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Ira Modine Whaley Harvey
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Birth: Jan. 12, 1892
Saint Jo
Montague County
Texas, USA
Death: Apr. 29, 1940
Wichita Falls
Wichita County
Texas, USA

Date of Birth:
Texas death certificate gives Jan 14, 1893; 1900 Federal Census gives Jan 1892; 1910 and 1920 Federal Census gives birth as about 1892; has just recently uploaded U.S. Social Security Applications and claims Index: Ira Whaley female white Birth date: 12 Jan 1892 in Bowie, Montague County, Texas; father Isaac B. Whaley and mother Elizabeth Seymour-Notes: Sept 1938: name listed as Ira Whaley Harvey-this was the official form filled out by Ira-so date of birth placed on the stone was probably incorrect and her daughter-in-law Mrs. Clinton Badgwell gave the date of birth as January 14, 1893 on the death certificate-believe date is January 12, 1892 which Ira herself gave on the application.

Married John Badgwell 18 Jun 1906-Montague County, Texas-had three children-Twin boys: Clinton Sebern and Troy(Troy died 6 months of age-buried Lindale.) Saddie Ira Badgwell Patterson. Ira Divorced John then Married Olan Waters 17 Jan 1918 and the third marriage was to W.S. Harvey 22 Apr 1922

The Portal to Texas History
The Baylor County Banner(Seymour, Tex.), Vol. 45, No. 34, Ed. Page 7
Thursday, May 2, 1940

Mrs. Ira Harvey died at 6:00 o'clock Monday afternoon at the General Hospital in Wichita Falls. Her death was caused from heart failure. She had been suffering from this for about a year, but thought it was asthma and had not taken it seriously.

Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday afternoon at 3:00 o'clock at the Baptist Church in Seymour, Pastor J.R. Balch being assisted by Rev. T.C. Willett. Special music was given by Mrs. Tom McCauley and by a quartet composed of Lee W. Harris, John Chandler, Bob Jones and Jimmie Lester. Interment was in the Masonic Cemetery, and the following acted as pall bearers: Clem Thoele, Finn Caussey, Luther Thomas, Otis Thomas, Mann Tackett and Earl Chandler. The flower bearers were: Mesdames Bob Garlington, Johnny Lanmon, Finn Caussey, Earl Martin, A.J. LaGarde and Jimmie Hankins.

Ira Whaley was born at St. Jo, Texas on Jan. 12, 1891. She was mrried at Bowie to John Badgwell. Three children were born to them, one of them, Clifford, and a twin to Clinton Badgell(sp), died when nine months old. Clinton lives here, and a daughter, Mrs. R.A. Patterson, is at Henderson, Texas. She and her husband came for the funeral. A brother of Mrs. Harvey, Lawrence Whaley of Apache, Okla., was also here with his family. Another brother, Everett Whaley of Pecos, and a sister, Mrs. Edna Walls of Waurika, Okla., were not able to come. Mrs. Harvey is also survived by one grandchild, John Allen Badgwell of Seymour, to who she was very devoted.

Mr. Badgwell died in 1925, and his widow married W.S. Harvery, who also died a few years later. Since that time Mrs. Harvey has resided mostly at Olney and Wichita Falols, and for the past five years has been an employee in the General Hospital at the latter place. She was a member of the Baptist Church, and a woman of fine personality and splendid qualities of character. Her sudden demise, comparatively early in life, is a great shock to the loved ones, who have the tenderest sympathy of friend and the community at large.

Family links: 
  Isaac Bird Whaley (1847 - 1901)
  John Badgwell (1888 - 1926)
  Sadie Ira Badgwell Patterson (1907 - 1977)*
  Clifton Troy Badgwell (1910 - 1910)*
  Clinton Sebern Badgwell (1910 - 1987)*
*Calculated relationship
Masonic Cemetery
Baylor County
Texas, USA
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Ira Modine <i>Whaley</i> Harvey
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