Private James Wesley Ellis Gulledge

Brief Life History of James Wesley Ellis

When Private James Wesley Ellis Gulledge was born on 18 September 1846, in Coosa, Alabama, United States, his father, Joel Houston Gulledge, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Duke Mitchell, was 43. He married Louisa Smith Wyatt about 1866, in Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Cooper, Chilton, Alabama, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1907. He died on 20 March 1936, in Chilton, Chilton, Alabama, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Verbena Cemetery, Verbena, Chilton, Alabama, United States.

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Private James Wesley Ellis Gulledge
Louisa Smith Wyatt
Marriage: about 1866
Louisa Elizabeth Gulledge
Fannie B Gulledge
Robert Stanley Gulledge
Sonora D Gulledge
James Wesley Ellis Gulledge
Joel F Gulledge
Jacob Malachi Gulledge
Ashley Gulledge
John Gulledge
July S. Gulledge

Sources (12)

  • James Gulage in household of Joel Gulage, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James W. E. Gulledge, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • James Wesley Ellis Gullidge, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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Historical Boundaries: 1847: Coosa, Alabama, United States


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Altered form of English Golledge, itself probably a variant of Colledge .

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

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