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Mary Frances "Frank" Shrader Tarpley
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Birth: Apr. 10, 1859
Coffee County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 1917
McAlister
Quay County
New Mexico, USA

In the photos at right are Mary Frances Shrader Tarpley in about 1890 with her youngest sons, William 'Lake' and Carl 'Lee.' (Lee is buried in Albuquerque, NM at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.) The other photo (about 1901) is Mary Frances with her two older sons, 'Sterling' Francis (standing) and Henry 'Clay' seated with his mother. Sterling is buried in Waco, and Clay is buried in Vaughn, NM.

For a full list of her children's burials, see the description in the memorial for Sterling Lake Tarpley. 
 
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 Parents:
  George Hammond Shrader (1825 - 1887)
  Mary Inez Gibbs Shrader (1827 - 1907)
 
 Spouse:
  Sterling 'Lake' Tarpley (1854 - 1886)*
 
 Children:
  Henry "Clay" Tarpley (1880 - 1933)*
  Sterling Francis Tarpley (1880 - 1935)*
  George B. Tarpley (1882 - 1883)*
  Carl Lee Tarpley (1885 - 1941)*
  William "Lake" Tarpley (1886 - 1916)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Henry Harrison Shrader (1851 - 1932)*
  Elvira Florence Shrader Howell (1852 - 1914)*
  Houston Petway Shrader (1855 - 1935)*
  George (Buck) Washington Shrader (1857 - 1923)*
  Mary Frances Shrader Tarpley (1859 - 1917)
  James Knox Polk Shrader (1861 - 1944)*
  Tennessee Catherine Shrader Mathers (1867 - 1954)*
  Fountain Pitt Shrader (1871 - 1945)*
  Daniel Booker Shrader (1874 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
On the West side of the stone is "TARPLEY." On the East side , on the left is "Mother" on top row, under that is "Mary Frances." Under that are the dates "1859 -1917." On the right side, top row is "Son;" then "William Lake;" then 1886-1917
 
Note: This is a shared gravestone for mother and youngest son, William Lake, who died in Jan of the same year, William Lake died in El Paso. He was born only a few days before his dad, Sterling Lake died of an accidental gun accident.
 
Burial:
Ridgeview West Memorial Park
Frisco
Collin County
Texas, USA
Plot: Bethel Garden
GPS (lat/lon): 33.18031, -96.81744
 
Created by: Blusummit
Record added: Jun 15, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14618570
Mary Frances Frank <i>Shrader</i> Tarpley
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Mary Frances Frank <i>Shrader</i> Tarpley
Added by: Walter Fuller
 
Mary Frances Frank <i>Shrader</i> Tarpley
Added by: Blusummit
 
 
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- Ginger
 Added: Jun. 14, 2008

- Jean ღ
 Added: Mar. 16, 2008
Iris have been the favorite flower of several of our family members. I hope my great-grandmother, Mary Frances Shrader Tarpley liked them. My mother gave me her grandmother's name, Frances. My great-grandmother, Mary Frances and I were the only ones in ...(Read more)
- Blusummit
 Added: Jun. 16, 2006
 
 
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