James Luther Breeding

3 September 1892–14 March 1974 (Age 81)
Maybrook, Giles, Virginia, United States

The Life of James Luther

When James Luther Breeding was born on 3 September 1892, in Maybrook, Giles, Virginia, United States, his father, Spencer Paul Breeding, was 22 and his mother, Hannah Rosanne "Rosie" Farley, was 20. He married Virgie Mae Cumbee about 1912. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Pembroke, Giles, Virginia, United States for about 30 years and Pembroke Magisterial District, Giles, Virginia, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 14 March 1974, in Giles Memorial Hospital, Giles, Virginia, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

James Luther Breeding
Virgie Mae Cumbee
Marriage: about 1912
Bert Elbert Breeding Sr.
James Luther Breeding
Annie Ruth Breeding
John T Janny
Nancy Jane Breeding
Effie Louise Breeding
Grover Linkous Breeding

Spouse and Children

about 1912


    Bert Elbert Breeding Sr.


    James Luther Breeding


    Annie Ruth Breeding


    John T Janny


    Nancy Jane Breeding


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings





    William Edward Breeding


    Stonewall Jackson Breeding


    Joseph M Breeden


World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 2

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

North German: probably a patronymic form of a now-lost Germanic personal name, or a topographic name from Low German brēde ‘open field’. Compare Breiting .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James L J T Breeden in household of Spencer Breeden, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James L Brzzdding in household of Spencer Brzzdding, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jim L Breeden, "United States Census, 1940"

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