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May Edna Henderson Riley
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Birth: Jul. 11, 1895
Phelps County
Missouri, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1981
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA

May Edna Henderson was born 11 Jul 1895 in Phelps County, Missouri, USA. The 1910 US Federal Census shows her as living in Johnson, Texas. About 1911 married Edd Farris (aka Dutch) Find A Grave Memorial# 107854125

Their son Carl Wallace Farris was born 19 Aug 1912. The 1914 City Directory shows her as Mrs. Farris and them living at 303 W Bluff, Fort Worth, Texas, but it was known that there was an informal divorce around that time

The 1915 record was not available but in the 1916 she was listed as 'Miss' Edna Farris. Though at same address as him, 3410 Crenshaw, it is worth mentioning he changed his spelling for the City Directory as Edwd Feris a carpenter.

She must have re-married around 1916 or 1917 as their daughter Estell was aged 2 years 7 months in the 1920 Census (Enumerated 6 Jan 1920) She was born 20 May 1918 and their second child James Demumber Riley Jr. was born in 7 Nov 1919. Find A Grave Memorial# 71607984

In 1923 the city directory her first husband Ed Farris was married to her sister Erie Ellen Henderson (now Farris by that time)Find A Grave Memorial# 18528676

Same headstone with James D. Riley Sr -- Together Forever 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Albert Francis Henderson (1867 - 1937)
  Judith Marie Smallwood Henderson (1867 - 1952)
 
 Spouses:
  Max Edward 'Ed' Farris (1888 - 1973)
  James Demumber Riley (1898 - 1971)*
 
 Children:
  Carl Wallace Farris (1912 - 1957)*
  Josephine Estelle Riley Ramey (1918 - 2008)*
  James Demumber Riley (1919 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Harold Henderson (1889 - 1969)*
  John B Henderson (1890 - 1966)*
  May Edna Henderson Riley (1895 - 1981)**
  May Edna Henderson Riley (1895 - 1981)
  Erie Ellen Henderson Farris (1898 - 1950)*
  Erie Ellen Henderson Farris (1898 - 1950)*
  Carmen Frances Carter Hoadley (1919 - 1995)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Laurel Land Memorial Park
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 62
 
Maintained by: Joseph
Originally Created by: Ruth Blackwell
Record added: Mar 20, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18528676
May Edna <i>Henderson</i> Riley
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May Edna <i>Henderson</i> Riley
Added by: Ed Kosary
 
May Edna <i>Henderson</i> Riley
Added by: Ed Kosary
 
 
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Respectfully reuniting family member memorials with their loved ones. Thanking those who created, provided information, photographed or played any part in the memorials~
- Joseph
 Added: Jan. 15, 2015

- Ed Kosary
 Added: Apr. 14, 2013

- Ed Kosary
 Added: Apr. 14, 2013
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