Leslie Oliver Vance

M, #1646, b. 12 March 1924, d. 9 November 1992
Leslie Oliver Vance, Sr.
Husband of Viola Agnes Nezat
     Leslie Oliver Vance was born at 12:20 am on 12 March 1924 at 7 College Street, Orange, Orange County, Texas.1,2,3 He was the son of William George Vance and Maggie May Coffee.4 Leslie Oliver Vance also went by the name of Doodle. He appeared as a son on the census of 19 April 1930 in the household of William George Vance and Maggie May Vance at Water Street, Orange, Orange County, Texas.4 He began military service on 21 October 1942 at Houston, Harris County, Texas, as a Private in the Army Air Corps.5 He married Viola Agnes Nezat, daughter of Numas Luc Nezat and Alicia Mary Nezat, on 15 November 1947 at Orange County, Texas.6,7 He and his wife Viola Agnes Nezat appeared on the census of 1 April 1950 at 1510 Curtis Street, Orange, Orange County, Texas.8 His Social Security Number was 463-24-9131 issued before 1951 at Texas.3 He lived at 5027 Pine Street, Pasadena, Harris County, Texas.9 He died on 9 November 1992 at Pasadena, Harris County, Texas, at age 68 years, 7 months and 28 days.3,10 He was buried at Grand View Memorial Park, 8513 Spencer Highway, Pasadena, Harris County, Texas.11

Children of Leslie Oliver Vance and Viola Agnes Nezat


  1. [S1323] Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1932, online search.ancestry.com, Name:     Oliver Leslie Vance
    Birth Date:     12 Mar 1924
    Gender:     Male
    Birth Place:     Orange, Orange, Texas, USA
    Father:     William Georgia Vance
    Father Birth Place:     Phelpo County, MO
    Mother:     Maggie May Coffee
    Mother Birth Place:     Como, Texas
    Mother Residence:     Orange, Texas.
  2. [S314] Texas, U.S., Birth Index, 1903-1997, online search.ancestry.com.
  3. [S20] Death Records, SSDI Search Results.
  4. [S702] 19 Apr 1930, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: 2380, Image 1025.0, P14A & 14B.
  5. [S701] Army Enlistment Records, U. S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946.
  6. [S1535] Texas, U.S., Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1965, online http://search.ancestry.com, Name     L O Vance
    Gender     Male
    Marriage Date     15 Nov 1947
    Marriage Place     Orange, Texas, USA
    Spouse     Viola Mott.
  7. [S3] Jack Claude Nezat, The Nezat and Allied Families.
  8. [S1518] 1950 United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah.
  9. [S407] Public Records, U.S., Index to Public Records, 1994-2019.
  10. [S28] Texas Deaths 1964-1998, online www.ancestry.com.
  11. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Memorial# 162640161 - Leslie Oliver "Doodle" Vance.
  12. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/162640115/… : accessed 30 May 2022), memorial page for Leslie Oliver Vance Jr. (22 Aug 1949–17 Aug 1990), Find a Grave Memorial ID 162640115, citing Grand View Memorial Park, Pasadena, Harris County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Joe Peery (contributor 47365939) .
  13. [S314] Texas, U.S., Birth Index, 1903-1997, online search.ancestry.com, Name     Richard Lee Vance     
    Birth     5 Jan 1951 Orange, Texas, USA     
    Father     Leslie Oliver Vance     
    Mother     Viola Nezat.