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James Taylor RUTHERFORD, Jr.

Male 1911 - 1989  (77 years)


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  • Name James Taylor RUTHERFORD 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 23 Dec 1911  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Social Security No. 442-10-8867 
    Name James Taylor "Jimmy" RUTHERFORD 
    Died 08 Feb 1989  Houston, Harris County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) A household headed by J. T. RUTHERFORD is listed in the 1940 census of Houston, Harris County, TX. The official enumeration date of this household is April 1, 1940; the actual enumeration date of this household is an unspecified date in April 1940.

      The address of J. T.'s household is not listed in the 1940 census.

      J. T. is listed in the 1940 census as a person who was then 28 years of age; therefore, according to the 1940 census, he was born in about 1912. His occupation, if any, is not listed in the 1940 census. According to the 1940 census, he was born in TX. According to the 1940 census, his residence as of April 1, 1935 was at the same place as it was as of April 1, 1940.

      Listed with J. T. is his wife, Janet, who was then 22 years of age; therefore, according to the 1940 census, she was born in about 1918. According to the 1940 census, she was born in TX. According to the 1940 census, her residence as of April 1, 1935 was at the same place as it was as of April 1, 1940.

      Also listed with J. T. is his daughter, Kay, who was then 1 year of age; therefore, according to the 1940 census, she was born in about 1939. According to the 1940 census, she was born in TX. According to the 1940 census, her residence as of April 1, 1935 was at the same place as it was as of April 1, 1940 however, this was impossible because she was not born until about 1939.

      (2) James T. RUTHERFORD died testate on February 8, 1989, in Houston, Harris County, TX, and his will and codicil were thereafter probated in a proceeding in Probate Court No. 4 of Harris County, TX, under docket no. 227203. On March 1, 1989, James' widow, Blake G. RUTHERFORD filed an amended application for probate of will and codicil and issuance of letters testamentary. The amended application reads in part as follows:

      1. Applicant Blake G. Rutherford is the surviving spouse of Decedent and is domiciled in and resides at 5639 Pine Forest, Houston, Harris County, Texas 77056.

      2. The Decedent died on February 8, 1989, in Houston, Harris County, Texas, at the age of seventy-seven (77) years. . . .

      5. The decedent left a valid written will dated January 7, 1982, naming Applicant as Independent Executrix. . . . The decedent also left a valid written codicil to his will, dated August 10, 1987. . . .

      6. No child or children were born to or adopted by Decedent after the making of his will. . . .

      8. The Decedent was divorced from his previous wife, Sallye P. Rutherford, on April 27, 1976.

      9. The Applicant's social security number is 464-24-2668. The decedent's social security number was 442-10-8867.

      (3) The beneficiaries under James T. RUTHERFORD's will dated January 7, 1982 were James' widow, Blake G. RUTHERFORD; James' daughter, Kay RUTHERFORD Johnson; Blake's daughter, Suzanna Vance DAVIS; and Blake's son, David Christopher DAVIS.

      (4) The codicil dated August 10, 1987 to James T. RUTHERFORD's will made changes to the portion of his will relating to alternate executors in the event that his widow, Blake G. RUTHERFORD, died, resigned, or failed or refused to act as executrix.

      (5) Social Security Death Index:

      Name: James T. Rutherford
      SSN: 442-10-8867
      Last Residence: 77056 Houston, Harris, Texas, United States of America
      Born: 23 Dec 1911
      Died: 8 Feb 1989
      State (Year) SSN issued: Oklahoma (Before 1951)
    Person ID I2747  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 1 May 2017 

    Father James Taylor RUTHERFORD, Sr.,   b. 01 May 1881, Sebastian County, AR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1953  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Mary OURSLER,   b. Jul 1889, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1937, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 03 Feb 1911  St. Francis County, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F4585  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Evelyn Jeanette STARNS,   b. 17 Dec 1917, Hobart, Kiowa County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Aug 1974, Los Angeles County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 21 Mar 1936  Tulsa, Tulsa County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, OK, March 24, 1936, p. 6:

      Society

      By Dixie Payne

      Of interest throughout the state, particularly in university circles, is the announcement made by Mrs. Ida Starns, Norman, of the marriage of her daughter, Miss Jeanette, to James Taylor Rutherford jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Rutherford, 1425 Northwest Thirty-fifth street.

      The marriage took place Saturday [March 21, 1936] in the home of the officiating minister, Rev. Forney Hutchinson, pastor of the Boston Avenue Methodist church, Tulsa.

      Mrs. Rutherford attended the University of Oklahoma; Mr. Rutherford attended Washington and Lee university, Lexington, Va., and will receive his B.S. degree in geology from the University of Oklahoma in June. He is a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 1 May 2017 11:03:13 
    Family ID F1900  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
    Last Modified 1 May 2017 11:03:13 
    Family ID F9801  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Living 
    Last Modified 1 May 2017 11:03:13 
    Family ID F9802  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1)http://www.argenweb.net/stfrancis/MARRIAGES: RUTHERFORD JAMES TAYLOR m.1911 SPOUSE: OURSLER MARY MISS FC [Forrest City] TIMES RUTHERFORD-OURSLER The marriage of Mr. James Taylor Rutherford, of Oklahoma City, and Miss Mary Oursler on Tuesday by Rev. Mr. Nelson at the Methodist church. 2-3-1911.