Nellie Elizabeth Missouri BECK

Nellie Elizabeth Missouri BECK[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14]

Female 1893 - 1918

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  • Born  16 Nov 1893  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  8 Jul 1918  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Hebron Church Cemetery, Garfield, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Nellie Elizabeth Missouri BECK, a daughter of Penelope Elizabeth Hooks and James Beck, was born on 16 November 1893 in Graymont, Emanuel County, Georgia. She was recorded at age 6, with her mother, in her grandfather's, Jeremiah Hooks', household in the 1900 Emanuel County census and as 16 years old in the 1910 Emanuel County census.

      She married Ellie Lee Claxton in April 1915 in Georgia. He was born on 28 August 1888 in Johnson County, Georgia, a son of Julie Elizabeth Dukes and John Henry Claxton.

      They had one son:

      i. Ellie Lee CLAXTON Jr.

      Ellie registered for the World War I draft in Montgomery County, Georgia, on 5 June 1917. His draft registration card contained the following information: Elley L. Claxton; age 28; address, Soperton, Ga.; born 28 August 1888; natural born citizen; born in Washington County, Bartow, Georgia; occupation, farming; self employed on D. E. Walker farm; dependents, wife; married; no previous military service; signed name E. L. Claxton; physical description: tall, slender, blue eyes, black hair, not bald; precinct 1657.

      Nellie died on 8 July 1918 in Emanuel County and was buried in Hebron Cemetery in Garfield.

      Ellie Sr. married second Nellie Hall on 3 March 1919 in Emanuel County and they had several children.

      When the 1920 Emanuel County census was recorded, Ellie Jr. was living with his grandmother and his step-grandfather, Augustus and Elizabeth Abernathy. The census recorded him as being two years and one month old and stated his relationship as son.

      By 1930 the Claxton family had moved to Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida where they resided at 234 King?s Road. The census recorded the family as follows: Ellie L. Claxton, head, rented home at $20 rental, owned a radio, age 42, married first at age 27, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia, proprietor, retail store, worked on own account, was not a veteran; Nellie, wife, housekeeper, age 31, married first at age 20, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia; Ellie L. Jr., son, age 12, attended school, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia; Hall L., son, age 10, attended school, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia; Minnie, daughter, age 8, attended school, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia; and, Ray J., son, age 6, attended school, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia.

      Ellie and family were recorded in the 1935 Florida Population census in Duval County as follows: Ellie Claxton, Route 5, Box 732, lives outside city limits, age 46, husband, white, born in Georgia, grammar school, home owner, works at service station; Nellie, age 37, wife, white, born in Georgia, grammar school, house wife; Hall, age 15, son, white, born in Georgia, grammar school, student; Mazie, age 13, daughter, white, born in Georgia, grammar school, student; and, Ray, age 11, son, white, born in Georgia, grammar school, student. Ellie Jr. was not present.

      Ellie died on 15 October 1965 in Jacksonville, and was buried in Edgewood Cemetery.

      Nellie Hall Claxton died 25 July 1995, also in Jacksonville, and was buried in Edgewood Cemetery.
    Person ID  I806  Boatright Genealogy
    Last Modified  15 Oct 2013 

    Father  James BECK,   d. Abt 1895, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Penelope Elizabeth HOOKS,   b. 6 Feb 1868, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1948, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  3 Oct 1892  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F159  Group Sheet

    Family  Ellie Lee CLAXTON, Sr.,   b. 28 Aug 1888, Johnson County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1965, Jacksonville, Duval County, FL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Apr 1915  GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Ellie Lee CLAXTON, Jr.,   b. 24 Aug 1917, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1994, DeKalb County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  24 May 2011 
    Family ID  F727  Group Sheet


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