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406. Franklin Cyrus WISHARD223 was born on 22 January 1900.9,238 He died on 24 June 1972 at the age of 72 in Honey Grove, Fannin County, Texas.9

World War I Draft Card. Gave name as Frank Cyrus Wishard, living at Rt. 8, Honey Grove, Fannin Co TX. He was born Jany. 22, 1900. His occupation was Farmer. B. F. Wishard of the same address was listed as his closest relative. He had dark hair, dark eyes. Dated 10 Sep 1918.

1920 Census living near his parents.

1930 Census. Prec 5, Fannin Co, TX, Hh 13
Honey Grove & Ladonia Road
Frank Wishard, age 30, married at 19, b. TX
Carra, wife, 28, married at 18
Pauline, dau, 8

1940 Census. Fannin Co, TX, Hh 51
Old road from Honey Grove to Ladonia; lived in same house in 1935
Frank Wishard, age 40
Carra, wife, 38
Pauline, dau, 18
Gerald, son, age 2


Texas Death Certificate #53238. Franklin died at the McCuistion Hospital [Paris Sanitarium] in Paris, Lamar, TX. His residence was Route 1, Honey Grove, in Fannin Co. He died of congestive failure, two days after entering the hospital - he also suffered from cancer of the prostate and hyperthroidism. He was 72 when he died on 24 June 1972. Mrs. Franklin C. Wishard was the informant. His father was Ben F. Wishard; mother Lucinda Blodgett. He was buried Oakwwod Cemetery at Honey Grove.

Franklin Cyrus WISHARD and Carra Margarite "Carrie" SHELTON were married on 22 October 1919.9 Carra Margarite "Carrie" SHELTON was born on 18 August 1901 in Tennessee.9,223 She died on 13 May 1990 at the age of 88 in Fannin County, Texas.

Carrie's full name found in Index to Texas Birth Records re son Frank <http://userdb.rootsweb.com/tx/birth/general/search.cgi>
She is buried at Oakwood Cemetery in Honey Grove, Fannin Co TX, along with her husband.
<http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/tx/fannin/cemetery/oakwoodp-z.txt>


Franklin Cyrus WISHARD and Carra Margarite "Carrie" SHELTON had the following children:

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i.

Pauline WISHARD.

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ii.

Franklin Gerald WISHARD.

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iii.

John Larry WISHARD was born on 11 November 1940. He died on 11 November 1940 at the age of 0.

John Larry is buried in Section C of Oakwood Cemetery in Honey Grove in the same plot with Frank & Carra. Presumably their child.