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Rebecca Jane "Becky" McDonald Herrin
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Birth: May 26, 1864
Death: Mar. 24, 1949

Born to James Eli McDonald and Celia Caroline Taylor near Harper(Spring Creek), Gillespie Co., TX.
"McDonald Massacre", Becky had a notable beginning in life. She, along with her mother, sister, and three cousins were captured by the Kiowa Indians on August 8, 1865, near Harper, Gillespie County. She was about one year of age. Her father and an aunt were killed that day. In November, 1865, after a treaty was made with several Indian tribes, the Kiowas brought the captives to the Indian Agency in Council Grove, Kansas. Because of various curcumstances, however, Rebecca Jane and her family were not returned to their home until October, 1866.
On Feb. 28, 1879, James Monroe Herrin and Rebecca Jane married in Gillespie County.
Children
James Marion
Mahala
Hattie
Albert
Earl
Rosie
Josephine
Archie
Lee
Bessie
Birdie
William
Lonie
Ruthie
She was a member of the East Austin Assembly of God Church

Lived to be 84 years, 9 months & 29 days.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Eli McDonald (1837 - 1865)
  Celia Caroline Taylor McDonald Hazelwood Pope (1836 - 1898)
 
 Spouse:
  James Monroe Herrin (1855 - 1933)*
 
 Children:
  James Marion Herrin (1880 - 1962)*
  Archie Allen Herrin (1884 - 1949)*
  Lee Fay Herrin (1886 - 1968)*
  Bessie M. Herrin Wilkerson (1889 - 1965)*
  William Allen Herrin (1891 - 1973)*
  Lonie Belle Herrin Warren (1893 - 1981)*
  Mahalia L. Herrin Warren (1897 - ____)*
  Hattie Herrin Ellis (1899 - 1933)*
  Birdie Ann Herrin (1899 - ____)*
  Albert Herrin (1900 - 1920)*
  Earl Herrin (1902 - 1978)*
  Rosie Irene Herrin Wallace (1905 - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mahala Louise Elizabeth McDonald McDonald (1861 - 1931)*
  Rebecca Jane McDonald Herrin (1864 - 1949)
  James Eli McDonald (1866 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Live Oak Cemetery
Manchaca
Travis County
Texas, USA
Plot: Old Cem, NE Sec, Row 2, Grave 5
 
Maintained by: JaneAnneHH
Originally Created by: Sandra Schmidt
Record added: Feb 06, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8359923
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