MARY ELEANOR WILLINGHAM


(1876 - 1905)

Mary Eleanor WILLINGHAM3(Wilson2Archibald1) was born 24 Nov 1876[1] in Bell County, Texas, USA and died 28 Dec 1905[2] in Bell County, Texas, USA 7 miles west of Salado, Texas, USA. She married 14 Jul 1895[3] in Bell County, Texas, USA to George Washington BIRDWELL who was born 17 Jan 1870[4] in Illinois and died 28 Dec 1905[4] in Bell County, Texas, USA.


GENERATION FOUR

Children[5] of Mary and George Birdwell were:

32 i Ann Leeann BIRDWELL4(Eleanor3Wilson2Archibald1) was born Jan, 1897[4] in Bell County, Texas, USA and died 26 Jul 1980 in San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas, USA[4].  She is buried in the Lawnhaven Cemetery in San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas, USA[5].  She married Thomas Love GREEN.
ii.  Minnie BIRDWELL4(Eleanor3Wilson2Archibald1) was born Mar 1899[1] and died before 1910.
33 iii.  William Sidney BIRDWELL, Sr.4(Eleanor3Wilson2Archibald1) was born 18 Sep 1903[4] and died 19 Aug 1963[4] in Big Spring, Howard County, Texas, USA

Legend by Betty Birdwell:
Sometime after her marriage ( I don't know when) Mary Eleanor Willingham Birdwell cooked for a railroad gang (40-50 men) and supposedly lived in a tent when she did this.

Notes:
1.  George Washington Birdwell married 2nd about 1907-1908 to Mollie UNKNOWN.  They had a son b. 13 Sep 1908 and died 9 Feb 1909.  He is buried in Cedar Valley Cemetery, Bell County, Texas, USA
[6].
2.  George Washington Birdwell married 3rd Mrs. Becky HOLDEN.  They had a son, Horace Holden[5].

Source:
1. 1900 Liberty County, Texas, USA census (Betty Birdwell)
2.  Death Certificate in possession of Betty Birdwell.
3.  Marriage record in possession of Betty Birdwell.
4.  Death Certificate in possession of Betty Birdwell.
5.  From the research of Betty Birdwell
6.  Census
 

 

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