Irene (Marshall) Tait
Irene (Marshall) Tait is the daughter of George Marshall and Nellie Lee and is the granddaughter of Fannie Lee and the mother of Hettie (Tait) Watson. Irene is pictured above in her 90's. Irene married James "Jim" Tait of Burnt Corn.
Irene (Marshall) Tait is the daughter of George Marshall and Nellie Lee and is the granddaughter of Fannie Lee and the mother of Hettie (Tait) Watson. Irene is pictured above in her 90's. Irene married James "Jim" Tait of Burnt Corn. Irene and Jim had nine children as follow: Ruby, Garfield, John David, Roger Lorenza, Annie Coleman, Maggie Preyear, Earlene, Hettie, and Verlie Rebecca. Verlie Rebecca died at age 11 of Diabetes. Irene joined the New Hope AME Zion Church along with her father George Marshall. She is remembered for being an excellent housekeeper with a beautiful yard and she loved wearing jewelry and makeup even into her late nineties.
1. Ruby Tait, is the first child of Jim and Irene Tait. Ruby passed away at the age 21.
2. Garfield Tait is the second child of Jim and Irene Tait. Garfield died at the agr of 35.
3. John D. Tait, married Alice Rankins, they had two children: John, Jr. and Edward. He later married Callie and had one daughter Irene.
4. Roger Tait is the fourth child of Jim and Irene Tait. Roger married Lucille Rankins.
5. Anne Tait is the fifth child of Jim and Irene Tait. Anne married Lewis Foster and they had two children: Stanley and Roger.
6. Maggie Tait is the sixth child of Jim and Irene Tait. Maggie was born August 16, 1913. Maggie married John H, Preyear and they had four children: John, Roger, Carvin, and David.
John D. Preyear, Maggie and John Henry (Shag) oldest child married Dorothy, and they have on daughter, Johnya, who is in college.
Roger Preyear moved to California and passed away leaving no children.
Carvin Preyear their third child and only daughter has two children: David Garfiled and ______.
David Preyear (Scooter Bill) married Lena Richardson and they have two children: Mitzie and Kristie. He also has two granddaughters: Averie and Emerie. David is a Water Treatment Operator.
Maggie passed away on August 15, 2003. she is remembered for passion for grooming beautiful plants.
7. Earlene Tait is the seventh child of Jim and Irene Tait. Earlene had a first marriage and then married Cleveland Agee and they lived in Mobile, Alabama
8. Hettie Irene Tait is eighth and second youngest child of Jim and Irene Tait. Hettie married Joseph Lee Watson and they had
eleven children :
Joe Watson & Hettie Tait Children
2. Margaret Louis, born February 1941 and married Ulysses Vawters, they have three children: Ulysses Jr., born 1961, Sherry born 1962, and Micah, born 1971.
Ulysses Vawters Jr. married Kim Buford, they have four children: Trisan, born 1982, Ryan, born 1983, Seth, born 1984, and Lyle Ann born 1991
Sherry Vawters married Holland Kevin born 1963 and they have two children: Aziza Louise born 1962, and Malachi, born 1998.
Micah Vawters married Sherma Frett, they have two children: Logan Joseph, born 1997 and Kennedy, born 2000.
3. Joseph, Watson Jr. born February 1943 and he married Liz __________. Liz had two children from a prior marriage, Elaine and Jackie. Joseph Jr. and Liz eventually divorced. Joseph later has a with daughter Jenny Nettles, Shada Vertessa, born 1994.
4. Dorothy Watson born February 1945 and married David Duritte Henderson and they have two children: Debra Elaine, born 1964 and David Jr., born 1971.
Debra Henderson married Kelvin Holloway, they have two children: Kelvin Jr., born 1992 and Jamel, born 1994.
David Henderson Jr,. married Mary Jane Becker, they have three children: Duprise Yvonne, born 1992, David III, born 1994, and Dominique Marie, born 1997.
5. Gloria Watson, born 1947 and passed away when she was almost two years old in 1948.
6.Betty Ann Watson, born December 3, 1949 and married Barry Moore and had no children, they live in Cleveland, Ohio.
( The Watson family was blessed with two sets of twins back to back) 7.Vernon Watson, (twin to Vernetta) born on September 30, 1951, He has a daughter Terra Betts out of wedlock with Denise Betts. Terra was born December 2, 1972. Vernon marries Mary Lynn Lambert in Pensacola, Florida on April 26, 1976. They have two children: Vernon Terrance, II, born 1984 and Monique Lynetta, born 1991.
Vernon Terrance Watson, II has three children: T’Anna Mariah, born 2002, Vernon Tyrek II, born 2006, and Darious Kyree. born 2015.
8. Vernetta Watson born Septmeber 30, 1951, (twin to Vernon) and she married Freddie Blackburn and they have no children. Vernetta was school teacher until she retired.
9. Annette Watson, born August 23, 1953, (twin to Paulette). Annette never married and had no children.
10. Paulette Watson born 1953, (twin to Annette) born August 23, 1953 married Johnny Williams and they had two children: Justin, born 1988 and Megan, born 1991.
11. Donald Ray Watson, born December 21, 1958 . Ray had son out of wedlock name Shawn born 1980. Ray later married Denise and they had two children: Jasmine, 1987 and Jeremy, born 1989. Ray and Denise divorced, he later married Gloria Barber and she has one child, Sterling Barber, born 1992.