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Mary Ellen Highsmith Alsup
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Birth: Feb. 9, 1857
Bastrop County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1941
Kimble County
Texas, USA

Mrs. Ellen Alsup, one of the real pioneer citizens of Kimble County, died at her home in Junction, Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 9, after an illness of many months. Mrs. Mary Ellen Highsmith Alsup was born in Bastrop County, Feb. 9, 1857, lacking only five days being 84 years old. She was a daughter of William & Lucinda Catherine (Foster) Highsmith. She grew to womanhood in Bastrop County and was married to Drury S. Alsup, on Aug. 21, 1880. No children were born to this union. Her husband preceded her in death on Aug. 4, 1936. She is survived by several nieces and two nephews. Those present at the funeral were Roy Kemp of Mountain Home and Mrs. Kate Bertrand and Mrs. Leigh Hipler of Houston. She is also survived by two step-granddaughters, Mrs. Gene Lightfoot of Sonora and Mrs. Nolan Gilliam of Junction and other relatives. Her Mother died at the age of 93 in Junction 11 years ago. Mrs. Alsup was the last of a family of six.  
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  William A Highsmith (1827 - 1890)
  Lucinda Catherine Foster Highsmith (1835 - 1929)
  Drury S. Alsup (1849 - 1936)
  Ahyah F Highsmith (1853 - 1875)*
  Deborah Ann Highsmith Mathers (1855 - 1892)*
  Mary Ellen Highsmith Alsup (1857 - 1941)
  Aliph Catherine Highsmith Kemp (1859 - 1892)*
  Louisa A Highsmith (1861 - 1862)*
  John William Highsmith (1863 - 1903)*
*Calculated relationship
Junction Cemetery
Kimble County
Texas, USA
Created by: Reba Alsup
Record added: May 16, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14306636
Mary Ellen <i>Highsmith</i> Alsup
Added by: JDI
Mary Ellen <i>Highsmith</i> Alsup
Added by: Wilburn Alsup
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- Lynda Davis Parker
 Added: May. 9, 2013

- Kathy (McPhaul) Cather
 Added: Sep. 15, 2009
~Rest in Peace~
- The Alsup Family-
 Added: May. 16, 2006

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