The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 15, July 1911 - April, 1912

Texas Historical Association Quarterly

NOTES AND FRAGMENTS
Mrs. Anna Maria Ireland, the widow of former Governor Ire-
land, died at the residence of her grandson, Ireland Graves, at
Austin, Texas, on May 28, 1911. She was born in Henry county,
Virginia, July 7, 1833.
Mrs. Mary E. Hardeman, widow of General William P. Harde-
man, died at her home in Austin, March 13, 1911, aged 69 years.
In her will Mrs. Hardeman bequeathed to the State Library the
portrait of her husband painted by Huddle.
Mrs. Sue Randolph died at her home in Austin, September 12,
1911. She was born August 9, 1830, and, coming to Texas when
she was eighteen years old, had been a resident of Austin since
1848. In 1853 she was married to C. H. Randolph, who was
State Treasurer, 1858 to 1865.
Roo n QUARLES MILLs, former United States Senator, died at
his home in Corsicana, September 2, 1911, aged seventy-nine years.
The story of his eventful life is recorded in the annals of the
State's history; want of space forbids its recital here. He rose
to the rank of colonel during the Civil War. In 1872 he was
elected to the Forty-third Congress and re-elected nine times in
succession, but resigned March 29, 1892, to succeed Horace Chil-
ton as United States Senator, serving from March 30, 1892, until
March 3, 1899.
HAL H. NEILL, Associate Justice of the Court of Civil Appeals
for the Fourth Supreme Judicial District of Texas, died of
apoplexy at Clouderoft, New Mexico, Thursday night, August 31,
1911. A native of Carroll county, Mississippi, where he was born
January 29, 1848, he was reared in the old colonial home of his
father, Colonel G. F. Neill, four miles from Carrollton. Both his
father and mother, Caroline Hart, were of Robinson county, Ten-

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