Abstracted from "Bonham News" Fannin Co., Texas 7 Jan 1908: from "Savoy Star" Sketch of Mrs. Emily Koontz and photo; maiden name Atkinson; born Charleston , Virginia, 13 Sept 1825; now 82 yrs. old; tenth child of 11; after father died mother moved to Celina, Ohio; there married Lorenzo D. McMahon 12 Sept 1844; 2 children, D.T. and Mrs. Fannie Kinder now dec’d. Husband died 1848; moved to Booneville, Mo.; married H.L.