Terry Mason's Family History Site

Major lines: Allen, Beck, Borden, Buck, Burden, Carpenter, Carper, Cobb, Cook, Cornell, Cowan, Daffron, Davis, Downing, Faubion, Fauntleroy, Fenter, Fishback, Foulks, Gray, Harris, Heimbach, Henn, Holland, Holtzclaw, Jackson, Jameson, Johnson, Jones, King, Lewis, Mason, Massengill, McAnnally, Moore, Morgan, Overstreet, Price, Peck, Rice, Richardson, Rogers, Samuel, Smith, Taylor, Thomas, Wade, Warren, Weeks, Webb, Wodell, Yeiser.


Selected Families and Individuals

Source Citations

Rev. Willis Gess Downing

1U.S. WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C., Roll 1522647, 12 Sep 1918, M1509. "Willis Gess Downing
Residence: 438 E. 2nd St. Tucson, Pima, Arizona
Age 18. Date of Birth: December 2, 1899.
White. U.S Citizen.
Student at Tucson High School.
Nearest Relative: Mrs. Harriette Downing. (same address).
Tall, Slender, Grey eyes Light color of hair."

2California, Death Index, 1940-1997. "Name: DOWNING, WILLIS GESS
Social Security #: 569269021
Birth Date: 2 Dec 1899
Birthplace: KENTUCKY
Death Date: 13 Jul 1985
Death Place: LOS ANGELES
Mother's Maiden Name: GESS
Father's Surname:."

3U.S. Social Security Death Index. "Name: Willis Downing
SSN: 569-26-9021
Last Residence: 90807 Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Born: 2 Dec 1899
Died: Jul 1985 State (Year)
SSN issued: California (Before 1951 )."

41930 U.S. Census, roll 62 pg 1B, 2 Apr 1930. "Downing, W. G. Head M W 30 M 25 Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky
-------, Luella S. Wife F W 25 M 20 Texas Texas Texas
-------, Willis G. Jr. Son M W 1 11/12 S Texas Kentucky Texas
-------, W. B. Grandfather M W 65 Wd Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky."

Luella Spires

1U.S. Social Security Death Index. "Name: Luella Downing
SSN: 560-38-5739
Last Residence: 90807 Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Born: 21 Jun 1904
Died: Jan 1976
State (Year) SSN issued: California (Before 1951 )."

21920 U.S. Census, T625_51 pg 6A, 7 Jan 1920. "Spires, Luella Neice FW 15 Texas Texas Texas." Listed with her parents and siblings.