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Alcie Meedia "Meedy" Furgerson Shortes
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Birth: Nov. 8, 1874
Hopkins County
Texas, USA
Death: Aug. 22, 1956
Howard County
Texas, USA

Married 10 Nov 1889 in Wise Co., TX to John William "J.W." Shortes

NICKNAME: "Meedy"


Findagrave.com volunteer LaDonna Collett responded to my photo request and reported the following:

The general problem they reported is:
I searched the stated plot or section and could not find the grave

They also reported, specifically:
BURIED IN THE " IOOF SECTION " INTERNATIONAL ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS. THREE OF US WALKED THIS SECTION. THE ONLY SHORTES WE FOUND STONES FOR WERE: JOHN W. ; OSCAR ; QUENTIN & RUBY (double stone).THERE WAS ONE LARGE STONE WITH JUST THE SHORTES NAME ON IT(nothing else).

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Harrison Furgerson (1843 - 1904)
  Sarah Elizabeth Hathcox Furgerson (1845 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  John William Shortes (1868 - 1939)
 
 Children:
  Oscar Albert Shortes (1891 - 1932)*
  Floyd Osro Shortes (1893 - 1967)*
  Effie Mae Shortes Allred (1895 - 1982)*
  Ora Shortes (1898 - 1901)*
  John Ocie Shortes (1902 - 1994)*
  William Otes Shortes (1902 - 1972)*
  Elmer Lee Shortes (1907 - 1997)*
  Loice Venus Shortes Wagner (1911 - 1988)*
 
 Siblings:
  Texas Furgerson Davis (1870 - 1953)*
  Cynthia Parlee Ferguson McGee (1871 - 1951)*
  John Henderson Ferguson (1872 - 1939)*
  Alcie Meedia Furgerson Shortes (1874 - 1956)
  Al Murty Furgerson Elrod (1878 - 1963)*
  Albert Franklin Furgerson (1880 - 1968)*
  Fannie Furgerson Glass (1884 - 1969)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Olive Cemetery
Big Spring
Howard County
Texas, USA
Plot: 04-069-007
 
Created by: Dee Ferris
Record added: Sep 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21712557
Alcie Meedia Meedy <i>Furgerson</i> Shortes
Added by: Marlene Donaway
 
Alcie Meedia Meedy <i>Furgerson</i> Shortes
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Carl C Williams, Jr.
 
 
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