Sep. 2, 1840 Orangeburg Orangeburg County South Carolina, USA
Sep. 6, 1922 Galveston Galveston County Texas, USA
The Galveston Daily News Thursday, September 7, 1922
Felder-Rufus King Felder, 82 years old, a prominent merchant of Brenham, died yesterday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock at John Sealy Hospital. The body was forwarded to Chappell Hill, where he resided, last night by F. P. Malloy and Son undertakers. Mr. Felder had been here for only a few days. His wife and son, R. L. Felder, were at his side when he died. He is survived by his wife; six sons, John M., Aransas Pass; C. B. and W. H., both of Wichita Falls; T. T. of Brenham; E. K. and R. L. of Chappell Hill; and four daughters, Mrs. J. Clement, San Francisco; Mrs. R. F. Chappell, Navasota; Mrs. E. L. Webster, Chappell Hill, and Miss Margaret Felder, Chappell Hill.
More information can be found on Rufus King Felder in Texas and Texans Vol IV pages 1616-1620 and The Conferates of Chappell Hill, TX by Stephen Chicoine.