James Harvey Capehart

5 May 1857–11 October 1887 (Age 30)
Pike, Indiana, United States

The Life of James Harvey

When James Harvey Capehart was born on 5 May 1857, in Pike, Indiana, United States, his father, James Capehart, was 44 and his mother, Nancy Thomas, was 34. He married Jennie Rhoda Braden on 5 September 1878, in Pike, Indiana, United States. He lived in Jefferson Township, Pike, Indiana, United States in 1880. He died on 11 October 1887, in Pike, Indiana, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Petersburg, Pike, Indiana, United States.

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James Harvey Capehart
Jennie Rhoda Braden
Marriage: 5 September 1878

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5 September 1878
Pike, Indiana, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 6

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 9

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Gebhardt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harvey Capehart, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James H Capehart in household of James Capehart, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James H Capehart, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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