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389. John William8Whitefield (Eliza A. C.7Brack, Lucy P.6Sims, John5, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 14 April 1871, Ellis County, Texas, died 10 June 1960, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas,[3009] buried Bethel Cemetery, Ellis County. He married 22 December 1901, Waxahachie, Ellis County, to Lula McPherson,[3010] born 29 November 1872, Alabama, died 29 January 1944,[3011] Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, daughter of James L. McPherson.[3012]

They lived in Ellis County, Texas, in 1910,[3013] 1920,[3014] and 1930.[3015]

Children of John William Whitefield and Lula McPherson:

     758.        i.   John William Whitefield, Jr., born circa 1902, Ellis County, Texas. He was a Methodist minister.

     759.       ii.   Rheda Mae Whitefield, born 16 February 1904, Ellis County, Texas, died 31 July 2000. She married 15 December 1923, Waxahachie, Ellis County, to Charles M. Maxwell.[3016]



[3009] Texas Death Record. John William Whitefield, born 14 April 1871, Waxahachie, Texas, died 10 June 1960, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas. Residence: Waxahachie. Parents: George Whitefield, Eliza Brack. Male, white, age 89 years, 1 months, 26 days, widowed. Retired farmer and rancher. Burial: Bethel Cemetery.

[3010] Ellis County, Texas, Marriage Records. J. W. Whitefield to Lula McPherson, 22 December 1901, Waxahachie.

[3011] Tombstone photograph, Bethel Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas. John Wm. Whitefield, born 14 April 1871, died 10 June 1960. Lula, born 29 November 1872, died 29 January 1944.

[3012] Texas Death Record. Lula Whitefield, born 29 November 1872, Alabama, died 29 January 1944, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas. Parents: Jas. L. McPherson, Mildred. Female, white, age 71 years, 2 months, married.

[3013] 1910 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 5, E.D. 140, Sheet 8. Whitefield, John W., age 39, mar1, mar 9 yrs., born Texas Texas Texas, farmer; Lula, wife, age 36, mar1, mar 9 yrs., born Ala. Miss. Miss., had had 4 children, 3 living; J. W., son, age 8; Rita M., dau., age 6; Myrtle L., dau., age 3. All white.

[3014] 1920 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 5, E.D. 142, Sheet 8A. Whitefield, J. W., age 48, mar, born Texas Tenn. Miss., farmer; Lula, wife, age 44, mar; J. W., Jr., son, age 17; Reda May, dau., age 15; Myrtle, dau., age 13; Alice, dau., age 6. All white.

[3015] 1930 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 16, E.D. 70-35, Sheet 12A. Whitefield, Jim W., age 59, mar at 30, born Texas Tenn. Texas; Lula, wife, age 56, mar at 27, born Ala. Ala. Miss.; Myrtle, dau., age 23, single; Alace, dau., age 17. All white.

[3016] Ellis County, Texas, Marriage Records. Charles Maxwell to Rheda Mae Whitefield, 15 December 1923.

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