|Birth: ||Jan. 11, 1860|
|Death: ||May 21, 1923|
According to cemetery records, there are no headstones marking the graves of Smith Franklin Gorham and his wife Bettie. They are buried in the City Section of the cemetery in Block 45, Lot 8. S. F. Gorham is in space 3, Bettie is in space 4 (listed as "Betty Gorman", their daughter Belle (Gorham) Clark is in space 5 (with a headstone), and their daughter Minnie Gorham is in space 6 (no headstone).
Bettie's full birth name was Panthea Elizabeth Rogers. She was named after both grandmothers. She was always known as "Bettie". Her death certificate shows her name as "Bettie P. Gorham". Bettie was the daughter of Newton Rogers and Georgia Anna Smith. Newton Rogers died when Bettie was very young and her mother remarried to George W. Wells.
Georgia Anna Smith Wells (1838 - 1914)
Smith Franklin Gorham (1850 - 1927)
Thomas Arthur Gorham (1883 - 1931)*
Minnie Gorham (1886 - 1907)*
Belle Gorham Clark (1889 - 1911)*
Annah May Gorham Clark (1894 - 1978)*
Panthea Elizabeth Rogers Gorham (1860 - 1923)
Martha Alice Rogers Godfrey (1862 - 1923)*
Sallie Gustavia Wells Cook (1869 - 1958)*
Hawes Coleman Wells (1871 - 1947)*
Robert Thrasher Wells (1874 - 1963)*
Addie Wilson Wells Ross (1876 - 1951)*
Richard Smith Wells (1881 - 1963)*
Abilene Municipal Cemetery
Plot: 45 8 4
Created by: CHB
Record added: Aug 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75303053
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