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James Edward Blitch
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Birth: May 24, 1907
Dripping Springs
Hays County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 15, 1936
Austin
Travis County
Texas, USA


The Dallas Morning News
Dallas, Dallas County, TX
29 Feb 1929 Sec: Part 2 Page 19
Wound Three Men in Austin
Arrests Follow Triple Tragedy at Capital City Tuesday Austin, Texas Feb 28 - Clarence Stelfox, his son, Eugene and Edward Blitch, all living near here, were shot Tueday night by men said to have fired from an automobile. The affair occurred in front of a confectionary near Lake Austin. The three wounded men were taken to a hospital. Two men were arrested shortly after the shooting. A .32 caliber automatic pistol was taken from one of them. The other had an army rifle. The infirmary reported that Blitch apparently was the most seriously wounded with a bullet through his lower stomach. Clarence Stelfox, the father, was shot through the chest, while the son, Eugene, was declared to only have flesh wounds.

OBITUARY

AUSTIN AMERICAN STATESMAN
AUSTIN, TRAVIS COUNTY, TX
THURSDAY, 16 JANUARY 1936
PAGE 7 COLUMN 1

James Edward Blitch, 28, resident of Austin for the past eight years, died at his home, 301 West _ th street, Wednesday. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Elsie Blitch; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Blitch; four sisters, Mrs. John. A. Bowen, Mrs. M. D. Braswell, Misses Irene and Thelma Blitch; and one brother, Kenneth C. Blitch, all of Austin. Brief services will be held from the Cook Funeral home Thursday at 3 p.m. after which the body will be taken to Fitzhugh cemetery where funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Henry Peters and the Rev. H. G. Posey. Pallbearers will be Roy McDonald, Bob Vandlandenham, Charles Alfred, Ed Wittar, John Johnson and Andy Ray.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Alonzo Ephraym Blitch (1886 - 1952)
  Jannie Frances Glass Blitch Chipman (1888 - 1986)
 
 Spouse:
  Elsie Irene Swofford Bartlett (1914 - 2000)
 
 Siblings:
  James Edward Blitch (1907 - 1936)
  Elizabeth Beulah Blitch Braswell (1911 - 2002)*
  Frances Renee Blitch Mansfield (1917 - 1972)*
  Thelma Addelene Blitch Atnip (1919 - 2000)*
  Kenneth C. Blitch (1921 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fitzhugh Cemetery
Fitzhugh
Hays County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Ann Parkinson
Record added: Jul 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28305299
James Edward Blitch
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James Edward Blitch
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James Edward Blitch
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- Geno-seeker
 Added: Aug. 1, 2008
 
 
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