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 James Abercrombie Jowell

James Abercrombie Jowell

Birth
Laurens, Laurens County, South Carolina, USA
Death 16 Feb 1886 (aged 87)
Strawn, Palo Pinto County, Texas, USA
Burial Strawn, Palo Pinto County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 76656241 · View Source
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James Abercrombie Jowell and Miss Tabitha Paralee Jowell were married at Marion County, Alabama on 22 April 1832. They came to Texas in 1834, living for a time at Marshall before returning to Alabama briefly. They returned to Texas accompanied by Mrs. Jowell's family and settled at Rusk in 1844.

J.A. Jowell served in the war with Mexico, enlisted from Rusk County in Capt. Jack Hays Texas Rangers and was with them at the battle of Mexico City. After coming to Palo Pinto County in 1855, he assisted in getting Palo Pinto County established and engaged in cattle raising until his death.



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  • Created by: RaKay Dance
  • Added: 17 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 76656241
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Abercrombie Jowell (18 Nov 1798–16 Feb 1886), Find A Grave Memorial no. 76656241, citing Mount Marion Cemetery, Strawn, Palo Pinto County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by RaKay Dance (contributor 47445290) .