• Born 24 December 1919 - El Paso, El Paso Co, Texas
  • Deceased 3 June 1981 - Lubbock, Lubbock Co, Texas,aged 61 years old
  • Buried - Irving, Dallas Co, Texas

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Individual Note

source: Upshaw.FTW - 1 REPO - 2 CALN - OtherDate of Import: 21 May 2010

reference: 11481
2 CONC [Upshaw.FTW]

PRIMARY SOURCES:

1. 1919, 24 Dec: El Paso, El Paso Co, Texas, birth certificate, Book 2, page 7167: James Pat(sic) Upshaw, born 24 Dec 1919, father: James Middleton Upshaw, mother: Clara B. Ramsey.

2. 1933, 8 May: School office record, Deming Public School, Deming, New Mexico: James Upshaw, born 24 Dec 1919, El Paso, Texas; parent Mrs. C.B. Upshaw, nurse. Graduated in the class of Pintner, 8 May 1933. Latest place of residence: 1023 W. Hemlock. (record provided by son, Andy Upshaw.

SECONDARY SOURCES:

1. personal knowledge (1999) of Andy Upshaw, 20050 River Ridge Drive, Porter, Texas 77365. (email: aupshaw1@@aol.com). He comments: "My fathr, james Patrick Upshaw, was Arizona's champion salesman of Filter Queen vacuum cleaners according to an old Globe, Arizona, news article. He married my mother, Leonida Grantham in 1938 or 1939 in Globe, Arizona. When he died in 1981, we buried him at Oak Grove cemetery, Irving, Texas. My mother is buried there as well. James Patrick Upshaw served in the Civilian Conservation Corps in Arizona as a cook, in the New mexico National Guard cavalry; in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army of occupation in Kobe, Japan until 1946, mostly as a Mess Sargeant. He later had a resteraunt in Globe, Arizona, after the war (the El Rey Cafe) and a store (Jimmy's grocery). I was born in 1958 and I always remember him as an insurance salesman until he died."

DESCENDANT:

1. (1999) Andy Upshaw, 20050 River Ridge Drive, Porter, Texas 77365. (email: aupshaw1@@aol.com). He is son of James Patrick Upshaw. (mailed Family Group sheets of Middleton Knox Polk & Mary (Gregory) Upshaw and James Middleton & Clara B. (Ramsey) Upshaw on 26 Apr 1999); mailed Family Group sheets of James Patrick & Leonida (Grantham) Upshaw and Andrew Polk & Penny (Shrader) Upshaw on 28 Apr 1999).

 Sources

  • Birth, death, burial: Upshaw.FTW - 1 REPO - 2 CALN - Other - Date of Import: 21 May 2010

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James Patrick Upshaw 1919-1981