Mary Jane Goff1,2

F, b. circa 1869
     Mary Jane Goff was born circa 1869 in Alabama.1 She was the daughter of Wiley Judge B. Goff and Billie Ann Currington.1,2

Citations

  1. [S313] United States Federal Census, Washington, District of Columbia, Population Schedule: Beat No. 2, Dale County, Alabama, Page: 100, Dwelling: 47, Family Number: 47, Date: 1870.
  2. [S314] United States Federal Census, Washington, District of Columbia, Population Schedule: Precinct 1, Montgomery, Texas, Enumeration District: 121; Supervisor District: 4; Page: 29, Dwelling: 287, Family Number: 287, Date: 1880.

Susan A. Goff1

F, b. 17 March 1873, d. 9 February 1946
     Susan A. Goff was born on 17 March 1873 in Alabama.1 She was the daughter of Wiley Judge B. Goff and Billie Ann Currington.1 As of before 1893,her married name was Vaught. Susan A. Goff married Robert E. Vaught before 1893. Susan A. Goff died on 9 February 1946 in Montgomery County, Texas, at age 72. She was buried at Danville-Shepard Hill Cemetery, Willis, Texas.

Citations

  1. [S314] United States Federal Census, Washington, District of Columbia, Population Schedule: Precinct 1, Montgomery, Texas, Enumeration District: 121; Supervisor District: 4; Page: 29, Dwelling: 287, Family Number: 287, Date: 1880.

Wiley Goff1

M, b. circa 1875
     Wiley Goff was born circa 1875 in Alabama.1 He was the son of Wiley Judge B. Goff and Billie Ann Currington.1

Citations

  1. [S314] United States Federal Census, Washington, District of Columbia, Population Schedule: Precinct 1, Montgomery, Texas, Enumeration District: 121; Supervisor District: 4; Page: 29, Dwelling: 287, Family Number: 287, Date: 1880.

Nellie (?)

F, b. circa 1897
     Her married name was Goff. Nellie (?) was born circa 1897 in Tennessee. She married George Dewey Goff, son of Amon Camble Goff and Nancy Ida Parker, circa 1918.

George Dewey Goff

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     George Dewey Goff is the son of George Dewey Goff and Nellie (?)

Jack Lamar Goff

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     Jack Lamar Goff is the son of George Dewey Goff and Nellie (?)

Arzie Emmerline Vaughan1,2

F, b. 11 February 1894, d. 14 November 1930
     Arzie Emmerline Vaughan was born on 11 February 1894 in Georgia.1,2,3 As of circa 1911,her married name was Bagwell. She married Rufus McCager Bagwell, son of William Blassingame Bagwell and Amanda Isabell Brashears, circa 1911.1,4,5 Arzie Emmerline Vaughan and Rufus McCager Bagwell lived in 1930 in Chamblee Township, DeKalb County, Georgia.1 Arzie Emmerline Vaughan died on 14 November 1930 at age 36.3 She was buried at Brookwood Cemetery, Forsyth County, Georgia.3

Children of Arzie Emmerline Vaughan and Rufus McCager Bagwell

Citations

  1. [S316] United States Federal Census, Washington, District of Columbia, Population Schedule: Chamblee, Dekalb, Georgia, Emuneration District: 45-32, Supervisor District: 4, Sheet: 5B, Dwelling: 90, Family Number: 93, Date: 1930.
  2. [S321] United States Federal Census, Washington, District of Columbia, Population Schedule: Big Creek, Forsyth, Georgia, Emuneration District: 36, Supervisor District: 9, Sheet: 14B, Dwelling: 174, Family Number: 175, Date: 1910.
  3. [S1280] Azzie E Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com.
  4. [S318] United States Federal Census, Washington, District of Columbia, Population Schedule: Big Creek, Forsyth, Georgia, Emuneration District: 45-32, Supervisor District: 4, Sheet: 17A, Dwelling: 324, Family Number: 326, Date: 1920.
  5. [S319] Georgia Registration Location: Forsyth County, WW I Draft Registration Card: Rufus McCager Bagwell, Roll: 1557065; Draft Board: 0.

Marcelle Bagwell1

F, b. 2 February 1912, d. 14 July 2001
     Marcelle Bagwell was born on 2 February 1912 in Georgia.1 She was the daughter of Rufus McCager Bagwell and Arzie Emmerline Vaughan.1,2 As of after 1940,her married name was Summers. Marcelle Bagwell married Benjamin F. "Dick" Summers after 1940. Marcelle Bagwell died on 14 July 2001 in Paulding County, Georgia, at age 89. She was buried at Poplar Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Hiram, Paulding County, Georgia.

Citations

  1. [S316] United States Federal Census, Washington, District of Columbia, Population Schedule: Chamblee, Dekalb, Georgia, Emuneration District: 45-32, Supervisor District: 4, Sheet: 5B, Dwelling: 90, Family Number: 93, Date: 1930.
  2. [S318] United States Federal Census, Washington, District of Columbia, Population Schedule: Big Creek, Forsyth, Georgia, Emuneration District: 45-32, Supervisor District: 4, Sheet: 17A, Dwelling: 324, Family Number: 326, Date: 1920.

Mary Marionette Bagwell1

F, b. circa 1920, d. circa 1969
     Mary Marionette Bagwell was born circa 1920 in Georgia.1 She was the daughter of Rufus McCager Bagwell and Arzie Emmerline Vaughan.1,2 As of before 1937,her married name was Buckner. Mary Marionette Bagwell married Cyrus H. Buckner before 1937. Mary Marionette Bagwell died circa 1969 in Florida.

Citations

  1. [S316] United States Federal Census, Washington, District of Columbia, Population Schedule: Chamblee, Dekalb, Georgia, Emuneration District: 45-32, Supervisor District: 4, Sheet: 5B, Dwelling: 90, Family Number: 93, Date: 1930.
  2. [S318] United States Federal Census, Washington, District of Columbia, Population Schedule: Big Creek, Forsyth, Georgia, Emuneration District: 45-32, Supervisor District: 4, Sheet: 17A, Dwelling: 324, Family Number: 326, Date: 1920.

Wendell "Wendy" Lee Bagwell1

M, b. 16 May 1925, d. 13 June 1996
     Wendell "Wendy" Lee Bagwell was born on 16 May 1925 in Chamblee, DeKalb County, Georgia.1,2,3

Gospel Music Singer, Comedian. Known for his famous "Rattle Snake" Story. He was born in Chamblee, Georgia, in 1925, and grew up in Cumming which he left at age 17 to join the Marine Corps during World War II. He fought for his country and received the Bronze Star and a Letter of Commendation for Bravery. After his return he founded his own furniture store business, which is still in operation today in Mableton, Georgia. In 1954, he joined together with Geraldine (Jerri) Morrison and Georgia Jones to form "The Sunliters", a local gospel group which would be joined in 1960 by Jan Buckner, Wendy's niece-in-law. They became one of the premier Southern gospel groups in the nation, winning a Top 5 Grammy Award in 1995, Gold Record for Million Seller, Special Award from the Gospel Music Association, and other awards.
Bio by: Paul Lambert (Find A Grave.com.)2

He was the son of Rufus McCager Bagwell and Arzie Emmerline Vaughan.1 Wendell "Wendy" Lee Bagwell raised Ronald Harold "Ronnie" Buckner starting in circa 1944. (Ronald was his nephew).4 Wendell "Wendy" Lee Bagwell married Melba Louise Hogue on 18 April 1946 at Dallas, Georgia.4 Wendell "Wendy" Lee, his wife Melba and his nephew, Ronald Buckner, opened Bagwell Sales Furniture in Georgia. The same business, now named Wendy Bagwell Furniture, is still family owned and operated in Mableton, Georgia.5 He died on 13 June 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia, at age 71 of a brain aneurysm.1,2,3 He was buried at Riverview (River View) Memorial Park, Smyrna, Cobb County, Georgia.2 Wendell "Wendy" Lee was inducted into the Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 1997 as Wendy Bagwell and the Sunliters. Inducted in 1998 Georgia Music Hall and in GMA's Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2001.3,4,6

Children of Wendell "Wendy" Lee Bagwell and Melba Louise Hogue

Citations

  1. [S316] United States Federal Census, Washington, District of Columbia, Population Schedule: Chamblee, Dekalb, Georgia, Emuneration District: 45-32, Supervisor District: 4, Sheet: 5B, Dwelling: 90, Family Number: 93, Date: 1930.
  2. [S317] "Wendy" Wendell Lee Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com.
  3. [S344] W.K. McNeil, Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music.
  4. [S364] Email from Tracy Weeks and Melba Bagwell dated September 2 - 5, 2008 to Hunter Wayne Bagwell - Subject Line: Wendell Bagwell Family History.
  5. [S365] Wendy Bagwell Furniture, online http://wendybagwellfurniture.com/
  6. [S366] Georgia Music Hall of Fame, online http://www.georgiamusic.org/

Mercer Gunter

M, b. 9 February 1898, d. 9 July 1964
     Mercer Gunter was born on 9 February 1898 in Georgia. He married Artie Delphia Bagwell, daughter of William Blassingame Bagwell and Amanda Isabell Brashears, after 1916. Mercer Gunter died on 9 July 1964 at age 66.

Ray Gunter

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     Ray Gunter is the son of Mercer Gunter and Artie Delphia Bagwell.

Robert Gunter

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     Robert Gunter is the son of Mercer Gunter and Artie Delphia Bagwell.

Allen Gunter

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     Allen Gunter is the son of Mercer Gunter and Artie Delphia Bagwell.

Willie Ruth Phillips

F, b. 4 June 1896, d. 2 March 1989
Willie Ruth (Phillips), Frances Monroe (Gittens), Ida (Campbell), Robert Herman Bagwell and Walter Hoyt Bagwell sitting.
Photograph courtesy of Runette (Braswell) Bagwell
     Willie Ruth Phillips was born on 4 June 1896 in Hall County, Georgia, (Tombstone says June1893.)1,2 Her married name was Bagwell. She married Walter Riley Bagwell, son of Micajah Bagwell and Sarah Louvenia King. Willie Ruth Phillips died on 2 March 1989 in Duluth, Gwinnett County, Georgia, at age 92.1 She was buried at Oakland Community Cemetery, Lawrenceville, Gwinnett County, Georgia.1

Children of Willie Ruth Phillips and Walter Riley Bagwell

Citations

  1. [S1075] Ruth P. Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com.
  2. [S1995] United States Federal Census, Washington, District of Columbia, Population Schedule: Randolph, Jackson County, Georgia;; Emuneration District: 116, Supervisor District: 9, Sheet: 5B, Dwelling: 85, Family Number: 88, Date: 1920.
  3. [S1996] Robert Herman Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com.

Robert Herman Bagwell

M, b. 5 September 1916, d. 1 March 1989
Willie Ruth (Phillips), Frances Monroe (Gittens), Ida (Campbell), Robert Herman Bagwell and Walter Hoyt Bagwell sitting.
Photograph courtesy of Runette (Braswell) Bagwell
     Robert Herman Bagwell was also known as Herman Bagwell.1 He was born on 5 September 1916 in Houston, Hall County, Georgia.1,2 He was the son of Walter Riley Bagwell and Willie Ruth Phillips.1,2 Robert Herman Bagwell married Ida Bell Campbell after 1930.2 Robert Herman Bagwell died on 1 March 1989 in Loganville, Walton County, Georgia, at age 72.2 He was buried.2

Citations

  1. [S1995] United States Federal Census, Washington, District of Columbia, Population Schedule: Randolph, Jackson County, Georgia;; Emuneration District: 116, Supervisor District: 9, Sheet: 5B, Dwelling: 85, Family Number: 88, Date: 1920.
  2. [S1996] Robert Herman Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com.

Ida Bell Campbell

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Willie Ruth (Phillips), Frances Monroe (Gittens), Ida (Campbell), Robert Herman Bagwell and Walter Hoyt Bagwell sitting.
Photograph courtesy of Runette (Braswell) Bagwell
     Ida Bell Campbell married Robert Herman Bagwell, son of Walter Riley Bagwell and Willie Ruth Phillips, after 1930.1

Citations

  1. [S1996] Robert Herman Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com.

Loudelia Faggans

F, b. 13 March 1876, d. 27 July 1974
     Loudelia Faggans was also known as Ludellia Fegan. Loudelia Faggans was also known as Ludellia "Dee" Fagans. She was born on 13 March 1876 in Big Creek, Forsyth County, Georgia.1 She was the daughter of George W. Faggans and Lucy M. (?) As of 23 November 1893,her married name was Bagwell. Loudelia Faggans married Emory Lafayette Bagwell, son of William Blassingame Bagwell and Amanda Isabell Brashears, on 23 November 1893 at Cumming, Forsyth County, Georgia. Loudelia Faggans died on 27 July 1974 in Barrown County, Georgia, at age 98.1 She was buried at Poplar Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Gainesville, Hall County, Georgia.1

Children of Loudelia Faggans and Emory Lafayette Bagwell

Citations

  1. [S2518] Ludellia "Delia" Fagan Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
  2. [S2014] Albert Dempsey "Red" Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

George W. Faggans

M, b. March 1825
     George W. Faggans died in Big Creek, Forsyth County, Georgia. He was born in March 1825. He married Lucy M. (?) circa 1855 at Big Creek, Forsyth County, Georgia.

Child of George W. Faggans and Lucy M. (?)

Lucy M. (?)

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     Lucy M. (?) married George W. Faggans circa 1855 at Big Creek, Forsyth County, Georgia. As of 23 November 1893,her married name was Faggans.

Child of Lucy M. (?) and George W. Faggans

Albert Dempsey "Red" Bagwell1

M, b. 20 September 1914, d. 2 November 1982
     Albert Dempsey "Red" Bagwell was born on 20 September 1914 in Cumming, Forsyth County, Georgia.1 He was the son of Emory Lafayette Bagwell and Loudelia Faggans.1 Albert Dempsey "Red" Bagwell married Ruby Mae Pugh on 3 November 1935 at Hall County, Georgia.2 Albert Dempsey "Red" Bagwell died on 2 November 1982 in Suwanee, Gwinnett County, Georgia, at age 68 Obit: Services for A. D. (Red) Bagwell, 68, 3247 Burnette Road, Suwanee, were to be held at 2 pm Thursday at Old Field Baptist Church with the Revs. Preston Moore, Tolbert Moore, and Virgil Bailey officiating. Mr. Bagwell, who died at his residence after a sudden illness, was retired from the National Biscuit Co. in Atlanta. He was a member of Old Field Bapt. Church. Survivors include his wife, Ruby Pugh Bagwell; daughters, Janis Johnson, Joyce Doster, Elaine Flanigan, and Bonita Evans; sons, Gene Bagwell and Benny Bagwell; 16 grandchildren and two great grandchildren; sisters, Lucy Hulsey and Vera Adams.1 He was buried at Peachtree Road Baptist Church Cemetery, Lawrenceville, Gwinnett County, Georgia.1

Citations

  1. [S2014] Albert Dempsey "Red" Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
  2. [S2015] Ruby Mae Pugh Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com.

Luther Bagwell

M, b. 17 November 1900, d. November 1980
     Luther Bagwell was born on 17 November 1900 in Cumming, Forsyth County, Georgia. He was the son of Emory Lafayette Bagwell and Loudelia Faggans. Luther Bagwell died in November 1980 in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia.

Lucy Bagwell

F, b. 24 August 1894, d. 14 August 1985
     Lucy Bagwell was born on 24 August 1894 in Cumming, Forsyth County, Georgia. She was the daughter of Emory Lafayette Bagwell and Loudelia Faggans. As of circa 1911,her married name was HULSEY. Lucy Bagwell married Willie N. Hulsey, son of William Hulsey and Nancy Rosanna Souther, circa 1911 at Georgia. As of circa 1911,her married name was Hulsey. Lucy Bagwell died on 14 August 1985 in Hall County, Georgia, at age 90.

Willie N. Hulsey

M, b. circa 1891, d. after 1940
     Willie N. Hulsey was born circa 1891 in Georgia. He was the son of William Hulsey and Nancy Rosanna Souther. Willie N. Hulsey married Lucy Bagwell, daughter of Emory Lafayette Bagwell and Loudelia Faggans, circa 1911 at Georgia. Willie N. Hulsey died after 1940 in Georgia.

William Hulsey

M, b. 21 April 1862, d. 28 October 1946
     William Hulsey was born on 21 April 1862 in Union County, Georgia. He married Nancy Rosanna Souther on 21 September 1882 at Union County, Georgia. William Hulsey died on 28 October 1946 in Hall County, Georgia, at age 84.

Child of William Hulsey and Nancy Rosanna Souther

Nancy Rosanna Souther

F, b. 18 June 1865, d. 12 October 1938
     Nancy Rosanna Souther was born on 18 June 1865 in Union County, Georgia. She married William Hulsey on 21 September 1882 at Union County, Georgia. As of 21 September 1882,her married name was Hulsey. Nancy Rosanna Souther died on 12 October 1938 in Hall County, Georgia, at age 73.

Child of Nancy Rosanna Souther and William Hulsey

Melba Louise Hogue1

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     Melba Louise Hogue married Wendell "Wendy" Lee Bagwell, son of Rufus McCager Bagwell and Arzie Emmerline Vaughan, on 18 April 1946 at Dallas, Georgia.2

Citations

  1. [S344] W.K. McNeil, Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music.
  2. [S364] Email from Tracy Weeks and Melba Bagwell dated September 2 - 5, 2008 to Hunter Wayne Bagwell - Subject Line: Wendell Bagwell Family History.

General Cleve Holbrook

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     General Cleve Holbrook married Ollie Estelle Bagwell, daughter of William Blassingame Bagwell and Amanda Isabell Brashears, on 10 March 1918 at Forsyth County, Georgia.

Henry King

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     Henry King married Pearl Mayell Bagwell, daughter of William Blassingame Bagwell and Amanda Isabell Brashears, on 20 January 1906 at Forsyth County, Georgia.

Children of Henry King and Pearl Mayell Bagwell

Ralph King

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     Ralph King is the son of Henry King and Pearl Mayell Bagwell.