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Mary Elizabeth SAWYER

Female 1860 - 1959  (98 years)


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  • Name Mary Elizabeth SAWYER 
    Born 19 Jun 1860  Dunlap, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Apr 1959  Temple, TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 5/11/03. Following anecdotal information from Caroline Etter Nickel, descendant.

      Mary Elizabeth Sawyer came to Dawson, TX in 1893 from Dunlap, TN. Lived there until 1943 when she moved to Temple, TX to live with Aunt Sue Alessandro. Died in Temple, but buried in Dawson, TX. Was a professor at Tennessee university.

      Grandmother Hill's Pound Cake Recipe:
      2 cups sugar
      1 cup shortening
      4 eggs
      1 cup milk
      3 cups flour
      3 level teaspoons baking powder
      1 teaspoon vanilla

      Stir shortening to soften. Gradually add sugar. Cream together until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time. Add vanilla. Sift dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture, alternating with milk. Bake 1 hour in 325 degree oven.
    Person ID I0270  Hill Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2008 

    Family ID F1652  Group Sheet

    Family Ervin Lafayette HILL,   b. 8 Nov 1857, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1929, Dawson, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Children 
    +1. James Benjamin GLASS,   b. UNKNOWN, ? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN, ? Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F0101  Group Sheet