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Mary Ophelia "Ophelia" Tugwell McCown
Birth: Jun. 12, 1864
Farmerville
Union Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: May 16, 1947
Seadrift
Calhoun County
Texas, USA

"Ophelia" daughter of Benjamin S. Tugwell and Phoebe Ann Findley. Married Simeon McCown, 25 August 1886, Paris, Lamar Co., Texas. They were the parents of 9 children.

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"Mrs. Ophelia McCown, Seadrift Pioneer, Dies at Age of 82."

Mrs. Ophelia McCown, 82, died at her home in Seadrift last Friday morning, May 16, at 8:10 o'clock.

Funeral services were postponed until Monday, pending the arrival of a son, Odus McCown, who is in Cuba.

Mr. [sic] McCown was born at Farmersville [sic], La., June 12, 1864, and has been a resident of Seadrift for 33 years.

Survivors include four sons, Odus of Cuba, Owen, Maury and Brice of Seadrift; three daughters, Mrs. Jack Smith, Mrs. W.W. Wilburn of Seadrift and Mrs. Hondo Jones of San Antonio; one brother, T.B. Tugwell of Dallas and 19 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
McCabe-Carruth Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin S Tugwell (1842 - 1885)
  Phoebe Ann Findley Tugwell (1848 - 1886)
 
 Spouse:
  Simeon McCown (1862 - 1925)
 
 Children:
  Benjamin Owen McCown (1887 - 1967)*
  Beulah Esta McCown Wilburn (1888 - 1952)*
  Thressie McCown (1891 - 1904)*
  Brice William McCown (1893 - 1949)*
  Annie Lillian McCown Smith (1895 - 1974)*
  Thelma Lee McCown (1899 - 1900)*
  Odus McCown (1902 - 1952)*
  Alma Dell McCown Jones (1906 - 1957)*
  Maury McCown (1906 - 1965)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Ophelia Tugwell McCown (1864 - 1947)
  Thomas Beltzhoover Tugwell (1870 - 1950)*
  Benjamin Franklin Tugwell (1879 - 1937)*
  Joseph Bullett Tugwell (1881 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
To her we trust a place is
given, Among the saints with
Christ in Heaven.
 
Burial:
Seadrift Cemetery
Seadrift
Calhoun County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Leonard J. McCown
Record added: Sep 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21843775
Mary Ophelia Ophelia <i>Tugwell</i> McCown
Added by: Leonard J. McCown
 
Mary Ophelia Ophelia <i>Tugwell</i> McCown
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Mary Ophelia Ophelia <i>Tugwell</i> McCown
Added by: Leonard J. McCown
 
 
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- Leonard J. McCown
 Added: Apr. 29, 2013
 
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