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 Etta Modena <I>Puryear</I> Miller

Etta "Modena" Puryear Miller

Death 31 Mar 1947 (aged 82)
Burial Alcoa, Milam County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 28485248 · View Source
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Etta "Modena" Puryear, born in Henry Co., GA - Daughter of Henry Seymore Puryear and Mary Ann Miller.

Sister of Emory Seymour, Ardelia B, William W "Buddy", Henry Francis, Alletha, Alma Louella, Seymour H and Lorena Puryear.

Modena married, before 1882, Thomas Lynch. After the death of Thomas in 1886, Modena married, about 1887, William Francis "Frank" Miller, a son of Henry Valentine Miller and Martha W Puryear.

Mother of (by Thomas) Daniel Seymour Lynch.

Mother of (By Frank) Infant (1885-1885), Infant (1889-1890), Mary B, Lennie O, Omer H, Martha Washington, Winnie Davis, Minnie Lee and Dorris Miller. In 1910 Milam Census, Modena is enumerated as having had 12 children with only 5 living. Here we know 9 of the 12.

Granddaughter of William Puryear & Enisy Wooten and Francis Miller and Hannah Mercer.

Modena died in Milam Co., TX.
Note: Modena and Frank were first cousins.

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  • Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
  • Added: 23 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28485248
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Etta "Modena" Puryear Miller (1 Aug 1864–31 Mar 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28485248, citing Miller Cemetery, Alcoa, Milam County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Sarah Locklin Taylor (contributor 46921363) .