Mary Falona <I>Holcomb</I> Bedford

Mary Falona Holcomb Bedford

Birth
Habersham County, Georgia, USA
Death 6 Feb 1922 (aged 67)
Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA
Burial Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA
Memorial ID 118678803 · View Source
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Born on June 30, 1854 in Habersham co, GA to James Holcomb and Nancy Kiker. When her mother became ill, Mary went to live with her grandmother, Sarah"Sallie" Kiker. Mary Holcomb married John on March 18, 1875 in Erath, Texas. It was a marriage that her Grandmother Sallie did not approve of. Her family did not think that John Bedford was well off enough for Mary. Mary came to Fresno, CA in 1885 and resided there ever since. Mary was a very loving mother and grandmother. She was a wonderful seamstress and made beautiful dresses for her daughters and granddaughters. She was a very kind hearted person. Her husband left her for Texas to work in the oil fields surveying oil. Her husband is a former Fresno County surveyor. He also had been engaged in the local fruit industry. Grandma lived at Uncle Ab's home on College Ave with Aunt Hattie and Aunt Dickie until he married. She then resided with her two daughters. Her daughter, Miss Hattie Bedford is a special ed teacher in the city's public schools. Besides her husband, Mary is survived by her four children Jona Bedford of Richmond. A.S. Bedford of Fresno. Miss Hattie Bedford and Miss Willie Bedford of Fresno. And two grandchildren Misses Gracie and Juel Bedford of Richmond.


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  • Maintained by: Debra Bowers
  • Originally Created by: Lester Letson
  • Added: 13 Oct 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 118678803
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Falona Holcomb Bedford (30 Jun 1854–6 Feb 1922), Find a Grave Memorial no. 118678803, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA ; Maintained by Debra Bowers (contributor 48094993) .