WHITFIELD Family

First Generation

1. William 'Luther'1 Whitfield (#15332) was born 24 Oct 1886. William died 3 Apr 1972 in Pleasant Grove, Jefferson Co., Al ?, at 85 years of age. His body was interred in Vandiver Cem., Shelby Co., Al.

He married Lula Ella 'Eller' Isbell. (Lula Ella 'Eller' Isbell is #15331.) Lula was born in Shelby Co., Al 15 Sep 1884. Lula was the daughter of Godfrey 'Bud' Daniel Beauregard Isbell and Nancy Elizabeth 'Nan' Brasher. Lula died 5 Sep 1927 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Al, at 42 years of age. Her body was interred in Vandiver Cem., Shelby Co., Al. At 21 years of age Lula became the mother of Ivy P. Whitfield in Shelby Co., Al, 1906. At 23 years of age Lula became the mother of Dora Doyle Whitfield in Shelby Co., Al, 18 Mar 1908. At 26 years of age Lula became the mother of Emmett Whitfield 28 Dec 1910. At 28 years of age Lula became the mother of Pinson Harold Whitfield 15 Dec 1912. At 33 years of age Lula became the mother of Clelland Whitfield 8 Jun 1918. At 42 years of age Lula became the mother of Marvin Whitfield 26 Aug 1927.

At 19 years of age William became the father of Ivy P. Whitfield in Shelby Co., Al, 1906. At 21 years of age William became the father of Dora Doyle Whitfield in Shelby Co., Al, 18 Mar 1908. At 24 years of age William became the father of Emmett Whitfield 28 Dec 1910. At 26 years of age William became the father of Pinson Harold Whitfield 15 Dec 1912. At 31 years of age William became the father of Clelland Whitfield 8 Jun 1918. At 40 years of age William became the father of Marvin Whitfield 26 Aug 1927. Luther retired from TCI Steel Mill in Birmingham. This family lived in Birmingham. Believe he remarried. Birth and death dates from tombstone. FTM gives his death date as 19 July 1972. Last residence given as Pleasant Grove, Jefferson Co. on SSDI. SS# 416-09-1673.

William 'Luther' Whitfield and Lula Ella 'Eller' Isbell had the following children:

child 2 i. Willadean2 Whitfield (#15358). She married Clarence Belcher. (Clarence Belcher is #15359.) Clarence was born 20 Mar 1916. Clarence died May 1980 in Mount Olive, Jefferson Co., Al ?, at 64 years of age. (See Clarence Belcher for the continuation of this line.) Deceased. Has four children. Not on SSDI.

child 3 ii. W. L. Whitfield (#15367). W. died DECEASED. He married Brook Vines. (Brook Vines is #15368.)

child + 4 iii. Ivy P. Whitfield was born 1906.

child 5 iv. Dora Doyle Whitfield (#15339) was born in Shelby Co., Al 18 Mar 1908. Dora died Apr 1984 in Fairfield, Jefferson Co., Al ?, at 76 years of age. She married Carl Meadows. (Carl Meadows is #15340.) Carl was born 29 May 1906. Carl died Oct 1980 in Fairfield, Jefferson Co., Al ?, at 74 years of age. i0 Birth and death dates taken from SSDI which gave last residence as Fairfield. SS# 418-09-7515. She is listed in the Shelby County birth records, born 18 March 1908, to Lula E. Isbell and Wm. L. Whitfield. Lula had three children, one deceased. SSDI gives birthdate as 11 Mar 1908, last residence as Fairfield. Did she die there? SS # 419-30-6517.

child + 6 v. Emmett Whitfield was born 28 Dec 1910.

child + 7 vi. Pinson Harold Whitfield was born 15 Dec 1912.

child 8 vii. Clelland Whitfield (#15364) was born 8 Jun 1918. Clelland died 15 Feb 1997 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Al, at 78 years of age. She married James Liddell. (James Liddell is #15365.) James was born 3 May 1905. James died Sep 1985 in Pleasant Grove, Jefferson Co., Al ?, at 80 years of age. (See James Liddell for the continuation of this line.) She is living in a nursing home. Has one son, Jerry. Try 205-774-6766; ask for Jerry's number. He probably lives in Birmingham. Have another number 979-9028. Birth and death dates taken from SSDI which gave last residence as Birmingham. SS# 417-09-4000.

child 9 viii. Marvin Whitfield (#15369) was born 26 Aug 1927. Marvin died Oct 1979 in Bessemer, Jefferson Co., Al, at 52 years of age. He married 'Tiny' Unknown. ('Tiny' Unknown is #15370.) His wife was from CA. Birth and death dates taken from SSDI which gave last residence as Bessemer. SS# 420-22-7043.

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