James Knight McCollum

1800–1872 (Age 72)
Chester, South Carolina, United States

The Life of James Knight

When James Knight McCollum was born in 1800, in Chester, South Carolina, United States, his father, Newman McCollum, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Guis, was 32. He married Sarah Carter in 1819, in Chester, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Fayette, Alabama, United States in 1860. His occupation is listed as fayette county state representative in Fayette, Alabama, United States. He died in 1872, in Fayette, Fayette, Alabama, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Hubbertville Church Of Christ Cemetery, Fayetteville, Fayette, Alabama, United States.

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James Knight McCollum
Sarah Carter
Marriage: 1819
Nancy Caroline McCollum
Allen McCollum
Joseph E Mc Collum
Charmer James Mccollum
Ann Elizabeth Mc Collum
Leah Catherine Mc Collum
Newman Theodore McCollum
Henry Carter McCollum
James Madison McCollum
Regina A. McCollum
Sarah Frances McCollum

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Chester, South Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 0

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 19

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coluim ‘son of Colum’. See McCallum , which is the usual spelling of this name in Scotland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James K Mc Collum, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Knight McCollum, "Find A Grave Index"
  • James Knight McCollum in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

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