Phineas/Finious/Finous Rockmore Finous "Flat Foot" Roquemore

Vocals, Guitar

Date of Birth:  October 16, 1891/1900    Clayton, TX

Date of Death:  December 2, 1955    Houston, TX

Place of Burial:  Roquemore Cemetery

                         Clayton, TX 75637

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:  Unknown


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