James Avery Medlock

Male16 November 1875–22 December 1969

Brief Life History of James Avery

When James Avery Medlock was born on 16 November 1875, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Joseph Medlock, was 47 and his mother, Rebecca Knight, was 34. He married Annie Elizabeth Brixey on 28 November 1894, in Williamson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Lubbock, Texas, United States for about 5 years and Wolfforth, Lubbock, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 22 December 1969, in Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States, at the age of 94.

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James Avery Medlock
Annie Elizabeth Brixey
Marriage: 28 November 1894
Claude Willard Medlock
Howard Paul Medlock
Raymon Medlock
Bessie Inez Medlock
Frank Harold Medlock

Sources (28)

  • J A Matlock, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James A. Medlock, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Jas Avery Medlock, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 November 1894Williamson, Texas, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 1

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

    Age 3

    When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 25

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Madlock , itself a variant of Matlock . There is unlikely to be any connection with the river Medlock in Lancashire.

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

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