James Brown Gregg

26 March 1838–8 April 1913 (Age 75)
Xenia, Greene, Ohio, United States

The Life of James Brown

When James Brown Gregg was born on 26 March 1838, in Xenia, Greene, Ohio, United States, his father, John Gregg, was 25 and his mother, Mary Isabelle Brown, was 20. He married Mary Ann McCollum on 26 August 1868, in Greene, Ohio, United States. He lived in Cedarville, Greene, Ohio, United States in 1913. He died on 8 April 1913, in Greene, Ohio, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Massies Creek Cemetery, Cedarville, Greene, Ohio, United States.

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James Brown Gregg
Mary Ann McCollum
Marriage: 26 August 1868

Spouse and Children


    Mary Ann McCollum


26 August 1868
Greene, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Mary Isabelle Brown




World Events (7)


Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 22

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

English: from a short form of Gregory .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James B Gregg in household of John Gregg, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James B Gregg, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jas B Gregg, "United States Census, 1900"

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