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Missouri Poindexter (Wright)

Also Known As: "Aunt Zue"
Birthplace: Kentucky, United States
Death: Died in Polk County, Missouri, United States
Place of Burial: Lowry, St. Clair County, Missouri, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Nathaniel Polk Wright and Matilda Wright
Wife of William Daniel Poindexter
Sister of Elizabeth Van Cleve; John William Wright; Amanda Frances Nall; Thomas Jefferson Wright, MD; James Knox Polk Wright, MD and 6 others

Managed by: Ben M. Angel
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About Missouri Poindexter

Published in Springfield, Mo. February 5,1932

                            Humansville Loses Beloved "Aunt Zou", 96

Humansville lost one of it's most beloved and colorful figures Thursday when Mrs. Missouri Wright Poindexter, better known here as "Aunt Zou", died at the home of her brother, Dr. Albert Wright. Although she was 96 years od "Aunt Zou" was one of the most interested, and interesting persons in Humansville. She had a colorful history, was a brilliant conversationalist and inveterate reader, and her home was the gathering place of your and old alike.

  "Aunt Zou" was the  second woman graduated from Louisville Theological Seminary.  That, she has explained was in the days when it wasn't considered quite proper for women to go to school.  She came from Kentucky to Missouri with her family-which number six boys and six girls-and was one of the first women school teachers in the state.
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Missouri Poindexter's Timeline

January 15, 1841
Kentucky, United States
February 23, 1873
Age 32
February 4, 1932
Age 91
Polk County, Missouri, United States
Lowry, St. Clair County, Missouri, United States