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James Jeptha Singleton

J.J. Singleton
Full Name: James Jeptha Singleton
Birth date: January 26, 1865
Death date: July 3, 1937

Terms of Service

  • House, 32nd Legislature
    1/10/1911 - 1/14/1913

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • J.J. Singleton, birth date 1/26/1865, death date 7/3/1937, interment in San Fernando Cemetery #3 (Roselawn), San Antonio, Bexar County. BillionGraves 2013.
  • Census of 1880 - Jas. J. Singleton, Angelina County, age 15, born circa 1865 in Texas, farm laborer, nephew of Geo. W. and Eliza Townsend.
    J.J. Singleton marriage to Miami O'Quinn 5/11/1887 in Angelina County.
    Census of 1900 - Jas. G. [Jas. J.] Singleton, Lufkin, Angelina County, age 35, born January 1865 in Texas, County Clerk, spouse Miami, daughters Winnie I. and Hazel, sons Jas. H. and Chas. B. Census of 1910 - James J. Singleton, Lufkin, Angelina County, age 46, born circa 1864 in Texas, comm. travel/stationery house, spouse Miami, daughters Winnie, Hazel, Mabel, and Elmina, sons James, Browning, and Joseph.
    James J. Singleton marriage to Adelle Fomby 10/25/1915 in Bexar County.
    James Jeptha Singleton in son Jack Singleton's birth record 6/12/1918 (father James Jeptha Singleton, mother Ethel Adele Fomby).
    Census of 1920 - James J. Singleton, San Antonio, Bexar County, age 52, born circa 1868 in Texas, Army post watchman, spouse Ethel, son Jack.
    Census of 1930 - James J. Singleton, San Antonio, Bexar County, age 58, born circa 1872 in Texas, real estate salesman, spouse Adele, sons Jack, Travis, Billy, Bobby, and Johnnie. FamilySearch . 1930 Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965
  • 1910 1900 1880 1920 1870 Texas Marriages, 1837-1973 Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935
  • J.J. Singleton, birth date 1/26/1865 in Louisiana [sic], death date 7/3/1937 in San Antonio, Bexar County, wife Adele Singleton, removal to Roselawn Cemetery. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • James Jeptha Singleton in family photos and biographical sketch of Miami O'Quinn Singleton, burial in Forest Lawn Memorial Park and Funeral Home, Beaumont, Jefferson County. Married 5/11/1887 in Lufkin, Texas. Find a Grave .
  • "Hon. James J. Singleton, county clerk of Angelina county, arrived yesterday and will be here [Houston] today and tomorrow taking in the Carnival." "By the Way," The Houston Post, 11/17/1906, p. 9. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Candidate announcement for representative place No. 2 and biographical sketch, from Lufkin News, "For Representative," Polk County Enterprise, 5/19/1910, p. 1. J.J. Singleton of Lufkin, born in San Augustine county in 1868, Angelina county and district clerk for twelve years. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • W.H. Bonner purchased the Lufkin Chronicle from J.J. Singleton, The Houston Post, 12/2/1912, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • "J.J. Singleton, former member of the Texas legislature . . . living in South San Antonio." "Relief Defended by Alsbury Aid," mentioned under "Aid Chief Tells of Riot Peril," 9/28/1933, pp. 1-A, 12-A. San Antonio Light .
  • Death notice, James J. Singleton, 7/4/1937, part two, p. 5. "Survivors, widow Mrs. Adele Singleton, Johnnie and Stanley Singleton of San Antonio, Mrs. Arch Campbell of Lufkin." San Antonio Light .
  • 32nd Legislature (1911) - J.J. Singleton, postoffice Lufkin, nativity Texas, age 46 (born circa 1865), editor, 46 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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