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 James C McCawley

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James C McCawley

  • Birth 15 Sep 1844
  • Death 22 Apr 1930
  • Burial Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 86402436

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Rockdale, Texas. April 24. -- J.C. McCawley, 87, retired capitalist and business man of Rockdale, died at his home Tuesday. Mr. McCawley had been a resident of Rockdale for more than fifty years. Besides his own family he had reared several orphans. Mr. McCawley is survived by one daughter, Mrs. J.M. McGranaham, and two sons, P.H. McCawley and Charlie M. McCawley, all of Rockdale. Dallas Morning News, April 25, 1930
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Rockdale, Texas. April 25. -- The last tribute to J.C. McCawley, Rockdale's oldest citizen, who died Tuesday, was paid Thursday morning when throngs of friends gathered at his home, where funeral services were held, with the Rev. Father Appel of Cameron officiating. By proclamation of Mayor E.A. Camp all business establishments were closed during the services. The Hon. W.W. Chamber of Cameron, a lifelong friend of Mr. McCawley, made a talk, eulogizing the life of this honorable and upright citizen. Mr. McCawley was a native of Ireland, but had resided in Rockdale for over fifty years. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. J.M. McGranahan; two sons, P.H. McCawley of the Citizens State Bank and Charley M. McCawley, all of Rockdale. One sister resides in Navan, County Meath, Ireland. Dallas Morning News, April 26, 1930
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From his Texas certificate of death
Name: J. C. McCawley
Death Date: 22 Apr 1930
Death Place: Rockdale, Milam, Texas
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Age: 85 years 7 months 7 days
Birth Date: 15 Sep 1844
Birthplace: Rushwee Stasnallen, Ireland
Marital Status: Widowed
Spouse's Name: Mary Reitch
Father's Name: Jim McCawley
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Name: Catherin Cowderley
Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
Occupation: Retired Merchant
Burial Place: Rockdale, Tex.
Burial Date: 24 Apr 1930
Informant: C.H. McCawley, Rockdale, Texas
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  • Created by: BeNotForgot
  • Added: 7 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86402436
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James C McCawley (15 Sep 1844–22 Apr 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86402436, citing Old City Cemetery, Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by BeNotForgot (contributor 46974545) .