Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
NameRosa Lee James
Birth10 Apr 1881, Hickman, Fulton Co KY
Death5 Nov 1967, Mariana, Lee Co AR Age: 86
Birth10 Aug 1874, Steele, Pemiscot Co MO
Death16 Dec 1950, Pemiscot Co MO Age: 76
FatherJohn Henry Heathcock (1841-1876)
MotherMartha A. Samford (1852-)
Marriage28 Sep 1903, Steele, Pemiscot Co MO
ChildrenOlivia “Ollie” (1901-)
 Alfred Wheeler (1906-1971)
 Lou Ethel (1908-1926)
 William Cooper (1910-1985)
 Harry Lee (1914-1940)
 Mavis Levena (1918-1936)
 Verlon Eugene (1920-1992)
 Melba (1922-1922)
 Jessie Wheeler (1925-)
Notes for Jessie Wheeler (Spouse 1)
1900 Census, Virginia, Pemiscot Co MO

Name Age
Jessie Heathcock 25 (widowed)
Delany Heathcock 1

The next-door family was Mat James, head of household, a 49-year old widowed man with six children between 8 and 21 years of age. One 17-year old daughter was named Bessie James.

Jesse married Rosa James in 1903 and their first child was born in 1905. They seem to have been missed in the 1910 census.

1920 Census, Virginia, Pemiscot Co MO

Name Age
Jesse W Heathcock 45
Rosa L Heathcock 38
Delva C Heathcock 20
Odis N Heathcock 15
Alf W Heathcock 14
Ethel L Heathcock 10
William C Heathcock 8
Hary L Heathcock 5 2/12
Mavice L Heathcock 2 (dau)
Clarence Rusco 18 (son-in-law)
Ollie Rusco 18 (dau)

1930 Census, Virginia, Pemiscot Co MO

Name Age
Jessie W Heathcock 55
Rosa L Heathcock 49
Alf W Heathcock 24 [This name and full record is scratched out with a double line]
William C Heathcock 19
Harry L Heathcock 15
Maris L Heathcock 12
Verlan E Heathcock 10
J W Heathcock 5

On the same page as this record is a listing for another Heathcock family:

Name Age
Deloy Heathcock 31
Ella M Heathcock 35
Elton D Heathcock 5
Zelda N Heathcock 2

Deloy Heathcock was the son of Jessie Wheeler Heathcock and his first wife, Fannie Freeman.
Notes for Jessie Wheeler (Spouse 1)
Jesse Wheeler Heathcock2434

Jessie Wheeler Heathcock, born August 10, 1874 near Denton and Samford, died in the Blytheville Hospital, December 16, 1950, at the age of 76 years.

He was a farmer and merchant in these communities of most of his life, and was in the mercantile business at Denton at the time of his death. He was a member of the Church of Christ at Samford and always a friend to those he came in contact with.

He was married to Rosa Lee James on September 27, 1900. To this union seven boys and four girls were born.

Elder Robert Martin of Rector, Ark., officiated and interment was at the Mount Zion Cemetery.

Those surviving are: six sons: Otis of Caruthersville, Alf Wheeler, of Elaine, Ark., J.W. Junior of Jonesboro, Ark., and Cooper, Verlon and Delvey of Steele; one daughter, Mrs. Ollie Reeves of Steele; three brothers and one sister, P.H. Heathcock of Holland, Mo., Frank Bishop of Flint, Mich., Charley Bishop of Perryville, Mo., Mrs. Amanda Treece of McAllister, Okla.; ten grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Those attending the funeral from out of town were: Mrs. Ella Heathcock, Alton Heathcock and son, and Frankie Heathcock, of Detroit, Michigan.
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