James Thomas Elmore

Male17 March 1859–29 August 1935

Brief Life History of James Thomas

When James Thomas Elmore was born on 17 March 1859, in Cobden, Union, Illinois, United States, his father, John P. Elmore, was 34 and his mother, Mary Ann Oller, was 35. He married Anna Rebecca Burt on 27 December 1888, in Denton, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Township 2, Chickasaw Nation Reservation, Murray, Oklahoma, United States in 1900 and Coyle Township, Murray, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. He died on 29 August 1935, in Leeper Township, Murray, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Palmer Cemetery, Palmer, Murray, Oklahoma, United States.

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James Thomas Elmore
Anna Rebecca Burt
Marriage: 27 December 1888
James Charles Elmore
Gardye Lee Elmore
Sylvia E Elmore
Myrtle Venita Elmore
John Garland Elmore
Thelma Sonila Elmore
Mary Jane Elmore
Odes Lovene Elmore
Riley Hindman Elmore
Frank Buchanan Elmore

Sources (12)

  • Jas Elmore in household of Jno Elmore, "United States Census, 1860"
  • J. T. Elmore, "Texas Marriages, 1837-1973"
  • James T Elmore, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 December 1888Denton, Texas, United States
  • Children (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

    Age 2

    Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.


    Age 4

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

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 22

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Ailmer, from Old English Æthelmǣr, composed of the elements æthel ‘noble’ and mǣre ‘famous’. Aylmer has also been established in Ireland since the 16th century.

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

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