James Jasper Sexson

Brief Life History of James Jasper

When James Jasper Sexson was born on 20 December 1863, in Windsor, Shelby, Illinois, United States, his father, Wallace Perry Sexson, was 43 and his mother, Nancy Emeline Goode, was 38. He married Dora Bell Evans on 29 July 1883, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Sherman Township, Grant, Kansas, United States in 1915 and Grant Township, Sherman, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 27 December 1932, in Ruleton, Sherman, Kansas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Goodland Cemetery, Goodland, Sherman, Kansas, United States.

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James Jasper Sexson
Dora Bell Evans
Marriage: 29 July 1883
Ralph Waldo Sexson
Carl Sexson
Chloris N. Sexson
Ray S. Sexson
Roy E Sexson
Clara S. Sexson
Dennis Howard Sexson
Forest Jasper Sexson

Sources (11)

  • J J Sexson, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • JAMES J SEXSON, "BillionGraves Index"
  • James Jasper Sexson in entry for Ralph Sexson, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"

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Historical Boundaries: 1873: Kansas, United States 1873: Grant, Kansas, United States* 1887: Hamilton, Kansas, United States 1887: Grant, Kansas, United States *Grant eliminated in 1883, then recreated in 1887 with same boundaries

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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Probably a variant of Sexton .

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

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