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Eliza Ann Lemons Massey
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Birth: Dec. 13, 1853
Rhea County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jul. 20, 1948
Mountain Springs
Cooke County
Texas, USA

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas
23 July 1948

PILOT POINT WOMAN LEAVES 156 DESCENDANTS

Special to The News

PILOT POINT, TEXAS, July 22 -- Funeral services were held Wednesday for Mrs. Elizabeth[sic] Ann Massey, 94, who left 156 direct descendants. Mrs. Massey died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. O. G. Alexander, north of here. Burial was in Elmo.

A native of Meggs County, Tenn., Mrs. Massey was born Dec. 13, 1853, and was married to Wesley Massey in 1867 in Tennessee. They came to Texas in 1880. Massey died in 1908. She made her home in the Pilot Point vicinity thirty-two years.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. J. C. James of Denton and Mrs. Alexander; four sons, Sam Massey of San Antonio, Dave Massey of Bulter, Mo., and L. T. Massey and Charles Massey of Valley View, and 150 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Other children:
Newt and Wesley Allen, Jr.
She also was mother to James, her husband's child

Her mother is Rebecca McDaniel Lemons buried in Meigs County, Tennessee in an unmarked grave. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Reuben Lemons (1832 - 1895)
 
 Spouse:
  Wesley Allen Massey (1840 - 1908)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Massey Sluder (1872 - 1919)*
  Sam Massey (1877 - 1962)*
  Mahalie Massey Harris (1877 - 1948)*
  John Morgan Massey (1879 - 1928)*
  Charles Alf Massey (1885 - 1957)*
  Lula Adaline Massey Isbell (1887 - 1933)*
  David Franklin Massey (1890 - 1959)*
  Ira L. T. Massey (1893 - 1970)*
  Edward Eugene Massey (1895 - 1927)*
  Mae Viola James (1897 - 1966)*
  Pearl Loucille Massey Alexander (1900 - 1971)*
  Wesley Allen Massey (1903 - 1924)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eliza Ann Lemons Massey (1853 - 1948)
  Mary Lemons Waller (1858 - 1938)*
  William Houston Lemons (1877 - 1942)*
  Robert Lemmons (1882 - 1964)*
  Rosie Lee Lemons Emerson (1885 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Wife of W.A. Massey
 
Burial:
Elmo Cemetery
Elmo
Kaufman County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: sue
Originally Created by: Frank Everett
Record added: Feb 06, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6158941
Eliza Ann <i>Lemons</i> Massey
Added by: sue
 
Eliza Ann <i>Lemons</i> Massey
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- JARROTT P. COX
 Added: Jan. 13, 2015

- Frank Everett
 Added: May. 24, 2011
 
 
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