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James David Yarbrough
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Birth: Jan. 5, 1884
Cotulla
La Salle County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 1958
Newcastle
Young County
Texas, USA

son of Joseph Samuel Yarbrough - Elizabeth W. Owens

James Yarbrough married Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Robinson on 27 July 1911 at Big Foot, Frio County, Texas..

Funeral services were officiated by Rev. James R. Moore, pastor of the Newcastle Assembly of God.

informant did not know parent's names. Informant was daughter, Johnnie Williams

James David Yarbrough, 84, resident of Newcastle was burned to death in an accident caused by a fire and exploding gasoline.

The younger Yarbrough had taken a pan of gasoline into the house to clean a generator and placed it in front of the fireplace.

The explosion followed, and the elder Yarbrough was fatally burned as he sat in a rocking chair in front of the fireplace. It was impossible to get the body out of the house until the fire was almost over. The blaze was out of control when firemen arrived. Interior walls and furnishings of the home were destroyed, leaving on the rock walls standing.

Mrs. Yarbrough, his wife, was in another part of the house and escaped injury.

J.D. and Sarah Yarbrough moved to Newcastle in 1936 from Leon, Oklahoma. He was a former night watchman for Newcastle for the city police force.

Survivors: wife; children - Mrs. Bessie Irene Graves of Palo Pinto; Mrs. Johnnie Williams of Newcastle, Mrs. RoseBelle Gilmore of Graham, James Yarbrough of Newcastle and Cecil Yarbrough of McAlester, OK.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Josiah Samuel Yarbrough (1856 - 1926)
  Elizabeth W. Owens Yarbrough (1858 - 1903)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Elizabeth Craig Yarbrough (1893 - 1928)
 
 Children:
  Johnnie Lee Yarbrough Williams (1911 - 2000)*
  James Floyd Yarbrough (1917 - 2001)*
  Bessie Yarbrough Sible (1926 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Henry Yarbrough (1875 - 1939)*
  Lorenzo Dow Yarbrough (1881 - 1945)*
  James David Yarbrough (1884 - 1958)
  Georgia Yarbrough Hollis (1886 - 1976)*
  Lula Caroline Yarbrough Hornsby (1891 - 1929)*
  Josiah Samuel Yarbrough (1897 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Newcastle Cemetery
Newcastle
Young County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Searchers of our Past
Record added: Apr 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51021359
James David Yarbrough
Added by: Searchers of our Past
 
James David Yarbrough
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- Tracey
 Added: Aug. 9, 2012
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-Anonymous
 Added: Jan. 3, 2012
 
 
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