Minnesota Family Group Sheet for the Perry DeFord Family

Husband: Perry DeFORD - (DeFord)
Birthdate: 01 February 1871 - in Mitchell County Iowa
Death date: 18 December 1954 - in (Dallas?) Texas
father: Mathew DeFORD (1832-1924)
mother: Annaliza (or Anna Eliza) ALLEN (1835-1871)
other marriages: Maude RAMSEY, 03 March 1908 in Watonga Oklahoma

Marriage date: 28 December 1897
Marriage place: Menahga, Wadena County Minnesota

Wife: Ida Mae FLOWER
Birthdate: April 1871 - in New York
other marriages: unknown GREEN (1st marriage)
Marriage date: 28 December 1897 in Menahga, Wadena County Minnesota
Death date: about 1906 - in Oakwood Oklahoma
father: S.T. FLOWER
mother: Sarah M. unknown


Child No. 1: Lavern R. DeFORD (son of Annaliza)
Birthdate: Sep 1899 in Hubbard County Minnesota
Spouse: Never
Marriage date:
Death date: 03 March 1950 in Pittsburg Pennsylvania

Child No. 2: Claud Bennet DeFORD (son of Annaliza)
Birthdate: 21 May 1903 in Oakwood Oklahoma
Spouse: Frances M. PAYDEN (1908-1976)
Marriage date: September 1926 in Arkansas City Kansas
Death date: March 1978 in Altoona, Lake County Florida
other marriages: Florence unknown

Child No. 3: Living DeFORD
Marriage date:
Death date:

Child No. 4: John Donald DeFORD
Birthdate: 1912 Oklahoma
Spouse: unknown
Marriage date:
Death date: 1973?
* Email conversations with Perry's daughter and C. Gerdes,
* US census records.

* Perry was the census enumerator in 1900 for Straight River Township, Hubbard County Minnesota. He lived in Iowa, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas. He was a 32 degree Mason, member of the Shrine, served as president of the Watonga Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce, and sold land in the Texas Rio Grande Valley for the Sharyland Company.

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