James Thomas Gulledge

1892–1983 (Age 91)
Decatur, Meigs, Tennessee, United States

The Life of James Thomas

When James Thomas Gulledge was born on 15 February 1892, in Decatur, Meigs, Tennessee, United States, his father, James Roger Gulledge, Jr., was 31 and his mother, Sallie Elizabeth Taylor, was 25. He married Ruby May GREENWAY on 16 July 1911, in Decatur, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Civil District 12, Jackson, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 12, Decatur, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 31 October 1983, in Decatur, Meigs, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Hawkes, Jones, Mississippi, United States.

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James Thomas Gulledge
Marriage: 16 July 1911
Leo Ralph Gulledge
Bonnie Lorine Gulledge
Wilman Lucille Gulledge

Spouse & Children

16 July 1911
Decatur, Tennessee, United States


  • Male1912–1994Male

  • Bonnie Lorine Gulledge


  • Wilman Lucille Gulledge


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 Probably an Americanized spelling of German Gullich or Guhlich ( see Gullick ).2 Possibly English, a variant of Colledge or Coolidge .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • James T Gulledge in household of J R Gulledge, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thoma Gulledge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James T Gulledge, "United States Census, 1920"

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