James B. McNair

1857–1902 (Age 44)
Iowa, United States

The Life of James B.

When James B. McNair was born in December 1857, in Iowa, United States, his father, Amos McNair, was 43 and his mother, Charlotte Feaster, was 41. He lived in Madison, Iowa, United States in 1905 and Webster, Madison, Iowa, United States in 1910. He died on 25 August 1902, in Blair, Washington, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Blair, Washington, Nebraska, United States.

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Amos McNair
Charlotte Feaster
Isabelle McNair
Lyman McNair
Hiram McNair
Styles McNair
William Franklin McNair
Henry McNair
James B. McNair

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    Charlotte Feaster




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World Events (8)


Age 6

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

Age 10

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 13

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Scottish:1. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Iain Uidhir ‘son of sallow John’. This form is associated mainly with Ross-shire. 2. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Oighre ‘son of the heir’. This form is associated mainly with Perthshire. 3. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Mhaoir ‘son of the steward or keeper’. The same name in Ireland was commonly Anglicized as Weir .

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

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  • Jas B Mc Nair in household of Amos Mc Nair, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James B Mcnair, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James B Mcnair, "Iowa State Census, 1905"

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