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James Robert LaFayette Hilburn
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Birth: Apr. 19, 1861
Ellis County
Texas, USA
Death: Nov. 13, 1944
Douglas
Cochise County
Arizona, USA

He married Frances Etna "Fannie" White October 14, 1880 in Milam County, Texas. They had eight children: Lizzie who married Tom McDougal and later Bob Griner, Will, Rosa who died of typhoid fever at age 15, Bessie who married first Carl Terpening and second R. G. Struthers, Fred who married Eva Childers, Ola who married first Hugh Roberts and second Jimmy Grafton, Al who married Stella Reed, and Ruby who married Louis Roberts.

J R served as an Arizona Territorial Ranger in 1904. He was one of only 107 original Rangers. He also served as a Douglas City Police officer and as a deputy sheriff.

He and his family were honored by the present day Arizona Rangers with a special grave marking ceremony on 15 May 2009 to recognize his service to the State.

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 Parents:
  Seborn Webb Hilburn (1842 - 1916)
  Sarah Elizabeth Price Hilburn (1844 - 1933)
 
 Spouse:
  Frances "Fannie" White Hilburn (1862 - 1910)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Elizabeth Hilburn Griner (1882 - 1962)*
  William Franklin Hilburn (1884 - 1967)*
  Rosabell Hilburn (1887 - 1902)*
  Bessie Mae Hilburn Struthers (1890 - 1976)*
  Robert Fred Hilburn (1892 - 1918)*
  Effie Ola Hilburn Grafton (1896 - 1987)*
  Ruby Inez Hilburn Roberts (1908 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Robert LaFayette Hilburn (1861 - 1944)
  Frank Vincent Hilburn (1867 - 1938)*
  Dora Hilburn Lee (1875 - 1963)*
  Stephen B. Hilburn (1881 - 1896)*
  Eva Hilburn Durham (1884 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Douglas
Cochise County
Arizona, USA
Plot: K-201-1
 
Created by: plyce
Record added: May 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37295019
James Robert LaFayette Hilburn
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James Robert LaFayette Hilburn
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James Robert LaFayette Hilburn
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- Wanda M.
 Added: Oct. 22, 2013
JAMES at peace with his Lord and SaviorJesus.
- Troll's BRIDGE
 Added: Aug. 17, 2012

- Wanda M.
 Added: Jun. 16, 2012
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