Monterville Marvin ISRAEL William Thomas ISRAEL James Monroe ISRAEL Virginia Vandora JONES George W ISRAEL Martha Elvira ISRAEL Matilda GREEN Mini tree diagram
John Wesley ISRAEL

John Wesley ISRAEL1,2,5,3,6,4,7,4

12th Oct 18521,2,3,4 - 30th Jul 19283,4

Life History

12th Oct 1852

Born in Cherokee County, Alabama.1,2,3,4

30th Jul 1928

Died in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama.3,4

31st Jul 1928

Buried in Crossville Methodist Church Cemetery, Crossville, DeKalb County, Alabama.3,4,4

Other facts


Married Virginia Vandora JONES


  • 1860 Federal Census, Cherokee County, Alabama, 7 June, District 2, POCentre, page (scan #54), Hse/Fam #388
    M M Israel 33 M Farmer $505 Personal Estate born North Carolina [b abt1827]
    Matilda Israel 33 F born South Carolina [b abt 1827]
    John Israel 8 M born Alabama [b abt 1852]

    1870 Federal Census, Floyd County, Georgia, 10 August, Subdivision141, PO Rome, page 84, Hse #596, Fam #583
    Isrell, Matilda 43 F W Keeping House $100 Real Estate No Personalborn South Carolina Cannot write
    Isrell, John Wesley 17 M W Works on Farm born Alabama Cannot read orwrite [b abt 1853]

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Birmingham, Alabama, City Directory, 1912, p 707
    Israel Jno W (Vandora) wtchmn h 3806 4th Av

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Birmingham, Alabama, City Directory, 1928, p 606
    Israel John W (Vandora) h 509 N 38th

    Alabama, Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974
    John Wessley Israel
    Birth 12 Oct 1852 Alabama
    Death 30 Jul 1928 Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama
    Burial 31 Jul 1928 Crossville, Alabama
    Death Age 75
    Occupation Night Watchman
    Residence 3806 4 Ave. N
    Father Name Marvin Israel born Cherokee County, Alabama
    Mother Name Tildie [Matilda] Green, born Cherokee County, Alabama
    Spouse Name Vandora Israel

    John Wesley Israel
    Birth Oct 12, 1852
    Death Jul 30, 1928

    Malissa E. Israel (1874 - ____)
    Ida Mary Israel King (1880 - 1959)
    Mattie Savannah Israel (1882 - 1953)
    Evie Lena Israel Pullen/Pullin (1884 - 1972)

    Inscription Father and Mother
    Note: Husband of Vandora [Jones] Israel, father of James A Israel

    Burial Crossville Methodist Church Cemetery, Crossville, DeKalbCounty, Alabama

    Created by Donna Israel McCay Jun 06, 2010
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #53320511,

    John has a joint gravestone with Vandora, but her information has nodeath date.  Her memorial on Find a Grave has her death date , but thememorial is not linked to John's.  I submitted the link on 8 June2016.

    Gravestone of John Wesley and Vandora (Jones) Israel
    John W Israel  Oct 12, 1852  July 30, 1928;
    Vandora Israel  April 10, 1852  ----  [Jan. 22, 1931]
    Crossville Methodist Church Cemetery, Crossville, DeKalb County,Alabama
    --  Photo courtesy of Maria Gilliland, 23 January 2013, Find a Grave,used by permission; accessed 8 June 2016


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