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365. Miranda Ethel COMSTOCK was born on 8 February 1893 in Uniontown, Crawford County, Arkansas.25,143 She died on 4 August 1938 at the age of 45 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas.57

Obituaries, Death Notices & News Items Extracted from the Van Buren Press 1909 Compiled by Fran Alverson Warren, p.15-16
10 Apr 1909 Tenth Annual Commencement of Uniontown High School to be Firday, April 16. Admission 15 cents - included three short plays.
Named True Nobility - Miss Ethel Comstock.
She was also in the play "A Case of Suspension"

Obituaries, Death Notices & News Items Extracted from the Van Buren Press 1910 Compiled by Fran Alverson Warren, p.32-33
The Crawford County Singing Association met at Figure Four School House, Sunday, July 17, 1910. Miss Ethel Comstock was the Assistant Organist to the Organis, Miss Minnie Hays. The welcome address was given by Hon. R. Comstock [Ethel's father.]


Married Respess Simpson Wilson 3 Jun 1915. One child Charles Newell Wilson born 14 Aug 1920. There was no child listed in her obituary; he must have died young.

WILSON FUNERAL IS CONDUCTED AT VAN BUREN
Funeral service for Mrs. Ethel Comstock Wilson, 45 years old, wife of R. S. Wilson, Van Buren attorney, who died Thusday afternoon at a Fort smith hospital, after an illness of several weeks was held Friday afternoon at the Wood Memorial Christian church, with Rev. Gilliam C. Yoes, Christian minister of Van Burn, Dr. W. B. Miller, pastor of the First Presbyterian church and Dr. O. J. Chastain, pastor of the First Baptist church officiating. Dr. J. R. Keeling, pastor of the church, is on vacation and out of the city.
Burial was in the Masonic section of Roselawn ceretery in Fort Smith with the Fentress-Miller home of Van Buren in charge of arrangements.
Active pallbearers were W. J. Martin, Dell Miller, O. D. Thompson, Wilbur Laws, W. V. Boatright, and B. J. Duke, Honorary pallbearers, members of the Sunday school class taught by Mrs. Wilson.
Mrs. Wilson was a member of a widely known Crawford county family. Her father, the late Randolph Comstock was a pioneer business man and political leader of Uniontown, where Mrs. Wilson was born, Feb 8, 1893. Since moving to Van Buren in 1922, when her husband became county judge of Crawford county, Mrs. Wilson took an active part in the church, club and fraternal life of the city. She was a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and Arkansas State Teachers college, and had taught in the schools here and in other communities in the county. Her husband is one of the candidates for the democratic nomination for circuit judge of the Fifteenth Judicial District.

Miranda Ethel COMSTOCK and Raspius Simpson WILSON were married on 3 June 1915.203 Raspius Simpson WILSON203,204 was born in 1886 in Arkansas.204

The marriage record of 1915, states that he was from Prescott, Nevada Co, AR.

1920 Census in Uniontown; Merchant, general store.

I have not found his family prior to 1920.