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Nettie Linfield Whitaker Touchstone
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Birth: Sep. 2, 1874
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jul. 30, 1966
Kern County
California, USA

Mothers last name listed as Smith.

Sister of William Whitaker.

DEATH: TOUCHSTONE, Nettie Linfield
Author: Don Stowell Date: 22 Oct 2005 12:17 PM GMT
Surnames: Etter, Linfield
Classification: Death

Death takes Mrs. Touchstone, 33-year resident

Mrs. Nettie Linfield Touchstone, 91 years of age, passed away in Tehachapi Hospital July 30th. Funeral services were held at the Mojave Latter Day Saints (Mormon) Church at 11 a.m. August 3rd with Victor L. Smyth of the LDS church officiating. Burial followed in the local cemetery with Stickel Mortuary caking care of arrangements.
Mrs. Touchstone, born on Sept. 2, 1874 in Beaugard, Mississippi came to California in 1906 and lived in Los Angeles before moving to Bakersfield. In 1933 she came to Mojave to live in their newly completed home an M Street.
Mr. Touchstone who passed away several years ago, worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad and retired in Mojave. They had one daughter, Mamie Lelia Etter whose husband Leon operated the Gilmore Services Station in Mojave for several years. Mrs. Etter passed away several years ago.
Many older Mojave residents remember Mrs. Touchstone and her daughter dressed neatly in colorful, long gingham dresses with sun bonnets and driving a Model T Ford.

Posted by East Kern Genealogical Society
Courtesy of Mojave Desert News, California City, Kern, CA
Published: 04 Aug 1966

1900 United States Federal Census Record
about Nettie W Touchstone
Name: Nettie W Touchstone
Home in 1900: Rockmart, Polk, Georgia
Age: 25
Estimated birth year: 1875
Birthplace: Mississippi
Race: White
Relationship to head-of-house: Boarder
Works as a spooler at the cotton mill.
Husband Walter.

1910 United States Federal Census Record
about Nettie L Touchstone
Name: Nettie L Touchstone
Age in 1910: 35
Estimated birth year: abt 1875
Birthplace: Mississippi
Home in 1910: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Neighbors: View Results
Race: White
Gender: Female
Daughter: Mamie

1920 United States Federal Census Record
about Nettie L Touchstone
Name: Nettie L Touchstone
Age: 46 years
Estimated birth year: abt 1874
Birthplace: Mississippi
Race: White
Home in 1920: Los Angeles Assembly District 71, Los Angeles, California
Sex: Female
Marital status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Mother's Birth Place: South Carolina
Father's Birth Place: Mississippi
Image: 367
Husband: Walter

1930 United States Federal Census Record
about Nettie L Touchstone
Name: Nettie L Touchstone
Age: 55
Estimated birth year: abt 1875
Relation to head-of-house: Wife
Spouse's Name: Walter A Touchstone
Home in 1930: Bakersfield, Kern, California

Family links: 
  Walter Albert Touchstone (1870 - 1942)*
*Calculated relationship
East Kern Cemetery
Kern County
California, USA
Plot: Section M, Plot 72
Created by: Diana Satterfield
Record added: Jan 17, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10337917
Nettie Linfield <i>Whitaker</i> Touchstone
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Nettie Linfield <i>Whitaker</i> Touchstone
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