James Martin Larkins

20 October 1840–27 June 1864 (Age 23)
Dickson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of James Martin

When James Martin Larkins was born on 20 October 1840, in Dickson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Joseph Larkins, was 29 and his mother, Emily Martin, was 23. He lived in Dickson, Dickson, Tennessee, United States in 1850. He died on 27 June 1864, at the age of 23.

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Joseph Larkins
Emily Martin
James Martin Larkins
Samuel Putnam Larkins
Andrew Jackson Larkins
Benjamin Franklin Larkins
Joseph Newton Larkins
Mary Tennessee Larkins
George Washington Larkins

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World Events (4)


Age 6

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

Age 6

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 22

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

English: patronymic from Larkin 1.

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

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  • James M Larkins in household of Joseph Larkins, "United States Census, 1850"

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