James Davis McGregor Sr

10 March 1850–24 September 1942 (Age 92)
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life of James Davis

When James Davis McGregor Sr was born on 10 March 1850, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, his father, William McGregor, was 33 and his mother, Ann Hossack, was 28. He married Mary Adey Perry on 4 January 1875. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Cleveland, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Cleveland Election Precinct, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 24 September 1942, in Perry, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Perry, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Davis McGregor Sr
Mary Adey Perry
Marriage: 4 January 1875
William Campbell McGregor
Child McGregor
James Davis McGregor Jr
Joseph Perry McGregor
Daniel Wells McGregor
Miss McGregor
Charles Perry McGregor

Spouse and Children

4 January 1875


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World Events (8)


Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 15

Historical Boundaries 1865: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Bannock, Idaho, United States 1946: Franklin, Idaho, United States
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 25

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Griogair ‘son of Griogar’, Gaelic form of the personal name Gregory .

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

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Ann Hossack

Ann Hossack McGregor was born in Balfron, Stirlingshire, Scotland, Feb. 7, 1822. She was the second child of a family of three. The parents were only in moderate circumstances, her father being a prin …

Sources (3)

  • James Davis McGregor, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • James Davis McGregor, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Jas Mcgrigger in household of Wm Mcgrigger, "United States Census, 1850"

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