Lela Westbrook1

F, #45142
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  • Married Name: Lela Scroggins (Westbrook).

Children of Lela Westbrook & Fairdealing Scroggins

  • Last Edited: 5 Jun 2008


  1. [S2169] Youngstown Vindicator
         , Jesse J. Scroggins, Sr., 12 Nov 2007.
    Jesse J. Scroggins Sr., 82

    MANSFIELD – A funeral service celebrating the life of Mr. Jesse J. Scroggins Sr., 82, formerly of Youngstown, will be celebrated Wednesday at 12 p.m. at Tabernacle Baptist Church .

    Mr. Scroggins was born Sept. 23, 1925 in Tallassee, Elsmore County, Ala., a son of Fairdealing and Lela Westbrook Scroggins, and came to the valley many years ago.

    He was a member of the U.S. Army, serving from 1943 until 1946, and was formerly employed as a stocker with U.S. Steel, Ohio Works, retiring after 33 years of service. He was a member of United Steel Workers of America.

    Mr. Scroggins was a member of the church, where he attended Sunday school, volunteered with the After School Program and participated in the Brotherhood. He was a precinct committee man in the first ward for several years.

    He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, the former Betty Jacobs, whom he married May 29, 1949; four sons, Ronald (Nola) of Houston, Texas, Jesse Jr. of Youngstown, Wendell of York, Pa., and Larry (Donna) Scroggins of Hampton, Va.; his one daughter, Wanda (Darren) Boatwright of Mansfield; four sisters, Louise Buckhanon of Birmingham, Ala., Ruth Cristobal of Tallassee, Ala., Mariam (Larry) Bartley of Bellhaven, N.C., and JoAnn Banks of Tallassee; four brothers, John P. (Janie) of Charleston, N.C., Stephen of Baltimore, Md., Frank (Lula) of Youngstown, and Nehemiah of Birmingham; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and dear friends.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Elizabeth Scroggins, his twin, Bessie Scroggins, and Jeanette Davidson; and two of his brothers, David and Luther Scroggins.

    Friends may call on Tuesday from 3 to 6 p.m. at Washington Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Wednesday one hour prior to services at the church.

    Interment will be in Belmont Park Cemetery.
  2. [S4] Marriage information from census and other records:
    1930: F. D., age 43 (1 Apr 1886-1 Apr 1887, married at 30 (1 Apr 1916-1 Apr 1918)
    1930: Leila, age 31 (1 Apr 1898-1 Apr 1899, married at 17 (1 Apr 1915-1 Apr 1917)
    Married before registering for draft, 12 Sep 1918
    Most likely 1 Apr 1917-1 Apr 1918.
  3. [S2261] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, URL: http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482&enc=1,
    Name:      Fairdealins Scroggins
    City:      Not Stated
    County:      Elmore
    State:      Alabama
    Birth Date:      3 Mar 1885
    Race:      Black
    Roll:      1509381
    DraftBoard:      0.
  4. [S70] Ancestry.com, General search results, URL: www.ancestry.com, :
    U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
    Name:      Luther M Scroggins
    Birth Year:      1918
    Race:      Negro, citizen (Black)
    Nativity State or Country:      Alabama
    State:      Alabama
    County or City:      Elmore
    Enlistment Date:      18 Oct 1940
    Enlistment State:      Alabama
    Enlistment City:      Montgomery
    Branch:      Infantry
    Branch Code:      Infantry
    Grade:      Private
    Grade Code:      Private
    Term of Enlistment:      Enlistment for the Panama Canal Department
    Component:      Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
    Source:      Civil Life
    Education:      4 years of high school
    Civil Occupation:      Automobile Serviceman
    Marital Status:      Single, without dependents
    Height:      69
    Weight:      140.
  5. [S2440] 1920 Federal Census, National Archives, T-625, Roll 14, ED 92, Sheet 6A, (29Jan 1920)
    Ancestry Images Online: ALT625_14-1166
    Dwelling, 102, Family, 104, Head: Fairdealings Scroggins
    63. Scroggins, Isaac E., Head, w,m,Sep 1859,40,m,17, TN, NC, NC, Carpenter
    64. -----, Olivia O., Wife, w,f,Oct 1865,34,m,17,6 children, 6 living, TX, GA, GA
    65. -----, Minnie, Daughter, w,f,Sep 1883,16,s, AR, TN, TX, at school
    66. -----, Nannie, Daughter, w,f,June 1885,14,s, AR, TN, TX, at school
    67. -----, Jessie L., Daughter, w,f,Apr 1888,12,s, AR, TN, TX, at school
    68. -----, Ruby R., Daughter, w,f,Mar 1890,10,s, AR, TN, TX, at school
    69. -----, Fred, Son, w,m,Sep 1894,5,s, AR, TN, TX
    70. -----, Isaac E., Son, w,m,Jan 1897,3,s, AR, TN, TX
    71. Kennedy, Will S., Boarder, w,m,Aug 1874,25,s, TN, KY, TN, Brakeman.
  6. [S44] Social Security Death Index (Ancestry.com), URL: http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm,
    Name:      Jesse J. Scroggins
    SSN:      420-22-1049
    Last Residence:      44901 Mansfield, Richland, Ohio
    Born:      23 Sep 1925
    Died:      8 Nov 2007
    State (Year) SSN issued:      Alabama (Before 1951 ).
  7. [S2262] Find A Grave, URL: http://www.findagrave.com, Luther M. Scroggins
    Birth:           unknown
    Death:           Nov. 30, 2006

    [Obit text]

    Saint James Cemetery
    Havre de Grace
    Harford County
    Maryland, USA

    Record added: Dec 5 2006
    By: Russ Pickett.