Elva Sara Reynolds

F, #130, b. 1905, d. 4 February 1955
FatherThomas Franklin David Reynolds b. 30 Jan 1885, d. 31 Jan 1949
MotherAlmeda Jane Keck b. 1 May 1884, d. 24 Feb 1908
RelationshipGreat-grandaunt of Kellie Sue Thompson
ChartsConrad Frederick Keck Descendants
Manuel Reynolds Descendants
     Elva Sara Reynolds was born in 1905 at Arkansas. She was the daughter of Thomas Franklin David Reynolds and Almeda Jane Keck. Elva Sara Reynolds married Ellis Faubus, son of David Allen Faubus and Margaret Jane Stephens, on 10 September 1922 at Madison, Arkansas.
"Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957," Ivie Reynolds, 1922
name:     Ellis Faubus
event:     Marriage
event date:     10 Sep 1922
event place:     , Madison, Arkansas, United States
age:     21
estimated birth year:     1901
residence:     Aurora, Madison, Arkansas
spouse:     Ivie Reynolds
spouse's age:     18
spouse's estimated birth year:     1904
spouse's residence:     Aurora, Madison, Arkansas
marriage license date:     05 Sep 1922
page:     190
film number:     1035152
digital folder number:     004331435
image number:     00479
Source Citation
"Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NMB8-P2C : accessed 11 Aug 2012), Ellis Faubus and Ivie Reynolds, 1922.
Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957 about Ellis Faubus
Name:     Ellis Faubus
Gender:     Male
Age:     21
Birth Year:     abt 1901
Residence:     Aurora, Madison, Arkansas
Spouse's Name:     Ivie Reynolds
Spouse's Gender:     Female
Spouse's Age:     18
Spouse's Residence:     Aurora, Madison, Arkansas
Marriage Date:     10 Sep 1922
Marriage License Date:     5 Sep 1922
Marriage County:     Madison
Event Type:     Marriage
FHL Film Number:     1035152
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
Original data:
"Arkansas County Marriages, 1838–1957." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, 2011. "Arkansas County Marriages, 1838–1957," database, FamilySearch; from Arkansas Courts of Common Pleas and County Clerks. Digital images of originals housed at various county courthouses in the State of Arkansas. Marriage records.
Elva Sara Reynolds married Bert Marple on 22 April 1944 at Clarksville, Johnson, Arkansas.
Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957 about Elva Favers
Name:     Elva Favers
Gender:     Female
Age:     37
Birth Year:     abt 1907
Residence:     Clarksville, Johnson, Arkansas
Spouse's Name:     Bert Marple
Spouse's Gender:     Male
Spouse's Age:     36
Spouse's Residence:     Jamestown, Johnson, Arkansas
Marriage Date:     22 Apr 1944
Marriage License Date:     22 Apr 1944
Marriage County:     Johnson
Event Type:     Marriage
FHL Film Number:     2132504
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
Original data:
"Arkansas County Marriages, 1838–1957." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, 2011. "Arkansas County Marriages, 1838–1957," database, FamilySearch; from Arkansas Courts of Common Pleas and County Clerks. Digital images of originals housed at various county courthouses in the State of Arkansas. Marriage records.
"Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957," Elva Favers, 1944
name:     Bert Marple
event:     Marriage
event date:     22 Apr 1944
event place:     , Johnson, Arkansas, United States
age:     36
estimated birth year:     1908
residence:     Jamestown, Johnson, Arkansas
spouse:     Elva Favers
spouse's age:     37
spouse's estimated birth year:     1907
spouse's residence:     Clarksville, Johnson, Arkansas
marriage license date:     22 Apr 1944
page:     174
film number:     2132504
digital folder number:     004331577
image number:     00226
Source Citation
"Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NMBR-5QY : accessed 11 Aug 2012), Bert Marple and Elva Favers, 1944.
On 4 February 1955Elva Sara Reynolds died at Booneville Hospital, Booneville, Arkansas.
Elva Sara Reynolds's obituary was published on 7 February 1955 . Bert Marple, Ellis Eugene Faubus, Melvin Reynolds, Elsie Louise Stout, Lee Troy Reynolds, Dewey Reynolds, Wesley Reynolds, Franklin Reynolds, Fanny Carter, Samuel Spurgeon Davis, Fawn Florence Bryant, Golda "Goldie" Carpenter, Sarah Jane Coble, Viola Johnson and Viola Emaline Reynolds were listed as survivors in the obituary.
Deaths

Mrs. Elva Marple

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today, Feb. 7, at the Hardwicke Chapel in Clarksville for Mrs. Elva Sara Marple, 50, of Clarksville, who died Tuesday, Feb. 4, in a Booneville hospital. The Rev. W.R. Kelton officiated. Burial was at the Carter Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband Bert; a son, Eugene Faubus of Ozark; a brother, Melvin Reynolds of Modesto, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Elsie Stout of Springdale; seven half-brothers, Tommy, Lee, Dewey, Wesley, Franklin and Ray Reynolds, all of Huntsville, and Junior Reynolds of Polo, Ill.; six half-sisters, Mrs. Fannie Carter, Mrs. Sylvia Davis, Mrs. Florence Bryant and Mrs. Goldie Carpenter, all of Huntsville, and Mrs. Sara Cable and Mrs. Viola Johnson of Washington; her stepmother, Mrs. Viola Reynolds of Huntsville; and one grandchild.
Photograph by Kellie S. Thompson
Elva Sara Reynolds was buried on 7 February 1955 at Carter Cemetery, Madison County, Arkansas.
Elva Marple Tombstone
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Other Events

     Her married name was Marple. Her mother Almeda Jane Keck died on 24 February 1908.

Elva Sara Reynolds appeared on the 1920 Federal Census Madison, Arkansas in the household of her parents, Thomas Franklin David Reynolds and Viola Emaline Burgess.
1920 United States Federal Census
about Thomas F Reynolds Name: Thomas F Reynolds
[Thomas F Reynalds]
Home in 1920: Venus, Madison, Arkansas
Age: 35
Estimated birth year: abt 1885
Birthplace: Arkansas
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
[Head]
Spouse's name: Viola Reynolds
Father's Birth Place: Arkansas
Mother's Birth Place: Arkansas
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Own
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Thomas F Reynolds 35
Viola Reynolds 27
Melvin Reynolds 17
Elva Reynolds 15
Fanny Reynolds 8
Selva Reynolds 7
Fawn Reynolds 5
Galda Reynolds 4
[4 0/12]
Dewey Reynolds 2
[2 6/12]
Tommy F Reynolds 0
[8/12]


Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Venus, Madison, Arkansas; Roll T625_71; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 160; Image: 868.

Source Information:

Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
Original data: Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 are on roll 323 (Chicago City).
As of 10 September 1922,her married name was Faubus. Her son Ellis Eugene Faubus was born on 25 October 1924.

Elva Sara Faubus and Ellis Faubus appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Franklin, Arkansas, at McIlroy Township, enumerated 22 April 1930, Ellis rents the family farm for $20 per month. Ellis and Elva have been married for 6 years.

Ellis' father Dave A Faubus is living with the family along with Virgil Burchfield, a boarder.

Ellis is a farmer while both Dave and Virgil are farm laborers.. Their son Ellis Eugene was listed as living with them.
1930 United States Federal Census about Ellis Faubus
Name:     Ellis Faubus
Gender:     Male
Birth Year:     abt 1904
Birthplace:     Arkansas
Race:     White
Home in 1930:     McIlroy, Franklin, Arkansas
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Marital Status:     Married
Relation to Head of House:     Head
Spouse's Name:      Eva Faubus
Father's Name:     Dave A Faubus
Father's Birthplace:     Arkansas
Mother's Birthplace:     Arkansas
Occupation:

Education:

Military Service:

Rent/home value:

Age at first marriage:

Parents' birthplace:

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Neighbors:     View others on page
Household Members:     
Name     Age
Ellis Faubus     26
Eva Faubus     24
Eugene Faubus     5
Dave A Faubus     59
Virgil Burchfield     20

Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: McIlroy, Franklin, Arkansas; Roll: 74; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 16; Image: 763.0; FHL microfilm: 2339809.
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.
Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.


Elva Sara Reynolds and Ellis Faubus appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Franklin, Arkansas, at Limestone Township, enumerated 2 April 1940, Ellis rents the family home for $4 per month. Both Ellis and Elva completed 6th grade. Ellis Eugene has completed the 5th grade.

The family lived in Franklin, Arkansas in 1935.

Ellis is the manager of the farm while Eugene and Ralph Hill are farm laborers.. Their son Ellis Eugene was listed as living with them.
1940 United States Federal Census about Ellis Faubus
Name:     Ellis Faubus
Respondent:     Yes
Age:     36
Estimated Birth Year:     abt 1904
Gender:     Male
Race:     White
Birthplace:     Arkansas
Marital Status:     Married
Relation to Head of House:     Head
Home in 1940:     Limestone, Franklin, Arkansas
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Street:     Cass Yale Road
Farm:     Yes
Inferred Residence in 1935:     Rural, Franklin, Arkansas
Residence in 1935:     Rural, Franklin, Arkansas
Sheet Number:     1A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation:     7
Neighbors:     View others on page
Household Members:     
Name     Age
Ellis Faubus     36
Elva S F Faubus     35
Eugene E Faubus     15
Ralph Hill     54
Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: Limestone, Franklin, Arkansas; Roll: T627_136; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 24-16.
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.
Her mother Thomas Franklin David Reynolds died on 31 January 1949.
Elva Sara Marple of Clarksville, Arkansas was listed in Thomas Franklin David Reynolds's obituary on 3 February 1949 as a surviving daughter.
Father of 17 Passed Away Monday, Jan. 31

Thomas Franklin David Reynolds, age 64, passed away Monday, Jan. 31, at his home in the Reynolds community east of Wharton. He had been ill several months and his death was due to a stroke suffered a few days ago.

Mr. Reynolds had lived all his life in the community which derived its name from his family, having been born there on Jan. 30, 1885. He had been a member of the Baptist Church for 27 years. He was the father of 17 children, 16 of whom survive. One boy, Loy, passed away in 1935.

The deceased was first married to Mead Keck in 1900. To them were born three children. His first wife passed away in 1908 and in 1910 he was married to Viola Emaline Burgess, who survives. To them were born 14 children.

Besides his widow, survivors include eight sons, Melvin, of Kingston, and Dewey, Tommie, Franklin, Lee Troy, Roy, Wesley and Junior, all of the home; eight daughters, Mrs. Bert Harper of Clarksville, Mrs. Claud Stout of Kingston, Mrs. John L. Carter, Mrs. Melvin Davis, Mrs. H. H. Maggard and Mrs. Charlie Carpenter, all of Huntsville; Mrs. Arnold Coble of Aurora; and Viola of the home, 52 grand children and 4 great grand children; a sister, Mrs. Lennie Harris of Oklahoma.

Graveside services were held at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 2, by Rev. Cecil Garrison of Huntsville. Burial was in Kingston cemetery under the direction of Brashears Funeral Home here.
Photograph by Kellie S. Thompson

Family 1

Ellis Faubus b. 16 Sep 1903, d. 19 Jun 1950
Child

Family 2

Bert Marple b. 9 Nov 1906, d. Dec 1989