|Birth: ||Jul. 24, 1819|
|Death: ||Dec. 31, 1907|
First president of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas from 1891 through 1907. She was a Democrat and Episcopalian and was influential in establishing a church in Washington-on-the-Brazos and St. Paul's College in Anderson. Wife of (1) Hugh McCrory, they were married on July 18, 1837 in Houston, Harris, Texas. McCrory, a soldier in the Army of the Republic of Texas died suddenly seven weeks later. Wife of (2) Anson Jones, they were married on May 17, 1840. Jones was a prominent doctor and politician and served as the last President of the Republic of Texas, 1844-1846. Mary and Anson Jones had four children: Samuel Houston (later changed to Samuel Edward), Charles Edward who died at the Battle of Shiloh, Sallie S., and Cromwell Anson Jones. Mary Jones died on December 31, 1907, at the residence of her daughter in Houston.
Sarah Pevehouse Smith Woodruff (1800 - 1845)
Hugh McCrory (____ - 1837)
Anson Jones (1798 - 1858)
Charles Elliot Jones (1843 - 1862)*
Cromwell Anson Jones (1850 - 1888)*
Citizen Of The Republic Of Texas Memorial Marker - Presented by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
Plot: Sect. F-1, Lot 18
Maintained by: Debbie
Originally Created by: Julie Karen Hancock (Co...
Record added: May 23, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19503457