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1102. Sophronia COMSTOCK434 was born on 15 March 1859 in McDonald County, Missouri.336,356,357,445 She died on 5 February 1942 at the age of 82 in Strafford, Greene County, Missouri.336,446

Found in a questionnaire by an unknown author sent to John A. Comstock, circa 1945. Sophronia Comstock [Mrs. Jackson P. C. Langston] was born 15 Mar 1859 and died 5 Sep 1942; buried Danforth Cemetery, near Strafford, MO.

Death Certificate gives Sophonia's father as George Comstock, b. Kentucky, mother as Mary, birthplace unknown. The informant was her daughter Mazie [Mrs. Mazie Sweetin], who was obviously uninformed about Sophronia's parents. Mazie gave her father's name as Jack Langston. Sophronia died of heart failure.

Sophronia COMSTOCK and Jackson Perry Carroll LANGSTON were married on 31 December 1877.336 Jackson Perry Carroll LANGSTON447, son of George W. LANGSTON and Elizabeth Ellen HADEN, was born on 11 October 1856 in Christian County, Missouri.441,445 He died on 26 February 1927 at the age of 70 in Greene County, Missouri.441,448

One of the daughters of Jackson & Sophronia is listed in the MO Birth & Death Database. She was born 15 Jul 1884 in Jackson Twp of Greene County. Jackson P. C. Langston, age 27, born in MO is listed as the father. Mother is Sophonia A. [Comstock] Langston, age 25 and born in MO. The daughter's given name was not listed on 1 Aug 1884. She was their 3rd child.

Jackson lived in Jackson township, Greene Co for forty-five years.

1880 Census Jackson Twp, Greene Co MO, Hh 21
J.P.C. Langston, age 22, farmer, b. MO, father b. KY, mother b. MO
Sophronia, age 21, wife, b. MO, parents b. Tennessee
Hettie, age 1, daughter, b. MO
Thomas Comstock, age 17, b. MO, parents b. Tennessee [Sophronia's brother]

Death Certificate lists parents as George Lanston and Elizabeth Hayden, both born in Kentucky. "Fronia" Langston, wife, was the informant.

Sophronia COMSTOCK and Jackson Perry Carroll LANGSTON had the following children:



Hettie LANGSTON448 was born in 1879 in Greene County, Missouri.449

Married to A. B. Grier; deceased at time of writing of article.



Arby J. LANGSTON448 was born (date unknown).

Lived in Springfield MO at the time of the writing of the article.



Mazie LANGSTON448 was born (date unknown).

Married name was Sweetin; lived in Cuba, MO.



Inez LANGSTON448 was born (date unknown).