Sunday, February 1, 2009

Jessie Leith Munson 1896-1959

The details below are from Patsy Jackson.

Jessie Leith Munson was born in Trinity County, Texas on 27 Jul 1896 and was the son of William Berry Munson and Julia Ann Predmore. He died in Livingston, Polk County, Texas on 29 Jul 1959 and his body was laid to rest in the Blue Water Cemetery in Polk County, Texas.

Nickname " Jess ".

More About JESSIE LEITH MUNSON:
Fact 1: Birth: Copy of Cert. & Bible Records
Fact 2: Marriage: Bible Records of Oscar & Pearl Sutton Munson
Fact 3: Death - Bible & Cemetery Records

Below is an affidavit sworn to by Oscar L. & Pearl Munson on August 7, 1959 and recorded in Vol. 182 page 417, Deed Records, Polk County, Texas.

THE STATE OF TEXAS
COUNTY OF POLK

BEFORE ME, the undersigned authority, a Notary Public in and for Polk County, Texas, on this day personally appeared Oscar L. Munson, and Pearl Munson, both known to me to be credible persons above the age of twenty-one (21) years, who, after being by me duly sworn, upon their oaths deposed and said:

"That affiants both reside in Livingston, Polk County, Texas, are each above the age of twenty-one (21) years, and are both fully competent to make this affidavit. Affiant, Oscar L. Munson, is an older brother of Jesse Leth (sic) Munson, hereinafter mentioned, and affiant, Pearl Munson, is the wife of Oscar L. Munson. The said Oscar L. Munson and Pearl Munson were married prior to the year 1913, have been well acquainted with Jesse Leth Munson during his entire lifetime, and are well acquainted with the family history of the said Jesse Leth Munson.

The said Jesse Leth Munson was married but one time during his lifetime and that to Bonita Bass on August 24, 1913. The said Jesse Leth Munson died on July 29, 1959, without leaving a will so far as is known to affiants, and no administration is necessary upon his estate since he owed no debts. The said Bonita Bass Munson was married but one time during her lifetime and that to Jesse Leth Munson, and she surives him as his widow. The said Jesse Leth Munson and Bonita Bass Munson never adopted any children during their said marriage, all of the children born to the said marriage are now adults and the said Bonita Bass Munson is not now pregnant. The following are the children and all of the said children born to said marriage:

(1) Bernice Munson, who married R. B. Adams and now resides with him in Harris County, Texas.
(2) J. L. Munson, Jr., who resides in Harris County, Texas.
(3) Fay Munson, who married Alvin Baker and now resides with him in Liberty County, Texas.
(4) Lois Munson, who married J. C. Moore and now resides with him in Houston County, Texas.
(5) Francis Berry Munson, who resides in Harris County, Texas.
(6) Sybil Munson, who married Paul Liford and now resides with him in Tarrant County, Texas.
(7) Haseltine Munson, who married Gene Abernathy and now resides with him in Trinity County, Texas."

"Further affiants sayeth not"
Oscar L. Munson
Pearl Munson

SWORN TO AND SUBSCRIBED by the said Oscar L. Munson and Pearl Munson, before me this 7 day of August, 1959, to certify which witness my hand and seal of office.

Mary Joe Howard
Notary Public, Polk County, Texas

THE STATE OF TEXAS
COUNTY OF POLK

BEFORE ME, The undersigned authority, a Notary Public in and for the said County and State, on this day personally appeared Oscar L. Munson, known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged to me that he executed the same for the purposes and consideration therein expressed.

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND SEAL OF OFFICE this 7 day of August, 1959.

Mary Joe Howard
Notary Public, Polk County, Texas



Spouse: Bonita BASS
Birth: 10 May 1896
Death: 20 Dec 1983, Angelina Co Texas sister of Tiny Bass (Jessie brother Charles wife)

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BONITA MUNSON (S.S Report)
Residence: 75901 Lufkin, Angelina, TX
SSN: 464-78-9607
Birth: 10 May 1896 Issued: TX (1963)
Death: Dec 1983
Marr: 24 Aug 1913, Livingston ,Polk Co Texas

Children:
* J.L (->1959)
* Frances Berry (->1959)
* Bernice (->1959)
* Lois
* Hasseltine (1936->1959)
* Othel ??
* Sybil (->1959)
* Connie ??
* Fay (->1959)

1 comment:

  1. Your info on children of Jesse Leath and Bonita has some discrepancies. Haseltine and Connie are the same person. Constance Haseltine. Sybil Hortense. Lois Virginia. I believe that Aunt Othel was Faye Othel.

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