James Gimlin

1859–
Benton Township, Adair, Missouri, United States

The Life of James

When James Gimlin was born in 1859, in Benton Township, Adair, Missouri, United States, his father, Samuel Gimlin, was 72 and his mother, Sarah Isabel, was 37.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Gimlin
1787–1860
Sarah Isabel
1822–1900
William Gimlin
1849–
Samuel Gimlin
1856–
James Gimlin
1859–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1860

Age 1

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 31

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Gmelin, a nickname for an unhurried person, from Middle High German gmēle, based on the adjective gemach ‘comfortable’, ‘calm’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • James Gimlin in household of Samuel Gimlin, "United States Census, 1860"

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