|Birth: ||Oct. 13, 1868|
|Death: ||Aug. 25, 1944|
Polly Jane Newsom was born October 13, 1868 in Carlton, Mo., and passed to her heavenly home September 25, 1944, at the age of 75 years,11 months and 12 days. She was united in marriage to Elmer E. Matheson, March 27,1888. Two children were born to this union. Her husband and sthree small children David O., Walter Samuel and Jesse Floyd Mathewson preceded her in death, Mr. Weeks dying March 18, 1911. She united with the Christian church in 1914 and remained a true Christian until death.
In 1920 she and the three children moved to Baca county, Colo., where she passed away.
She leaves to mourn her passing the following children; Rube Weeks of Springfield, Colo.;Chester Weeks, U.S. Army now stationed in Ark.;Roy Weeks, Springfield, Mo., and Willie Mathewson of Portland, Ore. Six grandchildren, also survive namely: Donald Mathewson, U.S. Navy; Mary Louise Mathewson, Lamar, Colo;Mary Weeks, Springfield, Mo, Carol Weeks, Springfield, Mo, Zelma Lou and W.C. Weeks of Springfield, Mo, Other relatives and a host of friends will mourn the loss of Mother Weeks.
In Kansas Polly meet Wesley Cole Weeks and on 17 June 1899 they were married and began their own family. Polly had two children from a previous marriage. These children were Jessie and William (Willie) Mathewson. Poly was Newson by birth
Wesley Cole Weeks (1857 - 1911)
Walter L Weeks (1900 - 1904)*
Ruben Lester Weeks (1901 - 1973)*
Samuel O Weeks (1904 - 1904)*
Chester Cole Weeks (1905 - 1971)*
Roy Edgar Weeks (1907 - 1989)*
Cross Plains Cemetery
Created by: Kyle
Record added: Feb 19, 2006
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