Terry Mason's Family History Site

Major lines: Allen, Beck, Borden, Buck, Burden, Carpenter, Carper, Cobb, Cook, Cornell, Cowan, Daffron, Davis, Downing, Faubion, Fauntleroy, Fenter, Fishback, Foulks, Gray, Harris, Heimbach, Henn, Holland, Holtzclaw, Jackson, Jameson, Johnson, Jones, King, Lewis, Mason, Massengill, McAnnally, Moore, Morgan, Overstreet, Price, Peck, Rice, Richardson, Rogers, Samuel, Smith, Taylor, Thomas, Wade, Warren, Weeks, Webb, Wodell, Yeiser, Boyce, Branch, Cooper, Jackson, Mann, Nichols, Prior, Sweeting.


Selected Families and Individuals


Andrew John Rankine

RESEARCHER: Margaret Rankine sent information to C.Mason on 20 May 2002.

CHRISTENED: 24 June 1984 All Saints Church, Woodham, Surrey.

On 1 Dec 2011, Laurie Branch phoned Carol Mason to say that he had heard from John Rankine via regular mail that John & Margaret's son, Andrew, had been killed on 29 Aug 2011 in a car accident.  No other details were given.  Later that same month, we also received a letter from Margaret & John telling us about their son's death & also about the birth of their grandson born to Laura & Chris on 14 October 2011.

More complete death & burial information obtained from an e-mail from Margaret Rankine on 6 Jan 2013.

Marriage Notes for Christopher Matthew Ward and Laura Elizabeth Rankine-75975

Information received from correspondence with Margaret Rankine.

John James Graham

Year of death obtained from obituary of his wife.

Mary Ann McInnes

Obituary lists her name, & her husband & parents, & states that she was 78 years of age at the time of her death.  However, no dates are listed.  Just states that she died in a Toronto hospital & lists place of burial.

In Sep 2010, Erma Jackson stated that Mary Ann developed mental problems in her adult years, but doesn't know exactly when, or what the problem was.  Says that she was admitted to an appropriate hospital.

Darcy Kenneth Graham

Name obtained from obituary of mother Mary Ann Graham.  States that he was living in California.

California Death Index, 1940-1997:
Name: Darcy K Graham
Social Security #: 547051666
Birth Date: 16 Feb 1898
Birthplace: Canada
Death Date: 27 May 1966
Death Place: San Joaquin
Mother's Maiden Name: MacInnes

U.S. Army WW II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946:
Name: Darcy K Graham
Birth Year: 1898
Race: White, citizen (White)
State of Residence: California County or City: San Joaquin
Enlistment Date: 17 Sep 1942
Enlistment State: California
Enlistment City: Stockton
Field Branch: Air Corps
Branch Code: Air Corps
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Army of the United States - includes the following: Voluntary enlistments effective December 8, 1941 and thereafter; One year enlistments of National Guardsman whose State enlistment expires while in the Federal Service; Officers appointed in the Army of
Source: Civil Life Education: 4 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Retail managers
Marital Status: Married
Height: 70
Weight: 152

Edith A. MacPherson

California Death Index, 1940=1997:
Name: Edith A Graham [Edith A MacPherson]
Social Security #: 557304643
Sex: Female
Birth Date: 2 Jan 1901
Birthplace: California
Death Date: 9 Oct 1992
Death Place: San Joaquin
Father's Surname: MacPherson

First name & middle initial obtained from U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006:
Name: Edith A Graham
Birth Date: 2 Jan 1901
Death Date: 9 Oct 1992
Relation: Wife of Graham, D'Arcy Kenneth
Cemetery: Golden Gate National Cemetery
Cemetery Address: 1300 Sneath Lane San Bruno, CA 94066
Buried At: Section 2c Site 1935

Orlo V. Dean

Correct name & birth year obtained from the 1925 Iowa State Census which gives his age as 33 years.  Census was taken in Pottawattamie County.

Ora or Orie D. Balcom

Birth place from Iowa State Census of 1895.

Florence Dean

Name & birth information obtained from the 1925 Iowa State Census.

The 1930 US Census now shows her living in Sherman Township, Montgomery, Iowa as a servant to Clifford & Beatrice Holtmyer.

William T. Dean

All information obtained from the 1925 Iowa State Census which states that he is 76 years old.

Emily C. Wright

Name & birth state & country obtained from the 1925 Iowa State Census.

Marriage Notes for William T. Dean and Emily C. Wright-80642

Place of marriage obtained from the 1925 Iowa State Census.