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  • ID: I54303
  • Name: James William PRESLEY
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 12 APR 1885 in Georgia
  • Death: 28 FEB 1963 in Dorchester, Grayson Co, TX
  • Burial: 1 MAR 1963 West Hill Cemetery, Sherman, Grayson Co, TX
  • Note:
    1930 United States Federal Census 1930 United States Federal Census
    Name: James W Presley
    Home in 1930: Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas
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    Age: 43
    Estimated birth year: abt 1887
    Birthplace: Georgia
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Spouse's name: Genyer
    Race: White
    James W Presley 43
    Genyer Presley 45
    Bryan Moss 21
    Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas; Roll 2372; Page: 24B; Enumeration District: 9;

    1920 United States Federal Census 1920 United States Federal Census
    Name: James W Presley
    Home in 1920: Justice Precinct 1, Grayson, Texas
    Age: 34
    Estimated birth year: abt 1886
    Birthplace: Georgia
    Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
    [Head]
    Spouse's name: Genyer
    Father's Birth Place: South Carolina
    Mother's Birth Place: Virginia
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Sex: Male
    Home owned: Rent
    Able to read: No
    Able to Write: No
    James W Presley 34
    Genyer Presley 37
    Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Justice Precinct 1, Grayson, Texas; Roll T625_1808; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 66;

    1910 United States Federal Census 1910 United States Federal Census
    Name: James W Pressley
    Age in 1910: 24
    Estimated birth year: abt 1886
    Birthplace: Georgia
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Father's Birth Place: Georgia
    Mother's Birth Place: North Carolina
    Spouse's name: Ugenia
    Home in 1910: Justice Precinct 4, Throckmorton, Texas
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    James W Pressley 24
    Ugenia Pressley 26
    John F Mccarson 23
    Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Justice Precinct 4, Throckmorton, Texas; Roll T624_1592; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 216;

    Name: James William Presley
    Death Date: 28 Feb 1963
    Death Place: Dorchester, Grayson, Texas
    Length of stay: 13 years
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Death Age: 77 years
    Cause of death: Natural Causes; Possible heart attack
    Estimated Birth Date:
    Birth Date: 12 Apr 1885
    Birthplace: Georga
    Marital Status: Married
    Spouse's Name:
    Father's Name: G W Presley (C. W.?)
    Father's Birthplace:
    Mother's Name: Mattie Mccarson
    Mother's Birthplace:
    Occupation: Farmer, Agriculture
    Veteran: No
    SSN: None
    Informant: Mrs. N. W. Doughtery, Sister
    Place of Residence: Gen Del, Dorchester, Grayson, Texas
    Cemetery: Westhill Cemetery
    Burial Place: Sherman, Grayson, Texas
    Burial Date: 01 Mar 1963
    Additional Relatives: X
    Film Number: 2117176
    Digital Film Number: 4028564
    Image Number: 1628
    Reference Number: cn 9086
    Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976

    Electronic media: TXGENWEB
    Grayson Co, TX Webpage
    West Hill Cemetery Burials:
    PRESLEY GENYER 1883 1966 *S/W- JAMES W PRESLEY.
    PRESLEY JAMES W 1885 1963 *S/W- GENYER PRESLEY

    World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    Name: James William Presley
    City: #1 Dorchester
    County: Grayson
    State: Texas
    Birth Date: 12 Apr 1885
    Race: White
    FHL Roll Number: 1953401
    DraftBoard: Sherman, Grayson County, Texas
    Age: 33
    Occupation: Farmer, Self, #1 Dorchester, TX
    Nearest Relative: Genyer Presley, #1 Dorchester, Tx
    Height/Build: Medium/Medium
    Color of Eyes/Hair: Blue/Light
    Signature: James William Presley, Sep 12, 1918
    Source Citation: Registration Location: Grayson County, Texas; Roll 1953401; Draft Board: 1.
    Source Information: Ancestry.com. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line].




    Father: Columbus Washington PRESLEY b: 24 APR 1859 in Fairmount, Gordon Co, GA
    Mother: Martha "Mattie" MCCARSON b: 1861 in Georgia

    Marriage 1 Mary J. "Genyer" COOK b: 5 NOV 1882 in Georgia
    • Married: 3 APR 1906 in Grayson Co, TX
    • Note:
      J. W. Pressley Or Presley
      Texas, Marriages, 1837-1973
      Name: J. W. Pressley Or Presley
      Spouse's Name: Genia Cook
      Event Date: 03 Apr 1906
      Event Place: Grayson Co., Texas
      Marital Status: Unknown
      Spouse's Marital Status: Unknown
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M00036-3 , System Origin: Texas-EASy , GS Film number: 1290420 , Reference ID: Vol U p 234
      Citing this Record: "Texas, Marriages, 1837-1973," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FX9L-QYM : accessed 23 Sep 2014), J. W. Pressley Or Presley and Genia Cook, 03 Apr 1906; citing Grayson Co., Texas, , reference Vol U p 234; FHL microfilm 1290420.

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