Headstones

Perry Laurence "Pete" Babb1 was born February 16, 1857, in Henry County, Georgia to Colville and Aleavia (Bradberry) Babb2,3. He died March 28, 1916, and is buried in Liberty Hill Baptist cemetery.

Perry married Finton King Belcher1 of Clayton County, Georgia, December 9, 18804. She was born September 18, 1860, to Joseph N. and Martha L.S. Belcher5. King died August 5, 1900.

There is still a lot that I have to learn about Pete's and King's lives. Both died at a relatively young age.

Known children of Perry and King were:

  1. Charles Madison Babb6 born 2/18/18827,8; mar. Era Murphy, 3/8/19069; died 10/19647
  2. Odessa Babb6 born 8/28/188310; mar. Amaziah M. Mitchell, 9/1/190111; died 6/16/190310
  3. Leola "Ola" Babb6 born 8/18/188512; mar. James Patillo Brown abt. 190513; died 9/19/197912
  4. Nellie Babb6 born 7/18/18877; mar. Emmett Green Huckaby; abt. 190513; died 2/1/19807
  5. Henry Clinton Babb6 born 3/18/1889; mar. (1) Nannie Chambers, 9/11/1909; mar. (2) Annie Cornelia Morris 8/26/1922; died 1/8/1968
  6. Annie Babb6 born 4/22/189014; mar. Willie David Johnson, 10/22/191115; died 7/3/198914
  7. Claud A. Babb6 born 4/30/1895; Pvt., 17th Co., 1st Bn., 5th Regt., USMC, 2nd Div., AEF; Awarded Croix de Guerre 6/10/1918 for Personal Bravery in support of French advance 6/9/191816; Killed in Action at Belleau Wood 6/15/191816, 17
  8. Mary M. Babb born 7/18976; mar. J.C. Tolleson, 10/15/191418; died Date Unknown


  1. SS-5 for Henry Clinton Babb
  2. Jean Sargent, Babb Families of America, 3rd Ed.
  3. 1860 United States Federal Census, Georgia, Henry County, Pg. 59
  4. Research of G. Rex Babb
  5. Research of Chuck Brooks
  6. 1900 United States Federal Census, Georgia, Henry County, Hampton, E.D. 55, Sheet 20B
  7. Social Security Death Index
  8. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
  9. Henry County, Georgia, Marriage Record, Book 1903-27, Pg. 256
  10. Joe Turner, Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church Cemetery Index
  11. Henry County, Georgia, Marriage Record, Book 1886-1903, Pg. 365
  12. Joe Turner, Berea Church Cemetery Index
  13. Research of Penny Kilgore
  14. Headstone, Liberty Hill Baptist Cemetery
  15. Spalding County, Georgia, Marriage Record, Book F, Pg. 188
  16. Muster Rolls, U.S. Marine Corps, 17th Co., 1st Bn., 5th Regt., June 1918
  17. Headstone, Liberty Hill Baptist Cemetery
  18. Spalding County, Georgia, Marriage Record, Book F, Pg. 336