James Finley Jarrell

28 May 1878–5 June 1949 (Age 71)
Boone, West Virginia, United States

The Life of James Finley

When James Finley Jarrell was born on 28 May 1878, in Boone, West Virginia, United States, his father, James Tolbert Jarrell, was 23 and his mother, Matilda Anna Peters, was 24. He married Nettie B Epling on 26 April 1902, in Boone, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Marsh Fork Magisterial District, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States in 1910 and Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1920. He died on 5 June 1949, in Bald Knob, Boone, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Boone, Fayette, West Virginia, United States.

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James Finley Jarrell
Nettie B Epling
Marriage: 26 April 1902
Ruby P Jarrell

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26 April 1902
Boone, West Virginia, United States


    Ruby P Jarrell


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Gerald .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Finley Jarrell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Finley Jarrell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Finley Jarrell in household of Talbert Jarrell, "United States Census, 1900"

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