Julia was the daughter of Rev. R.Wauson & Mary E. (Howell) Callahan. She married Ira Virgil Capps on 6 Jan 1915. They lived on a farm in Anutt for 48 years, then moved near Salem, MO. They had no children but raised their niece, Mary(Mrs. Charles Carmack). Julia taught Sunday School for 40 years at the Victor Baptist Church in Anutt.