Person:Jefferson Echols (1)

Jefferson Benjamin ECHOLS
b.8 Apr 1864 AL
d.28 Feb 1952 Houston, Harris, TX
  1. Jefferson Benjamin ECHOLS1864 - 1952
  2. Robert H. Echols1868 -
m. 26 Dec 1887
  1. Minnie Lee ECHOLS1889 - 1989
  2. Genie May ECHOLS1891 - 1891
  3. Myrtle Estell ECHOLS1893 - 1974
  4. Lola Inez Echols1896 - 1982
  5. Willie T. ECHOLS1899 - 1900
  6. Elbert Henry ECHOLS, Sr1901 - 1993
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Jefferson Benjamin ECHOLS
Gender Male
Birth[3] 8 Apr 1864 AL
Marriage License Cert on pg 442to Annie Laura MILLS
Marriage 26 Dec 1887 Corsicana, Navarro, TXto Annie Laura MILLS
Other? 1895 Corsicana City/ clk LZ Presley & Co. r518 E 2nd avLived
Other? 1902 Corsicana City/ not listedLived
Other? 1939 Hou City/Annie r3600 McKee Uncle Will MillsLived
Other? 1940 Hou City/ Same as 1939Lived
Other? 1941 Hou Cit/Same as 1940Lived
Other? 1942 Hou City/Annie h3605 HardyLived
Death[4] 28 Feb 1952 Houston, Harris, TX
Burial[5] 28 Feb 1952 Genoa Cemetery, Genoa Memorial Funeral Home
Other? Morris Chapel, Methodist of Van Zandt CoChurch

Address: 3608 Hardy

Houston TX

Mom said that the McKee address was her Uncle Mills house. 1894-95 City Dir-Corsicana. Jeff was a clerk for LZ Presley 1923-1925-City Dir-Houston on Robertson nw cor Erin 1939-1940-1941-City Dir-Houston at 3600 McKee*** 1942-3605 Hardy 1955-City Dir- Houston, Annie wid at 3605 Hardy. after this no list in Houst. Clara Florence said that she lived w/her family for 4 yrs before she died.(1957)

Jefferson Benjamin Echols could be Benjamin J Echols (7yr) in the 1870 census at Benjamin and Annetta. But then in 1880 he should be 17yr but there is a Jefferson age 10??

Clara Florence said that he had his eye put out by a branch that hit him when he was running though the bush for his moonshine.

Obit*87yrs of 3605 Hardy, died at his residence at 1:15am Thursday. He was a member of Morris Chapel Methodist Ch of Van Zandt Co. Survivors are his wife, Mrs Annie Laura Echols;son E.H. Echols of Houston; three daughters Mrs. Minnie Cole of Graham. Mrs Myrtle Collins of New London, Mrs.Lola Humphreys of Lancaster, Cal; 27 grand children. Services in Memorial Funeral Home Chapel at 2:30pm Friday with Rev. Paul Brumlow officiating. Pallbearer: Bill Collins, Louis Collins, Richard Cole, Bud Hargrave, Leslie Mills, and C.A. Gage. Burial in Genoa Cemetery at Genoa.

9-25-04 Tippy said that they said he saw it coming. He was talking to death at the end of his bed before he died.

  1. Texas Library & Archives.

    Death # 12753

    Austin Geneology Library, Death # 12753. SLD has a copy

  2. Obituary.

    Died at home at 1:15A Thursday. Services at 2:30P Friday with Rev. Paul Brumlow officiating.

  3. Annie's Bible.
  4. Annie's Bible.

    Annie's Bible.***2. Death Certificate #12753 (SLD has copy)

  5. Trip To Cemetery.

    Trip To Cemetery.picture of headstone

  6.   Sandra Davis.

    2100 Frontier Trl, Round Rock, Texas, 78681, 512.255.8385, This is an on-going project. If any mistakes, please contact me. All documents, and photos are welcome.