Jennie L. Gafford1

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     Jennie L. Gafford is the daughter of Robert C. Gafford and Martha Annie Minervia Green.1

Citations

  1. [S180] 1910 U.S. Census, Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]; Year: 1910; Census Place: Civil District 5, Stewart, Tennessee; Roll: T624_1522; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 0170; FHL microfilm: 1375535; Original data: Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page; Accessed 12 Dec 2020.

Jesse Gafford1

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     Jesse Gafford is the son of Robert C. Gafford and Martha Annie Minervia Green.1

Citations

  1. [S180] 1910 U.S. Census, Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]; Year: 1910; Census Place: Civil District 5, Stewart, Tennessee; Roll: T624_1522; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 0170; FHL microfilm: 1375535; Original data: Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page; Accessed 12 Dec 2020.

John B. Gafford1

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     John B. Gafford is the son of Robert C. Gafford and Martha Annie Minervia Green.1

Citations

  1. [S180] 1910 U.S. Census, Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]; Year: 1910; Census Place: Civil District 5, Stewart, Tennessee; Roll: T624_1522; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 0170; FHL microfilm: 1375535; Original data: Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page; Accessed 12 Dec 2020.

Lee Gafford1

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     Lee Gafford is the son of Samuel Houston Gafford and Annie Wyatt.1

Citations

  1. [S119] 1930 U.S. Census, Ancestry.com;1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]; Census Place: District 13, Stewart, Tennessee; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0016; FHL microfilm: 2342014; Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls; Accessed: 13 Dec 2020.

Lula C. Gafford1,2

F, b. 26 December 1891, d. 28 July 1979
     Lula C. Gafford was born on 26 December 1891 at Stewart County, Tennessee.2,3 She was the daughter of Robert C. Gafford and Martha Annie Minervia Green.2 She married Herman Alfred Milliken, son of John Beard Milliken and Annie E. Grizzard, on 30 January 1911 at Stewart County, Tennessee.1,4 She died on 28 July 1979 at USA at age 87. She was buried after 28 July 1979 at Stewart County, Tennessee.

Mrs. Milliken

Lula Milliken, 86, died Saturday at General Care Convalescent Center. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at AnglinMemorial Chapel with the Revs. Lee Wallace and George Sanford officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Valley Cemetery.
She was born in Stewart County on Dec. 26 1892, the daughter of Bob and Manervia Green Gafford. She was married to the late Herman Milliken.
She is survived by four sons, Thomas and Douglas Milliken of Woodlawn, Lelsie Milliken of Smyrna, and James Milliken of Dover; five daughters, Lola Milliken, Mrs. Woodrow Mullins, and Mrs. Francis Rosson of Clarksville, and Mrs. William Austin and Mrs. Wesley Wyatt of Indian Mound; two brothers, Jesse Gafford of Dover and Lucians Gafford of Michigan; nine grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.
Grandsons will be pallbearers.
She was a member of the Rose Valley Unitied Methodist Church.3

Children of Lula C. Gafford and Herman Alfred Milliken

Citations

  1. [S90] Stewart-Houston Times, Obituary Notice, Tuesday, 29 Oct 1974, Pg. A-2.
  2. [S180] 1910 U.S. Census, Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]; Year: 1910; Census Place: Civil District 5, Stewart, Tennessee; Roll: T624_1522; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 0170; FHL microfilm: 1375535; Original data: Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page; Accessed 12 Dec 2020.
  3. [S18] Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/, U.S., Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current [database on-line]; Lula Milliken;
    The Leaf-Chronicle; Publication Date: 29 Jul 1979; Publication Place: Clarksville, Tennessee, United States of America; URL: https://www.newspapers.com/image/367160927/,0.44677317,0.22654274,0.6197389&xid=3355; Accessed 12 Dec 2020.
  4. [S28] Family Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/default.asp, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VN6P-WNY : 4 December 2014), Hermon Milliken and Lula Gafford, 30 Jan 1911; from "Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2008); citing p. 4, Stewart, Tennessee, United States, Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee.
  5. [S35] Tennessee GenWeb, online http://www.tngenweb.org/, Montgomery County, Louise Wyatt Collection, Bertha Milliken Wyatt obituary (http://www.tngenweb.org/montgomery/lwyatt/wyattobit11.html).
  6. [S28] Family Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/default.asp, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NS34-MZL : 11 October 2018), Lula Gafford in entry for John Robbert Milliken, 31 Dec 1926; Death, Stewart, Tennessee, United States, Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville.
  7. [S18] Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/, Tennessee, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1965 [database on-line]; Marvelee Milliken; Tennessee State Library and Archives; Nashville, Tennessee; Tennessee Death Records, 1908-1958; Roll Number: 4; Original data: Tennessee Death Records, 1908-1965. Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee State Library and Archives; Accessed: 12 Dec 2020.

Maggie Gafford1

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     Maggie Gafford is the daughter of Samuel Houston Gafford and Annie Wyatt.1

Citations

  1. [S119] 1930 U.S. Census, Ancestry.com;1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]; Census Place: District 13, Stewart, Tennessee; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0016; FHL microfilm: 2342014; Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls; Accessed: 13 Dec 2020.

Nina Gladys Gafford1,2,3

F, b. 29 April 1926, d. 15 January 2016
     "Grandma lived a full life of love, praising the Lord, worrying about her 4 kids and 8 grandchildren, and making the best skillet fried chicken tenders EVER from scratch. When I spent the night there, the smells of the wood stove, bacon, eggs and homemade biscuits were certain to get me out from under three layers of homemade quilts each morning." - Tara Milliken Wiese.4 Nina Gladys Gafford was born on 29 April 1926 at Stewart County, Tennessee.3 She was the daughter of Oscar Gafford and Lola Mae Wyatt.5 She married Russell Reed Milliken, son of Garland Elias Milliken and Goldie F. Keatts, circa 1944 at USA.1 She died on 15 January 2016 at Dover, Stewart County, Tennessee, at age 89.3 Nina Gladys Milliken, 89 of Dover, TN passed away on Friday, January 15, 2016 at Diversicare of Dover. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Anglin Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in the Stewart Co. Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 5-8:00 pm and on Sunday from 12-2:00 pm at Anglin Funeral Home.

She was born April 29, 1926 in Stewart Co., TN daughter of the late Oscar and Lola Mae Wyatt Gafford. Mrs. Milliken was a life lifelong member of the Rose Valley United Methodist Church. She was also retired as a seamstress from Ely and Walker. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Russell Milliken, brother, Hershell Gafford and sisters, Earlene Mullins and Charlene Gafford. Survivors include her children, Ross Milliken (Faye), Dover, TN, Donna Butts (Mack), Dover, TN, Terry Milliken (Donna), Dover, TN, James Milliken (Kathy Gray), Clarksville, TN, grandchildren, Angie Hughes, Michelle Odom, Lucynda Cook, Marcine Corlew, Tara Wiese, Russ Milliken, Gina Milliken, Reed Milliken, 6 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Pallbearers will be family members.

In lieu of other memorials, donations may be made to the Rose Valley Church and Cemetery, c/o Donna Butts, 1827 Old Hwy 79, Dover, TN 37058.5 She was buried on 17 January 2016 at Dover, Stewart County, Tennessee.3

Citations

  1. [S104] The Leaf Chronicle Online, online http://www.theleafchronicle.com/, Russell Milliken Obituary, Published in The Leaf Chronicle, May 29, 2012, accessed 30 Apr 2013 (http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/theleafchronicle/…).
  2. [S79] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com, Nina C Milliken, Stewart County Memorial Gardens, Dover, Stewart County, Tennessee, Created by: LesaK, Record added: Feb 28, 2013, Memorial# 105936838, accessed 1 May 2013 (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi).
  3. [S310] ObitsForLife.com, online http://www.obitsforlife.com/index.php, Nina Gladys Milliken Obituary, Poted by: Anglin Funeral Home, Accessed: 17 Jan 2016 (http://www.obitsforlife.com/obituary/1231749/…).
  4. [S82] Facebook, online www.facebook.com, Posted by: Tara Milliken Wiese, 17 Jan 2016, Accessed: 17 Jan 2016 (https://www.facebook.com/tara.wiese?fref=ts).
  5. [S310] ObitsForLife.com, online http://www.obitsforlife.com/index.php, Nina Gladys Milliken Obituary, Posted by: Anglin Funeral Home, Accessed: 17 Jan 2016 (http://www.obitsforlife.com/obituary/1231749/…).

Oscar Gafford1

M, b. 5 October 1895
     Oscar Gafford was born on 5 October 1895 at Tennessee.2 He was the son of Samuel Houston Gafford and Annie Wyatt.3,4 He married Lola Mae Wyatt on 30 December 1916 at Stewart County, Tennessee.5

Child of Oscar Gafford and Lola Mae Wyatt

Citations

  1. [S310] ObitsForLife.com, online http://www.obitsforlife.com/index.php, Nina Gladys Milliken Obituary, Posted by: Anglin Funeral Home, Accessed: 17 Jan 2016 (http://www.obitsforlife.com/obituary/1231749/…).
  2. [S18] Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/, U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]; Oscar Gafford; Registration State: Tennessee; Registration County: Stewart County; Original data: United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls. Imaged from Family History Library microfilm; Accessed 12 Dec 2020.
  3. [S18] Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/, Tennessee, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1965 [database on-line]; Samuel Houston Gafford; Tennessee State Library and Archives; Nashville, Tennessee; Tennessee Death Records, 1908-1958; Roll Number: 1; Original data: Tennessee Death Records, 1908-1965. Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee State Library and Archives; Accessed: 12 Dec 2020.
  4. [S18] Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/, Tennessee, U.S., Marriage Records, 1780-2002 [database on-line]; Sam Gafford; Original data: Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. Nashville, TN, USA: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Microfilm; Accessed: 12 Dec 2020.
  5. [S18] Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/, Tennessee, U.S., Marriage Records, 1780-2002 [database on-line], Oscar Gafford; Original data: Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. Nashville, TN, USA: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Microfilm; Accessed 12 Dec 2020.

Robert C. Gafford1,2

M, b. circa 1864
     Robert C. Gafford was born circa 1864 at Tennessee.1 He was the son of William A. Gafford and Francis Smith. He married Martha Annie Minervia Green, daughter of Jim Green and Francis Reynolds, on 26 December 1886 at Stewart County, Tennessee.1,2

Citations

  1. [S180] 1910 U.S. Census, Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]; Year: 1910; Census Place: Civil District 5, Stewart, Tennessee; Roll: T624_1522; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 0170; FHL microfilm: 1375535; Original data: Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page; Accessed 12 Dec 2020.
  2. [S18] Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/, Tennessee, U.S., Marriage Records, 1780-2002 [database on-line]; Manerva Green; Original data: Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. Nashville, TN, USA: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Microfilm; Accessed: 12 Dec 2020.

Samuel Houston Gafford1

M, b. 10 August 1870, d. 8 January 1951
     Samuel Houston Gafford was born on 10 August 1870 at Stewart County, Tennessee. (Sam was probably born in 1869 since the 1870 census indicates that he is one year old.)1 He was the son of William A. Gafford and Francis Smith.1 He married Annie Wyatt on 24 December 1894 at Stewart County, Tennessee.2 He died on 8 January 1951 at Stewart County, Tennessee, at age 80.1

S.H. Gafford Dies At Indian Mound

Samuel Houston Gafford, 80, died at his home in Indian Mound Monday afternoon, Jan. 8 following an illness of two years. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 2 p.m. at the Rose Valley Methodist Church. The Rev. Delwin Fryer officiating and burial was in the Heflin cemetery, Milligan & Ridgeway were in charge.
A native of Stewart County, he was born August 10, 1870, son of William and Frances Smith Gafford. On Dec. 25, 1894, he was married to Annie White, who survives with five sons, Oscar, Clarence, Clifton and Buford, all of Indian Mound, and Lee Gafford of Clarksville, and four daughters, Mrs. Chesley Keatts, Mrs. Marvin Heflin, of Indian Mound; Mrs. Roy Legate, of Clarksville, and Mrs Delma Lee of Detroit. Also surviving are 26 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Three of the grandchildren were reared by Mr. and Mrs. Gafford - Mrs. Nina Gafford Milliken, Miss Thelma Gafford and Herschel Gafford.
Mr. Gafford was a member of the Rose Valley Methodist Church.3

Children of Samuel Houston Gafford and Annie Wyatt

Citations

  1. [S18] Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/, Tennessee, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1965 [database on-line]; Samuel Houston Gafford; Tennessee State Library and Archives; Nashville, Tennessee; Tennessee Death Records, 1908-1958; Roll Number: 1; Original data: Tennessee Death Records, 1908-1965. Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee State Library and Archives; Accessed: 12 Dec 2020.
  2. [S18] Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/, Tennessee, U.S., Marriage Records, 1780-2002 [database on-line]; Sam Gafford; Original data: Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. Nashville, TN, USA: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Microfilm; Accessed: 12 Dec 2020.
  3. [S79] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com, Samuel Houston Gafford (10 Oct 1870–8 Jan 1951); Memorial no. 28270988; citing Heflin Cemetery, Dover, Stewart County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by LesaK (contributor 46961305); Accessed: 13 Dec 2020.
  4. [S119] 1930 U.S. Census, Ancestry.com;1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]; Census Place: District 13, Stewart, Tennessee; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0016; FHL microfilm: 2342014; Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls; Accessed: 13 Dec 2020.
  5. [S79] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com, C Clifton Gafford (16 Oct 1910–1 Jan 2000); Memorial no. 34988564; citing Rose Valley Cemetery, Stewart County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by LesaK (contributor 46961305); Accessed: 13 Dec 2020.