Mary Hester Spiller
b. 8 April 1845, d. 3 October 1907
- Father: Samuel Fielding Spiller b. circa 1819, d. 14 June 1859
- Mother: Elizabeth E. Kyle b. circa 1825
- Mary Hester Spiller was born on 8 April 1845 in Virginia.
- She was known as Hester.
- Samuel Fielding Spiller and Elizabeth E. Kyle appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1850 in Montgomery County, Texas. Other members of the household included Mary Hester Spiller, Robert Fielding Spiller, William Marcellus Spiller and George Kyle Spiller.
- Elizabeth E. Kyle appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in Waverly PO, Walker (later San Jacinto) County, Texas. Other members of the household included Mary Hester Spiller, William Marcellus Spiller, Robert Fielding Spiller and Virginia Evalina Spiller. Also in the household was German-born saddler G. A. Ludewig.
- She married Benjamin Devane Griffin, son of Willie Griffin, on 23 December 1863 in Walker County, Texas.
- Benjamin Devane Griffin and Mary Hester Spiller appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1870 in Danville, Montgomery County, Texas, living next to Hester's first cousin William Fielding Spiller.
- Mary Hester Spiller became a widow at the 21 April 1898 death of her husband Benjamin Devane Griffin.
- Mary Hester Spiller died on 3 October 1907 at age 62.
- She was buried at Oakwood Cemetery in Conroe, Montgomery County, Texas.
- Last Edited: 18 Feb 2012