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371. Nannie “Nancy” George8Cunningham (Tennessee7Sims, John Dabney6, John5, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 2 August 1862, Bethel, Ellis County, Texas, died 9 November 1953, Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, buried Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana.[2805] She married 15 January 1885, Ellis County, Texas, to William M. Tatum,[2806] born 6 May 1850, Maury County, Tennessee, died September 1926, Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, buried Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana.

W. M. Tatum and family lived in Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, in 1900[2807] and 1920. He and his son were hardware merchants.[2808] Nancy G. Tatum was head of the household in Corsicana, in 1930. Her son, Clifford, was president of the hardware store.[2809]

Dallas Morning News, 6 September 1926: William M. Tatum dies at Corsicana. Corsicana, Texas – September 5. William M. Tatum, 76, resident of Corsicana seventy-four years and in business in this city for the last fifty-six years, died at his home here Sunday following a short illness. He is survived by a widow and four children, C. A. Tatum, G. L. Tatum, Ralph Tatum, and Miss Ethel Mae Tatum, all of this city.



[2805] Texas Death Record. Nancy George Tatum, born 8 February 1862 [date differs], Bethel, Ellis County, Texas, died 9 November 1953, Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas. Residence: Corsicana. Parents: George Henderson Cunningham, Tennessee Sims. Female, white, age 90 years, 3 months, 7 days, widowed. Parents born Tennessee. Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana.

[2806] Ellis County, Texas, Marriage Book E, p. 308. W. M. Tatum to Nannie G. Cunningham, 15 January 1885. R. H. H. Burnett, M.G.

[2807] 1900 U.S. Census, Navarro County, Texas, S.D. 9, E.D. 99, Sheet 25A, Corsicana, 3rd Avenue. Tatum, Wm., age 48, mar, mar 15 yrs, born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn., hardware merchant; Georgia, wife, age 36, mar, mar 15 yrs., born Texas Tenn. Miss., had had 5 children, 5 living; Clifford, son, age 13; Geo. Listen, son, age 12; Ralph, son, age 9; Ethel, dau., age 6; Wister, son, age 2. All white.

[2808] 1920 U.S. Census, Navarro County, Texas, S.D. 6, E.D. 148, Sheet 4B, Corsicana. Tatum, W. M., age 69, mar, born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn.; Nannie G., wife, age 57, mar, born Texas Miss. Tenn.; Clifford, son, age 33, mar, born Texas Tenn. Texas; Ethel Mae, dau., age 25, single; Nera, dau.-in-law, age 27, mar; Billie B., gson, age 6. All white

[2809] 1930 U.S. Census, Navarro County, Texas, S.D. 16, E.D. 175-5, Sheet 21B, Corsicana. Tatum, Nancy G., age 64, widow, born Texas Tenn. Ky.; Clifford, son, age 42, mar at 26, born Texas Tenn. Texas; Nera B., daughter-in-law, age 40, mar at 18, born Texas Texas Texas; Billy B., gson, age 17, single; Ethel M., dau., age 33, single. All white.

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