James Ezekiel Bawcum

8 February 1876–10 October 1953 (Age 77)
Lonoke, Arkansas, United States

The Life of James Ezekiel

When James Ezekiel Bawcum was born on 8 February 1876, in Lonoke, Arkansas, United States, his father, George Washington Bawcum, was 21 and his mother, Tenessee De Armond, was 23. He married Amanda Myrtle Prince on 28 June 1896, in White, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Celeste, Hunt, Texas, United States in 1910 and Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 October 1953, in Irving, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Irving, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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James Ezekiel Bawcum
Amanda Myrtle Prince
Marriage: 28 June 1896
Florence A Bawcum
Otie Cleo Bawcum
Bertha S Bawcum
Jeff Lamar Bawcum Sr.
Henry H Bawcum
Riley Bud Bawcum
Alice Bawcum
Dorothy B Bawcum

Spouse and Children

28 June 1896
White, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 5

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Respelling of English Balcombe ( see Balcom ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Bancum in household of G W Bancum, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James E Bawcum, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James E Bawcum, "United States Census, 1910"

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