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Stanford Family Bible Records

Printed in Matagorda County Genealogical Society publication, Oak Leaves, Volume 8, No. 4, August, 1989.

Typed by Faye Cunningham


Contributed By: Ural Lee Stanford Donohoe

There is no title page for this Bible. There is a receipt in the Bible for its purchase dated 26 May 1880.
In 1984 the Bible was in the possession of Mrs. Adine Ceehorne, Norfolk, VA


Waid Willis Stanford born November 24, 1846

Sarah Elizabeth Scott Stanford born February 8, 1843

Stephen Edgar, son of J. M. and S. E. Stanford born Oct. 26, 1862

Frances Edna Stanford, daughter of J. M. and S. E. born Feb. 21, 1859

Willard Oskar Stanford, son of W. W. & S. E. Stanford born Sept. 20, 1868

Albert Walter, son of W. W. & S. E. Stanford born Aug. 25, 1870

Alma, daughter of W. W. & S. E. Stanford born Sept. 4, 1872

Mattie Billy, daughter of W. W. & S. E. Stanford born Nov. 10, 1874

John Irvin, son of W. W. & S. E. Stanford born Jan. 12, 1877

Susan Mossuri, daughter of W. W. & S. E. Stanford born Dec. 6, 1881

Conrad Justin Ford, born Oct. 17, 1907, son of James and Mattie


W. W. Stanford & S. E. Stanford (Sarah Elizabeth Scott married James M. Stanford first. After his death she married his brother, Waid) married Oct 27, 1867.

Fannie Stanford (Frances Edna) was married to J. B. Simpson in Stewart County, Georgia in Dec. 1883.

Edgar Stanford was married to Fannie Allsabrook Dec. 25, 1888.

Willard Stanford was married to Mary J. Johnson Oct. 2, 1889

M. B. Stanford (Mattie Billy) was married to Mr. James Ford March 16, 1898 at Marshall, Texas

John I. Stanford was married to Ossenior Horton Oct. 23, 1898.

Susan M. Stanford was married to Mr. W. B. Burns May 20, 1900

A. W. (Albert) Stanford was married to Miss Tennie Breedlove Oct. 25, 1908 at Waco, Texas


Alma Stanford died Mar. 8, 1874

Edgar Stanford died Jan. 6, 1896

Willard O. Stanford died Aug. 14, 1899

Mrs. S. E. Stanford, mother, died Nov. 11, 1901

Susan M. Stanford Burns died Feb. 18, 1903

John I. Stanford died Dec. 22, 1905

James Ford died June 7, 1907

Mollie Stanford Garrett died Jan. 12, 1907 (Identity unknown to family.)

Alva Lela Meador Stanford


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