John Henry Gulledge

1864–1937 (Age 73)
Decatur, Tennessee, United States

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Gulledge was born in February 1864, in Decatur, Tennessee, United States, his father, James Roger Gulledge, was 37 and his mother, Visey Gibson, was 42. He lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Civil District 12, Decatur, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. He died on 8 April 1937, in Parsons, Decatur, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 73.

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James Roger Gulledge
Visey Gibson
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

Parents & Siblings



  • Dorenda A. Gulledge


  • Martha Elizabeth Gulledge


  • Cynthia A. Gulledge


  • S. A. Gulledge


  • Female1860–Female

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · Sultana Tragedy

Age 1

In April of 1865, the steamboat the Sultana exploded. The Civil War had been over for awhile so this was considered the worst maritime disaster in US history. Compared to the Titanic where 1,512 people were killed, 1,8000 soldiers were killed on the Sultana. Confederate soldiers that weeks earlier had been fighting with Union soldiers were now fighting to save their lives.

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 Probably an Americanized spelling of German Gullich or Guhlich ( see Gullick ).2 Possibly English, a variant of Colledge or Coolidge .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • John H Gulledge in household of William W Gulledge, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John H Gullidge in household of Gullidge, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John H Gulledge in household of Vicy Gulledge, "United States Census, 1910"

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