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122. Archiie Deboyth MCCORCLE was born on 8 Feb 1881 in Texas. Archie may have been born in Franklin County, Texas. His mother's siblings lived in that area. World War I draft registration World War I Registration card dated 12 Sep 1918 from Hunt County Board, District 2, Wolfe City, Texas. It lists name as Archie Deboyth McCorcle, age 37, sign painter, employed by Ralph Dillard?, and wife listed as Ruth E. McCorcle. He signed the card with the full name "Archie Deboyth McCorcle". He died on 26 Oct 1918 in Texas. According to Dean McCorcle, Archie may have died in Hunt County, Texas. Not verified. He was buried after 26 Oct 1918 in Colorado City, Mitchell, Texas. Birth and death dates displayed on his tombstone in Colorado City Cemetery. Archie was an artist and a sign painter. He traveled from town to town in his business. In the 1910 Population Census he is listed as a boarder in a home in Erath County.

Archibald may have been married twice. His brother, Dean, believed that he and his first wife had one daughter. Name unknown believed to be living Oklahoma. I have been unable to verify that marriage. His wife, Ruth Harbey, was a sister to Lydia Harbey, wife of Harlan F. McCorcle. Ruth remarried (? Hargrove) after Arhie's death. When she died she chose to be buried beside Archie in the Colorado City Cemetery.

Archiie Deboyth MCCORCLE and Ruth HARBEY were married. Ruth HARBEY was born on 31 Dec 1899. She died on 19 Aug 1950 in Colorado City, Mitchell County, Texas. Ruth was the sister of Lydia Harbey, wife of Harlan McCorcle.