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Elsie McGraw

Female 1902 - 2003  (100 years)


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  • Name Elsie McGraw  [1, 2, 3
    Born 29 Apr 1902  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died 21 Jan 2003  Leesville, Vernon Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Beech Grove Cemetery, Burr Ferry, Vernon Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Not listed with her parents and siblings on the 1910 census, and the 1920 census indicates she was 9, having been born ca 1911 or 1912. However, her obituary, the SSDI and FindAGrave all show her as born ca 1902. Perhaps the census enumerations were wrong?

      The Sabine County Reporter
      February 12, 2003
      Elsie Kay

      Elsie Kay, 100, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003, at Byrd Medical Center in Leesville, La. Mrs. Kay was born April 29, 2002 (sic) 2, in Sabine County as a daughter of the late James Through and Ollie Elizabeth (McDaniel) McGRAW. She was a member of Freedom Rest Baptist Church. Survivors: six sons, Albert James KAY, LeRoy KAY, Virgil KAY, Clinton KAY, Buford Avon KAY, and William Earl KAY, all of Anacoco, La.; two daughters, Tommie Louise KEEL of Anacoco and Quinta Lea GOINS of Leesville; a sister Ruby WESTBROOK of Beaumont; 43 grandchildren; 98 great-grandchildren; 35 great-great grandchildren; and three great-great-great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at Freedom Rest Baptist Church in Anacoco with Bro. Bud McCullough, Bro. M.L. Perry, and Bro. Tommy Smith officiating. Interment followed at Beech Grove Cemetery in Anacoco

      Obituary, copied from the FindAGrave memorial page created by SFC Ret Duffie & Kathy Moore:
      ANACOCO \emdash  Elsie Kay, 100, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003, in Leesville.
      Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, in Freedom Rest Baptist Church. Burial will be in Beech Grove Cemetery under the direction of Labby Memorial Funeral Home of Leesville
    • (Research):.
    Person ID I24429  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father James Thoroughgood "Thurrie" McGraw,   b. 15 Dec 1868, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1958, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Ollie Elizabeth McDaniel,   b. 3 Sep 1878, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1963, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married Abt 1894  [4, 5
    Family ID F8119  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Apr 1902 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Jan 2003 - Leesville, Vernon Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Beech Grove Cemetery, Burr Ferry, Vernon Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [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 parents’ 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, Justice Precinct 7 Enumerated 5 and 6 Jan 1920 SD 326 ED 169 Sheet 3A 44-44 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S333] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current [database online], (Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration Death Master File contains information on millions of deceased individuals with United States social security numbers whose deaths were reported to the Social Security Administration. Birth years for the individuals listed range from 1875 to last year. Information in these records includes name, birth date, death date, and last known residence.).

    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.), # 22192271 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S327] Dore, Barbara Yancey (RootsLady@rootslady.com) "Southeast Texas Regional Gedcom Project" http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=bydore_1, (Dore, Barbara Yancey "Southeast Texas Regional Gedcom Project"; http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=bydore_1 ; Updated Tue Feb 24 22:17:40 2004 This Gedcom contains many regionally located but sometimes unconnected Southeast Texas persons. Some of the information has been collected during Barbara's past 35 years of family research. Many undocumented families in the area are included. ALWAYS verify!!).

    5. [S564] 1930 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com. database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002., (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. Containing records for approximately 123 million Americans, the 1930 United States Federal Census is the largest census released to date and is the most recent census available for public access. The census gives us a glimpse into the lives of Americans in 1930, and contains information about a household’s family members and occupants including: birthplaces, occupations, immigration, citizenship, and military service. The names of those listed in the census are linked to actual images of the 1930 Census.), Texas, Sabine County, JP 7 Enumerated Apr 24 and 25 by Sim McDaniel ED 202-10 SD 19 Sheet 9B 187-190 (Reliability: 3).