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Re: Grandview Cemetery Elam Wright 1958 ?
Posted by: Andrea (ID *****2276) Date: July 19, 2009 at 09:29:55
In Reply to: Grandview Cemetery Elam Wright 1958 ? by Sheila Gordon of 797

Hi Sheila!

Don't know if you have seen the Family Search Pilot Project that has the actual images of Texas Death Certificates 1894 -1976 (there are VERY few before 1903, and not a whole lote before 1920). I found his death certificate and you might find it inreresting. Here's the index info (But be warned, sometimes the index has wrong information).;searchId=82065656002070540000;eventPlace=Johnson%2C%20Texas%2C%20United%20States;collectionId=1320964;surname=wright;p=recordResults;givenName=elam;placeId=2895

Name: Elam Windom Wright
Death date: 05 Jun 1963
Death place: Cleburne, Johnson, Texas
Gender: Male
Race or color (on document): White
Age at death: 73 years
Estimated birth year:
Birthdate: 27 Aug 1889
Birthplace: Tennessee
Marital status: Divorced
Spouse's name:
Father's name: Moses L. Wright
Father's birthplace:
Mother's name: Sarah Ellen Raye
Mother's birthplace:
Occupation: Rancher-Stockman
Residence: Grandview, Johnson, Texas
Cemetery name: Grandview Cemetery
Burial place: Grandview, Texas
Burial date: 09 Jun 1963
Additional relatives:
Film number: 2117288
Digital GS number: 4028547
Image number: 1140
Reference number: CN 38998
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976

You might note that it says he was divorced. And the informant's name is a scribble.

The Grandview Cemetery has a Cemetery Association. The contact info is posted in the Johnson Co. USGenWeb. I won't put the telephone here, as those goofy internet bots might pick it up. But here's the link:

Hope this helps.

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