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Day, Bessie

Female 1926 - 1987  (61 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Day, Bessie was born on 2 Aug 1926 in Leslie, Kentucky, United States (daughter of Day, Joseph and Coots, Martha Jane); died on 12 Oct 1987 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Day, Joseph was born on 2 Mar 1883 in Causey, Leslie, Kentucky, United States (son of Day, John and Pennington, Judith); and died.

    Joseph married Coots, Martha Jane on 25 Jul 1910 in Leslie, Kentucky, United States. Martha (daughter of Coots, Henry M and Baker, Rebecca) was born in Apr 1884 in Cutshin, Leslie, Kentucky, United States; died in 1969 in Smilax, Leslie, Kentucky, United States. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Coots, Martha Jane was born in Apr 1884 in Cutshin, Leslie, Kentucky, United States (daughter of Coots, Henry M and Baker, Rebecca); died in 1969 in Smilax, Leslie, Kentucky, United States.
    Children:
    1. 1. Day, Bessie was born on 2 Aug 1926 in Leslie, Kentucky, United States; died on 12 Oct 1987 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States.
    2. Day, Willie was born in 1922 in Leslie, Kentucky, United States; died on 7 Jul 1954.
    3. Day, John Jewitt was born on 2 Mar 1915 in Leslie, Kentucky, United States; died in Apr 1985.
    4. Day, Jarvis was born in 1912 in Kentucky, United States.
    5. Day, Rebecca J. was born in 1919 in Kentucky, United States.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Day, John was born about 1839 in Virginia, United States (son of Day, George and Cornett, Mahala); and died.

    John married Pennington, Judith on 14 Jun 1877 in Harlan, Kentucky, United States. Judith (daughter of Pennington, Jesse and Lewis, Hannah Maria) was born between 1850 and 1855 in Harlan, Kentucky, United States; died on 4 Jan 1933 in Leslie, Kentucky, United States. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Pennington, Judith was born between 1850 and 1855 in Harlan, Kentucky, United States (daughter of Pennington, Jesse and Lewis, Hannah Maria); died on 4 Jan 1933 in Leslie, Kentucky, United States.
    Children:
    1. Day, Sarah was born between 1878 and 1884; died on 25 Feb 1952 in Perry, Kentucky, United States; was buried in Busy, Perry, Kentucky, United States.
    2. 2. Day, Joseph was born on 2 Mar 1883 in Causey, Leslie, Kentucky, United States; and died.
    3. Day, William was born in Jan 1882 in Floyd, Kentucky, United States; and died.
    4. Day, Felix was born on 3 Mar 1883 in Cutshin, Leslie, Kentucky, United States; died on 22 Apr 1962.
    5. Day, James was born on 16 Apr 1885 in Kentucky, United States; died on 29 Mar 1944 in Leslie, Kentucky, United States; was buried in Day Family Cemetery, Wooton, Leslie, Kentucky, United States.
    6. Day, Polly was born in 1890 in Perry, Kentucky, United States; and died.
    7. Day, Floyd was born in Feb 1894 in Cutshin, Leslie, Kentucky, United States; and died.

  3. 6.  Coots, Henry M was born about 1857 in Perry, Kentucky, United States (son of Coots, Henry and Shepherd, Malinda); died on 28 Apr 1897 in Leslie, Kentucky, United States.

    Henry married Baker, Rebecca on 14 Jul 1881 in Perry, Kentucky, United States. Rebecca (daughter of Baker, John Jackson and Maggard, Sarah) was born in 1861 in Cutshin, Leslie, Kentucky, United States; died on 6 Aug 1924 in Leslie, Kentucky, United States; was buried in Hyden, Leslie, Kentucky, United States. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Baker, Rebecca was born in 1861 in Cutshin, Leslie, Kentucky, United States (daughter of Baker, John Jackson and Maggard, Sarah); died on 6 Aug 1924 in Leslie, Kentucky, United States; was buried in Hyden, Leslie, Kentucky, United States.
    Children:
    1. Coots, Lilley was born on 26 Aug 1880 in Yeaddiss, Leslie, Kentucky, United States; died on 3 Sep 1958 in Harlan, Kentucky, United States.
    2. 3. Coots, Martha Jane was born in Apr 1884 in Cutshin, Leslie, Kentucky, United States; died in 1969 in Smilax, Leslie, Kentucky, United States.
    3. Coots, Polly was born on 22 Apr 1891 in Yeaddiss, Leslie, Kentucky, United States; died in Mar 1975 in Leslie, Kentucky, United States.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Day, George was born about 1814 in Virginia, United States (son of Day, William H. Sr. and Brown, Jane); died on 10 Mar 1888 in Letcher, Kentucky, United States.

    George married Cornett, Mahala on 26 Jul 1834 in Perry, Kentucky, United States. Mahala was born about 1814 in Kentucky, United States; died on 26 Jan 1888 in Leslie, Kentucky, United States; was buried in 1888 in Couch Cemetery, Hyden, Leslie, Kentucky, United States. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Cornett, Mahala was born about 1814 in Kentucky, United States; died on 26 Jan 1888 in Leslie, Kentucky, United States; was buried in 1888 in Couch Cemetery, Hyden, Leslie, Kentucky, United States.
    Children:
    1. Day, Jane Hatfield was born in Jun 1843 in Letcher, Kentucky, United States; died on 16 Sep 1915 in Letcher, Kentucky, United States; was buried in Maggard Cemetery, Partridge, Letcher, Kentucky, United States.
    2. 4. Day, John was born about 1839 in Virginia, United States; and died.
    3. Day, Malinda was born about 1843; and died.
    4. Day, Mary was born in 1847 in Perry, Kentucky, United States.
    5. Day, Rebecca was born about 1848 in Perry, Kentucky, United States.
    6. Day, Lucinda was born in 1845 in Perry, Kentucky, United States.
    7. Day, William was born in 1835 in Perry, Kentucky, United States.

  3. 10.  Pennington, Jesse was born in Jun 1824 in Harlan, Kentucky, United States (son of Pennington, Aaron and Coldiron, Ann); died on 21 Feb 1912 in Salyersville, Magoffin, Kentucky, United States.

    Jesse married Lewis, Hannah Maria on 9 Aug 1843 in Perry, Kentucky, United States. Hannah (daughter of Lewis, Judge John Jarrett and Morgan, Mary Elizabeth) was born on 30 Apr 1828 in Harlan, Kentucky, United States; died on 18 Apr 1909 in Clover Fork, Harlan, Kentucky, United States. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Lewis, Hannah Maria was born on 30 Apr 1828 in Harlan, Kentucky, United States (daughter of Lewis, Judge John Jarrett and Morgan, Mary Elizabeth); died on 18 Apr 1909 in Clover Fork, Harlan, Kentucky, United States.
    Children:
    1. Pennington, Jennie was born in 1844; died in 1936.
    2. 5. Pennington, Judith was born between 1850 and 1855 in Harlan, Kentucky, United States; died on 4 Jan 1933 in Leslie, Kentucky, United States.
    3. Pennington, Rosanna was born in Oct 1855 in Kentucky, United States.
    4. Pennington, Malinda was born in 1859.
    5. Pennington, Mary Elizabeth was born in 1870 in Kentucky, United States; died in in Virginia, United States.

  5. 12.  Coots, Henry was born in 1820 in Russell, Virginia, United States; died after 1870.

    Henry married Shepherd, Malinda in 1844. Malinda was born on 19 Aug 1822 in Virginia, United States; died on 5 Mar 1880 in Delphia, Perry, Kentucky, United States. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Shepherd, Malinda was born on 19 Aug 1822 in Virginia, United States; died on 5 Mar 1880 in Delphia, Perry, Kentucky, United States.
    Children:
    1. Coots, Nancy was born about 1848 in Kentucky, United States; died on 6 Oct 1918 in Leslie, Kentucky, United States.
    2. Coots, Lucinda was born on 1 May 1850 in Perry, Kentucky, United States; died on 18 Jan 1901 in Leslie, Kentucky, United States.
    3. Coots, Pollyanna was born on 28 Mar 1855; died on 17 Mar 1917 in Leslie, Kentucky, United States.
    4. 6. Coots, Henry M was born about 1857 in Perry, Kentucky, United States; died on 28 Apr 1897 in Leslie, Kentucky, United States.

  7. 14.  Baker, John Jackson was born on 18 Feb 1826 in Perry, Kentucky, United States (son of Baker, John Jackson and Campbell, Mary); died on 19 Mar 1902 in Big Rock, Leslie, Kentucky, United States; was buried in Yeaddiss, Leslie, Kentucky, United States.

    John married Maggard, Sarah about 1856. Sarah (daughter of Maggard, John Benjamin and Adams, Sarah) was born on 10 Feb 1835 in Perry, Kentucky, United States; died in 1902 in Leslie, Kentucky, United States. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Maggard, Sarah was born on 10 Feb 1835 in Perry, Kentucky, United States (daughter of Maggard, John Benjamin and Adams, Sarah); died in 1902 in Leslie, Kentucky, United States.
    Children:
    1. 7. Baker, Rebecca was born in 1861 in Cutshin, Leslie, Kentucky, United States; died on 6 Aug 1924 in Leslie, Kentucky, United States; was buried in Hyden, Leslie, Kentucky, United States.
    2. Baker, Henry Lewis Sr was born in Mar 1852 in Cutshin, Leslie, Kentucky, United States; died on 13 Nov 1922 in Big Rock, Leslie, Kentucky, United States; was buried in 1922 in Yeaddiss, Leslie, Kentucky, United States.
    3. Baker, William Lewis was born on 16 Sep 1852 in Perry, Kentucky, United States; died on 3 Apr 1927 in Leslie, Kentucky, United States; was buried in Big Fork, Leslie, Kentucky, United States.
    4. Baker, Nancy was born in Aug 1853 in Perry (now Leslie), Kentucky, United States; died in 1900; was buried in 1900 in Henry L. Baker Cemetery, Yeaddiss, Leslie, Kentucky, United States.
    5. Baker, Mary Jane was born on 4 Apr 1854 in Perry, Kentucky, United States; died in 1929.
    6. Baker, Sarah was born in 1859 in Perry, Kentucky, United States; died on 1 Feb 1891 in Wise, Virginia, United States.