Cousin Notes

In a letter from Katherine Turner, daughter of Gertrude Mason and Marvin McElreath:

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Bluford Burn Mason               b. July 4, 1841         d. May 5, 1907
Sylvia LouCity Thackston       b. June 19, 1866      d. Dec 14, 1943
Buried at Tilton Cemetary, Whitfield Co Tilton GA

His sister Patsy married either Tom King or Dr. Jim King. Lived at Tilton GA around 1912
Their children:
Eula King
Gertrude King
Lilburn King (was a city fireman Atlanta GA 1940s-50s)
Frank King
Mae King
Ethel King

Bluford Burn Mason & Sylvia Lou City Thackston children
1 - Lou Genie (Geneva) Mason    b. Jan 31, 1902       d. May 11, 1982
2 - James Luther Mason             
3 - Eula Gertrude                       b. Aug 31, 1907      d. Jan 4, 1997

Sylvia had one girl before she married Bluford (she was married to his nephew first. I don't know his name or what happened to him).
Anna Mae Mason Sweatman

Bluford Burn was married before and had other children. Addie Mason Lacy was the baby in that group of children. Addie's son Leonard Lacy still lives in Canton.

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Geneva Mason married Ralph W. Floyd
one child - Robert W. Floyd     b. Feb 21, 1933

James L. Mason - Jonnie Mae
James L. Mason Jr.
Dave Austin Mason

James L. Mason - Carrie Queen

Eula Gertrude Mason b. Aug 31, 1907 married Marvin M. McElreath b. Sep 5, 1902
Genie Mae b. Oct 29, 1924 d. Oct 31, 1924
Florence Elese married Jesse Thomas Smith on Mar 15, 1944 - 4 children
Kathryn Helen McElreath married Melvin Eugene Turner on Sep 7, 1951 - 1 child
Marvin Ralph McElreath married Margie Sergent on July 19, 1952 - 2 children
Jack William McElreath married Shirley Murkeloaney on Dec 1962 - 1 child

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Sylvia Mother & Daddy

Charlie Thackston - Great Grand Dad
Terrisa Martin - Great Grand Mother
They lived on Blackwell Rd on McKlosky Property Cobb Co in 1800s ?

Sylvia Brother - Bannister Thackston
married Lillian Carlyle
their children - Clyde
Mae married Hubert Johnson lived in Jonesboro Ga.
Pauline (died as a baby Buried Kemp Cem Cobb Co)
Florence married Howard Morgan - Lived in Alabama
Maggie Booth
Lydia - Tom Smithwick (Cobb Co)

Sylvia Sister - Sarah Thackston married Oscar Croft
They had 4 children Hattie Bell, Sally - William & Howard
Sarah died then Oscar married the other sister Phebie Thackston - 2 children


At some point I apparently spoke with Ann Lacey, wife of Leonard Lacey, of Canton GA.

These are the notes I took:

Addie Lacey - youngest child of "Bluth" and 1st wife
married Luther Lacey
son Leonard; married to Ann

Addie had more sisters: Eliza, Jane, Annie (Lacey), Ida
Mother died when Addie was 9; she lived with sister Annie in Cherokee County, NC
Addie had a cousin named Bluth