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  • ID: I358
  • Name: Martha Ruth APPLING
  • Given Name: Martha Ruth
  • Surname: APPLING
  • Sex: F
  • _UID: 9975301264F6514A8D228D13B17DD1EE81C9
  • Change Date: 31 OCT 2012
  • Note:



  • Birth: 6 JAN 1898 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama 1 2
  • Census: 29 APR 1910 Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama
  • ADDR: 5th Ward 3
  • Residence: 1919 Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama
  • ADDR: 1913 10th Ave S 4
  • Census: 15 JAN 1920 Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama 5
  • Census: 14 APR 1930 Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama
  • ADDR: Precinct 37 6 7 8 9 6 10 7 11 12 13 14 14 7 15
  • _SHAR:
  • Name: Edgar Reid /WATTS/
  • Date: 26 NOV 2012Note: class of 1921- Auburn University (Alabama Polytechnical Institute)
    http://www.trackingyourroots.com/data/augrads.htm

    Obituary Index : Birmingham Area Newspapers
    Name: Watts, Edgar Reid
    Newspaper: Birmingham News Date: Jan 14, 1974
    Edition: Section: Page: 34
    http://bpldb.bplonline.org/db/formProc/obituaries?firstname=&search_lastname_parameter=exact&lastname=watts&title=obituaries&search_firstname_parameter=starts&year=&newspaper=&atnum=30
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    Final Exercises of Alabama Polytechnic Institute Held
    (News Article)
    Date: 1921-06-01;
    Paper: Montgomery Advertiser
    Page: Nine
    Final Exercises of Alabama Polytechnic Institute Held
    ---------------------------------
    Alabama, Military Card Files,1917-1918about Edgar Reid Watts
    Name: Edgar Reid Watts
    Induction Date: 1 Oct 1918
    Induction Place: Jasper, Walker
    ------------------------------------------------
    twin sister Ethel
  • Date: 19 APR 1898Place: Walker County, AlabamaNote: 1880 Federal Census- James S Watts living in Walker County, Alabama

    Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Beat 8 and 9, Walker, Alabama; Roll: 34; Family History Film: 1254034; Page: 89D; Enumeration District: 283; Image: 0534.Page: Registration Location: Walker County, Alabama; Roll: 1473283; Draft Board: 0.Page: accessed; 26 November 2012; Edgar Watts data
  • Text: Name: Edgar Watts
    Gender: Male
    Birth Date: 19 Apr 1898
    Death Date: 14 Jan 1974
    SSN: 417073506
  • Date: 8 JUN 1900Place: Oakman, Walker, AlabamaPage: Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Oakman, Walker, Alabama; Roll: 43; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0144; FHL microfilm: 1240043.
  • Date: 23 APR 1910Place: Walker County, AlabamaPage: Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Oakman, Walker, Alabama; Roll: T624_35; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 0178; ; FHL microfilm: 1374048.
  • Type: Military Servic
  • Date: 1 OCT 1918Place: Auburn, Lee, AlabamaPage: Registration Location: Walker County, Alabama; Roll: 1473283; Draft Board: 0.Page: accessed, downloaded; 19 June 2012; Edgar Reid Watts data
  • Text: Name: Edgar Reid Watts
    Induction Date: 1 Oct 1918
    Induction Place: Jasper, WalkerPage: accessed; 26 November 2012; Edgar Watts data
  • Text: Name: Edgar Watts
    Gender: Male
    Birth Date: 19 Apr 1898
    Death Date: 14 Jan 1974
    SSN: 417073506
  • Date: 30 JAN 1920Place: Oakman, Walker, AlabamaPage: Source Citation: Year: 1920; Census Place: Oakman, Walker, Alabama; Roll: T625_44; Page: 23A; Enumeration District: 106; Image: 512.
  • Date: 31 MAY 1921Place: Auburn, Lee, AlabamaPage: Final Exercises of Alabama Polytechnic Institute Held; announcement; 1 June 1921; graduation; accessed, downloaded; 2 November 2012Page: page 102; Edgar Reid Watts graduation data with photo
  • Date: 1930Place: Birmingham, Jefferson, AlabamaPage: accessed, downloaded; 25 November 2012; page 884
  • Text: Name: Edgar R Watts
    Gender: M (Male)
    Residence Year: 1930
    Street Address: 416 10th Av S
    Residence Place: Birmingham, Alabama
    Occupation: Dept Mgr
    Spouse:Ruth Watts 
    Publication Title: Birmingham, Alabama, City Directory, 1930
  • Date: 1949Place: Birmingham, Jefferson, AlabamaPage: accessed, downloaded; 25 November 2012; page 940
  • Text: Name: Edgar R Watts
    Gender: M (Male)
    Residence Year: 1949
    Street Address: 16 10th AR S
    Residence Place: Birmingham, Alabama
    Occupation: Genl Mgr
    Spouse:Ruth R Watts 
    Publication Title: Birmingham, Alabama, City Directory, 1949
  • Date: 14 JAN 1974Place: Birmingham, Jefferson, AlabamaNote: Page: accessed; 26 November 2012; Edgar Watts data
  • Text: Name: Edgar Watts
    Gender: Male
    Birth Date: 19 Apr 1898
    Death Date: 14 Jan 1974
    SSN: 417073506Page: accessed; 24 November 2012
  • Text: Name: Edgar Reid Watts
    Birth Date: abt 1899
    Death Date: 14 Jan 1974
    Death Place: Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama
    Death Age: 75
    Marital Status: Married
    Gender: Male
    Father Name: James Watts
    Mother Name: Josie Reid
    Spouse Name: Ruth A Watts
    FHL Film Number: 2242027
  • ROLE: spouse 16
  • Census: 2 APR 1940 Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama
  • ADDR: E P 37, Blocks 42, 43, 45 6 7 8 9 6 10 7 11 12 13 14 14 7 15
  • _SHAR:
  • Name: Edgar Reid /WATTS/
  • Date: 26 NOV 2012Note: class of 1921- Auburn University (Alabama Polytechnical Institute)
    http://www.trackingyourroots.com/data/augrads.htm

    Obituary Index : Birmingham Area Newspapers
    Name: Watts, Edgar Reid
    Newspaper: Birmingham News Date: Jan 14, 1974
    Edition: Section: Page: 34
    http://bpldb.bplonline.org/db/formProc/obituaries?firstname=&search_lastname_parameter=exact&lastname=watts&title=obituaries&search_firstname_parameter=starts&year=&newspaper=&atnum=30
    -------------------------------------------
    Final Exercises of Alabama Polytechnic Institute Held
    (News Article)
    Date: 1921-06-01;
    Paper: Montgomery Advertiser
    Page: Nine
    Final Exercises of Alabama Polytechnic Institute Held
    ---------------------------------
    Alabama, Military Card Files,1917-1918about Edgar Reid Watts
    Name: Edgar Reid Watts
    Induction Date: 1 Oct 1918
    Induction Place: Jasper, Walker
    ------------------------------------------------
    twin sister Ethel
  • Date: 19 APR 1898Place: Walker County, AlabamaNote: 1880 Federal Census- James S Watts living in Walker County, Alabama

    Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Beat 8 and 9, Walker, Alabama; Roll: 34; Family History Film: 1254034; Page: 89D; Enumeration District: 283; Image: 0534.Page: Registration Location: Walker County, Alabama; Roll: 1473283; Draft Board: 0.Page: accessed; 26 November 2012; Edgar Watts data
  • Text: Name: Edgar Watts
    Gender: Male
    Birth Date: 19 Apr 1898
    Death Date: 14 Jan 1974
    SSN: 417073506
  • Date: 8 JUN 1900Place: Oakman, Walker, AlabamaPage: Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Oakman, Walker, Alabama; Roll: 43; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0144; FHL microfilm: 1240043.
  • Date: 23 APR 1910Place: Walker County, AlabamaPage: Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Oakman, Walker, Alabama; Roll: T624_35; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 0178; ; FHL microfilm: 1374048.
  • Type: Military Servic
  • Date: 1 OCT 1918Place: Auburn, Lee, AlabamaPage: Registration Location: Walker County, Alabama; Roll: 1473283; Draft Board: 0.Page: accessed, downloaded; 19 June 2012; Edgar Reid Watts data
  • Text: Name: Edgar Reid Watts
    Induction Date: 1 Oct 1918
    Induction Place: Jasper, WalkerPage: accessed; 26 November 2012; Edgar Watts data
  • Text: Name: Edgar Watts
    Gender: Male
    Birth Date: 19 Apr 1898
    Death Date: 14 Jan 1974
    SSN: 417073506
  • Date: 30 JAN 1920Place: Oakman, Walker, AlabamaPage: Source Citation: Year: 1920; Census Place: Oakman, Walker, Alabama; Roll: T625_44; Page: 23A; Enumeration District: 106; Image: 512.
  • Date: 31 MAY 1921Place: Auburn, Lee, AlabamaPage: Final Exercises of Alabama Polytechnic Institute Held; announcement; 1 June 1921; graduation; accessed, downloaded; 2 November 2012Page: page 102; Edgar Reid Watts graduation data with photo
  • Date: 1930Place: Birmingham, Jefferson, AlabamaPage: accessed, downloaded; 25 November 2012; page 884
  • Text: Name: Edgar R Watts
    Gender: M (Male)
    Residence Year: 1930
    Street Address: 416 10th Av S
    Residence Place: Birmingham, Alabama
    Occupation: Dept Mgr
    Spouse:Ruth Watts 
    Publication Title: Birmingham, Alabama, City Directory, 1930
  • Date: 1949Place: Birmingham, Jefferson, AlabamaPage: accessed, downloaded; 25 November 2012; page 940
  • Text: Name: Edgar R Watts
    Gender: M (Male)
    Residence Year: 1949
    Street Address: 16 10th AR S
    Residence Place: Birmingham, Alabama
    Occupation: Genl Mgr
    Spouse:Ruth R Watts 
    Publication Title: Birmingham, Alabama, City Directory, 1949
  • Date: 14 JAN 1974Place: Birmingham, Jefferson, AlabamaNote: Page: accessed; 26 November 2012; Edgar Watts data
  • Text: Name: Edgar Watts
    Gender: Male
    Birth Date: 19 Apr 1898
    Death Date: 14 Jan 1974
    SSN: 417073506Page: accessed; 24 November 2012
  • Text: Name: Edgar Reid Watts
    Birth Date: abt 1899
    Death Date: 14 Jan 1974
    Death Place: Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama
    Death Age: 75
    Marital Status: Married
    Gender: Male
    Father Name: James Watts
    Mother Name: Josie Reid
    Spouse Name: Ruth A Watts
    FHL Film Number: 2242027
  • ROLE: spouse 17
  • Death: MAR 1977
  • _SDATE: 15 MAR 1977 in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama
  • Note:
    Obituary Index : Birmingham Area Newspapers
    Name: Watts, Mrs. Ruth Appling
    Newspaper: Birmingham News Date: Mar 20, 1977
    Edition: Metro Section: Page: B-3
    http://bpldb.bplonline.org/db/formProc/obituaries?firstname=&title=obituaries&lastname=watts&search_lastname_parameter=exact&search_firstname_parameter=starts&year=&newspaper=&atnum=90
    1



    Father: Elcana APPLING b: 16 OCT 1866 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama
    Mother: Brazora STANLEY b: 1 FEB 1868 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

    Marriage 1 Edgar Reid WATTS b: 19 APR 1898 in Walker County, Alabama
    • Married: 10 NOV 1923 in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama 18

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: Social Security Death Index
      Title: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007)
      Note:

      Repository:
        Name: RAS Private Collection (from compiled online database)

      Quality: 2
      Text: Name: Ruth Watts
      SSN: 418-62-8544
      Last Residence: 35213  Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States of America
      Born: 6 Jan 1898
      Died: Mar 1977
      State (Year) SSN issued: Alabama (1963)
    2. Abbrev: 1900 United States Federal Census
      Title: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls., 1900 United States Federal Census (scans of original images) (Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.)
      Note:


      Repository:
        Name: RAS Private Collection (scan/digital photo of original image)

      Page: Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Windham Springs, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; Roll: T623 42; Page: 17A; .
      Quality: 3
    3. Abbrev: 1910 United States Federal Census
      Title: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. T624, 1,178 rolls., 1910 United States Federal Census (scans of original images) (Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.)
      Note:


      Repository:
        Name: RAS Private Collection (scan/digital photo of original image)

      Page: Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Birmingham Ward 5, Jefferson, Alabama; Roll: T624_18; Page: 26A; Enumeration District: 0054; Image: 1096; FHL microfilm: 1374031.
      Quality: 3
    4. Abbrev: U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta)
      Title: "U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta)", database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed ); citing " (N.p.:n.p.n.d.)."
      Page: accessed, downloaded; 19 June 2012; page 373; Ruth Appling (student); Birmingham, Alabama, City Directory, 1919
      Quality: 3
      Text: Name: Ruth Appling
      Residence Year: 1919
      Street Address: 1913 10th Av S
      Residence Place: Birmingham, Alabama
      Occupation: Student
      Publication Title: Birmingham, Alabama, City Directory, 1919
    5. Abbrev: 1920 United States Federal Census
      Title: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920. T625, 2,076 rolls., 1920 United States Federal Census (scans of original images) (Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.)
      Note:

      Repository:
        Name: RAS Private Collection (scan/digital photo of original image)

      Page: Source Citation: Year: 1920; Census Place: Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama; Roll: T625_24; Page: 22A; Enumeration District: 83; Image: 1017.
      Quality: 3
    6. Abbrev: World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
      Title: United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (Ancestry.com. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.)
      Note:


      Repository:
        Name: RAS Private Collection (scan/digital photo of original image)
    7. Abbrev: U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010
      Title: Beneficiary Identification Records Locator Subsystem (BIRLS) Death File. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs., "U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010," database, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011, Ancestry.com (www.ancstry.com : accessed ).
    8. Abbrev: 1900 United States Federal Census
      Title: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls., 1900 United States Federal Census (scans of original images) (Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.)
      Note:


      Repository:
        Name: RAS Private Collection (scan/digital photo of original image)
    9. Abbrev: 1910 United States Federal Census
      Title: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. T624, 1,178 rolls., 1910 United States Federal Census (scans of original images) (Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.)
      Note:


      Repository:
        Name: RAS Private Collection (scan/digital photo of original image)
    10. Abbrev: Alabama, Military Card Files,1917-1918
      Title: Alabama Department of Archives and History, "Alabama, Military Card Files,1917-1918," digital image, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed ).
    11. Abbrev: 1920 United States Federal Census
      Title: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920. T625, 2,076 rolls., 1920 United States Federal Census (scans of original images) (Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.)
      Note:

      Repository:
        Name: RAS Private Collection (scan/digital photo of original image)
    12. Abbrev: The Montgomery Adviser
      Title: "," The Montgomery (Alabama) Adviser, ; online archives (http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ : accessed ).
    13. Abbrev: Auburn University Digital Library
      Title: Auburn University, "The Glomerata 1921," , ; Auburn University Digital Library, http://diglib.auburn.edu/collections/gloms/.
    14. Abbrev: U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta)
      Title: "U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta)", database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed ); citing " (N.p.:n.p.n.d.)."
    15. Abbrev: Alabama, Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974
      Title: Ancestry.com, "Alabama, Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974," database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com: accessed ), ; citing "Alabama Deaths and Burials, 1881?1952." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records..
    16. Abbrev: 1930 United States Federal Census
      Title: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls., 1930 United States Federal Census (scans of original images) (Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002.)
      Note:


      Repository:
        Name: RAS Private Collection (scan/digital photo of original image)

      Page: Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama; Roll: 27; Page: 28A; Enumeration District: 71; Image: 971.0; FHL microfilm: 2339762.
      Quality: 3
    17. Abbrev: 1940 United States Federal Census
      Title: 1940 United States Federal Census.
      Repository:
        Name: Ancestry.com
        Provo, Utah
        USA
        Note:
        (downloaded digital image)

      Page: Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama; Roll: T627_96; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 68-218.
    18. Abbrev: Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957
      Title: Alabama "Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957," online database, FamilySearch Record Search (http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html# : accessed ), .
      Repository:
        Name: RAS Private Collection (from compiled online database)

      Page: accessed; 19 June 2012; Edgar Reid Watts/Martha Ruth Appling marriage
      Text: Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957

      Groom's Name: Edgar Reid Watts
      Groom's Birth Date: 1898
      Groom's Birthplace:
      Groom's Age: 25
      Bride's Name: Martha Ruth Appling
      Bride's Birth Date: 1898
      Bride's Birthplace:
      Bride's Age: 25
      Marriage Date: 10 Nov 1923
      Marriage Place: Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama
      Groom's Father's Name:
      Groom's Mother's Name:
      Bride's Father's Name:
      Bride's Mother's Name:
      Groom's Race: White
      Groom's Marital Status: Single
      Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
      Bride's Race: White
      Bride's Marital Status: Single
      Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M74684-5
      System Origin: Alabama-EASy
      Source Film Number: 1064581
      Reference Number:

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