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
1840–1926
Florence Madora Gaar
1855–1936
Marriage: 24 November 1874
James Edward Logan
1876–1893
William R Logan
1878–1887
Mamie Emma Logan
1881–1949
Mattie Virgie Logan
1883–1947
Jesse or Jessie Logan
1885–1887
George Washington Logan
1887–1959
Clara Nola Logan
1890–1971
Nettie May Logan
1892–1971
Bessie Chrystine Logan
1895–1989
Maggie Logan
1895–1989
Marvin Manuel Logan
1898–1951

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)

    1846

    Age 6

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

    1862

    Age 22

    Historical Boundaries 1862: Cross, Arkansas, United States

    1863

    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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