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Esther Jane Calfee Tuggle
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Birth: Aug. 25, 1848
Mercer County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1916
Stuarts Draft
Augusta County
Virginia, USA

Obituary, "Bluefield Daily Telegraph," 3 October, 1916:

"MRS. H.H. TUGGLE DEAD
"News of Passing distinct Shock to Relatives and Friends Here
"News of the sudden death of Mrs. H.H. Tuggle, of Stuarts Draft, VA, was received here Sunday, and came as a distinct shock to immediate relatives and friends, as only last week, she was reported as being in perfect health. Her demise was due to heart trouble.
"Mrs. Tuggle was well-known in this community, having resided here practically all her life, and only a few years ago with her husband and children moved to Stuarts Draft. Before her marriage, she was Miss Esther Calfee, daughter of the late Rev. James Calfee, who was probably one of the best known ministers of his day. Mrs. Tuggle was a life-long member of the Christian church and was a beautiful Christian character, and the number of her friends was limited only by the number of her acquaintances.
"... The remains were brought to Bluefield last night. funeral services will be held at the home of Mrs. Laura Bailey, on Walton Avenue, at 11 o'clock this morning and will be conducted by the Rev. C.L. Williams of Princeton. Interment will be in the family burying ground in south Bluefield."

Esther was the daughter of Rev. James Calfee and Elizabeth Virginia Bailey. She married Henry Harrison Tuggle. Children of Henry and Esther: Mary Elizabeth, Effie Emily Bailey, Martha Ann, John Everett, James Kenna, William Robert, Lewis Henry, Sallie Snow Reynolds, Bessie Belle Jones, and Letha Lafon Tomlinson. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Calfee (1817 - 1886)
  Elizabeth Virginia Bailey Calfee (1827 - 1866)
 
 Spouse:
  Henry Harrison Tuggle (1848 - 1919)
 
 Children:
  Mary Elizabeth Tuggle (1871 - 1920)*
  Effie Emily Tuggle Bailey (1873 - 1959)*
  John Everett Tuggle (1877 - 1941)*
  James Kenna Tuggle (1880 - 1952)*
  Sallie Snow Tuggle Reynolds (1887 - 1954)*
  Bessie Belle Tuggle Jones (1889 - 1981)*
  Letha Lafon Tuggle Tomlinson (1893 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  Agnes Mary Calfee Caldwell (1846 - 1920)*
  Crockett W. Calfee (1847 - 1853)*
  Esther Jane Calfee Tuggle (1848 - 1916)
  Catharine F. Calfee Lambert (1851 - 1934)*
  Lucinda Virginia Calfee Cooper (1853 - 1890)*
  William M. Calfee (1854 - 1940)*
  Matilda Elizabeth Calfee Johnson (1856 - 1936)*
  Thompson M. Calfee (1858 - 1915)*
  Laura Frances Calfee Bailey (1860 - 1943)*
  Sarah Martha Calfee Thompson (1862 - 1959)*
  Isabelle Howe Calfee Williams (1864 - 1956)*
  Salome Snow Calfee (1866 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calfee-Bailey Cemetery
Bluefield
Mercer County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Judy Llamas
Record added: Jan 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17638002
Esther Jane <i>Calfee</i> Tuggle
Added by: Judy Llamas
 
Esther Jane <i>Calfee</i> Tuggle
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Rest in peace, my Great Grand Aunt.
- Judy Llamas
 Added: Nov. 12, 2008
 
 
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