Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Jamesons in:
 • Oakwood Cemetery
 • Austin
 • Travis County
 • Texas
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Joe Lee Jameson
Birth: Oct. 9, 1869
Marshfield
Webster County
Missouri, USA
Death: May 9, 1904
Beaumont
Jefferson County
Texas, USA

========================================
Children:
1. Malcolm Routh Jameson - b. 21 Dec 1891
2. Vida Jameson - b. 03 Jul 1893
3. Boy "Twin A" Jameson - b. 25 Mar 1901
4. Boy "Twin B" Jameson - b. 25 Mar 1901
5. House Baker Jameson - b. 17 Dec 1902
===================================
From the Beaumont Daily Journal May 10, 1904

The end came at 1030 o'clock last night. Remains will be interred in Austin. Elks of this city escorted remains to the station, and an escort went to Austin with the body.

Hon. Joe-Lee Jameson, one of the best known of Texas' young men, died at 10:30 o'clock last night at his residence on Hazel Avenue, this city, after an illness of about two weeks, due to a combination of typhoid fever and pneumonia. Mr. Jameson took to his bed about 2 weeks ago after a trip to Austin, where he attended the annual convention of the Travelers' Protective Association of Texas. His illness took a serious turn last Tuesday and on Friday of last week the physicians pronounced him dangerously ill and expressed but little hope of his recovery. {edited for length}.
The entire state will be shocked and grieved to learn of the death of Joe-Lee Jameson. He was known from one end of the state to the other and wherever known, he was loved for his greatness of heart and his universal kindness. Mr. Jameson was 34 years of age, and was born in Texas, in the vicinity of Austin. He was married to the wife who survives him in 1891; two children blessed the union, a boy of 12 years old and a baby about 2 years old. Mr. Jameson was for a number of years secretary of the state democratic executive committee and has been prominent in state politics for a number of years.
He was a state revenue agent and insurance commissioner under the Sayers administration. He served the past year as president of the Texas division of Travelers' Protection Association and was district deputy exalted ruler of the state organization of Elks. {Edited for length} After making his home in Austin for many years, Mr. Jameson came to this city about one year ago and became indentified with the J. M. Guffey Petroleum company as manger of the claims department. {Edited for length}. He was a splendid business man and as a politician, he was popular because of his unswerving sincerity and fidelity to principle and to friends. {edited for length}.
Nearly the entire membership of the Elks lodge of this city met at the club rooms at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon, and from there marched to the residence of the deceased, where they acted as an escort to the body to the Southern Pacific Depot. The body was placed on the Oriole and will be taken to Austin, where the funeral will occur tomorrow afternoon. There were no services in this city. An escort of the local Elks accompanied the remains to Austin, and will assist in the obsequies in that city as representatives of this lodge. Mr. Jameson was a member of the Austin Lodge. (edited information can be provided by Samme Buck. Taken from an article in the Beaumont Daily Journal, May 10, 1904.
+++++++++++++++
Obituary provided by Sherry:

Fort Worth Record
Tuesday, May 10, 1904

Joe Lee Jameson died in Beaumont, Texas, yesterday. He was born in Marshall, Missouri, on October 9, 1869. He was a former Deputy County Clerk in McLennan County, Texas, and directed a record company. He served as Secretary of the State Democratic Executive Committee. He married Anne Routh of Moody, Texas, on March 25, 1891. They had two children: Malcom Routh and Vida. He will be buried in Austin tomorrow.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Franklin Jameson (1844 - 1915)
  Melissa Ann King Jameson (1846 - 1911)
 
 Spouse:
  Clarissa Amaryllis Routh Jameson-Ward (1870 - 1949)
 
 Children:
  Malcolm Routh Jameson (1891 - 1945)*
  Vida Jameson (1893 - 1900)*
  Boy Twin A Jameson (1901 - 1901)*
  Boy Twin B Jameson (1901 - 1901)*
  House Baker Jameson (1902 - 1971)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Austin
Travis County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 3, Lot 1138
 
Maintained by: Samme and Richard Buck
Originally Created by: Geno-seeker
Record added: Mar 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67354092
Joe Lee Jameson
Added by: Samme and Richard Buck
 
Joe Lee Jameson
Added by: Shirley Smith
 
Joe Lee Jameson
Added by: Shirley Smith
 
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

From JoLee, Wendy and me.
- Samme and Richard Buck
 Added: Mar. 11, 2012
For Amaryllis
- Samme and Richard Buck
 Added: Mar. 11, 2012
For Vida
- Samme and Richard Buck
 Added: Mar. 11, 2012
There are 3 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
This page is sponsored by: Samme and Richard Buck

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service