James Earl

Brief Life History of James

When James Earl was born on 25 November 1807, in Braceville, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, his father, Jacob Earl, was 26 and his mother, Rachel Wilson, was 25. He married Elizabeth Dewey Higley on 15 June 1834, in Windham, Portage, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 28 November 1846, in Windham, Portage, Ohio, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Windham, Portage, Ohio, United States.

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James Earl
Elizabeth Dewey Higley
Marriage: 15 June 1834
Sarah Millipa Earl
Orlando Lycurgus Earl
Edwin D Earl
Amanda Elizabeth Earl

Sources (5)

  • James Earle, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • James Earl, "Find A Grave Index"
  • James Earl in entry for Orlando Earl, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

World Events (7)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.

1810 · Change of capital city

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English e(o)rl ‘earl’, a traditional English title of nobility equivalent in rank to French and Norman Count .

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

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