Marina Harriett ROSS Deason's Affidavit
Marina Harriett ROSS Deason is my 2nd Great Grandmother. It is unknown why this affidavit was created, but it is proof of a wealth of genealogy information.
A F F I D A V I T
The State of Texas ) ) County of Potter )
Before me, the undersigned authority, Henry S. Bishop, a Notary Public in and for the County of Potter, State of Texas, on this the 19th day of April, A.D., 1940, in the City of Amarillo, Potter County, Texas, personally appeared Mrs. Marina Harriett Deason, to me well known, and well known to be a credible person, who being by me duly sworn did upon her oath depose and say as follows, to-wit:
My name is Marina Harriett Deason; I am a widow; my age is 82 years, and my place of residence is at No. 1611 Fillmore Street in the City of Amarillo, Potter County, Texas, in which City I have resided continuously since 1910.
My maiden name was Marina Harriett Ross, and I was born at Cuthbert, Randolph County, Georgia, August 24th. 1857. In Carthage, Texas, on the 17th. day of December, A.D. 1874, I was married to Mr. Daniel Marion Deason. My husband and I lived in Pine Hill, Panola County, Texas, from soon after our marriage until the Spring of 1887, when we moved to Timpson, Shelby County, Texas, where we lived until 1910, when we moved to Amarillo, Texas, to live and where my husband died on October 10th., 1934.
Mr. Deason and I had born to us four children, two sons and two daughters, who are now living, and whose names and ages, and the places of their births and their present places of residence, are hereinafter stated as follows:
Walter Henry Deason, a son, 64 years of age, born at Pine Hill, Panola County, Texas, Jun 24th., 1876, who was married to Lizzie Hardy at Minden, Texas, the 24th. day of June, 1900, and who resides at No. 1611 Fillmore Street in the City of Amarillo, Potter County, Texas.
Ross Marion Deason, a son, 57 years of age, born at Pine Hill, Panola County, Texas, August 26th., 1882, who was married to Velma K. Lambert at Cleburne, Texas, in September, 1906, and who both now live in the City of Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota.
Callie Zella Deason, a daughter, 52 years of age, born in Timpson, Shelby County, Texas, September 22nd., 1887, who was married to Mr. Herbert Morris Timmons at Amarillo, Potter County, Texas, August 19th., 1913, and is now known as Carolyn Deason Timmons, and who with her husband and their children now reside at No. 1607 Hayden Street in the City of Amarillo, Potter County, Texas.
Annie Llewellyn Deason, a daughter, 40 years of age, born in Timpson, Shelby County, Texas, May 3rd. 1899, and who now resides at No. 1611 Fillmore Street in the City of Amarillo, Potter County, Texas.
All of the facts hereinabove stated are, within my distinct recollection and of my own knowledge, known to be true. Further de ponent sayeth not.
(signed by Marina Harriet Deason) Deponent.
Sworn to and subscribed before me by Mrs. Marina Harriett Deason, a credible person, at Amarillo, Potter County, Texas, this the 19th. day of April, 1940, to certify which witness my hand and seal of office at sais time and place.
(signed by Henry S. Bishop) Notary Public Potter County, Texas.
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