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James Riley Eaton

Male 1892 - 1968  (76 years)


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  • Name James Riley Eaton  [1, 2, 3
    Born 22 May 1892  Mason Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    • His World War I draft card and World War II registration cards list a birth place of "Taylor Co. Texas" but we use the location here from the birth records of the Mason County Probate Court
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Cimarron, Union, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Enumeration District 163 
    Residence 1900  Cimarron, Union, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1910  Justice Precinct 8, Stephens, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Enumeration District 16-252 
    Occupation 1910  Justice Precinct 8, Stephens, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farm laborer, Home farm 
    Residence 1910  Justice Precinct 8, Stephens, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 7 Jul 1913  Fallsville, Newton, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 05 Jun 1917  Fallsville, Newton, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Residence 05 Jun 1917  Fallsville, Newton, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eaton, James R - World War I Draft Card, Akansas, 1917
    Eaton, James R - World War I Draft Card, Akansas, 1917
    Census 1920  Justice Precinct 8, Stephens, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Enumeration District 17-246 
    Occupation 1920  Justice Precinct 8, Stephens, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Laborer, Mining 
    Residence 1920  Justice Precinct 8, Stephens, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    With wife Essie V (Allen) and three children 
    Census 1930  Justice Precinct 1, Stephens, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 1930  Justice Precinct 1, Stephens, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Pumper, Oil Field 
    Residence 1930  Justice Precinct 1, Stephens, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Carry Pool neighborhood

    With wife Essie V (Allen), parents James M and Elizabeth (Smart) Eaton and five children 
    Residence 1935  Erath Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Census 1940  Justice Precinct 1, Young, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Enumeration District 252-6 
    Occupation 1940  Justice Precinct 1, Young, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Working 48 hours per week as a "pumper" in an "oil field," he earned $1080 in 52 weeks' work in 1939 
    Residence 1940  Justice Precinct 1, Young, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Bunger Rd

    With wife Essie V (Allen) and three sons 
    Occupation 30 Apr 1942  Bunger, Young, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Welch, Daniels & Scott 
    Residence 30 Apr 1942  Bunger, Young, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    General Delivery 
    Eaton, James R - Draft Registration, Texas 1942 (front of card)
    Eaton, James R - Draft Registration, Texas 1942 (front of card)
    Eaton, James R - Draft Registration, Texas, 1942 (back of card)
    Eaton, James R - Draft Registration, Texas, 1942 (back of card)
    Occupation 1950  Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Dimpler, Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corp 
    Residence 1950  Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    3216 Decatur Ave 
    Occupation 1952  Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Plant worker, Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corp 
    Residence 1952  Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    3216 Decatur Ave 
    Residence 1953  Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    3216 Decatur Ave 
    • This entry notes that he is a home owner and that there is a telephone at the home
    Residence 1955  Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    3216 Decatur Ave 
    Occupation 1956  Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Employee, Convair 
    Residence 1956  Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    3216 Decatur Ave 
    Residence 1957  Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    3216 Decatur Ave 
    Residence 1958  Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    3216 Decatur Ave 
    Residence 1959  Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    3216 Decatur Ave 
    Residence 1960  Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    3216 Decatur Ave 
    Died 17 Aug 1968  Forth Worth, Tarrant, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eaton, James R - Death Certificate
    Eaton, James R - Death Certificate
    Mouse over different areas of the document image to link to people mentioned in the document
    Buried Santa Ana, Orange, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Fairhaven Memorial Park
    Notes 
    • On his World War I draft card he stated "deafness" as grounds for exemption from the draft, also that he was fully supporting both his parents and his wife and two children
    • Attended school through the sixth grade [10]
    • Tarrant Co., Texas, probate records are not available (28 Aug 2014)
    Person ID I0923  Wm L Gann Ancestors
    Last Modified 28 Aug 2014 

    Father James Madison Eaton,   b. 2 Jun 1850, Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1934, Stephens Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Smart,   b. 31 Mar 1854, Williamson Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1935, Eliasville, Young, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 11 Mar 1875  Travis Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [21, 22, 23
    • Officiated by James W Smith, JP [21]
    Photos
    Eaton, James M and family with John c1897
    Eaton, James M and family with John c1897
    Eaton family c. 1897
    Back row, L to R: Nancy Lynton Eaton, Rosa Lee Eaton, Joseph Pinson Eaton
    Front row, L to R: James Riley Eaton, James Madison Eaton, Elizabeth (Smart) Eaton, John Eaton, Lilly Mae Eaton
    Photo courtesy of Kristy Williams at www.ourchildrensancestors.net
    Eaton, James M and Smart, Elizabeth c1880
    Eaton, James M and Smart, Elizabeth c1880
    Eaton - Rosa L, Arminta M, Nancy L - 1933
    Eaton - Rosa L, Arminta M, Nancy L - 1933
    With Doris L Donaldson in front right of picture. The boy on the left is not named in the caption.
    Eaton, James M and Smart, Elizabeth - Photo c. 1920
    Eaton, James M and Smart, Elizabeth - Photo c. 1920
    Caption on back:

    [illegible] Bessie to
    [illegible] I
    guess you know
    who this is
    Grandma and Pa
    in front of aunt
    Minnies house
    See Grandma's
    [illegible]nnet canning
    be hind her
    Eaton, James M and Smart, Elizabeth - Portrait c. 1890
    Eaton, James M and Smart, Elizabeth - Portrait c. 1890
    Eaton, James M, Smart, Elizabeth, and Eaton, James R - Portrait c. 1915
    Eaton, James M, Smart, Elizabeth, and Eaton, James R - Portrait c. 1915
    Identification is far from positive. It is possible this is actually a photo of John Eaton with James M and one of his sisters or perhaps three entirely unknown people.
    Family ID F417  Group Sheet

    Family Essie Velmer Allen,   b. Sep 1894, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1960  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Marriage License 7 Jul 1913  Newton Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Married 20 Jul 1913  Newton Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Officiated by M S Harrison, Minister of the Gospel [7]
    Eaton, James R and Allen, Essie V - Marriage Bond, License and Return - Newton Co., Arkansas, 1913
    Eaton, James R and Allen, Essie V - Marriage Bond, License and Return - Newton Co., Arkansas, 1913
    Note the witnesses were the fathers of the bride and groom
    Last Modified 16 May 2012 
    Family ID F982  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Eaton, James R - World War I Draft Card, Akansas 1918
    Eaton, James R - World War I Draft Card, Akansas 1918

  • Sources 
    1. [S34623] 1900 United States Federal Census, United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900), Household 36, sheet 2B, ED 163, Precinct 2, Cimarron, Union, New Mexico.

    2. [S23899] Eaton, James R - Death Certificate, Texas Department of Health Bureau of Vital Statistics, (Texas. 6 Sep 1968), Film 4029823, Image 1761..

    3. [S40186] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005), num. 13, Boston, Newton, Arkansas (Jun 1917) (Reliability: 3), 30 Sep 2010.

    4. [S22357] Mason Co., TX Probate Birth Indexes, Mason County, Texas Probate Court, bk 5, p 450.

    5. [S34623] 1900 United States Federal Census, United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900), fam. 36, p. 2B, ED 163, Cimarron, Union, New Mexico (Reliability: 2), 23 Mar 2010.

    6. [S40176] 1910 United States Federal Census, United States Department of Commerce, (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910), fam. 50, p. 3B, ED 16-252, Justice Precinct 8, Stephens, Texas (Reliability: 2), 12 Mar 2010.

    7. [S40207] Arkansas County Marriages, 1838-1957, database, FamilySearch; from Arkansas Courts of Common Pleas and County Clerks, (FHL microfilm, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah), Newton Co., vol. I, p. 268 (Reliability: 3), 16 May 2012.

    8. [S40175] 1920 United States Federal Census, Bureau of the Census, (National Archives, Washington, D.C.), fam. 50, p. 3A, ED 17-246, Justice Precinct 8, Stephens, Texas (Reliability: 2), 27 Feb 2010.

    9. [S40174] 1930 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930), fam. 444, p. 21A, ED 216-6, Justice Precinct 1, Stephens, Texas (Reliability: 2), 23 Jan 2010.

    10. [S40214] 1940 United States Federal Census, United States, Bureau of the Census, (National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), fam. 105, p. 6A, ED 252-6, Justice Precinct 1, Young, Texas (Reliability: 2), 3 Dec 2012.

    11. [S26915] United States, WW II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, Family History Library Salt Lake City, Utah, (Database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/). From the National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.), LDS Film 4150797, images 1094-5 (Reliability: 3), 19 Jul 2011.

    12. [S40249] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Fort Worth, Texas, City Directory, 1950, p. 442 (Reliability: 2), 18 Jul 2013.

    13. [S40249] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Fort Worth, Texas, City Directory, 1952, p. 267 (Reliability: 2), 18 Jul 2013.

    14. [S40249] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Fort Worth, Texas, City Directory, 1953, p. 1018 (Reliability: 2), 18 Jul 2013.

    15. [S40249] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Fort Worth, Texas, City Directory, 1955, p. 274 (Reliability: 2), 18 Jul 2013.

    16. [S40249] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Fort Worth, Texas, City Directory, 1956, p. 285 (Reliability: 2), 18 Jul 2013.

    17. [S40249] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Fort Worth, Texas, City Directory, 1957, p. 122 (Reliability: 2), 18 Jul 2013.

    18. [S40249] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Fort Worth, Texas, City Directory, 1958, p. 323 (Reliability: 2), 18 Jul 2013.

    19. [S40249] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Fort Worth, Texas, City Directory, 1959, p. 321 (Reliability: 2), 19 Jul 2013.

    20. [S40249] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Fort Worth, Texas, City Directory, 1960, p. 322 (Reliability: 2), 19 Jul 2013.

    21. [S121] Travis County, Texas, Marriage Records 1840-1882, Lucie Clift Price, comp., (Austin, Texas, c1973), 976.431 TRAVIS., 47 (Reliability: 2), 1 Nov 2016.

    22. [S26877] Travis Co., TX Marriage Records (1840-1916), Travis County (Texas) County Clerk, (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1975 ), FHL US/CAN FILM 978165., v. 4-5 1873-1883, 2:2BM9B8B (Reliability: 3), 16 May 2010.

    23. [S14606] Personal letter from Irene Hazelwood to William L. Gann , Irene Hazelwood, (13 February 1989), 2.