James Osbourne Hedgepeth

3 January 1870–6 June 1925 (Age 55)
Chester, South Carolina, United States

The Life of James Osbourne

When James Osbourne Hedgepeth was born on 3 January 1870, in Chester, South Carolina, United States, his father, William Petrie Hedgepeth, was 30 and his mother, Frances Virginia Colvin, was 27. He married Frances Idaline Brazzel on 16 February 1898. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Police Jury Ward 7, Lincoln, Louisiana, United States in 1910. He died on 6 June 1925, in Union, St. James, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Saint Rest Cemetery, Ruston, Lincoln, Louisiana, United States.

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James Osbourne Hedgepeth
Frances Idaline Brazzel
Marriage: 16 February 1898
William J Hedgepeth
Herman A Hedgepeth
Edward Denton Hedgepeth
Estelle Hedgepeth

Spouse and Children

16 February 1898


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World Events (8)

1871 · KKK Supression

Age 1

In March of 1871, in an attempt to supress the Ku Klux Klan in South Carolina, President Grant sends troops in. Later that year in October, the KKK are told to disarm and break up. They do not do this and later many are arrested by the US marshals.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Age 16

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Hudspeth , altered by folk etymology. This name is particularly common in NC.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James O Hedgepeth, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jim Hedgepeth in entry for Ida Hedgepeth, "Louisiana Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1956"
  • James O Hedgepath in entry for Estelle Hedgepath, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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