James Laman Killian

16 September 1845–18 May 1903 (Age 57)
New London, Henry, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of James Laman

When James Laman Killian was born on 16 September 1845, in New London, Henry, Iowa, United States, his father, Ethan Demaris, was 34 and his mother, Miriam Elizabeth Sampson, was 22. He married Rachel Powell on 18 November 1866, in Glenwood, Sevier, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. He registered for military service in 1867. He died on 18 May 1903, in Orangeville, Emery, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Orangeville Cemetery, Orangeville, Emery, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Laman Killian
1845–1903
Rachel Powell
1851–1940
Marriage: 18 November 1866
James William Killian
1867–1928
George Edward Killian
1869–1944
Thomas Heber Killian
1872–1928
Maria Elizabeth Killian
1874–1952
Charles Willard Killian
1875–1949
John Franklin Killian
1878–1953
Albert Killian
1881–1881
Dennis Layman Killian
1884–1956
Rachel Emma Killian
1886–1935
Marvin Demaris Killian
1889–1962
Elgie Ern Killian
1891–1958

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 November 1866Glenwood, Sevier, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1846
    Age 1
    Iowa is the 29th state.
    1863
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of Killeen .German and Dutch: variant of Kilian .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Killeen
    Killion

    Story Highlight

    A True Indian Story

    A True Indian Story What a night it was, that spring back in the late 1860's. Rain came in torrents, and the heavens were as black as pitch, except as the bolts of lightning tore open the sky. J …

    Sources (44)

    • James L Killian in entry for James W Killian, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • James Killian, "United States Census, 1870"
    • James S. Killian in entry for Thomas Heber Killian, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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