James I. Wilburn

1868–1932 (Age 64)
Illinois, United States

The Life of James I.

James I. Wilburn was born in 1868, in Illinois, United States as the son of Henry Wilburn and Sarah Ann Inman. He married Nancy Caldonia Shinn on 31 August 1892, in Douglas, Illinois, United States. He lived in Seminary Township, Fayette, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Loudon Township, Fayette, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died in 1932, in Fayette, Illinois, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Pittsburg, Fayette, Illinois, United States.

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James I. Wilburn
Nancy Caldonia Shinn
Marriage: 31 August 1892

Spouse and Children


    Nancy Caldonia Shinn


31 August 1892
Douglas, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Wilburn





World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 0

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Age 3

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 17

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained; this surname occurs predominantly in the northeast Midlands of England. It is most probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James I Wilburn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James I Wilburn in household of William Collier, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James I Welborn in household of Rollin Dugan, "United States Census, 1900"

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