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Nancy Alice Guthrie

Female 1858 - 1921  (62 years)


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  • Name Nancy Alice Guthrie 
    Born 20 Jun 1858  Tallapoosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 13 Feb 1921  Walton County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Walnut Grove Methodist Cemetery, Walnut Grove, Walton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Allgood, Nancy Guthrie
    Allgood, Nancy Guthrie
    Person ID I10142  Dickinson
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2013 

    Father William Thomas Guthrie,   b. Abt 1836, Walton County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1864, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Julia Trammell,   b. 25 Oct 1835, Walton County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1916, Walton County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 23 Aug 1857  Tallapoosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • In April, 1862 ( I think) W.T. Guthrie and Richard T. joined the 34th Alabama, company 'D' and they were in the war together. There were other Trammells in the war but I cannot remember if they were in the same regiment but I think different companies. When I can get to my records ... all my new research is still on my computer....I can re-check all info.

      MANY families went in together so it was and that turned into a disaster for many a family.

      William Thomas Guthrie lost two brothers in 1863 and 1864... he and Richard Trammell were lost in July 1864( NEVER FOUND any grave except UNKNOWNS) and Emily Easley who passed away in 1862 with her 10 year daughter ( in a fever epidemic. Her nephew Richard S. Easley who was married to William Thomas' sister, Elizabeth Guthrie was lost at The Battle of Fussell's Mill in VA. 1 August 1864.

      In all the Gutheries lost 2 brothers and a brother-in-law, (married to Elizabeth Guthrie)..... One brother lost his leg and another an arm. Rufus Guthrie, who lost a leg at the 2nd Battle of Manassas and left for dead, came home somehow and went on to become the richest man in Walton and Forsyth counties, a politician and a GREAT help to the widows and orphans of his own family and many others in the area.

      William Thomas' wife Mary Julia Trammell Guthrie returned to Georgia to raise her son Luther Oscar and daughter Nancy Alice with a new home from Rufus and in later years Luther ran several business' of his own with help from Rufus. Then Luther was one of the pillars of the Walnut Grove and even Loganville communities. He and his father in law John Titshaw started the Corinth Christian Church and they are all buried there. Luther had married Mary Ann Titshaw and they had 6 children...but on Aug.1 1897 his wife, soon to deliver a baby was struck by lightening while standing near the well and killed. He then in heavy grief sold his home and moved to Loganville and started another Blacksmith shop, a furniture store and general store. His widowed mother, Mary Julia Trammell Guthrie went along with him to help raise the children. My grandfather Richard Preston born in 1888, was apprenticed to a relative in the blacksmith shop at age 13 .

      He did that work till he moved his family to Atlanta right before WWII( 1940) so his wife could be seen by heart doctors regularly. He had taken a job as a metal worker in the Fisher Body plant and right away was a foreman... The war was declared and he worked long hours building WILLIS JEEPS. [3]
    Family ID F0948  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Samuel Allgood,   b. 11 May 1854, Walton County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1929, Walton County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Children 
     1. Frances Ada Allgood,   b. 30 Sep 1876, Walton County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1964, Walton County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [Birth]
     2. Thomas Luther Allgood,   b. 5 Dec 1878, Walton County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1934, Walton County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)  [Birth]
     3. Effie Vashti Allgood,   b. 23 Jun 1892, Walton County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1964, Walton County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F2775  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jun 1858 - Tallapoosa County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Feb 1921 - Walton County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Allgood Plot
    Allgood Plot

  • Sources 
    1. [S007837] Headstone, Walnut Grove Methodist Cemetery, Walnut Grove, Walton, Georgia.

    2. [S336435] Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957, (Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013).

    3. [S336393] Email, Nancy Warren, 28 Apr 2013.