Lucritia Shoemaker

about 1820–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lucritia

When Lucritia Shoemaker was born about 1820, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Robert Shewmake, was 45 and her mother, Dicie Cacey, was 42. She married Thomas M. James about 1838, in Perry, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She lived in Perry, Tennessee, United States in 1850.

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Thomas M. James
Lucritia Shoemaker
Marriage: about 1838
William A James
Jasper M. James
Little W. James
Eli Guilford James
Robert Thomas James

Spouse and Children

about 1838
Perry, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings



+19 More Children

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 15

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 42

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

Translation of Dutch Schoemaker or German and Jewish Schumacher .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Loucretia James in household of Thomas M James, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucrecia Shoemaker in entry for Robert T James, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"

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