James R. " Wooley Jim" Gulledge

1 May 1817–24 March 1901 (Age 83)
Anson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of James R. " Wooley Jim"

When James R. " Wooley Jim" Gulledge was born on 1 May 1817, in Anson, North Carolina, United States, his father, Jeremiah Gulledge, was 23 and his mother, Phoebe “Bashi Boskie” Sellers, was 21. He married Elizabeth "Lizzie" Griggs in 1853. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in White Store Township, Anson, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. He died on 24 March 1901, in Anson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Anson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

James R. " Wooley Jim" Gulledge
1817–1901
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Griggs
1835–1925
Marriage: 1853
Elisha Gulledge
1854–1909
Rachel Gulledge
1855–1935
Susan Caroline Gulledge
1858–1948
Sarah Gulledge
1859–1900
Mary E. Gulledge
1862–1923
Elizabeth "Betty" Gulledge
1864–1948
James Wesley Gulledge
1869–1930

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1853
children

(7)

    Male1854–1909Male

    Rachel Gulledge

    Female1855–1935Female

    Female1858–1948Female

    Sarah Gulledge

    Female1859–1900Female

    Mary E. Gulledge

    Female1862–1923Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 13

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1846

Age 29

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • James Gulledge, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Gulledge, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James Gulledge, "United States Census, 1880"

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