Samuel and Effie (Ballard) Wilhoyte had three children: Allen, Norval, and Annie. The 1900 census shows Samuel and Effie in New Albany IN.
1900 Federal Census: Indiana, Floyd County, New Albany, page 154A
household 177/184 - 617 Eleventh Street
Wilhoyte, Samuel - head, M W 35, born Nov 1865 in KY, married 11 years, parents born KY, railroad conductor
Wilhoyte, Effie - wife, F W 31, born Nov 1868 in KY, 1 child, father born KY, mother born IN
Although the census record shows Effie as the mother of one child, the child is not listed. That child was a son they named Allen Sims Wilhoyte who was born 7 Jun 1891 in Oldham County KY, as shown in his Texas death certificate.
Samuel Wilhoyte died before the 1910 census. Effie is shown in that census living in Louisville with two sons.
1910 Federal Census: Kentucky, Jefferson County, Louisville Ward 4, page 54B
household 154/206 - 500 East Gray Street
Wilhoyt, Effie - head, F W 40, widow, 2 children, born KY, parents born KY
Wilhoyt, Allen - son, M W 18, single, born KY, telegraph operator
Wilhoyt, Norville - son, M W 10, born KY
This is puzzling as her daughter Anna Florence Wilhoyte was born 28 Jan 1909 in Jefferson County KY.
Census record confusion continues in the 1920 census where Effie Wilhoite and her three children were living near the corner of Gray and Jackson Streets in Louisville KY. For some reason, the census records two daughters and a son, but the eldest "daughter" was actually her son, Allen. Also, the son was identified as Orvil, which is an apparent misspelling of his name, Norval.
1920 Federal Census: Kentucky, Jefferson County, Louisville Ward 4, page 212B
household 140/215 - 500 East Gray Street
Wilhoite, Effie - head, F W 53, widow, born KY, father born KY, mother born IN
Wilhoite, Alline S. - daughter, F W 28, single, born KY, parents born KY
Wilhoite, Orvil J. - son, M W 18, single, born KY, parents born KY, supervisor at telegraph company
Wilhoite, Annie F. - daughter, F W 11, born KY, parents born KY
By 1930, Effie, Norval, and Annie were living on Bardstown Road in Louisville. Allen is found in Macon GA, married to Gladys Nix.
1930 Federal Census: Kentucky, Jefferson County, Louisville, page 125B
household 433/494 - 1255 Bardstown Road
Wilhoyte, Effie - head, F W 60, widow, born KY, father born KY, mother born IN
Wilhoyte, Norval - son, M W 27, single, born KY, parents born KY, multiplex operator
Wilhoyte, Anna F. - daughter, F W 20, single, born KY, parents born KY, office stenographer
1930 Federal Census: Georgia, Bibb County, Macon, page 142B, household 274/410
Nix, Ada - head, F W 47, widow, married at 17, born GA, parents born GA, no occupation
Wilhoyte, Allen S. - son-in-law, M W 38, married at 32, born KY, parents born KY, traveling salesman for telegraph company
Wilhoyte, Gladys - daughter, F W 29, married at 23, born GA, parents born GA, no occupation
From the Kentucky Death Index (KDI), and the Social Security Death Index (SSDI), We know that Effie Wilhoyte died in Louisville on 13 Apr 1969. The date of her birth is less sure. The SSDI gives it as 5 Nov 1864. The KDI indicates that she was 103 when she died, which would mean she was born in 1866. The 1900 census gives it as Nov 1868. Finally The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, (Volume 10, Number 28, 1912, pages 103-105) gives her birth as 12 Nov 1866. We tend to favor the latter date.
Allen's wife, Gladys may have died in 1935. We find a listing for Mrs. Gladys Wilhoyte who died on 3 Feb 1935 in Bibb County GA (Macon).  The death certificate number is 2796. We do not have access to it to verify that this is Allen's wife.
Allen Wilhoyte was living in Houston TX when he died on 23 Nov 1976. His death certificate (shown above) gives his parents' names, and indicates that he was a widower. The informant was his sister, identified as Mrs. Charles G. Middleton. His remains were returned to Oldham County so he could be buried beside his mother.
Norval J. Wilhoyte was born 12 Oct 1900 [SSDI] and died in Louisville on 14 Aug 1970. [KDI]. According to one undocumented source, Norval Joseph Wilhoyte married Mary Emmalene Hardesty on 18 Apr 1941. This source indicates that she was born 24 Jan 1907 in Lebanon KY. This date is verified in her death record [SSDI]. She died on 12 May 1987 in Louisville. [KDI]
As indicated above, Anna Florence Wilhoyte was born 28 Jan 1909. We find her in the SSDI, listed as Ann W. Middleton. According to that source, she died on 9 Nov 2000 in Goshen, Oldham County KY.
We find a Charles G. Middleton, age 71 who died in Jefferson County on 22 Apr 1988. [KDI] This is possibly Ann's husband.
Returning to Samuel and Effie (Ballard) Wilhoyte, Samuel Sims Wilhoyte was a son of James Sims Wilhoite and Lucy Ann Wilhoite. He first appears in the 1860 census, shown below.
1860 Federal Census: Kentucky, Oldham County, page 65
Jas S. Wilhite - 34 M, farmer, born KY
Lucy Wilhite - 26 F, born KY
Saml Wilhite - 6 M, born KY
Melissa Wilhite - 4 F, born KY
Gerlinda Wilhite - 2 F, born KY
James Sims Wilhoite and Lucy Ann Wilhoite were first cousins, grandchildren of Jesse and Mildred (Stone?) Wilhoit. Both can be found on page 75 of The Germanna Record, Number 13 published by the Memorial Foundation of the Germanna Colonies in Virginia. Jesse Wilhoit was a son of Tobias and Catherine Wilhoit (pages 49-50), and a grandson of Michael Wilheit, the immigrant.
Effie Ballard Wilhoyte was a daughter of Addison C. Ballard and Helen M. Varry who married 28 Jun 1860. The following chart is based on information found in The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, (Volume 10, Number 28, 1912, pages 103-105). Additional information about the Railey line is also given in this volume.1 Camden Montague Ballard
 Ancestry.com. Georgia Deaths, 1919-98 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2001. Original data: State of Georgia. Indexes of Vital Records for Georgia: Deaths, 1919-1998. Georgia, USA: Georgia Health Department, Office of Vital Records, 1998.
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