|Birth: ||Mar. 19, 1885|
|Death: ||Aug. 5, 1946|
Esther was daughter of Martha (McCleod) and Oliver Wells. She married Oscar Edward McConnaha on 4-15-1908 in Hendricks Co. Indiana. They were parents of Margaret Wells (McConnaha) Gregory.
Esther was an insurance agent and a licensed embalmer for Hendricks Co., Indiana.
(Esther's obituary per David Smith)
from the Republican for August 8, 1946:
Mrs. Esther Wells McConnaha, age 61, died early Monday morning, at the Methodist hospital to which she had been removed from the home of her daughter, Mrs. Robert Gregory, at Pittsboro, Friday morning. Seriously ill for six weeks, she had also been in the homes of her sisters, Mrs. Effie Martin and Mrs. Etta Evans, after returning from the hospital recently.
Funeral services will be conducted at the McConnaha Funeral Home, Thursday at 2 p.m.
A descendant of a pioneer Hendricks county family, she was the daughter of Oliver and Martha Wells and was born south of Pittsboro, March 19, 1885. She attended Pittsboro schools, and was permanent secretary of the alumni association of Pittsboro high school.
She was married to Oscar McConnaha in April 1908. During the past twenty-seven years, they had operated a furniture and undertaking business in Pittsboro. In addition, Mrs. McConnaha managed an insurance agency and was recognized as an income tax authority.
A member of the Christian church, she was active in the True Blue class and the Missionary Society, and was also a member of the Rebekah lodge, Study club and other community organizations.
Surviving with the husband are a daughter, Mrs. Margaret Gregory of Pittsboro; two sisters, Mrs. Effie Martin of Clayton and Mrs. Etta Evans of Pittsboro, and several nieces and nephews.
Oliver Wells (1830 - 1913)
Martha Jean McLeod Wells (1843 - 1907)
Oscar Edward McConnaha (1879 - 1961)
Margaret W. McConnaha Gregory (1909 - 1986)*
Emma Amelia Wells Brumfield (1861 - 1896)*
Margaret E. Wells Evans (1873 - 1947)*
Esther E. Wells McConnaha (1885 - 1946)
K of P Cemetery
Created by: Louzina Spoon
Record added: Jul 10, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113608103
1904 graduate of Pittsboro, Indiana High School|
Added: Jul. 10, 2013