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Alvie Miles Preston
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Birth: Nov. 11, 1901
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 1972
Wichita Falls
Wichita County
Texas, USA

1st photo
Preston Brothers & Their Wives in October 1958
Alvie "Miles," Lennie (Sam's 2nd wife), Sam, Alice (John's wife), & John

2nd photo
Sam & Mary's children in Bryson, Jack Co, TX in October 1958
Alvie, Sam, Alice, & John

3rd photo
Sam & Mary's children in Bryson, Jack Co, TX in October 1958
Sitting: Alice & John James
Standing: Samuel W. & Alvie Miles

Thanks to Kay Mallory for the wonderful photographs.
*****

Alvie was the 11th of Samuel Taylor & Mary "Mollie" (Mansfield) Preston's 12 children.

He married Ruby Frances Barnett, the daughter of William Arthur & Alice (Clayton) Barnett, on March 24, 1928. His brother, Sam, married Ruby's sister, Elizabeth "Lizzie."

Their children were Pearl Ellen (1928), Emmett (1931), Duttie Inez (1933), Joe Lonnie (1935), Alvie Mariece (1937), & Marion Wayne (1939).

The sixth month of June was a tragedy for Alvie & his children. Ruby, age 31, lost her last baby due to hemorrhaging. On June 20, 1942, she was admitted to Graham Hospital in Graham, Young Co, TX where she died at 8:45 p.m. three days later. Her death was from Puerperal Infection & Septicemia. She was buried on June 25.

Alvie lived 30 more years. He had been in Wichita Falls six days when he was admitted to the Wichita Falls State Hospital for treatment. Alvie died from Heart Failure due to Arteriosclerosis at 8:50 p.m. on July 10, 1972. He was 70 years old.

His body was transported to Jacksboro where he was buried in Long Hollow Cemetery.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Samuel Taylor Preston (1854 - ____)
  Mary Mansfield Preston (1862 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruby Frances Barnett Preston (1908 - 1942)
 
 Children:
  Emmett Ray Preston (1931 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alice Pearson Butler (1881 - 1982)*
  Jesse Preston (1883 - 1892)*
  Charlie Preston (1885 - 1917)*
  Sarah Preston (1887 - 1892)*
  Penelope Preston (1889 - ____)*
  John James Preston (1891 - 1963)*
  Bessie Mae Preston Gaskin (1893 - 1939)*
  Ernest Preston (1895 - ____)*
  Marian Preston (1898 - 1898)*
  Samuel Preston (1899 - 1971)*
  Alvie Miles Preston (1901 - 1972)
  Pearl Preston (1905 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Long Hollow Cemetery
Jack County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Virginia Brown
Record added: Oct 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42779694
Alvie Miles Preston
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Alvie Miles Preston
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Alvie Miles Preston
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 Added: Jul. 5, 2010

- Virginia Brown
 Added: Oct. 6, 2009
 
 
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