MARY J. WHITLOW BRADEN (1842 - ): 

Mary "Mollie" J. Whitlow was born in Hickory County, Missouri, daughter of Henry and Ella Culbertson Whitlow.  Mollie’s brother W. H. Whitlow was a Fayetteville druggist and began his career as a clerk with the business of P.M. Cox.  Sallie married Robert F. Braden, who was born on 18 January 1816 in North Carolina.  He lived several years in McMinn County, Tennessee where from 1851 to 1854 he was sheriff.  The couple is listed on the 1880 Arkansas Census living in Washington County and Robert's occupation was recorded as "farmer."  Robert died on 28 February 1887 and is buried in Evergreen Cemetery in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  According to other founding ladies her knew Mollie, they described her as having “black hair and blue eyes.”