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Re: decedants of Mary Boykin
Posted by: Joan E. Rambo (ID *****8863) Date: July 16, 2012 at 09:31:16
In Reply to: decedants of Mary Boykin by lakendra brownmay of 710

I think I found some information on this family, but they are listed as Negro, is that yours? If so, you should include that in your queries, it really helps to narrow down the searches.

TX Dth Idx thru 1976, gives you maiden name for Mary and her husband's given name:

Name: Odessa Boykin
Death Date: 22 Jun 1964
Death Place: Rusk, Cherokee, Texas
Gender: Female
Race: negro
Death Age: 64 years 3 months 4 days
Estimated Birth Date:
Birth Date: 18 Mar 1900
Birthplace: Texas
Marital Status: Widowed
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: Maston Boykin
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: Mary Turner
Mother's Birthplace:
Occupation: Housewife
Place of Residence: Rusk, Cherokee, Texas
Cemetery: Cedar Hill Cemetery
Burial Place: Rusk, Cherokee, Texas
Burial Date: 26 Jun 1964
Additional Relatives:
Film Number: 2117487
Digital Film Number: 4028410
Image Number: 2951
Reference Number: cn 34786

Name: Geneva Polk
Death Date: 18 Dec 1976
Death Place: Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Death Age: 68 years
Estimated Birth Date:
Birth Date: 19 Jun 1908
Birthplace: Rusk Texas
Marital Status:
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: Maston Boykin
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: Mary Turner
Mother's Birthplace:
Occupation:
Place of Residence:
Cemetery:
Burial Place:
Burial Date:
Additional Relatives:
Film Number: 2243986
Digital Film Number: 4005516
Image Number: 03255
Reference Number: 96592

Name: Vercie Brown
Death Date: 29 Dec 1968
Death Place: Tyler, Smith, Texas
Gender: Female
Race: Negro
Death Age: 74 years
Estimated Birth Date:
Birth Date: 17 Mar 1894
Birthplace: Texas
Marital Status: Widowed
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: Maston Boykin
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: Mary Turner
Mother's Birthplace:
Occupation: Domestic
Place of Residence: Tyler, Smith, Texas
Cemetery: Cedar Hill
Burial Place: Rusk, Texas
Burial Date:
Additional Relatives: X
Film Number: 2137256
Digital Film Number: 4030475
Image Number: 1486
Reference Number: CN 89563

This looks like might be your Mary:

Name: Mary Boykin
Death Date: 18 May 1926
Death Place: Rusk, Cherokee, Texas
Gender: Female
Race: Negro
Death Age: 60 years 14 days
Estimated Birth Date:
Birth Date: 04 May 1866
Birthplace: Tex.
Marital Status: Widowed
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name:
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace:
Occupation: Housewife
Place of Residence:
Cemetery: Rusk
Burial Place:
Burial Date: 19 May 1926
Additional Relatives:
Film Number: 2114141
Digital Film Number: 4165580
Image Number: 3073
Reference Number: cn 17020

On the 1900 census Mary is listed as a widow, youngest child is Odessa, but on the 1910 census, again listed as a widow, but she has two more children listed born after 1900 census, Jim and Tom.

Happy Hunting (^_^)


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