Person:Mary Smith (909)

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Mary R. Smith
m. 30 Jun 1853
  1. Emma Rebecca Smith1854 - 1938
  2. Edward A. Smith1855 - 1912
  3. Mary R. Smith1859 - 1953
  4. Wilbur David Smith1861 - 1930
m. 25 Feb 1880
  1. Edna L. Whisnand1883 - 1955
  2. Ethel Carolyn Whisnand1886 - 1961
  3. Kenneth Whisnand1886 - 1890
  4. Helen S. Whisnand1892 -
m. 15 Aug 1904
m. abt 1907
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3] Mary R. Smith
Gender Female
Birth[2][3][1] 7 Aug 1859 Albia, Monroe County, Iowa
Marriage 25 Feb 1880 Monroe County, Iowa(her 1st husband; apparently divorced; 4 children)
to James L. Whisnand
Census[4] 1900 Houston, Harris County, Texas
Other? 1903 Houston, Harris County, TexasNote
Marriage 15 Aug 1904 Houston, Harris County, Texas(his 3rd wife, her 2nd husband; no issue)
to Alexander W. R. Barttlingck
Marriage abt 1907 Harris County, Texas(his 2nd wife, her 3rd husband; no issue)
to John W. McClain
Death[3][1] 15 Nov 1953 Houston, Harris County, Texas
Burial[1] Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas

Houston, Harris County, Texas, 1900 census:[4]

Wisnand, Mary Head 40 yrs (b. Aug 1859) (wid.; 3 children, 3 living) b. Iowa (parents, b. Illinois/Indiana)
      Etta Dau 19 yrs (b. Dec 1850) (single) b. Iowa (parents, b. Indiana/Iowa) School teacher
      Edna Dau 16 yrs (b. Aug 1882) b. Iowa (parents, b. Iowa[?]) Milliner
      Helene Dau 8 yrs (b. Mar 1892) b. Nebraska (parents, b. Iowa) At school
Smith, Carolina Mother 68 yrs (b. Jan 1832) (wid; 1 child [sic], 1 living) b. Indiana (parents, b. New York)
Melvin, Julius L. Boarder 32 yrs (b. Feb 1868) (single) b. Mississippi (parents, b. Mississippi) Blacksmith

By family tradition, this picture was taken about 1885 in Albia. She appears to be wearing mourning -- though who it would be for at that date is unclear. Emma (Smith) Cory & Mary (Smith) McClain, 1912 Texas death certificate, 1953

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Find A Grave.
  2. 2.0 2.1 File WC 16-677. Application and payment records for pension received by Caroline (Rowles) Smith for the servic.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Texas, United States. Death Certificates, 1903-1982, No. 56655.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Harris, Texas, United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule: Twelfth Census of the United States, NARA Microfilm Publication T623. (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration), ED 62, p. 4A, dwelling/family 81/84 (1617 Holly St).
  5.   Houston (Texas) City Directory, p. 451, 1903.

    Whisnand, Mary R (wid J. L.) slslady J. Mendlovitz r 1511 Washington
    Whisnand, Ethel C, Miss bill clerk, Ed. Kiam r 1511 Washington