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Mary Catherine "Mollie” Charity EWING

Female 1848 - 1926  (78 years)


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  1. 1.  Mary Catherine "Mollie” Charity EWING was born on 21 Jan 1848 in Mississippi, USA; died on 21 Jul 1926 in Proctor, Comanche, Texas, USA; was buried in Luker Cemetery, Proctor, Comanche, Texas, USA.

    Notes:

    See 1900 Census record under second husband, Williams.

    Variations in birth year: 21 Jan 1848 and 21 Jan 1852

    Headstone reads as follows:
    WILLIAMS
    M. C. WILLIAMS
    1st WIFE OF
    B F LUKER
    2ND WIFE OF
    REV J O WILLIAMS
    JAN 21, 1852
    JULY 21, 1926
    Sleep on mother, God
    has called thee home

    Newspaper article regarding death: The Comanche Chief (Comanche, Texas) 23 Jul 1926, Friday:
    "Mrs. John O. Williams Dies of Injuries
    Mrs. John O. Williams, 78, of Proctor community died at the family residence last Tuesday night from injuries received as the result of spilling a dish pan of boiling water on her breast. She was alone when the accident happened and remained unconscious during the several days that intervened before her death and was never able to tell how it happened.
    Interment was made Wednesday afternoon at the Luker cemetery near Proctor, the Re. J. N. Hester, pastor of the Proctor Methodist church conducting the funeral.
    Mrs. Williams was one of the pioneer citizens of the county and before her first marriage was Mollie Ewing. In 1878 she married B. F. Luker, who died in 1885. Six years later she was married to Mr. Williams, who survives her. Besides her husband, she is survived by a brother, Julius Luker of Austin, and the following children: Mrs. W. D. Sturkie of Comanche county, David Luker of Montana, Ben F. Luker professor Romance Languages in the University of Forida, and Mrs. Robert Carraway of Ft. Worth."

    Mary married Benjamin Franklin "Frank" LUKER on 1 Jan 1880 in Comanche Co., Texas, USA. Benjamin was born in Sep 1848 in Choctaw Co., Alabama, USA; died on 20 Apr 1886 in Comanche Co., Texas, USA; was buried in Luker Cemetery, Proctor, Comanche, Texas, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. David LUKER was born on 5 Mar 1881 in Texas, USA; died on 5 Mar 1960; was buried in Luker Cemetery, Proctor, Comanche, Texas, USA.
    2. John T. LUKER was born on 10 Nov 1882 in Texas, USA; died on 4 Dec 1882 in Texas, USA; was buried in Luker Cemetery, Proctor, Comanche, Texas, USA.
    3. Mattie Lou LUKER was born on 27 Mar 1884 in Proctor, Comanche, Texas, USA; died on 5 Oct 1949 in Anderson Co., Texas, USA; was buried in Baggett Creek Cemetery, Proctor, Comanche, Texas, USA.
    4. Benjamin Franklin LUKER, II was born on 3 Sep 1886 in Proctor, Comanche, Texas, USA; died on 11 Aug 1929 in Gainesville, Alachua, Florida, USA; was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA.

    Mary married John O'Quinn WILLIAMS on 11 Jun 1891 in Comanche Co., Texas, USA. John was born on 14 Nov 1836 in Georgia, USA; died on 7 Jan 1931 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Mary Catherine "Molly" WILLIAMS was born on 15 Aug 1892 in Proctor, Comanche, Texas, USA; died on 8 Jan 1967 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, USA; was buried in Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park, Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, USA.

Generation: 2