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Edmond Yates SHIRLEY
Orpha Mae BROWN
Tenis SHIPP
Husband:  Edmond Yates SHIRLEY
Birth:  11 Jan 1903, DeRidder, Calcasieu [now Beauregard] Par., LA
Death:  9 Jul 1972, DeRidder, Beauregard Par., LA
Disposition:  buried Pleasant Hill Cemetery, DeRidder, Beauregard Par., LA
Father:  Warren Hamilton SHIRLEY
Mother:  Martha Rebecca HINES
Marriage-1:
Wife-1:  Orpha Mae BROWN
Birth:  1902, of orphanage in Woodward Co., OK
Death:  1930, DeRidder, Beauregard Par., LA
Disposition:  buried Pleasant Hill Cemetery, DeRidder, Beauregard Par., LA
Father (adoptive):  Samuel Holt BROWN
Mother (adoptive):  Minnie Cotton SMITH
Marriage-2:  13 Sep 1931
Wife-2:  Tenis / Tennis SHIPP
Birth:  11 Mar 1915
Death:  3 Mar 2002
Disposition:  buried Pleasant Hill Cemetery, DeRidder, Beauregard Par., LA
Other Spouse:  m2. Ronald B. SEXTON (30 Nov 1915 - 15 Jul 1993)
Children with Orpha BROWN born in Beauregard Par., LA:
1.  Ruth SHIRLEY, b. 1922/3
2.  Gary SHIRLEY, b. 1924/5
Child with Tenis SHIPP:
one
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Sources (n.b., Beauregard Parish was formed in 1912 from Calcasieu Parish):

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1910 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Edmound SHIRLEY (æ 7, b. LA|LA|LA) is living in Calcasieu [now Beauregard] Par., LA, with his parents (q.v.).  Can't find Orpha, at least, not with any certainty.

3.  1920 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Edmund SHIRLEY (æ 17, b. LA|LA|LA) is living in Beauregard Par., LA, with his parents (q.v.).  Orpha May BROWN (æ 15, b. OK|MO|OH) is living in Carter Twp., Woodward Co., OK, with her adoptive parents (q.v.).

4.  1930 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #22-23 of 24):  Police Jury Ward 3, Beauregard Par., LA, Roll 784, pp. 215B-216A, SN 11B-12A, ED 6-8, SD 6, enumerated 30 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1930:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
3 4 5 6 7 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 28 30 32
240 243 Shirley Edmond Head R Y M W 27 M 18 N Y AL AL AL Y Farmer General Farm O Y N 163
    _______ Orpha Wife     F W 25 M 16 N Y AL GA GA Y None          
    _______ Ruth Dau     F W  7 S   Y   AL AL AL   None          
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    _______ Gary Son     M W  5 S   N   LA AL LA   None          

5.  1940 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #22 of 36):  "Dry Creek Gravel" [Road], Ward 3, Beauregard Par., LA, Roll T627_1383, p. 112B, SN 11B, SD 7, ED 6-8, enumerated 30 Apr 1940, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1940 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1940:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean.
LOC HOUSEHOLD NAME RELATION   PERSONAL EDUCATION   BIRTHPLACE   CIT RESIDENCE in 1935   EMPLOYMENT STATUS FS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25   26 27 28 29 30   31 32 33 34
*   207 O 500 Y Shirley Edmond Head M W 37 M N H? Louisiana   Same house       Y - - - - 50   Salesman Gas & oil PW 52 1000 N 142
          _______ Tennis Wife F W 24 M N H4 Louisiana   Same house       N N N N H            0    0 N  
          _______ Douglas Son M W 14 S N   Louisiana   Same house       N N N N S            0    0 N  
          _______ Gary Son M W 4 S N 0 Louisiana                                      
          Whitaker Charlie Lodger M W 22 S N 3 Louisiana   Same place                                  
*Dry Creek Gravel
 Who is Douglas?  He's too old to be Tennis's child.  Listed next to Edmond's parents.
6a.  Pleasant Hill Cemetery, De Ridder, Beauregard Parish, LA (online at www.beau.lib.la.us; Roberta B. Doty, compiler)
SHIRLEY, EDMOND Y JAN 11 1903 JUL 9 1972 m-TENIS SHIRLEY SEP 13 1931
SHIRLEY, TENIS MAR 11 1915 ** w\o EDMOND V SHIRLEY

6b.  Burials in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Beauregard Parish Louisiana 1992-2001 (online in the Beauregard Parish LAGenWeb archives; submitted by Frann S. Clark):
SEXTON, Ronald B  Nov 30 1915     Jul 15 1993 
 (fsc--1st m Laverne Mar 28 1937, 2nd m Tenis Shipp Shirley)
SEXTON, Tenis Shipp SHIRLEY b March 11 1915   March 3 2002 (see SHIRLEY, 
Tenis)
SHIRLEY, Tenis Shipp (Sexton at time of death) March 11 1915 March 3 2002
 w/o Edmon Y Shirley m September 13 1931

6c.  Find-a-Grave: Entries (online at FindaGrave.com):
Name Edmond Y Shirley Orpha Mae Brown Shirley Tenis Shirley Sexton
Birth 11 Jan 1903
DeRidder,
Beauregard Par., LA
1902 11 Mar 1915
DeRidder,
Beauregard Par., LA
Death 9 Jul 1972
DeRidder,
Beauregard Par., LA
1930
DeRidder,
Beauregard Par., LA
3 Mar 2002
DeRidder,
Beauregard Par., LA
Note   Wife of E.Y. Shirley
Mother of Gary & Ruth Shirley
 
Burial Pleasant Hill Cemetery
De Ridder, Beauregard Parish, Louisiana
Father Warren H Shirley    
Mother Rebecca Hines Shirley    
Spouse(s) Orpha Mae Brown Shirley
Tenis Shirley Sexton (sic)
Edmond Y Shirley Edmond Y Shirley (1903-1972)
Ronald B Sexton (1915-1993)
Memorial # 6416191 6441319 6429608

7.  Social Security Death Index (online at RootsWeb.com; missing columns contained no data):
Name Birth Death Last Residence SSN Issued
EDMOND SHIRLEY 11 Jan 1903 Jul 1972 70634 (Deridder, Beauregard, LA) 434-46-3479 Louisiana

8.  Emails from Kathleen HONTZ, Rhenda (GREENE) CEDARS, and Donna GREENE.

9.  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

10.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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