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 James B. Cambern, Jr

James B. Cambern, Jr

Birth
USA
Death 18 Apr 1858 (aged less–than 1 year)
Jack County, Texas, USA
Burial Jack County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 7806723 · View Source
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Infant James Bascom Cambern, Jr. was a babe in his mother's arms when the band of Indians and three white men killed Mr. Cambern and the two oldest children, Luther, twelve years and William eleven years in a field close to the house. After they killed them, they raided the home then took Mrs. Cambern, the infant James, nine year old Tom, seven year old Mary and three year old Dewitt ‘Witt' out on a hill not too far from the house. The spot could not be seen easily because of the many trees. The Indians started to tie Tom on a mule and Mrs. Cambern began crying and pleading. They then killed her and the infant James then finished tying Tom on the mule. The group then rode off taking Tom with them but leaving little Mary and Dewitt.

Margary (Bell) Cambern and her Infant son, James Bascom Cambern, Jr. were buried together on this hill where they died and a tombstone is erected in their memory.


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  • Maintained by: S. G. Shanafelt
  • Originally Created by: Eva Whitehead
  • Added: 30 Aug 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7806723
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James B. Cambern, Jr (1858–18 Apr 1858), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7806723, citing Cambern Cemetery, Jack County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by S. G. Shanafelt (contributor 46871301) .