James Madison Mehurg

Brief Life History of James Madison

When James Madison Mehurg was born on 11 October 1846, in Calhoun, Alabama, United States, his father, William Sylvester Meharg, was 22 and his mother, Sarah DK, was 21. He married Mary Judson Burns on 29 June 1871, in Bibb, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Scottsville, Bibb, Alabama, United States in 1880 and Bessemer, Jefferson, Alabama, United States for about 21 years. He died on 9 April 1922, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Lipscomb, Jefferson, Alabama, United States.

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James Madison Mehurg
1846–1922
Mary Judson Burns
1850–1929
Marriage: 29 June 1871
Sarah Lucinda Mehurg
1872–1936
Ida Isabelle MEHURG
1875–1963
Margaret E. Mehurg
1881–
Mary Jane Mehurg
1877–1946
Baby MEHURG
1880–
Aurdis Luther MEHURG
1882–1907
James Hillman Mehurg
1884–1943
Martha Frances Mehurg
1885–1965
Albert A. MEHURG
1889–1948
Clarence MEHURG
1890–1902
Carrie MEHURG
1891–1908

Sources (44)

  • James M Mcharg, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James M. Mehing, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Jim M. Meharg, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

World Events (8)

1859

Historical Boundaries 1859: Jefferson, Alabama, United States

1863

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

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Chairge (see McHarg ).

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

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