John Wyatt Mays

ID Number: T04490
Biographical Data
Basic Identification
Gender: male Ethnicity: Immigration: Attributed Race: white Free or Enslaved: free
Birth & Family
Birth Date: 1895/05/04 Birthplace: Lowesville, Amherst County, Virginia Mother: Sarah Massie Mays Father: B. W. Mays 1st Spouse: Martha Peterson Gunter Mays 2nd Spouse: none
Age Details
Age: 27 Age Group: adult (20-59)
Life Details
Occupation(s): carpenter; store owner; Thornhill Wagon Works Last Church: unknown Military Service: veteran Last Residence: Lynchburg, Virginia Last Address: 706 Fifth Street
Death Date: 1923/04/21 Death Note: none Place of Death: unknown Cause of Death: pulmonary tuberculosis
Burial & Undertaking
Burial Date: 1923/04/22 Funeral Home: J. E. Fauber, Inc. Indigent?: private interment
Gravesite and Grave Marker Data
Grave Marker or Marker Fragment: none Section: unknown Confirmation Source for Location: Grave Marker Erector(s): unknown Confirmation Source for Interment: official ledger
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Obituary and Biographical Detials

Residence in 1917: Stapleton, Amherst County, Virginia

Death certificate gives occupation as “soldier”

Death certificate informant was Jack Mays of Stapleton, Amherst County, Virginia

1920 census: carpenter, living with wife Martha and son Raymond in household of parents-in-law Thomas and Berta Gunter in Appomattox County (Stonewall District)

1923 LCD: 706 Fifth Street was address of Liggan & Williams (grocers)