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(many thanks to Pat Bishop, descendent of Laura Avery Warmath, for the information and especially the photographs on this page)

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John Wesley Warmath

8-31-1899 to 5-4-1962




1894-Roy Avery Warmath

1895-Flora Dell Edwards

1902-Laura Belle Bryant

1903-Ollie Estelle Morrison

1905-Paul Franklin (died 06)

1909-Sidney Fay Shelton

'13-Albert Clinton Warmath

1914-Pauline Gertrude Pyle

1915-Dorothy Dickerson











John Wesley was born in TN, lived in Arkansas, and died in California.


His grandfather

(born in 1834)


also named

John Wesley Warmath

His parents:

Albert "Sidney" Warmath


Laura Avery Warmath

Spouse's parents:



maternal grandparents:

William A.G. Avery & Sarah Rosamon

paternal grandparents:

John Wesley Warmath 1834 & Laura Jones

His maternal aunts & uncles:

1865-Charles Avery & E.L. Ward; c.1868-Sam Avery; 1876-Ida Tennessee Avery Hardison & GW; 1878-Tom Avery; Joe Avery & Minnie (then Velma)


paternal aunts & uncles:

1866-Thomas Q Warmath; 1868-Julius Frank Warmath; 1872-John Garland Warmath; 1876-James "Clint" Warmath; 1878-Walter (William Walter) Warmath; 1883-Aubrey D. Warmath



BGHB Avery and Charity Brooks

John D. Rosamon and Elizabeth Hefley

Henry Warmath and Elizabeth Fly

Laura Jones' parents unknown

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John Wesley Warmath 8-31-1899 to 5-4-1962

His wife Lenora among other family members, caption below under "Warmath Group 4"

with his siblings and mother, click to enlarge and see caption

Warmath Group 4, photo taken Sept. 1951 in McCrory Arkansas. From left: His nephew Carl Dickerson, his brother-in-law James Austin Shelton, his sister, Sidney Fay Warmath Shelton with her son Ricky Shelton in front of her, his sister Dorothy Warmath Dickerson with her daughter Laura Nell Dickerson in front of her, his wife Lenora, and his mother Laura Loudora Avery Warmath.


1918 draft registration: John Wesley Warmath born 8-31-1899, of Walnut, MS, RFD #1, age 19. Clerk in Memphis for St Ry Co (Street railway Co?) location looks like "car farm?" in Memphis TN. Short, of medium build with blue eyes and light brown hair, his next of kin is listed as Father A.S. Warmath of Walnut, MS RFD #1.

1930 census, Toccopola, Pototoc, MS: Wesley Warmath, age 33, married at 29, born in TN of parents born in TN, salesman--radio. Wife Lenora, age 35, married at 30? born in MS of parents born in MS.

California death index has John Wesley Warmath, mother's maiden name: Avery, with the same birth and death info as above, showing death place as Los Angeles.

Social Security Death Index has a Lenore Warmath (don't know if she's the right one) born 12-16-1898 and died Oct. 1984 in Benton, Yazoo, MS.