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Telitha Jane Sigman Boyd
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Birth: Jun. 9, 1843
Guernsey County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jul. 4, 1921
Ohio Township
Gallia County
Ohio, USA

Boyd, Telitha

Mrs. Boyd Dead
Mrs. Telitha Boyd, aged seventy eight years, wife of Levi Boyd, of the Hannah Trace, died at her home last Monday evening, after a lingering illness of dropsy*. The Boyd family came here from Kentucky several years ago. Mrs. Boyd leaves the following children, besides her husband and many friends and relatives: Curtis Boyd of Oklahoma City, Okla., Clinton, Walter and Elmer of Crown City and Mrs. J. E. Roberts of Columbus.
The funeral was held at the Bethel M. E. Church in Ohio Township, Tuesday evening conducted by Rev. Samuel Lewis. Burial was made in the church cemetery by J. W. Stevers.

[Note: Tombstone dates are 1843-1921]

Gallipolis paper
1921
Transcribed by Maxine Marshall

*Definition of Dropsy from Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary - http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dropsy

DROPSY: Edema
Origin of DROPSY
Middle English dropesie, short for ydropesie, from Anglo-French, from Latin hydropisis, modification of Greek hydrōps, from hydōr water.
First Known Use: 13th century.

Cause of Death - Myocardial Insufficiency. Burial - 5 Jul 1921.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Sigman (1812 - 1874)
  Sarah P Sigman (1812 - 1875)
 
 Spouse:
  Levi Boyd (1837 - 1936)*
 
 Children:
  Clinton Homer Boyd (1876 - 1969)*
  Walter W. Boyd (1878 - 1963)*
  Lelia Pearl Boyd (1880 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Telitha His Wife [Levi Boyd]
 
Burial:
Bethel Church Cemetery
Bladen
Gallia County
Ohio, USA
 
Maintained by: Christine Smith Romans
Originally Created by: Martha Hamilton
Record added: Sep 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41613721
Telitha Jane <i>Sigman</i> Boyd
Added by: Janith Conner
 
Telitha Jane <i>Sigman</i> Boyd
Added by: Christine Smith Romans
 
Telitha Jane <i>Sigman</i> Boyd
Added by: Christine Smith Romans
 
 
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With love & remembrance, you third great granddaughter.
- Christine Smith Romans
 Added: Nov. 3, 2011
 
 
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