Person:Lelia Iles (1)

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Name Lelia V. Iles
Gender Female
Birth? 8 May 1904 Salt Lick, Bath, Kentucky, United States
Marriage Bet 1920 and 1930 Bath, Kentucky, United Statesto Charles Jewell Francis
Occupation[1] 1950 notary public
Residence? Bet 1950 and 1999 Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States
Occupation? Bath, Kentucky, United Stateshair dresser
Occupation[1] Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United Statesreal estate agent/Realtor
Death? 23 Jul 1999 Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States

First Black Woman Realtor in Ohio. First Black realtor in Dayton. Second Black realtor in the United States. Community leader. Civil Rights activist. Christian. Church leader.


Social Security Death Index

1910 census, Bath, Kentucky, child

1920 census, Salt Lick, Bath, Kentucky, teen

1930 census, Salt Lick, Bath, Kentucky, married

1940 census, Bath, Kentucky, adult

U. S. Public Records Index, volume 2

Williams Dayton City Directory 1943 1950 1955-6, advertisement for Francis Realty Co and Wm. Iles Property Management

Dayton Daily News, 5 October 1991, B15 – Thomas Approval

Dayton Daily News, 20 January 1992, A1 – Defeating Racism

Dayton Daily News, 11 August 1992, A1 – Marchers Strike

Dayton Daily News, 16 December 1992, A1 – Scrupulous Landlords

Dayton Daily News, 21 September 1995, B1 – Landlord Protests

Dayton Daily News, 26 July 1999 B3 – Lelia Iles Francis Dies

Dayton Daily News, 27 July 1999 B5 – Obituary for Lelia Iles Francis

Dayton Daily News, 21 May 2009, A11 – Realtor Recognized

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 U.S. City Directories: [database on-line]. (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).

    1943 not listed in Dayton city directory
    1950 Francis Chas J (Lelia) dist mgr Mammoth Life & Accident Ins Co h 507 S Summit
    1950 Francis Mrs Lelia Notary Public
    1955-6 Francis Realty Co
    (Charles J Francis - Lelia I Francis) 15 years of real estate service
    1905 W 3d (7), Tel Fulton 3292
    also in advertising section page 104, Francis Realty Co and Wm. Iles, Property Management

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    Name: Mrs Lelia Francis
    Gender: Female
    Residence Year: 1950
    Street address: Do
    Residence Place: Dayton, Ohio, USA
    Occupation: Notary Public
    Publication Title: Dayton, Ohio, City Directory, 1950

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    Ancestry
    1940 United States Federal Census

    Name: Lelis Francis
    Respondent: Yes
    Age: 36
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1904
    Gender: Female
    Race: Negro
    Birthplace: Kentucky
    Marital Status: Married
    Relation to Head of House: Wife
    Home in 1940: Bath, Kentucky
    Street: US 60
    Inferred Residence in 1935: Bath, Kentucky
    Residence in 1935: Same House
    Sheet Number: 3A
    Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
    Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
    Occupation: Beauty Operator
    Woman Marriages: No
    Woman Age at First Marriage: 24
    Number of Children Ever Born: 2
    Attended School or College: No
    Highest Grade Completed: College, 1st year
    Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 40
    Class of Worker: Working on own account
    Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
    Income: 720
    Income Other Sources: No
    Native Language: English
    Social Security Number: No
    Usual Occupation: Beauty Operator
    Usual Industry: Private Salon
    Usual Class of Worker: Working on own account
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Charles Francis 36
    Lelis Francis 36
    Charles Jewell Francis 2nd 10
    Nancy Lie Francis 7
    Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: Bath, Kentucky; Roll: T627_1278; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 6-7
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
    Original Data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.
    Description:
    The 1940 United States Federal Census is the largest census released to date and the most recent census available for public access. The census gives us a glimpse into the lives of Americans in 1940, with details about a household’s occupants that include birthplaces, occupations, education, citizenship, and income.
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    Ancestry
    1930 United States Federal Census

    Name: Lela V Francis
    Age in 1930: 26
    Birth Year: abt 1904
    Gender: Female
    Race: Negro
    Birthplace: Kentucky
    Marital Status: Married
    Relation to Head of House: Daughter
    Home in 1930: Salt Lick, Bath, Kentucky
    Street Address: Midland Trail Street
    Ward of City: One
    Dwelling Number: 224
    Family Number: 226
    Age at First Marriage: 24
    Attended School: No
    Able to Read and Write: Yes
    Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
    Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
    Able to Speak English: Yes
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Richard Iles 84
    Darsie Iles 57
    Lela V Francis 26
    Jewell Francis 0
    Jewell Francis 26
    Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Salt Lick, Bath, Kentucky; Roll: 731; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0007; Image: 978.0; FHL microfilm: 2340466
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.
    Original Data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.
    Description:
    The 1930 Census contains records for approximately 123 million Americans. The census gives us a glimpse into the lives of Americans in 1930, and contains information about a household’s family members and occupants including: birthplaces, occupations, immigration, citizenship, and military service. The names of those listed in the census are linked to actual images of the 1930 Census.
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    Ancestry
    1920 United States Federal Census

    Name: Lela V Iles
    Age: 15
    Birth Year: abt 1905
    Birthplace: Kentucky
    Home in 1920: Salt Lick, Bath, Kentucky
    Street: Main Street
    Race: Black
    Gender: Female
    Relation to Head of House: Daughter
    Marital Status: Single
    Father's Name: Richard Iles
    Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
    Mother's Name: Dorsey M Iles
    Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
    Able to Speak English: Yes
    Attended School: Yes
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Richard Iles 73
    Dorsey M Iles 46
    Lillie B Iles 19
    Lela V Iles 15
    Source Citation: Year: 1920; Census Place: Salt Lick, Bath, Kentucky; Roll: T625_558; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 7; Image: 681
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
    Original Data: Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 are on roll 323 (Chicago City).
    Description:
    This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1920 United States Federal Census, the Fourteenth Census of the United States. It includes all states and territories, as well as Military and Naval Forces, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, and the Panama Canal Zone. The census provides many details about individuals and families including: name, gender, age, birthplace, year of immigration, mother tongue, and parents’ birthplaces. In addition, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1920 Federal Census.
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    Ancestry
    1910 United States Federal Census

    Name: Lelar V Iles
    Age in 1910: 6
    Birth Year: abt 1904
    Birthplace: Kentucky
    Home in 1910: Magisterial District 4, Bath, Kentucky
    Race: Mulatto
    Gender: Female
    Relation to Head of House: Daughter
    Marital Status: Single
    Father's Name: Richard Iles
    Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
    Mother's Name: Dossie M Iles
    Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Richard Iles 51
    Dossie M Iles 36
    William M Iles 13
    Bertie R Iles 11
    Lillie B Iles 9
    Lelar V Iles 6
    Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Magisterial District 4, Bath, Kentucky; Roll: T624_463; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0008; FHL microfilm: 1374476
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
    Original Data: Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA.
    Description:
    This database is an index to the head of households enumerated in the 1910 United States Federal Census, the Thirteenth Census of the United States. In addition, each indexed name is linked to actual images of the 1910 Federal Census. The information recorded in the census includes: name, relationship to head of family, age at last birthday, sex, color or race, whether single, married, widowed, or divorced, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, and more.
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    U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2

    Name: Lelia Francis
    Birth Date: 8 May 1904
    Address: 507 S Paul Laurence Dunbar St, Dayton, 45402-8124, OH

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    Ancestry
    Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007

    Name: Lelia I Francis
    Birth Date: 8 May 1904
    Birth Place: Kentucky, United States
    Gender: Female
    Race: African American
    Hispanic Origin: Not Hispanic
    Residence Place: Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States
    Residence Zip Code: 45407
    Death Date: 23 Jul 1999
    Death Time: 11:00 AM
    Hospital of Death: Home
    Death Place: Dayton, Montgomery
    Certificate: 060661
    Age at Death: 95
    Registrar's Certificate Number: 03727
    Certifier: Coroner
    Referred to Coroner: Referred to Coroner
    Autopsy: Autopsy performed
    Method of Disposition: Burial
    Filing Date: 27 Jul 1999
    Hospital Status: Other/Residence
    Injury in Ohio: Yes
    Injury at Work: No
    Type Place of Injury: Home
    County of Injury: Montgomery
    Social Security Number: 294-22-7179
    Father's Surname: Iles
    Mother's Maiden Name: Mc Gowan
    Marital Status: Widowed
    Education: 1 year college
    Armed Forces Indicator: No
    Census Tract: 0037
    Primary Registration District: 5701
    Source Citation: Certificate: 060661; Volume: 32051
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com and Ohio Department of Health. Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010.
    Original Data:
    Ohio. Division of Vital Statistics. Death Certificates and Index, December 20, 1908-December 31, 1953. State Archives Series 3094. Ohio Historical Society, Ohio.
    Ohio Department of Health. Index to Annual Deaths, 1958-2002. Ohio Department of Health, State Vital Statistics Unit, Columbus, OH, USA.
    Description:
    This database, with over 5.3 million names, lists deaths between 1908 and 2007 in the State of Ohio, USA.
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  8.   Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index: Death Master File, database. (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service).

    Name: Lelia I. Francis
    SSN: 294-22-7179
    Last Residence:
    45407 Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, USA
    BORN: 8 May 1904
    Died: 15 Jul 1999
    State (Year) SSN issued: Ohio (Before 1951)