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 Mary Christina <I>Hootman</I> Williams

Mary Christina Hootman Williams

Birth
Mount Zion, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA
Death 26 Aug 1931 (aged 77)
Birmingham, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA
Burial Birmingham, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA
Plot Section 5 Row 8
Memorial ID 103788945 · View Source
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Note: the middle name varies with sources. Will use "Christina" per her obituary below for this memorial.
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BIRMINGHAM W. C. T. U. HEAD DIES; FUNERAL TO BE FRIDAY

Birmingham, Aug. 27, ---- Mrs. Mary Christina Williams, born near Mt. Zion, April 5, 1854, died at her home in Birmingham Wednesday morning at 8:30, aged 77 years. She was the second daughter of Henry and Mary Hootman, pioneer residents of Van Buren county.

She was married to Thomas L. Williams January 23, 1873. He died August 4, 1921. She was the mother of ten children, Mrs., Esther Burns of Ottumwa; Ezra Williams, Irving Williams, Mrs. Emma McClain of Birmingham; Mrs. Florence McCall, Brighton, Colo.; Glenn Williams, Birmingham; Fred Williams, Keosauqua; Mrs. Ethel Buckmaster, Akron, Colo.; Ora William of Keosauqua and Lloyd Williams of Birmingham. She is also survived by three brothers, Jud Hootman of Cantril; Todd Hootman of San Diego, Calif., and Hovey Hootman of Douds; three sisters, Mrs. Mall Small of Birmingham, Mrs. Ada Powelson of Santa Ana, Calif.,Mrs. Orpha Ogden of Birmingham; one aunt, Mrs. Theresa Sherod of Mt. Zion, and thirty grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She united with the Presbyterian church in early life and later transferred her membership to the Methodist church at Birmingham.

She was president of the W. C. T. U. at the time of her death, also an active member of the Ladies' Aid and the Women's Foreign Missionary society.

Funeral services will be held at the Methodist church Friday afternoon at 2:30 o"clock in charge of the pastor, the Rev. F. M. James, assisted by the Rev. H. C. Devine of the Presbyterian church. Burial will be in Maple Hill cemetery.



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  • Created by: Richard K Thompson
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103788945
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Christina Hootman Williams (5 Apr 1854–26 Aug 1931), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103788945, citing Maple Hill Cemetery, Birmingham, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Richard K Thompson (contributor 46900770) .