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4. Jonah (Jona) Massey , son of William Andrew "Bill" Massey and Joanne Johnson, was born on 31 Mar 1888 and died in Jan 1974 in Marshall NC Madison Co., at age 85.

General Notes: : Was adopted out to another family

Noted events in his life were:

1. Social Security Number: NC. 244-30-3296

Jonah married Inga Mae Payne.

Children from this marriage were:

2         i.  Clarence Lee Massey (born on 22 May 1922 Marshall NC Madison Co. - died on 23 May 2000 in Marshall NC Madison Co.)
         ii.  Clinton Massey (born on 12 Mar 1920 Marshall N.C. - died __June-1980 in Madison NC Marshall Co,)
        iii.  Bruce Massey (born on 16 Aug 1932 Madison NC Marshall Co, - died on 5 Mar 1994 in Cumberland NC Springlake Co.)
         iv.  Hazel Massey (born in Madison NC Marshall Co,)
          v.  Ruby Massey (born in Madison NC Marshall Co,)
         vi.  Ida Massey (born in Madison NC Marshall Co,)
        vii.  Chester Massey (born on 9 Aug 1921 Madison NC Marshall Co, - died on 8 Sep 1993 in Pioneer, Cambell TN)

Jonah next married Lena Miller, daughter of Robert Miller and Matilda Sexton.


5. Inga Mae Payne .

Inga married Jonah (Jona) Massey.


6. Jacob Leroy Banks-Wild , son of Harrison Reese and Naomi Leckey Wilde, was born on 15 Dec 1874 in Madison Co, NC, and died on 9 Dec 1943 in Madison Co, NC,, at age 68. Another name for Jacob was Jacob Leroy Banks.

General Notes: His mother was not married to Reese, so his name was Banks, and he changed it to Wild after his mother, at what time is unknown.

Jacob married Laura Ann "Monk" Bridwell, on 27 May 1895. Laura was born about 1873 and died on an unknown date.

Jacob next married Minnie Ray on 17 Dec 1917.

Children from this marriage were:

3         i.  Mary Belle Wild (born on 10 Jun 1922 Tennessee - died on 13 Aug 1992 in Cartersville Georgia)


7. Minnie Ray , daughter of Unknown and Julia Rea, was born about 1892 and died on an unknown date. Another name for Minnie was Winnie/ Minnie Rea-Ray.

General Notes: father was Cheroke

Minnie married Jacob Leroy Banks-Wild on 17 Dec 1917.

Minnie next married Wallace Ray.


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