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Mary Etta Shirley (b. April 11, 1868, d. January 03, 1944)Mary Etta Shirley (daughter of Martin Shirley and Ary Martha Kelly) was born April 11, 1868 in Shelby County, Indiana1211, and died January 03, 1944 in Shelby County, Indiana1212.She married Elmer Elsworth Carman on March 03, 1889 in Shelby County, Indiana1213, son of Reuben Carman and Rebecca Jane Jones.
Notes for Mary Etta Shirley:
1920 Shelby Co. IN census
Mary E. 51 b. IN
Ira B. Carmon stepson 16
Obituary-Shelbyville Republican Jan. 4, 1944-Year's Illness ends in death-Mrs. Mary Etta Farnsworth, 75, widow of George Farnsworth, died Monday at the home of her daughter Mrs. Roy Kessler after a year's illness.
Born in Shelby Co. April 3, 1868, she was the daughter of Martin and Amy Martha (Kelly) Shirley.Mrs. Farnsworth spent most of her life in Noble Twp.Her marriage to George Farnsworth took place 30 years ago.He died May 18, 1940.She was a member of the Pleasant Grove Separate Baptist Church.
Surviving are 4 children from a previous marriage, Wallace, Ira, and W.R.Carman all of Hope, and Mrs. Roy Kessler, Shelbyville; 15 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, a sisters, Mrs. Walter Goodwin of Shelbyville.A daughter,Mrs. Bernice Durbin, died several years ago.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.
The birth date in the obit. is different from the one in the marriage records.
More About Mary Etta Shirley:
Burial: Unknown, Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Shelby County, Indiana.1214
More About Mary Etta Shirley and Elmer Elsworth Carman:
Marriage: March 03, 1889, Shelby County, Indiana.1215
Children of Mary Etta Shirley and Elmer Elsworth Carman are:
- +Wallace E. Carman, b. February 25, 1890, Shelby County, Indiana1216, d. December 08, 1946, Hope, Bartholomew County, Indiana1217.