6/5/1917 Talpa, Runnels Co, TX. He registered for WWI draft as Noel Jackson Whitley, verified his birth date and place, said he was still single and a self employed farmer at Crews, TX (same place as brother Peter). According to the Registrar, he was tall and slender with gray eys and brown hair.
2/20/1920 Justice Pct 2, Runnels Co, TX. His name seems to change from year to year. At census time Jeff D Whitley, 23, and his bride, Alice, 20, lived next door to his parents. He was a general farmer and rented the home.
5/2/1930 Pct 4, Upton Co, TX. Found in the census were Noel J, 33, married at age 21, with wife Alice, 30, who married at 18. They had 2 daughters Josibel, 3y 2mo, and Evenil, 1mo. They rented the home for $25/mo while Noel worked as a gang foreman in the oil field.