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Mamie Wharton Birge
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Birth: Feb. 23, 1871
Death: Nov. 17, 1904

Mrs. Birge was born in Sherman, Texas the third child of Captain John E. and Patti J. (Cole) Wharton. She died at home as a result of a heart attack.

Miss Wharton married Nathaniel (Nat) Bradford Birge on 3 July 1889. She was described as a beautiful lady with striking dark hair and eyes.

Two children were born to Nat and Mamie:

Lee Noble Birge, born in 1891
Hattie Wharton Birge, born 1894

The Birge family lived on Birge Street in Sherman, where Mamie created a home as cheerful and gracious as her gentle spirit.

Upon her death she left behind a young family and a large circle of friends who were shocked beyond believe by her unexpected death.

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Above is paraphrased, with permission, from entries found on the book The History of Grayson County, Texas - Grayson County Frontier Village, published in 1979. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Elisha Wharton (1835 - 1916)
  Martha Jane Cole Wharton (1840 - 1915)
 
 Spouse:
  Nathaniel Bradford Birge (1864 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  Lee Noble Birge (1891 - 1907)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Howson Wharton (1867 - 1938)*
  Harriet Cole Wharton Thompson (1869 - 1895)*
  Mamie Wharton Birge (1871 - 1904)
  William David Wharton (1873 - 1953)*
  Anne Wharton (1876 - 1883)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Hill Cemetery
Sherman
Grayson County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Tony & Patricia Held
Record added: Jan 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32574550
Mamie <i>Wharton</i> Birge
Added by: Tony & Patricia Held
 
Mamie <i>Wharton</i> Birge
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Mamie <i>Wharton</i> Birge
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 Added: Jan. 2, 2009
 
 
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