James R. Southard

29 September 1836–15 February 1877 (Age 40)
Michigan, United States

The Life of James R.

When James R. Southard was born on 29 September 1836, in Michigan, United States, his father, John Southard, was 41 and his mother, Harriet Helen Haight, was 34. He married Madeline Delaphina Rogers on 25 May 1869, in Tama, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in South Haven, Van Buren, Michigan, United States in 1850. He died on 15 February 1877, in United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Southard Cemetery, Bangor, Van Buren, Michigan, United States.

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James R. Southard
Madeline Delaphina Rogers
Marriage: 25 May 1869
Stella Southard
Rev Mabel Madeline Southard

Spouse and Children


    Madeline Delaphina Rogers


25 May 1869
Tama, Iowa, United States


    Stella Southard


    Rev Mabel Madeline Southard


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World Events (7)


Age 1

Michigan is the 26th state.

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 18

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Southam in household of John Southam, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Southard in household of John Southard, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James R. Southard, "Michigan, Deaths, 1867-1897"

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