|Birth: ||Nov. 30, 1860|
|Death: ||Feb. 19, 1909|
James was the son of George Awalt (1812-1882) and Rebecca Bradshaw 1815-1870).
He married Mary Louisa Jennings 15 Sep 1880 in Bastrop County. Her middle name was Louisa but she went by Mary Lou.
They farmed land in Eastland County, Texas between the towns of Cisco and Eastland.
Children of James Griffin Awalt and Mary Lou Jennings:
1. George Thomas 1883-1924
2. William Miles 1893-1980
3. Althea/Alta b.Mar 1888 m Andrew Lee Havens.
4. Minerva 1893-1978 m Jessie Harbin
5. Johnnie Lea 1898-1993 m Cecil Kelly & B.F. Mathiews
6. Barbara Lou "Bobbie" 1902-1979 m Herman T. Wood
7. Ophelia Myrtle 1883-1935 m Z.M. Armstrong
Mary Lou died in Jan 1903 and James died in 1909. Their younger children were orphaned and by 1910 Miles, Johnnie and Barbara are enumerated at the "widows and orphans home" at Navarro County, Texas.
By 1920 Miles and Johnnie are back in Eastland County. Wm Miles wife, Vera Blanche Butler, died in 1920. In 1930 Wm Miles was living with his father-in-law, James S. Butler. Wm Miles died Jun 16, 1980 at Eastland Co., Tx.
James apparently married Mrs. Velma Bentley in Easatland County, Texas on 25 Sep 1903.
Eastland County, Texas marriages, Book 4, Page 138. Marriage performed by R. B. Vaughan, ordained minister.
George Awalt (1812 - 1882)
Rebecca Bradshaw Awalt (1815 - 1870)
Mary Louisa Jennings Awalt (1866 - 1903)
Ophelia Myrtle Awalt Armstrong (1883 - 1935)*
George Thomas Awalt (1883 - 1924)*
Minerva Gertrude Awalt Harbin (1893 - 1978)*
William Miles Awalt (1896 - 1980)*
Johnnie Lea Awalt Mathiews Kelley (1898 - 1993)*
Barbara Lou Awalt Wood (1902 - 1979)*
Minnerva Katherine Awalt Eppler (1833 - 1912)*
Elizabeth J Awalt Bowen (1836 - 1924)*
Sarah Ann Awalt Soules (1841 - 1929)*
Deliah P. Awalt Sorrells (1843 - 1914)*
Nancy Rebecca Awalt Banks (1847 - 1934)*
Jacob S Awalt (1857 - 1940)*
James Griffin Awalt (1860 - 1909)
Methodist Central Cemetery
Maintained by: Robert Awalt
Originally Created by: sam sproles
Record added: Aug 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40319451
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Added: Feb. 14, 2010
James G. Awalt's parents are buried in Red Rock, Eastland Co., TX in the old Awalt cemetery. James' grand-parents were George Awalt (c1779-1861) and Catherine Speck (1780-1862). James' g-grand-parents were Michael Abraham Awalt (born c1755 in PA and died ...(Read more)|
Added: Jan. 31, 2010
James and Mary Lou Awalt's children, Wm Miles Awalt and Minerva (Awalt) Harbin are interred at the Eastland City Cemetery, Eastland, Texas.|
Added: Jan. 16, 2010