James Simeon Wasden

21 September 1878–2 July 1969 (Age 90)
Butler, Alabama, United States

The Life of James Simeon

When James Simeon Wasden was born on 21 September 1878, in Butler, Alabama, United States, his father, Jasper Newton Wasden, was 22 and his mother, Cinderella Rebecca Jay, was 22. He married Abbie Daisy Byrd on 26 December 1904, in Pensacola, Escambia, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Starlington, Butler, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Election Precinct 16 Rocky Creek, Butler, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. He died on 2 July 1969, in Bolling, Butler, Alabama, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Antioch West Cemetery, Bolling, Butler, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Simeon Wasden
1878–1969
Abbie Daisy Byrd
1887–1980
Marriage: 26 December 1904
Earle S Wasden
1908–1946
Iris Myraum Wasden
1910–1999

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 December 1904
Pensacola, Escambia, Florida, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Jasper Newton Wasden

    Male1856–1933Male

    Cinderella Rebecca Jay

    Female1855–1933Female

siblings

(8)

    Male1878–1969Male

    Ida Augustus Wasden

    Female1880–1945Female

    Female1883–1971Female

    Willie Cansas Wasden

    Female1886–1973Female

    Andrew Morris Wasden Sr

    Male1888–1967Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 17

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 24

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English (Sheffield): of uncertain origin; perhaps a habitational name from a lost place name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sam J Wasden, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James S Wasden, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sim Wasden in household of Jasper Wasden, "United States Census, 1900"

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