James Monroe Grammer

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

The Life Summary 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 Lois, 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
Susan Elizabeth Sawyer
Marriage: 10 March 1866
Amanda Jane Ellen Grammer Waggoner
Jesse Harmon Grammer
Nealy Alice Grammer
Mary Catherine Grammer
John Dennis Grammer Sr
Fannie M Grammer
Josie Frances Grammer Neal
James William Grammer
Tas Simpson Grammer
Lemer Lois Grammer
Blanton Floyd Grammer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 March 1866Lincoln, Tennessee, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    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.
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English (Middlesex, of Norman origin): occupational name for a scholar or astrologer, from Old French gramaire ‘grammarian, scholar’, also ‘astrologer’.German: habitational name for someone from a place called Gram or Grammen.

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

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    Sources (31)

    • James Grammar in household of Sarah Grammar, "United States Census, 1860"
    • J M Grammel, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • James in entry for Amanda Jane Waggoner, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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