Vernon Presley
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Vernon Elvis Presley (1916 - 1979)

Vernon Elvis Presley
Born in Fulton, Itawamba, Mississippi, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 17 Jun 1933 in Pontotoc, Co, Mississippimap
Husband of — married 3 Jul 1960 in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 63 in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United Statesmap
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Vernon Presley was born in Appalachia, in Mississippi.

Vernon Elvis Presley was born April 10, 1916 in Fulton, Itawamba County, Mississippi. He was the son of Jessie Presley and Minerva Hood.[1]

Marriage 1: 17 Jun 1933, He married Gladys Love Smith at Pontotoc County, Mississippi.

Marriage 2: Davada Mae Stanley.

Vernon died 26 June 1979 in Memphis, Tennessee.


  1. Elvis Presley Family History
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 25 April 2016), Vernon Presley in household of Dle Presley, Fulton, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States; citing sheet 8A, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,820,877.
  • "United States Census, 1930", database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 25 April 2016), Vernon E Presley in entry for Jessie D Presley, 1930.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 25 April 2016), Vernon Pressley, Beat 3, Lee, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 41-20, sheet 21B, family 384, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 2042.

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2024 3 26 Check Piver-37 to Presley-5, Norris, Gore, Cummins, Whitfield, Hood, Presley lines. per Piver-37. There are Mullins, SC along Little Pee Dee along state line, and NC roots.
posted by Johnny Piver Jr
edited by Johnny Piver Jr
Well Hello cousin!!! It took me 50 years to find out this info!
posted by Amy Kraemer
Took me even longer, just found out 1 month ago and I am 70 and have a handwritten pedigree with no mention.
posted by Judy Webster ms
The Olney link / source does not take a person anywhere except the main page of Rootsweb
This profile is a duplicate and needs to be merged. Oh WikiTree we should only have one profile per person and the Presley line has at least most of the more recent people from that family already profiled.
posted on Presley-1350 (merged) by Dale Byers
Vernon Presley's Grandmother Rosella Presley had 7? I think children. since she never married they all carried the Presley surname. I don't know if or how many were from the same male.
posted by Bob Presley Sr.
Presley-667 and Presley-5 appear to represent the same person because: Obviously the same person.
posted by Barbara Sweeney

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