Gladys Mae McKenzie1,2

F, #25141, b. 2 August 1902, d. 11 December 1985
Last Edited29 Sep 2016
     Gladys was born on 2 August 1902 in Shelbyville, Shelby County, Texas, USA, other sources give Center as her birthplace.1,2,3 Gladys was born circa 1904 in Texas, USA, according to the 1930 census.4 Gladys married Emmett Newton Alford on 12 December 1918 in Shelby County, Texas, USA.5,6,7,4,8,9 She died on 11 December 1985 in Center, Shelby County, Texas, USA, at age 83.1,2 Gladys Mae McKenzie was buried in Wimberly-Rayburn Cemetery, Shelby County, Texas, USA.2
     She also went by the name of Mae6,7,10,8,9 ; and, May.3,11

Census Data

     May Alford and Emmett Alford appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Shelby County, Texas, enumerated 10 June 1930 Their children Seaborn and Edith were listed as living with them.4

Family

Emmett Newton Alford b. 16 Nov 1893, d. 17 Feb 1966
Marriage*Gladys married Emmett Newton Alford on 12 December 1918 in Shelby County, Texas, USA.5,6,7,4,8,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, Gladys Mae McKENZIE.
  2. [S2833] Wimberly-Rayburn Cemetery, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Gladys Mae Alford. Hereinafter cited as Wimberly-Rayburn Cemetery.
  3. [S6946] (no given name provided) Alford, Certificate of Birth 6976, no given name provided on this registration (1928), Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah, USA.
  4. [S2880] Emmett Alford hiousehold, June 10-11, 1930 U.S. census, Washington, DC, USA, Precinct 2, Shelby, Texas; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 5, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: 2390; Image: 175.0.
  5. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Emmett Newton Alford and Gladys Mae McKENZIE.
  6. [S2825] The Brides of Shelby County- 1882 - 1999, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Marriages/…, Emmett N Alford and Mae McKenzie. Hereinafter cited as Brides of Shelby County.
  7. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Rash, Edith Laverne. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  8. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Alford, Joseph Seaborn.
  9. [S2886] Francis Tucker Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Tucker/…, Alford, Bertis Newton. Hereinafter cited as Francis Tucker Funeral Home.
  10. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Alford, Emmett Newton.
  11. [S6948] (no given name provided) Alford, Certificate of Birth 99030, no given name provided on this registration (1931), Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah, USA.
  12. [S6949] Bertis Newton Alford, Certificate of Birth 99030, second certificate of birth, dated 1955 (1955), Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah, USA.

Patsy Jean Pronger1

F, #25142, b. 14 October 1932, d. 31 May 1934
Last Edited24 Sep 2016
     Patsy was born on 14 October 1932.1 She died on 31 May 1934 at age 1 of speticemia.1 She was buried in Lockhart Cemetery, Shelby County, Texas, USA.1

Citations

  1. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Pronger, Patsy Jean. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.

William Garrett Swanzy1,2

M, #25145, b. 3 January 1934 or 5 January 1934, d. 3 January 1934 or 5 January 1934
Father*William Roger Swanzy1 b. 25 Dec 1889, d. 5 Jun 1975
Mother*Mary Addie Garrett1 b. 12 Jan 1893, d. 8 Feb 1974
Last Edited10 Sep 2015
     He died on 3 January 1934 or 5 January 1934 (stillborn.)1,2 William was born on 3 January 1934 or 5 January 1934.1,2 He was buried in Truitt Cemetery, Shelby County, Texas, USA.1,2

Citations

  1. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Swanzy, Wm Garrett. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  2. [S2826] Truitt Cemetery, Shelby County, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Swanzy, William     Garrett. Hereinafter cited as Truit Cemetery.

Patsy Ruth Alford1,2

F, #25146, b. 23 March 1936, d. 25 March 1936
Father*Jay A Alford1,3 b. 11 Aug 1892, d. 28 Dec 1980
Last Edited16 Apr 2018
     Patsy was born on 23 March 1936 in Shelby County, Texas, USA.3 Alternatively, she was born on 13 March 1936.1 She died on 25 March 1936 in Texas, USA, of gastric irritation.1 She was buried in Newburn Cemetery, Shelby County, Texas, USA.2

Citations

  1. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Alford, Patsy Ruth. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  2. [S2834] Newburn Cemetery, Shelby County, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Patsy Ruth Alford. Hereinafter cited as Newburn Cemetery.
  3. [S1446] Texas Birth Index - 1903 - 1997, online Texas Birth Index - 1903 - 1997, Name: Patsy Ruth Alford. Hereinafter cited as TX Birth Index - 1903-1997.

Jay A Alford1,2,3,4

M, #25147, b. 11 August 1892, d. 28 December 1980
Father*John Allen Alford3,5,4 b. 6 Jun 1840, d. 8 Apr 1907
Mother*Georgia Helena Larry3,6,5,4 b. 1 Apr 1861, d. 1 Jan 1946
Last Edited16 Mar 2015
     Jay was born on 11 August 1892 in Center, Shelby County, Texas, USA.1,2,3,4 He died on 28 December 1980 in Center, Shelby County, Texas, at age 88 was a retired logger according to funeral home records.2,3,4 He was buried in Newburn Cemetery, Shelby County, Texas, USA.2,4

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Alford, Patsy Ruth. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  2. [S2834] Newburn Cemetery, Shelby County, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Jay Alford. Hereinafter cited as Newburn Cemetery.
  3. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, Jay ALFORD.
  4. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Alford, Jay A.
  5. [S2836] Ramah Cemetery, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Alford, Jay A. Hereinafter cited as Ramah Cemetery.
  6. [S2834] Newburn Cemetery, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Georgia Larry Alford - Mama.
  7. [S1446] Texas Birth Index - 1903 - 1997, online Texas Birth Index - 1903 - 1997, Name: Patsy Ruth Alford. Hereinafter cited as TX Birth Index - 1903-1997.

Georgia Helena Larry1,2,3,4

F, #25149, b. 1 April 1861, d. 1 January 1946
Mother*Harriett Larry3,5
Last Edited24 Sep 2016
     Georgia was born on 1 May 1860 in Jasper, Texas, USA.1 Georgia was born on 1 April 1861 in Beaumont, Texas, USA.2,3,5 Georgia married John Allen Alford on 18 September 1892 in Center, Shelby County, Texas, USA.1,4 She died on 1 January 1946 in Tenaha, Shelby County, Texas, USA, at age 84 of high blood pressure after a fall according to Texas Death Certificate 70291.1,2,3,5 Georgia Helena Larry was buried in Newburn Cemetery, Shelby County, Texas, USA.6,3

Family

John Allen Alford b. 6 Jun 1840, d. 8 Apr 1907
Children

Citations

  1. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, John Allen ALFORD
    Married Mary Elma BURGESS
    Married Serena HOGAN
    Married Georgia Helena LARRY.
  2. [S2834] Newburn Cemetery, Shelby County, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Georgia Larry Alford. Hereinafter cited as Newburn Cemetery.
  3. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Alford, Mrs. Georgia Helena. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  4. [S2836] Ramah Cemetery, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Alford, Jay A. Hereinafter cited as Ramah Cemetery.
  5. [S2874] Georgia Helena Alford, Death Certificate 70291 (1946), www.footnote.com, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as Texas Death Certificates.
  6. [S2834] Newburn Cemetery, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Georgia Larry Alford - Mama.
  7. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Jay ALFORD.
  8. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Alford, Jay A.
  9. [S2835] Tennessee Cemetery, Shelby County, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Early Alford - Son of J.A. & C. Alford. Hereinafter cited as Tennessee Cemetery.
  10. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Early Alford.
  11. [S2892] Bartle Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Bartle/…, Jordan, Grace Truman. Hereinafter cited as Bartle Funeral Home.

Harriett Larry1

F, #25150
Last Edited22 Mar 2010
     Her name was also recorded as Harriett Loury.2

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S2874] Georgia Helena Alford, Death Certificate 70291 (1946), www.footnote.com, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as Texas Death Certificates.
  2. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Alford, Mrs. Georgia Helena. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.

Ovada Vilia Alford1,2

F, #25151, b. 15 June 1872, d. 7 March 1945
Father*Allen Josiah Alford Jr1,3,4 b. 27 Feb 1844, d. 3 Jul 1923 or 23 Jul 1923
Mother*Nancy Jane Land1,3,4 b. 24 Aug 1851, d. 4 Sep 1926
Last Edited2 Oct 2015
     Ovada was born on 15 June 1872 in Sabine County, Texas, USA.1,4 Ovada married Thomas Henry Brittain on 2 October 1890 in Center, Shelby County, Texas, USA.1,3,2 She died on 7 March 1945 in Center, Shelby County, Texas, at age 72.1,3 Ovada Vilia Alford was buried in Houston, Texas, USA.3

Census Data

     Ovada appeared on the 1880 Federal Census Sabine County, Texas in the household of her parents, Allen J Alford and Nancy A Alford.4

Family

Thomas Henry Brittain b. 2 Sep 1863, d. 18 Feb 1937
Children

Citations

  1. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, Ovada Vilia ALFORD.
  2. [S2825] The Brides of Shelby County- 1882 - 1999, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Marriages/…, Ovada Alford and T M Brittain. Hereinafter cited as Brides of Shelby County.
  3. [S2886] Francis Tucker Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Tucker/…, rittain, O. Vilia     . Hereinafter cited as Francis Tucker Funeral Home.
  4. [S2879] Allen J Alford household, June 22, 1880 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, District 85, Precinct 4, Sabine, Texas; Page: Page: 227.4000; Enumeration District: 85, Ancestry.com Roll: T9_1325; Family History Film: 1255325.
  5. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Brittain, Hugh Morris. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  6. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Brown, Gay.

Thomas Henry Brittain1

M, #25152, b. 2 September 1863, d. 18 February 1937
Last Edited25 Apr 2010
     Thomas was born on 2 September 1863 in Texas, USA.1 Thomas married Ovada Vilia Alford on 2 October 1890 in Center, Shelby County, Texas, USA.1,2,3 He died on 18 February 1937 in Center, Shelby County, Texas, at age 73.1

Family

Ovada Vilia Alford b. 15 Jun 1872, d. 7 Mar 1945
Children

Citations

  1. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, Ovada Vilia ALFORD.
  2. [S2886] Francis Tucker Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Tucker/…, rittain, O. Vilia     . Hereinafter cited as Francis Tucker Funeral Home.
  3. [S2825] The Brides of Shelby County- 1882 - 1999, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Marriages/…, Ovada Alford and T M Brittain. Hereinafter cited as Brides of Shelby County.
  4. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Brittain, Hugh Morris. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  5. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Brown, Gay.

Hugh Morris Brittain1

M, #25153, b. 22 September 1900, d. 22 February 1940
Father*Thomas Henry Brittain1 b. 2 Sep 1863, d. 18 Feb 1937
Mother*Ovada Vilia Alford1 b. 15 Jun 1872, d. 7 Mar 1945
Last Edited24 Sep 2016
     Hugh was born on 22 September 1900.1 He died on 22 February 1940 at age 39 of myocaridal insufficiency. He was a cotton seed buyer.1 He was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Shelby County, Texas, USA.1

Citations

  1. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Brittain, Hugh Morris. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.

Edna Latimer1,2,3

F, #25155, b. 1870, d. 13 October 1945
Last Edited22 Mar 2010
     Edna was born in 1870.1,2 Edna married John T Alford on 14 December 1889 in Shelby County, Texas, USA.2,1,4,3 She died on 13 October 1945.1,2 Edna Latimer was buried in Truitt Cemetery, Shelby County, Texas, USA.1,2
     Her name was also recorded as Edna Latimour.4

Family

John T Alford
Child

Citations

  1. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Alford, Mrs. Edna. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  2. [S2826] Truitt Cemetery, Shelby County, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Alford Edna. Hereinafter cited as Truit Cemetery.
  3. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Alford, Fred Eugene.
  4. [S2825] The Brides of Shelby County- 1882 - 1999, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Marriages/…, Edna Latimour and J T Alford. Hereinafter cited as Brides of Shelby County.

John T Alford1,2,3

M, #25156
Last Edited22 Mar 2010
     John married Edna Latimer on 14 December 1889 in Shelby County, Texas, USA.1,4,2,3

Family

Edna Latimer b. 1870, d. 13 Oct 1945
Child

Citations

  1. [S2826] Truitt Cemetery, Shelby County, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Alford Edna. Hereinafter cited as Truit Cemetery.
  2. [S2825] The Brides of Shelby County- 1882 - 1999, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Marriages/…, Edna Latimour and J T Alford. Hereinafter cited as Brides of Shelby County.
  3. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Alford, Fred Eugene. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  4. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Alford, Mrs. Edna.

Bailey Rains Oliver1

M, #25157, b. 7 March 1830, d. 24 January 1928
Last Edited28 Feb 2010
     Bailey was born on 7 March 1830 in Bedford, Tennessee, USA.1 Bailey married Sarah Sallie Parker in 1874 or 1875 in Center, Shelby County, Texas, USA.2 He died on 24 January 1928 in Roganville, Jasper County, Texas, USA, at age 97.1

Family

Sarah Sallie Parker b. Feb 1855, d. 1928
Children

Citations

  1. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, Bailey Rains OLIVER.
  2. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Bailey Rains OLIVER and Sarah Sallie Parker.
  3. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Susan "Sudie" Isabel OLIVER.

Sarah Sallie Parker1

F, #25158, b. February 1855, d. 1928
Last Edited28 Feb 2010
     Sarah was born in February 1855 in Tenaha, Shelby County, Texas, USA.1 Sarah married Bailey Rains Oliver in 1874 or 1875 in Center, Shelby County, Texas, USA.1 She died in 1928 in Tenaha, Shelby County, Texas.1

Family

Bailey Rains Oliver b. 7 Mar 1830, d. 24 Jan 1928
Children

Citations

  1. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, Bailey Rains OLIVER and Sarah Sallie Parker.
  2. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Susan "Sudie" Isabel OLIVER.

Susan Isabel Oliver1

F, #25159, b. 31 January 1879, d. 8 July 1952
Father*Bailey Rains Oliver1 b. 7 Mar 1830, d. 24 Jan 1928
Mother*Sarah Sallie Parker1 b. Feb 1855, d. 1928
Last Edited24 Apr 2010
     Susan was born on 31 January 1879 in Tenaha, Shelby County, Texas, USA.1 Susan married Gilbert John D Alford on 3 January 1897 in Center, Shelby County, Texas, USA.2 She died on 8 July 1952 in Tenaha, Shelby County, Texas, at age 73.1,3 Susan Isabel Oliver was buried in Tennessee Cemetery, Shelby County, Texas, USA.4
     Her name was also recorded as Sudie.1,3

Family

Gilbert John D Alford b. 7 Aug 1871, d. 2 Oct 1931
Children

Citations

  1. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, Susan "Sudie" Isabel OLIVER.
  2. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Susan "Sudie" Isabel OLIVER and Gilbert John D Alford.
  3. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Alford, Sudie. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  4. [S2835] Tennessee Cemetery, Shelby County, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Sudie Alford - Wife of Gilbert Alford. Hereinafter cited as Tennessee Cemetery.
  5. [S2892] Bartle Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Bartle/…, Templin, Alma Mary. Hereinafter cited as Bartle Funeral Home.
  6. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Noble Leo ALFORD.
  7. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Alford, Noble Leo.
  8. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Alford, Buell E (Bruce).

Gilbert John D Alford1,2,3

M, #25160, b. 7 August 1871, d. 2 October 1931
Father*John Allen Alford4 b. 6 Jun 1840, d. 8 Apr 1907
Mother*Mary Elma Burgess4
Last Edited16 Apr 2018
     Gilbert was born on 7 August 1871 in Ashville, St. Clair County, Alabama, USA.4 Alternatively, he was born in 1872.3 Gilbert married Susan Isabel Oliver on 3 January 1897 in Center, Shelby County, Texas, USA.1 He died on 2 October 1931 in Tenaha, Shelby County, Texas, USA, at age 60.4,3 Gilbert John D Alford was buried in Tennessee Cemetery, Shelby County, Texas, USA.3

Family

Susan Isabel Oliver b. 31 Jan 1879, d. 8 Jul 1952
Children

Citations

  1. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, Susan "Sudie" Isabel OLIVER and Gilbert John D Alford.
  2. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Gilbert John D. ALFORD.
  3. [S2835] Tennessee Cemetery, Shelby County, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Gilbert Alford - Hus. of Sudie Alford. Hereinafter cited as Tennessee Cemetery.
  4. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Gilbert John D Alford.
  5. [S2892] Bartle Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Bartle/…, Templin, Alma Mary. Hereinafter cited as Bartle Funeral Home.
  6. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Noble Leo ALFORD.
  7. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Alford, Noble Leo. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  8. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Alford, Buell E (Bruce).