Georgie W. Neathery 1863-1951 and James M. Neathery 1859-1940
Obituary of James Miller Neathery: January 08, 1859 - August
Died in Van Alstyne, Texas. He married Georgia Wilson Hayes in Bells,
Texas, on 3 October 1880. She was from Breadfordsville, Kentucky.
On 14 April 1876 at the age of 17, James went to Netonia, Missouri.
On 16 May 1877, he moved to Pilot Grove, in Grayson County, Texas, where
he worked as a clerk in a drug store. January 8, 1880, he opened a drug
store business in Van Alstyne, Texas, where he remained until his death.
Buried in Van Alstyne Cemetery, Van Alstyne, Grayson County, Texas. He
was a member of the Baptist Church, Centennial Lodge No. 500, A. F. &
A. M., and a Republican in politics.
Van Alstyne Leader
Mr. & Mrs. J.M. Neathery were married October 3, 1880, 58 years
ago in Bells, Texas. They moved to Van Alstyne 50 years ago and have
resided here since. Mr. Neathery was born Jan. 8, 1859, in Albany,
Ky., and came to Texas in 1876, settling in Pilot Grove. Mrs. Neathery
was born Jan. 1, 1863, in Marion county, Ky., and came to Texas at the
age of 13 first settling in Denton county. Mr. Neathery is 80.
Mrs. Neathery is 76. Mr. and Mrs. Neathery joined the Baptist church
45 years ago. They have two children, three grandchildren and two
great-grandchildren. Their children are Mrs. J. Hie McKinney of Quanah
and J. Hansel Neathery of Donaldsville, La.