Finding My Roots/Abbott, Reagan Branch

Mattie Abbott Whitaker Goode

Flora Avis Whitaker, Daniel Frank Whitaker, Martha Elizabeth Whitaker Goode, William Russell Whitaker and Myrtle Elizabeth Whitaker.

My Grandmother Martha Elizabeth (Mattie) Abbott (Whitaker Goode). Martha Elizabeth was the third child of William Gilbert Abbott and Nancy Reagan. She was born 06 May 1872, in Sevier County, Tennessee. She died 10 June 1911 in Knoxville, Tennessee and is buried in the Old Gray Cemetery, Knoxville, Tennessee.

On 08 July, 1888. Martha Elizabeth married Asa Green Whitaker and they had five children together and they are listed below.

Carrie Lee Whitaker, born in 1890 in Concord, Tennessee; died in infancy in 1890 and buried at Grisby’s  Chapel Church Cemetery .

William Russell Whitaker, born 26 July 1892 in Concord, Tennessee; died 21 November 1972 in Knoxville, Tennessee; buried in Zion Church Cemetery on Clinton Highway in Powell, Tennessee.

Myrtle Elizabeth Whitaker (Llewellyn) born 05 June 1895 in Concord, Tennessee; died 24 July, 1975 in Knoxville, Tennessee; buried New Gray Cemetery, Knoxville, Tennessee.

Flora Avis Whitaker (Laugherty) born 06 May 1898 in Concord, Tennessee; died 29 December  1974 in Knoxville, Tennessee; buried in Woodlawn Cemetery , Knoxville, Tennessee.

Daniel Frank Whitaker born 19 March 1900 in Knoxville, Tennessee; died 9 August 1985 in Conway, South Carolina ; buried in Mt. Leon Cemetery in Longs, South, Carolina; he served in the United States Amy 119th Infantry Division in world one; taken prisoner of war by the Germans while on a scouting mission in France.

After Asa Green Whitaker died Martha Elizabeth Abbott Whitaker married my grandfather Charles Key Goode and they had three children together.

Mamie Goode, born 29 July, 1907 in Knoxville, Tennessee; died 17 January 1908; buried in Old Gray Cemetery in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Nora Kate Goode (Matthews), born 28 August 1904 in Knoxville, Tennessee; died 25 November 1985 in Whittier, California;  in Rose Hill Cemetery in Whittier, California.

***Ben Cates Goode, born 25 July, 1909 in Knoxville, Tennessee; died 28 November 1980 in Knoxville, Tennessee; buried in Highland Memorial Cemetery in Knoxville, Tennessee.

After Martha Elizabeth died Charles Key Goode  Minnie Minervia Weaver married 09 August, 1911 in Knoxville, Tennessee. They had two children together She died 05 September 1956 in Crossville, Tennessee; buried Knoxville, Tennessee at Highland  Memorial Cemetery.

Mary Evelyn Goode (Jones) born 13 June 1917 in Knoxville, Tennessee; died 29 August Crossville, Tennessee; buried Highland Memorial Cemetery, Knoxville, Tennessee.

Ruby Irene Goode (Sowards) born 04 July 1914 Knoxville, Tennessee; died Knoxville, Tennessee; buried Highland Memorial Cemetery. 

Minnie Weaver Goode  Minnie Goode also known as Momma Goode.





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