James Albert Wilcox

1836–30 June 1864 (Age 28)
Bath, Bath, Steuben, New York, United States

The Life of James Albert

When James Albert Wilcox was born in 1836, in Bath, Bath, Steuben, New York, United States, his father, Elijah Wilcox, was 26 and his mother, Sally Ann Cummings, was 23. He married Jane Agnes Spraker on 28 May 1857, in Bath, Bath, Steuben, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 30 June 1864, in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 28.

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James Albert Wilcox
Jane Agnes Spraker
Marriage: 28 May 1857
George Edward Wilcox
James Albert Wilcox

Spouse and Children

28 May 1857
Bath, Bath, Steuben, New York, United States


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World Events (5)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 0

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.

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 10

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wilcock .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Wilcox in household of Elijah Wilcox, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Wilcox in household of Elijah Wilcox, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • James Wilcox in entry for George Edward Wilcox and Mary Bellinger, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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