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Iska Gentle (Yates) May (1906 - 1956)

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Iska Gentle May formerly Yates
Born in Crandall, Kaufman County, Texas, USAmap
Wife of — married in Kaufman County, Texas, USAmap
Mother of [private daughter (1920s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1930s - unknown)]
Died in McAllen, Hidalgo County, Texas, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Oct 2013
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Biography

Iska was born August 2, 1906 in Crandall County, Texas to father W E Yates and mother Lula Fowler.[1]

United States Census, 1910

1910 - Justice Precinct 8, Kaufman County, Texas

Iska Or Etha Yates wed James Horace May May 31, 1925 in Kaufman County, Texas.[2]

Iska Gentle Yates was listed as the mother of Jerel Marie May who was born September 25, 1929 in Mcallen, Hidalgo County, Texas. The father was listed as James Horace May.[3]

Isfa May was enumerated as wife of the head of household at 2613 Key Avenue, McAllen, Hidalgo County, Texas for the April 17, United States Census, 1930. She was noted as born 1907 in Texas and married. She was first married at the age of eighteen as seen in an image of the original census. Also included in the household are head James H May and daughter Jewel May.[4]

Gentel Iska Yates was listed as the mother of Patricia Ann May who was born August 9, 1933 in Starr County, Texas. The father was listed as J H May.[5]

On April 1, 1935, Iska May lived in Starr County, Texas.[6]

Iska May was enumerated as wife of the head of household at Justice Precinct 1, Starr County, Texas for the April 26, United States Census, 1940. She was noted as born 1907 in Texas and married as seen in this image of the original census. Also included in the household are head James H May, daughter Jeral May and daughter Patricia May.[6]

Iska May died July 3, 1956 in McAllen, Hidalgo County, Texas. She was married.[1]

Iska Yates May is buried at Mont Meta Memorial Park in San Benito, Cameron County, Texas.[7]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K3QV-QMY : accessed 06 Sep 2014), Iska May, 03 Jul 1956; citing certificate number 37160, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2114767.
  2. "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV1H-91K4 : accessed 30 August 2016), James Horace May and Iska Or Etha Yates, 31 May 1925, Marriage; citing Kaufman, Texas, United States, various county clerk offices, Texas State Library and Archives Commission, Texas Dept. of State Health Services and Golightly-Payne-Coon Co.; FHL microfilm 1,451,662.
  3. "Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1935," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VHZL-32R : accessed 06 Sep 2014), Iska Gentle Yates in entry for Jerel Marie May, 25 Sep 1929; citing Mcallen, Hidalgo, Texas, United States, certificate 78833, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2139018.
  4. "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/CMCL-X3Z : accessed 06 Sep 2014), Isfa May in household of James H May, McAllen, Hidalgo, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0024, sheet 9A, family 185, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2356.
  5. "Texas, Birth Index, 1903-1997," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VDSW-46V : accessed 06 Sep 2014), Gentel Iska Yates in entry for Patricia Ann May, 09 Aug 1933; citing Texas Department of State Health Services.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K43J-4K6 : accessed 06 Sep 2014), Iska May in household of James H May, Justice Precinct 1, Starr, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 214-4, sheet 13B, family 248, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 4139.
  7. Find A Grave website

See also:

  • "United States Census, 1910," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M235-HNS : accessed 06 Sep 2014), Iska Yates in household of W E Yates, Justice Precinct 8, Kaufman, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 42, sheet 3A, family 44, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375583.


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