Mary Vera Shaw of Ray City, GA

Mary Vera Shaw, mentioned in the previous post 1922 Spring Fever Hits Ray City, was a daughter of Mary Catherine “Minnie” Beagles and Beauregard Franklin Shaw. She was born May 21, 1905 in Berrien County, GA and spent her early childhood on her father’s farm on the Ray’s Mill & Cat Creek Road in Militia District 1329, the Connell’s Mill district.

When she was about eight years old her father died. By the census of 1920  her widowed mother had moved the family to a farm on one of the ‘settlement roads’ near Ray City, GA.  Next door was Jerry A. Shaw.

On January 20, 1925 at age 19  Mary Vera Shaw married Asa Ollie Causey. He was a farmer more than twice her age, a widower with children of his own.  After marriage, Vera and Asa Causey made their home in Pavo, GA.

In the Fall of 1932, Vera Shaw Causey came down with pneumonia.  She died Nov 14, 1932 and was buried at Pleasant Cemetery near Ray City, GA.

Mary Vera Shaw, husband Asa Ollie Causey, and son Herman Ollie Causey, circa 1928. Mary Vera Shaw grew up in and near Ray City, GA.

Mary Vera Shaw, husband Asa Ollie Causey, and son Herman Ollie Causey, circa 1928. Mary Vera Shaw grew up in and near Ray City, GA.

-30-

Related posts:

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s