Tobe Hollis Jamison

2 October 1888–5 July 1962 (Age 73)
San Augustine, Texas, United States

The Life of Tobe Hollis

When Tobe Hollis Jamison was born on 2 October 1888, in San Augustine, Texas, United States, his father, Hugh Alexander Jamison, was 27 and his mother, Susan Elizabeth Dickerson, was 31. He married Bertha Strahan on 18 May 1919, in Nacogdoches, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 3, San Augustine, Texas, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 5 July 1962, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Appleby, Nacogdoches, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Tobe Hollis Jamison
Bertha Strahan
Marriage: 18 May 1919
Floris Delores Jamison
Bettie Jo Jamison
Donell Jamison
Doyle Bertram Jamison
Gloria Jean Jamison
Jessie Mozelle Jamison
Wayne Hollis Jamison
Georgia Earline Jamison

Spouse and Children

18 May 1919
Nacogdoches, Texas, United States


    Floris Delores Jamison


    Jessie Mozelle Jamison


    Wayne Hollis Jamison


    Georgia Earline Jamison


    Bettie Jo Jamison


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 6

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 20

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic from James .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Tobe Jamison, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Tobe H Jamison, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Tobe Jamison, "United States Census, 1920"

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