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Stella Frances Knox Hilterbrand
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Birth: Jul. 30, 1896
Death: Mar. 27, 1938

Funeral services for Stella Frances Hilderbrand, 41,were conducted Sunday afternoon by Charles Fuqua, minister of the Church of Christ at the Raymondville Cemetery. Mrs. Hilderbrand died Sunday morning, March 27, 1938, at her home near Santa Margarita after an illness of two weeks. She was born July 20, 1896 near Breckenridge where she resided until she moved to the Valley in January of 1920. She married W.T. (Tom)Hilderbrand in Stephens County on February 21, 1916. Earlier, in 1912, she was converted in the faith of the Church of Christ and was baptized at Center Ridge School House in Stephens County. Mrs. Hilderbrand was preceded in death by her parents, Mr.& Mrs. Milburn C. Knox. She and Mr. Hilderbrand had no children. Survivors include her husband, a sister, Ada Bell Dowda, and seven brothers, Benny, William, Earl, Elwood, Alvin, Buel and Iburn Knox. Pallbearers were C.F. Thompson, Bill Elam, Z.B. Elam. Joe Brooks, Wilson Brooks, and Arthur Wilsher.

Willacy County News, March, 1938

(Stella died of uterine cancer and had been ill for much longer than the two weeks mentioned) 
 
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 Parents:
  Milburn Columbus Knox (1857 - 1926)
  Amanda Elizabeth Jane Phillips Knox (1864 - 1934)
 
 Spouse:
  William Thomas Hilterbrand (1882 - 1958)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ada Bell Knox Hayes (1882 - 1957)*
  Benjamin Franklin Knox (1884 - 1974)*
  Esther Ellen Knox McPherson (1886 - 1920)*
  Charles Dean Knox (1888 - 1919)*
  William Abraham Knox (1890 - 1969)*
  Earl Columbus Knox (1892 - 1983)*
  Elwood Sheals Knox (1894 - 1983)*
  Stella Frances Knox Hilterbrand (1896 - 1938)
  Iburn Virgil Knox (1905 - 1992)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Raymondville Memorial Cemetery
Raymondville
Willacy County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Mabel Jarrett
Record added: Jul 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20692461
Stella Frances <i>Knox</i> Hilterbrand
Added by: Mabel Jarrett
 
Stella Frances <i>Knox</i> Hilterbrand
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Stella Frances <i>Knox</i> Hilterbrand
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I was fortunate to have two lovely Aunt Stellas. My grandfather was William Knox.
- Bonnie Copeland Wilie
 Added: Jul. 19, 2015
To My Simril Family Connection
- Lanie
 Added: Jan. 11, 2011
 
 
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