Mary Catherine Gourley
(1863-1931)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Henry Clinton Evans

Mary Catherine Gourley 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 29 Sep 1863, , , TN 3
  • Marriage (1): Henry Clinton Evans on 22 Oct 1878 in , Jefferson, Tennessee, United States 1
  • Died: 27 Apr 1931, South Bend, St. Joseph, IN at age 67 3
  • Buried: 29 Apr 1931, Battle Ground: Pretty Prairie Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 3

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1900 in Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN. 6 The 1900 census recorded Henery Evans, blacksmith, 42, born Sep 1858, living with wife Mary C., 37, Aug 1863; son Paul, 10, Dec 1890; and daughters Allie J., 7, Feb 1893; Olive C., 2, Oct 1898; and Mary H., 8 months, Sept 1899. Henery and his parents were born in Virginia. Mary H. was born in Indiana, and the others and Mary C.'s parents in Tennesse. They were married for 22 years and Mary had birthed 10 children, 7 alive in 1900.

2. Cause of Death: Mary died at Healthwin Hospital from far advanced pulmonary tuberculosis, same cause as her husband, 27 Apr 1931, South Bend, St. Joseph, IN. 4

3. Residence: 810 28th St., South Bend, IN on 27 Apr 1931 in South Bend, St. Joseph, IN. 4


Mary married Henry Clinton Evans, son of Calison Evans and Rebecca Ann Decker, on 22 Oct 1878 in , Jefferson, Tennessee, United States.1 (Henry Clinton Evans was born on 30 Sep 1856 in , Grainger, Tennessee, United States,6 7 8 died on 3 Apr 1922 in South Bend, St. Joseph, IN 8 and was buried in Battle Ground: Pretty Prairie Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 7 8.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VND6-NDN Henry C Evans and Mary Gourley, 22 Oct 1878 citing p. 116, Jefferson, Tennessee.

2 FamilySearch.org, Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XFND-9ZZ Clyde R. Becker and Ersie N. Evans, 21 Aug 1900; citing reference 105; FHL microfilm 872,061.

3 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=53664688.

4 Ancestry.com, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011, Certificate 13810. Mrs. Mary Evans. Father __ Gourley. Mother ?. Spouse Harry C. Evans (dead).

5 Ancestry.com, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011, Certificate 171 Nannie Estella Beeker. Father Henry C. Evans. Mother Mary C. Gourley. Spouse Clyde R. Beeker. Informant Mrs. C. V. Ayres.

6 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M99H-3N7 Henery Evans, Tippecanoe Township (west part) Battle Ground city, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 111, sheet 2B, family 45.

7 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=53664686.

8 Ancestry.com, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011, Certificate 13682. Henry C. Evans [filed as Henry E. Evans due to poor handwriting]. Father Allison Evans [should be Callison]. Mother Rebecca Decker. Buried at Battle Ground.



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