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John Rex Mawhorter



John Rex Mawhorter Birth: 10 Mar 1897 Culver, Indiana Death Date: 19 Oct 1985 La Mesa, San Diego county California; burial Glen Abbey Memorial Park Bonita, San Diego County, California son of Freeman K. Mawhorter & Flora Oyler step son of David H Smith.

married about 28 Aug 1918 Indiana Mary Martha Davis Birth 21 May 1893 Jennings county , Indiana; Death 26 Feb 1981 San Diego county California burial Glen Abbey Memorial Park Bonita, San Diego County, California daughter of William Harrison Davis and Ida Bell Moncrief

They had:
    Martha Ann Mawhorter Birth about 1925 Missourii; married 2 Jul 1959 Clark county Nevada John Reuben Harrell

    David H Mawhorter Birth abt 1928 Indiana



The Rex Mawhorters To Live In California
    Mr. and Mrs. J. Rex Mawhorter, longtime and well-known Culver ites who resided for many years at 307 State Street, left Monday morning to reside in California at 7 545 Cuyamaca Drive in Lemon Grove.

    Mr. Mawhorter retired Aug. 31, 1962, from his duties as post master at Culver Military Academy after 43 years of service. Rex is a charter memiber of the William A. F l e e t , Post No. 103, American Legion and Mary is a charter member of the Legion Auxiliary. She is also an active member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, Post 6919.

    Needless to s a y, this pop ular Culver couple will be greatly missed, but they look forward to living near their daughter and her family and renewing family ties.

    Mr. and Mrs. Mawhorter have been honored with various parties and dinners and it is their hope that their Culver friends and neighbors will keep in touch with them at the above address, filling them in on Culver news and events.

    The Citizen extends best wishes to the Mawhorters in their new California home July 22, 1965


Mr and Mrs. J. Rex Mawhorter of 7545 Cuyamaca, Lemon Grove, Calif., formerly of Culver , celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, August 25th at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Harrel of LaMesa.

Mr. Mawhorter was postmaster at the Culver Military Academy for 43 years. A World War I veteran, he has been a member of the American Legion for some 50 years.

Their many friends in Culver would like to extend their best wishes to the happy couple. SEPTEMBER 5, 1968 - citizen


Year: 1900; Census Place: Union, Marshall, Indiana; Page: 18; Enumeration District: 0082; FHL microfilm: 1240392 Name: John R Mawhorter
Age: 3
Birth Date: Mar 1897
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1900: Union, Marshall, Indiana
Ward of City: 2
Street: Scott Street
House Number: 0
Sheet Number: 18
Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation: 374
Family Number: 375
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Grand Son
Marital status: Single
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's name: Flora Mawhorter
Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Henry D Oyler 59
Flora Mawhorter 21
John R Mawhorter 3
Maud R Mawhorter 1

Year: 1910; Census Place: Culver Ward 3, Marshall, Indiana; Roll: T624_370; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0113; FHL microfilm: 1374383 Name: J Rex Mawhorter
Age in 1910: 13
Birth Year: abt 1897
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1910: Culver Ward 3, Marshall, Indiana
Street: W Washington
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Step Son
Marital status: Single
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's name: Flora Smith
Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
Native Tongue: English
Attended School: Yes
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
David H Smith 45
Flora Smith 31
Ethel C Smith 21
Iva E Smith 20
Cecil R Smith 15
J Rex Mawhorter 13

Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001
Name: John R Mawhorter
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 23
Event Type: Marriage Registration (Marriage)
Birth Date: 10 Mar 1895
Birth Place: Culver, Indiana
Marriage Licence Date: 28 Aug 1918
Marriage Licence Place: Indiana, United States
Residence Place: Camp Lee, Virginia
Father: Freeman Mawhorter
Mother: Flora Oyler
Spouse: Mary M Davis
Page: 556
FHL Film Number: 001305180
Name: Mary M Davis
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 24
Event Type: Marriage Registration (Marriage)
Birth Date: 21 May 1894
Birth Place: Jennings, Indiana
Marriage Licence Date: 28 Aug 1918
Marriage Licence Place: Indiana, United States
Residence Place: North Vernon, Jennings, Indiana
Father: William H Davis
Mother: Ida B Moncrief
Spouse: John R Mawhorter
Page: 556
FHL Film Number: 001305180

Year: 1920; Census Place: Union, Marshall, Indiana; Roll: T625_456; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 182 Name: J Rex Mawhorter
Age: 22
Birth Year: abt 1898
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1920: Union, Marshall, Indiana
Street: Jackson Street
House Number: X
Residence Date: 1920
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital status: Married
Spouse's name: Mary M Mawhorter
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: Salesman
Industry: Candy Store
Employment Field: Wage or Salary
Home Owned or Rented: Rent
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
J Rex Mawhorter 22
Mary M Mawhorter 26

Year: 1930; Census Place: Culver, Marshall, Indiana; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0016; FHL microfilm: 2340352 Name: John R Mawhorter
Birth Year: abt 1897
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Indiana
Marital status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1930: Culver, Marshall, Indiana, USA
Map of Home: View Map Street address: State Street
House Number: 307
Dwelling Number: 54
Family Number: 58
Home Owned or Rented: Owned
Home Value: 7000
Radio Set: Yes
Lives on Farm: No
Age at first Marriage: 21
Attended School: No
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: Head waiter
Industry: Academy
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker
Employment: Yes
Household Members:
Name Age
John R Mawhorter 33
Mary M Mawhorter 36
Marthanne Mawhorter 5
David Mawhorter 2

Year: 1940; Census Place: Culver, Marshall, Indiana; Roll: m-t0627-01077; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 50-17 Name: John Rex Mawhorter
Respondent: Yes
Age: 43
Estimated birth year: abt 1897
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Indiana
Marital status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Culver, Marshall, Indiana
Map of Home in 1940: View Map
Street: State
House Number: 307
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Culver, Marshall, Indiana
Residence in 1935: Same House
Resident on farm in 1935: No
Sheet Number: 6B
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 167
Occupation: Postmaster
House Owned or Rented: Owned
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 5000
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: College, 2nd year
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 48
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
Income: 1800
Income Other Sources: No
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
John Rex Mawhorter 43
Mary Mawhorter 46
Martha Ann Mawhorter 15

U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995 Name: J Rex Mawhorter
Gender: Male
Residence Year: 1964
Street address: 9625
Residence Place: San Diego, California, USA
Occupation: Retired
Spouse: Mary M Mawhorter
Publication Title: San Diego, California, Suburban Directory, 1964

U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995 Name: John R Mawhorter
Gender: Male
Residence Year: 1967
Street address: 1st St Cor
Residence Place: San Diego, California, USA
Spouse: Mary M Mawhorter
Publication Title: San Diego, California, Suburban Directory, 1967

U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995 Name: J Rex Mawhorter
Gender: Male
Residence Year: 1971
Street address: 4617 Terry La LM
Residence Place: San Diego, California, USA
Occupation: Retired
Spouse: Mary M Mawhorter
Publication Title: San Diego, California, Suburban Directory, 1971

U.S. City Directories, 1822-199 Name: J Rex Mawhorter
Residence Year: 1975
Street address: 4617 TerryLn 460-2731
Residence Place: San Diego, California, USA
Publication Title: San Diego, California, City Directory, 1975

California, Death Index, 1940-1997 Name: Mary Martha Mawhorter [Mary Martha Davis]
Social Security #: 313386578
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 21 May 1893
Birth Place: Indiana
Death Date: 26 Feb 1981 Death Place: San Diego
Mother's Maiden Name: Moncrief
Father's Surname: Davis

California, Death Index, 1940-1997
Name: John Rex Mawhorter
Social Security #: 720165785
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 10 Mar 1897
Birth Place: Indiana
Death Date: 19 Oct 1985
Death Place: San Diego
Mother's Maiden Name:

U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010 Name: John Mawhorter
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 10 Mar 1897
Death Date: 19 Oct 1985
SSN: 720165785
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 25 Jul 1917
Release Date 1: 27 Mar 1919






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