Bessie Ray Joiner

Brief Life History of Bessie Ray

When Bessie Ray Joiner was born on 23 July 1913, in Jackson, Clarke, Alabama, United States, her father, Charlie Bradley Joiner, was 31 and her mother, Savilla Lydia Hoven, was 31. She married James Cooke McAtee on 28 November 1935, in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States. She died in January 2013, in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States, at the age of 99.

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James Cooke McAtee
Bessie Ray Joiner
Marriage: 28 November 1935

Sources (9)

  • Bessie McAtee, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bessie Rae Joiner, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Bessie R Joiner, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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Name Meaning

English: variant of Joyner .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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