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Francis Lafayette "Fate or Tick" Elam
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Birth: Jul. 10, 1901
Groesbeck
Limestone County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 28, 1967
Clifton
Bosque County
Texas, USA

Francis Lafayette Elam was born July 10, 1901 in Groesbeck, Limestone Co., TX to Robert Allen Elam and Aurora Etna Turner Elam. He passed away on September 29, 1967 in Clifton, Bosque Co., TX.

His siblings were:
Homer Price Elam (1893-1981)
Eddie Lee Elam (1896-1900)
Willie Walter (Bill) Elam (1898-1985)
and
Half-sister, Mattie Mae Hammond (1904-1980)

"Fate" or "Tick" (his nicknames) married Wilma Cardwell before 1922. They were parents of Joveda Wilma Elam Hurst Jackson (1922-2002), Ina Fay Elam Gist Brazeal (1924-1999) and Robert Allen Elam (1931-1978).

He married Beulah Belle Burklow Hollowell on April 1, 1938. Her children were Henry Hanson Hollowell & Doris Voneta Hollowell.
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BOSQUE COUNTY DEATH CERTIFICATE

Name: Francis Lafayette Elam
Death Date: 29 Sep 1967
Death Place: Home, Star Rt., Clifton, Bosque, Texas
Cause of death: Heart attack
Gender: Male
Race: W
Death Age: 66 years
Birth Date: 10 Jul 1901
Birthplace: Texas
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: Robert Elam
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: A. Turner
Mother's Birthplace:
Occupation: Operator Rocky Creek Fishing Lodge
Place of Residence: Clifton, Bosque, Texas
Cemetery: Clifton Memorial Park
Burial Place: Clifton, Texas
Burial Date: 01 Oct 1967
Informant: Bulah Elam
Film Number: 2138739
Digital Film Number: 4027170
Image Number: 1701
Reference Number: cn56548
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976
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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Robert Allen Elam (1872 - 1902)
  Aurora Etna Turner Hammond (1875 - 1960)
 
 Spouse:
  Beulah Belle Burklow Hollowell Elam (1908 - 1995)
 
 Children:
  Joveda Wilma Elam Hurst Jackson (1922 - 2002)*
  Ina Faye Elam Gist Brazeal (1924 - 1999)*
  Robert Allen Elam (1931 - 1978)*
 
 Siblings:
  Homer Price Elam (1893 - 1981)*
  Eddie Lee Elam (1896 - 1900)*
  Willie Walter Elam (1898 - 1985)*
  Francis Lafayette Elam (1901 - 1967)
  Mattie Mae Hammond Healer (1904 - 1980)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Clifton Memorial Park
Clifton
Bosque County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Janie Healer Davis
Record added: Jan 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24194278
Francis Lafayette Fate or Tick Elam
Added by: Janie Healer Davis
 
Francis Lafayette Fate or Tick Elam
Added by: Janie Healer Davis
 
Francis Lafayette Fate or Tick Elam
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Added by: Louis Svach
 
 
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