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Kate M Vann Price

  • Birth 16 Dec 1897 Madison County, Alabama, USA
  • Death 19 Oct 1980 Montgomery County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Conroe, Montgomery County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 52270524

Katie Vann Price was the daughter of William W. Vann and Rosa Lee Carpenter of New Hope, Madison County, Alabama. On 30 Jun 1915 in Madison County, Alabama Katie married Seborn Houston Moon, son of John Peter Moon, Jr. and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Craft. Their daughters were Verna Mae born 1917, Laura Evelyn born 1919, Elizabeth born 1920, and Kathleen born 1921.

Seaborn Houston Moon died at the age of 27 on 18 Jan 1922 in New Hope, Madison County, Alabama. Baby Kathleen was an infant when her father died. Within the next few years Katie Vann Moon met and married Jesse Helton, born in Texas. By 1925, the family moved to Texas and was living in Barry, Navarro County, Texas where little Laura Evelyn died at home of a lung hemorrhage after several days illness with typhoid fever and pneumonia. Laura was buried at White Church Cemetery, Blooming Grove, Navarro County, Texas and the surname on the tombstone was given as "Helton" though it is not thought that she was formally adopted by her stepfather, Jesse Helton.

By 1930, the Helton family lived in Panola County, Texas. Katie's daughters were using the surname "Moon." Sometime in the 1930's,Katie and Jesse divorced. By 1940, Katie, as well as her daughters Verna and Elizabeth, were using the surname Moon and were living in Conroe, Montgomery County, Texas. These two daughters were also enumerated on the 1940 census as being boarders and living in Houston, Harris County, Texas. Both were employed at a beauty shop. In 1941, Verna Moon married Willie D. "Bill" Morgan, and they lived in Houston and also Pearland, Brazonia County, Texas. Verna died in 1990.

At some point after 1940, Katie married Lawrence William Price, and they lived in Conroe, Montgomery County, Texas. Katie's mother, Rosa Lee Carpenter Vann of New Hope, Madison County, Alabama died in Conroe in 1954 at the age of 91. Lawrence died 19 Mar 1976 and Katie died 19 Oct 1980. They are buried at Conroe Memorial Park, Conroe, Texas. Katie's daughter, Elizabeth "Betty" married Troy Irby first and after his death married Joe Bob McCharen. She died in 1990 and is buried at Southpark Cemetery in Pearland, Brazoria County, Texas. And Katie's youngest daughter, Kathleen, married a Hazel - first name unknown - at this time. She lived in Corpus Christi, Texas near her daughter for a number of years. After her daughter's death, she returned to Houston, Harris County, Texas and died there in 1997.

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  • Maintained by: Ginny Dunaway Young
  • Originally Created by: Loudene Tollar
  • Added: 11 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52270524
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Kate M Vann Price (16 Dec 1897–19 Oct 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52270524, citing Conroe Memorial Park, Conroe, Montgomery County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Ginny Dunaway Young (contributor 47405343) .