PANNELL, MARGARET CAROLINA MCINTOSH (1849-1931) Margaret "Carrie" Carolina McIntosh was born in Garlandsville, Newton County, Mississippi on March 7, 1849. She married John Simeon Pannell, a Confederate veteran, in Meridian, Mississippi on November 7, 1866.
They had two children, Fuller McIntosh Pannell in 1868 and William Jehu Pannell in 1870, before moving to Bastrop County, Texas in the fall of 1870. The family then moved to Travis County in 1872 and lived on a farm east of Austin. The Pannells had four more children in Texas including Ada and Ida Pannell, twins born in 1875, Almarine Pannell, born in 1879, and John Dudley Pannell, born in 1881.
In 1916 John and Margaret Pannell celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, which was attended by Rev. Shelby King, who had married the couple, as well as Mrs. S.C. Lattimore, Margaret's school teacher, Tom Peebles, John Pannell's friend who had gone with him to get the marriage license, and Mayor A.P. Woolridge.
Margaret Pannell was a midwife to friends and family, delivering her own grandchildren. Later in life, she cared for her husband at home until her death on April 10, 1931. She was buried in the Texas State Cemetery on April 11, 1931. John S. Pannell died on April 29, 1931, and was buried in the Texas State Cemetery on April 30, 1931.
Information taken from: Family History and Death Certificate # 20875.