James Debord


Brief Life History of James

When James Debord was born in 1817, in Kentucky, United States, his father, George Washington DeBord, was 45 and his mother, Catherine Miller, was 45. He married Catherine Burgess on 28 September 1840. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Princeville Township, Peoria, Illinois, United States in 1860. He died in Missouri, United States.

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James Debord
Catherine Burgess
Marriage: 28 September 1840
Nancy J Debord
Anna Jane Debord
Barbara A Debord
George Debord
William F Debord
Sarah Emily Debord

Sources (5)

  • James Deboard, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Debord, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • James Debourd, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 September 1840
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Illinois is the 21st state.

    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.

    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

    Age 31

    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of English Deborde , a surname of French origin.

    French: habitational name, with the preposition de ‘from’, for someone from a place called Bord, in Creuse, or perhaps, from either of two places called Bort, in Puy-de-Dôme and Corrèze. Alternatively, a topographic name for someone who lived at the side of a road, river, or similar, from bord ‘border, edge’.

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

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