J.J. Singleton

James Jeptha Singleton

Full Name: James Jeptha Singleton
Date of birth: January 26, 1865
Date of death: July 3, 1937

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 19 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Lufkin / Angelina   Angelina, Polk, San Augustine, San Jacinto

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House District 19
Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913
Legislatures: 32nd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Lufkin / Angelina
Counties in district: Angelina, Polk, San Augustine, San Jacinto

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • 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).

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.
  • 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. 1870 1880 1900 1910 1920 1930 Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935 Texas Marriages, 1837-1973 Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965
  • 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.
  • J.J. Singleton, birth date 1/26/1865, death date 7/3/1937, burial in San Fernando Cemetery #3, San Antonio, Bexar County. Find a Grave.
  • 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).
  • 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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