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 Martha Elizabeth “Lizzie” <I>Golightly</I> Selman

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Martha Elizabeth “Lizzie” Golightly Selman

  • Birth 11 Jul 1847 Cherokee County, Alabama, USA
  • Death 27 Jul 1924 Armuchee, Floyd County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Armuchee, Floyd County, Georgia, USA
  • Plot Unknown
  • Memorial ID 102450992

Martha married James Foster Selman sometime between 1859 and 1860, as their first born was about 1861.

She was the daughter of Henry Ogborn & Martha D [White] Golightly, her mother was born in Union Co SC, moved to Spartanburg Co SC, and there married Henry, Both moved to Cherokee Co AL, their resting place.

James & Martha's known children were:
Wiley T, Martha E, Mary E, James O, Barney, Luther, and Maud, there may have been other children after 1880. Some of the children are buried at Armuchee Baptist Church Cemetery, in Armuchee Floyd County.

Martha's burial place is listed on her death certificate, as 'Old Armuchee Cemetery'. She was not on Find-A-Grave at either cemetery, I would assume her husband, who died in 1907, may also be buried here. It appears he served in the Civil War, a PVT in Floyd's Legion.

Lizzie was a member of the Old Armuchee Baptist Church.



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  • Created by: Mike White
  • Added: 21 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 102450992
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Elizabeth “Lizzie” Golightly Selman (11 Jul 1847–27 Jul 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102450992, citing Armuchee Baptist Church Cemetery, Armuchee, Floyd County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Mike White (contributor 47543185) .