Purvis Lovin BURGAMY Ira Curtis JENKINS Jewel BURGAMYWIFE Mini tree diagram

Helen Odell BURGAMY1,7,2,3,4,5,6

15th Jul 19171,2,3,4,5,6 - 27th Jul 19977,4

Life History

15th Jul 1917

Born in Hunt County, Texas.1,2,3,4,5,6

6th Sep 1973

Married Ira Curtis JENKINS in Scurry County, Texas.5

25th Jan 1983

Death of Ira Curtis JENKINS in Snyder, Scurry, Texas.8,7,9

27th Jul 1997

Died in DeKalb, Bowie, Texas.7,4


  • Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997
    Certificate #27964
    Helen Odell Burgamy
    Birth 15 Jul 1917 Hunt County

    In the 1920 census, Helen's names are reported in the reverse order from her birth certificate, as Odell H.

    1920 Federal Census, Hunt County, Texas, 23 February, Justice Precinct 8, District 148, page 8A, Hse #145, Fam #154
    Bergamy, Bergamy L Head Rents F W 24 Married (?) TX MS MS Farmer [b abt 1895]
    Bergamy, Juil [Jewel, ref 1930] Wife F W 22 Married MS MS MS [b abt 1893]
    Bergamy, Odell H Dau F W 2yrs6mos Single TX TX MS [b abt June 1917]
    Bergamy, Purvis E Son M W 9mos Single TX TX MS [b abt March 1919]

    In the 1930 census,a t age 12, Helen is enumerated as Odell.

    1930 Federal Census, Hunt County, Texas, 2 April, Lone Grove, District 39, page 1A, Hse #14, Fam #15
    Burgamy, Purvis Head Owns M W 33 TX MS MS Farmer
    - page 1B -
    Burgamy, Jewel Wife F W 31 MS AL AL
    Burgamy, [Helen] Odell Dau F W 12 TX TX MS
    Burgamy, Elmer (?) Son M W 10 TX TX MS
    Burgamy, Oneal Son M W 8 TX TX MS
    Burgamy, Louise Dau F W 5 TX TX MS
    Burgamy, Elizabeth Dau F W 4 TX TX MS
    Burgamy, Ruth Dau F W 5mos TX TX MS

    U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2
    Helen O Jenkins
    Birth Date 15 Jul 1917
    2000 Brentwood Ln, Carrollton, TX, 75006-1724

    Late in life Helen married Ira Curtis Jenkins.  No previous marriage record has been found.  This appears to be the first marriage for either.

    Texas Marriage Index, 1966-2002
    Ira C Jenkins, Marriage 6 Sep 1973 Scurry County
    Age 62, Estimated Birth Year abt 1911
    Spouse Helen O Burgamy, Age 56, Est Birth Year abt 1917

    In the Social Security records, Helen is listed under her middle name, as in the 1830 census.

    U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current
    Odell Jenkins
    Born 15 Jul 1917
    Died 27 Jul 1997
    Last Residence De Kalb, Bowie, Texas 75559
    SSN 457-12-5294 issued Texas (Before 1951)

    Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
    Helen Jenkins
    Death 27 Jul 1997 Bowie County
    Gender Female


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