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Richard Posey "Dock" Vanderford (4083)

Father: Josiah Vanderford (3043)
Mother: Eliza "Louisa" Taylor


b. May 3, 1850 in Mississippi [AlC cem]

d. May 28, 1934, buried in Vanderford Cemetery, Road 400, Corinth, Mississippi [AlC cem]

m. July 21, 1878 in Alcorn County, Mississippi, Joanna Augusta Farris [AlC mar 1876-82:233], of West TN (McNairy County?), b. Jan. 4, 1858, d. May 22, 1898 of Tuberculosis, buried in Vanderford Cemetery, Corinth, MS. [AlC cem]

Issue: [census-Miss]

Estella, b. June 1879

Robert N., b. Sept. 1881

Beulah, b. July 1883

Dora, b. May 11, 1885 in Jacinto, Alcorn County, MS., d. Sep 5, 1973 in Jackson, Madison County, TN.[AnnaR]

m. Nov 1906,William Thomas Rowsey of Alcorn County

Issue:[AnnaR]

Velma, b. Apr 27, 1909, d. Aug 12, 1993, buried in Hollywood Cemetary, Jackson, TN.

Ernest, who died shortly after birth, buried in Hollywood Cemetary, Jackson, TN. .

Myrtle, b. Aug 28, 1913, d. Sep 9, 2008, buried in Hollywood Cemetary, Jackson, TN.

m. Aug 17, 1941 Lafayette "Fate" Reed Lett of Greenfield, TN.
issue: Anna Rolling, b. Feb 23, 1948.

m. Nov 12, 1933,Nathan Earl James of Jackson, TN.

Thurman Douglas, b. Apr 4, 1917, d. July 1, 1985, moved to CA after WW II, buried near San Bernardino, CA.

m. Rose Simonet of NJ.
issue: Douglas Wayne Rowsey
issue: Patricia Diane Rowsey, m. Jeff Tabala

Dolly, b. Aug. 1887

Douglas H. (5153), b. Oct. 28, 1889, d. Feb. 2, 1981

Madenia, b. Feb. 1892

Maggie, b. Oct. 1894

Actie (5154), b. Oct. 1894

Cleopatra, b. May 1896

Information:

March 22, 1875:
Dock's real property consisted of 100 acres of the SW 1/4 of Section 16, Township 3, Range 8 and 100 acres of the NW 1/4 of Section 16, Township 3, Range 8 and 15 acres of the SE 1/4 of Section 17, Township 3, Range 8 all valued at $1.00 per acre. [AlC prop list]

May 3, 1879 (recorded December 12, 1881):
Dock sold 15 acres of the SE 1/4 of Section 16, Township 3, Range 8 East for $25. [AlC deed 9:158]

1880:
Dock was farming in Alcorn County, Mississippi. [census-Miss]

1885:
Dock's daughter Estella was attending the Sandess School House in Alcorn County, Mississippi. [AlC sch]

1892:
Dock paid $1.87 in state taxes, $2.82 in county taxes and a $2.00 poll tax. [AlC cash book]

1897:
Dock was living in Jacinto's District No. 2. He paid a state tax of 48.7 cents based on 2 mules valued at $60 and a carriage valued at $15. His exempt property consisted of 2 cows, 5 sheep and 7 hogs. [AlC pers prop]

1900:
Dock was farming in Alcorn County, Mississippi. [census-Miss]

1910:
Dock was farming in Alcorn County, Mississippi. [census-Miss]

1920:
Dock was farming in Alcorn County, Mississippi. [census-Miss]

1930:
Dock was farming on Rienzi & Jacinto Road in Alcorn County, Mississippi. He was living next to his daughter Actie. [census-Miss]


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