William Thomas LEWIS J C BOYD Billy Joe BOYD Melvin J DEGATAIRE Lona Louise KELLY Mini tree diagram
Viola Elmina LEWIS

Viola Elmina LEWIS6,7,1,2,3,4,5

17th Jul 19141,2,3,4,5 - 2nd Aug 20066,4,5

Life History

17th Jul 1914

Born in Texas.1,2,3,4,5

24th Sep 1939

Birth of son Billy Joe BOYD in Falls County, Texas.8,9,5,3,6,7

before Dec 1979

Death of J C BOYD in Polk County, Texas.6,2,3

29th Dec 1979

Married Melvin J DEGATAIRE in Polk County, Texas.2

2nd Aug 2006

Died in Livingston, Polk, Texas.6,4,5

after 2nd Aug 2006

Buried in Menard Chapel Cemetery, Segno, Polk County, Texas.5

Other facts

 

Married J C BOYD

Notes

  • Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997
    Billy Joe Boyd
    Birth 24 Sep 1939 Falls County
    Gender Male
    Father's Name J C Boyd
    Mother's name Viola Lewis

    1940 Federal Census, Falls County, Texas, 18 April, Precinct 2,District 73-9, page 8B, Hse #149, Rents $125
    Boyd, J C Head M W 28 Married Grade H1 b Texas same place Rural FallasTX in 1935 Farmer [b abt 1912]
    Boyd, Viola Elmina Wife F W 26 Married Grade H1 b Texas same placeRural Fallas TX in 1935 [b abt 1914]
    Boyd, Mary Louise Dau F W 3 Grade 0 b Texas same place Rural Fallas TXin 1935 No Occup [b abt 1937]
    Boyd, Billy Joe Son 6mos Grade 0 b Texas same place Rural Fallas TX in1935 [b abt Sept 1939]

    U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2
    Viola Boyd
    Birth Date 17 Jul 1914
    7001 S Highway 190 W, Livingston [Polk County], TX, 77351
    Spring Crk, Livingston, TX, 77351
    Route 2 Communty, Livingston, TX, 77351
    160 Jack Nettles Rd, Livingston, TX, 77351-8459

    After the death of J C, Viola married agian.

    Texas, Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2011
    Viola L Lewis
    Age 65, Birth Year abt 1914
    Marriage 29 Dec 1979 Polk, Texas
    Spouse Melvin J Degataire
    Spouse Age 53

    U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
    Viola El Mina Degataire
    Born 17 Jul 1914
    Died 2 Aug 2006
    Last Residence Livingston, Polk, Texas 77351
    SSN issued Texas (Before 1951)

    Gravestone of Viola Elmina Lewis, Menard Chapel Cemetery, Segno, PolkCounty, Texas
    Viola Boyd Degataire  July 17, 1914  Aug 2, 2006
    Photo by Jill Nelson 29 March 2012, used by permission

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    Viola Elmina Lewis DeGataire
    Birth Jul. 17, 1914
    Death Aug. 2, 2006

    Parents:
    William Thomas Lewis (1859 - 1959)
    Lona Louise Kelly Lewis (1874 - 1961)
    Siblings:
    Thomas Ezell Lewis (1890 - 1956) Half-sibling
    Infant Girl Lewis (1894 - 1894) Half-sibling

    Burial Menard Chapel Cemetery, Segno, Polk County, Texas, Plot leftsec 1 row 22 lot 3

    Created by Jill Nelson May 16, 2012
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #90243799,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=90243799
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Sources

  • 1. 1940 Federal Census, Falls County, Texas
    • 19 April, Precinct 2, District 73-9, page 8B, Hse #149, Rents $125
  • 2. Texas, Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2011
  • 3. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2
  • 4. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  • 5. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 6. Obituary of Billy Joe Boyd, East Texas News (Polk County, Texas)online, thought to be 20 Jan 2009
  • 7. Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1932
  • 8. Texas Marriage Index, 1966-2002
  • 9. Texas, Divorce Index, 1968-2011

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