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Leslie Ray Sermons
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Birth: Sep. 26, 1897
Pitt County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 30, 1974
Kinston
Lenoir County
North Carolina, USA

Son of Henry Sermons and Cornelia Skinner Sermons.

Married to Lucile Howard around 1922.

Leslie and Lucile were the parents of:
Frances Cornelia Sermons(1923-unk)
Lena Howard Sermons(1926-unk)*********************************
North Carolina, Birth and Death Indexes, 1800-2000
Name: Leslie Ray Sermons
Race: White
Event Type: birth
Birth Date: 26 Sep 1897
Birth County: Pitt
Parent1 Name: Henry Sermons
Parent2 Name: Cornelia Skinner
Roll Number: NCVR_B_C079_68001
Volume: 7
Page: 499

U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Name: Lesley Ray Sermons
County: Craven
State: North Carolina
Birth Date: 26 Sep 1898
Race: White

1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Leslie R Sermons
Age: 21
Birth Year: abt 1899
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1920: Township 3, Craven, North Carolina
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Henry Sermons
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Name: Camelia Sermons
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Household Members: Name Age
Henry Sermons 63
Camelia Sermons 48
Minnie V Sermons 23
Leslie R Sermons 21
Virgial W Sermons 18
Oscar Sermons 16
Beatris Sermons 12
Grayham W Sermons 8

1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Leslie R Sermons
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1897
Birthplace: North Carolina
Race: White
Home in 1930: Township 3, Craven, North Carolina
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Lucile Sermons
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Household Members: Name Age
Leslie R Sermons 33
Lucile Sermons 29
Frances Sermons 7
Lena H Sermons 4

1940 United States Federal Census
Name: Leslie Sermons
Respondent: Yes
Age: 42
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1898
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: North Carolina
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Craven, North Carolina
Street: Fort Barnwell
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Craven, North Carolina
Residence in 1935: Same House
Resident on farm in 1935: No
Sheet Number: 2A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 23
Occupation: Farmer
House Owned or Rented: Owned
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 6000
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 7th grade
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 42
Class of Worker: Employer
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
Income: 0
Income Other Sources: No
Household Members: Name Age
Leslie Sermons 42
Lucille Sermons 39
Francis Sermons 17
Lena Howard Sermons 14

U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947
Name: Leslie Ray Sermons
Race: White
Birth Date: 26 Sep 1897
Birth Place: Pitt, North Carolina
Residence: Fort Barnwell, Craven, North Carolina
Registration Year: 1942
Relationship: Self (Head)
Household Members: Name
Leslie Ray Sermons
L R Sermons

North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1975
Name: Leslie Ray Sermons
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 76
Marital status: Married
Occupation: Farmer and Merchant
Birth Date: 26 Sep 1897
Birth Place: North Carolina, United States
Death Date: 30 Aug 1974
Death Location: Kinston, Lenoir
Spouse's Name: Lucile Howard
Father's Name: Henry Sermons
Mother's Name: Cornelia Skinner
Residence: Ft Barnwell, Craven, North Carolina
Cause of death: Congestive heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, arteriosclerotic heart disease, chrronic bronchitis, emphysema
Informant: Mrs Lucile Howard Sermons, Fort Barnwell NC 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry Luther Sermons (1856 - 1920)
  Cornelia Penina Skinner Sermons (1871 - 1947)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucile Howard Sermons (1900 - 1982)
 
 Children:
  Leslie Dawn Sermons McCombs (1940 - 2015)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Luther Sermons (1889 - 1945)*
  Josie Sermons (1890 - 1891)*
  Bessie Roberta Sermons Warrick (1892 - 1986)*
  Robert Lee Sermons (1893 - 1960)*
  Minnie Virginia Sermons Harrison (1895 - 1987)*
  Leslie Ray Sermons (1897 - 1974)
  Floyd Sermons (1899 - 1900)*
  Virgil Wilson Sermons (1901 - 1952)*
  Oscar Sermons (1903 - 1977)*
  Beatrice Sermons Morgan (1907 - 1989)*
  Graham Winford Sermons (1911 - 1940)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Westview Cemetery
Kinston
Lenoir County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: 4losthistory
Record added: Dec 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102822558
Leslie Ray Sermons
Added by: Eric Leindecker
 
Leslie Ray Sermons
Added by: Eric Leindecker
 
Leslie Ray Sermons
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Added by: Patricia Thrasher Waller
 
 
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