NameJames William Sexton, Half 2C4R
Birth5 Mar 1879, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Death16 Nov 1949, Morgan Co., Kentucky
BurialNew Alfrey Cemetery, Rowan Co., Ky
Marriage2 Nov 1897, Rowan Co., Kentucky
SpouseRosa C. Bowman
Birth8 Oct 1878, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Death1 Mar 1913, Rowan Co., Kentucky
BurialBowman Cemetery, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birth13 Aug 1898, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Death20 Jan 1967
Birthabt 1902, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birthabt 1903, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birthabt 1906, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birth1910, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birthabt 1912, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Notes for James William Sexton
His WW I draft registration card, filed 12 Sep 1918, records James William Sexton, age 39, residence Craney, Rowan Co., Ky, born 5 March 1879, farming, self employed, nearest relative Myrtle Sexton, same address.
His death certificate (Vol. 53, #26308) records James William Sexton, age 70 years 8 months 11 days, widowed, born 5 March 1879 in Rowan Co., died 16 Nov 1949 in Morgan Co., father Obidah Sexton, mother’s maiden name Emily Brown, cause of death coronary disease, informant Ora Moore, Craney, Ky, burial in Hargis Cemetery.
His gravestone says James Will Sexton, 1879 - 1949. He is buried with his second wife Myrtle Perry, with the dates 1891-1948. I cannot find a record for her in the Kentucky death index.
1910 census of Rowan Co., Ky, Farmers precinct, enumerated 19 April, lists on p. 2B as family #20/21:
Sexton, Jim W., 31; Rosie, 30, first marriage for both, married 13 years, mother of 7 children, 5 living; Ovie D., son, 11; Will H., son, 8; Iva, dau, 7; Myrtle, daym 3; Sylvia, dau, 1 1/12. All born Ky Ky Ky.
1920 census of Rowan Co., Ky, precinct #9 (Wagoner), lists as family #25/28:
Sexton, J. W., 40; Myrtle, 26; Obie, 20; Henry, 17; Iva, 16; Myrtle, 12; Sylva, 10; Kermit, 9; Nella, 8; Gracie, 4; Willie, 3; Lucy, 2; Emma, 69, mother.
Notes for Rosa C. Bowman
Her death certificate records Mrs. Rosa Sexton, age and birthdate blank, died 1 Mar 1913 in Rowan Co., born Bath Co., father William Bowman born Virginia, mother’s maiden name Lucinda Roberts, born Fleming Co., Ky, cause of death pueperal septicemia, burial in Bowman Cemetery.
Notes for James William & Rosa C. (Family)
Rowan Co. marriage register A, p. 86, records the marriage of James W. Sexton and Rosa Bowman on 2 Nov 1897.