Jennie Ann Scott

b. 21 September 1886, d. 27 February 1966
  • Jennie Ann Scott was born on 21 September 1886 in Rocky Mount, Miller County, Missouri.
  • She married James Harvey Adams on 17 December 1908 in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, by license issued the same day, with H. S. Church officiating.
  • Jennie Ann Scott became a widow at the 17 February 1910 death of her husband James Harvey Adams.
  • The following appeared on 18 February 1910 in The Kansas City Star: James Harvey Adams, 428 West Thirty-fourth Street, died yesterday morning at 10:30 o'clock at the University Hospital. Mr. Adams was with the Bell-Adams Land Company, 1021 Commerce Building. He was born in West Virginia, May 22, 1878. Most of his life was spent in Lawton, Okl, and Herrick, S. D. His widow survives him.
  • The following appeared on 18 February 1910 in The Kansas City Star: James H. Adams, a real estate dealer, with offices in the Commerce Building, died at 10 o'clock yesterday morning at the University Hospital. He had been ill for some time with stomach trouble and last Saturday underwent an operation.
         Mr. Adams had spent most of his life on Ranches in Oklahoma and South Dakota. He took an active interest in the opening of Lawton, Ok., in 1901, and Herrick, S. D., in 1906. Following this he came to Kansas City and with Howard E. Bell formed the Bell-Adams Land Company, of which he was manager. He left a widow, mrs. Jennie Scott Adams.
         The funeral is to be held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the home, 428 West Thirty-fourth Street.
  • The following appeared on 28 February 1910 in The Kansas City Star: The death of James H. Adams, an important state's witness, brought to a close this morning a case in the criminal court against Robert L. Faulkner, a wealthy Texas land agent. It was charged that Faulkner sold twelve sections of Randell County, Texas, land to J. W. Ayler of Carthage, Mo., for $70,000. After the transfer was made Ayler complained that the land deeded to him was not the same shown him on a visit. The grand jury indicted Faulkner. James Adams, whose death ended the prosecution, was Faulkner's agent. He went with Mr. Ayler to Texas to show him the land he was supposed to receive for $70,000.
  • She married James Edward Bouldin II, son of David W. Bouldin and Belle Wooldridge, on 10 January 1911 in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.
  • The following appeared on 3 June 1917 in The Kansas City Star: Mrs. Jennie N. Bouldin brought suit in the circuit court this morning to determine the title to 360 acres of land adjoining the Evanston Golf Club. Mrs. Bouldin alleges that the land was owned by her former husband, James H. Adams. Mr. Adams died February 17, 1910. At the time of his death, Mrs. Bouldin alleges, there were mortgages against the property aggregating $60,000. Shortly before his death Mr. Adams sent for John R. Dexter of Ardmore, Ok., and Mr. Dexter agreed to advance $25,000 to prevent foreclosure of the mortgages.
         Mrs. Bouldin asserts that her husband died in the belief that this arrangement had been effected and that her interests had been protected. Later, she says, she learned that Dexter and his father-in-law, John W. Walters, had foreclosed the mortgage and obtained title to the property. She asks that the title be restored to her.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • She officially witnessed the death of James Edward Bouldin II on 19 September 1945 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas; at his residence.
  • Jennie Ann Scott became a widow at the 19 September 1945 death of her husband James Edward Bouldin II.
  • 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.
  • Jennie Ann Scott died on 27 February 1966 at age 79 in Santa Cruz County, Arizona.
  • She was interred at Patagonia Cemetery, Santa Cruz County, Texas.
  • The following appeared on 1 March 1966 in The Arizona Republic: (Nogales) Mrs. Jennie M. Bouldin, 84, died Sunday at the Santa Cruz County ranch home of her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Jones.
         She and her late husband once owned the Baca Float ranch in Santa Cruz Valley. The Bouldins deeded the Tumacacori Mission and the surrounding 10 acres of land to the U.S. government for a national monument.
         She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Jones and Mrs. Helen Bransford of Tucson. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Patagonia Community Church with burial in the city cemetery.
  • Last Edited: 22 May 2015

Family 1: James Harvey Adams b. 1878, d. 17 February 1910

Family 2: James Edward Bouldin II b. 7 February 1872, d. 19 September 1945