Mary E. Terrill GREENE OR Mollie E GREENE
After a seven year search I finally found the death date for my paternal great-grandmother, Mollie E. GREENE. The brick wall tumbled down at 11 p.m. on July 15, 2013!
Mary E. Terrill GREENE was born on June 26, 1844 in
. In the late 1870’s or early 1880’s she and
her husband moved from Howard County, Missouri to Missouri .
Her middle name is probably Ellen.
The birth certificate for her youngest child, Mattie Rosa GREENE, has
the mother’s name as Mary Ellen Terrill.
In 1882 Mattie Rosa was born in Walnut Springs,
. Bosque County, Texas
The 1900 United States Federal Census lists Molly E. GREEN with her husband, Joe H. GREEN a.k.a. J. H. GREEN or Joel H. GREENE, residing with their son, Chactaw Lee GREEN a.k.a. C. L. GREEN.
In 1904 and 1905 two of their twelve children married in
. My grandfather, Frank H. GREEN, was one of the
two children. He married Annie Ruth
WALES on January 2, 1905. Bosque County, Texas
The 1910 United States Federal Census lists Mollie E. as head of the household in
Based on the 1910 Census I began looking at every cemetery in Bosque County . Bosque County
Using Find A Grave I found her headstone in the
Cemetery, Walnut Springs, . I searched by entering her surname for each
cemetery and looking for any GREEN or GREENE.
Her headstone shows her as M. E. GREENE wife of J. H. GREENE with death
date, Apr. 16. 1912. I have contacted the Office of Bosque County Clerk and
received a reply saying there is no death certificate for my
great-grandmother. So the search begins
in other Bosque County, Texas
counties to find her death certificate. Texas
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