Daniel Richard Upton was married to my paternal grand-aunt Lucy Alice (Martindale) Upton in 1891. He died 26 March 1929 in Houston, Harris County, Texas.
“UPTON—Funeral services for D. R. Upton, 64, who died at his home, Twelfth and Waxahachie at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, were held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Fogle-West chapel. Rev. S. P. Wright officiating. Burial was in Hollywood Cemetery under the direction of the Fogle-West Company. He is survived by his wife; three daughters, Mrs. R. M. Hurst, Mrs. E. Whitsitt and Miss Bessie Upton; and one son R. B. Upton.”
[SOURCE: Undated clipping from unknown newspaper, Spurlock, Mamie Olive (Martindale), Scrapbook, ca 1950-1970; privately held by Cheryl Anne (Chaney) Beaver, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Lone Grove, Oklahoma. 2010. Photocopy in possession of Denise Spurlock.]
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