James Hardy O'Gwynn

7 April 1847–5 June 1904 (Age 57)
Monroe, Alabama, United States

The Life of James Hardy

When James Hardy O'Gwynn was born on 7 April 1847, in Monroe, Alabama, United States, his father, John O'Gwynn, was 32 and his mother, Susannah Broughton, was 32. He married Martha Ann Bell on 27 January 1869, in Monroe, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Monroeton, Monroe, Alabama, United States in 1850 and Election Precinct 10 Pineville, Monroe, Alabama, United States in 1900. He died on 5 June 1904, at the age of 57, and was buried in Wayne, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Hardy O'Gwynn
1847–1904
Martha Ann Bell
1848–1921
Marriage: 27 January 1869
Lucy Bell O'Gwynn
1869–1947
John Wallace O'Gwynn
1871–1947
Mary Montez O'Gwynn
1875–1900
Minnie Inez O'Gwynn
1875–1945
Edward Thomas O'Gwynn
1876–1953
Kitsy Rebecca O'Gwynn
1882–
Holden O'Gwynn
1883–1933
Imogene O'Gwynn
1885–1964

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 January 1869
Monroe, Alabama, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 2

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1861

Age 14

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Welsh: from gwyn ‘light’, ‘white’, ‘fair’. This word was widely used as a personal name in the Middle Ages. It may also be a nickname for a person with fair hair or a noticeably pale complexion. See also Winn .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hardy Oguynn in household of John Oguynn, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hardy Oguynn in household of John Oguynn, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hardy Oquinn, "United States Census, 1900"

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