James Hill Verner

10 August 1828–2 April 1899 (Age 70)
South Carolina, United States

The Life 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 Justice Precinct 5, Hopkins, Texas, United States in 1870 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

Spouse and Children


    Peninah Taylor Lambeth


20 January 1852


    John Henry Verner


    John Henry Verner


    Susie Anna Jane Verner


    William Taylor Verner


    Charles Caleb


Parents and Siblings

    Caleb Verner





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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: Henderson, Texas, United States 1850: Van Zandt, Texas, United States

Name Meaning

1 Czech or other Slavic respelling of German Werner .2 Scottish: of uncertain origin, probably a variant of Warner .

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

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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 …

Sources (3)

  • James H Verner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James H Varner in household of Caleb Varner, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James H Verner, "United States Census, 1880"

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