no image
Privacy Level: Open (White)

Roy Gilchrest (1902 - 1968)

Roy Gilchrest
Born in Texas, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Texas, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 12 Oct 2019 | Last significant change: 30 Dec 2020
12:44: Nelda (Gilchrist) Spires edited the Biography for Roy Gilchrest (1902-1968). (adding source--death certificate--which names parents) [Thank Nelda for this]
This page has been accessed 21 times.


Charles Roy Gilchrest was born on 17 Sept 1902 in Texas, United States.[1][2][3] He was the son of Joseph Sephas Gilchrist and Rose Ann Jane "Jannie" Hobbs.[4]

In 1910, Charles Ray Gilchrest (7) was living in Coryell, Texas, with parents J S Gilchrest (37) and Janie Gilchrest (35), and siblings Clara May 917), Sarah Lou (16), Lillie (13), Harvey (10), Cleburne (6), Lettie B (2) and Joseph W (0), and with uncle Wesley Hobbs (20).[1]

In 1930, Roy Gilchrest (37) was living in Coryell, Texas, with wife Pearl Gilchrest (40), and children Darryl (18), Garnett (16), Dorothy (13), Velma (11) and Lauetta (6). He was working as a farm laborer.[2]

Roy Gilchrest died on 3 Apr 1968. He was buried at Restland Cemetery, Gatesville, Coryell County, Texas, USA.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Charles Ray Gilchresh [Gilchrest]. Year: 1910; Census Place: Justice Precinct 6, Coryell, Texas; Roll: T624_1542; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0041; FHL microfilm: 1375555. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2006.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roy Gilchrest. Year: 1940; Census Place: Coryell, Texas; Roll: m-t0627-04013; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 50-15. 1940 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Grave marker for Roy Gilchrest: Find A Grave: Memorial #46103282
  4. "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 March 2018), Charley Roy Gilchrest, 03 Apr 1968; citing certificate number 25365, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,138,980.

More Genealogy Tools

Sponsored Search

Is Roy your ancestor? Please don't go away!
 star icon Login to collaborate or comment, or
 star icon ask our community of genealogists a question.
Sponsored Search by

DNA Connections
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Roy by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage (beta) of DNA with Roy:

Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Sponsored by Ancestry ®

Family History Search.


Enter a grandparent's name. Just one grandparent can lead you to many discoveries.


Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.

G  >  Gilchrest  >  Roy Gilchrest