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Esta Jane Ford Gwinn
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Esta Jane was the daughter of John Henry Ford and Jerusha Duncan of the Green Sulphur Springs/Elton area of Summers county. She married Joseph Everette Gwinn on 10/06/1904. She died six days after giving birth to their only child, Esta Gwinn who married Andrew Coleman Hank and lived in Hinton,WV.
(Information provided by Cathy Driskill 3/2/2004)
 
 
 
The following articles were taken from the Hinton Daily News paper
 
Hinton Daily News
Friday, October 19, 1906
(Front page of paper)
 
Died at Meadow Creek
Mrs. Gwinn, wife of J. E. Gwinn
of Meadow Creek, died last night
after an illness of a week or more.
She was a daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. J. H. Ford of Green Sulphur
Springs, and a near relative to
W. H. Boude of this city. The
remains will be buried near
the late home Saturday afternoon.
 
 
Hinton daily News
Saturday, October 20, 1906
 
Legal & Personal Section
Mrs. R. H. Maxwell, left this
morning on Thirty-Five for
Meadow Creek to attend the
funeral of Mrs. J. E. Gwinn
_______________________
 
W. H. Boude and wife left this
morning on the early train for
Meadow Creek, to attend the
funeral of Mrs. J. E. Gwinn
_______________________
 
Note 1: Walter Boude was the county court clerk at Hinton. He was a uncle by
marriage to Esta. (by Cathy Driskill)
 
Note 2: Esta J. Ford was first wife of Joseph Everett Gwinn ( Son of William A. Gwinn). Joseph Everett Gwinn remarried on Nov 24, 1909 to Florence Sweetwood. They had one daughter named Verna Brent Gwinn (Born Jan 13, 1911). Brent Married Curtis Burdett. Joseph Everett Gwinn & Florence Gwinn have been moved to another cemetery.
 

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