Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Twifords in:
 • Arcola Township Cemetery
 • Arcola
 • Douglas County
 • Illinois
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Richard Bonaparte Twiford
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Apr. 16, 1857
Russell County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 1927
Tuscola
Douglas County
Illinois, USA

Father Name: James Twiford
Father Birth Place: West Virginia
Mother Name: Mary [sic] Owens
Mother Birth Place: West Virginia

The information on Richard's death certificate is a bit incorrect. He was born in Russell County to Hannah Owens and James Twiford. The date of his birth is also wrong. His parents filed a document with his birth at some point, and the information posted comes from that record.

Richard's obituary appears in the "Decatur Herald" on March 28, 1927. His son was Douglass county sheriff Otto R. Twiford. According to his obituary, Richard and his wife moved to Arcola in 1887, where he began farming. Armina died before her husband, and he was survived by his children: James O. Twiford of Newkirk, South Dakota—sheriff of Newkirk county, South Dakota; and daughters: Mrs. Lula {William] Manuel of San Francisco, Mrs. Blanche Brown of Macey, Indiana, and Mrs. Ida [Edward] Delaney of Shade Hill, South Dakota.

Ida was previously married; she was the mother of Glenn T. Roberts and James L. Delaney.

He and Armina married at Sullivan, Indiana in 1885.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Twiford (1820 - ____)
  Hannah Owens Twiford (1835 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Arminia Ellen Woodsmall Twiford (1863 - 1919)
 
 Children:
  Blanche E. Twiford Brown (1885 - 1946)*
  James Orval Twiford (1888 - 1958)*
  Otto Richard Twiford (1892 - 1967)*
  Lula Mina Twiford Manuell (1897 - 1973)*
 
 Sibling:
  Green Lawrence Twiford (1855 - 1931)*
  Richard Bonaparte Twiford (1857 - 1927)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arcola Township Cemetery
Arcola
Douglas County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: obsessive journey
Record added: Mar 24, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 107229088
Richard Bonaparte Twiford
Cemetery Photo
Added by: coan.net
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service