Person:Verna Nix (1)

Verna Nannette (420-30-7207) NIX
b.26 May 1895
m. 4 Jul 1895
  1. Verna Nannette (420-30-7207) NIX1895 - 1980
  2. Rubie NIX1899 - 1899
  3. Minnie NIX1901 - 1902
m. 9 Jul 1912
  1. Alma (422-10-0096) BYNUM1913 - 1949
  2. Cora Mae BYNUM1915 - 1999
  3. Grady Floyd BYNUM1918 - 1971
  4. Claude Ernest BYNUM1920 - 1978
  5. Clyde BynumAft 1920 - 2005
  6. Elmer Eugene BYNUM1921 - 1998
  7. Herman Stephen (418-20-0990) BYNUM1924 - Int 1990
  8. Sarah Jane (422-22-9031) BYNUM1927 - 1995
  9. Earl BYNUM1932 - 1932
  10. Pearl Fay BYNUM1932 - 1932
Facts and Events
Name Verna Nannette (420-30-7207) NIX
Gender Female
Birth? 26 May 1895
Marriage 9 Jul 1912 Gallant, Etowah County, Alabamato Silas Herman BYNUM
Death? 12 Jun 1980 Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama (35901) (85y, 18d)
Reference Number? Cousins of Dalton J. Nix Keyword
Reference Number? Descencants of Jennings NIX Keyword
Reference Number? Jennings NIX Descendants Keyword
Reference Number? JenningsNIX Descendants Keyword

VERNA BYNUM 26 May 1895 Jun 1980 35901 (Gadsden, Etowah, AL) (none specified) 420-30-7207

Data from Bynum Book; 1920 census; Age 22 Al Ed 118, S2, L85, Etowah County, Alabama


Generation No. 2

2. �John D.2 Nix (John1) was born January 02, 1871, and died October 22, 1939 in Walnut Grove, Etowah Co., Alabama. �He married Fannie Inman, daughter of Jim Inman and Sara Unknown. �She was born 1882, and died March 13, 1923 in Walnut Grove, Etowah Co., Alabama.

Child of John Nix and Fannie Inman is: + 3 i. Verna Nannette 3 Nix, born May 26, 1895; died June 12, 1980 in Gadsden, Etowah Co., Alabama.

Generation No. 3

3. �Verna Nannette3 Nix (John D.2, John1) was born May 26, 1895, and died June 12, 1980 in Gadsden, Etowah Co., Alabama. �She married Silas Herman Bynum Unknown, son of Jessie Bynum and Sara Brothers. �He was born Unknown, and died March 16, 1954 in Gadsden, Etowah Co., Alabama.

Children of Verna Nix and Silas Bynum are: 4 i. Claud4 Bynum, born Bef. 1924; died Unknown. 5 ii. Clyde Bynum, born Aft. 1924; died Unknown. 6 iii. Herman S. Bynum, born March 30, 1924 in Altoona, Al. (Co.?); died November 19, 1990. �He married Gaye Finley May 01, 1970 in Gadsden, Etowah Co., Alabama; born February 19, 1931 in Gadsden, Etowah Co., Alabama. + 7 iv. Sarah Jane Bynum, born December 06, 1927; died March 01, 1995. 8 v. Elmer Bynum, born Unknown. 9 vi. Unknown Bynum, born Unknown; died Unknown. 10 vii. Cora Mae Bynum, born Unknown; died Unknown. �She married Jack Moon Unknown; born Unknown; died Unknown. 11 viii. Minnie Ruth Bynum, born Unknown; died Unknown. �She married Unknown Means Unknown; born Unknown; died Unknown. 12 ix. Alma Bynum, born Unknown.

Generation No. 4

7. �Sarah Jane4 Bynum (Verna Nannette3 Nix, John D.2, John1) was born December 06, 1927, and died March 01, 1995. �She married (1) W.T. Wilder Unknown. �He was born Unknown, and died Unknown. �She married (2) Watson Coleman Unknown. �He was born Unknown, and died Unknown.

Children of Sarah Bynum and W.T. Wilder are: 13 i. Oneboy5 Wilder, born Unknown. 14 ii. Onegirl Wilder, born Unknown. 16:53, 28 March 2007 (MDT)16:53, 28 March 2007 (MDT)16:53, 28 March 2007 (MDT)16:53, 28 March 2007 (MDT)16:53, 28 March 2007 (MDT)16:53, 28 March 2007 (MDT)16:53, 28 March 2007 (MDT)16:53, 28 March 2007 (MDT) Let me know if we might or might not be searching the same line. HOPE TO HEAR FROM YOU SOON! @~}~

From: Dalton J. Nix <> Date: Sun Jun 02, 2002 10:13:27 PM US/Central To: Subject: JOHN D. NIX

Hello; I have not been in contact for some time and I wanted to give you something to consider. This is the way that I entered the information that you sent me regarding the family Silas Herman BYNUM and Verna Nannette NIX. I think that I transcribed it correctly, but I will check it again before I send it to you. But let me bring you up to date. I purchased some census index CD's from and the name I selected to try out was Silas Herman Bynum. I found him in 1920 listed as Silas B. with wife,Verna NIX , three children, Alma, Cora May, and Grady, and with his mother Sarah. That all matched and I was proud of myself, but as I started to close the screen I noticed that she, Verna NIX, listed her Father as being born in Mississippi. Now I am 95% positive that the John NIX of Fanny Inman fame was born in Alabama not Mississippi. But wait I do have a John Nix, Actually John D. NIX, that was born in Mississippi about the same time. He is the son of Mary Ann NIX and John D. NIX, yes his Father was named John D. also. Mary Ann was the only daughter of Jennings Nix, the trunk of the tree that I am attempting to build. She married the elder John D. in South Carolina and moved to Mississippi with his family before Jennings and the rest of the family moved to Blount County, Alabama, but that is another story. I know that after the senior John D. died (between 1880 and 1890) in Mississippi, the Mother, Mary Ann and two of her unmarried daughters came to Altoona to visit the second wife of her Father, Jennings, and her half brothers. It was an extended stay, they appear on the 1900 and 1910 census for Altoona. I do not have proof that he came with them, but it is possible. He would have been somewhere between late teen' s and early to mid 20's at the time. Now the question, can I exchange John Nix and Fanny Inman for John D. Nix of Mississippi and wife Unknown?

One bit of additional information, there is a John D. Nix buried in the Altoona/ Walnut Grove Cemetery. I do not know if his wife is buried with him. I have not visited the grave. I do not know where Fanny Inman is buried.

This is the way it looks with John Nix and Fanny Inman as Parents: But that John Nix was not born in Mississippi.

1930 census, Alabama, Etowah County,Altoona not city, district 55, page 4 of 5, family #38, next door to John D. NIX.

Bynum, Silas, Head, R, yes, M., W, 47, M. 29, no, yes, A;, Al, Al, 82, yes, miner, coa lmine, 7882 W, yes no, 24 line 87 Verna, sife of H, x, F, W., 35, M. 15, no, yes, AlMississippi, Alabama, 82 yes, none. Alma, daughter,X, F, W, 16, S, yes, yes, yes, 82, Cora M., Daughter, X, F, W, 14, S, yes, yes, Al, AL, Al, 82, Grady F. , son, X, M, W, 11, S, yes, yes, Al, Al, Al, 82, Claud E. son, X, M, W, 10, S, yes, yes, Al, Al, Al, 82, Elmer E. son, x, m, w, 8, S, yes, Al, Al, Al, 82, HermanS., Son, X, M, W, 6, S. Yes, Al, Al, Al, 82, Minnia,R., daughter, X, F, W, 3 10/12, S, no, Al. Al, Al, 82. Sarah J., daughter, X, F, W., 2 5/12, S., no, Al, Al, Al, 82,


1930 United States Federal Census Record about Grady F Bynum Name: Grady F Bynum Home in 1930: Altoona, Etowah, Alabama Age: 11 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1919 Relation to Head of House: Son Father's Name: Silas Mother's Name: Verna Occupation:


Military Service:

Rent Home Value:

Age at First Marriage:

Parents' Birthplace: View Image Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age Silas Bynum 47 Verna Bynum 33 Alma Bynum 16 Cora M Bynum 14 Grady F Bynum 11 Claud E Bynum 10 Elmer E Bynum 8 Hermon S Bynum 6 Minnie R Bynum 3 10/12 Sarah J Bynum 2 3/12

Earlene, Annette is sleeping late this morning and I have some time for genealogy. I need for you to look up the listing for a John D. NIX in the Altoona/Walnut Grove Cemetery. I am attempting to establish his first wife and she may be burried with him at Altoona/ Walnut Grove. This John D. NIX was the son of Mary Ann,the daughter of Jennings. She married another John D. NIX and moved to Mississippi before Jennings and family came to Alabama. The John D. NIX that I am looking for was their 12 child, the youngest. The John D. I am looking for was b abt 1872 in Mississippi, d 22 Oct 1939 and is buried in Altoona/Walnut Grove Cemetery. I have found him in the 1930 census living with what I identify as his secound wife.

1930 census Alabama Etowah County, Altoona-not city, district 55, page 4 of 5, family #39, line # 97

NIX, John D. Head, R, yes, M, W, 56, M, 25, no, yes, Mississippi, N.C., S.C., 83, yes, Farmer, Farm, VVVV, O, yes, no, 25, line #97 Charlsie, Wife-H, F, W, 37, M, 31, no, yes, Alabama, Al., Tenn., 82, yes, none.

This for sure sounds like a second marriage, he is 19 years her elder.

Now in the Bynum Book I found a NIX lady with no indication of her parents. Her name is Verna Nannette NIX and she is married to Silas Herman BYNUM. In the 1930 census I find Verna and Silas living next door to John D. NIX and what I identify as his second wife.

1930 census, Alabama, Etowah County,Altoona not city, District 55, Page 4 of five,Family #389, living next door to Silas Bynum and wife Vera.

NIX, John D. , Head,R, yes, M, W, 56, M, 25, no, yes, Mississippi, N.C., S.C., line #97 Charlsie, Wife-H ,X, F, W, 37, M, 31, no, yes, Al, Al, Tenn.,

Is it possible that John D. 's first wife and the mother of Vera was Fanny Inmon? The birth day for Verna came from the Bynum Book and it is possible that DoB was off by one year. ie 1896.

Is it possible that his first wife could have been Fanny Inman?

Full Context of Alabama Marriages, 1800-1920 Viewing records 54323-54323 of 149224 Matches ��<< Previous 10 |�Next 10>> Spouse 1: John Nix Spouse 2: Fanny Inman Marriage Date: 04 Jul 1895 Marriage Place: Etowah Surety/Bond Date: � Performed By: Minister of Gospel Surety/Perf. Name: J. A. May OSPage: 282 Comment: �

Fanny Inman died 13 March 1923 in Walnut Grove, but I do not have a cemetery for her. If she was buried in Altoona/Walnut Grove next to John D. that would be an excellent indication that she was his first wife. Also she died soon enough for John D. to have a second younger wife by the time of the 1930 census.

I originally had Fanny assigned to another John Nix, the son of Thomas B. and the Grandson of Tyre and Letty Holden. But there are reasons why I now think that is not correct. I will send that rationale in another e-mail.

Father: Bynum, Jesse Benson Mother: Phillips, Sarah Jane Family:

Spouse: Nix, Verna Gender: Female Children:

Bynum, Grady Gender: Male Bynum, Clyde Gender: Male Bynum, Alma Gender: Female Bynum, Cora Mae Gender: Female Bynum, Claud Gender: Male Bynum, Elmer Gender: Male Bynum, Minnie Ruth Gender: Female Bynum, Sarah Jane Gender: Female


The following information is from my family tree and should be updated on your website in order to reflect the correct information.

1003. Jesse Benson Bynum born. March 29, 1840 near Oneonta, Blount County, Alabama --Died May 30, 1906 First married Pairlee Brothers on Oct. 15, 1861 Had 2 girls by this marriage. Second married Clarice Bynum on Oct. 1, 1863 and third married Sarah Jane Phillips on June 9, 1864. Sarah Jayne Phillips was born March 12, 1841in�St. Clair County, Alabama�and Died June, 1926 in Etowah County Alabama. Both Jesse and Sarah Jayne are buried at Moody's Chapel Cem. In Etowah Co., Alabama.

Children: All children were born in Gallant, Alabama in Etowah County

Pairlee Eunice B. Sept. 16, 1866 D. Aug. 27, 1955 Married Ben F. Mauldin in 1896 Molissie Orlena Bynum b. June 24, 1867 d. July 9, 1921 Married Lewis M. Sauls June 26, 1886 Martha Ellen Bynum B. Mar. 7, 1869 d. Nov. 5, 1936 Married James Blakely June 25, 1899 Israel BeeBee Bynum b. 1872 d. Sept. 1936 Married Cynthia Moody Salina Antanct Bynum b. Jan. 23, 1874 d. 1911 Married John Sharpton DeForrest Basil Bynum b. 1876 d. 1931 Married Rub ina C. Rallston on Arg. 10, 1905 Sisas Herman b. jul. 9, 1883��d. �Mar. 16, 1954 Married Verna Nix. Feb. 20, 1907 Joseph Andrew Bynum b. July 31, 1886 d. Dec. 25, 1968 Married Martha A. Cook

Children of Sara Jane Phillips Marriage to Bryson Brothers  :

Mary Frances Brothers b. 1861 St. Clair Alabama Married Vincent McClendon Georgiann Brothers b. 1863 in St. Clair Alabama Died unmarried at 16 Abt. 1879

Hope this helps If you need additional info. contact me at <> Respectfully, Layne Sauls