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Mary Mada Murchison Davis
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Birth: Feb. 24, 1894
Death: Apr. 22, 1983

Mary Mada was born to William Filmore and Sallie Faris Murchison. She married Olan Welborn Davis January 1, 1914. They had the following children; Maola, Welborn Faris, Sally Lou.
William Filmore moved his family to Grapeland in 1909. He bought the George Hollingsworth house, which belonged to M.B. (Dick) Murchison at the time. This was a 25 acre site with a two story, eleven room house.
This home and land was inherited by Mada and her husband Olan W. Davis.
The home burned on March 17, 1946. Mada and Olan donated a portion of the land for Community Memorial Hospital in memory of her parents William Filmore and Sallie Spencer Faris Murchison.
Mada, Olan and two of their children are buried in this cemetery.


Source; CROSSROADS TO PROGRESS II "GRAPELAND" Queen City of The Sand Flats 1872-1987
Submitted by~Crossroads 
 
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 Parents:
  Wm. Filmore Murchison (1854 - 1925)
  Sallie Spencer Faris Murchison (1869 - 1923)
 
 Spouse:
  Olan Welborn Davis (1886 - 1965)
 
 Children:
  Maola Davis (1914 - 1980)*
  Welborn Faris Davis (1916 - 1983)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Alton Murchison (1888 - 1911)*
  Carnie Lou Murchison Frazier (1891 - 1978)*
  Mary Mada Murchison Davis (1894 - 1983)
  John Franklin Murchison (1896 - 1897)*
  Eva Gene Murchison Hollingsworth (1901 - 1994)*
  Infant Dau Murchison (1904 - 1904)*
  Mayo Filmore Murchison (1906 - 1939)*
  George Spencer Murchison (1911 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Double stone with Olan
 
Burial:
Refuge Cemetery
Refuge
Houston County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Paul Gunnels
Originally Created by: Nancy Franklin-Walling B...
Record added: Oct 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43304937
Mary Mada <i>Murchison</i> Davis
Added by: Carol Anne Hoch
 
Mary Mada <i>Murchison</i> Davis
Added by: Nancy Franklin-Walling Bundrick
 
Mary Mada <i>Murchison</i> Davis
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- Nancy Franklin-Walling Bundrick
 Added: Oct. 20, 2009
 
 
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