Piner Avis

Frank Piner Avis (1885 - 1958)

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Frank Piner (Piner) "Piner" Avis
Born in Wichita Falls, TXmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 7 Mar 1912 [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Wichita Falls, TXmap
Profile last modified 17 Sep 2019 | Created 20 Nov 2017 | Last significant change: 17 Sep 2019
15:04: Charles Avis edited the Biography for Frank Piner Avis (1885-1958). (Added a source) [Thank Charles for this]
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Frank was born in 1885. He was the son of James Avis and Minnie Bush. He passed away in 1958.

Published biographies of Piner Avis:

  • “Too Young and Doesn't Look It But He's Real Old-Timer”, Wichita Daily Times 5/15/1949 Transcript
  • “He's Seen 'Em Come and Go”, Wichita Daily Times, 5/12/1957 Transcript


  • Bible of the James David Avis family Transcript
  • List of J. D. Avis descendants from Ruby Avis Dunkelberg Transcript
  • “Long-Time Resident Mrs. J. D. Avis Dies”, Unknown newspaper Transcript
  • “Mrs. J. D. Avis Rites Will Be Sunday”, Wichita Daily Times, June 28, 1952 Transcript
  • “DEATH CLOSES ACTIVE CAREER OF J. D. AVIS”, Unknown newspaper Transcript
  • “J. D. AVIS DIES SUNDAY AT HIS HOME ON TENTH”, Wichita Daily Times 9-30-1935 p. 1 Transcript
  • “FUNERAL SERVICE FOR J. D. AVIS HELD AT 4 P.M. TUESDAY”, Unknown newspaper Transcript
  • “Four Generations at 82nd Birthday”, Unknown newspaper Transcript
  • Riverside Cemetery, Wichita Falls, TX - James David Avis and family grave list
  • Kearby, Mary. Pioneers Remember. pp. 17, 18, 335. Avis interviews from the Wichita Falls Golden Jubliee of 1932
  • Remembrances of A. W. "Jake" Avis Transcript
  • “Pioneer Native Wichitan Dies After Long Illness”, Wichita Daily Times, 1-21-1958, p. 2 Transcript
  • U. S. Census 1900, Wichita Co., TX., Supr. Dist. 3, Enum. Dist. 125, Prec. 1, sheet 5, Family 81, 6/6/1900 Transcript
  • Letter to Lillian Avis Baum from Dr. Brown about her father J. D. Avis in possession of Avis-179 Transcript
  • "Burial Mrs. White, Wichita Pioneer, to be in Montague”, Wichita Daily Times, 5-6-1925, p. 3. Transcript
  • "Mrs. W. U. McCutchen Succumbs to Illness". A Wichita Falls, TX newspaper. Unknown date. Transcript
  • "SERVICES FOR CHARLES AVIS HERE SATURDAY", Wichita Daily Times, Wichita Falls, TX. 3/28/1931, p. 10. Transcript
  • Excerpts of J. D. Avis will in court ruling (J. D. Avis heirs vs. First National Bank), Wichita Co., TX 2nd District Court, #8025, 2/24/1943 [1]
  • "LANDMARK PASSES IN REJUVENATION". Unknown Wichita Falls, TX newspaper. Unknown date. Transcript
  • "LEGISLATORS HONOR AVIS", Wichita Falls Record-News unknown date Transcript
  • "Wichitan Passes", Wichita Daily Times 9-30-1935 p. 1 Transcript

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