James B Greenhaw

1856–after 1930 (Age 74)
Sumner, Tennessee, United States

The Life of James B

When James B Greenhaw was born in 1856, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States, his father, Ephraim Barton Greenhaw, was 38 and his mother, Rebecca Etheridge, was 35. He married Mary B Cheatham on 13 March 1878, in Newton, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in White Township, Newton, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years and Big Creek Township, Newton, Arkansas, United States in 1900. He died after 1930, in Severs Township, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 75.

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James B Greenhaw
Mary B Cheatham
Marriage: 13 March 1878
Anna Lee Greenhaw
Gerothia " Joty" Greenhaw
John Greenhaw
Minnie Greenhaw
Susan Greenhaw
Mary Greenhaw
Vina Greenhaw
Manson Madison Greenhaw
Tennessee Marie Greenhaw
Carline Greenhaw
Lula May Greenlaw
Jack Greenhaw

Spouse and Children


    Mary B Cheatham


13 March 1878
Newton, Arkansas, United States


+7 More Children

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+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 5

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 6

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 20

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

1 Probably a respelling of English Greenhow or Greenhalgh .2 Possibly a respelling of German Grünhag(e), a variant of Grünhagen ( see Gruenhagen ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • James B Greenhaw in household of Ephriam Greenhaw, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Greenhaw, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James Greenhaw, "United States Census, 1900"

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