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 Marie Mathews

Marie Mathews

Wellington, Collingsworth County, Texas, USA
Death 3 Nov 1966 (aged 49)
Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Burial Wheatland, Hardeman County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 31883291 · View Source
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While she died in the Fort Worth Harris Hospital, her residence was Smithfield, Tarrant Co. TX

Only child of Gracie Mai Ratliff & John Mathews.

My mother spoke of Marie and remembered her well. I was always told:

"She never married.

She was raised in a Catholic Convent for several years of her youth & worked as a model for a short time.

She is buried next to her mother."

NOW this Death certificate has surfaced (many thanks to Martha McCorkle for discovering it) and is creating some mystery because it does seem to be our Marie Matthews, but it states she married as her name is "Larouche". Mai (Ratliff) is the Informant and Mai is her mother so she should know.

I found Marie in the 1920 & 1930 Census but not the 1940.

Martha found a "Jean Laroche" with matching details in the Texas Death Index and Social Security Index.

If anyone related to to Marie or this side of the Ratliff family could clear this up, that would be great!

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  • Created by: Texas History Hunter
  • Added: 2 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31883291
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marie Mathews (27 Mar 1917–3 Nov 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31883291, citing Goodlett Cemetery, Wheatland, Hardeman County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Texas History Hunter (contributor 46901840) .