Smith County, Texas

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ANDREW JACKSON THEDFORD, SR.
and CATHERINE A. HUGHES


Front Row (L to R): Mollie Thedford Shelton, A.J. Thedford, Sr.,
Jane Hughes Thedford, H.E. Thedford (Eddie),
Back Row (L to R): Emma Thedford, A.J. Thedford, Jr., W.P. Thedford (Willie),
G. W. Thedford (George), Tennie Thedford Horton (wife of David Horton)

Andrew Jackson THEDFORD, Sr. the son of William THEDFORD and Amanda Jane SATTERFIELD, was born 15 Sep 1839 in Cherokee, Walker Co., GA. He married Catherine A. HUGHES, born 1 Aug 1845, on 15 Feb 1866.
  1. Henry Edward THEDFORD, born 30 Dec 1866; died 1942 (Obituary); married 17 Oct 1889 Mollie CROOK, born 1869; died 1949 They are both buried in Noonday Cemetery, Smith Co., TX
  2. Mollie E. THEDFORD, born 2 Mar 1869; died 8 Jul 1944 (Obituary); married Elisha S. SHELTON, born 18 Dec 1867; died 13 Dec 1957 They are both buried in Noonday Cemetery, Smith Co., TX
  3. Frances (Ada?) THEDFORD, born 10 Aug 1870; died Noonday, Smith Co. TX
  4. William Pearson THEDFORD, born 22 Jul 1872; died 24 Nov 1938
  5. George THEDFORD, born 19 Oct 1873; died 27 May 1942; married 16 Oct 1907 Roxie Edna MILAM
  6. Andrew Jackson THEDFORD, Jr., born 13 May 1875, Noonday, TX; died 18 Jul 1962, Tyler, TX; married 25 Nov 1903 Lexie Belle PRICE, born 18 Aug 1881, Tyler, TX; died 9 Jul 1964, Tyler, TX They are both buried in the Dean Cemetery, Smith Co., TX
  7. Tenna Mae THEDFORD, born 9 Jul 1877 married 3 Jul 1898 D.V. HORTON
  8. Emma Linda THEDFORD, born 8 Dec 1878; died 12 Nov 1903; married John THEDFORD, born 9 Jan 1881

Andrew Jackson died May 1909 in Chandler,TX. (Obituary) Catherine died 7 Jun 1927. They are both buried at Dean Baptist Church Cemetery, Smith Co., TX.

ANDREW JACKSON THEDFORD, JR.
and LEXIE BELLE PRICE

Andrew Jackson Thedford & Lexie Belle Price - Wedding Picture
25 November 1903, Smith County, TX
 

Andrew Jackson THEDFORD, Jr., son of Andrew Jackson THEDFORD, Sr. and Catherine A. HUGHES, was born 13 May 1875 in Noonday, TX. He married Lexie Belle PRICE, the daughter of Hugh Madison PRICE and Alsista AUTREY, 25 Nov 1903 in Smith Co., TX She was born 18 Aug 1881 in Tyler,TX.

  1. Emma Lorene THEDFORD, born 6 Jun 1904, Smith Co. TX; died 9 Apr 1988; married .28 Jun 1924 Fred Mansfield BARRON born 5 May 1900; died 13 Sep 1955; both buried at New Harmony Cemetery, Smith Co., TX
  2. J.V. THEDFORD, born 21 Aug 1905, Tyler, Smith Co. TX; died 7 Mar 1907, Tyler, Smith Co. TX; buried Dean Cemetery, Smith Co., TX
  3. Carroll Travis THEDFORD, born 25 Nov 1906, Tyler, TX; died 6 Aug 1995, Tyler, TX; buried Dean Cemetery, Smith Co., TX; married Willa Vee SANDERS born 10 Apr 1910, Ft. Worth,TX; died 15 May 1997, Aurora, CO; buried Aurora, CO
  4. Eunice Flaye THEDFORD, born 22 Jun 1911, Tyler, TX; died 12 Mar 2003, Tyler, TX; married Edward Patrick QUINN. born 25 Apr 1912; died 22 Mar 1985, Tyler, TX; both buried Dean Baptist Church Cemetery, Smith Co., TX
  5. Raye THEDFORD, born 10 Nov 1913, Tyler, Smith Co. TX; died 14 Nov 1992, Tyler, Smith Co. TX; buried Dean Baptist Church Cemetery, Smith Co., TX; married Sara Lee SELMAN
  6. Alice Ruth THEDFORD, born 25 Jan 1917, Tyler, TX; died 23 Apr 2000, Tyler, TX; buried Memorial Park Cemetery, Smith Co., TX; married 6 Feb 1945 Louis Lafayette HOOKER, born 1 Feb 1919, Peoria,TX
  7. Lexi Lee (Bebie) THEDFORD, born 2 Jul 1922; died 17 Mar 1936; buried Dean Baptist Church Cemetery, Smith Co., TX
  8. Jack Duane THEDFORD, born 11 May 1925, Tyler, TX; died 23 Feb 1976,Tyler, TX; buried Dean Baptist Church Cemetery, Smith Co.; TX; S/Sgt U.S. Army WW II; married Jewell ROBERTSON

Thedford Family - Left to Right - Andrew Jackson, Jack Duane, Lexie Belle, Ray,
Emma Lorene, Eunice Flaye, Carroll Thomas, Alice Ruth
standing in front of Thedford home on CR #1141 (Thedford Rd.)

A. J. died 18 Jul 1962 in Tyler,TX. (Obituary) Lexie died 18 Jul 1964 in Tyler, TX. (Obituary) They are both buried in the Dean Cemetery, Smith Co., TX

 

MORE PICTURES OF THE A. J. THEDFORD, JR. FAMILY

SOURCES:

Rick & Janie Featherston, Family Notes and Pictures

Betty Venable Phillips Family Notes

Wilma Thedford, Family Notes and Pictures

Tommy Thedford

Cemetery Records Smith County, Texas, Volume III, Southwest Quarter; East Texas Genealogical Society, 1984

Marriage Records of Smith County, Texas, 1846-1899; East Texas Genealogical Society, 1979

Marriage Records of Smith County, Texas, 1900-1926; East Texas Genealogical Society, 1999

Seven Leagues Baptist Church and It's People - Intro - Index - Minutes 1 - Minutes 2

Obituaries - 1800s, 1900s

Smith County TX US Federal Census

 

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