James Wayland Southard

1872–1960 (Age 88)
Washington Township, Hocking, Ohio, United States

The Life of James Wayland

When James Wayland Southard was born on 12 May 1872, in Washington Township, Hocking, Ohio, United States, his father, Forester Edwards Southard, was 20 and his mother, Mary Ann Hone, was 20. He married Clara E Allen on 26 July 1899, in Hocking, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Washington City, Fayette, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Washington Court House, Fayette, Ohio, United States in 1960. He died on 8 October 1960, in Fayette, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

James Wayland Southard
Clara E Allen
Marriage: 26 July 1899
Arthur Wayland Southard
Harold Allen Southard

Spouse & Children

26 July 1899
Hocking, Ohio, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Forester Edwards Southard


  • Mary Ann Hone




  • Male1872–1960Male

  • Homer Melvin Southard


  • Edith N. Southard


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 3

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Wayland J Southard, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Foster Sauthard, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James M Southard, "United States Census, 1920"

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