James Shreve

Male3 May 1827–1885

Brief Life History 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 Mears 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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James Shreve
Jane A. Wise
Marriage: 5 October 1848
William Cyrus Shreves
George Leroy Shreves
Minnie Susan Shreves
Eva Lovena Shreve

Sources (12)

  • James Shreves, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Sherve, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • James Shrever in entry for George Shreves, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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  • Marriage
    5 October 1848Ripley, Indiana, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (12)

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    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.


    Age 19

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

    Name Meaning

    English (Norfolk): variant of Sheriff . Compare Shreeve , Shreves .

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

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