James W Tatham

1813–1891 (Age 78)
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of James W

When James W Tatham was born on 20 April 1813, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Thomas Tatham, was 38 and his mother, Ann Murray, was 36. He married Martha Norton on 11 January 1845. He died on 15 November 1891, in Cherokee, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 78.

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James W Tatham
Martha Norton
Marriage: 11 January 1845

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11 January 1845

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 17

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 23

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in northern Lancashire, so named from the Old English personal name Tāta ( see Tate ) + Old English hām ‘homestead’.

Possible Related Names

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

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James W Tatham - find a grave

U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current VIEW RECORD NameJames W. Tatham Birth Date30 Apr 1813 Birth PlaceValleytown, Cherokee County, North Carolina, United States of America Death Date15 Nov 1891 Dea …

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Sources (3)

  • James W Tatham, "United States Census, 1860"
  • J W Tatham, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James W Tatham, "United States Census, 1850"

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