Newman-Short Cemetery

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John Thomas Short was born on 26 Apr 1861 in the Curry Creek Community (now Kendalia), Blanco (now Kendall) County, Texas and died in Boerne, Kendall, Texas on 8 Dec 1935. He was the son of Thomas "Tom" Short and Margaret Elenor Overton Short.

On 27 May 1884 he married Ella Maud Gover in Boerne, Kendall, Texas. They had ten children:

Maggie Jane Short;

Josie Short;

Minnie May Short who married Henry Reed Bauerlein;

Laura Short (Jun 1891 - ?);

Annie Ophelia Short who married Edwin John Merz;

John Franklin "Frank" Short who married Frances Levenia "Vena" Cure on 6 Jun 1919;

William Jefferson Short;

Alma Ella Short who married Thomas Chester Anderson;

Vernie Lee Short who married Reinhold Herman Zercher; and

Olive Maude Short who married Clyde Short (17 May 1902 - 14 May 1984); and

Baby Boy Short.