James Mayes Hundley

15 September 1876–6 April 1954 (Age 77)
Pilot Point, Denton, Texas, United States

The Life of James Mayes

When James Mayes Hundley was born on 15 September 1876, in Pilot Point, Denton, Texas, United States, his father, John S. Hundley, was 36 and his mother, Margarett J. Jones, was 33. He married Jennie Lola Kibler on 8 January 1899, in Denton Land District, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Montague, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Montague, Texas, United States in 1935. He died on 6 April 1954, in Denton, Denton, Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Mayes Hundley
Jennie Lola Kibler
Marriage: 8 January 1899
George Jones Hundley
Ray John Hundley
James Kibler Hundley

Spouse and Children

8 January 1899
Denton Land District, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John S. Hundley


    Margarett J. Jones




    William Monitor Hundley


    John T Hunly


    Elizabeth Hundley




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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 5

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English (Worcestershire): probably a variant of Hindley or Handley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Hunly in household of John Hunly, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jim M Hundley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James M Hundley in household of Lizzie A Kibler, "United States Census, 1900"

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