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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Wordless Wednesday: Mary Nancy (McCaskill) Massey

Mary Nancy McCaskill, Amarillo, Texas. Photograph. c1947-1950. Privately held by Herstoryan, Houston, Texas. 2009

Photo mostly likely taken at 2401 NW 8th Street, Amarillo, Texas according to granddaughter, living Tyler. She also identified the man as Mary's son Carl Massey.
                   U.S. City Directories [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2008. Original data: Amarillo City Directory, 1942-1943. Hudspeth Directory Co. 1942 p 279. Statement of Use: Limited Use License, "Online or other republication of Content is prohibited except as unique data elements that are part of a unique family history or genealogy." Restricted from further use. 

Headstone: Mary Nancy McCaskill Massey. 1974. Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, Texas. Digital Image by Walter Dunn. Memorial #15616487 created 04 Sept 2006. Accessed 21 Oct 2009

Revised Citation for above image: 

Find A Grave, Inc., Find A Grave, digital image ( : accessed 21 October 2009), photograph, “gravestone for Mary Nancy McCaskill Massey (1881-1974), Memorial No. 15616487, Records of the Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, Texas;” photograph © Walter Dunn.

Read more:

Mary Nancy McCaskill 
Born: 02 Feb 1881 in Texas
Married: 01 Jul 1900 Hunt County, Texas to Robert E. Lee Massey
Died: 08 June 1974 High Plains Baptist Hospital, Amarillo, Randall, Texas
Burial: Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, Texas

Parents of Mary Nancy listed on Death Certificate: Alexander J. McCaskill and Amanda F. Waters

Children of Robert and Mary Massey:
- Unknown Child Massey: 1900-1910
- Vernon Morris Massey: 1902-1970
- William Alexander Massey: 1905-
- Thelma Massey: 1908-
- Elon Massey: 1914-
- Carl Massey: 1918-

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for starting off a great discussion on adapting and enhancing citation formats. I am so glad to have found your blog.