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Radford Family Cemetery
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida

US 319 N (Thomasville Road)
north of I-10 & Capitol Circle,
right on Papillion Way.

Contributed by Kim DuPree, Jan 23, 2001 [theduprees@comcast.net]. Total records = 3.

Cemetery is located just off the street on the right hand side just after the sidestreet to the left. The cemetery is immediately to the right of the driveway for a house. It is right at the street and appears to be an overgrown thicket.

This appears to be a family cemetery. There is a Radford Road north of Papillion Way off of Thomasville Road (US 319). I believe the surrounding land may have been the Radford farm or maybe a plantation. This small cemetery is surrounded by The Ravines development, and it is practically in one house's front yard.

There are only three marked graves, but there are two other distinct graves without markers but having domed concrete grave covers, and there appears to be another grave, however, that grave has no cover, only what appears to be the remains of a cover - large chunks of brick and concrete.
The cemetery is in very poor condition with only one small section of fence still standing. All four fence corner posts remain in place. There is heavy growth, thorned vines and poison ivy.

- Kim DuPree

Radford, Bertran A., b. Feb 25 1855, d. Dec 31 1927
Radford, Helen S., b. Feb 24 1833, d. Dec 24 1914, "Mother, Helen S. Radford, My life was beauty with goodness and love."
Radford, Stacey R., b. Aug 18 1864, d. Mar 24 1934, "At Rest, Stacey R. Radford, My beloved husband."

Condition of gravestones:

Bertran A. Radford - marble monument about 3 feet high, domed grave cover of concrete over brick.

Radford, Helen S.- marble monument approx 1 foot high lying on ground perpendicular to graves with top of inscription to the right, marble block to left of monument which may be monument base, may have fallen from grave cover, domed grave cover of concrete over brick, broken in in places. I believe this monument belongs on the grave between Stacey and Bertran.

Stacey R. Radford - marble monument approximately 2 feet high, chipped and discolored but readable, domed concrete over brick grave cover.

 

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