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Catherine Watson Dills
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Birth: Oct. 20, 1830
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 29, 1885
Alton
Oregon County
Missouri, USA

Married William Newton Dills 22/Oct/1847 at Haywood Co.(later Jackson Co.), NC
She was Cherokee and William replaced her name with Catherine.
Came with her husband and family to Oregon Co., MO in 1858/1859 with a covered wagon and a team of oxen. She rode a pony, and led the way through the mountains.
During the Civil War; when bushwackers came, she hid her money in her hair.
Mother of Rufus Wilburn, Alcy, Sara Jane, Allen Jasper and William Andrew.
Died from spinal meningitis. 
 
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 Children:
  Rufus Wilburn Dills (1848 - 1945)*
  Allen J. Dills (1859 - 1952)*
  William Andrew Dills (1868 - 1948)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Alton City Cemetery
Alton
Oregon County
Missouri, USA
Plot:
 
Created by: Jean ღ
Record added: Oct 24, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12157458
Catherine <i>Watson</i> Dills
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Catherine <i>Watson</i> Dills
Added by: Jessica (Oakes) Finley
 
 
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