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Mahala Cathrine Helms Presson
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Birth: Nov. 25, 1842
Union County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 28, 1920
Union County
North Carolina, USA

Death of Mrs. Presson.

In he death of Mrs. M. C. Presson, which occurred Wednesday at her home in Buford township, this section lost good woman, and her neighbors are bereft of a kind, helpful friend. Pneumonia was the cause of her death, she having contracted the dreaded malady about five days ago.

Funeral services were held Thursday morning at the Beulah Presbyterian church, Rev. E. C. Snyder officiating.

The deceased was a daughter of the late Mr. Copeland Helms and was born in Goose Creek township November 25, 1842, and was therefore a little over seventy-eight years old. She married Mr. Presson in 1865. He died eighteen years ago.

Surviving Mrs. Presson are six sons and two daughters. The sons are Messrs. R. F. Presson, of Barnesville, S. C.; T. S. Presson and J. B. Presson of Buford township. The daughters are Mrs. M. C. Courtney, of Florence, S. C., and Mrs. John Starnes of Fort Mill, S. C. Mr. J. H. Presson, of Goose Creek township, is her stepson.

Mr. Milas Helms, of Charlotte, is Mrs. Presson's brother and Messrs. Hampton Helms of Charlotte; W. B. Helms, of Marshville; Copeland Helms, of Goose Creek township, and Romulus Helms, of Concord, are her half brothers.

The Monroe Journal
Monroe, NC
Friday, December 31, 1920
Page 1 
 
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 Spouse:
  Henry S. Presson (1828 - 1902)*
 
 Children:
  Thomas Shute Presson (1868 - 1933)*
  James Bartley Presson (1869 - 1955)*
  Henry Marhall Presson (1871 - 1954)*
  Mattie Presson Courtney (1874 - 1936)*
  Zebulon B Presson (1876 - 1941)*
  Florence P. Starnes (1879 - 1972)*
  Dessa Bell Presson (1881 - 1895)*
  Newton Cleveland Presson (1885 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Wife of H.S. Presson
 
Burial:
Beulah Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Monroe
Union County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: DSM
Record added: Apr 17, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26095169
Mahala Cathrine <i>Helms</i> Presson
Added by: DSM
 
Mahala Cathrine <i>Helms</i> Presson
Added by: Patti Jones Zavorka
 
 
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Great(x?) grandmother.
- Ashley Carey
 Added: Mar. 9, 2016
Rest in Peace 6th Great Grandmother
- Diana Pagereski
 Added: Oct. 15, 2013
Rest in peace. My husband's 2nd great grand aunt.
- SMills
 Added: Nov. 2, 2008
 
 
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