|Birth: ||Jun. 3, 1894|
|Death: ||Jan. 24, 1947|
Aunt Donie was born in Hopkins Co., Texas to Carolinas Boyd Kirk and Ophelia Smith, the oldest four children. She married Robert (Robbie) Conner on the 18th of June 1911 in Hopkins Co., TX.
They moved along with her parents to Trinity County around 1915. Donie had five children, the last died at birth or soon after.
Donie's husband Robert killed himself in 1923. The family story was that he and another man got into a fight and for some reason Robert killed himself after that. Possibly also depressed about the loss of their fifth child.
Donie married Reese Jeffrey in June 1925 after the death of his first wife in childbirth. Reese and his first wife had nine children so Donie raised the younger ones.
Donie's death record in Trinity County shows she died of epilepsy. She's buried in Mt. Zion Cemetery near Apple Springs along with her first and second husbands, mother, brother Jim and her deceased children at the time.
Donie's name was given by the doctor as Elizabeth on the death record for her son, Allen.
Carolinas Boyd Kirk (1865 - 1901)
Ophelia Smith Knox (1878 - 1963)
Reese Ephie Jeffrey (1886 - 1967)
Robert Lee Conner (1881 - 1923)*
Pansy Jaunella Conner Parker (1912 - 1966)*
Robert Lee Conner (1914 - 1914)*
Allen Wayne Conner (1917 - 1920)*
Robbie Ray Conner Cox (1922 - 2000)*
Mount Zion Cemetery
Created by: Ludie
Record added: Apr 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68300110
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