Fawcett:DUNN, Mary Ann (1861 - 1946)

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MARY ANN DUNN (FAWCETT) was born on July 19, 1861 in Illinois. She was an orphan raised by Mr. and Mrs. W.K. Penn of Paris, Kentucky (Sherman Democrat 11/7/1928). Mary Ann Dunn married Joseph Willis Fawcett on Nov. 4, 1878 in Indian Territory (Oklahoma). On March 26, 1925 Mary was injured in an automobile accident, while her husband was only bruised. She went around on crutches for seven months. Joe and Mary Fawcett were Methodists and lived in Preston for 50 years (1878-1929), before moving to Denison (1929-31) and then Sherman (1931-41). Mary went to Calera, Oklahoma to visit her sister in early November 1930 (Letter JW Fawcett 11/20/1930). Joe was survived by Mary. She died on 5:45 a.m. on November 4, 1946. Mary (Fawcett) buried at the Preston Bend Cemetery, Grayson County, Texas.


From A History of the Fawcetts and Related Families in America by William Bloys Fawcett. Used by permission of Dr. Fawcett.

This book was first published in 1996 and some of the information is quite dated. If you find errors or want to add updates, contact me, and I will add notes to the page.

Copyright © 1996, 2007 by William Bloys Fawcett, Jr. All rights reserved. No copies may be made of this document through any electronic, photocopying or other means without permission of the author.

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