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Anna Elizabeth "Bettie" Tillman

Female 1860 - 1941  (81 years)


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  • Name Anna Elizabeth "Bettie" Tillman  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Nickname Bettie 
    Born 3 Feb 1860  Patroon, Shelby County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 May 1941  South Houston, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Buried Meador Cemetery, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • Her Texas Death certificate, viewable online at FamilySearch.org, Texas Deaths, 1890-1976, shows her as a daughter of Elza Tillman and Florida Matlock, both born in Georgia.

      She is said to be a granddaughter of Stephen Matlock, Sr.
    Person ID I114  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Family Benjamin Franklin Meador, Sr.,   b. Dec 1848, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1922, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 18 Aug 1875  Patroon, Shelby County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Children 
     1. Alef Meador,   b. 5 Jun 1876, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Horace Tillman Meador,   b. 9 Jan 1878, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1953, South Houston, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Joseph West "Joe" Meador, Sr.,   b. Abt 1880, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Emma Florida Meador,   b. 2 Oct 1882, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1969, Pasadena, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     5. Onie Sinclare Meador,   b. 6 Jan 1885, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1980, Newton, Newton County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     6. Leelee Eva Meador,   b. 26 Mar 1885, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1977, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     7. Sidney Cook Meador,   b. Oct 1889, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1902, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 12 years)
     8. Anna Elizabeth "Bessie" Meador,   b. 27 Nov 1891, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1988, Bexar County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     9. Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Meador, Jr.,   b. Dec 1893, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Tillman Elza Meador,   b. Apr 1896, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Wallace Warwick Meador,   b. 27 Dec 1898, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1986, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     12. Lyndel Meador,   b. 28 Aug 1900, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1988, Seabrook, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     13. Rex Lynton Meador,   b. 30 Nov 1903, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1994, Seabrook, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Photos
    Meador, Benjamin and Bettie (Tillman) Family Portrait, ca 1928
    Meador, Benjamin and Bettie (Tillman) Family Portrait, ca 1928
    Appears to have been taken after their move from Milam to South Houston
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2009 
    Family ID F94  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Feb 1860 - Patroon, Shelby County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Aug 1875 - Patroon, Shelby County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Meador Cemetery, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S349] Schluter & Toole, "1850 Sabine County, Texas Census with Added Family Information and Corrections" c. 1979.

    2. [S461] White & Toole, "Sabine County Historical Sketches and Genealogical Records" c. 1972, p 75 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S384] 1900 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004, (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1900 United States Federal Census, the Twelfth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, address, relationship to the head of household, color or race, sex, month and year of birth, age at last birthday, marital status, number of years married, the total number of children born of the mother, the number of those children living, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, if the individual was foreign born, the year of immigration and the number of years in the United States, the citizenship status of foreign-born individuals over age twenty-one, occupation, and more. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1900 Federal Census.), Texas, Sabine County, Milam Enumerated 21 and 22 June 1900 SD 8 ED 71 Sheet 11B 201-201 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S33] FamilySearch.org, Texas Deaths, 1890-1976, (http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/).

    5. [S932] McCary, Mackie & Kay "Meador Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas" Cemetery Index ; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txsabine/burials/.

    6. [S327] Dore, Barbara Yancey (RootsLady@rootslady.com) "Southeast Texas Regional Gedcom Project" http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=bydore_1, (Dore, Barbara Yancey "Southeast Texas Regional Gedcom Project"; http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=bydore_1 ; Updated Tue Feb 24 22:17:40 2004 This Gedcom contains many regionally located but sometimes unconnected Southeast Texas persons. Some of the information has been collected during Barbara's past 35 years of family research. Many undocumented families in the area are included. ALWAYS verify!!).