James Marion Dorris

Male4 March 1845–7 October 1934

Brief Life History of James Marion

When James Marion Dorris was born on 4 March 1845, in Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee, United States, his father, Isaiah Dorris, was 34 and his mother, Susanna Bridgewater, was 41. He married Mary Brinkley on 5 February 1869, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Civil District 7, Sumner, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and White House, Robertson, Tennessee, United States in 1934. He died on 7 October 1934, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in White House, Sumner, Tennessee, United States.

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James Marion Dorris
Mary Brinkley
Marriage: 5 February 1869
Ogden Dorris
Minville Lycurgus Dorris
Slathiel Marion Dorris
Dorotha A Dorris
Ethel Dell Dorris

Sources (9)

  • James M Darris, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph M Dorris, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
  • James Marion Dorris, "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 February 1869Sumner, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 1

    Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 25

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of Doris .

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

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