|Birth: ||Jul. 21, 1883|
|Death: ||Apr. 16, 1924|
New Mexico, USA
George Thomas Awalt was born 21 July 1883 in Eastland County, Texas. He was the son of James Griffin Awalt (1860-1909) and Mary Lou Jinnings (1866-1903) who are buried at the Methodist Central Cemetery, Eastland Co., Texas.
George married Willie Belle Clayton, d/o George Clayton and Sarah Sallie Mobley. George Thomas and Willie Belle Awalt were farmers in Eastland County, Texas.
They had the following children:
1. Robert Harvey "Harv" Awalt 1904-1989 m Ellie Claire Skinner.
2. Gladys May Awalt 1907-1997 m John Burkholder.
3. Elton Russell Awalt 1909-2002
4. Sidney Awalt 1914-1956
5. George Thomas "GT" Awalt 1918-1998
6. Jack Awalt 1921-1937
Leaving his family behind in Texas, George T. Awalt went to Malaga, Eddy, N. M. for work where he died of T. B. The death certificate says he is buried in this cemetery, but no grave has been found.
Sidney, G.T. and Jack went to the Good Fellows children's home in Corsicana, Nevarro, Texas after their father died and mother could not care for them any longer. Their mother later married Mr. Poplin and had J.R.
Siblings of George Thomas Awalt:
1. William Miles Awalt (1896-1980) m Vera Butler. He is buried in the Eastland City Cem., Eastland Co., TX.
2. Althea Awalt(b.Mar 1888) m Andrew Havens
3. Minerva Awalt(b.May 1892) m Jesse Harbin
4. Johnnie Awalt(b.Nov 1899) m Ben Matthews.
5. Barbara "Bobbie" Awalt(b. 1902)m Herman Wood.
New Mexico Death Index 1899-1949. http://www.usgwarchives.org/nm/nmdi.htm
James Griffin Awalt (1860 - 1909)
Mary Louisa Jennings Awalt (1866 - 1903)
Willie Belle Clayton Poplin (1886 - 1952)*
Robert Harvey Awalt (1904 - 1989)*
Gladys A Burkholder (1907 - 1997)*
Elton Russell Awalt (1909 - 2002)*
Sidney Owen Awalt (1914 - 1956)*
George Thomas Awalt (1918 - 1998)*
Jack Awalt (1921 - 1937)*
Ophelia Myrtle Awalt Armstrong (1883 - 1935)*
George Thomas Awalt (1883 - 1924)
Minerva Gertrude Awalt Harbin (1893 - 1978)*
William Miles Awalt (1896 - 1980)*
Johnnie Lea Awalt Mathiews Kelley (1898 - 1993)*
Barbara Lou Awalt Wood (1902 - 1979)*
Jewell Brown (1904 - 1986)**
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Robert Awalt
Record added: Feb 01, 2010
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