James R. “Wooly Jim” Gulledge

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

The Life Summary of James R. “Wooly Jim”

When James R. “Wooly Jim” Gulledge was born on 1 May 1817, in Anson, North Carolina, United States, his father, Jeremiah Gulledge, was 21 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 Deep Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Deep Creek, Anson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

James R. “Wooly 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)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    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

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

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

    Possible Related Names

    Gullage
    Colledge

    Sources (14)

    • James Gulledge, "United States Census, 1860"
    • James R Gulledge in entry for William Boswell and Elizabeth Gulledge, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • J. Gulladge in entry for E. Gulladge, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"

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