Holmes County, Florida
Family Histories

George W Stafford

Submitted by Gale Stafford-Wall
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Name:         George Washington STAFFORD
Birth:        14 Jul 1865            Alabama
Death:        4 Mar 1933             Hickory Hill, Holmes County, Florida
Burial:       5 Mar 1933             Mt. Ida Cemetery, Holmes County, Florida
Other Burial: 28 Jul 2004            Headstone placed by family
Occupation:   Farmer

1:            Louisa COMMANDER
Birth:        12 Oct 1873            Alabama
Death:        30 Oct 1904            Holmes County, Florida
Burial:                              Mt. Ida Cemetery, Holmes County, Florida
Father:       Henry Jefferson COMMANDER (1854-1940)
Mother:       Nancy Jane PRESCOTT (1848-1926)
Children:     Mary Belle (1889-1974)
              Rosa Lee (1892-1974)
              David Oscar (1893-1959)
              James Bascom (1896-1967)
              Vallie (1898-1974)
              George Wilmer (1900-1986)
              Donie (1903-1996)
              Infant (1904-1904)
2:            Nancy J. COMMANDER
Birth:        Jun 1884               Florida
Death:        bef Jul 1917           1914-1917
Burial:       Mt. Ida Cemetery, Holmes County, Florida–family tradition
Father:       Robert Ira COMMANDER (1849-1919)
Mother:       Cassey Caroline WORTHINGTON (1848-1917)
Marriage:     1 Jan 1905             Holmes County Florida
Children:     Gypsie (1906-1997)
              Roy Washington (1907-1968)
              Unknown (<1910-)
              Hettie (1910-1928)
              Milburn Dora (1914-1985)
3:            Catherine Rebecca BENTON
Birth:        20 Sep 1890            Holmes County, Florida
Death:        6 Jun 1947             Westville, Holmes County, Florida
Burial:       8 Jun 1947             Camp Ground Cemetery, Holmes County, Florida
Father:       James M. BENTON (1855->1920)
Mother:       Elizabeth "Lizzie" PRESCOTT (1850-1912)
Marriage:     15 Jul 1917            Holmes County Florida
Children:     Lizzie May (Died as Child) (~1918->1930)
              Daniel Union (1920-1989)*Gale’s grandfather*
              James D. (Died as Child) (~1925-~1932)
              Eula Mae (1927-2003)
              Ruthie Lee (living)
Gale Stafford-Wall
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