Introduction Page One DeFord 1 Families 11- 20 Families 21- 42 Families 43- 50

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Jimmie DeFord
P,O. Box 472204
Garland, Tx 75047-2204

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FAMILY 11 15 Feb 1999

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HUSBAND James DEFORD

BIRTH: 1782 PLACE: Va

MAR.: 4 Nov 1815 PLACE: Amite Co,Ms

DEATH: 22 Nov 1849

Mary Clyde DeFord said that Henry James Washington DeFord was "the son of a veteran of the 'Battle of New Orleans'.

See page 27 of "American Forces at Chalmette: Veterans and Decendants of Battle of New Orleans, 1814-1815", for listing of Private James DeFord.

1820 Census, Feliciana Parish, Louisiana.

1830 Census, Copiah County, Mississippi.

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WIFE Medy VICK

BIRTH: 1782 PLACE: SC

OTHER MARRIAGE: Family 52

1820 Census, Felicinia Parish, Louisiana.

1830 Census, Copiah County, Mississippi.

1850 Census, Copiah County, Mississippi.

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CHILDREN

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1. NAME: Henry James Washington DEFORD Family 12

SPOUSE: Labitha Ann GROOM

2. NAME: Martha Adaline DEFORD-679 Family 45

SPOUSE: Ebenezer B FOSTER-699

3. NAME: Margaret Catherine DEFORD-677 Family 46

SPOUSE: John CHANCE-693

4. NAME: Celia Ann DEFORD-1251

BIRTH: 2 Feb 1823

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Ref: Mary Clyde DeFord.

Ref: Marriage License, Amite County, Mississippi.

Ref: 1880 Census (H J W DeFord) for birthplace.

Data from "Wills & Administrations Isle of Wight Co., Va."

Page 68, John Deford appraises estate of Pitt Reynolds, 1 Sep 1774.

Page 85, John Deford witnesses will of Joseph Norsworthy, 3 Dec 1778.

Page 98, John Deford appraises estate of Robert Babb, 7 may 1781.

Page 116, James Deford is security for will of Henry Lancaster, 3 Mar 1785.

Page 120, John Deford is appraiser of estate of Joshua Gay, 2 Jun 1785.

Page 130, John Deford is appraiser of estate of Thomas Saunders, 1 Feb 1787.

Page 131, John Deford's Will, 3 Jan 1788, Leg. are sons James and William, wife, daughters Ann and Fereby, Exs. are James Deford and Jesse Holleman, one of Wit. is Jane Deford.

Page 133, John Defords estate is appraised by Jesse Holleman and William Gay, 5 Jun 1788.

Page 152, James Deford is witness to will of --- Munford, 2 Jan 1792.

Page 187, James Deford is one of Exs. of estate of William Barlow, 4 Jun 1798.

Page 189, James Deford is Security for estate of Mary Copher, 3 Sep 1798.

Page 190, James Deford is Security for estate of Mary Wombwell, 3 Sep 1798.

Page 199, James Deford is appraiser of estate of Mary Wombwell, 31 Dec 1798.

 

FAMILY 11 10 Dec 1998

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Data from "Marriages of Isle Of Wight Co., Va."

Page 14, William DeFord and Elizabeth Calcote, 1802.

Page 59, John Deford is surety for Thomas Boyd and Milly Hutchings, 28 Apr 1788.

Page 60, James Deford is surety for William Brock and Mary Brister, 10 Jun 1800.

Page 83, Ann Deford marries Lemuel Wombwell, James Deford is surety, parent is Ann Deford, 17 Feb 1790.

Page 96, Fereby Deford marries James Bennett, 10 Oct 1800.



FAMILY 12 3 Feb 1999

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HUSBAND Henry James Washington DEFORD

BIRTH: 21 Oct 1816 PLACE: East Feliciana P,La

MAR.: 26 May 1844 PLACE: Wilkinson Co,Ms

DEATH: 30 Jul 1885 PLACE: Coalville,Palo Pinto Co,Tx

BURIAL: PLACE: Gordon Old Cem,Palo Pinto Co,Tx

FATHER: James DEFORD Family 11

MOTHER: Medy VICK

Henry James DeFord became a Master Mason in Woodville, Wilkinson County, Mississippi, 6 December 1845. His family moved to Texas in 1864. They lived at Shawnee Prairie near Clarksville, Omaha, and Jefferson. They bought a farm near Coalville, a small minng town northeast of Gordon.

1850 Census, Wilkinson County, Mississippi.

1860 Census, Franklin County, Mississippi.

1870 Census, Marion County, Texas.

1880 Census, Palo Pinto County, Texas.

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WIFE Labitha Ann GROOM

BIRTH: 16 May 1826 PLACE: Wilkinson Co,Ms

DEATH: 7 Dec 1912 PLACE: Omaha,Morris Co,Tx

BURIAL: PLACE: Gordon Old Cem,Palo Pinto Co,Tx

FATHER: Valentine C GROOM Family 45

MOTHER: Letitia

1830 Census, Wilkinson County, Mississippi.

1840 Census, Wilkinson County, Mississippi.

1850 Census, Wilkinson County, Mississippi.

1860 Census, Franklin County, Mississippi.

1870 Census, Marion County, Texas.

1880 Census, Palo Pinto County, Texas.

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FAMILY 12 17 Feb 1999

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CHILDREN

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1. NAME: Nolan Bridgeford DEFORD

BIRTH: 16 Jan 1845

DEATH: 26 Sep 1921 PLACE: Gordon,Palo Pinto Co,Tx

1850 Census, Wilkinson County, Mississippi.

1860 Census, Franklin County, Mississippi.

1870 Census, Marion County, Texas.

2. NAME: Josephine Ella DEFORD Family 13

SPOUSE: SELF

3. NAME: Alice Parlina DEFORD Family 14

SPOUSE: MILLER

4. NAME: Valine Cook DEFORD Family 15

SPOUSE: Wilson RHODES

5. NAME: Ada Amelia DEFORD Family 16

SPOUSE: STEVENS

6. NAME: Henry James Valentine DEFORD Family 17

SPOUSE: Elizabeth (Essie) Lee JONES

7. NAME: Horace Lee DEFORD Family 32

SPOUSE: Otella WATSON

8. NAME: Delia Ann DEFORD Family 43

SPOUSE: RINGO

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Ref: Mary Clyde DeFord.

Ref: Marriage License issued in Wilkinson County, Misissippi.

Ref: Papers from Harry Alonzo DeFord.


FAMILY 13 10 Jan 1999

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HUSBAND SELF

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WIFE Josephine Ella DEFORD

BIRTH: 29 Dec 1847

DEATH: 30 Dec 1914 PLACE: Tupelo,Coal Co,Ok

FATHER: Henry James Washington DEFORD Family 12

MOTHER: Labitha Ann GROOM

1850 Census, Wilkinson County, Mississippi.

1860 Census, Franklin County, Mississippi.

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Ref: Papers from Harry Alonzo DeFord.

Ref: Mary Clyde DeFord.

 

FAMILY 14 10 Jan 1999

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HUSBAND MILLER

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WIFE Alice Parlina DEFORD

BIRTH: 26 Apr 1852

DEATH: 13 Dec 1935 PLACE: Ardmore,Carter Co,Ok

FATHER: Henry James Washington DEFORD Family 12

MOTHER: Labitha Ann GROOM

1860 Census, Franklin County, Mississippi.

1870 Census, Marion County, Texas.

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Ref: Mary Clyde DeFord.

 

 

FAMILY 15 10 Jan 1999

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HUSBAND Wilson RHODES

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WIFE Valine Cook DEFORD

BIRTH: 24 Sep 1854

DEATH: PLACE: Tucson,Pima Co,Az

FATHER: Henry James Washington DEFORD Family 12

MOTHER: Labitha Ann GROOM

1860 Census, Franklin County, Mississippi.

1870 Census, Marion County, Texas.

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Ref: Papers from Harry Alonzo DeFord.

Ref: Mary Clyde DeFord.
 

FAMILY 16 10 Jan 1999

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HUSBAND STEVENS

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WIFE Ada Amelia DEFORD

BIRTH: 14 Dec 1856

DEATH: 13 Feb 1936 PLACE: Omaha,Morris Co,Tx

FATHER: Henry James Washington DEFORD Family 12

MOTHER: Labitha Ann GROOM

1860 Census, Franklin County, Mississippi.

1870 Census, Marion County, Texas.

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Ref: Papers from Harry Alonzo DeFord.

Ref: Mary Clyde DeFord.

 

FAMILY 17 17 Dec 1998

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HUSBAND Henry James Valentine DEFORD

BIRTH: 23 Dec 1859 PLACE: Franklin Co,Ms

MAR.: 29 May 1898 PLACE: Erath Co,Tx

DEATH: 9 Feb 1946 PLACE: Dallas,Dallas Co,Tx

BURIAL: PLACE: Lauraland Mem Ce,Dallas,Dallas Co,Tx

FATHER: Henry James Washington DEFORD Family 12

MOTHER: Labitha Ann GROOM

1860 Census, Franklin County, Mississippi.

1870 Census, Marion County, Texas.

1880 Census, Palo Pinto County, Texas.

1910 Census, Erath County, Texas.

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WIFE Elizabeth (Essie) Lee JONES

BIRTH: 3 Oct 1878 PLACE: Howard Co,Ar

DEATH: 28 Sep 1945 PLACE: Dallas,Dallas Co,Tx

BURIAL: PLACE: Lauraland Mem Ce,Dallas,Dallas Co,Tx

FATHER: James Wiley JONES For information about this family see "SOME OF

MOTHER: Nannie Snow RUSSELL THE DESCENDANTS OF DAVID JONES AND

TACY FLOYD".

1910 Census, Erath County, Texas.

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CHILDREN

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1. NAME: James (Jimmie) Valentine DEFORD Family 18

SPOUSE: Thelma Christine CLIFTON

2. NAME: Horace Lee DEFORD Family 23

SPOUSE: Ada RUNYON

3. NAME: Mack Groom DEFORD Family 27

SPOUSE: Mamie AVINGER

4. NAME: Juanita DEFORD

1910 Census, Erath County, Texas.

5. NAME: Miller Juaquine DEFORD Family 28

SPOUSE: Katherine WORSHAM

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Ref: Certificate of Birth for James Valentine DeFord.

Ref: Mary Clyde DeFord.

Ref: Horace Andrew DeFord.

1910 Census, Erath County, Texas.

 


FAMILY 18 5 Dec 1998

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HUSBAND James (Jimmie) Valentine DEFORD

BIRTH: 2 May 1899 PLACE: Gordon,Palo Pinto Co,Tx

MAR.: 11 Jun 1924 PLACE: Hopkins Co,Tx

FATHER: Henry James Valentine DEFORD Family 17

MOTHER: Elizabeth (Essie) Lee JONES

1910 Census, Erath County, Texas.

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WIFE Thelma Christine CLIFTON

BIRTH: 11 Sep 1902 PLACE: Shirley Communit,Hopkins Co,Tx

DEATH: 12 Dec 1961 PLACE: Dallas,Dallas Co,Tx

BURIAL: PLACE: Restland Cem,Dallas Co,Tx

FATHER: Thomas Nathan CLIFTON For information about this family see "SOME OF

MOTHER: Letitia (Lettie) Alma ARMSTRONG THE DESCENDANTS OF THOMAS NATHAN

CLIFTON AND ELIZABETH WILSON."

1920 Census, Hopkins County, Texas.

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CHILDREN

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1. NAME: James (Jimmie) Valentine DEFORD [Jr] Family 19

SPOUSE: Marjorie Creed TAYLOR

2. NAME: Thomas Clifton DEFORD Family 21

SPOUSE: Dorothy Ann WINSTON

3. NAME: Noel Jean DEFORD Family 22

SPOUSE: John Daniel HAVERSTOCK [Jr]

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Ref: Clifton/Ringo Papers.

Ref: James Valentine DeFord, Jr.

Ref: Marriage License.

Ref: Certificate of Birth.

 

FAMILY 19 20 Nov 1998

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HUSBAND James (Jimmie) Valentine DEFORD [Jr]

BIRTH: 3 May 1926 PLACE: Sulphur Springs,Hopkins Co,Tx

MAR.: 24 Jul 1948 PLACE: Van Alstyne,Grayson Co,Tx

FATHER: James (Jimmie) Valentine DEFORD Family 18

MOTHER: Thelma Christine CLIFTON

1930 Sherman, Grayson County, Texas.

1940 Sherman, Grayson County, Texas.

1950 Sherman, Grayson County, Texas.

1960 Garland, Dallas County, Texas.

1970 Garland, Dallas County, Texas.

1980 Garland, Dallas County, Texas.

1990 Garland, Dallas County, Texas.

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WIFE Marjorie Creed TAYLOR

BIRTH: 8 Aug 1926 PLACE: Sherman,Grayson Co,Tx

FATHER: Noel Creed TAYLOR For information about this family see "SOME OF

MOTHER: Margaret Alline EVANS THE DESCENDANTS OF THOMAS TAYLOR AND

ELIZABETH."

1930 Van Alstyne, Grayson County, Texas.

1940 Van Alstyne, Grayson County, Texas.

1950 Sherman, Grayson County, Texas.

1960 Garland, Dallas County, Texas.

1970 Garland, Dallas County, Texas.

1980 Garland, Dallas County, Texas.

1990 Garland, Dallas County, Texas.

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CHILDREN

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1. NAME: Era Jane DEFORD Family 20

SPOUSE: William (Billy) Everitt MYERS [III]

2. NAME: James Creed DEFORD

BIRTH: 4 Jun 1957 PLACE: Garland,Dallas Co,Tx

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Ref: Birth Certificate

Ref: James (Jimmie) Valentine DeFord, Jr.

Ref: Margaret Alline Evans.

 

FAMILY 20 17 Feb 1999

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HUSBAND William (Billy) Everitt MYERS [III]

BIRTH: 10 Nov 1946 PLACE: Brookhaven,Lincoln Co,Ms

MAR.: 29 Dec 1983 PLACE: Las Vegas,Nv

FATHER: William (Bill) Everitt MYERS [Jr] For information about this family see "SOME OF

MOTHER: Willie May WILLIAMS THE DESCENDANTS OF JAMES MYERS AND

SOPHIA WEST."

1990 - Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.

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WIFE Era Jane DEFORD-684

BIRTH: 15 Jul 1949 PLACE: Sherman,Grayson Co,Tx

FATHER: James (Jimmie) Valentine DEFORD [Jr] Family 19

MOTHER: Marjorie Creed TAYLOR

1950 Sherman, Grayson County, Texas.

1960 Garland, Dallas County, Texas.

1970 Garland, Dallas County, Texas.

1980 Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.

1990 Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.

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CHILDREN

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1. NAME: William Everitt (Ritt) MYERS [IV]

BIRTH: 10 May 1984 PLACE: Garland,Dallas Co,Tx

1990 - Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.

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Ref: Era Jane DeFord.

Ref: Birth Certificate


If you wish to make corrections or have additional information included please send the data to:

Jimmie DeFord
P,O. Box 472204
Garland, Tx 75047-2204

email@ deford1@gte.net

This data may be used to assist you in preperation of your genealogical history and work. The correctness of the data is not guranteed.

Introduction Index DeFord 1 Families 11- 20 Families 21- 42 Families 43- 50