Bessie Faulkner gave birth to my grandmother Helen Marie Lekas

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Hello! Not much is known about my grandmother's mother Bessie Faulkner, I have to guess she lived in Nashville,Tenn. as my grandmother was born there on 7/31/14, I don't know who she is kin to but it has been a mystery for many years.She married John Gus Callis(my grandmother). Bessie Faulkner married George Lekas..Hope you can shed some light on this. Thank you so much.

Judy Taylor
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I can find George and child but no Bessie yet.

George B Lekas

 in the 1920 United States Federal Census

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Name: George B Lekas
Age: 41
Birth Year: abt 1879
Birthplace: Greece
Home in 1920: Indianapolis Ward 7, Marion, Indiana
Street: Vermont Street
House Number: 320
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1896
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Father's Birthplace: Greece
Mother's Birthplace: Greece
Native Tongue: Greek
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: Cook
Industry: Restaurant
Employment Field: Wage or Salary
Naturalization Status: Naturalized
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Household Members:
Name Age
George B Lekas 41
Marie Lekas 5
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Here's Marie

Marie Lekas Callis

 in the Alabama, Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974

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    Name: Marie Lekas Callis
    [Marie Lekas Lekas] 
    Birth Date: 31 Jul 1914
    Death Date: 21 Oct 1962
    Death Place: Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama
    Burial Date: 23 Oct 1962
    Burial Place: Birmingham, Alabama
    Death Age: 48
    Marital Status: Married
    Gender: Female
    Father Name: George Lekas
    Mother Name: Bessie Faulkner
    Spouse Name: John G Callis
    FHL Film Number: 1908977
    Wills and Probates: Search for Marie Lekas Callis in Alabama Wills & Probates collection
    Name: Callis, Mrs. Marie Lekas

    Newspaper: Birmingham NewsDate: Oct 22, 1962

    Edition: Late Final Section: Page: 19



    Married in Georgia. Bessie was born in Alabama

    Bessie Faulkner

     in the Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978

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      Name: Bessie Faulkner
      Gender: Female
      Marriage Date: 12 Mar 1915
      Marriage Place: Muscogee, Georgia, USA
      Spouse: George Le Kar
      Spouse Gender: Male

      Bessie J Lekas

       in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

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      Name: Bessie J Lekas
      Birth Date: 22 Jan 1884
      Death Date: 16 Jun 1951
      Cemetery: Washington National Cemetery
      Burial or Cremation Place: Suitland, Prince George's County, Maryland, USA
      Has Bio?: N

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