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Re: The Sturdy Family in Grayson County
Posted by: Joan E. Rambo (ID *****8863) Date: May 19, 2009 at 10:39:42
In Reply to: The Sturdy Family in Grayson County by Mike McClain of 1676

TX Dth Idx 1890-1976 -- http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html?..#w=;p=2;c=1320964;t=searchable -- You can view digitized copy of original death record, see more details, make copies and look for others, too.

Name: Emma Moore
Death date: 13 Feb 1951
Death place: Mckinney, Collin, Texas
Gender: Female
Race or color (on document): White
Age at death: 81 years 2 months 19 days
Estimated birth year:
Birth date: 24 Nov 1869
Birth place: Texas
Marital status: Widowed
Spouse name:
Father name: John Sturdy
Father birth place: Missouri
Mother name: Sarah L. Lock
Mother birth place: Missouri
Occupation: Housewife
Residence: McKinney, Collin, Texas
Cemetery name: Elm Grove
Burial place: Mckinney, Collin, Texas
Burial date: 14 Feb 1951
Additional relatives: X
Film number: 2074652
Digital GS number: 4030347
Image number: 3134
Reference number: CN6147
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976

Her son Earnest L. Moore was the informant. Looks like he died later the same year:

Name: Ernest L. Moore
Death date: 25 Sep 1951
Death place: Collin Co., Texas
Gender: Male
Race or color (on document):
Age at death: 61 years 7 months 10 days
Estimated birth year: 1890
Birth date:
Birth place:
Marital status:
Spouse name:
Father name: Jim Moore
Father birth place:
Mother name: Emma Sturdy
Mother birth place:
Occupation:
Residence:
Cemetery name:
Burial place:
Burial date:
Additional relatives:
Film number: 2074778
Digital GS number: 4166823
Image number: 810
Reference number: 45748
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976

The following index was from a handwritten record. It helps when you know what the name "should" be. Father's name and last name of informant are diffenitly Sturdy. Name of deceased is pretty sloppy.

Name: J.S. Steurdy
Death date: 12 Jan 1928
Death place: Westminister, Grayson, Texas
Gender: Male
Race or color (on document): White
Age at death: 63 years 5 months 9 days
Estimated birth year:
Birth date: 03 Aug 1864
Birth place: Mousirria
Marital status: Married
Spouse name:
Father name: John S. Sterady [see record]
Father birth place: Mo.
Mother name: Sarah Lock
Mother birth place: Mo.
Occupation: Farmer
Residence:
Cemetery name: Elmgrove
Burial place:
Burial date: 13 Jan 1928
Additional relatives:
Film number: 2114437
Digital GS number: 4165524
Image number: 1667
Reference number: certificate # 2003
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976

This might be the informant from above record, if so then you know the J is for John and apparently named for his father John Sanford Sturdy:

Name: Guy Sturdy
Death date: 04 May 1965
Death place: Marshall, Harris, Texas
Gender: Male
Race or color (on document): White
Age at death: 65 years
Estimated birth year:
Birth date: 07 Aug 1899
Birth place: Texas
Marital status: Married
Spouse name:
Father name: John Sturdy
Father birth place:
Mother name: Betty Phelps
Mother birth place:
Occupation: Business Agent, Union
Residence: Marshall, Harrison, Texas
Cemetery name: Colonial Gardens
Burial place: Harrison, Texas
Burial date: 06 May 1965
Additional relatives: X
Film number: 2117755
Digital GS number: 4028299
Image number: 1785
Reference number: cn 31102
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976

Happy Hunting (^_^)



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