Joseph James Golden was born 20 March 1893 at Mineral Bluff, Fannin, Georgia, and passed away 9 November at Copperhill, Polk Co., Tennessee.
Parents: Joseph Henry Golden (1858 Pickens, SC – 1896 Fannin, GA) and Emily C. Berry (1861 Gilmer, GA – 1939 Cherokee, NC).
Married to Bessie May Carter (1893–1927) on 7 July 1918 at Benton, Polk, TN.
- Edna Irene Golden 1920–1938
- James Wilburn Golden Sgt USA WWII 1921–2006
- Myrtle Lucille Golden 1923–1993
- Swany Golden 1924–1924
- Junior Richard Golden 1925–1997
Married to Florence Georgia Farmer (1904–1981) on 18 September 1927 at Benton, Polk, TN.
- Clyde L Golden 1928–1937
- Lou Emily Golden 1930–2012
- John Henry Golden 1932–1932
- JB Golden 1935–1935
- France Marcella Golden 1936–1996
- Jerry Raye Golden 1941–1999
In the circa 1894 photo below, the older boy is Harley Richard Golden (1884 Fannin, GA – 1971 Cherokee, NC), and baby brother Joseph James Golden (1893 Fannin, GA – 1979 Polk, TN) with their grandmother Marcilla (Priscilla) Moore (1824 Georgia – 1912 Cherokee, NC).
These are the sons of Joseph Henry Golden and Emily C. Berry.
Relationships: Joseph Henry Golden is my 2nd great uncle; Harley Richard Golden and baby brother Joseph James Golden are my first cousins, twice removed.
Joseph Henry Golden‘s father was Nathaniel Green Golden (1812 Pickens, SC – c1882 Cherokee, NC), and his mother was Arzella Moore (1825 Fannin, GA – 1886 Fannin, GA).
My great-great-grandparents were Nathaniel Green Golden and Arzella Moore.
Marcilla (Priscilla) Moore and Arzella Moore were first cousins. Marcilla’s father was Joseph Moore (1787-1850) … and Arzella was daughter of William S. Moore (1799-1880). Both were sons of Robert Burton “Burt” Moore.