|MARY DAY MATHEWS DAILY|
|Special thanks to my
contributors of photos, articles and their own special flare
to this and other pages throughout my web pages, for without their help, these
pages would not be possible. Patti Davidson-Peters, David F. James and
Carrie Daily .
| Mary Day Mathews was born 18 Jan 1890 in Wells Co., IN
to Wakeman S. Mathews
and Delilah Ann Hall. She was one of 8 children and the youngest daughter. Mary lost
her mother when she was just 8 years old. This was a devastating loss to a child of her
young age and the memory left a lasting impression on her. Shortly after the death of
her mother, Mary was sent to live with a Presbyterian Ministers wife named Aderena
McKee (Giltner). Aderena lived in Thomasville, Thomasville Co., GA and had bee in
Clark Co., IN visiting relatives when Mary's father approached her about taking Mary.
Mary didn't want to leave her father, but knew she had to go as her father wasn't capable
of caring for her.
Mary lived for 3 years with Aderena McKee
before returning to Clark Co., IN upon
MILDRED JOSEPHINE Daily b. 20 Dec 1912 in Clark Co., IN d.
14 Sep 1965 in Clark
Mary died 7 May 1969 and was buried in
New Chapel Cemetery on Mother's Day of
|Mary wrote a story
in about 1952-1953 about her life as a child. It is a
compelling story about her life and the heartaches she suffered as a child growing
up in an un-civilized territory called Clark Co.,
IN. Her hand written pages
can be view as well.