Rufus Winfield Joyce and Edmonia of Deep Creek, Virginia.
There children were as follows:
1. Virginia JOYCE 2. Jewell H. JOYCE 3. Ralph JOYCE 4. Ruth D. JOYCE 5. John G. JOYCE 6. Herbert Nolan JOYCE 7. Kathleen W. JOYCE 8. Frances Christine JOYCE 9. Vernon A. JOYCE 10. Norma Hope JOYCE(my grandmother, still alive)
And this is from Ancestry.com:
Name: Rufus Winfield Joyce Home in 1920: Deep Creek, Norfolk, Virginia Age: 48 years Estimated birth year: abt 1872 Birthplace: North Carolina Relation to Head of House: Head Spouse's name: Edmonia Father's Birth Place: North Carolina Mother's Birth Place: North Carolina Marital Status: Married Race: White Sex: Male Home owned: Rent Able to read: Yes Able to Write: Yes
Rufus was married once before and had a son named Virgil Winfield Joyce, born approx 1902 and died 1982 in Forsyth County, North Carolina.
I am trying to go back beyond Rufus, since Norma Hope Joyce-Hartmann is my grandmother.