Thursday, May 26, 2011

On This Day: May 26

1844: My paternal great-grandfather, Ambrose Bryant Martindale, was born in Bismarck, St. Francois County, Missouri. He died on 29 October 1918 in Houston, Harris County, Texas, a victim of the Spanish flu epidemic. He is buried at Hollywood Cemetery in Houston. [Source: Texas State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, death certificate 41191 (1918), A. B. Martindale; digital image,, Texas Death Certificates ( : accessed 20 Apr 2010).]

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