Francis Marion Childress

Francis Marion Childress

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  • Name Francis Marion Childress 
    Born 1 Mar 1847  Alabama or GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880  Dist 106, Red River Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900  Justice Precinct 8, Red River Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1910  Justice Precinct 8, Red River Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1920  Red River Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 15 Feb 1938  Confederate Home Austin, TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Travis Co, TX Confederate Field, Section 3 (B) Row:B Number:52 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Name: Francis Marion Childress
      Death date: 15 Feb 1938
      Death place: Austin, Travis, Texas
      Gender: Male
      Race or color (on document): White
      Age at death: 90 years 11 months 14 days
      Estimated birth year:
      Birth date: 01 Mar 1847
      Birth place: Alabama
      Marital status: Widowed
      Spouse name:
      Father name: Abraham Childress
      Father birth place:
      Mother name: Julia Anderson
      Mother birth place:
      Occupation: Retired Confederate Vet
      Residence: Texas Confederate Home
      Cemetery name: State
      Burial place:
      Burial date: 16 Feb 1938
      Additional relatives: X
      Film number: 2117657
      Digital GS number: 4030402
      Image number: 1337
      Reference number: cn 10359
      Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976
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    • Full Name: Francis M. Childress
      Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 3 (B)
      Row:B Number:52
      Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran
      Birth Date: 1847
      Died: February 15, 1938
      Buried: February 16, 1938
      Biography:

      CHILDRESS, FRANCIS M.(1847~1938)Francis M. Childress, Confederate veteran, was born in Alabama in 1847. When the Civil War broke out, he was living in Missouri and joined the 16th Missouri Infantry.

      After the War, in 1871, he moved to Texas and eventually settled in Boxelder. On March 7, 1935, a widower, he moved into the Confederate Men's Home in Austin and stayed there until his death on February 15, 1938. He was buried in the Texas State Cemetery that next day. He had one son, W. R. Childress, who was living in Avery.

      Information taken from Confederate Home Roster. [2]
    • http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=27456333 [3]
    • Name: Francis M Childress
      Titles:
      Residence: Justice Precinct 8 (north Half), Red River, Texas
      Birthdate: Mar 1847
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Relationship to head-of-household: Self
      Spouse's name: Samantha Childress
      Spouse's titles:
      Spouse birthplace: Mississippi
      Father's name:
      Father's titles:
      Father's birthplace: Virginia
      Mother's name:
      Mother's titles:
      Mother's birthplace: Virginia
      Race or color (expanded): White
      Head-of-household name:
      Gender: Male
      Marital status: Married
      Years married: 33
      Estimated marriage year: 1867
      Mother how many children:
      Number living children:
      Immigration year:
      Enumeration district: 0114
      Sheet number and letter: 21B
      Household id: 387
      Reference number: 99
      GSU film number: 1241665
      Image number: 00916
      Collection: United States Census, 1900
      [4]
    Person ID I4678  Extended Families of Childress
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2018 

    Father Abram Childress,   b. 4 Nov 1812, Old Pendleton Co. SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1877, Annona/Avery, Red River, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Nancy Judia Anderson,   b. 17 Jun 1817, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1884, Avery, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 5 Oct 1835  GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1708  Group Sheet

    Family Samantha "Mollie" Miller Holley,   b. 7 Feb 1841, MS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1920  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 27 May 1867 
    Children 
     1. Julia A Childress,   b. 14 Jan 1868, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1931  (Age 63 years)
     2. William Riley "Rile" Childress,   b. 23 Nov 1869, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1966, IOOF Home - Ennis, Ellis, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     3. Alice Childress,   b. 23 Aug 1871
     4. Louis Douglas Childress,   b. 12 Jun 1873, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1919, Manchester, Red River, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     5. Willie Frances Childress,   b. 22 Oct 1875,   d. 11 Jun 1941, Clarksville, Red River, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     6. Oliver R Childress,   b. 26 Sep 1879, Avery, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1952  (Age 73 years)
     7. Katie Bell Childress,   b. 10 Jul 1882, Avery, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1950, Clarksville, Red River, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     8. Lula Childress,   b. 22 Jan 1885, Boxelder, Red River Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1952  (Age 67 years)
     9. Nora Childress,   b. 1 Jul 1888, TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1947  (Age 58 years)
     10. Amanda Childress
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F1709  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
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  • Documents
    1870 US Census - LA - Claiborne Parish
    1870 US Census - LA - Claiborne Parish
    Families of Abram Childress and son Francis Marion Childress
    1900 US Census - TX - Red River County
    1900 US Census - TX - Red River County
    William R Childress and Father Francis Marion Childress and families
    Francis Marion Childress
    Francis Marion Childress
    Death Certificate
    1850 US Census - LA - Claiborne Parish
    1850 US Census - LA - Claiborne Parish
    Families of Douglas Childress and son Abram Childress
    1860 US Census - LA - Claiborne Parish
    1860 US Census - LA - Claiborne Parish
    Family of Abram Childress
    1880 US Census - TX - Red River County
    1880 US Census - TX - Red River County
    Childress Families

    Headstones
    Francis Marion Childress
    Francis Marion Childress
    Texas State Cemetery, Austin ,Travis Co., TX

  • Sources 
    1. [S171] Texas Death Index 1890-1976.

    2. [S252] Confederate Home Roster.
      http://www.cemetery.state.tx.us/pub/user_form.asp?step=2&pers_id=2187&last_name=Childress&first_name=Francis

    3. [S139] Findagrave.com.

    4. [S183] 1900 US Census.