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John James Eanes

John James Eanes[1, 2]

Male 1879 - 1931  (51 years)

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  • Name John James Eanes 
    Born 14 Jul 1879  Pittsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Feb 1931  Sandy River, Henry Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I547450636  My Reynolds Line
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2018 

    Father John Hubbard Eanes,   b. Nov 1850, PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY , VIRGINIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1934  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Mother Joyce Washinton Johnston,   b. 18 Mar 1847, Henry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1919  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 20 Aug 1872 
    Family ID F51  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Charlotte Legwin,   b. 5 Jul 1882, Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1929, Leatherwood, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 2 Jan 1902  Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 

    • Marriage Date:
      2 Jan 1902

      Marriage Place:
      Franklin County, Virginia

    Children 
    +1. Nannie Washington Eanes,   b. 4 Apr 1913, Pittsylvania, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1996, Greenville, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Viola Eanes,   b. 17 Dec 1904, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1979, Pittsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F518495138  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Laura Belle Woodall,   b. 12 Nov 1871, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1942, Danville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 26 Oct 1929  Pittsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F7334  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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    Documents
    Death Certificate-John James Eanes
    Death Certificate-John James Eanes
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  • Notes 
    • Surnames: AMOS, EANES, HANKINS, LEGWIN, MOLLOW, RODDLE
      THE HENRY BULLETIN, Martinsville, Va., Tue., Mar. 3, 1931, p. 6, col. 8 [edited]. Funeral services for J. J. Eanes, age 52, highly esteemed citizen and farmer of the Sandy River community, who passed away last Friday following a lingering illness, were held from the late residence the following day. Interment was made in the family burial ground near Sago, Franklin county. He was a member of the Church of the Brethren. Surviving are his wife and eleven children: William of Martinsville; Lloyd of Bassett; Morton, Fletcher, Edwin, Lewis, Samuel, Pearl, Ada, Mesdames Viola Amos and Nannie Mollow. His father and two brothers, George and Oscar and two sisters, Mesdames Ida Hankins and Nora Roddle also survive. [Ref. FRANKLIN COUNTY, VA., CEMETERIES, Compiled by The Franklin County Heritage Society: p. 109, Leslie V. Lawrence cemetery, Rts. 652 & 749, top of Turkey Cock Mt., to south of Double Oaks Gap Rd very near continuation of 652: John James Eanes, 7/14/1879 - 2/20/1931; Mary Legwin Eanes, Wife of John James Eanes, 7/6/1882 - 2/5/1929 [sic!]; Eanes, Infant of Mr. & Mrs. J. J., no dates; Charles O. Eanes, 10/28/1909 - 11/12/1909; Mary E. Eanes, 6/29/1921 - 7/29/1921].

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Mary Frances Reynolds Eggleston.
      JJ Eanes and his wife, are the parents of Nan Washington Eanes. She [Nan] married Cecil A. Marlowe; they had one child, Lloyd Marlowe and were later divorced.

    2. [S150] Photograph, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/20947314/john-james-eanes.

    3. [S32] Find-A-Grave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/search?firstname=John&middlename=J&lastname=Eanes&birthyear=1879&birthyearfilter=&deathyear=1931&deathyearfilter=&location=Franklin+County%2C+Virginia%2C+United+States+of+America&locationId=county_2835&memorialid=&datefilter=&orderby=.

    4. [S211] State Select Marriages, https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=FS1VirginiaMarriages&h=82825&indiv=try&o_vc=Record:OtherRecord&rhSource=9278.

    5. [S42] Obituary.
      Research):THE HENRY BULLETIN, Martinsville, Va., Tue., Feb. 12, 1929, p. 3, col. 4 . Mrs. John J. Eanes, age 46, died Monday morning at her home at Sandy River, following a ten day illness, brought on by a complication of diseases. She had been in declining health for several years and her condition gradually grew worse, and little hope for her recovery was entertained. A short funeral service was held at the old Legwin homestead, her birthplace, Tuesday afternoon, and burial made at Sago, Franklin county. Rev. J. B. Flora, pastor of the Church of the Brethren, near Sago, conducted the services at the home and the grave. She was a woman of noble Christian character, a devoted wife and mother, loved and cherished by her large host of friends and neighbors. She was a member of the Dunkard faith. Surviving, besides her husband are four daughters, Mrs. Viola Amiss of Callands, Misses Nancy, Pearl and Ada of Sandy River, and seven sons, namely William of Martinsville, Morton, Lloyd, Fletcher, Edward, Louis and Samuel, all of Sandy River. One brother, W. Legwin, of Martinsville and one sister, Mrs. William Lawrence of Sago, also remain. [ Ref. FRANKLIN COUNTY, VA., CEMETERIES, Compiled by The Franklin County Heritage Society, 1998, Lawrence V. Leslie Cemetery, 652 & 749; top of Turkey Cock Mountain to south of Double Oaks Gap, Road very near continuation of 652, p. 109:
      Mary Legwin Eanes, Wife of John James Eanes, 7/6/1882 - 2/5/1929;
      John James Eanes, 7/14/1879 - 2/20/1931; Charles O. Eanes, 11/12/1909 - 1 0/28/1909;
      Eanes, Infant of Mrs. & Mrs. J. J. (no dates); Mary E. Eanes, 6/29/1921 - 7 /29/1921].