James W Conley

6 February 1887–September 1970 (Age 83)
Benton, Tennessee, United States

The Life of James W

When James W Conley was born on 6 February 1887, in Benton, Tennessee, United States, his father, John William M Conley, was 51 and his mother, Eliza Ann Hatley, was 36. He married Geneva U Goodman on 28 September 1905, in Camden, Benton, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Civil District 1, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 2, Benton, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died in September 1970, at the age of 83, and was buried in Bear Creek Cemetery, Parsons, Decatur, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

James W Conley
Lela Lila Hays
Marriage: 16 February 1917
Vodie Paul Conley
Elizabeth Genevieve Conley
Irene Conley
Mornie Conley
Virginia Conley

Spouse and Children

16 February 1917
Tennessee, United States



    Irene Conley


    Mornie Conley


    Virginia Conley


    Elizabeth Genevieve Conley


Parents and Siblings

    John William M Conley


    Eliza Ann Hatley




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 22

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of Connolly .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Conley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Conley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jim Donley, "United States Census, 1940"

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