James Coleman Wicker

25 December 1843–19 May 1928 (Age 84)
Murray, Calloway, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of James Coleman

When James Coleman Wicker was born on 25 December 1843, in Murray, Calloway, Kentucky, United States, his father, James Coleman Wicker, was 38 and his mother, Nancy Dowell Abbott, was 36. He married Lourenne Alice Rowlett on 24 February 1867, in Murray, Calloway, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Jack, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 7, San Jacinto, Texas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 19 May 1928, in Cundiff, Jack, Texas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Jacksboro, Jack, Texas, United States.

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James Coleman Wicker
Lourenne Alice Rowlett
Marriage: 24 February 1867
Louisa Jacqueline Udora Bell Wicker
Eulala Delma Wicker
Marion Marias Wicker Sr.
Lillie Ann Wicker
Lucy Cornelia Wicker
Mary Agnes Wicker
Mary Helen Wicker
Edith Clara Wicker
Vincent DeVivaldi Wicker
Minnie Theo Wicker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 February 1867Murray, Calloway, Kentucky, United States
  • Children


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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 7
    Historical Boundaries: 1850: Cooke, Texas, United States 1856: Jack, Texas, United States
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 23
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    German: occupational name from Middle High German, Middle Low German wicker ‘soothsayer, magician’.German: from an Old High German personal name composed of the elements wīg ‘battle, war’ + heri ‘army’.English (southeastern): topographic or occupational name from Middle English wiker, denoting someone who lived or worked in an outlying settlement (from Middle English wik(e), Old English wīc; see Wick ). The formation of topographic names with the suffix -er is typical of the Middle English dialects of Sussex, Surrey, and Hampshire.

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

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    Sources (19)

    • James T Wicker, "United States Census, 1910"
    • J C Wicker in entry for Mary Hellen Graves, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
    • James Wicker in household of Coleman Wicker, "United States Census, 1860"

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