I am attempting to confirm Pearl Shelton as a DOB 1901

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This Pearl Shelton would her dob be close to 1901. Married to Alvin Carl Lathm.  She would also be known as Rosie. Living in Texas.  Giving birth to three daughters.
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Did not find marriage record, but appears they were married prior to 1920 census.   Other census data indicates her dob as 1901 or 1902.

United States Census, 1940 Corpus Christi, Justice Precinct 1, Nueces, TX

head  Alvin C Latham M 42 abt 1898 TX

wife  Pearl Latham  F 39 abt 1902 TX  

dau  Ophelia Latham F 16 Texas

dau  Peggy Sue Latham F 8 Texas

residence in 1935: Beeville, Bee, Texas


United States Census, 1930 Mexia, Limestone, TX

head  Pearl Latham  F 28 abt 1902 TX/MS/TX

daughter  Naomi Latham F 9 TX

daughter  Ophelia Latham F 6 TX


United States Census, 1920 Wichita, TX

self  A C Latham  M 21y abt 1899 TX

wife  Pearl Latham F 19y  abt 1901 TX


Texas, Birth Index, 1903-1997

Peggy Sue Latham  Female

Birth  13 Apr 1932  Smith, Texas

father: Alvin Carl Latham

mother: Pearl Shelton

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In the Texas Death Index, there is a Rosa Pearl Shelton who died 28 Oct 1985  at Cass, Texas.

There is a Pearal Shelton, born in Indiana who is 19 years old in the US Census of LaPorte, IN. She is widowed.

Also, there is a Rosie M. Shelton in the US Census for 1940 who was b. in Georgia estimated year 1901, who was living in Florida in 1930.

Another Rosa Shelton est. birth 1901 in Texas in the 1940 US Census in  Greenville, Hunt, TX.
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