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Columbus Franklin Mays

Born 1 May 1871, Buffalo Cove, Caldwell Co, NC. Died 12 Aug 1923, NC. Buried Mt Zion Baptist Church, NC. Married Anna Rebecca Payne 21 Mar 1891, Yadkin Valley, Twp NC.

Children:

Chancy Hill Carter Mays born Oct 1892, Buffalo Cove, Caldwell Co, NC. Never married.

Frances Nathan Mays born 5 Jun 1894, Buffalo Cove, Caldwell Co, NC. Died 25 Dec 1978, Havre Montana. Married Helen M Smith.

Hattie Lou Mays born 12 Dec 1895, Buffalo Cove, Caldwell Co, NC. Died 26 Feb 1927, NC. Married Lawrence Alonzo Bryant, 22 Apr 1917, Caldwell Co, NC.

James Columbus "Lummie" Mays born 9 Sep 1898, Buffalo Cove, Caldwell Co, NC. Died 29 Sep 1975. Buried Mt Harmony Baptist Church, NC. Married Annie Lou Laxton, 26 May 1918, Caldwell Co, NC.

Alfred Burton Mays born 3 Jun 1901, Buffalo Cove, Caldwell Co, NC. Died 1 Jul 1976, Caldwell Co, NC. Married Robenar Hoyle, 21 Jan 1921, Caldwell Co, NC.

Mary Estes Mays born 11 May 1904, Buffalo Cove, Caldwell Co, NC. Died Dec 1986, Catawba Co, NC. Married Cloyd "Claude" Smith, 14 Feb 1922, Caldwell Co, NC.

Ronald E Mays born 19 Dec 1906, Buffalo Cove, Caldwell Co, NC. Died 20 May 1968. Married Sadie Walker.

Annie Mays born 12 Aug 1909, Buffalo Cove, Caldwell Co, NC. Married Cecil Williams.

About 1916 Columbus and Anna Rebecca moved their family from Stone Mountain to Granite Falls, NC.