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Jefferson Davis "Jeff" Arthur
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Birth: Jul. 16, 1861
Saltillo
Hopkins County
Texas, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 1926
Saltillo
Hopkins County
Texas, USA

Jeff was the son of John Arthur 3rd and Mary Griffith Arthur, husband of Sophia Jennings Arthur, brother of Billy, Jess, Dow, Eppie, Charlotte, and Molly, father of Eric,John Terrell, Rua, Eppie Valera, Noble, and Paul Grady. He and Sophia had 2 children that died in childhood, Mary Susan and Alethia Georgia.
He was one of the leading merchants in Saltillo until his death at the age of 65. He had suffered a long illness and was in declining health and was attending the funeral of his sister-in-law, Mrs Lester French, when he became very ill and had to be rushed to the Mt Vernon Sanitarium.
His sons followed in his footsteps as merchants and businessmen and his son Rua Arthur owned the drugstore and Post Office until his death in 1981.
Jeff Arthur was my grandfather's brother.  
 
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 Parents:
  John A. Arthur (1820 - 1882)
  Mary M. Griffith Arthur (1831 - 1908)
 
 Spouse:
  Sophia Sarah Jennings Arthur (1870 - 1941)
 
 Children:
  Mary Susan Arthur (1891 - 1891)*
  William Eric Arthur (1892 - 1964)*
  John Terrell Arthur (1895 - 1967)*
  Rua Mercer Arthur (1898 - 1981)*
  Eppie Velera Arthur Loving (1899 - 1987)*
  Letha Georgia Arthur (1901 - 1906)*
  Noble Aubry Arthur (1903 - 1973)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Eaton Arthur (1851 - 1916)*
  Eppie Jane Arthur Hamilton (1854 - 1941)*
  Charlotte Virginia Arthur Hildreth (1856 - 1907)*
  Jefferson Davis Arthur (1861 - 1926)
  Jessie Terrell Arthur (1864 - 1939)*
  Mary Elizabeth Arthur Arthur (1866 - 1925)*
  Lillie Arthur (1869 - 1872)*
  Henry Dow Arthur (1871 - 1953)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Saltillo Cemetery
Saltillo
Hopkins County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Wanda Corn
Record added: Feb 06, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10438228
Jefferson Davis Jeff Arthur
Added by: Wanda Corn
 
Jefferson Davis Jeff Arthur
Added by: Wanda Corn
 
 
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- Priscilla Gaskins
 Added: May. 16, 2007
REST IN PEACE
- C
 Added: Feb. 14, 2007
Uncle Jeff, lots of love.
- Wanda
 Added: Apr. 24, 2006
 
 
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