William John "John" Bess

William John "John" Bess

Male 1883 - 1966  (83 years)

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  William John "John" BessWilliam John "John" Bess was born 11 Oct 1883, DeKalb County, Tennessee (son of William Henry "Wild Bill" Bess and Aretta "Eda" George); died 25 Dec 1966, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried , Mount View Cemetery, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee.

    William married Martha Ella "Ella" Hale 26 Mar 1905, Liberty, DeKalb County, Tennessee. Martha (daughter of James Lanus "Jimmy" Hale and Mary Lou Emma "Ammie" Watson) was born 9 Sep 1885, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; died 15 Sep 1936, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried 17 Sep 1936, Mount View Cemetery, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Gaston Glade Bess was born 5 Apr 1906, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 13 Apr 1985; was buried , Brevard Memorial Park, Cocoa, Brevard County, Florida.
    2. Minah Belle "Minie" Bess was born 20 Oct 1907, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; died 12 Dec 1992, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee.
    3. Madie Lurine Bess was born 17 Dec 1909, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 12 Oct 1992, Warren County, Tennessee.
    4. Emma Lucille "Lucille" Bess was born 23 Mar 1912, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 25 Jul 1990.
    5. John David Truman "Red" Bess was born 17 Sep 1914, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; died 16 May 1990, Warren County, Tennessee.
    6. Robert Ferman Bess was born 26 Jun 1917, Liberty, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 2 Mar 1990, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried , Mount View Cemetery, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee.
    7. Vivian Bess
    8. Hughie Denver Bess was born 17 Dec 1922, Warren County, Tennessee; died 5 Jan 2010, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried , Mount Zion Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee.
    9. Ella Mary Bess

    William married Ruby Mildred Johnson [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. William Joseph "Willy" Bess
    2. Walter Larry "Larry" Bess
    3. Mildred Magdalene Bess
    4. Jewell Moses "Moses" Bess
    5. Clementine Bess
    6. John Abraham Bess
    7. Charles John Daniel "Dan" Bess

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  William Henry "Wild Bill" BessWilliam Henry "Wild Bill" Bess was born 0___ 1858, DeKalb County, Tennessee (son of Henry J(ohn) Bess and Mary Elizabeth "Elizabeth" Crook).

    William married Aretta "Eda" George 9 Jan 1881, DeKalb County, Tennessee. Aretta (daughter of James "Jim" George and Mary "Polly" Dunn) was born 0___ 1848, (Wilson County) Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Aretta "Eda" George was born 0___ 1848, (Wilson County) Tennessee (daughter of James "Jim" George and Mary "Polly" Dunn).
    Children:
    1. Mary E. Bess was born 0___ 1881, (DeKalb County) Tennessee.
    2. 1. William John "John" Bess was born 11 Oct 1883, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 25 Dec 1966, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried , Mount View Cemetery, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee.
    3. Mary D. Bess was born 0___ 1884, Tennessee.
    4. Delila Bess was born 0___ 1886, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    5. Lollie Bess was born 0___ 1890, Tennessee.
    6. Aretta B. Bess was born 0___ 1890, Tennessee.
    7. Marrey Mannie Bess was born 0___ 1892, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 14 Dec 1941, DeRossett, Cumberland County, Tennessee; was buried 16 Dec 1941, Smith Chapel Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Cumberland County, Tennessee.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Henry J(ohn) Bess was born 22 Sep 1824, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 0Mar 1920, Liberty Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried , Dismal Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Henry married Mary Elizabeth "Elizabeth" Crook (~ 1850), (DeKalb County) Tennessee. Mary was born 12 Oct 1829, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; died 27 Sep 1894, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; was buried , Dismal Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Mary Elizabeth "Elizabeth" Crook was born 12 Oct 1829, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; died 27 Sep 1894, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; was buried , Dismal Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. 2. William Henry "Wild Bill" Bess was born 0___ 1858, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    2. Luster Bess
    3. FNU Bess

  3. 6.  James "Jim" George was born 0___ 1806, (Wilson County) Tennessee; died Aft 1880, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    James — Mary "Polly" Dunn. Mary (daughter of William Dunn and Elizabeth Bradley) was born 10 Mar 1806, Wilson County, Tennessee; died 20 Mar 1890, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried , George Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Mary "Polly" Dunn was born 10 Mar 1806, Wilson County, Tennessee (daughter of William Dunn and Elizabeth Bradley); died 20 Mar 1890, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried , George Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. Rebecca George was born 0___ 1836, (Wilson County) Tennessee.
    2. Kezziah George was born 0___ 1838, (Wilson County) Tennessee.
    3. Henry George was born 0___ 1840, (Wilson County) Tennessee; died 21 Dec 1928, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried , Mount Pisgah Cemetery, White County, Tennessee.
    4. James George was born 0___ 1840, (Wilson County) Tennessee.
    5. William H H George was born 0___ 1842, (Wilson County) Tennessee.
    6. 3. Aretta "Eda" George was born 0___ 1848, (Wilson County) Tennessee.


Generation: 4

  1. 14.  William Dunn was born 1790, (Virginia); died 1850, Wilson County, Tennessee.

    William married Elizabeth Bradley 11 Dec 1810, Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee. Elizabeth was born 1795, (Cumberland County) Virginia; died 1870, Wilson County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  2. 15.  Elizabeth Bradley was born 1795, (Cumberland County) Virginia; died 1870, Wilson County, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. 7. Mary "Polly" Dunn was born 10 Mar 1806, Wilson County, Tennessee; died 20 Mar 1890, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried , George Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    2. William Dunn was born 1810; died 1880.
    3. Thomas B. Dunn was born 1811; died 1900.