Lee E Alford1

M, #32509, b. circa 1872
Father*Allen Josiah Alford Jr1 b. 27 Feb 1844, d. 3 Jul 1923 or 23 Jul 1923
Mother*Nancy Jane Land1 b. 24 Aug 1851, d. 4 Sep 1926
Last Edited2 Oct 2015
     He was born circa 1872 at Texas, USA.1

Census Data

     Lee E appeared on the 1880 Federal Census Sabine County, Texas in the household of his parents, Allen J Alford and Nancy A Alford.1

Citations

  1. [S2719] Allen J Alford household, June 22, 1880 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, District 85, Precinct 4, Sabine, Texas; Page: Page: 227.4000; Enumeration District: 85, Ancestry.com Roll: T9_1325; Family History Film: 1255325.

Amanda Alford1

F, #32510, b. circa 1862
Last Edited2 Oct 2015
     She was born circa 1862 at Texas, USA.1

Census Data

     Amanda Alford appeared on the 1880 U.S. Federal Census of Sabine County, Texas, in the household of Allen J Alford and Nancy A Alford, listed as a servant, farm laborer. No surname was given, so assume she was an alford, but no relationship to the head of the household was given other than servant.1

Citations

  1. [S2719] Allen J Alford household, June 22, 1880 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, District 85, Precinct 4, Sabine, Texas; Page: Page: 227.4000; Enumeration District: 85, Ancestry.com Roll: T9_1325; Family History Film: 1255325.

Monah M Newton1

F, #32512, b. 1893, d. 1976
Last Edited5 Oct 2015
     She was born in 1893 at Illinois, USA.2,3 Monah married Fred Dean Christian.2,3
     She died in 1976.2 Monah M Newton was buried at Crittenden Memorial Park, Marion, Crittenden County, Arkansas, USA.2

Census Data

     Monah M Christian and Fred D Christian appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Lonoke, Lonoke County, Arkansas, enumerated 4 April 1930, enumerated as an electrical engineer for Power & Light Co.. Their children Don L, Fred R. and Dean W were listed as living with them.4
Monah M Christian and Frederick D Christian appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Marion, Crittenden County, Arkansas, enumerated 5 April 1940, enumerated as an Electrical Civil Construction Engineer for an Electircal Power Company. Their children Don La Verne and Roy Frederick were listed as living with them.3
     In the obituary of Dean Wakefield Christian who died 15 August 2001, Monah M Newton was listed as predeceased.5
     In the obituary of Roy Frederick Christian who died 5 October 2007, his mother, the former Monah Morten was listed as predeceased.6

Family

Fred Dean Christian b. 27 Aug 1887, d. Apr 1982
Marriage*Monah married Fred Dean Christian.2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S283] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (United States: Social Security Administration), Name: Roy Frederick Christian
    [Roy F Christian]
    Gender:     Male
    Race:     White
    Birth Date:     18 Jul 1925
    Birth Place:     Lonoke Lonok, Arkansas
    Father Name: Fred D Christian
    Mother Name: Monah M Newton
    Death Date:     5 Oct 2007
    Type of Claim:     Original SSN.
    Notes:     Dec 1941: Name listed as ROY FREDERICK CHRISTIAN; 12 Oct 2007: Name listed as ROY F CHRISTIAN. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Social Security Applications.
  2. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Monah N Christian.
  3. [S5657] Fred D Christian household, Apr 5, 1940 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Marion, Crittenden, Arkansas; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 18-13, Ancestry.com Roll: T627_130.
  4. [S5659] Fred D Christian household, Apr 4, 1930 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Lonoke (town), Lonoke, Arkansas; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0026, Ancestry.com Roll:82; Image: 420.0; FHL microfilm: 2339818.
  5. [S5661] Dean Christian, Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo, MS, Aug 17, 2001, Search this page ising CTRL F for the obituary of Dean Christian. Hereinafter cited as Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal.
  6. [S5658] Roy Christian, Clingingbeard Funeral Homes, Ava, MO, About Oct 6, 2007, viewed on-line viewed at Clinkingbeard Funeral Homes, Obituary: Roy Frederick Christian. Hereinafter cited as Clingingbeard Funeral Homes.
  7. [S283] U.S. Social Security Applications, Name: Dean Wakefield Christian
    [Dean W Christian]
    SSN:     431098800
    Gender:     Male
    Race:     White
    Birth Date:     21 Aug 1913
    Birth Place:     Norris City, Illinois
    Father Name: Fred D Christian
    Mother Name: Mona M Newton
    Death Date:     15 Aug 2001
    Type of Claim:     Change in DOB.
    Notes:     Dec 1936: Name listed as DEAN WAKEFIELD CHRISTIAN; 28 Aug 2001: Name listed as DEAN W CHRISTIAN.

Buck S Christian1

M, #32513, b. 21 May 1937, d. 17 June 1988
Last Edited5 Oct 2015
     He was born on 21 May 1937.1 Buck married Vera M (?).2
     He died on 17 June 1988 at age 51.1 Buck S Christian was buried at Crittenden Memorial Park, Marion, Crittenden County, Arkansas, USA.1

Family

Vera M (?) b. 6 May 1944, d. 30 May 1968

Citations

  1. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Buck S Christian
    Grave marker transcription:
    Buck S Christian
    May 21, 1937
    Jun. 17, 1988
    Vera M Christian
    May 6, 1944
    May 30, 1988.
  2. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Vera M Christian
    Grave marker transcription:
    Buck S Christian
    May 21, 1937
    Jun. 17, 1988
    Vera M Christian
    May 6, 1944
    May 30, 1988.

Vera M (?)1

F, #32514, b. 6 May 1944, d. 30 May 1968
Last Edited5 Oct 2015
     She was born on 6 May 1944.1 Vera married Buck S Christian.1
     She died on 30 May 1968 at age 24.1 Vera M (?) was buried at Crittenden Memorial Park, Marion, Crittenden County, Arkansas, USA.1

Family

Buck S Christian b. 21 May 1937, d. 17 Jun 1988

Citations

  1. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Vera M Christian
    Grave marker transcription:
    Buck S Christian
    May 21, 1937
    Jun. 17, 1988
    Vera M Christian
    May 6, 1944
    May 30, 1988.

Don La Verne Christian1,2

M, #32515, b. 1916, d. 1993
Father*Fred Dean Christian2,3 b. 27 Aug 1887, d. Apr 1982
Mother*Monah M Newton2,3 b. 1893, d. 1976
Last Edited5 Oct 2015
     He was born in 1916 at Illinois, USA.4,3 Don married Mary L. (?).5
     He died in 1993.4 Don La Verne Christian was buried at Crittenden Memorial Park, Marion, Crittenden County, Arkansas, USA.4

Census Data

     Don L appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Lonoke, Lonoke County, Arkansas in the household of his parents, Fred D Christian and Monah M Christian.3

Don La Verne appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Marion, Crittenden County, Arkansas in the household of his parents, Frederick D Christian and Monah M Christian, listed as a truck driver.2

Family

Mary L. (?) b. 1913, d. 1980

Citations

  1. In the 1940 census.
  2. [S5657] Fred D Christian household, Apr 5, 1940 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Marion, Crittenden, Arkansas; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 18-13, Ancestry.com Roll: T627_130.
  3. [S5659] Fred D Christian household, Apr 4, 1930 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Lonoke (town), Lonoke, Arkansas; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0026, Ancestry.com Roll:82; Image: 420.0; FHL microfilm: 2339818.
  4. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Don L Christian, Sr
    Grave marker transcription:
    Don L, Sr
    1916
    1993
    Mary L
    1913
    1980
    Christian.
  5. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Mary L Christian, Sr
    Grave marker transcription:
    Don L, Sr
    1916
    1993
    Mary L
    1913
    1980
    Christian.

Mary L. (?)1

F, #32516, b. 1913, d. 1980
Last Edited7 Feb 2021
     She was born in 1913.1 Mary married Don La Verne Christian.1 Mary L. (?) was buried at Crittenden Memorial Park, Marion, Crittenden County, Arkansas, USA.1
     She died in 1980.1

Family

Don La Verne Christian b. 1916, d. 1993

Citations

  1. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Mary L Christian, Sr
    Grave marker transcription:
    Don L, Sr
    1916
    1993
    Mary L
    1913
    1980
    Christian.

Roy Frederick Christian1

M, #32517, b. 18 July 1925, d. 5 October 2007
Father*Fred Dean Christian2,1,3 b. 27 Aug 1887, d. Apr 1982
Mother*Monah M Newton2,1,3 b. 1893, d. 1976
Last Edited12 Dec 2020
     He was born on 18 July 1925 at Lonoke, Lonoke County, Arkansas, USA.2,1,4,3 Roy married Norma Lee Alyne Elrod on 19 November 1949 at First Baptist Church, Alton, Illinois, USA.5,6,1
     He died on 5 October 2007 at Festus Manor Nursing Center, Festus, Missouri, USA, at age 82.4
     The following selected information is extracted from his obituary. Predeceased: Fred Christian.1 Roy Frederick Christian was buried on 9 October 2007 at Missouri State Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, Missouri, USA.4,1
     
Military Service - U.S. Navy

     Roy Frederick Christian began military service in March 1943 at the age of 17 He then served in the Pacific during WWII.1 Lt. Roy Frederick Christian ended his military service on 30 September 1969 when he retired. During his carreer he served durng WWI, Korea and Vietnam.
End of Military Service section.1

Census Data

     Fred R. appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Lonoke, Lonoke County, Arkansas in the household of his parents, Fred D Christian and Monah M Christian.3

Roy Frederick appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Marion, Crittenden County, Arkansas in the household of his parents, Frederick D Christian and Monah M Christian.2
     Roy Frederick Christian was also known as Lt. Roy Frederick Christian.2,4
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Alton, Illinois Alton Evening Telegraph 18 November 1949 :
Christian-Elrod Wedding
     Miss Norma Elrod will be married to Roy Frederick Christian Saturday evening at 7 o'clock before the Rev. Roland E. Turnbull in the First Baptist Church, and a reception will follow, taking place at the home of Mrs. E, A. Schneider, grandmother of the bride, at 912 East Sixth street.
     Announcement in last night's paper stated that the wedding would take place Friday evening.5

     See the footnotes below for a link to his obituary that appeared Clinkingbeard Funeral Homes published in Ava, Missouri, circa 6 October 2007.1

Family

Norma Lee Alyne Elrod b. 13 Aug 1930, d. 24 Feb 2000
Marriage*Roy married Norma Lee Alyne Elrod on 19 November 1949 at First Baptist Church, Alton, Illinois, USA.5,6,1 

Citations

  1. [S5658] Roy Christian, Clingingbeard Funeral Homes, Ava, MO, About Oct 6, 2007, viewed on-line viewed at Clinkingbeard Funeral Homes, Obituary: Roy Frederick Christian. Hereinafter cited as Clingingbeard Funeral Homes.
  2. [S5657] Fred D Christian household, Apr 5, 1940 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Marion, Crittenden, Arkansas; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 18-13, Ancestry.com Roll: T627_130.
  3. [S5659] Fred D Christian household, Apr 4, 1930 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Lonoke (town), Lonoke, Arkansas; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0026, Ancestry.com Roll:82; Image: 420.0; FHL microfilm: 2339818.
  4. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Roy Frederick Christian
    Grave marker transcription:
    Roy Frederick Christian
    Lt US Navy World War II Korea Vietnam     Jul 18, 1925 - Oct 5, 2007.
  5. [S11041] Christian-Elrod Wedding, Alton Evening Telegraph, Alton, Illinois, 18 Nov 1949, Page 20, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Wedding: Christian - Elrod (correction). Hereinafter cited as Alton Evening Telegraph.
  6. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Norma Christian
    Grave marker transcription:
    Norma Christian
    Aug 13, 1930
    Feb 24, 2000
    Wife of
    Roy Christian,USN.

Norma Lee Alyne Elrod1

F, #32518, b. 13 August 1930, d. 24 February 2000
Last Edited12 Dec 2020
     She was born on 13 August 1930.2 Norma married Roy Frederick Christian on 19 November 1949 at First Baptist Church, Alton, Illinois, USA.3,2,1
     She died on 24 February 2000 at age 69.1,2 Norma Lee Alyne Elrod was buried at Missouri State Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, Missouri, USA.2
     In the obituary of Roy Frederick Christian who died 5 October 2007, his wife, the former Norma Lee Alyne Elrod was listed as predeceased.1

Family

Roy Frederick Christian b. 18 Jul 1925, d. 5 Oct 2007

Citations

  1. [S5658] Roy Christian, Clingingbeard Funeral Homes, Ava, MO, About Oct 6, 2007, viewed on-line viewed at Clinkingbeard Funeral Homes, Obituary: Roy Frederick Christian. Hereinafter cited as Clingingbeard Funeral Homes.
  2. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Norma Christian
    Grave marker transcription:
    Norma Christian
    Aug 13, 1930
    Feb 24, 2000
    Wife of
    Roy Christian,USN.
  3. [S11041] Christian-Elrod Wedding, Alton Evening Telegraph, Alton, Illinois, 18 Nov 1949, Page 20, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Wedding: Christian - Elrod (correction). Hereinafter cited as Alton Evening Telegraph.