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
Abbie Daisy Byrd
Marriage: 26 December 1904
Earle S Wasden
Iris Myraum Wasden

Spouse and Children

26 December 1904
Pensacola, Escambia, Florida, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Jasper Newton Wasden


    Cinderella Rebecca Jay





    Ida Augustus Wasden



    Willie Cansas Wasden


    Andrew Morris Wasden Sr


+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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