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Adelphia Florence White Markward
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Birth: Aug. 11, 1861
Rhea County
Tennessee, USA
Death: May 22, 1894
Lampasas County
Texas, USA

Plinthe Inscription:

wife of
Aug. 11, 1861
May 22, 1894
Kind Angels Watch The Sleeping Dust
Till Jesus Comes To Raise The Just

Tomb Inscription:


Adelphia Florence White a daughter of Major Martin White and Mary (White) White, born in Washington, Rhea County, TN, growing up as a young girl during the Civil War. While her father was serving in the war their home was destroyed and two young brothers died.

By 1871 the Major and his family moved to Lampasas, where Adelphia was educated. In 1882 in Lampasas she married JOHN MARKWARD. Their children were born and raised at their homestead; two died as infants. They were educated in Lampasas and all received TX college degrees.

Adelphia died a few months after the death of their infant son, Solan Lee Markward. Adelphia and John have full length matching granite stones, and a tall plinthe in front of them was erected in Adelphia's name, next to a tall plinthe erected for their firt-born son, John Carl Markward, who died young.

(Biographical material provided by Annette (Langley) Markward, wife of John Markward, great grandson of John and Adelphia (White) Markward of Lampasas.)

Family links: 
  Martin White (1833 - 1913)
  Mary White White (1840 - 1921)
  John Markward (1834 - 1903)*
  John Carl Markward (1883 - 1886)*
  Mary Ethel Markward Hickman (1886 - 1921)*
  Frances Martina Markward Hall (1889 - 1965)*
  Martin Forrest Markward (1891 - 1975)*
  Solan Lee Markward (1893 - 1894)*
  Adelphia Florence White Markward (1861 - 1894)
  Lena Elizabeth White Long (1867 - 1907)*
  Hallie Martina White Clark (1868 - 1915)*
  Eliza White Watson (1870 - 1893)*
  Martin Mullins White (1875 - 1957)*
*Calculated relationship
Markward-White Cemetery
Lampasas County
Texas, USA
Plot: No plot information available.
Maintained by: sleuth2
Originally Created by: Sue Lilley
Record added: Feb 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65040084
Adelphia Florence <i>White</i> Markward
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Adelphia Florence <i>White</i> Markward
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Adelphia Florence <i>White</i> Markward
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To great grandmother from John & Annette Markward
- sleuth2
 Added: May. 28, 2012

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