Selected Families and Individuals


Samuel Wesley "Wes" YELVINGTON [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2, 3 on 29 Jul 1881 in Drew Co., Arkansas. He died 2 on 30 Nov 1941 4 in Cooper, Delta Co., Texas 4. He was buried 2, 5 on 2 Dec 1941 4 in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas. Wes married 3, 6 Ora Bessie REAVES about 1920.

Other marriages:
GREGORY, Verlie

From the Ashley County Eagle, September 5, 1907:
"...Mrs. V. Green and Mr. Wes Yelvington were united in marriage Saturday morning at Mr. Tom Dingler's..." and also "Marriage license to S. W. Yelvingon and Mrs. V. Green of Trafalgar."
Sept 1916:  requested "a letter" to leave Mt. Olive Church in Berea, Ashley Co., Arkansas [Mt. Olive records, p. 124].
1918:  WW I registration card has residence as Cooper, Delta Co., Texas; noted to be tall and slender with light hair (either blue or brown eyes--illegible; see the "scrapbook" link in the multimedia version of this report).
1920:  farm laborer in Hopkins Co, Texas.
1930:  residing in Cooper, Texas.

Samuel's death was the result of a fall on November 21, 1941 which fractured his skull.  [Death Certificate]

Ora Bessie REAVES [Parents] 1 was born 2, 3, 4 on 9 Sep 1904 in Texas. She died 5 on 16 May 1948 in Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan. Ora married 1, 2 Samuel Wesley YELVINGTON "Wes" 6 about 1920.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  F ii Ruby Christine YELVINGTON was born on 1 Jul 1925. She died on 26 Jun 2003.
  M iii Living.

Henry Mitchell YELVINGTON [Parents] 1, 2 was born 1 on 30 Nov 1860 in Drew Co., Arkansas. He died 1, 3 on 22 Mar 1937 in Ashley Co., Arkansas. He was buried 4 in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas. Henry married 1 Ella Jane BAKER 1, 3 on 5 Feb 1882 in Drew Co., Arkansas.

Ella Jane BAKER 1, 2 was born 3 in 1862. She died 2, 3 on 18 Jul 1947 in Pulaski Co., Arkansas. She was buried 3 in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas. Ella married 1 Henry Mitchell YELVINGTON 1, 4 on 5 Feb 1882 in Drew Co., Arkansas.

They had the following children.

  M i
James O. YELVINGTON 1 was born 1 on 3 Jan 1889. He died 1, 2 on 12 Oct 1908 in Fountain Prarie, Ashley Co., Arkansas. He was buried 1 in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.
  M ii
J. M. YELVINGTON 1 was born 1 on 23 Jan 1891. He died 1 on 3 Apr 1891.
  F iii
C. M. YELVINGTON 1 was born 1 on 4 Mar 1892. She died 1 on 31 Dec 1892. She was buried 1 in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

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Other marriages:
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