Ira Pickering

M, ID# 4060, b. 1834, d. 1897
  • Note*: He died in an accident at his gin in Tupelo, Texas.1
  • Last Edited: 22 Nov 1997

Family 1: Sara Jane Wilson b. 1839, d. 1 Feb 1873

Family 2: Josephine E. Wilson b. 1854, d. 11 Oct 1944

Citations

  1. [S79] Mrs. Dillard Ellington, "Joe Edmundson Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 206.
  2. [S79] Mrs. Dillard Ellington, "Joe Edmundson Family," above (naming Ira Pickering as her father).

Sara Jane Wilson

F, ID# 4061, b. 1839, d. 1 February 1873
  • Last Edited: 22 Nov 1997

Family: Ira Pickering b. 1834, d. 1897

Citations

  1. [S79] Mrs. Dillard Ellington, "Joe Edmundson Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 206.
  2. [S79] Mrs. Dillard Ellington, "Joe Edmundson Family," above (naming Sara Jane Wilson as her mother).

Josephine E. Wilson

F, ID# 4062, b. 1854, d. 11 October 1944
  • Last Edited: 10 Jan 1998

Family: Ira Pickering b. 1834, d. 1897

Citations

  1. [S79] Mrs. Dillard Ellington, "Joe Edmundson Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 206.
  2. [S79] Mrs. Dillard Ellington, "Joe Edmundson Family," above (giving only the year and not naming the place).
  3. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1941-45, vol. 9, p. 4178, file 48520 (giving her name as Josephine E. Pickering).

Josiah Wright Edmundson

M, ID# 4063, b. 26 March 1893, d. October 1986
  • Birth*: He was born on 26 March 1893.2,3
  • Death*: He died in October 1986 at age 93.4
  • Note*: He was known as Wright. They moved to Anthony, New Mexico in 1919. They had no children.1
  • Last Edited: 23 Feb 1998

Citations

  1. [S79] Mrs. Dillard Ellington, "Joe Edmundson Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 206.
  2. [S79] Mrs. Dillard Ellington, "Joe Edmundson Family," above (giving only the year).
  3. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 23 Feb 1998.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 23 Feb 1998 (stating that he died in Oct 1986; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Anthony, New Mexico when he died).

Annie Maud Edmundson1

F, ID# 4064, b. 21 December 1895, d. 20 December 1989
  • Other Names*: Maude Edmundson, Maud Burdine.
  • Note*: She was known as Maud. They lived in Tupelo, Navarro County, Texas.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 7 Jan 2012

Family: Richard Baxter Burdine b. 12 Jul 1892, d. 9 Nov 1987

Citations

  1. [S85] R. B. Edmundson, "Wright Edmundson," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 387.
  2. [S79] Mrs. Dillard Ellington, "Joe Edmundson Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 206.
  3. [S79] Mrs. Dillard Ellington, "Joe Edmundson Family," above (giving only the year).
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 6 Mar 1998 (giving her name as Maud Burdine).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Maud Edmundson Burdine, memorial no. 81111548.
  6. [S90] Mrs. Dillard Ellington, "Cal Burdine Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), pp. 205-06 (giving the year but no other details).
  7. [S79] Mrs. Dillard Ellington, "Joe Edmundson Family," above (giving the year but no other details).
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Richard Baxter Burdine, memorial no. 81111644.
  9. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 6 Mar 1998 (not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Corsicana, Texas when she died).
  10. [S79] Mrs. Dillard Ellington, "Joe Edmundson Family," above (naming Annie Maud Edmundson as his mother).
  11. [S585] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online at http://www.corsicanadailysun.com, 24 Dec 2004 (obituary of Richard Burdine) (naming Maud Burdine as his mother).

Viola Edith Edmundson

F, ID# 4065, b. 23 October 1899, d. 12 June 1989
  • Birth*: She was born on 23 October 1899.2,3
  • Death*: She died on 12 June 1989 at age 89.4
  • Note*: They lived in Dallas, Texas.1
  • Last Edited: 6 Mar 1998

Citations

  1. [S79] Mrs. Dillard Ellington, "Joe Edmundson Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 206.
  2. [S79] Mrs. Dillard Ellington, "Joe Edmundson Family," above (giving only the year).
  3. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 6 Mar 1998.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 6 Mar 1998 (not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Plano, Texas when she died).

Richard Baxter Burdine1

M, ID# 4069, b. 12 July 1892, d. 9 November 1987
  • Other Names*: Richard Burdine, Baxter Burdine.
  • Note*: He was known as Baxter.

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 7 Jan 2012

Family: Annie Maud Edmundson b. 21 Dec 1895, d. 20 Dec 1989

Citations

  1. [S85] R. B. Edmundson, "Wright Edmundson," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 387.
  2. [S90] Mrs. Dillard Ellington, "Cal Burdine Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), pp. 205-06 (naming Wylie Calhoun Burdine as his father).
  3. [S90] Mrs. Dillard Ellington, "Cal Burdine Family," above (naming Lucy Davis Monts as his mother).
  4. [S90] Mrs. Dillard Ellington, "Cal Burdine Family," above (stating that he was born in Mississippi in 1892).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Richard Baxter Burdine, memorial no. 81111644 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S90] Mrs. Dillard Ellington, "Cal Burdine Family," above (giving the year but no other details).
  7. [S79] Mrs. Dillard Ellington, "Joe Edmundson Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 206 (giving the year but no other details).
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Maud Edmundson Burdine, memorial no. 81111548.
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Richard Baxter Burdine, memorial no. 81111644.
  10. [S79] Mrs. Dillard Ellington, "Joe Edmundson Family," above (naming Richard Baxter Burdine as his father).
  11. [S585] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online at http://www.corsicanadailysun.com, 24 Dec 2004 (obituary of Richard Burdine) (naming Baxter Burdine as his father).

Jules Julian Kelt

M, ID# 4071, b. 1856, d. 1905
  • Note*: He came to Galveston by boat and moved up to Navarro County in 1870. They lived in the Chatfield, Roane, and Rice areas.7
  • Last Edited: 7 Feb 2012

Family: Willie Posey Edwards b. 2 Feb 1865, d. 29 Nov 1940

Citations

  1. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002, (stating that he was born in 1856, attributing information to grave marker, without naming the place).
  2. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, Elizabeth Kelt, and "Bud" Kelt, "Kelt Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), pp. 208-09, (stating that he was born in 1853 in English Churn, Lousiana).
  3. [S7] Navarro County, Texas Marriages, vol. 1, 1846-1888 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1987), p. 86 (stating that they married on 24 Dec 1885 in Navarro Co., Tex. but not naming the town) (citing Navarro Co., Tex. Marriage Records, vol. V, p. 69).
  4. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (stating that she was from Chatfield and that they married in 1885 without giving the complete date or place).
  5. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002.
  6. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (attributing information to grave marker).
  7. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above.
  8. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (naming Jules J. Kelt as his father).
  9. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002, (naming Jules Julian Kelt as his father).
  10. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (giving his name as Will and naming Jules J. Kelt as his father).
  11. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (giving her name as Genie and naming Jules J. Kelt as her father).
  12. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002, (naming Jules Julian Kelt as her father).
  13. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Meade Eugenia "Genie" Kelt Cole, memorial no. 44345357, viewed on 7 Feb 2011 (naming Jules Jeane Kelt, Sr. as her father).
  14. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (naming Jules J. Kelt as her father).
  15. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (giving her name as Gussie and naming Jules J. Kelt as her father).
  16. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (giving her name as Rita and naming Jules J. Kelt as her father).

Willie Posey Edwards

F, ID# 4072, b. 2 February 1865, d. 29 November 1940
  • Note*: She was from the Chatfield, Texas area.4
  • Last Edited: 7 Feb 2012

Family: Jules Julian Kelt b. 1856, d. 1905

Citations

  1. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002.
  2. [S7] Navarro County, Texas Marriages, vol. 1, 1846-1888 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1987), p. 86 (stating that they married on 24 Dec 1885 in Navarro Co., Tex. but not naming the town) (citing Navarro Co., Tex. Marriage Records, vol. V, p. 69).
  3. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, Elizabeth Kelt, and "Bud" Kelt, "Kelt Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), pp. 208-09, (stating that she was from Chatfield and that they married in 1885 without giving the complete date or place).
  4. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above.
  5. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (naming Willie Edwards as his mother).
  6. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002, (naming Willie Posey Edwards as his mother).
  7. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (giving his name as Will and naming Willie Edwards as his mother).
  8. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (giving her name as Genie and naming Willie Edwards as her mother).
  9. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002, (naming Willie Posey Edwards as her mother).
  10. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Meade Eugenia "Genie" Kelt Cole, memorial no. 44345357, viewed on 7 Feb 2011 (naming Willie Posey Edwards Kelt, Sr. as her mother).
  11. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (naming Willie Edwards as her mother).
  12. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (giving her name as Gussie and naming Willie Edwards as her mother).
  13. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (giving her name as Rita and naming Willie Edwards as her mother).

William Morham Kelt

M, ID# 4073, b. 25 December 1888, d. 5 November 1939
  • Last Edited: 25 Oct 2002

Family: Margaret Macki Gallacher b. 2 Jun 1890, d. Jan 1974

Citations

  1. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, Elizabeth Kelt, and "Bud" Kelt, "Kelt Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), pp. 208-09, (giving his name as Will and naming Jules J. Kelt as his father).
  2. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002, (naming Jules Julian Kelt as his father).
  3. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (giving his name as Will and naming Willie Edwards as his mother).
  4. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002, (naming Willie Posey Edwards as his mother).
  5. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002.

Herman Eicke Kelt

M, ID# 4074, b. 24 December 1890, d. 26 January 1978
  • Last Edited: 26 Oct 2002

Citations

  1. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, Elizabeth Kelt, and "Bud" Kelt, "Kelt Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), pp. 208-09, (naming Jules J. Kelt as his father).
  2. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002, (naming Jules Julian Kelt as his father).
  3. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (naming Willie Edwards as his mother).
  4. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002, (naming Willie Posey Edwards as his mother).
  5. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002.
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 26 Oct 2002 (stating that he was born on 24 Dec 1890 without naming the place).
  7. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 26 Oct 2002 (stating that he died in Jan 1978; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Albuquerque, N.M. when he died and that last benefits were sent to an address in Farmington, N.M.).

Meade Eugenia ('Genie') Kelt

F, ID# 4075, b. 24 November 1892, d. 29 March 1922
  • Other Names*: Eugenia Kelt, Genie Kelt, Meade Eugenia Cole, Meade Eugenia Kelt Cole, Eugenia Cole, Eugenia Kelt Cole, Genie Cole, Genie Kelt Cole.
  • Obituary*: Died in Dallas This Morning
    The news reached the city [Corsicana, Texas] this morning that Mrs. Louie Cole of Dallas had died leaving a husband and two little girls to mourn her death. The deceased was 29 years old and a native of Chatfield, at which place she was married, her former name before marriage being Miss Genie Kelt, being a member of a prominent family of the Chatfield community. The funeral will take place at Chatfield tomorrow about 2:30 o'clock, the remains arriving at Rice on the 12:30 car, from which place the body will be taken to Chatfield. Mr. Louie Cole, the grief-stricken husband, is also a native of Corsicana, he having spent the greater part of his life in the city. There are many friends in both the city and county who will be grieved to hear of this untimely death and extend much sympathy to the husband and family of the deceased.12

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, including a picture of her grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 7 Feb 2012

Family: Louie W. Cole

Citations

  1. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, Elizabeth Kelt, and "Bud" Kelt, "Kelt Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), pp. 208-09, (giving her name as Genie and naming Jules J. Kelt as her father).
  2. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002, (naming Jules Julian Kelt as her father).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Meade Eugenia "Genie" Kelt Cole, memorial no. 44345357, viewed on 7 Feb 2011 (naming Jules Jeane Kelt, Sr. as her father).
  4. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (giving her name as Genie and naming Willie Edwards as her mother).
  5. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002, (naming Willie Posey Edwards as her mother).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Meade Eugenia "Genie" Kelt Cole, memorial no. 44345357, viewed on 7 Feb 2011 (naming Willie Posey Edwards Kelt, Sr. as her mother).
  7. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002.
  8. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002, (giving the date and county but not the city).
  9. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive at http://corsicana.newspaperarchive.com, 29 Mar 1922, p. 7, col. 4 (obituary of Mrs. Louie Cole, reprinted here with consent of the Corsicana Daily Sun) (giving the city but no other information).
  10. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 29 Mar 1922, p. 7, col. 4 (obituary of Mrs. Louie Cole, reprinted here with consent of the Corsicana Daily Sun).
  11. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Meade Eugenia "Genie" Kelt Cole, memorial no. 44345357, viewed on 7 Feb 2011 (not giving the date).
  12. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 29 Mar 1922, p. 7, col. 4 (reprinted here with consent of the Corsicana Daily Sun).

Clara Louise Kelt

F, ID# 4076, b. 15 April 1895, d. 12 September 1989
  • Last Edited: 26 Oct 2002

Citations

  1. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, Elizabeth Kelt, and "Bud" Kelt, "Kelt Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), pp. 208-09, (naming Jules J. Kelt as her father).
  2. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002, (naming Jules Julian Kelt as her father).
  3. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (naming Willie Edwards as her mother).
  4. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002, (naming Willie Posey Edwards as her mother).
  5. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002.
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 26 Oct 2002 (stating that she was born on 15 Apr 1895 without naming the place).
  7. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 26 Oct 2002 (stating that she died in Sep 1989; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Wortham, Tex. when she died).

Augusta Edwards ('Gussie') Kelt

F, ID# 4077, b. 3 March 1897, d. 20 July 1963
  • Last Edited: 25 Oct 2002

Citations

  1. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, Elizabeth Kelt, and "Bud" Kelt, "Kelt Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), pp. 208-09, (giving her name as Gussie and naming Jules J. Kelt as her father).
  2. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002, (naming Jules Julian Kelt as her father).
  3. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (giving her name as Gussie and naming Willie Edwards as her mother).
  4. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002, (naming Willie Posey Edwards as her mother).
  5. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002.

Peter Terrell Montfort

M, ID# 4089, b. 6 June 1822, d. 23 June 1893
  • Note*: They moved to Chatfield about 1873 and were charter members of the Methodist congregation in Chatfield. He made gun powder and farmed.3
  • Last Edited: 24 Jul 2011

Family: Mary Frances ('Fannie') Edwards b. 5 Jan 1839, d. 10 Feb 1908

Citations

  1. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1984), p. 26.
  2. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3, above, p. 26 (identifying Mary Frances as wife of P. T. Montfort).
  3. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 211.
  4. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," above, (naming Peter Terrell Montfort as his father).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for J. T. Montfort, memorial no. 50757593, viewed on 24 Jul 2011 (naming Peter Terrell Montfort as his father).
  6. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," above, (naming Peter Terrell Montfort as her father).
  7. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3, above, p. 26 (identifying her as daughter of P. T. Montfort).
  8. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3, above, p. 26 (identifying him as son of P. T. Montfort).
  9. [S204] Records of Bank Sutherland Funeral Home (later McCammon Funeral Home), Corsicana, Texas, in Navarro Leaves and Branches, vol. IV, no. 4 (Nov 1981), p. 18 (spelling his last name as Monfort and naming "P. T. Monfort" as his father).

Mary Frances ('Fannie') Edwards

F, ID# 4090, b. 5 January 1839, d. 10 February 1908
  • Last Edited: 24 Jul 2011

Family: Peter Terrell Montfort b. 6 Jun 1822, d. 23 Jun 1893

Citations

  1. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1984), p. 26.
  2. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3, above, p. 26 (identifying Mary Frances as wife of P. T. Montfort).
  3. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 211.
  4. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," above, (naming Mary Frances Edwards as his mother).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for J. T. Montfort, memorial no. 50757593, viewed on 24 Jul 2011 (naming Mary Frances Montfort as his mother).
  6. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," above, (naming Mary Frances Edwards as her mother).
  7. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3, above, p. 26 (identifying her as daughter of Fannie Montfort).
  8. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3, above, p. 26 (identifying him as son of M. F. Montfort).

James Theodoric ("Thee") Montfort

M, ID# 4091, b. 7 February 1860, d. 14 December 1939

James T. Montfort's tombstone, Old Cemetery, Chatfield, Tex.

  • Note*: Soon after arriving in Texas, he moved to the Brown's Valley area of Navarro County, established the community of Montfort, and built and operated a grocery store and cotton gin.10

Additional Resources

A copy of his death certificate is here.
  • Last Edited: 24 Jul 2011

Family: Mollie Moore b. 10 Oct 1862, d. 30 Nov 1915

Citations

  1. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 211, (naming Peter Terrell Montfort as his father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for J. T. Montfort, memorial no. 50757593, viewed on 24 Jul 2011 (naming Peter Terrell Montfort as his father).
  3. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," above, (naming Mary Frances Edwards as his mother).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for J. T. Montfort, memorial no. 50757593, viewed on 24 Jul 2011 (naming Mary Frances Montfort as his mother).
  5. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1984), p. 26.
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for J. T. Montfort, memorial no. 50757593, viewed on 24 Jul 2011.
  7. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3, above, p. 26 (identifying Nellie Moore as wife of J. T. Montfort).
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Mollie Moore Montfort, memorial no. 50757544, viewed on 24 Jul 2011.
  9. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3, above, p. 26 (giving the date but not the place).
  10. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," above.

Henrietta Florence Montfort

F, ID# 4092
  • Last Edited: 13 Dec 1997

Citations

  1. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 211, (naming Peter Terrell Montfort as her father).
  2. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," above, (naming Mary Frances Edwards as her mother).

Winifred Lenora Montfort

F, ID# 4093
  • Last Edited: 13 Dec 1997

Citations

  1. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 211, (naming Peter Terrell Montfort as her father).
  2. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," above, (naming Mary Frances Edwards as her mother).

Nellie Moore Montfort

F, ID# 4094, b. 19 May 1866, d. 3 November 1887
  • Last Edited: 13 Dec 1997

Citations

  1. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 211, (naming Peter Terrell Montfort as her father).
  2. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1984), p. 26 (identifying her as daughter of P. T. Montfort).
  3. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," above, (naming Mary Frances Edwards as her mother).
  4. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3, above, p. 26 (identifying her as daughter of Fannie Montfort).
  5. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3, above, p. 26.

Peter Terrell Montfort

M, ID# 4095, b. 9 August 1870, d. 9 January 1905
  • Last Edited: 13 Dec 1997

Citations

  1. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 211, (naming Peter Terrell Montfort as his father).
  2. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1984), p. 26 (identifying him as son of P. T. Montfort).
  3. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," above, (naming Mary Frances Edwards as his mother).
  4. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3, above, p. 26 (identifying him as son of M. F. Montfort).
  5. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3, above, p. 26 (giving the date as 9 Aug 1880, which probably should be 1870 based on believed birth order of him and his siblings).
  6. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3, above, p. 26.

David Edwards Montfort

M, ID# 4096, b. 6 June 1871, d. 7 January 1915

David Edwards Montfort's tombstone, Old Cemetery, Chatfield, Tex.

  • Obituary*: Farmer Accidentally Killed Near Rice.
    Special to The News.
    Rice, Navarro Co., Texas, Jan. 8.—Word was received here late last night that Dave Montford [sic], a prominent citizen and farmer of the Montford [sic] community, was found dead in a room alone. Upon investigation it was found that Mr. Montford [sic] had been cleaning his pistol and when he attempted to put it back on the mantel the hammer struck against something and it was discharged, the bullet passing through his head. Justice Mizell rendered a verdict that death was accidental.11,12
  • Note*: He farmed near Montfort, Texas. He died when a pistol he was cleaning discharged accidentally and the bullet hit his head.7,13
  • Last Edited: 13 Sep 2011

Citations

  1. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 211, (naming Peter Terrell Montfort as his father).
  2. [S204] Records of Bank Sutherland Funeral Home (later McCammon Funeral Home), Corsicana, Texas, in Navarro Leaves and Branches, vol. IV, no. 4 (Nov 1981), p. 18 (spelling his last name as Monfort and naming "P. T. Monfort" as his father).
  3. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," above.
  4. [S121] Grave marker, Old Cemetery, Chatfield, Tex.
  5. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1984), p. 26.
  6. [S204] Records of Bank Sutherland Funeral Home, above, in Navarro Leaves and Branches, vol. IV, no. 4 (Nov 1981), p. 18.
  7. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, vol. 30, no. 4 (Nov 2007), p. 25 (spelling his name as Montford).
  8. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 9 Jan 1915, p. 5 (stating that he was killed near Rice).
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for David Edwards Montfort, memorial no. 44431249, viewed on 24 Jul 2011 (giving the date but not the place).
  10. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for David Edwards Montfort, memorial no. 44431249, viewed on 24 Jul 2011.
  11. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, above, vol. 30, no. 4 (Nov 2007), p. 25.
  12. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 9 Jan 1915, p. 5.
  13. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 9 Jan 1915, p. 5 ("Farmer Accidentally Killed Near Rice").

Matthew Harris Montfort

M, ID# 4097, b. 7 January 1874, d. 21 September 1936
  • Last Edited: 1 Dec 2007

Family: Elizabeth Lindsey

Citations

  1. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 211, (naming Peter Terrell Montfort as his father).
  2. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," above, (naming Mary Frances Edwards as his mother).
  3. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," above.
  4. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1984), p. 26 (giving only the date).
  5. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3, above, p. 26.
  6. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3, above, p. 26 (bearing a Woodmen of the World insignia).
  7. [S879] Constance Montfort, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 7 Sep 2003, (naming Matthew Harris Montfort as his father).

Robert Early Montfort

M, ID# 4098, b. 10 November 1876, d. 27 October 1933
  • Other Names*: Robert Earl Montfort.11
  • Obituary Abstract*: Died in Navarro Clinic, Corsicana, Texas, Friday morning, 27 Oct 1933, at age 57. Native of Chatfield, Texas. Funeral at Methodist Church, Chatfield, 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon. Burial in Chatfield Cemetery. Survivors include wife, three sons, and three brothers.12
  • Note*: He was survived by his wife, three sons, and three brothers.8
  • Last Edited: 16 Mar 2012

Family: Sallie Bertia ('Bertha') Easterling b. 7 Nov 1885, d. 10 May 1970

Citations

  1. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 211, (naming Peter Terrell Montfort as his father).
  2. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," above, (naming Mary Frances Edwards as his mother).
  3. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," above, (stating that he was born in Texas but not giving the date).
  4. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1987), New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 5.
  5. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," above, (giving the date and city).
  6. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, vol. 29, no. 3 (Aug 2006), p. 15 (citing Navarro County, Tex. Marriage Records, bk. XVI, p. 284) (giving the date and county).
  7. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 5 (giving the date but not the place).
  8. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 28 Oct 1933, sec. II, p. 7 (obituary of R. E. Montfort).
  9. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 5 (naming the place but not giving the date).
  10. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 28 Oct 1933, sec. II, p. 7 (obituary of R. E. Montfort) (stating that he would be buried in the Chatfield cemetery on 28 Oct 1933 without identifying which cemetery).
  11. [S585] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online at http://www.corsicanadailysun.com, viewed on 3 Nov 2011 (obituary of Theo Thorp Montfort).
  12. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 28 Oct 1933, sec. II, p. 7.
  13. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," above, (naming Robert Early Montfort as his father).
  14. [S8] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., 1 Aug 1997 (obituary of John Harris Montfort) (naming Robert Early Montfort as his father).
  15. [S585] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online at http://www.corsicanadailysun.com, viewed on 3 Nov 2011 (obituary of Theo Thorp Montfort) (naming Robert Earl Montfort as his father).

William Frank Montfort

M, ID# 4099, b. 5 April 1880, d. 2 April 1955
  • Other Names*: William Montfort, Frank Montfort.9
  • Obituary Abstract*: Age 75. Funeral in Corsicana, Texas, with burial in Oakwood Cemetery in Corsicana. Life-long resident of Navarro County, Texas. Methodist and Odd Fellow. Survived by wife, son, and three grandchildren.10
  • Last Edited: 17 Aug 2013

Family: Emma Nicholson b. 28 Apr 1883, d. 9 Jan 1980

Citations

  1. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 211, (naming Peter Terrell Montfort as his father).
  2. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," above, (naming Mary Frances Edwards as his mother).
  3. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," above, (gving only the place).
  4. [S190] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 10 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1990), p. 58 (giving only the date).
  5. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, vol. XV, no. II (May 1992), p. 3 (citing Navarro County, Tex. Marriage Records, bk. XIV, p. 7).
  6. [S190] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 10, above, p. 58.
  7. [S190] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 10, above, p. 58 (spelling surname as Monfort) (common stone with Emma L. Montfort).
  8. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 6 Apr 1955, sec. 1, p. 16 (obituary of W. F. Montfort).
  9. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 28 Oct 1933, sec. II, p. 7 (obituary of R. E. Montfort) (giving his name as Frank Montfort).
  10. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 6 Apr 1955, sec. 1, p. 16.

Sallie Bertia ('Bertha') Easterling

F, ID# 4100, b. 7 November 1885, d. 10 May 1970
  • Other Names*: Bertha Easterling, Bertha Montfort.10,11
  • Last Edited: 3 Nov 2011

Family: Robert Early Montfort b. 10 Nov 1876, d. 27 Oct 1933

Citations

  1. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 211, (naming John C. Easterling as her father).
  2. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," above, (naming Elizabeth Frances Burleson as her mother).
  3. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1987), New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 5.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 26 Dec 2003.
  5. [S81] Mrs. J. H. Montfort, "Peter T. Montfort," above, (giving the date and city).
  6. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, vol. 29, no. 3 (Aug 2006), p. 15 (citing Navarro County, Tex. Marriage Records, bk. XVI, p. 284) (giving the date and county).
  7. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 5 (giving the date but not the place).
  8. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 26 Dec 2003 (stating that she died in May 1970; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Corsicana, Tex. when she died).
  9. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1970, vol. 3, p. 1046, file 36819.
  10. [S585] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online at http://www.corsicanadailysun.com, viewed on 3 Nov 2011 (obituary of Theo Thorp Montfort) (Bertha Easterling Montfort).
  11. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 5 (Bertha Montfort).
  12. [S8] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., 1 Aug 1997 (obituary of John Harris Montfort) (naming Bertha Easterling as his mother).
  13. [S585] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online at http://www.corsicanadailysun.com, viewed on 3 Nov 2011 (obituary of Theo Thorp Montfort) (naming Bertha Easterling as his mother).