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Henry May [1824-1903]

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Sons William & Thomas | Kate | Mary | Rose

Henry Thomas May b: 14 Nov 1860 Kentucky d: 22 Sep 1932 Adria, VA; buried in the Litz Cemetery at Tazewell, VA Age at death: 71
........ +Ella Jane Stratton b: 1 Sep 1864 Tazewell Co., VA m: 8 Oct 1885 Tazewell Co., VA d: 14 Dec 1921 Adria, VA; buried in the Litz Cemetery at Tazewell, VA Age at death: 57



1889 photo: Henry Thomas May is holding William Henry &
Thomas Lee is standing by Ella Jane.


Reverse side of this family photo
taken by William and Dopp Photographers
at Tazewell C.H. (Courthouse) Virginia
The boys were called "Willie" and "Lee"


Their eight children

1. William Henry May b: 2 Aug 1886 Adria, VA d: 4 Aug 1920 War, WV, Adria, VA, and buried in the Litz Cemetery at Tazewell, VA Age at death: 34
........ +Julia Porter m: 24 Dec 1906


Courtesy of R. Vaughn Cassell in 2011

2. Thomas Lee May b: 27 Nov 1887 Adria, VA d: 2 Aug 1920 War (or Yukon), WV, buried in the Litz Cemetery at Tazewell, VA Age at death: 32

Read about the tragic deaths of these two oldest sons


3. Orren Kiah May b: 5 Sep 1889 Adria, Tazewell Co., VA d: 8 Jan 1977 Tazewell Co., VA, buried in Maplewood Cemetery Age at death: 87
........ +Clara Porter b: Tazewell Co., VA m: 28 Jan 1911 Bristol, TN d: 7 Jun 1982 Tazewell Co., VA, buried in Maplewood Cemetery Age at death: ?

4. Eva Belle May b: 10 Oct 1891 Adria, VA d: 13 Sep 1982 Tazewell Co., VA, buried in Maplewood Cemetery Age at death: 90
........ +William Thompson Harman b: 7 Sep 1880 m: 14 Nov 1910 North Tazewell, Va. d: 3 Feb 1945 Age at death: 64

. *2nd Husband of Eva Belle May:
........ +Lee M. Hurt m: 10 Nov 1948 Tazewell Co., VA

5. Kate Clare May b: 6 Oct 1893 Adria, VA d: Illinois, buried in Litz Cemetery, Adria, Tazewell Co., VA
........ +John Tyler Keesee b: Abt. 1893 Tazewell Co., VA m: 20 Nov 1912 d: 11 Sep 1937 Winchester, Frederick Co., VA Age at death: 44 est.


Kate Clare May

6. Minnie Carrie May b: 4 Oct 1896 Adria, VA d: Richlands, VA, buried in Maplewood Cemetery
........ +George H. Spurgeon, Jr. b: 15 May 1901 m: 22 Feb 1928 Bristol, TN d: Tazewell Co., VA, buried in Maplewood Cemetery

7. Mary Edna May b: 16 Oct 1899 Adria, VA d: Hagerstown, MD
........ +Frank G. Harsh b: 5 Jun 1900 Williamsport, MD m: 25 Sep 1925 Anderson, Anderson Co., SC d: 7 Jan 1967 Williamsport, MD Age at death: 66


Mary Edna May
Photos of Mary Edna and her sister Rose Ella
courtesy of Mary's son, Frank Eugene (Gino) Harsh who lives in Paris, France.

Her other son, Harry Luther Harsh [b. 10 Nov 1938 d. 5 Aug 2005],
was 12 years younger than Gino. He married Angie Tuzzio on December 31, 1969.
Harry had careers as a Police Officer, Educator and Judge of Orphans Court
in Washington County, MD.


8. Rose Ella May b: 22 Nov 1901 Adria, VA d: 17 Oct 1977 West Virginia Age at death: 75
........ +John Henry Porter b: 12 Jan 1892 Tazewell Co., VA m: 6 Aug 1920 d: 14 Jan 1965 West Virginia Age at death: 73


Rose Ella May