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 James Oscar Newton

James Oscar Newton

Birth
Milam County, Texas, USA
Death 31 Jan 1942 (aged 66)
Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA
Burial Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 71358316 · View Source
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J.O. Newton, 67, Ex-Official, Dies. Rockdale, Texas, Feb. 1 (AP). -- J.O. Newton, 67, who was Adjutant General of Texas under the administration of Gov. Thomas Campbell, died early Sunday at his home here. He was in business in Rockdale. Since 1920 he had been connected with Scarbrough & Hicks Co., and was identified over a long period of years with numerous central Texas business enterprises. Funeral services will be held Monday. The wife and three sons, J. Boswell, C.T. and Carter Newton, are survivors. Newton died after a lengthy illness. Dallas Morning News, February 2, 1942.
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From his Texas certificate of death
Name: James Oscar Newton
Death Date: 31 Jan 1942
Death Place: Rockdale, Milam, Texas
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Age: 66 years 3 months 15 days
Birth Date: 16 Oct 1875
Birthplace: Milam County, Tex.
Marital Status: Married
Father's Name: James Benjamin Newton
Father's Birthplace: Georgia
Mother's Name: Ophelia Evard
Mother's Birthplace: Cameron, Texas
Occupation: Merchant, Grocery
Place of Residence: Rockdale, Milam, Texas
Cemetery: Sandy Creek [sic*]
Burial Place: Rockdale
Burial Date: 02 Feb 1942
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*An obit in The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 70, No. 1, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 5, 1942 Page: 1 of 8 stated that . . . "Interment was in the family burial ground at Sandy Creek, where his parents and many members of representative families of Milam county lie at rest."
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  • Created by: BeNotForgot
  • Added: 14 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71358316
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Oscar Newton (16 Oct 1875–31 Jan 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71358316, citing Odd Fellows Cemetery, Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by BeNotForgot (contributor 46974545) .