Jacksonville, Texas: A Collection of History and Memorabilia

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Name: John Allen TEMPLETON 1
Birth: 15 Dec 1844 in Arkansas 1 2 3
Death: 1931 1
Occupation: General Store on Commerce Street where Sears was located as of 1972. 1
Military: Civil War, 18 months as a POW 1
Religion:  
Residence:  
Notes: "He had extensive land holdings in Jacksonville and surrounding areas. He was first city secretary and one of the first alderman of the newly-incorporated town. He devoted much of his energies to the preservation of things historical, and many of his manuscripts now are in the library at The University of Texas at Austin." 1
Father: b. in North Carolina 2
Mother: b. in Tennessee 2
   
Married: 1872 1
   
Spouse: Adelia J. FULLER 1 2
Birth: Circa 1852 in Texas 2
Death:  
Religion: Charter member of the Presbyterian Church 1
Father: Dr. J. B. Fuller, b. in North Carolina 1 2
Mother: b. in Tennessee 2
   
Children:
1 John David TEMPLETON 2 3 16 Jul 1878 3 Texas 2
2 Maude T. TEMPLETON 1 3 6 Jul 1880 3  
3 Martha ('Mattie') T. TEMPLETON 1 3 17 Sep 1883 3  
4 Dr. Allen Fuller TEMPLETON 1 3 16 Sep 1888 3  
5 Hazel T. TEMPLETON 1 3 9 Aug 1893 3  
   

Sources:

1 Title: Jacksonville, Texas: the Story of a Dynamic Community, 1872-1972
Published for the Jacksonville Centennial
2 Title: 1880 U. S. Census, Jacksonville, Cherokee Co., Texas.
3 Title: RootWeb's World Connect Project: Greaves Family
http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:1500948&id=I01310
Contact: Gene Royall, Updated: 16 Jul 2001, Viewed: 23 Oct 2005




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