James Jacob Stubblefield

Brief Life History of James Jacob

When James Jacob Stubblefield was born on 6 February 1850, in Indiana, United States, his father, Wesley Stubblefield, was 37 and his mother, Lovina Unger, was 28. He married Malissa Ellen Rushton on 6 April 1868. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Ottumwa, Coffey, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1920. He died on 25 May 1924, in Sawtelle, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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James Jacob Stubblefield
1850–1924
Malissa Ellen Rushton
1841–1894
Marriage: 6 April 1868
John Wesley Stubblefield
1869–1947
Omar V Stubblefield
1871–1932
George Creswell Stubblefield
1873–1934
Oliver Jesse Stubblefield
1875–

Sources (17)

  • James Stubblefield, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James J Stubblefield, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Jacob Stubbelfield, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"

World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

1855

Historical Boundaries: 1855: Coffey, Kansas Territory, United States 1861: Coffey, Kansas, United States

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

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

English (Cambridgeshire): perhaps a habitational name from Stubblefield in Otterden (Kent), apparently named with Middle English stuble ‘stalk of grain, stump of a grain stalk left in the ground after reaping’ + feld ‘open country, field’.

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

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