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Martha Matilda "Tillie" Custer Kinsey
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Birth: Oct. 6, 1927
Kleberg County
Texas, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 2004
San Patricio County
Texas, USA

Martha "Tillie" Custer Kinsey, former Kingsville, Texas resident, 76, of Taft, Texas died October 3, 2004 at home. She was born October 6, 1927 in Kingsville to Otto and Eva Custer who were early pioneers of Kingsville. She attended Kingsville schools before marrying Boyd Kinsey on April 18, 1950. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Robert (Bobby) Custer, and Buddy Custer; and sister, Wilie Mae Redus.

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, David Boyd Kinsey Jr. of Taft, Texas; four sons: David (Debbie) Kinsey III of Victorville, California, Donald (Susan) Kinsey of Duluth, Minnesota, Dennis Kinsey of Corpus Christi, Texas, Billy Kinsey of Taft, Texas; daughter, Nancy (Michael) Jones of Kingsville, Texas; two sisters, Rosalie Traut of San Antonio, Texas and Mary Custer of Kingsville, Texas; six grandchildren: Nathan and Christa Kinsey, both of Duluth, Minnesota, Brook Kinsey of Houston, Texas, Michael Kinsey of Plugerville, Texas, Billy Kinsey Jr. of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Lisa Jones of Kingsville; and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation will take place from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Friday, October 8, 2004 at the Turcotte-Piper Mortuary, Kingsville, with a rosary to be recited that evening at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 9, 2004 at St. Gertrude's Catholic Church, Kingsville. Burial will follow in Kingsville at Chamberlain Cemetery. Services are entrusted to Turcotte-Piper Mortuary, 205 General Cavazos Blvd., Kingsville, Texas
Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997 Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997
Name: Martha Matilda Custer
Date of Birth: 6 Oct 1927
Gender: Female
Birth County: Kleberg
Father's Name: Otto Custer
Mother's Name: Martha Matilde Miller
Roll Number: 1927_0002
1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Martha M Custer
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1927
Birthplace: Texas
Race: White
Home in 1930: Kingsville, Kleberg, Texas
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Father's Name: Otto Custer
Father's Birthplace: Texas
Mother's Name: Eva M Custer
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
Household Members: Name Age
Otto Custer 40
Eva M Custer 40
May Custer 12
Eda Custer 10
Rosalie Custer 9
Robert James Custer 7
Martha M Custer 2 [2 7/12]
Otto H Custer 0 [7/12]
Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Kingsville, Kleberg, Texas; Roll: 2366; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 3; Image: 966.0; FHL microfilm: 2342100.
1940 United States Federal Census
Name: Marthe Custer
Age: 12
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1928
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birthplace: Texas
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Home in 1940: Kleberg, Texas
Inferred Residence in 1935: Rural, Kleberg, Texas
Residence in 1935: Rural, Kleberg, Texas
Sheet Number: 31A
Household Members: Name Age
Otto Custer 50
Eva Custer 50
May Custer 22
Eda Custer 20
Rose Lee Custer 18
Robert James Custer 17
Marthe Custer 12
Otto Custer 10
Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: , Kleberg, Texas; Roll: T627_4087; Page: 31A; Enumeration District: 137-6.
U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
Name: Martha Kinsey
Gender: F (Female)
Residence Year: 1959
Street Address: 205 Nancy dr
Residence Place: Corpus Christi, Texas
Spouse: David B Kinsey
Publication Title: Corpus Christi, Texas, City Directory, 1959
Social Security Death Index
Name: Martha M. Kinsey
Last Residence: 78390 Taft, San Patricio, Texas, United States of America
Born: 6 Oct 1927
Died: 3 Oct 2004
State (Year) SSN issued: Texas (Before 1951)
Source Citation: ; Issue State: Texas; Issue Date: Before 1951.
Family links: 
  Otto Henry Custer (1890 - 1956)
  Eva Mae Mueller Custer (1887 - 1975)
  David Boyd Kinsey (1925 - 2014)
  Willie Mae Custer Redus (1918 - 1997)*
  Mary Eda Custer (1919 - 2005)*
  Rosa L Custer Traut (1921 - 2006)*
  Martha Matilda Custer Kinsey (1927 - 2004)
*Calculated relationship
Chamberlain Cemetery
Kleberg County
Texas, USA
Created by: CKinseyC
Record added: Jan 20, 2011
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Martha Matilda Tillie <i>Custer</i> Kinsey
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Martha Matilda Tillie <i>Custer</i> Kinsey
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Martha Matilda Tillie <i>Custer</i> Kinsey
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