James Montgomery Whitmore

15 January 1864–22 October 1918 (Age 54)
Springville, Utah, Utah Territory, United States

The Life Summary of James Montgomery

When James Montgomery Whitmore was born on 15 January 1864, in Springville, Utah, Utah Territory, United States, his father, Franklin Perry Whitmore, was 29 and his mother, Almira Jeanette Day, was 17. He married Nancy Elizabeth Miner on 24 December 1891, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900. In 1918, at the age of 54, his occupation is listed as oiler at magna mills in Magna, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 22 October 1918, in Magna, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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James Montgomery Whitmore
Nancy Elizabeth Miner
Marriage: 24 December 1891
Onel Moroni Whitmore
Jeanette Whitmore
Rowena Whitmore
Ellen Elizabeth Whitmore
Ruth Ada Whitmore
Glendon Montgomery Whitmore

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President
Age 1
"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 17
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.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from any of various places named Whitmore, for example in Staffordshire, from Old English hwīt ‘white’ + mōr ‘moor’. 2. Some bearers of the name are descended from John of Whytenmere, Shropshire, who lived in the 13th century. This form is probably a variant of Whittimere, a place on the Staffordshire–Shropshire border, named in Old English most probably as ‘pool associated with someone called Hwīta’.

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

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Biography of James Montgomery Whitmore

By Daughter: Ruth KraftThe most unforgettable character I have ever known was my father. As a child we take so much for granted. As we live and grow older, then only do we appreciate the value of Pare …

Sources (27)

  • James W. Whitmore, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James M Whitmore, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Whitmore, "United States Census, 1900"

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