James Nethercott

24 May 1807–18 May 1884 (Age 76)
Shellingford, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

When James Nethercott was born on 24 May 1807, in Shellingford, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Nethercott, was 43 and his mother, Mary Slatford, was 26. He married Rachel James on 12 March 1831, in Warborough, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Warborough, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and California, United States in 1870. In 1841, at the age of 34, his occupation is listed as agricultural laborer in Warborough, Oxfordshire, England. He died on 18 May 1884, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Nethercott
Rachel James
Marriage: 12 March 1831
John Nethercott
Alfred Alexander Nethercott
George H. Nethercott
Henry Nethercott

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 March 1831Warborough, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
    Age 1
    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
    Age 23
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English: a topographic name for someone who lived in a cottage at the lower end of a settlement, from Middle English nether(e) ‘lower’ (Old English neoðera) + cot ‘cottage’, or a habitational name from any of various places named with these elements, as for example Nethercote or Nethercott in Oxfordshire, Nethercote in Warwickshire, or Nethercott in Devon.

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

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    Sources (20)

    • James Nethercot, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • James Nethercott in household of Alfred Nethercott, "United States Census, 1860"
    • James Nethercott, "United States Census, 1880"

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