Friday, June 25, 2010
11/9/1869, John born in Lewisburg, Marshall Co., TN; s/o 24. Washington J Causbie & 25. Rhoda Ellen Russell.
8/22/1870, John an infant with his family in Farmington, Marshall Co., TN.
8/31/1876, Myrtle born in Saylor Township, Polk Co., IO; d/o 26. Samuel Langston Butler & 27. Cynthia Evelyn Smith.
(S) 1880 Census, TN, Marshall Co. John, with other siblings, is dispersed to other families after the death of his mother, living with the family of Robert Eusley, listed as “no kin”.
12/25/1893, John married Myrtle in Dallas, TX.
1896–97, they lived in AR. (S) Birth of son Jimmie.
6/2/1900, (S) 1900 Census, TX, Kauffman Co. Myrtle has had 3 children, all still living. parents born in TN. [Myrtle’s father born in Unknown; mother in MO.] John is a farmer.
4/20/1910, (S) 1910 Census, TX, Kauffman Co., South Elmo. Myrtle has had 7 children, all still living. John’s parents born in TN. John is a farmer.
1/15/1920, (S) 1920 Census, TX, Kauffman Co., College Mound. J.R. and Myrtle rent their home. John’s parents born in TN. Both can read and write. John is a farmer.
7/23/1920, John, age 51, and Myrtle, age 44, live in Terrell, Kaufman Co., TX. John’s trade is farming, Myrtle is a house wife. (S) Birth certificate of son J. R. Causbie. [Certificate also gives address as R. #4, Weatherford, TX.]
12/1937, The family moved near Weatherford, Parker Co.
1935, John R and Myrtle M live in Elmo, Kaufman Co., TX. (S) 1940 Census.
4/20/1940, John R and Myrtle M live on Route 4 in Parker Co., TX. Their son J Robert lives with them. Both John and Myrtle completed 5th grade. They rent their home for $15 a month. John farms a ‘stock farm.’ They live next to their son William Chester. (S) 1940 Census.
6/11/1943, John filed an affidavit of birth of his son J. R. (S) Copy of affidavit.
12/1956, Grandaughters Linda and Marian Maitlen visited them. (S) Photo.5/17/1967, Myrtle died in Weatherford, Parker Co., TX.
6/29/1970, John died, age 100, in Weatherford, Parker Co., TX.
Children of John and Myrtle:
i. James Marion Causbie, born 4/1895 in Sharp Co., AR.
James married Margaret T. Ritchey.
12/19/1986, James died in Weatherford, TX.
ii. Ora Bell Causbie, born 12/16/1896 in Sharp Co., AR.
Ora married Obe Dempsey Jacobs.
5/29/1983, Ora died in Parker Co., TX.
iii. Dorothy Adelaide Causbie, born 2/20/1899 in Kauffman Co., TX.
Dorothy married James Leland.
Dorothy married Clayton Nelson.
Dorothy married James Dyer.
12/25/1976, Dorothy died in Parker Co., TX.
iv. John Leonard Causbie, born 1902 in Kauffman Co., TX.
John married Mary Lucinney Smith.
9/9/1963, Leonard died in Parker Co., TX.
v. Jewel Mae Causbie, born 1/30/1904 in Kauffman Co., TX.
Jewel married Roy Ester Sneed.
Jewel married William Edward Norrell.
9/13/1978, Jewel died in Parker Co., TX..
vi. Ona Mary Causbie, born 5/31/1906 in Kauffman Co., TX.
Ona married Oscar H Harper.
5/18/2004, Ona died in Cleburne, Johnson Co., TX.
vii. Samuel Benjamin Causbie, born 5/6/1909 in Kauffman Co., TX.
Samuel married Paula Ruth Rice.
3/11/2001, Samuel died in Parker Co., TX.
viii. William Chester Causbie, born 7/18/1911 in Kauffman Co., TX.
William married Mary Hazel Pirtle.
1935, William and Mary live in Elmo, Kaufman Co., TX. (S) 1940 Census.
4/20/1940, William lives next to his parents on Route 4 in Parker Co., TX. They have 2 daughters, Billie Frances, age 7, and Bobbie Leigh, age 6. Both William and Hazel completed 2 years of high school. (S) 1940 Census.
4/13/1981, William died in Parker Co., TX.
ix. Allie Evalyn Causbie, born 5/4/1916 in Kauffman Co., TX.
Allie married Fred Gus Werner.
x. J Robert Causbie (6), born 2am, 7/23/1920 in Kauffman Co., TX.