James Anderson McCreery

Brief Life History of James Anderson

When James Anderson McCreery was born in August 1855, in Marion, Indiana, United States, his father, Jesse G. McCreery, was 26 and his mother, Lydia Ann Jessup, was 22. He married Bertha Matilda Shipherd on 20 August 1891, in Taylorville Township, Christian, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Decatur Township, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Joplin Township, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 8 September 1903, at the age of 48, and was buried in West Newton Cemetery, West Newton, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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James Anderson McCreery
Bertha Matilda Shipherd
Marriage: 20 August 1891
Jessie Anderson McCreery
Edward Shiphard McCreery

Sources (7)

  • James A Mc Creary in household of Jesse Mc Creary, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James A Mccreery, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • James Anderson McCreery, "Find A Grave Index"

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Historical Boundaries: 1857: Jasper, Missouri, United States


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1868 · Impeach the President!

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

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McCreary .

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

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