James Robert Carmichael

19 September 1897–2 July 1981 (Age 83)
Walker, Alabama, United States

The Life of James Robert

When James Robert Carmichael was born on 19 September 1897, in Walker, Alabama, United States, his father, Robert W. Carmichael, was 40 and his mother, Nora Elizabeth Betty Burton, was 35. He lived in Election Precinct 13 Dora, Walker, Alabama, United States in 1910 and Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1930. He died on 2 July 1981, at the age of 83, and was buried in Dora, Walker, Alabama, United States.

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Robert W. Carmichael
Nora Elizabeth Betty Burton
Flora Sidney Carmichael
J Frank "J. F." Carmichael
Nancy "Nannie" Carmichael
James Robert Carmichael
Fred Carmichael

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 15

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 22

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Carmichael in Lanarkshire, from British caer ‘fort’ + the personal name Michael .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Carmichael in household of Betty Carmichael, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert Carmichael in household of Robert Carmichael, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Robert Carmichael in household of Robert Carmichael, "United States Census, 1910"

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