|Birth: ||Jan. 3, 1855|
|Death: ||Sep. 8, 1918|
Marriage 1: George Washington Cassady, 25-Dec-1877, Harrisonville, Cass County, MO. He was b 07-Oct-1855, Harrison County MO; d Apr-1879, and is buried in an unmarked grave, in an unknown cemetery, in Cass County, MO.
George & Mary had one son, Tysie Phineas Cassady, who was b 13-Nov-1878.
Marriage 2: Samuel Hudson Shanks (1857-1945) on 21-Nov-1889 at Centralia, Marion County IL. They had one daughter, Trixie Duetta (1899-1933).
Obituary, from, Chanute Daily Tribune, 09-Sep-1918
" MRS. MARY ELIZABETH SHANKS BURIED TODAY. She Had Been a Resident of Chanute for Twenty-one Years.
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Shanks, wife of Samuel H. Shanks, died at her home, 822 South Forest avenue, at 9:50 o'clock yesterday morning after an illness which began a little more than a month ago. The funeral services were held at the home at 1 o'clock this afternoon. They were conducted by Dr. B. F. Gaither, pastor of the First Methodist church. Interment was in Earlton, where Mrs. Shanks' father and mother are buried. Mrs. Shanks was 63 years old. Her maiden name was Hamilton and she was born January 3, 1855, in Litterbery, Morgan county, Illinois. She was the eldest of eight children, all of whom survive her with exception of one who died in infancy. She was married to George W. Cassady December 25, 1877, in Harrisonville, Mo. Mr. Cassady died April 5, 1879. They were the parents of one child, Tysie P. Cassady of this city. In November of 1889 she was married in Centralia, Ill., to Mr. Shanks. They were the parents of one child, Trixie Duetta Shanks of the home address, 20 years old. She is also survived by two grandsons and a granddaughter, besides her husband, son and daughter, two sisters and four brothers and numerous friends and relatives. She had been a resident of Chanute for twenty-one years."
Hugh Albert Hamilton (1825 - 1899)
Mary Catherine Frizzell Hamilton (1833 - 1902)
George Washington Cassady (1855 - 1879)*
Samuel Hudson Shanks (1857 - 1945)*
Tysie Phineas Cassady (1878 - 1963)*
Trixie Duetta Shanks Wilkerson (1899 - 1933)*
Mary Elizabeth Hamilton Cassady - Shanks (1855 - 1918)
Annie Isabelle Hamilton Lindsey (1859 - 1946)*
Ruphina P. Hamilton French (1866 - 1919)*
Charles Albert Hamilton (1871 - 1951)*
"SHANKS Sam H. 1857-1945 Mary E. 1855-1918."
Maintained by: George Cassady
Originally Created by: TiogaRose
Record added: Jun 01, 2008
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