IN LOVING MEMORY OF ONE WHO HAS WORKED AS HARD AS I HAVE IN THE LAST TEN YEARS TO TRACK DOWN OUR WALDROPS. SIDE BY SIDE, CONSTANT COMPANIONS, SISTERS.
JUANITA DELORAS WALDROP STONE HIRSCH
JUANITA DELORAS WALDROP (THE LATE MILTON T. STONE , ALLEN LEE HIRSCH,SR.), FORMERLY OF COLUMBUS, BORN JANUARY 20, 1929 DIED NOVEMBER 16, 2003 , STAFFORDSHIRE, TAMSWORTH, ENGLAND.
MRS JUANIITA HIRSCH , WORKED, RETIRED AND LIVED IN STAFFORDSHIRE, TAMSWORTH , ENGLAND. SHE LEFT THE STATES IN THE EARLY 1970s LEAVING A LARGE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
MRS JUANITA HIRSCH, ATTENDED JORDAN HIGH SCHOOL AND GRADUATED IN 1947. SHE ALSO WAS RAISED IN CENTRAL CHRISTIAN CHURCH (DISCIPLE OF CHRIST). MARRIED BOTH TIMES BY THE LATE REV. JOHN PARK WINKLER. SHE ALSO ATTENDED GENTIAN BAPTIST CHURCH WITH HER FAMILY BEFORE LEAVING FOR ENGLAND.
MRS JUANITA HIRSCH ,VISTED A PEN PAL SINCE HER TEENAGE YEARS IN SUTTON COLDFIELD , ENGLAND PATRICIA HADLEY , SHE FELL IN LOVE WITH ENGLAND REMAINED THERE AND OPEN HER OWN BUSINESS , SHE WAS ALSO AN ARTIST AND TRAVELED THRU IRELAND AND SCOTLAND.
MRS JUANITA HIRSCH'S LEFT KIDNEY WAS REMOVED LAST FEB. 2003 AND SHE NEVER FULLY RECOVERED. MRS JUANITA HIRSCH'S FRIEND , BUSINESS PARTNER AND COMPANION, HELEN SLIM , WAS AT HER SIDE WHEN SHE DIED IN THE HOSPITAL IN TAMWORTH, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND 5:30 P.M. SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
IN ENGLAND SHE LEAVES MANY ADORING FRIENDS THAT LOVE HER AND WILL MISS HER. MRS HIRSCH HAD A WONDERFUL WARM LOVING PERSONALITY AND NEVER MET A STRANGER.
ABOVE ALL SHE WAS A WARM LOVING CHRISTIAN WOMAN WHO KNEW GOD THE FATHER AND JESUS CHRIST AND SHE SERVED THEM WELL. SHE WITNESS TO EVERYONE SHE MET AND TOUCHED MANY SOULS.
MRS. JUANITA HIRSCH WAS THE DAUGHTER OF THE LATE MYRA RICHARDSON AND HARRY P. WALDROP. SHE LEAVES TWO SISTERS, SANDRA WALDROP DOOLITTLE, TWO CHILDREN, FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT GRANDCHILDREN.
FROM ALL HER FRIENDS AND FAMILY MEMBERS LEFT THIS FAMILY MEMBER ASKS FOR ONLY PRAYERS AND TO REMEMEBER JUANITA WITH LOVING MEMORIES THAT SHE BROUGHT HOME WITH HER ALL THE YEARS SHE RETURNED HOME.
JUANITA IS WELL LOVED AND WILL BE MISSED BY THIS SISTER. I WILL MISS HER EVEN MORE WHEN I CAN'T CALL HER NEXT WEEK AND TALK TO HER FOR HOURS ABOUT OUR WALDROP GENEALOGY.
SANDRA WALDROP DOOLITTLE (sister)
Right now one of my links aren't working. If you would please come back this page, the main page, each time then click the next link, that way you will go to the next link without any problems. I am working on the link now. Thanks, Sandra
Welcome to my site. We all have had relatives we wish had fallen a little bit farther from the tree, but without them genealogy would be so dull. I hope my site will explore not only the serious side of genealogy, but the humorous side too. Some secrets should be carried to the grave, but only to be dug up later by those who can enjoy or appreciate them.
When your gr grandpapa was married four times and divorced twice. Member of the KKK,beat up the Judge of Probate while still wearing his white sheet. Fought in a duel and had to leave DeSoto County , Mississippi even tho it was a righteous duel, dueling was outlawed in the early 1850s in Mississippi. He was ambushed shot with a shot gun and killed. When sharing with others about this ancestor , you hear many times,
DAMN, I DON'T BELIEVE I WOULD HAVE PASSED THAT DOWN." (Sounds like something Lewis Girzard would have said.)
(IF YOU ARE RELATED TO THIS WALDROP LINE PLEASE SEND ME ,SANDRA WALDROP DOOLITTLE,AN EMAIL TO MY ADDRESS , firstname.lastname@example.org PLEASE SEND NAMES OF YOUR CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN OR ANY STORIES YOU HAVE HEARD ABOUT THE WALDROP FAMILIES.
If the weather looks like rain, Smile
When you feel like you must complain. Smile
Do not mind if things seem gray; Soon there'll come a brighter day; You will find that it will pay to Smile
If the world looks sad and drear Smile
Do the very best you can; Play your part now like a man; Make each day a better plan and Smile.
If you taste life's bitter cup; Smile
Should the Doctors give up on you Smile
You are very far from dead; Waste no time in useless dread Put your trust in God instead. and Smile.
Author Unknown.(1928 Great Lake Bullentin)
Vol. 2 No 20 N. T. S. Great Lakes, Illinois February 28, 1928 Mama. Myra Elnora Richardson Waldrop Born 1906 died 1995, received the Great Lakes, Illinois Bullentins while her brother William Cullen Richardson was in the Navy In Illnois. (Waukegan)
Harry Lamonte Waldrop of Louisiana is the last male in the line of John Benjamin, Green Berry, Joseph Ryan, James Harry, Lamonte Waldrop. These are the male Waldrops from 1762. Harry and his wife Diane and his wife have two daughters.
WALDROP: Other ways our Waldrop name has been spelled.
Waldrup (Marshall Waldrup)
Way back, Waldrop was spelled Wardrobe, so I've been told. Stories goes the Wardrobes were keepers of the Wardrobe. There is a story about this, somewhere in my memory bank. Stories goes there is a Castle in Scottland where the Waldrop Clan lived. My sister, Juanita, has visted the Castle while touring Scottland and Ireland. She also said most of the time you could find a Waldrop Pub on any corner.
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The Marshall Waldrup above is related to my gr gr gr grandpapa. My Benjamin Waldrop was the papa of Major Waldrup.Major Waldrup and my Green Berry Waldrop were brothers. On one Census some of the brothers last names were spelled like thier papa's Waldrop , but two of the were spelled Waldrup. I think it was the slip of the Census Taker's wrist for where you see the Waldrop's name mentioned Major Waldrup is there among them and listed as a son of Benjamin.
THIS IS AS FAR BACK AS I'VE GOTTEN BACK. SO WE WILL START WITH THE FIRST GENERATION WITH JOHN WALDROP. THE WALDROP CLAN CAN'T AGREE ON THE THREE GENERATIONS ABOVE JOHN WALDROP. SO I AM GOING TO STOP HERE AND ADD THE OTHER GENERATIONS WHEN ALL ARE IN AGREMENT. THIS IS THE INFORMATIO I HAVE GATHERED IN THE PAST TEN YEARS FROM: MARJORY BAXTER, VERNICE PLATT DAVIDSON, J. D. DAVIDSON, JOSEPH LOPER, ELIZABETH MARY "POLLY" TURNER LADD, ROCHELL (PLATT) HERRING, MARY ANN(BAXTER) INGRAM, HUBERT TURNER, ROSEMARY JORGENSEN SALMON, BARBARA WADDELL, DORIS JORDAN, JUANITA DELORAS HIRSCH, HARRY SCOTT FOXWORTH FANNIE MASTERS-BARRETT-SWEETING. HAZEL SWEETING (OLLIE'S WIFE),JAN DAWSON, MARSHALL WALDRUP, FAYE WALDROP JOHNSTON, JIMMY WALKER,ZACK TERRELL BUCKALEW, CAROL EMBESI AND SHARRON, BRENDA(WALDROP) HAWKINS,ROBERT "BUBBA" JOYNER, MARGARET CONLEY. ANN DOWNING JANICE DOOLITTLE PAGE, NORMA KAY DOOLITTLE LOUDERMILK. PICTURES : KAY JORGENSEN ,ATKINSEN, BUXTON AND VERA LEE DANIELS CALLON.
FIRST GENERATION: John Waldrop
John Waldrop 1732. John Waldrop was from Amelia County, Virginia, He married Anne. He was born maybe about 1730, and he died sometime after 1810 in Rutherford County, North Carolina There is a chance that John might have come to America from Scotland as an Indentured Servant. There is also a change James who is moves around with and buys land is his Brother.
Benjamim Waldrop (JOHN ) 1762-1840/50 Amelia County, Georgia Benjamin Waldrop's Children Green Berry Waldrop (our line), George, Infant, William, Major, Daniel, Henry, Ezekiel.
Benjamin Waldrop (John) was born about 1762/1763 in Amelia Co., Va.. He died in 1840/1850 in Tallapoosa Co., Ala..
Benjamin married (1) Alsey Huggard . Alsey was born about 1765/1770. She died about 1828. Alsey Huggard is the Mother of our Green Beery Waldrop. They were together in Gwennette County 1927/1928, Georgia while attending Sweetwater Primitive Baptist along with Green Berry Waldrop and his family. Our Joseph Ryan Waldrop was about a year old.
Second wife. Married Rachel in 1828, in Monroe County, Georgia. Rachel Born in 1799 and died in 1850 in Chickasaw, Mississippi. Benjamin married Rachel in less than a year after Alsey Huggard's death.
Alsey Huggard was a live in 1827/1828 in Gwennette, Georgia. Some have the dates listed as Alsey's death and Rachel's marriage to Benjamin Waldrop in 1825, But, Asley Huggard was still alive in 1828 and attending Sweetwater Primitive Baptist Church along with her son, Green Berry Waldrop.
SECOND GENERATION: Green Berry Waldrop (JOHN , BENJAMIN) 1794-1854 Wife Elizabeth Ward Waldrop. Children Joseph Ryan , Henry Low, McDonald and a daughter Nancy Caroline Waldrop.( Seaborn Higgington)
THIRD GENERATION: Joseph Ryan Waldrop(JOHN, BENJAMIN, GREEN BERRY) 1827-1870 Ambushed shot and killed in Escatawpa, Alabama, Washington County.
Wives and Children:
Nancy Heard: Georgianne Elizabeth (Thornton) and Stephen Franklin Waldrop.
Sarah Cathrerine Alexander
Victoria K. Thomas: Joseph Henry Waldrop Born 1858
Sarah A. Baxter : James Harry Waldrop 1869-1914 and Josepn Ryan Waldrop, Jr. Born 1871 Died 1899. JRW, Jr.was born the spring of 1871 after JRW,Sr.. was murdered in the fall , Aug. 13, 1870. James Harry Waldrop was about a year old. Joseph R. Waldrop didn't live to see his second son by Sarah Baxter Waldrop.
FOURTH GENERATION: James Harry Waldrop 1868-1924(JOHN,BENJAMIN, GREEN BERRY, JOSEPH RYAN)
James Harry Waldrop 1868, Married: Minnie Lee Masters.
Joseph Ryan Waldrop, Jr. 1871-1897 Died at age twenty eight.
Adopted daughter Born 1888 in Kentucky. Sarah Baxter Waldrop adopted Princess after her husband Joseph Ryan Waldrop (Sr.) 1826-1870 , was killed in a radical murder August 1870.
Doctor/Rev. Joseph Ryan Waldrop was murdered the fall of 1870 and Joseph Ryan Waldrop, Jr. was born Spring of 1871.
FIFTH GENERATION: JOHN,BENJAMIN, GREEN BERRY, JOSEPH RYAN, JAMES HARRY WALDROP.)
Lamonte Cristo Waldrop Married :Eunice
Children: Harry LaMonte Elizabeth "Libby"
Harry P. Waldrop 1906-1962. Married Myra Elnora Richardson, 1906-1895.
Joe Ollie Waldrop(Daniels) 1897. Married: Rev. Lindsey Daniels.
Helen Elizabeth Waldrop 1899 . Married: Scott Foxworth.
Fannie Louise Waldrop (Jorgensen)1905. Married: Dan "Slim" Jorgensen.
SIXTH GENERATION: JOHN, BENJAMIN, GREEN BERRY, JOSEPH RYAN, JAMES HARRY WALDROP)(HARRY, LAMONTE, JOE OLLIE, LOUISE, HELEN >)
Harry Lamonte Waldrop, Harry Lamonte ends our Waldrop Line. There are no more male Waldrops.) One male Harry Lamonte Waldrop and three females Juanita Deloras, ***** ********* ******* and Sandra Lee Waldrop daughters of Harry P. Waldrop and granddaughters of James Harry Waldrop, Joseph R,, Green Berry, Benjamin, John,
Juanita Deloras Waldrop Hirsch Married: Milton Thomas Stone and ***** ***Hirsch, Sr.
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Sandra Lee Waldrop Married: Carlton Howard Doolittle
Children: Janice Leigh Doolittle ,Born 1961 Married: Lee C. Page
Norma Kay Doolittle Born 1963 Married:Timothy R. Loudermilk.
Carlton Waldrop Doolittle Born 1966
Shannon Lea Weaver
Delaney Ann Doolittle
Cody Weaver Doolittle
Muriel Grace Doolittle
Step Son Blake Post
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Vera Lee Daniels Born
Married Simeon Callon
Sims, Callon Jr.
Nioma Foxworth . Married: Buck Webb
Children: Judy Webb Born 1946,Married: Tom Griffin.
Children: Shelly Griffin Guy Griffin
AlGene Webb, Born 1938
Madomia Foxworth Born Married: Hal Hargrove
Children Helen Hargrove Anne Hargrove
Harry Scott Foxworth Partner: Rev. Tom Costa- California
Rosemary Jorgensen Born , Married Jon Salmon
Kay Jorgensen Born , Married: Atkinson, Joe Buxton
SEVENTH GENERATION: (JOHN, BENJAMIN, GREEN BERRY,JOSEPH RYAN, JAMES HARRY, HARRY POU WALDROP.)(JUANITA, NORMA, SANDRA, VERA, NIOMA, MARGARET,TED, HARRY SCOTT, MADOMIA, ROSEMARY, KAY AND Harry LaMonte and Elizaberh (Libby))
Janice Leigh Doolittle Born 1961, Married: Lee C. Page.
Norma Kay Doolittle Born 1963, Married: Timothy R. Loudermilk.
Carlton Waldrop Doolittle (Wally) Born 1966
Married: Shannon Lea Weaver
Mother of Delaney and Cody Weaver Doolittle.
Jeniffer Haines , mother of Mariel Grace Doolittle. Jeniffer Haines brought into the family a son Blake Post, Wally's step-son.
Judy Webb Griffin Born 1946 , Married: Tom Griffin
Al Gene Webb ( Buck Webb's son) Born 1938
Delaney Ann Doolittle Born 1994
Cody Weaver Doolittle Born 1996
Mariell Grace Doolittle Born 2002 <
(IF YOU ARE RELATED TO THIS WALDROP LINE PLEASE SEND ME SANDRA WALDROP DOOLITTLE. TO MY EMAIL ADDRESS, firstname.lastname@example.org PLEASE SEND THE NAMES AND INFORMATION OF YOUR CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN OR ANY INFORMATION YOU THINK SHOULD BE ADDED TO THE LINE OF WALDROPS.
As of August 25, 2003 the only people who have worked on the Dr.Joseph Ryan Waldrop Genealogy are Sandra Lee Waldrop Doolittle and Juanita Deloras Waldrop Stone Hirsch. My Thanks to Aunt Louise Waldrop Jorgensen who gave us all the cute stories and memories. Rosemary Jorgensen Salmon who took notes from Aunt Louise and wrote me all she had heard, Kay Jorgensen Buxton of Panama City, Fl who gave me and Juanita information and gave us pictures to copy of our ancestors. Thanks to Kay, even tho she lost the only picture of Uncle Lamonte Waldrop, that we had. Thanks to Joe Buxton (Kay's husband)for letting me spend the night at his house and thanks for all the wonderful food we were served while researching and while attending Aunt Louise's Birthday party. Thanks to Norma Kay Doolittle Loudermilk who help us when Juanita and I first started our research. Thanks to Vera Lee Daniels Callon who gave me as much information as she could and sent me the wonderful picture of my Dr. Joseph Ryan Waldrop so I would know what he looked like. Another wonderful picture that came from fist cousin Kay Jorgensen Buxton, who is also his great granddaughter, along with Vera Lee Daniels Callon.. Thanks also, to Norma Unger.
My Baxter (Sara A, Baxter married Joseph Ryan Waldrop) Elizabet Mary "Polly" Turner Ladd of Mobile. Mary Ann Ingram of Mobile and Rochele (Platt) Herring, Pensacola, Florida. Polly, Mary Ann and Rochells are cousins thru our gr gr grandparents J. W. and Charity Williford Baxter. Their children Sarah Baxter Waldrop and James Monroe Baxter were our great grandparents of Escatawpa and Vinegar Bend Alabama, Washington County.
Many thanks to my daughter Janice Leigh Doolittle Page(Mrs. Lee Page) who has been my partner in Crime in climbing a fence that was locked and getting her new SUV stuck in the sand in a corn field and I ended up calling the Police to ous . when we were threaten(She had a shot gun in the trunk of her car, she was carring it in.) by the owner of the land that used to belong to my gr gr grandpapa Woulard. Jan backed over another lady's trash can and went right down the street to Citronelle, Alabama and bought her a new one just to find out the lady had set the old trash can out for the men to pick it up. That was the same day my Jan got out of the car to smoke a cig. and walk around just to look up and see the SUV rolling down a hill towards a lake, with me sitting there reading my "Washington County Alabama History" Books.Good think the door was open and the car was rolling slow. I looked up and saw the lake getting closer. hmmmmmmmmm I thought, I should have learned to swim. This was the same day Dino White, my Carlton's nurse, laid my over- night bag behind the SUV and my Jan backed over it. Needless to say my cloths smelled good when I open the suit cased. Yep, she ran over all the good smelling stuff , too. But , Thank God, that wasn't the night we came off the highway about one in the morning at Opelika , Alabama and came accross a dead body covered with a sheet that had just been hit by a big truck. Then the help at Burger King told us it was the sniper and we were afraid the rest of the way home. Now ask me if I am afraid of Cemeteries and spooks? Nope! I'm more scare of my Jan.
Most of the family like my sister ***** ********* ******* **** were interested in only the names and dates. Juanita and I have not only researched the names and dates and gathered all the bones and made a full skeleton, we have put flesh on the bones with the stories and memories. Juanita , tho she has lived in England for the past 30 odd years, we have stayed in touch by mail, email, telephone calls and her visiting America and she and I researching down in Washington County Alabama together. Juanita just had a Kidney takem out a month or so ago and she didn't heal as quickly as we had wished she would. But as God, the Father always does came thru and when she was taken home I called her, and the first thing she wasnted to know was how was the research going. She has done her part by writing letters to the archives and Libraries and to everyone I met and gave her the names and addreses. Even tho Juanita was in living in England she has worked as hard as I have in Keeping Joseph Ryan Waldrop alive and a part of our lives. Joe Waldrop has been dead for 133 years as of now and his memories are very much alive. I am just glad I got to know this scalawag thru our research. He led a full and active life until the day he was killed. He was married four times and only divorced once. As Lewis Grizzard would have said, "Damn, I don't think I would have said that!" I am in hopes one day someone will read all the work put in to researching Dr. Joseph R. Waldrop and the ancestors of his time like the Baxters, Willifords, Woulards, Dearmans, Lopers, McGuires, Buckalews and many others. Right now the only one really is interested in our research and maybe one day she will pick up where Juanita and I leave off , and that is my Delaney Ann Doolittle, Born 1994. Mine and Carlton's granddaughter. Daughter of Carlton Waldrop Doolittle "Wally" and Shannon Lea Weaver Doolittle. So far Cody Weaver Doolittle who is 7 years old is only interested in his two grandmothers Rebecca Anderson Weaver and me. His Nannie or he calls me most of the time, "Nangirl" and his one and only Aunt Janice Leigh Doolittle Page , known to Cody as "Duke" or "Dukie" A name he picked out to call his Aunt Jan.
My Thanks to Zack Terrell Buckalew who has given me the Buckalew information about his grandpapa and my gr gr uncle Oliver L. Buckalew. Oliver is the older brother of my granmother Minnie Lee Masters Waldrop of Washington County Alabama. Zack has supplied me with names, dates and pictures. Not only is Zack a new cousin but also my dear friend.
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