James William Hartman

25 November 1860–29 January 1937 (Age 76)
Pendleton, Virginia, United States

The Life of James William

When James William Hartman was born on 25 November 1860, in Pendleton, Virginia, United States, his father, William Perry Hartman, was 27 and his mother, Permelia Catherine Lough, was 27. He married Carrie Etta Sponaugle on 18 December 1885, in Pendleton, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Pendleton, West Virginia, United States in 1880 and Franklin District, Pendleton, West Virginia, United States in 1900. He died on 29 January 1937, in Franklin, Pendleton, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Hartman Cemetery, Deer Run, Pendleton, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James William Hartman
Carrie Etta Sponaugle
Marriage: 18 December 1885
William H Hartman
John Thomas Hartman
Henry Edward Hartman
George Edgar Hartman
Alpha Susan Hartman
James Arthur Hartman
Dennie Herman Hartman
Melvin Earl Hartman
Charles Okey Hartman
Elizabeth Christine Hartman
Viola M Hartman
Robert Paul Hartman

Spouse and Children

18 December 1885
Pendleton, West Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 1

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 21

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

1 Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hard ‘hardy’, ‘strong’ + man ‘man’.2 Respelling of German Hartmann . This name is also found in Slovenia and elsewhere in central Europe.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): elaborated form of Hart .

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

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Story Highlight

Bud Hartman as remembered by his grandson John Hartman

As I remember [Grandpap] he was always kindly and easygoing. Just the opposite of Grandma. He was a kind of pioneer in his own right. Even to this day, there is more than one place in Pendleton Cou …

Sources (3)

  • James W. Hartman in household of Perrcy Hartman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James W Hartman in household of Perry Hartman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jas W Hartman, "United States Census, 1930"

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