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Mary Mariah Moore Goodnight
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Birth: Nov. 27, 1861
Randolph County
Alabama, USA
Death: Feb. 4, 1931
Bell County
Texas, USA

Father: James Christopher MOORE (b. 8 OCT 1835 in Athens, Clarke County, Georgia -- d. 20 JUL 1920 in Holland, Bell County, Texas)

Mother: Martha A. Jane RAMPY ( b. 29 FEB 1836 in Alabama -- d. 13 MAR 1920 in Holland, Bell County, Texas)

Mary Mariah MOORE married Robert Henry GOODNIGHT ( b. 3 DEC 1846 in Clinton, Van Buren County, Arkansas) on 21 AUG 1879 in Holland, Bell County, Texas.

Children of this union:

1. Daisey Ann GOODNIGHT b. 30 AUG 1880 in Holland, Bell County, Texas

2. Monroe Elmer GOODNIGHT b. 29 JAN 1882 in Holland, Bell County, Texas

3. Cora Belle GOODNIGHT PORTER b. 12 JUN 1883 in Holland, Bell County, Texas

4. Nettie G. GOODNIGHT CHAFFIN b. 1 FEB 1885 in Holland, Bell County, Texas

5. Minnie Evaline GOODNIGHT WHITSETT b. 12 FEB 1887 in Holland, Bell County, Texas

6. Susan Alice GOODNIGHT FLEECE b. 19 JAN 1889 in Holland, Bell County, Texas

7. Baby Boy GOODNIGHT b. 18 MAR 1891 in Holland, Bell County, Texas

8. Owen Letcher GOODNIGHT b. 3 APR 1892 in Holland, Bell County, Texas

9. Charles Christopher GOODNIGHT b. 16 MAY 1895 in Holland, Bell County, Texas

Holland Woman Is Called By Death

Mrs. Henry GOODNIGHT dies Wednesday following week's illnesses.

Holland, Feb 5. Mrs Henry GOODNIGHT died here at 10 o'clock Wednesday night following a week's illness of pneumonia.

Mrs GOODNIGHT'S maiden name was Mary M. MOORE. She was born Nov. 28, 1861 in Alabama, and came to Texas in 1870, where she was married to Henry GOODNIGHT on Aug. 23, 1879. She joined the Baptist church soon after her marriage.

Of the nine children born to this union, seven survive. They are Elmer GOODNIGHT of Holland, Mrs. Robert PORTER of Pidcoke, Mrs. J. D. CHAFFIN of Belton, Mrs. Joe WHITSETT of Durant, Okla., Mrs. Eugine FLUCE (FLEECE) of Itasca, Owen GOODNIGHT of Holland and Chas. GOODNIGHT of Killeen. Two step-children, Mrs. Lizzie GANET of Star and Jim GOODNIGHT of Goldthwaite, also survive.

Mrs. GOODNIGHT was the first of a family of nine children to die. Her brothers and sisters are Mrs. W. A. POTEET, Mrs. Tom GOODNIGHT and Monore MOORE of Holland, Mrs. Barbara JONES of Oklahoma, Letcher MOORE of New Mexico, Henry MOORE of Gatesville, Sam MOORE of Mexico and N.G. MOORE of Waco.

(As in many obituary's..there are a number of errors and omissions in this one)

Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at the Baptist church at 4 o'clock with Rev. Ely of Belton and Rev. Carroll Jones, pastor of Holland Baptist church officiating. Interment was at the New Holland Cemetery.
Texas State Board of Health
Bureau of Vital Statistics
Standard Certificate of Death

State File Number: 6033
Place of Death: Holland, Bell County, Texas

Name of Deceased: Mrs. Henry Goodnight
Sex: Female
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Date of Birth: 27 November 1861
Birthplace: Alabama
Date of Death: 4 February 1931 / 8 p.m.
Age: 69 yrs 2 mos 7 dys
Occupation: Housewife
Name of Father: J. C. Moore
Birthplace of Father: Alabama
Maiden Name of Mother: Martha Rampey
Birthplace of Mother: Alabama
Informant: Henry Goodnight
Filed: 28 February 1931
Cause of Death: Pneumonia
Burial: New Cemetery - Holland, TX -- 5 Feb 1937
Family links: 
  James Christopher Moore (1835 - 1920)
  Martha Jane Rampy Moore (1836 - 1920)
  Robert Henry Goodnight (1846 - 1934)
  Owen Letcher Goodnight (1892 - 1967)*
  Charles Christopher Goodnight (1895 - 1978)*
  Thomas Jefferson Moore (1858 - 1931)*
  Barbara Elizabeth Moore Jones (1859 - 1937)*
  Mary Mariah Moore Goodnight (1861 - 1931)
  Lougenia Texanna Moore Goodnight (1864 - 1944)*
  Martha Malisa Moore Poteet (1867 - 1939)*
  Allen Letcher Moore (1868 - 1959)*
  Malinda Evaline Moore Grissom (1870 - 1953)*
  Napoleon Green Moore (1872 - 1938)*
  Henry Elijah Moore (1875 - 1944)*
  James Monroe Moore (1876 - 1961)*
*Calculated relationship
Holland Cemetery
Bell County
Texas, USA
Created by: Arthur Allen "Art" Moore...
Record added: Mar 25, 2006
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Mary Mariah <i>Moore</i> Goodnight
Added by: Arthur Allen "Art" Moore III
Mary Mariah <i>Moore</i> Goodnight
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Mary Mariah <i>Moore</i> Goodnight
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