James Lowell Ficklin

23 January 1918–5 March 2002 (Age 84)
Mississippi, Missouri, United States

The Life of James Lowell

When James Lowell Ficklin was born on 23 January 1918, in Mississippi, Missouri, United States, his father, George Waller Ficklin, was 25 and his mother, Ruby Lee Vaughan, was 23. He married Brenda Lorene Bowles on 25 March 1944. He lived in Clifton Hill, Randolph, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 5 March 2002, in Valley Springs, Calaveras, California, United States, at the age of 84.

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James Lowell Ficklin
Brenda Lorene Bowles
Marriage: 25 March 1944

Spouse and Children

25 March 1944

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 13

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Wicklein, probably from Middle High German wickelīn ‘sweet pea’, hence an indirect occupational name for a flower seller.

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

Sources (3)

  • James L Ficklin in household of G Waller Ficklin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James L Fickline in household of G Walles Fickline, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James L Ficklin, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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