Levie Ophellia Renfroe

23 February 1892–9 March 1949 (Age 57)
Josie, Pike, Alabama, United States

The Life of Levie Ophellia

When Levie Ophellia Renfroe was born on 23 February 1892, in Josie, Pike, Alabama, United States, her father, James Franklin Renfroe, was 32 and her mother, Julia Rodgers, was 29. She married James Arthur Renfroe on 15 September 1912, in Josie, Pike, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Rural, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 12 Josie, Pike, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 9 March 1949, in Pike, Alabama, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Josie, Pike, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Arthur Renfroe
Levie Ophellia Renfroe
Marriage: 15 September 1912
Evie Renfroe
James Carlton Renfroe
Gladys Renfroe
Alma Renfroe
Verna Norma Renfro
Edward Renfroe
Carolyn Oble Renfroe

Spouse and Children

15 September 1912
Josie, Pike, Alabama, United States


    Evie Renfroe


    James Carlton Renfroe


    Gladys Renfroe


    Alma Renfroe


    Verna Norma Renfro


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Franklin Renfroe


    Julia Rodgers




    Charlie Franklin Renfroe



    Lety Jane Renfroe


    William Clifford Renfroe


    Lester Lee Renfroe


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 3

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 16

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scottish Renfrew .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Levy O Renfroe in household of Jim F Renfroe, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Levie Renfru in household of J Arthor Renfru, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leavie Renfroe in household of Arthur Renfroe, "United States Census, 1930"

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