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Robert R Ansley
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1854
Georgia, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 1933
Denison
Grayson County
Texas, USA

Age at death: 79 years, 1 month, 2 days; never married; a farmer - retired in 1921. Son of Josephus Rayburn Ansley and Gilly Richardson Ansley, early settlers in the Denison area.

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Daily Herald (Denison, Texas)
September 11, 1933
Robert Ansley, 79 years old, who resided in and near Denison sixty-three years, died Monday morning at 6:45 o'clock at his home on Route 4, two miles west of Denison. Death followed a lengthy illness from Rheumatism.
Mr. Ansley was born in Upton County, Georgia, Aug. 8, 1854, and came to Denison with his parents in 1870. For a number of years he was identified with the photograph business here and was associated with his brother, C. D. Ansley, now deceased, in an establishment that stood on ground now occupied by the Y.M.C.A. building [531 West Main Street].
The deceased had been making his home with his brother, W. T. Ansley, during the last several years. His only other immediate relative is a sister, Mrs. J. T. Prater of Bowie.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock at George Shields' funeral home with Rev. Homer T. Fort, pastor of the Waples Memorial Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.

The Democrat (Sherman, Texas)
September 11, 1933
DENISONóRobert R. Ansley, 79, died at 6 a.m. Monday at his farm west of Denison on the new Pottsboro road, where he had lived with his brother, W. T. Ansley, since 1870.
Mr. Ansley at one time operated a photographic gallery in Denison with another brother, C. D. Ansley, who died several years ago. In addition to the surviving brother, there is a sister, Mrs. J. C. Prater of Bowie.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday from the George Shields funeral chapel conducted by the Rev. Homer T. Fort, pastor of Waples Memorial Methodist church. Burial will be in Oakwood cemetery.
Mr. Ansley was a member of the Methodist church and of the Knights of Pythias.

The Democrat (Sherman, Texas)
September 12, 1933
DENISONóFuneral service for R. R. Ansley, aged farmer who died at his home west of Denison early Monday, will be held from Shield's chapel at 10 a.m. Wednesday
The Knights of Pythias will have charge of services at the grave at Oakwood cemetery. The funeral was to be held Tuesday, but on account of heavy rain that fell throughout the day, was postponed until Wednesday.
Sent to me by Elaine Bay.
Submitted by Barbara Lintner
 
 
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 Parents:
  Josephus Rayburn Ansley (1826 - 1873)
  Gilly Richardson Ansley (1826 - 1915)
 
 Siblings:
  Cary D Ansley (1851 - 1911)*
  Robert R Ansley (1854 - 1933)
  Elizabeth Henrietta Ansley Prater (1857 - 1947)*
  William Thomas Ansley (1861 - 1952)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Denison
Grayson County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 3
 
Created by: Kathy Leach
Record added: Oct 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60615148
Robert R Ansley
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Robert R Ansley is my 2nd cousin 4x removed. Rest in the Peace of Our Lord.
- Reynolds Ansley
 Added: Oct. 22, 2014
 
 
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