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COUNCILMAN, George Clinton*
(1811-1888)
ALLEN, Elizabeth*
(1816-1885)
PASCHALL, Robert
(1831-1910)
JEAN, Elizabeth Croce
(-Bef 1892)
COUNCILMAN, Milo*
(1847-1918)
PASCHALL, Minnie J.
(1872-1945)
COUNCILMAN, Bessie Mae
(1898-1986)

 

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Spouses/Children:
McMANUS, Cummings Watkins

COUNCILMAN, Bessie Mae 439

  • Born: 19 May 1898, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States 272,273,276,277,439
  • Marriage: McMANUS, Cummings Watkins on 14 Aug 1920 in Bear Creek Twp, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States
  • Died: 20 Apr 1986, Lee County, North Carolina, United States
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bullet  Birth Notes:

Lester Allen's book shows Bessie Councilman is daughter of Milo Councilman and Minnie Paschall.

bullet  Death Notes:

Bessie Councilman McManus b 19 May 1898, widowed, resident of Lee Co, d 20 Apr 1986 in hospital in Sanford, Lee Co, NC (NC Death Collection at Ancestry.com)

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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

1. Appearance in Document: NC Birth Index, 19 May 1898, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. 439 May 19 1898, Councilman, Bessie Mae, child of Councilman Milo, book 13 page 84.



2. Census, 13 Jun 1900, Bear Creek Twp, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. 277
1) Councilman, Milo, head of household, born Jan 1847, age 53, married for 6 years, born NC, parents born NC, farmer, owns his farm free
2) Councilman, Minnie, wife, born May 1872, age 28, married for 6 years, 4 children, 4 living, born NC, parents born NC
3) Councilman, John, son, born May 1881, age 19, born NC, parents born NC, farm laborer, unemployed 4 months, attended school for 3 months
4) Councilman, George, son, born Nov 1886, age 13, born NC, parents born NC, farm laborer, unemployed 4 months, attended school for 3 months
5) Councilman, Walter, son, born Oct 1889, age 10, born NC, parents born NC, attended school for 3 months
6) Councilman, Annie, daughter, born Sept 1893, age 6, born NC, parents born NC, attended school for 4 months
7) Councilman, Ada, daughter, born Aug 1895, age 4, born NC, parents born NC
8) Councilman, Bessie, daughter, born May 1898, age 2, born NC, parents born NC
9) Councilman, Emma, daughter, born Nov 1899, age 6/12, born NC, parents born NC.



3. Census, 5 May 1910, Bear Creek Twp, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. 276
1) Councilman, Milo, head of household, age 63, married for 2nd time for 18 years, born NC, parents born NC, general farmer, owns his farm free
2) Councilman, Minnie, wife, age 38, married for 1st time for 18 years, 6 children, 6 living, born NC, parents born NC
3) Councilman, Annie, daughter, age 16, born NC, parents born NC, attends school
4) Councilman, Ada, daughter, age 14, born NC, parents born NC, attends school
5) Councilman, Bessie, daughter, age 12, born NC, parents born NC, attends school
6) Councilman, Emma, daughter, age 10, born NC, parents born NC, attends school
7) Councilman, Joseph, son, age 6, born NC, parents born NC, attends school
8) Councilman, Ethel, daughter, age 3, born NC, parents born NC.

4. Story, 1914, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. Shown in 1914 photo of students at Welch School ("Welch School started in early 1900s", Chatham News/Record, 2 May 1996, p7C)



5. Census, 2 Feb 1920, Bear Creek Twp, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. 273
1) Councilman, Minnie, head of household, owns her farm free, age 47, widow, born NC, parents born NC, general farmer
2) Councilman, Bessie, daughter, age 21, single, born NC, parents born NC, public school teacher
3) Councilman, Joe R., son, age 16, attends school, born NC, parents born NC
4) Councilman, Rubie E., daughter, age 13, attends school, born NC, parents born NC
5) Councilman, Virginia R., daughter, age 7, attends school, born NC, parents born NC.

6. Property, 30 Oct 1920, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. Commissioners for the estate of late Milow Councilman allocated 25.3 acres to Bessie M McManus (Orders and Decrees, Book F, pp445-447, in Office of Clerk of Superior Court for Chatham Co.)

7. Census, 1930, Lee County, North Carolina, United States. Bessie M McManus is 32, married when 22, living with husband Cummins L. (ED 4, Sanford, Lee Co, NC, family 142)

8. Occupation: Public school teacher.


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Bessie married Cummings Watkins McMANUS, son of Nathan E. McMANUS and Rosetta COX, on 14 Aug 1920 in Bear Creek Twp, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. (Cummings Watkins McMANUS was born on 31 Oct 1892 in Chatham County, North Carolina, United States,438 died on 8 Sep 1963 in Durham County, North Carolina, United States and was buried in Lee Memorial Park, Lee County, North Carolina, United States.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Story. 284 Cummings McManess married Bessie Councilman.

2. Story. Children of Cummings McManus and Bessie Councilman are C W McManus Jr (m Eloise Garris), Bessie Mae (m Rev. Earl Vaughn), and Charles (according to notes from George and Marie Allred).




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