Margaret J. Barcroft Daughter of Elisha

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Margaret J. Barcroft Daughter of Elisha - The divided the hern points IFH. ,J. Martin...
The divided the hern points IFH. ,J. Martin Meliuire, one of of the pioneer women of the county, ted a Led away at her home eant of in the lianche on November 26 , and-that laid away on Tut^sday after- the In at Indian Creek by the loving The Ids of the many friends she had entertain lie in her useful life in the on ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ ♦♦♦♦ J. MARTIN McOUIRE DEAD. at served be Wives bers be As raised which lodge worthy the section a r«*gular »*ti over making district that HtTved |nty. largan't .Jane Barcroft, daugh- of Klisha and Margaret B. Bar- ft wai< bom in Smith county, :as on duly 22 . 1846 , just at the e the Republic of Texas was be- absorbed by the great United tea. Her early girlhood was nt in HmiUi county, and she te with her parents to Coman- county in 1856 ami spent the lainder of her life in the coun- L)n October 21 , 1861 , she was •ried to » 1 . Martin McOuire. ^o passed away on Mandi 24 To them were bom 11 chil- I, 6 boys and 5 girU. Three of [me died in infancy, and the oth- eight of whom are still living follows: Donie Boman, . 1 . T. iGuire of Fort Worth, D. A. Mc- |nre of Waco, Ihirton at Waco, iry, Kftie, Elisha and Mrs. Lela ifTord all of Conuinche. As a girl Mi*s. Mc(iuire wm courted courted as a Christian and united th the .Methodist church of lich she was a member at the ne of her death and in which urch she had lived a consecra- »1 aii<l useful life. Mrs. Mciluire had lived out a ng anti useful life and had lived see all her chiblren develop into M-ful and capable men and wo- en and no greater privilege can given to a mortal by Him w’ho lade the heavens and fixed the .ws governing man and his laws ’ lifg ! Ufv. Thei^‘ is promised a great re-j Young ard for those w'ho live and die in, for ic Lord and it is not to doubt-lun*n 1 that this granil Southern wom-’mnny wh«*n the time came for her to stay *Hve all those things that make, well arthlv ties strong, entered the. Uev. ;ternal Home of the Son anrl the j we ’ather that gave him. jeti »» We otTer these words of consol*ihas lion to the sorrowing children: ters lid r«‘lativcs that it is theirs to De f>in th«‘mother in thegreat Cnend-jCarroll, Hev. week assumed cuit. his at Uev. arrived has pastorate chur<*h. his Union Church. hy Forever if th«iy but obey thru lut their lives keep those nobb anche ‘I recepts taught to them and lived jwh«‘re efore them by this noble Texas and success Mother. be

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  1. The Comanche Chief,
  2. 30 Nov 1917, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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