James Wesley Anthony

26 April 1869–12 April 1946 (Age 76)
Appanoose, Iowa, United States

The Life of James Wesley

When James Wesley Anthony was born on 26 April 1869, in Appanoose, Iowa, United States, his father, Nelson Anthony, was 33 and his mother, Almina M Packard, was 28. He married Sarah Emona Morris in 1891. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Hickory Township, Grant, Oklahoma, United States in 1900 and Guymon, Texas, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He died on 12 April 1946, in Aline, Alfalfa, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Rosemound Cemetery, Medford Township, Grant, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Wesley Anthony
1869–1946
Sue Moe Morris
1889–1981
Marriage: 13 April 1910
Cash Wayne Anthony
1911–1987
Cash Wayne Anthony
1911–
Lee Morris Anthony
1913–1992
Hope Marquetta Anthony
1916–1972
Ada Frances Anthony
1923–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 April 1910
children

(5)

    Male1911–1987Male

    Cash Wayne Anthony

    Male1911–Male

    Lee Morris Anthony

    Male1913–1992Male

    Female1916–1972Female

    Ada Frances Anthony

    Female1923–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Nelson Anthony

    Male1835–1915Male

    Female1840–1914Female

siblings

(16)

    Mary Jane Anthony

    Female1860–1940Female

    William H. Anthony

    Male1862–1923Male

    Adam Spencer Anthony

    Male1864–1883Male

    Male1866–1953Male

    James W. Anthony

    Male1869–1946Male

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

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.
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 15

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the personal name Anthony, Latin Antonius. See also Anton . This, with its variants, cognates, and derivatives, is one of the commonest European personal names. Many of the European forms have been absorbed into this spelling as American family names; for the forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 . Spellings with -h-, which first appear in English in the 16th century and in French (as Anthoine) at about the same time, are due to the erroneous belief that the name derives from Greek anthos ‘flower’. The popularity of the personal name in Christendom is largely due to the cult of the Egyptian hermit St. Anthony ( ad 251–356 ), who in his old age gathered a community of hermits around him, and for that reason is regarded by some as the founder of monasticism. It was further increased by the fame of St. Anthony of Padua ( 1195–1231 ), who long enjoyed a great popular cult and who is believed to help people find lost things.2 South Indian: this is only a given name in India, but has come to be used as a family name among Christians from South India in the U.S.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James W Anthony, "United States Census, 1920"
  • J W Anthony, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James W Anthony, "United States Census, 1910"

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