James Roger Gulledge, Jr.

30 December 1860–17 December 1930 (Age 69)
Decatur, Tennessee, United States

The Life of James Roger

When James Roger Gulledge, Jr. was born on 30 December 1860, in Decatur, Tennessee, United States, his father, James Roger Gulledge, was 34 and his mother, Visey Gibson, was 38. He married Sallie Elizabeth Taylor on 8 September 1887, in Carroll, Madison, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Civil District 12, Jackson, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Bible Hill, Decatur, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 17 December 1930, in Decatur, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Decatur, Tennessee, United States.

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James Roger Gulledge, Jr.
Sallie Elizabeth Taylor
Marriage: 8 September 1887
Cynthia Clementine Gulledge
James Thomas Gulledge
Pearlie Mae "Vicy" Gulledge

Spouse and Children

8 September 1887
Carroll, Madison, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Dorenda A. Gulledge


    Martha Elizabeth Gulledge


    Cynthia A. Gulledge


    S. A. Gulledge



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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 2

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 21

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 Probably an Americanized spelling of German Gullich or Guhlich ( see Gullick ).2 Possibly English, a variant of Colledge or Coolidge .

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

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Sources (3)

  • J R Gulledge, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Roger Gulledge in household of Thoma Gulledge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James R Gulledge, "United States Census, 1920"

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