James Jacob Tison

May 1856–
Kentucky, United States

The Life of James Jacob

James Jacob Tison was born in May 1856, in Kentucky, United States as the son of W. H. Tison and L. E. Moore. He married Emma Keasler on 2 October 1887, in Gallatin, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Norris City, Indian Creek Township, White, Illinois Territory, United States in 1900 and Indian Creek Township, White, Illinois, United States in 1910.

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Family Time Line

James Jacob Tison
1856–
Emma Keasler
1867–1955
Marriage: 2 October 1887
Mary Clo Tison
1891–1988
Williard W Tison
1895–
Willard N Tinson
1896–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 October 1887
Gallatin, Illinois, United States
children

(3)

    Mary Clo Tison

    Female1891–1988Female

    Williard W Tison

    Male1895–Male

    Willard N Tinson

    Male1896–Male

Parents and Siblings

    W. H. Tison

    MaleMale

    L. E. Moore

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1861

Age 5

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 34

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 French: nickname from Old French tison ‘firebrand’ ( see Tyson 2).2 Possibly an altered spelling of German Theisen .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James J Tison, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jake J Tison, "United States Census, 1900"
  • J J Tison in entry for Willard N Tinson and Hazel G Hadley, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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