Mary Jane Dunlap Williams Obituary
Ashland Clipper, March 10, 1927
MARY JANE DUNLAP WILLIAMS
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
Contributed by ~Shirley Brier~ October 5, 2005.
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