Emily Eran Weems Stokes

 

Emily Eran Weems was born in Scott County, Mississippi July 16, 1875. Her parents were William Jefferson and Lenia Harvey Weems. She married Edgar Holbert Stokes in High Hill, Scott County, Mississippi, December 22, 1892. Rev. Zack T. Faulkner officiated. Their children were

Basil Stokes Sr., born in Forest, Scott County, Mississippi, September 11, 1893

Howell Lee Stokes, born in Scott County, Mississippi, August 30, 1896

Lennie Irene Stokes, born in Scott County, Mississippi, 25 April 1900

Clemmie Stokes, born in Scott County, Mississippi, June 19, 1903

Ella E. Stokes, born in Scott County, Mississippi, August 13, 1906.

Willie Mae Stokes, born in Scott County, Mississippi, October 7, 1908.

Bonita Smithson Stokes, born in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi, January 3, 1913.

Baylous Womack Stokes, the twin of Bonita, born in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi, January 3, 1913.

 

She died 8 April 1957 Pascagoula, Jackson County, Mississippi, at 81 years of age and was buried in Scott County, Mississippi, High Hill Cemetery.