GA Family Group Sheet for Gilbert Elbethel Lafayette FALLS Family #1

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SUBMITTED BY: Judith Jones DAVIS
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HUSBAND: Gilbert Elbethel Lafayette FALLS, Dr.
Birthdate: 3 July 1835 North Carolina
date and place of marriage: 6 October 1908 Gilmer County, Georgia
other marriages: Alice Victoria GREEN on 7 Sept. 1882 Fannin County,
Georgia
military service:
Death date: 6 October 1908 Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia
father: Gilbert FALLS
mother: Bathsheba CUNNINGHAM
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WIFE: Ruth Ellendor McCann HICKEY
Birthdate: 30 July 183 North Carolina or Georgia
Death date: aft 1910 living Fannin County, Georgia
mother's father: John D. HICKEY
mother's mother: Eve unknown
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CHILD 1: Gilbert Decalb FALLS
Birthdate: 12 June 1854 Georgia or Tennessee
Death date: bef 1860 Fannin County, Georgia
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CHILD 2: Margaret Arminda FALLS
Birthdate: 12 September 1856 Georgia or Tennessee
married: William Heinrich DAVENPORT
date and place of marriage: 12 September 1872 Fannin County, Georgia
other marriages:
Death date: aft 1910 living Fannin County, Georgia
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CHILD 3: Martin "Columbus" FALLS
Birthdate: 22 June 1859 Georgia
Death date: aft 1910 living Fannin County, Georgia
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CHILD 4: Evy Ellendor Bathsheba Jane FALLS
Birthdate: 30 April 1861 Georgia
Death date: bef 1870 Fannin County, Georgia
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CHILD 5: Benjamin Elbethel FALLSBirthdate: 7 September 1863
Georgia
Death date: bef 1870 Fannin County, Georgia
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CHILD 6: James William FALLS
Birthdate: 22 June 1866 Fannin County, Georgia
married: Susan SHELL
date and place of marriage: 22 March 1896 Fannin County, Georgia
other marriages:
Death date: 17 July 1901 Fannin County, Georgia
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CHILD 7: Augustus Ulysses FALLS
Birthdate: 18 December 1868 Fannin County, Georgia
married: Nancy DOTSON
date and place of marriage: 7 June 1899 Fannin County, Georgia
other marriages:
Death date: 31 October 1899 Fannin County, Georgia
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CHILD 8: Truman "Whitney" FALLS
Birthdate: October 1871 Fannin County, Georgia
married: Nancy GREEN
date and place of marriage: 24 June 1893 Fannin County, Georgia
other marriages:
Death date: aft 1910 living Fannin County, Georgia
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SOURCES:
census of, 1860-1910 Fannin County, Georgia
Fannin County, Georgia deed book B, page 429, page 430, 431, page 431, 432
Fannin County, Georgia Homestead book A, page 58, 59, 173,
Fannin County, Georgia deed book F, page 217-218, deed from Gilbert E.L.
Falls to his dau. Margaret A. Davenport and William H. Davenport
Fannin County, Georgia deed book K, page 703, 704, dated 3 Jan 1890,
Gilbert
EL Falls sold to Alice V. Falls for 25.00 of her own money and the natural
love and affection he has toward her, lot 312, 8th dist., 2nd. sect. cont.
160 acres, wit. E.S. Green, N.B. Culcher, NP, rec. 16 July 1890
Fannin County, Georgia deeds, numerous
Family Bible of G.E.L.Falls, NY American Bible Soc. 1890, in possession of
Barbara Mackey Chisson, Cleveland, Tenn.
Photocopy of the business card of Dr. G.E.L. Falls, also of his Druggists
Certificate for life, dated 1 April 1876, original of which is in
possession
of his granddaughter Margaret Falls Smith, Hoover, Alabama, also her Family
History Book,
State of Georgia, Bibb County, Jan. term 1875, page 254, application of
Gilbert E.L. Falls to American Board of Physicians for license to practice
medicine and surgery in said state; copied by Betty Falls Breakbill
"Facets of Fannin", page 22, T7, Office of the Clerk of Superior Court,
Gilbert E.L. Falls served August 1875-May 1877.
Pension application of Gilbert E.L. Falls, #1375492, National Archives,
pension rejected, claimed to be spy and scout, US vols. He was invalid and
in failing health in 1908 when he applied. Includes letter from J.M. Davis, MD
as to his condition. Letter from Martin B. Ewing, late Lt. Col. 2nd OH
Artil., Police Hd qts. City Hall, City of Cincinnati, on his behalf.
Letters from Dr. Falls. {14 pages in all.}
Microfilm of Confederate service cards; G.E.L. Falls, CoE, 25th Batt. Ga.
Inf., provost guard, Sergeant; Gilbert E.L.Falls, Co. H, 52Ga Inf.
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NOTES: Gilbert divorced Ruth then married Alice
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