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Mary Elizabeth McLamore

Female 1856 - 1950  (93 years)


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  • Name Mary Elizabeth McLamore  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 23 May 1856  Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 Apr 1950  Winn Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Buried Mount Zion Cemetery, Wheeling, Winn Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Collins, 93, a citizen of the Verda and Mt. Zion communities almost all her life, were held at the Mt. Zion Church at 3 p.m. Monday, April 17, 1950, with the Rev. M. E. Mercer and Rev. Lula Wardlow officiating. Interment was in Mt. Zion Cemetery under direction of Hixson Funeral Home.

      Mrs. Collins, widow of the late J. W. Collins, was born May 23, 1856 at Meridian, Miss., and moved to Winn Parish at an early age. She was a member of the Mt. Zion Church.

      Surviving are two sons, Richard W. of Palmetto, La., and Weaver of Montgomery; four daughters, Miss Lila and Eva Collins of Montgomery, and Mrs. Esma C. Drewett of Downey, Calif. and Mrs. Imogene Lang of Winnsboro; one brother, Charles McLamore of Garrison, Texas; two sisters, Mrs. Houston Till of Pollock and Mrs. Malissa Dick of Baton Rouge.

      Pallbearers were Lonnie Young, L. O. Jones, Fred Mixon, Preston Wallace, R. B. Lang, and Jules McLamore.

      Published in The Winnfield News-American, April 21, 1950

      This obituary was contributed by Ron Manley, and copied from her FindAGrave memorial page.

      Name Mary Elzabeth Collins
      Titles and Terms:     
      Event Type Death
      Event Date 16 Apr 1950
      Event Place Winnfield, Winn, Louisiana
      Gender Female
      Age 93
      Race (Original) White
      Birth Year (Estimated) 1857
      Birthplace Meridan, Louisiana (sic, s/b Mississippi)
      Father's Name Richard Mclamore
      Father's Titles and Terms
      Mother's Name Mary Davidson
      Mother's Titles and Terms
      Spouse's Name U J Collins
      Spouse's Titles and Terms
      Certificate Number 5342
      Page
      GS Film number 1418487
      Digital Folder Number 004215559
      Image Number 01421

      Citing this Record:
      "Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1956," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FSB1-JQK : accessed 16 Aug 2014), Mary Elzabeth Collins, 16 Apr 1950; citing Winnfield, Winn, Louisiana, certificate number 5342, State Archives, Baton Rouge; FHL microfilm 1418487.
    Person ID I1348  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Richard "Dick" Steth McLamore,   b. 21 Sep 1830, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1906, Winn Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Mary Davison,   b. 17 Jan 1835, Monroe County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1885, Winn Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married Abt 1851-1852 
    • Said to have raised a family of thirteen children: Olivia J, Samantha F, William T, Hughy Steth, Eilza A, Lillian, George W, Ella L, Mary Elizabeth McLamore Collins, Charles T, Sina T, Arthur C and Melissa.
    Family ID F13555  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

    Family Jackson Warren Collins,   b. 13 Feb 1852, Perry County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1914, Verda, Grant Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married Y  [4
    Last Modified 16 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F13556  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 May 1856 - Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Apr 1950 - Winn Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 18304827 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S98] 1860 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004., (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1,438 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1860 United States Federal Census, the Eighth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, age as of the census day, sex, color; birthplace, occupation of males over age fifteen, and more. No relationships were shown between members of a household. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1860 Federal Census.), Louisiana, Winn Parish, P O Wheeling Enumerated 25 July 1860 Page 78 544-506 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S207] 1870 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003., (United States. Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C. National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, 1,761 rolls. Minnesota. Minnesota Census Schedules for 1870. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. T132, RG29, 13 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1870 United States Federal Census, the Ninth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, age at last birthday, sex, color; birthplace, occupation, and more. No relationships were shown between members of a household. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1870 Federal Census.), Louisiana, Winn Parish, Ward No. 5 PO Atlanta Enumerated 20 July 1870 Page 9 Stamped 503 208-208 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S843] FamilySearch.org, Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875 , 1894-1956.