September 1879 – July 10, 1966
about 1961 earlier
Ada was born the fourth of ten
children in Gillespie County Texas to Martin Shipp and Martha
She married Lawrence (Lorenzo) A. Munsell on February 12, 1903.
Together they had three children including the eldest Leland Munsell (AKA
Cowboy and later Pam-Paw).
died at the home of her son Mark Munsell in Dublin
Texas. She is buried in Banks Cemetery
in Brown County.
Teresa was very young, she recalled meeting Ada. She remembers that Ada had long white
hair down to her legs (she kept in a bun most of the time), smoked a pipe, and