James Hezekiah Radley

Male6 March 1849–30 October 1918

Brief Life History of James Hezekiah

When James Hezekiah Radley was born on 6 March 1849, in Ripley, Indiana, United States, his father, Thomas Milford Radley, was 26 and his mother, Nancy Eliza Canfield, was 22. He married Susan M. Jones on 16 January 1873, in Kankakee, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Center Township, Ripley, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Iroquois, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 30 October 1918, at the age of 69, and was buried in Lafayette, Wabash New Purchase, Indiana, United States.

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James Hezekiah Radley
Susan M. Jones
Marriage: 16 January 1873
Cordelia May Radley

Sources (7)

  • James H. Radley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James H Radley, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • James Radley, "Indiana Death Index, 1882-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 January 1873Kankakee, Illinois, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1851 · Constitution of 1851

    Age 2

    Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.


    Age 9

    Historical Boundaries 1858: Ripley, Indiana, United States

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 19

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Radley (Berkshire), recorded as Radelegec. 1180, Radley in Kintbury (Berkshire), recorded as Radelega in 1176, or Radley in Bishop's Nympton (Devon), recorded as Radlegh in 1282. The placename derives from Old English rēad ‘red’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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