James Sherman South

4 April 1810–27 May 1906 (Age 96)
Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of James Sherman

When James Sherman South was born on 4 April 1810, in Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina, United States, his father, William King South, was 50 and his mother, Catherine Daniel, was 45. He married Lucy Franklin Fuller on 20 December 1832, in Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Meriwether, Georgia, United States in 1850 and Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States in 1860. He died on 27 May 1906, in Alabama, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery, Geraldine, DeKalb, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Sherman South
1810–1906
Lucy Franklin Fuller
1815–1869
Marriage: 20 December 1832
Nancy A. South
1833–1912
Mary A. South
1834–1844
Narcissa Elizabeth South
1836–1942
James B. South
1837–1920
Martha Jane South
1837–1891
James M. South
1838–1911
Parmelia E. South
1842–1926
Reubin G. South
1844–1863
William Frank South
1845–1906
Infant South
1846–1846
Augustus South
1848–
Georgia A. South
1851–
Charles W. South
1854–

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World Events (8)

1812
Age 2
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1827
Age 17
Historical Boundaries: 1827: Meriwether, Georgia, United States
1835 · Treaty of New Echota
Age 25
A minority group of Cherokees including John Ridge, Major Ridge, Elias Boudinot, and Stand Waite, signed the Treaty of New Echota which ceded all Cherokee territory east of the Mississippi in exchange for five million dollars. The majority of Cherokees did not agree and 16,000 Cherokee signatures were gathered to protest the treaty. Boudinot and both Ridges were killed several years later by angry Cherokees for signing the treaty.

Name Meaning

(1997: 3919;2007: 8508; 2010: 11178)English: from Middle English south ‘south’, denoting someone who had migrated ‘from the south’, especially someone from southern England living in the north of the country. It may also have been used as a topographic name to denote someone living in the southern part of a settlement or region. Compare Southern .

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

Possible Related Names

Suderman
Southern

Sources (5)

  • James S South, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James S South in entry for D B Jones and Georgia A South, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Rheuben South in entry for Pemelia Elmira Porter, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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