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.
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’.