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Jesse Richard Grantham

Jesse Richard Grantham

Male 1880 - 1927  (46 years)

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  • Name Jesse Richard Grantham  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    • Named after his grandfather, Jesse Richardson Grantham
    Nickname Jess 
    Born 18 Dec 1880  Hill County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date/location of birth are from Texas Death Certificate; confirmed by World War I Draft Registration Card; year of birth confirmed by headstone
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Jesse Grantham, age 20, born Dec. 1879 in Texas. Living in Justice Precinct 4; White male son single; He is still living at home with parents Hillery, age 44 and Margaret, age 40; and siblings George, 22; Orlando, 18; Marion, 15; and Try, age 12 (which is Ira); Indexed as farm laborer.  
    Census 1910  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Jesse R. Grantham, age 32, born 1878 in Texas. Living in Justice Precinct 4. White male son; He is single and living with parents Hilliar C., age 55 and Margaret A., age 45; Also in the home are brothers Ira, 22; Orlando, age 20; and May Grantham, age 3. (She is indexed as a sister; but must be a niece.) No occupation is listed for Jess. Brother Marion lives a few houses away. 
    Residence 12 Sept 1919  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    World War I Draft Registration Card; Indexed as Jesse Richardson Grantham but signed "Richard." Age 39; Describes himself as medium height and build; blue eyes and dark hair; deemed "unfit for military service - crippled since childhood."  
    Jesse Richard Grantham
    Jesse Richard Grantham
    World War I Draft Registration Card
    Census 1920  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Jess Grantham, age 42, born 1878 in Texas. Living in Justice Precinct 4; He is married and living with wife Jane M, age 35. He can read/write and owns his own home free of mortgage. Living next door to older brother George Washington Grantham. Also nearby is Eugene Columbus Atwood. 
    Died 8 Feb 1927  Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date/location are per death certificate; He was 46 years 1 month and 19 days old at the time of his death; He had been under a doctor's care from January 1, 1927 to the day of his death; he died at 5:00 p.m. on Feb 8, 1927 of appendicitis; He had been a farmer; His wife, Mrs. Jane Grantham was the informant on the death certificate
    Jesse Richard Grantham
    Jesse Richard Grantham
    Death Certificate
    Buried 9 Feb 1927  Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Tecumseh Cemetery
    Jesse Richard Grantham
    Jesse Richard Grantham
    Headstone
    Person ID P327  Curbow Montoya Family | Atwood Family Branch, Curbow Family Branch, Grantham Family Branch
    Last Modified 20 May 2012 

    Father Hillard Cisero Grantham,   b. 17 Sep 1854, Union County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1939, Tecumseh, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Margaret Ellen Dickson,   b. 22 Jan 1858, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1913, Brentwood, Washington County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Family ID F48  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane M. O'Shields,   b. 20 Jan 1883, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1937, Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 5 Sept 1912  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Callahan County Marriage Records: Marriage Book ML; Volume 3, Page 280: "J. R. Grantham x Jane O'Shields"


    Notes 
    • Jane M. O'Shields was 29 years old when she married Jesse Richard Grantham in Callahan County, Texas on 5 Sept 1912. She cannot be located in the 1900 or the 1910 census - I am assuming that she may have been married one time prior to Jesse - perhaps in Alabama ??
    Last Modified 9 Sep 2012 07:41:15 
    Family ID F1303  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Dec 1880 - Hill County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Jesse Grantham, age 20, born Dec. 1879 in Texas. Living in Justice Precinct 4; White male son single; He is still living at home with parents Hillery, age 44 and Margaret, age 40; and siblings George, 22; Orlando, 18; Marion, 15; and Try, age 12 (which is Ira); Indexed as farm laborer. - 1900 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Jesse R. Grantham, age 32, born 1878 in Texas. Living in Justice Precinct 4. White male son; He is single and living with parents Hilliar C., age 55 and Margaret A., age 45; Also in the home are brothers Ira, 22; Orlando, age 20; and May Grantham, age 3. (She is indexed as a sister; but must be a niece.) No occupation is listed for Jess. Brother Marion lives a few houses away. - 1910 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Sept 1912 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - World War I Draft Registration Card; Indexed as Jesse Richardson Grantham but signed "Richard." Age 39; Describes himself as medium height and build; blue eyes and dark hair; deemed "unfit for military service - crippled since childhood." - 12 Sept 1919 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Jess Grantham, age 42, born 1878 in Texas. Living in Justice Precinct 4; He is married and living with wife Jane M, age 35. He can read/write and owns his own home free of mortgage. Living next door to older brother George Washington Grantham. Also nearby is Eugene Columbus Atwood. - 1920 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Feb 1927 - Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 9 Feb 1927 - Taylor County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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    Jesse Richard Grantham
    Jesse Richard Grantham

  • Sources 
    1. [S2625380337] 1900 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, ), Year: 1900; Census Place: Justice Precinct 4, Callahan, Texas; Roll: T623_1617; Page: 20A; Enumeration District: 16.


    2. [S2624649626] 1910 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. ), Year: 1910; Census Place: Justice Precinct 4, Callahan, Texas; Roll: T624_1534; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 11; Image: 970.


    3. [S2625333136] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Admi), Registration Location: Callahan County, Texas; Roll: 1952398; Draft Board: 0.


    4. [S2624660385] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920.), Year: 1920; Census Place: Justice Precinct 4, Callahan, Texas; Roll: T625_1783; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 35; Image: 731.


    5. [S2624639133] Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - Texas Department of Health. Texas Death Indexes, 1903-2000. Austin, TX, USA: Texas Department of Health, State Vital Statistics Unit.Original data: Texas Department of).
      Indexed incorrectly as Jose Richard Grantham; 8 Feb 1927; Callahan, Certificate 4414