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Re: Parhams' In Randolph Co.GA & surrounding area
Posted by: Mary Lynn Kersey (ID *****1728) Date: January 11, 2009 at 14:28:37
In Reply to: Parhams' In Randolph Co.GA & surrounding area by Walter Parham of 472

hello there..... I am related to Benjamin I Parham...long way back, however...and in fact just recently looked for the grave site of Martha Josphine Parham....She is buried in McDowell Cemetary in Nolanville Texas.....near Belton Texas We show he lived in Meriwether Georgia in 1838 and White Sulpher springs in 1848.He later moved to Randolph Co Georgia. At one time owned a general store. he was a planter and owned slaves. There is a bill of sale for slaves dated 12-17-1834 to Benjamin Parham by Edmond Mcghehee, writen by MA parham. We show that Benjamin's father was Thomas Stith Parham and his mother was Amy Myrick. Martha Josephine Parham married Dr. George Bradford Smith Sr. and they were my great-great grandparents.....Martha died in 4-23-1908...Dr George Bradford Smith is buried in Benvelonce Georgia.....his gave site had been moved...and we found it!!!He was killed by lightning at an early age.... We also show a few more siblings: 1. Mollie Parham Hamner (widowed half sister)2. Emma Mittie Parham b 4-12-1851 d 4-29-10143. Matt Parham no information married to Hattie, lived in Grants Pass Oregon (trucking)4. Eliza parham no b or d date, married Pone RicharsonOne more sister...that a Mr Phipps maried..(showed sister of Martha J) nephews were Ben and elbert Phipps Mary Lynn kersey Schroeder Austin, Texas

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