James Marrs Jr

8 September 1817–14 May 1887 (Age 69)
Logan, Kentucky, United States

The Life of James

When James Marrs Jr was born on 8 September 1817, in Logan, Kentucky, United States, his father, James L. Marrs, Sr, was 27 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Houston, was 28. He married Elizabeth Ann Carl on 2 January 1840, in Franklin, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Texas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 4, Williamson, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 14 May 1887, in Corn Hill, Williamson, Texas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Florence Cemetery, Florence, Williamson, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Marrs Jr
1817–1887
Elizabeth Ann Carl
1824–1896
Marriage: 2 January 1840
Manson Alexander Marrs
1840–1918
Wiley Barton Marrs
1842–1913
Thomas Willis Marrs
1844–1904
Matthew Long Marrs
1846–1921
Nancy Ruhama Marrs
1848–1926
Martha Joe Marrs
1851–1939
Sarah Jane Marrs
1854–1915
Emer Cornelia Marrs
1856–1876
Mary Marrs
1860–1883
William Macklin Marrs
1863–1875
Augusta Belle Marrs
1866–1931
Infant Babe Marrs
1869–1869

Spouse and Children

    Male1817–1887Male

    Elizabeth Ann Carl

    Female1824–1896Female

MARRIAGE
2 January 1840
Franklin, Arkansas, United States
children

(12)

    Male1840–1918Male

    Wiley Barton Marrs

    Male1842–1913Male

    Thomas Willis Marrs

    Male1844–1904Male

    Matthew Long Marrs

    Male1846–1921Male

    Nancy Ruhama Marrs

    Female1848–1926Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 1

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

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. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 19

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Marr .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Marrs, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Marrs, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James M* in entry for Augusta B Perry, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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