Kenneth Alexander Duncan1

M, #39121, b. circa 1950, d. 8 September 1994
Father*Stanley Duncan1
Mother*Sarah (?)1
Last Edited16 Jun 2019
     He was born circa 1950.1
     He died on 8 September 1994.1
     The following selected information is extracted from his obituary. Survivor(s): Sadie Duncan and Pat Junop. Predeceased: Stanley Duncan.1
     See the footnotes below for a link to his on-line obituary that appeared Windsor Star published in Windsor, Ontario, 10 September 1994 .1

     In the obituary of Patricia Ann Junop who died 16 January 2015, her brother, Kenneth Alexander Duncan was listed as predeceased.2

Citations

  1. [S9267] Deaths: Duncan, The Windsor Star, Windsor, Ontario, Sep 14, 1994, Page 53, column 7 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Kenneth Alexander Duncan. Hereinafter cited as Windsor Star.
  2. [S8352] Junop, Patricia Anne, The Toronto Star, Toronto, ON, Jan. 17 to Jan. 19, 2015 viewed at www.legacy.com, Obituary: Patricia Anne Junop née Duncan. Hereinafter cited as Toronto Star.

Wylma Lee Swanzy1

F, #39136, b. 25 October 1908, d. 21 September 1990
Father*Floyd P Swanzy2,3,4 b. 25 Aug 1885, d. 2 Jul 1960
Mother*Willie Lee Alford2,3,4 b. 18 Jun 1888, d. 4 Dec 1969
Last Edited24 Jun 2019
     She was born on 25 October 1908 at Shelby County, Texas, USA.2,4 Wylma married John H Mckenney on 3 June 1933 at Indiana, USA.2 Wilma married Gene D Gilliam Sr on 6 February 1975 at Comal County, Texas, USA.5,3
     She died on 21 September 1990 at Bexar County, Texas, USA, at age 81.6

Census Data

     Wylma appeared on the 1930 Federal Census Shelby County, Texas in the household of her parents, Floyd P Swanzy and Willie Lee Alford, listed as a public school teacher.4
     In the obituary of Floyd P Swanzy who died 2 July 1960, his daughter, Mrs. Gene Gilliam of San Antonio, was listed as a survivor.3
     June 2019 Research notes:
Why is she referenced as Mrs. Gene Gilliam in her fahter's 1960 obituary, when my current information shows they married in 1975?7

Family 1

John Henry McKinney b. 25 May 1909
Marriage*Wylma married John H Mckenney on 3 June 1933 at Indiana, USA.2 

Family 2

Gene Durham Gilliam Sr b. 26 Dec 1916, d. 14 Jun 1978
Marriage*Wilma married Gene D Gilliam Sr on 6 February 1975 at Comal County, Texas, USA.5,3 

Citations

  1. [S7087] Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001 (Publisher: FamilySearch), unknown repository, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001; "An ancestry.com database based upon one of the same name at FamilySearch, 2013. Marriage dates reflect the date and place of issue of the marriage license, not the actual wedding"; cited as "Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001., John H Mckenney & Name:     Wylma Lee Swanzy.
  2. [S7087] "Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001", online Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001: John H Mckenney & Wylma Lee Swanzy.
  3. [S9281] Deaths: Floyd P. Swanzy, The Times, Shreveport, Louisiana, Jul 5, 1960, Page 13, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Floyd P. Swanzy. Hereinafter cited as The Times.
  4. [S9294] Floyd P. Swanzy hiousehold, Apr 24, 1930 U.S. census, Washington, DC, USA, Precinct 2, Shelby, Texas; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 7, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  5. [S1356] Texas, Marriage Index, 1824-2014, online Texas, Marriage Index, 1824-2014, Gene D Gilliam Sr & Wilma S Swanzy. Hereinafter cited as TX Marriage Index.
  6. [S1353] Texas Death Index, 1903-2000 (Publisher: Texas Department of Health), Ancestry.com, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000; "An ancestry.com index of Texas deaths with a link to VitalChek for copies of the original record"; cited as "Texas Death Index., Name:     Wilma Gilliam.
  7. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).

Wayland Hoyt Matthews1

M, #39137, b. 6 February 1903, d. 21 November 1980
Father*Iverson S Matthews1
Mother*Elizabeth George1
Last Edited23 Jun 2019
     He was born on 6 February 1903 at Texas, USA, or possibly Dec 6 (the 1 may overlay the line of box on the death registration form.)1 Wayland married Thelma Swanzy.2,1,3
     He died on 21 November 1980 at Medical Center, Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County, Texas, USA, at age 77 according to Texas Death Registration 89643.1 The informant on his death registration was Thelma Swanzy, his wife.1 Wayland Hoyt Matthews was buried on 23 November 1980 at Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Shelby County, Texas, USA.1
     In the obituary of Thelma Matthews who died 24 February 2010, her husband, Wayland Matthews was listed as predeceased.3

Family

Thelma Swanzy b. 15 Feb 1911, d. 24 Feb 2010

Citations

  1. [S9298] Wayland Hoyt Matthews, Death Certificate 89643 (Dec 5, 1980), Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas, USA, Name:     Wayland Hoytt Matthews. Hereinafter cited as Texas Death Certificates.
  2. [S9281] Deaths: Floyd P. Swanzy, The Times, Shreveport, Louisiana, Jul 5, 1960, Page 13, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Floyd P. Swanzy. Hereinafter cited as The Times.
  3. [S9299] Thelma Swanzy Matthews, Watson & Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas, about Feb 25, 2010, Thelma Matthews née Swanzy. Hereinafter cited as Watson & Sons Funeral Home.

Bennie Mae Swanzy1,2

F, #39138, b. 24 December 1913, d. 9 March 2016
Father*Floyd P Swanzy1 b. 25 Aug 1885, d. 2 Jul 1960
Mother*Willie Lee Alford1 b. 18 Jun 1888, d. 4 Dec 1969
Last Edited23 Jun 2019
     She was born on 24 December 1913 at Center, Shelby County, Texas, USA.3 Bennie married Robert Cecil Vittetoe in 1941.1,3,4
     She died on 9 March 2016 at Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA, at age 102.3
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary. Survivor(s): Dr. Robert G Vittetoe. Predeceased: Cecil Vittetoe.3

Census Data

     Bennie Mae appeared on the 1930 Federal Census Shelby County, Texas in the household of her parents, Floyd P Swanzy and Willie Lee Alford.5
     In the obituary of Floyd P Swanzy who died 2 July 1960, his daughter, Mrs. Cecil Victtetoe of California, was listed as a survivor.1
     In the obituary of Robert Cecil Vittetoe who died 14 January 1977, his wife, Bennie Mae Vittetoe was listed as a survivor.4
     In the obituary of Thelma Matthews who died 24 February 2010, her sister, Bennie Mae Vittetoe of Dallas, was listed as a survivor.2
     See the footnotes below for a link to her on-line obituary that appeared Valley Morning Star published in Harlingen, Texas, 23 March 2016 .3

     June 2019 Research notes:
Who are the parents of her great-grandson an unknown person ?3

Family

Robert Cecil Vittetoe b. c 1913, d. 14 Jan 1977
Marriage*Bennie married Robert Cecil Vittetoe in 1941.1,3,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S9281] Deaths: Floyd P. Swanzy, The Times, Shreveport, Louisiana, Jul 5, 1960, Page 13, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Floyd P. Swanzy. Hereinafter cited as The Times.
  2. [S9299] Thelma Swanzy Matthews, Watson & Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas, about Feb 25, 2010, Thelma Matthews née Swanzy. Hereinafter cited as Watson & Sons Funeral Home.
  3. [S9300] Obituaries: Bennie Mae Vittetoe, Valley Morning Star, Harlingen, Texas, Mar 23, 2016, Page 33, column2 1 & 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Bennie Mae Vittetoe. Hereinafter cited as Valley Morning Star.
  4. [S9302] Obituaries: Robert Vittetoe, The Brownsville Herald, Brownsville, Texas, Jan 17, 1977, Page 3, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Robert Cecil Vittetoe. Hereinafter cited as The Brownsville Herald.
  5. [S9294] Floyd P. Swanzy hiousehold, Apr 24, 1930 U.S. census, Washington, DC, USA, Precinct 2, Shelby, Texas; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 7, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.

Robert Cecil Vittetoe1

M, #39139, b. circa 1913, d. 14 January 1977
Last Edited23 Jun 2019
     He was born circa 1913.1 Robert married Bennie Mae Swanzy in 1941.2,3,1
     He died on 14 January 1977 at Dolly Vinsant Hospital, San Benito, Texas, USA.1
     The following selected information is extracted from his obituary. Survivor(s): Bennie Mae Vittetoe and Robert Grant Vittetoe.1
     See the footnotes below for a link to his on-line obituary that appeared The Brownsville Herald published in Brownsville, Texas, 17 January 1977 .1

     In the obituary of Bennie Mae Vittetoe who died 9 March 2016, her husband, Cecil Vittetoe was listed as predeceased.3

Family

Bennie Mae Swanzy b. 24 Dec 1913, d. 9 Mar 2016
Child

Citations

  1. [S9302] Obituaries: Robert Vittetoe, The Brownsville Herald, Brownsville, Texas, Jan 17, 1977, Page 3, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Robert Cecil Vittetoe. Hereinafter cited as The Brownsville Herald.
  2. [S9281] Deaths: Floyd P. Swanzy, The Times, Shreveport, Louisiana, Jul 5, 1960, Page 13, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Floyd P. Swanzy. Hereinafter cited as The Times.
  3. [S9300] Obituaries: Bennie Mae Vittetoe, Valley Morning Star, Harlingen, Texas, Mar 23, 2016, Page 33, column2 1 & 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Bennie Mae Vittetoe. Hereinafter cited as Valley Morning Star.