James Tomlinson

Brief Life History of James

When James Tomlinson was born on 20 May 1899, in New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, his father, William Tomlinson, was 27 and his mother, Florence E. Kettlewell, was 25. He died on 18 July 1920, in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 21.

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Family Time Line

William Tomlinson
1871–1935
Florence E. Kettlewell
1874–
James Tomlinson
1899–1920
Frederick A. Tomlinson
1901–1901
William II Tomlinson
1902–1999
Gladys Tomlinson McGuire
1914–2003

Sources (6)

  • James Tomlinson in household of William Tomlinson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Tomlinson, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • James Tomlinson, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

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

1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name T(h)omelin (see Tomlin ) + -son ‘son of Tomlin’.

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

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