James M Williford

Male4 April 1836–13 September 1918

Brief Life History of James M

When James M Williford was born on 4 April 1836, in Sumter, Georgia, United States, his father, John F. Williford, was 22 and his mother, Sabina Smart, was 21. He had at least 3 sons with Mary Holton. He lived in Dooly, Georgia, United States in 1850. He was buried in Wilcox, Georgia, United States.

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James M Williford
Mary Holton
James Willoughford
Wm Larkin Williford
David Willoughford

Sources (4)

  • James R H Wileford in household of John F Wileford, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James M Williford, "Georgia, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865"
  • James M Williford, "United States Census, 1910"

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World Events (8)


Age 10

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


Age 21

Historical Boundaries: 1857: Wilcox, Georgia, United States


Age 25

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch and North German Wilfert .

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

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