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Thryza Independence MEHAFFY

Female 1895 - 1996  (101 years)


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  • Name Thryza Independence MEHAFFY 
    Born 4 Jul 1895  Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Name Thyrza Evans 
    Died 25 Nov 1996  Kensington, Anne Arundel, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I36781  Atherton One Name Study
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2016 

    Family Carl Stanley ATHERTON,   b. 8 Nov 1887, Hazen, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1981, Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 9 Nov 1957  Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2016 
    Family ID F12452  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Jul 1895 - Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Nov 1957 - Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Nov 1996 - Kensington, Anne Arundel, Maryland, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • From Find a Grave:
      Thryza Independence Mehaffy Atherton
      Birth: Jul. 4, 1895
      Des Moines County
      Iowa, USA
      Death: Nov. 25, 1996
      Kensington
      Anne Arundel County
      Maryland, USA

      The Burlington Hawkeye, Wednesday 12/4/1996, page 9B

      Thyrza Atherton
      Thryza I. Evans Atherton, 101, of Kensington, Md, formerly of Burlington died Monday, Nov. 25, 1996 in Maryland.
      Born July 4, 1895, in Des Moines County, she was the daughter of David and Talitha Tompson* Mehaffy. She married Dwight Evans Feb. 18, 1914. He died in
      November of 1951. She later married Carl Atherton Nov. 9, 1957, in Burlington. He died in 1981.
      She was a beauty operator in Burlington in the 1930's, was a member of the West Hill Methodist Church and enjoyed cooking and crocheting.
      Survivors include one daughter, Wanda Bellman of Maryland; one granddaughter, three great-grandchildren; five
      great-great grandchildren; five step-children, Stanley Atherton, Elwyn Atherton and Louise Stewart, all of Burlington,Pauline Dotson of Phoenix, Ariz., and Myrtle Hoeg, of Wapello; nine step-grandchildren and several great-and great-great step-grandchildren.
      Besides her husbands, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter and seven brothers and sisters.
      A memorial service for Mrs. Atherton was Nov. 27 at Collins Funeral Home in Silver Spring Md. with the Rev. Ross Forcey officiating. Her body has been
      cremated. Burial will be at a later date in Burlington's Memorial Cemetery. No graveside service will be held.

      *should be Thompson



      Family links:
      Parents:
      David H. Mehaffy (1864 - 1941)
      Talitha Rosetta Thompson Mehaffy (1871 - 1942)

      Spouses:
      Carl Stanley Atherton (1887 - 1981)
      Dwight Atlee Evans (1885 - 1951)*

      Children:
      Wanda Louise Evans Bellman (1917 - 2011)*

      Siblings:
      Martha Elizabeth Anna Mehaffy Walker (1889 - 1984)*
      David Winslow Mehaffy (1891 - 1967)*
      Elsie Esther Mehaffy Atherton (1893 - 1980)*
      Thryza Independence Mehaffy Atherton (1895 - 1996)
      Jennie Emma Mehaffy Hocke (1901 - 1993)*
      Robert Branham Mehaffy (1904 - 1988)*
      John Henry Mehaffy (1906 - 1973)*
      Glenn Harold Mehaffy (1910 - 1959)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      Burlington Memorial Park
      Burlington
      Des Moines County
      Iowa, USA

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      Created by: No Reins
      Record added: Feb 28, 2005
      Find A Grave Memorial# 10541669