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James Petty Apperson
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Birth: Apr. 15, 1829
Henry County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 1913
Dallas County
Texas, USA

Married: 15 Aug 1850

"The Apperson Family in America" by Vera Apperson English, she has him died Nov 29, 1913.....
J P APPERSON DIES AT AGE Of 84 YEARS -
Dallas County Pioneer Passes Away at Home Funeral Will be Held this Morning - Six Grandsons to Act as Pallbearers J P Apperson, aged 84 years, a pioneer of Dallas County passed away at 9 o'clock yesterday at his home 212 S Lancaster Avenue. Besides his widow he is survived by six children: Frank Apperson, Andrew P Apperson, Mrs George W Owens, A Petty Apperson, Mrs E B Robbins and Mrs C L Browning, all of Dallas. Besides these there are surviving 28 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 9 o'clock this morning at the family residence 212 S Lancaster Avenue. Service will be conducted by Rev J A Walkup, a Methodist minister of Fort Worth and an old friend of the family and former pastor of Mr Apperson. The active pallbearers will be composed of six of his grandchildren as follows: Lynn Apperson, Everett Owens, George Owens, Leland Apperson, Pat Robbins and Tom Robbins. The honorable pallbearers are J F Mulkey, W M Crow, L O Donald, Dr W W Lively, Sam Smith, W L Diamond, George Davis, Charles Burton, John Meredith, B H Webster and R L Ellis. The Burial will take place at the family burial ground near the old homestead in Wilmer community close to the old site of the Methodist Church which was built through the instrumentality and of which he was a loyal member many years.
James Petty Apperson was born in Henry Co., Tennessee on April 15, 1829. As a boy he lived in Tennessee, Missouri and Texas. He came with his father to this state in 1845 and settled near where the town of Waxahachie now stands.
In 1850 he was married to Mary Catherine Gray, who survives him. At the breaking out of the war between the States he joined the Southern Army, enlisting under General Bufford. he was therefore a citizen of three separate governments, the Republic of Texas, The Confederate Government and the Federal Government. In 1866 he moved to Dallas and made his home in Oak Cliff. Mr Apperson was a member of the Methodist Church for over half of a Century.
(Published in the Dallas Morning News Dec 30, 1913)
 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter Apperson (1784 - 1853)
  Elizabeth Petty Apperson (1797 - 1865)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Catherine Gray Apperson (1831 - 1914)
 
 Children:
  Willie A. Apperson (1852 - 1852)*
  Franklin Theodore Apperson (1853 - 1924)*
  Andrew Peter Apperson (1855 - 1932)*
  Alice Elizabeth Apperson Owens (1858 - 1927)*
  Edward B Apperson (1860 - 1883)*
  Allen Petty Apperson (1862 - 1925)*
  Mary Emma Lee Apperson Robbins (1865 - 1952)*
  Thomas Lloyd Apperson (1868 - 1896)*
  Eula May Apperson Browning (1871 - 1928)*
 
 Siblings:
  Louisa Jane Apperson Ward (1823 - 1854)**
  James Petty Apperson (1829 - 1913)
  John Thomas Apperson (1845 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
He died as he lived a pure upright man(Note: 19 Regt Tx Cav - Civil War - Confederate)

 
Burial:
Trinity Cemetery
Wilmer
Dallas County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: William E. "Bill" Robins...
Record added: Aug 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29044024
James Petty Apperson
Added by: William E. "Bill" Robinson
 
James Petty Apperson
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- NameGatherer
 Added: Aug. 11, 2014

- William E. "Bill" Robinson
 Added: Oct. 20, 2011

- Christina Bishop
 Added: Jun. 20, 2011
 
 
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