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 on 11 Oct 1883 in DeKalb County, Tennessee; died on 25 Dec 1966 in Warren County, Tennessee; was buried in Mount View Cemetery, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee.

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

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

    William married Ruby Mildred Johnson on 1 Feb 1941 in Alabama, and was divorced on 17 Mar 1965 in Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee. Ruby (daughter of Robert Ernest Johnson and Ella Mae Ferrell) was born on 13 Sep 1926 in Cannon County, Tennessee; died on 28 Feb 2016 in Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 11. William Joseph "Willy" Bess  Descendancy chart to this point
    2. 12. Walter Larry "Larry" Bess  Descendancy chart to this point
    3. 13. Mildred Magdalene Bess  Descendancy chart to this point
    4. 14. Jewell Moses "Moses" Bess  Descendancy chart to this point
    5. 15. Clementine Bess  Descendancy chart to this point
    6. 16. John Abraham Bess  Descendancy chart to this point
    7. 17. Charles John Daniel "Dan" Bess  Descendancy chart to this point


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Gaston Glade Bess Descendancy chart to this point (1.William1) was born on 5 Apr 1906 in DeKalb County, Tennessee; died on 13 Apr 1985; was buried in Brevard Memorial Park, Cocoa, Brevard County, Florida.

    Family/Spouse: Winnie LNU. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Family/Spouse: Sarah I. LNU. Sarah was born in 0___ 1911; died in 0___ 1990; was buried in Brevard Memorial Park, Cocoa, Brevard County, Florida. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Minah Belle "Minie" Bess Descendancy chart to this point (1.William1) was born on 20 Oct 1907 in (DeKalb County) Tennessee; died on 12 Dec 1992 in McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee.

    Minah married Alan Elijah Smith on 4 Oct 1928. Alan was born on 13 Sep 1903 in DeKalb County, Tennessee; died on 20 Jan 1955 in McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 18. Frances Colleen Smith  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 31 Aug 1934 in Warren County, Tennessee; died on 18 Nov 2006 in Morrison, Warren County, Tennessee.
    2. 19. Bruce Randolph Smith  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 29 Sep 1939 in Warren County, Tennessee; died in 0Jun 1967 in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee.

  3. 4.  Madie Lurine Bess Descendancy chart to this point (1.William1) was born on 17 Dec 1909 in DeKalb County, Tennessee; died on 12 Oct 1992 in Warren County, Tennessee.

    Madie married William Davis Elrod on 10 Dec 1928 in Warren County, Tennessee. William was born on 20 Dec 1905 in Cannon County, Tennessee; died on 20 Jul 1967 in McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 20. Arthur Willie Davis Elrod  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 24 Sep 1929 in Warren County, Tennessee; died on 2 Feb 1985 in McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee.
    2. 21. John Clyde "JC" Elrod  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 10 Jan 1933 in Warren County, Tennessee; died on 17 Mar 2006 in McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee.
    3. 22. James Wilbur Elrod, Sr.  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 14 May 1934 in Warren County, Tennessee; died on 18 Aug 2005 in Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina.

  4. 5.  Emma Lucille "Lucille" Bess Descendancy chart to this point (1.William1) was born on 23 Mar 1912 in DeKalb County, Tennessee; died on 25 Jul 1990.

  5. 6.  John David Truman "Red" Bess Descendancy chart to this point (1.William1) was born on 17 Sep 1914 in (DeKalb County) Tennessee; died on 16 May 1990 in Warren County, Tennessee.

    Family/Spouse: Eunice LNU. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 23. Thelma Louise Bess  Descendancy chart to this point
    2. 24. Evelyn Bess  Descendancy chart to this point

  6. 7.  Robert Ferman BessRobert Ferman Bess Descendancy chart to this point (1.William1) was born on 26 Jun 1917 in Liberty, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died on 2 Mar 1990 in Warren County, Tennessee; was buried in Mount View Cemetery, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee.

    Robert married Eva Pearl "Pearl" Byars [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 25. Linda Gayle Bess  Descendancy chart to this point
    2. 26. Martha Katherine "Kathy" Bess  Descendancy chart to this point
    3. 27. Eva Christine "Christine" Bess  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 7 Nov 1956 in Warren County, Tennessee; died on 15 Dec 2020 in At home, Crossville, TN and under hospice care.
    4. 28. Robert Ferman Bess, Jr.  Descendancy chart to this point

  7. 8.  Vivian Bess Descendancy chart to this point (1.William1)

    Family/Spouse: Elbert Wood. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 29. Susan Wood  Descendancy chart to this point was born in in Tennessee.

  8. 9.  Hughie Denver Bess Descendancy chart to this point (1.William1) was born on 17 Dec 1922 in Warren County, Tennessee; died on 5 Jan 2010 in Warren County, Tennessee; was buried in Mount Zion Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee.

  9. 10.  Ella Mary Bess Descendancy chart to this point (1.William1)

  10. 11.  William Joseph "Willy" Bess Descendancy chart to this point (1.William1)

  11. 12.  Walter Larry "Larry" Bess Descendancy chart to this point (1.William1)

  12. 13.  Mildred Magdalene Bess Descendancy chart to this point (1.William1)

  13. 14.  Jewell Moses "Moses" Bess Descendancy chart to this point (1.William1)

    Family/Spouse: Deborah Sherfield. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 30. FNU Bess  Descendancy chart to this point was born in in (Rutherford County, Tennessee).
    2. 31. Michael Bess  Descendancy chart to this point was born in in (Rutherford County, Tennessee).

  14. 15.  Clementine Bess Descendancy chart to this point (1.William1)

    Family/Spouse: FNU Tackett. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  15. 16.  John Abraham Bess Descendancy chart to this point (1.William1)

  16. 17.  Charles John Daniel "Dan" Bess Descendancy chart to this point (1.William1)

    Charles married Retha Mae Barrineau [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 32. Darius Wolf Bess  Descendancy chart to this point
    2. 33. Cheyenne Liteagle Bess  Descendancy chart to this point


Generation: 3

  1. 18.  Frances Colleen Smith Descendancy chart to this point (3.Minah2, 1.William1) was born on 31 Aug 1934 in Warren County, Tennessee; died on 18 Nov 2006 in Morrison, Warren County, Tennessee.

  2. 19.  Bruce Randolph Smith Descendancy chart to this point (3.Minah2, 1.William1) was born on 29 Sep 1939 in Warren County, Tennessee; died in 0Jun 1967 in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee.

  3. 20.  Arthur Willie Davis Elrod Descendancy chart to this point (4.Madie2, 1.William1) was born on 24 Sep 1929 in Warren County, Tennessee; died on 2 Feb 1985 in McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee.

  4. 21.  John Clyde "JC" Elrod Descendancy chart to this point (4.Madie2, 1.William1) was born on 10 Jan 1933 in Warren County, Tennessee; died on 17 Mar 2006 in McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee.

  5. 22.  James Wilbur Elrod, Sr. Descendancy chart to this point (4.Madie2, 1.William1) was born on 14 May 1934 in Warren County, Tennessee; died on 18 Aug 2005 in Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina.

  6. 23.  Thelma Louise Bess Descendancy chart to this point (6.John2, 1.William1)

  7. 24.  Evelyn Bess Descendancy chart to this point (6.John2, 1.William1)

  8. 25.  Linda Gayle BessLinda Gayle Bess Descendancy chart to this point (7.Robert2, 1.William1)

    Linda married Johnny Dale McBride [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 34. Wendy Gail McBride  Descendancy chart to this point

  9. 26.  Martha Katherine "Kathy" BessMartha Katherine "Kathy" Bess Descendancy chart to this point (7.Robert2, 1.William1)

    Martha married Richard Lewis [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 35. John Kevin "Kevin" Tugman  Descendancy chart to this point
    2. 36. Allison Beth Tugman  Descendancy chart to this point

    Martha married David Forrest Tugman [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  10. 27.  Eva Christine "Christine" BessEva Christine "Christine" Bess Descendancy chart to this point (7.Robert2, 1.William1) was born on 7 Nov 1956 in Warren County, Tennessee; died on 15 Dec 2020 in At home, Crossville, TN and under hospice care.

    Eva married David Michael "Michael" Cornett [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  11. 28.  Robert Ferman Bess, Jr.Robert Ferman Bess, Jr. Descendancy chart to this point (7.Robert2, 1.William1)

    Robert married Angelia Ruth Bratcher [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 37. Robert F. "Ber" Bess, III  Descendancy chart to this point

  12. 29.  Susan Wood Descendancy chart to this point (8.Vivian2, 1.William1) was born in in Tennessee.

    Susan married Mr. Anderson in Tennessee. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  13. 30.  FNU Bess Descendancy chart to this point (14.Jewell2, 1.William1) was born in in (Rutherford County, Tennessee).

  14. 31.  Michael Bess Descendancy chart to this point (14.Jewell2, 1.William1) was born in in (Rutherford County, Tennessee).

  15. 32.  Darius Wolf Bess Descendancy chart to this point (17.Charles2, 1.William1)

  16. 33.  Cheyenne Liteagle Bess Descendancy chart to this point (17.Charles2, 1.William1)


Generation: 4

  1. 34.  Wendy Gail McBride Descendancy chart to this point (25.Linda3, 7.Robert2, 1.William1)

    Wendy married William Patrick "Pat" Bennett [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 38. William Peyton "Peyton" Bennett  Descendancy chart to this point

    Wendy married Eric Fruehauf [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 35.  John Kevin "Kevin" TugmanJohn Kevin "Kevin" Tugman Descendancy chart to this point (26.Martha3, 7.Robert2, 1.William1)

    John married Kipton Lankford [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 39. Mary Kenley Addison Tugman  Descendancy chart to this point
    2. 40. Lilliana Beth Tugman  Descendancy chart to this point
    3. 41. Kennedy Grace Tugman  Descendancy chart to this point
    4. 42. Rylan Elizabeth Tugman  Descendancy chart to this point

  3. 36.  Allison Beth Tugman Descendancy chart to this point (26.Martha3, 7.Robert2, 1.William1)

    Allison married Scott Lassiter [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Allison married Joseph Russell "Russ" Johnston [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 43. Avery Katherine Johnston  Descendancy chart to this point
    2. 44. Abigail Bess Johnston  Descendancy chart to this point
    3. 45. Reece Waters Johnston  Descendancy chart to this point

  4. 37.  Robert F. "Ber" Bess, IIIRobert F. "Ber" Bess, III Descendancy chart to this point (28.Robert3, 7.Robert2, 1.William1)


Generation: 5

  1. 38.  William Peyton "Peyton" Bennett Descendancy chart to this point (34.Wendy4, 25.Linda3, 7.Robert2, 1.William1)

  2. 39.  Mary Kenley Addison Tugman Descendancy chart to this point (35.John4, 26.Martha3, 7.Robert2, 1.William1)

  3. 40.  Lilliana Beth Tugman Descendancy chart to this point (35.John4, 26.Martha3, 7.Robert2, 1.William1)

  4. 41.  Kennedy Grace Tugman Descendancy chart to this point (35.John4, 26.Martha3, 7.Robert2, 1.William1)

  5. 42.  Rylan Elizabeth Tugman Descendancy chart to this point (35.John4, 26.Martha3, 7.Robert2, 1.William1)

  6. 43.  Avery Katherine Johnston Descendancy chart to this point (36.Allison4, 26.Martha3, 7.Robert2, 1.William1)

  7. 44.  Abigail Bess Johnston Descendancy chart to this point (36.Allison4, 26.Martha3, 7.Robert2, 1.William1)

  8. 45.  Reece Waters Johnston Descendancy chart to this point (36.Allison4, 26.Martha3, 7.Robert2, 1.William1)