Mississippi Family Group Sheet for the Alva Lonzo VOYLES Family


Husband: Alva Lonzo VOYLES
Birthdate: November 19, 1865
Birthplace: Prentiss Co., MS
Death date: February 16, 1939
Place of death: Haworth, OK
Burial: Pollard Cem., Haworth, OK.
Father: Eli Emariah William Gobeforth VOYLES
Mother: Macedonia Carolina WALLACE

Marriage date: July 17, 1887
Marriage place: Prentiss Co., MS

Wife: Laura Etta ROGERS
Birthdate: August 28, 1870
Birthplace: Booneville, Prentiss Co., MS
Death date: August 27, 1963
Place of death: Haworth, OK
Burial: Pollard Cem., Haworth, OK.
Father: William T. ROGERS
Mother: Martha LANGFORD

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Cordia VOYLES
Sex: F
Birthdate: August 7, 1889
Birthplace: Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS
Death date: January 20, 1968
Place of death: Oklahoma City, OK
Burial:
Marriage date: July 18, 1915
Marriage place: Paden, OK
Spouse's name: Frank COUCH

Child No. 2: James Lafayette VOYLES
Sex: M
Birthdate: February 10, 1892
Birthplace: Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS
Death date: December 13, 1975
Place of death: Okemah, OK
Burial:
Marriage date: February 12, 1913
Marriage place: Mason,OK
Spouse's name: Florence DERRICK

Child No. 3: Nora Maude VOYLES
Sex: F
Birthdate: February 13, 1893
Birthplace: Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS
Death date: December 10, 1975
Place of death: Oklahoma Hospital, OK
Burial:
Marriage date: February 22, 1914
Marriage place: Mason, OK
Spouse's name: John Franklin OVERBEY

Child No. 4: Verdia Mae VOYLES
Sex: F
Birthdate: May 5, 1896
Birthplace: Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS
Death date: November 21, 1982
Place of death: Hattiesburg, MS
Burial:
Marriage date: June 10, 1913
Marriage place: Mason, OK
Spouse's name: Ezra C. GILLENTINE

Child No. 5: Rose Ellie VOYLES
Sex: F
Birthdate: June 5, 1899
Birthplace: Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS
Death date: 1979
Place of death: CA
Marriage date: November 18, 1917
Burial:
Marriage place: Willow Springs, Haworth, OK
Spouse's name: Vernon Lafayette OVERBEY

Child No. 6: Roy Curtis VOYLES
Sex: M
Birthdate: October 11, 1901
Birthplace: Indian Territory, OK
Death date: July 9, 1985
Place of death: Idabel, OK
Burial:
Marriage date: October 15, 1924
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Trula MCBRAYER

Child No. 7: Una VOYLES
Sex: F
Birthdate: January 10, 1904
Birthplace: Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS
Death date:
Place of death:
Burial:
Marriage date: June 15, 1925
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Jesse Ervin MCBRAYER

Child No. 8: William Eli VOYLES
Sex: M
Birthdate: October 17, 1905
Birthplace: Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS
Death date:
Place of death: Idabel, OK
Burial:
Marriage date: April 12, 1925
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Floy Culpernia RAY

Child No. 9: Merle Eugenia VOYLES
Sex: F
Birthdate: September 27, 1908
Birthplace: Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS
Death date:
Place of death:
Burial:
Marriage date: October 19, 1929
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Sherman Earl EPPERLEY
 
 
Documentation:
* According to Gerald Caulk: Information from "Ancestry and Relatives of Maude Voyles Overbey", Alva moved from MS to Indian Territory in 1900 and lived near Paden briefly before moving back to Corinth, MS, then moved to Willow Springs, OK in 1917. Was a farmer and member of the Baptist Church.
* Family Bible lists the dates of birth for Alva Voyles as May 19, 1865.
* Mrs. Maude Overbey states Alva Voyles was born in AL just over the MS/AL state line. She also states, "They lived in Corinth, MS until 1900, when they moved to Indian Territory. Then they moved back to Corinth until 1917, when they moved to the Willow Springs Community, near Haworth, OK. They moved to Cromwell, OK and lived in the oilfields where their son, Roy, worked. They moved in with Maude, a daughter, when her husband, Frank, passed away. They lived with her near Haworth, OK until Alva passed away in 1939. Laura Etta then lived with Maude, Cordia, then Una until she passed away in 1963. Both buried in Pollard Cem. near Haworth, OK."
* Jurors Fee Alcorn Co., Ms page 233 Jan. term 1893 Alonzo Voyles was excused from jury.
* 1894 Alcorn Co., MS Educable School Children Township 2 Range 8 Race-white Parents names-A.L. Voyles Children-Cordie Voyles age 5 female
* 1896 Alcorn Co., MS Educable School Children Township 2 range 9 race-white Parents names-A.L. Voyles Children-Cordie Voyles age 6 female
* 1898 Alcorn Co., MS assessment of personal property and polls A.L. Voyles number of assessment=1
1 mule valued $35.00
1 carriage valued $15.00
1 watch valued $4.00
amt. of capital employed in merchandise=600
polls between 21 and 60 years of age=1
valuation of property=650
state tax $4.22
* 1900 Alcorn Co. MS census
VOYLES Aluy L. head white male born May 1865, age 35, married 13 years AL NC GA
Laura E. wife white female Aug. 1860 age 39? married 13 years 5 children/5 living MS MS MS
Cordie, dau. white, female Aug. 1889 age 10, single MS AL MS
Lafayette, son white, male Feb. 1892, age 8, single MS AL MS
Maud, dau. white, female Feb. 1893, age 7, single MS AL MS
Virdy M., dau. white, female May 1896, age 4, single MS AL MS
Ellie, dau., white, female, June 1899, age 11/12, single MS AL MS.
 

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