James H. Piper

1829–before 1860 (Age 31)
Abingdon, Washington, Virginia, United States

The Life of James H.

When James H. Piper was born in 1829, in Abingdon, Washington, Virginia, United States, his father, James Piper, was 46 and his mother, Ailsey Crabtree, was 17. He married Sarah Perdue on 8 October 1850, in Washington, Virginia, United States. He lived in Washington, Virginia, United States in 1850. He died before 1860, at the age of 30, and was buried in Washington, Virginia, United States.

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James H. Piper
Sarah Perdue
Marriage: 8 October 1850

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    Sarah Perdue


8 October 1850
Washington, Virginia, United States

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World Events (5)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 1

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 15

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly southern), Dutch, and North German: occupational name for a player on the pipes, Middle English pipere, Middle Dutch pi(j)per, Middle Low German piper.2 Translation of German Pfeiffer , or of the French secondary surname Lefifre.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Piper in household of James Piper, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James H. Piper, "Find A Grave Index"
  • James H. Piper, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"

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