James Family Archives


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Children of Elizabeth “Lizzie” Alice James (1904-1972) and Fred W. Beal (1902-1937) of Merkel, Jones County, Texas:


1.   Braxton Warren Beal: born July 5, 1924 in Whitney, Hill County, Texas; married Claudia Frances Jeanes (1918-2006), daughter of George Campbell Jeanes (1875-1934) and Lida Elma Sellers (1891-1992); died October 21, 1980 (aged 56) in Houston, Harris County, Texas; buried at Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery, Section 409, Houston, Harris County, Texas.





Elizabeth “Lizzie” Alice James (1904-1972) was the daughter of Braxton Leftrich James (1864-1923) of Fannin County, Texas and Flora Alice Johnson (1874-1960).




Braxton Warren Beal (1924-1980), Find A Grave Memorial, ID No. 153887161, by Dave & Lee Burns, added October 17, 2015.


Updated:  July 26, 2020