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Mary Jane SHAW Free
B. B. FREE
OCT. 19, 1854
FEB. 10, 1934
M. J. FREE
JULY 7, 1854
AUG. 3, 1927
In thee, O Lord, have I put my trust.
Mary Jane SHAW was born on 7 Jul 1854 in Red River County, Texas to
John SHAW. She married Benjamin Barney Bass FREE. They had a
son and daughter
who both died in infancy and a son, Zachary L.
Mary Jane SHAW Free died on 3 Aug
1927 in Alto, Cherokee County, Texas and was buried on 4 Aug 1927
beside her children in the Bodan Cemetery, Pollok, Angelina County, Texas.
Department of State Health Services, Vital Statistics Unit, Texas Death
Certificate, Family Search: "Name:
Mary Jane Shaw Free; Death date: 3 Aug 1927; Death place: Alto, Cherokee County,
Texas; Gender: Female; Race or color: White; Age at death: 73 years; Estimated
birth year: 1854; Birth place: Red River County, Texas; Marital status: Married;
Father name: Jno Shaw; Father birth place: DK (don't know); Mother name: DK
(don't know); Mother birth place: DK (don't know); Occupation: Housewife; Burial
place: Bodon; Burial date: 04 Aug 1927; Informant: B. B. Free; Film number:
2114333; Digital GS number: 4165165; Image number: 494; Reference number:
cn26169; Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976."
Texas Cemetery Records, Bodan Cemetery, Pollok, Angelina County, Texas;
"Father; B. B. Free; Oct. 19, 1854; Feb. 10, 1934; Mother: M. J. Free; July
7, 1854; Aug. 3, 1927; 'In thee, O Lord, have I put my trust'."
Tombstone Record, Bodan Cemetery, Pollok,
Angelina County, Texas; "Free, M. J. born 07-07-1854 died 08-03-1927."
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