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Rufus King Felder
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Birth: Sep. 2, 1840
Orangeburg
Orangeburg County
South Carolina, USA
Death: 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. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Franklin Felder (1803 - 1846)
  Catherine Barillon Felder (1814 - 1903)
 
 Spouses:
  Margaret Eliza Matthews Felder (1847 - 1884)*
  Mary Loula Virginia Nelson Felder (1865 - 1942)*
 
 Children:
  John Matthews Felder (1870 - 1944)*
  Edgar King Felder (1871 - 1952)*
  Charles Blair Felder (1873 - 1936)*
  William Henry Felder (1877 - 1927)*
  Mary C Felder (1879 - 1883)*
  Thomas Thompson Felder (1882 - 1952)*
  Margaret Eliza Felder Toland (1884 - 1978)*
  Ethel Louise Felder Webster (1886 - 1971)*
  Nettie Mae Felder Clement (1889 - 1987)*
  Helen Nelson Felder (1895 - 1942)*
  Robert Lee Felder (1899 - 1979)*
 
 Sibling:
  Henry Bryce Felder (1833 - 1850)*
  Rufus King Felder (1840 - 1922)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Pvt CO E, 5th REGT Texas
(Confederate Volunteer from Chappell Hill, TX
Pvt Rufus King Felder was listed in Co E, 5th REGT TEXAS Infantry Hood's Brigade (my notes))
 
Note: Headstone is faded and difficult to read but otherwise in good condition.
 
Burial:
Atkinson Cemetery
Chappell Hill
Washington County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: shirley weidler
Record added: Oct 18, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7996492
Rufus King Felder
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Rufus King Felder
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Rufus King Felder
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