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Mary Frances COLLIER

Female 1908 - 2001  (92 years)



  • Name Mary Frances COLLIER  [1, 2
    Born 20 Oct 1908  , Yancy Mills, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • No birth certificate was found in Phelps County nor at Jefferson City for Mary Frances Collier. Her SS-5 does state her parents names, as written in Mary's handwriting.
    Gender Female 
    Married/Alternate Name Mary Case 
    Signature 13 Sep 1933  , Yancy Mills, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Signature, CASE, Mary F. (Collier)
    Signature, CASE, Mary F. (Collier)
    Church
    • Church of God
    FindAGrave
    FamilySearch ID
    Died 30 Jan 2001  , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 92y 3m 10d 
    Cause: malullary failure, acute myocardial infarction, and atheuescleuetic heart disease. Also ga 
    Death Certificate of CASE, Mary F.
    Death Certificate of CASE, Mary F.
    Buried Rhea Cemetery, Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    FUNERAL CARD, CASE, Mary Frances
    FUNERAL CARD, CASE, Mary Frances
    Gravestone for CASE, Sylvester Allen & Mary Frances (Collier)
    Gravestone for CASE, Sylvester Allen & Mary Frances (Collier)
    Transcription:
    FATHER | IN LOVING MEMORY | MOTHER
    CASE
    SYLVESTER ALLEN
    SEPT. 25, 1908 | DEC 1, 1989
    [married] JULY 20, 1927
    MARY FRANCES
    OCT 20, 1908 | JAN 30, 2001
    Photographed by Kathy Kult on 11 May 2008
    Association E. UPDIKE (Relationship: DNA Relative) 
    Person ID I1257  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Collier Branch
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2018 

    Father Lewis "Jesse" COLLIER,   b. 27 Sep 1876, , Edgar Springs, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1962, , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Keziah Elizabeth MARSH,   b. 15 Aug 1882, , Yancy Mills, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1910, , Yancy Mills, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Married 6 Jan 1905  James Marsh house, Yancy Mills, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Marriage License of COLLIER, Lewis Jesse and MARSH, Bessie
    Marriage License of COLLIER, Lewis Jesse and MARSH, Bessie
    Marriage Application of Louis Jessie COLLIER and Bessie E. MARSH
    Marriage Application of Louis Jessie COLLIER and Bessie E. MARSH
    Marriage License Cover for Louis Jessie COLLIER and Bessie E. MARSH
    Marriage License Cover for Louis Jessie COLLIER and Bessie E. MARSH
    Photos
    COLLIER, Jesse & Bessie
    COLLIER, Jesse & Bessie
    SOURCE: Private photo collection of Martha Kult
    Family ID F411  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sylvester Allen CASE,   b. 25 Sep 1908, , Lecoma, Dent County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1989, , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 20 Jul 1927  Phelps County Courthouse, Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12
    Marriage License of CASE, Sylvester and COLLIER, Mary F.
    Marriage License of CASE, Sylvester and COLLIER, Mary F.
    Marriage Application for CASE, Sylvester and COLLIER, Mary F.
    Marriage Application for CASE, Sylvester and COLLIER, Mary F.
    Marriage License Cover for CASE, Sylvester and COLLIER, Mary F.
    Marriage License Cover for CASE, Sylvester and COLLIER, Mary F.
    Marriage Announcement 21 Jul 1927  [13
    • Case-Collier
      Miss Mary F. Collier and Mr. Sylvester A. Case were quietly married at the Court House in Rolla, Wednesday, July 20, Judge John O. Holmes performing the ceremony. The bride is the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L.J. Collier of Yancy Mills. She is a quiet and refined young lady, loved by all who know her. The groom is the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Case of the Rhea District. He is a young farmer that is fast making his mark in that profession. They are both classed with Phelps County's best people. Shortly after the ceremony the happy ones went to the home of Mrs. J.B. Marsh of Yancy Mills, where a feast was spread by friends and relatives. On taking their leave for home all wished them oceans of happiness and prosperity in their journey through life.

      Marriage Announcement of Sylvester Allen Case and Mary Frances Collier, The Rolla Times, 28 July 1927, front page, bottom left corner.
    Church (family)
    • Church of God
    Children 
    +1. Jesse Alexander CASE,   b. 17 May 1928, , Yancy Mills, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 2002, , Rogersville, Hawkins County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Irene Elizabeth CASE,   b. 12 Jan 1930, , Lecoma, Dent County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1930, , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +3. M.J. CASE
    +4. Donald Leroy "Bud" CASE,   b. 16 Jul 1936, , Nokomis, Montgomery County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 2008, , Palm Springs, Riverside County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     5. MSgt. Mary Ruth CASE,   b. 22 Jan 1941, , Pana, Christian County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 2004, , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
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    Last Modified 14 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F618  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Oct 1908 - , Yancy Mills, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jul 1927 - Phelps County Courthouse, Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSignature - 13 Sep 1933 - , Yancy Mills, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 92y 3m 10d - 30 Jan 2001 - , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Rhea Cemetery, Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Family of MARSH, James B.
    Family of MARSH, James B.
    George Edward, Mary Belle, Henry Isaac, Margaret Frances, John Marshall, and James Barry
    Mary Frances Collier (representing her mother Kizar Elizabeth "Bessie", who died when Mary Frances was two years old) and their mother, Rhoda Catherine Marsh.

    circa 1919

    SOURCE: Private photo collection of Martha Kult
    Yancy Mills School
    Yancy Mills School
    (L-R) Top row: Teacher Tony Kitchen, Rossit Richerson, Ralph Richerson, Myrtle Harris, Marian Brown, Grace Harris, James Marsh, Pearl Arthur, Earl Jones, Pearl Jones, Frank 'Pipe' Huskey.
    Row Two: Bernice Harris, Richard Fore, Vergie Arthur, Ralph Bell, Gladys Huskey, Anvil Adams, Mabel McManus, Clarence Fore, Mabel Harris, Tartan Collier, May Brown.
    Row Three: Frances Huskey, Alva Brown, Mary Collier, Jennie Huskey, Ivy Huskey, Jack Fore, Grace Gibson, Mildred Woolsey, Claude Adams.
    Front Row: Lid Huskey, Mabel Harris, Ding Huskey, Thelma Huskey, Lora Brown, Helen Brown, Elsie Harris.

    Tart Collier (my grand-uncle) looks like he's holding a chocolate donut!!

    SOURCE: Private photo collection of Martha Kult
    Car Ride
    Car Ride
    Mary Frances (Collier) Case in front seat with Henry & Nettie Pearl (Jones) Marsh, Earl & Minerva Jones in back seat. Earl may be Pearl's brother.

    SOURCE: Private photo collection of Martha Kult
    COLLIER, Tartan & Mary Frances
    COLLIER, Tartan & Mary Frances
    SOURCE: Private photo collection of Martha Kult
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    Family of CASE, Alexander L.
    Family of CASE, Alexander L.
    Ralph & Mattie, Bryan Owen & Grace, Joe & Mildred, Vess & Mary, Lora Brown & Martha. Minnie (Melton) Case, their mother, is in front
    SOURCE: Martha Kult private photo collection
    CASE, S.A. & Mary in the Smokey Mountains
    CASE, S.A. & Mary in the Smokey Mountains
    SOURCE: Private photo collection of Martha Kult
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    Mary Frances (COLLIER) CASE
    Mary Frances (COLLIER) CASE
    SOURCE: Private photo collection of Martha Kult
    COLLIER, Mary Frances (as infant)
    COLLIER, Mary Frances (as infant)
    Mary Frances Collier
    circa 1910

    SOURCE: Private photo collection of Martha Kult
    COLLIER, Mary Frances & Goose
    COLLIER, Mary Frances & Goose
    Mary Frances, with her dolls and her pet goose "Brother Hooker", which are in the wagon. The goose must've moved when the picture was taken, because it's really hard to see. She often pretended that "Brother Hooker" was a preacher and her dolls were the congregation.

    SOURCE: Private photo collection of Martha Kult
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    Baptism of Vess & Mary Case
    Baptism of Vess & Mary Case

  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I1257&tree=1: accessed 19 November 2018), "Mary Frances COLLIER".

  • Sources

    (Reliability ratings:
      0=Unreliable   1=Questionable   2=Secondary   3=Primary) 
    1. [S34] Mary Ruth Case, "The Case/Collier Family Genealogy," compiled 10 Dec 1990, supplied 2004 by Case, Rolla, Missouri.

    2. [S47] Mary Frances (Collier) Case (Rolla, MO), interview by Mary Ruth Case (daughter of Mary Frances), date unknown; transcript privately held by Mary Ruth Case, Rolla, Missouri, 1998.

    3. [S295] Social Security Administration, "U.S. Social Security Death Index," database, Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 28 May 2009), entry for Mary F. Case, 2001, SS no. 344-24-1422. (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S799] Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, birth certificate no. 54229 (1933), Martha Josephine Case; Bureau of Vital Statistics, Jefferson City, (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S44] Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, certificate of death [unnumbered] (2001), Mary Frances Case; Bureau of Vital Statistics, Jefferson City, (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S537] Rhea Cemetery (Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri; LAT/LON N37.8144° W-91.7703°; located south of Rolla, Missouri; take Rt. 63 south out of Rolla for approx. 7 miles; turn left (east) onto CR5320 (Rhea Church Rd.), which is a gravel road; travel approx. 2.3 miles (there are four 90-degree sharp turns); the cemetery is on the left (north) side of the road), joint headstone for Sylvester Allan and Mary Frances Case; personally read and photographed, 10 March 2005. (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S655] Personal knowledge of the author, Kathy Kult, kk @ kks-fam.net, Kathy, the granddaughter of Mary F. (Collier) Case, personally attended Mary's funeral on 2 Feb 2001. (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S913] Phelps County, Missouri, "Marriages", (1901-1906), 7:310, entry for Louis Jesse Collier and Keziah Elizabeth "Bessie" Marsh, 6 January 1905; MSA microfilm C20225, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City. (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S914] Phelps County, Missouri, "Marriage Applications", (Jan 1904 - Jun 1907; Box 2/F1 - Box 2/F5), entry for Lewis Jesse COLLIER and Bessie MARSH, 6 Jan 2905; MSA microfilm C41802, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City. (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S911] Phelps County, Missouri, "Marriage Applications", (Jan - Dec 1927; Box 3/F23 - Box 3/F24), entry for Sylvester A. CASE and Mary F. COLLIER, 20 July 1927; MSA microfilm C41809, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City. (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S916] Phelps County, Missouri, "Marriages", (1920-1927), 10:615, entry for Sylvester A. CASE and Mary F. COLLIER, 20 July 1927; MSA microfilm C20226, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City. (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S34] Mary Ruth Case, "The Case/Collier Family Genealogy," compiled 10 Dec 1990, supplied 2004 by Case, Rolla, Missouri, (Reliability: 2).

    13. [S252] "Case-Collier," marriage announcement, Rolla Times (Rolla, Missouri), 28 July 1927, front page, bottom left corner, (Reliability: 2).