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Marie Louise Howard

Female 1906 - 1986  (79 years)


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  • Name Marie Louise Howard  [1
    Born 1 Oct 1906  Bardwell, Ellis County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 20 Apr 1986  Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 22 Apr 1986  Elm Branch Cemetery, Section A, Bardwell, Ellis County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Person ID I6325  Carl
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 

    Family Harvey Clay Clark,   b. 18 Mar 1903, Bardwell, Ellis County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1959, Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 13 Sep 1924  Ellis County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Texas Marriages, 1837-1973
      Groom's Name: Harvey Clark
      Groom's Birth Date:
      Groom's Birthplace:
      Groom's Age:
      Bride's Name: Louise Howard
      Bride's Birth Date:
      Bride's Birthplace:
      Bride's Age:
      Marriage Date: 13 Sep 1924
      Marriage Place: Waxahachie, Ellis, Texas
      Groom's Father's Name:
      Groom's Mother's Name:
      Bride's Father's Name:
      Bride's Mother's Name:
      Groom's Race:
      Groom's Marital Status:
      Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
      Bride's Race:
      Bride's Marital Status: Single
      Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M00025-5
      System Origin: Texas-EASy
      Source Film Number: 1651042
      Reference Number: P 578
      www.familysearch.org
      Marriage date is taken from the family Bible. The inscription reads
      "Presented to Louise and Harvey, Dec. 25, 1925, from Mother and Daddie."
      "My mothers "Bible", Betty Lou Clark

      Inscriptions
      "Mattie Louise Howard Clark was born Oct. 1, 1906.
      Harvey Clay Clark was born March 18, 1904.
      Harvey Clark and Louise Howard were married Sept. 13, 1924 at 9 o'clock Saturday night."

      Ellis County, Texas
      Marriage Book W, page 578

      The State of Texas
      Ellis County

      To any Judge of the County or District Court, Regularly Licensed or Ordained Minister of the Gospel, Jewish Rabbi, or Justice of the Peace in and for said County of Ellis--Greetings:

      You are hereby authorized to solemnize the Rites of Matrimony

      Between Mr. Harvey Clark and Miss Louise Howard and make the return to the Clerk of the County Court of said County within sixty days thereafter, certifying your action under this License.

      Witness my official signature and seal of office at office in Waxahachie, this 12 day of Sept. A. D. 1924.

      Seal W. S. Robinson
      Clerk of the County Court, Ellis County, Texas

      ...............................Deputy

      I Eugene W. Potter hereby certify that on the 13th day of Sep. A. D. 1924, I united in Marriage Harvey Clark and Miss Louise Howard the parties above named.

      Witness my hand, this 16th day of Sep. A. D. 1924

      Eugene W. Potter
      Minister of the Gospel

      Returned and filed for record the 16 day of Sept. A. D. 1924, and recorded the 19 day of Sept A. D. 1924.

      By................................Deputy W. S. Robinson, Clerk
    Children 
     1. Betty Lou Clark,   b. 12 Jan 1926, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1995, At home in Ovilla, Ellis County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F2232  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Received in an email from sister Lou Ann Tune Floyd on February 21, 2010.....

      Family Bible presented to Harvey and Lousie Howard Clark

      Inside cover: Presented to Louise and Harvey, Dec. 25, 1925, from Mother and Daddie. Underneath this in what appears to be a youngsters handwriting is "My mothers "Bible", Betty Lou Clark.

      In the back is this information:

      Betty Lou Clark, born Jan. 12, 1926.
      Betty Lou Clark and LeaMond Tune were married Oct. 23, 1945, Tuesday 7:55 p.m.
      James Franklin Howard was born June 30, 1877.
      Callie Spencer Howard was born Sept. 26, 1877.
      Frankie Mae Howard Wheatley was born April 8, 1899.
      Mattie Louise Howard Clark was born Oct. 1, 1906.
      Harvey Clay Clark was born March 18, 1904.
      Harvey Clark and Louise Howard were married Sept. 13, 1924 at 9 o'clock Saturday night.
      Pendell Wheatley, Feb. 8, 1898.
      Pendell 49 years old today, Feb. 8, 1947.
      Pendell and Frankie Wheatley were married 30 years ago today, Dec. 12, 1947.
      This looks like Grammer's handwriting: I received my old age pension Dec. 14, 1942..
      Tues., Oct. 23, 1945.
      Betty Lou Clark & LeaMond Tune were married at Red Oak, Texas, 7:55 p.m. at the (?) Porsney's home.
      Gloria Jeanne Tune was born Dec. 30, 1946 at Waxahachie Hospital 1:20 p.m. Taken mother and baby home to Ovilla Jan. 1, 1947 at one o'clock p.m.
      July 27, 1948 little Lou Ann Tune was born 6:00 o'clock p.m. at Waxa. Hospital. Mother and babe doing fine.
      Little James Rex Wheatley was born May 8, 1926.
      30 years ago today, Dec. 12, 1947, Frankie and P.D. were married.

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      1910 United States Federal Census
      about Marie Louise Howard Clark Hale
      Name: Mattie L Howard
      Age in 1910: 3
      Estimated birth year: abt 1907
      Birthplace: Tennessee
      Relation to Head of House: Daughter
      Father's name: James F
      Father's Birth Place: Tennessee
      Mother's name: Callie J
      Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee
      Home in 1910: Civil District 4, Blount, Tennessee
      Marital Status: Single
      Race: White
      Gender: Female
      Father's Occupation: Blacksmith--Owns shop
      Dwelling number 250 and family number 252
      Household Members: Name, Age, Relationship to head of house, Place ofbi rth
      James F Howard 32, Head of house, Tennessee
      Callie J Howard 32, Wife, Tennessee
      Frankie Howard 10, Daughter, Tennessee
      Mattie L Howard 3, Daughter, Tennessee
      Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Civil District 4, Blount,Ten nessee; Roll: T624_1491; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 17; Image:64( 17-18 of 22)
      Source Information:
      Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line].Prov o, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. For details on thecont ents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARAOrigin al data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. ThirteenthCens us of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archivesand R ecords Administration, 1910. T624, 1,178 rolls

      1920 United States Federal Census
      about Marie Louise Howard Clark Hale
      Name: Louise Howard
      Home in 1920: Waxahachie Ward 2, Ellis, Texas
      Age: 13 years
      Estimated birth year: abt 1907
      Birthplace: Texas
      Relation to Head of House: Daughter
      Father's name: Frank
      Father's Birth Place: Tennessee
      Father's Occupation: Blacksmith
      Mother's name: Callie
      Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee
      Marital Status: Single
      Race: White
      Sex: Female
      Able to read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes
      Image: 262
      House number 212, Dwelling number 386 and Family number 385
      Household Members: Name, Age, Relationship to head of house, Place ofbi rth
      Frank Howard 42, Head, Tennessee
      Callie Howard 42, Wife, Tennessee
      Louise Howard 13, Daughter, Texas
      Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Waxahachie Ward 2, Ellis,Texa s; Roll: T625_1800; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 121; Image:262(20 o f 21)
      Source Information:
      Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line].Prov o, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. For details on thecont ents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA

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      Burial request to daughter Betty Lou Clark Tune from Marie Louise Howard, written by her hand. Photocopy on file

      "To my beloved daughter Betty Lou,

      Graveside service with Methodist preacher.

      I want to be buried in robe and pajamas. Please fix my hair nice like G
      rammer's.

      Thank you for being my daughter,
      Mother"

      Photocopy on file
      Obituary
      Waxahachie Daily Light
      Monday 21 April 1986
      Page 10-A, column 1

      "Hale"
      "Mrs. Marie Louise Hale, 79, of Ovilla, died at 6:55 p.m. Sunday at Tenery Community Hospital.

      Funeral services are to be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Bardwell Cemetery with Rev. Billy Strayhorn and Rev. Gaylon Holt officiating. Burial will be under the direction of the Boze-Mitchell Funeral Home.

      Mrs. Hale was born on Oct. 1, 1906, in Waxahachie. A retired restaurant owner, Mrs. Hale moved back to Ovilla 11 years ago from Colorado.

      She was married to Ennis E. Hale who preceded her in death in 1976. Mrs. Hale was a Methodist.

      Survivors include a daughter, Betty Tune of Ovilla; 4 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren."

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      Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
      about Marie Hale
      Name: Marie Hale
      Death Date: 20 Apr 1986
      Death County: Ellis
      Gender: Female

      Source Information:
      Ancestry.com. Texas Death Index, 1903-2000 [database on-line]. Provo, U T,USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. Original data: Texas Depart mentof Health. Texas Death Indexes, 1903-2000. Austin, TX, USA: TexasDe partment of Health, State Vital Statistics Unit

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      Marie
      French form of Maria. When first introduced to England in the MiddleAge s, it was Anglicized in pronunciation and respelled Mary. This Frenchfo rm was reintroduced into the English-speaking world as a separate namei n the 19th century, and is still pronounced more or less in the Frenchm anner, although sometimes with the stress on the first syllable. TheFre nch name is also commonly used as a male name in the combinationJean-Ma rie.

      Pet form: Manon.
      A Dictionary of First Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0192800507

      Louise
      French and English: feminine form of Louis, introduced to England in th e17th century. Short form: English: Lou.
      Louis
      French: an extremely common French name, of Germanic origin. It iscompo sed of the elements hlud fame + wig warrior, and is thusetymologically t he same name as German Ludwig. From the early Middle Agesonwards, it wa s very frequently used in French royal and noble families.An archaic La tinized form of the name is Clovis, and this is the formgenerally used f or the Frankish leader (?466-511) who ended the Romandomination over Ga ul: Clovis defeated rival Germanic tribes, married theBurgundian prince ss Clothilde, and founded the Frankish monarchy in whatis now France. I n 496 he and his followers were converted toChristianity. Louis I (778- 840) was the son of Charlemagne, who ruledboth as King of France and Ho ly Roman Emperor. Altogether, the name wasborne by sixteen kings of Fra nce up to the French Revolution, in whichLouis XVI perished. Louis XIV,

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