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    1. [FORD] DANIELS - YOKLEY - FORD Family Photograph
    2. Shelley Cardiel
    3. I've "rescued" an old photograph of Ruth DANIELS YOKLEY which was taken about 1908. Ruth appears to be in her teens or 20's at the time the photograph was taken. She is noted as the only daughter of Billie TANNER who was a sister to W. L. TANNER (Dad to the person who wrote the note on the back of the photograph). Cousins to Ruth are noted as Bud and Millie TANNER. Based on limited research I was able to gather the following information regarding Ruth and her family: Ruth Louise DANIELS was b. 26 Mar 1888 in Colorado and married Joseph Day "Joe" YOKLEY (1889-1965) on 18 Apr 1910 in Grayson Co. TX and the couple moved to Rhome, TX shortly thereafter. Ruth and Joe had four children including John J. "Jack" YOKLEY (living in Dimmitt, TX at the time of his Mother's passing), and 3 daughters including Irene W. YOKLEY STANDLEY or STANLEY (1910-1981 who was living in Denver, CO when her Mother passed); Ruth Josephine "Jo" F. YOKLEY HOUSER (b. 01 Oct 1912 in Tarrant Co. TX and living in El Paso, TX when her Mother died); and Lois Mary or Mary Lois YOKLEY FORD (b. 21 Dec 1915 in Amarillo, TX and living in Dallas, TX when her Mother died).Ruth died on 13 Jan 1964 in Dallas, TX and is buried in the Aurora Cemetery in Aurora, TX. I believe that her Mother was Mary A. TANNER b. 1863 in Iowa to parents Arabell A. LOWE (b. 30 Aug 1830 in Kentucky) and Benjamin R. TANNER (b. 1826 in Virginia). Her brother was William L. TANNER b. 1867 in Iowa. The family was living in Phillipsburg, KS in 1880. Census records provide the following information: 1900 census of Justice, TX: Benjamin R. TANNER, age 74, born Jan 1826, married 52 years, born VA, parents born VA Arabella TANNER, wife, age 69, born Aug 1830, married 52 years, 7 children/2 living, born KY, parents born KY Ruth L. DANIELS, granddau, age 13, born Mar 1887, born CO, parents born NY/IA 1910 census of Sherman, TX: John YOKLEY, age 61, married 25 years, born MO, parents born NC, a Stockman Tennessee YOKLEY, wife, age 42, married 25 years, 2 children/1 living, born TX, parents born TN Joseph YOKLEY, son, age 21, born TX, a Flour Mill Packer Ruth DANIELS, boarder, age 22, born CO, parents born NY/IA, a Private Nurse 1920 census of Amarillo, TX: Joe D. YOKLEY, age 31, born TX, parents born TX, a Railroad Fireman Ruth YOKLEY, wife, age 33, born TX, parents born TX Irene YOKLEY, dau, age 10, born TX Josephine YOKLEY, dau, age 7, born TX Lois YOKLEY, dau, age 4 years + 2 months, born TX Jack YOKLEY, son, age 2 years + 6 months, born TX 1930 census of Amarillo, TX: J. D. YOKLEY, age 41, married at age 20, born TX, parents born MO/TX, a Railroad Engineer Ruth YOKLEY, wife, age 42, married at age 22, born CO, Father born NY Irene YOKLEY, dau, age 19, born TX Josephine YOKLEY, dau, age 17, born TX Lois YOKLEY, dau, age 14, born TX Jack YOKLEY, son, age 12, born TX 1940 census of Amarillo, TX: Joe D. YOKLEY, age 51, born TX, a Railroad Engineer Ruth YOKLEY, wife, age 52, born CO Irene YOKLEY, dau, age 28, born TX, a Dept. Store Clerk I am hoping to locate someone from this family so that the photograph can be returned to the care of family. If you are a member of this family, or you know someone who might be, please contact me. Thanks, Shelley

    04/08/2017 12:38:06