Hettie Curtis1

F, b. 1905
FatherWilliam Henry Curtis1 b. 25 Sep 1868, d. 14 Mar 1947
MotherKizzie Stokes1 b. 3 Jan 1875, d. 8 Mar 1929
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Hettie Curtis was born in 1905 at DeKalb, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 District 15, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of William Henry Curtis and Kizzie Stokes; ED 63, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 6 children, 6 living.1 
(Witness) CensusHettie Curtis appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 District 18, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of William Henry Curtis and Kizzie Stokes; ED 134, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 8 children.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Ruby Curtis1

F, b. 1907
FatherWilliam Henry Curtis1 b. 25 Sep 1868, d. 14 Mar 1947
MotherKizzie Stokes1 b. 3 Jan 1875, d. 8 Mar 1929
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Ruby Curtis was born in 1907 at DeKalb, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 District 15, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of William Henry Curtis and Kizzie Stokes; ED 63, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 6 children, 6 living.1 
(Witness) CensusRuby Curtis appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 District 18, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of William Henry Curtis and Kizzie Stokes; ED 134, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 8 children.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Minnie A. Curtis1

F, b. 1909
FatherWilliam Henry Curtis1 b. 25 Sep 1868, d. 14 Mar 1947
MotherKizzie Stokes1 b. 3 Jan 1875, d. 8 Mar 1929
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Minnie A. Curtis was born in 1909 at DeKalb, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 District 15, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of William Henry Curtis and Kizzie Stokes; ED 63, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 6 children, 6 living.1 
(Witness) CensusMinnie A. Curtis appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 District 18, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of William Henry Curtis and Kizzie Stokes; ED 134, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 8 children.2 
(Witness) CensusMinnie A. Curtis appeared on the census of 16 April 1930 District 18, Wilson, Tennessee, in the household of William Henry Curtis; ED 23, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 5 children.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Rosa Lee Curtis1

F, b. 1911
FatherWilliam Henry Curtis1 b. 25 Sep 1868, d. 14 Mar 1947
MotherKizzie Stokes1 b. 3 Jan 1875, d. 8 Mar 1929
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Rosa Lee Curtis was born in 1911 at DeKalb, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 District 18, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of William Henry Curtis and Kizzie Stokes; ED 134, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 8 children.1 
(Witness) CensusRosa Lee Curtis appeared on the census of 16 April 1930 District 18, Wilson, Tennessee, in the household of William Henry Curtis; ED 23, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 5 children.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Allene Choncia Curtis1,2

F, b. 23 April 1918, d. 27 July 2002
FatherWilliam Henry Curtis3 b. 25 Sep 1868, d. 14 Mar 1947
MotherKizzie Stokes3 b. 3 Jan 1875, d. 8 Mar 1929
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Allene Choncia Curtis was born on 23 April 1918 at Wilson, Tennessee.3,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 District 18, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of William Henry Curtis and Kizzie Stokes; ED 134, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 8 children.3 
(Witness) CensusAllene Choncia Curtis appeared on the census of 16 April 1930 District 18, Wilson, Tennessee, in the household of William Henry Curtis; ED 23, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 5 children.4 
Married Name As of 15 July 1939,her married name was Hall.2 
Marriage*Allene Choncia Curtis married Robert L. Hall on 15 July 1939 at Wilson, Tennessee.2 
Death*Allene Choncia Curtis died on 27 July 2002 at Nokomis, Sarasota, Florida, at age 84; buried at Fairview Cemetery in Wilson County.2 

Family

Robert L. Hall b. 28 Dec 1913, d. 31 Mar 2004

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920, 1930.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Fairview, Wilson, Tennessee.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Robert L. Hall1

M, b. 28 December 1913, d. 31 March 2004
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Robert L. Hall was born on 28 December 1913 at Tennessee.1 
Marriage*He married Allene Choncia Curtis, daughter of William Henry Curtis and Kizzie Stokes, on 15 July 1939 at Wilson, Tennessee.1 
Death*Robert L. Hall died on 31 March 2004 at Nokomis, Sarasota, Florida, at age 90; buried at Fairview Cemetery in DeKalb County.1 

Family

Allene Choncia Curtis b. 23 Apr 1918, d. 27 Jul 2002

Citations

  1. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Fairview, Wilson, Tennessee.

W. Scott Vanatta1,2

M, b. 13 February 1853, d. 1 June 1917
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*W. Scott Vanatta was born on 13 February 1853 at Tennessee.1,2 
Marriage*He married Paralee Anne Curtis, daughter of Thomas Curtis and Mahala Hale, circa 1884 at Tennessee; Marriage record not found.1 
Census*W. Scott Vanatta and Paralee Anne Curtis appeared on the census of 10 June 1900 at District 1, DeKalb, Tennessee, ED 42, sheet 11A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 15 years, 3 children, 2 living.1 
Census*W. Scott Vanatta and Hall Bethel Curtis appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 at District 1, DeKalb, Tennessee, ED 52, sheet 8B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 24 years, 3 children, 2 living.3 
Death*W. Scott Vanatta died on 1 June 1917 at DeKalb, Tennessee, at age 64; buried at Vanatta Cemetery.2 

Family

Paralee Anne Curtis b. Feb 1864, d. 8 Jul 1915

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Vanatta, DeKalb, Tennessee.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Mertie Cantrell1

F, b. 3 January 1909, d. 25 December 1938
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Mertie Cantrell was born on 3 January 1909 at Tennessee; daughter of Will Cantrell and Minnie Tramel.1 
Married Name As of 14 January 1927,her married name was Curtis.2 
Marriage*She married Thomas Jefferson Curtis, son of Thomas Jefferson Curtis and Callie L. King, on 14 January 1927 at DeKalb, Tennessee.2 
Death*Mertie Cantrell died on 25 December 1938 at Smithville, DeKalb, Tennessee, at age 29; from typhoid fever at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cannon County, buried at Wharton Springs Cemetery.1 

Family

Thomas Jefferson Curtis b. 1910
Child

Citations

  1. [S1402] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Death Certificates 1914-1955.
  2. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.

Baby J. Curtis1

M, b. 20 April 1937, d. 21 April 1937
FatherThomas Jefferson Curtis1 b. 1910
MotherMertie Cantrell1 b. 3 Jan 1909, d. 25 Dec 1938
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Baby J. Curtis was born on 20 April 1937 at Smithville, DeKalb, Tennessee.1 
Death*He died on 21 April 1937 at Smithville, DeKalb, Tennessee; buried at Wharton Springs Cemetery.1 

Citations

  1. [S1402] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Death Certificates 1914-1955.

Brownie Jean Hendrixson1

F, b. circa 1930
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Brownie Jean Hendrixson was born circa 1930.1 
Married Name As of 22 December 1950,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Will Royce Curtis, son of Joseph Anderson Curtis and Lellie M. Davis, on 22 December 1950.1 

Family

Will Royce Curtis b. 13 Jul 1929, d. 21 Jan 1966

Citations

  1. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Whorton Springs, DeKalb, Tennessee.

Dorothy Starr Curtis1

F, b. 19 December 1930, d. 30 October 1999
FatherJoseph Anderson Curtis1 b. 27 Nov 1883, d. 21 Jun 1965
MotherLellie M. Davis1 b. 4 Aug 1888, d. 4 Dec 1968
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Dorothy Starr Curtis was born on 19 December 1930 at DeKalb, Tennessee.1 
Death*She died on 30 October 1999 at Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, at age 68; buried at Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in DeKalb County.1 
ObitDorothy Starr's obituary was published in the Smithville Review on 3 November 1999:
Last rites for DeKalb County native Dorothy Star Spence, 68, of Antioch, were held November 1 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Elmer Ellis, Jr. officiated and burial followed in Mt. Zion Cemetery. She died October 30 at Southern Hills Hospital and was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Lillie Davis Curtis. She was a retired grocery clerk and a member of the Antioch First Baptist Church. She is survived by two daughters: Wanda Cripps of Mt. Juliet and Pat Marshall of Antioch; two sisters Mattie Morton and Helen Curtis of Nashville; a brother, Don Curtis of Nashville; three granddaughters: Angela Royalty and Amy Raymond of Antioch and Rosie Pollard of Mt. Juliet; two great grandchildren: Kendall Verdugo and Savannah Pollard; and a number of nieces and nephews. Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown was in charge of arrangements. 

Citations

  1. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Mount Zion, DeKalb, Tennessee.

Helen Leona Curtis1

F, b. 25 July 1932, d. 29 December 2007
FatherJoseph Anderson Curtis1 b. 27 Nov 1883, d. 21 Jun 1965
MotherLellie M. Davis1 b. 4 Aug 1888, d. 4 Dec 1968
Last Edited17 May 2012
Birth*Helen Leona Curtis was born on 25 July 1932 at DeKalb, Tennessee.1 
Death*She died on 29 December 2007 at age 75; no death record found; buried along side her sister Dorothy.1 

Citations

  1. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Mount Zion, DeKalb, Tennessee.

John Savage1

M, b. 1868
FatherBenjamin Franklin Savage1 b. 28 Jan 1846, d. 19 Jan 1915
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*John Savage was born in 1868 at Mississippi.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1 June 1880 Justice Precinct 4, Denton, Texas, in the household of Josephine A. Curtis and Benjamin Franklin Savage; page 122A, occupation farmer, 4 children.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Elijah Savage1

M, b. 1870
FatherBenjamin Franklin Savage1 b. 28 Jan 1846, d. 19 Jan 1915
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Elijah Savage was born in 1870 at Mississippi.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1 June 1880 Justice Precinct 4, Denton, Texas, in the household of Josephine A. Curtis and Benjamin Franklin Savage; page 122A, occupation farmer, 4 children.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Josephine Savage1

F, b. 10 April 1874, d. 2 April 1957
FatherBenjamin Franklin Savage1 b. 28 Jan 1846, d. 19 Jan 1915
MotherJosephine A. Curtis1 b. 10 Nov 1843, d. 12 Feb 1933
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Josephine Savage was born on 10 April 1874 at Texas.2,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1 June 1880 Justice Precinct 4, Denton, Texas, in the household of Josephine A. Curtis and Benjamin Franklin Savage; page 122A, occupation farmer, 4 children.1 
Married Name As of 31 October 1892,her married name was De Gan (Degan).4 
Marriage*Josephine Savage married James W. Degan on 31 October 1892 at Denton, Texas.4 
Census*Josephine Savage and James W. Degan appeared on the census of 6 June 1900 at Justice Precinct 4, Denton, Texas, ED 52, sheet 3B, occupation merchant, owned home, married 7 years, 3 children, 3 living.5 
CensusJosephine Savage and James W. Degan appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 at Justice Precinct 3, Denton, Texas, ED 87, sheet 5B, occupation bank president, owned home, married 17 years, 4 children, 4 living.6 
Death*Josephine Savage died on 2 April 1957 at Lewisville, Denton, Texas, at age 82; buried at Old Hall Cemetery.3 

Family

James W. Degan b. 19 Feb 1863, d. 21 Sep 1945
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1880, 1900.
  3. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  4. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , marriage record index.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Mac Savage1

M, b. 1878
FatherBenjamin Franklin Savage1 b. 28 Jan 1846, d. 19 Jan 1915
MotherJosephine A. Curtis1 b. 10 Nov 1843, d. 12 Feb 1933
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Mac Savage was born in 1878 at Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1 June 1880 Justice Precinct 4, Denton, Texas, in the household of Josephine A. Curtis and Benjamin Franklin Savage; page 122A, occupation farmer, 4 children.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Benjamin Franklin Savage Jr.1

M, b. March 1883
FatherBenjamin Franklin Savage1 b. 28 Jan 1846, d. 19 Jan 1915
MotherJosephine A. Curtis1 b. 10 Nov 1843, d. 12 Feb 1933
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Benjamin Franklin Savage Jr. was born in March 1883 at Denton, Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 3 June 1900 Justice Precinct 4, Denton, Texas, in the household of Benjamin Franklin Savage and Josephine A. Curtis; ED 52, sheet 2A, occupation merchant, owned home, married 28 years, 6 children, 4 living.1 
Marriage*Benjamin Franklin Savage Jr. married Mollie Burgonn on 24 April 1904 at Denton, Texas.2 

Family

Mollie Burgonn b. c 1885

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , marriage record index.

Mollie Burgonn1

F, b. circa 1885
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Mollie Burgonn was born circa 1885.1 
Married Name As of 24 April 1904,her married name was Savage.1 
Marriage*She married Benjamin Franklin Savage Jr., son of Benjamin Franklin Savage and Josephine A. Curtis, on 24 April 1904 at Denton, Texas.1 

Family

Benjamin Franklin Savage Jr. b. Mar 1883

Citations

  1. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , marriage record index.

James W. Degan1,2,3

M, b. 19 February 1863, d. 21 September 1945
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*James W. Degan was born on 19 February 1863 at Denton, Texas; son of James Henry Degan of Ireland and Lucy Guthrie of Arkansas.2,3 
Marriage*He married Josephine Savage, daughter of Benjamin Franklin Savage and Josephine A. Curtis, on 31 October 1892 at Denton, Texas.1 
Census*James W. Degan and Josephine Savage appeared on the census of 6 June 1900 at Justice Precinct 4, Denton, Texas, ED 52, sheet 3B, occupation merchant, owned home, married 7 years, 3 children, 3 living.2 
CensusJames W. Degan and Josephine Savage appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 at Justice Precinct 3, Denton, Texas, ED 87, sheet 5B, occupation bank president, owned home, married 17 years, 4 children, 4 living.4 
Death*James W. Degan died on 21 September 1945 at Lewisville, Denton, Texas, at age 82; occupation banker, married, buried at Old Hall Cemetery.3 

Family

Josephine Savage b. 10 Apr 1874, d. 2 Apr 1957
Children

Citations

  1. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , marriage record index.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  3. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Ola Evelyn Degan1,2

F, b. 16 July 1894, d. 2 November 1986
FatherJames W. Degan1 b. 19 Feb 1863, d. 21 Sep 1945
MotherJosephine Savage1 b. 10 Apr 1874, d. 2 Apr 1957
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Ola Evelyn Degan was born on 16 July 1894 at Denton, Texas.1,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 6 June 1900 Justice Precinct 4, Denton, Texas, in the household of James W. Degan and Josephine Savage; ED 52, sheet 3B, occupation merchant, owned home, married 7 years, 3 children, 3 living.1 
(Witness) CensusOla Evelyn Degan appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 Justice Precinct 3, Denton, Texas, in the household of James W. Degan and Josephine Savage; ED 87, sheet 5B, occupation bank president, owned home, married 17 years, 4 children, 4 living.4 
Married Name As of circa 1915,her married name was Oakley.2 
Marriage*Ola Evelyn Degan married Roy Frank Oakley circa 1915 at Texas.2 
Census*Ola Evelyn Degan and Roy Frank Oakley appeared on the census of 12 January 1920 at Justice Precinct 3, Denton, Texas, ED 59, sheet 9B, occupation bookkeeper-bank, renting, 1 son.5 
CensusOla Evelyn Degan and Roy Frank Oakley appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 at Lewisville, Denton, Texas, ED 13, sheet 3A, occupation insurance agent, renting, 1 son.6 
Death*Ola Evelyn Degan died on 2 November 1986 at Amarillo, Randall, Texas, at age 92; buried at Old Hall Cemetery in Denton County.3,2 

Family

Roy Frank Oakley b. 16 May 1890, d. 8 Aug 1965
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Old Hall, Denton, Texas.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Daniel Carl Degan1,2

M, b. 3 January 1896, d. 19 April 1962
FatherJames W. Degan1 b. 19 Feb 1863, d. 21 Sep 1945
MotherJosephine Savage1 b. 10 Apr 1874, d. 2 Apr 1957
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Daniel Carl Degan was born on 3 January 1896 at Denton, Texas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 6 June 1900 Justice Precinct 4, Denton, Texas, in the household of James W. Degan and Josephine Savage; ED 52, sheet 3B, occupation merchant, owned home, married 7 years, 3 children, 3 living.1 
(Witness) CensusDaniel Carl Degan appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 Justice Precinct 3, Denton, Texas, in the household of James W. Degan and Josephine Savage; ED 87, sheet 5B, occupation bank president, owned home, married 17 years, 4 children, 4 living.3 
Death*Daniel Carl Degan died on 19 April 1962 at Lewisville, Denton, Texas, at age 66; occupation feed & cotton dealer, wife Christal, buried at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Mary Cecil Degan1

F, b. January 1898
FatherJames W. Degan2 b. 19 Feb 1863, d. 21 Sep 1945
MotherJosephine Savage2 b. 10 Apr 1874, d. 2 Apr 1957
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Mary Cecil Degan was born in January 1898 at Denton, Texas.2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 6 June 1900 Justice Precinct 4, Denton, Texas, in the household of James W. Degan and Josephine Savage; ED 52, sheet 3B, occupation merchant, owned home, married 7 years, 3 children, 3 living.2 
(Witness) CensusMary Cecil Degan appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 Justice Precinct 3, Denton, Texas, in the household of James W. Degan and Josephine Savage; ED 87, sheet 5B, occupation bank president, owned home, married 17 years, 4 children, 4 living.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900, 1910.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Roy Frank Oakley1,2

M, b. 16 May 1890, d. 8 August 1965
Last Edited9 Jun 2012
Birth*Roy Frank Oakley was born on 16 May 1890 at Texas.1,3 
Marriage*He married Ola Evelyn Degan, daughter of James W. Degan and Josephine Savage, circa 1915 at Texas.1 
Census*Roy Frank Oakley and Ola Evelyn Degan appeared on the census of 12 January 1920 at Justice Precinct 3, Denton, Texas, ED 59, sheet 9B, occupation bookkeeper-bank, renting, 1 son.3 
CensusRoy Frank Oakley and Ola Evelyn Degan appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 at Lewisville, Denton, Texas, ED 13, sheet 3A, occupation insurance agent, renting, 1 son.4 
Death*Roy Frank Oakley died on 8 August 1965 at Durant, Bryan, Oklahoma, at age 75.1,2 
ObitRoy Frank's obituary was published in the Globe-Times on 9 August 1965:
Durant, Okla. Roy Frank Oakley, 73, died Sunday night in a Durant hospital. Mr. Oakley owned and operated a cement block factory in Durant until his retirement. He had lived in Durant 40 years. Surviving are his wife, Ola; a son, Roy of Amarillo; a brother, Roy C. of Amarillo, and a grandson. Funeral services will be Tuesday morning in Durant. Burial will be Wednesday in Lewisville, Texas.2 

Family

Ola Evelyn Degan b. 16 Jul 1894, d. 2 Nov 1986
Children

Citations

  1. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Old Hall, Denton, Texas.
  2. [S1861] Selected United States Newspapers.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

James Degan1

M, b. 1909
FatherJames W. Degan1 b. 19 Feb 1863, d. 21 Sep 1945
MotherJosephine Savage1 b. 10 Apr 1874, d. 2 Apr 1957
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*James Degan was born in 1909 at Denton, Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 Justice Precinct 3, Denton, Texas, in the household of James W. Degan and Josephine Savage; ED 87, sheet 5B, occupation bank president, owned home, married 17 years, 4 children, 4 living.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Roy C. Oakley1

M, b. 15 June 1919, d. 31 December 2009
FatherRoy Frank Oakley1 b. 16 May 1890, d. 8 Aug 1965
MotherOla Evelyn Degan1 b. 16 Jul 1894, d. 2 Nov 1986
Last Edited9 Jun 2012
Birth*Roy C. Oakley was born on 15 June 1919 at Denton, Texas; need to verify this is the right Oakley, but it appears so.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 12 January 1920 Justice Precinct 3, Denton, Texas, in the household of Ola Evelyn Degan and Roy Frank Oakley; ED 59, sheet 9B, occupation bookkeeper-bank, renting, 1 son.1 
(Witness) CensusRoy C. Oakley appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 Lewisville, Denton, Texas, in the household of Roy Frank Oakley and Ola Evelyn Degan; ED 13, sheet 3A, occupation insurance agent, renting, 1 son.3 
Death*Roy C. Oakley died on 31 December 2009 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, at age 90; buried at Llano Cemetery.2 
ObitRoy C.'s obituary was published in the Globe-News on 3 January 2010:
Roy C. Oakley, 90, of Amarillo died Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Trinity Fellowship Church chapel with the Rev. Larry Miles, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery East by Cox-LaGrone Funeral Home, 4180 Canyon Drive.
Mr. Oakley was born June 15, 1919, in Durant, Okla., where he was raised. He attended and graduated from New Mexico Military Institute before serving his country in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He lived for many years in Amarillo, where he was retail manager and men's clothing buyer at Blackburn's and The Hub Clothiers for more than 40 years before retirement. He enjoyed the game of golf and enjoyed playing every time had the chance. He married Lucille Bergner on Sept. 21, 1973, in Amarillo. She passed away in 2008. Mr. Oakley was a longtime member of St. Paul United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a son, Jay Oakley and wife Laurelee of Amarillo; and two stepdaughters, Betty Womble of Spearman and Scout Bergner-Deese of Dallas. Sign the online guest book at www.coxlagrone.com.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Llano, Potter, Texas.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Josephine Oakley1

F, b. 7 September 1917, d. 9 September 1917
FatherRoy Frank Oakley1 b. 16 May 1890, d. 8 Aug 1965
MotherOla Evelyn Degan1 b. 16 Jul 1894, d. 2 Nov 1986
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Josephine Oakley was born on 7 September 1917 at Denton, Texas.1 
Death*She died on 9 September 1917 at Denton, Texas.1 

Citations

  1. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Old Hall, Denton, Texas.

Maud Lee Simmons1

F, b. April 1870, d. 14 January 1930
Last Edited14 May 2012
Birth*Maud Lee Simmons was born in April 1870 at Kentucky.1,2 
Married Name As of circa 1887,her married name was Stone.1,3 
Marriage*She married William Calvin Stone, son of George W. Stone and Elizabeth Jane Tinsley, circa 1887 at Texas.1,3 
CensusMaud Lee Simmons and William Calvin Stone appeared on the census of 13 July 1900 at Justice Precinct 3, Donley, Texas, ED 24, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 12 years, 4 children, 3 living.2 
Census*Maud Lee Simmons and William Calvin Stone appeared on the census of 30 April 1910 at Portales, Roosevelt, New Mexico, ED 171, sheet 10B, occupation cowboy - ranch, renting, married 23 years, 4 children, 2 living.3 
Death*Maud Lee Simmons died on 14 January 1930 at Clovis, Curry, New Mexico, at age 59.1 

Family

William Calvin Stone b. 26 Feb 1863, d. 25 Feb 1941
Children

Citations

  1. [S2066] State of New Mexico, New Mexico Deaths, 1889-1945.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Pearl Stone1

F, b. October 1888
FatherWilliam Calvin Stone1 b. 26 Feb 1863, d. 25 Feb 1941
MotherMaud Lee Simmons1 b. Apr 1870, d. 14 Jan 1930
Last Edited14 May 2012
Birth*Pearl Stone was born in October 1888 at Texas.2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 13 July 1900 Justice Precinct 3, Donley, Texas, in the household of Maud Lee Simmons and William Calvin Stone; ED 24, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 12 years, 4 children, 3 living.3 
(Witness) CensusPearl Stone appeared on the census of 30 April 1910 Portales, Roosevelt, New Mexico, in the household of William Calvin Stone and Maud Lee Simmons; ED 171, sheet 10B, occupation cowboy - ranch, renting, married 23 years, 4 children, 2 living.1 
(Witness) CensusPearl Stone appeared on the census of 27 January 1920 Portales, Roosevelt, New Mexico, in the household of William Calvin Stone; ED 151, sheet 9B, no occupation, widowed, 2 children.4 
Census*Pearl Stone appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 at Portales, Roosevelt, New Mexico, ED 2, sheet 6A, occupation seamstress, renting, single.5 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900, 1910.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Jule Stone1

M, b. 12 September 1895, d. 16 January 1955
FatherWilliam Calvin Stone1 b. 26 Feb 1863, d. 25 Feb 1941
MotherMaud Lee Simmons1 b. Apr 1870, d. 14 Jan 1930
Last Edited13 Jul 2012
Birth*Jule Stone was born on 12 September 1895 at Memphis, Hall, Texas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 13 July 1900 Justice Precinct 3, Donley, Texas, in the household of Maud Lee Simmons and William Calvin Stone; ED 24, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 12 years, 4 children, 3 living.3 
(Witness) CensusJule Stone appeared on the census of 30 April 1910 Portales, Roosevelt, New Mexico, in the household of William Calvin Stone and Maud Lee Simmons; ED 171, sheet 10B, occupation cowboy - ranch, renting, married 23 years, 4 children, 2 living.1 
DraftWW1* On 5 June 1917 Jule Stone registered for the draft at Tolar, Roosevelt, New Mexico; at the time, he was employed by his father, as a cattleman, single, 11 months service in New Mexico militia, described as medium height, medium build, dark brown eyes, black hair.2 
Marriage*He married Sidney Pearce circa 1920 at New Mexico.4 
(Witness) CensusJule Stone appeared on the census of 27 January 1920 Portales, Roosevelt, New Mexico, in the household of William Calvin Stone; ED 151, sheet 9B, no occupation, widowed, 2 children.5 
Census*Jule Stone and Sidney Pearce appeared on the census of 16 April 1930 at Portales, Roosevelt, New Mexico, ED 2, sheet 15B, occupation trader-cattle exchange, owned home valued at $2,000, 5 sons.4 
Death*Jule Stone died on 16 January 1955 at age 59.6 

Family

Sidney Pearce b. 30 Nov 1899, d. 5 Jan 1967
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S2153] Steve Stone, "Descendants of William Calvin Stone", Ancestral File.

Bessie L. Stone1

F, b. October 1891
FatherWilliam Calvin Stone1 b. 26 Feb 1863, d. 25 Feb 1941
MotherMaud Lee Simmons1 b. Apr 1870, d. 14 Jan 1930
Last Edited14 May 2012
Birth*Bessie L. Stone was born in October 1891 at Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 13 July 1900 Justice Precinct 3, Donley, Texas, in the household of Maud Lee Simmons and William Calvin Stone; ED 24, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 12 years, 4 children, 3 living.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.