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29. Martha Elizabeth WHITE was born on 27 December 1848 in Texas.13,14 She died on 7 November 1936 at the age of 87 in Tarrant County, Texas.

Martha married A. D. Bourland.

1880 Census. Precinct 4, Tarrant Co, TX Hh 310
A. D. Bourland, age 40, b. NC as were his parents
Martha E., age 30, wife, b. TX [she wasn't his first wife - several of the children too old and Martha was still at home with her parents in 1870]
Thomas, son, age 19, b. AL
Arrelus, son, age 18, b. AL
Harriet F., dau, age 16, b. AL [married Charles M. White, Martha's younger brother]
William S., son, age 13, b. AL
George W., son, age 11, b. TX
these children are probably Martha's:
Andrew M., son, age 5, b. TX
James E., son, age 3, b. TX
Louis P., son, age 1, b. TX
Thomas M. White, brother-in-law, age 29, b. TX

1900 Census. Keller, Tarrant Co, TX, Hh 511
Bourland, Arelius, b. Mar 1840, age 60, married 27 years, farmer, b. NC, parents b. NC
Martha E., b. Dec 1848, age 51, has had 9 children, 5 are living, b. TX, father b. NC, mother b. TX
John H., son, b. May 1885, age 15
Elija, son, b. Apr 1887, age 13
Eliahu G., son, b Jun 1889, age 11
James E., son, b. Oct 1876, age 23, married 1 year
Lula E., dau [dau-in-law], b. Aug 1876, age 23, no children

1910 Census. Justice Precinct 4, Tarrant Co, TX, Hh 115
J. E. Bourland, age 33, married 11 yr
Lula, wife, age 33, has had 6 children, 3 are living
Lewis, son, age 9
Lee, son, age 5
Lester, son, age 2
M. E., mother, age 63, widowed, has had 9 children, 5 are living
E. G., brother, age 21.

Two sons claimed she lived with them in 1920....
1920 Census. Justice Precinct 4, Tarrant, TX, Hh 307
James E. Bourland, age 43
Lula C., wife, age 43
Lewis E., son, age 19
Robert L., son, age 15
Mattie E., mother, age 71, widowed
1920 Census. Prec 1, Wilbarger, TX, Hh 78
Elizah Bourland, 32, Farm operator
Mary B., wife, 35
Hazel, dau, 9. Carl, son, 8. Myrl, dau, 7. Anne Joe, dau, 5.
Martha Bourland, mother, 70, widow

1930 Census. Precinct 4, Tarrant, TX, Hh 107
Ed. J. Bourland, age 53, married at age 22
Lulu C., wife, age 53
Martha E., mother, age 81, widow
Henry Shelton, laborer, Neg., age 33

Her grave marker, Bourland Cemetery, Keller, Tarrant Co, TX:
Martha E. Bourland
Wife of A. D. Bourland
Dec 27, 1848
Nov 7, 1936

Martha's Death Certificate #56935. Martha Elizabeth Bourland was living at 1716 Belmont, Ft. Worth, Tarrant Co, TX and died at home. She was widowed - her husband the Rev. A. D. Bourland. She was born 27 Dec 1848 and died 7 Nov 1936, age 87 years, 10 months, 10 days. Her father was Andy White, b. MO. Her mother was _____Sebastin, b. MO. John Bourland of Ft. Worth was the informant. Cause of death was listed as senility, age. Buried Bourland Cemetery.

Martha Elizabeth WHITE and Aurelius Delphus "A. D." BOURLAND were married on 1 July 1872 at Fannin County, Texas in Fannin County, Texas. Aurelius Delphus "A. D." BOURLAND was born on 20 March 1840 in North Carolina. He died on 1 August 1904 at the age of 64 in Tarrant County, Texas.

Said to have served in the Civil War, bought land in Tarrant Co, 1873. He was a Primitive Baptist preacher.

Buried Bourland Cemetery, Keller, Tarrant Co, TX.

Found on FindAGrave.com was a picture of his stone
In Memory of
Eld. A. D. Bourland
Mar 20, 1840 Aug 1, 1904
A servant of God who believed and preached that salvation is of the Lord
and the God is a soverign and worketh all things after the counsel of his own will.

Bourland Cemetery
Bourland Rd., Keller, TX, USA
Bourland Cemetery Historical Marker
Aurelius Delphus Bourland (1840-1904), a North Carolina native and a veteran of the Civil War, bought land here in 1873. A farmer and Primitive Baptist preacher, he first used this site as a family cemetery. The earliest marked grave is that of his grandson A. Delphus White, who died in 1886. In 1899 Bourland sold 2.5 acres, including the grave sites, to the residents of Keller (1.5 mi SW) for use as a public burial ground. Additional land was given by the families of Bourland in 1947 and A.B. Harmonson (1891-1967) in 1977. The gateway was built by the Works Progress Administration in 1935. (1981)

Message Board Post, 13 Jan 2005
According to "The Bourlands in America," published by The Bourland Society, Inc. in 1978: Aurelius Delphus Bourland was born in Caswell County, North Carolina on 20 or 22 March 1840; his parents names are unknown; after his father died he moved with his mother to Calhoun County, Alabama before the start of the Civil War; he enlisted in 1861 and served until the end of the war; he settled in Texas in Fannin County by 1867, and finally moved to Tarrant County by 1873. This information was obtained from "Mrs. A. B. Hamonson of Keller, TX, who is preparing a history of the Keller community..."

Martha Elizabeth WHITE and Aurelius Delphus "A. D." BOURLAND had the following children:

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Andrew Martin BOURLAND was born on 19 December 1874 in Texas. He died on 24 December 1964 at the age of 90 in Vernon, Wilbarger County, Texas.

Married Anna Edith Satterwhite

1910 Census. Justice Prec 1, Wilbarger Co, TX, Hh 100
Andrew M. Bourland, age 35, married 14 years, b. TX, farmer
Anna, wife, 37, 6 children - 4 are living, b. GA
Tera, dau, 12. Fannie, dau, 10. Delphus, son, 6. Hugh, son, 4
Green Bourland, brother, 21, working out
Henry Raley, Boarder, 27, working out
Nancy Satterwhite, mother-in-law, age 72, widow, b. GA

12 Sep 1917 World War I Draft Registration
Andrew Martin Bourland lived at RFD 1, Vernon, Wilbarger Co, TX. He was 43, born 19 Dec 1874. He was a stock farmer. His wife Anna Edith Bourland was his nearest relative. Medium height & build with brown eyes, black hair.

1920 Census. Prec 1, Wilbarger Co, TX, Hh 120
Andrew M. Bourland, 45, Farm Operator
Anna, wife, 47
Fannie, dau, 19
Delphus, son, 16
Hugh, son, 14

Texas Death Certificate #81363
Andrew Martin Bourland died 24 Dec 1964 from heart problems, sinility, diabetes. He died at the Taylor Nursing Home, Vernon, Wilbarger Co, TX. He had lived there for 64 years. He was age 90, born in Texas 19 Dec 1874. He had been a farmer and was married. Mrs. Alice Bourland was the informant. His father was A. D. Bourland; his mother Martha White. He was buried on Dec 165h at East View Cemetery, Vernon.

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James Edward BOURLAND was born on 20 October 1876 in Tarrant County, Texas. He died on 15 January 1947 at the age of 70 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.

1910 Census. Justice Precinct 4, Tarrant Co, TX, Hh 115
J. E. Bourland, age 33, married 11 yr
Lula, wife, age 33, has had 6 children, 3 are living
Lewis, son, age 9
Lee, son, age 5
Lester, son, age 2
M. E., mother, age 63, widowed, has had 9 children, 5 are living
E. G., brother, age 21.

Lester Bourland's Death Certificate #18581. Died All Saints Hospital in Ft. Worth. He was born 20 Sep 1908 at Keller, TX, and died 7 Aug 1915. Father, J. E. Bourland, born Keller, TX. Mother Loula McCain, b. Johnson Co, Texas. Informant was J. E. Bourland. The child had typhoid fever but the cause of death was perforation of the bowels.

1920 Census. Justice Precinct 4, Tarrant, TX, Hh 307
James E. Bourland, age 43
Lula C., wife, age 43
Lewis E., son, age 19
Robert L., son, age 15
Mattie E., mother, age 71, widowed

1930 Census. Precinct 4, Tarrant, TX, Hh 107
Ed. J. Bourland, age 53, married at age 22
Lulu C., wife, age 53
Martha E., mother, age 81, widow
Henry Shelton, laborer, Neg., age 33

Death Certificate for James Edward Bourland, #4394. He had lived at his residence for 70 years - given as 1019 Roberts Cut-Off, Ft. Worth, Tarrant Co, TX. James was born 20 Oct 1876, died 15 Jan 1947, age 70 years, 2 months, 25 days. He was married, a retired farmer. He died of apoplexy but had chronic nephritis and high blood pressure. His father listed as Elder Bourland, b. NC, mother Martha Elizabeth White, b. TX. John Bourland of Ft. Worth was the informant [probably his brother]. James was buried Bourland Cemetery, Keller, TX

James' wife, died 18 Dec 1950, Death Certificate #60855. Lula C. Bourland. The same address was given on Roberts Cut-off. She was born 16 Aug 1876 and was 74 years, 4 months, 2 days, at her death. She was widowed. Her father Robert McCain, her mother listed as Lula Cordelina. Lee Bourland was the informant. She died of coronary occlusion, and general senility. She was buried Bourland Cemetery.

Death Certificate for Louis Edward Bourland, son of James Edward Bouland and Lula Cordelia McCain. Louis was born 19 Aug 1900, Keller, TX and died 29 Mar 1970, at the Northwest Hospital in Ft. Worth. His home was 5613 N. Schilder Drive in River Oaks, Tarrant Co, TX. He was married - probably to Mrs. Edna Bourland who was the informant. He served in World War I. Louis worked in plant protection at General Dynamics. He died of an acute Myocardial infarction [heart attack], but there is a note that there was an Inquest, apparently because he was D.O.A. at the hospital. Buried Bourland Cemetery, Keller, TX.

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Louis P. BOURLAND was born in 1879 in Texas.

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John Hiram BOURLAND was born on 9 May 1885 in Tarrant County, Texas. He died on 29 April 1954 at the age of 68 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.

12 Sep 1918 World War I Draft Registration
John Hiram Bourland lived at Keller, Tarrant Co, TX. He was 33, born 9 May 1885. Mrs. L. P. Bourland (wife) was his nearest relative. He was a farmer. He was tall, slender, with brown eyes, black hair.

1920 Census. Tarrant Co, TX, Hh 372
John H. Bourland, 34, Farmer
Lula P., wife, 32
Alberta F., dau, 9
Clarence H., son, 7
Johnie P., dau, age 2 years, 6 months

1930 Census. Part of Prec 4, Tarrant Co, TX, Hh 216
John H. Bourland, 45, married at age 24, Deputy Sheriff
Pearl L., wife, 43, married at age 22
Alberta F., dau, 19. Teacher, Public School
Jack H., son, 18. Johnny P., dau, 12
August L. Hodges, 36, boarder

1940 Census. Ft. Worth, Ward 11, Tarrant, TX, Hh 321
1714 Grand Ave - lived same place, but not the same house, in 1935
John Bourland, 54, County Tax Assessor, Collector
Pearl, wife, 52
Alberta, dau, 28, Stenographer, Oil Refinery
Johnnie P., dau, 22, Typist, Wholesale Meat Packing Plant
Mollie Man, sister-in-law, 57, widow, Sales Clerk, Retail Store

27 Apr 1942 World War II Draft Registration
John Hiram Bourland lived at 3108 S. Adams, Ft. Worth. He was 56, born 9 May 1885, in Keller, TX. Jack Bourland of 1311 Hill Place, Ft. Worth, would always know his address. He was a tax assessor & collector, working at the Court House in Ft. Worth. John was 6' tall, 175 #'s with brown eyes, black & gray hair.

Texas Death Certificate, #19848. John Hiram Bourland died in Ft. Worth, Tarrant Co TX. His home address was given as 3229 Wingate. John was born 9 May 1885 and died 29 Apr 1954, age 68 years, 4 months, 20 days. His occupation was Real Estate. Father was A. D. Bourland, b. MO; mother was Martha White, b. TX. Jack Bourland was the informant. He died of a sub- arachnoid hemorrhage from a blow on the head - it was not determined if it was an accident or homicide. The injury did not happen while he was at work. He was buried Bourland Cemetery.

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Elijah BOURLAND was born on 7 April 1887 in Keller, Tarrant County, Texas. He died on 2 December 1954 at the age of 67 in Vernon, Wilbarger County, Texas.

1910 Census. Justice Prec 1, Wilbarger Co, TX, Hh 104
Elijah Bourland, 23, married 1 year
Mary B., wife, 25, 1 child, b. TN
Hazel P. dau, age 1 month

5 Jun 1917 World War I Draft Registration.
Elijah Bourland was age 30, living at Vernon, Wilbarger Co, Texas. He was born 7 Apr 1887 in Keller, Tarrant Co, TX. He was a farmer and claims exemption for care of his family - wife and four children.
He was tall, slender with gray eyes and brown hair.

1920 Census. Prec 1, Wilbarger, TX, Hh 78
Elizah Bourland, 32, Farm operator
Mary B., wife, 35, b. TN
Hazel, dau, 9. Carl, son, 8. Myrl, dau, 7. Anne Joe, dau, 5.
Martha Bourland, mother, 70, widow

24 Apr 1942 World War II Draft Registration
Elijah Bourland lived at 1605 London St., Vernon, Wilbarger, TX. He was age 55, born 7 Apr 1887 in Keller, TX. Mrs. Ana Jo Doty of Rock Crossing, TX would always know his address. He was a laborer, unemployed at present. He was 5'11" tall, 170#'s, blue eyes, gray hair.

Texas Death Certificate #64132
Elijah Bourland died 2 Dec 1954 of myocardial infarction (heart attack). He was in the Christ King Hospital in Vernon, Wilbarger, TX. He had lived there for 46 years - is residence was 2910 Main Street. Elijah was born 7 Apr 1887 in Keller, TX, and was 67 years at his death. He was married, a retired farmer. Parents listed as unknown. The informant was H. L. Bourland. Buried December 4th at Eastview Cemetery (Eastview Memorial Park) in Vernon.

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Elisha Green BOURLAND was born on 12 January 1889 in Keller, Tarrant County, Texas. He died on 28 January 1954 at the age of 65 in Vernon, Wilbarger County, Texas.

1910 Census. Justice Precinct 4, Tarrant Co, TX, Hh 115
J. E. Bourland, age 33, married 11 yr
Lula, wife, age 33, has had 6 children, 3 are living
Lewis, son, age 9
Lee, son, age 5
Lester, son, age 2
M. E., mother, age 63, widowed, has had 9 children, 5 are living
E. G., brother, age 21.

Elisha was married to Emma McCelvery, b. 14 Apr 1892, d. 4 Apr 1922 - she is buried in the Conner Cemetery, Kennard, Houston Co, TX. He may have married again since a wife appeared to have been the informant for his death certificate.

1930 Census. Prec 1, Wilbarger Co, TX, Hh 559
T. Parker Bourland, 41, married at age 19, Cotton farmer
Alma, wife, 39, married at 18
Olin D., son, 20. Irene, Adopted dau, 15
Green Bourland, uncle, age 41, widowed, Laborer, County

1942 World War II Draft Registration
Elisha Green Bourland lived at Rt. 5, Vernon, Wilbarger, TX. He was born 12 January 1889, in Keller (Tarrant Co), TX. A. M. Bourland of the same address would always know his address - and is listed as his employer.

Texas Death Certificate #4942
E. Green Bourland died 28 Jan 1954 of a coronary thromboses (heart attack). He died at home, at White City, Rt 5, Vernon, Wilbarger, TX. Married, a farmer. Born 12 Jan 1889, Keller, TX. Father was A. D. Bourland, b. TN, mother Miss Martha White. Mrs. Green Bourland was the informant. Buried Eastview Cemetery, Vernon.