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Re: The Joyce Ann Gaines Story
In Response To: The Joyce Ann Gaines Story ()

Here is the information I found on Joyce Ann Gaines's family.

This is Odessa L. Cox's father, Ezell Cox, and his family.

1900-Township 2, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory
Richard L., 53, Black, LA
Francis, 48, Black, LA (maiden name Martin)
Ezelle, 10, Black, LA

World War I (1917)
Name: Ezell Cox
County: Garvin
State: Oklahoma
DOB: 14 November 1889
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana

1920-Walker, Garvin, Oklahoma
Ezelle, 32, LA
Roberta, 32 (maiden name Berry)
Odessa L., 6
Richard E., 4
Lucy, 1-1/12

Roberta's parents were Wesley and Lucy Berry.

1930-Woodland, Logan, Oklahoma
E.I., 40, LA
Roberta, 33, TX
Odessa, 16
Richard, 14
Lucie Lee, 11
Orval, 9
Myrtle, 8
Mable, 6

This is Z.D. Walter Gaines's family.

1910-Antelope, Logan, Oklahoma
Henry W., 43
Maddee, 28
Johnnie M., 15
Marcelle J., 13
Stella G.A., 9
Letha A.S.B., 2
Ze D W, 1

1920-Cimarron, Logan, Oklahoma
Henry W., 52, TX
Madee, 29 (should be 39), TX
Estella G., 19
Letha A., 12
Walter GD, 11
Lawrence L., 9
Fanny M., 7
Vern P., 4-9/12

1930-Langston, Logan, Oklahoma
Henry W., 62, TX, TX, VA
Mades, 47
Letha A., 22
J.D., 21 (this is ZD Walter)
Lawrence F., 19
Fannie M.E., 17
Vernon, 15
Mentoria, 12
Warren G., 9

1940-Brighton, Sacramento, CA
ZD Walter, 31, OK
Odessa, 26, OK
Barbara, 2, OK
Walter, 1, CA
Helen, 3 months, CA

According to the 1940 census, ZD was living in the same place in 1935. Odessa stated that she was living in Crescent, Logan, Oklahoma in 1935.

Henry Gaines
b. 1867
d. 8 November 1952, San Joaquin Co., CA
Father's Surname: Miligan

Ezell Cox
b. 14 November 1889, Louisiana
d. 16 December 1946, Sacramento, CA
Mother's Maiden Name: Martin

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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