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155. Grace BLAKENEY206 was born on 1 January 1886 in Bonham, Fannin County, Texas.165,167 She died on 1 July 1945 at the age of 59 in Bonham, Fannin County, Texas.166

CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS - FANNIN COUNTY TEXAS, Dean & Patrician Newhouse, Vol. 3, 1982. Buried at Willow Wild Cemetery, Bonham, TX.

Grace had lived in Bonham for 20 years at the time of her death. Her address was 314 W. 10th Street. She died of ovarian cancer. Her parents are listed as B. F. Blakney, born Alabama, and Marion Haden, born Missouri. W. P. Rountree of the same address was the informant, obviously her husband. She was buried at Willow Wild the day after her death.

Grace BLAKENEY and William Payne ROUNTREE were married.167 William Payne ROUNTREE166,169 was born in 1883. He died in 1975 at the age of 92.

1930 Census. Ben F. Blakeney, age 70, widowed, b. AL, father b. in SC, mother b. AL. Payne Roundtree, son-in-law, age 47, b. TX; his father b. GA, mother B. TX. Salesman in Retail Shoes. Grace Roundtree, daughter, age 44, 23 when married. Mary L. age 19, still at home.

CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS - FANNIN COUNTY TEXAS, Dean & Patrician Newhouse, Vol. 3, 1982. Buried in Willow Wild Cemetery, Bonham.

Grace BLAKENEY and William Payne ROUNTREE had the following children:

185

i.

Mary Louise ROUNTREE166 was born in 1911 in Texas.167

Married a Rogers. At the time of writing "Fannin Co Folks & Facts", three grandchildren were listed for Olive & B. F. Blakeney - Mary Louise Rogers of Dallas; Morris Wilson of San Antonio and children - Mary Blakeney had married a Morris Wilson; and Evelyn Baber of San Bernardino, CA and her children. Apparently the son George had no sons.