James Frank Tatham

1878–1952 (Age 74)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of James Frank

When James Frank Tatham was born on 21 January 1878, in North Carolina, United States, his father, David Jasper Tatham, was 35 and his mother, Mary Collins, was 35. He married Bertha Lee Jones on 23 December 1900, in Savannah, Jackson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Savannah Township, Jackson, North Carolina, United States in 1900. He died on 7 August 1952, in Savannah, Jackson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Savannah, Jackson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Frank Tatham
Bertha Lee Jones
Marriage: 23 December 1900
Vera Callie Tatham
James Ralph Tatham
Mary Emma Tatham
Nelson David Tatham
Robert Corcie or Corsey Tatham

Spouse & Children

23 December 1900
Savannah, Jackson, North Carolina, United States


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 19

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

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

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.

Sources (3)

  • James F Tatham in household of Mary A Tatham, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frank Tatham, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank Tatham, "United States Census, 1910"

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