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 Ada Cordelia <I>Brinkley</I> Short

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Ada Cordelia Brinkley Short

  • Birth 15 Jan 1877 Richland County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 31 Jul 1957 Floresville, Wilson County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Floresville, Wilson County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 26341149

Ada and Louis (Ed) married 28 Feb. 1900 in Ill. and a few years later came to Texas. She with the children by rail and he by horse with the milk cows from the dairy they had in Ill. John rode with his father to Texas. They ran their dairy until government regulations cost so much she had to shut it down.. Ada and Louis' children were Miriam Ada, John Albert, Clara Marie Short McVay, William Edward, Nellie Elsie Short Taylor (and others), Arthur Ernest, and Sarah Olive. My husband Louis Edward (Ed) Westfall was their grandson by way of their daughter Miriam.

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  • Created by: Wanda M.
  • Added: 24 Apr 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26341149
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ada Cordelia Brinkley Short (15 Jan 1877–31 Jul 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26341149, citing Marcelina Baptist Church Cemetery, Floresville, Wilson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Wanda M. (contributor 46966492) .