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Greenlee Co. AZ - DEATH - William Clinton Edwards, 1945

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Arizona State Department of Health
Division Of Vital Statistics
Standard Certificate Of Death
Department Of Commerce
Bureau Of Census
State File No.: 99
Registrar's No.: 37
County: Greenlee, City/Town: Morenci, Location: (sic) Hosp.
Lenght of stay: 5 days, in community, 33 years, in Arizona: 33 years
Usual Residence: State: Ariz., County: Greenlee, City/Town: Eagle Creek River
Citizen of Foreign Country: No
Name: William Clinton Edwards
Social Security: None
Male, White, Married
Spouse: Cora Lea (note: maiden is Filleman), Age: 48 years
Birth: Aug. 14 1889, Age: 55 years, 11 months, 3 days
Birthplace: Frederiksburg, Tex.  (note: Fredericksburg, Gillespie Co., TX,.  Bill was actually born in Uvalde Co., TX)
Usual Occupation: Cattleman, Industry/Business: Cattle Raising
Death: July 17, 1945, Time: 5:45 pm
Attended deceased from July 12, 1945 to July 17, 1945, last alive July 17, 1945
Cause of Death: cerebral hemorage & concussion, Due to: Injuries recieved when thrown from horse
Accident, suicide or homicide: Accident
Date of occurrence: July 12 1945
Where did injury occur: Clifton, Greenlee Co., Ariz.
Injury Occurred: Ranch, while at work, injury: Thrown from horse
Signature: C. H. Laugharn, M. D., Clifton, Ariz, July 19, 1945
Burial/Creamation/Removal: Burial crossed out and written above Removal, Place: Clifton, Ariz., Date: July 27, 1945
Embalmer: (sic) McMillen
Funeral Director: McMillen Funeral Home, Address: Clifton Ariz.
Father: Wm. Thomas Edwards (note: actually Thomas Clinton "Clint" Edwards), Birthplace: Don't know (note: Houston Co., TX)
Mother: Don't know (note: Betty Ann Yarbrough), Birthplace: Texas (note: McMullen Co., TX
Informant: Mrs. Harris Martin (note: Effie Lucille (Filleman) Martin, sister n law to deceased), Address: Clifton, Ariz.
Date Recieved local registrar: 7-20-45
Registrar's Signature: Gregg Strickland

Submitted by Renee Smelley
Notes: William Clinton "Bill" Edwards married Cora Lea Filleman on June 18, 1916 in Clifton, Arizona Territory.  Cora Lea, daughter of John Joseph Filleman & Annie Elizabeth Chisholm, was born August 01, 1897 in Geronimo, Arizona Territory and died March 18, 1981 in Morenci, Greenlee County, Arizona, buried
Clifton Cemetery.

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