James Ralph Tatham

1905–1975 (Age 70)
Gay, Jackson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of James Ralph

When James Ralph Tatham was born on 5 January 1905, in Gay, Jackson, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Frank Tatham, was 26 and his mother, Bertha Lee Jones, was 21. He married Eula Margaret McLean on 25 June 1933, in Clayton, Rabun, Georgia, United States. He lived in Savannah, Jackson, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. He died on 11 December 1975, in Sylva, Jackson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Sylva, Jackson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Ralph Tatham
1905–1975
Eula Margaret McLean
1913–2007
Marriage: 25 June 1933

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
25 June 1933
Clayton, Rabun, Georgia, United States

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 13

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1927

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Ralph Tatham in household of Frank Tatham, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ralph Tatham in household of Frank Tatham, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Ralph Tatham, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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