Martha Missouri LANIER

Martha Missouri LANIER[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20]

Female 1888 - 1941

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  • Born  9 Aug 1888  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  13 Feb 1941  Pompano, Broward County, FL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Rosemary Cemetery, Candler County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Martha Missouri LANIER (Alice V.4 Burt, Mary Ann3, Reubin2, Daniel1), a daughter of Alice V. Burt and James Hudson Lanier, was born on 9 August 1888 in Emanuel County, Georgia. She was named as a daughter, age 1, in her parents' household in the 1880 Emanuel County census and as aged 20 in the 1900 Emanuel County census.

      She married Phelix H. Edenfield on 17 March 1901 in Emanuel County. He was born on 3 May 1881 according to Social Security records or on 21 December 1880 if his World War I draft registration card is correct. Then, if cemetery inscriptions are correct, he was born on 3 May 1882. He was born in Emanuel County, a son of Calcy Ann Sutton and Richard Columbus Edenfield.

      They were first recorded in the 1910 Emanuel County census, as follows: Felix Edenfield, head, age 29, married 9 years, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia, farmer, general farm, could read and write; Missouri, wife, age 30, mother of four children all of whom were living, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia, farm laborer, general farm, could read and write; Inez, daughter, age 6, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia; Stella, daughter, age 4, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia; Ora, daughter [sic], age 2, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia; and Irene, daughter, age 2 months, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia. They lived beside James and Alice Lanier, Missouri's parents.

      Phelix registered for the draft in World War I. His draft registration card provided the following information: Phelix H. Edenfield; P. O. Graymont, Candler County, Georgia; age 37, born 21 December 1880; farmer, self-employed at Graymont; nearest relative, Missouri Edenfield of Graymont; signed P. H. Edenfield; physical description, medium height, medium build, blue eyes, black hair; registered 12 September 1918.

      The family was recorded in the 1920 Candler County, Georgia census as follows: Phelix H. Edenfield, head, age 39, married, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia, farmer, general farm; M. Missouri, wife, age 40, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia; Inez, daughter, age 15, attends school, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia; Stella, daughter, age 13, attends school, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia; Orie, son, age 11, attends school, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia; Irene, daughter, age 10, attends school, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia; and, Allice E., daughter, age 5, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia.

      By 1930, the family had moved to Pompano, Florida. They were recorded there in the 1930 Broward County census as follows: Phlix Edenfield, head, rented home at renal of $8, did not live on a farm, age 50, married first at age 23, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia, laborer on truck farm, wage earner, was working at time of the census, was not a veteran; Missouri, wife, housekeeper, age 45, married first at age 18, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia; Ora, son, age 20, single, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia, laborer on truck farm, wage earner, was working at time of the census; Irene, daughter, 18, single, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia; Elese, daughter, age 14, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia; and, Evelyn, daughter, age 7, attended school, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia.

      The family was recorded in the 1940 Broward County census in a rented house, $10 rental, in Pompano, as follows: P. H. Edenfield, head, age 58, married, completed six grades of education, born in Georgia, lived in the same place on 1 April 1935, was working the week of 24 March, worked 80 hours the week of 24 March, watchman at railroad, wage earner, worked 16 weeks in 1939, had income of $288 in 1939, had no other source of income; Missouri Edenfield, answered census questions, wife, age 57, married, completed six grades of education, born in Georgia, lived in the same place on 1 April 1935, was working the week of 24 March, worked 52 hours the week of 24 March, sewing project for WPA, government wage earner, worked 11 weeks in 1939, had wage income of $90 in 1939, had no other source of income; and, Evelyn Edenfield, daughter, single, completed 8 grades of education, born in Georgia, lived in the same place on 1 April 1935, engaged in housework, had no source of income.

      They had eight children:

      i. Inez EDENFIELD
      ii. Stella EDENFIELD
      iii. Orie Edward EDENFIELD Sr.
      iv. Irene EDENFIELD
      v. Albert EDENFIELD b: 30 Jan. 1911;
      d. 15 Sep 1915; Buried Rosemary
      Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
      vi. Alice Elise EDENFIELD
      vii. Evelyn EDENFIELD
      viii. Corine EDENFIELD b. 15 Nov. 1918,
      d. 6 Feb. 1919, buried New
      Beulah Cemetery, Ollifftown,
      Candler County

      Missouri died on 13 February 1941 in Pompano, Broward County, Florida, and was buried at Rosemary Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Candler County, Georgia.

      Phelix lived with his daughter Alice and her family when the 1945 Florida state census was taken. He was recorded as being 63, born in Georgia, grammar school education, and a watchman.

      He was listed in 1946 to 1954 Fort Lauderdale city directories as a resident, with his daughter Alice, at different addresses: 905 NE 1st Street, 1946; 195-A BC Airport Street, 1952 and 1954. In 1950 he was a resident of 1512 N. Andrews Avenue, which was the same residence as his daughter Evelyn.

      Phelix died on 11 June 1966 in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida. He were buried beside Missouri at Rosemary Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
    Person ID  I195  Boatright Genealogy
    Last Modified  17 Jan 2014 

    Father  James Hudson LANIER,   b. 19 Nov 1848, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1910, Emanuel County, GA [now Candler Co., GA] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Alice V. BURT,   b. Aug 1853, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1922, Candler County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1874 
    Family ID  F41  Group Sheet

    Family  Phelix H. EDENFIELD,   b. 3 May 1882, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1966, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, FL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Mar 1901  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Inez EDENFIELD,   b. 17 Jun 1903, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1986, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, FL Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Stella EDENFIELD,   b. 8 May 1905, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1991, Edgefield, Edgefield County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Orie Edward EDENFIELD, Sr.,   b. 26 Jul 1908, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1968, Savannah, Chatham County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Irene EDENFIELD,   b. 30 Jan 1910, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1992, Candler County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Albert EDENFIELD,   b. 30 Jan 1911, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1915, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. Alice Elise EDENFIELD,   b. 16 Feb 1915, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1993, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, FL Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. Evelyn EDENFIELD,   b. 21 May 1921, Metter, Candler County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 2007, Mill Valley, Marin County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  10 Oct 2010 
    Family ID  F177  Group Sheet


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