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Mary Louisa Overstreet Steadman Blackwell
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Birth: Oct. 26, 1845
Kemper County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Oct. 24, 1925
Travis County
Texas, USA

Was the daughter of Washington Madison Overstreet & Caroline Frances Permelia Johnston~
Mary Louisa (Issee) Overstreet was born Oct. 26, 1845 in Kemper County, Mississippi. She married Eli Townsend at the age of 17 on the 12th of November 1862. To this union was born, Daughters,Susan Joella, Mary Catherine, Edna and twin daughters Willie and Laura, Sons, James Issac and George Steadman. Eli passed away in 1882 and was laid to rest in Moorehead Cemetery in Melton, Henderson County, Texas. Mary Louisa married James Blackwell, they were listed in the 1900 Census Records of Houston County, Texas, he passed away between 1900 and 1910. Mary was listed in the 1910 Census Records as living in the household of her grandaughter Eva Jewel Williams Clark. Sometimes during 1910 Mary became ill with tuberculosis and was commited to the Womens Confederate Home in Austin, Texas where She died, Oct. 24, 1925, of tuberculosis. She was buried on Oct. 25, 1925 in Livelyville Cemetery,Grapeland, Houston County, Texas, USA.
Daughter Edna Steadman Married William "Willie" Caskey
Second marriage to Daniel Payne Hamilton, (Burial unknown)
The oldest daughter of Eli & Mary
Mary Catherine Steadman Smith
Married to:
Edward Franklin Smith
Family links: 
  Caroline Frances Permelia Johnston Overstreet-Horne-Keen-Strother (1828 - 1885)
  Eli Townsend Steadman (1842 - 1882)*
  Susan Joella Steadman Honeycutt (1865 - 1935)*
  Willie Steadman Sullivan (1869 - 1952)*
  Laura Steadman Williams (1869 - 1943)*
  James I Steadman (1873 - 1953)*
  Edna Steadman Caskey Hamilton (1881 - 1938)*
  Zilpha Ann Overstreet Parker (1844 - 1921)*
  Adaline Elizabeth Overstreet Keen (1844 - 1915)*
  Mary Louisa Overstreet Steadman Blackwell (1845 - 1925)
  John Madison Horne (1855 - 1925)*
  Thomas Benton Keen (1857 - 1911)*
  Jefferson Davis Keen (1861 - 1916)*
  Martha Frances Strother Crenshaw (1868 - 1938)*
*Calculated relationship
Livelyville Cemetery
Houston County
Texas, USA
Created by: MYates Vandver
Record added: Sep 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29707074
Mary Louisa <i>Overstreet</i> Steadman Blackwell
Added by: MYates Vandver
Mary Louisa <i>Overstreet</i> Steadman Blackwell
Added by: MYates Vandver
Mary Louisa <i>Overstreet</i> Steadman Blackwell
Added by: MYates Vandver
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Rest In Peace.
- Annette Hickson Boles
 Added: Nov. 26, 2011

 Added: Oct. 19, 2009
- MYates Vandver
 Added: Oct. 19, 2009

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