James Thomas Mashburn


Personal and Family Information

James was born on 28 Oct 1907 in Grady Cty, Georgia, the son of unknown parents.

He died on 30 Dec 2002 in Florida.

His wife was Sherra Bernstyne Simmons, who he married on 15 MAR 1934 in First Baptist Church, New Orleans, La. Their three known children were George Thomas Simmons (1935-?), Sherra Bernstyne (1937-?) and Snell Simmons (1939-?).


Birth28 OCT 1907
Place: Grady Cty, Georgia
Death30 DEC 2002
Place: Florida
Census4 APR 1940
Place: Rapides Parish, Lousiana
Age: 32
Address: Ward 4, Long Leaf, twp 2S, house 11, household 56, rented free Machburn, J.T. head mw age 32 married, born Georgia, NewOrleans in 1935, minister in church __ Sherum wife fw age 32 married born Ark __ George T , son mw age 5 single born Lousiana __ Sharia, daughter fw age 2 single born Louisiana __ Snell S son mw age 1 single born Louisiana
BurialDEC 2002
Place: Hernando County, Flordia
Address: Brooksville Cemetery with wife findagrave 7081299
Other EventEST 1945
Place: Europe?
Type: Military Service
Address: may have been aide to Gen George Patton in WWII


Note 1

Rev. J. T. Mashburn, 95, of Brooksville, died Monday, Dec. 30th.2002 He was born in Calvary, Ga., and moved to this area 59 years ago. He graduated from Norman Park College and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

He served during World Warl II as a U. S. Army Lt. Colonel Chaplain under General Patton's 3rd Army and retired from the U.S. Army to become a Baptist Minister, Chaplain and Missionary serving in Louisiana, Florida, Virginia and many foreign countries. He was a Baptist by faith and a member of First Baptist Church, Brooksville.

Survivors include a daughter, Sherra Brown of Brooksville, two sons, George Thomas of Brooksville and Snell Simmons of St. Petersburg; eight grandchildren; and five great grandchildren. The funeral service was held Friday, January 3, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Brooksville. Interment was in Brooksville Cemetery. Arrangements by Brewer & Sons Funeral Homes.

findagrave 7081299