Bertha (McCoy) Stills

Bertha Naomi (McCoy) Stills (1909 - 2003)

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Bertha Naomi Stills formerly McCoy
Born in Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Greene, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Mother of , , [private son (1930s - unknown)] and
Died in Valrico, Hillsborough, Florida, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 22 Jan 2012
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Biography

Timeline

20 April 1909 Birth: Greene County, Tennesse.[1]

30 Jun 1930 Marriage: Greene County, Tennessee. Melvin Virgil Stills. [citation needed]

1 Apr 1931 Birth: Della Elva Stills. [2]

21 Nov 1932 Birth: Maynard Ivan Stills[3]

24 Nov 1934 Birth: Melvin Ross Stills [citation needed]

9 Sep 1936 Birth: Elizabeth Jewell Stills [citation needed]

23 May 2003 Death: Lakeland, Polk, Florida.[4]

29 May 2003 Burial: Lakeland, Polk, Florida.[5]


Homemaker LAKELAND -- Mrs. Bertha N. Stills of Lakeland died of heart failure Friday (May 23, 2003) at Tandem Healthcare, Brandon. She was 94.Born April 20, 1909, in Greenville, Tenn., she came here from Greenville in 1955. She was a homemaker.Mrs. Stills was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil M. Stills. She is survived by her son, Ross Stills, Valrico, Maynard Stills, Evergreen, Colo.; daughters, Della Elva Bledsoe, Plant City, Elizabeth McClain, Winter Haven; sister, Sally Kate Jacobs, Lakeland; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Lanier Funeral Home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Published in Ledger on May 25, 2003


Sources

  1. "Tennessee, Birth Records (ER Series), 1908-1912", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/Q2HP-1CGD : 4 November 2016), Bertha Naoma Mccoy, 1909.
  2. "Tennessee Births and Christenings, 1828-1939," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F6GW-Z46 : 8 December 2014), Bertha Mckay in entry for Stills, 01 Apr 1931; citing Greene County, Tennessee, reference ; FHL microfilm 944,407.
  3. "Tennessee Births and Christenings, 1828-1939," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F6GW-ZPB : 8 December 2014), Bertha N. Mccoy in entry for Maynard Ivan Stills, 21 Nov 1932; citing Greene County, Tennessee, reference ; FHL microfilm 944,407.
  4. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JPVY-948 : accessed 27 May 2016), Bertha M Stills, 23 May 2003; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  5. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QVKY-HJS9 : accessed 27 May 2016), Bertha Naomi Stills, 2003; Burial, Lakeland, Polk, Florida, United States of America, Oak Hill Burial Park; citing record ID 54845094, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
  • "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : modified 02 January 2018, 15:08), entry for Bertha Naomi McCoy(PID https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/4:1:L8BC-KK4); contributed by various users.
  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGFR-7JN : accessed 27 May 2016), Bertha Mccay in household of Charles Mccay, Civil District 4, Greene, Tennessee, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 72, sheet 3B, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,375,514.
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MNP5-NFK : accessed 27 May 2016), Bertha Mccoy in household of Charles Mccoy, Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee, United States; citing sheet 7B, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,821,741.
  • Ancestry.com. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.
  • "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K4HS-PYR : accessed 06 Sep 2014), Bertha N Stills in household of Virgil M Stills, Midway, Civil District 19, Greene, Tennessee, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 30-28, sheet 11A, family 192, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 3896.
  • Ancestry.com. Florida, State Census, 1867-1945 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. Original data: Eleventh census of the state of Florida, 1945; (Microfilm series S 1371, 43 reels); Record Group 001021; State Library and Archives of Florida, Tallahassee, Florida. Census Year: 1945, Locality: Precinct 36, County: Polk, Page: 114, LINE: 38, Archive Series #: S1371, Roll 37
  • Ancestry.com. Florida, State Census, 1867-1945 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. Original data: Eleventh census of the state of Florida, 1945; (Microfilm series S 1371, 43 reels); Record Group 001021; State Library and Archives of Florida, Tallahassee, Florida. Census Year: 1945, Locality: Precinct 36, County: Polk, Page: 64, LINE: 50, Archive Series #:S1371, Roll 37

DNA Confirmation

  • Paternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between Maynard Stills and D.D. (SandraStewart36), second cousins once removed. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: Possible range: 3rd - 4th cousins; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between Maynard Stills and Carolyn Gilby (Carolyn Gilby), second cousins once removed. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: Possible range: 3rd - 4th cousins; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between Maynard Stills and kwdavis007 (kwdavis007), second cousins once removed. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: Possible range: 3rd - 4th cousins; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between Maynard Stills and T.C. (happydays1014), third cousins. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: Possible range: 3rd - 4th cousins; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by a Family Finder match between Maynard Stills and his third cousins, Richard Lee Newcomb (105 shared cM) and Anna Marie Boden (104 shared cM). Predicted relationship reported by Family Tree DNA: 2nd to 4th Cousins.

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Images: 3
Bertha Naomi (McCoy) Stills
Bertha Naomi (McCoy) Stills

Letter to Michael Stills from Grandmother Bertha McCoy
Letter to Michael Stills from Grandmother Bertha McCoy

Melvin Virgil Stills and Family
Melvin Virgil Stills and Family

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