Sunday, December 4, 2011

Sunday's Obituary - Catherine Yawman 1889

Source: "Obituary," Dallas Morning News,
10 Aug 1899, p. 2, col. 4;
digital images, GenealogyBank
( : accessed 4 Feb 2011). 

“DENISON, Tex., Aug. 6.—Mrs. Catharine Yawman, aged 82 years, died Saturday evening. Funeral services were held at the Catholic church last evening at 3 o'clock. The remains were interred in Oakwood cemetery. In company with her husband she came to Denison many years ago, and she leaves many relatives in this city. She was the mother of Mrs. L. M. Phillips of Oak Cliff, Dallas.”

My maternal 2nd great-grandmother, Catherine Sitterly Yawman, was born 13 May 1813 in Guilderland, Albany County, New York, and died 3 August 1889 in Denison, Grayson County, Texas. 

© 2011 Denise Spurlock

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