James Troy EPPERSON Kathryn L EXLEY Dwight Laughlin EPPERSON Trudie Zelma CHAPEL Mini tree diagram

James Troy EPPERSON7,8,1,2,9,3,4,10,5,6

14th Nov 19131,2,3,4,5,6 - 3rd Jul 19631,2,3

Life History

14th Nov 1913

Born in Cleburne, Johnson, Texas.1,2,3,4,5,6


Resident Residence in  Ward 2. He is listed in the 1920 census at T J Epperson. Both his and his father's names appear in different orders at varioustimes. in Cleburne, Johnson, Texas.5,6

3rd Jul 1963

Died in Cleburne, Johnson, Texas.1,2,3

Myocardial Infarction, due to Arteriosclerosis

5th Jul 1963

Buried in Cleburne Memorial Cemtery, Cleburne, Johnson, Texas.1,3

Other facts


Married Kathryn L EXLEY


  • 1920 Federal Census, Johnson County, Texas, 15 January, Cleburne Ward2, District 35, page 11A, 1508 North Robinson,  Hse #219, Fam #238
    Efferson (Epperson), Troy J Head  Owns M W 31 Married TX MS GARailroad Office Clerk
    Efferson, Trudie Wife F W 24 Married OK AR MS
    Efferson, T J Son M W 6 TX AR OK
    Efferson, Dwight Son M W 3yrs1mo TX AR OK

    1930 Federal Census, Johnson County, Texas, 24 April, Justice Precinct1, District 4, page 15B, Grand Avenue, Hse #234, Fam #246
    Epperson, James T  Head M W 39  married at age 23 [abt 1914] AR AR ARClerk, Steam Railway
    Epperson, Trudie Z  Wife  F W 34 married at age 17 [abt 1913] TX TX TX
    Epperson, J T Jr Son M W 16  TX AR OK
    Epperson, Dwight L  Son M W 14 TX AR OK

    In 1937, James and his brother were both in Lubbock, Texas.  He mayhave been working for the county, since that is his work in variousplaces where he lived later.

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Lubbock, Texas, City Directory, 1937, p 146
    Epperson Dwight L (Kathlyn V) (The Collegiate) h 2018 Main
    Epperson Jas T (The Collegiate) r 2018 Main

    By 1940, he has moved to Wichita County, Texas, on the Red River,where he is working as an accountant for the county government.  Heand his wife Kathryn are living with her parents.

    1940 Federal Census, Wichita County, Texas, 2 April, Burkburnett,District 243-45, page 61A, Hse #511, Rents $20
    Exley, Harry J Head F W 48 Married Grade H4 b Pennsylvania Same placein 1935 Oil Co Superintendent [b abt 1909]
    Exley, Minnie Wife F W 48 Married Grade C3 b Pennsylvania Same placein 1935 Housework [b abt 1900]
    Epperson, James T Son-in-law M W 26 Grade C4 b Texas in Cleburne,Texas in 1935 Accounting, County Govt
    Epperson, Kathryn Dau F W 25 Single Grade H4 b Pennsylvania Same placein 1935 Sec & Cashier, Glass, Paint and Paper Co

    In 1949. we find them in the Cleburne, Texas, back in his native area,where he is managing a White's Auto Store.  At some time later hebecame an accountant for Johnson County, which was his position whenhe died.

    City Directory
    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Cleburne, Texas, City Directory, 1949, p 244
    Epperson Finis J (Jessie) mech SF RR h 223 W Willingham Phone #981J
    Epperson James T (Kathryn E) mgr White Auto Store h 308 N GranburyPhone #1125J

    By 1957, the city directory reports that James (J Troy) is the countyAuditor in Cleburne County.  Kathryn has a separate entry giving herprofessoinal position also, as Deputy County Clerk.  His parents andhis aunt and uncle are living nearby.

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Cleburne, Texas, City Directory, 1957, p 353
    Epperson Finis J (Jessie) mach [mech ?] Santa Fe Ry h 223 E WillinghamPhone #5-4945
    Epperson J Troy (Trudie) sr clk Santa Fe Ry h 111 E Willingham Phone#5-4590
    Epperson J Troy Jr (Kathryn) Co[unty] Aud[itor] h 401 N Anglin  Phone#5-8529
    Epperson Kathryn (Mrs J T Jr) dep co[unty] clk h 401 N Anglin  Phone#5-8529

    Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982
    James Troy Epperson Jr
    Residence 401 North Anglin Street, Cleburne, Johnson Co TX
    Occupation County Auditor
    Birth 14 Nov 1913 Cleburne, Texas
    Age at Death 49
    Father James Troy Epperson
    Mother Trudie Chapel
    Death 3 Jul 1963 Johnson County Memorial Hospital, Cleburne, Johnson,Texas
    Cause of Death Myocardial Infarction, due to Arteriosclerosis
    Social Security #450-14-5401
    Burial 5 July 1963 Cleburne Memorial Cemetery, Cleburne, Texas
    Informant Mrs J T Epperson
    Registered 6 Aug 1963

    U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current
    James Epperson
    BORN 14 Nov 1913
    Died Jul 1963
    SSN 450-14-5401 issued Texas (Before 1951

    James Troy Epperson, Jr
    Birth Nov. 14, 1913 Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas
    Death Jul. 3, 1963 Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas
    His parents were James Troy and Trudie Chapel Epperson.
    He was the county auditor, 49 years old, married, and a resident of401 N. Anglin Cleburne, Texas, burial was July 05 1963, informant wasMrs. J. T. Epperson Jr., Dillon Funeral Home was in charge ofarrangements.
    Texas Death Certificate # 45605
    James Troy Epperson (1889 - 1967)
    Trudie Zelma Chapel Epperson (1895 - 1984)
    Spouse Kathryn L Epperson (1914 - 1995)
    Burial Cleburne Memorial Cemetery, Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas
    Maintained by Weldon Collins, Originally Created by Trisha Jun 18,2010
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #53849753,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=53849753


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