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Allen Bryant RILEY [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 1, 2, 3 on 15 Jan 1896 in Berea, Ashley Co., Arkansas. He was baptized in Aug 1908 4 in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 4. He died 1 on 14 Dec 1958. Allen married 1 Bernice C. DEW on 5 May 1917.

According to Allen's WW I Registration Card, he was of "medium height and medium build" with "gray eyes and dark brown hair."  At this time he resided in Hamburg, and is employed as a grocery clerk there working for J. Pryor, Jr.  (See the "scrapbook" link with the multimedia version of this report).

Bernice C. DEW [Parents] 1, 2 was born 1, 2 on 5 Mar 1895 in Arkansas. She died 1 on 17 Jun 1977. Bernice married 1 Allen Bryant RILEY 1 on 5 May 1917.

Obituary published in the 19 June 1977 edition of the Pine Bluff Commercial, p. 8.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  F ii Living.

James Cooper RILEY [Parents] was born 1, 2, 3 on 30 Apr 1898 in Arkansas. He died 2, 3 on 23 Oct 1968 in McGehee, Desha Co., Arkansas. James married 2 Beatrice WELCH 2 on 1 Mar 1921.

Beatrice WELCH 1 was born 1 on 28 Aug 1902. She died 2 in Oct 1983 in McGehee, Desha Co., Arkansas. Beatrice married 1 James Cooper RILEY on 1 Mar 1921.

They had the following children.

  F i Joyce Elizabeth RILEY was born on 30 Jun 1923. She died on 9 Oct 2005.
  F ii Living.
  M iii Living.

Dewey Hobson DAVIS [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2 was born 1, 3 on 2 Jul 1898 in Arkansas. He died 1 on 4 Nov 1952. Dewey married 1 Mattie Sue RILEY on 29 Dec 1920.

From Dewey's 1918 WW I Registration Card, it is seen that he is "medium height and stout" with "gray eyes and brown hair."  At this time Dewey resides in Mist, Arkansas, where he is a farmer working for H. W. Dewey (his father).  (See the "scrapbook" link with the multi-media version of this report).

Mattie Sue RILEY [Parents] 1 was born 1, 2, 3 on 15 Mar 1901 in Arkansas. She died 1, 3 on 11 Oct 1990. Mattie married 1 Dewey Hobson DAVIS 1, 4 on 29 Dec 1920.

They had the following children.

  F i Mabel Katherine "Katherine" DAVIS was born on 1 May 1922. She died on 27 Apr 1996.
  M ii Living.
  M iii James Leslie DAVIS was born on 23 Mar 1929. He died on 2 Jan 1983.

Young Lettie RILEY [Parents] 1, 2 was born 2, 3 on 7 Mar 1903 in Arkansas. He died 2 on 17 May 1934. Young married 1 Maude COWARD.

An alternate name is Young Leslie Riley or Leslie Young Riley (1910, 1920 census).

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