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John Harkey Thedford

b. September 10, 1810 SC
d. July 24, 1892 GA
Peavine Baptist
Church Cemetery
Rock Springs,
Walker Co GA
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Deborah Simmons

b.  March 13, 1810 NC
d. March 14, 1887
Walker Co GA
Peavine Baptist
Church Cemetery, Rock
Springs, Walker Co GA
Children of John Harkey Thedford and Deborah Simmons:
Anna Elizabeth Thedford
b. abt 1839
Mary J. Thedford
b. abt 1840
William A. Thedford
b. February 5, 1842
d. September 20, 1863.
Harriet Emily Thedford
b. September 26, 1843
Walker Co GA
d. June 22, 1919
Parker Co TX
buried:  Dicey Cemetery,
Parker Co TX
James A. Polk Thedford
b. May 10, 1845 GA
d. March 8, 1916
Franklin A. C. Thedford
b. February 7, 1846
d. March 27, 1926
Bruce E. S. Thedford
b. abt 1848
d.  LA
Miles A. Thedford
b. October 26, 1849 GA
d. August 24, 1903 Rome,
John H. Thedford
b. abt 1851 GA
Notes for John Harkey Thedford:  He married 2nd: M. E. Rising on June 18,
1887 in Catoosa Co GA.

Notes for Deborah Simmons:  She made her home at Thedford's Ford a
hospital during the Battle of Chickamauga.  Buckner's Corps christened her "the
Mother of Chickamauga" because she nursed the wounded soldiers with a
mother's care. Confederate Veterans, Sept 1898, Vol VI #9.

Notes for Anna Elizabeth Thedford:  She married Bryant Wright Henry on June
26, 1859, Catoosa Co GA,  and they had a daughter, Ida Henry, born February 5,
1863 Walker Co GA, and died January 2, 1940 Gwinnett Co GA.  Ida Henry
married Terrell E. Simmons.

Notes for William A. Thedford:  He was a private in 2nd Co D, 1st GA Inf CSA.  
He was killed at the Battle of Chickamauga and is buried at Peavine Baptist
Church Cemetery, Walker Co GA.

Notes for James A. Polk Thedford:  He was a private in 2nd Co D, 1st GA Inf
CSA.  He married Jane E. Hunt on January 10, 1867 Catoosa Co GA. Jane was
born April 16, 1838 and died February 23, 1901.  They had a daughter, Alice Lula
Thedford born December 22, 1868 and died April 11, 1939 GA.  They are all
buried at the Peavine Baptist Church Cemetery, Rock Springs, Walker Co GA.

Notes for Bruce E. S. Thedford:  He married Mary Emily Walker and they had
three daughters:  Fannie Mae, Aileen and Ruth.

Notes for John H. Thedford:  He married Mary and they had three sons:  John
born 1874, Oscar born 1876 and Simmons born 1879.
Census Info:

1840 Walker Co GA
1850  Walker Co GA
1860 Catoosa Co GA
1870 Catoosa Co GA
1880 Catoosa Co GA

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