James Levi Sturrock1

M, #9560, b. 6 November 1883, d. 10 January 1942
     James Levi Sturrock was born on 6 November 1883 at Colmesneil, Tyler County, Texas.1 He married Lela Daphne Sargent, daughter of James K. Sargent and Carry Ann Painter, on 10 June 1900 at Tyler County, Texas.2 He and Lela Daphne Sargent were divorced circa 1917. He married Lillah Lillian Basket before 12 September 1918. He died from a coronary occlusion (heart attack) at 11:20 pm on 10 January 1942 at 554 Pine Street, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas, at age 58 years, 2 months and 4 days.3,4 He was buried at Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas.5

Family: James Levi Sturrock and Lela Daphne Sargent

Family: James Levi Sturrock and Lillah Lillian Basket


  1. [S948] Jim & Ann Crews Laird, Tyler County Marriage Records, Bride Index P128.
  2. [S948] Jim & Ann Crews Laird, Tyler County Marriage Records, Bride Index P128 Groom Index P143.
  3. [S1293] Texas, U.S., Death Certificates, 1903-1982, online search.ancestry.com, Name:     James L Sturrock
    Birth Date:     6 Nov 1883
    Birth Place:     Colemesnie, Texas
    Gender:     Male
    Race:     White
    Residence:     Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas
    Father:     N B Sturrock
    Mother:     Ellen Mann
    Age at Death:     58
    Death Date:     10 Jan 1942
    Death Place:     Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, USA.
  4. [S1157] Texas Death Index, 1964-1998, online http://www.familysearch.org, Lela Osteen, "Texas, Deaths (New Index, New Images), 1890-1976"
    Name:      Lela Osteen
    Event Type:      Death
    Event Date:      15 Nov 1967
    Event Place:      Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, United States
    Gender:      Female
    Marital Status:      Widowed
    Birth Date:      28 Mar 1881
    Birthplace:      Angelina, Texas
    Father's Name:     James K Sargent
    Mother's Name:     Cassie Morris
    Certificate Number:      81280
    GS Film number:      2138822
    Digital Folder Number:      005165851
    Image Number:      02706.
  5. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Memorial# 90011801 - James Levi Sturrock.