William Jackson Ainsworth1

M, #101, b. 11 November 1869, d. 24 April 1948
Last Edited=20 May 2011
     William Jackson Ainsworth, son of Jackson Andrew Ainsworth and Pernicia Ann Barker, was born on 11 November 1869 at Smith County, Mississippi. He was also known as Willie.2 William Jackson Ainsworth was the son of Jackson Andrew Ainsworth and Pernicia Ann Barker.

William Jackson Ainsworth appeared on the United States census of 1870 in the household of Jackson Andrew Ainsworth at Smith County, Mississippi.3

William Jackson Ainsworth appeared on the United States census of 1880 in the household of Jackson Andrew Ainsworth at Smith County, Mississippi.4

William Jackson Ainsworth married Louisiana C. Welborn, daughter of Pendleton Clay Welborn and Sara Jane Allen, before 1896.5 William Jackson Ainsworth and Louisiana C. Welborn were divorced.5

William Jackson Ainsworth married Susie Gregory in 1899.6

In 1900, William Jackson Ainsworth appeared on the United States Census, at Jasper County, Mississippi.6

In 1910, William Jackson Ainsworth appeared on the United States Census, at Taylorsville, Smith County, Mississippi.7

In 1920, William Jackson Ainsworth appeared on the United States Census, at Smith County, Mississippi.8

William Jackson Ainsworth married Beulah Boykin after 1930.9

On 13 April 1930, William Jackson Ainsworth appeared on the United States Census, at Jasper County, Mississippi.10

William Jackson Ainsworth died on 24 April 1948 at Taylorsville, Smith County, Mississippi, at age 78. and was buried on 25 April 1948 at Edon Cemetery, Jasper County, Mississippi. Headstone says "How Desolate our Home, Bereft of Thee."11

Obituary, Laurel Leader-Call, Laurel, MS, Monday, April 26, 1948, reads as follows:

     "Will Ainsworth, 79, native of Smith county and a farmer, died at the family residence in Taylorsville Saturday at 2:24 p.m.
     Funeral Services were held Sunday at 3:00 p.m. from the Edon Baptist church in Jasper County. The Revs. T. R. Coulter, R. C. Folk and M. E. Childers conducted the service. Interment was in the Edon cmetery.
     Paullbearers were Victor Jernigan, Junior Jernigan, J. C. Ainsworth, Vernon Williamson, Floyd Williamson and Dee Jernigan.     
     Surviving are the wife, Mrs. Beulah Ainsworth; four sons, John Ainsworth, Shaw; Lee Ainsworth, Soso; Andrew Ainsworth, Laurel, Rout 3; Oddie Ainsworth, Taylorsville; Four daughters, Mrs. Maggie Jernigan and Mrs. Anie Buckley, Taylorsville; Mrs. Eula Maddox, Texas; and Mrs. Beulah Stevens, Colorado; thirty grandchildren and one great grandchild; four brothers, J. C. Ainsworth and E. L. Ainsworth, Laurel, Route 3; M. C. Ainsworth, Bay Springs; and a. W. Ainsworth Epps, La; five sisters, Mrs. Maudie Windham, Laurel; Mrs. Mattie Jernigan, Soso; Mrs. Mary Williamson, Laurel, Route 3; Mrs. Jake Jefcoat, Laurel.
     Williams Funeral Home had charge of arrangements."12

Children of William Jackson Ainsworth and Louisiana C. Welborn

Children of William Jackson Ainsworth and Susie Gregory

Citations

  1. [S19] Lucille Dickinson Ainsworth, Our Ainsworth Heritage 1758 - 1988, Lucille Dickinson Ainsworth (Mississippi: Self Published, 1988), Our Ainsworth Heritage 1758 - 1988, Lucille Dickinson Ainsworth, p. 263. Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 88-70434.. Hereinafter cited as Our Ainsworth Heritage.
  2. [S179] Interview with Alice Joyce Stevens Arnott (informant address private) , by this researcher, 1996. Notes of this interview are in the personal records of this researcher (Florence, Pinal County, Arizona).
  3. [S34] 1870 United States Census, population schedule, Smith County, Mississippi, Page 397. Listed as a Farmer.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  4. [S35] 1880 United States Census, population schedule, Smith County, Mississippi, p. 295, family 392, District #1.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  5. [S43] W. Monroe and Lanora Houston, Descendents of Aaron Welborn c 1798 - Sep 18 1858 and Lucy Stevenson Welborn c 1797 - c 1879 (11 Welborn Drive, Laurel, MS 39440 601-428-0087, e-mail address: Self Published, 1992). Hereinafter cited as Descendents of Aaron Welborn.
  6. [S1] 1900 United States Census, population schedule, Beat 4, Jasper County, Mississippi, Supervior's District 6, Enumeration District 54, staped page 290A, family 231.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  7. [S2] 1910 United States Census, population schedule, Taylorsville, Smith County, Mississippi, Supervior's District 5, Enumeration District 111, staped page 281A. Image itself is not readable on Ancestry.com.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  8. [S3] 1920 United States Census, population schedule, Smith County, Mississippi, p. 259, family 7, beat 2.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  9. [S120] 1930 United States Census, population schedule; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  10. [S120] 1930 United States Census, population schedule, Beat 4, Southwest, Jasper County, Mississippi, Enumeration District 31-10, Supervisor's District 9, stamped page 221, line 3.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  11. [S124] Personal knowledge of this researcher, Lynell Arnott (Florence, Arizona), from family connections and information from family member's direct knowledge of events.
  12. [S36] Newspaper Obituary, unknown newspaper, Laurel, Mississippi Leader-Call, Monday, April 26, 1948., photocopy or digital copy is in the personal records of this researcher, Florence, Pinal County, Arizona.