James Coleman Wicker

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

The Life 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
Lillie Ann Wicker
Lucy Cornelia Wicker
Mary Agnes Wicker
Mary Helen Wicker
Edith Clara Wicker
Vincent DeVivaldi Wicker
Minnie Theo Wicker

Spouse and Children

24 February 1867
Murray, Calloway, Kentucky, United States


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Coleman Wicker


    Nancy Dowell Abbott




    David Wicker


    James Wicker


    Pernecia Tanzy Wicker



    Ulysses Dodds Wicker


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 1

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
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

1 German: occupational name from Middle High German, Middle Low German wicker ‘soothsayer’, ‘magician’.2 German: from an Old High German personal name composed of the elements wīg ‘battle’, ‘war’ + heri ‘army’.3 English: topographic name for someone who lived or worked in an outlying settlement, from a derivative of Old English wīc ( see Wick ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Wicker in household of Coleman Wicker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • J Wicker in household of C Wicker, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James C Wicker, "United States Census, 1870"

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