Mississippi Family Group Sheet for the James Edward "Ed" VOYLES Family #1


Husband: James Edward "Ed" VOYLES
Birthdate: September 22, 1879
Birthplace: Alcorn Co., MS
Death date: Nov. 29, 1961
Place of death: Corinth Hospital, Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS
Burial: Farmington Cem., Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS
Father: Alford Newton M. VOYLES
Mother: Margaret A.S. "Dollie" JOHNSON

Marriage date: July 11, 1902
Marriage place: McNairy Co., TN

Wife: Armitta "Mittie" ROBERTSON
Birthdate: 1886
Birthplace:
Death date: 1916
Place of death:
Burial: Farmington Cem., Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS
Father: Joseph "Joe" William ROBERTSON
Mother: Emily "Emma" B. PAYNE

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: William Herod VOYLES
Sex: M
Birthdate: February 29, 1904
Birthplace: MS
Death date: April 19, 1986
Place of death: Tupelo, Lee Co., MS
Burial: Farmington Cem., Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Avo Irene ELLIS

Child No. 2: Lowell VOYLES
Sex: M
Birthdate: November 27, 1907
Birthplace:
Death date:
Place of death:
Burial:
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Dora ECHOLES

Child No. 3: Fraceis Maedell VOYLES
Sex: F
Birthdate: January 10, 1910
Birthplace: McNairy Co., TN
Death date: 2004
Place of death: Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS
Burial: Henry Cem., Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS
Marriage date: May 28, 1930
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Bruce Allen BROWN
 
 
Documentation:
* Circuit Court Minutes, Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS July term 1897 page 125
Ordered by the court that the following named persons be allowed the following named amounts as per dim and mileage as state witness at July term 1897 of the circuit court:
The State vs. Banks Godord/witnesses Ben Hardin and Ed Voyles each for 7 days, each for 7 miles, paid $1.85. (Assume this is the same Ed Voyles???)
* 1910 McNairy Co., TN census Dist. 6
VOYLES Ed head white male age 28 married 8 years MS AL MS farmer
Armidda wife white female age 28 married 8 years MS TN MS 3 children and 3 living
Herod son white male age 6 single MS MS MS
Lowell son white male age 3 single MS MS MS
Unnamed daughter white female age 6 months single MS MS MS (would be Frances)
* next household was Armitta's parents
ROBERTSON Jo W. head W M 57 36-2 TN TN TN farmer
Emma wife W F 58 36-1 MS NC NC 7/5
Cletos son W M 24 S MS TN MS farmer
Auto son W M 18 S MS TN MS farm labor
Robert son W M 15 S MS TN MS
Thieo? son W M 12 S MS TN MS
* Info from Cordia Couch in 1965 to Gerald Caulk states: James Bennett was reared by Ed Voyles, but never adopted. James Bennett was born October 3, 1919, died March 1, 1952.
* McPeters Funeral Home Records page 387 James Edward Voyles
Sept. 22, 1879 Alcorn Co., MS
Nov. 30, 1961 Corinth hosp.
cerebral hemorrhage
s.s. 409-32-4945
Wife: Myrtle Graw King age 63
father: Alford Newton Voyles born Itawamba Co., MS
mother: Dollie Johnson born Alcorn Co., MS
burial: Farmington Cem.
* Obituary saved by Jewel Burress
J.E. VOYLES DIES: FUNERAL SET SATURDAY
J.E. Voyles, 82, of 109 Young Street, died last night at Corinth Hospital after a lengthy illness.
A retired farmer, he is survived by his wife, Mrs. Myrtle K. Voyles; two sons, Herod Voyles, Corinth, and Lowell Voyles, Commerce, Texas; two daughters, Mrs. Bruce Brown, Corinth, and Mrs. James Bennett, Memphis; three brothers, Anderson, John and Allen Voyles, all of Corinth Route 3; three sisters, Mrs. Ella Hardin, Mrs. Telia King and Mrs. Jennie Taylor, all of Corinth; one grandchild.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Farmington Baptist Church, E.P. Baldwin and H.L. Gardner officiating. Burial will be in Farmington Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Lyle Taylor, Hugh J. Horton, Charlies Jones, Roy Wilbanks, W.C. Witt and Arthur Austin.
 

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