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Syrena Emaline MCCOLISTER

Female 1826 - 1907  (81 years)


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  • Name Syrena Emaline MCCOLISTER 
    Born 1826  Carroll County Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 Jul 1907  Girard, Russell County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Plot: Sec. 1, Lots 30 1/2 & 84 1/2 (Sexton's system)
    Notes 
    • Called Emaline. Born ca. 1827. Daughter of Robert & Sarah (BAILEY) McALISTER. Married September 19, 1850, in Carroll County, Georgia, to Edley Jackson DAVIS. Heads a household was a widow in City Ward 2, Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia (1860). Mother of six children.

      Per Britton & Dobbs Funeral Home Records, 1889-1971 (transcribed by Patsy Daniel Wright, 2010), p. 63: Emeline DAVIS, residing in Upper Girard, Ala., died 16 JUL 1907, aged 82 years, of old age/general debility (physician FLOYD); buried JUL 1907 in Linwood Cemetery (clergyman R. W. GREEN) - services ordered by Thomas McCALLISTER.

      "The News of Phenix City and Girard // MRS. EMALINE DAVIS HAS PASSED AWAY: She was One of The Oldest Residents of This Community. // Mrs. Emaline DAVIS, 82 years old, died at her residence, on the corner of First street and Seventh avenue, Girard, at 5:20 o'clock yesterday afternoon, of old age and general debility. She leaves two sons and one daughter?Mr. John DAVIS, of Phenix City, Mr. Jack DAVIS, of Florida, and Mrs. T. O. MEHAFFEE of Griffin, Ga. One brother, Mr. Thos. McCoLLISTER, of Phenix City, also survives her. // The funeral will take place from Mr. McCOLLISTER's residence at some hour this afternoon. The exact hour will not be fixed until after the arrival of Mrs. MEHAFFEE from Griffin. // Mrs. DAVIS had resided in Phenix City and Girard practically all of her life, and was one of the best known residents of the community. She had a great many friends over the Twin Cities, all of whom will be saddened to learn of her death." [Columbus (GA) Enquirer-Sun newspaper, Wednesday, 17 JUL 1907, p. 6.]

      "The News of Phenix City and Girard // MRS. DAVIS' FUNERAL // The funeral of Mrs. Emaline DAVIS, whose death occurred at her home on the corner of Seventh avenue and First street, Girard, Tuesday afternoon, took place yesterday afternoon at three o'clock from the residence of Mr. Thomas McCOLLISTER in Phenix City, conducted by Rev. R. W. GREENE. Interment was in Linwood cemetery, the following gentlemen being the pallbearers: Messrs. B. W. EDMUNDS, J. L. TAYLOR, J. M. WILDER, H. SKIPPER, J. W. WILLIAMS and A. G. BANKSTON." [Columbus (GA) Enquirer-Sun newspaper, Thursday, 18 JUL 1907, p. 6.]

      Linwood Cemetery Sexton's Card #1596: Emaline DAVIS, female, born in Georgia, died a widow, aged 82 years, in Girard, Ala., of senility - death certificate #703; buried 17 JUL 1907 in Section 1, Lot 30 1/2 - 84 1/2 (undertaker Britton); sexton Jesse A Beard.

      This grave is evidently not marked. The open lot has been included as part of Section A, Lot 164 in Dolores Autry's survey (Vol. I, pp. 102-03, edited by Lea Dowd et al), but is apparently a separate lot with no graves marked.

      Siblings:

      Mary (McCOLLISTER) SUMMERSGILL MARTIN

      Thomas McCOLLISTER

      Jane (McCOLLISTER) MARTIN

      William McCOLLISTER

      Aunt (sister of Sarah (BAILEY) McALISTER):

      Nancy Elizabeth (BAILEY) ADERHOLD

      Buried in the same lot: Eliza DAVIS

      George DAVIS

      Same lot or adjacent: Bennie DAVIS


      Family links:
      Parents:
      Robert McColister (1797 - 1857)
      Sarah Bailey McColister (1806 - 1858)

      Children:
      Hannah Lucinda Davis Mehaffey (1861 - 1932)*

      Siblings:
      Sophronia McAlister Hewson (____ - 1890)*
      Syrena Emaline McCollister Davis (____ - 1907)
      Andrew Jackson McColister (1825 - 1885)*
      Mary McCollister Summersgill Martin (1829 - 1895)*
      Thomas McCollister (1832 - 1927)*
      Jane McCollister Martin (1833 - 1870)*
      William McCollister (1840 - 1907)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      Linwood Cemetery
      Columbus
      Muscogee County
      Georgia, USA
      Plot: Sec. 1, Lots 30 1/2 & 84 1/2 (Sexton's system)
    Person ID I11271  Johnson & Hanson
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2017 

    Father Robert MCCOLISTER,   b. 1797,   d. 7 Dec 1857, Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Sarah "Sallie" BAILEY,   b. 1806, Anderson, Pendleton District, SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1858, Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Family ID F4048  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Jul 1907 - Girard, Russell County, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
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