James Valentine

31 January 1808–4 August 1891 (Age 83)
Mount Vernon, Westchester, New York, United States

The Life of James

James Valentine was born on 31 January 1808, in Mount Vernon, Westchester, New York, United States as the son of Isaac Valentine. He had at least 8 sons and 2 daughters with Catherine Ackerman. He lived in New Jersey, United States in 1870. He died on 4 August 1891, in Woodbridge Township, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

James Valentine
1808–1891
Catherine Ackerman
1809–1898
Maria Elizabeth Valentine
1830–1899
William Valentine
1833–1883
Benjamin Valentine
1838–1908
Robert Newton Valentine
1840–1919
Eliza Jane Valentine
1842–1902
Mulford Day Valentine
1843–1911
James "Ross" Rossiter Valentine
1845–1919
Howard Valentine
1848–1917
Edwin W. Valentine
1849–1921
Oscar C Valentine
1853–1922

Spouse and Children

children

(10)

    Maria Elizabeth Valentine

    Female1830–1899Female

    William Valentine

    Male1833–1883Male

    Benjamin Valentine

    Male1838–1908Male

    Robert Newton Valentine

    Male1840–1919Male

    Eliza Jane Valentine

    Female1842–1902Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Valentine

    Male1784–1860Male

siblings

(2)

    Sarah A Valentine

    Female1807–Female

    Male1808–1891Male

World Events (8)

1820

Age 12

On January 28, 1820, the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the City of Jersey from parts of the Bergen Township. The city would be reincorporated two more times (January 23, 1829 and February 22, 1838) before receiving its official name. Jersey City became part of the new Hudson County in February of 1840.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 19

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

A name derived from St. Valentine, from Latin "Valentinus," of or belonging to Valentia, one of the ancient names of Rome. It is also derived from towns in Spain, Italy, and Sardinia, and the name of a goddess worshipped at Ocriculum in Italy, or from "valens," meaning mighty or strong. A nickname is Val. Vallantina is a female name derived from Valentine.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Valentine, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Valentine, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Valentine, "United States Census, 1880"

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