Jefferson County


A Collection of Photos 
Submitted by: Mary "Holloway" Geist
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Anna Cora Mitchell Loomis
Picture belongs to Burnalee (Loomis) Scheuerman She writes: "Anna Cora Mitchell Loomis Daughter of Thomas L. and Tabitha Jane Husdon Mitchell Wife of Isaac Dawsey Loomis Mother of Lional Dawsey Loomis, Lillie "Ellen" Loomis Adams Walter Edgar Loomis, and Burney Loomis Grandmother of Burnalee Loomis Scheuerman

Anna was born in 1871 and died about 1923 possibly Arizona.

Isaac Dawsey & Anna Cora (Mitchell) Loomis Family
Picture belongs to Burnalee (Loomis) Scheuerman, their grand-daughter She states: "Taken before October 1900. My father was born 5 October 1900"
Anna Cora was born 30 November 1871 in Jefferson County, IL to Thomas L. and Tabitha Jane Husdon Mitchell She married Isaac Dawsey Loomis on 23 December 1891 in Marquette, Kansas Isaac was born 5 October 1870 in Marquette, Kansas the son of Perrin Dyer & Ellen J. (Jamieson) Loomis The three children are:
Lional Dawsey born 19 March 1893, Marquette, Kansas Lillie "Ellen" born 20 June 1894, Marquette, Kansas Walter Edgar born 17 July 1899, Marquette, Kansas

Children of Mathew D. & Mary O. (Mitchell) Davidson
(From the collection of Elizabeth (Sledge) Sammons) This photo was taken by Rainwater Studio in Sulpher Springs, Texas Penciled handwriting on the back says: "The Davidson Family -- Mother's sister's family" another writing in ink states: "Their mother had died. Mathew Davidson's family" Mary O. (Mitchell) Davidson was the daughter of Thomas L. and Tabitha Jane Husdon Mitchell making these children cousins of Elizabeth Sammons. Census records indicate that Mary was born in 1856 in Illinois She married Mathew D. Davidson in 1878. My the age of the children and age of Mary & Mathew this photo was probably taken in the 1880's

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