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Joseph HAMILTON
(Cir 1860-Between 1888)
Sirena Ellen WARD
(1867-1934)
Jason Price PENCE
(1862-1960)
Rose Etta KITE
(1860-1909)
James Martin HAMILTON
(1889-1977)
Ruth Naomi PENCE
(1895-1975)

Virgie Etta HAMILTON
(1916-1970)

 

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Elmer ELDRIDGE

Virgie Etta HAMILTON

  • Born: 28 Nov 1916, Boston, Madison County, Arkansas, United States 2
  • Marriage: Elmer ELDRIDGE on 6 Dec 1936 in Davenport, Lincoln County, Oklahoma, United States 1
  • Died: 18 Dec 1970, McGehee, Desha County, Arkansas, United States at age 54 3
  • Buried: 20 Dec 1970, McGehee, Desha County, Arkansas, United States 4
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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Census: 1920, 15 Jan 1920, Boston, Madison County, Arkansas, United States. 5

Census: 1930, 8 Apr 1930, Boston, Madison County, Arkansas, United States. 6

Religion, 6 Dec 1936, Denver, Denver County, Colorado, United States. She married Elmer Eldridge in Lincoln County, Oklahoma and was listed "of Denver, Colorado" on the marriage Certificate.

Residence, 1951, McGehee, Desha County, Arkansas, United States.

Obituary, Dec 1970.


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Virgie married Elmer ELDRIDGE, son of Otis ELDREDGE and Gladys Emma HAMILTON, on 6 Dec 1936 in Davenport, Lincoln County, Oklahoma, United States.1 (Elmer ELDRIDGE was born on 17 May 1913 in Mulberry Township, Johnson County, Arkansas, United States,7 died on 27 May 1992 in McGehee, Desha County, Arkansas, United States 8 and was buried in 1992 in McGehee, Desha County, Arkansas, United States.)


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1 Marriage Certificate,

No. 12357
MARRIAGE RECORD
And now, to-wit, on the 4th day of December A.D. 1936, personally appeard before me Elmer Eldridge, he being legally competent to make and take an oath, and having personal knowledge of the facts herein set forth, and made the following:

APPLICATION AND AFFIDAVIT FOR MARRIAGE LICENSE
I, Elmer Eldridge of Lincoln County, State of Oklahoma, aged 23 years, do solemnly swear that I am acquainted with the parties named in the following schedule and the facts therein set forth.

Names of PartiesAgeColorPlace of BirthResidence
Elmer Eldridge, Groom23WArkansasDavenport, Okla
Vergie Hamilton, Bride20WArkansasDenver, Colo.

And that the said parties or either of them are not disqualified or incapable under the law of entering into the marriage relation, nor are they of relationship prohibited by law, and that neither of said parties have ever been afflicted with venereal disease.

Elmer Eldridge
Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 4th day of December 1936.
GLENN PARROTT, Deputy Court Clerk.

Being satisfied of the truth and sufficiency, and that there are no legal impediments to such marriage the application is hereby granted.

LAURA HARRIS, Court Clerk.
By GLENN PARROTT, Deputy.

Filed the 4th day of December 1936.

LAURA HARIS, Court Clerk.
Lincoln County, Oklahoma
By GLENN PARROTT, Deputy
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MARRIAGE LICENSE
County Court of Lincoln County, Chandler, Oklahoma

To Any Person Authorized to Perform the Marriage Ceremony--GREETING:
You are hereby authorized to join in marriage Elmer Eldridge of Davenport, Okla, aged 23 years, and Virgie Hamilton of Denver, Colo., aged 20 years, and of this license you will make due return to my office within thirty days from this date.
WITNESS my hand and official seal, this 4th day of December A.D. 1936.
LAURA HARRIS, Court Clerk.
By GLENN PARROTT, Deputy
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CERTIFICATE OF MARRIAGE
I, B. B. Grigsby, a Justice of the Peace of Davenport, of Lincoln County, Oklahoma, do hereby certify that I joined in marriage the persons named in and authorized by this license to be married, on the 6th day of December 1936, at Davenport, in ____, in Lindoln County, Oklahoma, in the presence of Otis Eldridge of Davenport, Okla
and Willie Stewart of Yale, Okla
My credentials filed in Lincoln County, Oklahoma, recorded in Book _____, Page _____.

Signed: B. F. Grigsby
Official designation Justice of the Peace
Filed the 8th day of December 1936.
LAURA HARRIS, Court Clerk.
By B.B. Deputy.

2 Delayed Birth Certificate, Arkansas #62-000+92.

ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF HEALTH-BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS
DELAYED BIRTH CERTIFICATE

1.Place of Birth of Chile: CountyMadison
City or TownPettigrew
Street No. or Rural RouteRoute 1
2.Full Name at BirthVirgie Etta Hamilton
3.Is Child Male or Female?Female
4.What is Child's Color or Race?White
5.What was date of Child's Birth?28 Nov 1916
6.Father's Full NameMartin Hamilton
7.Wheres was Father living at the time of this birth?Pettigrew, Ark
8.What is Father's color?White
9.What was Father's age at time of birth?25
10.In what State or Country was Father born?Ark.
11.Mother's Maiden NameRuth Pence
12.Where was Mother living at the time of this birth?Pettigrew, Ark
13.What is Mother's color?White
14.What was Mother's age at time of birth?20
15.In what State or Country was Mother born?Ohio
16.Number of Children born to this Mother up to and including this child? [blank]
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AFFIDAVIT
State of Arkansas
County of Desha
I hereby swear under oath in full knowledge of the penalties of the law for false statement tha, to my best knowledge and belief, the facts above stated are true and correct in every particular. I am related to this child as [blank] (Attending physician, midwife, parent, or person at least twelve years older having knowledge of birt) and my present age is 65 years.
(Signed) Ruth Hamilton
Subscribed in my presence and sworn to before me this 5 day of Feb., 1962

Louis N Burgess
(Notary Public or Other Official Empowered to Execute Oaths)
My Commission Expires Sept. 30, 1965
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Filed Feb. 16, 1962J.T. Herron, MD State Registrar
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3 Arkansas Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate, 70-018734. Registration District No.:22
Certificate Number: 70-018734

1. Place of Death
a. CountyDesha
b. City, Town, LocationMcGehee
c. Inside City Limits?Yes
d. Name of HospitalResidence-509 S. 4th
2.Usual Residence
a. StateArkansas
b. CountyDesha
c. City, Town, LocationMcGehee
c. Street Address509 S. 4th
d. Inside City Limits?Yes
3.Name of Deceased: Virgie Etta Eldridge
4.Date of Death: December 18, 1970, 1:00 am
5.Sex: Female
6.Color or Race: White
7.Social Security Number: 432-60-3633
8.Birth Date: 11-28-1916
9.Age:54
If under 1 year:Months Days
If under 24 hours:HoursMinutes
10.a. Usual Occupation:Clerk-Department Store-Housewife
b. Kind of Business:
11.Place of Birth:Arkansas
12.Citizen of what Country:U.S.A.
13.Marital Status:Married
14.Surviving Spouse:Elmer Eldridge
15.Father-Name:Martin Hamilton
16.Mother-Maiden Name:Ruth Pence
17.a. Informant Name:Elmer Eldridge
b. Mailing Address: 509 S. 4th-McGehee, Arkansas 71654
18.Cause of Death
(A)Coronary occlusion due to or as a consequence of
Approximate interval between Onset and Death:Immediate
(B)due to or as a consequence of
Approximate interval between Onset and Death:
(C)410.9
Approximate interval between Onset and Death:
19.Other Significant Conditions:
a. Autopsy:No
b. Findings considered:Y or N
20.a. Accident, Suicide, Homicide, or Undetermined:
b. Date of Injury:
c. Hour:
d. How Injury Occurred:
21.a. Physician attended from01-15-68
b. to 12-17-77
c. Last seen:12-17-77
d. View body after death?Yes
e. Time of death:12:12 am
22.a. On the basis of the examination of the body and/or the investigation, in my opinion, death occurred on the date and due to the cause(s) stated.
Hour of Death:1:00 am
b. The decedent was pronounced dead 12-18-70 5:30 am
23.a. Signature:[signature
b. Name:L.R. Turney, M.D.
c. Date Signed:12-24-70
d. Address:McGehee, Ark
24.a. Burial?:Burial
b. Cemetery:McGehee Cemetery
c. Location:McGehee, Arkansas
d. Burial date:12-20-1970
25.Funeral Home:David R. Dupwe #1006-Dyer Funeral Home, Inc.-McGehee, Ark. 71654
Drawer B, Huntsville, AR 72740
26.Embalmer:[signed] David R. Dupwe
License Number:1023
27.Date Rec'd by Local Reg.:12-28-70
28.Registrar's SignatureBetty Montgomery.

4 Dec 1970, Obituary of Vergie Hamilton Eldridge, McGehee Cemetary.

Mrs. Eldridge

Mrs. Virgie Hamilton Eldridge, 54, died last Friday morning, December 18, at her home in McGehee. She had been a resident fo McGehee for the past nineteen years and was a member of the First Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Elmer Eldridge; a son Elmer Eldridge, Jr. of Little Rock; a daughter, Mrs. Nellie Ruth Dipert of Arlington, Texas; her mother, Mrs. Ruth Hamilton of McGehee; four brothers, Elmer Hamilton of McGehee; Ervin Hamilton of Quincy, Ohio, Everett Hamilton and Harold Hamilton, both of Fort Worth, Texas; three sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Chidester of Dumas, Mrs. Marvie Whatley of McGehee and Mrs. Ruby Beavers of Spring Hill, La., and three grandchildren.
The funeral was held Sunday afternoon at the First Baptist Church with the pastor, the Rev. Mason Craig, officiating. Burial was in the McGehee Cemetery by Dyer Funeral Home.

5 1920 United States Federal Census, Boston, Madison County, Arkansas; Roll: T625_71; Page: 3A: Enumeration District: 71.

Name: Virgie Hamilton
Home in 1920: Boston, Madison, Arkansas
Age: 3 years 1 month
Estimated birth year: abt 1916
Birthplace: Arkansas
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Father's name: Mart
Father's Birth Place: Kentucky
Mother's name: Ruth
Mother's Birth Place: Ohio
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Sex: Female
Able to read: No
Able to Write: No
Household Members: Name Age
Mart Hamilton 30
Ruth Hamilton 25
Evert Hamilton 5
Virgie Hamilton 3 1/12
Lutha Hamilton 2/12.

6 1930 United States Federal Census, Boston, Madison County, Arkansas; Roll: 82; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 5.

Name: Virgie E Hamilton
Home in 1930: Boston, Madison, Arkansas
Age: 13
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1917
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Father's Name: Jamie M
Mother's Name: Ruth N
Occupation: None
Education: Yes
Military service: -
Rent/home value: -
Age at first marriage: -
Parents' birthplace: Arkansas, Ohio

Household Members: Name Age
Jamie M Hamilton38
Ruth N Hamilton 32
Evert E Hamilton 15
Virgie E Hamilton 13
Dorothy M Hamilton 11
Irvin C Hamilton 8
Harold J Hamilton 5
Ruby E Hamilton 3 6/12
Else R Hamilton 6/12.

7 Birth Certificate.

8 Arkansas Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate, 92-008687.



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