Texas Family Group Sheet for the Perry DEFORD Family

Husband: Perry DeFORD
Birthdate: 01 February 1871
Birthplace: Mitchell County Iowa
Death date: 18 December 1954
Place of death: (Dallas?) Texas
Father: Mathew DEFORD (1832-1924)
Mother: Annaliza (or Anna Eliza) ALLEN (1835-1871)

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

Wife: Ida Mae FLOWER
Birthdate: April 1871
Birthplace: New York
Death date: about 1906
Place of death: Oakwood Oklahoma
Father: S.T. FLOWER
Mother: Sarah M. unknown


Child No. 1: Lavern R. DEFORD
Sex: m
Birthdate: Sep 1899
Birthplace: Hubbard County Minnesota
Death date: 03 March 1950
Place of death: Pittsburg Pennsylvania
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Spouse's name: none

Child No. 2: Claud Bennet DEFORD
Sex: m
Birthdate: 21 May 1903
Birthplace: Oakwood Oklahoma
Death date: March 1978
Place of death: Altoona, Lake County Florida
Marriage date: September 1926
Marriage place: Arkansas City Kansas
Spouse's name: Frances M. PAYDEN (1908-1976)

Child No. 3: Living DEORD
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Child No. 4: John Donald DEFORD
Sex: m
Birthdate: 1912
Birthplace: Oklahoma
Death date: 1973?
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Spouse's name: unknown
* 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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