James Roger Gulledge

April 1826–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of James Roger

When James Roger Gulledge was born in April 1826, in Tennessee, United States, his father, William Henry Gulledge Jr, was 48 and his mother, Martha Daniel, was 41. He married Visey Gibson about 1850, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Decatur, Tennessee, United States in 1900.

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James Roger Gulledge
Visey Gibson
Marriage: about 1850
Dorenda A. Gulledge
James " Jim" Hiram Gulledge
William Wade Gulledge
Martha Elizabeth Gulledge
Cynthia A. Gulledge
S. A. Gulledge
Dilly C. Gulledge
James Roger Gulledge, Jr.
John Henry Gulledge
Mary Detia Gulledge

Spouse and Children

about 1850
Tennessee, United States


    Dorenda A. Gulledge


    Martha Elizabeth Gulledge


    Cynthia A. Gulledge


    S. A. Gulledge



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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 9

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 36

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.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Gullidge, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James Gulledge, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jim Gulledge in entry for Rodgers Gulledge, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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