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Re: Sinklear / Sinclair Cem: on Centenary Rd
Posted by: Deborah (Debbi) Geer (ID *****8816) Date: January 02, 2005 at 22:20:29
In Reply to: Sinklear / Sinclair Cem: on Centenary Rd by J McAfee of 461

Here's additional information on the Griffin and Pruitt burials in Sinclair Cemetery -

Bertha F. 11 Sept 1901-21 Dec 1904
additional/correction - b 11 Sep 1904; daughter of Harvey Auglus Griffin and Julia Etta Turner

Ettie w/o Harv no dates
additional - b 22 Jun 1869; d 11 Jun 1908; wife of Harvey Auglus Griffin; given name Julia Etta daughter of Albert Harrison Turner and Sarah Smith and thus sister of Amanda Arthenia Turner who married Harvey Auglus Griffin's brother William Almon Griffin; article on her death showed that she had been sitting in a chair holding youngest child Cecil (b 15 Mar 1908) and was talking on the phone with a friend or relative when she started to feel ill, she told the person about the ill feeling and a mutual agreement to end the conversation was made, later she was found dead and still sitting in the chair holding the baby, reportedly had high blood pressure and most likely died from a sudden heart attack

Oran W. 19 Oct 1891-22 Nov 1893/1892
additional/correction - b 18 Oct 1891; d 22 Nov 1893; son of Harvey Auglus Griffin and Julia Etta Turner

baby age 4
additional - May Pruitt daughter of Lawrence Johnson Pruitt and Tabitha 'Lou' Sapp; supposedly died around the age of 10 years as step-mother was very attached to her and was very distraught when she died as she had not yet had any daughters of her own

Other burials -
Ray - twin of May Pruitt (above); son of Lawrence Johnson Pruitt and Tabitha 'Lou' Sapp; supposedly died shortly after birth

Tabitha - born about 1865 IL; d bef 1 Sep 1895; daughter of John Sapp and Catherine Zerenberg of Pike Co IL; sister to Sarah M Sapp who married James S McGee; 2nd wife of Lawrence Johnson Pruitt

Elizabeth Rhoda - b 16 Feb 1830; d 13 Nov 1910; wife of William Charles Aldrich; daughter of Linus Griffin and Octavia Barber; mother of David Aldrich, James Richard Aldrich and William Perry Aldrich

William Charles - b abt 1826; d between 1880 and 1900 census reports


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