James Jacob Welker

25 May 1880–11 February 1882 (Age 1)
Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

The Life of James Jacob

When James Jacob Welker was born on 25 May 1880, in Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, his father, Alfred Welker, was 32 and his mother, Eliza Madsen, was 31. He died on 11 February 1882, in Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 1, and was buried in Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Alfred Welker
Eliza Madsen
Alfred Franklin Welker
David Ephraim Welker
Ada Eliza Welker
Amy Letitia Welker
Dorothy Annie Welker
James Jacob Welker
Arthur Elijah Welker

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World Events (2)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Variant (probably under French influence, at least in some cases) of English Walker .

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

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Grave Stone

This Headstone of 2 year old James J Welker was taken in Bear Lake Utah. North of Logan Utah.

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Welker in household of Alfred Welker, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James J Welker, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"
  • James J Welker, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"

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