Descendants of JOHN RILEY FRAZIER (3 Generations) Including notes and additional research updated: Oct 15, 2003 ROBERT FRAZIER was born about 1823 in TN, and died before 1870. He was married three times and had 11 children before 1870. His third wife was MARY ELIZABETH Frazier (last name unknown). She was born about 1827 in Virginia, and died after 1880. Robert is on page 138 of 1860 Census of Wayne Co, TN living in district six in the township of Ashland. MARY ELIZABETH FRAZIER, the third wife of Robert is on the 1870 Wayne Co, TN Census in district 6 page 463 and the 1880 Wayne Co, TN Census in district 5 on page 28. She is listed as a widow. She was born in Virginia and both of her parents also listed as born in Virginia. The eleven children born to ROBERT FRAZIER in order of birth include; WILLIAM Homer Frazier, SARAH "Sallie" Frazier (Suratt), SAMUEL Frazier, JOHN Riley Frazier, ROBERT Frazier, GEORGE N. Frazier, THOMAS Sidney Frazier, URSULA Elizabeth Frazier (Warren), MARY Ann "Annie" Frazier (Jackson), MARTHA Frazier (Whitehead) and James Andrew Frazier. Most of this family remained in or around Wayne Co, TN while John and Sarah moved to Dyer Co, TN, were both are buried. Some of the descendants of Thomas Frazier moved to Oklahoma and Arizona. John Riley Frazier served 3 years and 7 months in the Confederate Army, and was injured in the battle of Franklin. As a Private in the 9th Tenn. Calvary he was captured by the Federals while recovering from his injury in December 1864. He was released on January 28, 1865 in Nashville only to return to his company that later surrendered in May of 1865 near Boonville, MS. He was discribed by the Federals as having a fair complexion, light hair, blue eyes and 6 feet in height. John never recovered from his wounds. His right hip was dislocated during the war and caused his right leg to be one inch shorter than the left. He had a depression just above and in front of his right ear, that caused great pain. He farmed all of his life and lived to be 77 years old. Descendants of JOHN RILEY FRAZIER Generation No. 1 1. JOHN RILEY FRAZIER was born Mar 07, 1845 in Wayne Co, TN, and died Aug 05, 1922 in Dyersburg, Dyer Co, TN. He married (1) MELVINA CATHERINE "SISSIE" POPE Jul 26, 1865 in Wayne Co, TN4, daughter of ELIJAH & MARY POPE. She was born 1841 in Wayne Co, TN, and died Abt. 1885 in Decatur Co, TN. He married (2) NANCY "NANNIE" CATHERINE LONG Oct 03, 1887 in Wayne Co, TN, daughter of JOHN LONG and NANCY LEE. She was born May 01, 1871 in Decatur Co, TN, and died May 14, 1947 in Memphis, TN. Notes for JOHN RILEY FRAZIER: A Private in Eldridge's Battery, TN Artillery, C.S.A. John enlisted Oct 15, 1861 in Wayne Co, TN, and was paroled May 10, 1865 in Booneville, MS. This company was later known as Captain Wright's, Captain J.W. Mebane's and ending as Captain J.W. Phillips' Light Artillery Company C.S.A. Census: 1870 Wayne Co, TN Dist:6 PG:462B Census: 1880 Decatur Co, TN Dist:3 ED:26 SHT:13 LN:22 Census: 1910 Gibson Co, TN Dist:10 SHT:9B Census: 1920 Dyer Co, TN ED:27 PG:5 More About JOHN RILEY FRAZIER: Burial: Hurricane Hill Cem., Dyer Co, TN Military service: Oct 15, 1861, Capt. J.W. Phillips Lt. Artillery Co C.S.A. Pension Appl.: Jun 18, 1906, Gibson Co, TN Soldier S08269 Sep 11, 1922, Dyer Co, TN Widow W07803 Notes for NANCY "NANNIE" CATHERINE LONG: Shelby Co, TN Death Certificate. No:11363 of 201 Cedar Ave., Memphis, TN Widow-Husband: John R. Frazier / Informant: John H. Whitaker Burial: Fairview Cem., Dyersburg, TN Children of JOHN FRAZIER and MELVINA POPE are: 2. i. WILLIAM ANDREW FRAZIER, b. Dec 20, 1867, Wayne Co, TN; d. Jun 20, 1940, Gibson Co, TN. ii. MARY ELIZABETH "LESSIE" FRAZIER, b. Dec 1869, Wayne Co, TN; m. WILLIAM "BUD" MARLOW, Jul 04, 1886, Wayne Co, TN; b. 1862, TN. 3. iii. ROBERT RILEY FRAZIER, b. Mar 28, 1874, Wayne Co, TN; d. Mar 24, 1920, Gibson Co, TN. 4. iv. GEORGE WESLEY FRAZIER, b. Jun 28, 1880, Wayne Co, TN; d. Feb 1957, Gibson Co, TN. Children of JOHN FRAZIER and NANCY LONG are: 5. v. MARGARET PEARL FRAZIER, b. 1887, Wayne Co, TN; d. Dec 11, 1914, Memphis, TN. 6. vi. MINNIE MAIE FRAZIER, b. 1891, Wayne Co, TN; d. Apr 02, 1941, Memphis, TN. 7. vii. JOHN EULIE FRAZIER, b. Sep 01, 1893, Wayne Co, TN; d. May 20, 1964, Dyersburg, TN. viii. JESSIE FRAZIER, b. Mar 28, 1896, Perry Co, TN; d. Aug 15, 1921, Dyer Co, TN; m. JIM WILLIAMS 1916, Burrdett, AR. 8. ix. LULA BELLE FRAZIER, b. Aug 28, 1899, Perry Co, TN; d. Apr 1975, East Prairie, MO. 9. x. ROBERT "BOB" TAYLOR FRAZIER, b. Mar 18, 1903, Perry Co, TN; d. May 07, 1952, Maury City, TN. xi. AULTIE BELLE FRAZIER, b. Mar 28, 1906, Gibson Co, TN; d. Dec 23, 1943, Dyer Co, TN, bur. Hurricane Hill Cem., Dyer Co, TN 10. xii. EULA V. FRAZIER, b. Dec 12, 1909, Gibson Co, TN; d. Mar 05, 1973, Crockett Co, TN. Generation No. 2 2. WILLIAM ANDREW "BUD" FRAZIER was born Dec 20, 1867 in Wayne Co, TN, and died Jun 20, 1940 in Gibson Co, TN. He married LILLIE MAY LINEBERRY Aft. 1894, daughter of JOHN & ADALINE LINEBERRY. She was born Apr 1866 in TN, and died 1928 in Gibson Co, TN. Both are buried at Walnut Grove Cem., Gibson Co, TN. Notes for WILLIAM ANDREW "BUD" FRAZIER: Census: 1900 Perry Co, TN Dist:1 ED:115 PG:3B FN:51 Census: 1920 Gibson Co, TN Dist:6 ED:47 PG:2A Census: 1930 Poinsett Co, AR Marked Tree PG:3B William lived the his last 20 years of life in Marked Tree Arkansas. In 1930 his listed his occupation as a Stonemiller. Notes for LILLIE MAY LINEBERRY: Census: 1870 Wayne Co, TN Dist:3 PG:52 HN:34 Children of WILLIAM FRAZIER and LILLIE LINEBERRY are: i. ALBERT EARL FRAZIER, b. Aug 03, 1899, TN; d. Feb 12, 1922, Gibson Co, TN bur. Walnut Grove Cem., Gibson Co, TN ii. FLORENCE FRAZIER, b. Aft. 1900. 11. iii. GLEN KIRK FRAZIER, b. Dec 27, 1903, Perry Co, TN; d. Apr 12, 1974, Gibson Co, TN. iv. EDNA E. FRAZIER, b. Feb 28, 1906; d. Dec 1979, Gibson Co, TN; m. CLAUD A. ROBINSON; b. Sep 18, 1884; d. Nov 15, 1969, Gibson Co, TN. Both are buried at Walnut Grove Cem., Gibson Co, TN. 3. ROBERT RILEY "EIDE" FRAZIER was born Mar 28, 1874 in Wayne Co, TN, and died Mar 24, 1920 in Gibson Co, TN13. He married ADA BELLE TAYLOR Nov 08, 1908 in Dyer Co, TN. She was born Sep 29, 1887 in Arkansas, and died Jan 18, 1965 in Chicago, Illinois. Robert is buried at Harper's Chapel Cem., Gibson Co, TN. Notes for ROBERT RILEY "EIDE" FRAZIER: Census: 1920, Gibson Co, TN Dist:16 ED:61 PG:4B Children of ROBERT FRAZIER and ADA TAYLOR are: i. BERTHA ANN FRAZIER, b. Nov 16, 1909, Gibson Co, TN; d. Nov 24, 1991, Chicago, ILL. ii. RUBY FRAZIER, b. Oct 11, 1911, TN; d. Oct 03, 2000, Weakley Co, TN; m. LILLIAN LINSON. Ruby is buried at Alamo Cem., Obion Co, TN 12. iii. JOHN CALVIN FRAZIER, b. Dec 27, 1913, Gibson Co, TN; d. May 31, 1991, Weakley Co, TN. iv. ELIZABETH "MIMA" IMOGENE FRAZIER, b. Nov 25, 1915; d. Apr 06, 1972. 13. v. WILLARD H. FRAZIER, b. 1917; d. 1945. vi. OLLIE FRED FRAZIER, b. Dec 12, 1919. 4. GEORGE WESLEY FRAZIER was born Jun 28, 1880 in Wayne Co, TN, and died Feb 1957 in Gibson Co, TN. He married (1) MANDY FRAZIER UNKNOWN Aft. 1900. He married (2) MARY ROSE TAYLOR Aug 28, 1904 in Dyer Co, TN, daughter of JOHN TAYLOR and MIMA CAGLE. She was born Mar 28, 1880 in Missouri, and died Feb 17, 1945 in Gibson Co, TN. George & Mary are buried at White Rose Cem., Gibson Co, TN. Child of GEORGE FRAZIER and MANDY Unknown is: i. ELISE MONROE FRAZIER, b. Aug 25, 1902, Gibson Co, TN; d. Apr 11, 1984, Tiptonville, Lake Co, TN. Children of GEORGE FRAZIER and MARY TAYLOR are: ii. JOHNNY5 FRAZIER, b. 1906. 14. iii. LILLY MAI FRAZIER, b. Feb 02, 1909, Gibson Co, TN; d. Jan 27, 1954, Wichita, Kansas. iv. DODD FRAZIER, b. Aug 01, 1911, TN; d. Dec 30, 1987, Ark. v. SAM FRAZIER, b. Aug 31, 1913, TN; d. Oct 28, 1997, Stoddard Co, MO. vi. TINCYLEAN "PAULINE" FRAZIER, b. 1918. 5. MARGARET PEARL FRAZIER was born 1887 in Wayne Co, TN, and died Dec 11, 1914 in Memphis, TN. She married JIM WILLIAMS 1912 in AR. He was born 1877 TN. Notes for MARGARET PEARL FRAZIER: Margaret died from Molaria (Congestive Chill) at her sister's house Minnie Frazier Whitaker at 239 Cassitt Place Memphis, TN. She spent 6 days in a hospital at Blytheville, Ark and was buried by Thompson Brothers. 176 N. Main in Steele MO. The informant was her husband J.A. Williams of Steele MO. More About JIM WILLIAMS: Residence: Aug 15, 1921, Yarbro, Miss. Co., ARK Child of MARGARET FRAZIER and JIM WILLIAMS is: i. ESAU WILLIAMS, b. 1913, Ark. 6. MINNIE MAIE FRAZIER was born 1891 in Wayne Co, TN, and died Apr 02, 1941 in Memphis, Shelby Co, TN. She married COSTON FRANKLIN WHITAKER Aft. 1910 in Memphis, Shelby Co, TN, son of HENRY WHITAKER and MARIA LITTLE. He was born Mar 01, 1880 in Saulsbury Co., NC, and died May 07, 1957 in Memphis, Shelby Co, TN. Notes for COSTON FRANKLIN WHITAKER: Caustin was a Street Car Motor Man in Memphis and wrote weather articles under the name Professor Whitaker, for the Memphis Press Semiter. Burial: Memphis Memory Gardens, Memphis, TN Census: 1920, Shelby Co, TN Dist-2 Ed167 Pg4A Children of MINNIE FRAZIER and COSTON WHITAKER are: i. ETHEL PAULINE WHITAKER, b. 1914. Burial: Memorial Park, Memphis, TN ii. JOHN HENRY WHITAKER, b. Jun 02, 1916, TN; d. Apr 29, 1969, Memphis, TN. Burial: Memphis Memory Gardens, Memphis, TN iii. ROBERT F. WHITAKER, b. Jun 1919. iv. WILLIAM GRADY WHITAKER, b. Jun 17, 1922, TN; d. Mar 14, 1990, Memphis, TN. v. DOROTHY WHITAKER was born Nov 05, 1927, and died Jan 11, 1976. She married (1) Mr. LEARNED. She married (2) Mr. TENHET. Headstone reads Dorothy Learned Tenhet 7. JOHN EULIE FRAZIER was born Sep 01, 1893 in Wayne Co, TN, and died May 20, 1964 in Dyersburg, TN. He married (1) ETTA LOUISE HINSON Dec 12, 1909 in Gibson Co, TN. She was born 1896 in Alabama, and died Mar 1927 in TN. He married (2) JANIE FRANCES DAVIS Abt. 1930, daughter of ROBERT DAVIS and BEULAH YOUNG. She was born Jul 03, 1914 in TN, and died Apr 04, 1994 in Dyersburg, TN. Notes for JOHN EULIE FRAZIER & JANIE FRANCES DAVIS: Burial: Friendship Cemetery, Crockett Co, TN Notes for JANIE FRANCES DAVIS: MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL- Wednesday, April 6, 1994 DYERSBURG - JANIE FRANCES FRAZIER, 80, homemaker, died Monday of septicemia at Parkview Hospital. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Halls Funeral Home with burial in Friendship (Tenn.) Cemetery. She was a member of Phillips Street Church of Christ. Mrs. Frazier, the widow of John E. Frazier, leaves a daughter, Mary Jane Rice of Dyersburg; a sister, Laverne Holmes of Humboldt, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Children of JOHN FRAZIER and ETTA HINSON are: i. LESSIE FRAZIER, b. 1917, Middle, TN; d. Feb 1918, Steele, MO. ii. PLUMMER VALENTINE FRAZIER, b. Feb 1919. iii. Private 15. iv. ERA NELL FRAZIER was born May 18, 1922 in Dyer Co, TN, and died Mar 03, 2002 in Madison Co, TN. She married ROBERT NATHAN DAVIS, son of ROBERT DAVIS and BEULAH YOUNG. He was born Apr 19, 1919 in TN, and died Nov 16, 1980 in Madison Co, TN. Burial: Friendship Cemetery, Crockett Co, TN. v. JOHN OTIS FRAZIER, b. Apr 08, 1925, Dyer Co, TN; d. Jul 25, 1925, Dyer Co, TN. Buried Hurricane Hill Cemetery, Dyer Co, TN. Children of JOHN FRAZIER and JANIE DAVIS are: vi. BILLY SHERRILL FRAZIER, b. Dec 04, 1931, TN; d. Jan 1965, Dyer Co, TN. Notes for BILLY SHERRILL FRAZIER: Listed on his headstone is a Genrose Frazier born 1941 with no death date. Burial: Belle Vernon Cemetery, Crockett Co, TN. 8. LULA BELLE FRAZIER was born Aug 28, 1899 in Perry Co, TN, and died Apr 1975 in East Prairie, MO. She married ARTHUR WORTHY14 Nov 15, 1915, son of AARON WORTHY and SALLIE NICKS. He was born Jul 04, 1892 in Carbon Hill, Walker Co., AL, and died Feb 20, 1977 in East Prairie, MO. More About LULA BELLE FRAZIER & ARTHUR WORTHY: Burial: E. Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery Census: 1920, Pemiscot Co, MO ED-172 Pg-10B Children of LULA FRAZIER and ARTHUR WORTHY are: i. DEWEY WORTHY, b. 1917, Tyler, Pemiscot, MO; d. Abt. 1931. ii. ARTHUR J. WORTHY was born Sep 11, 1918 in Tyler, Pemiscot, MO, and died Sep 27, 1993 in East Prairie, Mississippi Co., MO. He married ANNIE MAE MELTON Nov 25, 1939 in Charleston, MO. iii. EUGENE WORTHY, b. Aug 17, 1920, California; d. Aug 06, 1994, Auburndale, FL. iv. OPAL WORTHY was born Jan 06, 1925 in Wolf Island, MO, and died Dec 27, 1999 in E. Prairie, Miss. Co., MO. She married NESBY LEN STOKES. He died Mar 30, 1973. v. THOMAS WORTHY, b. 1935, East Prairie, Mississippi Co., MO; d. 1935, East Prairie, Mississippi Co., MO. vi. ROBERT WORTHY, b. Jun 02, 1936, East Prairie, Mississippi Co., MO; d. Jul 21, 1992, East Prairie, Mississippi Co., MO. 9. ROBERT "BOB" TAYLOR FRAZIER was born Mar 18, 1903 in Perry Co, TN, and died May 07, 1952 in Maury City, Crockett Co, TN. He married VERA LAVERNE BREWER Dec 01, 1923 in Union City, TN, daughter of GEORGE BREWER and MAUDE LUCKETT. She was born Apr 09, 1908 in Dresden, Weakley Co, TN, and died Sep 07, 1991 Memphis TN. BOB & VERA buried Fairview Cemetery, Dyersburg, TN. Notes for VERA LAVERNE BREWER: MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL Date: MONDAY, September 9, 1991 MRS. VERA B. FRAZIER, 83, of Memphis, formerly of Dyersburg, Tenn., retired sales clerk and owner of Frazier's Nursing Home in Dyersburg, died Saturday at Hillhaven Convalescent Center. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today in Fairview Cemetery Dyersburg. J. W. Curry & Son Funeral Home in Dyersburg has charge. She was a member of North View Baptist Church in Memphis. Mrs. Frazier, the widow of Bob T. Frazier, leaves two daughters, Mrs. Nita Davis and Mrs. Helen Schaaf, and two sons, Royce 'B. Jack' Frazier and Bob Frazier, all of Memphis; three brothers, Ralph L. Brewer and Doyle Brewer, both of Dyersburg, and John L. Brewer of Genoa, Ill., 12 grandchildren, 20 great- grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. Children of BOB FRAZIER and VERA BREWER are: i. MILDRED JUANITA FRAZIER was born Aug 25, 1924 in Dyersburg, Dyer Co, TN, and died Jan 02, 1999 in Memphis, TN. Burial: Forest Hill Cem., Memphis, TN ii. ROYCE MELVIN FRAZIER was born Dec 14, 1926 in Dyersburg, Dyer Co, TN, and died Sep 30, 1996 in Memphis, TN. Burial: Friendship Cem., Crockett Co, TN 10. EULAR V. FRAZIER was born Dec 12, 1909 in Gibson Co, TN, and died Mar 05, 1973 in Crockett Co, TN. She married JOHN WILEY GIBBONS15 Dec 19, 1926, son of OZIAS GIBBONS and MARY QUALLS. He was born Jan 24, 1895 in Linden, Perry Co, TN, and died Jan 24, 1985 in Crockett Co, TN. JOHN & EULA buried Belle Vernon Cemetery, Friendship, Crockett Co, TN. Generation No. 3 11. GLEN KIRK FRAZIER was born Dec 27, 1903 in Perry Co, TN, and died Apr 12, 1974 in Gibson Co, TN. He married IVA ROSE Feb 20, 1926. She was born Jan 23, 1909 in Dyer Co, TN. GLEN is buried Walnut Grove Cem., Gibson Co, TN 12. JOHN CALVIN FRAZIER was born Dec 27, 1913 in Gibson Co, TN, and died May 31, 1991 in Weakley Co, TN. He married (1) RUBY ESTELLE KNOTT Abt. 1930. He married (2) ALICE EARLINE MILES Aft. 1945. She was born 1920, and died Apr 15, 2000 in Martin, Weakley Co, TN. JOHN is buried at Tansil Cem., Weakley Co, TN 13. WILLARD H. FRAZIER was born 1917, and died 1945. He married ALICE EARLINE MILES Abt. 1938. She was born 1920, and died Apr 15, 2000 in Martin, Weakley Co, TN. 14. LILLY MAI FRAZIER was born Feb 02, 1909 in Trenton, Gibson Co, TN, and died Jan 27, 1954 in Wichita, Kansas. She married WILLIE B. TOLE, son of JOHNSON TOLE and ARGIE DENTON. He was born Dec 13, 1888, and died Aug 31, 1971. Notes for LILLY MAI FRAZIER: She had gone to Wichita, Kansas to visit her daughter, Lillian Florine Tole. She died from leukemia, at the Wesley Hospital in Wichita. Wilce Perry Tole had a car and he drove the body back to TN for the funeral. Burial: White Rose Cem., Gibson Co, TN 15. ERA NELL FRAZIER was born May 18, 1922 in Dyer Co, TN, and died Mar 03, 2002 in Madison Co, TN. She married ROBERT NATHAN DAVIS, son of ROBERT DAVIS and BEULAH YOUNG. He was born Apr 19, 1919 in TN, and died Nov 16, 1980 in Madison Co, TN. ROBERT & ERA buried Friendship Cem., Crockett Co, TN.
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