|Birth: ||Feb. 14, 1852|
|Death: ||Jan. 22, 1963|
Daughter of King & Sallie Brandy. She was married to a man known only as Baptieste, father of Sam & Louisa. She later married Scott Jackson, a Choctaw also from Louisiana. Mississippi Choctaw, Dawes Card MCR5129; Roll No. 881.
"Ex-Alexandrian Expires at 110"
Mary Brandy, whose funeral was to be held at the Assembly of God church at Idabel, Oklahoma on Jan 25 and whose burial was to be at Kullitucklo Cemetery.
The Daily Ardmoreite
Indian Woman, 111, Is Dead
IDABEL (AP) -- Mrs. Mary Brandy, who remembered Union soldiers coming to her native Louisiana "wearing those funny blue clothes," is dead.
The Choctaw Indian woman died Tuesday. She would have been 111 years old on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14.
Mrs. Brandy, who was born in Alexandria, La., in 1852, said in an interview two days before her 110th birthhday that she recalled the Civil War as a time when "everyone worked hard and food was short.'"
"After they came down, I saw lots of Yankees but I didn't know what they were," she said. "They were all over the place, wearing those funny blue clothes."
Funeral services for Mrs. Brandy will be Friday in the Assembly of God Church here with burial at Kullitucklo Cemetery.
Survivors include two sons, four daughters, 20 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren.
Louise Battiest (1897 - 1973)*
Kulli Tuklo Cemetery
Created by: angdall
Record added: Oct 21, 2008
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