James H Mackey

about 1834–21 May 1893 (Age 59)
Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of James H

When James H Mackey was born about 1834, in Arkansas, United States, his father, David Mackey, was 31 and his mother, Rachel, was 25. He married Rachel Elizabeth Taylor on 30 March 1938, in Titus, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Corsicana, Navarro, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 21 May 1893, in Lampasas, Lampasas, Texas, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States.

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James H Mackey
Rachel Elizabeth Taylor
James Henry Mackey
Elizabeth Pearl Mackey
about 1878–
John Taylor Mackey
Mattie L Mackey
Lovie Levest Mackey

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 2
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
Age 3
Historical Boundaries 1837: Milam, Republic of Texas 1845: Milam, Texas, United States 1850: McLennan, Texas, United States
Age 27
Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

Name Meaning

Pronounced with the stress on the first syllable, this is Irish, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Macdha ‘descendant of Macdha’, a personal name meaning ‘virile, manly’.With the stress on the second syllable, it is a variant of Scottish and Irish McKay .

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

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Sources (6)

  • James Mackay, "United States Census, 1880"
  • J H Mackey in entry for Jas H Mackey, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • James Mackey in household of Thomas Mackey, "United States Census, 1850"

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