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Sophie Elizabeth HALLIDAY[1]

Female - 1994


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  • Name Sophie Elizabeth HALLIDAY 
    Born Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Religion Baptist 
    Education Sophie Newcomb College for Women; University of Colorado 
    Occupation Musician 
    Died 1 Apr 1994  Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • at her home
    Buried Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8596  Dyal and Speckels
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2007 

    Father Herbert Judson HALLIDAY 
    Mother Sophie Anna BONHAM,   b. 19 Jun 1880,   d. 28 May 1963  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 1 Jun 1905  Jefferson County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F5733  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - - Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Apr 1994 - Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • BFA #416

      Sophie Elizabeth Halliday graduated from high school in Beaumont, Texas, then persued the study of art and music at Sophie Newcomb College for Women in New Orleans and the University of Colorado in Boulder. She was an accomplished pianist and harpist and also enjoyed teaching students to play these instruments. She was a member of the Beaumont Symphony Orchestra, the Music Study Club, and the Women’s Club. She was also involved with the Beaumont Art Museum and Scurlock-Brown Museum. In later years, she was interested in genealogy and became a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Mayflower Society, and the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. She was also a member of the Elizabeth Class at the First Baptist Church of Beaumont. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Burleson Family Bulletin, Helen Burleson Kelso, ed., Vol. XIV, no. 2, p. 2067.

    2. [S1] Burleson Family Bulletin, Helen Burleson Kelso, ed., Vol. XIV, no. 1, p. 2007.


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