James Frederick Eastwood

18 December 1892–10 August 1979 (Age 86)
Gloucester, Gloucester, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of James Frederick

When James Frederick Eastwood was born on 18 December 1892, in Gloucester, Gloucester, Virginia, United States, his father, James Alexander Eastwood, was 33 and his mother, Mary Ella Wolffe, was 19. He married Maybelle Clare Bunting on 20 July 1927, in Gloucester, Gloucester, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Ware District, Gloucester, Virginia, United States for about 20 years and Arkansas, United States in 1979. He died on 10 August 1979, in Hampton, Virginia, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Bellamy, Gloucester, Virginia, United States.

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James Frederick Eastwood
Maybelle Clare Bunting
Marriage: 20 July 1927
Nellie Mae Eastwood
Frederick Bernard Eastwood

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 4
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 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice
Age 12
Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 24
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Eastwood. Most, such as the one in Essex, get the name from Old English ēast ‘east’ + wudu ‘wood’, but an example in Nottinghamshire originally had as its final element Old Norse þveit ‘meadow’ ( see Thwaites ).

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

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Sources (11)

  • Frederick Eastwood in household of James Eastwood, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James F Eastwood, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Frederick Eastwood in entry for Paul German Deal and Nellie Mae Eastwood, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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