James Hill Verner

Male10 August 1828–2 April 1899

Brief Life History of James Hill

When James Hill Verner was born on 10 August 1828, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Caleb Verner, was 26 and his mother, Jane O Hill, was 25. He married Peninah Taylor Lambeth on 20 January 1852. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Wise, Van Zandt, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 7, Stephens, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 2 April 1899, in Wise, Texas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Thomas Cemetery, Bridgeport, Wise, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Hill Verner
Peninah Taylor Lambeth
Marriage: 20 January 1852
John Henry Verner
John Henry Verner
Susie Anna Jane Verner
William Taylor Verner
Charles Caleb

Sources (12)

  • James H Verner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James H Verner, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • James Hill Verner, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 January 1852
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed

    Age 1

    In 1829 Fort Sumter is constructed in the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Fort Sumter is most known for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War. It is barely ready when the American Civil War starts.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 2

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


    Age 20

    Historical Boundaries 1848: Fourmile Prairie, Henderson, Texas, United States 1850: Fourmile Prairie, Van Zandt, Texas, United States 1889: Wise, Van Zandt, Texas, United States

    Name Meaning

    Czech, Hungarian, Swedish, Danish, Croatian, and Slovenian: from the personal name Verner, of ancient Germanic origin (see Werner ).

    Scottish: possibly a habitational name from Vernours (Midlothian), although it seems more likely that this placename is derived from the surname. A branch of the family was established in Ireland in the 17th century.

    English: perhaps an occupational name from an unrecorded Anglo-Norman French or Old French verrinour, vernour ‘glassmaker’, a derivative of Old French verrine ‘glass’. Compare Verrier .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Story Highlight


    James Hill Verner was the son of Caleb Verner and Jane O. Hill. When James was a child, the family moved from Anderson County, South Carolina to Monroe County, Mississippi. James Hill Verner married P …

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