Mary Jane Dunlap Williams Obituary

Ashland Clipper, March 10, 1927


 
MARY JANE DUNLAP WILLIAMS
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INJURY CAUSES DEATH OF PIONEER WOMAN
 

Mrs. Mary Jane Dunlap Williams, 90, a resident of Comanche county 36 years, passed from this life at 6:30 o'clock Sunday morning at the home of T. C. Bibb in Coldwater.  A broken hip sustained in a fall a week before was the primary cause of her death.

The deceased was born February 8, 1837, near Knoxville, Tenn.  She was married to Thomas Williams in the month of May, 1857, at Unionville, Mo.  To this union eight children were born, five sons and three daughters.  Four children preceded her in death.  The living children are as follows:  Thomas E. Williams of Coldwater, Kansas; James M. Williams of Lake City, Kansas; John M. Williams of Albion, Montana and Mrs. Willa Willard, Gillette, Wyoming.

Mrs. Williams was a member of the Christian Church and was a firm believer in God.  She came to Comanche county in 1891.  She leaves one sister and two brothers, besides many grandchildren and great grandchildren. - The Wilmore News.


Contributed by ~Shirley Brier~ October 5, 2005.
 

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