Sunday’s Obituary: Daisy Routt (1883-1963)

Daisy (Newsome) Routt married my 2nd Great Grand Uncle Jefferson Routt on 27 January 1917, and lived with him in Chappell Hill, Washington County, Texas. Even though there were no children born of this union, her children from a previous marriage were listed under his surname in the 1920 US Federal Census.

Jeff Routt Family in 1920 US Federal Census

I’m not sure when Daisy moved to the Galveston, Texas area to be near her children and their families, but she was living in Galveston at the time of her death 14 March 1963.  Her body was returned to Chappell Hill, Texas where she was laid to rest in the Chappell Hill Cemetery on 20 March 1963.

Below is a copy of Daisy’s obituary that I was very fortunate to find posted by someone in her family on Ancestry.com. I’ve tried contacting that family member via the site, but have not made a connection yet. So, I patiently wait for someone from her family to return to Ancestry to pick up where they left off with their research. When they do, I hope a connection with them is possible!

The Galveston Newspaper, March 16, 1963, pg. 8

Daisy Routt

Funeral services for Mrs. Daisy Routt, 80, who died at 7:45 p.m. Thursday in the home of her daughter, 3515 avenue M. are pending at Fields funeral home.

Mrs. Routt is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Lenora Fells and Mrs. Senora Wilder, both of Galveston and Mrs. Opera Henderson of New York City; five grand-children and seven great-grand-children.

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Source Citation:

Year: 1920; Census Place: Chapel Hill, Washington, Texas; Roll: T625_1855; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 131; Image: 667.

“Obituary of Daisy Routt,” The Galveston Newspaper, Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, March 16, 1963, Obituary section,  accessed 2 October 2011.

 

6 thoughts on “Sunday’s Obituary: Daisy Routt (1883-1963)

    • Greetings Jeffrey Cook-Holmes! I left a response to you when you posted at my Facebook page. But, I am not sure if you saw it or not. So I will post my response to you again here via my website.

      What I posted to you on September 18, 2017:

      Thank you for stopping by Claiming Kin Genealogy on Facebook inquiring about my family connection to Daisy Routt. Daisy Routt, also known as, Daisy (Newsome) Wilder married my uncle Jefferson Routt on 27 Jan 1917 in Washington County TX. It is unknown how long they stayed married because by the time of my uncle’s death, 27 April 1935, Daisy Routt and her children – Ella Wilder, Opera Wilder, Senora Wilder, Lenora Wilder, Edna Wilder, and son L C McClenon had moved away and were living in Galveston County, Galveston, TX. You can learn more about Daisy (Newsome) Routt’s connection to my uncle via his public profile page at Ancestry – https://www.ancestry.com/…/900…/person/76014998204/facts

      You can learn more about Daisy Newsome and her marriage T. Wilder via her public profile at Ancestry – https://www.ancestry.com/…/person/240007582053/facts. I hope this information helps. Again, thank you for contacting me!

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    • Greetings Jeffrey Cook-Holmes!

      I responded to your post that you left for me over on my Facebook page. But not sure you got it. So I will post what I wrote over there here as well.

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      On September 18, 2017, I wrote:

      Thank you for stopping by Claiming Kin Genealogy on Facebook inquiring about my family connection to Daisy Routt. Daisy Routt, also known as, Daisy (Newsome) Wilder married my uncle Jefferson Routt on 27 Jan 1917 in Washington County TX.

      It is unknown how long they stayed married because by the time my uncle passed away on, 27 April 1935, Daisy Routt and her children – Ella Wilder, Opera Wilder, Senora Wilder, Lenora Wilder, Edna Wilder, and son L C McClenon had moved away and were living in Galveston County, Galveston, TX.

      You can learn more about Daisy (Newsome) Routt’s connection to my uncle via his public profile page at Ancestry – https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/90088012/person/76014998204/facts (may have to copy and paste this link in your web browser to view)

      You can also learn more about Daisy Newsome and her marriage T. Wilder via her public profile at Ancestry – https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/90088012/person/240007582053/facts (again, may have to copy and paste this link in your web browser to view)

      I hope this information helps. Again, thank you for contacting me!

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