MAYS Family

First Generation

1. John Larkin1 Mays (#31313) was born in Buffalo Cove, Caldwell Co., Nc 15 Jun 1843. John died 8 Jul 1926 in Caldwell Co., Nc, at 83 years of age.

He married Nancy Jane Cozort in Caldwell Co., Nc, 23 May 1866. (Nancy Jane Cozort is #31312.) Nancy was born in Surry Co., Nc 16 Dec 1843. Nancy died 15 Feb 1915 in Caldwell Co., Nc, at 71 years of age. At 31 years of age Nancy became the mother of Mary Jane Mays in Caldwell Co., Nc, 25 Oct 1875. At 38 years of age Nancy became the mother of Martha Emaline Mays in Caldwell Co., Nc, 6 Oct 1882.

At 32 years of age John became the father of Mary Jane Mays in Caldwell Co., Nc, 25 Oct 1875. At 39 years of age John became the father of Martha Emaline Mays in Caldwell Co., Nc, 6 Oct 1882. Co. A, 22nd N.C. Regt. 1861-65. Deserted to the enemy about February 25,1865. Confined at Washington, D.C. until released on or about February 27,1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

The old Mays homeplace was located on the site of the present CampCarolwood, a church camp. Also on the grounds is the cemetery whereMays and Cozorts are buried. These are located in the Buffalo Covesection of Caldwell County, NC.

John Larkin Mays and Nancy Jane Cozort had the following children:

child 2 i. Mary Jane2 Mays (#31311) was born in Caldwell Co., Nc 25 Oct 1875. Mary died 7 May 1922 in Lincoln Co., Nc, at 46 years of age. She married Calvin Alfred Dula in Buffalo Cove, Caldwell Co., Nc, 25 Dec 1897. (Calvin Alfred Dula is #31310.) Calvin was born in Wilkes Co., Nc Jul 1867. Calvin was the son of William Carson Dula and Cordelia Ann Jones. Calvin died in Caldwell Co., Nc. At 41 years of age Calvin became the father of Bertha Mae Dula in Caldwell Co., Nc, 11 Jul 1909. At 47 years of age Calvin became the father of Gaither Dula in Caldwell Co., Nc, 7 Nov 1914. At 47 years of age Calvin became the father of Grace Caroline Dula in Caldwell Co., Nc, 7 Nov 1914. At 51 years of age Calvin became the father of Berling Eugene Dula in Caldwell Co., Nc, 7 Jan 1919. (See Calvin Alfred Dula for the continuation of this line.)

At 33 years of age Mary became the mother of Bertha Mae Dula in Caldwell Co., Nc, 11 Jul 1909. At 39 years of age Mary became the mother of Gaither Dula in Caldwell Co., Nc, 7 Nov 1914. At 39 years of age Mary became the mother of Grace Caroline Dula in Caldwell Co., Nc, 7 Nov 1914. At 43 years of age Mary became the mother of Berling Eugene Dula in Caldwell Co., Nc, 7 Jan 1919. Buried at Mt. Zion, Sawmills, NC(near Granite Falls, Caldwell County, NC)

child 3 ii. Martha Emaline Mays (#31217) was born in Caldwell Co., Nc 6 Oct 1882. Martha died Jan 1964 in Granite Falls, Caldwell Co., N.c., at 81 years of age. She married Alphus Augustus Dula in Buffalo Cove, Caldwell Co., Nc, Dec 1899. (Alphus Augustus Dula is #31218.) Alphus was born in Wilkes Co., Nc 20 Mar 1875. Alphus was the son of William Carson Dula and Cordelia Ann Jones. Alphus died 7 Jan 1968 in Granite Falls, Caldwell Co., N.c., at 92 years of age. At 27 years of age Alphus became the father of Etta Jane Dula in Caldwell Co., Nc, 4 Jun 1902. At 29 years of age Alphus became the father of Mary Elizabeth Dula in Caldwell Co., Nc, 20 Jun 1904. At 30 years of age Alphus became the father of Calvin Edward Dula in Caldwell Co., Nc, 6 Nov 1905. At 32 years of age Alphus became the father of William L. Dula in Caldwell Co., Nc, 17 Feb 1908. At 36 years of age Alphus became the father of Annie Lena Dula in Caldwell Co., Nc, 10 Dec 1911. At 38 years of age Alphus became the father of Arnold Dula in Caldwell Co., Nc, 30 Apr 1913. At 45 years of age Alphus became the father of Oscar Demus Dula in Caldwell Co., Nc, 29 Nov 1920. (See Alphus Augustus Dula for the continuation of this line.)

At 19 years of age Martha became the mother of Etta Jane Dula in Caldwell Co., Nc, 4 Jun 1902. At 21 years of age Martha became the mother of Mary Elizabeth Dula in Caldwell Co., Nc, 20 Jun 1904. At 23 years of age Martha became the mother of Calvin Edward Dula in Caldwell Co., Nc, 6 Nov 1905. At 25 years of age Martha became the mother of William L. Dula in Caldwell Co., Nc, 17 Feb 1908. At 29 years of age Martha became the mother of Annie Lena Dula in Caldwell Co., Nc, 10 Dec 1911. At 30 years of age Martha became the mother of Arnold Dula in Caldwell Co., Nc, 30 Apr 1913. At 38 years of age Martha became the mother of Oscar Demus Dula in Caldwell Co., Nc, 29 Nov 1920. She was well known as "Grannie Dula". Loved by all. Always hadsomething to eat for you. Gave lots of attention to her grandchildren.

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Burial Sunset Cemetery, Granite Falls, NC

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