1031. Gabrella Shackelford HADEN230,505 was born on 10 September 1846.230 She died in October 1936 at the age of 90.230 Gabrella and Mr. Rountree lived in a small cottage on the outskirts of Springfield when first married; he bought the corner lot next door and built a 13-room mansion for their 20th Anniversary. The location is 531 Mount Vernon St. The old house had grown from 3 rooms to 8 - they cut in half and moved part of it around on the back of the lot of the new house to face Main Street. The other half was moved to Walnut Street. In 1932, 4 generations of Rountrees were living in the house: Gabrella, daughter Edith, grandchildren Joel H. Jr. and Ruby, and Ruby's son Jack. Gabrella's mother-in-law lived with them in the early years.
Died probably Springfield, MO. Bible says "Mt. Vernon St."
Gabrella Shackelford HADEN and Newton Marshall ROUNTREE were married on 27 March 1865 in Greene County, Missouri.505 Newton Marshall ROUNTREE505, son of Zenas M. ROUNTREE and Elizabeth MASSEY, was born on 5 November 1838 in Greene County, Missouri.361
From MASSEY-L@rootsweb.com. Post dated 17 Aug 2005
Gabrella Shackelford HADEN and Newton Marshall ROUNTREE had the following children:
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