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 [firstname.lastname@example.org].
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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