Delila Francis "Deedie" Precise[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19]

Female 1866 - 1949


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  • Name  Delila Francis "Deedie" Precise 
    Nickname  Deedie 
    Born  29 Mar 1866  Scottsboro, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Alternate Name  Delilah Francis Precise 
    Alternate Name  Delily Precise 
    Died  23 May 1949  Eastland, Eastland, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Flatwood Cemetery, Eastland, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (Research):
      - Initial info from Betty Precise "Precise Family History". She gives name as Delily Precise.

      - Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920 (Selected Counties)
      about D. F. Precise
      Spouse 1: A. J. Dolberry
      Spouse 2: D. F. Precise
      Marriage Date: 27 Jul 1884
      Marriage Place: Jackson
      Performed By: Minister of the Gospel
      Surety/Perf. Name: C. C. ONeal
      OSPage: 396
      Comment: Colored {may refer to minister}

      - In Nov 1915, "Delilah" Dolberry residing in Eastland, Tex, per father Ambrose's estate folder. (See notes for Ambrose L. Precise)

      - Family History Library microfilm:
      Jackson County, Ala
      Probate estate files, Phillips, John (cont.) - Precise, David R. - VAULT US/CAN Film [ 1542709 ], continued in Precise, David R. (cont.) - Proctor, Samuel F. - VAULT US/CAN Film [ 1542710 ]
      Viewed at East Tenn History Center - 20 Sep 2009
      Jackson County Estate Case Files
      *
      File Folder Cover: Precise, David R., 1917-1918, Box 31, Folder 38, Will Book #10 (numerous page references given)
      *
      Entry titled "Heirs and Distributees of D. R. Precise, Deceased" shows heirs as:
      A.L. Precise, deceased
      =}Deedie Dolberry
      =}Joe D. Precise
      =}Jno. Precise
      =}Rorex Precise
      =}Sarah A. Kirby
      =}Bob Precise

      - 1870 & 1880 Jackson Co Ala Census with "Delilah" and "Delila" spellings, respectively (see notes for Ambrose).

      - 1900 Jackson Co Ala Census, Sanders, Dist 37
      Dolberry, A. J., head, WM, Oct 1854, mar16yrs, Ala/SCar/NCar
      ______, Delila F., wife, WF, Mar 1866, mar16yrs, Ala/Ala/Ala (rest hh same)
      ______, William A., son, WM, Jul 1885
      ______, Debbie J., dau, WF, Dec 1886
      ______, Jessee Washington, son, WM, Sep 1888
      ______, Lula Arminda, dau, WF, Jul 1890
      ______, Mary Viola, dau, WF, May 1892
      ______, Eva Elisabeth, dau, WF, Mar 1895
      ______, James A., son, WM, Oct 1896
      ______, Earnest, dau, WF, Jan 1899 {dau later called Annie}

      - 1910 Census, TEXAS, Eastland, Justice Prec 6, DIst 46
      Dolberry, A. J., head, MW, 52, mar26yrs, Ala/NCar/NCar ~1858
      _______, Lila{?}, wife, FW, 43, mar26yrs, Ala ~1867
      _______, Eva, dau, FW, 15, Ala ~1895
      _______, Jimmy, son, MW, 13, Ala ~1897
      _______, Aursie{Annie?}, dau, FW, 11, Ala ~1899
      _______, Robert, son, MW, 9, Ala ~1901
      _______, Myrtle, dau, FW, 7, TEXAS ~1903
      _______, Peace, dau, FW, 4?, Tex ~1906
      _______, Dovie{?}, dau, FW, 2, Tex ~1908
      _______, "Baby", son, MW, 3/12 {?}, Tex ~1910

      - 1920 Census, TEXAS, Eastland, Justice Prec. 1, Dist. 94
      Dolberry, Absolum J., head, MW, 62, Ala ~1858
      _______, Deliah F., wife, FW, 52, Ala ~1868
      _______, Annie{?}, dau, FW, 20, Ala ~1900
      _______, Myrtle, dau, FW, 16, Tex ~1904
      _______, Pearl, dau, FW, 14, Tex ~1906
      _______, Davise{?}, FW, 12, Tex ~1908 {Dovie L. in 1930 Census}

      - 1930 Eastland Co. Texas Census, Dist. 3, p. 17-18
      Dolberry, James A, head MW 73 age1stM28 Ala/NCar/Ala ~1857
      ___, Delilah F, wife FW 64 age1stM18 Ala/Ala/Ala ~1866
      ___, Dovie L, dau FW 22 single Tex/Ala/Ala ~1908
      Landry, Ed, lodger MW 30 Louisiana/Lou/Lou ~1900
      ___, Annie D, lodger FW 30 Ala/Ala/Ala ~1900
      {MSK note: Annie D is daughter of Delilah (Precise) Dolberry per the 1940 census, and husband (Ed Landry) matches.}

      - 1940 Eastland Co Tex Census, Eastland 67-5
      {Some detail in this entry may be suppressed.}
      Landry, Edison A, head, MW 34 marr Louisiana ~1906
      ___, Annie D, wife, FW 40 marr Ala ~1900Dolberry, Delilah L, *mother-in-law*, FW 74 wd Ala ~1866

      - Texas Death Index, 1903-2000 about Delila Dolberry
      Name: Delila Dolberry
      Death Date: 23 May 1949
      Death County: Eastland
      Certificate: 22379

      - Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 (FamilySearch.org)
      Name: Delila Dolberry
      Death date: 23 May 1949
      Death place: Eastland, Eastland, Texas
      Gender: Female
      Age at death: 83 years 1 month 14 days
      Estimated birth year: 1866
      Father name: James Precise {***??}
      Mother name: Sisk
      Film number: 2223340
      Digital GS number: 4031781
      Image number: 395
      Reference number: cn 22379
      Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976

      - Flatwood Cemetery, Eastland Co, Texas
      Transcribed from photo taken by Webb Jordon, accessed at http://usgwarchives.net/tx//cemph/eastland/flatwood.html on 27 Mar 2011
      Delila F. Dolberry Mar 29, 1866 May 23, 1949
      Absolum J. Dolberry Oct 16, 1857 Nov 4, 1936
      {shared marker}
      {Birth date used for Absolum.}
    Person ID  I353  msktree | Precise Family
    Last Modified  9 Sep 2012 

    Father  Ambrose Lafayett Precise,   b. 6 Apr 1842, Maynard's Cove, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1915, Tupelo, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  C. M. A. J. Sisk,   b. 16 Feb 1844,   d. 3 Mar 1891 
    Married  15 Jun 1865  Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F159  Group Sheet

    Family (Spouse)  Absalom James Dolberry,   b. 16 Oct 1857, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1936, Eastland, Eastland, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 Jul 1884  Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. William Lafayette Absolum Dolberry,   b. 8 Jul 1885, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1949, Eastland, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Deborah Jane "Debbie" Dolberry,   b. Dec 1886, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >3. Jessee Washington Dolberry,   b. 2 Sep 1888, Mud Creek, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1923
     4. Lula Arminda Dolberry,   b. Jul 1890, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >5. Mary Viola Dolberry,   b. 27 May 1892, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1959, Odessa, Ector, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Eva Elisabeth Dolberry,   b. Mar 1895, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. James Ambers "Jim" Dolberry,   b. 19 Oct 1896, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1969, Comanche, Comanche, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >8. Annie D. Dolberry,   b. Jan 1899, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Robert R. Dolberry,   b. Abt 1901, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1956, Colorado City, Mitchell, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Myrtle Dolberry,   b. Abt 1903, Eastland, Eastland, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Peace Dolberry,   b. Abt 1906, Eastland, Eastland, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Dovie L. Dolberry,   b. Abt 1908, Eastland, Eastland, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Dolberry,   b. Abt 1910, Eastland, Eastland, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  18 May 2008 
    Family ID  F226  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S34] Precise Family History - Betty Precise, Precise, Betty Ann, (unpublished, undated typescript).

    2. [S84] Record Sheets - Precise - Joy Precise Lard, Lard, Loretta Joy Precise (author inferred from notes), (unpublished loose family record sheets, typewritten and handwritten; obtained from Nancy Precise Klan who got them from Sybil Bishop Hinman; prepared about 1979), Ambrose & CMAJ page.

    3. [S64] Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920 (ancestry.com), Dodd, Jordan R., comp., (Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999.).

    4. [S68] Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 (FamilySearch.org), State of Texas and individual counties, (name index and images of statewide death certificates, accessed at FamilySearch.org), James Absolum Dolberry.

    5. [S68] Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 (FamilySearch.org), State of Texas and individual counties, (name index and images of statewide death certificates, accessed at FamilySearch.org), William Lafayette Absolm Dolberry.

    6. [S68] Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 (FamilySearch.org), State of Texas and individual counties, (name index and images of statewide death certificates, accessed at FamilySearch.org), James Ambers Dolberry.

    7. [S68] Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 (FamilySearch.org), State of Texas and individual counties, (name index and images of statewide death certificates, accessed at FamilySearch.org), Robert R. Dolberry.

    8. [S68] Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 (FamilySearch.org), State of Texas and individual counties, (name index and images of statewide death certificates, accessed at FamilySearch.org), Ola Mae Justice.

    9. [S74] Probate Estate Files - Jackson County, Ala, (Probate Court Records, Jackson County Estate Files; microfilm from Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah), Phillips, John (cont.)-Precise, David R.- VAULT US/CAN Film [1542709], Precise, David R. (cont.)-Proctor, Samuel F.- VAULT US/CAN Film [1542710], Folder: Precise, David R., 1917-1918, Box 31, Fld 38, Book 10.

    10. [S23] US Census - 1870 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, 1,761 rolls. Minnesota Census Schedules for 1870. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. T132, RG29, 13 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    11. [S24] US Census - 1880 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880. T9, 1,454 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    12. [S28] US Census - 1900 - Population Schedules, 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. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    13. [S7] US Census - 1910 - Population Schedules, 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. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.), Eastland County, Texas.

    14. [S8] US Census - 1920 - Population Schedules, 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. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.), Eastland County, Texas.

    15. [S9] US Census - 1930 - Population Schedules, 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. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002.), Eastland County, Texas.

    16. [S10] US Census - 1940 - Population Schedule, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.), Eastland County, Texas.

    17. [S65] Texas Death Index, 1903-2000 (ancestry.com), State of Texas, (Texas Department of Health. Texas Death Indexes, 1903-2000. Austin, TX, USA: Texas Department of Health, State Vital Statistics Unit. Accessed at Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.).

    18. [S68] Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 (FamilySearch.org), State of Texas and individual counties, (name index and images of statewide death certificates, accessed at FamilySearch.org), Delila Dolberry.

    19. [S59] Cemetery Transcription (Miscellaneous), Flatwood Cemetery, Eastland County, Texas, accessed at http://usgwarchives.net/tx//cemph/eastland/flatwood.html.


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