Mary William “Willie” <I>Houston</I> Morrow

Mary William “Willie” Houston Morrow

Birth
Huntsville, Walker County, Texas, USA
Death 14 Dec 1931 (aged 81)
Stamford, Jones County, Texas, USA
Burial Abilene, Taylor County, Texas, USA
Plot Masonic Section, Block 24, Lot 3, Space 2
Memorial ID 27260557 · View Source
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Mary William Houston was the 4th child and 3rd daughter of Gen Sam Houston & Margaret Moffette Lea Houston. In 1871 Mary Willie married John Simeon Morrow a first cousin to her sister's husband. In 1883- 84 Mary Willie & John moved to Abilene where he practiced law until his death. She became post mistress in Abilene in 1910. On Dec 14, 1931 Mary Willie Houston Morrow died at the home of her daughter, Jessie Lea Morrow McDonald, in Stamford, Texas. She is buried in the City of Abilene Masonic Cemetery in Block 24 Lot 3.

She was called Mary Willie, or Mollie. 'Mary William enrolled at Baylor Female Seminary, and after graduation went to live with her sister, Nannie in Georgetown. She married John Simeon Morrow, a first cousin of her sister's husband. In 1905 they moved to Abilene where John established a law practice. After John's death, Mollie became the postmistress of Abilene until 1911.



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  • Created by: Linda Goebel
  • Added: 1 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27260557
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary William “Willie” Houston Morrow (9 Apr 1850–14 Dec 1931), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27260557, citing Abilene Municipal Cemetery, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Linda Goebel (contributor 46610261) .