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Dorcas Elvira Knotts Gleaton
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1871
Orangeburg County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1958
Columbia
Richland County
South Carolina, USA

Funeral services for Mrs. Dorcas Knotts Gleaton will be held this morning at 11 o'clock from Rosewood Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. W. L. Faircloth, the Rev. Byrd N. Sexton Jr., and the Rev. J. B. Caston. Interment will be in the Jones Knott family cemetery in Springfield. Mrs. Gleaton, 88, of 232 S. Walker St., died Sunday in the Baptist hospital. She was born in Orangeburg County, a daughter of the late Sarah Williamson Knotts and Joel Knotts. She had made her home in Columbia for 35 years, and was a member of Rosewood Baptist Church. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Pearl G. Derrick, Columbia, Mrs. Esther G. Phillips, Springfield, Mrs. Fanny G. Hiers, Columbia, an Mrs. Florrie G. Spiers of Cayce; two sons, Joel B. Gleaton, Columbia and Grier Gleaton of Baltimore, Md.; 27 grandchildren. Active pallbearers will be Frank Cunningham, Leon Doar, A. R. Mattox, Jack Von Schaaf, D. F. McManus and Gordon Tilley. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Board of Deacons of Rosewood Baptist Church, members of Victory Bible Class of Rosewood Baptist Church, Frank Bell, C. E. Hotinger, Dr. W. O. Tanner, B. L. Reynolds, U. M. Dodgens, O. J. Gleaton, T. M. Parkman, Eley S. Raybon, William S. Harmon, W. W. Harmon, A. Hart Kohn, Sr., the Rev. Luther Shealy, Harold H. Adams. Friends may call at the residence. The active pallbearers will meet there at 10:30. The State, Columbia, SC, 14 Apr 1959 
 
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 Parents:
  Joel Knotts (1796 - 1873)
  Sarah Williamson Knotts (1831 - 1895)
 
 Spouse:
  John Cicero Gleaton (1867 - 1915)
 
 Children:
  Jacob L Gleaton (1887 - 1945)*
  Annie Pearl Gleaton Derrick (1888 - 1965)*
  Esther Gleaton Phillips (1890 - 1975)*
  Myrtice Grace Gleaton Joyner (1893 - 1932)*
  Fannie Lou Gleaton Hiers (1895 - 1975)*
  Florence Mae Gleaton Spires (1897 - 1985)*
  Lillie Gleaton Weathers (1899 - 1951)*
  Hazel Gleaton (1901 - 1904)*
  Grier Craig Gleaton (1908 - 1973)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Duren Knotts (1824 - 1900)**
  Avery Melvin Knotts (1859 - 1881)*
  Deborah Ann Elizabeth Knotts Reed (1862 - 1914)*
  Ressie L. Knotts Deery (1865 - 1904)*
  Dorcas Elvira Knotts Gleaton (1871 - 1958)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Jeremiah Jones Family Cemetery
Salley
Aiken County
South Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Nancy Ziemba Gleaton
Originally Created by: Jon Dials
Record added: Feb 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48346874
Dorcas Elvira <i>Knotts</i> Gleaton
Added by: Jon Dials
 
 
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