Mack M. Cheek &
Laura Ennice Cockerham

Mack M. Cheek, son of Richard "Dixie" CHEEK & Martha "Patsy" JENNINGS, was born Aug. 2, 1871, in Alleghany Co., NC, and died July 18, 1936, in Payette Co., ID. He married Laura Ennice Cockerham, daughter of John R. COCKERHAM & Mary Little KENNEDY, Dec. 28, 1899, in Alleghany Co., NC. She was born July 18, 1875, in Wilkes Co., NC, and died May 9, 1937, in Payette Co., ID.  Mack and Laura Cheek are buried at the Riverside Cemetery in Payette, ID.

Children of Mack M. Cheek & Laura Ennice Cockerham:

  1. Bertha Lelia Cheek, b. Oct. 4, 1900, Alleghany Co., NC; d. May 1, 1977, San Joaquin Co., CA; m. Earl James COATES, Oct. 25, 1919, Payette Co., ID.
  2. Dean Leslie Cheek, b. Apr. 12, 1902, Galax, VA; d. Jan. 25, 1969, Las Vegas, Clark Co., NV; m. (1) Frances Eleanor WHITE, daughter of Clarence Madison WHITE & Lena May GLASSCOCK, Mar. 5, 1937, Washington Co., ID; m. (2) Sarah Ellen RANDOL, daughter of Jesse Marion RANDOL & Margaret CAMPBELL, Apr. 9, 1947, Glendale, Los Angeles Co., CA.
  3. John Paul Cheek, b. Aug. 3, 1904, Alleghany Co., NC; d. Aug. 8, 1982, Washington Co., OR; m. (1) Melissa Elizabeth MCGINNIS, Nov. 8, 1930, Idaho Co., ID; m. (2) Choris.
  4. Ray Richard "Ted" Cheek, b. July 20, 1907, Galax, VA; d. Nov. 24, 1984, Malheur Co., OR; m. Helen May DAVIS, Mar. 3, 1934, Idaho City, Boise Co., ID.
  5. Roy Clyde Cheek, b. July 9, 1910, Galax, VA; d. Jan. 17, 1998, Malheur Co., OR; m. (1) Addalee Josephine JASMER, Nov. 28, 1932, Canyon Co., ID; m. (2) Gloria Thelma WILLIAMS.
  6. Edgar Wood Cheek, b. Jan. 2, 1913, Payette Co., ID; d. May 6, 1993, Union Co., OR; m. Josephine BIRCH.
  7. Mary Lee Cheek, b. June 1, 1915, Payette Co., ID; d. Nov. 28, 1993, Payette Co., ID; m. Raymond Arthur ANDERSON, Feb. 25, 1938, Elmore Co., ID.
  8. Virginia Claire Cheek, b. Apr. 23, 1917, Payette Co., ID; d. Aug. 31, 1994, Boise Co., ID; m. (1) Harold Boyd SCHWARZ, Dec. 12, 1936; m. (2) Ralph Raymond GLOVER, June 29, 1942, Washoe Co., NV.
  9. Living.

Notes

1900 Census, Alleghany Co., NC, Glade Creek Twp., p.134 (HH#98):
MACK M. CHEEK, Aug. 1872, age 27, m. 0 yrs, NC NC NC
-- Laura E., wife, July 1876, 23 yrs, m. 0 yrs, 0 children, NC NC NC
1910 Census, Grayson Co., VA, Old Town Dist. (Main Street, Galax) (HH#97):
MACK M. CHEEK, 38, m. 10 yrs, NC NC NC, house carpenter
-- Ennies, wife, 38, m. 10 yrs, 4 children/4 living, NC NC NC
-- Bertha, dau, 9, NC NC NC
-- Dean, 8, " " "
-- Paul, 5, " " "
-- Ray, 2, VA NC NC
1920 Census, Payette Co., ID, West Payette Pct., p.8/p.205 (N. 6th St., Payette):
MACK M. CHEEK, 47, NC NC NC, occupation: Farm O[???], hog farm
-- Lurie E., wife, 44, NC NC NC
-- Leslie D., son, 16, " " "
-- John P., son, 14, " " "
-- Ray R., son, 12, VA NC NC
-- Roy C., son, 9, " " "
-- Edger W., son, 6, ID NC NC
-- Mary L., dau, 4, " " "
-- Virginia C., dau, 2, " " "
-- [redacted - living] dau, 9 mos., " " "
1930 Census, Payette Co., ID, Payette Dist. 7, Pct. 4 - East Payette, p.17:
MACK M. CHEEK, 54, m. 26 yrs, NC NC NC, owns home - value $3,000, occupation: caretaker - electric printing[?] plant
-- Ennice, wife, m. 26 yrs, NC NC NC
-- Dean L., son, 28, NC NC NC, salesman - garage
-- J. Paul, son, 26, " " " , buttermaker - creamery
-- Ted R., son, 23, VA NC NC, cook - cafe
-- Roy C., son, 19, " " ", cook - cafe
-- Edgar W., son, 17, ID NC NC, dishwasher - cafe
-- Mary L, dau, 14, " " "
-- Clara V., dau, 12, " " "
-- [redacted - living] dau, 11, " " "
SMITH, Carl, lodger, --, US US US
JONES, John Leslie, lodger, --, US US US
Mack & Laura Ennice Cheek Family
Mack and Laura Cheek Family

Left to Right: Edgar Wood, Laura Ennice (seated holding Mary Lee), John Paul, Bertha, Mack (seated holding Virginia Claire), Ray Richard ("Ted"), Dean (seated), Roy Clyde

Deed Abstracts

May 16, 1893. Richard CHEEK, Jr., & wife Pattie to M.M. CHEEK, 52 acres in Glade Creek Twp. adj. CHEEK's old line, John FENDER, Vince EDWARDS, John MCMILLAN, & others, for $440. Signed: Richard CHEEK, Pattie (X) CHEEK. Wit: J.L. JOINES. Proved May 18, 1893. Reg. June 4, 1895. (Alleghany DB 10:77.)

Sept. 27, 1898. M.M. CHEEK to John S. FENDER, 22 acres in Glade Creek Twp. adj. Rich. CHEEK, John S. FENDER, C.C. CHEEK, & Vince EDWARDS, for $170, excepting 3/4 acre in the southeast corner and the Schoolhouse Tract. Signed: M.M. CHEEK. Proved Sept. 28, 1898. Reg. Nov. 14, 1898. (Alleghany DB 12:302.)

Sept. 28, 1898. M.M. CHEEK to Wm. D. MOXLEY, 22 ½ acres in Glade Creek Twp. adj. C.C. CHEEK, Mrs. BURRUS, & Rich CHEEK, for $180. Signed: M.M. CHEEK. Proved Sept. 28, 1898. Reg. Nov. 14, 1898. (Alleghany DB 12:300.)

Apr. 25, 1904. W.L. MCCANN & wife Cynthia to M.M. CHEEK & wife L.E., 50 acres adj. W.L. MCCANN, Frank WOODRUFF, N.W. FOWLER, A.J. WOODRUFF, Haynes Branch, Elk Spur Road, Granville GENTRY road, for $350. Signed: W.L. MCCANN, Cynthia E. MCCANN. Wit: R.A. HOLBROOK. Proved Apr. 25, 1904. Reg. May 18, 1904. (Alleghany DB 18:225.)

Dec. 29, 1904. M.M. CHEEK & wife L.E. to Fannie CROUSE & her son Willie D. CROUSE, 50 acres adj. W.L. MCCANN, Frank WOODRUFF, N.W. FOWLER, A.J. WOODRUFF, Haynes Branch, Elk Spur Road, Granville GENTRY road, for $400. Signed: M.M. CHEEK, L.E. CHEEK. Wit: R.A. HOLBROOK. Proved Dec. 29, 1904. Reg. Feb. 22, 1905. (Alleghany DB 19:98.)

Feb. 4, 1905. W.P. HENDRICKS & wife Nancy C. to M.M. CHEEK, 2 tracts of land, for $110? 1st tract: 26 2/3 acres adj. A.M. MCKNIGHT, WOODRUFF & MILES, John STEWARD, & SIMMONS' path. 2nd tract: 4 acres adj. A. MCKNIGHT, John BRYAN, WOODRUFF & MILES. Signed: W.P. HENRDICKS, Nancy C. (X) HENDRICKS. Wit: R.A. HOLBROOK. Proved Feb. 4, 1905. Reg. Oct. 21, 1907. (Alleghany DB 22:338.)

Oct. 22, 1907. M.M. CHEEK & wife Ennice to Cyrus COCKERHAM, for $150, 2 tracts adj. A. MCKNIGHT, WOODRUFF & MILES, & Jake STUART (Colored). 1st tract: 26 2/3 acres adj. SIMMONS path. 2nd tract: 4 acres adj. A.M. MCKNIGHT & John BRYAN (Colored). Proved Oct. 23, 1907. Reg. Dec. 9, 1911. (Alleghany DB 26:226.)

Feb. 26, 1908. State of NC to M.M. CHEEK, a tract of land in Cherry Lane Township, Alleghany Co., NC. (Grant No. 17119, Book 195, p.152, NC Archives Land Warrants & Plats, File No. 366, Folder No. 12.14.26.367.)

Feb. 21, 1911. M.M. CHEEK & wife Ennis to J.B. WOODRUFF, 5 ½ acres in Cherry Lane Twp. on Brush Creek adj. John T. MILES & Volunteer Road, for $27.50. Signed: M.M. CHEEK, Ennice CHEEK. Proved Mar. 7, 1911, in Grayson Co., VA. Reg. Mar. 9, 1911. (Alleghany DB 25:497.)

Mar. 2, 1911. M.M. CHEEK & wife Ennice to J.B. WOODRUFF, Lot 19, B.31 in Galax, VA. (Grayson Co., VA, DB 38:468.)

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