MESSER Family

First Generation

1. Benjamin Franklin1 Messer(1135) (#6396) was born in Coosa Co., Al 10 Oct 1847.(1136) Benjamin died 19 Jun 1911 at 63 years of age.(1137)

He married Lucinda Caroline Moody 23 Apr 1868.(1138) (Lucinda Caroline Moody is #6397.) Lucinda was born in St. Clair Co., Al 1 Feb 1849.(1139) (Additional notes for Lucinda Caroline Moody(1140)) Lucinda died 16 Oct 1937 at 88 years of age.(1141) At 19 years of age Lucinda became the mother of Benjamin E. Messer in St. Clair Co., Al, 12 Jan 1869.(1142) At 21 years of age Lucinda became the mother of Chester 'Chet' C. Messer in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al, 15 Aug 1870.(1143) At 23 years of age Lucinda became the mother of William 'Will' A. Messer in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al, 27 Aug 1872.(1144) At 25 years of age Lucinda became the mother of Martha Elizabeth 'Shang' Messer in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al, 22 Jan 1875.(1145) At 28 years of age Lucinda became the mother of George Looney Messer in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al, 4 Mar 1877.(1146) At 30 years of age Lucinda became the mother of James Alonza 'Lon' Messer in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al, 16 May 1879.(1147) At 32 years of age Lucinda became the mother of Doctor Franklin 'Doc' Messer in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al, 17 Oct 1881.(1148) At 34 years of age Lucinda became the mother of S. Cynthia Messer in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al, 29 Nov 1883.(1149) At 39 years of age Lucinda became the mother of Francis Augustus Gibson 'Gib' Messer 20 Mar 1888.(1150) At 41 years of age Lucinda became the mother of Mary Theo 'Molly' Messer in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al, 5 Jun 1890.(1151) At 43 years of age Lucinda became the mother of Margie K. Messer in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al, 19 Jan 1893.(1152)

At 21 years of age Benjamin became the father of Benjamin E. Messer in St. Clair Co., Al, 12 Jan 1869.(1153) At 22 years of age Benjamin became the father of Chester 'Chet' C. Messer in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al, 15 Aug 1870.(1154) At 24 years of age Benjamin became the father of William 'Will' A. Messer in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al, 27 Aug 1872.(1155) At 27 years of age Benjamin became the father of Martha Elizabeth 'Shang' Messer in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al, 22 Jan 1875.(1156) At 29 years of age Benjamin became the father of George Looney Messer in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al, 4 Mar 1877.(1157) At 31 years of age Benjamin became the father of James Alonza 'Lon' Messer in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al, 16 May 1879.(1158) At 34 years of age Benjamin became the father of Doctor Franklin 'Doc' Messer in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al, 17 Oct 1881.(1159) At 36 years of age Benjamin became the father of S. Cynthia Messer in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al, 29 Nov 1883.(1160) At 40 years of age Benjamin became the father of Francis Augustus Gibson 'Gib' Messer 20 Mar 1888.(1161) At 42 years of age Benjamin became the father of Mary Theo 'Molly' Messer in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al, 5 Jun 1890.(1162) At 45 years of age Benjamin became the father of Margie K. Messer in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al, 19 Jan 1893.(1163)

Benjamin Franklin Messer and Lucinda Caroline Moody had the following children:

child + 2 i. Benjamin E.2 Messer was born 12 Jan 1869.

child + 3 ii. Chester 'Chet' C. Messer was born 15 Aug 1870.

child + 4 iii. William 'Will' A. Messer was born 27 Aug 1872.

child 5 iv. Martha Elizabeth 'Shang' Messer(1164) (#6338) was born in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al 22 Jan 1875.(1165) Martha died 1941 at 66 years of age.(1166) She married Lewis (Louis) Nathaniel Henderson in Coosa Co., Al, 25 Dec 1894.(1167) (Lewis (Louis) Nathaniel Henderson is #6017.) Lewis was born in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al 1873.(1168) Lewis(1169) was the son of Newton 'Newt' Harrolson Henderson and Martha Jane Bishop. Lewis died 1941 at 68 years of age.(1170) At 35 years of age Lewis became the father of Ethel Mae Henderson 4 Jan 1909.(1171) (See Lewis (Louis) Nathaniel Henderson for the continuation of this line.)

At 33 years of age Martha became the mother of Ethel Mae Henderson 4 Jan 1909.(1172)

child + 6 v. George Looney Messer was born 4 Mar 1877.

child + 7 vi. James Alonza 'Lon' Messer was born 16 May 1879.

child + 8 vii. Doctor Franklin 'Doc' Messer was born 17 Oct 1881.

child 9 viii. S. Cynthia Messer(1173) (#6160) was born in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al 29 Nov 1883.(1174) S. is deceased.(1175) She married Manuel Cowart 21 Nov 1901.(1176) (Manuel Cowart is #6373.) (Additional notes for Manuel Cowart(1177)) Manuel is deceased.(1178) (See Manuel Cowart for the continuation of this line.)

child + 10 ix. Francis Augustus Gibson 'Gib' Messer was born 20 Mar 1888.

child 11 x. Mary Theo 'Molly' Messer(1179) (#6028) was born in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al 5 Jun 1890.(1180) Mary died Apr 1977 at 86 years of age.(1181) She married twice. She married William Lee Vardamen.(1182) (William Lee Vardamen is #6383.) (Additional notes for William Lee Vardamen(1183)) William is deceased.(1184) (See William Lee Vardamen for the continuation of this line.) She married Charlie Clackley in Again In 1917???, 14 May 1904.(1185) (Charlie Clackley is #6379.) (Additional notes for Charlie Clackley(1186)) Charlie died in Drowned.(1187) (See Charlie Clackley for the continuation of this line.)

child 12 xi. Margie K. Messer(1188) (#6389) was born in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al 19 Jan 1893.(1189) Margie is deceased.(1190) She married G.B. Gay 15 Aug 1909.(1191) (G.B. Gay is #6390.) (Additional notes for G.B. Gay(1192)) G.B. is deceased.(1193) (See G.B. Gay for the continuation of this line.)

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