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Mary Smith Jones
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Birth: Jul. 24, 1819
Lawrence County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Dec. 31, 1907
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA

First president of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas from 1891 through 1907. She was a Democrat and Episcopalian and was influential in establishing a church in Washington-on-the-Brazos and St. Paul's College in Anderson. Wife of (1) Hugh McCrory, they were married on July 18, 1837 in Houston, Harris, Texas. McCrory, a soldier in the Army of the Republic of Texas died suddenly seven weeks later. Wife of (2) Anson Jones, they were married on May 17, 1840. Jones was a prominent doctor and politician and served as the last President of the Republic of Texas, 1844-1846. Mary and Anson Jones had four children: Samuel Houston (later changed to Samuel Edward), Charles Edward who died at the Battle of Shiloh, Sallie S., and Cromwell Anson Jones. Mary Jones died on December 31, 1907, at the residence of her daughter in Houston.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Sarah Pevehouse Smith Woodruff (1800 - 1845)
 
 Spouses:
  Hugh McCrory (____ - 1837)
  Anson Jones (1798 - 1858)
 
 Children:
  Samuel Edward Jones (1841 - 1913)*
  Charles Elliot Jones (1843 - 1862)*
  Sallie Jones Ashe (1845 - 1919)*
  Cromwell Anson Jones (1850 - 1888)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Smith (____ - 1837)*
  Sarah Ann Smith (____ - 1845)*
  Mary Smith Jones (1819 - 1907)
  Squire Smith (1820 - 1879)*
  Squire Smith (1821 - 1879)*
  Rachel Francis Smith Bollinger (1827 - 1856)*
  Eliza Austin Woodruff Nations (1836 - 1912)*
  Miranda Mathis Woodruff Ardoin (1837 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Citizen Of The Republic Of Texas Memorial Marker - Presented by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
Plot: Sect. F-1, Lot 18
 
Maintained by: Debbie
Originally Created by: Julie Karen Hancock (Co...
Record added: May 23, 2007
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Mary <i>Smith</i> Jones
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