James Monroe Grammer

17 November 1843–19 July 1920 (Age 76)
Lincoln, Tennessee, United States

The Life of James Monroe

When James Monroe Grammer was born on 17 November 1843, in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Grammer Jr., was 37 and his mother, Sarah Noblitt, was 33. He married Susan Elizabeth Sawyer on 10 March 1866, in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 19 July 1920, in Moore, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Harper Cemetery, Moore, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Monroe Grammer
1843–1920
Susan Elizabeth Sawyer
1846–1904
Marriage: 10 March 1866
Amanda Jane Ellen Grammer Waggoner
1867–1957
Jesse Harmon Grammer
1868–1949
Nealy Alice Grammer
1870–1870
Mary Catherine Grammer
1871–1962
John Dennis Grammer Sr
1875–1945
Fannie M Grammer
1876–1881
Josie Frances Grammer Neal
1879–1959
James William Grammer
1882–1953
Tas Simpson Grammer
1884–1936
Lemer Lois Grammer
1886–1887
Blanton Floyd Grammer
1889–1961

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 March 1866
Lincoln, Tennessee, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Grammer Jr.

    Male1805–1858Male

    Sarah Noblitt

    Female1810–1870Female

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 3

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1865

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a scholar or astrologer, from Old French gramaire ‘grammarian’, ‘scholar’, also ‘astrologer’.2 German: variant of Gramer .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Grammar in household of Sarah Grammar, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James M Grammer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James N Grammer, "United States Census, 1910"

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