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John Thomas "J.T." Dawes
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Birth: Jul. 22, 1861
Broughton
Hamilton County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 18, 1916
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA

Born in Rectorville - town changed name to Broughton in 1873 after John's father Edward cheaply arranged for town to move to his land a few miles north to intersect with rail line for commercial success.

John married Johnnie Augusta Gause 11 May 1889 in Crockett per letters between the two.

John was murdered by tennants per several trial articles in Crockett Courier in Crockett Library on microfilm. Somehow they forgot a death certificate and obituary in all the uproar over the crime. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Edward Dawes (1820 - 1873)
  Delilah Thrasher Dawes (1831 - 1861)
 
 Spouse:
  Johnnie Augusta Gause Dawes (1873 - 1955)
 
 Children:
  Kathryn Neal Dawes Edlund (1915 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Rufus Dawes (1849 - 1849)**
  Celeste Louisa Dawes Barker (1854 - 1931)*
  George Dawes (1856 - 1858)*
  Margaret Ann Dawes Clark (1858 - 1881)*
  John Thomas Dawes (1861 - 1916)
  Arthur Dawes (1868 - 1933)**
  Lulu Dawes (1869 - 1870)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Eric Jelle
Record added: Jan 02, 2010
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John Thomas J.T. Dawes
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- Sarah Quinn
 Added: Sep. 9, 2012
Life cut short, but not forgotten great grandfather of mine
- Eric Jelle
 Added: Dec. 29, 2010
 
 
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