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U.S. Grant VERNON

Cleo, U.S. and Margarette
Cleo, U.S., Margarette
1915



Joy, Ralph, Margarette
Joy, Ralph, Margarette
spouse: (1)Fannie HUGHES   (2)Cleopatra (Cleo) HOSKINS

 NAME.................... Ulysses Simpson Grant VERNON
 BIRTH/PLACE/RECORDS..... 3 NOV 1883 Crockett TN
 MARRIAGE/PLACE/RECORDS.. (1)25 SEP 1904 Crockett Co TN
                          (2)26 JUL 1911 Trenton Gibson Co TN
 DIED/PLACE/RECORDS...... 10 AUG 1940 Jackson TN
 BURIAL.................. Elizabeth Methodist Church Cemetary Crockett TN
 PARENTS................. Thomas A VERNON & Nancy J WILLIAMS
 GRANDPARENTS............ Obediah VERNON & Elizabeth Jane GOOLSBY

 > WIFE..................(1)Fannie HUGHES   (2)Cleopatra (Cleo)Elizabeth HOSKINS
 BIRTH/PLACE/RECORDS.....                      17 FEB 1889 Rutherford, Gibson Co TN
 DIED/PLACE/RECORDS......                         JUL 1954 Jackson, Madison Co TN
 BURIAL.................. (2)Elizabeth Methodist Church Cemetary Crockett TN
 PARENTS................. (2)Stephen Edward HOSKINS & Nancy (Sue) MAYS

 CHILDREN................ 6 (all by Cleo HOSKINS)

 Note:  Cleo was a cousin to Fannie HUGHES. All of US and Cleos' children were
       born in Rutherford, Gibson Co TN., except for Margarette, who was born in
       Crockett Co TN.

        US Grant Vernon was a farmer, but lost his farm in the Great Depression.
       He became a teacher and then a salesman. Later he worked as a guard at
       the Jackson TN Coca-Cola plant, where he was attacked and killed by two
       men, one of whom he had befriended by securing a job.

        His daughter, Margarette, a nurse, was on duty at the hospital when he was
       brought in.

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* CHILD 1................. Billy VERNON b & d 22 MAY 1912 (stillborn)
                             buried Walnut Grove Cem, Gibson Co TN

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* CHILD 2................ Margarette Frances VERNON b 7 OCT 1914
MARRIAGE.................. Earl WILSON 2 Sep 1944 Santa Monica, CA
DIED/PLACE/BURIAL......... 4 AUG 2002 Tuscon, Pima AZ
CHILDREN..................
                           1. Living WILSON

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* CHILD 3................. William Ralph VERNON b 16 AUG 1916
                                                d 21 SEP 1998
MARRIAGE.................. Laura Kathleen UNDERWOOD 8 NOV 1935
                            in Jonesboro Craighead Co AR
                                                b 29 JUL 1915
                                                d 17 DEC 1993
CHILDREN.................. 3 Living daughters

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* CHILD 4................. Jessie Blanche VERNON b 13 FEB 1919
                                                 d 27 FEB 1919

  notes: died from Typhoid fever.
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* CHILD 5................. Thomas Edward VERNON b 22 FEB 1923
                                                d    AUG 1924

  notes: died from Colitis.
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* CHILD 6................. Joy Nell VERNON b 31 AUG 1925
MARRIAGE................. (1) LeRoy STANLAND, Jr. 7 Aug 1944
                                           b 18 DEC 1918 Wilmington, NC
                                           d 15 MAY 1952 Memphis, Shelby Co TN
                                     burial: 16 May 1952, Jackson, Madison Co TN
                                son of LeRoy STANLAND, Sr. and Audrey WHITE
                           
                          (2) Spencer Allen TRUEX, Jr. 1 Oct 1959 Jackson Madison Co TN
                                           b 31 JUL 1916 Jackson, Madison Co TN
                                son of Spencer TRUEX, Sr. and Lida HICKS
DIED/PLACE/BURIAL......... 
CHILD 6................... (1) 1 Living daughter, 1 Living son
                           (2) 1 Living child

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   Sources:
            Family records, marriage records, death records