James Nelson Trumbull

13 July 1891–23 December 1969 (Age 78)
Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States

The Life Summary of James Nelson

When James Nelson Trumbull was born on 13 July 1891, in Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States, his father, Casper H Trumbull, was 24 and his mother, Mary Ellen Nelson, was 27. He married Mamie Moran on 29 December 1911. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Mesa, Colorado, United States in 1910 and Santa Paula, Ventura, California, United States in 1930. He died on 23 December 1969, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Janesville, Lassen, California, United States.

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James Nelson Trumbull
Florence Evelyn Pennington
Marriage: 29 June 1919
Elwood Lamar Trumbull
James Clayton Trumbull
Lowell Bernard Trumbull

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 June 1919Mesa, Colorado, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 5
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1901 · City Hall Built
    Age 10
    The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 21
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    English (northeastern): variant of Trumble . This surname has died out in Britain and Ireland.

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

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    Sources (15)

    • James Nelson Trumbull in entry for Lowell Bernard Trumbull, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Nelson Trumbull in household of Casper H Trumbull, "United States Census, 1900"
    • James Nelson Trumbull, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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