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 Palmyra J. <I>Akin</I> Thedford

Palmyra J. Akin Thedford

Birth
Tennessee, USA
Death 17 Jun 1912 (aged 66)
Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas, USA
Burial Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas, USA
Plot Block 38 Lot 4
Memorial ID 78298495 · View Source
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Born Palmyra J. Akin, daughter of Stephen B. Akin and Katharine Ann Gwaltney Akin of Dyer County, Tennessee.

Married John Anderson Thedford January 9, 1867 and resided in Dyer County, Tennessee until the early 1900's when the Thedfords moved to Cleburne, Texas.

The sons of Palmyra's sister, Julia Ann Akin Carroll had moved to Texas in the 1890's.
Abner Franklin Carroll FAGrave #19588352 to Cleburne, Texas.
Stephen Bennett Carroll FAGrave #77892657 to Jacksboro and Cleburne, Texas
Both nephews buried in Cleburne Memorial Cemetery. A. Franklin is buried in the Thedford's Plot.

Palmyra and John had one daughter Naomi, and from all indications, she never married and resided with her parents. She is also buried in the same plot.

Obituary...Cleburne Morning Review...6-18-1912
DEATH OF MRS. THEDFORD
The many friends of Mrs. Palmyra Thedford, widow of John A. Thedford, will learn with regret of the of this good lady, which took place at her home at 515 West wilson Street Monday afternoon. after an illness of four weeks. she will be greatly missed by a large circle of loving friends. Mrs. Thedford was 64 years of age. The funeral will take place this afternoon at 4 o'clock, from the First Baptist church, and she will buried at the City cemetery besider her daughter and husband whom she had survived.

Palmyra was my 2nd Great Grand Aunt through Great Grandfather Stephen Bennett Carroll. More about her on Tracks of My Texas Ancestors...Link on my Contributors Profile...Sue Pittman McPeak


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  • Created by: Sue Pittman McPeak
  • Added: 12 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78298495
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Palmyra J. Akin Thedford (7 Nov 1845–17 Jun 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78298495, citing Cleburne Memorial Cemetery, Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Sue Pittman McPeak (contributor 47574044) .