James Wright Logan

Male20 June 1840–10 January 1926

Brief Life History of James Wright

When James Wright Logan was born on 20 June 1840, in Henry, Kentucky, United States, his father, James Ralston Logan, was 37 and his mother, Emaline Wright, was 21. He married Florence Madora Gaar on 24 November 1874, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Bedford Township, Cross, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Wynne, Cross, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 January 1926, in Cross, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in McElroy, Cross, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Wright Logan
Florence Madora Gaar
Marriage: 24 November 1874
James Edward Logan
William R Logan
Mamie Emma Logan
Mattie Virgie Logan
Jesse or Jessie Logan
George Washington Logan
Clara Nola Logan
Nettie May Logan
Bessie Chrystine Logan
Maggie Logan
Marvin Manuel Logan

Sources (11)

  • James R Logan in household of James R Logan, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James W. Logan, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • James Wright Logan, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 November 1874Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 6

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


    Age 22

    Historical Boundaries 1862: Cross, Arkansas, United States


    Age 23

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

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from Logan (Ayrshire) or from some other minor place of this name.

    Irish: from Ó Leocháin ‘descendant of Leochán’, a personal name (earlier spelled Lothchán) of unexplained etymology. See also Duck .

    History: James Logan (1674–1751), an Ulster Scot and a Quaker, born in Lurgan, County Armagh, Ireland, became secretary to William Penn and held high office in the state of PA. Among his descendants have been numbered several prominent statesmen. KY pioneer Benjamin Logan moved with his parents from West Pennsborough Township, Cumberland County, PA, to Augusta County, VA, in 1740.

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

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