255. JAMES FRANK PIPPIN16,143 was born on 25 December 1892 in Gainesboro, Jackson County, Tennessee.121,144 He died on 9 August 1977 at the age of 84 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.121,144 He was a Farmer. JAMES was buried in Elmo Cemetery, Elmo, Kaufman County, Texas.
Came to Texas at age 17 (1909) and lived with William Henry Lansford. His daughter Lois referred to them as "Granny" and "Grandpap" although later she listed them as his maternal aunt and uncle. Harriet Lansford was an older sister of Papa's father Kinch. His mother had been dead several years, father had died even earlier.
1910 Census. Civil Dist 12, Jackson Co, TN, Hh 69
Married by C. L. Simmons, Minister of the Gospel.
5 Jun 1917. World War I Draft Card.
I have never found Papa Pippin in the 1920 census - he should have been right there in Fannin Co. I have examined the microfilm page by page.
1930 Census. Jim Pippin living in Honey Grove Town in Fannin Co. He was 37, working as a Mechanic at the Blacksmith shop. Carrie was 33. Lois age 14, Juanita 10, Virgina 7, and James age 1 year 11 months.
1940 Census. Fannin Co, TX, Justice Prec 4, Hh 160 on the Ladonia Road; they lived in the same place in 1935
Buried in Elmo Cemetery, Kaufman County, TX.
JAMES FRANK PIPPIN and CARRIE DOVE FRY were married on 23 August 1914 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.121,145 CARRIE DOVE FRY146, daughter of WILLIAM WALLACE FRY and LOUISA VIOLETTA HIGGINBOTHAM, was born on 14 July 1896 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.121,147 She died on 25 August 1968 at the age of 72 in Elmo, Kaufman County, Texas.121
Buried in Elmo Cemetery. Texas Death Index: <http://userdb.rootsweb.com/tx/death/search.cgi> has her death as August 25, which is also on her death certificate. Daughter Lois had written down her death as 23 August, but that was the date of her anniversary. Daughter Juanita Deatherage was the informant for the death certificate. Carrie died of a heart attack, was hospitalized four days at Colonial Hospital in Terrell, Texas. Her parents were listed as Will Fry and Viola Higginbotham.
The Ladonia News September 1968
JAMES FRANK PIPPIN and CARRIE DOVE FRY had the following children: