Estella Carroll Pittman Jeffords

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Estella Carroll Pittman Jeffords

  • Birth 22 Jun 1900 Jacksboro, Jack County, Texas, USA
  • Death 29 Apr 1962
  • Burial Anchorage, Anchorage Borough, Alaska, USA
  • Plot 18-11-10
  • Memorial ID 77087614

Born Effie Estella Carroll to Stephen Bennett and Martha Jane Marley Carroll and known as Stella to family and friends. At an early age Stella Carroll showed her Pioneer Spirit when she traveled with her Mother and siblings to Grandfalls, Ward County, Texas in a covered wagon during a snow storm in the winter of 1915.

She married 38 year old Columbus Chapel 'Chappo' Pittman, in August 1916 at the age of 16. They had six children and lived in Grandfalls, Texas until their divorce in 1934.

Stella Carroll Pittman married Albert Glen Jeffords in El Paso, Texas, and once again her Pioneer Spirit found her as an early settler in Anchorage, Alaska. Stella and Glen made their home in Anchorage and had one son, Ira Glen 'Jim Bob' Jeffords.

Obituary Excerpts-Anchorage Daily Times May 1, 1962
Funeral services conducted for Mrs. Estella Jeffords Thursday at Evergreen Memorial Chapel. Mrs. Jeffords died Sunday at Providence Hospital at the age of 61. Born in Jacksboro, Texas , June 22, 1900, Mrs. Jeffords has resided in Anchorage for the past 17 years. She was employed as a custodian for the Anchorage Independent School District.

Surviving are her widower, Glenn; three daughters, Mrs. Beatrice Sanders of Dennison, Tex., Mrs. Irene Sinks of Oakland, Calif.,and Mrs. May Hutchinson, of Corpus Christi, Tex., and four sons, Ira G. Jeffords of Anchorage, Bennett Pittman of Platter, Okla., Willard Pittman of Grandfalls, Tex., and MD Pittman of Coyanosa, Tex.

Find A Grave Ancestor/Decendent Memorials:
John More Leatherwood-GreatGrandfather#7776219
Mary Josephine Leatherwood Marley-Grandmother#17992017
Elisha Smith Marley-Grandfather#40681469
Merritt Douglas Carroll-Brother#39854618
Mary Ella Carroll Pittman-Sister#76338311
Stacy Scott Pittman-Grandson#74548736
Stella Mae Pittman Grant-Granddaughter#75035994

Carroll/Marley/Leatherwood Virtual Cemetery List #47574044
Pittman Virtual Cemetery List #47574044

Tracks of My Texas Ancestors Website http://downthedustyroad.blogspot.com/p/rest-in-peace.html




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  • Created by: Sue Pittman McPeak
  • Added: 25 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77087614
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Estella Carroll Pittman Jeffords (22 Jun 1900–29 Apr 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77087614, citing Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery, Anchorage, Anchorage Borough, Alaska, USA ; Maintained by Sue Pittman McPeak (contributor 47574044) .