Newman-Short Cemetery

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Ella Maude Gover was born on 15 Mar 1868 in Cherokee County, Texas and died in Boerne, Kendall, Texas on 21 Mar 1917. She was the daughter of Samuel Banks Gover and Jane Wesley Elrod Gover (1828 - 1885).

On 27 May 1884 she married John Thomas Short in Boerne, Kendall, Texas.

They had ten children:

Maggie Jane Short;

Josie Short;

Minnie May Short who married Henry Reed Bauerlein;

Laura Short (Jun 1891 - ?);

Annie Ophelia Short who married Edwin John Merz;

John Franklin "Frank" Short who married Frances Levenia "Vena" Cure on 6 Jun 1919;

William Jefferson Short;

Alma Ella Short who married Thomas Chester Anderson;

Vernie Lee Short who married Reinhold Herman Zercher; and

Olive Maude Short who married Clyde Short (17 May 1902 - 14 May 1984); and

Baby Boy Short.