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Re: Descendants of James Zorn and Eliza Cooper
Posted by: Joe Zorn (ID *****8639) Date: February 07, 2008 at 08:54:08
In Reply to: Re: Descendants of James Zorn and Eliza Cooper by Leslie Dannelly of 385

Hi there.
I have done a bit of moving around,and genealogy.com lost track of me. Sorry for taking so long to reply. Hope you are still available as well.

I've done some correspondence with George and M. Legg in Florida. Is that part of your family?

Your ancetor, Melvina Francis Zorn, and mine, William Green Zorn were siblings. Melvina was the fouth child and William the 8th child of James Zorn and Eliza Cooper.

We have LOTS of infor on our branch.

Here's what I know of yours. Where do you fit in?
Melvina Francis Zorn, b. 15 Dec 1833 in UPSON COUNTY, GA, d. 20 May 1907 in Pike County, GA, buried in Smyrna Baptist Church Cemetary, Pike County GA. She married Lorenzo Hope Legg, married 05 Dec 1854 in UPSON COUNTY, GA, b. 26 Dec 1826 in Pike County, GA, d. 23 May 1904 in Pike County, GA,, buried in Smyrna Baptist Church Cemetary, Pike Co, GA.
I.       Laura Narcissus Legg, b. Sept 1855 in Pike County, GA. She married John H. Elliot, married 25 Dec 1876 in Pike County, GA, b. Jan 1852 in Pike County, GA, (son of S.W. Elliot and Caroline Garland) buried in Fairview Cemetery, Center, Shelby County, TX.
       A.       Willie Elliot, b. May 1880 in Gerogia.
       B.       James T. Elliot, b. Nov 1887 in Georgia. He married Lexa Unknown, b. About 1890 in TEXAS.
              1.       Hoyt Elliot, b. About 1910 in TEXAS.
              2.       Edwin Elliot, b. About 1917 in TEXAS.
              3.       Johnnie N. Elliot, b. About 1920.
       C.       Melvina Francis Elliot, b. 31 Aug 1889 in Zebulon, Pike County, TX. She married John Henry Grider, married 09 Sep 1910 in Center, Shelby County, TX, b. 21 Oct 1879 in Claiborne Parish, LA, d. 18 Oct 1929 in TEXAS, buried in Fairview Cemetary, Center, Shelpb County, TX.
              1.       Henry Curtis Grider, b. 17 Jul 1917 in Center, Shelby County, TX, d. 10 Jun 1932 in TEXAS.
       D.       Lorenzo Hope Elliot, b. 28 Jun 1892 in Georgia. He married Sarah Lindsey Hurst, b. 1896 in TEXAS, (daughter of John T. Hurst and Lucy A. Unknown).
              1.       Agnes Elliot, b. About 1918 in TEXAS.
              2.       James J. Elliot, b. About 1922.
II.       Oscar Y. Legg, b. 1858, d. 1893-1900. He married Dolly H. Unknown, b. 1862, d. Feb 1893 in Georgia.
       A.       Maude Legg, b. Apr 1881 in Georgia.
       B.       May L. Legg, b. Jan 1883.
       C.       Hoyt L. Legg, b. Nov 1886.
       D.       Benjamin H. Legg, b. Sept 1887.
       E.       Gladys Legg, b. Jan 1891.
       F.       Kate Legg, b. 1893.
III.       George Webster Legg, b. Aug 1861 in Pike County, GA, d. 27 Apr 193? in Cochran, GA. He married Laura Elizabeth Smoot, b. 22 Aug 1861 in Cochran Bleckley County, GA, (daughter of James Smoot and Laura Teat) d. 06 Jul 1918 in Cchran Bleckley Co. GA.
       A.       George Travis Legg, b. 13 Apr 1886 in Pike Co. Ga, d. 27 Oct 1963 in Hawkinsville, GA, buried in Cedar Hill Cemetary, Cochran, Bleckley County, GA. He married Pearl Stoney, married July 1907 in Pike Counth,GA, b. 26 Aug 1891, (daughter of Thomas Story and Sarah Howell) d. 21 Sep 1973 in Cochran, Bleckley County, GA (Buried with GT Smoot0.
              1.       George Thomas Legg, b. 29 Jan 1908 in Pike County GA, buried in Barnsville, Lamar County, GA, d. 19 Jan 1980 in Atlanta, DeKalb County, GA.
              2.       Emma May Legg, b. 15 Feb 1919 in Pike County,GA (a twin), d. 1979 in Pike County,GA.
              3.       Robert Ray Legg, b. 15 Feb 1919 in Pike County,GA (a twin), d. Feb. 1919.
       B.       Nettie Palistine Legg, b. Aug 1891 in Pike County, GA.
       C.       Rosa Bell Legg, b. Dec 1893 in Pike County, GA.
       D.       Willie Mae Legg, b. 1894 in Pike County.
       E.       Juanita Melvina Legg, b. Jan 1897 in Pike County, GA.
IV.       Virginia (Theo) Theodora Legg, b. 1863. She married Never Married.
V.       Pandora (Dora) Forest Legg, b. 1865. She married John (Or James) M. Hoyle, married 1883 in Pike County, GA., b. 1862 in Georgia, d. Before 1920 Census.
       A.       Nellie Hoyle, b. Jul 1886.
VI.       Clara Legg, b. About 1869, d. 1955 in New Orleans, LA. She married (1) Gilbert Lewellan Brannon, married 22 Nov 1887 in Pike County, GA, (son of John Brannon and Mary Guffin) d. Before 1910. She married (2) Charles Michael Langham, b. 1864 in New Orleans, La., d. 08 May 1910.
       A.       Maybell Brannon.
       B.       Charles Michael Langham.
VII.       Ida A. Legg, b. 1873. She married N. G. Rose, married About 1896, d. Before 1900.
       A.       Clarence Y. Rose, b. Jun 1896 in Georgia.



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