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Hettie Louise "Lou" Maples Jackson
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Birth: Jun. 11, 1878
Death: Jul. 12, 1918

Her full name is Hettie Louise Maples Wells Killingsworth Jackson. She was known as Lou.

First husband was Lafayette Wells. They had two boys, Hershel and Fred. Both are buried at Center Hill near her.

Second husband was John Killingsworth. She is buried next to him per her request when she married Thomas Jackson. They had two children. John and Ethel.

Third husband was Thomas Jackson. They had three children. Pearl died when she was five years old. Albert and Helen were the other two.

Newspaper article dated Crockett, Texas Jul 18, 1818.

Notice that her name was not given? I used the articles punctuation. The chimney fell on her.

KILLED IN STORM NEAR LOVELADY. Friday afternoon about 5 o'clock, during a thunderstorm, the house of T. J. Jackson, living four miles north of Lovelady, was blown down, instantly killing Mrs. Jackson and an infant two months old of W. D. Jackson (she was holding the infant, per Alice), who was on a visit to his brother from Glendale, and seriously wounding the mother of the two Jackson men; also Ethel Killingsworth, step-daughter of T. J. Jackson, age 14 had leg broken; Claudia Jackson, bronken arm; Freddy Goyens, 14 years old, head fractured, and four others slightly wounded.

The house was a small frame structure, built about four yeara ago, and had not even shaken from the wind when it fell without a moment's warning, pinning alll beneath the debris. A small, seven year old boy crawled out from the rubbish and went for help. Kind neighbors (a black family per Alice) came and took charge of the dead and wounded and a physician was summoned at once. Mrs. Jackson was buried in the Center Hill cemetery, while the infant of W. D. Jackson was taken to Glen

To date have not located burial for her mother or first husband.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Maples (1841 - 1900)
 
 Spouses:
  John Killingsworth (1876 - 1905)*
  Tom J Jackson (1884 - 1936)*
 
 Children:
  Fred Louie Wells (1895 - 1970)*
  Hersel A. Wells (1897 - 1973)*
  Johnny Collins Killingsworth (1902 - 1950)*
  Ethel A. Killingsworth Ham (1904 - 1999)*
  Helen Marie Jackson Tolbert Blakeley (1909 - 2004)*
  Albert Jackson (1911 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Bryon Maples (1865 - 1899)*
  John Franklin Maples (1866 - 1949)*
  Frances Henrietta Maples Brasher (1871 - 1921)*
  Josephine Maples Smith (1874 - 1960)*
  Hettie Louise Maples Jackson (1878 - 1918)
  Silas Lafayette Maples (1881 - 1962)*
  Albert Fields Maples (1882 - 1968)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Mother"
 
Burial:
Center Hill Cemetery
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Alice Speaker Jones
Originally Created by: Joel Farringer
Record added: Jul 05, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9045701
Hettie Louise Lou <i>Maples</i> Jackson
Added by: Carol Anne Hoch
 
Hettie Louise Lou <i>Maples</i> Jackson
Added by: Glenn Matchett
 
Hettie Louise Lou <i>Maples</i> Jackson
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You are not forgotten, loved one, nor will you ever be; as long as life and memory last, we will remember thee. We miss you now, our hearts are sore. As time goes by, we'll miss you more, no one can fill your vacant place.
- Carol Anne Hoch
 Added: May. 21, 2012
 
 
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