Submitted by

Vinita Lynch Shaw

 

 

 

 

Caleb G. and Josephine Elizabeth (Bland) Capers Jr.

 

 

On 15 June 1876 in Fayette County, Texas, Caleb Capers Jr. married Josephine Elizabeth Bland, born June 1854 in Alabama

Their son Gabriel V. Capers was born June 1885

 

Caleb, Josephine, and Gabriel Capers are all buried in Calvary Cemetery

Located on Fortune Street

In Marlin, Falls County, Texas

 

 

Death Certificate of C. G. Capers

From State of Texas Gives The Following Information

 

Place of Death: County of Tarrant, City of Fort Worth, State of Texas, No. 3213 Ross Ave.

Length of Residence in City where Death Occurred: 40 years

Residence of Deceased: 3213 Ross Ave

Sex Male      Color White      Married      Name of Wife: Josephine Capers

Date of Birth: April 21, 1853      Age: 83 years 1 Month 0 days      Trade: Retired      Birthplace: Louisiana

Father: C. G. Capers      Birthplace: Georgia

Mother's Maiden Name: Ruth Beasly   Birthplace: Louisiana

Informant: A. B. Capers, Fort Worth, Texas

Date of Death: May 21, 1936

"I hereby certify that I attended the deceased from May 18, 1936 to May 21, 1936. I last saw him alive on May 21, 1936; death is said to have occurred on the date state above at 3:25 AM. The principal cause of death and related causes of importance were as follows: acute indigestion (date of onset May 18, 1921) and other contributory causes of importance right __?__ hernia (date of onset: all his life)

Signed J. F. Crawford, M.D.   701 Sylvania Ft. Worth, Texas

Burial: Marlin, Texas on May 22,1936

Undertaker: Segrest-Crowder  Ray Crowder, F. D.    700 5th Ave Ft. Worth Texas

Signature: M. __?__  May 22, 1936

 

 

 

In 1880 Census Caleb and Josephine were living in Montgomery County Texas near Marshalls. He worked in a sawmill. In 1900 Census he was in Marlin City, Falls County Texas on Ward Street and was a wagon yard keeper. In 1910 Census they were in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.

 

 

1880 Census for Montgomery County, Texas, Page 62C: Household

 

Name

Relation

Marital Status

Gender

Race

Age

Birthplace

Occupation

Fathers Birthplace

Mothers Birthplace

Capers, Gabe

Head

Married

Male

White

26

Louisiana

Works in Sawmill

South Carolina

Louisiana

Capers, Josephine

Wife

Married

Female

White

25

Alabama

Keeping House

Florida

Florida

Capers, Bettie

Daughter

Single

Female

White

3 mo

Texas

 

Louisiana

Alabama

Cemper, Jeff

Nephew

Single

Male

White

17

Texas

Works in Sawmill

Louisiana

Louisiana

Capers, John

Other

Single

Male

White

21

Louisiana

Works in Sawmill

South Carolina

Louisiana

 

 

1900 Census for Falls County Texas, Marlin, ED 16, Page 1B

 

Name

Location

Birth

Birthplace

Race

Relation

Occupation

Capers, Cabb G.

Marlin, Falls, Texas

Abt. 1853

Louisiana

White

Head

Wagon Yard Keeper

Capers, Josesphine E.

Marlin, Falls, Texas

Abt. 1855

Alabama

White

Wife

 

Capers, Bertie E

Marlin, Falls, Texas

Abt. 1880

Texas

White

Daughter

 

Capers, Gabrel V.

Marlin, Falls, Texas

Abt. 1886

Texas

White

Son

 

Capers, John B.

Marlin, Falls, Texas

Abt. 1887

Texas

White

Son

 

Capers, Andy B.

Marlin, Falls, Texas

Abt. 1891

Texas

White

Son

 

Capers, Robert H.

Marlin, Falls, Texas

Abt. 1892

Texas

White

Son

 

 

 

1910 Census for Tarrant County, Texas, 1 WD, Fort Worth, Page 25A

 

Name

Relation

Marital Status

Gender

Race

Age

Birthplace

Occupation

Fathers Birthplace

Mothers Birthplace

Capers, Caleb G.

Head

Married

Male

White

57

Louisiana

Teamster with a Transfer Company

South Carolina

Louisiana

Capers, Josephine

Wife

Married

Female

White

25

Alabama

Keeping House Mother of 9 children

4 Living

Alabama

Alabama

Capers, Andrew B.

Son

Single

Male

White

24

Texas

Property Manager for a Theater

 

 

Capers, Robert H.

Son

Single

Male

White

18

Texas

Laborer for a Theater

 

 

 

 

1920 Census for Tarrant County, Texas, Fort Worth, ED 139, Page 6A

 

Name

Relation

Marital Status

Gender

Race

Age

Birthplace

Occupation

Fathers Birthplace

Mothers Birthplace

Capers, Gabe

Head

Married

Male

White

66

Louisiana

Laborer

Alabama

Louisiana

Capers, Josephine

Wife

Married

Female

White

65

Alabama

 

South Carolina

South Carolina

 

 

 

1930 Census for Tarrant County, Texas, Fort Worth, 3213 Ross Ave, ED 88, Page 17A

 

Name

Relation

Marital Status

Gender

Race

Age

Birthplace

Occupation

Fathers Birthplace

Mothers Birthplace

Capers, Gabrel

Head

Married at 18 yrs old

Male

White

74

Texas

 

Texas

Texas

Capers, Josephine

Wife

Married at 18 yrs old

Female

White

74

Alabama

 

Alabama

Alabama

Capers, Robert

Son

Married at 21 yrs old

Male

White

38

Texas

 

Texas

Alabama

Capers, Vera

Daughter in law

Married at 18 yrs old

Female

White

35

Texas

 

Texas

Texas

Capers, Bobbie

Grandson

Single

Male

White

13

Texas

 

Texas

Texas

Capers, Lawrence

Grandson

Single

Male

White

11

Texas

 

Texas

Texas

 

 

All household members were born in Texas except Josephine who was born in Alabama