Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Carol Langford Totten Obit of California July 2007

Carol L. Totten

January 17, 1916 - July 28, 2007
CAROL LOUISE TOTTEN passed away early on July 28th in La Selva Beach, CA and will be dearly missed by her loving family. Carol was born on July 1`st, 1916 in San Francisco, CA. She lived in Panoche Valley until age 4 and then lived in Hollister, CA. She graduated from San Benito Junior College in 1935. She married the love of her life, Frank Leon Totten and raised her family of three children first in Aromas and then in Watsonville. Carol was a homemaker, a gardener and a wonderful seamstress. She loved caring for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She belonged to the First United Methodist Church of Watsonville. She was a member of the church Women's Circle and Sewing Group. She is predeceased by her husband, Frank Leon Totten, parents Clara and Lloyd Langford, brothers, Leland Langford, and Broderick Langford. She is survived by her daughter, Janis Totten Rice and husband Kent of Santa Cruz; Philip Leon Totten and wife Sandy of Raton, New Mexico; and Jerry Stephen Totten and his wife Linda of Dunsmuir. Also survived by 9 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren which she delighted in being with, and a special brother and sister in law, Clarence and Merna Totten of Watsonville and many nieces and nephews
No services are planned. Her cremated remains will be scattered in Panoche Valley at a family gathering. Donations can be made to the First United Methodist Church, 229 Stanford St., Watsonville, CA 95076 or the Hospice Caring Project of Santa Cruz County, 940 Disc Dr., Scotts Valley, CA 95066. Davis Memorial Chapel of Watsonville is in charge of arrangements.

Services provided by: Davis Memorial Chapel

Thursday, August 23, 2007

LANKFORD/LANGFORD in Virginia and Massachusetts

Magazine of Virgina Genealogy, Vol. 35, No. 2, page 120

Lankford, Elizabeth, life estate land from will of Hiram Lankford, 1814
Lankford, Hiram, life estate, part of Hiram Lankford deceased land, also
received land from Elizabeth Minor decd. also part of Hiram Lankford
decd. land 1816
Lankford, Hiram of North Carolina, land from a part of Hiram Lankford
decd land, 1816
Lankford, William of Massachusetts, land from Hiram Lankford decd land, 1816

Gloucester County Virginia
War of 1812 Payroll
Capt. Horatio G. Harwood's Company
21st Regiment, Virginia Militia commanded by Col. Camp from 27 April to
13 September 1814
Hiram Langford, Private, Time of Service: 21 days
Capt. Matthew Gibbs Company
21st Regiment, Virginia Militia commanded by Lt. Col. William Jones from
22 September 1814 to 26 December 1814
Hiram Langford, Private, Time of Service: 1 year 8 days

1810 Gloucester County Virginia Federal Census, Page 407 (stamped)
Isabella Lankford
Hiram Lankford
Eliza Lankford

1850 Plymouth County, Plymouth, Massachusetts Federal Census, Page 159 (stamped)
603/054 William Langford, 64, Farmer, b. Virginia
Betsey, 63, b. Mass.
Mary Ann, 27 b. Mass
John Lankford 27, Carpenter, b. Mass
Celestine, 23, b. Mass
Catherine, 2, b. Mass

1860 Plymouth County, Plymouth, Massachusetts Federal Census, page 120
846/1070 Betsey Langford,73
Mary L. Nickerson, 4
William Langford, 40, Mariner
Mary B. Langford, 41
Ebenezer Nickerson, 32, Mariner
847/1071 John Langford, 37, House Carpenter
Celia S., 31
Katie, 11
Celia S. 8
-?_ E., 4 (first name is written poorly)

William Langford b. Virginia about 1786 married 1807 Betsey Morton

Charles M. Lankford of SC Obit

Charles M. Lankford


Charles Maurice
Lankford, 81, of 502 West Cliffe Way, died Monday, March 14, 2005.

Born in Greenville County, he was a son of the late Charles Grayson and Laura Miller

Lankford retired from Saco Lowell, and was a member of Westminister Presbyterian Church. He was also a U.S. Navy veteran.

Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Dorothy Bates
Lankford of the home; two sons, Rick M. Lankford and wife, Debbie, of Greenville, and Mark Lankford and wife, Lynn Pitts, of Greenville; three sisters-in-law, Mary Lankford of Greenwood, Amalee Bruce of Florida, and Stella Lankford of Greenville; two grandsons, Grant and Chaz Lankford; a granddaughter, Casey Raines; and a great-granddaughter.

Services will be held today at 3 p.m. at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, with visitation from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. prior, at the church. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 7 Shannon Drive, Greenville, SC 29615; or to the charity of one's choice.

The family is at their respective homes.

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown.

Published in The Greenville News: 03-16-2005