Mary B. Finch Peace

PEACE, MARY B. FINCH (1894-1920): Mary B. Finch was born on December 20, 1894, in Denton County, Texas, to Gus Finch and Mariah Combs.  Gus (b. circa 1850) and Mariah (b. 1865) were both born in Alabama. Gus Finch and Mariah Combs were married in Denton County on October 16, 1892.  Mary B. Finch was the fourth of seven Finch children: Lizzie (b. 1887), Daisy (b. 1889), Willie (b. 1893), Mary (b. 1894), Arthur (b. 1896), Fred (b. 1900), and Roy (b. 1903).   The family lived on their farm that Gus owned, located off of Lowes Pilot Point and Denton Road. Here, Mary worked as a farm hand under Gus Finch’s account and earned a wage. By 1920, Mary Finch was married to Robert Peace (b. 1891) from Greenville, Texas.  Robert and Mary Peace lived in Justice Precinct #7 in Denton County and worked as farmers on the land Robert rented. On October 3, 1920, at 12:30 p.m., Mary died of mitral insufficiency. Mary B. Finch Peace was buried in St. John’s Cemetery on October 5, 1920.

Ann Allen | Isaac Allen | Matilda Allen | Thomas Allen | Martha Billingslea | John Burton | Louisa Burton | Dora Davis | Wash Davis | Charles Ellis | Mrs. Charles Ellis | Gus Finch | Josaphine Finch | Mary Turner Fourteen | Eliza Jane White Green | Hezekiah Griffin | Lindsay Haflin | Melvinie Hays | Charity Shears Holloway Helm | Henry Holloway | Georgia Ann Holstein | Abraham Lyles | Mary Varner Lyles | Marvin Newsom | Charles Oliver | Peggy Oliver | Mary B. Finch Peace | James Robinson | Harriet Davis Shears | Henry Shears | Lucy Shears | Risom Shears | Henry Smith | Lissie Smith | Little Smith | Agle Lee Truitt | George Truitt | Lou Smith Truitt | Ceborn Vaughner | Lewis Vaughner | L.D. "Lover" Vaughner | Jennie Lyles Walker | Infant Ware | Infant Ware II | Mattie Finch Washington | John D. White | Washington Whitlow | Amanda "Mandy" Truitt Williams | Angeline Williamson

The People of St. John's - St. John's Cemetery - Gone to Texas

Citations: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls; Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. ; Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.  Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 are on roll 323 (Chicago City).