James Franklin Chumley

24 June 1921–5 September 1989 (Age 68)
Alabama, United States

The Life of James Franklin

When James Franklin Chumley was born on 24 June 1921, in Alabama, United States, his father, William Burton Critman Chumley, was 31 and his mother, Anna Laura Broyles, was 29. He lived in Civil District 2, Grundy, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 2, Rhea, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 5 September 1989, in Decatur, Morgan, Alabama, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Spring City Cemetery, Spring City, Rhea, Tennessee, United States.

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William Burton Critman Chumley
Anna Laura Broyles
James Franklin Chumley
Frances Lucille Chumley
Mary Alene Chumley
William Ralph Chumley

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 10

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Cholmondeley in Cheshire, named from the Old English personal name Cēolmund + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. The spelling of the surname reflects the current pronunciation of the place name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Chumley in household of William Chumley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Chumley in household of William Chumley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Franklin Chumley, "Find A Grave Index"

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