Margaret Frances <I>Davis</I> Antony

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Margaret Frances Davis Antony

Morgan County, Georgia, USA
Death 12 Oct 1915 (aged 82)
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 58884802 · View Source
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She was once described as . . . an estimable lady, a descendant of an old and honorable family of middle Georgia, daughter of Milton Grant Davis, who was a prosperous planter of antebellum days and cousin of ex-Governor Hubbard of this State. . . .
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Antony -- Mrs. Margaret Frances Antony, 84 years old, died yesterday morning at 3528 Cedar Springs avenue. The body was sent to Rockdale last night, and funeral service will be held there this morning. Mrs. Antony was a native of Georgia. Her father-in-law, the late Dr. Milton Antony, was founder of the Augusta Medical College at Augusta, Ga. She had lived in Dallas two years. She was preceded in death by one son, E.L. Antony, and is survived by two granddaughters, Mrs. J.A. [Alice Augusta Antony] Brown and Miss Beryl Antony. Dallas Morning News, October 13, 1915
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News of the death of Mrs. Margaret Antony, mother of Ed. L. Antony, one of the beloved pioneer citizens of Cameron reached her friends in this city Tuesday. Her death occurred in Dallas at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. Alice Antony Brown and her remains were brought to Rockdale for interment accompanied by Mrs. Brown and Miss Beryl Antony. Funeral services were arranged by her nephew James Hamilton, in whose home she loved to visit. Miss Antony was a noble Christian character and her many virtues made her beloved in every community in which she had lived. She was a native of Georgia and was of the prominent Henry family [sic] of that State. She has many relatives and friends here who will mourn her passing. Mrs. Lula Cass and Miss Estelle Westmoreland, Mrs. Mary Arnold and Miss Bennie Arnold went to Rockdale to attend the funeral. The Cameron Herald, October 14, 1915
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From her Texas certificate of death
Name: Marguerite Francis Antony
Death Date: 12 Oct 1915
Death Place: Dallas, Dallas, Texas
Gender: Female
Race: white
Death Age: 84 years 2 months 1 day
Birth Date: 11 Aug 1831
Birthplace: Morgan Co., Ga.
Marital Status: Widowed
Father's Name: Milton Davis
Father's Birthplace: Ga.
Mother's Name: Marion F. Fears [sic]
Mother's Birthplace: Ga.
Occupation: Retired Housewife
Place of Residence: Dallas
Burial Place: Rockdale, Texas
Burial Date: 12 Oct 1915
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Her marker says she died in 1912 . . . but both her Texas death certificate as well as her 1915 newspaper obituary give her year of death as 1915.
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  • Added: 19 Sep 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 58884802
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Frances Davis Antony (11 Aug 1833–12 Oct 1915), Find a Grave Memorial no. 58884802, citing Old City Cemetery, Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by BeNotForgot (contributor 46974545) .