Roxy Ann Bailey

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Personal and Family Information

Roxy was born on 29 Apr 1870 in Texas, Morris County, the daughter of unknown parents.

She died on 14 Mar 1951 in Arkansas.

She had three marriages/partners. Her first husband was William Henry Shelton, who she married on 12 DEC 1886 in Lonoke County, Arkansas. Their five known children were Margaret (1888-1975), Margie Adline (1888-1969), Jennie (1890-1966), Edward Lawrence (1892-1984) and Alfred Earl (1895-1967).

Her second husband was Oliver Hamilton, who she married on 12 APR 1899 in Pulaski County, Arkansas. Their two known children were Harry Gordon (1902-1974) and Willie (1906-?).

Her third husband was Ben G Craft, who she married on 23 JAN 1910 in Garland County, Arkansas. They had no known children.

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EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth29 APR 1870
Place: Texas, Morris County
Death14 MAR 1951
Place: Arkansas
Census8 JUN 1900
Place: Pulaski County, Arkansas
Age: 30
Address: Badgett Township dwelling 100, family 101 Hamilton, Oliver, head wm born Aug 1874 age 25, married 1 yr, born Missouir f Ohio, m Illinois farmer __ Roxie H, wife wf born Apr 1870 age 30, married 1 yr, mother of 5, 5 living, born Ark, f&m Mississippi Shelton, Margie, daughter wf born Feb 1888, age 12, single born Ark f Missouri, m Ark __ Maggie, daughter wf born Feb 1888, age 12, single born Ark f Missouri, m Ark __ Jennie, daughter wf born Mar 1890, age 10, single born Ark f Missouri, m Ark __ Edwin son wm born Dec 1893 age 6, single born Ark f Missouri, m Ark __ Earl, son, wm born Aug 1895 age 5, single born Ark f Missouri, m Ark
Census16 APR 1910
Place: Lonoke County, Arkansas
Address: Gray Township, dwelling 36 family 36 Crat, Bun G head mw age 52 m1, 0yr, born Miss, f &m Ala __ Roxie, wife fw age 40, married 3, 0 Yr, mother of 8, 8 living, born Texas, f&m United States Shelton, Jennie, step daughter fw age 20 single born Ark, f Missouri m Texas __ Ed L stepson mw age 17, single born Ark, f Missouri m Texas __ Earl, stepson mw age 14, single born Ark, f Missouri m Texas Hamilton, Harry, stepson mw age 7 single born Ark, f Missouri m Texas __ Hazel, stepdaughter age 7 single born Ark, f Missouri m Texas __ Willie, stepson mw age 5 single born Ark, f Missouri m Texas dwelling 38 family 38 — bro in law to Roxy — John Lee Shelton age 46 woth wife Mallie J and 7 Children
Census13 JAN 1920
Place: Lonoke County, Arkansas
Age: 49
Address: Gray Township, dwelling 135, family 138 Craft, Ben, head rents home, mw age 61 married born Miss, f&m Miss, farmer __ Roxie, wife fw age 49 , married, born Ark, f Ireland, m Alabama __ Ben Jr son mw age 8 single, born Ark f Miss, m Ark Hamilton, Harry, step son mw age 17, single born Ark f Missouri, m Ark __ Willie mw age 14 , step son , single born Ark, f Missouri, m Ark
BurialMAR 1951
Place: Saline County, Arkansas
Address: Pinecrest Memorial Park and Garden Mausoleum, Roxie Ann Craft findagrave 31081628

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Notes

Note 1

William Henry Shelton married Roxy Bailey 112 Dec 1886 Lonoke county

John Lee Shelton married Mary Jane Bailey 25 Mar 1886….

1910 census has these two family very close together, 1880 Census shows Baileys as sisters