James Stalcup

Male10 September 1824–28 March 1861

Brief Life History of James

When James Stalcup was born on 10 September 1824, in Scott, Missouri, United States, his father, Mark Hardin Stalcup, was 40 and his mother, Hannah Hunter, was 28. He married Cathrine Sikes on 8 February 1849, in New Madrid, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in New Madrid, New Madrid, Missouri, United States in 1850. He died on 28 March 1861, in New Madrid, Missouri, United States, at the age of 36.

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James Stalcup
Cathrine Sikes
Marriage: 8 February 1849
Adelia Stalcup
Mary Molly H Stalcup
Mark Hardin Stallcup
Emma Stalcup

Sources (3)

  • James Stalcup, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Stallcup, "Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920"
  • James Stalcup, "United States Census, 1860"

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  • Marriage
    8 February 1849New Madrid, Missouri, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (4)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 1

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 6

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 12

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Swedish Stålkofta: soldier's name, meaning literally ‘steel cardigan’ (from stål ‘steel’, kofta ‘cardigan’), referring to the metal armor that soldiers once wore. The surname Stålkofta is not found in Sweden. Compare Stallcop and Stallcup .

    History: The progenitor of the Stalcups was Johan Anderson Stålkofta from Sweden, who arrived in New Sweden (now DE) in 1641. His father's name was Anders Andriessen.

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

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