Mary Jane “Mollie” <I>Luxton</I> Fontaine

Mary Jane “Mollie” Luxton Fontaine

Birth
Hernando, DeSoto County, Mississippi, USA
Death 25 Nov 1929 (aged 83)
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 57159295 · View Source
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Mary Jane was 14th of 15 children.

According to her obituary Mary married Capt. Henry B. Fontaine in Tennessee. However, according to Texas marriage records they married in Grimes County, Texas, on April 28, 1868. Soon after their marriage they moved to Memphis, Tennessee. In the 1880 census Henry was listed as a bookkeeper.

In 1888 Mary and her family lived in Austin, Texas. They moved to Dallas in 1889. Captain Fontaine died in 1896.

Mary Jane was an active worker in the United Confederate Veterans and affiliated organizations. She was camp mother of Dallas Chapter, U.C.V., the highest organization honor. She was a member of the Ervay Street Methodist Church for 35 years.



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  • Created by: Marilyn Kosanke
  • Added: 16 Aug 2010
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Jane “Mollie” Luxton Fontaine (17 Dec 1845–25 Nov 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57159295, citing Grove Hill Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Marilyn Kosanke (contributor 47035071) .