Jett Yarbrough, Mayor of
Kerens, Navarro County, Texas


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This is my great, great grandfather; Jett Yarbrough. He was mayor of Kerens at one time--I do not know from what time period. We speculate that this picture was taken at a parade while he was mayor.

Photo Donated by Lori Camper

Jett T. YARBROUGH.  was born on July 26, 1854 in Alabama, died May 24, 1928 of a Heart Attack.  He is buried at Kerens City Cemetery, Kerens,Navarro Co., TX.  He married  Ida Head in Alabama.  Ida was born on. Feb 23, 1856 and died of old age in her sleep on June 10, 1948.  They ran a boarding house-hotel and he had a blacksmith shop in downtown Kerens

Children Of Jett & Ida Yarborough

1 James Louie Yarbrough b: July 1878 d: July 1939 Burial: Restland Cem., Navarro Co., TX (Kerens City Cemetery, Kerens, TX) m. Blanche Eugenia Collins b: 11 July 1899 d: 26 July 1965 m: February 1926

2 Mittie Yarborough b: November 1881 in AL d: 1967 Burial: Kerens City Cemetery, Kerens, TX m. Marion Bond b: 1873 d: 1938 Burial: Kerens City Cemetery, Kerens,TX

 3 Lela Yarbrough b: 31 October 1882 in AL d: 11 June 1952 Burial: Restland Cemetery, Navarro Co., TX m. Robert Posey Westbrook b: 2 September 1880 in Kerns, Navarro Co., TX d: 4 July 1951 in Kerns, Navarro Co., TX Burial: Restland Cemetery, Navarro Co., TX

4 Ellen Gray Yarborough b: May 1885 in AL d: in Corsicana Memorial Hospital, Corsicana, Navarro Co., Texas Burial: Kerens City Cemetery, Kerens, TX m. Alton Howard Holloway b: 16 January 1887 in Alvarado, TX d: 29 December 1965 in Navarro Co., TX

 5 Neita C. Yarborough b: 2 January 1887 in AL d: 6 December 1921 Burial: Kerens City Cemetery, Kerens, TX. m. C. W. Ross

6 Jennie Louise Yarbrough b: 3 February 1890 d: 3 April 1974 in Nueces Co., TX Burial: Restland Cemetery, Navarro Co., TX m. Roy Elton Walker, Sr. b: 6 December 1885 d: 25 May 1959 m: 1907 Burial: Restland Cemetery, Navarro Co., TX

7  Johnie Yarbrough b: 22 July 1894 in Probably in Navarro Co., TX d: 8 September 1896 in Probably in Navarro Co., TX Burial: Jimmerson Cemetery, Navarro Co., TX

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