|Birth: ||Oct. 10, 1838|
|Death: ||Mar. 8, 1926|
MRS. A. M. DWYER DIES AT AGE 88
Mother of the Late District Judge Edward Dwyer Funeral Tuesday
Mrs. Annette M. Dwyer, 88, member of one of the most prominent pioneer families of San Antonio, died
Monday in the old Dwyer home, 125 Dwyer Avenue, where she had resided for 65 years.
Mrs. Dwyer was the mother of the late District Judge Edward Dwyer and many of her descendants have taken prominent parts in politics in Bexar County and occupied several positions of trust and importance. Dwyer Avenue was named for her family and the house in which she died was constructed by her husband 65 years ago.
She wns born in Chihuahua, Mexico, and was a daughter of Gen. James Magoffin of El Paso, and a niece of Gov. Beriah Magoffin of Kentucky. She married Maj. Joseph Dwyer in 186O in the old Menger Hotel.
Her surviving children are: Joseph E. Dwyer. Samuel J. Dwyer, James M. Dwyer, Patrick A. Dwyer, Mrs. George J. F. Schmitt, and Mrs. Thomas J. Leighton. She is also survived by 21 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Tuesday morning.
The active pallbearers will be her grandchildren : Edward Dwyer, James E. Dwyer Jr., Samuel Dwyer Jr., Charles Dwyer, Patrick Dwyer Jr., and Sam E. Leighton.
The honorary pallbearers will be: John W. Tobin, Phil H. Wright. Ray Lambert, H. C. Carter. John Schorn. Judge S. G. Taylor, Jack R. Burke, James Stevens, Thad W. Smith, Nat M. Lewis, Dr. Frederick Terrell and William Sullivan.
As written in The San Antonio Express March 9th 1926
** If you are connected to this family line I would love to hear from you as there are a couple of things that have always confused me with the Dwyer's **
James Wiley Magoffin (1799 - 1868)
Joseph Edward Dwyer (1841 - 1884)
Edward Dwyer (1863 - 1921)*
Joseph E Dwyer (1866 - 1940)*
Samuel Joseph Dwyer (1871 - 1951)*
Annette Marie Dwyer Schmitt (1871 - 1942)*
James Magoffin Dwyer (1873 - 1953)*
Pat A. Dwyer (1874 - 1951)*
Gertrude Josephine Dwyer Leighton (1880 - 1954)*
Joseph Magoffin (1836 - 1923)*
Annette Magoffin Dwyer (1838 - 1926)
San Fernando Cemetery #1
Created by: Melissa Cassidy-Dwyer
Record added: Mar 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49547059