The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 16, July 1912 - April, 1913 Page: 290
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The Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Exposure in the service injured his health. He was for many
years an invalid. After the war Mrs. Theall opened a school at
Brazoria; she also taught at Columbia, and was for seven years
postmistress at the latter place. Her acquaintance in Brazoria
county was large, and the many pupils who profited by her
instruction regard her with affection and gratitude. She is
familiar with the historic localities of that section, and numbers
among her former friends prominent citizens of the early days,
who have passed away. While she contributed to the press from
time to time, her pen was used chiefly as a recreation, and she
preserved none of her writings. She was the mother of two sons
and two daughters, and the care of her family and household filled
her life. But one of her children survives, the daughter with whom
she makes her home, and whose family are all settled in Bay City
and Brazoria and Matagorda counties. While the weight of eighty-
odd years has impaired her physical strength, her mental grasp
is vigorous, and her fine memory summons at will varied and
interesting pictures drawn from her many eventful years in Texas.
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 16, July 1912 - April, 1913, periodical, 1913; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101058/m1/298/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.