BURNT CORN, ALABAMA
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James "Jim" Tait

James "Jim" Tait was born December 23, 1886 to Hettie Tait and a white man named John Dukes and is the father of Hettie Irene (Tait) Watson. Jim married Irene Marshall the daughter of Nellie (Lee) Marshall and George Marshall. Jim is the first child of Hettie Tait Hettie later married a black man and and they had nine other kids. Jim siblings are:Prince, Sandy, Osborne, Frank, Renitha, Lube, Shepard, and Alberta. Jim and Irene also had nine children of their own to include: Ruby, Garfield, John David, Roger Lorenzo, Annie Coleman, Maggie, Earlene, Hettie, and Verlie Rebecca.

James "Jim" Tait died on May 28, 1949 and is buried in the Bethany Baptist Church Cemetary.


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