Make your own free website on Tripod.com

 

 

Fairybelle (Kennedy) Lemons/Firmin/Shaver


Fairybelle (age 57), 1938 in West Virginia.


Fairybelle Kennedy was the daughter of Henry Fulton & Barbara Catherine (Miller) Kennedy. She was born on April 26, 1881 in Alderson, Monroe County, West Virginia, USA.

On June 11, 1902 (age 21) in Union City, Monroe County, West Virginia, she married Moses Taylor Lemons, son of James A. & Leah (Hedrick) Lemons. He passed away in 1930 and was buried at Mount Zion Cemetery in Deer Creek, Tazewell County, Illinois. His headstone indicates that she is possibly buried next to him.

Sometime around 1935, Fairybelle relocated to Wabash County, Indiana, where she met Herbert E. Firmin. They were married on September 1, 1937 in Wabash County. Herbert passed away in 1949 and was buried next to his first wife, Laura P. (Meredith) Firmin in Danvers, McLean County, Illinois.

On March 24, 1950, she married Bertrand Cassius Shaver, son of Joseph Watson & Agnes Colista (Palmer) Shaver. He passed away on February 3, 1960, at the age of 86, in Manatee, Manatee County, Florida. He was buried next to his first wife, Ada Lovista (Blodgett) Shaver at Maple Hill Maple Hill Cemetery in Charlotte, Eaton County, Michigan.

Fairybelle passed away on January 25, 1978 in Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida.

Fairybelle & Moses had three known children: 

Eldridge Fulton Lemons [1903 - 1903]

Emory Young Lemons [1904 - 1950]

Anna Blanche Lemons [1910 - 1914]