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Menervia Catherine Putnam
Generation No. 1
1. JESSIE MENERVIA CATHERINE2 PUTNAM (JESSIE1) was born 09 Feb 1846 in Dahlonega, Lumpkin Co.,Georgia, and died 26 Feb 1932 in Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, AR. She married (1) W. P. DEUPREE Abt. 1872 in Arkansas. She married (2) JAMES BOYD 01 Aug 1883 in Dorsey, Arkansas. He was born 15 Nov 1836 in South Carolina, and died 30 Nov 1883 in Dorsey, Arkansas. She married (3) S. O. VOGEL 16 May 1896 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.
Notes for JESSIE MENERVIA CATHERINE PUTNAM:
Obituary Pine Bluff, Arkansas Commercial, Saturday, February 27, 1932
Funeral services for Mrs. Menervia C. Vogel, residents of this city for the past 42 years, who died Friday afternoon at the home of her son, Jim Boyd. 2023 E. Seventh Avenue, will be conducted Sunday afternoon had 230 o'clock from the home of the Reverend W R Jordan, pastor of the Carr Memorial Methodist church.
Burial will be at Bellwood Cemetery in charge of the Ralph Robinson and Son Mortuary.
Pallbearers will be a: N. C. Puckett, Earl Piper, Fay Reed, T. F. Willey, Howard Clay and Ernest Thomas. Honorary--- E. C. Cutrell, Jim Piper, Bart West, J. A. Moore, J. H. Lines, Fred Moore and W. B. Hicks, G. R. Holt and Clarence Hersher.
Mrs. Vogel was born in Dallonega, Georgia in Lumpkin County. She was a representative of a pioneer family, being a daughter of the late Jesse Putnam. She moved to Arkansas. Soon after the Civil War, and came to Pine Bluff from Cleveland County. 24 years ago. She was a member of the old Riverside Methodist Church, known as the Carr Memorial, in which she continued her membership to the time of her death.
Mrs. Vogel is survived by her son, Jim Boyd, one daughter, Mrs. M. E. Ritchie, of Dallas, Texas, four grandsons, Marion Boyd, Owen Boyd, E. B. Reynolds and Elmo Reynolds and several great-grandchildren and one niece (Great granddaughter), Mrs. Jesse Morphew of Dallas, Texas.
Note Forrest Reynolds, who is a descendent of Henry Ledbetter Reynolds, change the obituary by adding a notation by scratching out niece in her obituary to (Great granddaughter) Forrest Reynolds was the closest source of information to this family.
More About JESSIE MENERVIA CATHERINE PUTNAM:
Census: 1900, Pine Bluff Ward 1, Jefferson, Arkansas
Census 2: 1920, Pine Bluff Ward 1, Jefferson, Arkansas
More About JAMES BOYD:
Census: 1870, Bradley County, AR., Hurricane T. S. Page 503
Census 2: 1880, Hurricane T, P., Dorsey, Arkansas page 391B
Child of JESSIE PUTNAM and W. DEUPREE is:
2. i. MINNIE ELIZABETH3 DEUPREE, b. 06 Jul 1874, Kedron, Bowman Township, Cleveland County, Arkansas; d. 23 Jun 1947, Terrill. Kaufman County, Texas.
Child of JESSIE PUTNAM and JAMES BOYD is:
3. ii. JAMES HENRY3 BOYD, b. 09 Mar 1884, Dorsey, Arkansas; d. 01 Jan 1935, Pine Bluff, Arkansas.
Generation No. 2
2. MINNIE ELIZABETH3 DEUPREE (JESSIE MENERVIA CATHERINE2 PUTNAM, JESSIE1) was born 06 Jul 1874 in Kedron, Bowman Township, Cleveland County, Arkansas, and died 23 Jun 1947 in Terrill. Kaufman County, Texas. She married (1) HENRY LEDBETTER REYNOLDS 02 Dec 1888 in Ain, Grant County, AR. He was born 30 Jul 1841 in Holly Springs, Mississippi, and died 01 Mar 1902 in Rye, Cleveland County, Ar. She married (2) CHRISTOPHER C. RITCHIE 02 May 1898 in Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas. He was born 08 Jun 1854 in Tennessee, and died 04 Mar 1911 in Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, AR.
Notes for MINNIE ELIZABETH DEUPREE:
Marriage license for Henry Ledbetter Reynolds and Minnie Elizabeth Deupree was issued in Grant County, November 10, 1888 and they were married December 2, 1888 by C.M. Gentry , Minister of Methodist E. Church South. Marriage index book B, page 286, Filed at the Grant County Courthouse, Sheridan Arkansas.
Pine Bluff Arkansas Commercial, Tuesday, June 24,1947 , page 10
Mother, of Elmo Reynolds dies in Dallas, Texas.
Mrs. Minnie Elizabeth Ritchie, age 72, died last night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Leroy Morphew in Dallas, Texas.
Her parents lived in Lumpkin, County, Georgia, before moving to Arkansas.
Some survivers include daughter, Mrs.Morphew of Dallas, Texas; one son, Elmo Reynolds, of Pine Buff, and several grandchildren, including Elmo Reynolds JR., Jane B Reynolds, and Mary Virginia Reynolds, all of Pine Bluff; Mrs. HG Swanson, the former Mrs. Ruth Reynolds, of Pine Bluff and now a resident of Burbank, California; and James, Gene and Bonita Morphew of Dallas, Texas.
Funeral arrangements are complete at present.
Pine Bluff Arkansas Commercial, Page 14
Mrs. Minnie E Ritchie.
Funeral services for Mrs. Minnie Elizabeth Ritchie 72, who died Monday evening at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Leroy Morphew in Dallas, will be held here Thursday morning at 1030 o'clock from the Chapel of the Ralph Robinson and Son and Mortuary. Mrs. Ritchie was the mother of Elmo Reynolds, plant superintendent for the. Pine, Bluff Commercial. Services will be conducted by Doctor William E Brown, pastor of first Methodist Church.
Active pallbearers will be James C. Higgason, Dewitt Ross, Jeff lines, Carl Westall, Dick Hayes and Ralph W Sallie.
Honorary pallbearers will be, W B Ward, Judge W. Rountree, Charles Boyer, C.F. Barthet, Ray McEntyyre, Parker C. Tucker, Ed Duper, Jim Hill, Emery Smith, Oscar Keeler, and Homer Smith.
A native of Kedron, Arkansas, Mrs.Ritchie was born July 6, 1874, daughter of the late W.P and Menerva Catherine (Putnam) Deupee.
Survivors include her son, Elmo Reynolds, of Pine Bluff; one daughter, Mrs. Leroy Morphew of Dallas, Texas; seven grandchildren, Elmo Reynolds, Junior, James B Reynolds and Mary Virginia Reynolds, all of Pine Bluff, Mrs. H.G. Swanson, the former Mrs. Ruth Reynolds, of Burbank, California, and James Morphew , Gene Morprew, Bonita Morphew of Dallas, Texas and other relatives.
The remains of Mrs. Ritchie will be held in the polar of Ralph Robinson and Son Mortuary.
Note ;The obituary states that she was the daughter of W.P. Deupree.
Note Minnie E. Reynolds married. C.C. Richie on 2 May 1898. They applied for the license on 1 May 1898 and the license was issued from the Jefferson County, Arkansas, Courthouse. It might be of interest to take note that Henry Ledbetter Reynolds, Minnie first marriage, died March, 1, 1902. The only conclusion is. She must have divorced Henry and married. C.C. Ritchie in 1898.
More About MINNIE ELIZABETH DEUPREE:
Census: 1900, Pine Bluff Ward 1, Jefferson, Arkansas
Census 2: 1910, Pine Bluff Ward 1, Jefferson, Arkansas
Notes for HENRY LEDBETTER REYNOLDS:
Henry Ledbetter Reynolds enlisted in the Confederate States of America Army in March,1862 and served until May 11, 1865 in Gaines Company McNelly'y Battery Arkansas volunteers. He enlisted at Scobey Arkansas in Bradley County, Arkansas.
Notes for CHRISTOPHER C. RITCHIE:
Pine Bluff Weekly, March 7,1 911 page 2
Suddenly dies of meningitis. C.C. Ritchie, former attache of the police department, passed away Saturday after brief illness.
The funeral of C C. Ritchie, 58 years old, who died suddenly at his home Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock after being ill but a few hours with spinal meningitis, will take place Monday morning at 10 o'clock from the family residence, , number,1105 East Eighth Avenue. Reverend Absalom Knox, pastor of Carr Memorial Church, will conduct the services.
Mister Ritchie death is mourned by his wife, three sons, Will Dee and King Ritchie; Miss. Jesse Ritchie; two-step signs, Elmo and Albert Reynolds; and a brother and several sisters who reside in Tennessee. He was a member of the A.O.U.W. and Knights of Honor Lodges and was until a few weeks ago connected with the Simpson and Web furniture company here. For several years he was in the city's employment in the street department, and he had many friends among all classes. He wasn't honest, hard-working man and a devoted husband and father.
The Pine Bluff Eagle 03/05/1911
The funeral of the late C. C. Ritchie, who died a few hours ago at his home, no, 1105, East Eighth Avenue, was conducted yesterday morning at 10 o'clock from the residence, Reverend Absalom Knox, pastor of the Carr Memorial church had charge of the services. The honorary pallbearers were Joe White, Fred Blaterwick,Jim Hughes and Major W. J. Parkes. The deceased being a well-known member of the A.O.U.W. Lodge, the active pallbearers were selected from the members of that organization. The funeral was largely attended by members lodge, to which the deceased belonged and by many friends.
Note: C. C. Ritchie is listed in both of his newspaper obituaries as C. C., Pine Bluff Weekly and The Pine Bluff Eagle , also C, C. Ritchie is listed as the original owner of the lot 2, block 261, in the Bellwood Cemetery Records. He and Minnie Elizabeth are buried there, his tombstone is inscribed at Bellwood Cemetery as Christopher C. Ritchie, also the Pine Bluff, Arkansas, City Directory, 1908 lists him as Christopher C. Ritchie, a residence, address 1105 E 8th Ave. Place: Pine Bluff, Arkansas. The 1900 U.S. census, Pine Bluff Ward 1, Jefferson, Arkansas enumerates him as Christopher C. Ritchie, son in law of Menervia Vogel head of household.
More About CHRISTOPHER C. RITCHIE:
Census: 1900, Pine Bluff Ward 1, Jefferson, Arkansas
Children of MINNIE DEUPREE and HENRY REYNOLDS are:
i. ELMO4 REYNOLDS, b. 02 Apr 1890, Ain, Grant County, AR; d. 30 Apr 1967, Pine Bluff, Arkansas; m. GEORGIA RUTH LONG HAWKINS, Dec 1917; b. 30 May 1895, Arkansas; d. 22 Jun 1979, Pine Bluff, Arkansas.
Notes for ELMO REYNOLDS:
Pine Bluff Arkansas Commercial
Elmo Reynolds senior obituary,
Elmo Reynolds senior, 77 of 1500 W. Seven Saint Street, died Sunday at Jefferson Hospital. He was a retired employee of the commercial printing company.
MR. Reynolds, a son of the late Henry and Minnie Elizabeth Deupree Reynolds, was a native of Pine Bluff. He attended Pine Bluff schools.
He was married to Ruth Hawkins here in December of 1917.
He was employed for more than 40 years as a job estimator in the job training department of the printing company. Mr. Reynolds was a member of the Jacob Brump Lodge, Masonic Lodge, 160, New York Rite Bodies, Sahara Shrine Temple and Union Chapter 40, order of the Eastern Star. He was a member of the First Methodist Church of the Pioneer club of the church.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ruth Hawkins Reynolds, two sons, James B. Reynolds, of Pine Bluff and Elmo Reynolds Junior of Memphis; two daughters, Mrs. H.S. Swanson of camp Kent, Washington and Mary Virginia Reynolds, of Pine Bluff; a sister, Mrs. L. R. Morphew of Dallas; a step brother; King L. Richie of McGhee and four grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Ralph Robinson and Son Mortuary.
More About ELMO REYNOLDS:
Ordination: Publishing newspaper
Religion: Fitst Methodist
ii. ELBERT BERTRAND REYNOLDS, b. 02 Apr 1890, Ain, Grant County, AR; d. 03 Sep 1933, El Paso, Texas; m. MARTHA ASHLEY ARMSTRONG; b. 02 Feb 1892, Louisiana; d. 10 Dec 1979, Alexandria, Louisiana.
Notes for ELBERT BERTRAND REYNOLDS:
Obituary, Pine Bluff Commercial , Elbert B Reynolds
Funeral service for Elbert Bertrand Reynolds, 40, former Jefferson County representative and highway engineer, who died Sunday night at El Paso, Texas, was held this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the chapel of the Ralph Robinson and Son Mortuary by the Reverend C.W.Homes, pastor of Ohio Street Baptist Church and chaplain of the American Legion.
Following the services the remains were forwarded to Alexander, Louisiana, where burial services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock in charge of the Oliver Masonic Lodge number 84, with military services by the American Legion at the grave.
Mister Reynolds is survived by his widow, who was with him and El Paso his mother, Mrs. M E Ritchie, one brother Elmo Reynolds, of the city; one aunt, Mrs. John Carr of mouth, and one half-sister, Mrs. Leroy Morphew, of Dallas, Texas. Pallbearers were; active-Maurice Reinberger, Henry Williams, L, T Saliee, Henry Smith, J Frank Franey, Charles Atforf George C. Merkel, and Ray Meade. Honorary-Sam Vauix, Joe McLellan, Asa Bohnert, Curran Nichol, R H Williams, Bob Robinson, etc..
Child of MINNIE DEUPREE and CHRISTOPHER RITCHIE is:
4. iii. JESSIE ORAN4 RITCHIE, b. 02 Mar 1905, Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas; d. Apr 1987, Dallas, Dallas, Texas.
3. JAMES HENRY3 BOYD (JESSIE MENERVIA CATHERINE2 PUTNAM, JESSIE1) was born 09 Mar 1884 in Dorsey, Arkansas, and died 01 Jan 1935 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. He married EMMA A. ROWLAND. She was born 1886, and died 23 Dec 1936 in Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas.
Notes for JAMES HENRY BOYD:
Pine Bluff , Commercial January 1, 1935, page 2.
James H Boyd.
Funeral services for James H Boyd, age 51, well-known residents of the city, who died Tuesday morning at his home, 2023 E. Seventh Avenue , following a short illness of pneumonia, were held at 230 o'clock this afternoon from the Chapel of the Ralph Robinson and Son Mortuary Chapel.
Services were held by the Reverend S.T.Baugh, pastor of the Carr Memorial Methodist Church and the Reverend E H. Koch, pastor of the first Christian Church. Burial was on the family law in Bellwood cemetery.
Active pallbearers were; J. A. Moore, R. C. Cutrell, G. R.Holt, Howard Clay, J. A. Nichols and C. W. Henderson.
Honorary pallbearers were; Thos. F. Willey, J. H. Coburn,Currin Puckett, L.T. Sallee, Fay Reed, Ernest Thompson, Zeke Johnson, Jim Piper, R. L. Poteet, Josh Sawyer,Claud Clegg, theJohn Schimer, Earl Piper, Nick Matz, O. o. Keeler and T.M. Alford.
More About JAMES HENRY BOYD:
Census: Pine Bluff Ward 1, Jefferson, Arkansas
Census 2: 1930, Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas
Notes for EMMA A. ROWLAND:
Pine Bluff Commercial.12/25/1936 page 3
Mrs. Emma Boyd.
Funeral services for Mrs. Emma Boyd, 50, 2023 E. Seventh Street, widow of the late James H Boyd, who died Wednesday morning following an illness lasting six weeks, were held at 230 o'clock this afternoon from the Lakeside Christian church conducted by the Reverend S. W. Eker the pastor.
Burial was on the family.lot, Bellwood Cemetery in charge of Ralph Robinson and Sons Mortuary.
Children of JAMES BOYD and EMMA ROWLAND are:
i. OWEN JAMES4 BOYD, b. 06 Jan 1911, Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas; d. 18 Jun 1963, Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas; m. KATHLEEN LYDIA MURDAUGH, 11 Dec 1935, Jefferson County, Arkansas; b. Abt. 1914.
More ;About OWEN JAMES BOYD:
Census: 1920, Pine Bluff Ward 1, Jefferson, Arkansas
Notes for KATHLEEN LYDIA MURDAUGH:
Arkansas Marriage Index, 1933-1939 about Kathleen L Murdaugh
County: Jefferson, Arkansas married Owen J Boyd License Date: 11 Dec 1935
ii. MARION BOYD, b. Abt. 1908, Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas.
More About MARION BOYD:
Burial: 1914, Bellwood Cem. Pine Bluff, AR
iii. KATHLEEN BOYD, b. 11 Dec 1914, Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas; d. 08 Dec 1937, Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas.
More About KATHLEEN BOYD:
Burial: 1937, Bellwood Cem. Pine Bluff, AR
iv. BABY BOYD, b. Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas; d. 29 Nov 1914, Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas.
Generation No. 3
4. JESSIE ORAN4 RITCHIE (MINNIE ELIZABETH3 DEUPREE, JESSIE MENERVIA CATHERINE2 PUTNAM, JESSIE1) was born 02 Mar 1905 in Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas, and died Apr 1987 in Dallas, Dallas, Texas. She married LEROY R. MORPHEW 29 Aug 1926 in Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas. He was born Abt. 1905.
More About JESSIE ORAN RITCHIE:
Census: 1910, Pine Bluff Ward 1, Jefferson, Arkansas
More About LEROY R. MORPHEW:
Census: 1930, Dallas, Dallas, Texas
Source: 1926, Arkansas Marriage Index
Children of JESSIE RITCHIE and LEROY MORPHEW are:
5. i. BONITA ELIZABETH5 MORPHEW, b. 16 Aug 1927; d. 17 Jan 2011, Collin County, Texas.
6. ii. JAMES RAY MORPHEW,
iii. GENE MORPHEW, b. 13 May 1933; d. 10 Sep 2002, Nacona Montague County, CA; m. MAE.
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