James Barton Deatherage

Male2 March 1871–2 November 1959

Brief Life History of James Barton

When James Barton Deatherage was born on 2 March 1871, in Paint Rock, Roane, Tennessee, United States, his father, Thomas Martin Deatherage, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Catherine 'Sally' Norman, was 23. He married Mariah Ann Foreman on 17 January 1893. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Bennett Bayou Township, Fulton, Arkansas, United States in 1880 and Cherokee, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. He died on 2 November 1959, in Wilburton, Latimer, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Gowen, Latimer, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Barton Deatherage
Mariah Ann Foreman
Marriage: 17 January 1893
Thomas E. Deatherage
Sallie Mae Deatherage
Callie Marie Deatherage
Clara Ellen Deatherage
James Barton Deatherage Jr.
John William Deatherage
Mark Gault Deatherage

Sources (13)

  • J Detherage in household of T Detherage, "United States Census, 1880"
  • J B Deatherage, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • James Barton Deatherage, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 January 1893
  • Children (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 1

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

    Age 7

    When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 25

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Detherage .

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

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    There is a story, whether true or not, which was told by Lloyd Deatherage, that Joe, James and John were still carrying pistols in Mountain Home. A law was passed prohibiting the carrying of guns in …

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