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Moorefield, Violet Bye

Moorefield, Violet Bye

Female 1903 - 1993  (89 years)

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  • Name Moorefield, Violet Bye 
    Born 8 Nov 1903  Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Name Violet Moorefield 
    Reference Number 83 
    Died 2 Aug 1993  Crystal River, Citrus County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Olive Branch Cemetery, Portsmouth, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I83  Caswell County
    Last Modified 5 May 2022 

    Father Moorefield, Elijah Johnson,   b. 17 Oct 1868, Bedford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1937, Danville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother James, Ada Belle,   b. 20 Dec 1870, Orange County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1955, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 18 Feb 1891  Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Reference Number 2200 
    Family ID F49  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Smith, Jesse Siler,   b. 7 Mar 1899, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1965, Portsmouth, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1921  Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 3560 
    Notes 
    • North Carolina Marriage Records
      Name: Jesse S Smith
      Gender: Male
      Age: 22
      Birth Year: abt 1899
      Marriage Date: 25 Dec 1921
      Marriage Place: Beaufort, North Carolina, USA [Yanceyville, North Carolina]
      Spouse: Violet B Moorefield
      Spouse Gender: Female
      Spouse Race: White
      Spouse Age: 18
      Event Type: Marriage
      Married By: John H. Kerr
      Witness: Virginia Moorefield
    Children 
     1. Smith, Cleo Inez,   b. 23 Oct 1922, Yanceyville Township, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [natural]
    +2. Smith, Donald Joyce,   b. 5 Apr 1925, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 2018  (Age 93 years)  [natural]
    +3. Smith, Jesse Gerald,   b. 23 Feb 1927, Guilford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1995, Alaska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
    +4. Smith, Brenda Graves,   b. 29 Apr 1941, Portsmouth, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 2022, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 5 May 2022 
    Family ID F76  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Nov 1903 - Person County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1921 - Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Olive Branch Cemetery, Portsmouth, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Violet Bye Moorefield and Jesse James Moorefield
    Elijah Johnson Moorefield Family
    Elijah Johnson Moorefield Family
    Brenda Graves Smith and Violet Bye Moorefield Smith
    37 Channing Ave, Chadock, Portsmouth, VA 2012
    Violet Bye Moorefield Smith at 37 Channing Ave, Cradock, Portsmouth, VA Oct 1990
    Violet Bye Moorefield Smith at 37 Channing Ave, Cradock, Portsmouth, VA
    Tacie Frances Bass Smith and Violet Bye Moorefield Smith at 37 Channing Ave, Cradock, Portsmouth, VA
    Violet Bye Moorefield Smith and Tacie Frances Bass Smith at 37 Channing Ave, Cradock, Portsmouth, VA
    Violet Bye Moorefield Smith and Daughter Brenda Graves Smith at 37 Channing Ave, Portsmouth, VA
    Violet Bye Moorefield Smith with daughter Brenda Graves Smith
    Smith Family Christmas 1970
    Violet Bye Moorefield Smith and Esther True Moorefield Lea
    Violet Bye Moorefield Smith and Jesse Siler Smith
    Violet Bye Moorefield Smith and Brenda Graves Smith Christmas 1940s
    Jesse Siler Smith and Violet Bye Moorefield Smith at Cradock, Portsmouth, VA 1940s
    Violet Bye Moorefield Smith posted by Grumpy Smith
    Jesse Siler Smith and Violet Moorefield Smith at Cradock, Portsmouth, VA 1950s
    Violet Moorefield Smith and Son Donald Joyce Smith Leaving for Military Service
    Violet Moorefield Smith and son Jesse Gerald Smith at Cradock, Portsmouth, VA
    Jesse Siler Smith and Violet Bye Moorefield 1920s
    Jesse Siler Smith, Violet Bye Moorefield Smith, Jesse Gerald Smith, Brenda Graves Smith at Cradock, Portsmouth, VA, 1940s
    Jesse Gerald Smith, Violet Bye Moorefield Smith, Brenda Graves Smith 1940s
    Brenda Graves Smith, Violet Bye Moorefield Smith
    Brenda Graves Smith McCarthy, Donald Joyce Smith (1925-2018), Violet Bye Moorefield Smith

    Documents
    Moorefield Daughters Birth Records
    Moorefield Daughters Birth Records
    Violet Bye Moorefield and Jesse Siler Smith Marriage License
    Violet Bye Moorefield and Jesse Siler Smith Marriage License
    Violet Bye Moorefield and Jesse Siler Smith Marriage Record
    Violet Bye Moorefield and Jesse Siler Smith Marriage Record

    Headstones
    Violet Bye Moorefield Smith Grave Marker
    Violet Bye Moorefield Smith Grave Marker

    Newspapers
    Violet Bye Moorefield Obituary
    Violet Bye Moorefield Obituary

  • Notes 
    • Violet Bye Moorefield (1903-1993)

      Violet Bye Moorefield Smith and Jesse Siler Smithcprt

      Violet Moorefield Smith and Jesse James Moorefieldgscprt

      Violet Moorefield Smith

      Elijah Johnson Moorefield Family

      Violet Bye Moorefield Smith (1903-1993)

      Tacie Frances Bass Smith (1930-1995) and Violet Bye Moorefield Smith (1903-1993)

      Violet Bye Moorefield Smith and Tacie Frances Bass Smith

      Violet Bye Moorefield Smith with daughter Brenda Graves Smith

      Jesse Siler Smith and Violet Smith Moorefield at Cradock VA 1940s

      Violet Bye Moorefield Smith by Grumpy Smith cprt

      Jesse Siler Smith_Violet Bye Moorefield Marriage Record 1921

      Jesse Siler Smith and Violet Moorefield Smith at Cradock VA 1950scprt

      IMG_0253.HEIC Violet Moorefield Smith and son Jesse Gerald Smith at Cradock VAcprt

      IMG_0252.HEIC Violet Moorefield Smith and son Donald Joyce Smith leaving for servicecprt

      Jesse Siler Smith and Violet Bye Moorefield 1920s

      Jesse Siler Smith, Violet Bye Moorefield Smith, Jesse Gerald Smith, Brenda Graves Smith at Cradock VA 1940s

      Jesse Gerald Smith, Violet Bye Moorefield Smith, Brenda Graves Smith 1940s

      Violet Bye Moorefield Smith and Sister Esther True Moorefield Lea

      Smith Family

      Brenda Graves Smith and Mother Violet Bye Moorefield Smith

      Brenda Smith McCarthy, Donald Smith, Violet Bye Moorefield Smith

      Smith Family 1970

      (for larger image, click on photograph)
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      First Photograph: Violet Bye Moorefield Smith and Jesse Siler Smith

      Second Photograph: Violet Bye Moorefield Smith (aunt) and Jesse James Moorefield (nephew).

      Third Photograph: Violet Bye Moorefield Smith

      Fourth Photograph: The Elijah Johnson Moorefield Family at Purley, Caswell County, North Carolina (c.1940). Left-to-Right:

      Back Row: Alice Velma Moorefield, Lula May Moorefield, Elijah Johnson Moorefield (father), Ada Belle James Moorefield (mother), Minnie B. Moorefield, Leona Moorefield, Verna Brent Moorefield.

      Front Row: Violet Bye Moorefield, Arthur William Moorefield, Virginia Inez Moorefield, Naomi Ethel Moorefield, Esther True Moorefield.
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      Final Photograph: Violet Bye Moorefield and Esther True Moorefield Lea.
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      Name also seen as Violet Bernice Moorefield but believed incorrect.
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      Florida Death Index
      Name: Violet Moorefield Smith
      Race: White
      Age at Death: 89
      Birth Date: 8 Nov 1903
      Death Date: 2 Aug 1993
      Death Place: Citrus, Florida, United States

      Find A Grave Memorial
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      North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000
      Name: Violet By Moorefield
      Date of Birth: 8 Nov 1903
      Birth County: Person

      1910 US Census
      Name: Violet B Moorefield
      Age in 1910: 6
      Estimated birth year: abt 1904
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Home in 1910: Olive Hill, Person, North Carolina
      Race: White
      Gender: Female
      Marital Status: Single
      Relation to Head of House: Daughter
      Mother's Birth Place: North Carolina
      Father's Birth Place: North Carolina
      Household Members: Name Age
      Eliza J Moorefield 43
      Ada B Moorefield 40
      Minnie B Moorefield 18
      Arther W Moorefield 16
      Leoner Moorefield 15
      Lula M Moorefield 12
      Jennie L Moorefield 8
      Violet B Moorefield 6
      Ester L Moorefield 4
      Sadie Moorefield 2

      1920 US Census
      Name: Violett Moorefield
      Age: 16
      Birth Year: abt 1904
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Home in 1920: Dan River, Caswell, North Carolina
      Street: Yanceyville-Danville Road
      Residence Date:1920
      Race: White
      Gender: Female
      Relation to Head of House: Daughter
      Marital Status: Single
      Father's Name: E J Moorefield
      Father's Birthplace:Virginia
      Mother's Name:Ada Moorefield
      Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
      Able to Speak English: Yes
      Attended School: No
      Able to read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Household Members Age Relationship
      E J Moorefield 54 Head
      Ada Moorefield 50 Wife
      Jennie Moorefield 18 Daughter
      Violett Moorefield 16 Daughter
      Jasper Moorefield 14 Son
      Verna Moorefield 11 Daughter
      Allice Moorefield 8 Daughter
      Naomi Moorefield 6 Daughter

      1940 United States Federal Census
      Name: Violet Smith
      Age: 35
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1905
      Gender: Female
      Race: White
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Marital Status: Married
      Relation to Head of House: Wife
      Home in 1940: Dan River [Township], Caswell, North Carolina
      Map of Home in 1940: Dan River [Township], Caswell, North Carolina
      Street: State Road 14 [Highway 86]
      Farm: Yes
      Inferred Residence in 1935: Dan River, Caswell, North Carolina
      Residence in 1935: Dan River
      Resident on farm in 1935: Yes
      Sheet Number: 2B
      Attended School or College: No
      Highest Grade Completed: High School, 2nd year
      Weeks Worked in 1939: 0
      Income: 0
      Income Other Sources: No
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Household Members Age Relationship
      Jessie Smith 40 Head
      Violet Smith 35 Wife
      Donald Smith 15 Son
      Jerry Smith 13 Son

  • Sources 
    1. [S40] North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2015;).