Mary Elizabeth Filla nee Labus

 

 

Born: March 23, 1855 in Bremerhaven, Germany

Passed: June 13, 1943 in Clover Bottom, MO

 

Mary’s family emigrated from Prussia (Silesia now Poland) to Texas.  Family legend

was adamant that she was born at sea on the German sailing ship departing from

Bremerhaven, Germany.