Indiana McCaslins

Vesta Viola Dunigan1893

Name
Vesta Viola Dunigan
Birth April 1893 25
Birth of a siblingUnknown Child Dunigan
after 1893 (Age )

Birth of a siblingUnknown Child Dunigan
after 1893 (Age )

Birth of a brotherGeorge Washington Dunigan
November 1898 (Age 5 years)
Death of a siblingUnknown Child Dunigan
before 1900 (Age 6 years)

Death of a siblingUnknown Child Dunigan
before 1900 (Age 6 years)

Marriage of a parentJoseph Marion BoylesAleatha Elizabeth (Lizzie) M TinninView this family
March 8, 1900 (Age 6 years)
Census 1900 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a half-sisterMary Boyles
about 1901 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a half-brotherJames O Boyles
about 1903 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a half-brotherMarion O Boyles
about 1906 (Age 12 years)
Census 1910 (Age 16 years)
Death of a motherAleatha Elizabeth (Lizzie) M Tinnin
May 9, 1961 (Age 68 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1887
4 years
elder brother
2 years
herself
9 months
sibling
1 year
sibling
6 years
younger brother
Mother’s family with Joseph Marion Boyles - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: March 8, 1900, Conway, Arkansas
22 months
half-sister
3 years
half-brother
4 years
half-brother

Census1900 US Federal Census
Census1910 US Federal Census
Shared note
In the 1900 US Federal Census for Ada, Higgins, Conway, Arkansas, 38-year-old Georgia-born J M [sic] and his 33-year-old Arkansas-born wife Lizzie [Aleatha Elizabeth Tinnin Dunigan] Boyle [sic] have been married for 13 years [sic], but not to each other. This is a second marriage for both. Lizzie has born five children, but only three are living, 9-year-old Andrew Dunogin [sic], 7-year-old Vesta Viola and 1-year-old George Washington Dunogin. Also in this household are Joseph's children, 12-year-old Willie, 9-year-old Frank, 6-year-old Maggie, and 3-year-old Elma, and Joseph's 10-year-old niece, Nannie Boyle [sic]. All the children were born in Indiana. Everyone can speak English. Joseph is illiterate, Lizzie can read and write, Willie, Frank and Nannie have attended school three months of the past year. From the ages of the children Joseph and Lizzie married in 1899-1900. Joseph's parents were born in Georgia; Lizzie's parents were born in Texas; Joseph's children's father was born in Georgia and their mother in Arkansas; Lizzie's children's father was born in Missouri and their mother in Texas [sic]; Nannie Boyles father's birthplace is unknown, her mother's birthplace is Georgia. In the 1910 US Federal Census for Benedict, Faulkner, Arkansas, 48-year-old Georgia-born farmer Joseph M and his 40-year-old [sic] Texas-born [sic] wife Aleatha [Tinnin Dunigan] Boyles have been married for 10 years. Aleatha has borne twelve children but only eight are living. This is a second marriage for both, making this a "his, hers and ours" family. They have in their household Joseph's children by his first wife, Florence Carroll (17-year-old Sarah M and 13-year-old Elmer Boyles), Aleatha's children by her first husband, Mr Dunigan (17-year-old Vesta V and 13-year-old George W Dunigan), and their children (9-year-old Mary E, 7-year-old James O and 4-year-old Marion O). All the children were born in Arkansas. Also in this household is a hired man, 22-year-old Tennessee-born Auther [sic] McHughes. Sarah, Elmer, Vesta and George are laborers on the home farm. Elmer, Vesta and George have attended school in the past year. Joseph is farming rented land. .Joseph is illiterate. Aleatha, Sarah, Elmer, Vesta, George and Auther can read. Aleatha, Sarah, George and Auther can write, Everyone but the three youngest children can speak English. Joseph's parents were born in Georgia; Aleatha's parents were born in Kansas [sic]; Sarah and Elmer's father was born in Georgia and their mother in Arkansas; Vesta and George's father was born in Missouri and their mother in Texas; Mary, James and Marion's father was born in Georgia and their mother in Texas; Auther's father was born in Tennessee and his mother in Mississippi.