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Cynthia Ann Keeth Alawine Polk
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Birth: Feb. 7, 1847
Death: Dec. 13, 1922

Cynthia was born in Lauderdale County, Mississippi, February 7, 1847 to Asa Matthew and Marian Armeita Stuckey Keeth. She married James E Alawine about 1872 in Mississippi. They headed west to Texas, possibly along with her parents. Their daughter Anna Ordella Alawine was born April 22, 1873 in Rich Hill, Bates County, Missouri, according to family records. James died about 1875, and Cynthia married Edwin B Polk August 23, 1877 in Clay County, Texas. They had one son, W E Polk, born about 1879 in Clay County. Edwin died sometime between 1880 and 1893.

Cynthia's daughter Anna married Jesse Elias Shaw December 13, 1893 in Shannon, Clay County, Texas, and Cynthia moved in with them the next day. She lived with them for 29 years, dying on their 29th wedding anniversary. 
 
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 Parents:
  Asa Mathew Keeth (1819 - 1881)
  Marian Armeita Stuckey Keeth (1824 - 1881)
 
 Children:
  Anna Ordella Adawine Shaw (1873 - 1957)*
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Keeth Eiland (1842 - 1881)*
  Mary Stuckey Keeth Eiland (1843 - 1921)*
  Cynthia Ann Keeth Alawine Polk (1847 - 1922)
  James Monroe Keeth (1851 - 1926)*
  Caroline Canterberry (1854 - 1884)*
  Ella Jane Keeth/Keith Brumley (1862 - 1934)*
  Edward David Stuckey Keeth (1870 - 1956)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
MRS. SINTHA POLK
FEB. 7, 1847
DEC. 13, 1922
BLESSED ARE THEY WHO
TRUST THEMSELVES IN THE
CARE OF JESUS.
 
Burial:
Shannon Cemetery
Shannon
Clay County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Patrick Spreng
Originally Created by: Allene Threadgill
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56081050
Cynthia Ann <i>Keeth</i> Alawine Polk
Added by: Pat LaHue Mitchell
 
Cynthia Ann <i>Keeth</i> Alawine Polk
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Added by: Pat LaHue Mitchell
 
 
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Gone, but not forgotten.
- Rajordan
 Added: Jan. 2, 2015

- Pat LaHue Mitchell
 Added: Apr. 17, 2011
 
 
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