Dean Wakefield Christian1

M, #32523, b. 21 August 1913, d. 15 August 2001
Father*Fred Dean Christian2,1 b. 27 Aug 1887, d. Apr 1982
Mother*Monah M Newton2,1 b. 1893, d. 1976
Last Edited6 Jul 2019
     Dean was born on 21 August 1913 in Norris City, White County, Illinois, USAG.1 Alternatively, he was born circa 1916 in Illinois, USAG.3,2 He died on 15 August 2001 in Grenada Lake Medical Center, Grenada, Missouri, USAG, at age 87.4
     The following information is extracted from his obituary. Predeceased: Fred Christian and Monah M Newton.5
     See the footnotes below for a link to his on-line obituary that appeared in the newspaper the Daily Journal published in Tupelo, Mississippi, 17 August 2001 .5

Census Data

     Dean W appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Lonoke, Lonoke County, Arkansas in the household of his parents, Fred D Christian and Monah M Christian.2

Citations

  1. [S295] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (United States: Social Security Administration), Name: Dean Wakefield Christian
    [Dean W Christian]
    SSN:     431098800
    Gender:     Male
    Race:     White
    Birth Date:     21 Aug 1913
    Birth Place:     Norris City, Illinois
    Father Name: Fred D Christian
    Mother Name: Mona M Newton
    Death Date:     15 Aug 2001
    Type of Claim:     Change in DOB.
    Notes:     Dec 1936: Name listed as DEAN WAKEFIELD CHRISTIAN; 28 Aug 2001: Name listed as DEAN W CHRISTIAN. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Social Security Applications.
  2. [S6105] Fred D Christian household, Apr 4, 1930 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Lonoke (town), Lonoke, Arkansas; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0026, Ancestry.com Roll:82; Image: 420.0; FHL microfilm: 2339818.
  3. [S4543] Arkansas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1957, online Arkansas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1957, Name: Dean Wakefield Christian
    Gender:     Male
    Age:     35
    Birth Year:     abt 1915
    Residence:     West Memphis, Crittenden, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name: Fay Loretta Benn Bullard
    Spouse's Gender:     Female
    Spouse's Age:     38
    Spouse's Residence:     West Memphis, Crittenden, Arkansas
    Marriage Date:     10 Dec 1950
    Marriage License Date:     1 Dec 1950
    Marriage County:     Monroe
    Event Type:     Marriage
    FHL Film Number:     2409212. Hereinafter cited as Arkansas, County Marriage Index.
  4. [S295] U.S. Social Security Applications, Name: Dean Wakefield Christian.
  5. [S6107] Dean Christian, Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo, MS, Aug 17, 2001, Search this page ising CTRL F for the obituary of Dean Christian. Hereinafter cited as Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal.

Valton Hampton Rhodes1

M, #32527, b. circa 1898
Last Edited24 Sep 2016
     Valton was born circa 1898.1

Citations

  1. [S4543] Arkansas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1957, online Arkansas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1957, Name: Mary Kathryn Christian
    Gender:     Female
    Age:     32
    Birth Year:     abt 1918
    Residence:     Marion, Crittenden, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name: Valton Hampton Rhodes
    Spouse's Gender:     Male
    Spouse's Age:     42
    Spouse's Residence:     Houston, Harris, Texas
    Marriage Date:     28 Dec 1950
    Marriage License Date:     27 Dec 1950
    Marriage County:     Logan
    Event Type:     Marriage
    FHL Film Number:     2069386. Hereinafter cited as Arkansas, County Marriage Index.

Nasie Schnell Sr1

M, #32535
Last Edited5 Oct 2015
     Nasie married Rose (?).1
     Nasie Schnell Sr was listed as predeceased in the obituary of George Schnell who died 23 June 2011.1

Family

Rose (?)
Child

Citations

  1. [S6110] George Schnell, Calgary Herald, Calgary, AB, Jun 25, 2011 viewed at www.legacy.com,, Obituary: George Schnell. Hereinafter cited as Calgary Herald.

Rose (?)1

F, #32536
Last Edited5 Oct 2015
     Rose married Nasie Schnell Sr.1
     Rose (?) was listed as predeceased in the obituary of George Schnell who died 23 June 2011.1

Family

Nasie Schnell Sr
Child

Citations

  1. [S6110] George Schnell, Calgary Herald, Calgary, AB, Jun 25, 2011 viewed at www.legacy.com,, Obituary: George Schnell. Hereinafter cited as Calgary Herald.

Herbert Lorne Rheaume1,2

M, #32537, b. 10 November 1938, d. 11 November 1938
Father*Earl Stewart Pheaume1,2 b. 20 Feb 1914, d. 12 Jun 1943
Mother*Dorothy Ristow1,2 b. 1914, d. 21 Feb 2003
Relationship4th cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited3 Jul 2018
     Herbert was born on 10 November 1938 in Grace Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaG.1,2 He died on 11 November 1938 in Grace Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaG.1,2 He was buried on 12 November 1938 in Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ottawa East of the Rideau, Ontario, CanadaG.1,2

Citations

  1. [S1442] Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario), Ancestry.com, Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946; "This database is an index (with images) to over 2 million deaths that were registered in Ontario from 1869 to 1938, and 1943 to 1946. The database also includes deaths of Ontario military personnel overseas from 1939-1947"; cited as "ON Deaths, 1869-1946., Name     Herbert Lorne Rheaume.
  2. [S3266] Ottawa, Canada, Beechwood Cemetery Registers, 1873-1990, online Beechwood Cemetery Registers, Name: Herbert Lorne Rheaume; Interment #: 27573. Hereinafter cited as Beechwood Cemetery Registers.

Katy Estell Flynn1,2

F, #32538, b. 15 April 1915, d. 6 February 2003
Father*John Flynn1
Mother*Rosa Anna Woods1
Last Edited10 Nov 2018
     Katy was born on 15 April 1915 in Charleston, Arkansas, USAG.1,2,3 Katy married Fred Pelfrey.1,3 Katy married John Paul Gillespie on 7 November 1953.4 She died on 6 February 2003 at age 87.2,1
     The following information is extracted from her obituary. Survivor(s): Veda Beth Fanning. Predeceased: Paul Gillespie, John Flynn, Rosa Anna Woods, Paul E Pelfrey, Treva Lavon Pelfrey and Jerry Dean Weeks Sr.1 Katy Estell Flynn was buried in Oaklawn Cemetery, Wynnewood, Garvin County, Oklahoma, USAG.5
     Katy Gillespie was listed as a survivor in the obituary of Paul Ervin Pelfrey who died 15 November 1995.6,7 Katy Gillespie was listed as a survivor in the obituary of Treva Lavon Williams who died 21 July 1997.8,9
     See the footnotes below for a link to her on-line obituary that appeared in the Reagan County, Texas Obituary Collection, Texas, circa 8 February 2003 .1
Katy Gillespie was listed as predeceased in the obituary of Veda Beth Pelfrey who died 10 November 2013.10

Census Data

     Kate Pelfrey and Fred Pelfrey appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Maysville, Whitebead Twp., Garvin County, Oklahoma, enumerated 15 April 1940, enumerated as a laborer on a W.P.A. Project Bridge. This census indicates that they lived in the same place in 1935, but then shows that he resided in Alabama and she in Arkasas.. Their children Jerry Dean, Paul Irving and Veda Beth were listed as living with them.3

Family 1

Fred Pelfrey b. 23 Aug 1893, d. 19 Feb 1970
Marriage*Katy married Fred Pelfrey.1,3 
Children

Family 2

John Paul Gillespie b. 31 Oct 1917, d. 27 Feb 1983
Marriage*Katy married John Paul Gillespie on 7 November 1953.4 

Citations

  1. [S6113] Katy Estell Gillespie 1915-2003, Reagan County Genealogy Collection, Reagan County, TX, about Feb 8, 2003 viewed at www.genealogybuff.com,, Use CTRL F to search this page for the obituary transcription of Katy Estell Gillespie. Hereinafter cited as Reagan County Genealogy Collection.
  2. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Katy Estell Flynn Gillespie
    Grave marker transcription:
    Gillespie
    John Paul
    Oct. 31, 1917
    Feb. 27, 1983
    (Married) Nov 7, 1953)
    Katy E.
    Apr. 15, 1915
    Feb. 6, 2003.
  3. [S6114] Fred Pelfrey household, Apr 15, 1940 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Maysville, Whitebread, Garvin, Oklahoma; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 25-13; Family: 181, Ancestry.com Roll: T627_3294.
  4. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: John Paul Gillespie
    Grave marker transcription:
    Gillespie
    John Paul
    Oct. 31, 1917
    Feb. 27, 1983
    (Married) Nov 7, 1953)
    Katy E.
    Apr. 15, 1915
    Feb. 6, 2003.
  5. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Katy Estell Flynn Gillespie
    Grave marker transcription:
    Gillespie
    John Paul
    Oct. 31, 1917
    Feb. 27, 1983
    (Married) Nov 7, 1953)
    Katy E.
    Apr. 15, 1915
    Feb. 6, 2003.
  6. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Paul Evan Pelfrey
    Grave marker transcription:
    Pelfrey
    Dad
    Paul E
    Oct. 2, 1933
    Nov. 15, 1995
    Mom
    Treva
    Oct. 29, 1934
    July 21, 1997
    Rhonda
    Donna
    Mark
    Sharon
    Lisa
    Amy
    Jamie?
  7. [S6115] Paul Ervin Pelfrey, Oklahoman, OKlahoma City, OK, Nov 17, 1995, viewed on-line viewed at Ollahoman,, Obituary: Paul Ervin Pelfrey obituary. Hereinafter cited as Oklahoman.
  8. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Treva Lavon Williams Pelfrey
    Grave marker transcription:
    Pelfrey
    Dad
    Paul E
    Oct. 2, 1933
    Nov. 15, 1995
    Mom
    Treva
    Oct. 29, 1934
    July 21, 1997
    Rhonda
    Donna
    Mark
    Sharon
    Lisa
    Amy
    Jamie?
  9. [S6116] Treva Lavon Pelfrey, Oklahoman, OKlahoma City, OK, July 23, 1997, viewed on-line viewed at Ollahoman,, Obituary: Treva Lavon Pelfrey née Williams. Hereinafter cited as Oklahoman.
  10. [S6117] Veda Beth (Nanny) Fanning Obituary, McLane Funeral & Cremation Services, Valdosa, GA, About Nov 11, 2013, viewed on-line, Veda Beth (Nanny) Fanning Obituary
    Veda Beth (Nanny) Fanning Obituary. Hereinafter cited as McLane Funeral & Cremation Services.
  11. [S6114] Apr 15, 1940 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Maysville, Whitebread, Garvin, Oklahoma; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 25-13; Family: 181, shows Jerry as a son of Fred, but Katy's obituary gives Jerry's surname as Weeks.

John Flynn1

M, #32539
Last Edited7 Oct 2015
     John married Rosa Anna Woods.1
     In the obituary of Katy Estell Flynn who died 6 February 2003, John Flynn was listed as predeceased.1

Family

Rosa Anna Woods
Child

Citations

  1. [S6113] Katy Estell Gillespie 1915-2003, Reagan County Genealogy Collection, Reagan County, TX, about Feb 8, 2003 viewed at www.genealogybuff.com,, Use CTRL F to search this page for the obituary transcription of Katy Estell Gillespie. Hereinafter cited as Reagan County Genealogy Collection.

Rosa Anna Woods1

F, #32540
Last Edited7 Oct 2015
     Rosa married John Flynn.1
     In the obituary of Katy Estell Flynn who died 6 February 2003, Rosa Anna Woods was listed as predeceased.1

Family

John Flynn
Child

Citations

  1. [S6113] Katy Estell Gillespie 1915-2003, Reagan County Genealogy Collection, Reagan County, TX, about Feb 8, 2003 viewed at www.genealogybuff.com,, Use CTRL F to search this page for the obituary transcription of Katy Estell Gillespie. Hereinafter cited as Reagan County Genealogy Collection.