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Buford Arlington Speights

Male 1898 - 1959  (61 years)


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  • Name Buford Arlington Speights  [1, 2, 3
    Born 20 Feb 1898  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Jul 1959  Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Gravel Hill Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • (Research):

      Census Listings:

      1920 Census
      Texas, Sabine County, JP One
      Enumerated 16 Feb 1920
      SD 326 ED 168 Sheet 36B
      717-740
      Speights, Buford A Head M W 21 M Tx Tx Tx Farmer
      Speights, Abbie E Wf F W 19 M Tx Tx Tx
      Griffin, Wiley Boarder m W 54 Wd Tx Tenn Tx Farmer Own Farm
    Person ID I1269  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father John William "Doc" Speights, M. D.,   b. 29 Oct 1856, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1922, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Sallie Wilson,   b. Jul 1865, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1904, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married 20 Jan 1884  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Some researchers show that they also had a daughter named Emily Ann that died young.

      In an article dated September 12, 1963 about Susan Arnold Nichols, Virgie Speights stated that on one trip home "they stopped by the home of a cousin, out on Palo Gaucho Creek, Dr. Johnny Speights and his wife, Sally Wilson Speights." Susan was the daughter of Jim Arnold, and granddaughter of Hanna Davis and J. M. Arnold. He was also a godson of Cadwaller Davis and Amelia Lee. (Speights, Old Timers of Sabine County, p. 21).
    Family ID F280  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Abbie Ella Conn,   b. 30 May 1900, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1923  (Age 22 years) 
    Children 
     1. Wilson Dempsey Speights,   b. 2 Jan 1920, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1920, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F873  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mattie Estelle McGown,   b. 2 Jul 1891, Geneva, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1971, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married Y  [4
    Last Modified 30 Oct 2012 
    Family ID F879  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Feb 1898 - Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jul 1959 - Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Gravel Hill Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S384] 1900 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004, (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1900 United States Federal Census, the Twelfth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, address, relationship to the head of household, color or race, sex, month and year of birth, age at last birthday, marital status, number of years married, the total number of children born of the mother, the number of those children living, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, if the individual was foreign born, the year of immigration and the number of years in the United States, the citizenship status of foreign-born individuals over age twenty-one, occupation, and more. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1900 Federal Census.), Texas, Sabine County, Precinct 1 Enumerated 4 Jun 1900 SD 8 ED 68 Sheet 1A Stamped 92 4-4 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S483] 1920 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005, (For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the NARA web page. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1920 United States Federal Census, the Fourteenth Census of the United States. It includes all states and territories, as well as Military and Naval Forces, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, and the Panama Canal Zone. The census provides many details about individuals and families including: name, gender, age, birthplace, year of immigration, mother tongue, and parentsí birthplaces. In addition, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1920 Federal Census.), Texas, Sabine County, JP One Enumerated 16 Feb 1920 SD 326 ED 168 Sheet 36B 717-740 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 77694367 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S463] White, Charlie-Family Researcher DESCENDANTS OF EDWARD WHITE.