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Descendants of Thomas Massie

Tenth Generation


45. Arnold Douglas Massie (Thomas Jefferson , Jesse , John , Charles , Thomas William , Peter , Charles , Alexander , Thomas ) was born on 22 Dec 1860. He died on 5 Apr 1942.

Died april 15th?

Arnold married Somers Odelia Wood daughter of James Wood and Lou Height on 16 Jan 1889. Somers was born on 11 Nov 1872 in Nelson Co.,Virginia. She died on 9 Jan 1957.

Obituary, Lynchburg Virginian reads:
Mrs. A. D. Massie
Mrs Odelia Somers Wood Massie, 84, widow of Arnold Douglas
Massie, died early yesterday at the home of her son, Ira D. Massie, Rt. 1
Monroe, after an illness of two days.
Born in Nelson County, Nov. 11, 1872, she was the daughter of the
late James and Lou Height Wood. She was a member of Piney River
Baptist Church.
She is survived by four other sons, Hume W. Massie, Victoria, H.
Clyde Massie, Norfolk, and Magellan t. and Earston F. Massie, both of
Richmond; four daughters, Mrs. Clarence Godsey, Washington, Mrs. Odessa
Lewke, Fort Worth Tex, Mrs. E.F. Jones, Dry Fork, And Mrs. Joee Elges, St.
Louis; a sister, Mrs. L.P. Harvey, Rt. 4, Amherst; a brother, Tillie Wood,
Lnchburg; 24 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at Piney River Baptist Church
Friday at 2 p.m. with interment in Harwood Cemetery, Roseland. The body
will be WhittenFuneral Home until noon Friday when it will be taken to
the church.

Arnold and Somers had the following children:

  48 F i Magnolia Garrett Massie was born on 2 Jan 1894. She died on 7 May 1961.

2nd husband: Mr. Godsey. Dont know if it was due to divorce or
widowhood.
        Magnolia married Randolph Massie. The marriage ended in divorce.
  49 F ii Odelia Ruth Massie was born on 11 Nov 1891. She died on 6 Aug 1946.
        Odelia married James Massie Rhoades on 9 Feb 1918. James was born on 27 Sep 1893. He died on 11 Nov 1937.
  50 M iii Hume WINGFIELD Massie was born on 23 Aug 1894.
        Hume married Lola Mae Phelps on 19 Dec 1922. Lola was born on 1 Jun 1902.
+ 51 M iv Ira Douglas Massie was born on 6 May 1896. He died on 3 Apr 1966.
  52 M v Glyde Homer Massie was born on 3 May 1898. He died on 6 Jan 1976.
        Glyde married Lucille Kincaid. Lucille died on 31 Mar 1971.
  53 F vi Odessa Wills Massie was born on 10 Jan 1900. She died on 17 Apr 1973.
        Odessa married J. B. Brown.

2nd husband: Herbert Franklin Lewke b. 26 Jan 1900, d. 23 March 1969.
  54 M vii Magellan Talmadge Massie was born on 18 Nov 1902. He died on 3 May 1965.
        Magellan married Mary Gertrude Guill on 23 Sep 1932. Mary was born on 13 Jul 1911.
  55 M viii Earston Floyd Massie was born on 10 Dec 1905. He died on 10 May 1905.
        Earston married Blanche or Toggie Meadows on 13 Feb 1942. Blanche was born on 27 Nov 1924.
  56 M ix James Rawleigh Massie was born on 17 Jan 1907. He died on 18 Feb 1951.

Banjo Player
  57 F x Girlie Celestine Massie was born on 17 Sep 1909. She died on 7 May 1974.
        Girlie married Edward Flerry JONES on 24 Jul 1938. Edward was born on 24 Jul 1907. He died on 2 Jan 1974.
  58 F xi Stella LORENE Massie was born on 16 Aug 1910. She died on 12 Jul 1949.
        Stella married Harry Odell maddox on 11 Oct 1929. Harry was born on 1 Aug 1908.
  59 F xii Julia Betty Lou Massie was born on 21 Apr 1914.

Julia Betty Lou Massie Hicks Dundora Elges.
        Julia married Joseph A. Elges on 11 Oct 1943. Joseph was born on 13 Jan 1904. He died on 23 Mar 1968.
  60 M xiii MILTON Merriweather Massie was born on 22 Mar 1916. He died on 6 Jul 1919.

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