Ralph Lewis James

23 October 1899–September 1977 (Age 77)
Crawford, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Ralph Lewis

When Ralph Lewis James was born on 23 October 1899, in Crawford, Kansas, United States, his father, Thomas Marion "Maine" James, was 30 and his mother, Julia Ida Elliott, was 23. He married Ola May Studyvin on 26 January 1918, in Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Lincoln Township, Crawford, Kansas, United States for about 5 years and Girard, Crawford, Kansas, United States in 1930. He died in September 1977, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Lincoln Township, Crawford, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Lewis James
1899–1977
Ola May Studyvin
1898–1959
Marriage: 26 January 1918
Ralph L. James
1921–1921
Ora C. James
1927–1927

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 January 1918Kansas, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 1
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome
    Age 1
    A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
    1920
    Age 21
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    English: from a personal name that has the same origin as Jacob . However, among English speakers, it is now felt to be a separate name in its own right. This is largely because in the Authorized Version of the Bible ( 1611 ) the form James is used in the New Testament as the name of two of Christ's apostles ( James the brother of John and James the brother of Andrew ), whereas in the Old Testament the brother of Esau is called Jacob. The form James comes from Latin Jacobus via Late Latin Jac(o)mus, which also gave rise to Jaime, the regular form of the name in Spanish (as opposed to the learned Jacobo). See also Jack and Jackman . This is a common surname throughout the British Isles, particularly in South Wales.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Jameson
    Jackman
    Mazzone
    McCamish
    Jaime
    Jamieson
    Giaccone
    Ijames
    Giaimo
    De Mello
    Mastrogiacomo
    Jason
    McAmis
    Jack
    Jacobo
    Cavazos
    Giacomo
    Jemison
    Diego
    St. Jacques
    Camozzi
    Di Giacomo
    Musso
    Jamison
    Jacob

    Sources (10)

    • Ralph James, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Ralph James, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Ralph James in household of T M James, "Kansas State Census, 1915"

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