Daniel Harrison DAY Nora DAY Mary Margaret DAY William Clarence DAY Cora Lee DAY James Robert DAY Noble Preston DAY Daniel Raborne DAY Daniel Wood Nelson DAY Wilmer Vernon JENKINS Elba Jay BLACK Cora RICHEY Mini tree diagram
Myrtis Ellamae DAY

Myrtis Ellamae DAY1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

11th Mar 19071,2,3,4,5,6,7 - 20th Oct 19893,4,5,6

Life History

11th Mar 1907

Born in Marietta, Cass, Texas.1,2,3,4,5,6,7

16th Aug 1932

Married Wilmer Vernon JENKINS in Takoma, District of Columbia.3,8

21st Jun 1955

Death of Wilmer Vernon JENKINS in Little Creek, Princess Anne, Virginia.3,9

7th Jan 1967

Married Elba Jay BLACK in Fairfax County, Virginia.4,7

20th Oct 1989

Died in San Bernardino County, California.3,4,5,6




  • 1910 Federal Census, Cass County, Texas, 20 April, Cusseta, District 30, page 2B (Ancestry p 16B), Hse #54, Fam #56
    Day, Daniel H  Head M W 49 Married 25 years TX GA MS  Farmer
    Day, Cora  Wife F W 41 Married 25 years  11 children, 9 living  SC Unknown VA
    Day, Mirtice E  Dau M W 5 TX TX SC

    1920 Federal Census, Cass County, Texas, 7 January, Justice Precinct 3, District 31, page 2A, Bryan's Mill and Marietta Rd, Hse #27, Fam #28
    Day, Dink H  Head M W 58 TX GA MS  Farmer
    Day, Cora  Wife F W 51 SC SC IL
    Day, Myrtis E  Dau M W 13 TX TX SC

    Wilmer Vernon Jenkins
    Birth 21 Sep 1907 in Foneswood, Richmond County, Virginia
    Death 21 Jun 1955 in Virginia
    Burial 28 Jun 1955
    Kilmarnock, Lancaster County, Virginia
    Kilmarnock Seventh-day Adventist Church Cemetery
    Daniel Conrad Jenkins 1886 - 1975
    Miscal Aura Carter 1888 - 1965
    Marriage to Myrtis Ellamae Day 16 Aug 1932
    Takoma Park, Montgomery County, Maryland
    Takoma Park Seventh-day Adventist Church [the church is actually across the border in DC, in the town of Takoma, DC]
    Myrtis Ellamae Day
    Birth 11 Mar 1907 in Texas
    Death 20 Oct 1989 in San Bernardino, California
    --  20K Name Tree, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/35134750/person/19649182508

    Myrtis and WIlmer married in Takoma, District of Columbia, in the Seveenth Day Adventist Church.  Takoma Park, Marylaond border this original city called Takoma, divided by the Maryland-DC border

    "Takoma is a neighborhood in northern Washington, D.C.. It is located in Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4B, in the District's Fourth Ward, within the northwest quadrant. It borders the city of Takoma Park, Maryland. Takoma is a diverse neighborhood, populated mostly by middle-class families. Its small downtown has recently been re-developed, bringing in new residents and attractive new businesses. Many of the houses in Takoma are historic, with some over 100 years old."
    --  "Takoma, Washington, D.C.," WIkipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takoma,_Washington,_D.C.

    Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014
    Myrtis Ellamae Day Jenkins, Widowed, Married 1 time
    Age 59, Birth Date abt 1908 Marietta, Texas
    Father Daniel Harrison Day
    Mother Cora Richey
    Residence 25403 Lane St, Loma Linda, California
    Spouse Elba Jay Black, Divorced, Married 2 times
    Spouse Age 64, born Dodge County, Nebraska
    Spouse Father Lincoln J Black
    Spouse Mother Etta Merchant Allee
    Residence 25417 Lane St, Loma Linda, California
    Marriage 7 January 1967 Fairfax County, Virginia
    Ceremony by Rev Thomas M Kopko, SDA Minister

    California, Death Index, 1940-1997
    Myrtis Day Black [Myrtis Day Day]
    Birth 11 Mar 1907 Texas
    Death 20 Oct 1989 San Bernardino
    Mother's Maiden Name Ritchie
    Father's Surname Day
    Social Security #228428344

    U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
    Myrtis D Black
    Born 11 Mar 1907
    Died 20 Oct 1989
    Last Residence Loma Linda, San Bernardino, California 92354
    SSN 228-42-8344 issued Virginia (1951)

    Myrtis Ellamae Day Jenkins-Black
    [Her name was never Jenkins-Black.  She was married twice, and her first married name was Jenins.  After the death of her husband, she married again and her name became Black.]

    Birth Mar 11, 1907 Texas, USA
    Death Oct 20, 1989 California, USA

    Myrtis was one of several children of Daniel H. & Cora Richey Day.  She married Wilmer Vernon Jenkins on August 16, 1932 in Takoma Park, MD.  The couple lived in Takoma Park for several years and later moved to Kilmarnock, VA.  Myrtis became a widow on June 21, 1955 when Wilmer was killed in an airplane crash.  Myrtis lived in Kilmarnock for awh ile after Wilmer's death, but she along with her son Wayne eventually moved to California.  It was in Loma Linda, CA. where she met E. J. Black, and on January 7, 1967 they were married in the home of a friend in Alexandria VA.  Myrtis and E. J. lived in Loma Linda until their deaths.  Myrtis and Wilmer have two children,  Wilmyrna Lou Jenkins Smith and Wayne Vernon Jenkins, Sr.

    Spouse Wilmer Vernon Jenkins (1907 - 1955)
    Burial Unknown

    Created by GJ Jul 21, 2010
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #55248025, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=55248025


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