James Nelson Agee

1859–1933 (Age 74)
Johnson, Missouri, United States

The Life of James Nelson

When James Nelson Agee was born on 4 December 1859, in Johnson, Missouri, United States, his father, Nelson H. Agee, was 29 and his mother, Manervia Cooper, was 26. He married Penelope Canzada Abel on 23 December 1880. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 6, Montague, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 2, Montague, Texas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 5 December 1933, in Montague, Montague, Texas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Shiloh Cemetery, Bulcher, Cooke, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Nelson Agee
1859–1933
Penelope Canzada Abel
1866–1952
Marriage: 23 December 1880
Bertie Lanora Agee
1881–1967
Myrtle Eudora Agee
1883–1968
Effie Leola Agee
1885–1886
Leonia Washington Agee
1886–1946
Minnie Elmina Agee
1889–1977
Julian Monroe Agee
1890–1977
Montie Lela Agee
1892–1984
John William Agee
1894–1991
Thomas Jefferson Agee
1895–1953
Ollie Ozella Agee
1897–1978
Jesse James Agee
1899–1996
Nellie Victoria Agee
1901–1931
Ruth Canzada Agee
1903–1973
Alma Franlklin Agee
1907–1913

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 December 1880
, Cooke County, Texas, United States of America
children

(14)

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Parents and Siblings

    Nelson H. Agee

    Male1830–1860Male

    Manervia Cooper

    Female1833–1908Female

siblings

(4)

    Millard Filmore Agee

    Male1852–1922Male

    Martha Ann Agee

    Female1854–1930Female

    John William Agee

    Male1856–1937Male

    Male1859–1933Male

World Events (8)

1860

Age 1

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 2

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 22

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

Name Meaning

French (Huguenot): of uncertain origin. Perhaps a variant of Ajean, i.e. (enfant) à Jean ‘(child) of John’ ( see Agent ), or of Ager .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Agee in household of Nelson Agee, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James N Agee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jim Agee, "United States Census, 1920"

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