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856. Amanda Melvina MURRELL was born on 27 August 1822 in Franklin County, Tennessee. She died on 4 April 1909 at the age of 86 in Texas.

In 1850, Malvina's family was living with her father.
1850 Census. Franklin Co TN, District 2, p.19b
Zacariah Murrell, age 50, b. Virginia. Adaline, 44, b.VA [Adaline was his 3rd wife]
Children born in TN. Thomas 20, William 17, Susan 11, Rush 7.
Kinsey Ruth, age 38, Physician, b. TN Malvina, age 28 and Joseph 9, Zachariah 7, Emiline 3.

1860 Census. Fayette Co, Texas
K. Ruth, age 49, MD Real estate $3700 Personal Property $11,025. b. TN
Amanda, age 37, b. TN
Joseph 19. Zachariah 17. Nancy 12 [Emiline]. William 7.
Ageline Robinson, 14.
Three slaves, a male age 37, and two females, 27 and 24.

1870 Census. Fayette Co, TX Between Halletsville Road & Buckner's Creek. P.O. Pin Oak
Hh 307
Kenzie Ruth, age 58, Physician, b. KY $10,000 real estate; $2500 pers prop
Malvina, 46, b. TN
W. W. Walker, age 25, Medical student, b. TN
Mary, 23, b. LA [Emaline-Nancy-buried as Emma Alice! Daughter of Kenzie & Malvina]
Howard 4, b. LA
Wm H., age 2, b. Texas
Mary Bradshaw, age 60, b. FL
Daniel, 35, b. LA
Louisa Walker, age 37, b. AL
The Bradshaws & Louisa Walker marked "without occupation"

Living in Fayette Co between Buckner's Creek and Colorado, LaGrange P.O. was J. H. Ruth, presumably Joseph:
J. H. Ruth, age 29, Miller, b. Missouri [actually Tenn.]
E. A., 22, female, b. TX
J. K., age 4, male. Wm. C. age 3. Emma A. M. 6 months
Thos. Smith, 21, Tenant, b. AL

1880 Census. Justice Prec 6, Fayette Co, TX, Hh 182
Wm T. Routh, 27, farmer, b. TX, parents b. TN
Jane, age 25, wife, b. TX
Kinsey, son, 3. Lula, dau, age 1
Frank Lineman, 22, born Prussia, farm labor
Hh 183
Amanda Routh, age 58, b. TN, father b. VA, mother b. NC
Louisa Walker, age 50, servant, b. MS
Same residence, but Hh 184
Daniel Bradshaw, age 48, lawyer, has rheumatism, b. LA, father b. NY, mother b. AR
Mary Bradshaw, age 80, mother, b. AR, parents b. NY
Precinct 5, Hh 725
Joseph Routh, 37, Farmer, b. TX
Amanda, 35, wife
Hadie, male age 10, son
Emma, 8 dau
Lizzie Josephine 6, daughter
William Gregory, 22, cousin

1900. Justice Prec 1, Ballinger, Runnels Co TX, Hh 271
Joseph H. Routh, b. Apr 1841, age 59, widowed, b. MO, parents b. MO
Amanda M., mother, b. Aug 1822, age 79, widowed, 6 children-2 living, b. TN, father b. VA, mother b. NC
B. S. Taylor, boarder, b. Jul 1846, age 53, widowed, b. TN
In houshold 265 was Wm. D. Gregory, b. Nov 1856, age 43, married 20 years, with wife and six children.


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Dr. Kenzie Routh is buried Pin Oak Cemetery, O'Quinn, Fayette Co, TX
Born: 18 Nov 1811 [born in Sevier Co, Tennessee]
Died: 9 Jan 1875

Amanda Melvina Murrell Routh
Born: 27 Aug 1822
Died: 4 Apr 1909
Married Dr. Routh Jan 31, 1838. Born Lincoln Co, TN
Burial: Pin Oak Cemetery

Z. M. Routh [Zachariah]
Born: 7 Mar 1843
Died: 27 Jul 1862
Burial: Pin Oak Cemetery

Emma Alice Routh Walker
Born: 1 Dec 1847
Died: 30 Jul 1875
Married Dr. W. W. Walker, 29 Jan 1865
Burial: Pin Oak Cemetery

Amanda Melvina MURRELL and Kenzie ROUTH were married on 31 January 1838 in Franklin County, Tennessee. Kenzie ROUTH was born on 18 November 1811 in Sevier County, Tennessee. He died on 9 January 1875 at the age of 63 in Fayette County, Texas.

Wording on marble slab on top of crypt, Pin Oak Cemetery

Doct Kenzie Routh was born in Sevier Co., Tenn., Nov 18, 1811,
United with the Baptist Church in 1827 of which he was an
exemplary deacon. He graduated in medicine in the University of
Louisville in 1851, was a Past Master of the Masonic Order and a
member of various temperance and charitable societies. He died
as he lived fully trusting in the merits of a crucified
redeemer.

Amanda Melvina MURRELL and Kenzie ROUTH had the following children:

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Joseph Haden ROUTH was born on 2 April 1841 in Barry County, Missouri. He died on 17 June 1923 at the age of 82 in Ballinger, Runnels County, Texas.

Living in Fayette Co, 1870, between Buckner's Creek and Colorado, LaGrange P.O. was J. H. Ruth, presumably Joseph:
J. H. Ruth, age 29, Miller, b. Missouri [actually Tenn.]
E. A., 22, female, b. TX
J. H., age 4, male. Wm. C. age 3. Emma A. M. 6 months
Thos. Smith, 21, Tenant, b. AL

1880 Census. Fayette Co, TX
Precinct 5, Hh 725
Joseph Routh, 37, Farmer, b. TX
Amanda, 35, wife
Hadie, male age 10, son
Emma, 8 dau
Lizzie Josephine 6, daughter
William Gregory, 22, cousin

1900. Justice Prec 1, Ballinger, Runnels Co TX, Hh 271
Joseph H. Routh, b. Apr 1841, age 59, widowed, b. MO, parents b. MO
Amanda M., mother, b. Aug 1822, age 79, widowed, 6 children-2 living, b. TN, father b. VA, mother b. NC
B. S. Taylor, boarder, b. Jul 1846, age 53, widowed, b. TN
In household 265 was Wm. D. Gregory, b. Nov 1856, age 43, married 20 years, with wife and six children.

Amanda E. Routh, wife of J. H. Routh was born 1847, died 1893. Buried with Joseph, Evergreen Cemetery, Ballinger, Runnels Co, TX. She married Joseph, 19 Aug 1865, Fayette Co TX

A Texas death certificate, for Emma Amanda Nash, states that she was born 2 Mar 1870. Her father was Joseph Hayden Routh; her mother Amanda M. McDaniel. She died 5 May 1962 in Brownwood, Brown Co, TX, at the Lawson Rest Home, age 92. Amanda was a widow. She lived in Ballinger, Runnels Co, and was buried there, Evergreen Cemetery.

I found Joseph's death certificate. He was born 2 Apr 1841, Barry Co, MO [the family must have gone to Missouri briefly, then returned to Tennessee]. He died at age 82 y 2 m and 15 d - 17 Jun 1923, Ballinger, Runnels Co. He was killed by a train. "Instant death". Father was Kenzie Routh; Mother Melvina Murrell. Joseph was widowed. Mrs. Emma Nash of Ballinger was the informant.
An online database says that his car was struck by the train.

Also, there was a son named for his father. Joseph Hayden Routh was born 30 Apr 1872, died 24 Dec 1915. He married Greola J. and is buried Evergreen Cemetery.

Joseph had a second marriage, 2 May 1906, Runnels Co TX, to Nellie Gregory.

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ii.

Zachariah M. ROUTH was born on 7 March 1843 in Franklin County, Tennessee. He died on 27 July 1862 at the age of 19 in Fayette County, Texas.

1705

iii.

Emeline Alice ROUTH was born on 1 December 1847 in Franklin County, Tennessee. She died on 30 July 1875 at the age of 27 in Fayette County, Texas.

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iv.

William Thomas ROUTH was born on 1 December 1852 in Fayette County, Texas. He died on 18 February 1946 at the age of 93 in Ballinger, Runnels County, Texas.

1880 Census. Justice Prec 6, Fayette Co, TX, Hh 182
Wm T. Routh, 27, farmer, b. TX, parents b. TN
Jane, age 25, wife, b. TX
Kinsey, son, 3. Lula, dau, age 1
Frank Lineman, 22, born Prussia, farm labor

William Thomas Routh was born 1 Dec 1852, Fayette Co, TX. He died in Ballinger, Runnels Co, at age 93 years, 2 months, and 17 days, on 18 Feb 1946. Parents were Kinzie Routh and Armanda Murrell, both born in TN. Clarence Routh of Ballinger was the informant. William was buried Evergreen Cemetery, Ballinger.

Kenzie Routh was born 11 Nov 1876; died 5 Feb 1943. Buried Evergreen Cemetery.

Joseph Thomas Routh, died 17 Feb 1960, San Angelo, Tom Green county, age 73. He was born 5 Mar 1886 and was a widow. His father was William T. Routh; his mother Eliza Jane Karnes. Buried Evergreen Cemetery, Ballinger, Runnels Co, TX.

Samuel Clarence Routh was born 16 Oct 1889 and died 12 Feb 1973 - likely the infomant for the death certificate of William Thomas. He is buried Garden of Memories Cemetery, Balliger, Runnels Co.

Eliza Jane Karnes Routh was born 13 Feb 1855, Fayette Co, TX, the daughter of Frank Karnes and Louisa Jane McCollum. she died 23 May 1935, Runnels Co, and is buried Evergreen Cemetery.