3. Documentation for Mavis Lorene Gouty
(11 Apr 1918 to 17 Aug 1986)
mother of Curtis Lynn Older
(05 Nov 1947 to ___________)



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Mavis Lorene Gouty was born on the
Daniel Alexander Fox farm in Highland Township, Vermillion County, Indiana, near the town of Gessie. Mavis was the daughter of Robert William Gouty and Ethel Belle Fox.(1) Mavis grew up on her father's 40-acre farm that he received upon the death of his father, Joseph P. Gouty.(2)

Mavis graduated from Covington High School, Covington, Fountain County, Indiana, in May or June 1936.(
3) On September 1, 1938, Mavis Lorene Gouty married Truxton James Older in Danville, Illinois.(4) Truxton was the son of Roy Burton Older and Ethel Leona Worth. Truxton was born September 28, 1911, in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois.(5)

Truxton and Mavis Older purchased a home at
13 South Griffin Street, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, in 1947.(6) Curtis Lynn Older, a son of Truxton and Mavis Older, was born at Lake View Hospital in Danville, Illinois, on November 5, 1947.(7) Robert William Gouty, the father of Mavis, died on June 4, 1949, at age 59 from spinal meningitis at Lake View Hospital in Danville, Illinois.(8) Upon the death of her father, Mavis and her mother each received one-half of the farm in Warren County, Indiana, where Mavis grew up.(9)

Mavis joined the Daughters of the American Revolution as a descendant of
Frederick Fox and received national number 437492 on October 13, 1955.(10) Truxton and Mavis Older sold their home at 13 South Griffin Street, Danville, Illinois, in 1969 or 1970.(11) Ethel Belle Fox Gouty died at Lake View Hospital in Danville, Illinois, on January 25, 1971, at age 78 after spending approximately 6 years in a nursing home due to a stroke she suffered about 1964 that paralyzed one-half of her body.(12)

Mavis Lorene Gouty Older died at age 68 on Sunday, August 17, 1986, at Lake View Hospital in Danville, Illinois after battling various forms of cancer for a period of about eight years. She is buried next to her parents at the Lower Mound Cemetery west of Covington, Indiana.(14)

Robert, Ethel, and Mavis Gouty were listed in the Warren County, Mound Township, Indiana, Federal Census in 1920 and in 1930, enumerated April 17, 1930, family #24 and dwelling #24. Truxton and Mavis Older were in the 1940 Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, Federal Census. Truxton, Mavis, and Curtis Older lived at 13 South Griffin Street, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, at the time of the 1950 and the 1960 Federal Census. Truxton and Mavis Older probably lived at 1933 N. Bowman Avenue, Danville, Illinois, in 1970, or at 13 S. Griffin Street. Truxton and Mavis Older lived at 1933 N. Bowman Avenue, Danville, Illinois at the time of the 1980 Federal Census.(15)

Social Security Administration records indicate Mavis Older was assigned Social Security number 357-09-1897 before 1951 in the state of Illinois. The records indicate she was born April 11, 1918, and died in August 1986. Her last residence listed was Danville, Illinois, zip code 61832.
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Child (
Older), born in Danville, Illinois:

i.
Curtis Lynn, born November 5, 1947


ORIGINAL SOURCE MATERIAL to support the RELATIONSHIP between
MAVIS LORENE GOUTY and her son CURTIS LYNN OLDER


1)
Birth certificate for Curtis Lynn Older, parents Truxton James Older and Mavis Lorene Gouty Older, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, County Clerk's Office, Registered Birth #1884, signed by Doctor Henry P. Lattuada. Filed November 21, 1947, with G. G. Arnholt, Registrar, Vermilion County, Illinois, probably at page 36393.

2) Quitclaim deed from Mavis L. Older a/k/a Mavis Lorene Older a/k/a Lorane Gouty Older to her husband Truxton J. Older and to her son Curtis L. Older entered at Williamsport, Indiana, by Auditor of Warren County, 11:37 AM, deed record 101, page 226, on October 26, 1983.

3) Danville Commercial News newspaper death announcement for Mavis Lorene Gouty Older, probably on August 18 or 19, 1986, lists Curtis L. Older as a son and Truxton J. Older as husband.

4) Will of Mavis Lorene Gouty Older, in possession of Curtis Lynn Older. Probably recorded at Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, court house.

5) Census records for Truxton James Older, Mavis Lorene Gouty Older, and Curtis Lynn Older for 1950 and 1960, State of Illinois, Danville, Vermilion County.

6) Notice of birth of Curtis Lynn Older to Truxton Older and Mavis Lorene Gouty Older about November 6 or 7, 1947, appearing in Danville Commercial News.

7) Ethel Belle Fox Gouty Family Bible in the possession of Curtis Lynn Older. Lists Curtis Lynn Older as the son of Truxton James Older and Mavis Lorene Gouty Older. Copies of pages from the Ethel Belle Fox Family Bible are in a CD-rom disc entitled Fox's Gap in Maryland, which is at the Frederick County Historical Society, Frederick, Maryland.

8) State of Illinois Medical Record of Death, Mavis Lorene Older, registration district #92.0, registered number D86-0744, informant Truxton J. Older, relationship Husband, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, court house.


REFERENCES


1.
Birth certificate #73, page 64, recorded April 13, 1918, Indiana State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Newport, Vermillion County, Indiana. Ethel Belle Fox Gouty Family Bible in the possession of Curtis Lynn Older. Copies of pages from the Ethel Belle Fox Family Bible are in a CD-rom disc entitled Fox's Gap in Maryland, which is at the Frederick County Historical Society, Frederick, Maryland.

2. Estate Papers of Joseph P. Gouty, October 15, 1939, executors Robert W. Gouty and Ezra Gouty.

3. Registrar, Covington High School, Covington, Fountain County, Indiana.

4. Marriage license, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, September 1, 1938. Danville Commercial News newspaper engagement announcement, probably in August 1938.

5. Birth certificate for Truxton James Older, born September 28, 1911, in the County Clerk's Office, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois.

6. Recorder of Deeds Office, Court House, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, house at 13 South Griffin Street, Danville, Illinois.

7. Birth certificate, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, County Clerk's Office, Registered Birth #1884, signed by Doctor Henry P. Lattuada. Filed November 21, 1947, with G. G. Arnholt, Registrar, Vermilion County, Illinois, probably at page 36393. Ethel Belle Fox Gouty Family Bible in possession of Curtis Lynn Older. Copies of pages from the Ethel Belle Fox Family Bible are in a CD-rom entitled Fox's Gap in Maryland. Danville Commercial News newspaper birth announcement, probably on November 6 or 7, 1947. Will of Mavis Lorene Gouty Older, in possession of Curtis Lynn Older.

8. Death certificate for Robert William Gouty, State of Illinois Medical Record of Death, Court House, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois. Danville Commercial News newspaper death announcement, probably June 5 or 6, 1949.

9. Warren County Recorder of Deeds, Williamsport, Warren County, Indiana.

10. Daughters of the American Revolution, national number 437492, October 13, 1955 national headquarters Washington, DC.

11. Recorder of Deeds, Vermilion County Court House, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, house at 13 South Griffin Street in Danville.

12. State of Illinois Medical Record of Death, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois. Danville Commercial News newspaper death announcement in 1972.

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14. State of Illinois Medical Record of Death, registration district #92.0, registered number D86-0744. Danville Commercial News newspaper death announcement, probably on August 18 or 19, 1986. Will of Mavis Lorene Gouty Older, in possession of Curtis Lynn Older.

15. United States Census Records.

16. Ancestry.com Social Security Death Index - Name: Mavis Older, SSN: 357-09-1897, Last Residence: 61832  Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States of America, Born: 11 Apr 1918, Last Benefit: 61832  Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States of America, Died: Aug 1986m State (Year) SSN issued: Illinois (Before 1951 ).