January 14, 2013

Estus Stringer Family

Estus Stringer, Jr. was born on July 14, 1900* to Estus and Myra Polk Stringer of Mississippi.  He was also the nephew of William Otto Stringer.

Estus married Sadie Busby circa 1917 and had one child:
Nevis, 1918-1998 (m. Luther Monroe Laird, 1912-1981); Both are buried in the Bogue Chitto Cemetery in Bogue Chitto, Lincoln County, Mississippi.  No tombstone photographs are available at this time.
Mary Ruth, 1920-1986 (m. Corbitt Thames)
Doris (son), 1922-1988

Sadie Busby Stringer died on May 5, 1923 in Sicily Island and is buried in the Topisaw Baptist Church Cemetery in Ruth, Lincoln County, Mississippi.  (Editor's note:  tombstone photograph is courtesy of Connie Gartman Lozier at FindAGrave.com)

Death record for Sadie Busby Stringer:

Following Sadie's death, Estus married again to Myrtle Howard.  Myrtle, the daughter of James Edward and Loretta Scott Howard, was born on September 2, 1906 in Catahoula Parish.  

Estus, Jr. died on June 9, 1984 and Myrtle died on December 27, 1988.  Both are buried in the Cold Springs Church of Christ Cemetery in Bogue Chitto, Lincoln, County, Mississippi.   (Editor's note:  tombstone photographs are courtesy of Connie Gartman Lozier at FindAGrave.com)

* WWI draft registration card shows the date of birth for Estus Stringer, Jr. as 1900.

The following children were born to the marriage of Estus, Jr. and Myrtle Howard Stringer:
Sadie M., 1926 (m. Strahan)
Lonnie Owen, 1927-1981 (m. Mae M., 1924-1997); Both are buried in the Greenoaks Memorial Park Cemetery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  (Editor's note:  tombstone photograph is courtesy of Mary Agnes Hammett at FindAGrave.com)

Birth record for Lonnie Owen Stringer:
Pauline, 1930 (m. Herd Nathaniel Guice, 1927-2004)  Herd was the son of John Friley Guice and Mary Janie Langston Guice.
Birth record for Pauline Stringer:

Myra Claudine, 1935 (m. William McTaggart)
Birth record for Myra Claudine Stringer:
Edna, abt 1936 (m. Donald Wells, 1939)

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