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Ola May Fry Winniford
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Birth: Sep. 22, 1876
Hunt County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 27, 1963
Harris County
Texas, USA

"Miss May" Winniford was a lifelong educator. She began her career in teaching in a one room schoolhouse in Liberty, Texas at the age of sixteen. After her son was born she obtained a degree from the Sam Houston Normal Institute and later continued her education, often during summertime, University of Colorado, and Columbia University, obtaining degrees in history and education. She moved to Houston c. 1904. For thirty-nine years she served as the principal of Betsy Ross Elementary (HISD, built 1924). Prior to the establishment of Betsy Ross Elementary, Miss May as of 1919 was the principal of the the Dudley School at the same location according to the Houston City Directory. 
Family links: 
  Michael Tate Fry (1840 - 1878)
  Anna Elizabeth Barnett Fry (1847 - 1920)
  Sam Winniford (1867 - 1959)
  Frank Wallace Winniford (1901 - 1969)*
  William Patterson Fry (1872 - 1950)*
  Ola May Fry Winniford (1876 - 1963)
  Carl R. Fry (1879 - 1917)*
*Calculated relationship
Evergreen Cemetery
Harris County
Texas, USA
Created by: qtw
Record added: Jan 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64993716

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