James Eagley

Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James

When James Eagley was born in 1851, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph Eagley, was 32 and his mother, Caroline Eagley, was 30. He lived in Springfield Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years.

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Joseph Eagley
Caroline Eagley
Eliza Eagley
Francis A. Eagley
Frances M. Eagley
James Eagley

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World Events (8)


Age 12

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

Age 12

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 31

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Cheshire and Shropshire named Edgeley, from Old English edisc ‘enclosed pasture’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Sources (2)

  • James Eagley in household of Joseph Eagley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Eagley in household of Joseph Eagley, "United States Census, 1880"

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