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 Janie Ruth <I>Yawn</I> Luke

Janie Ruth Yawn Luke

Georgia, USA
Death 1 Nov 1943 (aged 88)
Coffee County, Georgia, USA
Burial Coffee County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 35227772 · View Source
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She was the daughter of Irwin Yawn who died in the Civil War in Richmond, VA.(1863), and Elizabeth Smith Yawn, who died in Coffee Co., GA, during child birth(1860). Janie was taken in and raised by Henry & Sarah Paulk. After her marriage to Richard Benjamin (Ben) Luke they were the parents to 15 children - Lucious L., Riley R., John J., Eunie (Vickers), Olive (Smith, Youngblood), Elizabeth, Ida (Smith), Henry, Oscar L., Thomas, Tally L., Malissie (Batten), Youngie, Allie (Tyson), and Ruby (Gaskins).

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Janie Yawn Luke
born Mar. 14, 1855
died Nov. 1, 1943
"Dear children, Don't grieve after me, For I am in heaven, Waiting for thee."





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  • Added: 27 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35227772
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Janie Ruth Yawn Luke (14 Mar 1855–1 Nov 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35227772, citing Luke Cemetery, Coffee County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by MCW (contributor 47082371) .