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James Myron Close
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Birth: Nov. 16, 1893
Coleman County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 1974
Coleman
Coleman County
Texas, USA

James Myron CLOSE was a son of James Harve CLOSE and Mary Alice (WILLIAMS) CLOSE.

Paternal grandparents were Elijah Smith "E.S." CLOSE and Sarah Jane (CONNAWAY) CLOSE, both of Tennessee.

Maternal grandparents were James M. WILLIAMS and Mary C. (KEGAN) WILLIAMS.

His siblings include:
Vernon CLOSE
Winnie Mae CLOSE
Florence (CLOSE) HOLBERT
Pat CLOSE

FAMILY HISTORY
THROUGH CENSUS RECORDS


1860 US CENSUS
Hallettsville P. O., Lavaca County, Texas
June 12, 1860
Page 20
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DWELLING 136/FAMILY 136
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CLOSE, E. S. [Elijah Smith], 27, m, w, laborer, Tennessee
CLOSE, Sarah [CONNAWAY/CONAWAY], 15, f, w, housewife, Tennessee
SHEFIELD, John, 27, m, w, laborer, Tennessee

1870 US CENSUS
Lavaca County, Texas
July 23, 1870
Page 157
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DWELLING 1172/FAMILY 1019
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CLOSE, Smith, 37, m, w, farmer, Tennessee
CLOSE, Sarah J. [CONNAWAY/CONAWAY], 24, f, w, keeping house, Tennessee
CLOSE, John T. 10, m, w, at home, Texas
CLOSE, William S., 8, m, w, at home, Texas
CLOSE, James H., 5, m, w, at home, Texas
CLOSE, Joseph C., 2, m, w, at home, Texas

1880 US CENSUS
Precinct 2, Lavaca County, Texas
June 21, 1880
Page 34-B
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DWELLING 283/FAMILY 283
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CLOSE, E. S. [Elijah Smith], w, m, 60, widow, farming, Tenn., N.C., Tenn.
CLOSE, J. T. [John T.], w, m, 19, son, single, farming, Texas, Tenn., Tenn.
CLOSE, W. S. [William Smith], w, m, 17, son, single, farm hand, Texas, Tenn., Tenn.
CLOSE, J.H. [James Harve], w, m, 15, son, single, farmhand, Texas, Tenn., Tenn.
CLOSE, M. E., w, f, 7, daughter, Texas, Tenn., Tenn.
CLOSE, J. C. [Joseph C.], w, m, 11, son, single, att. school, Texas, Tenn., Tenn.
CLOSE, E. P., w, m, 3, son, single, Texas, Tenn., Tenn.

1900 US CENSUS
Coleman County, Texas
June 15, 1900
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DWELLING 128/FAMILY 128
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CLOSE, James H., head, w, m, May 1865, 35, married 10 years, Texas, Tennessee, Texas, farmer
CLOSE, Mary E. [WILLIAMS], wife, w, f, Jan 1871, 29, married 10 years, 3 children, 3 living, Texas, Texas, Texas
CLOSE, Vernon M., son, w, m, Aug. 1892, 7, single, Texas, Texas, Texas
CLOSE, Myron, son, w, m, Nov. 1893, 6, single, Texas, Texas, Texas
CLOSE, Winnie May, daughter, w, m[f], March 1895, 5, single, Texas, Texas, Texas
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DWELLING 132/FAMILY 132
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CLOSE, Elisha S., head, w, m, April 1830, 70, married 21 years, Tennessee, North Carolina, North Carolina, farmer
CLOSE, Martha E. [NICHOLS], wife, w, f Jan 1848, 52, married 21 years, 0 children, Alabama, South Carolina, Georgia
KEMP, William, servant, w, m, Nov. 1898, 21, single, Arkansas, Arkansas, Arkansas, farm laborer

1910 US CENSUS
Justice Precinct 1, Coleman County, Texas
April 26, 1910
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DWELLNG 112/FAMILY 116
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CLOSE, Harve, head, m, w, 55 married once for 19 years, Texas, Texas, Texas, farmer, own farm
CLOSE, Alice [WILLIAMS], wife, f, w, 38, married once for 19 years, 4 children, 4 living, Texas, Texas, Texas, none
CLOSE, Vernon, son, m, w, 17, single, Texas, Texas, Texas, farm laborer, home farm
CLOSE, Miron, son, m, w, 16, single, Texas, Texas, Texas, farm laborer, home farm
CLOSE, Winnie, daughter, f, w, 14, single, Texas, Texas, Texas, none
CLOSE, Florence, daughter, f, w, 7, single, Texas, Texas, Texas, none

1920 US CENSUS
Justice Precinct 1, Coleman County, Texas
January 13 & 14, 1920
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DWELLING 64/FAMILY 67
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CLOSE, J. H., head, m, w, 44, married, Texas, Tennessee, Texas, farming, home farm
CLOSE, Mary [WILLIAMS], wife, f, w, 48, married, Texas, Texas, Texas, none
CLOSE, Vernon, m, w, 27, single, Texas, Texas, Texas, farming, home farm
CLOSE, Myron, son, m, w, 26, single, Texas, Texas, Texas, farming, home farm
CLOSE, Winnie, daughter, f, w, 24, single, Texas, Texas, Texas, none
CLOSE, Florence, daughter, f, w, 16, single, Texas, Texas, Texas, none
CLOSE, Pat, son, m, w, 8, single, Texas, Texas, Texas, none

1930 US CENSUS
Precinct 1, Coleman County, Texas
April 17, 1930
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DWELLING 162/FAMILY 172
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CLOSE, James H. head, m, w, 64, married at age 26, Texas, Tennessee, Tennessee, farmer, general farm
CLOSE, Mary A. [WILLIAMS], wife, f, w 59, married at age 19, Texas, Texas, Texas, none
CLOSE, Vernon M., son, m, w, 38, single, Texas, Texas, Texas, farmer, general farm
CLOSE, Winnie M., daughter, f, w, 34, single, Texas, Texas, Texas, none
CLOSE, Pat W. Ab., son, m, w, 18, single, Texas, Texas, Texas, none

SOURCES:
Texas Certificate of Death
U.S. Census Records 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Harve Close (1865 - 1953)
  Mary Alice Williams Close (1871 - 1949)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Lucille Hamon Close (1891 - 1977)*
 
 Children:
  Kathryn Lucille Close Hector (1920 - 1986)*
  Mary Corneille Close Starnes (1925 - 2008)*
 
 Siblings:
  Vernon Monroe Close (1892 - 1975)*
  James Myron Close (1893 - 1974)
  Winnie Mae Close (1895 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Coleman City Cemetery
Coleman
Coleman County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Sebastian
Record added: Dec 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31881691
James Myron Close
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James Myron Close
Added by: Ralph Terry
 
James Myron Close
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 Added: Dec. 2, 2008
 
 
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