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Ed and "Molly" Poindexter - Wedding 1874
(submitted by Rosalie Wertz)
Father: Willis Garth Poindexter (of near Richmond, VA)
Mother: Emily Slaughter
Father: Shelton Alben Oliver
Mother: Sarah Virginia Bishop

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Dau: Lillian Oliver Poindexter (08Jan1876-17Jul1957) (m Eugene E Updyke 1874-1942)
Dau: Mary Virginia Poindexter (31May1879-27Apr1951) (m William Luther Fipps 1873-1957)
Dau: Ivah Garth Poindexter (19Sep1880-11Apr1961) (m Edward Peveler 1880-1955)
Son: Frank Graves Poindexter (9Jun1887-14Sep1975) (m1910 Lena Alma Mitchell 06Aug1893-22May1955)

Edward Carter Poindexter (15Mar1851-29Aug1914) was born 15 March 1851 in Virginia but came to Montgomery county, Missouri, when he was about 17 years old. He married Mary Elizabeth "Molly" Oliver (01Mar1858-05Mar1888) on 01 March 1874 in Montgomery county, Missouri. Edward died 29 August 1914 and is buried in the Bethel Cemetery in Montgomery county along side of his wife, Mary Elizabeth, who died on 05 March 1888. Ed and Molly lived in Montgomery county. They had three daughters and one son. One of Edward's brothers, Joseph Poindexter, also lived in Montgomery county for a time. When Ed and Molly were young marrieds, they shared a "double" or dog-trot cabin with Joseph and his wife. (Joseph and family later moved to the Mount Pleasant, Texas, area where 4 of his 5 children died of diptheria. Only one daughter Pearl survived.)

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Notes Edward Carter and Mary Elizabeth (Oliver) Poindexter Family
Cemetery Bethel - 1966, Montgomery County, Missouri
Cemetery Oliver - 1969 & 1932, Montgomery County, Missouri

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