James Jackson Newsome

2 November 1938–5 January 1996 (Age 57)
Pike, Kentucky, United States

The Life of James Jackson

When James Jackson Newsome was born on 2 November 1938, in Pike, Kentucky, United States, his father, Noah Webster Newsome, was 35 and his mother, Gertrude Newsome Tackett, was 36. He married Yoshie Uchida Yomino on 29 August 1960, in Clintwood, Russell, Virginia, United States. He lived in Magisterial District 2, Pike, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 5 January 1996, in Jonancy, Pike, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

James Jackson Newsome
Yoshie Uchida Yomino
Marriage: 29 August 1960

Spouse and Children

29 August 1960
Clintwood, Russell, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Francis W Newsome


    Josephine Newsome


    Noah Newsome Jr.


    Bobbie Newsome


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1944 · Kentucky Dam is Completed

Age 6

The Kentucky dam is a hydroelectric dam that spans the Tennessee River between Livingston and Marshall counties in Kentucky. It was completed August 30,1944.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 17

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): habitational name from a place named with the Old English phrase (æt ðǣm) nēowan hūsum ‘(at the) new houses’. This and some of the variants listed below are common as place names in northern England. In the form Newsom, the surname is also established in Ireland, being the name of a Quaker family in County Cork.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James J Newsome in household of Noah Newsome, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jimmie Jackson Newsome, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Jimmie Jackson Newsom, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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