Avia Turney1

F, #34, b. 28 January 1901, d. 14 May 1999
Last Edited=2 Apr 2016
Jackson, Mississippi, 1989. Avia Turney (left), Bessie Fulton (center) and Alice Joyce (Susie) Arnott. Photo from Joanne Dalton.
     Avia Turney, daughter of Charles Travis Turney and Bessie Pauline Baugh, was born on 28 January 1901 at Sonora, Sutton County, Texas.2 Avia Turney was the daughter of Charles Travis Turney and Bessie Pauline Baugh.3

Avia Turney appeared on the United States census of 26 April 1910 in the household of Charles Travis Turney at Mesilla, Dona Ana County, New Mexico.4

Avia Turney appeared on the United States census of 23 January 1920 in the household of Charles Travis Turney at Mesilla, Dona Ana County, New Mexico.5

Avia Turney married William Adkins Stevens, son of William Archie Stevens and Anna Bell Travis, circa 1930.1

Avia Turney appeared on the United States census of 1930 in the household of Charles Mayfield at Harlingen, Cameron County, Texas.6

Avia Turney and William Adkins Stevens lived at 1030 N. Armijo St., Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico; They lived at this address until his health required his moving into a nursing home. This researcher visited him at this Armijo address for many summers between 1948 and 1965.7

Avia Turney appeared on the United States census of 13 April 1940 in the household of William Adkins Stevens at Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico.8

Avia Turney died on 14 May 1999 at Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico, at age 98. Cause of death was Parkinsons Disease.9,10 She was buried on 17 May 1999 at Masonic Cemetery, Sec. 2, Bl. 12, Lot 9, Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico.2

Child of Avia Turney and William Adkins Stevens

Citations

  1. [S179] Interview with Alice Joyce Stevens Arnott (informant address private) , by this researcher, 1996. Notes of this interview are in the personal records of this researcher (Florence, Pinal County, Arizona).
  2. [S7] Death Certificate photocopy or digital copy is in the personal records of this researcher, Florence, Pinal County, Arizona.
  3. [S7] Death Certificate, Death certificate of Avia Turney Stevens. photocopy or digital copy is in the personal records of this researcher, Florence, Pinal County, Arizona.
  4. [S2] 1910 United States Census, population schedule, Mesilla, Dona Ana County, New Mexico, Enumeration District 65, stamped page 203, family 186.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  5. [S3] 1920 United States Census, population schedule, Mesilla, Dona Ana County, New Mexico, Supervisor's District 20, Enumeration District 30, stamped page 206, family 232.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  6. [S120] 1930 United States Census, population schedule, Harlingen, Cameron County, Texas, page 42, stamped page 31 an attorney.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  7. [S124] Personal knowledge of this researcher, Lynell Arnott (Florence, Arizona), from family connections and information from family member's direct knowledge of events.
  8. [S480] 1940 United States Census, population schedule, Precinct 20, Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico, Supervisor's Discrict 4, Enumerator District 7-6, printed page 10A, stamped page 51, family 1030, line 15.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  9. [S7] Death Certificate, New Mexico Number 1697891 photocopy or digital copy is in the personal records of this researcher, Florence, Pinal County, Arizona.
  10. [S22] , Social Security Death Index. (Salt Lake City: Family History Library, FamilySearch, 1994). Hereinafter cited as Social Security Death Index.