Husband: William Nelson LEDFORD
Born: 1 Mar 1843 1
Born: abt. 1844 in Georgia2
Died: 26 July 1916 at Calhoun, Gordon County, Georgia 12, 13
Buried: Fain Cemetery, Calhoun, Gordon County, Georgia 1
Father: John LEDFORD
Mother: Sarah PATTERSON

Wife: Mary Elizabeth GODFREY
Married: 15 Jul 1866 in Jasper, Pickens County, Georgia by James Sharyer, J.P. 3(no city), 12
Born: 2 Nov 1850 in Georgia 1
Died: 24 Nov 1928 at Dalton, Whitfield County, Georgia12
Buried: 25 Nov 1928 4 in Fain Cemetery, Calhoun, Gordon County, Georgia1, 14
Father: William GODFREY
Mother: Mary BRADLEY
F Child 1: Florence LEDFORD
Born: 10 July 1867 5,12
Died: 31 Oct 1941 5,1
Buried: in West Hill Cemetery, Dalton, Whitfield County, Georgia 1
Spouse: Alex FARRINGTON
Married: 1 Dec 1867 1
F Child 2: Alma LEDFORD
Born: 2 Jul 186912 in Talking Rock, Pickens County, Georgia 1
Died: 26 May 1962 in Dalton, Whitfield County, Georgia 1
Buried: West Hill Cemetery in Dalton, Whitfield County, Georgia 1
Spouse: Thomas Hill PATTERSON b. 1 Jul 1872 d. 5 Sep 1958
Married: 19 Nov 1893 in Talking Rock, Pickens County, Georgia 7,1

F Child 3: Ada LEDFORD
Born: 2 Aug 1871 5,12
Died: 11 Jan 1965 5,1
F Child 4: Ulema Mae "Lena" LEDFORD
Born: 21 Mar 1873 5,1 or 2 Mar 187312
Died: 9 Sep 1916 5
Spouse: James Newton WHITEb. 1 Mar 1877 d. 8 Mar 1924
Married: 21 Jan 1898 1
F Child 5: Ida LEDFORD
Born: 17 Jul 1876 5,1 or July 187512
Died: 7 Oct 1951 5,1
Spouse: Homer HOLLUNS d. 10 Jun 1915
Married: abt. 1897 1
M Child 6: Henry LaFayette "Fate" LEDFORD
Born: 13 Jul 1878 5, 12
Died: 27 Aug 1945 5,1
Spouse: Willie Mae BIRCH b. 25 Aug 1885 d. 16 Dec 1925
F Child 7: Minnie Lee LEDFORD
Born: 9 Feb 1881 5,1,9 or 9 Feb 188312
Died: 18 Dec 1981 5
Spouse: T.F. George SALMON
Married: 15 Dec 1906 1
Spouse: Carl KING
F Child 8: Mary Lenora LEDFORD
Born: 10 Oct 1884 1,10 or 18 Mar 188712
Died: 2 Oct 1974 1
Spouse: John B. NABORS b. 19 Jul 1885 d. 30 Aug 1955
F Child 9: Ella Mae LEDFORD
Born: 13 Mar 1887 1,11 or 1 Aug 188912
Died: 16 May 1972 1
Spouse: Purney B. BAXTER d. 11 Dec 1965

1. Mrs. E. Dewitt White, "Godfrey Family No.1," family manuscript, photocopy, 2005, in possession of Jennifer Patterson Dondero, jpgenealogy@yahoo.com. Mrs. White is the daughter-in-law of Ulema Mae Ledford. This manuscript is a handwritten document giving a portion of Mrs. White's research as relates specifically to the descendants of Alma Ledford Patterson. 2. 1850 U.S. Census, Chattooga County, Georgia, population schedule, Dirt Town Dist, p. 99 (penned), p. 390 (stamped), dwelling 9, family 9, John Ledford; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 5 Aug 2008); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication M432, roll 64. 3. Record of Marriages, 1854-1878, Court of Ordinary, Pickens County, Georgia; (Morrow, Georgia: Georgia Department of Archives and History), 269. 4. Obit formerly in possesion of Doris Patterson Smith. 5. Alma Ledford's Bible. 6. 1900 U.S. Census, Gordon County, Georgia, population schedule, Sugar Valley 1054 Militia District, Enumeration District (ED) 56, sheet no. 11 (penned) A (stamped), dwelling 187, family 188, Thomas H Patterson; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 28 Jul 2008); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T623, roll 201. 7. Informal interview with Doris Patterson Smith. Conducted about 2000. 8. Unknown author, "Family Group Sheet", Computer generated form, filled in by hand. 9. Social Security Administration, "U.S. Social Security Death Index," database, Rootsweb.com (http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ : accessed 5 Aug 2008), entry for Minnie King, SS no. 257-82-8570. 10. Social Security Administration, "U.S. Social Security Death Index," database, Rootsweb.com (http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ : accessed 5 Aug 2008), entry for Mary Nabors, SS no. 257-08-4624. 11. Social Security Administration, "U.S. Social Security Death Index," database, Rootsweb.com (http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ : accessed 5 Aug 2008), entry for Ella Baxter, SS no. 255-18-9783. 12. William Nelson Ledford (Pvt., Co I, 144th IN Inf., Civil War), invalid's application no. 851,514, certificate no. 625,464, widow's application no. 1,105,693, certificate no. 840,234, Case Files of Approved Pension Applications..., 1861-1934; Civil War and Later Pension Files; Department of Veterans Affais, Record Group 15; National Archives, Washington, D.C. 13. "Three Deaths in One Week," The Calhoun (Georgia) Times, 3 Aug 1916, p. 1, col. 6. 14. "A Good Mother Passes to Beyond," The Calhoun (Georgia) Times, 13 Dec 1928, p. 1, col. 6.