Notes for FINIS TEDFORD:|
FINIS TEDFORD, Another son of Robert Tedford, second named of the sons of Captian John, was Finis, according to a letter from Mrs. Patie Tedford Bishop in 1945. Finis Tedford had sons John; Alwxander, who married a sister of the mother of Miss Callie Miller of Finger, Tennessee; William and Richard; and daughters Fay, Elizabeth, Duck and Grabella. They were first cousins of Callie Miller's father, Finis Miller, who was the son of Robert and Eliza Miller.
John Teford, son of Finis, had a son Barnie who lived in 1945 in Nashville.
Alexander, son of Finis, had eight children: Thomas, Henry, Kennel, Frank, Mary, Name, Maggie, and Leonia.
(This information from the Dettty book, page 90)
|ii.||WILLIAM W. TEDFORD, b. 1803; m. MIRIAM WILLETT, Abt. 1824, Lincoln, Tenn..|
Notes for WILLIAM W. TEDFORD:|
WILLIAM, 47 IN 1850, WAS BORN IN 1803, IN TENNESSEE, MARRIED A WOMAN WHOSE FIRST NAME WAS GIVEN IN THE CENSUS AS MEVANA, AND AS BORN IN NORTH CAROLINA, IN 1804, AND THEY HAD EIGHT CHILDREN LISTED: JANE 20; JOHN 18; PERMILLA, 16; CATHERINE, 12; ANN 10,; MARTHA, 7; ALMEDA, 5; AND MARY 2. MRS. BISHOP WRITE THAT "BILL WENT ON TO TEXAS"
(THIS INFORMATION FROM THE DETTY BOOK, PAGE 72.)
|iii.||JOHN MILTON TEDFORD, b. 1810, Tennessee; d. 1853, McNairy County ,Tennessee; m. JULIETTA MINERVA BURNEY, 1837; b. 1820, McNairy Co. Tn/north Carolina?; d. 1899.|
Notes for JOHN MILTON TEDFORD:|
JOHN MILTON TEDFORD: lived in Purdy,
d.12-Aug-1853 McNairy County, Tennessee died
JULIETTA MINERVA BURNEY
b.9-Jun-1820 North Carolina
d.1899 Center Point, Texas
JULIETTA MOVED TO TEXAS IN 1857.
More About JOHN MILTON TEDFORD:|
Burial: 1853, McNairy County ,Tennessee
Notes for JULIETTA MINERVA BURNEY:|
John Milton Tedford died August 12,1853, as a result of a relapse of measles. In 1857 his widow, Julietta (Burney) Tedford and her seven children, along with her mother, Lydia (McCain) Burney, and her brothers, Hance, DeWitt, and Robert Burney, came to Texas. Their journey to Texas was made by boat down the Mississippi to New Orleans, and from there to old Indianola, or "Powderhorn" as it was sometimes called; thence by freight wagon to Kerr County where Julietta (Burney) Tedford and her children settled near the Guadalupe River between Ingram and Hunt, Texas. Julietta (Burney) Tedford died in 1899, is buried at Center Point, Texas. (This information from the Detty book, page 72)
ONE OF HER CHILDREN: WILLIAM H. TEDFORD WAS MY GRANDFATHER.
More About JULIETTA MINERVA BURNEY:|
Burial: 1899, Center Point, Kerr, TX USA
|iv.||JAMES M. TEDFORD, b. 1810.|
Notes for JAMES M. TEDFORD:|
JAMES TEDFORD, listed on page 91 of the 1850 Census McNairy County, Tennessee, was named by Mrs. Patie Tedford Bishop as one of the sons of Robert and Jane (White) Tedford. He was 40 years old, thus born in 1810, in Tennessee, and had a farm of 400 acres. His wife, named Sarah, was 37, and also born in Tennessee. They had eight children listed: Jane, 16; Alexander, 13; Elysa, 11; Elizabeth, 9; Gabrella, 7; William, 6; Lafrasha, (female), 5; and Robert four months old. Also named was Michael Shirley, aged 79, a farmer, born in Virginia. (Was he the father of Sarah, wife of James?) (This information from the Detty book, page 83.)
|v.||FELIX G TEDFORD, b. 1813; m. JUDA ??; b. Abt. 1814.|
Notes for FELIX G TEDFORD:|
FELIX TEDFORD, was enumerated as 37 years of age, a farmer with 150 acres, born in Tennessee, married to a woman by the name of Juda, born in Georgia in 1814, 36 years of age. Felix was the father of George, Richard, William, Belle, and Lizzie.
|vi.||ROBERT TEDFORD, JR., b. Abt. 1815, Lincoln County, Tennessee; d. 1868, McNairy County ,Tennessee; m. LUCY MILLER; b. 1819; d. 1903.|
Notes for ROBERT TEDFORD, JR.:|
ROBERT TEDFORD, JR., son of Robert and Jane (White) Tedford, born in 1815, in Tennessee, married May 20, 1841, Lucy Miller, who was born in 1819, in South Carolina. Robert died October 29, 1868; Lucy, May 15, 1903, according to family records given by Mrs. Patie Tedford Bishop, granddaughter. They had ten children: John Crockett, Margaret Jane, Elenor Vinetta, William Voldee, Eunarcha Lee, Eliza Parlee, Sarah (Sallie) M, Laura Idell White, Robert Wright, Jefferson B. T.. (This information from the Detty book, page 85)
|vii.||REBECCA TEDFORD, b. 1819.|
|viii.||SARAH TEDFORD, b. 1822.|
|v.||WILLIAM CARROLL TEDFORD.|
Notes for WILLIAM CARROLL TEDFORD:|
According to the Detty book: William Carroll Tedford was the grandfather of Rev. Leroy C. Tedford of North Little Rock, Arkansas.
Notes for ELZIRA TEDFORD:|
According to the Detty book Elzira Tedford married a man by the name of Amick.
|ii.||MARTHA L TEDFORD.|
|iii.||DAVID C. TEDFORD.|
|iv.||MARGARET JANE TEDFORD.|
|vi.||HENRY PAXTON TEDFORD, b. 1806.|
|vii.||MARY TEDFORD, b. 1808.|
|viii.||JAMES FINIS TEDFORD, b. 1816.|
|ix.||ROBERT NEWTON TEDFORD, b. 1822.|
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