James D Estes

Male10 August 1851–1882

Brief Life History of James D

When James D Estes was born on 10 August 1851, in Anderson, Grimes, Texas, United States, his father, James M. Estes, was 24 and his mother, Minerva Jane Clark, was 23. He married Nancy Jane Donahoe on 28 December 1870, in Lampasas, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Brazos, Texas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 2, Lampasas, Texas, United States in 1880. He died in 1882, in Lampasas, Texas, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Naruna, Burnet, Texas, United States.

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James D Estes
Nancy Jane Donahoe
Marriage: 28 December 1870
James William Estes
Ella Estes
Arthur Floyd Estes

Sources (9)

  • James Ester in household of James Ester, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James D Estes, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • James D. Estes, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 December 1870Lampasas, Texas, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Historical Boundaries: 1852: Burnet, Texas, United States


    Age 5

    Historical Boundaries: 1856: Lampasas, Texas, United States

    1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

    Age 10

    On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English est ‘east’, denoting someone ‘from the east’ or someone living in the eastern part of a village or settlement. Today the name is still pronounced as two syllables, as it was in medieval times.

    History: This name was brought to New England by Matthew (1645–1723) and Richard (born 1647) Estes, sons of Robert and Dorothy Estes of Dover, England. Probably unconnected is the founder of the VA and TN family of this name, Benjamin Estes (born 1736 in VA; died 1811 in TN).

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

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