Martha (Hines) Brown Turns

Martha Lee "Mattie" Hines born 7-3-1863 in Bowling Green, Ky and her parents were William Henry
"Captain Buck" Hines and Hester Rone.

Martha married Charles L. Brown, boot maker, on 3-20-1876 in Kentucky. They had two children, a
daughter, Mola Brown born about 1877 and a son, Charles Brown born 1879.

Mr. Brown passed away, information is not known but, as a young widow with two children she lived with
her brother, John W. Hines and his family. At some point she moved with her son to Waxahachie
(Ellis), Texas. What became of the daughter is not known, probably stayed with the Hines family.

Martha met and married John William Preston Turns in Waxhachie 1-12-1882. John and Martha Turns had 7
sons and 1 daughter. Mr Turns passed away 9-8-1924 and Martha passed away 1-1-1940. Both are buried
in the Old City Cemetery in Waxahachie, Texas.

Photo submitted by Donna S. Enger who is the g-grand daughter of John and Martha Turns, and who lives
in Weatherford, Texas.