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Mrs MARY ELIZABETH "BETTIE" LITTLE TOWNSEND
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Birth: Mar. 15, 1854
Richmond
Fort Bend County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 1898
Yoakum
Lavaca County
Texas, USA

MARY ELIZABETH TOWNSEND

Weimar Mercury, 29 Jan 1898, page 6

Yoakum, Tex., Jan 20.
Mrs. S. L. Townsend is lying at the point of death at her home here from the effects of forty grains of morphine taken by her. There are some little hopes of her recovery, but her condition is very critical.

in the same issue on page 8:

NEIGHBORHOOD NOTES.

Post Specials: Yoakum, Texs, January 22.

Mrs. Sam Townsend was much better yesterday morning, but took a relapse yesterday evening in spite of all the efforts of attending physicians and died at 5 o'clock.

Shiner Gazette, 26 Jan 1898

Mrs. S. L. Townsend of Yoakum died Friday from the effects of an over dose of morphine, taken accidentally.

Mary Elizabeth Townsend, 15 Mar 1854-21 Jan 1898, wife of S. L. Townsend, was buried in the Oak Grove Cemetery near Yoakum.

Source: http://www.txgenweb2.org/txlavaca/obituaries_t.htm
 
 
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 Parents:
  SARAH JANE DYER LITTLE (1836 - 1870)
 
 Spouse:
  Samuel Lucky Townsend (1845 - 1934)
 
 Children:
  Effie Townsend Forsyth (1870 - 1946)*
  SAMUEL LUCKY TOWNSEND (1870 - 1937)*
  Zula Zon Townsend McNeel (1874 - 1962)*
  Katie Elizabeth Townsend Snelling (1876 - 1969)*
  Gray H. Townsend (1878 - 1951)*
  James Green Townsend (1880 - 1941)*
  Stafford Thomas Townsend (1882 - 1950)*
  Leah Townsend McCarthy (1890 - 1979)*
  Herbert Henry Townsend (1893 - 1956)*
 
 Siblings:
  MARY ELIZABETH LITTLE TOWNSEND (1854 - 1898)
  Myrtle Little (1858 - 1864)*
  KATIE HENRIETTA LITTLE DAILEY (1860 - 1931)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Yoakum
Lavaca County
Texas, USA
Plot: Sec 12 per survey done in 1983 by Sammy Tise.
 
Maintained by: F Taylor
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Dec 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82703177
Mrs MARY ELIZABETH BETTIE <i>LITTLE</i> TOWNSEND
Added by: Kelley McNabb
 
Mrs MARY ELIZABETH BETTIE <i>LITTLE</i> TOWNSEND
Added by: Kelley McNabb
 
 
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To my GG Grandmother, Don't know what your favorite flowers were, so here is a verity for you to choose from. Hope you enjoy them. We love you very much and are so glad that we finally found you. Plan to visit you soon.Wallace Forsyth Jr.
- Wallace Forsyth
 Added: Aug. 7, 2013
WITH LOVE TO MY GG GRANDMOTHER
- F Taylor
 Added: Jul. 2, 2013

- Beautiful Savior Is My Lord Jesus Christ
 Added: May. 16, 2013
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