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Sadie Mason Humphreys Rutherford
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Birth: Oct. 28, 1880
Ronceverte
Greenbrier County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 1964
Anson
Jones County
Texas, USA

AUNT SADIE HUMPHREYS RUTHERDFORD WAS BORN TO MATHEW HUMPREYS AND MARTHA LOUELLEN CHENAULT HUMPHREYS IN RONCEVERTE WEST VIRGINIA. SADIE WAS THE 6TH CHILD OF 8 BORN IN THIS FAMILY. THE FAMILY MOVED TO MISSOURI IN 1880 AND MOVED AGAIN IN 1893 TO ABILENE, TEXAS. SHE THEN MARRIED WILLIAM FOSTER RUTHERFORD, AN IMMIGRANT FROM ENGLAND, ON NOVEMBER 22, 1998 IN ABILENE, TAYLOR CO., TEXAS. THEY LIVED IN HAMLIN, TEXAS FOR MANY YEARS AS WILLIAM WAS A PASTOR OF THE NAZARENE CHURCH IN THAT CITY.UPON RETIREMENT THEY MOVED TO MCALLEN IN THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF TEXAS WHERE WILLIAM WAS A SUPPLY MINISTER FOR THE CHURCH AND THEY INVESTED IN CITRUS ORCHARDS.

ONE DAUGHTER, GERALDINE, WAS BORN TO THE COUPLE IN 1899 IN HAMLIN. AT THE AGE OF 20 IN 1919 GERALDINE WAS SEVERLY BURNED IN A HOUSE FIRE. THEY TOOK HER TO SCOTT & WHITE HOSPITAL IN TEMPLE, TEXAS WHERE SHE DIED IN ABOUT 3 WEEKS FROM AN INFECTION. IN THEIR LATER YEARS THEY RETURNED TO HAMLIN AND ANSON WHERE THEY WERE LOVINGLY CARED FOR BY SADIE'S SISTER, ROSEALEE HUMPHREYS BOWYER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW DR. OTIS BOWYER.

WILLIAM AND SADIE WERE A WONDERFUL CHRISTIAN COUPLE AND WELL LOVED IN ANY COMMUNITY THEY LIVED IN. 
 
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 Parents:
  Mathew J. Humphreys (1835 - 1894)
  Martha Louellen Chenault Humphreys (1843 - 1912)
 
 Spouse:
  William Foster Rutherford (1877 - ____)
 
 Children:
  Geraldine Rutherford (1899 - 1919)*
 
 Siblings:
  JOSEPH GRANVILLE BOYD HUMPHREYS (1863 - 1924)*
  JOHN WAITE HUMPHREY (1865 - 1948)*
  Mary Louella Humphreys Daniel (1869 - 1911)*
  Annie Dora Humphreys (1872 - 1936)*
  Lucy Pearnia Humphreys Wilson (1875 - 1905)*
  Sadie Mason Humphreys Rutherford (1880 - 1964)
  SADIE MASON HUMPHREYS RUTHERFORD (1881 - 1964)*
  Rosalee Humphreys Bowyer (1882 - 1971)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: LISTED AS INTERRED IN AN UNMARKED GRAVE W/O WILLIAM
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Anson
Jones County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: ron
Record added: Mar 23, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18564066
Sadie Mason <i>Humphreys</i> Rutherford
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Sadie Mason <i>Humphreys</i> Rutherford
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Sadie Mason <i>Humphreys</i> Rutherford
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