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  • ID: I51
  • Name: Maggie Bell ELDER
  • _MARNM: Witt
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 22 FEB 1875 in Jonesboro, Craighead Co., AR 1 2 3 4
  • Death: 28 FEB 1945 in Rising Star, Eastland Co., TX 2
  • Burial: Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Brown Co., TX 2 5
  • Census: Listed as Magybel Eldar; Relation: Dau; Age: 5; Birthplace: AR; Occupation: At Home 1880 Maumelle, Craighead Co., AR 6
  • Event: Move 19 AUG 1897 From Arkansas to Texas in a wagon 7
  • Census: Relation: Wife 7 JUN 1900 Precinct 2, Brown Co., TX 8
  • Occupation: housewife 1902 1
  • Census: Maggie Witt; Wife; Age 35 1910 Precinct 1, Brown Co., TX 9
  • Census: Relation: Wife 5 JAN 1920 Precinct 1, Hamilton Co., TX 10
  • Census: Relation: Wife H 28 APR 1930 Precinct 3, Brown Co., TX 11
  • Note: Email from Darrell Witt (17 Sep 2003) says his dad (James Roy Witt) said that his mother (Maggie Bell Elder Witt) never got to go back to visit the Elders or anyone else in her family. She wanted to go back for her mother's funeral (Mary Jane Higdon, d. 18 Dec 1931) but they were poor most of the time and she was unable to. 2
  • Change Date: 8 JUL 2011 at 15:10:30



    Father: Benjamin A. ELDER b: Abt 1835/1836/1837/1840 in Rutherford Co., TN
    Mother: Mary Jane "Molly" HIGDON(HEGDON,HIGDEN) b: 22 MAY 1848 in TN

    Marriage 1 James Andrew WITT b: 2/02 AUG 1874/1875 in Jonesboro, Craighead Co., AR
    • Married: 7 MAR 1894 in Jonesboro, Craighead Co., AR 2 12 13 2
    Children
    1. Has Children Eula Bell WITT b: 23 FEB 1895 in Jonesboro, Craighead Co., AR
    2. Has No Children Henry Arthur WITT b: 5 DEC 1896 in Jonesboro, Craighead Co., AR
    3. Has No Children Era Elsie WITT b: 19 JAN 1899 in May, Brown Co., TX
    4. Has Children James Roy WITT b: 16 JAN 1901 in May, Brown Co., TX
    5. Has Children Mary Bertha WITT b: 1 APR 1902 in May, Brown Co., TX
    6. Has Children Florence Ethel WITT b: 11 AUG 1904 in Brown Co., TX
    7. Has Children Mildred Ruth WITT b: 18 SEP 1908 in Westbrook, Mitchell Co., TX
    8. Has Children Horace Albert WITT b: 15 JUN 1912 in May, Brown Co., TX
    9. Has No Children Carl Edgar 'Ed' WITT b: 24 JAN 1915 in Commanche Co., TX
    10. Has Children Ruby Lois WITT b: 22 MAR 1918 in Hamilton Co., TX

    Sources:
    1. Title: Certificate of Birth: Mary Bertha Witt
      Author: State of Texas
      Abbrev: State of Texas
      Abbrev: Certificate of Birth: Mary Bertha Witt
    2. Title: Munn and Witt Family History, Volume I
      Author: Edited by Mrs. Henry A. Munn
      Abbrev: Edited by Mrs. Henry A. Munn
      Publication: 10-15-1967
      Abbrev: Munn and Witt Family History, Volume I
      Page: p. 33
    3. Title: Elder Family Bible
      Abbrev: Elder Family Bible
      Note:
      Copies provided by Michael Scrape from originals provided by Barbara Ann Elder Pipes.
      Page: Births
      Note: "Maggie Bell Elder was Born Feb. 22nd 1875"
    4. Title: FamilySearch.org - United States Census, 1910
      Abbrev: FamilySearch.org - United States Census, 1910
      Page: Family Number 111, Page 7
      Note: Age: 35; Birthplace: Arkansas.
      Date: 1910
    5. Title: Headstones:Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Brown Co., TX
      Abbrev: Headstones:Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Brown Co., TX
      Date: 29 JUL 2003
    6. Title: Federal Census, Maumelle, Craighead Co., AR, 1880
      Publication: from FamilySearch.org
      Abbrev: Federal Census, Maumelle, Craighead Co., AR, 1880
      Page: Family History Library Film 1254041, NA Film T9-0041, Page 460A
    7. Title: Web Site: Ken Bodensteiner
      Author: Ken Bodensteiner
      Abbrev: Ken Bodensteiner
      Publication: http://drno.com/bodensteiner/
      Abbrev: Web Site: Ken Bodensteiner
      Page: ./kenbancestors.xml
    8. Title: Federal Census, Precinct 2, Brown Co., TX, 1900
      Abbrev: Federal Census, Precinct 2, Brown Co., TX, 1900
      Page: SD 4, ED 6, Sheet 6B, Line 55
      Note: Relation: Wife; Date of birth: Feb 1874; Age: 26; Married, 6 yrs.; Mother of 3 children, 2 living; Place of birth: AR; Father's place of birth: TN; Mother's place of birth: TN; Can read/write/speak English.
      Date: 7 JUN 1900
    9. Title: FamilySearch.org - United States Census, 1910
      Abbrev: FamilySearch.org - United States Census, 1910
      Page: Family Number 111, Page 7
      Note: Name: Maggie Witt; Age: 35; Birthplace: Arkansas; Relation: Wife; Residence: Justice Precinct 1, Brown, Texas; Married; White; Female; Father's Birthplace: Tennessee; Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee.
      Date: 1910
    10. Title: Federal Census, Precinct 1, Hamilton Co., TX, 1920
      Abbrev: Federal Census, Precinct 1, Hamilton Co., TX, 1920
      Page: SD 11, ED 90, Sheet 1B, Line 91
      Note: Relation: Wife; Age: 44; Married; Able to read and write; Place of birth: AR; Father's place of birth: TN; Mother's place of birth: TN.
      Date: 5 JAN 1920
    11. Title: Federal Census, Precinct 3, Brown Co., TX, 1930
      Abbrev: Federal Census, Precinct 3, Brown Co., TX, 1930
      Page: SD 14, ED 14, Sheet 10A, Line 47
      Note: Relation: Wife H; Age: 55; Married; Age at first marriage: 19; Able to read and write; Place of birth: AR; Father's place of birth: TN; Mother's place of birth: TN.
      Date: 28 APR 1930
    12. Title: Elder Family Bible
      Abbrev: Elder Family Bible
      Note:
      Copies provided by Michael Scrape from originals provided by Barbara Ann Elder Pipes.
      Page: Marriages
      Note: "Maggie Elder & Jas. Witt Wartin(?) Mar 7th 1894"
    13. Title: Bond for Marriage License, Marriage License, and Certificate of Marriage of James Witt and Maggie Elder
      Publication: State of Arkansas, County of Craighead
      Abbrev: Bond for Marriage License, Marriage License, and Certificate of Marriage of James Witt and Maggie Elder
      Note:
      Copy provided by Kathy Witt Carroll.
      Note: Bond for Marriage License, and Marriage License signed 7 March 1894, but Certificate of Marriage signed 7 March 1896.
      Date: 7/07 MAR 1894/1896
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