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Frances America Bray Southard
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Birth: Feb. 25, 1849
Dallas County
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 10, 1913
Dallas County
Missouri, USA

Frances America Bray, daughter of Mrs and Mrs Noah Bray, was born on a farm on the Fourmile prairie seven miles north of Buffalo, Mo., in 1849 where she grew to womanhood. Jan. 18, 1866 she was married to W. A. Southard, who was raised on a neighboring farm, and spent all her life in that vicinity. This union was blest by the birth of four children, two boys and two girls, all of whom are living and all being present at the death of their mother who passed away December 10, 1013. Mrs. Southard became a member of the Baptist church at the age of fourteen years and during the remainder of her life was faithful to the cause of the Master. Several yars ago a cancer appeared on her brest, and, while everything possible was done to check its growth numerous trips being made to see specialists at Kansas City, she finally succumbed to it.
The Christion fortitude of this goo woman during her long illness and the kind patiend of companion were little less than marvelous.
Funeral services were conducted by Rev. E. D. Fortner at New Hope Baptist church December 11th and body was there laid to rest. 
Family links: 
  Noah Jackson Bray (1819 - 1889)
  William Abner Southard (1847 - 1921)
  Seth Southard*
  Noah James Southard (1867 - 1956)*
  Sally A. Bray (1841 - 1846)*
  Malinda Bray (1843 - 1843)*
  Jane Elizabeth Bray Alford (1844 - 1920)*
  Mary M Bray Jones (1847 - 1923)*
  Frances America Bray Southard (1849 - 1913)
  Infant Bray (1851 - 1851)*
  Perlina A Bray (1852 - 1852)*
  William R. Bray (1853 - 1931)*
  Noah Jackson Bray (1855 - 1913)*
  Naomi Isabel Jane Bray Alford (1856 - 1935)*
  Margaret Elander Bray Austin (1858 - 1932)*
  Nathan A Bray (1860 - 1861)*
  General Franz Grant Bray (1862 - 1906)*
*Calculated relationship
New Hope Cemetery
Dallas County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Dan & Barbara
Record added: Aug 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28927418
Frances America <i>Bray</i> Southard
Added by: Larry Boyd
Frances America <i>Bray</i> Southard
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- Rosalin Bray Kolb
 Added: Mar. 24, 2011

- Dan & Barbara
 Added: Jan. 11, 2009

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