Mary Ann Margaret <I>Bartlett</I> France

Mary Ann Margaret Bartlett France

Gasconade County, Missouri, USA
Death 5 Jan 1927 (aged 91)
Hopkins County, Texas, USA
Burial Nelta, Hopkins County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 72208431 · View Source
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Mary Ann Margaret Bartlett was born on 15 June 1835 in Gasconade County, Missouri the eldest child of John Newman and Sarah Pursley Barclay Bartlett. Her father died before her eighteenth birthday in 1853 in Henry County, Missouri. Soon thereafter, she left Missouri and came to Hopkins County, Texas with her mother and siblings, traveling with her uncle Henry Thomas Barclay who had come to help them move.

Mary Bartlett married Wesley D. France in Hopkins County on 25 August 1857. The couple had seven children named Perry, Rachel Angeline, Martha Elizabeth, Henry Warrick, Lewis Givins, MaryC. (Mollie), and Wesley Denton France. The young family left Hopkins County and moved to Victoria County by 1870. Wes France died in that area on 28 January 1872. Family writings say young son, Perry France, also died while they lived there.

Mary Bartlett France moved her family back to Hopkins County. She lived there as a widow for fifty-five years. She died on 5 January 1927 at ninety-one years of age. She was buried in the Nelta Cemetery.

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  • Created by: Sarah Clark Stevens
  • Added: 29 Jun 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 72208431
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Ann Margaret Bartlett France (15 Jun 1835–5 Jan 1927), Find a Grave Memorial no. 72208431, citing Nelta Cemetery, Nelta, Hopkins County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Sarah Clark Stevens (contributor 47007170) .