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Loretta Fry Farley 1830-1921

Loretta Fry Farley 1830-1921

Posted: 30 Aug 2012 1:01AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: FARLEY FRY
Searching for the grave of Loretta Fry Farley, wife of James Monroe Farley.

B. 8/15/1830? D. 8/7/1921 Seymour, TX.

Death certificate merely lists burial at Seymour, not any specific cemetery.

Any information that might help locate her grave would be greatly appreciated.

Re: Loretta Fry Farley 1830-1921

Posted: 22 Nov 2012 4:28PM GMT
Classification: Query

Loretta Fry Farley
Birth: Jan. 15, 1830
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 1921
Seymour
Baylor County
Texas, USA

daughter of Rev. Henry Fry - Mary A. Benom

James Monroe Farley married Miss Loretta Fry on 10 June 1854 at Giles County, Tennessee.

Mrs. Loretta Farley filed for her dead husband's Confederate Pension on 20 January 1915 at Young County, Texas. The pension was approved 1 March 1915. She was 76 years old on the pension and was born in Tennessee. She moved to Texas in 1892. She had been living near Olney, Texas since 1910. Her husband was drawing a pension at the time of his death. She states that he died 18 December 1914 at Jean, Texas. Evidently, she was illiterate since she signed with her mark "X" and the signature was filled in. The Young County Judge, W.P. Stinson signed his name on 20 January 1915. Witnesses were Charles N. Keen and W.F. Thompson. The Commissioner of Pensions sent a letter to Mrs. J.M. Farley of Farmer, Texas to show her application had been approved.

On 27 August 1921, Loretta Farley's daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Beaver filed an application stating that her mother was dead. On the application, J.C. Beaver states that Mrs. Loretta Farley died on 7 June 1921 at Baylor County, Texas. He states that he is the son-in-law and that she made her home with his family. The affidavit is signed by Baylor County Judge Noble Mitchell. G.H. Gray, undertaker at Seymour, signed that he prepared her body for burial. J.F. Bunkley signed that he was the attending physician and Loretta Farley died of natural causes from old age.

Masonic Cemetery, Seymour
Maintained by: Adriene Brookes
Originally Created by: Searchers of our Past
Record added: Sep 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96620924
794 persons listed Masonic Cemetery

Re: Loretta Fry Farley 1830-1921

Posted: 22 Nov 2012 4:58PM GMT
Classification: Query
Thank you for the message and information.

Since posting my original message, I learned that Loretta's grave is unmarked.

Tom
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