James Jackson Fincher

Male17 August 1851–22 January 1909

Brief Life History of James Jackson

When James Jackson Fincher was born on 17 August 1851, in Crabtree Township, Haywood, North Carolina, United States, his father, Columbus John E Fincher, was 23 and his mother, Margaret Elizabeth Turpin, was 20. He married Martha Jane Ferguson on 21 October 1871, in Haywood, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Iron Duff, Haywood, North Carolina, United States in 1880 and Fines Creek Township, Haywood, North Carolina, United States in 1900. He died on 22 January 1909, in Cocke, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Grassy Fork, Cocke, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Jackson Fincher
Martha Jane Ferguson
Marriage: 21 October 1871
Sadie Catherine Fincher
Loma E. Fincher
Zebulon Vance Fincher
William Alden Fincher
Thomas James Fincher
A. J. Fincher

Sources (20)

  • James L Fencher in household of John Fencher, "United States Census, 1860"
  • J J Fincher, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • James Jackson Fincher, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 October 1871Haywood, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1853 · First State Fair

    Age 2

    The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.


    Age 12

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 16

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English (Buckinghamshire and Worcestershire): unexplained. The surname has not been found earlier than c. 1500.

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

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