Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Daweses in:
 • Athelstan Cemetery
 • Athelstan
 • Taylor County
 • Iowa
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Maria Kemery Dawes
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Aug. 6, 1849
Lee County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 10, 1938
Blockton
Taylor County
Iowa, USA

Bedford Times-Press (Bedford,Iowa)
 Thursday November 17, 1938 p. 8
Maria Kemery Gartside Dawes, daughter of George and Elizabeth [Paul] Kemery, was born in Lee County, Iowa, August 6, 1849, and died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ernest Ford, near Blockton, Nov. 10, 1938, at the age of 89 years, 3 months and 4 days.

At an early age she moved with her parents to Taylor County, where she grew to young womanhood. On Nov. 5, 1871, she was married to Orelva T. [homas] Gartside. To them were born two children, Mrs. Ernest Ford [Clara Ophelia] of Blockton and Ora Gartside of Sheridan, Mo. In the early nineties she moved with her family in a covered wagon to Bartley, Nebr., where they made their home for a short time. On January 29, 1914, she was married to Gustavus A. Dawes. They moved immediately to Peculiar, Mo., making their home there for a short time and later moving to Athelstan, Iowa.                                  

Her husband preceded her in death.Surviving with the daughter and son are a step-son, Joe Dawes and a step-daughter, Mrs. Sam Dowden, of Long Beach, Calif.; four granddaughters, Gladys Ford, Mrs. Elmer Fluke [Georgia Bernice], Mrs. Lloyd Larison and Mrs. Hardie Lyle; a granddaughter-in-law, Mrs. Oakley Gartside [Iva Morris]; three grandsons, Orville Ford, Oakley Gartside and Gailand Gartside; four grandsons-in-law, Roy Fordyce, Hardie Lyle, Lloyd Larison and Elmer Fluke. Also by ten great grandchildren, Naomi, Francis and Eldon Fordyce, Glen Kay and Earl Blaine Fluke, Oren and Garry Larison, Donna and Donald Lyle and Bobby Gartside.

The funeral services were held in Athelstan Sunday afternoon conducted by Rev. C. Max Buck of Bedford. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Kemery (1800 - 1872)
  Elizabeth Paul Kemery (1804 - 1886)
 
 Spouses:
  Orelva Thomas Gartside (1848 - 1918)
  Gustavus Adolphus Dawes (1841 - 1926)*
  Gustavus Adolphus Dawes (1841 - 1926)*
 
 Children:
  Clara Ophelia Gartside Ford (1873 - 1962)*
  Oren Miles Gartside (1874 - 1938)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Kemery (1826 - 1907)*
  Mary Kemery Straight (1830 - 1896)*
  Daniel Kemery (1834 - 1892)*
  Susan Kemery Haun (1837 - 1901)*
  Henry Kemery (1839 - 1902)*
  William Kemery (1843 - 1904)*
  Elizabeth Kemery Russell (1844 - 1949)*
  Margaret Kemery Brown (1846 - 1920)*
  Maria Kemery Dawes (1849 - 1938)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Athelstan Cemetery
Athelstan
Taylor County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: Julia Johnson
Originally Created by: Cindy Baldogo
Record added: Apr 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36576600
Maria <i>Kemery</i> Dawes
Added by: Julia Johnson
 
Maria <i>Kemery</i> Dawes
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Barbara McCully
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

for my 2-greats-grandfather William Hackard's 1st cousin through their Kemery ancestors
- Deborah Jane Kline
 Added: Nov. 1, 2014
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service UPDATED