, Forest Hill Cemetary, Birmingham, AL.
vi James Memory Nelson, Jr. b. 4 Sep 1910, Blount Springs, AL, d. 6 May 1911, Blount Springs, AL.
vii Oscar Wilson Nelson b. 15 Jan 1912, Blount Springs, AL, d. 6 May 1987, Birmingham, AL.
13. viii Arthur Lee Nelson b. 14 Mar 1914.
ix Julius Cooper Nelson b. 8 Sep 1916, Birmingham, AL, d. 5 Apr 1919, Inglenook, Birmingham, AL, buried: Bangor, AL.
14. x Woodrow Pershing Nelson b. 26 Aug 1919.
15. xi Joe Glenn Nelson, Sr. b. 15 Jun 1920.
xii Robert Edwin Nelson b. 23 Mar 1922, Birmingham, AL, d. 1997.
xiii Howard Gist Nelson b. 4 Jun 1925, Birmingham, AL, d. 4 Jun 1925, Birmingham, AL.

10. Joicey M. Nelson (3.Amanda2, 1.Sunsberry1) b. Jun 1878, Alabama, m. 1926, in Alabama, Levi Millwood, b. Oct 1884, Alabama, (son of Noah
Millwood and Martha ???). Joicey died 22 Jul 1975, Alabama.
Children:
i Dolar Millwood.
ii Chester Millwood.
iii Lester Millwood.
iv Roy Millwood.
v Lola Millwood.

Fourth Generation

11. William "Azzo" Nelson (7.Wiley3, 3.Amanda2, 1.Sunsberry1) b. Oct 1889, Alabama, m. Dealie Hardin. "Azzo ran a store in Wren" -- Bealie Nelson
Millwood
Children:
i Elija Nelson.
ii Ella Mae Nelson d. 1980.
iii John Westly Nelson.
iv William Russell Nelson.
v Virgil Emery Nelson.
vi Memory Lee Nelson b. 27 Jan 1923, Alabama, d. Apr 1986.
vii Bertha Odessa Nelson m. Paul Stuck.
viii Flora Franc

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