James Edward Bouldin II
b. 7 February 1872, d. 19 September 1945
- Father: David W. Bouldin b. circa 1828, d. 17 December 1893
- Mother: Belle Wooldridge b. circa 1831, d. circa November 1893
- James Edward Bouldin II was born on 7 February 1872 in Austin, Travis County, Texas.
- He married Daisy Taylor on 16 August 1894 in Bell County, Texas, and divorced not long afterward.
- He married Catharine (?) circa 1896.
- James Edward Bouldin II and Catharine (?) appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Dallas, Texas, at 115 Browden Strtte. Other members of the household included Helen Lee Bouldin.
- He was a merchant, according to the 1900 census.
- He married Jennie Ann Scott, daughter of William Harvey Scott and Rosie Leffert, on 10 January 1911 in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.
- James Edward Bouldin II and Jennie Ann Scott appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Dallas, Texas, at 715 Fitzhugh. Other members of the household included David Wooldridge Bouldin, Helen Lee Bouldin and Virginia Lee Bouldin.
- He was employed by a hat company, according to the 1920 census.
- James Edward Bouldin II and Jennie Ann Scott appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, at 828 Zang Boulevard. Other members of the household included Virginia Lee Bouldin. Also in the household was one female domestic servant.
- He was employed as a salesman of hats & caps, according to the 1930 census.
- The following appeared on 2 March 1935 in The Dallas Morning News: Three Dallas girls will be seen in the forthcoming "Gold Diggers of 1935," produced by First National. Busby Berkeley directed the girls in the picture. Patsy Bellamy, granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bellamy of 342 Mesa drive; Ruth Ellis, 707 Havenden circle, and Virginia Bouldin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Bouldin of 827 Zang, all went to Hollywood from Dallas.
- The following appeared on 22 February 1940 in The Dallas Morning News: Miss Virginia Lee Bouldin has returned from a tour of the East and is at home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James E. Bouldin, 827 North Zang, for a few days before leaving for the Coast.
- James Edward Bouldin II and Jennie Ann Scott appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Dallas, Missouri, at 827 Zang Boulevard. Also in the household was one female lodger.
- He was employed as a traveling salesman by a wholesale hat manufacturing company, according to the 1940 census.
- James Edward Bouldin II died on 19 September 1945 at age 73 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, at his residence. . His death was officially witnessed by Jennie Ann Scott.
- Jennie Ann Scott became a widow at his death.
- He was interred at Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Travis County, Texas.
- The following appeared on 21 September 1945 in the Tucson Daily Citizen: Word has been received here of the death of James E. Bouldin, 69, at his home in Dallas, Tex., Wednesday. He lived in Tucson from 1912 to 1920 and visited here frequently since then. Funeral services will be held in Austin, Tex.
Mr. Bouldin is survived by his wife, Mrs. Jennie Bouldin, Dallas; two daughters, Mrs. Virginia Rutherford, Hollywood, and Mrs. W. S. Bransford, Tucson; and a granddaughter, Mrs. Alfred Figueira, of Tucson. Mrs. Bransford is now in Dallas.
Mr. Bouldin is the former owner of the north half of Baca Float ranch No. 3, and several years ago he deeded the land on which Tumacacori mission is located to the government to be used as a part of the national monument.
- Last Edited: 22 May 2015