James M. Tracy

Oregon, United States

The Life of James M.

When James M. Tracy was born in April 1870, in Oregon, United States, his father, James Monroe Tracy, was 29 and his mother, Druscilla Warnock, was 28. He lived in Harding, Clackamas, Oregon, United States for about 30 years and Gladstone, Clackamas, Oregon, United States in 1920.

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James Monroe Tracy
Druscilla Warnock
Lydia Tracy
Ada Tracy
George Albert Tracy
Charles Norman Tracy
William M. TRACY
James M. Tracy
Ralph M. Tracy

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Age 19

Historical Boundaries - 1889: Clackamas, Oregon, United States
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 31

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Tracy-Bocage or Tracy-sur-Mer in Calvados, both named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Thracius (a derivative of Latin Thrax, genitive Thracis, ‘Thracian’) + the locative suffix -eium.2 Irish: variant of Treacy .3 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

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

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  • James Tracy in household of J M Tracy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James M Tracy in household of James M Tracy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James M Tracy Jr. in household of James M Tracy Sr., "United States Census, 1900"

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