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James Mathias Gulley
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1870
San Jose
Santa Clara County
California, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 1955
West Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA

James Mathias Gulley was born in San Jose to Bryant Gulley and Emma Ann Swall. He was named James, the name of his paternal grandfather and Mathias, the name of his Maternal grandfather.

When he was about a year old he moved, with his parents, to a Tule River Homestead in Tulare Co., California, where he spent his childhood. He married Elma Mae Dingman in Los Angeles in 1892. They settled first, in Newhall, Los Angeles Co. where he owned and operated a General Merchants Store for several years before he went into Insurance and Investments in Los Angeles. They celebrated their 60th anniversary, 20 April 1952.

On 26 Jul 1955, at the age of 85 he passed away.

His obituary was Published in the Los Angeles Times. 29 Jul 1955, Los Angeles, California

Funeral service for James Mathias Gulley 85. insurance and investment broker in West Hollywood for 50 years will be conducted today at 3 PM at Ytter-McKinley's Hollywood Chapel. Interment will follow at Grandview Cemetery. Mr. Gulley was a native of San Jose, and his grandparents Mathias and Elizabeth Swall were among the earliest West Hollywood pioneers. He resided at 845No. Hillsdale Ave., and retired from active business in 1952. He leaves his widow Elma, a daughter Hazel B Allen, a granddaughter and 3 great granddaughters.
bio by Audrey DeCamp Hoffman

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Audrey DeCamp Hoffman (#46783896)

Family links: 
  Bryant Gulley (1850 - 1929)
  Emma Ann Swall Gulley (1851 - 1883)
  Elma Mae Dingman Gulley (1873 - 1959)
  Ruth Gulley*
  James Mathias Gulley (1870 - 1955)
  Nancy Elizabeth Gulley Setliff (1872 - 1898)*
  Winnie Azzalea Gulley (1876 - 1880)*
  Chester Bryant Gulley (1880 - 1939)*
  Jasper Gulley (1882 - 1882)*
  Margaret Octavia Gulley Gulley (1891 - 1963)**
*Calculated relationship
Grand View Memorial Park
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Section B, Lot 57, Grave 10
Created by: Linda Carole Mustion
Record added: Apr 09, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13901934
James Mathias Gulley
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- R.D. Herring
 Added: Nov. 1, 2012

- Linda Carole Mustion
 Added: Oct. 12, 2012
~*~May You Rest In Eternal Peace~*~In remembrance of my 2nd cousin 1x removed.
- Audrey DeCamp Hoffman
 Added: Oct. 7, 2012

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