James Aliston Pogue

12 January 1897–8 November 1953 (Age 56)
Gonzales, Gonzales, Texas, United States

The Life of James Aliston

When James Aliston Pogue was born on 12 January 1897, in Gonzales, Gonzales, Texas, United States, his father, J Elias Pogue, was 22 and his mother, Maude A. Christian, was 17. He married Dora Corine Anderson on 27 February 1924, in Gonzales, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Bee, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 4, Karnes, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 8 November 1953, in Goliad, Texas, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Pawnee Cemetery, Pawnee, Bee, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Aliston Pogue
Dora Corine Anderson
Marriage: 27 February 1924
James Bryan Pogue
Lanny Ross Pogue

Spouse and Children

27 February 1924
Gonzales, Texas, United States


    James Bryan Pogue


    Lanny Ross Pogue


Parents and Siblings

    J Elias Pogue


    Maude A. Christian





    Delma Pogue


    Vera Pogue


World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 4

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 15

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Irish (northeastern Ulster): reduced form of Scottish Pollock .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James A Pague, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James A Rogue, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Aliston Pogue in household of Elias Pogue, "United States Census, 1900"

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