James Shreve

3 May 1827–1885 (Age 57)
Brown, Ohio, United States

The Life of James

When James Shreve was born on 3 May 1827, in Brown, Ohio, United States, his father, Jonathan Shreve, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Myers, was 30. He married Jane A. Wise on 5 October 1848, in Ripley, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Linn Township, Linn, Iowa, United States in 1860. He died in 1885, in Boyer Township, Harrison, Iowa, United States, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

James Shreve
1827–1885
Jane A. Wise
1833–1899
Marriage: 5 October 1848
William Cyrus Shreves
1855–1911
George Leroy Shreves
1858–1921
Minnie Susan Shreves
1863–1935
Eva Lovena Shreve
1871–1931

Spouse and Children

    Male1827–1885Male

    Jane A. Wise

    Female1833–1899Female

MARRIAGE
5 October 1848
Ripley, Indiana, United States
children

(4)

    William Cyrus Shreves

    Male1855–1911Male

    George Leroy Shreves

    Male1858–1921Male

    Minnie Susan Shreves

    Female1863–1935Female

    Eva Lovena Shreve

    Female1871–1931Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1794–1862Male

    Elizabeth Myers

    Female1796–1884Female

siblings

(12)

    Nancy Shreve

    Female1814–1905Female

    John Shreve

    Male1816–1900Male

    Samuel Shreve

    Male1818–1886Male

    David M Shreve

    Male1820–1886Male

    Thomas Shreve

    Male1822–1901Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 9

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1846

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a sheriff, from Middle English schiref, shreeve, shryve ‘sheriff’, from Old English scīr ‘shire’, ‘administrative district’ + (ge)rēfa ‘reeve’ ( see Reeve ). In some cases it may have arisen from a nickname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Shreves, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Shrever in entry for George Shreves, "Iowa, Death Records, 1921-1940"
  • James Shreves in entry for William Cyrus Shreves, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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