James Ware Joplin

Brief Life History of James Ware

When James Ware Joplin was born on 27 October 1769, in Amherst, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Josiah Joplin, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Powell Ware, was 21. He married Nancy Martin on 21 October 1793, in Amherst, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 12 daughters. He died on 5 October 1852, in Bedford, Virginia, United States, at the age of 82.

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James Ware Joplin
1769–1852
Nancy Martin
1776–1827
Marriage: 21 October 1793
Jerusha Joplin
1790–
Jesse Joplin
1792–
Frances Joplin
1803–
Elizabeth Ware Joplin
1794–
Pleasant Martin Jopling
1796–1817
Patsy Joplin
1798–
Mary Ann B. Joplin
1798–1883
Jane Joplin
1800–
Josiah Jopling
1800–
Louise Rebecca Jopling
1804–1895
Jesse Jopling
1806–1835
James Ware Joplin Jr.
1807–1900
Judy Joplin
1809–
Thomas Bennett Jopling
1810–1867
Melinda Joplin
1811–
Sally Ware Jopling
1812–1870
Nancy Moorman Jopling
1814–1873
William Ware Jopling
1815–1896
Ralph Jopling
1818–
Frances Amanda Joplin
1819–1893
Martha Mildred Joplin
1820–1842

Sources (14)

  • James Jopling, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1943"
  • James Joplin, "Find A Grave Index"
  • James? Jopling in entry for Alexander Horseburgh, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"

World Events (8)

1775

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1791

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English: from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Jopelin, a pet form of Jop (see Job ) + the double diminutive suffix -elin.

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

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