Amanda Melvina West1

F, #25305, b. 27 July 1855, d. 7 June 1931
Last Edited9 Oct 2019
     She was born on 27 July 1855 at Burkeville, Newton County, Texas, USA.1,2 Amanda married Oscar Adolphus Whittlesey before 1887.3,4,2
     She died on 7 June 1931 at Shelby County, Texas, USA, at age 75.1,2 The informant on her death registration was T W Bounds.2      Amanda Melvina Whittlesey was buried on 8 June 1931 at Short Cemetery, Shelby County, Texas, USA.2
     She was commonly known as Amy.4,1

Family

Oscar Adolphus Whittlesey b. 9 Apr 1854, d. 14 Jun 1938
Child

Citations

  1. [S3862] 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., Amanda Melvina “Amy” West Whittlesey
    Grave marker transcription:
    WHITTLESEY
    Oscar A     Apr 9, 1854 - June 14, 1938
    Amy M     July 27, 1855 - June 7, 1931.
  2. [S8109] Mrs. Amy M. Whittlesey, Death Certificate 30545 (Jun 7, 1931), Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas, USA, Name: Mrs Amy M Whittlesey née West. Hereinafter cited as Texas, Death Certificates.
  3. [S394] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.
  4. [S2121] Mangum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/mangum/…, Christian, Ethel Evans. Hereinafter cited as Mangum Funeral Home.

Amos Ponder Alford Sr1,2

M, #25306, b. 20 June 1899, d. 15 March 1967
Father*Joseph Seaborn Alford3,4 b. 1845
Last Edited3 Mar 2021
     He was born on 20 June 1899 at Many, Sabine Parish, Louisiana, USA.3,5,2 Amos married Eva Lee Smith on 8 September 1928 at Shelby County, Texas, USA.3,5,1,6
     He died on 15 March 1967 at Center, Shelby County, Texas, USA, at age 67.7,3,5      Amos Ponder Alford Sr was buried at Short Cemetery, Shelby County, Texas, USA.5
     See the footnotes below for a link to his obituary that appeared Sabine Index published in Many, Louisiana, 24 March 1967.7
     In the obituary of Amos Ponder Alford Jr who died 2 May 2005, Amos Ponder Alford Sr was listed as predeceased.8

Family

Eva Lee Smith b. 13 Aug 1907, d. 18 Feb 1993
Children

Citations

  1. [S2728] Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Watson/…, Alford, Amos Ponder Jr. Hereinafter cited as Watson and Sons Funeral Home.
  2. [S1577] Alford American Family Association, online Alford American Family Association, Amos Ponder Alford - Obituary included in Texas Obituaries
    http://www.alfordassociation.org/OBITS/TXOBIT.htm. Hereinafter cited as AAFA.
  3. [S2121] Mangum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/mangum/…, Alford, Amos Ponder, Sr.. Hereinafter cited as Mangum Funeral Home.
  4. [S1577] AAFA, online Alford American Family Association, Louis Catsby Alford - Obituary included in Texas Obituaries
    http://www.alfordassociation.org/OBITS/TXOBIT.htm
  5. [S2713] Shelbyville Cemetery, Short County, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Amos P. Alford, Eva Lee Alford, Joseph E. Alford. Hereinafter cited as Short Cemetery.
  6. [S2671] The Grooms of Shelby County- 1882 - 1999, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Marriages/…, A P Alford and Eva Lee Smith. Hereinafter cited as Grroms of Shelby County.
  7. [S1577] AAFA, online Alford American Family Association, Amos Ponder Alford - Obituary included in Texas Obituaries
    http://www.alfordassociation.org/OBITS/TXOBIT.htm
    Sabine Index; Many, Sabine Parish, LA—Friday, 24 March 1967
    Amos Ponder Alford, Sr.
  8. [S1577] AAFA, online Alford American Family Association, Amos Ponder Alford - Obituary included in Texas Obituaries
    http://www.alfordassociation.org/OBITS/TXOBIT.htm
    Source unknown, but probably: PANOLA WATCHMAN; Carthage, Panola Co., TX—_____ May 2007
    Amos Ponder Alford, Jr.

Eva Lee Smith1,2,3,4,5

F, #25307, b. 13 August 1907, d. 18 February 1993
Father*Charles Smith5
Mother*Josie Whiteside5
Last Edited12 Mar 2015
     She was born on 13 August 1907 according to a transciption of her gravestone.2 She was born on 14 August 1907 at Shelby County, Texas, USA, according to her obituary.5 Eva married Amos Ponder Alford Sr on 8 September 1928 at Shelby County, Texas, USA.1,2,4,6
     She died on 18 February 1993 at Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital, Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County, Texas, USA, at age 85.2,5
     In the obituary of Amos Ponder Alford Jr who died 2 May 2005, Eva Lee Smith was listed as predeceased.7

Family

Amos Ponder Alford Sr b. 20 Jun 1899, d. 15 Mar 1967
Children

Citations

  1. [S2121] Mangum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/mangum/…, Alford, Amos Ponder, Sr.. Hereinafter cited as Mangum Funeral Home.
  2. [S2713] Shelbyville Cemetery, Short County, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Amos P. Alford, Eva Lee Alford, Joseph E. Alford. Hereinafter cited as Short Cemetery.
  3. [S2671] The Grooms of Shelby County- 1882 - 1999, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Marriages/…, A. P. Alford & Eva Lee Smith. Hereinafter cited as Grroms of Shelby County.
  4. [S2728] Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Watson/…, Alford, Amos Ponder Jr. Hereinafter cited as Watson and Sons Funeral Home.
  5. [S1577] Alford American Family Association, online Alford American Family Association, Eva Smith Alford - Obituary included in Texas Obituaries
    http://www.alfordassociation.org/OBITS/TXOBIT.htm. Hereinafter cited as AAFA.
  6. [S2671] Grroms of Shelby County, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Marriages/…, A P Alford and Eva Lee Smith.
  7. [S1577] AAFA, online Alford American Family Association, Amos Ponder Alford - Obituary included in Texas Obituaries
    http://www.alfordassociation.org/OBITS/TXOBIT.htm
    Source unknown, but probably: PANOLA WATCHMAN; Carthage, Panola Co., TX—_____ May 2007
    Amos Ponder Alford, Jr.

Eugene A Doggett1,2

M, #25308, b. 19 January 1874, d. 5 October 1914
Last Edited17 Apr 2010
     He was born on 19 January 1874.2 Eugene married Bertha Mae Alford before 1902.3,4,5,1
     He died on 5 October 1914 at age 40.2
     He was commonly known as Gene.3

Family

Bertha Mae Alford b. 17 Nov 1881, d. 22 Sep 1954
Children

Citations

  1. [S2672] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Doggett, Gary Sidney. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  2. [S2667] Rather Cemetery, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Eugene A. Doggett. Hereinafter cited as Rather Cemetery.
  3. [S2672] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Doggett, Bertha Mae.
  4. [S2672] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Smith, Lillie.
  5. [S394] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.
  6. [S2672] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Doggett, Roy Lee.

Lillie Doggett1

F, #25309, b. 5 May 1902, d. 1969
Father*Eugene A Doggett1 b. 19 Jan 1874, d. 5 Oct 1914
Mother*Bertha Mae Alford1 b. 17 Nov 1881, d. 22 Sep 1954
Last Edited1 Jun 2011
     She was born in 1901.2 She was born on 5 May 1902.1      Lillie Doggett was buried at Fairview Cemetery, Shelby County, Texas, USA.2
     She died in 1969.1,2
     Her name was also recorded as Lily B.2,3

Citations

  1. [S2672] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Smith, Lillie. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  2. [S2673] Fairview Cemetery, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Lily B. Smith. Hereinafter cited as Fairview Cemetery.
  3. [S1351] Texas Birth Index - 1903 - 1997, online Texas Birth Index - 1903 - 1997, Name: Jacquline Smith
    Father's Name: Adrian D Smith
    Mother's Name: Lily Doggett. Hereinafter cited as TX Birth Index - 1903-1997.

Jesse Eric Christian1

M, #25311, b. 9 January 1893, d. 10 November 1971
Father*Jesse Whitfield Christian2 b. 27 Feb 1862, d. 30 Jan 1947
Mother*Udora Story2 b. 5 Jan 1870, d. 10 Feb 1932
Last Edited25 Apr 2010
     He was born on 9 January 1893.1,2 Jesse married Mattie Kyle on 19 March 1916 at Shelby County, Texas, USA.3,1,4,5
     He died on 10 November 1971 at age 78.1,2      Jesse Eric Christian was buried at Ramah Cemetery, Shelby County, Texas, USA.2,1
     He was commonly known as Eric.3,2

Family

Mattie Kyle b. 26 Dec 1898, d. 28 Aug 1979
Children

Citations

  1. [S2679] Ramah Cemetery, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, J Lindsey Christian, Jesse Eric Chirsitan, Mattie Kyle Christian, Rodney Kyle Chistrian. Hereinafter cited as Ramah Cemetery.
  2. [S2672] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Christian, Eric. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  3. [S2672] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Christian, Lindsey.
  4. [S2671] The Grooms of Shelby County- 1882 - 1999, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Marriages/…, J C Christian and Mattie Kyle. Hereinafter cited as Grroms of Shelby County.
  5. [S2672] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Christian, Mattie Lyle.
  6. [S2728] Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Watson/…, Christian, Rodney Kyle. Hereinafter cited as Watson and Sons Funeral Home.

Mattie Kyle1,2,3

F, #25312, b. 26 December 1898, d. 28 August 1979
Last Edited19 Apr 2010
     She was born on 26 December 1898.2,3 Mattie married Jesse Eric Christian on 19 March 1916 at Shelby County, Texas, USA.1,2,4,3
     She died on 28 August 1979 at age 80.2,3      Mattie Kyle was buried at Ramah Cemetery, Shelby County, Texas, USA.3,5

Family

Jesse Eric Christian b. 9 Jan 1893, d. 10 Nov 1971
Children

Citations

  1. [S2672] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Christian, Lindsey. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  2. [S2679] Ramah Cemetery, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, J Lindsey Christian, Jesse Eric Chirsitan, Mattie Kyle Christian, Rodney Kyle Chistrian. Hereinafter cited as Ramah Cemetery.
  3. [S2672] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Christian, Mattie Lyle.
  4. [S2671] The Grooms of Shelby County- 1882 - 1999, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Marriages/…, J C Christian and Mattie Kyle. Hereinafter cited as Grroms of Shelby County.
  5. [S2679] Ramah Cemetery, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Jesse Eric Christian & Mattie Kyle Christian.
  6. [S2728] Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Watson/…, Christian, Rodney Kyle. Hereinafter cited as Watson and Sons Funeral Home.

J Lindsey Christian1,2,3

M, #25313, b. 10 September 1919, d. 21 August 1970
Father*Jesse Eric Christian1 b. 9 Jan 1893, d. 10 Nov 1971
Mother*Mattie Kyle1 b. 26 Dec 1898, d. 28 Aug 1979
Last Edited21 Mar 2010
     He was born on 10 September 1919.1,2
     He died on 21 August 1970 at age 50.1,2      J Lindsey Christian was buried at Ramah Cemetery, Shelby County, Texas, USA.1,2

Citations

  1. [S2672] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Christian, Lindsey. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  2. [S2679] Ramah Cemetery, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, J Lindsey Christian, Jesse Eric Chirsitan, Mattie Kyle Christian, Rodney Kyle Chistrian. Hereinafter cited as Ramah Cemetery.
  3. [S2671] The Grooms of Shelby County- 1882 - 1999, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Marriages/…, J L Christian and Wilma Ray Bowers. Hereinafter cited as Grroms of Shelby County.

Rodney Kyle Christian1,2

M, #25315, b. 30 June 1929, d. 8 May 2004
Father*Jesse Eric Christian1,2 b. 9 Jan 1893, d. 10 Nov 1971
Mother*Mattie Kyle1,2 b. 26 Dec 1898, d. 28 Aug 1979
Last Edited24 Sep 2016
     He was born on 30 June 1929 at Shelby County, Texas, USA.1,2
     He died on 8 May 2004 at age 74 of cardiac arrest.1,2      Rodney Kyle Christian was buried at Ramah Cemetery, Shelby County, Texas, USA.2,1

Citations

  1. [S2679] Ramah Cemetery, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, J Lindsey Christian, Jesse Eric Chirsitan, Mattie Kyle Christian, Rodney Kyle Chistrian. Hereinafter cited as Ramah Cemetery.
  2. [S2728] Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Watson/…, Christian, Rodney Kyle. Hereinafter cited as Watson and Sons Funeral Home.

Gary Sidney Doggett1,2

M, #25320, b. 24 December 1904, d. 4 August 1972
Father*Eugene A Doggett1 b. 19 Jan 1874, d. 5 Oct 1914
Mother*Bertha Mae Alford1 b. 17 Nov 1881, d. 22 Sep 1954
Last Edited30 Apr 2015
     He was born on 24 December 1904.1,2
     He died on 4 August 1972 at age 67 He was a steelmaker according to the funeral home records.1,2      Gary Sidney Doggett was buried at Rather Cemetery, Shelby County, Texas, USA.1

Citations

  1. [S2672] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Doggett, Gary Sidney. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  2. [S2667] Rather Cemetery, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Gary S. Doggett. Hereinafter cited as Rather Cemetery.