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Mary Elizabeth Sowles Conley/Hurlbert
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Birth: Jun. 16, 1859
Herkimer County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 22, 1941
Spokane County
Washington, USA

Mary was the daughter of Elias Sowles and Anna Belle Sowl.

She was born in New York and migrated first to Nebraska and then Kansas before settling in the Spokane, Washington area.

She was married to Jacob George Conley from about 1875 until his death on May 02, 1921. They had seven children, two of which died in infancy.

She later married James Hurlbert. He died on July 11, 1947 in Spokane. She is buried next to her first husband Jacob George Conley.

Mary is my great great grandmother.

Death and funeral notices:

Death notice: HURLBERT , Mary E. -- Passed away Sept. 22 at a local hospital. Her home was at E1618 Sprague. Survived by her husband at the home; 1 daughter, Mrs. T.E. McDonald of Spokane. Her last services have been intrusted (sic) to the care of the Smith Funeral Home, W1124 Riverside ave.

Funeral notice: HURLBERT, Mary E. Conley -- Her home was at E1618 Sprague. She had lived in Spokane 35 years. Survived by her husband, James, at the home; 2 sons, Perry A. and Roy E. Conley; 1 daughter, Mrs. T.E. McDonald, all of Spokane; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews. Funeral Wed. Sept. 24, at 11 a.m. from the Smith Funeral Home, W1124 Riverside ave. Rev. Erma Wells officiating. Interment Greenwood.

Notices courtesy of Barbara Brazington

Family links: 
  Elias Sowles (1821 - 1887)
  Anna Belle Soule Campbell (1834 - 1899)
  Jacob George Conley (1847 - 1921)*
  James Hurlburt (1856 - 1947)*
  Lucy A. Conley McDonald (1875 - 1945)*
  John R. Conley (1878 - 1935)*
  Ulysses L. George (1880 - ____)*
  Perry Albert Conley (1881 - 1945)*
  Frank Edwin Conley (1883 - 1931)*
  Roy Elbert Conley (1884 - 1947)*
  Lucy Ann Sowles Fikes (1850 - 1933)*
  David W Sowles (1854 - 1919)*
  Edward Fremont Sowles (1856 - 1946)*
  Mary Elizabeth Sowles Conley/Hurlbert (1859 - 1941)
  Charles Halleck Sowles (1864 - 1928)*
  Jeanette Kniffin (1871 - 1951)**
  Lovina M. Campbell (1873 - 1879)**
*Calculated relationship
Note: Headstone photo is courtesy of Eric Anderson.
Greenwood Memorial Terrace
Spokane County
Washington, USA
Plot: L-21
GPS (lat/lon): 47.65913, -117.46641
Created by: Nancy Bennett Hartman
Record added: Apr 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26234546
Mary Elizabeth <i>Sowles</i> Conley/Hurlbert
Added by: Barbie Gant
Mary Elizabeth <i>Sowles</i> Conley/Hurlbert
Added by: Nancy Bennett Hartman
Mary Elizabeth <i>Sowles</i> Conley/Hurlbert
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- Nancy Bennett Hartman
 Added: Apr. 5, 2014

- Diana
 Added: Sep. 21, 2008

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