William Henry Westberry


(JARED W.3, RICHARD FURMAN2, MOSES1) was born February 25, 1873 in Wayne Co, Georgia, and died November 10, 1926 in Wayne Co, Georgia. He married LUCY THOMPSON February 04, 1894 in Wayne Co, Georgia. She was born June 18, 1880, in Georgia, and died 1960 in Georgia.

*Update:from Jacksonville Journal (one misnamed John Henry Westberry):

William Henry Westberry, 53 died at his home 1518 Lackawanna avenue after a short illness. He was a native of Jesup, Wayne Co GA, coming to Jacksonville about 14 months ago from Waycross GA. Besides his widow, Nancy Lucretia Thompson Westberry, he is survived by four daughters, two sons, two sisters and seven brothers, all unnamed in the obits. The body will be forwarded to Jesup Friday morning where the funeral will take place Friday afternoon.
(additional note: it appears that his father is Jared W Westberry who died in Jesup 26 Sept 1926)

*from a message board post on ancestry.com.

1900 Census, Wayne Co, Georgia.
William H. Westberry, Feb. 1873; Lucy, Jun. 1880; James R., Dec. 1896; Bertha M., Feb. 1898.
1920 Census, Ware Co, Georgia.
William H. Westberry, 46; Lucy, 39; Madolia, 14; Henry M., 11; Vesta V., 3-1/2.


i. ELLEN SUSAN WESTBERRYb. July 15, 1912; d. May 04, 1966; m. UNK STEPHENS.
i. JAMES ROLAND WESTBERRY, b. February 01, 1897, Wayne Co, Georgia; d. August 15, 1943, Florida; m. MOLLIE ESTHER PETTY; b. August 28, 1904; d. 1971, Florida.
ii. BERTHA MAY WESTBERRY, b. February 25, 1898; d. June 25, 1971; m. UNK COOKSEY.
iii. JARED WESTBERRY, b. January 2, 1901; d. October 15, 1901
iv. ESTER MADOLIA WESTBERRY, b. October 02, 1905, Georgia; d. 1989; m. (1) ALEX HODGES WALKER; m. (2) UNK LINDSEY.
v. HENRY MARVIN WESTBERRY, b. August 20, 1909; d. January 13, 1968, Florida; m. <UNNAMED>.
vi. ELLEN SUSAN WESTBERRY,b. July 15, 1912; d. May 04, 1966; m. UNK STEPHENS.
vii. VESTA MALINDA WESTBERRY, b. August 25, 1916; d. November 26, 1986, Ben Hill County GA, Florida; m. RUFUS PATE; b. July 06, 1909; d. August 1973, Georgia.


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  1. From: Diana M. P.

    Conflicting info on William Henry Westberry DOB 2/24/1873 & Lucy Thompson Westberry DOB 6/18/1880. My MOTHER-In-Law was their YOUNGEST Daughter, Vesta Malinda Westberry PATE DOB 8/25/1916 Appling Co, GA Died 11/26/1986 Ben Hill Co, GA. I have copies of old Bible pages from a Bible given to W.H Westberry from Lucy Thompson on 2/11/1911. She signed her name as Lucy L. Westberry please contact me. They were married 2/4/1894 , Jesup, GA (Wayne Co) Lists J.W. Westberry & N.L. Bennett Married 3/28/1870. J.W. Westberry DOB 4/15/1849 & Nancy L. Bennette DOB 3/31/1852. Lists a ??Marriage of H. M. Westberry and Josephine Welch with NO Date. Lists Births of 7 children: James Roland 12/1/1897, Bertha May 2/25/1899, Jared ? 1/2/1901 (died) ,Ester Madolia 10/2/1905, Henry Marvin 8/20/1909, Ellen Susan 7/15/1912 & Vesta Malinda 8/25/1916. The Following DEATHS are listed: Jared ? 10/15/1901, W.H. 11/10/1926, Jared Westberry 9/1926, Nancy L. Bennett Westberry 5/19/19

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