|Notes for Susan E. MASON|
|414In the Lamar County, Texas, 1900 census, S. E. Carroll is enumerated. She is running a boarding house located on North Church in Paris, Texas. She is a widow, born in December of 1852, in Kentucky, has had 7 children born to her with only 4 living. |
1. Tom is age 11, born in November of 1888, in Texas, at school.
2. Bessie age 9 born in Texas, her birthday was in October of 1890, is at school.
J. B. Cunningham is 49, a boarder, born in Arkansas in March of 1851, carpenter. Denis O. Connell is 25, boarder born in April of 1875 in Tennessee, printer. Billie Turney is 47, a boarder, born in July of 1853 in Alabama and is a butcher. W. M. Harper, age 45 born in April of 1855, in Missouiri, a boarder and bookkeeper.
J. B. Cunningham and S. E. Carroll was married by Warren T. Whiteside, Pastor Methodist Church, Paris, Texas. This was returned September 10, 1915 and recorded the 22 day of September 1915. The original was delivered January 14, 1939, to Bess Moomaw.
A Warranty Deed is recorded in Lamar County, Texas, in the Paris court house as follows:
Know all men by these presents: That I, J. B. Cunningham of the County of Lamar and State of Texas, for an in consideration of Ten and no/100 dollars to me in hand paid by Mrs. S. E. Cunningham, the receipt of which I hereby acknowledge and of the love and affection that I have for my wife, the said Mrs. S. E. Cunningham have Granted, Sold and Conveyed and do by these presents Grant, Bargain, Sell and Convey, unto the said Mrs. S. E. Cunningham and to her heirs and assigns forever, the following described tract or parcel of land situated in the County of Lamar and State of Texas, and described as follows:
A part of the Isaiah Davis Headright Survey.
Beginning at a stake in the East boundary line of North 33rd Street (Pacific Avenue) the same being the South boundary line of East Boothe. Runs thence East 200 feet with the South boundary line of said East Boothe Street to a stake in the West boundary line of the E. H. Doolin homestead lot.
Thence South Ninety two and 1/2/ feet (92 1/2 feet) to the North boundary line of a lot now owned by J. J. Cunningham. Then West with J. J. Cunningham lot 200 feet to the East boundary line of said N. 33rd street. Thence North with the East boundary line of said North 33rd Street 92 1/2 feet to the place of beginning.
Being the same land conveyed to J. B. Cunningham by Leo and E. G. Schulze Feb. 21, 1920 recorded in book 181 page 237 Lamar County Records of Deeds and being also a part of the lot conveyed to J. J. Cunningham by Edgar H. Doolin and wife, Mary O. Doolin by Deed dated March 15, 1922 recorded in Book 197 page 112 Lamar Records of Deeds.
To Have and to Hold the above decribed premises, together with all singular rights members, improvements, hereditaments and appurtenances thereto in anywise belonging unto the said Mrs. S. E. Cunningham, her executors and administrators to forever Warrant and Defend, the right and title to the said premises unto the said Mrs. S. E. Cunningham, her heirs and assigns against every person whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim thte same or any part thereof. Witness my hand this 26th day of July A.D. 1926.
J. B. Cunningham
Witnessed by J. W. Love, Notary Public. This deed was filed for record July 3rd, 1928.
Susan Ellen Mason Carroll Cunningham is buried by her second husband, J. B. Cunningham, in an unmarked grave in Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, Texas
Her obituary was found in THE CARLISLE COUNTY NEWS of January 12, 1939:
Mrs. Susan Cunningham
Died in Paris, Texas,
on January 1
From the January, 2 issue of the Paris News, Paris, Texas, comes this account of the death of and last rites for Mrs. Susan E. Cunningham native of Bardwell, and sister of Mrs. Mollie Sullivan of Bardwell.
Death of Mrs. Cunningham, 86 years of age, widow of J. B. Cunningham, occurred at 2:10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 1, at her home at 445 East Cherry street, in Paris. Funeral services were conducted from the family residence at 3:30 o'clock Monday, January 2, with Rev. Andrew Potter, Oklahoma City, secretary of the Baptist Convention, and the Rev. Homer T. Fort, pastor of the Pris, Tex., First Methodist church, officiat-
ing. Interment was in the Evergreen Cemetery in Paris.
Born in Bardwell on December 4, 1852, Mrs. Cunningham had been a resident of Paris for 53 years, and was a charter member of the First Methodist church there.
Surviving are two daughters and a son, Mrs. R. L. Nelson of Dallas; Mrs. Bess Moomaw, and
Tom Carroll of Paris, one step- son, J. J. Cunningham and two sisters, Mrs. Willie Garrett of Peach Orchard, Ark., and Mrs. Mollie Sullivan of Bardwell.
|Last Modified Apr 24, 2001||Created Feb 24, 2004 by Reunion for Macintosh|