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Lena Bedford

Female 1894 - 1964


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  • Born  27 Oct 1894  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Female 
    Died  01 Jul 1964  Calvert, Robertson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried  04 Jul 1964  Calvert, Robertson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Person ID  I4527  Main
    Last Modified  22 Feb 2010 

    Father  Scott Bedford 
    Mother  Mattie Sapp 
    Family ID  F1396  Group Sheet

    Family  Willie Portis,   b. Nov 1883, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  abt. 1912  [1
    Children 
     1. Allen Portis,   b. 15 Jan 1913, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Mar 1952
     2. Joel L. Portis,   b. 18 Nov 1914, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1979
     3. Will Portis,   b. abt. 1917, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Bernice Portis,   b. abt. 1918, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Jimmie Lee Portis,   b. 15 Nov 1920, Robertson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jul 1925, Hearne, Robertson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. D. Portis
     7. O. Portis
    Last Modified  22 Feb 2010 
    Family ID  F1395  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Death Certificate: Lena (Bedford) Portis
    Death Certificate: Lena (Bedford) Portis
    Father: Scott Bedford
    Mother: Mattie Sapp
    Informant: Joe L. Portis

    Headstones
    Lena (Bedford) Portis is buried in Beauty Rest cemetery
    Lena (Bedford) Portis is buried in Beauty Rest cemetery

  • Notes  Name:
    • Maiden name Benford on son Jimmie Lee's death certificate. Bedford is on her death certificate.

  • Sources 
    1. [S191] 1930 US Census.
      Robertson County, Texas - Calvert, District 1, Sheet 20B, Family #452

    2. [S186] Death Certificate.

    3. [S251] Beauty Rest Cemetery Listing. USGenWeb: Robertson County, TX. http://www.txgenweb7.org/txrobertson/Cemetery/BEAUTYRESTAFRICANAMERICAN.htm.
      has 1893 as birth year

    4. [S226] Texas Deaths, 1890-1976. Family Search. http://goo.gl/pmA83.

    5. [S251] Beauty Rest Cemetery Listing. USGenWeb: Robertson County, TX. http://www.txgenweb7.org/txrobertson/Cemetery/BEAUTYRESTAFRICANAMERICAN.htm.