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Mary Ophelia "Ophelia" Tugwell McCown
Birth: Jun. 12, 1864
Farmerville
Union Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: May 16, 1947
Seadrift
Calhoun County
Texas, USA

"Ophelia" daughter of Benjamin S. Tugwell and Phoebe Ann Findley. Married Simeon McCown, 25 August 1886, Paris, Lamar Co., Texas. Mother of 9 children.

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"Mrs. Ophelia McCown, Seadrift Pioneer, Dies at Age of 82."

Mrs. Ophelia McCown, 82, died at her home in Seadrift last Friday morning, May 16, at 8:10 o'clock.

Funeral services were postponed until Monday, pending the arrival of a son, Odus McCown, who is in Cuba.

Mr. [sic] McCown was born at Farmersville [sic], La., June 12, 1864, and has been a resident of Seadrift for 33 years.

Survivors include four sons, Odus of Cuba, Owen, Maury and Brice of Seadrift; three daughters, Mrs. Jack Smith, Mrs. W.W. Wilburn of Seadrift and Mrs. Hondo Jones of San Antonio; one brother, T.B. Tugwell of Dallas and 19 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
McCabe-Carruth Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin S Tugwell (1842 - 1885)
  Phoebe Ann Findley Tugwell (1848 - 1886)
 
 Spouse:
  Simeon McCown (1862 - 1925)
 
 Children:
  Benjamin Owen McCown (1887 - 1967)*
  Beulah Esta McCown Wilburn (1888 - 1952)*
  Thressie McCown (1891 - 1904)*
  Brice William McCown (1893 - 1949)*
  Annie Lillian McCown Smith (1895 - 1974)*
  Thelma Lee McCown (1899 - 1900)*
  Odus McCown (1902 - 1952)*
  Alma Dell McCown Jones (1906 - 1957)*
  Maury McCown (1906 - 1965)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Ophelia Tugwell McCown (1864 - 1947)
  Thomas Beltzhoover Tugwell (1870 - 1950)*
  Benjamin Franklin Tugwell (1879 - 1937)*
  Joseph Bullett Tugwell (1881 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
To her we trust a place is
given, Among the saints with
Christ in Heaven.
 
Burial:
Seadrift Cemetery
Seadrift
Calhoun County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Leonard J. McCown
Record added: Sep 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21843775
Mary Ophelia Ophelia <i>Tugwell</i> McCown
Added by: Leonard J. McCown
 
Mary Ophelia Ophelia <i>Tugwell</i> McCown
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Mary Ophelia Ophelia <i>Tugwell</i> McCown
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- Leonard J. McCown
 Added: Apr. 29, 2013
 
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