Catherine Wood Miers
F, b. circa June 1909
Catherine Wood Miers|b. c Jun 1909|p5497.htm|Robert Newton Miers|b. 1 Jan 1879\nd. 23 Dec 1944|p5493.htm|Lizzie Harris Wood|b. 2 Aug 1881\nd. 11 Jul 1945|p3444.htm|Thomas M. Miers|b. c 1848|p9839.htm|Carrie A. Anderson|b. c 25 Feb 1853|p21321.htm|Charles H. Wood|b. 21 May 1848\nd. 19 Aug 1881|p353.htm|Alice C. Boles|b. 27 Jul 1855\nd. 15 Jun 1902|p3441.htm|
- Father: Robert Newton Miers b. 1 January 1879, d. 23 December 1944
- Mother: Lizzie Harris Wood b. 2 August 1881, d. 11 July 1945
- Catherine Wood Miers was born circa June 1909 in Texas.
- Robert Newton Miers and Lizzie Harris Wood appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Cement City, Dallas County, Texas. Other members of the household included Catherine Wood Miers, Robert Newton Miers Jr., Harris Wood Miers, Hudson S. Miers and Thomas J. Erwin.
- Robert Newton Miers and Lizzie Harris Wood appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Dallas, Texas, at 5819 Richmond Avenue and also widow Elizabeth Miers, age 41 or 47, identified as an aunt (?). Other members of the household included Catherine Wood Miers, Robert Newton Miers Jr., Harris Wood Miers and Hudson S. Miers.
- The following appeared on 5 May 1932 in The Dallas Morning News: The engagement of Miss Catherine Miers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert N. Miers, to Harold Thompson, son of William Thompson, was made at a luncheon given Wednesday by Miss Ruth Gibbons at the Dallas Athletic Club. The marriage will take place May 20 at 5 o'clock at Church of the Incarnation. . . .
- She married Harold Frederick Thompson on 20 May 1932 in Dallas, Texas, at Church of the Incarnation, with Bishop Harry T. Moore officiating, assisted by the Rev. L. Valentine Lee, rector..
- The following appeared on 21 May 1932 in The Dallas Morning News: Miss Catherine Wood Miers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Newton Miers, and Harold Frederick Thompson, son of William Thompson, were married Friday afternoon at the Church of Incarnation. Bishop Harry T. Moore officiated, assisted by the Rev. L. Valentine Lee, rector.
The bride, who was given in marriage by her father wore. . . .
Mrs. Claude Miller attended the bride as matron of honor. Miss Ruth Gibbons was maid of honor and Miss Virginia Meador was a bridesmaid. Gowns. . . .
Dorothy Banks Thompson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Will C. Thompson, was flower girl. She wore. . . .
Mrs. Clarence Penniman sang. Mrs. Bertram Wheatley played the organ accompaniment.
A reception was held after the ceremony at the home of the bride's parents. Baskets of. . . .
The couple will makie their home in Dallas after a wedding trip to Monterrey. The bride's travelingt costume. . . .
Mrs. Thompson attended Southern Methodist University and the University of Texas, where she was a member of Pi Beta Phi. Mr. Thompson attended Dartmouth and the University of Texas. He is a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.
Out-of-town guests for the wedding were Mrs. C. A. Hopkins of Laredo, grandmother of the bride; Mrs. Elizabeth Miers of Gainesville and the bride's brother, Robert Miers of Milwaukee.
- She officially witnessed the death of Robert Newton Miers on 23 December 1944 at 4533 South Versailles in Highland Park, Dallas County, Texas; at his residence.
- She and Lizzie Harris Wood, Robert Newton Miers Jr., Harris Wood Miers and Hudson S. Miers was mentioned in the obituary of Robert Newton Miers that appeared on 24 December 1944 in The Dallas Morning News: Robert Newton Miers, 4533 South Versailles, native of Dallas and purchasing agent of the Lone Star Cement Corporation with which he had been identified for thirty-six years, died Saturday at his home after a long illness.
He was former president of the National Association of Purchasing Agents.
Newton spent most of his life in Dallas but was with the Lone Star Cement Corpora6tion in New York for several years.
His parents were Mr. and Mrs. Tom Miers, pioneer Dallas settlers.
He attended Notre Dame University, South Bend, Ind., and was a member of the Church of Incarnation, Episcopal, where he was formerly a senior warden. As a boy he sang in the St. Matthews Cathedral choir.
Surviving are his wife, three sons, Robert N. Miers Jr., Milwaukee, Wis., Harris W. Miers, Dallas, and Sgt. Hudson Stuck Miers, United States Army Air Forces, Orlando, Fla., and a daughter, Mrs. Harold F. Thompson, Dallas.
- The following appeared on 14 July 1945 in The Dallas Morning News: Funeral services for Mrs. Kittie Wood Miers, of 4533 South Versailles, native Texan and Dallas resident more than forty years, were held Friday morning at the Church of the Incarnation. The Rev. C. Gresham Marmion officiated. Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
She was born in Forney. Her husband, the late Robert Newton Miers, former purchasing agent for Lone Star Cement Corporation, died last Dec. 23.
Surviving Mrs. Miers are three sons, Robert N. Miers Jr., Wisconsin; Sgt. Hudson S. Miers, United States Army, Orlando, Fla; and Harris W. Miers, Dallas; a daughter, Mrs. Harold Thompson, Dallas, and seven grandchildren.
- Last Edited: 4 Jun 2011
- Charts: Descendants of ABERCROMBIE Charles & Edwina Malinda "Dicey" Booth, Descendants of WOOD William & Lydia Ballentine
Family: Harold Frederick Thompson b. 24 March 1909, d. 11 March 1984