Sunday, August 15, 2010

Today in Family History - 15 Aug

A busy, busy day in family history...

My 2nd great-grandfather Frank Pegoda (Anders line) died on this day in 1949 in Huntsville, Walker, Texas [1, 2, 3, 4]. He was buried at Bath (Possum Walk) Cemetery in Walker County, Texas.

My 5th great-grandfather Richard Comfort, Sr. (Erickson line) was born on this day in 1745 in Fishkill, Dutchess, New York [5].

My 5th great-grandparents Champion Travis Traylor, Sr. and Sarah Jones (Baldwin line) were married on this day in 1797 in Wilkes County, Georgia [6].

[1] Death Records of Walker County, Texas. Death certificate for Frank P. Pegoda.
[2] Records of Huntsville Funeral Home, Inc., Volume 1, 1938-1949, Dickenson Research, Huntsville, Texas, 1992. Page 86.
[3] Walker County, Texas Cemeteries, Volume 1, South Walker County, Walker County Genealogical Society, Huntsville, TX, 2000. Page 4, Bath (Possum Walk) Cemetery.
[4] The Huntsville Item, Huntsville, Texas. 18 Aug 1949; Page 1; Obituary for Frank P. Pegoda.
[5] Tice, Joyce M., Tri-Counties Genealogy and History. Cemetery Record for Wellsburg or Baptist Church Cemetery, Chemung County, Page 2.
[6] Champion Travis Traylor, Sr. Family Record (source unknown). Family record taken from John Hart Hardy's Records.

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