James Wrigley

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James Wrigley

  • Birth 13 Aug 1822 Montgomery County, New York, USA
  • Death 16 May 1896 Alvarado, Johnson County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Alvarado, Johnson County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 33846212

Dallas Morning News, May 21, 1896.

Wrigley - Alvarado, Texas, May 19

Col. James Wrigley died very suddenly Saturday night. Col. Wrigley was born in Montgomery County, New York, August 13, 1822. He came to Texas in 1844 and settled in Liberty County, where he resided for forty-one years. He was elected mayor of the city of Alvarado in 1894 and served two years. During the late war he commanded a battalion, it being a part of Waul's Legion. His wife is a daughter of Billups Gayle of Alabama. He leaves four children. He was buried with Masonic honors by the Cleburne commandery.


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  • Created by: Jen Peel
  • Added: 14 Feb 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33846212
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Wrigley (13 Aug 1822–16 May 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33846212, citing Balch Cemetery, Alvarado, Johnson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Jen Peel (contributor 46948382) .