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The Hughes Family History

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  • ID: I6456
  • Name: William Claude Colston
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 28 JUL 1877 in Williamson Co, Tn
  • Death: 19 SEP 1962 in Crockett Co., Tn
  • Burial: Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Crockett Co., Tn.
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    • Note:
      Obit Notice:
      W. C. COLSTON 9/19/62
      W. C. Colston, longtime resident of Bonicord and Friendship, died at
      the home of his daughter, Miss Ethel Colston at Bonicord Wednesday.
      Mr. Colston's body was at the Sudbury Funeral Home at Friendship until time
      for the funeral services. Final rites were said at 3 o'clock Friday afternoon
      at the Mt. Moriah Primitive Baptist churc near Friendship. The Rev, J. D. Holder
      of Corinth, Miss., pastor of the church, officiated. Burial was in the church
      cemetery with Sudbury's in charge of the arrangements.
      Born in 1877 in Williamson County, Tenn., Mr. Colston had lived in this
      West Tennessee area for 55 years. He was married to Mrs. Cynthia Pierce
      Colston, who survives him, in 1900. Mrs. Colston, who is 81, makes her
      home with her daughter at Bonicord. She is presently confined to the home
      with a broken hip.
      Besides his wife and daughter, he is survived by two other daughters, Mrs. Johnny
      Fisher of Maury City and Mrs. Thomas Davis of Chestnut Bluff;
      two sons, J. B. Colston of Tigrett and Wirth Colston of Memphis; a sister,
      Mrs. Maud Redden of Jackson, Tennessee; 18 grandchildren and 7 great-
      grandchildren.
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      Father: Solomon Colston b: 14 DEC 1838 in Marshall Co, Tn
      Mother: Eliza Rainey

      Marriage 1 Cynthia Pierce b: ABT 1881
      • Married: 1900
      Children
      1. Has No Children Hygene Colston
      2. Has No Children Ruth Colston
      3. Has No Children Ethel Colston
      4. Has No Children Worth Colston
      5. Has No Children J. B. Colston

      Sources:
      1. Abbrev: Colston Family Genealogy, by Eleanor Colston
        Note:
        Colston Family Genealogy, by Eleanor Colston RootsWeb WorldConnect Database # colson99