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Absolam Fortenberry CHILDERS

Absolam Fortenberry CHILDERS

Male 1841 - 1913  (71 years)

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  • Name Absolam Fortenberry CHILDERS 
    Born 11 Dec 1841  Lawrence County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 14 Nov 1850  Spring River Township, Lawrence County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Alexander C. Childress, age 39, born in Virginia; Farmer with real estate valued at $500
      Emily Childress, age 35, born in Arkansas
      Elizabeth Childress, age 13, born in Arkansas
      Nancy Childress, age 11, born in Arkansas, in school
      Abraham Childress, age 9, born in Arkansas, in school
      John Childress, age 1, born in Arkansas
      Joseph Gross (?), age 17, born in Missouri; Farmer
    Census 10 Jun 1880  Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Alfred Childress, age 35, head, married, born in Arkansas, both parents born in Arkansas; occupation - brick maker
      Jennie Childress, age 29, wife, married, born in Alabama, father born in England, mother born in Alabama; occupation - keeping house
      Nettie Childress, age 9, daughter, single, born in Alabama, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Alabama
      Sallie Childress, age 6, daughter, single, born in Alabama, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Alabama
      Burk Childress, age 4, son, single, born in Alabama, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Alabama
      Mary Belle Childress, age 2, daughter, single, born in Alabama, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Alabama
      Ernest Childress, age 1 month - born in April in Alabama, son, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Alabama
    Census 18 Jun 1900  Slidell, Wise County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Absolom Childers, age 58, born December 1841, married 27 years, born in Arkansas, father born in Virginia, mother born in Arkansas, Farmer
      Jiney A. Childers, age 43, born January 1857, married 27 years, born in Alabama, both parents born in Alabama; mother of 15 children, 12 of whom are living
      Sallie E. Childers, age 25, born June 1875, single, born in Alabama, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Alabama; teacher
      Benjamin B. Childers, age 23, born December 1876 in Alabama, single, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Alabama; carpenter
      Earnest D. Childers, age 20, born April 1880 in Alabama, single, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Alabama; farm laborer
      Richard N. Childers, age 18, born September 1881 in Alabama, single, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Alabama; farm laborer
      Rebecca M. Childers, age 16, born November 1883 in Alabama, single, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Alabama; music teacher
      Phillip P. Childers, age 15, born April 1885 in Alabama, single, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Alabama; farm laborer
      Jennie R. Childers, age 13, born May 1887 in Alabama, single, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Alabama
      David R. Childers, age 10, born February 1890 in Alabama, single, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Alabama
      Joseph A. Childers, age 8, born August 1891 in Alabama, single, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Alabama
      William H. Childers, age 2, born June 1897 in Texas, single, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Alabama




    Census 20 Apr 1910  Guymon, Texas County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Absolam S. Childers, age 68, married 37 years, born in Arkansas, father born in Virginia, mother born in Arkansas
      Jinsey Childers, age 53, married 37 years, mother of 15 children, 12 of whom are living (I believe this should be 14); born in Alabama, both parents born in Alabama
      Ernest O. Childers, age 30, son, married 1 year, born in Alabama, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Alabama; occupation - partner in a coal wagon yard
      William H. Childers, age 12, son, born in Alabama, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Alabama
      Carrie F. Childers, age 18, daughter-in-law, mother of one child, who is living; born in Texas, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Kentucky
      Mary E. Childers, age 0 months, born in Oklahoma, father born in Alabama, mother born in Texas
    Buried Oct 1913  Dalhart, Dallam County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Address:
    Memorial Park Cemetery 
    Died 23 Oct 1913  Dalhart, Dallam County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Death Certificate - A.F. Childers
    Death Certificate - A.F. Childers
    Person ID I394  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2008 

    Father Alexander Crockett CHILDERS,   b. 3 Sep 1811, Russell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1861, Lawrence County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Matilda Jane FORTENBERRY,   b. Abt 1819, Lawrence County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1844, Lawrence County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years) 
    Married 6 Feb 1834  Lawrence County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F150  Group Sheet

    Family Jennie Alabama BURT,   b. 8 Jan 1857, Fort Deposit, Lowndes County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1943, Dalhart, Dallam County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 8 Jan 1873  Lowndes County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
    +1. Nettie Elizabeth CHILDERS,   b. 5 Jan 1874,   d. 6 Aug 1952  (Age 78 years)
     2. Sallie Ellen CHILDERS,   b. 9 Jun 1875, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1969, Dalhart, Dallam County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     3. Benjamin Burt CHILDERS,   b. 28 Dec 1876, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1953  (Age 76 years)
    +4. Mary Belle CHILDERS,   b. 22 Feb 1878, Fort Deposit, Lowndes County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1966, Gruver, Hansford County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +5. Ernest Owen CHILDERS,   b. 13 Apr 1880, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1966  (Age 86 years)
     6. Richard Newton CHILDERS,   b. 28 Sep 1881, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1957  (Age 75 years)
     7. Crockett Lee CHILDERS,   b. 28 Sep 1881,   d. 4 Oct 1882  (Age 1 years)
     8. Rebecca Matilda CHILDERS,   b. 22 Nov 1883, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1967  (Age 83 years)
     9. Phillip Plaster CHILDERS,   b. 25 Apr 1885, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1966  (Age 81 years)
     10. Jennie Ruth CHILDERS,   b. 4 May 1887, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1931  (Age 44 years)
     11. Charles Bullock CHILDERS,   b. 6 Aug 1888,   d. 4 Oct 1892  (Age 4 years)
     12. David Ralph CHILDERS,   b. 25 Feb 1890, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1973  (Age 83 years)
     13. Joseph Absolam CHILDERS,   b. 23 Aug 1891, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1969  (Age 78 years)
     14. William Hubert CHILDERS,   b. 30 Jun 1897, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1937  (Age 39 years)
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F146  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Dec 1841 - Lawrence County, Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 14 Nov 1850 - Spring River Township, Lawrence County, Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Jan 1873 - Lowndes County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 10 Jun 1880 - Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 18 Jun 1900 - Slidell, Wise County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 20 Apr 1910 - Guymon, Texas County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Memorial Park Cemetery - Oct 1913 - Dalhart, Dallam County, Texas
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Oct 1913 - Dalhart, Dallam County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    A.F. Childers & Jennie A. Burt Childers
    A.F. Childers & Jennie A. Burt Childers

  • Sources 
    1. [S408] Texas, Wise - 1900 - Absolom Childers, pages 9B and 10A; accessed 2006. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1952] Texas Death Certificate - Absolam Fortenberry Childers.

    3. [S444] Arkansas, Lawrence - 1850 - Alexander C. Childers.

    4. [S455] Alabama, Montgomery - 1880 - A.F. Childers family.

    5. [S457] Oklahoma, Texas - 1910 - A. F. Childers family, page 11B; accessed 2006..

    6. [S369] Find a Grave, Entry for Absalom F. Childers.

    7. [S439] Arkansas, Lawrence - Marriage Book A1 1821-1837 (groom index), Entry for Alexander C. Childers and Matilda Fortenberry.
      this marriage is given as Joseph Childers to Polly Wayland elsewhere on Nancy's site.

    8. [S428] Childers Family History Book, page 7.


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