|Birth: ||Apr. 18, 1862|
|Death: ||May 22, 1945|
Born in Arkansas on April 18, 1862, Joseph Layfette Litteral arrived in Texas in 1879. That same year, at the age of 17, he married Josephine Barron, daughter of Captain Thomas Hudson Barron, Texas Ranger and the late Mary Jane Shelton Barron.
Mr Litteral was a merchant and owner of the general store and cotton gin in Blevins, Texas.
Mr and Mrs Litteral were parents of five daughters; Carrie, Mary Elizabeth, Kate, Hallie, and May, four sons; Claud, Ron Cali, Thedford, and Ben, and three children who died during infancy.
Josephine died on April 12, 1899, at the young age of 34, leaving Joseph to care for their nine children.
In 1900 he married Viluila "Emma" Emaline Miles. She died in 1945, as did Joseph on May 22nd in Lorena, Texas at the home of his daughter Carrie Jennings. He is buried next to Josephine and their infant children in the Blevins Cemetery.
Josephine Barron Litteral (1864 - 1899)
Viluila Emaline Miles Litteral (1871 - 1945)
Claud Eugene Litteral (1883 - 1973)*
Carrie Belle Litteral Jennings (1884 - 1974)*
Ron Cali Litteral (1886 - 1955)*
Kate Litteral Horton (1887 - 1933)*
Hallie L Litteral Spivey (1888 - 1915)*
Thedford Hudson Litteral (1890 - 1955)*
Ema S Litteral (1891 - 1892)*
Infant Son Litteral (1895 - 1895)*
Alford H Litteral (1898 - 1899)*
Note: Death Certificate states Tennessee as place of birth
Maintained by: nancy price
Originally Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Dec 10, 2007
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