James Palmer Nettles

10 June 1893–17 December 1966 (Age 73)
Cedargrove, Shannon, Missouri, United States

The Life of James Palmer

When James Palmer Nettles was born on 10 June 1893, in Cedargrove, Shannon, Missouri, United States, his father, Zebulon Granville Nettles, was 33 and his mother, Alice Cole, was 30. He married Gladys May Goacher on 5 August 1925, in Salem, Dent, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Dent, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Franklin Township, Dent, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 17 December 1966, in Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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James Palmer Nettles
Gladys May Goacher
Marriage: 5 August 1925
Guelda June Nettles

Spouse and Children

5 August 1925
Salem, Dent, Missouri, United States


    Guelda June Nettles


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 11

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Nettle .

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

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Sources (3)

  • J P Nettles, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jim Nettles, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Nettles in household of Granville Nettles, "United States Census, 1910"

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