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 Wardie Bell <I>Marley</I> Brewer/Daffern

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Wardie Bell Marley Brewer/Daffern

  • Birth 12 Apr 1892 Jack County, Texas, USA
  • Death 19 Dec 1960 Kerrville, Kerr County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Kerrville, Kerr County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 76149872

Wardie Bell was the Granddaughter of Jack County Pioneer John More Leatherwood. She was raised in Borden County, Texas on her parents farm near Gail, Texas.

Her marriage to George W. Brewer was recorded in the Marley Family Bible on April 2, 1916. Wardie and George had three children and she was expecting their fourth when he was killed when a tornado struck their home on July 16, 1924.
The Mexia Daily News...Friday July 18, 1924
O'DONNEL, Texas, July 16th...George Brewer was killed and his wife and two of his children were injured late Wednesday when their home was wrecked by a tornado. A three year old child in Brewers arms was unharmed.

At about age 38 Wardie married William Hardy Daffern(68),and had three children by him...a daughter born in 1927 and a son in 1930 who died in 1938 and a third daughter Alma born in 1933. Wardie was a Seamstress/Dressmaker and supported herself and her five children after a diviorce from Daffern.

She spent the last eight years of her life in the Kerville State Hospital where she died on December 19, 1960.

Ruby Jewell Brewer Coursey (1919-1989)FAGrave#21848270
George H. Brewer (1917-1987)
Arvil Brewer (1925-1985)
Marvin Brewer (1923-1943)
Helen R. Daffern Maisen (1927-2008)FAGrave#59545284
Benjamin P. Daffern (1930-1938)
Alma Daffern Butler (1933-2013)

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  • Created by: Sue Pittman McPeak
  • Added: 7 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 76149872
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Wardie Bell Marley Brewer/Daffern (12 Apr 1892–19 Dec 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 76149872, citing Garden of Memories Cemetery, Kerrville, Kerr County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Sue Pittman McPeak (contributor 47574044) .