James Albert NeeSmith

31 July 1836–11 November 1904 (Age 68)
Bulloch, Georgia, United States

The Life of James Albert

When James Albert NeeSmith was born on 31 July 1836, in Bulloch, Georgia, United States, his father, John Haymon Nessmith, was 41 and his mother, Rachel Eleanor/Ellender/ Freeman, was 40. He married Mary Elizabeth Denmark on 1 January 1867, in Bulloch, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in District 47, Bulloch, Georgia, United States in 1880. He died on 11 November 1904, in Collins, Tattnall, Georgia, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Collins, Tattnall, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Albert NeeSmith
1836–1904
Mary Elizabeth Denmark
1852–1913
Marriage: 1 January 1867
William Albert NeeSmith
1867–1929
Margaret Emily Arvannah NeeSmith
1868–1949
James Charles NeeSmith
1870–1941
Thomas Jackson Neesmith
1872–1959
Rachael Nesmith
1874–1880
John Morgan Nesmith
1875–1952
Julia F Nesmith
1879–1950
Idell Nesmith
1884–1970
Henrietta(Etta) Nesmith
1885–1916
Susan Ella NeeSmith
1886–1959
Ida Jane NeSmith
1889–1962
George Southern Nesmith
1890–1964

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 January 1867
Bulloch, Georgia, United States
children

(12)

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Parents and Siblings

    John Haymon Nessmith

    Male1794–1859Male

    Rachel Eleanor/Ellender/ Freeman

    Female1796–1870Female

siblings

(8)

    Elizabeth Mariann Nesmith

    Female1819–1864Female

    Margaret Nessmith

    Female1820–Female

    Noah Nessmith

    Male1827–Male

    Samuel M. Nessmith

    Male1827–Male

    Male1830–1863Male

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World Events (8)

1838 · Orders No. 25 Removes Cherokees

Age 2

A small group of Cherokees from Georgia voluntarily migrated to the Indian Territory. The remaining Cherokees in Georgia resisted the mounting pressure to leave. In 1838, U.S. President Martin Van Buren ordered U.S. troops to remove the Cherokee Nation. The troops gathered the Cherokees and marched them and other Native Americans from North Carolina, Tennessee, and Alabama along what is now known as “The Trail of Tears.” Approximately 5,000 Cherokees died on their way to Indian Territory.
1846

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861

Age 25

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Naismith .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Nesmith, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Neesmith in household of John Neesmith, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Nephsmith, "United States Census, 1880"

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