Tenth Generation


276. Mary Edith HARRISON was born on 23 February 1919.72 She died on 25 September 1950 at the age of 31 in Contra Costa County, California.

California Death Index givens her parents' surnames as Harrison and Vandergriff.

1940 Census. Judicial Twp. 2, Merced Co, CA, Hh 29
Ray Willhite, 22, b. AR, lived in Brookin, OK in 1935, farm laborer
Mary Edith, wife, 21, b. AR, lived in Alma, AR in 1935
B. J., son, 2, b. AR
Mary Nadine, dau, 2 months, b. CA

Buried with Alfred Ray Wilhite, Knights Landing Cemetery, Yolo Co. CA.

Mary Edith HARRISON and Alfred Ray WILHITE were married on 6 June 1936 in Crawford County, Arkansas.72 Alfred Ray WILHITE, son of John WILLHITE and Elizabeth [WILLHITE], was born on 10 March 1917.72 He died on 7 August 1967 at the age of 50.72

16 Oct 1940 World War II Draft Registration
Alfred Ray Willhite of P. O. Box 591, Madera, Madera Co, CA was age 23, b. 10 May 1917 in Alma, AR. Mrs. Mary Edith Willhite, wife, would always know his address. He was employed at Jess Lincoln Ranch, Madera. Signed his name: Ray Willhite. 5'9", 138 lb. Brown eyes and hair.

Has military grave marker: Served in World War II, as a Tech 5, in the 1353 Engineers Construction Battalion.

Mary Edith HARRISON and Alfred Ray WILHITE had the following children:

369

i.

B. J. WILHITE (private).72

370

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Mary Nadene WILHITE (private).72