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James R Lankford
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Birth: Oct. 30, 1862
Pike County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 1, 1936
Mechanicsburg
Champaign County
Ohio, USA

Son of William Haley and Rosanna (Violet) Lankford.



PNEUMONIA IS FATAL TO LOCAL RESIDENT

Following a ten day illness from pneumonia, the death of James R. Lankford occurred about 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon at his home on South Main street. Mr. Lankford was 74 years of age and pneumonia developed following a fall on the ice when he sustained painful chest and shoulder bruises. Born in Pike county Mr. Lankford had resided in this community for about thirty years.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Addie Lankford and two sons, Ernest, residing on the Orleton farm south of town and Orla, residing in Columbus, also a brother George Lankford and a sister, Mrs. Jennie Pletcher of North Lewisburg and other sisters, Mrs. Mattie Potts of Columbus; Mrs. J. G. Boydston and Mrs. Elizabeth Shy of this community.

Funeral services will be held from the M. E. church tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock by Rev. H. C. Gunnett and the remains will be laid to rest in the mausoleum at Maple Grove cemetery in charge of Funeral Director Bryan E. Furman.



Mechanicsburg Daily Telegram, page 1, March 2, 1936 
 
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 Parents:
  William Haley Lankford (1828 - 1898)
  Rosanna Violet Lankford (1837 - 1923)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Adeline Matheny Langford (1870 - 1956)
 
 Children:
  Ernest Grover Lankford (1887 - 1974)*
 
 Siblings:
  James R Lankford (1862 - 1936)
  Mary Elizabeth Lankford Shy (1863 - 1948)*
  Nora Maria Lankford Taylor (1867 - 1931)*
  Martha Lankford Potts (1869 - 1965)*
  George Violet Lankford (1873 - 1956)*
  Carrie J Lankford Boydston (1875 - 1960)*
  Virginia Louise Lankford Pletcher (1877 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Information obtained from death certificate, burial March 3, 1936
 
Burial:
Maple Grove Cemetery
Mechanicsburg
Champaign County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Rebecca
Record added: May 23, 2010
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James R Lankford
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