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Annette Dwyer (Magoffin)

Birthplace: Chihuahua, Mexico
Death: March 08, 1926 (87)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, United States
Place of Burial: San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Gen. James Wiley Magoffin and María Magoffin
Wife of Maj. Joseph Edward Dwyer
Mother of Edward Dwyer, 1863-1921; Joseph E Dwyer; Annette Marie Schmitt; James Magoffin Dwyer; Gertrude Josephine Dwyer Leighton (1880 - 1954) and 2 others
Sister of Major Joseph Magoffin; Samuel Magoffin and Josephine Richardson

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About Annette Dwyer


Mother of the Late District Judge Edward Dwyer Funeral Tuesday

Mrs. Annette M. Dwyer, 88, member of one of the most prominent pioneer families of San Antonio, died Monday in the old Dwyer home, 125 Dwyer Avenue, where she had resided for 65 years.

Mrs. Dwyer was the mother of the late District Judge Edward Dwyer and many of her descendants have taken prominent parts in politics in Bexar County and occupied several positions of trust and importance. Dwyer Avenue was named for her family and the house in which she died was constructed by her husband 65 years ago.

She wns born in Chihuahua, Mexico, and was a daughter of Gen. James Magoffin of El Paso, and a niece of Gov. Beriah Magoffin of Kentucky. She married Maj. Joseph Dwyer in 186O in the old Menger Hotel.

Her surviving children are: Joseph E. Dwyer. Samuel J. Dwyer, James M. Dwyer, Patrick A. Dwyer, Mrs. George J. F. Schmitt, and Mrs. Thomas J. Leighton. She is also survived by 21 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

The funeral will be held Tuesday morning.

The active pallbearers will be her grandchildren : Edward Dwyer, James E. Dwyer Jr., Samuel Dwyer Jr., Charles Dwyer, Patrick Dwyer Jr., and Sam E. Leighton.

The honorary pallbearers will be: John W. Tobin, Phil H. Wright. Ray Lambert, H. C. Carter. John Schorn. Judge S. G. Taylor, Jack R. Burke, James Stevens, Thad W. Smith, Nat M. Lewis, Dr. Frederick Terrell and William Sullivan.

As written in The San Antonio Express March 9th 1926

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Annette Dwyer's Timeline

October 10, 1838
Chihuahua, Mexico
June 29, 1873
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, United States
March 8, 1926
Age 87
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, United States