James Thomas Darrough

Brief Life History of James Thomas

When James Thomas Darrough was born on 27 February 1893, in Darroughs Hot Springs, Nye, Nevada, United States, his father, James Thomas Darrough, was 33 and his mother, Laura Morgan Stebbins, was 31. He married Amy Lucille Logan on 19 November 1913, in Tonopah, Nye, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Smoky, Nye, Nevada, United States in 1910 and East Fork Township, Douglas, Nevada, United States in 1940. He died on 13 May 1982, in Gardnerville, Douglas, Nevada, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Gardnerville, Douglas, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Thomas Darrough
Amy Lucille Logan
Marriage: 19 November 1913
Helen Martha Darrough
Lois Rae Darrough
Robert Marvin Darrough

Sources (15)

  • James T Warraugh, "United States 1950 Census"
  • James Thomas Darrough, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • James T Darrough, "BillionGraves Index"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.


U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Irish (northern): variant of Darragh .

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

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James Thomas Darrough, Jr.

James Thomas Darrough, Jr. was born on February 27, 1893, in Darrough Hot Springs, Nye County, Nevada, the oldest of six sons born to James Thomas Darrough, Sr., and Laura Morgan Stebbins. James att …

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