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Re: Boyd H. & Flora Duke Shannon, 1920
Posted by: Joan E. Rambo (ID *****8863) Date: October 07, 2008 at 09:29:40
In Reply to: Boyd H. & Flora Duke Shannon, 1920 by Ann of 328

TX Dth Idx 1890-1976 -- http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html?..#w=;p=2;c=1320964;t=searchable -- You can view digitized copy of original death record and make a printout, too.

Name: Boyd Shannon
Death date: 19 Oct 1958
Death place: Rural 4, Tyler, Smith, Texas
Gender: Male
Race or color (on document): White
Age at death: 74 years
Estimated birth year:
Birth date: 20 Feb 1884
Birth place: Texas
Marital status: Married
Spouse name:
Father name: Wm. T. Shannon
Father birth place:
Mother name: Alice Wantland
Mother birth place:
Occupation: Painter
Residence: Houston, Harris, Texas
Cemetery name: Brookside Memorial Park
Burial place: Houston, Texas
Burial date: 20 Oct 1958
Additional relatives:
Film number: 2115593
Digital GS number: 4166790
Image number: 2309
Reference number: 58745
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976

Name: Gladys Shannon Bullis
Death date: 20 Oct 1968
Death place: Houston, Harris, Texas
Gender: Female
Race or color (on document): White
Age at death: 56 years
Estimated birth year:
Birth date: 08 Sep 1912
Birth place: Texas
Marital status: Married
Spouse name:
Father name: Boyd Holman Shannon
Father birth place:
Mother name: Flora Louise Duke
Mother birth place:
Occupation: Saleslady
Residence: Houston, Harris, Texas
Cemetery name: Brookside Memorial Park
Burial place: Houston, Texas
Burial date: 22 Oct 1968
Additional relatives: X
Film number: 2137150
Digital GS number: 4029792
Image number: 3371
Reference number: 70929
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976

You didn't mention a son. I took a look at the 1920 census where you say "a man named Holman Shannon 26" is in the Shannon household. That's Holman, son, 2 6/12 and probably the following George "H." Shannon:

Name: George H. Shannon
Death date: 26 Dec 1951
Death place: Houston, Harris, Texas
Gender: Male
Race or color (on document): White
Age at death: 34 years 9 months 12 days
Estimated birth year:
Birth date: 14 Mar 1917
Birth place: New Mexico
Marital status: Divorced
Spouse name:
Father name: B. H. Shannon
Father birth place: Texas
Mother name: Louise Duke
Mother birth place: Texas
Occupation: Salesman
Residence: Houston, Harris, Texas
Cemetery name: Magnolia Cemetery
Burial place: Houston, Texas
Burial date: 28 Dec 1951
Additional relatives: X
Film number: 2074926
Digital GS number: 4167216
Image number: 1909
Reference number: v X cn 62996
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976

You didn't mention a divorce. Could this be Flora remarried:

Name: Flora Louise Klein
Death date: 19 Feb 1963
Death place: Houston, Harris, Texas
Gender: Female
Race or color (on document): White
Age at death: 73 years
Estimated birth year:
Birth date: 24 Aug 1889
Birth place: Union Valley, Texas
Marital status: Married
Spouse name: Henry W Klein
Father name: Francis M. Duke
Father birth place:
Mother name: Susan E. Evans
Mother birth place:
Occupation: Housewife
Residence: Houston, Harris, Texas
Cemetery name: Magnolia Cemetery
Burial place: Houston, Texas
Burial date: 21 Feb 1963
Additional relatives: X
Film number: 2117176
Digital GS number: 4028564
Image number: 1857
Reference number: cn 09311
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976

Sisters of Flora??

Name: Ella Virginia Mattoon
Death date: 06 Aug 1968
Death place: Houston, Harris, Texas
Gender: Female
Race or color (on document): White
Age at death: 89 years
Estimated birth year:
Birth date: 19 Jan 1879
Birth place: San Saba, Texas
Marital status: Widowed
Spouse name:
Father name: Francis Marion Duke
Father birth place:
Mother name: Susan Emma Evans
Mother birth place:
Occupation: Housewife
Residence: Houston, Harris, Texas
Cemetery name: Hollywood
Burial place: Houston, Harris, Texas
Burial date: 08 Aug 1968
Additional relatives: X
Film number: 2137109
Digital GS number: 4029812
Image number: 2715
Reference number: cn56847
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976

Name: Annie J Gillespie
Death date: 28 Jul 1973
Death place: Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas
Gender: Female
Race or color (on document):
Age at death: 88 years
Estimated birth year: 1885
Birth date:
Birth place:
Marital status:
Spouse name:
Father name: Francis Marion Duke
Father birth place:
Mother name: Susan Emma Evans
Mother birth place:
Occupation:
Residence:
Cemetery name:
Burial place:
Burial date:
Additional relatives:
Film number: 2242847
Digital GS number: 4167942
Image number: 465
Reference number: 55545
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976

If this is your family, then Francis M. and Susan E. are on Bell Co, TX 1900 census with Annie and Flora at home.

Happy Hunting (^_^)






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