James Gerald Bumgarner Sr

2 August 1895–1 September 1954 (Age 59)
Sylva, Jackson, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of James Gerald

When James Gerald Bumgarner Sr was born on 2 August 1895, in Sylva, Jackson, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Wesley Bumgarner, was 36 and his mother, Mary Louise Long, was 33. He married Alice Grace Tunnell on 29 September 1921, in Knox, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Webster Township, Jackson, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Webster, Jackson, North Carolina, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 1 September 1954, in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Sylva, Jackson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Gerald Bumgarner Sr
Alice Grace Tunnell
Marriage: 29 September 1921
James Gerald Bumgarner Jr
Dewey Joe Bumgarner
Frank Wayne Bumgarner

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 September 1921Knox, Tennessee, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 1
    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.
    1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage
    Age 2
    In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 17
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of German Baumgartner .

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Gerald Bungarner in household of John W Bungarner, "United States Census, 1920"
    • James Gerald Bumgarner, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
    • James G. Bumgarner, "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955"

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