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Mary Edna Gammage Bowdoin
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Birth: Apr. 21, 1881
Prescott
Nevada County
Arkansas, USA
Death: May 10, 1971
Palestine
Anderson County
Texas, USA

Mary was born 21 April 1881. She shares a stone with her husband, Arthur D. Bowdoin who she married 11 December 1899 in Anderson Co, TX. Mary died 10 May 1971 in Anderson Co, TX.

OBITUARY: Palestine (TX) Herald-Press, Tuesday, 11 May 1971:
Mrs. Bowdoin
Mrs. Arthur D. Bowdoin, 90, of Rt. 1, Elkhart, died Monday at 1:45 p.m. in a local hospital following a long illness.
Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Hassell & Foster Chapel with the Rev. John Barfield, the Rev. Colin Furr and the Rev. Horace Fletcher officiating. Burial will be in Garden of Memories, Elkhart. The body will be at Hassell & Foster until after chapel rites.
Pallbearers will be the following nephews: Gene Nelson, Clarence Gammage, Doyle Gammage, Ray Scoggins, Homer Coleman and Weldon Burke.
Mrs. Bowdoin, the former Mary Edna Gammage was born April 21, 1881 in Prescott, Arkansas to the late William Nathaniel Gammage and Emma Raines Gammage. Resident of the Elkhart area for 83 years, she was a charter member of the First United Methodist Church, Elkhart, and was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Daniel Bowdoin, Elkhart farmer, on June 4, 1961.
Survivors include a son, W. O. Bowdoin, Palestine; three daughters, Mrs. Gladys A. Bell, Elkhart; Mrs. Emma Hazel Bell of Palestine, and Mrs. Edna Muriel Jones, Elkhart; two brothers, Ivan M. Gammage and Albert Nathaniel Gammage, both of Elkhart; four step-children, Rex Bell of Dallas, Mrs. Iva Pearl Milton of Mesquite, Mrs. Carol Joyce Loftis of McKinney and Mrs. Jerry Lou Bailey of Irving; 9 step great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Una Mae Bowdoin in 1918, and a son, Lacy Seth Bowdoin in 1915. 
 
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 Parents:
  Nathaniel William Gammage (1862 - 1938)
  Emma Raines Gammage (1859 - 1933)
 
 Spouse:
  Arthur Daniel Bowdoin (1879 - 1961)*
 
 Children:
  Una Mae Bowdoin (1902 - 1918)*
  Gladys Aline Bowdoin Bell (1904 - 1982)*
  William Odell Bowdoin (1906 - 1987)*
  Emma Hazel Bowdoin Bell (1909 - 1994)*
  Lacy Seth Bowdoin (1913 - 1915)*
  Edna Muriel Bowdoin Jones (1918 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Edna Gammage Bowdoin (1881 - 1971)
  Christopher Columbus Gammage (1883 - 1965)*
  Ivan Middleton Gammage (1888 - 1973)*
  Samuel David Gammage (1894 - 1965)*
  Tom Paxton Gammage (1897 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Mary E. Bowdoin
 
Burial:
Garden Of Memories
Elkhart
Anderson County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Louise Fisher Goff
Record added: Apr 01, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18721364
Mary Edna <i>Gammage</i> Bowdoin
Added by: Louise Fisher Goff
 
 
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- Louise Fisher Goff
 Added: Nov. 18, 2009
 
 
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